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1. "What do you have?""Wine. Weak cider. Water. Whiskey.""A veritable plethora of ‘W' drinks.""If I ever have walrus piss, I will offer it as well."
Author: Anne Mallory
2. "I have been giving the best of my advice to this project since 1975. At first I was extremely hopeful. The original objectives of the language included reliability, readability of programs, formality of language definition, and even simplicity. Gradually these objectives have been sacrificed in favor of power, supposedly achieved by a plethora of features and notational conventions, many of them unnecessary and some of them, like exception handling, even dangerous. ...It is not too late! I believe that by careful pruning of the ADA language, it is still possible to select a very powerful subset that would be reliable and efficient in implementation and safe and economic in use. The sponsors of the language have declared unequivocally, however, that there shall be no subsets. This is the strangest paradox of the whole strange project. If you want a language with no subsets, you must make it small."
Author: C.A.R. Hoare
3. "I did not in late November start the plethora of linking my private life with public events again."
Author: David Blunkett
4. "Other generations perceived a plethora of swords hanging over their heads. But generally what they feared were shadows, for neither they nor their gods could actually end the world. Fate might reap an individual, a family, or even a whole nation, but not the entire world. Not then. We, in the mid-twenty-first century, are the first to look up at a sword we ourselves forged, and know, with absolute certainty, it is real..."
Author: David Brin
5. "Fawcett agreed that El Dorado, with its plethora of gold, was an "exaggerated romance," but he was not ready to dismiss the chronicles altogether"
Author: David Grann
6. "I find my chances for success improve when I associate with a few talented people as opposed to a plethora of mediocre ones."
Author: Jeffrey Fry
7. "It's a big plethora of music floating around in my head all the time, and I'll sit there and write a song."
Author: Lee Brice
8. "I am terribly clumsy, so there is a plethora of walking into lamp-posts, falling over, dropping things, and ruining sofas."
Author: Matt Smith
9. "I'm a plethora of stolen jokes and kitschy references."
Author: Nathan Fillion
10. "It's the FSA and its plethora of EU bodies that's failed."
Author: Nigel Farage
11. "You guessed it! And you say you aren't creative!""We did not guess anythiung. We deduced it from the plethora of data you provided us, both consciously and unconsciously.""And yet you couldn't detect the irony in my enthusiasm.""We detected it. As information, however, it was worthless."
Author: Orson Scott Card
12. "Idolatry, then, is always polytheism, an aimless passing from one lord to another. Idolatry does not offer a journey but rather a plethora of paths leading nowhere and forming a vast labyrinth."
Author: Pope Francis
13. "If God wants something from me, he would tell me. He wouldn't leave someone else to do this, as if an infinite being were short on time. And he would certainly not leave fallible, sinful humans to deliver an endless plethora of confused and contradictory messages. God would deliver the message himself, directly, to each and every one of us, and with such clarity as the most brilliant being in the universe could accomplish. We would all hear him out and shout "Eureka!" So obvious and well-demonstrated would his message be. It would be spoken to each of us in exactly those terms we would understand. And we would all agree on what that message was."
Author: Richard Carrier
14. "He also taught us hundred-dollar words as playthings: Why say "a little" when you could say "a paucity"? Why say "a lot" when "a plethora" was so much more fun? One of our summer games involved him in instructing me and my brother, Hank, to "mosey", "sidle," "amble," "strut," and "skulk" across the room – forcing us to put physical sensations to those words we only read. How did it actually feel to sidle? Do you do it sideways?"
Author: Robert Lane Greene
15. "It's always been important for writers to be disciplined but now even more so. In addition to the traditional displacement activities like cleaning the fridge or eating cake writers are faced with a plethora of online possibilities (some of which may be professionally worthwhile as well as interesting and fun). As a writer it's important to learn how to focus so you can do both as and when you need to."
Author: Sara Sheridan
16. "It has all the right ingredients: rich contents, friendly, personal language, subtle humor, the right references, and a plethora of pointers to resources."
Author: Steven S. Skiena
17. "Viscosity occurs on a cellular level. And so does velocity.In contrast to viscosity's cellular coma, velocity endows every platelet and muscle fiber with a mind of its own, a means of knowing and commenting on its own behavior. There is too much perception, and beyond the plethora of perceptions, a plethora of thoughts about the perceptions and about the fact of having perceptions. Digestion could kill you! What I mean is the unceasing awareness of the processes of digestion could exhaust you to death. And digestion is just an involuntary sideline to thinking, which is where the real trouble begins"
Author: Susanna Kaysen
18. "Together we agree that there are few tableaus more pathetic than a woman poring over a plethora of self-help books, while in a small café across town her husband is sharing a bottle of Pouilly-Fuissé and fettucini Alfredo with a beautiful woman, fondling her fishnet knee and making careful plans to escape his life."
Author: Suzanne Finnamore
19. "As you will see in this book, there is a mountain of scientific evidence to show that the healthiest diet you can possibly consume is a high-carbohydrate diet. It has been shown to reverse heart disease, reverse diabetes, prevent a plethora of chronic diseases, and yes, it has been shown many times to cause significant weight loss. But it's not quite as simple as that. At least 99% of the carbohydrates that we"
Author: T. Colin Campbell

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