It takes all kinds

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it takes all kinds (to make a world)

proverb The world is made up of many varieties or types of people, so you should not judge people who are different from you. I don't understand a lot of the decisions Michael makes, but it takes all kinds to make a world, right?
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It takes all kinds (to make a world).

Fig. There are many different kinds of people, and you should not condemn them for being different. Jill: Eleanor's trying another fad diet. This week she's sprinkling dried algae on all her food. Jane: It takes all kinds. Child: Mommy, I saw a weird man today. He was walking down the street singing real loud. I wish they'd put weird people like that away. Mother: Now, now, honey, it takes all kinds to make a world.
See also: all, kind, take
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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