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In the matter of learning, the difference between the earnest and the careless student stands out clearly. The same holds true in the mastering of passion and the weaknesses to which our nature is subject, as in the acquiring of virtue.
You got to like your work. You have got to like what you are doing, you have got to be doing something worthwhile so you can like it - because it is worthwhile, that it makes a difference, don't you see?
I mean, I enjoy my work as an actor. But to make a difference in people's lives through advocacy and through supporting research - that's the kind of privilege that few people will get, and it's certainly bigger than being on TV every Thursday for half an hour.
Michael J. Fox
The difference between writing a book and being on television is the difference between conceiving a child and having a baby made in a test tube.
The ordinary man is involved in action, the hero acts. An immense difference.
The difference between an optimist and a pessimist? An optimist laughs to forget, but a pessimist forgets to laugh.
I think one of the best words in the English language is 'compassion.' I think it holds everything. It holds love, it holds care... and if everybody just did something. We all make a difference.
I actually think that I'm a rather optimistic and happy person; it's just that I'm not a very positive person, if you see the difference.
When I listen to hip-hop, it's like no big difference how people sing in my village, 'cause bling would be their cow.
The main difference between a cat and a lie is that a cat only has nine lives.
If you were to ask me what I want to do - I don't want to be a celebrity, I want to make a difference.
If you believe you can make a difference, not just in politics, in public service, in advocacy around all these important issues, then you have to be prepared to accept that you are not going to get 100 percent approval.
That is the difference between good teachers and great teachers: good teachers make the best of a pupil's means; great teachers foresee a pupil's ends.
The only difference between the sane and the insane is that the sane have the power to lock up the insane.
Hunter S. Thompson
I make up my opinions from facts and reasoning, and not to suit any body but myself. If people don't like my opinions, it makes little difference as I don't solicit their opinions or votes.
William Tecumseh Sherman
There is a gigantic difference between earning a great deal of money and being rich.
The difference between something good and something great is attention to detail.
Charles R. Swindoll
Did you know there's a difference between being busy and being fruitful? Did you ever stop to think that just being busy - running around in circles all day but not accomplishing anything - is the same as wasting your time? It's frustrating to expend so much energy and time and not have any fruit from your effort!
People know there is a difference between what you do and what you accept. There is a difference between me knowing that people swear, me hearing people swear and me swearing, and everyone accepting that this is something you can do as much as you like.
The liberal ideal is that everyone should have fair access and fair opportunity. This is not equality of result. It's equality of opportunity. There's a fundamental difference.
People don't like contemporary art, but all art starts life as contemporary - I can't really see a difference.
I couldn't help but to think back to my classmates at Thomas Jefferson High School in San Antonio. They had the same talent, the same brains, the same dreams as the folks we sat with at Stanford and Harvard. I realized the difference wasn't one of intelligence or drive. The difference was opportunity.
It makes no difference how deeply seated may be the trouble, how hopeless the outlook how muddled the tangle, how great the mistake. A sufficient realization of love will dissolve it all.
The difference between an amateur and a professional is in their habits. An amateur has amateur habits. A professional has professional habits. We can never free ourselves from habit. But we can replace bad habits with good ones.
I love those hockey moms. You know what they say the difference between a hockey mom and a pit bull is? Lipstick.
Leonardo da Vinci
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