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We must rediscover the distinction between hope and expectation.
No student ever attains very eminent success by simply doing what is required of him: it is the amount and excellence of what is over and above the required, that determines the greatness of ultimate distinction.
Charles Kendall Adams
Art is anything people do with distinction.
The Charter of the United Nations expresses the noblest aspirations of man: abjuration of force in the settlement of disputes between states; the assurance of human rights and fundamental freedoms for all without distinction as to race, sex, language or religion; the safeguarding of international peace and security.
I make a distinction between manners and etiquette - manners as the principles, which are eternal and universal, etiquette as the particular rules which are arbitrary and different in different times, different situations, different cultures.
When the divine vision is attained, all appear equal; and there remains no distinction of good and bad, or of high and low.
The distinction between the past, present and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.
To me there has never been a higher source of earthly honor or distinction than that connected with advances in science.
The most important thing you can do is make the distinction between customer service and guest hospitality. You need both things to thrive, but they are completely different.
I'm the only person of distinction who has ever had a depression named for him.
In the third grade, a nun stuffed me in a garbage can under her desk because she said that's where I belonged. I also had the distinction of being the only altar boy knocked down by a priest during mass.
Most successful men have not achieved their distinction by having some new talent or opportunity that was at hand.
There are things in American culture that want to wipe the class distinction. Blue jeans. Ready-made clothes. Coca-Cola.
Very notable was his distinction between coarseness and vulgarity, coarseness, revealing something; vulgarity, concealing something.
E. M. Forster
By object is meant some element in the complex whole that is defined in abstraction from the whole of which it is a distinction.
Everybody is so talented nowadays that the only people I care to honor as deserving real distinction are those who remain in obscurity.
I draw a distinction between traditional Islam and Islamism. Islamism emerged in its modern form in the 1920s and is driven by a belief that Muslims can be strong and rich again if they follow the Islamic law severely and in its entirety. This is a response to the trauma of modern Islam.
The distinction between the old and the new formulations consisting in the incorporation of the concept of the rate of chemical reactions is so great that it immediately asserted itself in the objective development of catalysis.
The cross of the Legion of Honor has been conferred on me. However, few escape that distinction.
Anyone who tries to make a distinction between education and entertainment doesn't know the first thing about either.
There's a fundamental distinction between strategy and operational effectiveness.
Along the way, let's never forget that once we were children and that we were all playing together without distinction of skin color, society level, or where people come from. Adults need to remember to play and to be more childlike in our behavior. We've forgotten what that childlike experience was like.
An invincible determination can accomplish almost anything and in this lies the great distinction between great men and little men.
Nature has no principles. She makes no distinction between good and evil.
It's very important to go back and keep in mind the distinction between handling these events as criminal acts, which was the way we did before 9/11, and then looking at 9/11 and saying, 'This is not a criminal act,' not when you destroy 16 acres of Manhattan, kill 3,000 Americans, blow a big hole in the Pentagon. That's an act of war.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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