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In the sky, there is no distinction of east and west; people create distinctions out of their own minds and then believe them to be true.
The distinction between the past, present and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.
I probably hold the distinction of being one movie star who, by all laws of logic, should never have made it. At each stage of my career, I lacked the experience.
The cross of the Legion of Honor has been conferred on me. However, few escape that distinction.
No people is wholly civilized where a distinction is drawn between stealing an office and stealing a purse.
An invincible determination can accomplish almost anything and in this lies the great distinction between great men and little men.
The distinction between children and adults, while probably useful for some purposes, is at bottom a specious one, I feel. There are only individual egos, crazy for love.
Criminals are never very amusing. It's because they're failures. Those who make real money aren't counted as criminals. This is a class distinction, not an ethical problem.
To me there has never been a higher source of earthly honor or distinction than that connected with advances in science.
Nature has no principles. She makes no distinction between good and evil.
Anyone who tries to make a distinction between education and entertainment doesn't know the first thing about either.
We will make no distinction between the terrorists who committed these acts and those who harbour them.
George W. Bush
Riches have never fascinated me, unless combined with the greatest charm or distinction.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Very notable was his distinction between coarseness and vulgarity, coarseness, revealing something; vulgarity, concealing something.
E. M. Forster
Dress is at all times a frivolous distinction, and excessive solicitude about it often destroys its own aim.
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
You can't tell a woman who is called by God to teach that she cannot teach the Word of God... So I think the distinction is that there's a difference between the authority of a pastor and a Bible teacher.
In the television age, the key distinction is between the candidate who can speak poetry and the one who can only speak prose.
Richard M. Nixon
By object is meant some element in the complex whole that is defined in abstraction from the whole of which it is a distinction.
They envy the distinction I have won; let them therefore, envy my toils, my honesty, and the methods by which I gained it.
I separated from the Southern Baptists when they adopted the discriminatory attitude towards women, because I believe what Paul taught in Galatians that there is no distinction in God's eyes between men and women, slaves and masters, Jews and non-Jews - everybody is created equally in the eyes of God.
Everybody is so talented nowadays that the only people I care to honor as deserving real distinction are those who remain in obscurity.
There are things in American culture that want to wipe the class distinction. Blue jeans. Ready-made clothes. Coca-Cola.
We must rediscover the distinction between hope and expectation.
The primary distinction of the artist is that he must actively cultivate that state which most men, necessarily, must avoid; the state of being alone.
The difference between a tool and a machine is not capable of very precise distinction; nor is it necessary, in a popular explanation of those terms, to limit very strictly their acceptation.
Texas has long been known as the nation's largest energy producer, but we are equally proud of our distinction as the nation's leading energy innovator.
When the divine vision is attained, all appear equal; and there remains no distinction of good and bad, or of high and low.
Art is anything people do with distinction.
I do earnestly wish to see the distinction of sex confounded in society, unless where love animates the behaviour.
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