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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
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.
There's a fundamental distinction between strategy and operational effectiveness.
That means that every human being - without distinction of sex, age, race, skin color, language, religion, political view, or national or social origin - possesses an inalienable and untouchable dignity.
To me there has never been a higher source of earthly honor or distinction than that connected with advances in science.
An invincible determination can accomplish almost anything and in this lies the great distinction between great men and little men.
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.
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.
The distinction between the past, present and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.
The name, Seventh-day Adventist, is a standing rebuke to the Protestant world. Here is the line of distinction between the worshipers of God, and those who worship the beast, and receive his mark. The great conflict is between the commandments of God and the requirements of the beast.
Ellen G. White
You need to be real enough to be believable, but you don't necessarily have to be real enough to be real. There is a distinction.
Mysteries and thrillers are not the same things, though they are literary siblings. Roughly put, I would say the distinction is that mysteries emphasize motive and psychology whereas thrillers rely more heavily on action and plot.
Learning, while at school, that the charge for the education of girls was the same as that for boys, and that, when they became teachers, women received only half as much as men for their services, the injustice of this distinction was so apparent.
The cross of the Legion of Honor has been conferred on me. However, few escape that distinction.
When the divine vision is attained, all appear equal; and there remains no distinction of good and bad, or of high and low.
I'm the only person of distinction who has ever had a depression named for him.
Commanded love of all men indiscriminately is an obliteration of distinction between love and hate, and therefore is not love at all.
One of the chief tasks of any dialogue with the Gentile world is to prove that the distinction between anti-Semitism and anti-Zionism is not a distinction at all.
The distinction between literary and genre fiction is stupid and pernicious. It dates back to a feud between Robert Louis Stevenson and Henry James. James won, and it split literature into two streams. But it's a totally false dichotomy.
George R. R. Martin
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.
Anyone who tries to make a distinction between education and entertainment doesn't know the first thing about either.
Nature has no principles. She makes no distinction between good and evil.
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.
Genocide begins, however improbably, in the conviction that classes of biological distinction indisputably sanction social and political discrimination.
John F. Kennedy
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