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The cross of the Legion of Honor has been conferred on me. However, few escape that distinction.
I think I happened to work with sort of a bunch of slightly difficult male directors when I was a kid. I've since worked with lots of male directors that I love, so I no longer see the distinction gender-wise.
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.
Nature has no principles. She makes no distinction between good and evil.
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.
Dress is at all times a frivolous distinction, and excessive solicitude about it often destroys its own aim.
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.
We will make no distinction between the terrorists who committed these acts and those who harbour them.
George W. Bush
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
Everybody is so talented nowadays that the only people I care to honor as deserving real distinction are those who remain in obscurity.
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.
I've always made a clear distinction between making a life and making a living.
For me, the reputation for teaching language in general, and East European languages most particularly, gave Glasgow University, and by reflection the country, 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.
I do earnestly wish to see the distinction of sex confounded in society, unless where love animates the behaviour.
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.
Most successful men have not achieved their distinction by having some new talent or opportunity that was at hand.
Let a man find himself, in distinction from others, on top of two wheels with a chain - at least in a poor country like Russia - and his vanity begins to swell out like his tires. In America it takes an automobile to produce this effect.
Commanded love of all men indiscriminately is an obliteration of distinction between love and hate, and therefore is not love at all.
God bless my father, but he always spoke in this continental, literary accent, probably because he was a professor of comparative literature and he made the decision to speak with distinction.
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 greater the decrease in the social significance of an art form, the sharper the distinction between criticism and enjoyment by the public. The conventional is uncritically enjoyed, and the truly new is criticized with aversion.
I am the people, I'm not the pig. You got to make a distinction. And the people are going to have to attack the pigs. The people are going to have to stand up against the pigs. That's what the Panthers is doing, that's what the Panthers are doing all over the world.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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