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Riches have never fascinated me, unless combined with the greatest charm or distinction.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Dress is at all times a frivolous distinction, and excessive solicitude about it often destroys its own aim.
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.
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.
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.
There are things in American culture that want to wipe the class distinction. Blue jeans. Ready-made clothes. Coca-Cola.
As a civilian during the Second War, I was exposed to danger in circumstances which removed any distinction between the man in and the man out of uniform.
Lester B. Pearson
When you read the psychedelic literature, there is a distinction between the so-called natural psychedelics and synthetic psychedelics that are artificially produced.
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.
No people is wholly civilized where a distinction is drawn between stealing an office and stealing a purse.
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.
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.
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
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.
Most successful men have not achieved their distinction by having some new talent or opportunity that was at hand.
Commanded love of all men indiscriminately is an obliteration of distinction between love and hate, and therefore is not love at all.
Genocide begins, however improbably, in the conviction that classes of biological distinction indisputably sanction social and political discrimination.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
Leonardo da Vinci
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