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There is nothing more dreadful than the habit of doubt. Doubt separates people. It is a poison that disintegrates friendships and breaks up pleasant relations. It is a thorn that irritates and hurts; it is a sword that kills.
There is a thin line that separates laughter and pain, comedy and tragedy, humor and hurt.
Nothing separates the generations more than music. By the time a child is eight or nine, he has developed a passion for his own music that is even stronger than his passions for procrastination and weird clothes.
It is an infantile superstition of the human spirit that virginity would be thought a virtue and not the barrier that separates ignorance from knowledge.
Talent in cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.
What can we gain by sailing to the moon if we are not able to cross the abyss that separates us from ourselves? This is the most important of all voyages of discovery, and without it, all the rest are not only useless, but disastrous.
What separates the winners from the losers is how a person reacts to each new twist of fate.
Death unites as well as separates; it silences all paltry feeling.
Honore de Balzac
Two prisoners whose cells adjoin communicate with each other by knocking on the wall. The wall is the thing which separates them but is also their means of communication. It is the same with us and God. Every separation is a link.
Christian virtues unite men. Racism separates them.
No exile at the South Pole or on the summit of Mont Blanc separates us more effectively from others than the practice of a hidden vice.
In complete darkness we are all the same, it is only our knowledge and wisdom that separates us, don't let your eyes deceive you.
Affluence separates people. Poverty knits 'em together. You got some sugar and I don't; I borrow some of yours. Next month you might not have any flour; well, I'll give you some of mine.
We are separated from God on two sides; the Fall separates us from Him, the Tree of Life separates Him from us.
Interest does not tie nations together; it sometimes separates them. But sympathy and understanding does unite them.
As threshing separates the wheat from the chaff, so does affliction purify virtue.
Christian Nestell Bovee
Charity separates the rich from the poor; aid raises the needy and sets him on the same level with the rich.
An editor is someone who separates the wheat from the chaff and then prints the chaff.
Adlai E. Stevenson
A desire arises in the mind. It is satisfied immediately another comes. In the interval which separates two desires a perfect calm reigns in the mind. It is at this moment freed from all thought, love or hate.
Explanation separates us from astonishment, which is the only gateway to the incomprehensible.
The Devil is like a strainer that separates the mud from the gold.
This aesthetic quality, then, is what politics is all about. It's authenticity that separates winners from losers, good politics from bad, and he-man leader-types from consultant-directed puppet-boys.
The true definition of a snob is one who craves for what separates men rather than for what unites them.
Anything that's different from your own realm of experience as a human being, whether it's driving a car or a boat, or using guns, anything that separates you from yourself and leads you more towards this character's existence is a big help.
It's weird, but I don't feel like think I deserve any of the attention. There's really nothing but one audition for a Disney Channel movie that separates me from 2,000 other brown-haired, blue-eyed guys in L.A., you know?
In complete darkness, it is only knowledge and wisdom that separates us.
The atmosphere of libraries, lecture rooms and laboratories is dangerous to those who shut themselves up in them too long. It separates us from reality like a fog.
To me, what separates a funny movie from a good movie is something personal.
One of the things that separates a good genre movie from a bad genre movie, I always think, ironically, is when you care about the people. The dime a dozen ones are where you don't have any awareness of the character.
The excitement of learning separates youth from old age. As long as you're learning you're not old.
Rosalyn S. Yalow
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