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Washington Allston Quotes and Sayings

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Distinction is the consequence, never the object of a great mind.
- Washington Allston

The only competition worthy of a wise man is with himself.
- Washington Allston

Never judge a work of art by its defects.
- Washington Allston

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 Buddha

 

Joy increases and suffering decreases
as one masters the distinction between events
and one's feelings about those events.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The distinction between the past, present and future
is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.
- Albert Einstein

I'm the only person of distinction who has ever had
a depression named for him.
- Herbert Hoover

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Very few men are fortunate enough to gain distinction
during their first term in Congress.
- John George Nicolay

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.
- Audrey Hepburn

I don't think I make much of a distinction between
the 'real' and the 'fantastic.'
They both seem to be threads in the same cloth as far as I'm concerned.
- Alice Hoffman

There is no neat distinction between operating system
software and the software that runs on top of it.
- Jim Allchin

I don't think there's much distinction between surveillance and media in general.
Better media means better surveillance.
Cams are everywhere.
- Bruce Sterling

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.
- Abba Eban

By object is meant some element in the complex whole
that is defined in abstraction from the whole of which it is a distinction.
- John Dewey

Right, but there's expertise and then there's inside information.
And I think we have to make a distinction.
- Daniel Okrent

I feel as though we're living in a time where there
is very little distinction paid between the personal and the professional.
- Wentworth Miller

I didn't finish college, which is really weird because
they awarded me the Alumni of Distinction recently.
- Joely Fisher

They envy the distinction I have won;
let them therefore,
envy my toils, my honesty, and the methods by which I gained it.
- Sallust

And for well over a hundred years our politicians,
statesmen, and people remembered that this was a republic,
not a democracy, and knew what they meant when they made that distinction.
- Robert Welch

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.
- Rick Perry

You can go out feet first, and that's not my desire,
or you can say, I think we've served with distinction,
and this is the time to go home and seek a new challenge.
- Jerry Kleczka

In the early West, law and politics were parallel roads
to usefulness as well as distinction.
- John George Nicolay

The ability to speak is a short cut to distinction.
It puts a man in the limelight, raises him head and
shoulders above the crowd.
- Lowell Thomas

When the divine vision is attained, all appear equal;
and there remains no distinction of good and bad,
or of high and low.
- Ramakrishna

There is a distinction between fact and truth.
Truth has an element of revelation about it.
If something is true, it does more than strike one as merely being so.
- Lucian Freud

There is probably no oral society that fails to mark
the spatial distinction of left and right,
peculiar as this distinction may be.
- David Antin

Children frequently sing meaningful phrases to themselves
over and over again before they learn to make a distinction
between singing and saying.
- David Antin

An invincible determination can accomplish almost anything
and in this lies the great distinction between great men and little men.
- Thomas Fuller

The author of McCarthyism was given the distinction
of addressing the Republican National Convention.
This strikes terror in the hearts of honest men.
- Emanuel Celler

Yet God is so one that He admits of distinction,
and so admits of distinction that He still remains unity.
- John Hales

I do not believe in sex distinction in literature,
law, politics, or trade - or that modesty and virtue
are more becoming to women than to men,
but wish we had more of it everywhere.
- Belva Lockwood

Commanded love of all men indiscriminately is an obliteration
of distinction between love and hate,
and therefore is not love at all.
- Benjamin Tucker

Most successful men have not achieved their distinction
by having some new talent or opportunity that was at hand.
- Bruce Barton

There's a fundamental distinction between strategy
and operational effectiveness.
- Michael Porter

When you read the psychedelic literature,
there is a distinction between the so-called natural
psychedelics and synthetic psychedelics that are artificially produced.
- Stanislav Grof

Riches have never fascinated me, unless combined with
the greatest charm or distinction.
- F. Scott Fitzgerald

To be loved is to be fortunate, but to be hated is to achieve distinction.
- Minna Antrim

Some people make sharp distinctions sort of between
their recreational musings and their professional work.
I don't make that distinction very much.
- Whitfield Diffie

That is the great distinction between the sexes.
Men see objects, women see the relationships between objects.
- John Fowles

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.
- Bradley Whitford

Very notable was his distinction between coarseness and vulgarity,
coarseness, revealing something; vulgarity,
concealing something.
- E. M. Forster

There are good books and there are bad books,
period, that's the distinction.
- Norton Juster

I think it's very important to maintain the classical
Christian distinction between the Creator and creation.
- John Polkinghorne

The more we study the Indian's character the more we
appreciate the marked distinction between the civilized
being and the real savage.
- Nelson A. Miles

I don't make much distinction between being a stand-up
comic and acting Shakespeare -
in fact,
unless you're a good comedian, you're never going to
be able to play Hamlet properly.
- Ian Mckellen

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.
- Niccolo Machiavelli

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

Emancipation from every kind of bondage is my principle.
I go for recognition of human rights,
without distinction of sect, party, sex,
or color.
- Ernestine L. Rose

To me there has never been a higher source of earthly
honor or distinction than that connected with advances in science.
- Isaac Newton

It was always said that the big distinction between
the French and the English is that the English are
intelligent and the French are intellectual.
- Kenneth Baker

Everybody is so talented nowadays that the only people
I care to honor as deserving real distinction are those who remain in obscurity.
- Thomas Hardy

The cross of the Legion of Honor has been conferred on me.
However, few escape that distinction.
- John Lennon

There are things in American culture that want to wipe the class distinction.
Blue jeans.
Ready-made clothes.
Coca-Cola.
- Leslie Fiedler

We're sad about some of the losses of members of great
seniority and distinction in the Congress,
and some very new members, who will no longer be serving with us.
- Nancy Pelosi

Dress is at all times a frivolous distinction,
and excessive solicitude about it often destroys its own aim.
- Jane Austen

Children simply don't make the distinction;
a book is either good or bad.
And some of the books they think are good are very,
very bad indeed.
- Mark Haddon

That attitude does not exist so much today,
but in those days there was a very sharp distinction
between basic physics and applied physics.
Columbia did not deal with applied physics.
- Gordon Gould

Anyone who tries to make a distinction between education
and entertainment doesn't know the first thing about either.
- Marshall McLuhan

I think the British have the distinction above all
other nations of being able to put new wine into old
bottles without bursting them.
- Clement Attlee

We will make no distinction between the terrorists
who committed these acts and those who harbour them.
- George W. Bush

I have worked with a great many comedians as opposed to comics,
although I have worked with comics as well,
I make the distinction.
- Bobby Darin

I do earnestly wish to see the distinction of sex confounded in society,
unless where love animates the behaviour.
- Mary Wollstonecraft

We must rediscover the distinction between hope and expectation.
- Ivan Illich

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.
- James Baldwin

At present there is no distinction among the upper
ten thousand of the city.
- Nathaniel Parker Willis

No people is wholly civilized where a distinction is
drawn between stealing an office and stealing a purse.
- Theodore Roosevelt

A photographer must be prepared to catch and hold on
to those elements which give distinction to the subject or lend it atmosphere.
- Bill Brandt

It is clear enough that you are making some distinction in what you said,
that there is some nicety of terminology in your words.
I can't quite follow you.
- Flann O'Brien

The oak has long been an enduring and mighty tree.
It is truly a part of our national heritage and it
merits the formal distinction of America's National Tree.
- Bob Goodlatte

Where conscious subjectivity is concerned,
there is no distinction between the observation and the thing observed.
- John Searle

Nature has no principles.
She makes no distinction between good and evil.
- Anatole France


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