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Distinct Quotes

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The black population now consists of two distinct classes-the
middle class and the poor.
- Constance Baker Motley

The best teaching I ever experienced was at Exeter.
Yale was a distinct letdown afterward.
- John Knowles

Anthropology never has had a distinct subject matter,
and because it doesn't have a real method,
there's a great deal of anxiety over what it is.
- Clifford Geertz

There are distinct duties of a poet laureate.
I plan a reading series at the Library of Congress
and advise the librarian.
The rest is how I want to promote poetry.
- Rita Dove

 

But the best teams I've encountered have one important thing in common:
their team structure and processes cover a full range
of distinct competencies necessary for success.
- Jesse James Garrett

We suspect Dr. Clutterbuck's sense of hearing must be injured:
for him the 'ear trumpet' magnifies but distorts sound,
rendering it less distinct than before.
- Robert James Graves

In English we must use adjectives to distinguish the
different kinds of love for which the ancients had distinct names.
- Mortimer Adler

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The Church, however, is a self-governing society,
distinct from the State, having its officers and laws,
and, therefore, an administrative government of its own.
- Charles Hodge

Pure drawing is an abstraction.
Drawing and colour are not distinct,
everything in nature is coloured.
- Paul Cezanne

Coming out is a means of redefining oneself,
of claiming membership in a lifestyle and a social
order with distinct values.
Chief among these values is honesty.
- Lance Loud

The fact is that love is of two kinds,
one which commands, and one which obeys.
The two are quite distinct, and the passion to which
the one gives rise is not the passion of the other.
- Honore de Balzac

The human species, according to the best theory I can form of it,
is composed of two distinct races, the men who borrow and the men who lend.
- Charles Lamb

The insurgents are Baathists and Sunnis in Iraq who
have as their goal a separate and distinct one of toppling
the government that is there and creating their own.
- Ike Skelton

My great hope would be that Quebec would realize itself
fully as a distinct part of Canada,
and stay Canadian, bringing to Canada a part of its richness.
- Gabrielle Roy

The thing is that, they all had real strong personalities
and real distinct identities,
and I don't find most of the groups that are coming out now really do.
- Lester Bangs

There has always been a tendency to classify children
almost as a distinct species.
- Hugh Lofting

Black people are inferior to Caucasians.
Blacks constitute a totally distinct group;
they overshadow the country with the germ...
of evil.
- David Wilmot

Heaven and hell suppose two distinct species of men,
the good and the bad.
But the greatest part of mankind float betwixt vice and virtue.
- David Hume

Wash four distinct and separate times,
using lots of lather each time from individual bars of soap.
- Howard Hughes

This idea that males are physically aggressive and
females are not has distinct drawbacks for both sexes.
- Katherine Dunn

Harold, like the rest of us, had many impressions which
saved him the trouble of distinct ideas.
- George Eliot

I like business and personal life to be distinct.
- Carter Burwell

Man has no Body distinct from his Soul;
for that called Body is a portion of Soul discerned by the five Senses,
the chief inlets of Soul in this age.
- William Blake

Good-humoured, unaffected girls, will not do for a
man who has been used to sensible women.
They are two distinct orders of being.
- Jane Austen

Each race (or variety) is characterized by a more or
less distinct combination of inherited morphological,
behavioral, physiological traits.
- J. Philippe Rushton

This administration and the leadership in Congress
appear to be intent on valuing wealth over work,
thereby placing working families at a distinct disadvantage.
- Tim Bishop

Early experiences convinced me that animals can and
do have quite distinct personalities.
- Chuck Jones

All things will be clear and distinct to the man who does not hurry;
haste is blind and improvident.
- Titus Livius

The practice of the law is a perfectly distinct art.
- Frederick Pollock

The Olympic movement is divided into two very distinct eras.
- Bill Toomey

Intelligence is quickness to apprehend as distinct form ability,
which is capacity to act wisely on the thing apprehended.
- Alfred North Whitehead

We're Jews, my family, and Jews break down into two distinct subcultures:
book Jews and money Jews.
We were money Jews.
- Ira Glass

Words are made for a certain exactness of thought,
as tears are for a certain degree of pain.
What is least distinct cannot be named;
what is clearest is unutterable.
- Rene Daumal

The old series of sittings with Mrs.
Piper convinced me of survival for reasons which I
should find it hard to formulate in any strict fashion,
but that was their distinct effect.
- Oliver Joseph Lodge

A man may speak very well in the House of Commons,
and fail very completely in the House of Lords.
There are two distinct styles requisite:
I intend,
in the course of my career, if I have time,
to give a specimen of both.
- Benjamin Disraeli

King Lear alone among these plays has a distinct double action.
Besides this, it is impossible, I think,
from the point of view of construction,
to regard the hero as the leading figure.
- Andrew Coyle Bradley

Oftentimes, when constituencies or sectors of opinion are distinct,
when they are confronted with a situation where they're
going to have to make a serious compromise,
they react very negatively publicly,
but they also recognize when they step back that this is right.
- John Hickenlooper

But in the old days, visual artists used to fall into two distinct categories:
those of us who created images with cameras and those
of us who applied stuff onto other stuff,
with brushes or other tools.
- Buffy Sainte-Marie

What an immense power over the life is the power of
possessing distinct aims.
The voice, the dress, the look, the very motion of a person,
define and alter when he or she begins to live for a reason.
- Elizabeth Stuart Phelps

That's when I hit the ground.
So in the instant that that round landed and blew me in the air,
I had those separate and distinct thoughts.
The guy who was standing right next to where I had
been standing had a hole in his back I could put my fist into.
- Ed Bradley

There are two distinct classes of what are called thoughts:
those that we produce in ourselves by reflection and
the act of thinking and those that bolt into the mind of their own accord.
- Thomas Paine

It now seems very likely that many of the 64 triplets,
possibly most of them, may code one amino acid or another,
and that in general several distinct triplets may code one amino acid.
- Francis Crick

We may consider each generation as a distinct nation,
with a right, by the will of its majority,
to bind themselves, but none to
bind the succeeding generation,
more than the inhabitants of another country.
- Thomas Jefferson

Any long work in which poetry is persistent,
be it epic or drama or narrative, is really a succession
of separate poetic experiences governed into a related
whole by an energy distinct from that which evoked them.
- John Drinkwater

In heaven there are two distinct loves,
love to the Lord and love towards the neighbor,
in the inmost or third heaven love to the Lord,
in the second or middle heaven love towards the neighbor.
- Emanuel Swedenborg

Any corporate policy and plan which is typical of the
industry is doomed to mediocrity.
Where this is not so, it should be possible to demonstrate
that all other competitors are at a distinct disadvantage.
- Bruce Henderson

Terror is only justice: prompt, severe and inflexible;
it is then an emanation of virtue; it is less a distinct
principle than a natural consequence of the general principle of democracy,
applied to the most pressing wants of the country.
- Maximilien Robespierre

Today's terrorists are pursuing a distinct route.
They are increasingly attacking civilians in symbolic targets,
such as those of economic importance,
or venues of bustling life like public transportation or entertainment,
like nightclubs.
- Cliff Stearns

The fault seems to me to have been that men have taken
ancient country churches as their models and have failed
to discover that between them and churches in towns
there ought to be a most distinct and marked difference.
- George Edmund Street

This African American Vernacular English shares most
of its grammar and vocabulary with other dialects of English.
But it is distinct in many ways, and it is more different
from standard English than any other dialect spoken
in continental North America.
- William Labov

But the further step, by means of which a civilization
is given its quality or culture,
is only attained by a process of cellular division,
in the course of which the individual is differentiated,
made distinct from and independent of the parent group.
- Herbert Read

Race and class are rendered distinct analytically only
to produce the realization that the analysis of the
one cannot proceed without the other.
A different dynamic it seems to me is at work in the
critique of new sexuality studies.
- Judith Butler

This simple idea served to provide information on the
geometrical shape of reacting molecules,
and I was able to make the role of the frontier orbitals
in chemical reactions more distinct through visualization,
by drawing their diagrams.
- Kenichi Fukui

As basic rules of a language must be practiced continually,
and therefore are never fixed, so exercises toward
distinct color effects never are done or over.
New and different cases will be discovered time and again.
- Josef Albers

Straight-away the ideas flow in upon me,
directly from God, and not only do I see distinct themes in my mind's eye,
but they are clothed in the right forms,
harmonies, and orchestration.
- Johannes Brahms

Assuming that man has a distinct spiritual nature,
a soul, why should it be thought unnatural that under
appropriate conditions of maladjustment,
his soul might die before his body does;
or that his soul might die without his knowing it?
- Albert J. Nock

Malcolm was a firm believer in the value and importance of our heritage.
He believed that we have valuable and distinct cultural
traditions which need to be institutionalized so that
they can be passed on to our heirs.
- Betty Shabazz

For me, each nuance of a color is in some way an individual,
a being who is not only from the same race as the base color,
but who definitely possesses a distinct character and personal soul.
- Yves Klein

The arts equally have distinct departments,
and unless photography has its own possibilities of expression,
separate from those of the other arts,
it is merely a process, not an art.
- Alfred Stieglitz

What we learned quite early on is what was really important
to early British pop that we produced-and this is where
we were distinct from almost everybody else in this
respect-is that it had to reflect exactly what the
audience wanted us to say.
- Pete Townshend

There is something inherent in our democracy that tends to want to level.
America is a little uncomfortable in the presence of
someone who is distinctly superior in whatever way.
- Carlisle Floyd

Marriage is distinctly and repeatedly excluded from heaven.
Is this because it is thought likely to mar the general felicity?
- Samuel Butler

Art is man's distinctly human way of fighting death.
- Leonard Baskin

To grow mature is to separate more distinctly,
to connect more closely.
- Hugo von Hofmannsthal

But most distinctly, I remember always saying to myself that when I get big,
I'm not going to go to bed hungry, I'm not going to
wear hand-me-down clothes.
- Buck Owens

Pure mathematics is on the whole distinctly more useful than applied.
For what is useful above all is technique,
and mathematical technique is taught mainly through pure mathematics.
- G. H. Hardy

What you have said, Mr. President, fully satisfies
me that you have given to every proposition which has been made,
a kind and candid consideration.
And you have now expressed the conclusion to which you have arrived,
clearly and distinctly.
- Salmon P. Chase

The close relationship between railroad expansion and
the genera development and prosperity of the country
is nowhere brought more distinctly into relief than
in connection with the construction of the Pacific railroads.
- John Moody

I wish I were one of those terribly clever people who,
when they write their autobiographies,
always say, when I was fifteen months old I distinctly
remember my Aunt Fanny saying to me,
etc.
- George Seaton

By giving the public a rich and full melody,
distinctly arranged and well played,
all the time creating new tone colors and patterns,
I feel we have a better chance of being successful.
I want a kick to my band, but I don't want the rhythm to hog the spotlight.
- Glenn Miller

And I hereby distinctly and emphatically declare that I consider myself,
and earnestly desire to be considered by others,
as utterly divested, now and during the rest of my life,
of any such rights, the barbarous relics of a feudal,
despotic system.
- Robert Dale Owen


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