Search my Quotes DataBase - Enter one or two keywords and/or author last name.

Hint: keep it simple, like life twain




Facebook share   Tweet This   Email this

Daily Inspiration - Quotes to Live By
Inspiration  |  Motivational Articles  |  Being Strong  |  Being Positive  |  Links  |  About
Topics:   A-   B-   Ca-   Co-   D-   E-   F-   G-   H-    I-    J-K-L   M-   N-O   Pa-   Pr-   Q-R   Sa-   Sk-   T-   U-V-W-X-Y-Z

Distinction Quotes

I hope you find great value in these Quotes about Distinction from my large collection of inspirational quotes and motivational sayings.

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

Related topics: Wisdom Buddhist Perception Belief

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

Please sign-up for my Free Inspirational Daily Email on the form below.

Sign-up for your free subscription to my Daily Inspiration - Daily Quote email.

Your E-Mail Address:
Your Name:

To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.

Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Alfred Nobel stipulated that no distinction of race
or colour will determine who received of his generosity.
- Abdus Salam

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Art is anything people do with distinction.
- Louis Dudek

The hero, the mythical subject, is constructed as human being and as male;
he is the active principle of culture,
the establisher of distinction, the creator of differences.
- Teresa de Lauretis

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Genocide begins, however improbably,
in the conviction that classes of biological distinction
indisputably sanction social and political discrimination.
- Andrea Dworkin

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


Quotes and Sayings

---------


Thank you for visiting: Distinction Quotes.

Please sign up on the form below to receive
my Free Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes email.

You can also search my large collection of Quotes and Sayings.

May the world be kind to you,
and may your own thoughts be gentle upon yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 


Sign-up to receive Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes
free via email

Daily inspirational quotes and motivational messages of self-worth, choice,
positive attitude, happiness, forgiveness, and gratitude.
Inspiring motivational sayings plus Jonathan's insights into life,
relationships, and joyful living.

Enter Your E-Mail Address:
Enter Your Name (what you want to be called):
To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.
Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.

Or Subscribe to the Feedburner feed for Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes.



All materials & writings are copyright ©. You may read about our disclaimer, our privacy policy, our copyright policy, terms of use, participation in affiliate programs, and the list of all our websites.