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Above all, don't lie to yourself.
The man who lies to himself and listens to his own lie
comes to a point that he cannot
distinguish the truth within him, or around him,
and so loses all respect for himself and for others.
- Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Related topics: Life Human-Nature Psychology

I distinguish, between nationalism and patriotism.
- Michael Ignatieff

Education...
has produced a vast population able to read but unable
to distinguish what is worth reading.
- G. M. Trevelyan

Taste, which enables us to distinguish all that has
a flavor from that which is insipid.
- Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

 

We must distinguish between speaking to deceive and
being silent to be reserved.
- Voltaire

It's essential to distinguish between events that are
really beyond your control and events you caused yourself.
- Barbara Sher

The best thing about lying in bed late is that you
learn to distinguish between first things and trivia,
for whatever presses on you has to prove its importance
before it makes you move.
- Max Lerner

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I try to distinguish my characters from each other.
- Lucy Liu

Motivation aside, if people get better at these life skills,
everyone benefits: The brain doesn't distinguish between
being a more empathic manager and a more empathic father.
- Daniel Goleman

I'm now learning how to distinguish when I'm acting
and when I'm not acting -
offstage as well as onstage.
- Micky Dolenz

In the perception of a tree we can distinguish the act of experiencing,
or perceiving, from the thing experienced,
or perceived.
- Samuel Alexander

Leaders in Africa are so corrupt that we are certain
if we put dogs in uniforms and put guns on their shoulders,
we'd be hard put to distinguish them.
- Stokely Carmichael

Once you hear the details of victory,
it is hard to distinguish it from a defeat.
- Jean-Paul Sartre

We have within us, from the start, that which will
distinguish us from the vulgar herd.
- Jean Henri Fabre

We distinguish the excellent man from the common man
by saying that the former is the one who makes great demands on himself,
and the latter who makes no demands on himself.
- Jose Ortega y Gasset

Every man's life ends the same way.
It is only the details of how he lived and how he died
that distinguish one man from another.
- Ernest Hemingway

Drinking when we are not thirsty and making love at all seasons,
madam: that is all there is to distinguish us from other animals.
- Pierre Beaumarchais

In every author let us distinguish the man from his works.
- Voltaire

People find ideas a bore because they do not distinguish
between live ones and stuffed ones on a shelf.
- Ezra Pound

Justice should remove the bandage from her eyes long
enough to distinguish between the vicious and the unfortunate.
- Robert Green Ingersoll

As adults feign disinterest in science -
children can grab hold of it to distinguish themselves.
- Norman Macleod

Women of quality are so civil, you can hardly distinguish love from good breeding.
- William Wycherley

By allowing the positive ions to pass through an electric
field and thus giving them a certain velocity,
it is possible to distinguish them from the neutral,
stationary atoms.
- Johannes Stark

Seduction is often difficult to distinguish from rape.
In seduction, the rapist often bothers to buy a bottle of wine.
- Andrea Dworkin

Wise leaders generally have wise counselors because
it takes a wise person themselves to distinguish them.
- Diogenes of Sinope

Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?
- Confucius

I simply do not distinguish between work and play.
- Mary Oliver

It is impossible, in my mind, to distinguish between
the refusal to receive a petition,
or its summary rejection by some general order,
and the denial of the right of petition.
- Caleb Cushing

A practical botanist will distinguish at the first
glance the plant of the different quarters of the globe
and yet will be at a loss to tell by what marks he detects them.
- Carolus Linnaeus

I have strong sentiments toward Iran,
since I distinguish between the Iranian regime and the Iranian people.
I highly esteem Iranian music and culture.
- Moshe Katsav

It is convenient to distinguish the two kinds of experience
which have thus been described,
the experienc-ing and the experienc-ed,
by technical words.
- Samuel Alexander

I definitely wish to distinguish American poetry from
British or other English language poetry.
- Diane Wakoski

I used to distinguish between my fiction and nonfiction
in terms of superiority or inferiority.
- Peter Matthiessen

But what has America to boast? What are the graces
or the virtues which distinguish its inhabitants? What
are their triumphs in war,
or their inventions in peace?
- Thomas Day

If a victory is told in detail, one can no longer distinguish it from a defeat.
- Jean-Paul Sartre

There are few circumstances which so strongly distinguish the philosopher,
as the calmness with which he can reply to criticisms
he may think undeservedly severe.
- Charles Babbage

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

People and places are the source of my work,
both in prose and verse-and this remark is not the truism it seems,
for I do not distinguish as sharply between a place
and a person as most people seem to do.
- Leonard Alfred George Strong

Falling little wind, it was five before I could form my line,
or distinguish any of the enemy's motions;
and could not judge at all of their force,
more than by numbers, which were seventeen,
and thirteen appeared large.
- John Byng

God, that all-powerful Creator of nature and architect of the world,
has impressed man with no character so proper to distinguish him from other animals,
as by the faculty of speech.
- Marcus Fabius Quintilian

It is common to distinguish necessaries,
comforts, and luxuries; the first class including all
things required to meet wants which must be satisfied,
while the latter consist of things that meet wants
of a less urgent character.
- Alfred Marshall

By what criterion...
can we distinguish among the numberless effects,
that are also causes, and among the causes that may,
for aught we can know, be also effects,
- how can we distinguish which are the means and which are the ends?
- Chauncey Wright

I've learned, I think, to be able to distinguish between
the necessary and the unnecessary as far as my limited
outside time is concerned.
Saying "no" politely is a necessity if one wants to
lead any kind of stable life.
- Richard Chamberlain

Any education that matters is liberal.
All the saving truths, all the healing graces that
distinguish a good education from a bad one or a full
education from a half empty one are contained in that word.
- Alan K. Simpson

This nation was conceived in liberty and dedicated to the principle -
among others -
that honest men may honestly disagree;
that if they all say what they think,
a majority of the people will be able to distinguish truth from error.
- Elmer Davis

Westminster Abbey, the Tower, a steeple,
one church, and then another, presented themselves to our view;
and we could now plainly distinguish the high round
chimneys on the tops of the houses,
which yet seemed to us to form an innumerable number of smaller spires,
or steeples.
- Karl Philipp Moritz

The postdoc explained to me how to distinguish different
sorts of particles on the basis of the amounts of energy
they deposited in various sorts of detectors,
spark chambers, calorimeters, what have you.
- Eric Allin Cornell

The enemy is not just terrorism.
It is the threat posed specifically by Islamist terrorism,
by Bin Ladin and others who draw on a long tradition
of extreme intolerance within a minority strain of
Islam that does not distinguish politics from religion,
and distorts both.
- John Cornyn

In stating the principles which regulate exchangeable value and price,
we should carefully distinguish between those variations
which belong to the commodity itself,
and those which are occasioned by a variation in the
medium in which value is estimated,
or price expressed.
- David Ricardo

The electroencephalogram represents a continuous curve
with continuous oscillations in which...
one can distinguish larger first order waves with an
average duration of 90 milliseconds and smaller second
order waves of an average duration of 35 milliseconds.
- Hans Berger

God, give us grace to accept with serenity the things that cannot be changed,
courage to change the things which should be changed
and the wisdom to distinguish the one from the other.
- Reinhold Niebuhr

When I write down my thoughts, they do not escape me.
This action makes me remember my strength which I forget at all times.
I educate myself proportionately to my captured thought.
I aim only to distinguish the contradiction between my mind and nothingness.
- Isidore Ducasse Lautreamont

The last great delusion is soon to open before us.
Antichrist is to perform his marvelous works in our
sight So closely will the counterfeit resemble the
true that it will be impossible to distinguish between
them except by the Holy Scriptures.
- Ellen G. White

Newt correctly assumes that the American public is
beginning to look down the road and at least distinguish
the landmarks on either side and know where it wants go.
We have a chance to lead it there.
- Pete du Pont

A willingness to laugh at itself is what distinguishes
a compassionate religion from a cult.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I finally know what distinguishes man from the other beasts:
financial worries.
- Jules Renard

Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.
- Steve Jobs

My point is, if you want to achieve anything in life,
it is not enough to merely wish for it.
You must develop that kind of 4:30 AM discipline that
distinguishes you from others.
- Armstrong Williams

What distinguishes a great artist from a weak one is
first their sensibility and tenderness;
second,
their imagination, and third, their industry.
- Salman Rushdie

The self has the characteristic that it is an object to itself,
and that characteristic distinguishes it from other
objects and from the body.
- George H. Mead

Therefore, vegetarianism alone can give us the quality of com-passion,
which distinguishes man from the rest of the animal world.
- Morarji Desai

The main peculiarity which distinguishes man from other
animals is the means of his support-the power which
he possesses of very greatly increasing these means.
- Thomas Malthus

The Church's note must be a supernatural note which
distinguishes incarnation from immanence,
redemption from evolution, the Kingdom of God from mere spiritual process.
- Arthur Middleton

The New Testament evinces its universal design in its very,
style, which alone distinguishes it from all the literary
productions of earlier and later times.
- Philip Schaff

Intellect distinguishes between the possible and the impossible;
reason distinguishes between the sensible and the senseless.
Even the possible can be senseless.
- Max Born

The ability to make love frivolously is the chief characteristic
which distinguishes human beings from beasts.
- Heywood Broun

Partisans fight on familiar territory with professed
political objectives to conquer power.
This is what distinguishes them from terrorists.
- Jurgen Habermas

I think there's one thing which distinguishes our art -
we don't consider.
We don't think.
We write a little verse because it comes to us.
- Howard Nemerov

Data is what distinguishes the dilettante from the artist.
- George V. Higgins

What distinguishes modern art from the art of other ages is criticism.
- Octavio Paz

To err is human; but contrition felt for the crime
distinguishes the virtuous from the wicked.
- Vittorio Alfieri


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