Quotes by distinction
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English polymath and author 1605-1682
But the iniquity of oblivion blindly scattereth her poppy, and deals with the memory of men without distinction to merit of perpetuity.
British writer and poet 1840-1928
Everybody is so talented nowadays that the only people I care to honor as deserving real distinction are those who remain in obscurity.
American Author, Advertising Executive 1886-1967
Most successful men have not achieved their distinction by having some new talent or opportunity that was at hand.
British photographer and photojournalist 1904-1983
A photographer must be prepared to catch and hold on to those elements which give distinction to the subject or lend it atmosphere.Source: Bill Brandt: selected texts and bibliography
Pakistani theoretical physicist 1926-1996
Alfred Nobel stipulated that no distinction of race or colour will determine who received of his generosity.
American Author 1862-1937
Almost everybody in the neighborhood had ''troubles,'' frankly localized and specified; but only the chosen had ''complications.'' To have them was in itself a distinction, though it was also, in most cases, a death warrant. People struggled on for years wit
British art criticus 1951-
As the twentieth century ends, commerce and culture are coming closer together. The distinction between life and art has been eroded by fifty years of enhanced communications, ever-improving reproduction technologies and increasing wealth.
British statesman 1770-1827
Away with the cant of ''Measures, not men!'' - the idle supposition that it is the harness and not the horses that draw the chariot along. No, Sir, if the comparison must be made, if the distinction must be taken, men are everything, measures comparatively nothing.
By 2022, China is expected to cede the dubious distinction of being the world's most populous nation to India, according to the population division of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs.
American author, professor, feminist (born G.J.Watkins) 1952-
Certainly we can end racism with love. We can demand that the federal government change its emphasis on racial distinction.
English Anglican theologian and biochemist 1924-2006
Classical philosophical theism maintained the ontological distinction between God and creative world that is necessary for any genuine theism by conceiving them to be of different substances, with particular attributes predicated of each.
American anarchist and socialist 1854-1939
Commanded love of all men indiscriminately is an obliteration of distinction between love and hate, and therefore is not love at all.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
Envy is the tax which all distinction must pay.
American radical feminist and writer 1946-2005
Genocide begins, however improbably, in the conviction that classes of biological distinction indisputably sanction social and political discrimination.
American writer, playwright 1894-1964
I discovered early in my movie work that a movie is never any better than the stupidest man connected with it. There are times when this distinction may be given to the writer or director. Most often it belongs to the producer.
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