Quotes: distinctions

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  • William Hazlitt
    William Hazlitt
    English writer 1778-1830
    William Hazlitt
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    The most sensible people to be met with in society are men of business and of the world, who argue from what they see and know, instead of spinning cobweb distinctions of what things ought to be.
  • Alfred Marshall
    Alfred Marshall
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    Again, most of the chief distinctions marked by economic terms are differences not of kind but of degree.
  • Konstantin Stanislavisky
    Konstantin Stanislavisky
    Russian Actor, Theatre director, Teacher 1863-1968
    Konstantin Stanislavisky
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    Do not try to push your way through to the front ranks of your profession; do not run after distinctions and rewards; but do your utmost to find an entry into the world of beauty.
  • Arthur Keith
    Arthur Keith
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    Good men, whether they be Christians or rationalists, do not desire to discriminate between races, but the distinctions implanted by Nature are too conspicuous to escape the observation of our senses.
  • Buddha
    Buddha
    Spiritual leader, born as Siddhartha Gautama ca. 450 BC - ca. 370 BC
    Buddha
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    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.
  • William Hazlitt
    William Hazlitt
    English writer 1778-1830
    William Hazlitt
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    Mankind are an incorrigible race. Give them but bugbears and idols - it is all that they ask; the distinctions of right and wrong, of truth and falsehood, of good and evil, are worse than indifferent to them.
  • W. H. Auden
    W. H. Auden
    American poet 1907-1973
    W. H. Auden
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    The class distinctions proper to a democratic society are not those of rank or money, still less, as is apt to happen when these are abandoned, of race, but of age.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
    Albert Einstein
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    The distinctions separating the social classes are false; in the last analysis they rest on force.
  • Aberjhani
    Aberjhani
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    The ultimate test on the way to establishing an ideal civilization encouraging ideal human behavior was to look bravely beyond gender, color, ethnic origin, religious difference, and class distinctions to discover and honor the value of each unique individual.
  • Bill McCartney
    Bill McCartney
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    This type of gathering is unprecedented. The time has come for Christians to publicly affirm our Jewish roots, distinctions and oneness in Jesus Christ.
  • Abbie Hoffman
    Abbie Hoffman
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    Understand that legal and illegal are political, and often arbitrary, categorizations; use and abuse are medical, or clinical, distinctions.
  • Adam Ferguson
    Adam Ferguson
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    We are fond of distinctions; we place ourselves in opposition, and quarrel under the denominations of faction and party, without any material subject of controversy.
    Source: An Essay on the History of Civil Society
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    Wit makes its own welcome, and levels all distinctions. No dignity, no learning, no force of character, can make any stand against good wit.
  • Pablo Picasso
    Pablo Picasso
    Spanish painter sculptor 1881-1973
    Pablo Picasso
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    We must not discriminate between things. Where things are concerned there are no class distinctions. We must pick out what is good for us where we can find it.
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