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Benjamin E. Mays
American Baptist minister and civil rights leader 1894-1984
Every man and woman is born into the world to do something unique and something distinctive and if he or she does not do it, it will never be done.
W. H. Auden
American poet 1907-1973
A man has his distinctive personal scent which his wife, his children and his dog can recognize. A crowd has a generalized stink. The public is odorless.
American Major League Baseball franchise owner and promoter 1914-
Every baseball crowd, like every theatre audience, has its own distinctive attitude and atmosphere.
St. Francis of Assisi
Italian Preacher, Founder of the Franciscan Orde 1181-1226
Grant me the treasure of sublime poverty: permit the distinctive sign of our order to be that it does not possess anything of its own beneath the sun, for the glory of your name, and that it have no other patrimony than begging.
Bryce Dallas Howard
American actress and filmmaker 1981-
I'm drawn toward filmmakers who have a very distinctive voice. I really appreciate people who push themselves and, therefore, push the medium forward.
Scottish Poet, Author 1830-1867
If the egotist is weak, his egotism is worthless. If the egotist is strong, acute, full of distinctive character, his egotism is precious, and remains a possession of the race.
Canadian literair criticus 1912-1991
In our day the conventional element in literature is elaborately disguised by a law of copyright pretending that every work of art is an invention distinctive enough to be patented.
It is from the blues that all that may be called American music derives it most distinctive characteristics.
Anna Garlin Spencer
American educator and feminist 1851-1931
Of all the wastes of human ignorance perhaps the most extravagant and costly to human growth has been the waste of the distinctive powers of womanhood after the child-bearing age.
English art critic 1819-1900
The distinctive character of a child is to always live in the tangible present.
French sociologist, philosopher and cultural theorist 1929-2007
The obese is in a total delirium. For he is not only large, of a size opposed to normal morphology: he is larger than large. He no longer makes sense in some distinctive opposition, but in his excess, his redundancy.
American humorist, writer
There are two distinctive classes of people today, those who have personal computers, and those who have several thousand extra dollars apiece.
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