Quotes and Sayings about Difference



"I question: do we really understand the differences between modernist and postmodernist?"
- Kathy Acker
"The difference is slight, to the influence of an author, whether he is read by 500 readers, or by five hundred thousand; if he can select the 500, he reaches the five hundred thousand."
- Brooks Adams
(Related: Difference, Influence)

"The major difference between a thing that might go wrong and a thing that cannot possibly go wrong is that when a thing that cannot possibly go wrong goes wrong it usually turns out to be impossible to get at and repair."
- Douglas Adams
(Related: Difference, Wrong)

"The difference is slight, to the influence of an author, whether he is read by five hundred readers, or by five hundred thousand; if he can select the five hundred, he reaches the five hundred thousand."
- Henry B. Adams
(Related: Difference, Influence)

"The difference between playing the stock market and the horses is that one of the horses must win."
- Joey Adams
(Related: Difference, Horses)

"Remind people that profit is the difference between revenue and expense. This makes you look smart."
- Scott Adams
(Related: People, Difference, Profit)

"When we ask for love, we don't ask others to be fair to us-but rather to care for us, to be considerate of us. There is a world of difference here between demanding justice... and begging or pleading for love."
- Mortimer Adler
(Related: Love, Care, Difference, Justice, World)

"Tact is the discrimination of differences. It consists in conscious deviations."
- Theodor Adorno
(Related: Discrimination, Tact)

"An emancipated society, on the other hand, would not be a unitary state, but the realization of universality in the reconciliation of differences."
- Theodor Adorno
(Related: Society, State)

"If my career detour from special education to singing has done one thing, it has afforded me the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others."
- Clay Aiken
(Related: Education, Opportunity, Career, Difference, Singing)

"It's important that I make a difference in some way. It's not necessarily how I make a difference, but I want to make sure that I do."
- Clay Aiken
(Related: Difference, Want)

"It doesn't really matter to me how I make a difference, I just wanna make sure that I do."
- Clay Aiken
(Related: Difference)

"The difference between critics and audiences is that one is a group of humans and one is not."
- Edward Albee
(Related: Audiences, Difference)

"Our strategic dialogue with China can both protect American interests and uphold our principles, provided we are honest about our differences on human rights and other issues and provided we use a mix of targeted incentives and sanctions to narrow these differences."
- Madeleine Albright
(Related: American, Rights, Human rights, Principles)

"It takes people a long time to learn the difference between talent and genius, especially ambitious young men and women."
- Louisa May Alcott
(Related: Men, Time, Women, Talent, Genius, People, Difference)

"For psychological purposes the most important differences in conation are those in virtue of which the object is revealed as sensed or perceived or imaged or remembered or thought."
- Samuel Alexander
(Related: Thought, Virtue)

"The difference between tragedy and comedy: Tragedy is something awful happening to somebody else, while comedy is something awful happening to somebody else."
- Aaron Allston
(Related: Comedy, Difference, Tragedy)

"To make a difference is just... I think... the purpose of what life is."
- Anastacia
(Related: Life, Purpose, Difference)

"Love and kindness are never wasted. They always make a difference. They bless the one who receives them, and they bless you, the giver."
- Barbara de Angelis
(Related: Love, Difference, Kindness)

"There's a world of difference between truth and facts. Facts can obscure the truth."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Truth, Difference, Facts, World)

"When a scene is being shot, it is very difficult to know what one wants it to say, and even if one does know, there is always a difference between what one has in mind and the result on film."
- Michelangelo Antonioni
(Related: Being, Difference, Film, Mind, Result)

"The difference between a saint and a hypocrite is that one lies for his religion, the other by it."
- Minna Antrim
(Related: Religion, Difference, Lies)

"I'm incredibly impressed by people who organize to achieve a goal, and believe that they can make a difference and then go ahead and do just that. I think it's incredible."
- Fiona Apple
(Related: People, Goal, Difference)

"Yes, across the board, these gentlemen understand they have the power to make a difference and even educate people to injustices that are occurring in their worlds."
- Alexis Arguello
(Related: Power, People, Difference, Gentlemen)

"With reference to other religions, the Church sees a great difference between them and herself. The other religions are expressions of the human soul seeking God, with some beautiful spiritual insights, but also not without errors. Christianity is rather God seeking humanity."
- Francis Arinze
(Related: God, Soul, Christianity, Church, Difference, Errors, Humanity, Spiritual)

"Good habits formed at youth make all the difference."
- Aristotle
(Related: Difference, Habits, Youth)

"The current wisdom now is that if the three networks are covering the news the same way the difference is the anchor people. I think that won't be true in the future."
- Roone Arledge
(Related: Wisdom, People, Difference, Future, News, Now)

"The difference between style and fashion is quality."
- Giorgio Armani
(Related: Quality, Difference, Fashion, Style)

"When a system is considered in two different states, the difference in volume or in any other property, between the two states, depends solely upon those states themselves and not upon the manner in which the system may pass from one state to the other."
- Rudolf Arnheim
(Related: Difference, May, Property, State, states)

"The difference between one man and another is not mere ability it is energy."
- Thomas Arnold
(Related: Ability, Difference, Energy, Man)

"In 1963 and later papers, I pointed out that the special market characteristics of medical care and medical insurance could be explained by reference to differences in information among the parties involved."
- Kenneth Joseph Arrow
(Related: Medical, Care, Information)

"People are definitely a company's greatest asset. It doesn't make any difference whether the product is cars or cosmetics. A company is only as good as the people it keeps."
- Mary Kay Ash
(Related: People, Company, Cosmetics, Difference)

"All of us want to have meaning in our lives and want to feel like we're doing something that makes a difference. I believe we're doing that in the Justice Department."
- John Ashcroft
(Related: Difference, Justice, Meaning, Want)

"I love this country, I love these people, though I can't say I love their politicians. People are always nicer than politicians, but here, you can mark that difference up a hundredfold."
- Paddy Ashdown
(Related: Love, People, Country, Difference, Politicians)

"It is a great deal of difference to receive an honorary title or a title in his profession."
- Leon Askin
(Related: Difference, Profession)

"It's not good to make sentimental journeys. You see the differences instead of the sameness."
- Mary Astor
"Between friends differences in taste or opinion are irritating in direct proportion to their triviality."
- W. H. Auden
(Related: Friends, Opinion, Taste)

"The big difference is the size of the crew and the flexibility of shooting because of the size. I mean, it's crazy. So you can't improvise, you cannot suddenly do something that comes to mind, whereas in a small production you have much more flexibility."
- Bille August
(Related: Difference, Flexibility, Mind, Production)

"Life is life - whether in a cat, or dog or man. There is no difference there between a cat or a man. The idea of difference is a human conception for man's own advantage."
- Sri Aurobindo
(Related: Life, Idea, Difference, Man)

"The difference between a tool and a machine is not capable of very precise distinction; nor is it necessary, in a popular explanation of those terms, to limit very strictly their acceptation."
- Charles Babbage
(Related: Difference, Machine, Popular)

"There is a difference between happiness and wisdom: he that thinks himself the happiest man is really so; but he that thinks himself the wisest is generally the greatest fool."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: Happiness, Difference, Fool, Man)

"There is as much difference between the counsel that a friend giveth, and that a man giveth himself, as there is between the counsel of a friend and of a flatterer. For there is no such flatterer as is a man's self."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: Friend, Difference, Man, Self)

"The uniform makes for brotherhood, since when universally adopted it covers up all differences of class and country."
- Robert Baden-Powell
(Related: Brotherhood, Class, Country)

"There is no essential difference between the material of comedy and tragedy. All depends on the point of view of the dramatist, which, by clever emphasis, he tries to make the point of view of his audience."
- George P. Baker
(Related: Comedy, Difference, Tragedy)

"There's the classic charitable contribution, which we receive thousands, and we're extremely grateful and they often come with notes from people, which are very heartwarming, about how much difference our products have made in their life on the Internet."
- Mitchell Baker
(Related: Life, People, Difference, Internet)

"My hope is that people will be repulsed by the character's complete lack of ethics and obsession with consumerism - that's what I was saying about the difference between the character's message and the film's message."
- Christian Bale
(Related: People, Character, Hope, Difference, Ethics, Film, Obsession, Saying, Will)

"We don't have a monopoly. We have market share. There's a difference."
- Steve Ballmer
(Related: Difference)

"Between the daylight gambler and the player at night there is the same difference that lies between a careless husband and the lover swooning under his lady's window."
- Honore De Balzac
(Related: HusbDifference, Lady, Lies, Night)

"Gentlemen, I fervently trust that before long the principle of arbitration may win such confidence as to justify its extension to a wider field of international differences."
- Henry Campbell Bannerman
(Related: Trust, Confidence, Gentlemen, May)

"There is a vast difference between games and play. Play is played for fun, but games are deadly serious and you do not play them to enjoy yourself."
- Maurice Baring
(Related: Difference, Fun, Games, Play)

"The only difference between a good shot and a bad shot is if it goes in or not."
- Charles Barkley
(Related: Difference)

"There was no difference between my characters and the life my readers were going to have to face."
- Carl Barks
(Related: Life, Difference)

"The great difference between voyages rests not with the ships, but with the people you meet on them."
- Amelia Barr
(Related: People, Difference, Ships)

"It's not what you play but what you leave out that makes the difference."
- John Barrow
(Related: Difference, Play)

"Fundamentally I feel that there is as much difference between the stage and the films as between a piano and a violin. Normally you can't become a virtuoso in both."
- Ethel Barrymore
(Related: Difference)

"When I had my first voice lesson I was 15 years old. And I had a really good teacher. This is what made all the difference. A good teacher will teach you the technique, but also how to listen to your voice."
- Cecilia Bartoli
(Related: Difference, First, Old, Voice, Will, Years)

"The difference between the denominational system and the public school system is all the difference between bolstering them up on the one hand and letting them alone of the other."
- Edmund Barton
(Related: Difference, Public, School)

"But if you really want to get involved in making a difference, you can stay at home with your family and have a job and make a reasonable living without having to be on an airplane all of the time, then you ought to go back home and run for School Board."
- Birch Bayh
(Related: Family, Home, Time, Difference, Job, Living, School, Want)

"I think we have a number of young people - like yourself - who want to make a difference. I'm not sure the numbers are as large because I think the burden of getting elected to public office at the national level has become astronomically expensive."
- Birch Bayh
(Related: People, Burden, Difference, Numbers, Office, Public, Want)

"I've had some of the best craft services on independent movies, actually, because they get more creative, generally, with a smaller budget. The work is still the same. I didn't really notice the difference other than I was getting dressed behind a curtain, basically."
- Jennifer Beals
(Related: Work, Movies, Difference)

"It doesn't seem as if there's that much of a difference between a big production and a little production, other than you have a smaller space in which to get dressed and you have a shorter waiting time."
- Jennifer Beals
(Related: Time, Difference, Production, Space, Waiting)

"I wasn't as fit as I would of liked to have been, going to the World Cup, but I'm not sure what difference that made."
- David Beckham
(Related: Difference, World)

"The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't."
- Henry Ward Beecher
(Related: Perseverance, Difference, Obstinacy, Will)

"Love cannot endure indifference. It needs to be wanted. Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another's heart, or its flame burns low."
- Henry Ward Beecher
(Related: Love, Heart, Indifference, Needs, Oil)

"One of the problems we saw in the last presidential election in our party is that our nominee, while winning the election, which we ought never to forget, often lost sight of the difference between strategy and tactics."
- Paul Begala
(Related: Strategy, Winning, Difference, Forget, Party, Problems, Sight)

"The big difference between sex for money and sex for free is that sex for money usually costs a lot less."
- Brendan Behan
(Related: Money, Sex, Difference)

"What the hell difference does it make, left or right? There were good men lost on both sides."
- Brendan Behan
(Related: Men, Difference, Hell, Right)

"I have wandered all my life, and I have also traveled; the difference between the two being this, that we wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment."
- Hilaire Belloc
(Related: Travel, Life, Being, Difference, Fulfillment)

"When you're in front of the camera, for a small budget or a big budget movie, there's no difference."
- Monica Bellucci
(Related: Difference)

"The only difference from one $100 million budget film to another is which of the 12 box stars are getting $20 million to be in it."
- Dirk Benedict
(Related: Difference, Film, Stars)

"The purpose of anthropology is to make the world safe for human differences."
- Ruth Benedict
(Related: Purpose, Anthropology, World)

"A faith is something you die for, a doctrine is something you kill for. There is all the difference in the world."
- Tony Benn
(Related: Faith, Difference, Doctrine, World)

"Untapped potential is the difference between where a person is now and where he or she can be."
- Bo Bennett
(Related: Difference, Now, Potential)

"I want to make films that make a difference. I want to be out and hope that that will make things better for gay people and for myself. I hope one day I can start to make the kind of projects or be involved with kind of projects that can really make a difference."
- Jill Bennett
(Related: People, Hope, Day, Difference, Gay, Projects, Want, Will)

"There is a profound difference between information and meaning."
- Warren G. Bennis
(Related: Difference, Information, Meaning)

"It is better to decide a difference between enemies than friends, for one of our friends will certainly become an enemy and one of our enemies a friend."
- Pierre Jean de Beranger
(Related: Friend, Difference, Enemies, Enemy, Friends, Will)

"I feel more comfortable doing films with groups of guys. It's a lot easier for me. There's a difference with women: you can't take them to dinner every night and go crazy."
- Tom Berenger
(Related: Difference, Night)

"Everything is worth precisely as much as a belch, the difference being that a belch is more satisfying."
- Ingmar Bergman
(Related: Being, Difference, Worth)

"In theory there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice there is."
- Yogi Berra
(Related: Difference, Practice, Theory)

"There's a difference between criminals and crooks. Crooks steal. Criminals blow some guy's brains out. I'm a crook."
- Ronald Biggs
(Related: Difference)

"But there is a difference here: When Jewish children are murdered, Arabs celebrate the deed. The death of an Arab child is no cause for celebration in Israel."
- Theodore Bikel
(Related: Death, Cause, Children, Deed, Difference, Israel)

"About the only difference between the poor and the rich, is this, the poor suffer misery, while the rich have to enjoy it."
- Josh Billings
(Related: Difference, Misery, Poor)

"The difference with me is that I did inhale."
- Cilla Black
(Related: Difference)

"The difference between a bad artist and a good one is: the bad artist seems to copy a great deal; the good one really does."
- William Blake
(Related: Artist, Difference)

"Once in a while you start having second thoughts, then you read a letter from someone that lifts your spirits so much - it really makes a huge difference. I love reading them."
- Corbin Bleu
(Related: Love, Thoughts, Difference, Reading, Spirits)

"There's a difference between a failure and a fiasco... a fiasco is a disaster of mythic proportions."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Failure, Difference, Disaster)

"I've got the greatest job in the world. There's no other job in government where cause and effect is so tightly coupled where you can make a difference every day in so many different ways and in so many different people's lives. It's a great challenge."
- Michael Bloomberg
(Related: Government, People, Cause, Challenge, Day, Difference, Effect, Job, World)

"The difference between an optimist and a pessimist? An optimist laughs to forget, but a pessimist forgets to laugh."
- Tom Bodett
(Related: Difference, Forget)

"The difference between school and life? In school, you're taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you're given a test that teaches you a lesson."
- Tom Bodett
(Related: Life, Difference, School)

"They know the importance of their mission and of America's commitment to combating and defeating terrorism abroad, and they know that they are making a real difference in bringing freedom to a part of the world that has known only tyranny."
- John Boehner
(Related: America, Commitment, Difference, Freedom, Importance, Mission, Terrorism, Tyranny, World)

"There's no such thing as the United Nations. If the U.N. secretary building in New York lost 10 stories, it wouldn't make a bit of difference."
- John Bolton
(Related: Building, Difference, Nations, United)

"When humanness is lost the radical difference between the bodies in the pit and people walking on the street is lost."
- Edward Bond
(Related: People, Difference, Radical, Walking)

"Unhappiness is best defined as the difference between our talents and our expectations."
- Edward de Bono
(Related: Difference, Expectations, Unhappiness)

"It's kind of like trying to make straight lines from curves, but involving shapes that sort of dictate what the curves are, if you like, and the difference between two separate pieces creates a third transitional piece if you like."
- Sean Booth
(Related: Difference, Trying)

"The difference between a violin and a viola is that a viola burns longer."
- Victor Borge
(Related: Difference)

"The difference between Liberty and liberties is as great as God and gods."
- Ludwig Borne
(Related: God, Gods, Difference, Liberty)

"The difference between greatness and mediocrity is often how an individual views a mistake."
- Nelson Boswell
(Related: Mistake, Greatness, Difference, Mediocrity)

"It will be about which candidate, which of the two candidates remaining, is best suited to make a positive difference in the lives of North Carolina families, and I submit to each of you tonight that I am that candidate and Elizabeth Dole is not."
- Erskine Bowles
(Related: Positive, Difference, Will)

"All good performance pieces have some philosophical validity. That's the difference between mere theater and performance art."
- Jack Bowman
(Related: Art, Performance, Difference, Theater, Validity)

"Our essential differences from the norm are both huge and deeply offensive to those among us who wish to be quietly integrated into society without particular reference to our nature."
- Malcolm Boyd
(Related: Nature, Society)

"I've dated men my age, younger than me and older. The only difference is the young ones are quicker at taking out the garbage."
- Lara Flynn Boyle
(Related: Men, Age, Difference)

"The biggest difference between Kennedy and Nixon, as far as the press is concerned, is simply this: Jack Kennedy really liked newspaper people and he really enjoyed sparring with journalists."
- Ben Bradlee
(Related: People, Difference, Nixon, Press)

"It's inevitable that if you do okay on something like that you don't just annoy people, that it will make a difference because it seemed like such a lot of people so, yes I would have to say that it has done."
- Jo Brand
(Related: People, Difference, Will)

"So I think what you see in this show is it's really not a just world at all, but you get what you give. So in terms of world view, I would say that's where the differences lie."
- Andre Braugher
(Related: Lie, World)

"One forgets too easily the difference between a man and his image, and that there is none between the sound of his voice on the screen and in real life."
- Bertolt Brecht
(Related: Life, Difference, Man, Sound, Voice)

"The consequences of decisions don't just affect spreadsheets... They affect, in fundamental ways, the lives of people and they often mean the difference between life and death."
- Phil Bredesen
(Related: Death, Life, People, Consequences, Decisions, Difference)

"Obviously everyone wants to be successful, but I want to be looked back on as being very innovative, very trusted and ethical and ultimately making a big difference in the world."
- Sergey Brin
(Related: Successful, Being, Difference, Want, World)

"It's easy to make a buck. It's a lot tougher to make a difference."
- Tom Brokaw
(Related: Difference)

"Both men and women are fallible. The difference is, women know it."
- Eleanor Bron
(Related: Men, Women, Difference)

"There is only one difference between a madman and me. I am not mad."
- Charlotte Bronte
(Related: Difference)

"And understand: class differences will not save you."
- H. Rap Brown
(Related: Class, Will)

"I had to tell about my colonic, which expresses the fact why I'm so neat today as opposed to a few years ago. I never knew that the weight made that much difference."
- James Brown
(Related: Difference, Fact, Today, Weight, Years)

"Oh, the difference between nearly right and exactly right."
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
(Related: Difference, Right)

"The difference between being able to understand something and inventing it in the first place... is called genius."
- Craig Bruce
(Related: Genius, Being, Difference, First)

"I like to make pictures about people who make a difference."
- Jerry Bruckheimer
(Related: People, Difference)

"Well concerning the world records that I did, I think it helps a lot to me, yeah. I think it's a very individual thing because I heard some people say, like, oh I don't like it at all. But I definitely, for me it really made a big difference."
- Inge de Bruijn
(Related: People, Difference, World)

"Between good sense and good taste there lies the difference between a cause and its effect."
- Jean de la Bruyere
(Related: Cause, Difference, Effect, Lies, Sense, Taste)

"The difference between a democracy and a dictatorship is that in a democracy you vote first and take orders later; in a dictatorship you don't have to waste your time voting."
- Charles Bukowski
(Related: Time, Democracy, Dictatorship, Difference, First, Vote, Voting, Waste)

"Nothing is so fatal to religion as indifference."
- Edmund Burke
(Related: Religion, Indifference, Nothing)

"Vocational education programs have made a real difference in the lives of countless young people nationwide; they build self-confidence and leadership skills by allowing students to utilize their unique gifts and talents."
- Conrad Burns
(Related: Education, Leadership, People, Difference, Gifts, Self, Students)

"I've been to two stadium gigs in my life. One was James Brown and the other was Pink Floyd. They both sounded the same. I couldn't tell the difference between James Brown and Pink Floyd. I've never liked stadiums."
- Boz Burrell
(Related: Life, Difference)

"We know that dictators are quick to choose aggression, while free nations strive to resolve differences in peace."
- George W. Bush
(Related: Peace, Aggression, Dictators, Nations, Quick)

"Teachers make a difference, and we would serve our students better by focusing on attracting and retaining the quality teachers by raising teacher pay."
- Jeb Bush
(Related: Quality, Difference, Students, Teachers)

"In fact, I have the privilege of traveling around our country and meeting people all over the country who are making a huge difference in the lives of their neighbors and themselves. That's what I'm really fortunate to be able to do."
- Laura Bush
(Related: People, Country, Difference, Fact, Meeting, Neighbors, Privilege, Traveling)

"Everyone who's ever taken a shower has an idea. It's the person who gets out of the shower, dries off and does something about it who makes a difference."
- Nolan Bushnell
(Related: Idea, Difference)

"No, moral conscience is one thing, the law is another. We have to hold onto this difference."
- Rocco Buttiglione
(Related: Conscience, Difference, Law)

"The difference was you worked for Nixon, and with Ford."
- Earl Butz
(Related: Difference, Nixon)

"We try to magnify the difference between Americans and the English. In real life they like the same music and dress the same. It's really much more similar than anyone thinks or how we show it."
- Amanda Bynes
(Related: Life, Music, Americans, Difference, Dress, English)

"I have no consistency, except in politics; and that probably arises from my indifference to the subject altogether."
- Lord Byron
(Related: Politics, Consistency, Indifference)

"What's the difference between sex and love? I have four wives and five kids. I apparently don't know the difference."
- James Caan
(Related: Love, Sex, Difference, Kids, Wives)

"There's a big difference between wanting to work and having to work. And I had to learn that the hard way. Now money is very important to me, because I ain't got it."
- James Caan
(Related: Money, Work, Difference, Now)

"My motivation for running for Senate was not for the stature of being a senator, but because I wanted to make a difference on issues I feel passionate about."
- Herman Cain
(Related: Motivation, Being, Difference, Running, Senate)

"That is the difference between good teachers and great teachers: good teachers make the best of a pupil's means; great teachers foresee a pupil's ends."
- Maria Callas
(Related: Difference, Teachers)

"You don't think it was because a white man wrote it, a black man wrote it, a green man wrote it. What - doesn't make a difference! Doesn't make a difference. I think he did a good job."
- Cab Calloway
(Related: Difference, Job, Man)

"I think it was just an opera. Now, you go to opera, you expect to see and hear what the opera is. So, it was Catfish Row. It was singers. Marvelous voices. It didn't make no difference what color they were."
- Cab Calloway
(Related: Difference, Now, Opera)

"Traveling, you realize that differences are lost: each city takes to resembling all cities, places exchange their form, order, distances, a shapeless dust cloud invades the continents."
- Italo Calvino
(Related: Cities, Order, Traveling)

"Little things can make such a big difference during recording."
- Matt Cameron
(Related: Difference)

"I am through with this body, and what becomes of it will make no difference with me in the future."
- Alex Campbell
(Related: Body, Difference, Future, Will)

"To correct a natural indifference I was placed half-way between misery and the sun. Misery kept me from believing that all was well under the sun, and the sun taught me that history wasn't everything."
- Albert Camus
(Related: History, Indifference, Misery, Sun)

"Real nobility is based on scorn, courage, and profound indifference."
- Albert Camus
(Related: Courage, Indifference, Nobility)

"The paranoiac is the exact image of the ruler. The only difference is their position in the world. One might even think the paranoiac the more impressive of the two because he is sufficient unto himself and cannot be shaken by failure."
- Elias Canetti
(Related: Failure, Difference, World)

"The issue for us is rebuilding a governing majority that is comfortable with differences that can transcend the divisiveness and unify behind the principles that we know our party has succeeded on."
- Eric Cantor
(Related: Majority, Party, Principles)

"Relativism is not indifference; on the contrary, passionate indifference is necessary in order for you not to hear the voices that oppose your absolute decrees."
- Karel Capek
(Related: Indifference, Order)

"Writing stopped being fun when I discovered the difference between good writing and bad and, even more terrifying, the difference between it and true art. And after that, the whip came down."
- Truman Capote
(Related: Art, Being, Difference, Fun, Writing)

"I got this idea of doing a really serious big work-it would be precisely like a novel, with a single difference: Every word of it would be true from beginning to end."
- Truman Capote
(Related: Work, Idea, Beginning, End, Word)

"The secret of how to live without resentment or embarrassment in a world in which I was different from everyone else. was to be indifferent to that difference."
- Al Capp
(Related: Difference, Embarrassment, Resentment, World)

"The difference between Socrates and Jesus? The great conscious and the immeasurably great unconscious."
- Thomas Carlyle
(Related: Difference, Unconscious)

"Indifference may not wreck a man's life at any one turn, but it will destroy him with a kind of dry-rot in the long run."
- Bliss Carman
(Related: Life, Indifference, Man, May, Will)

"I learned in my four decades in Washington that one person can make a difference."
- Liz Carpenter
(Related: Difference, Washington)

"There should be an honest attempt at the reconciliation of differences before resorting to combat."
- Jimmy Carter
"Well, I think that people are smart enough to understand the difference between a movie and real life."
- Nick Cassavetes
(Related: Life, People, Difference)

"After years of doing it, you learn the difference between your ego and your opinion. When you're married you have to cut through that."
- Dan Castellaneta
(Related: Difference, Ego, Opinion, Years)

"In this respect early youth is exactly like old age; it is a time of waiting for a big trip to an unknown destination. The chief difference is that youth waits for the morning limited and age waits for the night train."
- Bruce Catton
(Related: Age, Time, Difference, Night, Old, Respect, Waiting, Youth)

"At some point you start seeing the difference between what you really want, and what is your priority order. I feel that today I know what I want. That's the problem with perspective, as well as focus and concentration."
- Nick Cave
(Related: Difference, Focus, Order, Perspective, Today, Want)

"We're all going to die. While I'm still here, I want to make a difference."
- Neil Cavuto
(Related: Difference, Want)

"Only truthful hands write true poems. I cannot see any basic difference between a handshake and a poem."
- Paul Celan
(Related: Difference, Poems)

"We have such a good time working together. It makes such a difference going to work every day for 14 hours and being able to hang out and have a good time."
- Sarah Chalke
(Related: Time, Work, Being, Day, Difference)

"The person is always happy who is in the presence of something they cannot know in full. A person as advanced far in the study of morals who has mastered the difference between pride and vanity."
- Nicolas de Chamfort
(Related: Difference, Morals, Pride, Study, Vanity)

"Despair is a narcotic. It lulls the mind into indifference."
- Charlie Chaplin
(Related: Despair, Indifference, Mind)

"Civilization, to be worthy of the name, must afford other methods of settling human differences than those of blood letting."
- Ralph Chaplin
(Related: Civilization, Blood, Name)

"You have to pay attention to the moment and make it the best it can be for you. I've been trying to do that. It's really made a major difference for me. I'm a happier person."
- Tracy Chapman
(Related: Attention, Difference, Trying)

"I think we're in good hands. There's definitely much more momentum in bringing in good things to help support the show. Everyone's got a good attitude about it and I think that makes all the difference."
- Crystal Chappell
(Related: Attitude, Difference, Help, Support)

"Doctors are just the same as lawyers; the only difference is that lawyers merely rob you, whereas doctors rob you and kill you too."
- Anton Chekhov
(Related: Difference, Doctors, Lawyers)

"The only difference between doctors and lawyers is that lawyers merely rob you, whereas doctors rob you and kill you, too."
- Anton Chekhov
(Related: Difference, Doctors, Lawyers)

"Doctors are the same as lawyers; the only difference is that lawyers merely rob you, whereas doctors rob you and kill you too."
- Anton Chekhov
(Related: Difference, Doctors, Lawyers)

"And there is a difference between the essence of a Sacrament and its use."
- Martin Chemnitz
(Related: Difference)

"The difference between me and American-born actors is that I came here with the expectation of not being treated fairly."
- Joan Chen
(Related: Actors, American, Being, Difference, Expectation)

"There can be differences of opinion without there being personal differences."
- Lynne Cheney
(Related: Being, Opinion)

"You can tell the difference between songs that were created in a garage and songs that were created in the studio."
- Gary Cherone
(Related: Difference, Songs)

"Forgiveness is indifference. Forgiveness is impossible while love lasts."
- Mary Chesnut
(Related: Forgiveness, Love, Indifference)

"The difference between a man of sense and a fop is that the fop values himself upon his dress; and the man of sense laughs at it, at the same time he knows he must not neglect it."
- Lord Chesterfield
(Related: Time, Values, Difference, Dress, Man, Neglect, Sense)

"What people call impartiality may simply mean indifference, and what people call partiality may simply mean mental activity."
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
(Related: People, Indifference, May)

"There is but an inch of difference between a cushioned chamber and a padded cell."
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
(Related: Difference)

"There is a great deal of difference between an eager man who wants to read a book and the tired man who wants a book to read."
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
(Related: Difference, Man)

"Man does not live by soap alone; and hygiene, or even health, is not much good unless you can take a healthy view of it or, better still, feel a healthy indifference to it."
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
(Related: Health, Hygiene, Indifference, Man)

"The French are true romantics. They feel the only difference between a man of forty and one of seventy is thirty years of experience."
- Maurice Chevalier
(Related: Experience, Difference, Man, Years)

"Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Attitude, Difference)

"Everything is pathology, except for indifference."
- Emile M. Cioran
(Related: Indifference)

"The difference between fiction and reality? Fiction has to make sense."
- Tom Clancy
(Related: Difference, Fiction, Reality, Sense)

"Science, for hundreds of years, has spanned the differences between cultures and between countries."
- Laurel Clark
(Related: Science, Countries, Years)

"Energetic action on debt would make a radical difference to the prospects of many of the poorest countries in the world, at no practical cost to creditor countries."
- Kenneth Clarke
(Related: Action, Countries, Debt, Difference, Radical, World)

"What we have to do... is to find a way to celebrate our diversity and debate our differences without fracturing our communities."
- Hillary Clinton
(Related: Debate, Diversity)

"What difference does it make whether you're looking at a photograph or looking at a still life in front of you? You still have to look."
- Chuck Close
(Related: Life, Difference)

"Speed is a great asset; but it's greater when it's combined with quickness - and there's a big difference."
- Ty Cobb
(Related: Difference)

"Our true nature is free of any and all notions of gender, of any notions of difference whatsoever."
- Andrew Cohen
(Related: Nature, Difference, Gender)

"A lot of people in spiritual life use the awareness of difference, and the spiritual glorification of difference, as a justification to indulge in that which is ultimately unreal."
- Andrew Cohen
(Related: Life, People, Awareness, Difference, Justification, Spiritual)

"Also, differences of opinion can be creatively stimulating as well as frustrating."
- Jim Coleman
(Related: Opinion)

"There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. That little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative."
- Robert Collier
(Related: People, Attitude, Negative, Positive, Difference)

"Our subconscious minds have no sense of humor, play no jokes and cannot tell the difference between reality and an imagined thought or image. What we continually think about eventually will manifest in our lives."
- Robert Collier
(Related: Humor, Thought, Difference, Jokes, Play, Reality, Sense, Will)

"I know it shouldn't make a difference, but crossing the dateline, we weren't sure what day it was - it was very strange. Now, I seem to cope with it better."
- Phil Collins
(Related: Day, Difference, Now)

"There are three modes of bearing the ills of life, by indifference, by philosophy, and by religion."
- Charles Caleb Colton
(Related: Religion, Life, Indifference, Philosophy)

"There is this difference between happiness and wisdom: he that thinks himself the happiest man, really is so; but he that thinks himself the wisest, is generally the greatest fool."
- Charles Caleb Colton
(Related: Happiness, Difference, Fool, Man)

"My mother's very proud of the name she gave me. She thought it sounded rhythmically better. It doesn't really make a difference to me what people call me, but since my mother calls me Holly Marie when she's angry, I prefer just my first name."
- Holly Marie Combs
(Related: Mother, Thought, People, Difference, First, Holly, Name)

"There is more difference within the sexes than between them."
- Ivy Compton-Burnett
(Related: Difference, Sexes)

"There's one major difference between James Bond and me! He is able to sort out problems!"
- Sean Connery
(Related: Difference)

"Don't make art for other artists or for 'intellectuals', make art for people - and if you can touch just one person in a lifetime and make a difference - you have succeeded."
- Ray Conniff
(Related: Art, People, Artists, Difference)

"Young poets bewail the passing of love; old poets, the passing of time. There is surprisingly little difference."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: Love, Time, Difference, Old, Poets)

"I would like you to consider the difference in the time from 1963 to date. The FBI, at that time, was headed by Mr. Hoover who had been appointed Director continuously. He had, I would say, a good reputation."
- John Sherman Cooper
(Related: Time, Difference, Reputation)

"I used to think that it didn't make any difference how far you ran if you had a good, strong musculoskeletal system and no underlying cardiovascular problems."
- Kenneth H. Cooper
(Related: Difference, Problems)

"There's a difference between being a poseur and being someone who's so emotionally challenged they're kind of just doing their best to show you what they've got."
- Billy Corgan
(Related: Being, Difference)

"As Members of Congress and people of conscience, we must work to overcome the indifference and distortions of history, and ensure that future generations know what happened."
- Jerry Costello
(Related: Work, History, People, Congress, Conscience, Future, Generations, Indifference)

"Whether they are defending the Soviet Union or bleating for Saddam Hussein, liberals are always against America. They are either traitors or idiots, and on the matter of America's self-preservation, the difference is irrelevant."
- Ann Coulter
(Related: America, Difference, Idiots, Liberals, Self)

"The individual is capable of both great compassion and great indifference. He has it within his means to nourish the former and outgrow the latter."
- Norman Cousins
(Related: Compassion, Indifference)

"It makes little difference how many university courses or degrees a person may own. If he cannot use words to move an idea from one point to another, his education is incomplete."
- Norman Cousins
(Related: Education, Idea, Difference, May, University, Words)

"People have been killing because of racial differences since the time of Adam and Eve, but in this country racism has been primarily aimed at African Americans."
- Bob Cousy
(Related: Time, People, African, Americans, Country, Killing, Racism)

"Mary and I look eerily similar but other than that, the differences are pretty much night and day."
- Nikki Cox
(Related: Day, Night, Pretty)

"Like, Mission Of Burma to me always sounded almost like they were part of the British Arty New Wave. I kind of like that. I like not being able to tell the difference."
- Graham Coxon
(Related: Being, Difference, Mission)

"It's not what you do once in a while, it's what you do day in and day out that makes the difference."
- Jenny Craig
(Related: Day, Difference)

"I think one of the best words in the English language is compassion. I think it holds everything. It holds love, it holds care... and if everybody just did something. We all make a difference."
- Michael Crawford
(Related: Love, Care, Compassion, Difference, English, Language, Words)

"Gandhi has asked that the British Government should walk out of India and leave the Indian people to settle differences among themselves, even if it means chaos and confusion."
- Stafford Cripps
(Related: Government, People, Chaos, Confusion)

"Many hard comments have been made on my efforts in India from the side of the Congress party, yet I feel content in the deep conviction that the offer I traveled 22,000 miles to discuss with Indian leaders was a real contribution to a solution of our differences."
- Stafford Cripps
(Related: Congress, Content, Conviction, Deep, Leaders, Party, Solution)

"We're really in control; that's the difference. We were out of control then."
- Peter Criss
(Related: Control, Difference)

"It's interesting when I jog, how much the music makes a difference. You can pretty much count on the Foo Fighters to get your heart rate up."
- Sheryl Crow
(Related: Music, Heart, Difference, Pretty)

"I definitely want to be involved but only while I think I can make a contribution and I make a difference."
- Kenny Cunningham
(Related: Difference, Want)

"The only difference was one of them was trying to make a perfect cake and one of them was trying to write a great book. But if we remove that from the equation, it's the same impulse and they are equally entitled to their ecstasies and their despair."
- Michael Cunningham
(Related: Despair, Difference, Trying)

"You have to wait for people to program you. The only difference is the amount of people that you're going to reach but that's going to even out in the next two or three years anyway. Computers are being bought faster than televisions right now."
- Chuck D.
(Related: Computers, People, Being, Difference, Now, Right, Years)

"My dad came out of the Roosevelt era and the Depression. One person and one party made a difference in his life. That's what everybody forgot when they called my father and other people political bosses."
- Richard M. Daley
(Related: Dad, Life, Father, People, Bosses, Depression, Difference, Party)

"They knew that Roosevelt and the Democratic party made a difference on them, on their quality of life issues, and they believed in that. But today it is completely different."
- Richard M. Daley
(Related: Life, Quality, Difference, Party, Today)

"There is only one difference between a madman and me. The madman thinks he is sane. I know I am mad."
- Salvador Dali
(Related: Difference)

"The only difference between me and a madman is that I'm not mad."
- Salvador Dali
(Related: Difference)

"The difference between false memories and true ones is the same as for jewels: it is always the false ones that look the most real, the most brilliant."
- Salvador Dali
(Related: Difference, Memories)

"I tell you, the difference for me is between being victimized, terrorized, numbed by reading about different disasters, or reducing the anxiety by getting up and doing something about it, at whatever level."
- Ted Danson
(Related: Anxiety, Being, Difference, Disasters, Reading)

"I chose to go to law school because I thought that someday, somehow I'd make a difference."
- Christopher Darden
(Related: Thought, Difference, Law, School)

"When you believe in what you're doing and use your imagination and initiative, you can make a difference."
- Samuel Dash
(Related: Imagination, Difference)

"But at the same time you can't assume that making a difference 20 years ago is going to allow you to sort of live on the laurels of those victories for the rest of your life."
- Angela Davis
(Related: Life, Time, Difference, Rest, Years)

"Sitting by the chimney corner as we grow old, the commonest things around us take on live meanings and hint at the difference between these driving times and the calm, slow moving days when we were young."
- Rebecca H. Davis
(Related: Difference, Driving, Old)

"The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil, no good, nothing but blind, pitiless indifference."
- Richard Dawkins
(Related: Design, Purpose, Blind, Evil, Indifference, Nothing, Universe)

"Our history is that we can very aggressively, if necessary, and openly and democratically discuss our differences. We have a democratic history in which we come together and vote on these things."
- Stockwell Day
(Related: History, Vote)

"It's through curiosity and looking at opportunities in new ways that we've always mapped our path at Dell. There's always an opportunity to make a difference."
- Michael Dell
(Related: Opportunity, Curiosity, Difference)

"We learn best to listen to our own voices if we are listening at the same time to other women - whose stories, for all our differences, turn out, if we listen well, to be our stories also."
- Barbara Deming
(Related: Time, Women, Listening)

"I believe that we are here for each other, not against each other. Everything comes from an understanding that you are a gift in my life - whoever you are, whatever our differences."
- John Denver
(Related: Life, Understanding)

"The difference between my generation of actors and their generation is that they were bigger than life. We are not bigger than life."
- Bruce Dern
(Related: Life, Actors, Difference)

"I made a commitment to myself; that I wanted to be an actress, and I wanted to do films that make a difference. It has to move people."
- Laura Dern
(Related: People, Commitment, Difference)

"Luckily, I was raised by people who'd already seen all the yuck stuff, which is why they originally didn't want me to act. I understood the difference between getting a part at a Hollywood party and getting a job."
- Laura Dern
(Related: People, Act, Difference, Hollywood, Job, Party, Want)

"The difference in golf and government is that in golf you can't improve your lie."
- George Deukmejian
(Related: Government, Lie, Difference, Golf)

"The difference being that in films, unlike in life, good does always win over evil in the end."
- Ajay Devgan
(Related: Life, Being, Difference, End, Evil)

"The broadest pattern of history - namely, the differences between human societies on different continents - seems to me to be attributable to differences among continental environments, and not to biological differences among peoples themselves."
- Jared Diamond
(Related: History)

"The whole difference between construction and creation is exactly this: that a thing constructed can only be loved after it is constructed; but a thing created is loved before it exists."
- Charles Dickens
(Related: Creation, Difference)

"There is a gigantic difference between earning a great deal of money and being rich."
- Marlene Dietrich
(Related: Money, Being, Difference)

"I know there is strength in the differences between us. I know there is comfort where we overlap."
- Ani DiFranco
(Related: Strength, Comfort)

"I'm confident that, were I mayor, I would do some things differently than he has. But I think there's a world of difference between him and his immediate predecessor."
- David Dinkins
(Related: Difference, World)

"The difference between a misfortune and a calamity is this: If Gladstone fell into the Thames, it would be a misfortune. But if someone dragged him out again, that would be a calamity."
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Related: Calamity, Difference, Misfortune)

"As states subsist in part by keeping their weaknesses from being known, so is it the quiet of families to have their chancery and their parliament within doors, and to compose and determine all emergent differences there."
- John Donne
(Related: Being, Parliament, Quiet, states)

"The really big difference is that what you make with a molecular machine can be completely precise, down to the tiniest degree of detail that can exist in the world."
- K. Eric Drexler
(Related: Detail, Difference, Machine, World)

"If you feel rooted in your home and family, if you're active in your community, there's nothing more empowering. The best way to make a difference in the world is to start by making a difference in your own life."
- Julia Louis Dreyfus
(Related: Home, Life, Family, Community, Difference, Nothing, World)

"It don't make much difference what you study, so long as you don't like it."
- Finley Peter Dunne
(Related: Difference, Study)

"The difference between humans and wild animals is that humans pray before they commit murder."
- Friedrich Durrenmatt
(Related: Animals, Difference, Murder)

"Today's difference between Russia and the United States is that in Russia everybody takes everybody else for a spy, and in the United States everybody takes everybody else for a criminal."
- Friedrich Durrenmatt
(Related: Difference, Russia, states, Today, United)

"Being a Jew, one learns to believe in the reality of cruelty and one learns to recognize indifference to human suffering as a fact."
- Andrea Dworkin
(Related: Being, Cruelty, Fact, Indifference, Reality, Suffering)

"The first day of spring is one thing, and the first spring day is another. The difference between them is sometimes as great as a month."
- Henry Van Dyke
(Related: Day, Difference, First, Spring)

"As a GM Goodwrench Service Plus dealer, I understand how good service makes a difference to our customers."
- Dale Earnhardt
(Related: Difference, Service)

"Indifference is harder to fight than hostility, and there is nothing that kills an agitation like having everybody admit that it is fundamentally right."
- Crystal Eastman
(Related: Agitation, Fight, Indifference, Nothing, Right)

"The condition of women in Islamic societies as a whole is also far from desirable. However, we should acknowledge that there are differences. In certain countries, the conditions are much better and in others much worse."
- Shirin Ebadi
(Related: Women, Countries)

"The armies, the difference of all of those armies that had been fighting each other and the Taliban took advantage of that to rule over the whole country."
- Bulent Ecevit
(Related: Country, Difference, Fighting)

"Through all the relationship stuff I've gone through in the past few years, I know there are fundamental differences in how men and women view sex and how they view their futures."
- Aaron Eckhart
(Related: Men, Women, Sex, Past, Years)

"We must not, in trying to think about how we can make a big difference, ignore the small daily differences we can make which, over time, add up to big differences that we often cannot foresee."
- Marian Wright Edelman
(Related: Time, Difference, Trying)

"In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice. But, in practice, there is."
- Manfred Eigen
(Related: Difference, Practice, Theory)

"The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Genius, Difference, Limits, Stupidity)

"In matters of truth and justice, there is no difference between large and small problems, for issues concerning the treatment of people are all the same."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Truth, People, Difference, Justice, Problems, Treatment)

"Together we must learn how to compose differences, not with arms, but with intellect and decent purpose."
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
(Related: Purpose, Intellect)

"First of all, we were never not speaking. It's gotten so blown out of proportion. It was a very straightforward difference of opinion. I think because we were so private and refused to talk about it, these stories just got out of control."
- Julie Nixon Eisenhower
(Related: Control, Difference, First, Opinion, Talk)

"I think that's one of the things that has always put me in kind of an odd niche. It's that all of my understanding of orchestral music is via film, not via classical music like it's supposed to be. To me it's the same, it doesn't make any difference."
- Danny Elfman
(Related: Music, Difference, Film, Understanding)

"A difference of taste in jokes is a great strain on the affections."
- George Eliot
(Related: Difference, Jokes, Taste)

"Vanity is as ill at ease under indifference as tenderness is under a love which it cannot return."
- George Eliot
(Related: Love, Indifference, Tenderness, Vanity)

"No compliment can be eloquent, except as an expression of indifference."
- George Eliot
(Related: Compliment, Expression, Indifference)

"The fact that that's the difference between Mexicans and Cubans is pronounced. It's so immediately recognizable, the way a Cuban speaks, the way a Cuban moves the hands."
- Hector Elizondo
(Related: Difference, Fact)

"People are pretty much alike. It's only that our differences are more susceptible to definition than our similarities."
- Linda Ellerbee
(Related: People, Pretty)

"We don't need a melting pot in this country, folks. We need a salad bowl. In a salad bowl, you put in the different things. You want the vegetables - the lettuce, the cucumbers, the onions, the green peppers - to maintain their identity. You appreciate differences."
- Jane Elliot
(Related: Country, Identity, Want)

"We don't know anything about racism. We've never experienced it. If words can make a difference in your life for seven minutes, how would it affect you if you heard this every day of your life?"
- Jane Elliott
(Related: Life, Day, Difference, Racism, Words)

"There is more difference in the quality of our pleasures than in the amount."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Quality, Difference)

"I had made a decision early on that we were going to do the right things and that if they worked we were going to be very successful. And if for some reason they didn't, all the claims and the protestations and the excuses wouldn't make any difference."
- John Engler
(Related: Successful, Decision, Difference, Excuses, Reason, Right)

"The philosophical idea that there are no more distances, that we are all just one world, that we are all brothers, is such a drag! I like differences."
- Brian Eno
(Related: Idea, Brothers, World)

"Praying can make a difference, and it is up to all of us to try that, with faith, and see if it will not support these admirable troops, their spouses, and their families."
- Michael Enzi
(Related: Faith, Difference, Support, Troops, Will)

"What difference is there, do you think, between those in Plato's cave who can only marvel at the shadows and images of various objects, provided they are content and don't know what they miss, and the philosopher who has emerged from the cave and sees the real things?"
- Desiderius Erasmus
(Related: Content, Difference, Shadows)

"I doubt if a single individual could be found from the whole of mankind free from some form of insanity. The only difference is one of degree. A man who sees a gourd and takes it for his wife is called insane because this happens to very few people."
- Desiderius Erasmus
(Related: Wife, People, Difference, Doubt, Insanity, Man, Mankind)

"There's a difference between beauty and charm. A beautiful woman is one I notice. A charming woman is one who notices me."
- John Erskine
(Related: Beauty, Charm, Difference, Woman)

"When a man's stomach is full it makes no difference whether he is rich or poor."
- Euripides
(Related: Difference, Man, Poor)

"Treat Death as it treats us: with utter indifference."
- Stephen Evans
(Related: Death, Indifference)

"You've got to take the initiative and play your game. In a decisive set, confidence is the difference."
- Chris Evert
(Related: Confidence, Difference, Play)

"The government deficit is the difference between the amount of money the government spends and the amount it has the nerve to collect."
- Sam Ewing
(Related: Government, Money, Difference)

"A brother who recognizes that we have shortcomings, we, in the struggle, have faults, and that he wanted to reconcile differences."
- Louis Farrakhan
(Related: Brother, Faults, Struggle)

"I am hoping that in this year of the family we will go into our families and reconcile differences."
- Louis Farrakhan
(Related: Family, Will)

"People seem to see no difference between an intimate conversation and a conversation at the water cooler."
- Mike Farrell
(Related: People, Conversation, Difference, Water)

"I am not thinking that because people say I am great that I really am great. I am just doing a job, just like everybody else. The only difference is that a lot more people see what I do."
- Oded Fehr
(Related: People, Difference, Job, Thinking)

"The difference between relief pitching when I did it today is simple, there is too much of it. It's one of those cases where more is not necessarily better."
- Bob Feller
(Related: Difference, Today)

"The difference between working with a man and a woman... is immense."
- Sherilyn Fenn
(Related: Difference, Man, Woman)

"The idea of 'machine assemblage' is, especially, very alien to my sensibility, since it suggests a relative indifference of the strata to one another during the process of construction."
- Brian Ferneyhough
(Related: Idea, Indifference, Sensibility)

"Everybody's looking for the niche to make the difference. Some people think they see the mother lode in the beautiful people, especially the vote of the beautiful women."
- Suzanne Fields
(Related: Women, Mother, People, Difference, Vote)

"I never did buy things on credit, I always paid for 'em, because I can't see much difference in paying for something and just waiting a week and pay interest on it; that looks foolish to me."
- Howard Finster
(Related: Credit, Difference, Interest, Waiting)

"There are differences in the world community. But we have a common interest in a strong multilateral system."
- Joschka Fischer
(Related: Community, Interest, World)

"It occurred to me that there was no difference between men, in intelligence or race, so profound as the difference between the sick and the well."
- F. Scott Fitzgerald
(Related: Intelligence, Men, Difference, Race)

"We think the Puritans always dressed in black and white, which they didn't. They loved very bright colors. And there were other differences in perceptions that gave one a very different view of them."
- Carlisle Floyd
(Related: Colors, Perceptions)

"The one important thing I have learned over the years is the difference between taking one's work seriously and taking one's self seriously. The first is imperative and the second is disastrous."
- Margot Fonteyn
(Related: Work, Difference, First, Self, Years)

"You don't see a lot of difference between the Gin Blossoms and the Byrds."
- Steve Forbert
(Related: Difference)

"I can't frankly see much difference in the film industry at all. The only difference might be that they don't take as much time as they used to. For example, they'll do in one day what we used to take a week to do."
- Glenn Ford
(Related: Time, Day, Difference, Example, Film)

"Living gives you a better understanding of life. I would hope that my characters have become deeper and more rounded personalities. Wider travels have given me considerably greater insight into how cultural differences affect not only people, but politics and art."
- Alan Dean Foster
(Related: Art, Politics, Life, People, Hope, Living, Understanding)

"It makes no difference how deeply seated may be the trouble, how hopeless the outlook how muddled the tangle, how great the mistake. A sufficient realization of love will dissolve it all."
- Emmet Fox
(Related: Love, Mistake, Difference, May, Trouble, Will)

"Researchers have found very little difference between men and women in terms of the amount of time spent gossiping."
- Kate Fox
(Related: Men, Time, Women, Difference)

"There is a difference between a military mission and the aspiration for the long-term plans for the country. What we want is a stable enough Afghanistan, able to look after its own security so we can leave without the fear of it imploding... But let's be clear - it's not going to be perfect."
- Liam Fox
(Related: Fear, Afghanistan, Country, Difference, Military, Mission, Security, Want)

"Do not confuse beauty with beautiful. Beautiful is a human judgment. Beauty is All. The difference is everything."
- Matthew Fox
(Related: Beauty, Difference, Judgment)

"So why in the world would anyone support the unethical, failed use of embryonic stem cells instead of the ethical, successful use of adult stem cells? Because they do not know the difference."
- Virginia Foxx
(Related: Successful, Difference, Support, World)

"I prefer the folly of enthusiasm to the indifference of wisdom."
- Anatole France
(Related: Wisdom, Enthusiasm, Folly, Indifference)

"I have been frequently accused of deliberately twisting subject matter to my point of view. Above all, I know that life for a photographer cannot be a matter of indifference. Opinion often consists of a kind of criticism. But criticism can come out of love."
- Robert Frank
(Related: Life, Love, Criticism, Indifference, Opinion)

"I like the character roles. Somewhere back there I really came to the conclusion in my mind that the difference between acting and stardom was major. And that if you become a star, people are going to go to see you. If you remain an actor, they're going to go and see the story you're in."
- Morgan Freeman
(Related: People, Character, Acting, Actor, Difference, Mind)

"I'm trying to have everything that I put into the world be something that makes a difference in the way I want to make a difference."
- David Friedman
(Related: Difference, Trying, Want, World)

"The difference between an author and a horse is that the horse doesn't understand the horse dealer's language."
- Max Frisch
(Related: Difference, Language)

"My father had kicked me out of his house at the height of an argument over an opinion difference. He had become so enraged. He told me never to come back, and that was all the severance it took."
- Lynette Fromme
(Related: Father, Argument, Difference, Opinion)

"Two roads diverged in a wood and I - I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference."
- Robert Frost
(Related: Difference, Wood)

"Thus, the questions we should ask here are what makes the current economic upswing different from the past two recoveries, and whether such differences are sufficient for the economy to reach the sustained growth path."
- Toshihiko Fukui
(Related: Growth, Economy, Past, Questions)

"The rapprochement of peoples is only possible when differences of culture and outlook are respected and appreciated rather than feared and condemned, when the common bond of human dignity is recognized as the essential bond for a peaceful world."
- J. William Fulbright
(Related: Culture, Dignity, World)

"I think we Americans tend to put too high a price on unanimity, as if there were something dangerous and illegitimate about honest differences of opinion honestly expressed by honest men."
- James W. Fulbright
(Related: Men, Americans, Opinion)

"If humanity does not opt for integrity we are through completely. It is absolutely touch and go. Each one of us could make the difference."
- R. Buckminster Fuller
(Related: Difference, Humanity, Integrity)

"Great is the difference betwixt a man's being frightened at, and humbled for his sins."
- Thomas Fuller
(Related: Being, Difference, Man)

"You get ideas from daydreaming. You get ideas from being bored. You get ideas all the time. The only difference between writers and other people is we notice when we're doing it."
- Neil Gaiman
(Related: Time, People, Ideas, Being, Difference, Writers)

"There's a big difference between sanity and insanity."
- Megan Gallagher
(Related: Difference, Insanity)

"Perhaps we too seldom reflect how much the life of Nature is one with the life of man, how unimportant or indeed merely seeming, the difference between them."
- Richard Le Gallienne
(Related: Life, Nature, Difference, Man)

"I have to report to those of you who think diamonds make a difference that I cannot tell what it is. Seriously, as you all know, they make no difference at all. They just make the flute look a little more special."
- James Galway
(Related: Difference)

"What difference does it make to the dead, the orphans, and the homeless, whether the mad destruction is wrought under the name of totalitarianism or the holy name of liberty or democracy?"
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Democracy, Destruction, Difference, Liberty, Name)

"The difference between what we do and what we are capable of doing would suffice to solve most of the world's problem."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Difference, World)

"I never said, 'I want to be alone.' I only said, 'I want to be left alone.' There is all the difference."
- Greta Garbo
(Related: Difference, Want)

"There is still a difference between something and nothing, but it is purely geometrical and there is nothing behind the geometry."
- Martin Gardner
(Related: Difference, Geometry, Nothing)

"There are many experiments and a great deal of research that can be performed on the station that make a difference in our lives and we are committed to supporting this important vocation."
- Marc Garneau
(Related: Difference, Research, Vocation)

"The difference between the old ballplayer and the new ballplayer is the jersey. The old ballplayer cared about the name on the front. The new ballplayer cares about the name on the back."
- Steve Garvey
(Related: Difference, Name, Old)

"I'm not a headline guy. I know that as long as I was following Ruth to the plate I could have stood on my head and no one would have known the difference."
- Lou Gehrig
(Related: Difference)

"I was naive enough to think that I could make the difference."
- David Gest
(Related: Difference)

"What difference is there between us, save a restless dream that follows my soul but fears to come near you?"
- Khalil Gibran
(Related: Soul, Dream, Difference)

"Great authors are admirable in this respect: in every generation they make for disagreement. Through them we become aware of our differences."
- Andre Gide
"The differences between the sexes are the single most important fact of human society."
- George Gilder
(Related: Society, Fact, Sexes)

"I don't for the life of me understand how anybody could contemplate the results of the 2000 election in the US and say that electoral politics doesn't matter any more, and that Ralph Nader was right when he said there is no difference between the two parties."
- Todd Gitlin
(Related: Life, Politics, Difference, Results, Right)

"I waited and worked, and watched the inferior exalted for nearly thirty years; and when recognition came at last, it was too late to alter events, or to make a difference in living."
- Ellen Glasgow
(Related: Difference, Events, Living, Years)

"There wouldn't be half as much fun in the world if it weren't for children and men, and there ain't a mite of difference between them under the skins."
- Ellen Glasgow
(Related: Men, Children, Difference, Fun, World)

"The only difference between a rut and a grave are the dimensions."
- Ellen Glasgow
(Related: Difference, Grave)

"I've come to learn that there is a real difference between men and women. It's genetic."
- Sharon Gless
(Related: Men, Women, Difference)

"But there's a difference between having artistic interests and being psychotic. That's more than a fine line of differentiation, and I do see that a bit too much."
- Crispin Glover
(Related: Being, Difference)

"A major difference between witches and psychotherapists is that witches see the mental health of women as having important political consequences."
- Naomi R. Goldenberg
(Related: Health, Women, Consequences, Difference, Mental health, Witches)

"In reality there is no cause or effect, there is only the indifference of the universe."
- Al Goldstein
(Related: Cause, Effect, Indifference, Reality, Universe)

"The difference between a theatre with and without an audience is enormous. There is a palpable, critical energy created by the presence of the audience."
- Andy Goldsworthy
(Related: Difference, Energy, Theatre)

"Ideas must be put to the test. That's why we make things, otherwise they would be no more than ideas. There is often a huge difference between an idea and its realisation. I've had what I thought were great ideas that just didn't work."
- Andy Goldsworthy
(Related: Work, Thought, Idea, Ideas, Difference)

"Equality, rightly understood as our founding fathers understood it, leads to liberty and to the emancipation of creative differences; wrongly understood, as it has been so tragically in our time, it leads first to conformity and then to despotism."
- Barry Goldwater
(Related: Equality, Time, Conformity, Fathers, First, Founding, Liberty)

"There's a big difference between decorators and designers and the training is very different."
- Genevieve Gorder
(Related: Difference, Training)

"I meet a lot of young people in the Midwest, and I saw what a difference a show like In the Life can make to their lives in some of these small towns where, you know, there are probably two gay people in the whole damn town."
- Lesley Gore
(Related: Life, People, Difference, Gay)

"There is an enormous difference between Russia and Western Europe."
- Herman Gorter
(Related: Difference, Europe, Russia)

"Of course you know this difference as well as I do, only you failed to draw from it the conclusions for the tactics in Western Europe, at least as far as I am able to judge from your works."
- Herman Gorter
(Related: Difference, Europe)

"It was implicitly supposed that every living thing was distinctively plant or animal; that there were real and profound differences between the two, if only they could be seized."
- Asa Gray
(Related: Living)

"When men and women are able to respect and accept their differences then love has a chance to blossom."
- John Gray
(Related: Love, Men, Women, Chance, Respect)

"The real difference between the United States and other nations lies not in the words of the preamble to the Constitution, but in the fact that the substantive clauses of that Constitution are enforced by individuals independent of and not beholden to the elected branches."
- Harold H. Greene
(Related: Constitution, Difference, Fact, Lies, Nations, states, United, Words)

"The importance of the facts testified, and their relations to the affairs of the soul, and the life to come, can make no difference in the principles or the mode of weighing the evidence."
- Simon Greenleaf
(Related: Life, Soul, Difference, Facts, Importance, Principles)

"If people take the film and screen it whenever possible for their social and professional networks, we can continue to make a difference. It is one more element we have to use in the ongoing effort to take back our country."
- Robert Greenwald
(Related: People, Country, Difference, Effort, Film)

"It is time for us to turn a corner and come together, put our differences behind us and focus on the future."
- Christine Gregoire
(Related: Time, Focus, Future)

"There is no fundamental difference between the preparation for death and the practice of dying, and spiritual practice leading to enlightenment."
- Stanislav Grof
(Related: Death, Difference, Dying, Leading, Practice, Preparation, Spiritual)

"Left wing, chicken wing, it don't make no difference to me."
- Woody Guthrie
(Related: Difference)

"The difference between political terror and ordinary crime becomes clear during the change of regimes, in which former terrorists become well-regarded representatives of their country."
- Jurgen Habermas
(Related: Change, Country, Crime, Difference, Terror)

"The difference between a hero and a coward is one step sideways."
- Gene Hackman
(Related: Difference)

"Most adults, unlike most children, understand the difference between a book that will hold them spellbound for a rainy Sunday afternoon and a book that will put them in touch with a part of themselves they didn't even know existed."
- Mark Haddon
(Related: Children, Difference, Will)

"We're here to bring beauty to the world and make a difference in this planet. That's what art forms are about."
- Charlie Haden
(Related: Art, Beauty, Difference, World)

"Yeah, we have our differences, but we put those aside, and now we're making music. It's great."
- Alex Van Halen
(Related: Music, Now)

"Whatever our personal differences are, there are no bigger fans of this band than the people who are in this band."
- Alex Van Halen
(Related: People, Fans)

"My peers say I have made a difference. That means more to me than winning an Oscar."
- Conrad Hall
(Related: Winning, Difference)

"We go on and on about our differences. But, you know, our differences are less important than our similarities. People have a lot in common with one another, whether they see that or not."
- William Hall
(Related: People)

"The only kind of dignity which is genuine is that which is not diminished by the indifference of others."
- Dag Hammarskjold
(Related: Dignity, Indifference)

"Music is the tool to express life - and all that makes a difference."
- Herbie Hancock
(Related: Life, Music, Difference)

"There's a difference between solitude and loneliness. I can understand the concept of being a monk for a while."
- Tom Hanks
(Related: Being, Difference, Loneliness, Solitude)

"We don't think that we are in a quarrel with anybody. We may have a difference of opinion, but we'll not allow such differences of opinion to grow into a problem that stands in the way of reconstructing the country and regaining the democratic path."
- Rafik Hariri
(Related: Country, Difference, May, Opinion, Quarrel)

"You look like gold. I've been fooled before, but now I know I've made the mistake in the past. But now I, now I know the difference from gold and brass."
- Ben Harper
(Related: Mistake, Difference, Gold, Now, Past)

"You can mostly forget ethnic or religious differences. The competition for a bigger share of the oil proceeds is behind much of the fighting."
- Ed Harris
(Related: Competition, Fighting, Forget, Oil, Religious)

"Well, you know, what's so exciting, is that it was a really telling campaign as well. Whenever we start looking at the differences, they could never be more clear."
- Katherine Harris
"Many a secret that cannot be pried out by curiosity can be drawn out by indifference."
- Sydney J. Harris
(Related: Curiosity, Indifference)

"It's nice to help remember somebody who really made a very positive difference in the world."
- Mary Hart
(Related: Positive, Difference, Help, World)

"Mr. Speaker, I am deeply concerned that many regions of this world are suffering from the effects of armed conflicts with religious aspects. I believe that the differences of faith are not the real reason for these conflicts."
- Alcee Hastings
(Related: Faith, Reason, Religious, Suffering, World)

"Whatever the difference between brilliant and average brains, we are all creative. And through practice and study we can enhance our skills and talents."
- Jeff Hawkins
(Related: Difference, Practice, Study)

"I'm not saying that more performance wouldn't be better - all these technologies are going to get better - that's the difference between first generation and second generation."
- Trip Hawkins
(Related: Performance, Difference, First, Saying)

"Notice the difference between what happens when a man says to himself, I have failed three times, and what happens when he says, I am a failure."
- S. I. Hayakawa
(Related: Failure, Difference, Man)

"It seems to me that socialists today can preserve their position in academic economics merely by the pretense that the differences are entirely moral questions about which science cannot decide."
- Friedrich August von Hayek
(Related: Science, Economics, Questions, Today)

"As in any war, there have been dreadful mistakes and civilian casualties. The difference is when Israelis kill innocents they apologize; when Hezbollah kills innocents they celebrate."
- J. D. Hayworth
(Related: War, Difference, Mistakes)

"Love turns, with a little indulgence, to indifference or disgust; hatred alone is immortal."
- William Hazlitt
(Related: Love, Disgust, Hatred, Indifference)

"Man is the only animal that laughs and weeps; for he is the only animal that is struck with the difference between what things are, and what they ought to be."
- William Hazlitt
(Related: Difference, Man)

"The difference between tax avoidance and tax evasion is the thickness of a prison wall."
- Denis Healey
(Related: Difference, Tax, Prison)

"Perhaps there is an idea among Japanese students that one general difference between Japanese and Western poetry is that the former cultivates short forms and the latter longer ones, gut this is only in part true."
- Lafcadio Hearn
(Related: Poetry, Idea, Difference, Students)

"The difference between science and the fuzzy subjects is that science requires reasoning while those other subjects merely require scholarship."
- Robert A. Heinlein
(Related: Science, Difference)

"The difference between management and administration (which is what bureaucrats used to do exclusively) is the difference between choice and rigidity."
- Robert Heller
(Related: Management, Choice, Difference)

"I then endeavoured to show that it is more especially in the thorough conformity with law which natural phenomena and natural products exhibit, and in the comparative ease with which laws can be stated, that this difference exists."
- Hermann von Helmholtz
(Related: Conformity, Difference, Law, Laws)

"The essential element of successful strategy is that it derives its success from the differences between competitors with a consequent difference in their behavior."
- Bruce Henderson
(Related: Success, Strategy, Successful, Behavior, Difference)

"When I was young, my ambition was to be one of the people who made a difference in this world. My hope is to leave the world a little better for having been there."
- Jim Henson
(Related: People, Hope, Ambition, Difference, World)

"NBC was trying to convert all of their local programming to color right away to encourage the sale of the sets, so I barely remember working in black and white, although I do know that I did do it, but there was not a major difference, though."
- Jim Henson
(Related: Difference, Programming, Right, Trying)

"If anything, there's a difference in working with color in England and the color in the US."
- Jim Henson
(Related: Difference, England)

"The difference between sentiment and being sentimental is the following: Sentiment is when a driver swerves out of the way to avoid hitting a rabbit on the road. Being sentimental is when the same driver, when swerving away from the rabbit, hits a pedestrian."
- Frank Herbert
(Related: Being, Difference, Road, Sentiment)

"The difference of the degrees in which the individuals of a great community enjoy the good things of life has been a theme of declaration and discontent in all ages."
- William Herschel
(Related: Life, Community, Difference, Discontent)

"I don't mind what the market is, but why is it vapid? If they're such a bunch of idiots, why don't you show them good music instead? They're not going to know the difference."
- Kristin Hersh
(Related: Music, Difference, Idiots, Mind)

"There's a difference between wanting to be respected and being a strong female and being known for being able to do things, but still very much wanting guys to open the door, wanting them to ask us out, still bringing flowers and stuff like that."
- Jennifer Love Hewitt
(Related: Being, Difference, Flowers, Open)

"You don't repair that relationship by sitting down and talking about trust or making promises. Actually, what rebuilds it is living it and doing things differently - and I think that is what is going to make the difference."
- Patricia Hewitt
(Related: Trust, Difference, Living, Promises, Talking)

"The only difference between a pigeon and the American farmer today is that a pigeon can still make a deposit on a John Deere."
- Jim Hightower
(Related: American, Difference, Today)

"Testifying has helped me understand that one individual's behavior and actions make a difference. That my actions are important to people other than myself."
- Anita Hill
(Related: People, Actions, Behavior, Difference)

"I'm not the same person I was. I used to act dumb. It was an act. I am 26 years old, and that act is no longer cute. It is not who I am, nor do I want to be that person for the young girls who looked up to me. I know now that I can make a difference, that I have the power to do that."
- Paris Hilton
(Related: Power, Act, Cute, Difference, Dumb, Girls, Now, Old, Want, Years)

"The top players talk more now, and we have more meetings. We're just trying to get things better. But we still need somebody who could make a difference."
- Martina Hingis
(Related: Difference, Meetings, Now, Talk, Trying)

"Sometimes I think that the biggest difference between men and women is that more men need to seek out some terrible lurking thing in existence and hurl themselves upon it. Women know where it lives but they can let it alone."
- Russell Hoban
(Related: Men, Women, Difference, Existence)

"Preserve substance; modify form; know the difference."
- Dee Hock
(Related: Difference)

"It makes no difference whether a work is naturalistic or abstract; every visual expression follows the same fundamental laws."
- Hans Hofmann
(Related: Work, Difference, Expression, Laws)

"The Holocaust illustrates the consequences of prejudice, racism and stereotyping on a society. It forces us to examine the responsibilities of citizenship and confront the powerful ramifications of indifference and inaction."
- Tim Holden
(Related: Society, Citizenship, Consequences, Inaction, Indifference, Prejudice, Racism)

"I recently reread an article of mine written in 1964, and I think it is still valid. There is not much difference. Many of the items on the agenda 37 years ago are still there."
- Harri Holkeri
(Related: Difference, Years)

"I have been privileged to have the opportunity to work with many of African American fraternal and social organizations that are active in my congressional district. They all do important work that makes a tangible difference to the quality of life in our community."
- Chris Van Hollen
(Related: Life, Work, Quality, Opportunity, African, American, Community, Difference)

"The scary thing is when I did my set in Texas everyone was excited. The show was great. I was done and the next DJ put something on vinyl and the difference! The quality!!"
- Peter Hook
"My parents were pretty lenient with me. But, they gave me morality while I was growing up. They taught me the difference between right and wrong."
- Mark Hoppus
(Related: Morality, Difference, Growing up, Parents, Pretty, Right, Wrong)

"Everything in high school seems like the most important thing that's ever happened in your life. It's not. You'll get out of high school and you never see those people again. All the people who torment and press you won't make a difference in your life in the long haul."
- Mark Hoppus
(Related: Life, People, Difference, Press, School)

"I think I'm making a difference for a lot of young singers."
- Marilyn Horne
(Related: Difference)

"It don't make no difference where I go or what happens, so long as I can play the full nine."
- Rogers Hornsby
(Related: Difference, Play)

"The difference with Cleveland is that the racial tension was not a casual taste of it. It was outlandish."
- Terrence Howard
(Related: Difference, Taste, Tension)

"The most destructive criticism is indifference."
- Edgar Watson Howe
(Related: Criticism, Indifference)

"Beneath all differences of doctrine or discipline there exists a fundamental agreement as to the simple, absolute essentials in religion."
- Julia Ward Howe
(Related: Religion, Discipline, Agreement, Doctrine)

"I want to say with the utmost of sincerity, not as a Republican, but as an American, that I have great respect for Senator Obama's historic achievement to become his party's nominee, not because of his color, but with indifference to it."
- Mike Huckabee
(Related: Achievement, American, Indifference, Party, Republican, Respect, Sincerity, Want)

"It would be futile to attempt to fit women into a masculine pattern of attitudes, skills and abilities and disastrous to force them to suppress their specifically female characteristics and abilities by keeping up the pretense that there are no differences between the sexes."
- Arianna Huffington
(Related: Women, Force, Sexes)

"Briefly speaking, our conclusion is that stochastic volatility does not make a huge difference as far as the pricing is concerned if you get the average volatility right. It makes a big difference as far as hedging is concerned."
- John Hull
(Related: Difference, Right)

"We had a couple of minor coups that made a big difference. We snared away from a competitor a correspondent already on the ground in Afghanistan. That was an enormous help to us, because there we were."
- Brit Hume
(Related: Afghanistan, Difference, Help)

"I was grateful for the opportunity to make a difference. The political violence really started in 1970-1971. The political difficulties start a little bit beyond that."
- John Hume
(Related: Opportunity, Difference, Difficulties, Violence)

"In coming to that agreement, my party had a clear philosophy throughout. In Northern Ireland, we should have institutions that respected the differences of the people and that gave no victory to either side."
- John Hume
(Related: People, Victory, Agreement, Ireland, Party, Philosophy)

"The difference between hearsay and prophecy is often one of sequence. Hearsay often turns out to have been prophecy."
- Hubert H. Humphrey
(Related: Difference, Prophecy)

"I respect the president. He and I have a difference of opinion on how to help the country we both love. But the question each of us wants the voters to answer is who will be the better president, not who is the better American."
- Jon Huntsman, Jr.
(Related: Love, American, Country, Difference, Help, Opinion, President, Question, Respect, Will)

"I find it very beautiful to work in different countries because I see the mentality differences there. It is so rich, one always carries forward something."
- Michelle Hunziker
(Related: Work, Countries)

"Let me say this loud and clear. There is a world of difference between terrorist acts and the Islamic Shari'a. Islam is not only a religion, but a way of life. And at its heart lie the sacred principles of tolerance and dialogue."
- King Hussein I
(Related: Life, Religion, Lie, Heart, Islam, Difference, Principles, Tolerance, World)

"The death of democracy is not likely to be an assassination from ambush. It will be a slow extinction from apathy, indifference, and undernourishment."
- Robert M. Hutchins
(Related: Death, Apathy, Assassination, Democracy, Indifference, Will)

"They thought that I did conceive there was a difference between them and Mr. Cotton... I might say they might preach a covenant of works as did the apostles, but to preach a covenant of works and to be under a covenant of works is another business."
- Anne Hutchinson
(Related: Business, Thought, Difference)

"The most considerable difference I note among men is not in their readiness to fall into error, but in their readiness to acknowledge these inevitable lapses."
- Thomas Huxley
(Related: Men, Difference, Error)

"I will, from this day strive to forge togetherness out of our differences."
- Josefa Iloilo
(Related: Day, Will)

"We need to reach that happy stage of our development when differences and diversity are not seen as sources of division and distrust, but of strength and inspiration."
- Josefa Iloilo
(Related: Development, Inspiration, Strength, Distrust, Diversity)

"When my career first began, I didn't have children - so there's a whole lot of difference in the way I choose roles now. Not just films for my children, but how long I'm going to be away, and is Dad going to be home while I'm gone. That sort-of factor plays a part."
- Amy Irving
(Related: Dad, Home, Career, Children, Difference, First, Now)

"My husband believes that he can make a difference. He loves people."
- Jackie Jackson
(Related: HusbPeople, Difference)

"The only difference between me and those other great Yankees is my skin color."
- Reggie Jackson
(Related: Difference, Skin)

"We started filming in 1993 which was only four years after the fall of communism. The difference in Budapest over the last five years has been remarkable."
- Derek Jacobi
(Related: Communism, Difference, Remarkable, Years)

"There is a great difference between Christianity and religion at the south. If a man goes to the communion table, and pays money into the treasury of the church, no matter if it be the price of blood, he is called religious."
- Harriet Ann Jacobs
(Related: Money, Religion, Christianity, Church, Blood, Difference, Man, Religious)

"I think the difference between El Salvador and Nicaragua is that in Nicaragua you had a popular insurrection, and in El Salvador you had a revolution."
- Bianca Jagger
(Related: Difference, Revolution, Popular)

"We are all ready to be savage in some cause. The difference between a good man and a bad one is the choice of the cause."
- William James
(Related: Cause, Choice, Difference, Man)

"Whenever you're in conflict with someone, there is one factor that can make the difference between damaging your relationship and deepening it. That factor is attitude."
- William James
(Related: Attitude, Conflict, Difference)

"I will act as if what I do makes a difference."
- William James
(Related: Act, Difference, Will)

"Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does."
- William James
(Related: Act, Difference)

"Let everything you do be done as if it makes a difference."
- William James
(Related: Difference)

"Just because you're of the same sex, what difference does it make? Get married to whomever you want."
- Famke Janssen
(Related: Sex, Difference, Want)

"Philosophic meditation is an accomplishment by which I attain Being and my own self, not impartial thinking which studies a subject with indifference."
- Karl Jaspers
(Related: Accomplishment, Being, Indifference, Meditation, Self, Thinking)

"I never considered a difference of opinion in politics, in religion, in philosophy, as cause for withdrawing from a friend."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: Politics, Religion, Friend, Cause, Difference, Opinion, Philosophy)

"Difference of opinion is advantageous in religion. The several sects perform the office of a Censor - over each other."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: Religion, Difference, Office, Opinion)

"One of the things that Teller and I are obsessed with, one of the reasons that we're in magic, is the difference between fantasy and reality."
- Penn Jillette
(Related: Difference, Fantasy, Magic, Reality)

"Before you can read, you know the difference between a story and reality. And, of course, by the time you're old enough to do any real damage with an Uzi, you've learned that difference."
- Penn Jillette
(Related: Time, Difference, Old, Reality)

"Our second phase was to develop a school curriculum that teaches tolerance, respect for differences, conflict resolution, anger management, and other attributes of peace."
- Eddie Bernice Johnson
(Related: Anger, Peace, Management, Conflict, Curriculum, Resolution, Respect, School, Tolerance)

"The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra."
- Jimmy Johnson
(Related: Difference)

"I mean, one shot you treat like you have forty little matches instead of one forty shot match. It makes all the difference in the world. It's easier to just forget about a not so good shot."
- Nancy Johnson
(Related: Difference, Forget, World)

"Between falsehood and useless truth there is little difference. As gold which he cannot spend will make no man rich, so knowledge which cannot apply will make no man wise."
- Samuel Johnson
(Related: Truth, Knowledge, Difference, Falsehood, Gold, Man, Will)

"We must remember that one determined person can make a significant difference, and that a small group of determined people can change the course of history."
- Sonia Johnson
(Related: Change, History, People, Difference)

"When Kate was born, she was born into a world of joy and happiness and confidence. The difference between the children is night and day. She's happy, she's thriving, she's full of self-confidence. I tell her she's beautiful every day before I send her off to school."
- Lynn Johnston
(Related: Happiness, Children, Confidence, Day, Difference, Joy, Night, School, Self, World)

"The difference today is that, in both parties, the very extreme elements control the nomination process."
- Hamilton Jordan
(Related: Control, Difference, Extreme, Today)

"For me, there's a big difference between having a baby in your 20s and having a baby in your 40s."
- Jane Kaczmarek
(Related: Baby, Difference)

"It was a very cool thing to be a smart girl, as opposed to some other, different kind. And I think that made a great deal of difference to me growing up and in my life afterward."
- Elena Kagan
(Related: Life, Difference, Growing up)

"Well, I think he's right to notice that there is a difference in attitudes and even in the broadest sense of world view between Eastern Europe and Western Europe. Which is old and which is new is an interesting question, and I almost think that maybe he's got it backwards."
- Robert Kagan
(Related: Difference, Europe, Old, Question, Right, Sense, World)

"The difference is that if we turn from the Gentile first, we will have the Almighty as the immediate staff and our comfort. If not, we will have neither the Gentile nor, for a terrible stage, the Almighty."
- Meir Kahane
(Related: Comfort, Difference, First, Will)

"In a world which is armed to its teeth with nuclear weapons, every quarrel or difference of opinion may lead to violence of a kind quite different from what is possible today."
- Herman Kahn
(Related: Difference, May, Opinion, Quarrel, Today, Violence, Weapons, World)

"If a country is to be corruption free and become a nation of beautiful minds, I strongly feel there are three key societal members who can make a difference. They are the father, the mother and the teacher."
- Abdul Kalam
(Related: Mother, Father, Corruption, Country, Difference, Key, Nation)

"I've found that small wins, small projects, small differences often make huge differences."
- Rosabeth Moss Kanter
(Related: Projects)

"There is a fundamental difference between the Polish experience of the state and the Russian experience. In the Polish experience, the state was always a foreign power. So, to hate the state was a patriotic act."
- Ryszard Kapuscinski
(Related: Experience, Power, Act, Difference, Hate, State)

"Once the Afghan people vote and they choose their President with direct, secret ballot from all over the country, there will be a lot of difference in this country and a lot of legitimate power to flow with implementation."
- Hamid Karzai
(Related: Power, People, Country, Difference, President, Vote, Will)

"I wouldn't overestimate the importance of my popularity in the country and abroad but at the end of the day it's not as important because I believe that my presence here could make some difference and it could encourage people."
- Garry Kasparov
(Related: People, Country, Day, Difference, End, Importance, Popularity)

"It's good that they've seen it, but how can I be satisfied after working for two years making a film which I hope will make a difference, when the government sees the film and does nothing about it?"
- Mathieu Kassovitz
(Related: Government, Hope, Difference, Film, Nothing, Will, Years)

"The deepest difference between religions is not that between polytheism and monotheism."
- Walter Kaufmann
(Related: Difference)

"You speak of Lord Byron and me; there is this great difference between us. He describes what he sees I describe what I imagine. Mine is the hardest task."
- John Keats
(Related: Difference)

"Death is no more than passing from one room into another. But there's a difference for me, you know. Because in that other room I shall be able to see."
- Helen Keller
(Related: Death, Difference)

"What difference does it make to you what someone else becomes, or says, or does? You do not need to answer for others, only for yourself."
- Thomas a Kempis
(Related: Difference)

"If we cannot now end our differences, at least we can help make the world safe for diversity."
- John F. Kennedy
(Related: Diversity, End, Help, Now, World)

"If moderation is a fault, then indifference is a crime."
- Jack Kerouac
(Related: Crime, Fault, Indifference, Moderation)

"There is a great difference between knowing and understanding: you can know a lot about something and not really understand it."
- Charles Kettering
(Related: Difference)

"The only difference between a problem and a solution is that people understand the solution."
- Charles Kettering
(Related: People, Difference, Solution)

"Knowing is not understanding. There is a great difference between knowing and understanding: you can know a lot about something and not really understand it."
- Charles Kettering
(Related: Difference, Understanding)

"But we should also not forget the difference between what first motivated me and the work that is the result."
- Anselm Kiefer
(Related: Work, Difference, First, Forget, Result)

"At the bottom of enmity between strangers lies indifference."
- Soren Kierkegaard
(Related: Indifference, Lies, Strangers)

"It's just really important that we start celebrating our differences. Let's start tolerating first, but then we need to celebrate our differences."
- Billie Jean King
(Related: First)

"The difference between mad people and sane people... is that sane people have variety when they talk-story. Mad people have only one story that they talk over and over."
- Maxine Hong Kingston
(Related: People, Difference, Talk, Variety)

"The difference for me is I just don't sleep on friends' couches anymore."
- Sean Kinney
(Related: Difference, Friends, Sleep)

"Do something that makes a difference - because, by God, there's a lot to make you angry."
- Neil Kinnock
(Related: God, Difference)

"I sell myself for the highest price. Exactly like a prostitute. There is no difference."
- Klaus Kinski
(Related: Difference)

"But to do it professionally is a quantum leap difference and my father had to be persuaded by these kind of Ivy League professors that I should go to the Yale Drama School, another one of the stories in there."
- Robert Klein
(Related: Father, Difference, Drama, Ivy, School)

"Goods move in response to price differences from points of low to points of higher price, the movement tending to obliterate the price difference and come to rest."
- Frank Knight
(Related: Difference, Rest)

"There's a great difference between being popular and being an artist."
- Shirley Knight
(Related: Artist, Being, Difference, Popular)

"In the US, most progressives start to see the differences between internationalism and economic globalization."
- David Korten
(Related: Globalization)

"The greatest difference between now and 1964, when I began teaching, is that public policy has pretty much eradicated the dream of Martin Luther King."
- Jonathan Kozol
(Related: Policy, Dream, Difference, Martin, Now, Pretty, Public, Public policy, Teaching)

"It made a big difference to my match stamina. I couldn't imagine I would have been so energetic during the match - it really gave me a welcomed extra boost!"
- Vladimir Kramnik
(Related: Difference)

"This is a struggle for the soul of the Democratic Party, which in too many cases has become so corporate and identified with corporate interests that you can't tell the difference between Democrats and Republicans."
- Dennis Kucinich
(Related: Soul, Corporate, Democrats, Difference, Party, Republicans, Struggle)

"I don't want to bash Bill and Hillary, because they're friends of mine, but I do have a difference of opinion about how to take back the House and the Senate."
- Dennis Kucinich
(Related: Difference, Friends, Opinion, Senate, Want)

"Teens are dealing with the same problems now in the '90s as they did back in the '70s, the only real difference is the clothes we wear!"
- Mila Kunis
(Related: Clothes, Difference, Now, Problems)

"Obviously, the difference between a game and actual training is you're using your whole body, so in that sense, maybe not, although maybe something to do with reaction, the speed of reaction, maybe that was of use during the training."
- Chiaki Kuriyama
(Related: Body, Difference, Sense, Training)

"But God, who is immortal, has no need of difference of sex, nor of succession."
- Lactantius
(Related: God, Sex, Difference)

"We love death. The U.S. loves life. That is the difference between us two."
- Osama bin Laden
(Related: Love, Death, Life, Difference)

"It makes no difference if I burn my bridges behind me - I never retreat."
- Fiorello LaGuardia
(Related: Difference)

"When you play music with someone who has a heart rather than playing with someone who is just doing it for money or is cynical it makes all the difference."
- Greg Lake
(Related: Money, Music, Heart, Difference, Play)

"As I said to Ringo, I was in a successful Rock N Roll band. He was in a band that changed the world. That's the difference."
- Greg Lake
(Related: Successful, Difference, World)

"What's the difference between tough love and acting like a jerk?"
- Ricki Lake
(Related: Love, Acting, Difference)

"Mr. DeMille's theory of sexual difference was that marriage is an artificial state for women. The want to be taken, ruled, raped. That was his theory."
- Hedy Lamarr
(Related: Marriage, Women, Difference, State, Theory, Want)

"Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim."
- Alphonse de Lamartine
(Related: Cruelty, Difference, Mankind)

"Most Modern Orthodox are religious Zionists. Despite all differences and nuances among us, we consider the founding of the State a historic change. We accept it as something that came from Providence."
- Norman Lamm
(Related: Change, Founding, Providence, Religious, State)

"I am not here concerned with intent, but with scientific standards, especially the ability to tell the difference between a fact, an opinion, a hypothesis, and a hole in the ground."
- Serge Lang
(Related: Ability, Difference, Fact, Opinion)

"No state is free from militarism, which is inherent in the very concept of the sovereign state. There are merely differences of degree in the militarism of states."
- Christian Lous Lange
(Related: State, states)

"Stax was rejoicing in the difference in who we are, and that's what you see in the film."
- Ted Lange
(Related: Difference, Film)

"That's the difference between golf and many other sports. You go to some other sporting events, they just leave you or give you the cold shoulder and move on."
- Bernhard Langer
(Related: Sports, Difference, Events, Golf)

"In everyone there sleeps. A sense of life lived according to love. To some it means the difference they could make. By loving others, but across most it sweeps. As all they might have done had they been loved. That nothing cures."
- Philip Larkin
(Related: Life, Love, Difference, Nothing, Sense)

"The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a man's determination."
- Tommy Lasorda
(Related: Determination, Difference, Lies, Man)

"I think there is a great difference, in that when the poet is reading you get the whole personality of the person, especially if he's a good reader. Whereas a person just sitting gets what he puts into it."
- James Laughlin
(Related: Difference, Personality, Reading)

"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
(Related: Being, Culture)

"Neatness begets order; but from order to taste there is the same difference as from taste to genius, or from love to friendship."
- Johann Kaspar Lavater
(Related: Friendship, Love, Genius, Difference, Order, Taste)

"If you have not chosen the Kingdom of God first, it will in the end make no difference what you have chosen instead."
- William Law
(Related: God, Difference, End, First, Will)

"There is a vast difference between how things seem from the outside and how they feel on the inside."
- Nigella Lawson
(Related: Difference)

"Electricity is of two kinds, positive and negative. The difference is, I presume, that one comes a little more expensive, but is more durable; the other is a cheaper thing, but the moths get into it."
- Stephen Leacock
(Related: Negative, Positive, Difference, Electricity, Moths)

"Indeed every monad must be different from every other. For there are never in nature two beings, which are precisely alike, and in which it is not possible to find some difference which is internal, or based on some intrinsic quality."
- Gottfried Leibniz
(Related: Nature, Quality, Difference)

"A very subtle difference can make the picture or not."
- Annie Leibovitz
(Related: Difference)

"The only difference between the Democrats and the Republicans is that the Democrats allow the poor to be corrupt, too."
- Oscar Levant
(Related: Democrats, Difference, Poor, Republicans)

"What's interesting is that both men and women are struggling with this issue in remarkably similar percentages, but the big difference is that women tend to talk about this when men keep it silent."
- James Levine
(Related: Men, Women, Difference, Talk)

"There are several insights at the heart of the A's system that I think are wonderful for baseball. One, that it's a team game. That no one player is going to make that much of a difference to your team, so for god's sake don't go blow a quarter of your budget on one guy."
- Michael Lewis
(Related: God, Heart, Baseball, Difference)

"There's a difference... between the kind of woman you would bang and the kind of woman you would marry."
- Tom Leykis
(Related: Difference, Woman)

"The difference between Los Angeles and yogurt is that yogurt comes with less fruit."
- Rush Limbaugh
(Related: Difference)

"As far as I'm concerned, the only difference between fact and what most people call fiction is about fifteen pages in the dictionary."
- Charles de Lint
(Related: People, Difference, Fact, Fiction)

"The difference - the fundamental difference between theater acting and film acting is that film acting is disjunctive."
- James Lipton
(Related: Acting, Difference, Film, Theater)

"The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will."
- Vince Lombardi
(Related: Knowledge, Successful, Strength, Difference, Will)

"The failure of academic feminists to recognize difference as a crucial strength is a failure to reach beyond the first patriarchal lesson. In our world, divide and conquer must become define and empower."
- Audre Lorde
(Related: Failure, Strength, Difference, First, World)

"It is not our differences that divide us. It is our inability to recognize, accept, and celebrate those differences."
- Audre Lorde
"The sharing of joy, whether physical, emotional, psychic, or intellectual, forms a bridge between the sharers which can be the basis for understanding much of what is not shared between them, and lessens the threat of their difference."
- Audre Lorde
(Related: Difference, Joy, Sharing, Understanding)

"In our work and in our living, we must recognize that difference is a reason for celebration and growth, rather than a reason for destruction."
- Audre Lorde
(Related: Work, Growth, Destruction, Difference, Living, Reason)

"When I use my strength in the service of my vision it makes no difference whether or not I am afraid."
- Audre Lorde
(Related: Strength, Vision, Difference, Service)

"If there is a gay uniform, the differences are in how each man coordinates the details: the brand and cut of the jeans, the design of belts and boots, the haircut, the number and size of earrings."
- Lance Loud
(Related: Design, Gay, Man)

"Somehow you can tell the difference when a song is written just to get on the radio and when what someone does is their whole life. That comes through in Bob Dylan, Paul Simon, Willie Nelson. There is no separating their life from their music."
- Lyle Lovett
(Related: Life, Music, Difference, Song)

"Toward no crimes have men shown themselves so cold- bloodedly cruel as in punishing differences of belief."
- James Russell Lowell
(Related: Men, Belief)

"While I shared many of the same emotions Bill describes, in no way did my experience ever degenerate into the grimness I find in his book - I didn't have to live with Don, and I think that made a big big difference."
- Gary Lucas
(Related: Experience, Difference, Emotions)

"There is nothing harder than the softness of indifference."
- Clare Boothe Luce
(Related: Indifference, Nothing)

"Many a person has held close, throughout their entire lives, two friends that always remained strange to one another, because one of them attracted by virtue of similarity, the other by difference."
- Emil Ludwig
(Related: Virtue, Difference, Friends)

"The only difference between the Bel Air of the '90s and the Bel Air of my childhood is that now the nannies are Latina instead of British, and the cars European instead of American."
- Lorna Luft
(Related: American, Childhood, Difference, Now)

"I am a humanist not a feminist. There's a big difference."
- Lydia Lunch
(Related: Difference)

"Some people call it global warming; some people call it climate change. What is the difference?"
- Frank Luntz
(Related: Change, People, Climate, Climate change, Difference, Global warming)

"We will not agree on every issue. But let us respect those differences and respect one another. Let us recognize that we do not serve an ideology or a political party; we serve the people."
- John Lynch
(Related: People, Ideology, Party, Respect, Will)

"It's the little things citizens do. That's what will make the difference. My little thing is planting trees."
- Wangari Maathai
(Related: Difference, Trees, Will)

"It is important to nurture any new ideas and initiatives which can make a difference for Africa."
- Wangari Maathai
(Related: Ideas, Difference)

"In war, you win or lose, live or die - and the difference is just an eyelash."
- Douglas MacArthur
(Related: War, Difference)

"The effect of violent dislike between groups has always created an indifference to the welfare and honor of the state."
- Thomas B. Macaulay
(Related: Effect, Honor, Indifference, State, Welfare)

"I think the human body is beautiful, and I don't really have a huge problem in dealing with it, but it's the context, the environment and what I feel about it that that makes the difference for me."
- Andie MacDowell
(Related: Body, Difference, Environment)

"I want to be a person who makes a quiet difference."
- Ali MacGraw
(Related: Difference, Quiet, Want)

"Entrepreneurs are simply those who understand that there is little difference between obstacle and opportunity and are able to turn both to their advantage."
- Niccolo Machiavelli
(Related: Opportunity, Difference, Entrepreneurs)

"Men who are in prison for rape think it's the dumbest thing that ever happened... they were put in jail for something very little different from what most men do most of the time and call it sex. The only difference is they got caught. It may also be true."
- Catharine MacKinnon
(Related: Men, Time, Sex, Difference, May, Prison)

"The difference with doing a play is that you are in control. In film you are in the hands of the director and the editor and the producer."
- Kyle MacLachlan
(Related: Control, Difference, Film, Play)

"There is a world of difference between a Mahler eighth note and a normal eighth note."
- Gustav Mahler
(Related: Difference, World)

"The longer you live and the more you learn, the more clearly you will feel the difference between the few men who are truly great and the mere virtuosi."
- Gustav Mahler
(Related: Men, Difference, Will)

"Of course there are big differences in length and character and vocabulary, but each level has its particular pleasures when it comes to the words one can use and the way one uses them."
- Margaret Mahy
(Related: Character, Vocabulary, Words)

"One victory more or less doesn't make the difference for me now."
- Hermann Maier
(Related: Victory, Difference, Now)

"The difference between writing a book and being on television is the difference between conceiving a child and having a baby made in a test tube."
- Norman Mailer
(Related: Baby, Being, Difference, Television, Writing)

"All this is applicable to the intellectual faculties of man. There is a considerable difference between one person and another as regards these faculties, as is well known to philosophers."
- Maimonides
(Related: Difference, Man)

"Often the difference between a successful person and a failure is not one has better abilities or ideas, but the courage that one has to bet on one's ideas, to take a calculated risk - and to act."
- Andre Malraux
(Related: Successful, Ideas, Courage, Failure, Act, Difference, Risk)

"Often the difference between a successful man and a failure is not one's better abilities or ideas, but the courage that one has to bet on his ideas, to take a calculated risk, and to act."
- Maxwell Maltz
(Related: Successful, Ideas, Courage, Failure, Act, Difference, Man, Risk)

"The difference between life and the movies is that a script has to make sense, and life doesn't."
- Joseph L. Mankiewicz
(Related: Life, Movies, Difference, Sense)

"I never said to be like me, I say to be like you and make a difference."
- Marilyn Manson
(Related: Difference)

"Find out what's really out there. I never said to be like me, I say be like you and make a difference."
- Marilyn Manson
(Related: Difference)

"It is from the traditional family that we absorb those universal ideals and principles which are the teaching of Jesus, the bedrock of our religious faith. We are taught the difference between right and wrong, and about the law, just punishment and discipline."
- Kamisese Mara
(Related: Family, Faith, Discipline, Difference, Ideals, Law, Principles, Punishment, Religious, Right, Teaching, Wrong)

"There is an infinite difference between a little wrong and just right, between fairly good and the best, between mediocrity and superiority."
- Orison Swett Marden
(Related: Superiority, Difference, Infinite, Mediocrity, Right, Wrong)

"Again, most of the chief distinctions marked by economic terms are differences not of kind but of degree."
- Alfred Marshall
"The people of Canada have worked hard to build a country that opens its doors to include all, regardless of their differences; a country that respects all, regardless of their differences; a country that demands equality for all, regardless of their differences."
- Paul Martin
(Related: Equality, People, Canada, Country)

"The big difference with Juliette and the others in that film is that she goes beyond acting."
- Olivier Martinez
(Related: Acting, Difference, Film)

"I guess you should approach the roles differently when they're actual people who have been, this is the difference. Getting the accent exact, or the hair exact is less important in a situation like this."
- Mary Stuart Masterson
(Related: People, Difference, Hair)

"I don't paint things. I only paint the difference between things."
- Henri Matisse
(Related: Difference)

"Differences are scarier now. The dollar isn't so guaranteed if you don't follow what they see as the norm. But I don't moan about it. I just keep working."
- Marlee Matlin
(Related: Now)

"From the viewpoint of what you can do, therefore, languages do differ - but the differences are limited. For example, Python and Ruby provide almost the same power to the programmer."
- Yukihiro Matsumoto
(Related: Power, Example)

"The difference between me and them is that I'll look at Jesse Jackson and I'll see four Jesse Jacksons, and they'll just see one, the clown ambulance chaser."
- Chris Matthews
(Related: Difference)

"Tolerance is another word for indifference."
- W. Somerset Maugham
(Related: Indifference, Tolerance, Word)

"People are what you make them. A scornful look turns into a complete fool a man of average intelligence. A contemptuous indifference turns into an enemy a woman who, well treated, might have been an angel."
- Andre Maurois
(Related: Intelligence, People, Enemy, Fool, Indifference, Man, Woman)

"Old age is far more than white hair, wrinkles, the feeling that it is too late and the game finished, that the stage belongs to the rising generations. The true evil is not the weakening of the body, but the indifference of the soul."
- Andre Maurois
(Related: Age, Soul, Body, Evil, Feeling, Generations, Hair, Indifference, Old)

"The thing I would most like to see invented is a way of teaching children and grown-ups the difference between right and wrong."
- Robert Maxwell
(Related: Children, Difference, Right, Teaching, Wrong)

"A good video can make all the difference."
- Brian May
(Related: Difference)

"I definitely feel a difference about my place in the industry. I feel like I have some longevity now."
- Martina McBride
(Related: Difference, Longevity, Now)

"Our political differences, now matter how sharply they are debated, are really quite narrow in comparison to the remarkably durable national consensus on our founding convictions."
- John McCain
(Related: Founding, Now)

"The difference between a contemporary liberal and a socialist is that to a liberal the most beautiful word in the English language is 'forbidden', whereas to a socialist the most beautiful word is 'compulsory'."
- John McCarthy
(Related: Difference, English, Language, Liberal, Word)

"It doesn't make any difference what religion you are, or how young you are or how old you are-if they go to these abortion mills and stand there and pray-that would make a lot of difference."
- Norma McCorvey
(Related: Religion, Abortion, Difference, Old)

"Well, for one thing, the executives in charge at Cartoon Network are cartoon fans. I mean, these are people who grew up loving animation and loving cartoons, and the only difference between them and me is they don't know how to draw."
- Craig McCracken
(Related: People, Animation, Cartoons, Difference, Fans, Network)

"I think there's a great difference in consciousness in that same way in that when we're young we read books for the story, for the excitement of the story - and there comes a time when you realise that all stories are more or less the same story."
- John McGahern
(Related: Time, Books, Consciousness, Difference, Excitement)

"I think that each of us inhabits a private world that others cannot see. The only difference between the writer and the reader is that the writer is able to dramatise that private world."
- John McGahern
(Related: Difference, World, Writer)

"It is better to have a meaningful life and make a difference than to merely have a long life."
- Bryant H. McGill
(Related: Life, Difference)

"Kids - in a really good way - can talk about their differences without the baggage that adults have."
- Jim McKay
(Related: Kids, Talk)

"Our differences are policies; our agreements, principles."
- William McKinley
(Related: Principles)

"Warfare is an utterly stupid method of settling differences of interest between different nations."
- George H. Mead
(Related: Interest, Nations)

"Until we all start to take responsibility, until we do all we can to improve the character of our communities, we'll never break the cycle of violence and indifference."
- Carrie P. Meek
(Related: Character, Indifference, Responsibility, Violence)

"We can make a difference. We can save lives. We can stop the genocide."
- Kendrick Meek
(Related: Difference, Genocide)

"There's no difference between one's killing and making decisions that will send others to kill. It's exactly the same thing, or even worse."
- Golda Meir
(Related: Decisions, Difference, Killing, Will)

"In essentials, unity; in differences, liberty; in all things, charity."
- Philipp Melanchthon
(Related: Charity, Liberty, Unity)

"What's the difference? One guy's the same as the other."
- John Mellencamp
(Related: Difference)

"There is all of the difference in the world between paying and being paid."
- Herman Melville
(Related: Being, Difference, World)

"The difference between a moral man and a man of honor is that the latter regrets a discreditable act, even when it has worked and he has not been caught."
- H. L. Mencken
(Related: Act, Difference, Honor, Man)

"All men are frauds. The only difference between them is that some admit it. I myself deny it."
- H. L. Mencken
(Related: Men, Difference)

"In the United States I have always believed that there was a big difference between Conservative and stupid. Boy is it getting harder to prove that one by the minute."
- Rick Mercer
(Related: Conservative, Difference, states, United)

"I was born in my parents' bedroom on January 16. The World Almanac says it was 1909. I say it was 1912. But what difference does it make as long as I feel 33?"
- Ethel Merman
(Related: Difference, Parents, World)

"I was always a filmmaker before I was anything else. If I was always anything, I was a storyteller, and it never really made much of a difference to me what medium I worked in."
- Nicholas Meyer
(Related: Difference)

"Be where the acting is. I live in Houston. Dallas is 4 1/2 hours away. I let them know there's no difference."
- Vic Mignogna
(Related: Acting, Difference, Houston)

"Each one of us can make a difference. Together we make change."
- Barbara Mikulski
(Related: Change, Difference)

"My view is that while you do occasionally have differences you ought to have a process where you can sit down and talk about things. How else do you solve problems?"
- Dan Miller
(Related: Problems, Talk)

"You know, we have our differences, everybody does, honest, real differences, but I do believe strongly that we as neighbors are drawn together far more than we're driven apart."
- Dan Miller
(Related: Neighbors)

"A variety of factors contribute to the price of gasoline in the United States. These factors include worldwide supply, demand and competition for crude oil, taxes, regional differences in access to gasoline supplies and environmental regulations."
- Gary Miller
(Related: Environmental, Competition, Oil, states, Taxes, United, Variety)

"Example moves the world more than doctrine. The great exemplars are the poets of action, and it makes little difference whether they be forces for good or forces for evil."
- Henry Miller
(Related: Action, Difference, Doctrine, Evil, Example, Poets, World)

"The ordinary man is involved in action, the hero acts. An immense difference."
- Henry Miller
(Related: Action, Difference, Man)

"I became startled by the extraordinary difference between something whose surface is completely invisible which only makes itself present by virtue of what it reflects, and a window, which doesn't make itself apparent at all, in the ideal case."
- Jonathan Miller
(Related: Virtue, Difference, Present)

"Women say they have sexual thoughts too. They have no idea. It's the difference between shooting a bullet and throwing it. If they knew what we were really thinking, they'd never stop slapping us."
- Larry Miller
(Related: Women, Idea, Thoughts, Difference, Thinking)

"From my very first day in the Mayor's office, I have worked closely with the Council members who share our vision of a city hall that really protects taxpayers and cares... yes... about the little things that make a big difference in people's lives."
- Laura Miller
(Related: People, Vision, Day, Difference, First, Office)

"The only differences one can and should allow in socialism are between hard working people and idlers and between honest people and dishonest people."
- Slobodan Milosevic
(Related: People, Socialism)

"Societies need rules that make no sense for individuals. For example, it makes no difference whether a single car drives on the left or on the right. But it makes all the difference when there are many cars!"
- Marvin Minsky
(Related: Car, Difference, Example, Right, Rules, Sense)

"The difference between chirping out of turn and a faux pas depends on what kind of a bar you're in."
- Wilson Mizner
(Related: Difference)

"China and the U.S. have a very symbiotic relationship which will not decline any time soon. There are more shared interests as compared to shared differences and for this reason relations will continue to be good."
- Mark Mobius
(Related: Time, Reason, Will)

"The deepest human defeat suffered by human beings is constituted by the difference between what one was capable of becoming and what one has in fact become."
- Ashley Montagu
(Related: Defeat, Difference, Fact)

"The deepest personal defeat suffered by human beings is constituted by the difference between what one was capable of becoming and what one has in fact become."
- Ashley Montague
(Related: Defeat, Difference, Fact)

"Being the only non-Black was a unique experience. After a few weeks, you're not aware of skin color differences. You see the color; you're not blind, but it doesn't matter. You see the human being first."
- Ricardo Montalban
(Related: Experience, Being, Blind, First, Skin)

"We must have constantly present in our minds the difference between independence and liberty. Liberty is a right of doing whatever the laws permit, and if a citizen could do what they forbid he would no longer be possessed of liberty."
- Charles Louis de Secondat Montes
(Related: Difference, Independence, Laws, Liberty, Present, Right)

"The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil."
- Maria Montessori
(Related: Idea, Difference, Evil, First)

"The angle from which the line and ball are seen makes a tremendous difference in the call, and the player who is inclined to fret inwardly about decisions should realize this."
- Helen Wills Moody
(Related: Decisions, Difference)

"Working on a film, you don't get time to develop rivalries, but the theatre is like a little village, and the differences between me, Lionel and Georgia grew."
- Ron Moody
(Related: Time, Film, Theatre)

"Pictures can and do make a difference. Strong images of historical events do have an impact on society. They can help with change."
- Charles Moore
(Related: Change, Society, Difference, Events, Help)

"If there is a substantial difference between a gay couple and a childless heterosexual couple, I'm unable to see it."
- Daniel Keys Moran
(Related: Difference, Gay)

"We are born knowing nothing and with much striving we learn but a little; yet all the while we are bound by laws that hearken to no plea of ignorance, and measure out their rewards and punishments with calm indifference."
- Paul Elmer More
(Related: Ignorance, Indifference, Laws, Measure, Nothing)

"Rosa Parks was the queen mother of a movement whose single act of heroism sparked the movement for freedom, justice and equality. Her greatest contribution is that she told us a regular person can make a difference."
- Marc Morial
(Related: Equality, Mother, Act, Difference, Freedom, Heroism, Justice, Queen)

"These funerals always appear to me the more indecent in a populous city, from the total indifference of the beholders, and the perfect unconcern with which they are beheld."
- Karl Philipp Moritz
(Related: Funerals, Indifference)

"The church of St. Peter at Berlin, notwithstanding the total difference between them in the style of building, appears in some respects to have a great resemblance to St. Paul's in London."
- Karl Philipp Moritz
(Related: Church, Building, Difference, London, Style)

"Make a difference about something other than yourselves."
- Toni Morrison
(Related: Difference)

"I don't even know what TV star means. I know there's a difference in how people approach you, compared to movies. They feel OK coming up to you and sitting with you in a restaurant, unfortunately."
- David Morse
(Related: Movies, People, Difference)

"The legal difference between the sit-ins and the Freedom Riders was significant."
- Constance Baker Motley
(Related: Legal, Difference, Freedom)

"The goals made such a difference to the way this game went."
- John Motson
(Related: Goals, Difference)

"We don't care really about children as a society and television reflects that indifference to children as human beings."
- Bill Moyers
(Related: Society, Care, Children, Indifference, Television)

"There'll be differences of opinion in just about every intelligence analysis that you make."
- Robert Mueller
(Related: Intelligence, Opinion)

"I would say in just about every investigation we have, there will be differences of opinion, where you have partial facts, as to what those facts mean."
- Robert Mueller
(Related: Facts, Investigation, Opinion, Will)

"The elegance and the quality - the talent is always in the literature. I start with the word and I base everything on that. It doesn't make any difference to me."
- Kate Mulgrew
(Related: Quality, Talent, Difference, Elegance, Literature, Word)

"Perhaps misguided moral passion is better than confused indifference."
- Iris Murdoch
(Related: Indifference, Passion)

"The absolute yearning of one human body for another particular body and its indifference to substitutes is one of life's major mysteries."
- Iris Murdoch
(Related: Life, Body, Indifference, Yearning)

"Providing patients and consumers with solid information on the cost and quality of their healthcare options can literally make the difference between life or death; and play a decisive role in whether a family or employer can afford healthcare."
- Timothy Murphy
(Related: Family, Life, Quality, Death, Difference, Healthcare, Information, Options, Play)

"The only difference between a dead skunk lying in the road and a dead lawyer lying in the road is that there are skid marks around the skunk."
- Patrick Murray
(Related: Difference, Lying, Road)

"I was able to interpret the difference between the sharp, quick sound and the slow, deep sound of percussion and manipulate it, get a third sound out of things, if the beats were rapid enough."
- Sunny Murray
(Related: Deep, Difference, Quick, Sound)

"There is nothing wrong with intellectual differences flowing from freedom of thought as long as such differences remain confined to intellectual debates."
- Pervez Musharraf
(Related: Thought, Freedom, Nothing, Wrong)

"The difference between a healthy person and one who is mentally ill is the fact that the healthy one has all the mental illnesses, and the mentally ill person has only one."
- Robert Musil
(Related: Difference, Fact)

"The difference is that with fame comes a spotlight, one which has recently made it impossible to ignore the fact that more and more of those folks we place on pedestals aren't even pausing to consider an option other than lying."
- Michael Musto
(Related: Difference, Fact, Fame, Lying)

"The accomplice to the crime of corruption is frequently our own indifference."
- Bess Myerson
(Related: Corruption, Crime, Indifference)

"The only difference between the Republican and Democratic parties is the velocities with which their knees hit the floor when corporations knock on their door. That's the only difference."
- Ralph Nader
(Related: Corporations, Difference, Republican)

"The difference between involvement and commitment is like ham and eggs. The chicken is involved; the pig is committed."
- Martina Navratilova
(Related: Commitment, Difference)

"The time I had waited probably made the difference between success and failure."
- Anna Neagle
(Related: Success, Time, Failure, Difference)

"Strong people make as many mistakes as weak people. Difference is that strong people admit their mistakes, laugh at them, learn from them. That is how they become strong."
- Richard J. Needham
(Related: People, Difference, Mistakes)

"People were desperately trying to fill their seats for the summer. And so prices are really low right now. And so they are kept from raising prices to make up for that difference."
- David Neeleman
(Related: People, Difference, Now, Right, Summer, Trying)

"Time is everything; five minutes make the difference between victory and defeat."
- Horatio Nelson
(Related: Time, Victory, Defeat, Difference)

"Wealth, in terms of dollars and so forth, could be counted up, because dollars were finite. It doesn't make any difference how many dollars you have-at a certain point you only have dollars. You start with finite, you end with finite."
- Michael Nesmith
(Related: Wealth, Difference, End)

"In New York I was always offered the hot, sexy roles. But in L.A. I was offered the plain, dowdy roles. It says a lot about the difference between the coasts."
- Bebe Neuwirth
(Related: Difference)

"A woman may not hit a ball stronger than a man, but it is different. I prize that difference."
- Louise Berliawsky Nevelson
(Related: Difference, Man, May, Woman)

"God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference."
- Reinhold Niebuhr
(Related: Change, Wisdom, God, Courage, Difference, Serenity)

"Market segmentation s a natural result of the vast differences among people."
- Donald Norman
(Related: People, Result)

"I think there's a difference between a gamble and a calculated risk."
- Edmund H. North
(Related: Difference, Risk)

"Well, because we're so different as people. And it's that difference that probably also makes it easy to stay together, because we don't get in each others way."
- John Oates
(Related: People, Difference)

"Money is not the only answer, but it makes a difference."
- Barack Obama
(Related: Money, Difference)

"Officials at the White House are saying that President Bush hasn't changed his schedule much since the war started. The main difference, they say, is that he's started watching the news and taping Sponge Bob."
- Conan O'Brien
(Related: War, Difference, News, President, Saying)

"The people who run the game, they are the ones who want to change it and make people believe that it's different somehow. It's not different, the only difference is that some ballplayers today have a chance for a four- or five-year contract and they can make big money."
- Tony Oliva
(Related: Change, Money, People, Chance, Difference, Today, Want)

"The difference between the student and the born composer is he really hears the thing, and they have to stage it and manipulate it by technical equipment."
- Leo Ornstein
(Related: Difference)

"There is hardly such a thing as a war in which it makes no difference who wins. Nearly always one side stands more of less for progress, the other side more or less for reaction."
- George Orwell
(Related: War, Progress, Difference)

"I've toured the U.S. every single year and I've put a record out every single year whether it was on a major label or not; that doesn't make any difference to me."
- Buzz Osborne
(Related: Difference)

"I hate the word gothic but I would like to try doing something like that. A gothic sound, not rock, but gothic. There's a difference."
- Kelly Osbourne
(Related: Difference, Hate, Sound, Word)

"George Bush is not stupid. He's evil. OK? There's a huge difference between stupid and evil."
- Patton Oswalt
(Related: Difference, Evil)

"We come in many different shapes and sizes, and we need to support each other and our differences. Our beauty is in our differences."
- Carre Otis
(Related: Beauty, Support)

"Cunning leads to knavery. It is but a step from one to the other, and that very slippery. Only lying makes the difference; add that to cunning, and it is knavery."
- Ovid
(Related: Cunning, Difference, Knavery, Lying)

"Leadership offers an opportunity to make a difference in someone's life, no matter what the project."
- Bill Owens
(Related: Leadership, Life, Opportunity, Difference, Project)

"The difference between a top-flight creative man and the hack is his ability to express powerful meanings indirectly."
- Vance Packard
(Related: Ability, Difference, Man)

"The only difference between suicide and martyrdom is press coverage."
- Chuck Palahniuk
(Related: Difference, Press, Suicide)

"I love those hockey moms. You know what they say the difference between a hockey mom and a pit bull is? Lipstick."
- Sarah Palin
(Related: Love, Mom, Difference)

"What libertarians assert is simply that differences among normal adults do not imply different fundamental rights."
- Tom G. Palmer
(Related: Rights)

"Libertarians recognize the difference between adults and children, as well as differences between normal adults and adults who are insane or mentally hindered or retarded."
- Tom G. Palmer
(Related: Children, Difference)

"The greater intellect one has, the more originality one finds in men. Ordinary persons find no difference between men."
- Blaise Pascal
(Related: Men, Difference, Intellect, Originality)

"The sensitivity of men to small matters, and their indifference to great ones, indicates a strange inversion."
- Blaise Pascal
(Related: Men, Indifference, Sensitivity)

"What differences were there between Maradona and Platini?"
- Michel Patini
"To be honest, once you've driven around for about five, 10 laps, you don't notice a difference."
- Danica Patrick
(Related: Difference)

"There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment."
- Norman Vincent Peale
(Related: Enthusiasm, Accomplishment, Difference, Magic, Mediocrity)

"Share our similarities, celebrate our differences."
- M. Scott Peck
"We may be so eager to protect the right to dissent that we lose sight of the difference between dissent and subversion."
- Richard Perle
(Related: Difference, Dissent, May, Right, Sight)

"So, for me, I make no difference whether I'm training with my shuttle crew or the Expedition crew. Of course, I think I want to take more care of the Expedition crew, because they're going to stay there for a long time."
- Philippe Perrin
(Related: Time, Care, Difference, Training, Want)

"I wonder how often in the past I may have missed the good in people because I pre-judged, based on the differences?"
- Anne Perry
(Related: People, May, Past, Wonder)

"There is a difference between jaywalking and grand larceny."
- Gaylord Perry
(Related: Difference)

"Difference of religion breeds more quarrels than difference of politics."
- Wendell Phillips
(Related: Politics, Religion, Difference, Quarrels)

"The job of an actor is the same in all of them, really. I mean, you're just creating a character that you hope people will believe, so it doesn't make that much of a difference really."
- Rosamund Pike
(Related: People, Character, Hope, Actor, Difference, Job, Will)

"It could happen to anyone when you get hired by a different president. There's a difference in philosophies. It happens. It's a change in CEOs. They have their own people, their own philosophies, and it's different than what Bob stands for."
- Rick Pitino
(Related: Change, People, Difference, President)

"Not that pleading can be taken as a test, for the forms of action, notably Debt, ignore the fundamental difference between duties imposed by law and duties created by the will of the parties."
- Frederick Pollock
(Related: Action, Debt, Difference, Law, Will)

"It doesn't make much difference how the paint is put on as long as something has been said. Technique is just a means of arriving at a statement."
- Jackson Pollock
(Related: Difference)

"I think some of the best reporters are the ones who can really illustrate the differences between societies, at the same time trying to connect the fact that there are a lot of shared values in addition to those differences."
- John Pomfret
(Related: Time, Values, Fact, Trying)

"The difference is too nice - Where ends the virtue or begins the vice."
- Alexander Pope
(Related: Virtue, Difference, Vice)

"If your religion doesn't teach you the difference between good and evil, your religion is worse than useless."
- Dennis Prager
(Related: Religion, Difference, Evil)

"Negative feedback is better that none. I would rather have a man hate me than overlook me. As long as he hates me I make a difference."
- Hugh Prather
(Related: Negative, Difference, Hate, Man)

"There's not too much difference between writing a picture book and writing a collection of a hundred poems or so, except that the bigger books take a lot longer to do."
- Jack Prelutsky
(Related: Books, Difference, Poems, Writing)

"Since the beginning, it was just the same. The only difference, the crowds are bigger now."
- Elvis Presley
(Related: Beginning, Crowds, Difference, Now)

"There was no difference between the behavior of a god and the operations of pure chance."
- Thomas Pynchon
(Related: God, Behavior, Chance, Difference)

"I am a man, and nothing that concerns a man do I deem a matter of indifference to me."
- Jean Racine
(Related: Indifference, Man, Nothing)

"The only difference is that religion is much better organised and has been around much longer, but it's the same story with different characters and different costumes."
- James Randi
(Related: Religion, Difference)

"Some people wonder all their lives if they've made a difference. The Marines don't have that problem."
- Ronald Reagan
(Related: People, Difference, Marines, Wonder)

"It makes a difference what we choose to experience during sleep. Many of us think of sleep as a chance to get away from it all. But sleep is also a chance to return to the joys of our spiritual heritage - our universal awareness."
- Henry Reed
(Related: Experience, Awareness, Chance, Difference, Sleep, Spiritual)

"With a definite, step-by-step plan - ah, what a difference it makes! You cannot fail, because each step carries you along to the next, like a track."
- Scott Reed
(Related: Difference)

"The liberal ideal is that everyone should have fair access and fair opportunity. This is not equality of result. It's equality of opportunity. There's a fundamental difference."
- Robert Reich
(Related: Equality, Opportunity, Difference, Liberal, Result)

"But with lots of good ideas, implementation is the key, and so we need to keep our eye on the ball as we go forward and make sure that people honor their pledges in terms of financial commitments, and that we actually use this money so that it makes a real difference."
- Mitchell Reiss
(Related: Money, People, Ideas, Financial, Difference, Eye, Honor, Key)

"All politics are based on the indifference of the majority."
- James Reston
(Related: Politics, Indifference, Majority)

"There's a big difference between somebody who does acid on weekends and somebody who takes downers every day."
- Tommy Rettig
(Related: Day, Difference)

"Colour does not make so much difference. Look at the Bach Chaconne: There is not one dynamic mark in the whole Bach Chaconne. Colours do not make so much difference."
- Ruggiero Ricci
(Related: Difference)

"It would be easier to say, what was the difference in style from many years ago. Many years ago, the old violinists, they also had a good technique, they were not tonally as good."
- Ruggiero Ricci
(Related: Difference, Old, Style, Years)

"There is a huge difference between journalism and advertising. Journalism aspires to truth. Advertising is regulated for truth. I'll put the accuracy of the average ad in this country up against the average news story any time."
- Jef I. Richards
(Related: Time, Truth, Accuracy, Advertising, Country, Difference, Journalism, News)

"I choose bold. I choose action. I choose what's right for the people. I choose to make a difference."
- Bill Richardson
(Related: People, Action, Difference, Right)

"The difference in the education of men and women must give the former great advantages over the latter, even where geniuses are equal."
- Samuel Richardson
(Related: Education, Men, Women, Difference)

"There hardly can be a greater difference between any two men, than there too often is, between the same man, a lover and a husband."
- Samuel Richardson
(Related: Men, HusbDifference, Man)

"Love gratified is love satisfied, and love satisfied is indifference begun."
- Samuel Richardson
(Related: Love, Indifference)

"By moving them vertically, a representative mean curve could be formed, and individual events were then characterized by individual logarithmic differences from the standard curve."
- Charles Francis Richter
(Related: Events)

"For me it's more important to look at each constituency individually and find a community I feel I can serve to the best of my abilities, and where I feel I can make a real difference, and further their cause."
- Adam Rickitt
(Related: Cause, Community, Difference)

"Man is this plural and collective unity in which the unity of destination and the differences of destinies are to be understood through each other."
- Paul Ricoeur
(Related: Man, Unity)

"Europe will not accept genetically modified foods. It doesn't make any difference in the final analysis what Brussels does, what Washington does, or what the World Trade Organization does."
- Jeremy Rifkin
(Related: Difference, Europe, Trade, Washington, Will, World)

"It is one thing to record an album but it's a huge difference when people play it and listen to it and embrace it the way that I do. It has always been my dream to get my music out to the world and have people hear it."
- Rihanna
(Related: Music, People, Dream, Difference, Play, World)

"One person can make a difference. In fact, it's not only possible for one person to make a difference, it's essential that one person makes a difference. And believe it or not, that person is you."
- Bob Riley
(Related: Difference, Fact)

"For too long, we have focused on our differences - in our politics and backgrounds, in our race and beliefs - rather than cherishing the unity and pride that binds us together."
- Bob Riley
(Related: Politics, Beliefs, Pride, Race, Unity)

"And, perhaps most importantly, regional conflicts will again and again confront us with a cruel choice between costly engagement and costly indifference."
- Lord Robertson
(Related: Choice, Indifference, Will)

"Perfect behavior is born of complete indifference."
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld
(Related: Behavior, Indifference)

"Some people have been kind enough to call me a fine artist. I've always called myself an illustrator. I'm not sure what the difference is. All I know is that whatever type of work I do, I try to give it my very best. Art has been my life."
- Norman Rockwell
(Related: Art, Life, Work, People, Artist, Difference)

"The great difference between screen acting and theatre acting is that screen acting is about reacting - 75% of the time, great screen actors are great reactors."
- Nicolas Roeg
(Related: Time, Acting, Actors, Difference, Theatre)

"It makes no difference how low tuition is if the student has no source of funds to pay that tuition."
- James E. Rogers
(Related: Difference)

"Those differences are what color the performance, but in the movies you don't get a chance to rehearse."
- Wayne Rogers
(Related: Movies, Performance, Chance)

"The only difference between death and taxes is that death doesn't get worse every time Congress meets."
- Will Rogers
(Related: Death, Time, Congress, Difference, Taxes)

"The difference between a Republican and a Democrat is the Democrat is a cannibal they have to live off each other, while the Republicans, why, they live off the Democrats."
- Will Rogers
(Related: Democrats, Difference, Republican, Republicans)

"A difference of opinion is what makes horse racing and missionaries."
- Will Rogers
(Related: Difference, Missionaries, Opinion, Racing)

"Scratch most feminists and underneath there is a woman who longs to be a sex object. The difference is that is not all she wants to be."
- Betty Rollin
(Related: Sex, Difference, Woman)

"The only difference between me and others is that they think they can change something with cute little poems, nice cards or embracing trees and being nice to little lapdogs."
- Henry Rollins
(Related: Change, Being, Cards, Cute, Difference, Poems, Trees)

"You know, my dad served in the President's Cabinet after his time as a governor. He told me he enjoyed being governor a lot more. Now, I understand why. If I do my job well, I can make a difference in people's lives and I can help our children realize their dreams."
- Mitt Romney
(Related: Dad, Dreams, Time, People, Being, Children, Difference, Help, Job, Now, President)

"The average bright young man who is drafted hates the whole business because an army always tries to eliminate the individual differences in men."
- Andy Rooney
(Related: Business, Men, Army, Man)

"More than an end to war, we want an end to the beginning of all wars - yes, an end to this brutal, inhuman and thoroughly impractical method of settling the differences between governments."
- Franklin D. Roosevelt
(Related: War, Beginning, End, Want)

"People ask the difference between a leader and a boss. The leader leads, and the boss drives."
- Theodore Roosevelt
(Related: Leader, Boss, People, Difference)

"Prejudice and passion and suspicion are more dangerous than the incitement of self-interest or the most stubborn adherence to real differences of opinion regarding rights."
- Elihu Root
(Related: Rights, Opinion, Passion, Prejudice, Self, Suspicion)

"The difference between people and ideas is... only superficial."
- Richard Rorty
(Related: People, Ideas, Difference)

"If any difference should be made by law between husband and wife, reason, justice and humanity, if their voices were heard, would dictate that it should be in her favor."
- Ernestine Rose
(Related: Wife, HusbDifference, Humanity, Justice, Law, Reason)

"The differences between revolution in art and revolution in politics are enormous. Revolution in art lies not in the will to destroy but in the revelation of what has already been destroyed. Art kills only the dead."
- Harold Rosenberg
(Related: Art, Politics, Revolution, Lies, Will)

"Conception, my boy, fundamental brain work, is what makes all the difference in art."
- Dante G. Rossetti
(Related: Art, Work, Difference)

"I began to realise that film sees the world differently than the human eye, and that sometimes those differences can make a photograph more powerful than what you actually observed."
- Galen Rowell
(Related: Eye, Film, World)

"Indifference and neglect often do much more damage than outright dislike."
- J. K. Rowling
(Related: Indifference, Neglect)

"I'm not saying that the press is wrong to report any internal differences we have, but at the same time, I think it's our job to keep them from becoming public issues, for anything that detracts from the purely athletic aspects of the sport is bad for us."
- Pete Rozelle
(Related: Time, Job, Press, Public, Saying, Wrong)

"There's a difference between the blues of the New Orleans guys and anyone else and the difference is in a chord, but I can't figure the name of it. It's a different chord, and they all make it."
- Jimmy Rushing
(Related: Difference, Name)

"Race differences show up early in life."
- J. Philippe Rushton
(Related: Life, Race)

"Startling, and alarming to many, is the conclusion that follows from these data that if all people were treated the same, most average race differences would not disappear."
- J. Philippe Rushton
(Related: People, Race)

"The biological factors underlying race differences in sports have consequences for educational achievement, crime and sexual behavior."
- J. Philippe Rushton
(Related: Sports, Achievement, Behavior, Consequences, Crime, Race)

"But with each passing year and each new study, the evidence for the genetic contribution to individual and group differences becomes more firmly established than ever."
- J. Philippe Rushton
(Related: Study)

"Nonetheless, much has been learned by studying the statistical differences between the various human races."
- J. Philippe Rushton
"I do get cynical, but what can you do? It doesn't make any difference."
- Kurt Russell
(Related: Difference)

"We all have a fear of the unknown what one does with that fear will make all the difference in the world."
- Lillian Russell
(Related: Fear, Difference, Will, World)

"Nothing shows up the difference between the things said or read, so much as the daily experience of it."
- Vita Sackville-West
(Related: Experience, Difference, Nothing)

"Washington couldn't tell a lie, Nixon couldn't tell the truth, and Reagan couldn't tell the difference."
- Mort Sahl
(Related: Truth, Lie, Difference, Nixon, Washington)

"He's the president of the United States. He's got to work 14 to 16 hours a day, run foreign and domestic policy. If he's got time for mistresses after all that, what the hell difference does it make?"
- Pierre Salinger
(Related: Time, Work, Policy, Day, Difference, Hell, President, states, United)

"So It's not like I go from being this disciplined person who has to get up and go to work to now I just lay around all day in my underwear eating Cheerios. I have this structure. I still have to do this and the difference is I'm doing this for me and my company."
- Eriq La Salle
(Related: Work, Being, Company, Day, Difference, Eating, Now)

"But I did on projects that I produced, that I directed, that I acted in because it was important. I want to be a filmmaker. I don't want to be an actor who directs, I want to be a director. I want to be a filmmaker. So that's a big difference."
- Eriq La Salle
(Related: Actor, Difference, Projects, Want)

"In the range of music that we play - roughly 300 years' worth-there really are more similarities than differences."
- Esa-Pekka Salonen
(Related: Music, Play, Worth, Years)

"The difference of great players is at a certain point in a match they raise their level of play and maintain it. Lesser players play great for a set, but then less."
- Pete Sampras
(Related: Difference, Play)

"Peace is a never ending process... It cannot ignore our differences or overlook our common interests. It requires us to work and live together."
- Oscar Arias Sanchez
(Related: Peace, Work, Ending)

"Here is the difference between Dante, Milton, and me. They wrote about hell and never saw the place. I wrote about Chicago after looking the town over for years and years."
- Carl Sandburg
(Related: Chicago, Difference, Hell, Years)

"To know that once you decide to look at life outside of the narrow limits of just your world and start to understand that you can make a difference in very simple ways - in volunteering and all the way up to bigger world problems."
- Susan Sarandon
(Related: Life, Difference, Limits, Problems, World)

"The will to persevere is often the difference between failure and success."
- David Sarnoff
(Related: Success, Failure, Difference, Will)

"The difference between our decadence and the Russians is that while theirs is brutal, ours is apathetic."
- David Sarnoff
(Related: Difference)

"Life is not what it's supposed to be. It's what it is. The way you cope with it is what makes the difference."
- Virginia Satir
(Related: Life, Difference)

"Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible - the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nurturing family."
- Virginia Satir
(Related: Family, Feelings, Communication, Mistakes, Open, Rules, Worth)

"The very special place that a language occupies among institutions is undeniable, but there is much more to be said-, a comparison would tend rather to bring out the differences."
- Ferdinand de Saussure
(Related: Language)

"A linguistic system is a series of differences of sound combined with a series of differences of ideas."
- Ferdinand De Saussure
(Related: Ideas, Sound)

"Know the difference between principles based on right or wrong vs. principles based on personal gain, and consider the basis of your own principles."
- Marilyn vos Savant
(Related: Difference, Gain, Principles, Right, Wrong)

"The difference between talking on your cell phone while driving and speaking with a passenger is huge. The person on the other end of the cell phone is chattering away, oblivious."
- Marilyn vos Savant
(Related: Difference, Driving, End, Talking)

"Differences challenge assumptions."
- Anne Wilson Schaef
(Related: Challenge)

"The difference between religion and morality lies simply in the classical division of things into the divine and the human, if one only interprets this correctly."
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
(Related: Religion, Morality, Difference, Lies)

"It's the niceties that make the difference fate gives us the hand, and we play the cards."
- Arthur Schopenhauer
(Related: Cards, Difference, Fate, Play)

"There's a difference between a philosophy and a bumper sticker."
- Charles M. Schulz
(Related: Difference, Philosophy)

"In this country, it doesn't make any difference where you were born. It doesn't make any difference who your parents were. It doesn't make any difference if, like me, you couldn't even speak English until you were in your twenties."
- Arnold Schwarzenegger
(Related: Country, Difference, English, Parents)

"Your mind can't always tell the difference between pretend and reality if you pretend too long; or if you go too deep and really believe in what you're doing."
- Annabella Sciorra
(Related: Deep, Difference, Mind, Reality)

"The artists who stand out to me have a passion for what they do. There are a lot of people who can sing. It's just like when you go to church and people are singing because it sounds good, not because it feels good. There's a difference."
- Jill Scott
(Related: People, Church, Artists, Difference, Passion, Singing)

"Do you know the difference between education and experience? Education is when you read the fine print; experience is what you get when you don't."
- Pete Seeger
(Related: Education, Experience, Difference)

"I write a lot of songs people don't hear. I really just enjoy the process. I finish 'em all. I don't think there's a whole lot of difference between the bad ones and the good ones."
- Bob Seger
(Related: People, Difference, Songs)

"It's not that conservatives don't care. We do. We just have different answers than liberals do. It's a difference of the mind, not of the heart."
- Tom Selleck
(Related: Heart, Answers, Care, Difference, Liberals, Mind)

"What difference does it make how much you have? What you do not have amounts to much more."
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca
(Related: Difference)

"It makes a great deal of difference whether one wills not to sin or has not the knowledge to sin."
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca
(Related: Knowledge, Difference, Sin)

"The difference between the men and the boys in politics is, and always has been, that the boys want to be something, while the men want to do something."
- Eric Sevareid
(Related: Men, Politics, Boys, Difference, Want)

"The dog doesn't know the difference between Saturday, Sunday, and Monday, so I have to walk the dog early those days too."
- Donna Shalala
(Related: Difference)

"I learned there's a big difference between juniors and the pros."
- Maria Sharapova
(Related: Difference)

"This is one of the factors that also made me very much want to make this film, apart from the fact that I loved it. If the boy hadn't been Jewish and the man hadn't been Muslim, it wouldn't have made any difference to the film. I don't think it's relevant, really."
- Omar Sharif
(Related: Muslim, Difference, Fact, Film, Man, Want)

"The frontier between hell and heaven is only the difference between two ways of looking at things."
- George Bernard Shaw
(Related: Difference, Heaven, Hell)

"Love is a gross exaggeration of the difference between one person and everybody else."
- George Bernard Shaw
(Related: Love, Difference, Exaggeration)

"Reason respects the differences, and imagination the similitudes of things."
- Percy Bysshe Shelley
(Related: Imagination, Reason)

"There is just a major difference between the sound of analog tape and digital tape."
- Kenny W. Shepherd
(Related: Difference, Sound)

"The difference between reality and unreality is that reality has so little to recommend it."
- Allan Sherman
(Related: Difference, Reality)

"I make up my opinions from facts and reasoning, and not to suit any body but myself. If people don't like my opinions, it makes little difference as I don't solicit their opinions or votes."
- William Tecumseh Sherman
(Related: People, Body, Difference, Facts, Opinions)

"We are all Adam's children - it's just the skin that makes all the difference."
- Navjot Singh Sidhu
(Related: Children, Difference, Skin)

"We had many more points of agreement than we had points of difference, but we did differ, and the bigger we got, the more insistent we got that each one of us should have his way."
- Paul Simon
(Related: Agreement, Difference)

"I think there's a difference between ditzy and dumb. Dumb is just not knowing. Ditzy is having the courage to ask!"
- Jessica Simpson
(Related: Courage, Difference, Dumb)

"They tend to be pretty abstract ones then, like doing what will have the best consequences; obviously you wouldn't specify what consequences are best, they may be different in some circumstances, so at a lower, more specific level, you may well get differences."
- Peter Singer
(Related: Circumstances, Consequences, May, Pretty, Will)

"There is only a finger's difference between a wise man and a fool."
- Diogenes of Sinope
(Related: Difference, Fool, Man)

"The difference between me and the newer artists is that I have the history with the architects, the masters that started the music. I know where the music came from."
- Ricky Skaggs
(Related: History, Music, Artists, Difference)

"Who can doubt that between the English and the French, between the Scotch and the Irish, there are differences of character which have profoundly affected and still affect the course of history?"
- Goldwin Smith
(Related: History, Character, Doubt, English, Irish)

"We have a rare and perhaps small window of opportunity to set partisan differences aside, and attempt to achieve what many in recent years have felt was unreachable - greater retirement security for ourselves and our children."
- Gordon Smith
(Related: Opportunity, Children, Retirement, Security, Years)

"Newspapers across the country and the world have published cartoons that have gone beyond reasonable differences of opinion and expanded into the realm of antisemitism."
- Gordon Smith
(Related: Cartoons, Country, Newspapers, Opinion, World)

"First of all, my persuasion is what really breeds violence is political differences. But because religion serves as the soul of community, it gets drawn into the fracas and turns up the heat."
- Huston Smith
(Related: Religion, Soul, Community, First, Persuasion, Violence)

"To be consistently effective, you must put a certain distance between yourself and what happens to you on the golf course. This is not indifference, it's detachment."
- Sam Snead
(Related: Golf, Indifference)

"There is something sublime about its aloofness from and its indifference to its external environment."
- Frederick Soddy
(Related: Environment, Indifference)

"On private transactions, I'll just go very quickly now, a major difference between the United States and Euroland is that in Europe banks are much more important in financial transactions than in the United States."
- Robert C. Solomon
(Related: Financial, Banks, Difference, Europe, Now, states, United)

"One difference between poetry and lyrics is that lyrics sort of fade into the background. They fade on the page and live on the stage when set to music."
- Stephen Sondheim
(Related: Music, Poetry, Difference)

"I've always swung the same way. The difference is when I swing and miss, people say, 'He's swinging for the fences.' But when I swing and make contact people say, 'That's a nice swing.' But there's no difference, it's the same swing."
- Sammy Sosa
(Related: People, Difference)

"Whether born from experience or inherent physiological or cultural differences our gender and national origins may and will make a difference in our judging."
- Sonia Sotomayor
(Related: Experience, Difference, Gender, May, Will)

"Wit consists in knowing the resemblance of things that differ, and the difference of things that are alike."
- Anne Louise Germaine de Stael
(Related: Difference, Wit)

"Wit lies in recognizing the resemblance among things which differ and the difference between things which are alike."
- Madame de Stael
(Related: Difference, Lies, Wit)

"We started this band as kids, and as time has gone on, we've grown and are learning to accommodate each others' differences."
- Layne Staley
(Related: Time, Kids, Learning)

"Whoever incites anger has a strong insurance against indifference."
- Philip Stanhope
(Related: Anger, Indifference)

"Moral authority has been laid to rest, world opinion is no more than a game show and the difference between good and evil is about as relevant as changing channels."
- Ralph Steadman
(Related: Authority, Difference, Evil, Opinion, Rest, World)

"Although AmeriCorps is making a difference among its participants and the people they serve, we must address homelessness and the need for job training among our veterans."
- Cliff Stearns
(Related: People, Difference, Job, Training, Veterans)

"What is the difference between unethical and ethical advertising? Unethical advertising uses falsehoods to deceive the public; ethical advertising uses truth to deceive the public."
- Vilhjalmur Stefansson
(Related: Truth, Advertising, Difference, Public)

"Very likely education does not make very much difference."
- Gertrude Stein
(Related: Education, Difference)

"The contemporary thing in art and literature is the thing which doesn't make enough difference to the people of that generation so that they can accept it or reject it."
- Gertrude Stein
(Related: Art, People, Difference, Literature)

"There is a difference between twenty-nine and thirty. When you are twenty-nine it can be the beginning of everything. When you are thirty it can be the end of everything."
- Gertrude Stein
(Related: Beginning, Difference, End)

"The difference between stupid and intelligent people - and this is true whether or not they are well-educated - is that intelligent people can handle subtlety."
- Neal Stephenson
(Related: People, Difference)

"The difference between ignorant and educated people is that the latter know more facts. But that has nothing to do with whether they are stupid or intelligent."
- Neal Stephenson
(Related: People, Difference, Facts, Nothing)

"I'm sickened by all religions. Religion has divided people. I don't think there's any difference between the pope wearing a large hat and parading around with a smoking purse and an African painting his face white and praying to a rock."
- Howard Stern
(Related: Religion, People, African, Difference, Painting, Smoking)

"Do you know the difference between a beautiful woman and a charming one? A beauty is a woman you notice, a charmer is one who notices you."
- Adlai E. Stevenson
(Related: Beauty, Difference, Woman)

"There is only one difference between a long life and a good dinner: that, in the dinner, the sweets come last."
- Robert Louis Stevenson
(Related: Life, Difference)

"I regard you with an indifference closely bordering on aversion."
- Robert Louis Stevenson
(Related: Indifference)

"Ethics is knowing the difference between what you have a right to do and what is right to do."
- Potter Stewart
(Related: Difference, Ethics, Right)

"How can we live and die and never know the difference?"
- Clyfford Still
(Related: Difference)

"The difference between burlesque and the newspapers is that the former never pretended to be performing a public service by exposure."
- I. F. Stone
(Related: Difference, Newspapers, Public, Service)

"At the time, acid made me consider questions of reality, the difference, as someone said, between words and silence. It also brought back a lot of latent religious feelings in me that I had turned my back on."
- Robert Stone
(Related: Time, Feelings, Difference, Questions, Reality, Religious, Silence, Words)

"People don't change their behavior unless it makes a difference for them to do so."
- Sharon Stone
(Related: Change, People, Behavior, Difference)

"There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. The little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative."
- W. Clement Stone
(Related: People, Attitude, Negative, Positive, Difference)

"James Joyce - an essentially private man who wished his total indifference to public notice to be universally recognized."
- Tom Stoppard
(Related: Indifference, Man, Public)

"Take care, don't fight, and remember: if you do not choose to lead, you will forever be led by others. Find what scares you, and do it. And you can make a difference, if you choose to do so."
- J. Michael Straczynski
(Related: Care, Difference, Fight, Will)

"Some people are filled by compassion and a desire to do good, and some simply don't think anything's going to make a difference."
- Meryl Streep
(Related: People, Compassion, Desire, Difference)

"The fault seems to me to have been that men have taken ancient country churches as their models and have failed to discover that between them and churches in towns there ought to be a most distinct and marked difference."
- George Edmund Street
(Related: Men, Churches, Country, Difference, Fault)

"I hated her now with a hatred more fatal than indifference because it was the other side of love."
- August Strindberg
(Related: Love, Hatred, Indifference, Now)

"We in the industrialized world make a greater difference because our ecological footprint, our impact on the condition of the environment, is 40 to 50 times larger than that of people in the developing world."
- Maurice Strong
(Related: People, Difference, Environment, World)

"Don't accept that you can't make a difference. Because if you can't make a difference, you won't make a difference, and if you put a multiplier on that we will continue on an unsustainable pathway."
- Maurice Strong
(Related: Difference, Will)

"I think that the day you've figured out the differences between women and men is the day that you're no longer attracted to women. It's the difference that is so fantastic and frustrating and angering, and really sexy."
- Kiefer Sutherland
(Related: Men, Women, Day, Difference)

"It was but then, when you're, one of the great poisonous events that have infected us all who were in South Africa is that the idea of difference is drip fed into your veins. It's that that you fight."
- Janet Suzman
(Related: Idea, Difference, Events, Fight)

"The difference between something good and something great is attention to detail."
- Charles R. Swindoll
(Related: Attention, Detail, Difference)

"If you care enough, you make a difference."
- Loretta Swit
(Related: Care, Difference)

"I don't believe in devils. Indifference and misunderstandings can create evil situations. Most of the time, people who appear to be evil are really victims of evil deeds."
- Max von Sydow
(Related: Time, People, Deeds, Evil, Indifference, Victims)

"As president of Iraq, I shall strive to represent the diversity of a country that has too often in the past denied difference."
- Jalal Talabani
(Related: Country, Difference, Diversity, Iraq, Past, President)

"I think there is a difference between Slate and Salon. I think we both serve important functions on the Internet. As more and more Websites disappear, I'm thankful Slate is still around because it makes things less lonely."
- David Talbot
(Related: Difference, Internet, Lonely)

"Fortunately, it doesn't seem to have made a lot of difference to my audience that I'm as bald as a billiard ball!"
- James Taylor
(Related: Difference)

"The difference between utility and utility plus beauty is the difference between telephone wires and the spider web."
- Edwin Way Teale
(Related: Beauty, Difference)

"I want people to talk to one another no matter what their difference of opinion might be."
- Studs Terkel
(Related: People, Difference, Opinion, Talk, Want)

"There is all the difference in the world between departure from recognised rules by one who has learned to obey them, and neglect of them through want of training or want of skill or want of understanding. Before you can be eccentric you must know where the circle is."
- Ellen Terry
(Related: Departure, Difference, Neglect, Rules, Skill, Training, Understanding, Want, World)

"The difference between the more traditional sports clubs and Congress is that Congress doesn't really compete against another team."
- Cal Thomas
(Related: Sports, Congress, Difference)

"The biggest difference is in the leadership. It was better for us. We had more coaches and mentors to help us. A lot of the younger players today suffer from a lack of direction."
- Isaiah Thomas
(Related: Leadership, Coaches, Difference, Direction, Help, Mentors, Today)

"We have some real political differences among us, but we all share the same goals: clean air and water, injury free workplaces, safe transportation systems, to name a few of the good things that can come from regulation."
- Fred Thompson
(Related: Injury, Name, Water)

"That was always the difference between Muhammad Ali and the rest of us. He came, he saw, and if he didn't entirely conquer - he came as close as anybody we are likely to see in the lifetime of this doomed generation."
- Hunter S. Thompson
(Related: Difference, Rest)

"The difference between winning and losing is always a mental one."
- Peter Thomson
(Related: Winning, Difference, Losing)

"After the first blush of sin comes its indifference."
- Henry David Thoreau
(Related: Blush, First, Indifference, Sin)

"The real difference between a man's scientific judgments about himself and the judgment of others about him is he has added sources of knowledge."
- Edward Thorndike
(Related: Knowledge, Difference, Judgment, Man)

"The difference between our decadence and the Russians' is that while theirs is brutal, ours is apathetic."
- James Thurber
(Related: Difference)

"Democracy and socialism have nothing in common but one word, equality. But notice the difference: while democracy seeks equality in liberty, socialism seeks equality in restraint and servitude."
- Alexis de Tocqueville
(Related: Equality, Democracy, Liberty, Nothing, Restraint, Socialism, Word)

"It is the dissimilarities and inequalities among men which give rise to the notion of honor; as such differences become less, it grows feeble; and when they disappear, it will vanish too."
- Alexis de Tocqueville
(Related: Men, Honor, Will)

"Despite Japan's desires and efforts, unfortunate differences in the ways that Japan, England, the United States, and China understood circumstances, together with misunderstandings of attitudes, made it impossible for the parties to agree."
- Hideki Tojo
(Related: Circumstances, England, states, United)

"The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God."
- Leo Tolstoy
(Related: Men, God, Deeds, Difference, Words)

"There's always some kind of blacklist throughout history. But the difference is, in America they usually let you live."
- Rip Torn
(Related: History, America, Difference)

"There is all the difference in the world between teaching children about religion and handing them over to be taught by the religious."
- Polly Toynbee
(Related: Religion, Children, Difference, Religious, Teaching, World)

"While there continues to be differences, the important point is that all citizens and elected officials use democratic and legal avenues for solving those differences."
- Boris Trajkovski
(Related: Legal)

"For me, having come to study and understand some of the Bible and finally getting saved made a huge difference in me, because my wife was a big influence on that. I saw in her, when I first met her, a person's soul at peace with everything and everybody around her."
- Randy Travis
(Related: Peace, Wife, Soul, Bible, Difference, First, Influence, Study)

"Oddly my name has been no professional help at all! It seems to have made no difference. I admire him hugely, both for his benevolence and his enormous psychological perception."
- Joanna Trollope
(Related: Perception, Benevolence, Difference, Help, Name)

"My choice early in life was either to be a piano-player in a whorehouse or a politician. And to tell the truth, there's hardly any difference."
- Harry S. Truman
(Related: Life, Truth, Choice, Difference)

"It is understanding that gives us an ability to have peace. When we understand the other fellow's viewpoint, and he understands ours, then we can sit down and work out our differences."
- Harry S. Truman
(Related: Work, Peace, Ability, Understanding)

"That is to say, nature's laws are causal; they reveal themselves by comparison and difference, and they operate at every multivariate space/time point."
- Edward Tufte
(Related: Nature, Difference, Laws)

"The differences between friends cannot but reinforce their friendship."
- Mao Tse Tung
(Related: Friendship)

"Thirty years ago, there was definitely a huge difference between men and women, and the man wanting to feel like the protector, and not scare the wife."
- Robin Tunney
(Related: Men, Women, Wife, Difference, Man, Years)

"Rearranging furniture, adding some candles, or making even small tweaks can really make the difference."
- Anthea Turner
(Related: Difference)

"I want to know what the difference between the essence of a man and woman is."
- Tina Turner
(Related: Difference, Man, Want, Woman)

"I know the difference between black magic and white magic."
- Tina Turner
(Related: Difference, Magic)

"What is the difference between a taxidermist and a tax collector? The taxidermist takes only your skin."
- Mark Twain
(Related: Difference, Tax, Skin)

"The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug."
- Mark Twain
(Related: Difference, Right, Word)

"One of the most striking differences between a cat and a lie is that a cat has only nine lives."
- Mark Twain
(Related: Lie)

"The main difference between a cat and a lie is that a cat only has nine lives."
- Mark Twain
(Related: Lie, Difference)

"It is not best that we should all think alike; it is a difference of opinion that makes horse races."
- Mark Twain
(Related: Difference, Opinion)

"It was just like a dream. I could have ended up with an album that's not all that different from anything else coming out of Nashville. Mutt made the difference. He took these songs, my attitude, my creativity, and colored them in a way that is unique."
- Shania Twain
(Related: Dream, Attitude, Creativity, Difference, Songs)

"She worded it a bit strongly, but I do find myself more and more struck by the differences between the sexes. To put it another way: All marriages are mixed marriages."
- Anne Tyler
(Related: Sexes)

"The Amateur Marriage grew out of the reflection that of all the opportunities to show differences in character, surely an unhappy marriage must be the richest."
- Anne Tyler
(Related: Marriage, Character, Reflection)

"I have learned the difference between a cactus and a caucus. On a cactus, the pricks are on the outside."
- Mo Udall
(Related: Difference)

"If only we could accept that there is no difference between us where human values are concerned. Whatever sex."
- Liv Ullman
(Related: Sex, Values, Difference)

"I wish I could believe that one person could make a difference."
- Tracey Ullman
(Related: Difference)

"In my relations with my father, which are difficult and where I'm often met by coolness and indifference, I am constantly tempted to be cold and indifferent. Yet I know that this is a test if I could take it rightly."
- Evelyn Underhill
(Related: Father, Coolness, Indifference)

"There is a difference between conceit and confidence. Conceit is bragging about yourself. Confidence means you believe you can get the job done."
- Johnny Unitas
(Related: Bragging, Conceit, Confidence, Difference, Job)

"I wanted to show a normal young girl whose only difference was that she behaved in the way a boy might, without any sense of guilt on a moral or sexual level."
- Roger Vadim
(Related: Difference, Guilt, Sense)

"Politeness is organized indifference."
- Paul Valery
(Related: Indifference, Politeness)

"We are enriched by our reciprocate differences."
- Paul Valery
"I suppose you could sum up the religious aspects of my boyhood by saying it was a time of life when I was taught the difference between right and wrong as it specifically applied to Catholicism."
- Robert Vaughn
(Related: Life, Time, Catholicism, Difference, Religious, Right, Saying, Wrong)

"There is a vast difference - a constitutional difference-between restrictions imposed by the state which prohibit the intellectual commingling of students, and the refusal of individuals to commingle where the state presents no such bar."
- Frederick M. Vinson
(Related: Difference, State, Students)

"There is some place where your specialties can shine. Somewhere that difference can be expressed. It's up to you to find it, and you can."
- David Viscott
(Related: Difference)

"They taught us because they wanted to pass the knowledge on and educate young musicians. It was not because they had to teach because they failed as musicians. There is a huge difference in the reasons why someone is teaching and what they can offer and what they cannot offer."
- Miroslav Vitous
(Related: Knowledge, Difference, Musicians, Teaching)

"All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything."
- Swami Vivekananda
(Related: Oneness, World)

"The speed of communication, the speed of information transfer, the cheapness of communication, the ease of moving things around the world are a difference in kind as well as degree."
- Paul A. Volcker
(Related: Communication, Difference, Information, World)

"Life is the movie you see through your own eyes. It makes little difference what's happening out there. It's how you take it that counts."
- Denis Waitley
(Related: Life, Difference, Eyes)

"We're all crazy and the only difference between patients and their therapists is the therapists haven't been caught yet."
- Max Walker
(Related: Difference)

"This might be one way to start talking about differences between the early postmodern writers of the fifties and sixties and their contemporary descendants."
- David Foster Wallace
(Related: Talking, Writers)

"But I would like to think that it's the actor that makes the difference in these cases. Not the director, not the guy that wrote the book, not the guy that adapted it for the screen, but the actor."
- Ray Walston
(Related: Actor, Difference)

"The Onion Field, that one got pretty close to me because I was a cop when it happened. I saw some of the indifference that my police department showed to the surviving officer."
- Joseph Wambaugh
(Related: Indifference, Police, Pretty)

"Basically there is no difference between whites and blacks, browns and yellows. I decided to think no more of people as Northerners and Southerners."
- Ethel Waters
(Related: People, Difference)

"Not the torturer will scare me, nor the body's final fall, nor the barrels of death's rifles, nor the shadows on the wall, nor the night when to the ground the last dim star of pain, is hurled but the blind indifference of a merciless, unfeeling world."
- Roger Waters
(Related: Death, Blind, Body, Indifference, Night, Pain, Shadows, Will, World)

"The counterpart of the suicide is the seeker; but the difference between them is slight."
- Paul Watzlawick
(Related: Difference, Suicide)

"You reach a certain point in your life where they things you do and say do make a difference."
- Jimmy Webb
(Related: Life, Difference)

"Well the least favourite question is the one that one's asked particularly about in Japan is what's the difference between theatre and cinema and I think, well, that's about eighty bucks."
- Andrew Lloyd Webber
(Related: Cinema, Difference, Question, Theatre)

"I have never acknowledged the difference between serious music and light music. There is only good music and bad music."
- Kurt Weill
(Related: Music, Difference, Light)

"I've never sat down and thought about the difference between plot and theme. To me, that's never been important."
- Len Wein
(Related: Thought, Difference)

"When I'm my own editor, there's very little difference between the first draft and the final. I write what feels right to begin with. I rarely make any major changes."
- Len Wein
(Related: Difference, Draft, First, Right)

"The difference is that for a soundly conceived and solidly endowed republic it takes a great deal longer for those seeds to germinate and the plants to grow."
- Robert Welch
(Related: Difference, Plants)

"I used to say of Napoleon that his presence on the field made the difference of forty thousand men."
- Duke of Wellington
(Related: Men, Difference)

"The main difference between men and women is that men are lunatics and women are idiots."
- Rebecca West
(Related: Men, Women, Difference, Idiots)

"It is sometimes very hard to tell the difference between history and the smell of skunk."
- Rebecca West
(Related: History, Difference)

"The Women of the Storm made a big difference for me, because it really put some real-life faces with the situation, and not just politicians."
- Lynn Westmoreland
(Related: Women, Difference, Faces, Politicians)

"I think these ladies, that group of 130 women, are going to make a difference in what goes on down there, because they're going to hold the locals' feet to the fire."
- Lynn Westmoreland
(Related: Women, Difference, Feet, Fire, Ladies)

"Make it, not make it? What's the difference? Music is a language, it's a dance of life, and it can be a part of your life without being something that earns."
- Tina Weymouth
(Related: Life, Music, Dance, Being, Difference, Language)

"As one may bring himself to believe almost anything he is inclined to believe, it makes all the difference whether we begin or end with the inquiry, 'What is truth?'"
- Richard Whately
(Related: Truth, Difference, End, May)

"In the past, it was easier to believe in my own effectiveness. If I worked hard, with good colleagues and good ideas, we could make a difference. But now, I sincerely doubt that."
- Margaret J. Wheatley
(Related: Ideas, Difference, Doubt, Now, Past)

"Without aggression, it becomes possible to think well, to be curious about differences, and to enjoy each other's company."
- Margaret J. Wheatley
(Related: Aggression, Company)

"You could run harder, longer. If the workout was four 200s really, really fast, they wouldn't seem as hard as before. You could cut the rest down from five minutes to three. That's a big difference."
- Kelli White
(Related: Difference, Rest)

"Anyone who thinks that they are too small to make a difference has never tried to fall asleep with a mosquito in the room."
- Christie Todd Whitman
(Related: Difference)

"We all have ability. The difference is how we use it."
- Charlotte Whitton
(Related: Ability, Difference)

"Indifference, to me, is the epitome of evil."
- Elie Wiesel
(Related: Evil, Indifference)

"Because of indifference, one dies before one actually dies."
- Elie Wiesel
(Related: Indifference)

"There is a difference between a book of two hundred pages from the very beginning, and a book of two hundred pages which is the result of an original eight hundred pages. The six hundred are there. Only you don't see them."
- Elie Wiesel
(Related: Beginning, Difference, Result)

"The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference."
- Elie Wiesel
(Related: Love, Hate, Indifference)

"It does make a difference what you call things."
- Kate D. Wiggins
(Related: Difference)

"Women are never disarmed by compliments. Men always are. That is the difference between the sexes."
- Oscar Wilde
(Related: Men, Women, Compliments, Difference, Sexes)

"The difference between literature and journalism is that journalism is unreadable and literature is not read."
- Oscar Wilde
(Related: Difference, Journalism, Literature)

"I have visited some places where the differences between black and white are not as profound as they used to be, but I think there is a new form of racism growing in Europe and that is focused on people who are Middle Eastern. I see it."
- Montel Williams
(Related: People, Europe, Racism)

"Incidentally, one of the most worrying problems in the impact of Western modernity on traditional culture is that it quite rapidly communicates its own indifference or anxiety or even hostility about age and ageing."
- Rowan D. Williams
(Related: Age, Ageing, Anxiety, Culture, Indifference, Modernity, Problems)

"The value of an item - in the mind of a consumer - is simply the difference between the anticipated price and the price on the tag."
- Roy H. Williams
(Related: Difference, Mind, Value)

"Month after month, Wizard Academy equips people who want to make a difference. This is why journalists and scientists and artists and educators and business owners and advertising professionals and ministers are attracted to our little school."
- Roy H. Williams
(Related: Business, People, Advertising, Artists, Difference, professionals, School, Scientists, Want)

"For years I thought what was good for our country was good for General Motors and vice versa. The difference did not exist. Our company is too big. It goes with the welfare of the country."
- Charles Erwin Wilson
(Related: Thought, Company, Country, Difference, Vice, Welfare, Years)

"Postmodernism refuses to privilege any one perspective, and recognizes only difference, never inequality, only fragments, never conflict."
- Elizabeth Wilson
(Related: Conflict, Difference, Inequality, Perspective, Privilege)

"What material success does is provide you with the ability to concentrate on other things that really matter. And that is being able to make a difference, not only in your own life, but in other people's lives."
- Oprah Winfrey
(Related: Success, Life, People, Ability, Being, Difference)

"Unless you choose to do great things with it, it makes no difference how much you are rewarded, or how much power you have."
- Oprah Winfrey
(Related: Power, Difference)

"Of private differences personal to himself, my brother had none."
- John Sergeant Wise
(Related: Brother)

"In such a condition of affairs, the practical difference between the abolitionist and the sympathizer, to the man who lost his slave and could not recover it, was very nebulous."
- John Sergeant Wise
(Related: Difference, Man)

"The impossibility of a retreat makes no difference in the situation of men resolved to conquer or die; and, believe me, my friends, if your conquest could be bought with the blood of your general, he would most cheerfully resign a life which he has long devoted to his country."
- James Wolfe
(Related: Life, Men, Blood, Conquest, Country, Difference, Friends, Impossibility)

"It doesn't really mean a great deal of difference to a life. You live as you wish to do and if a job is oppressing, you leave it. I've done it on several occasions."
- George Woodcock
(Related: Life, Difference, Job)

"Well, first of all the Dominion Bureau of Statistics made a survey in the spring of 1970, which showed that on balance the difference in the cost of living between Canadian cities and American cities was 5 % to the advantage, of course, to the Canadian cities."
- Leonard Woodcock
(Related: American, Balance, Cities, Difference, First, Living, Spring, Statistics)

"It makes no difference who or what you are, old or young, black or white, pagan, Jew, or Christian, I want to love you all and be loved by you all, and I mean to have your love."
- Victoria Woodhull
(Related: Love, Christian, Difference, Old, Want)

"The support in Britain made a big difference."
- Louise Woodward
(Related: Difference, Support)

"It doesn't make a difference what temperature a room is, it's always room temperature."
- Steven Wright
(Related: Difference)

"In the past there was a difference between the conditions in which Hizballah operated in Lebanon and the conditions of resistance operated in Palestine."
- Ahmed Yassin
(Related: Difference, Palestine, Past)

"It is important to recognize the differences between the war in Iraq and the war on terrorism. The treatment of those detained at Abu Ghraib is governed by the Geneva Conventions, which have been signed by both the U.S. and Iraq."
- John Yoo
(Related: War, Iraq, Terrorism, Treatment)

"There are cultural issues everywhere - in Bangladesh, Latin America, Africa, wherever you go. But somehow when we talk about cultural differences, we magnify those differences."
- Muhammad Yunus
(Related: America, Talk)

"There's no difference in a lot of people's minds between good musicians and popular musicians."
- Dweezil Zappa
(Related: People, Difference, Musicians, Popular)

"There is a great advantage in training under unfavorable conditions. It is better to train under bad conditions, for the difference is then a tremendous relief in a race."
- Emil Zatopek
(Related: Difference, Race, Training)

"To illustrate what I mean, an apt dancer may be in thorough unison with the others in that particular group, and at the same time reveal a difference in dancing temperament, rhythm or technique; she may phrase, accentuate or actually interpret differently."
- Florenz Ziegfeld
(Related: Time, Dancing, Difference, May, Temperament)

"It's not what you've got, it's what you use that makes a difference."
- Zig Ziglar
(Related: Difference)