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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.
~By Italo Calvino ~


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.
~By Ashley Montague ~


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.
~By Garry Kasparov ~


A difference of taste in jokes is a great strain on the affections.
~By George Eliot ~


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.
~By Paul A. Volcker ~


Each one of us can make a difference. Together we make change.
~By Barbara Mikulski ~


All good performance pieces have some philosophical validity. That's the difference between mere theater and performance art.
~By Jack Bowman ~


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.
~By Margot Fonteyn ~


About the only difference between the poor and the rich, is this, the poor suffer misery, while the rich have to enjoy it.
~By Josh Billings ~


We're here to bring beauty to the world and make a difference in this planet. That's what art forms are about.
~By Charlie Haden ~


People are pretty much alike. It's only that our differences are more susceptible to definition than our similarities.
~By Linda Ellerbee ~


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.
~By Nick Cave ~


It makes no difference if I burn my bridges behind me - I never retreat.
~By Fiorello LaGuardia ~


Doctors are the same as lawyers; the only difference is that lawyers merely rob you, whereas doctors rob you and kill you too.
~By Anton Chekhov ~


A woman may not hit a ball stronger than a man, but it is different. I prize that difference.
~By Louise Berliawsky Nevelson ~


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.
~By Mark Hoppus ~


There's a difference between solitude and loneliness. I can understand the concept of being a monk for a while.
~By Tom Hanks ~


Oh, the difference between nearly right and exactly right.
~By H. Jackson Brown, Jr. ~


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.
~By Conrad Burns ~


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.
~By James Laughlin ~


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.
~By J. D. Hayworth ~


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.
~By Meir Kahane ~


What the hell difference does it make, left or right? There were good men lost on both sides.
~By Brendan Behan ~


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.
~By Jurgen Habermas ~


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.
~By Thomas Huxley ~


Two roads diverged in a wood and I - I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.
~By Robert Frost ~


Know the difference between principles based on right or wrong vs. principles based on personal gain, and consider the basis of your own principles.
~By Marilyn vos Savant ~


The dog doesn't know the difference between Saturday, Sunday, and Monday, so I have to walk the dog early those days too.
~By Donna Shalala ~


In war, you win or lose, live or die - and the difference is just an eyelash.
~By Douglas MacArthur ~


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.
~By Ben Bradlee ~


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.
~By Desiderius Erasmus ~


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.
~By Phil Collins ~


The government deficit is the difference between the amount of money the government spends and the amount it has the nerve to collect.
~By Sam Ewing ~


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.
~By Richard Dawkins ~


The difference between greatness and mediocrity is often how an individual views a mistake.
~By Nelson Boswell ~


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.
~By Liam Fox ~


The difference with Cleveland is that the racial tension was not a casual taste of it. It was outlandish.
~By Terrence Howard ~


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.
~By Bob Seger ~


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.
~By Truman Capote ~


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.
~By George P. Baker ~


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.
~By Serge Lang ~


Our second phase was to develop a school curriculum that teaches tolerance, respect for differences, conflict resolution, anger management, and other attributes of peace.
~By Eddie Bernice Johnson ~


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.
~By Reinhold Niebuhr ~


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.
~By Scott Reed ~


When you believe in what you're doing and use your imagination and initiative, you can make a difference.
~By Samuel Dash ~


I will act as if what I do makes a difference.
~By William James ~


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.
~By Robert Kagan ~


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.
~By Alan Dean Foster ~


What people call impartiality may simply mean indifference, and what people call partiality may simply mean mental activity.
~By Gilbert K. Chesterton ~


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.
~By Isaiah Thomas ~


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.
~By Sam Snead ~


The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't.
~By Henry Ward Beecher ~


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?
~By Goldwin Smith ~


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.
~By Elena Kagan ~


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.
~By Laura Miller ~


I am through with this body, and what becomes of it will make no difference with me in the future.
~By Alex Campbell ~


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.
~By Peter Singer ~


Love is a gross exaggeration of the difference between one person and everybody else.
~By George Bernard Shaw ~


We are all Adam's children - it's just the skin that makes all the difference.
~By Navjot Singh Sidhu ~


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.
~By Joanna Trollope ~


The difference for me is I just don't sleep on friends' couches anymore.
~By Sean Kinney ~


The greater intellect one has, the more originality one finds in men. Ordinary persons find no difference between men.
~By Blaise Pascal ~


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.
~By Meryl Streep ~


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.
~By Will Rogers ~


Wit consists in knowing the resemblance of things that differ, and the difference of things that are alike.
~By Anne Louise Germaine de Stael ~


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!!
~By Peter Hook ~


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.
~By Richard Le Gallienne ~


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.
~By Charles Bukowski ~


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.
~By Gilbert K. Chesterton ~


Time is everything; five minutes make the difference between victory and defeat.
~By Horatio Nelson ~


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.
~By Laura Bush ~


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.
~By Lorna Luft ~


It's just really important that we start celebrating our differences. Let's start tolerating first, but then we need to celebrate our differences.
~By Billie Jean King ~


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.
~By Jo Brand ~


The only difference between me and a madman is that I'm not mad.
~By Salvador Dali ~


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.
~By Sammy Sosa ~


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.
~By Hedy Lamarr ~


The difference between tax avoidance and tax evasion is the thickness of a prison wall.
~By Denis Healey ~


People seem to see no difference between an intimate conversation and a conversation at the water cooler.
~By Mike Farrell ~


The difference between management and administration (which is what bureaucrats used to do exclusively) is the difference between choice and rigidity.
~By Robert Heller ~


All men are frauds. The only difference between them is that some admit it. I myself deny it.
~By H. L. Mencken ~


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.
~By Henry Ward Beecher ~


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.
~By Todd Gitlin ~


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.
~By Hunter S. Thompson ~


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.
~By Ben Harper ~


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.
~By James W. Fulbright ~


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.
~By Joseph Wambaugh ~


There are differences in the world community. But we have a common interest in a strong multilateral system.
~By Joschka Fischer ~


Some people call it global warming; some people call it climate change. What is the difference?
~By Frank Luntz ~


A major difference between witches and psychotherapists is that witches see the mental health of women as having important political consequences.
~By Naomi R. Goldenberg ~


If you care enough, you make a difference.
~By Loretta Swit ~


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.
~By Jim Henson ~


There is still a difference between something and nothing, but it is purely geometrical and there is nothing behind the geometry.
~By Martin Gardner ~


There is a difference between conceit and confidence. Conceit is bragging about yourself. Confidence means you believe you can get the job done.
~By Johnny Unitas ~


The difference between me and American-born actors is that I came here with the expectation of not being treated fairly.
~By Joan Chen ~


Little things can make such a big difference during recording.
~By Matt Cameron ~


The deepest difference between religions is not that between polytheism and monotheism.
~By Walter Kaufmann ~


Tolerance is another word for indifference.
~By W. Somerset Maugham ~


The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
~By Maria Montessori ~


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.
~By Margaret Mahy ~

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