Distinct Quotes

Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Distinct Quotes from famous persons: Chuck Berry, Kavita Ramdas, Oliver Sykes, Lawrence Osborne, Josef Albers. The wide variety of quotes available makes it possible to find a quote to suit your needs. You’ve likely heard some of the Distinct Quotes before, but that’s because they truly are great.

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Listening to Nat Cole prompted me to sing sentimental songs with distinct diction.
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Feminism, unlike almost every other social movement, is not a struggle against a distinct oppressor – it’s not the ruling class or the occupiers or the colonizers – it’s against a deeply held set of beliefs and assumptions that we women, far too often, hold ourselves.
Kavita Ramdas
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I like how our records go from super poppy to heavy then electronic, and next I’d like to make a bunch of records where each of them has a distinct vibe to it.
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There’s a distinct unease about Americans when they are outside the United States. I can’t say quite what it is, but they are easily spooked or driven to cynicism – the country is diverse but, paradoxically, extremely insular.
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As basic rules of a language must be practiced continually, and therefore are never fixed, so exercises toward distinct color effects never are done or over. New and different cases will be discovered time and again.
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Asian food is very easy to like because it hits your mouth very differently than European food does. In European food, there may be two things to hit – maybe sweet and salty, maybe salty-savory, but Asian kind of works around, plus you have that distinct flavor that’s usually working in Asian food.
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To butcher a pork shoulder is to be forcibly reminded that this is the shoulder of a large mammal, made up of distinct groups of muscles with a purpose quite apart from feeding me. The work itself gives me a keener interest in the story of the hog: where it came from and how it found its way to my kitchen.
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When you’re bringing an idea to fruition, there are two distinct phases: the skeptic phase and the evangelist phase. During the first phase, you have to be willing to ask the hardest questions – is this idea worth pursuing? But once you are convinced, you flip a switch. It’s about getting it done.
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I have the idea that anyone who has ever heard my name has the distinct impression that I was put under the sod years ago just before they buried Lillian Russell.
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Because the traditional mode of dress for Muslim women is so distinct – the headcovering, which is not there for guys – women carry a greater burden of representation than Muslim men do in non-Muslim societies.
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I know, for myself, I have a very distinct style, and I know what I like, and I know what I don’t like. But it has been a process of learning how to cater to the different events that happen with Hollywood and how you might want to dress for red carpet and what things photograph well.
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I drove from Addis Ababa to Aksum, where they have the Ark of the Covenant, to the Semien Mountains in the Highlands. I love how the country has a distinct identity and historical borders that werent randomly carved up by explorers.
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Everything that exists is information, and everything that is informative also exists. The infosphere is not a virtual space that is distinct from the real world. Rather, the world itself is increasingly being considered an information space and part of the infosphere.
Hubert Burda
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I’ve seen a lot of people come out of Carol City, but I had this distinct vision for Carol City, just me coming out of there, because my music is so different from anybody else who came out of there.
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Assuming that man has a distinct spiritual nature, a soul, why should it be thought unnatural that under appropriate conditions of maladjustment, his soul might die before his body does; or that his soul might die without his knowing it?
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There are, I think, four distinct types of weird story: one expressing a mood or feeling, another expressing a pictorial conception, a third expressing a general situation, condition, legend or intellectual conception, and a fourth explaining a definite tableau or specific dramatic situation or climax.
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The thing is that, they all had real strong personalities and real distinct identities, and I don’t find most of the groups that are coming out now really do.
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It’s interesting to marry American musical traditions with the subtlety of English-style storytelling and folk singer-songwriters like Martin Carthy and Bert Jansch – they’re two heritages that are distinct but also cross over on so many levels.
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Leftism seeks to undo most of the values that are distinct to Judeo-Christian religion.
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I make very proper clothes. But I was never that person. For a long time, I thought that was the image I needed to have for my brand. And I thought that’s the person that I needed to be. Because it gave me a distinct image that no one can deny.
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I realize that having a style would be very beneficial for my practice from a marketing standpoint, but I can’t do it. I believe my responsibilities as an architect are to design the most appropriate building for the place. Each place has a distinct culture and function, which for me requires an appropriate answer.
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When I first asked my boxing coach, two-time Olympic champion Hector Vinent, what made the Cuban style of fighting distinct from the rest of the world, he smiled and told me to sit on a bench in Prado and watch the Cuban women walk.
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Everything I’ve ever written, I had a very distinct vision of what I wanted it to look like. But, other directors never do it that way.
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There has always been a tendency to classify children almost as a distinct species.
Hugh Lofting
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I can see a distinct anti-Modi and anti-NDA wave across the country.
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All things will be clear and distinct to the man who does not hurry; haste is blind and improvident.
Livy
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As an actor, I always feel that each and every character in my films has to be distinct. The character Thilak that I play in ‘Kavan’ will be one such unique role in my career.
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Shadowing is really a great way to learn how the entire TV-making mechanism works. I had the distinct pleasure of shadowing the gifted and talented Allison Anders, who taught me a great deal about the importance of collaboration and trusting the talent around you.
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Wash four distinct and separate times, using lots of lather each time from individual bars of soap.
Howard Hughes
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The Internet‘s distinct configuration may have made cyberattacks easy to launch, but it has also kindled the flame of freedom.
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When we saw ‘The Knick’ or ‘True Detective,’ they had very distinct scores that were doing very distinct things.
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I know when I get to 0-2, 1-2, when I’m ahead in the count, that I hold a distinct advantage over every single hitter. I have so many options because I don’t have to work within the strike zone anymore.
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The practice of the law is a perfectly distinct art.
Frederick Pollock
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I think what makes me stand out from the rest is my melodic style combined with my voice, which has a distinct character to it.
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What I do isn’t radical. It’s just distinct in small ways.
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Indeed, it is a proven mathematical theorem that a doughnut is topologically distinct from a sphere.
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This idea that males are physically aggressive and females are not has distinct drawbacks for both sexes.
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Pure drawing is an abstraction. Drawing and colour are not distinct, everything in nature is coloured.
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I served 10 years on the U.S. House Intelligence Committee, and I had the distinct privilege of meeting with real U.S. spies throughout the globe.
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While both plants and animals awaken via distinct changes in metabolic functioning, most plants prefer to err on the side of caution, waiting for hints of full-on summer before they bloom.
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But in the old days, visual artists used to fall into two distinct categories: those of us who created images with cameras and those of us who applied stuff onto other stuff, with brushes or other tools.
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SBI Caps has a distinct advantage because most of our people are market recruits. We have a public sector heritage. Our challenge is to bring the best of both – public sector heritage and private sector talent – and provide a unique offering.
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I feel like I have a distinct voice.
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Good-humoured, unaffected girls, will not do for a man who has been used to sensible women. They are two distinct orders of being.
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‘Woman on the Plaza,’ with its distinct horizon, snow-like surfaces, wintry wall, stunning sunlight, sharp shadows, and hurrying figure, would become the most biographical of my photographs – an abstract image of the landscape and life of northern Ohio where I grew up and first practiced photography.
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Every industry has got its distinct identity. The Malayalam film industry is right up there with some of the greatest content, artistes and technicians.
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Murder has foreseeable consequences. When it happens, it is always to distinct individuals, and after it happens, other victims are left behind.
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It follows that if you are not a mother you are not a grandmother. Your life has become unpunctuated, whereas the lives of other women around you have these distinct phases.
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As a young boy, I had the usual hobbiessports, baseball cards, model airplanes and trains. But I always had a distinct fascination with trains.
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There are two distinct classes of what are called thoughts: those that we produce in ourselves by reflection and the act of thinking and those that bolt into the mind of their own accord.
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The idea that humanity is divided into these separate and distinct and disparate groups with clear boundaries has been disproven by science a long time ago, decades ago. Humanity really is more of a continuum, and that people belong on the same continuum and there are no clear breaks between these so-called races.
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I don’t know if it is because I have a distinct look or not, but there are no fans that have mistaken me for someone else.
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If I could pick one reason why I want to be a writer, it would be connection. In all kinds of ways, I like to be individual and distinct; but when I write, I want to be writing about things that connect me to the people for whom I write.
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Writing is very much perceived as something distinct from performance. I don’t see it like that.
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I have a very distinct goal all the time that I’m working toward, and I love the way it makes me live.
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The Internet’s distinct configuration may have facilitated anonymous threats, copyright infringement, and cyberattacks, but it has also kindled the flame of freedom in ways that the framers of the American constitution would appreciate – the Federalist papers were famously authored pseudonymously.
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Even hostile parodies admit from the start that the target has a distinct voice.
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One of my favorite albums in the world is Bruce Springsteen‘s ‘Nebraska.’ Each song has this very distinct character who has something profound to say.
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A healthy society rests on three pillars: business, government and civil society, or non-profits. Each has a distinct and important role to play, and all three need to work together synergistically to create the most value for society.
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How to play music may be known. At the commencement of the piece, all the parts should sound together. As it proceeds, they should be in harmony while severally distinct and flowing without break, and thus on to the conclusion.
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More and more, I realise I have a distinct voice, which I didn’t realise! You know, it’s just my voice. I had no idea. A lot of times, people will say now, ‘I recognised you from your voice,’ which is interesting to me.
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Basketball games – and seasons – make great narratives; they feature distinct acts, heroes and villains, and guaranteed resolutions.
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Producing is figuring out how to make each character have a distinct voice, how to make the story twist and turn – that’s the biggest challenge.
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There is a distinct layer between the Earth and the universe, which is extremely black. Slowly, the entire universe starts to look 3D, like you can fly through it rather than this sphere of blackness overhead. And when you’re above the atmosphere, there isn’t water vapour in the air to make things foggy.
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Scotland has chosen to remain in partnership with our neighbours in the U.K. But Scotland is distinct, and colleagues must recognise that.
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Sometimes just allowing yourself to noodle without any structure will enable you to stumble upon great new ideas, culminating in creating your own distinct voice on the instrument.
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The challenge for corporations, if offices were to become obsolete, is twofold. How will they be able to retain their distinct cultures? And how will they be able to ensure that all employees, wherever they work from, share a united identity and vision?
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Heaven is a very distinct place, where only God‘s elect will go. It’s the place where the only One who deserves any glory lives and reigns.
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It’s a very distinct difference between Romney and Obama and myself.
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Taxpayers‘ and ‘people on benefits‘ are not two separate and distinct groups of people.
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Race and class are rendered distinct analytically only to produce the realization that the analysis of the one cannot proceed without the other. A different dynamic it seems to me is at work in the critique of new sexuality studies.
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Every decent person feels the pain of the African-American community, but I also don’t want to pretend like I know the exact distinct pain.
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New York has an amazing history of farming and fishing that goes right back to the Pilgrim Fathers. At its core are the four seasons, which are distinct, well-established and similar to those in Lyon, where my family lives: when it’s snowing in New York, a week later it will be snowing there.
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For me, each nuance of a color is in some way an individual, a being who is not only from the same race as the base color, but who definitely possesses a distinct character and personal soul.
Yves Klein
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Business ethics has always had problems that are distinct from those of other professions, such as medicine, law, engineering, dentistry, or nursing.
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There was a magic about pulsars… no other things in the sky had such labels on them. Each one had its own distinct pulsing frequency, so it could be identified by anybody, including other creatures, after a long period of time and far, far away.
Frank Drake
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This African American Vernacular English shares most of its grammar and vocabulary with other dialects of English. But it is distinct in many ways, and it is more different from standard English than any other dialect spoken in continental North America.
William Labov
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Identity is made up of lots of different things now. Different colors and patterns stand out at different times. Different instruments in the symphony of being are more distinct than others at different times.
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We are splintering what was the ‘camera’ and its functionality – lens, sensors, and processing – into distinct parts, but, instead of lenses and shutters, software and algorithms are becoming the driving force.
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I don’t just want to be a cute girl in a comedy or the actress who just does the same thing over and over again. I want to play roles that are distinct. I want to have a more varied career like actresses Viola Davis or Angela Bassett – those are the people that I grew up watching and admiring.
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In terms of the way people see me, it breaks down into two very clear and distinct groups: those who think they know me from reading the papers and those who really know me by reading my books.
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In the days when regional music was very clearly defined and had a clear personalityMemphis, Detroit, Chicago, whateverPhiladelphia had a tradition that was very distinct and unique.
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My parents live in the part of the United States that is Canada. It is so far north that Minnesota lies in the same direction as Miami. They have four distinct seasons: Winter, More Winter, Still More Winter, and That One Day Of Summer.
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Fighting is fighting. Family life is family life. I need a distinct barrier between the two. Obviously, my family dictate how I’m feeling and my head space. But work’s work.
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I try to master every facet of a character in order to build a safety net for myself, so I can go on to take more risks to create someone really distinct.
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It was Tim Burton’s ‘Batman‘ in, what, ’89, I think? What we could see was there was someone behind the curtain controlling all of this, and you could see it from one Tim Burton film to the next, that the guy who made ‘Edward Scissorhands’ also made ‘Batman.’ You could connect the dots because his style was so distinct.
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I wish I wasn’t so technically challenged, because it puts you at a distinct disadvantage. I wish I could figure out a way to get more up to speed.
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It now seems very likely that many of the 64 triplets, possibly most of them, may code one amino acid or another, and that in general several distinct triplets may code one amino acid.
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The insurgents are Baathists and Sunnis in Iraq who have as their goal a separate and distinct one of toppling the government that is there and creating their own.
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If, as many people believe, there is a God, and that God made us in his own image, then of course we are distinct from nature, just as He is.
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I have the distinct pleasure of doing exactly what I want to do and get paid for it. It’s a joy.
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Every so often when I’m writing, a character might actually be a distinct person in my head – often not an actor or a face, literally a person who just seems to exist in my imagination. Then the challenge is finding somebody who is close enough to that to make me feel like I’ve ended up where I wanted to be.
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Pure geometrical regularity gives a certain pleasure to men troubled by the obscurity of outside appearance. The geometrical line is something absolutely distinct from the messiness, the confusion, and the accidental details of existing things.
T. E. Hulme
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Any corporate policy and plan which is typical of the industry is doomed to mediocrity. Where this is not so, it should be possible to demonstrate that all other competitors are at a distinct disadvantage.
Bruce Henderson
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I’m obsessed with how people talk! Accents, dialects… So whenever I go someplace where an accent is extremely distinct – Minneapolis, New Orleans, Jamaica, Vancouver – I always find myself trying to pick up the subtleties of their patterns.
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Coming from Buffalo, N.Y., I recognize the distinct difference between inside-the-Beltway conservatives and lake-shore conservatives. It’s populist conservatism.
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Hardboiled crime fiction came of age in ‘Black Maskmagazine during the Twenties and Thirties. Writers like Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler learnt their craft and developed a distinct literary style and attitude toward the modern world.
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My work is distinct and definitive and specific, and hopefully it is so that every single character is different, and they are – but there’s probably an underlying element that’s me.
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Today‘s terrorists are pursuing a distinct route. They are increasingly attacking civilians in symbolic targets, such as those of economic importance, or venues of bustling life like public transportation or entertainment, like nightclubs.
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I always think my face is quite nondescript – it sort of fits in to any period. It’s not really distinct enough for you to remember me from something.
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Liquid helium belongs to a class of fluids known as quantum fluids, as distinct from classical fluids.
David Lee
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No individual has any right to come into the world and go out of it without leaving behind him distinct and legitimate reasons for having passed through it.
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Imagine maintaining 70 brands in a digital world – it is a nonsense. It is better to focus on a fewer, more distinct brands.
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When you serve, whether it’s here in the House or in the White House or anywhere else, it’s a distinct honor and privilege and so that’s about the extent of it.
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Depriving the oppressed of a beacon of hope could lose us the world we have built and thrived in. It could cost our reputation in history as the nation distinct from all others in our achievements, our identity, and our enduring influence on mankind. Our values are central to all three.
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There is that great thing of D.C. being Hollywood for ugly people. There’s very distinct crossover behaviors.
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Other people pull off amazing festivals and events and things like that. I think ours is a little bit different, and that’s what makes us distinct.
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If you make modern rap music, how do you write without ripping off anyone else? It’s just about having a distinct voice in your songs.
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The black population now consists of two distinct classes-the middle class and the poor.
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There’s something distinct and interesting about a live performance. There’s this weird immediacy that’s, for me, really invigorating, and it just feels really rewarding.
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My voice has always been kind of distinct – even when I was four years old, my mom told me that people would be like, ‘Why does your daughter always sound like a chain smoker?’ I’ve always had this deep, raspy voice.
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Loneliness is different than isolation and solitude. Loneliness is a subjective feeling where the connections we need are greater than the connections we have. In the gap, we experience loneliness. It’s distinct from the objective state of isolation, which is determined by the number of people around you.
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If you do not know each player individually, one on one, it is impossible to form a team from 22 distinct personalities, different languages, different home countries, but with one common aim.
114
In English we must use adjectives to distinguish the different kinds of love for which the ancients had distinct names.
115
I’m a self trained, autodidactic artist, so all I was ever trying to do was to draw as realistically as possible – but that’s what comes out, because I don’t really know how to draw! I think when I draw characters, I’m able to reduce them down to little marks that capture the most distinct elements of them.
Box Brown
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A lot of times in comedy, and also in podcasting and television, there are different kinds of voices that can be celebrated. So you can have ‘Insecure‘ exist, you can have a ‘2 Dope Queens‘ exist, you can have ‘The Mindy Project‘ exist – very distinct, funny voices from women and from people of color.
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There are two separate scripts for ‘Mockingjay’ parts one and two. It’s definitely one story, but there are two totally distinct and separate scripts.
118
It is a distinct and an honor to work with the august Regina King. I would call her Queen King. This woman is one of our treasures. She’s an actor’s actor. She has craft to burn. She’s a craftsman who knows what she is doing, and she’s got soul.
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I have a distinct memory, dating back to 1989 or so, of sitting around with my college dorm mates talking about a new term that was popping up everywhere: ‘political correctness.’
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Man, I think mistakes – that’s what makes us distinct human beings. Those imperfections.
121
I can’t imagine Japanese food without dashi, a broth made with kelp and dried bonito flakes. It has the aroma of the sea, tinged with a subtle smokiness, and adds a very important, distinct flavor.
122
The fact is that love is of two kinds, one which commands, and one which obeys. The two are quite distinct, and the passion to which the one gives rise is not the passion of the other.
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The human species, according to the best theory I can form of it, is composed of two distinct races, the men who borrow and the men who lend.
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Harold, like the rest of us, had many impressions which saved him the trouble of distinct ideas.
125
My great hope would be that Quebec would realize itself fully as a distinct part of Canada, and stay Canadian, bringing to Canada a part of its richness.
Gabrielle Roy
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And I think I have a distinct voice.
127
When I first arrived in Houston, I was fascinated with the elaborate styles of cowboy boots and thought they were incredibly exotic. They also seemed to be a central part of a specifically ‘Texan’ identity, one distinct from being ‘American.’
Shahzia Sikander
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We want our villains and antagonists to have distinct motivations.
129
The arts equally have distinct departments, and unless photography has its own possibilities of expression, separate from those of the other arts, it is merely a process, not an art.
Alfred Stieglitz
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Early experiences convinced me that animals can and do have quite distinct personalities.
131
This administration and the leadership in Congress appear to be intent on valuing wealth over work, thereby placing working families at a distinct disadvantage.
132
Trade protectionism has an American lineage dating back to the Founders; that lineage is distinct from white nationalism.
133
We should be increasing our investment in the infrastructure for public safety and public health. But when we talk about those as two distinct and separate departments or budgetary items, we’re missing out on the ways in which we should be most effectively using our resources and serving our residents.
134
I think that Mr. Obama is not just inexperienced; he is also hampered by a distinct inner emptiness – not an emptiness that comes from stupidity or a lack of ability but an emptiness that has been actually nurtured and developed as an adaptation to the political world.
135
Oftentimes, when constituencies or sectors of opinion are distinct, when they are confronted with a situation where they’re going to have to make a serious compromise, they react very negatively publicly, but they also recognize when they step back that this is right.
136
Human freedom is not an illusion; it is an objective phenomenon, distinct from all other biological conditions and found in only one species – us.
137
I’ve been climbing my whole life, so I know a lot of the feelings, the smells; these memories are pretty distinct in my mind still.
138
Obviously any time you play home in front of your own fans, you definitely get a distinct advantage that way.
139
We are surrounded by hundreds of ‘tribes,’ each speaking their own distinct slanguage of colourful words, jokes and phrases that together form an idiosyncratic phrasebook, years in the making.
140
The Godhead consists of three separate, distinct personages who are one in purpose. The Father and the Son have tangible bodies of flesh and bone while the Holy Ghost is a personage of spirit.