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(Of his own death) - so here it is at last, the distinguished thing
View quotes by Henry James

If an elderly but distinguished scientist says that something is possible he is almost certainly right, but if he says that it is impossible he is very probably wrong.
View quotes by Arthur C Clarke

To be in this business and have tremendous integrity and only make distinguished choices is very tough.
View quotes by Alec Baldwin

I have done nothing important or distinguished since we met except to win the handicap prize, worth 4 10/- at North Berwick. [on a golf win]
View quotes by Arthur James Balfour

I can recall no parallel in history where a great nation recently at war has so distinguished its former enemy commander.
View quotes by Douglas Macarthur

Cowardice, as distinguished from panic, is almost always simply a lack of ability to suspend the functioning of the imagination.
View quotes by Ernest Hemingway

Disobedience, the rarest and most courageous of the virtues, is seldom distinguished from neglect, the laziest and commonest of the vices.
View quotes by George Bernard Shaw

I felt exhilarated, even cocky, to be on my own. I was going to do great things, bring to audiences distinguished plays, quality entertainment. [On being on her own]
View quotes by Cheryl Crawford

Though men of delicate taste be rare, they are easily to be distinguished in society by the soundness of their understanding, and the superiority of their faculties above the rest of mankind
View quotes by David Hume

Responding to a question on which businesses support the Liberal Democrats: 'Oh, a lot...Geoffrey Madrell, very distinguished businessman, not least because he's the chairman of Glenmorangie...I consider that my most notable scalp so far in my leadership.'
View quotes by Charles Kennedy

A living thing is distinguished from a dead thing by the multiplicity of the changes at any moment taking place in it.
View quotes by Herbert Spencer



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