— Abraham Lincoln 16th President of the United States 1809 - 1865
— Alexandre Dumas, Queen Margot, or Marguerite de Valois
„The chief difference between free capitalism and State socialism seems to be this: that under the former a man pursues his own advantage openly, frankly and honestly, whereas under the latter he does so hypocritically and under false pretenses.“
— H.L. Mencken American journalist and writer 1880 - 1956
„Immortal gods! how much does one man excel another! What a difference there is between a wise person and a fool!“
— Terence Roman comic playwright -185 - -159 a.C.
Act II, scene 2, 1, line 232.
„There's a difference between playing and playing games. The former is an act of joy, the latter — an act.“
— Vera Nazarian, The Perpetual Calendar of Inspiration
— Kyuzo Mifune One of the greatest exponents of the art of judo. 1883 - 1965
— Agatha Christie, The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding
— Elbert Hubbard American writer, publisher, artist, and philosopher fue el escritor del jarron azul 1856 - 1915
„Great men cultivate love and only little men cherish a spirit of hatred; assistance given to the weak makes the one who gives it strong; oppression of the unfortunate makes one weak.“
— Booker T. Washington, Up from Slavery
Context: I learned the lesson that great men cultivate love, and that only little men cherish a spirit of hatred. I learned that assistance given to the weak makes the one who gives it strong; and that oppression of the unfortunate makes one weak. Chapter XI: Making Their Beds Before They Could Lie On Them
„Religion is bound up in the difference between the sense of ignorance and the sense of mystery: the former means, "I know not"; the latter means "I know not; but it is known."“
— William Ernest Hocking American philosopher 1873 - 1966
Ch. XVI : The Original Sources of the Knowledge of God, p. 235.
— Horatio Nelson Royal Navy Admiral 1758 - 1805
Frothingham, Jessie Peabody. Sea Fighters from Drake to Farragut New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1902. p. 314
„The difference between a great soul and an ordinary man is this: the latter weeps while leaving this body, whereas the former laughs. Death seems to him a mere play.“
— Sarada Devi Hindu religious figure, spiritual consort of Ramakrishna 1853 - 1920