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Quotes of differences

  1. The purpose of anthropology is to make the world safe for human differences – Ruth Benedict
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. In the US, most progressives start to see the differences between internationalism and economic globalization. – David Korten
  9. Kids- in a really good way- can talk about their differences without the baggage that adults have. – Jim McKay
  10. Our differences are policies; our agreements, principles. – William McKinley
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything. – Swami Vivekananda

Usage examples for differences

  1. That is one of the chief differences between it and the playlet. – Writing for Vaudeville by Brett Page
  2. There are other differences – Essay on the Creative Imagination by Th. Ribot
  3. Account for the differences – Studies in Civics by James T. McCleary
  4. The differences are settled by cash. – Business Hints for Men and Women by Alfred Rochefort Calhoun
  5. Such differences are found to be of common occurrence within several orders of birds. – Thoracic and Coracoid Arteries In Two Families of Birds, Columbidae and Hirundinidae by Marion Anne Jenkinson
  6. My dear boy, has the little one been speaking of our differences – A Daughter of the Union by Lucy Foster Madison
  7. But these differences had become the chief end of their religious life. – Amusement: A Force in Christian Training by Rev. Marvin R. Vincent.
  8. Their difference in form arose out of fundamental differences in the character as well as in the genius of the two nations. – The Roman Poets of the Republic by W. Y. Sellar
  9. He and I have fought out other differences – Torchy, Private Sec. by Sewell Ford
  10. The day that Irene and he made up their differences she sent for me. – Lord John in New York by C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson
  11. I wish you to know that she was not always so, but was once able to distinguish differences in error, and to realise that evil is of ill- will." – April Hopes by William Dean Howells Last Updated: February 27, 2009
  12. When these differences are very great, the task is an extremely difficult one. – An Introduction to Philosophy by George Stuart Fullerton
  13. When this failed, Flacius induced the Duke to publish a book treating particularly the doctrinal differences within the Lutheran Church. – Historical Introductions to the Symbolical Books of the Evangelical Lutheran Church by Friedrich Bente
  14. This is, however, by no means the case: the differences are considerable. – The Mechanism of Life by Stéphane Leduc
  15. In spite of all the differences between him and Monnica, Patricius was a contented husband. – Saint Augustin by Louis Bertrand
  16. Such differences of station should, if they exist, be taken for granted. – Humanly Speaking by Samuel McChord Crothers
  17. The differences could not be settled. – Stories Of Georgia 1896 by Joel Chandler Harris
  18. It is obvious that war might instantly be banished from Europe, would its nations regard themselves as members of one great Society, and erect a court for the trial and decision of their respective differences – A Visit To The United States In 1841 by Joseph Sturge
  19. Explain these differences with reference to the growth and arrangement of the buds? – Outlines of Lessons in Botany, Part I; From Seed to Leaf by Jane H. Newell
  20. " Herr Renwick," she said gently, " whatever the personal differences between us, I owe you at least a word of gratitude for all that you have done. – The Secret Witness by George Gibbs

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