Quotes of distinguished

  1. If we may believe our logicians, man is distinguished from all other creatures by the faculty of laughter. He has a heart capable of mirth, and naturally disposed to it. – Joseph Addison
  2. Perhaps as good a classification as any of the main types is that of the three lusts distinguished by traditional Christianity- the lust of knowledge, the lust of sensation, and the lust of power. – Irving Babbitt
  3. When a distinguished but elderly scientist states that something is possible, he is almost certainly right. When he states that something is impossible, he is very probably wrong. – Arthur C. Clarke
  4. Of the five House Calendars, the Private Calendar is the one to which all Private Bills are referred. Private Bills deal with specific individuals, corporations, institutions, and so forth, as distinguished from public bills which deal with classes only. – Howard Coble
  5. One of the prerogatives by which man is eminently distinguished from all other living beings inhabiting this globe of earth, consists in the gift of reason. – William Godwin
  6. For three hundred years we have had our focus on the individual. We have distinguished him from the objective world as the Middle Ages did not think of doing. We have given him the world and the universe as a playground for exploration and discovery. – John Grierson
  7. In comparison with other men of their time, the Americans were distinguished by the possession of new political and social ideas, which were destined to be the foundation of the American commonwealth. – Albert Bushnell Hart
  8. There is only one justification for universities, as distinguished from trade schools. They must be centers of criticism. – Robert M. Hutchins
  9. I want to be distinguished from the rest; to tell the truth, a friend to all mankind is not a friend for me. – Moliere
  10. He can develop sense and style, in the manner of distinguished modern prose, in which event he may be sure that the result will not fall into any objective form. – John C. Ransom
  11. The most distinguished hallmark of the American society is and always has been change. – Eric Sevareid
  12. The 150th anniversary of Penn State will highlight what is important and good about this distinguished institution and the fine people and research that it produces. – Don Sherwood
  13. There must have been something in the air of Gary that led one into economics: the first Nobel Prize winner, Paul Samuelson, was also from Gary, as were several other distinguished economists. – Joseph E. Stiglitz
  14. Lenience will operate with greater force, in some instances than rigor. It is therefore my first wish to have all of my conduct distinguished by it. – George Washington

Usage examples for distinguished

  1. " To make him look not so distinguished like nothing. – You Never Know Your Luck, Complete Being The Story Of A Matrimonial Deserter by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 14, 2009
  2. His noble bearing distinguished him from all the rest. – Henry of Ofterdingen: A Romance. by Friedrich von Hardenberg
  3. They are distinguished into Sweet and Bitter, the produce of different varieties. – The Book of Household Management by Mrs. Isabella Beeton
  4. On the other side, the machine side, Senator Bates distinguished himself but once during the session. – Story of the Session of the California Legislature of 1909 by Franklin Hichborn
  5. The distinguished guests were delighted. – Korea's Fight for Freedom by F.A. McKenzie
  6. Is all this nothing more than " distinguished – Promenades of an Impressionist by James Huneker
  7. And do you still hold the same distinguished position? – The Thin Red Line; and Blue Blood by Arthur Griffiths
  8. But the man was a distinguished soldier and my guest. – The Red Planet by William J. Locke
  9. They are distinguished by the names of the Old and the New. – Paris As It Was and As It Is by Francis W. Blagdon
  10. O, such As can not be distinguished by a word, Cold, warm, or dark or fair, bitter or kind! – Semiramis and Other Plays Semiramis, Carlotta And The Poet by Olive Tilford Dargan
  11. It is here that the count put all his most distinguished friends. – The Man-Wolf and Other Tales by Emile Erckmann and Alexandre Chatrian
  12. Your uncle carefully distinguished between a wish and a command. – Alice, or The Mysteries, Book I by Edward Bulwer Lytton
  13. Are we not distinguished – Lord Dolphin by Harriet A. Cheever
  14. A distinguished name in my opinion- Hugh Mountjoy. – Blind Love by Wilkie Collins
  15. His old passion to be distinguished returned in full force. – The Young Duke by Benjamin Disraeli
  16. Lots of distinguished foreigners and all that. – That Fortune by Charles Dudley Warner Last Updated: February 22, 2009
  17. But there were two which I distinguished every where. – Tales of the Chesapeake by George Alfred Townsend
  18. " Distinguished by the special attention of the police, some of them," said Longcluse. – Checkmate by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
  19. No other Abbe was ever so distinguished – The Memoirs of Louis XIV., His Court and The Regency, Complete by Duc de Saint-Simon
  20. None of his contributions, however, are distinguished by Hearn's peculiar literary qualities. – Lafcadio Hearn by Nina H. Kennard