Quotes containing word "difference"

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Sell also: conflict, departure, deviation, dispute, divergence, remainder

Definitions and meanings of word "difference"

• Noun: the quality of being unlike or dissimilar; example: "there are many differences between jazz and rock"

• Noun: a variation that deviates from the standard or norm; example: "the deviation from the mean"

• Noun: a disagreement or argument about something important; examples: "he had a dispute with his wife", "there were irreconcilable differences", "the familiar conflict between Republicans and Democrats"

• Noun: a significant change; examples: "the difference in her is amazing", "his support made a real difference"

• Noun: the number that remains after subtraction; the number that when added to the subtrahend gives the minuend

Featured authors with quotes containing word "difference"

Mark Twain
4 quotes about difference
American Author
Monday 30 November 1835 - Thursday 21 April 1910
William James
5 quotes about difference
American Psychologist, Philosopher, Educator
Tuesday 11 January 1842 - Friday 26 August 1910
W. Clement Stone
one quote about difference
American Businessman
Sunday 4 May 1902 - Tuesday 3 September 2002
Audre Lorde
4 quotes about difference
American Writer, Poet, Activist
Sunday 18 February 1934 - 1992
Gertrude Stein
4 quotes about difference
American Writer, Poet, Author
Tuesday 3 February 1874 - Monday 29 July 1946
Maurice Strong
2 quotes about difference
Canadian Businessman
Monday 29 April 1929 - Friday 27 November 2015
Clay Aiken
3 quotes about difference
American Author, Actor, Musician, Activist, Producer
Born Thursday 30 November 1978
Emily Deschanel
2 quotes about difference
American Actress, Producer
Born Monday 11 October 1976
Truman Capote
2 quotes about difference
American Novelist, Author
Tuesday 30 September 1924 - Saturday 25 August 1984
Will Rogers
3 quotes about difference
American Actor
Tuesday 4 November 1879 - Thursday 15 August 1935
James Caan
2 quotes about difference
American Actor
Born Tuesday 26 March 1940
Arnold Schwarzenegger
one quote about difference
Austrian Actor, Businessman, Athlete
Born Wednesday 30 July 1947

There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. The little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.

W. Clement Stone

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Don't accept that you can't make a difference. Because if you can't make a difference, you won't make a difference, and if you put a multiplier on that we will continue on an unsustainable pathway.

Maurice Strong

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One person can make a difference. In fact, it's not only possible for one person to make a difference, it's essential that one person makes a difference. And believe it or not, that person is you.

Bob Riley

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It makes a big difference to recycle. It makes a big difference to use recycled products. It makes a big difference to reuse things, to not use the paper cup - and each time you do, that's a victory.

Emily Deschanel

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There's a difference between being able to make long distance phone calls cheaper on the Internet and walking around Riyadh with a PDA where you can have all of Google in your pocket. It's a difference in degree that's so enormous it becomes a difference in kind.

Thomas Friedman

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In this country, it doesn't make any difference where you were born. It doesn't make any difference who your parents were. It doesn't make any difference if, like me, you couldn't even speak English until you were in your twenties.

Arnold Schwarzenegger

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I couldn't help but to think back to my classmates at Thomas Jefferson High School in San Antonio. They had the same talent, the same brains, the same dreams as the folks we sat with at Stanford and Harvard. I realized the difference wasn't one of intelligence or drive. The difference was opportunity.

Julian Castro

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I want to make films that make a difference. I want to be out and hope that that will make things better for gay people and for myself. I hope one day I can start to make the kind of projects or be involved with kind of projects that can really make a difference.

Jill Bennett

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If you feel rooted in your home and family, if you're active in your community, there's nothing more empowering. The best way to make a difference in the world is to start by making a difference in your own life.

Julia Louis-Dreyfus

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It occurred to me that there was no difference between men, in intelligence or race, so profound as the difference between the sick and the well.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

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It's important that I make a difference in some way. It's not necessarily how I make a difference, but I want to make sure that I do.

Clay Aiken

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The difference between the denominational system and the public school system is all the difference between bolstering them up on the one hand and letting them alone of the other.

Edmund Barton

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The difference between utility and utility plus beauty is the difference between telephone wires and the spider web.

Edwin Way Teale

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A lot of people in spiritual life use the awareness of difference, and the spiritual glorification of difference, as a justification to indulge in that which is ultimately unreal.

Andrew Cohen

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Life is life - whether in a cat, or dog or man. There is no difference there between a cat or a man. The idea of difference is a human conception for man's own advantage.

Sri Aurobindo

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I have to report to those of you who think diamonds make a difference that I cannot tell what it is. Seriously, as you all know, they make no difference at all. They just make the flute look a little more special.

James Galway

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Writing stopped being fun when I discovered the difference between good writing and bad and, even more terrifying, the difference between it and true art. And after that, the whip came down.

Truman Capote

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The only difference between the Republican and Democratic parties is the velocities with which their knees hit the floor when corporations knock on their door. That's the only difference.

Ralph Nader

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What's the difference between sex and love? I have four wives and five kids. I apparently don't know the difference.

James Caan

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You don't think it was because a white man wrote it, a black man wrote it, a green man wrote it. What - doesn't make a difference! Doesn't make a difference. I think he did a good job.

Cab Calloway

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