All men are frauds. The only difference between them is that some admit. I myself deny it.

The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is that one often comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won't.

Who in the rainbow can draw the line where the violet tint ends and the orange tint begins? Distinctly we see the difference of the colors, but where does the one first blendingly enter into the other? So with sanity and insanity.

One may derive information from the regimen of persons in good health what things are proper; for if it appear that there is a great difference whether the diet be so and so, in other respects, but more especially in the changes, how can it be otherwise in diseases, and more especially in the acute? But it is well ascertained that even a faulty diet of food and drink steadily persevered in, is safer in the main as regards health than if one suddenly change to another.

The difference between reason of man and the instinct of the beast is this, that the beast does but know, but the man knows that he knows.

All pleasure must be bought at the price of pain. The difference between false and true pleasure is this; for the true, the price is paid before you enjoy it; for the false, after you enjoyed it.

[We] can best understand learning as growth, an expanding of ourselves into the world around us. We can also see that there is no difference between living and learning, that living is learning, that it is impossible, and misleading, and harmful to think of them as being separate.

It makes all the difference in the world whether we put truth in the first place, or in the second place.

There is a large difference between indolent impatience of labor and intellectual impatience of delay, large difference between leaving things unfinished because we have more to do or because we are satisfied with what we have done.

On every subject on which difference of opinion is possible, the truth depends on a balance to be struck between two sets of conflicting reasons.

If the minds of men were laid open, we should see but little difference between them and that of the fool; there are infinite reveries and numberless extravagancies pass through both.

A difference of opinion, though in the merest trifles, alienates little minds.

Education, more than nature, is the cause of that great difference which we see in the characters of men.

The teacher is often the first to discover the talented and unusual scholar. How he handles and encourages, or discourages, such a child may make all the difference in the world to that child's future - and to the world.

If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you. This is the principle difference between a dog and a man.

There's a world of difference between truth and facts. Facts can obscure truth.

What is wrong with difference is not difference, but man's reluctance to allow and encourage it, and to cultivate it creatively.

The only difference between martial and marital is where you put the `i’.

The difference between gossip and philosophy lies only in one's way of taking a fact.

The only difference between a saint and a sinner is that every saint has a past, and every sinner has a future.