God, that all-powerful Creator of nature and architect of the world, has impressed man with no character so proper to distinguish him from other animals, as by the faculty of speech.
I simply do not distinguish between work and play.
Wise leaders generally have wise counselors because it takes a wise person themselves to distinguish them.
You shouldn’t say ‘animals’ to distinguish between humans and non-humans. We are all animals.
Restorers of paintings and pottery follow a code of conduct in their work to distinguish the original material from what they are adding later.
By what criterion… can we distinguish among the numberless effects, that are also causes, and among the causes that may, for aught we can know, be also effects, – how can we distinguish which are the means and which are the ends?
We distinguish the excellent man from the common man by saying that the former is the one who makes great demands on himself, and the latter who makes no demands on himself.
If a victory is told in detail, one can no longer distinguish it from a defeat.
Judges wear legal professionalism and precedent as a mantel that secures legitimacy for their decisions. It’s how they distinguish themselves from politicians or administrative agencies, while wielding power that is sometimes much greater than those democratically accountable actors.
Education… has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.