Good-humoured, unaffected girls, will not do for a man who has been used to sensible women. They are two distinct orders of being.
— Jane Austen

Heaven and hell suppose two distinct species of men, the good and the bad. But the greatest part of mankind float between vice and virtue.
David Hume distinct quote

I don't think there's much distinction between surveillance and media in general. Better media means better surveillance. Cams are everywhere.
— Bruce Sterling

Any long work in which poetry is persistent, be it epic or drama or narrative, is really a succession of separate poetic experiences governed into a related whole by an energy distinct from that which evoked them.
— John Drinkwater

When he ran from a cop his transitions from accelerating walk to easy jog trot to brisk canter to headlong gallop to flogged-piston sprint...were as distinct and as soberly in order as an automatic gearshift.
— James Agee