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It is better to create than to learn! Creating is the essence of life. ⏤ Julius Caesar

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Gratitude is nutrition for a living relationship. ⏤ Sayings

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Courage: the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.

Maya Angelou, poet

Society has arisen out of the works of peace; the essence of society is peacemaking.

Ludwig von Mises, economist

The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.

George Orwell, author

The essence of genius is to know what to overlook.

William James, philosopher

The essence of lying is in deception, not in words.

John Ruskin, writer

Egoism is the very essence of a noble soul.

Friedrich Nietzsche, philosopher

Pretending to be other people is my game and that to me is the essence of the whole business of acting.

John Hurt, actor

To trust one’s mind and to know that one is worthy of happiness is the essence of self-esteem.

Nathaniel Branden, psychologist

There is no progress whatever. Everything is just the same as it was thousands, and tens of thousands, of years ago. The outward form changes. The essence does not change.

Robert Louis Stevenson, writer

The essence of faith is being satisfied with all that God is for us in Jesus.

John Piper, clergyman

Politics is repetition. It is not change. Change is something beyond what we call politics. Change is the essence politics is supposed to be the means to bring into being.

Kate Millett, activist

Love in its essence is spiritual fire.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca, statesman

Our invisibility is the essence of our oppression. And until we eliminate that invisibility, people are going to be able to perpetuate the lies and myths about gay people.

Jean O'Leary, activist

How can you consider flower power outdated? The essence of my lyrics is the desire for peace and harmony. That's all anyone has ever wanted. How could it become outdated?

Robert Plant, musician

The worst sin toward our fellow creatures is not to hate them, but to be indifferent to them: that's the essence of inhumanity.

George Bernard Shaw, dramatist

The essence of all religions is one. Only their approaches are different.

Mahatma Gandhi, activist

The essence of all art is to have pleasure in giving pleasure.

Dale Carnegie, writer

Canada is the essence of not being. Not English, not American, it is the mathematic of not being. And a subtle flavour - we're more like celery as a flavour.

Mike Myers, comedian

It is not of the essence of mathematics to be conversant with the ideas of number and quantity.

George Boole, mathematician

The essence of government is control, or the attempt to control.

Benjamin Tucker, activist

The essence of a tragedy, or even of a serious play, is the spiritual awakening, or regeneration, of the hero.

Maxwell Anderson, playwright

Performance art is the ultimate in creativity. Since it has so many possibilities at creativity, it's essence tends to become creativity.

Jack Bowman, actor

The pain comes from knowing that we have never been safe, and therefore will never be safe again. It comes from knowing we can never be so ignorant again. It comes from knowing we can never be children again. Losing innocence. Remembering heaven. That was the essence of hell.

John Jakes, writer

If there is one creature that represents my essence, it's butterflies.

Patricia Velasquez, actress

It is a widely accepted notion among painters that it does not matter what one paints as long as it is well painted. This is the essence of academicism.

Mark Rothko, artist

So what I did on the field was the essence of what I am. Remember me like that.

Steve Carlton, athlete

The essence of Africa's crisis is fundamentally its extreme poverty.

Jeffrey Sachs, economist

A great actor is independent of the poet, because the supreme essence of feeling does not reside in prose or in verse, but in the accent with which it is delivered.

Lee Strasberg, director

If a man went simply by what he saw, he might be tempted to affirm that the essence of democracy is melodrama.

Irving Babbitt, critic

Sony could have $50 million and a sound stage and A-list actors and never make the same film. The constraints on this film became the essence of this film, became the power of this film.

Joshua Leonard, actor

That whose existence is necessary must necessarily be one essence.

Avicenna, philosopher

As to the mental essence, we find it in infants devoid of every mental form.

Avicenna, philosopher

The essence of football was blocking, tackling, and execution based on timing, rhythm and deception.

Knute Rockne, coach

The cartoons which I enjoy have caused some kind of out rage, but they have got people talking about these issues out in the open and in essence that's what its all about.

Jonathan Shapiro, cartoonist

Unlike the phone system, which is engineered around an application, the Internet layered model allows you to, in essence, separate applications from infrastructure.

Michael K. Powell, politician

Above all, I craved to seize the whole essence, in the confines of one single photograph, of some situation that was in the process of unrolling itself before my eyes.

Henri Cartier-Bresson, photographer

For me it was really important to get the essence out of the music for the story and not, sort of, press the music into the service of the whimsical telling of it.

Graeme Murphy, dancer

The whole essence of good drawing - and of good thinking, perhaps - is to work a subject down to the simplest form possible and still have it believable for what it is meant to be.

Chuck Jones, director

I'm always uneasy with messages. I think if there is a message, it's about taking control of your life. Not becoming a victim. Be true to yourself. In essence it's about love in the drug culture.

Neil Tennant, musician

To enter by reason means to realize the essence through instruction and to believe that all living things share the same true nature, which isn't apparent because it's shrouded by sensation and delusion.

Bodhidharma, leader

The essence of the Way is detachment.

Bodhidharma, leader

The Universe is the periodical manifestation of this unknown Absolute Essence.

H. P. Blavatsky, philosopher

It is on the acceptance or rejection of the theory of the Unity of all in Nature, in its ultimate Essence, that mainly rests the belief or unbelief in the existence around us of other conscious beings besides the Spirits of the Dead.

H. P. Blavatsky, philosopher

I want to know what the difference between the essence of a man and woman is.

Tina Turner, musician

But the ability to articulate what you are doing, to be clear about it, and to stick to it is, I think, the essence of political leadership.

Chris Patten, politician

No matter how fast I could do it with the digital camera I don't think I would get the same thing out of it. The passion I have for formulating an idea stands alone. It is the important essence of what I do.

Kim Weston, photographer

To me, that is the essence of me as a photographer. It is those ideas, working with them, formulating them and eventually putting them down on paper, photographing them and then going on to the next step.

Kim Weston, photographer

When you see how the President makes political or policy decisions, you see who he is. The essence of the Presidency is decision-making.

Bob Woodward, journalist

I wish to note that intellectual property theft by a government represents the very essence of organized crime.

Howard Berman, politician

Fantasy allows you bend the world and the situation to more clearly focus on the moral aspects of what's happening. In fantasy you can distill life down to the essence of your story.

Terry Goodkind, writer

Another very strong image from the first day was giving my initial press conference in the morning - going down and finding out that everything I had said, the essence of what I had said, was wrong.

William Scranton, politician

I don't think poetry is something that can be taught. We can encourage young writers, but what you can't teach them is the very essence of poetry.

Robert Morgan, poet

The very essence of literature is the war between emotion and intellect, between life and death. When literature becomes too intellectual - when it begins to ignore the passions, the emotions - it becomes sterile, silly, and actually without substance.

Isaac Bashevis Singer, novelist

However, if the religions in essence merely repeat statements from the United Nations Human Rights Declaration, such a Declaration becomes superfluous; an ethic is more than rights.

Hans Kung, theologian

Meaning is what essence becomes when it is divorced from the object of reference and wedded to the word.

Willard Van Orman Quine,

The essence of democracy is its assurance that every human being should so respect himself and should be so respected in his own personality that he should have opportunity equal to that of every other human being to show what he was meant to become.

Anna Garlin Spencer,

The essence of a government health care system - for people who have never lived under it and don't know - is waiting, waiting, waiting. You wait for everything. You wait for years for operations that are routine in America.

Mark Steyn, writer

In its famous paradox, the equation of money and excrement, psychoanalysis becomes the first science to state what common sense and the poets have long known - that the essence of money is in its absolute worthlessness.

Norman O. Brown, philosopher

I had an essence in my life that I was nothing.

Demi Moore, actress

The essence of competitiveness is liberated when we make people believe that what they think and do is important - and then get out of their way while they do it.

Jack Welch, businessman

Almost everything is noise. Few things are essential. Filter until you get to the essence

Deiter Rams,

The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.

Charles Darwin, naturalist

Battle is the most magnificent competition in which a human being can indulge. It brings out all that is best; it removes all that is base. All men are afraid in battle. The coward is the one who lets his fear overcome his sense of duty. Duty is the essence of manhood.

George S. Patton, soldier

The essence of a democracy is a free electorate.

Arlen Specter, politician

The American people need to know the truth. The American people need to see the truth. In a democracy, letting the people know the truth is the essence of what it means to be free.

Barbara Boxer, politician

For books are more than books, they are the life, the very heart and core of ages past, the reason why men worked and died, the essence and quintessence of their lives.

Amy Lowell, poet

I paint to rest from the phenomena of the external world-to pronounce and to make notations of its essences with which to verify the inner eye.

Morris Graves, artist

I watched Janis one time - we opened for her - and that's the only time I ever saw her. We opened for Jimi Hendrix. I got to stand on the side of the stage and watch him for two hours and then he died. But I got the essence before they left.

Stevie Nicks, musician

I don't see a benefit in accepting every single little morsel of work that comes along because I think, in essence, what you're doing is you're raping yourself really.

Karl Urban, actor

Cruel persecutions and intolerance are not accidents, but grow out of the very essence of religion, namely, its absolute claims.

Morris Raphael Cohen, philosopher

Painting is the representation of visible forms. The essence of realism is its negation of the ideal.

Gustave Courbet, artist

The essence of mathematics lies in its freedom.

Georg Cantor, mathematician

Now, the essence, the very spirit of Christmas is that we first make believe a thing is so, and lo, it presently turns out to be so.

Stephen Leacock, economist

It is characteristic of science that the full explanations are often seized in their essence by the percipient scientist long in advance of any possible proof.

John Desmond Bernal, scientist

The essence of belief is the establishment of a habit; and different beliefs are distinguished by the different modes of action to which they give rise.

Charles Sanders Peirce,

Hypocrisy is the essence of snobbery, but all snobbery is about the problem of belonging.

Alexander Theroux, novelist

The right of election is the very essence of the constitution.


The keystone of the Fascist doctrine is its conception of the State, of its essence, its functions, and its aims. For Fascism the State is absolute, individuals and groups relative.

Benito Mussolini, prime minister

Religion must mainly be a matter of principles only. It cannot be a matter of rules. The moment it degenerates into rules, it ceases to be a religion, as it kills responsibility which is an essence of the true religious act.

B. R. Ambedkar, politician

It's not written in the Constitution or anything else.... Congress, just out of the clear blue sky, said the airwaves belong to the people, which means, in essence, that it belongs to Congress.

Adrian Cronauer, entertainer

Fairness through leveling is the essence of Obamaism.

Charles Krauthammer, journalist

You know, I think that allowing somebody, one mere person to believe that he or she is like, the vessel you know, like the font and the essence and the source of all divine, creative, unknowable, eternal mystery is just a smidge too much responsibility to put on one fragile, human psyche. It's like asking somebody to swallow the sun.

Elizabeth Gilbert, novelist

Let me go over this again on the reclaiming the civil rights movement. People of faith that believe that you have an equal right to justice - that is the essence. And if it's not the essence, then we've been sold a pack of lies. The essence is everyone deserves a shot - the content of character, not the color of skin.

Glenn Beck, journalist

The essence of a role-playing game is that it is a group, cooperative experience.

Gary Gygax, inventor

Science sometimes falls short when trying to fathom the depths of our essence - and our inspiration comes from that essence.

Lance Secretan, businessman

The essence of pleasure is spontaneity.

Germaine Greer, activist

We're saying this to both countries: We want a two-state solution. We want a Jewish state of Israel and alongside a independent Palestinian state. Unilateral measures are not helping at all to bring about this cause, and we agree that we wish to cooperate very closely on this, because as we both say, time is of the essence.

Angela Merkel, statesman

Design is the fundamental soul of a man-made creation that ends up expressing itself in successive outer layers of the product or service. The iMac is not just the color or translucence or the shape of the shell. The essence of the iMac is to be the finest possible consumer computer in which each element plays together.

Steve Jobs, businessman

I can actually feel the interior body of a dancer. I have the ability to capture a split second... I want you to be hit with whatever the essence is of this sculpture.

Richard MacDonald, sculptor

When I sing, I have a sense of peace, I feel like my brain turns off, and I become the core person of who I am - the essence of me. I feel connected to whatever is out there. It's almost like I leave my body and get to watch.

Michelle Branch, musician

The essence is, what can we do next? And will it be good?

Vidal Sassoon, businessman

I love spring flowers: daffodils and hyacinths are the ultimate flower for me. They are the essence of spring.

Kirsty Gallacher, entertainer

What sculptors do is represent the essence of gesture. What is important in mime is attitude.

Marcel Marceau, actor

What is the essence of America? Finding and maintaining that perfect, delicate balance between freedom "to" and freedom "from."

Marilyn vos Savant, writer

Soon silence will have passed into legend. Man has turned his back on silence. Day after day he invents machines and devices that increase noise and distract humanity from the essence of life, contemplation, meditation.

Jean Arp, sculptor

The essence of philosophy is that a man should so live that his happiness shall depend as little as possible on external things.

Epictetus, philosopher

The essence of war is violence. Moderation in war is imbecility.

John Arbuthnot Fisher, soldier

These humiliations are the essence of the game.

Alistair Cooke, journalist

She represented the distilled essence of the battle between the sexes.

Anne Edwards, educator

If I have been of service, if I have glimpsed more of the nature and essence of ultimate good, if I am inspired to reach wider horizons of thought and action, if I am at peace with myself, it has been a successful day.

Alex Noble,

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