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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

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

Ludwig von Mises

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

George Orwell

Egoism is the very essence of a noble soul.

Friedrich Nietzsche

The essence of genius is to know what to overlook.

William James

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

Nathaniel Branden

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

John Ruskin

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

John Hurt

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

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

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

John Piper

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

Love in its essence is spiritual fire.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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

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

Maxwell Anderson

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

Dale Carnegie

How can you consider flower power outdated?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 How could it become outdated?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

The essence of our effort to see that every child has a chance must be to assure each an equal opportunity, not to become equal, but to become different-to realize whatever unique potential of body, mind and spirit he or she possesses.

John Fischer

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

Benjamin Tucker

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

George Boole

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

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

Epictetus

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

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

Mahatma Gandhi

The essence of cinema is editing. It's the combination of what can be extraordinary images of people during emotional moments, or images in a general sense, put together in a kind of alchemy.

Francis Ford Coppola

They are imbeciles who call my work abstract. That which they call abstract is the most realistic, because what is real is not the exterior but the idea, the essence of things.

Constantin Brancusi

What is real is not the external form, but the essence of things... it is impossible for anyone to express anything essentially real by imitating its exterior surface.

Constantin Brancusi

A Shakespeare could have arisen only on English soil. In the same way, your great dramatists and poets express the nature and essence of the Norwegian people, but they also express that which is universally valid for all mankind.

Gustav Stresemann

The very essence of rationalism is that it assumes that the reason is the highest faculty in man and the lord of all the rest.

Lyman Abbott

In essence, the science of agronomy is inseparable from biology.

Trofim Lysenko

Indeed, the attempt to live according to the notion that the fragments are really separate is, in essence, what has led to the growing series of extremely urgent crises that is confronting us today.

David Bohm

We are different, in essence, from other men. If you want to win something, run 100 meters. If you want to experience something, run a marathon.

Emil Zatopek

The main thing in acting is honesty, to feel the humanity and get to the essence of the character. You can't put anything into a character that you haven't got within you.

Genevieve Bujold

The essence of a general's job is to assist in developing a clear sense of purpose to keep the junk from getting in the way of important things.

Walter F. Ulmer

When it's working, what acting is really about is getting into the essence of a moment in a creative, joyous way - through whatever frees you up.

Lili Taylor

And there is a difference between the essence of a Sacrament and its use.

Martin Chemnitz

Like bones to the human body, the axle to the wheel, the wing to the bird, and the air to the wing, so is liberty the essence of life. Whatever is done without it is imperfect.

Jose Marti

Ingratitude is the essence of vileness.

Immanuel Kant

Is not general incivility the very essence of love?

Jane Austen

Existence precedes and rules essence.

Jean-Paul Sartre

I maintain also that substances, whether material or immaterial, cannot be conceived in their bare essence without any activity, activity being of the essence of substance in general.

Gottfried Leibniz

Quickness is the essence of the war.

Sun Tzu

Almost every sect of Christianity is a perversion of its essence, to accommodate it to the prejudices of the world.

William Hazlitt

Individual science fiction stories may seem as trivial as ever to the blinder critics and philosophers of today - but the core of science fiction, its essence has become crucial to our salvation if we are to be saved at all.

Isaac Asimov

The essence of life is the smile of round female bottoms, under the shadow of cosmic boredom.

Guy de Maupassant

The essence of Richard Nixon is loneliness.

Henry A Kissinger

Our names are labels, plainly printed on the bottled essence of our past behavior.

Logan P. Smith

Exploration is really the essence of the human spirit.

Frank Borman

The essence of good government is trust.

Kathleen Sebelius

Fortunes are made, and disappear, over the lifetime of a single generation. Today, a person in essence takes his wealth from society just for the duration of his or her lifetime. The next generation has to create it anew.

Mikhail Khodorkovsky

I get to show the reader the essence of the book without giving anything away.

Mary Grandpre

The risk of a terrorist victory is greater when in fighting terror, democracy betrays its own essence.

Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero

Paul's the writer. Yeah, I wrote a little of that stuff, but that's just technically true. In spirit, and in essence of the truth, it doesn't matter. So I don't know, maybe I'm being foolish for not being technical. Yeah, I wrote a certain portion of the things.

Art Garfunkel

Man seeks to change the foods available in nature to suit his tastes, thereby putting an end to the very essence of life contained in them.

Sai Baba

The ideals of the party were close to me, and I have tried to adhere to those principles all my life. In essence, they are the same as in the Ten Commandments in the Bible. I will never change my convictions.

Valentina Tereshkova

All the efforts of the human mind cannot exhaust the essence of a single fly.

Thomas Aquinas

You heard it from the heart, you saw it in their eyes. Then I got used to the fact that I couldn't feel my fingers and my feet. That for me was the essence of the battle.

Jude Law

The essence of humanity's spiritual dilemma is that we evolved genetically to accept one truth and discovered another. Is there a way to erase the dilemma, to resolve the contradictions between the transcendentalist and the empiricist world views?

E. O. Wilson

Back through the ages of barbarism and civilization, in all tongues, we find this instinctive pleasure in the imitative action that is the very essence of all drama.

George P. Baker

Freedom of expression - in particular, freedom of the press - guarantees popular participation in the decisions and actions of government, and popular participation is the essence of our democracy.

Corazon Aquino

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

Jack Bowman

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

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

Patricia Velasquez

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

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

Steve Carlton

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

Jeffrey Sachs

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

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

Irving Babbitt

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

That whose existence is necessary must necessarily be one essence.

Avicenna

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

Avicenna

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

Knute Rockne

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The essence of the Way is detachment.

Bodhidharma

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

H. P. Blavatsky

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

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

Tina Turner

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

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

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

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

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

Howard Berman

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Demi Moore

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

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

Deiter Rams

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