Top 10 essence quotes


What are the TOP 10 quotes about essence?


  1. 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

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

    Ludwig von Mises, economist

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

    George Orwell, author

  4. The essence of genius is to know what to overlook.

    William James, philosopher



  5. Egoism is the very essence of a noble soul.

    Friedrich Nietzsche, philosopher

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

    Nathaniel Branden, psychologist

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

    John Ruskin, writer

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

    John Hurt, actor

  9. 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

  10. 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


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