Life is essentially a cheat and its conditions are those of defeat; the redeeming things are not happiness and pleasure but the deeper satisfactions that come out of struggle.
— F. Scott Fitzgerald

You and I are essentially infinite choice-makers. In every moment of our existence, we are in that field of all possibilities where we have access to an infinity of choices.
Deepak Chopra essentially quote

The best music, you can seek some shelter in it momentarily, but it's essentially there to provide you something to face the world with.
— Bruce Springsteen

Friendship is essentially a partnership.
— Aristotle

Our self image, strongly held, essentially determines what we become
— essentially quotation by Maxwell Maltz