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The essence of all beautiful art, all great art, is gratitude.
The essence of all religions is one. Only their approaches are different.
The energy of the mind is the essence of life.
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
Egoism is the very essence of a noble soul.
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 real glory is being knocked to your knees and then coming back. That's real glory. That's the essence of it.
Every act of rebellion expresses a nostalgia for innocence and an appeal to the essence of being.
It is better to create than to learn! Creating is the essence of life.
In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.
The essence of childhood, of course, is play, which my friends and I did endlessly on streets that we reluctantly shared with traffic.
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.
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.
The essence of true friendship is to make allowance for another's little lapses.
The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.
The essence of philosophy is that a man should so live that his happiness shall depend as little as possible on external things.
The essence of all art is to have pleasure in giving pleasure.
The essence of optimism is that it takes no account of the present, but it is a source of inspiration, of vitality and hope where others have resigned; it enables a man to hold his head high, to claim the future for himself and not to abandon it to his enemy.
Love in its essence is spiritual fire.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
The essence of lying is in deception, not in words.
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
The essence of life is finding something you really love and then making the daily experience worthwhile.
The essence of genius is to know what to overlook.
The main rule to me is to honor God with your life. To life a life of integrity. Not be selfish. You know, help others. But that's really the essence of the Christian faith.
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.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
True humor springs not more from the head than from the heart. It is not contempt; its essence is love. It issues not in laughter, but in still smiles, which lie far deeper.
The essence of a free government consists in an effectual control of rivalries.
Hypocrisy is the essence of snobbery, but all snobbery is about the problem of belonging.
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
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