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The essence of all beautiful art, all great art, is gratitude.
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
The essence of all religions is one. Only their approaches are different.
The energy of the mind is the essence of life.
Egoism is the very essence of a noble soul.
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 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
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.
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 real glory is being knocked to your knees and then coming back. That's real glory. That's the essence of it.
The essence of childhood, of course, is play, which my friends and I did endlessly on streets that we reluctantly shared with traffic.
The essence of true friendship is to make allowance for another's little lapses.
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.
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
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.
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.
Freedom. Freedom of religion. Freedom to speak their mind. Freedom to build a life. And yes, freedom to build a business. With their own hands. This is the essence of the American experience.
The very essence of the creative is its novelty, and hence we have no standard by which to judge it.
The essence of statesmanship is not a rigid adherence to the past, but a prudent and probing concern for the future.
Hubert H. Humphrey
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
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 being human is that one does not seek perfection.
The essence of lying is in deception, not in words.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
The essence of genius is to know what to overlook.
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 life is finding something you really love and then making the daily experience worthwhile.
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