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Nonfiction speaks to the head. Fiction speaks to the heart. Poetry speaks to the soul. It's the essence of beauty. The essence of pain. It pleases the eye and the ear.
The essence of religion consists in the feeling of an absolute dependence.
Man would be otherwise. That is the essence of the specifically human.
The pret-a-porter collection will be the same as couture in essence: I love luxury, beautiful products, handmade with care, but at more accessible prices.
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
My dream role would be someone anything that Meryl Streep can do. 'Julia and Julia' - I thought that was beautiful. She just had the essence of her. To truly become someone, invoking emotions like happiness and sadness and everything in between, that's what I want to be able to do.
I have to write what I can write, and writing the text of a picture book is like walking a tightrope, if you ramble off... As my friend Julius Lester says, 'A picture book is the essence of an experience.'
My early colleagues and myself helped create the life styles of Americans and, by osmosis, of the rest of the world. I found it difficult to reconcile success with humility. I tried it first, but it meant avoiding the very essence of my career - total exhilaration and the ecstasy of creativity.
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.
It is not of the essence of mathematics to be conversant with the ideas of number and quantity.
I know, being a father myself, what my interpretation of true love is, or the essence of love, and you can apply it to other things besides human beings.
The idea that human beings have changed and are changing the basic climate system of the Earth through their industrial activities and burning of fossil fuels - the essence of the Greens' theory of global warming - has about as much basis in science as Marxism and Freudianism.
'Suena' is what the essence of the Olympics are about. There are the best athletes in the world up on one stage. The love and admiration and respect for each other is amazing to see.
Direct observation of the luminous essence of nature is for me indispensable.
The world is a Hobbesian state of nature in which the struggle for domination is the very essence of international life.
Not so the scientist. The very essence of his life is the service of truth.
Motherhood is more than bearing children, though it is certainly that. It is the essence of who we are as women. It defines our very identity, our divine stature and nature, and the unique traits our Father gave us.
Sheri L. Dew
I grew up with a lot of fairy tales. And they had an essence of darkness to them.
The essence of statesmanship is not a rigid adherence to the past, but a prudent and probing concern for the future.
Hubert H. Humphrey
Posthumous charities are the very essence of selfishness when bequeathed by those who, even alive, would part with nothing.
Charles Caleb Colton
Human history in essence is the history of ideas.
H. G. Wells
The essence of Richard Nixon is loneliness.
Henry A. Kissinger
Desire is the very essence of man.
Kindness is the essence of greatness and the fundamental characteristic of the noblest men and women I have known.
Joseph B. Wirthlin
Women do not have as great a need for poetry because their own essence is poetry.
Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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