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The freedom to be an individual is the essence of America.
Marilyn vos Savant
The best way is to say that as a Christian for me the essence of Christian faith is that you treat others as if you wish to be treated.
The difference between a nation and a nationality is clear, but it is not always observed. Likeness between members is the essence of nationality, but the members of a nation may be very different. A nation may be composed of many nationalities, as some of the most successful nations are.
Louis D. Brandeis
Choosing location is integral to the film: in essence, another character.
The essence is, what can we do next? And will it be good?
Fairness through leveling is the essence of Obamaism.
Every society and religion has rules, for both have moral laws. And the essence of morality consists, as in art, of drawing the line somewhere.
There is something about New Orleans that embodies passion; I've never seen that before. There's something tangible about the essence of the city. You can taste and smell it.
The real essence of work is concentrated energy.
Philosophy is at its most engaged when it is impure. What is being recovered from the Ancient Greek model is not some lost idea of philosophy's pure essence, but the idea that philosophy is mixed up with everything else.
I want to know what the difference between the essence of a man and woman is.
Documentaries are a powerful and effective way of bridging the gap between worlds, breaking through to new audiences that wouldn't otherwise be engaged - in essence, not preaching to the choir.
The experience that a publication creates for its audience is the very essence of that publication's brand - and without deep engagement, that publication's brand will be weak. A good publication is a convener and an arbiter - it expresses a core narrative that becomes a badge of sorts for its readership.
The essence of the stage is concentration and penetration. Of the screen action, movement, sweep.
If you decide to move to another country and to live within its laws you don't express your disregard for the essence of the culture. It's a form of aggression.
V. S. Naipaul
The uncertainty of the danger belongs to the essence of terrorism.
When I'm writing from a character's viewpoint, in essence I become that character; I share their thoughts, I see the world through their eyes and try to feel everything they feel.
George R. R. Martin
If you can attribute your success entirely to your own mental effort, to your own attitude, to some spiritual essence that you have that is better than other people's, then that must feel pretty good.
Stand-up comedy is a very hard thing on the spirit. There are people who transcend it, like Jack Benny and Steve Martin, but in its essence, it's soul-destroying. It tends to turn people into control freaks.
Society has arisen out of the works of peace; the essence of society is peacemaking.
Ludwig von Mises
Re-telling the Christian story is the essence of my vocation. That has been going on since the Evangelists in one form or another.
Cruel persecutions and intolerance are not accidents, but grow out of the very essence of religion, namely, its absolute claims.
Morris Raphael Cohen
If a man went simply by what he saw, he might be tempted to affirm that the essence of democracy is melodrama.
Just because a group does not take its decisions by voting does not mean they have no understanding of the essence of democracy.
We're saying this to both countries: We want a two-state solution. We want a Jewish state of Israel and alongside a independent Palestinian state. Unilateral measures are not helping at all to bring about this cause, and we agree that we wish to cooperate very closely on this, because as we both say, time is of the essence.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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