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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.
Hypocrisy is the essence of snobbery, but all snobbery is about the problem of belonging.
The very essence of leadership is that you have to have vision. You can't blow an uncertain trumpet.
For an artist, a good place to be is you have some kind of influence and power to get things done, but in your essence you remain a nomad or a soldier facing a difficulty to be overcome.
We are different, in essence, from other men. If you want to win something, run 100 meters. If you want to experience something, run a marathon.
The Founders didn't mention political parties when they wrote the Constitution, and George Washington in essence warned us against them in his Farewell Address.
The essence of immorality is the tendency to make an exception of myself.
For me, the essence of the great American Dream is spiritual. I believe that our Constitution is inspired and that it is based on principles that are timeless and universal. This is the reason why 95% of all written constitutions throughout the world are modeled after our Constitution.
Like bones to the human body, the axle to the wheel, the wing to the bird, and the air to the wing, so is liberty the essence of life. Whatever is done without it is imperfect.
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 pleasure is spontaneity.
He who gives what he would as readily throw away, gives without generosity; for the essence of generosity is in self sacrifice.
The essence of all art is to have pleasure in giving pleasure.
You know, crankiness is at the essence of all comedy.
The essence of global health equity is the idea that something so precious as health might be viewed as a right.
The essence of good government is trust.
The essence of religion consists in the feeling of an absolute dependence.
Funk is the absence of any and everything you can think of, but the very essence of all that is. And saying that, I'm saying funk is anything that we create in our minds that we want to do, what we want to be, but we don't have the resources.
We are visual creatures. When you doodle an image that captures the essence of an idea, you not only remember it, but you also help other people understand and act on it - which is generally the point of meetings in the first place.
Religion must mainly be a matter of principles only. It cannot be a matter of rules. The moment it degenerates into rules, it ceases to be a religion, as it kills responsibility which is an essence of the true religious act.
B. R. Ambedkar
The essence of greatness is neglect of the self.
James Anthony Froude
The real glory is being knocked to your knees and then coming back. That's real glory. That's the essence of it.
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.
All of the great leaders have had one characteristic in common: it was the willingness to confront unequivocally the major anxiety of their people in their time. This, and not much else, is the essence of leadership.
John Kenneth Galbraith
In its famous paradox, the equation of money and excrement, psychoanalysis becomes the first science to state what common sense and the poets have long known - that the essence of money is in its absolute worthlessness.
Norman O. Brown
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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