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The essence of religion consists in the feeling of an absolute dependence.
The essence of justice is mercy.
Edwin Hubbel Chapin
He who gives what he would as readily throw away, gives without generosity; for the essence of generosity is in self sacrifice.
Curiosity is the essence of human existence. 'Who are we? Where are we? Where do we come from? Where are we going?'... I don't know. I don't have any answers to those questions. I don't know what's over there around the corner. But I want to find out.
The essence of competitiveness is liberated when we make people believe that what they think and do is important - and then get out of their way while they do it.
Curves are the essence of my work because they are the essence of Brazil, pure and simple.
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
The essence of cinema is editing. It's the combination of what can be extraordinary images of people during emotional moments, or images in a general sense, put together in a kind of alchemy.
Francis Ford Coppola
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.
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.
All the efforts of the human mind cannot exhaust the essence of a single fly.
What is the essence of America? Finding and maintaining that perfect, delicate balance between freedom 'to' and freedom 'from.'
Marilyn vos Savant
I'm curious about other people. That's the essence of my acting. I'm interested in what it would be like to be you.
The essence of life is the smile of round female bottoms, under the shadow of cosmic boredom.
Guy de Maupassant
How can you consider flower power outdated? The essence of my lyrics is the desire for peace and harmony. That's all anyone has ever wanted. How could it become outdated?
What is real is not the external form, but the essence of things... it is impossible for anyone to express anything essentially real by imitating its exterior surface.
The essence of immorality is the tendency to make an exception of myself.
I love spring flowers: daffodils and hyacinths are the ultimate flower for me. They are the essence of spring.
The essence of all art is to have pleasure in giving pleasure.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
The very essence of the creative is its novelty, and hence we have no standard by which to judge it.
The essence of the beautiful is unity in variety.
W. Somerset Maugham
There is, so I believe, in the essence of everything, something that we cannot call learning. There is, my friend, only a knowledge - that is everywhere.
The soul is your innermost being. The presence that you are beyond form. The consciousness that you are beyond form, that is the soul. That is who you are in essence.
Pursuit and seduction are the essence of sexuality. It's part of the sizzle.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
C. S. Lewis
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