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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.
The essence of immorality is the tendency to make an exception of myself.
The essence of all art is to have pleasure in giving pleasure.
The essence of a role-playing game is that it is a group, cooperative experience.
The essence of justice is mercy.
Edwin Hubbel Chapin
Our invisibility is the essence of our oppression. And until we eliminate that invisibility, people are going to be able to perpetuate the lies and myths about gay people.
The constitution is either a superior paramount law, unchangeable by ordinary means, or it is on a level with ordinary legislative acts, alterable when the legislature shall please to alter it. It is emphatically the province and duty of the judicial department to say what the law is. This is the very essence of judicial duty.
Originality is the essence of true scholarship. Creativity is the soul of the true scholar.
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 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
This is the essence of all sciences - that you should know who you will be when the Day of Reckoning arrives.
All the efforts of the human mind cannot exhaust the essence of a single fly.
Ingratitude is the essence of vileness.
In essence, String Theory describes space and time, matter and energy, gravity and light, indeed all of God's creation... as music.
Roy H. Williams
I'd rather be dealt with as a person than a persona. With my children, I'm just 'Mom.' At the end of the day, the position is just a position, a title is just a title, and those things come and go. It's really your essence and your values that are important.
Queen Rania of Jordan
The essence of life is the smile of round female bottoms, under the shadow of cosmic boredom.
Guy de Maupassant
Hypocrisy is the essence of snobbery, but all snobbery is about the problem of belonging.
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.
Many people think that discipline is the essence of parenting. But that isn't parenting. Parenting is not telling your child what to do when he or she misbehaves. Parenting is providing the conditions in which a child can realize his or her full human potential.
Matisse draws what I call the essence of the plants. He leaves a shape open. He'll do a leaf and not close it. Everybody used to say, oh, I got it all from Matisse, and I said, 'Not really.'
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.
The very essence of the creative is its novelty, and hence we have no standard by which to judge it.
The 'soul' is one of the words you can use to talk about your innermost being, the essence of who you are.
In essence, I owe my career to Garry Marshall. There was no known reason for him to hire me for 'Pretty Woman.'
The essence of man is, discontent, divine discontent; a sort of love without a beloved, the ache we feel in a member we no longer have.
Jose Ortega y Gasset
William Arthur Ward
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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He who has not Christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree.
Roy L. Smith
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