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The essence of all art is to have pleasure in giving pleasure.
What is the essence of theosophy? It is the fact that man, being himself divine, can know the divinity whose life he shares. As an inevitable corollary to this supreme truth comes the fact of the brotherhood of man.
In this movement of colors I find the essence, which does not arise from a system, or an a priori theory.
Above all, I craved to seize the whole essence, in the confines of one single photograph, of some situation that was in the process of unrolling itself before my eyes.
Our names are labels, plainly printed on the bottled essence of our past behavior.
Logan Pearsall Smith
The essence of religion is the knowledge of God which is eternal life. That and nothing less than that is religion. Everything else is on the surface, is superfluous save for the needs of men.
The essence of faith is being satisfied with all that God is for us in Jesus.
In essence, I set myself the objective of doing what I feel is right without having any ambition.
The whole essence of good drawing - and of good thinking, perhaps - is to work a subject down to the simplest form possible and still have it believable for what it is meant to be.
The essence of football was blocking, tackling, and execution based on timing, rhythm and deception.
What is wine? It is the grape present in another form; its essence is there, though the fruit which produced it grew thousands of miles away, and perished years ago. So the object of many a tender thought may be spiritually present, in defiance of space - and fond recollections cherished in defiance of time.
Now, the essence, the very spirit of Christmas is that we first make believe a thing is so, and lo, it presently turns out to be so.
Politics is repetition. It is not change. Change is something beyond what we call politics. Change is the essence politics is supposed to be the means to bring into being.
'Spice Girls' is about unifying the world - every age, every gender, everyone. It's woman power, it's an essence, a tribe.
The essence of jiu-jitsu is philosophy.
When you see how the President makes political or policy decisions, you see who he is. The essence of the Presidency is decision-making.
The essence of justice is mercy.
Edwin Hubbel Chapin
In essence, I'm a sophisticated cotton picker.
I think you have to be careful with spices. Kids' palates can be very delicate, and they might not like things overspiced. In my cookbooks for kids, I do a milder version of my signature spice blend, Emeril's Essence, called Baby Bam, which has no cayenne pepper.
What sculptors do is represent the essence of gesture. What is important in mime is attitude.
The essence of my work, and of me, is the softer side of a strong woman, and that goes into a number of different roles.
The essence of parenthood is to make children think that they are the most handsome, intelligent, brilliant person in the world.
It is a widely accepted notion among painters that it does not matter what one paints as long as it is well painted. This is the essence of academicism.
The Universe is the periodical manifestation of this unknown Absolute Essence.
The tension between the essence of spiritual teachings and the harmful fundamentalism that often arises in the name of religion is an issue that has engaged my mind practically as far back as I can remember.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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