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So what I did on the field was the essence of what I am. Remember me like that.
When my twin grandchildren, Linda and Lyeke, were born two years ago, it changed me. I felt it was the essence of what life is about, and I cried all day. When my son Pierre, their father, was born I didn't cry like that.
But the ability to articulate what you are doing, to be clear about it, and to stick to it is, I think, the essence of political leadership.
I wish to note that intellectual property theft by a government represents the very essence of organized crime.
I had no album title, and the album is like a journey in that it's a complete body of work. It's not just a couple of catchy songs and filler, so I felt that I needed to capture the essence of the album.
I love spring flowers: daffodils and hyacinths are the ultimate flower for me. They are the essence of spring.
What is supposed to be the very essence of Judaism - which is the notion that it is by study that you make yourself a holy people - is nowhere present in Hebrew tradition before the end of the first or the beginning of the second century of the Common Era.
That whose existence is necessary must necessarily be one essence.
I'm interested in authentic experience and the essence of that creative place, and where those myths begin and where they become real on any level.
The way we're going about things and what we want to do, we feel it has to be a really pure essence of music. That's where you get the most out of it.
If you look at the true essence of the Black Panthers, they were more of a community protection group.
However, if the religions in essence merely repeat statements from the United Nations Human Rights Declaration, such a Declaration becomes superfluous; an ethic is more than rights.
I like people to be surprised by the turn of events. I don't want things just to be pat and formulaic. If there's some sort of internal combustion in the character or a desire to change the way things are going, that makes for conflict, which is the essence of drama.
Essence is something I always enjoy, because I love New Orleans. Since they brought it back to New Orleans, it's a special place to me. We been doing it since the beginning. We did it when it was in Houston, but there's nothing like New Orleans.
Doug E. Fresh
The essence of life is the smile of round female bottoms, under the shadow of cosmic boredom.
Guy de Maupassant
I can actually feel the interior body of a dancer. I have the ability to capture a split second... I want you to be hit with whatever the essence is of this sculpture.
I'm studying Kabbalah, which is really the essence of Jewish spirituality.
The true essence of fashion is being able to reinvent yourself with what you have.
Close to the Edge, Red, One of a kind, Discipline, Earthworks, The Sound of Surprise, all seem to me to be albums that captured the essence of the intention.
I'm always uneasy with messages. I think if there is a message, it's about taking control of your life. Not becoming a victim. Be true to yourself. In essence it's about love in the drug culture.
When I sing, I have a sense of peace, I feel like my brain turns off, and I become the core person of who I am - the essence of me. I feel connected to whatever is out there. It's almost like I leave my body and get to watch.
The pain comes from knowing that we have never been safe, and therefore will never be safe again. It comes from knowing we can never be so ignorant again. It comes from knowing we can never be children again. Losing innocence. Remembering heaven. That was the essence of hell.
Another very strong image from the first day was giving my initial press conference in the morning - going down and finding out that everything I had said, the essence of what I had said, was wrong.
It is characteristic of science that the full explanations are often seized in their essence by the percipient scientist long in advance of any possible proof.
John Desmond Bernal
The essence of government is control, or the attempt to control.
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
A great actor is independent of the poet, because the supreme essence of feeling does not reside in prose or in verse, but in the accent with which it is delivered.
You can get the true essence of New Yorkers by just hanging out in Central Park.
Curves are the essence of my work because they are the essence of Brazil, pure and simple.
He who gives what he would as readily throw away, gives without generosity; for the essence of generosity is in self sacrifice.
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