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No partner in a love relationship... should feel that he has to give up an essential part of himself to make it viable.
One person can make a difference. In fact, it's not only possible for one person to make a difference, it's essential that one person makes a difference. And believe it or not, that person is you.
I am convinced that, except in a few extraordinary cases, one form or another of an unhappy childhood is essential to the formation of exceptional gifts.
Life is the only art that we are required to practice without preparation, and without being allowed the preliminary trials, the failures and botches, that are essential for training.
Physics does not change the nature of the world it studies, and no science of behavior can change the essential nature of man, even though both sciences yield technologies with a vast power to manipulate the subject matters.
Pope Paul VI
It is essential to employ, trust, and reward those whose perspective, ability, and judgment are radically different from yours. It is also rare, for it requires uncommon humility, tolerance, and wisdom.
There was no division I could see between the essential teaching of all Prophets and wise men of religion.
I wanted to get rid of the element that had been considered essential in pop music: the voice.
If there is one realm in which it is essential to be sublime, it is in wickedness. You spit on a petty thief, but you can't deny a kind of respect for the great criminal.
The essential point of view of Christianity is sin.
Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
In quiet moments when you think about it, you recognize what is critically important in life and what isn't. Be wise and don't let good things crowd out those that are essential.
Richard G. Scott
I live with the people I create and it has always made my essential loneliness less keen.
The books I loved in childhood - the first loves - I've read so often that I've internalized them in some really essential way: they are more inside me now than out.
I didn't like the idea of being foolish, but I learned pretty soon that it was essential to fail and be foolish.
Part of our essential humanity is paying respect to what God gave us and what will be here a long time after we're gone.
William J. Clinton
The benefits of education and of useful knowledge, generally diffused through a community, are essential to the preservation of a free government.
All violations of essential privacy are brutalizing.
Katharine Fullerton Gerould
There are people in the public sector with a range of experiences that have no equivalent in business, but are essential to governing, like keeping a kid in school or helping someone get and hold a job. The value of those skills can't easily be measured against a bottom line.
Dee Dee Myers
I am of mixed minds about the issue of privacy. On one hand, I understand that information is power, and power is, well, power, so keeping your private information to yourself is essential - especially if you are a controversial figure, a celebrity, or a dissident.
Peace, of course, is different from divorce; indeed, in essential respects, divorce is the opposite of peace.
The five essential entrepreneurial skills for success are concentration, discrimination, organization, innovation and communication.
The essential support and encouragement comes from within, arising out of the mad notion that your society needs to know what only you can tell it.
A well balanced, inclusive approach, according to certain standards and ideals, is essential for the proper governance of any country.
To preserve liberty it is essential that the whole body of people always possess arms and be taught alike, especially when young, how to use them.
Richard Henry Lee
It's essential to distinguish between events that are really beyond your control and events you caused yourself.
Etiquette means behaving yourself a little better than is absolutely essential.
I don't know whether I believe in God or not. I think, really, I'm some sort of Buddhist. But the essential thing is to put oneself in a frame of mind which is close to that of prayer.
We are like the mechanism of a watch: each part is essential.
Nathan Meyer Rothschild
The essential element in personal magnetism is a consuming sincerity - an overwhelming faith in the importance of the work one has to do.
The purpose of the United Nations should be to protect the essential sovereignty of nations, large and small.
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