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At the heart of 'The Famished Road' is a philosophical conundrum - for me, an essential one: what is reality? Everybody's reality is subjective; it's conditioned by upbringing, ideas, temperament, religion, what's happened to you.
I live with the people I create and it has always made my essential loneliness less keen.
The fire in the belly is essential, otherwise you become Michael Buble - famous and meaningless.
Steven Patrick Morrissey
Are two eyes, four appendages and an upright posture really essential for any creature that can ace the galactic SAT's? Maybe not. In fact, I'd venture that any aliens we ever detect or (less likely) encounter will look quite different than this self-referential stereotype.
If religion has given birth to all that is essential in society, it is because the idea of society is the soul of religion.
A food is not necessarily essential just because your child hates it.
It's essential not to have an ideology, not to be a member of a political party. While the writer can have certain political views, he has to be careful not to have his hands tied.
For all the tough talk about China during the presidential debates, Romney and Obama evaded any mention of China's suspect human rights record, corruption, and rule of law. By not tackling these controversial topics, the candidates are protecting a strategic partnership with China at the expense of essential human values and beliefs.
Mass media provides the essential link between the individual and the demands of the technological society.
Temperance is essential, if the services of men and women are to be employed to the best and most useful effect according, to the physical capacity and ability of each. Nothing less will assure a total effort.
William Lyon Mackenzie King
Under the ominous shadow which the second World War and its attendant circumstances have cast on the world, peace has become as essential to civilized existence as the air we breathe is to life itself.
We seek for truth in ourselves; in our neighbours, and in its essential nature. We find it first in ourselves by severe self scrutiny, then in our neighbours by compassionate indulgence, and, finally, in its essential nature by that direct vision which belongs to the pure in heart.
It was essential to do this job, hateful though it was, because we knew the Germans were hot on the trail.
It is essential that there should be organization of labor. This is an era of organization. Capital organizes and therefore labor must organize.
Why should it be essential to love rarely in order to love much?
For all right judgment of any man or things it is useful, nay, essential, to see his good qualities before pronouncing on his bad.
Goals are not only absolutely necessary to motivate us. They are essential to really keep us alive.
Robert H. Schuller
The essential is to excite the spectators. If that means playing Hamlet on a flying trapeze or in an aquarium, you do it.
Honesty does not always bring a response of love, but it is absolutely essential to it.
I think I made essential a mistake in staying in movies, because I - but it's a mistake I can't regret, because it's like saying, 'I shouldn't have stayed married to that woman, but I did because I love her.'
The only way that has ever been discovered to have a lot of people cooperate together voluntarily is through the free market. And that's why it's so essential to preserving individual freedom.
Lies are essential to humanity. They are perhaps as important as the pursuit of pleasure and moreover are dictated by that pursuit.
We say nothing essential about the cathedral when we speak of its stones. We say nothing essential about Man when we seek to define him by the qualities of men.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
My own feeling is that one should refuse to participate in any activity that implements American aggression - thus tax refusal, draft refusal, avoidance of work that can be used by the agencies of militarism and repression, all seem to me essential.
A car is useless in New York, essential everywhere else. The same with good manners.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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