Essence Quotes

If we live in our oneness-heart, we will feel the essence of all religions which is the love of God. Forgiveness, compassion, tolerance, brotherhood and the feeling of oneness are the signs of a true religion.

Sri Chinmoy

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 Gasset

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

I find no quality so easy for a man to counterfeit as devotion, though his life and manner are not conformable to it; the essence of it is abstruse and occult, but the appearances easy and showy.

Montaigne

The essence of love is getting out of oneself and into others. When we care less about our feelings, our rights, our happiness, our security, etc., and begin to concern ourselves with the feelings, rights, happiness, and security of others, we will have found the true power of love.

Dr. Felice Leonardo Buscaglia

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

Expression is the essence of thought.

Tony Calderone

There is something of the essence of creative expression that informs and transcends all its manifestations and when you touch it magic!

Annie Bevan

Fantasy allows you bend the world and the situation to more clearly focus on the moral aspects of what's happening. In fantasy you can distill life down to the essence of your story.

Terry Goodkind

The essence of football was blocking, tackling, and execution based on timing, rhythm and deception.

Knute Rockne

The essence of love is found in man's inherent connection with God, manifested and strengthened by our willingness to give, or dulled and destroyed by our refusal to do so.

Alan Calhoun

Zen in it's essence is the art of seeing into the nature of one's being, and it points the way from bondage to freedom

D.I.Suzuki

Every act of rebellion expresses a nostalgia for innocence and an appeal to the essence of being.

Albert Camus

Nature is so powerful, so strong. Capturing its essence is not easy - your work becomes a dance with light and the weather. It takes you to a place within yourself.

Annie Leibovitz

Agriculture is now a motorized food industry, the same thing in its essence as the production of corpses in the gas chambers and the extermination camps, the same thing as blockades and the reduction of countries to famine, the same thing as the manufacture of hydrogen bombs.

Martin Heidegger

There are certain things that are fundamental to human fulfillment. The essence of these needs is captured in the phrase to live, to love, to learn, to leave a legacy. The need to live is our physical need for such things as food, clothing, shelter, economical well-being, health. The need to love is our social need to relate to other people, to belong, to love and to be loved. The need to learn is our mental need to develop and to grow. And the need to leave a legacy is our spiritual need to have a sense of meaning, purpose, personal congruence, and contribution.

Stephen R. Covey

Taking time and sharing is the essence of teaching. The future of those we cherish, will be a reflection of what we model today.

Unknown

Freedom of expression - in particular, freedom of the press - guarantees popular participation in the decisions and actions of government, and popular participation is the essence of our democracy.

Corazon Aquino

The energy of the mind is the essence of life.

Aristotle

The essence of war is violence. Moderation in war is imbecility.

John Arbuthnot Fisher

I cling to my imperfection, as the very essence of my being.

Anatole France

The essence of the Liberal outlook lies not in what opinions are held, but in how they are held: instead of being held dogmatically, they are held tentatively, and with a consciousness that new evidence may at any moment lead to their abandonment.

Bertrand Russell

The essence of philosophy is that a man should so live that his happiness shall depend as little as possible on external things

Epictetus

They have, in essence, treated these articles as empty vessels to be filled with some witches' brew of charges.

Charles Ruff

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