Essence Quotes

  • Soccer's not a game that you can restrict players, especially creative players and players who have proven themselves at that level.
  • Historically, gold has always been a safe haven against inflation and a safe haven in times of political instability.
  • So many models have cool boyfriends.
  • Everything about the studio was enormous. You walked through the gates of iron, and it was palatial looking. The first day, I was introduced to Clark Gable. He said, 'Hello, kid. Welcome to MGM. I'm just leaving.'
  • To reflect is to disturb one's thoughts.
  • One of the things that we've tried to do with the 'Guardians' films is to allow the women to be full characters.
  • My life is a series of things that just happen.
  • I've always held the view that great states need strategic space. I mean, George Washington took his space from George III. Britain took it from just about everybody. Russia took all of Eastern Europe. Germany's taken it from everywhere they can, and China will want its space too.
  • There is no instinct like that of the heart.
  • It's my job to get us in good plays, or more importantly, out of bad plays. That's what I did.
  • Given the news we all read or hear about, it's actually made me a stronger parent - I'm not a 'helicopter parent,' but I am very aware of local and world events and want to teach them what's right and wrong.
  • So many girls only care about guys and looking good all the time.
  • So many have come to me that I might serve them, leaving me no time to think of myself. However, I assure you that I do feel deep down within me, God be praised.
  • I do find it amusing when somebody cuts me off, makes an aggressive move on me in a car. I'm like, 'Do you have any idea what I do for a living? Why?'
  • When an animal dies, it gives you the chance to love another animal. That's an insightful and profound way to look at it.
  • Every hour of useful work is precious.
  • So many men have so many times predicted the time of the end of the Rebellion, and been mistaken, that I will not do so now; but I can say it will be very soon, if the old regiments are filled up.
  • Go to Mozambique! As long as you don't expect to find flawless infrastructure, just go. Because this is a country where people have not quite grown accustomed to tourists. You still feel a genuineness that no longer exists in countries where tourism has been industrially developed.
  • If I get the chance to be philanthropic, I want to help kids and teachers.
  • And the fifteenth century was an impassioned age, so ardent and serious in its pursuit of art that it consecrated everything with which art had to ad as a religious object.
  • We need balance. We need to balance our inner life with our outer life. Nature is always sitting there waiting to help us, but we have to do the work. Nature is probably the greatest teacher that we'll ever have... the earth and nature.
  • I met my wife Anne who was a sociology student, and her influence together with activities associated with the student movement of the time opened up my interests amongst other things into the theatre, art, music, politics and philosophy.
  • Courage is not the absence of despair; it is, rather, the capacity to move ahead in spite of despair.
  • I think the culture today is very, very different from what it was in the '60s, and I feel lucky that I grew up at a time when I had these very strong female role models.
  • So many guys are so conservative with their hair, and I always joke with all my buddies when they mess with me, and I'll say, 'That's right, keep the same haircut for ten years.' How fun is that?
  • If you win without sacrifice you enjoy it but it's more satisfying when you have struggled.
  • To me, tattoos are a way of people being able to express themselves and have other people look at them and get a little insight into who they are, without ever even saying a word to them.
  • A kiss, when all is said, what is it? A rosy dot placed on the 'I' in loving; Tis a secret told to the mouth instead of to the ear.
  • I am a serious businesswoman. I don't enjoy being out there on TV; it's not what I do well. But I love building companies; I love making products.
  • For those who are able to work, work has to be seen as the best route out of poverty. For work is not just about more money - it is transformative. It's about taking responsibility for yourself and your family.
  • Take destiny in your own hands.
  • I graduated in '91, so the '90s for me were very much the first years out of school, so I can't really look at that decade as independent of my own experience of my 20s, really.
  • Patients describing the benefits of prayer often talk about how it provides a sense of well being.
  • Those trying to get support for their iPhones don't necessary trust their carriers, so they ask their friends for help.
  • If I'm going to invest the time in a novel, I want something more than the entertainment you get out of most genre fiction.
  • God doesn't believe in the easy way.
  • Every human must take responsibility for his actions.
  • Some brides stress, some don't. I think I'm a serene bride.
  • Commenced operations in the Valley of the Kings.
  • It's good to feel stupid sometimes and do things that are out of your comfort zone.
  • So many gods, so many creeds, so many paths that wind and wind while just the art of being kind is all the sad world needs.
  • 'Sparkle' fell into my lap. I had heard a little bit about it, that it was being redone in early 2011. I was just kind of like, 'Oh, that would be really cool,' and not really thinking too much about it, and then it came through my agency. I read it, I fell in love with the script and I went in to audition.
  • Space, time, matter, energy and biological life may be the result of a Source Field that is conscious and alive in its own unique way - on a scale far too vast for the finite mind to fathom.
  • So many of the sounds that contemporary composers were trying to create were to be found in the traditional musics of the world. That was encouraging but also little daunting to think that you had to work so hard to be new and yet it was old.
  • Our life here on Earth has as its purpose precisely to prepare for our eternal happiness. This world is a large womb. It is a 'test' as all opportunities are tests.
  • My real name is Chord Overstreet. I actually got my name because my dad is in the music business as a songwriter. I was the third one in my family born, and there are three notes in a chord, so that's how they came up with my name.
  • The integral part of being a star is having the will to win. All the champions have it.
  • If I get married again, I want a guy there with a drum to do rimshots during the vows.