Quotes: essentially

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  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
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    Friendship is essentially a partnership.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    Self discipline is that which, next to virtue, truly and essentially raises one man above another.
  • A belief in God helps provide a foundation to arbitrate our decisions. Without this foundation, we are condemned to live essentially formless lives.
  • Marshall Mcluhan
    Marshall Mcluhan
    Canadian professor and philosopher 1911-1980
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    A commercial society whose members are essentially ascetic and indifferent in social ritual has to be provided with blueprints and specifications for evoking the right tone for every occasion.
  • David Mamet
    David Mamet
    American Playwright 1947-
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    A dramatic experience concerned with the mundane may inform but it cannot release; and one concerned essentially with the aesthetic politics of its creators may divert or anger, but it cannot enlighten.
  • Bjorn Lomborg
    Bjorn Lomborg
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    A review was published in Nature, very scathing, essentially calling me incompetent, though they didn't use that word. I am putting a reply on my Web site in a few days, where I go through their arguments, paragraph by paragraph.
  • Charles J. Fillmore
    Charles J. Fillmore
    American linguist and Professor of Linguistics 1929-2014
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    All causes are essentially mental, and whosoever comes into daily contact with a high order of thinking must take on some of it.
  • Marshall Mcluhan
    Marshall Mcluhan
    Canadian professor and philosopher 1911-1980
    Marshall Mcluhan
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    Appetite is essentially insatiable, and where it operates as a criterion of both action and enjoyment (that is, everywhere in the Western world since the sixteenth century) it will infallibly discover congenial agencies (mechanical and political) of expression.
  • As a citizen, as a public scientist, I can tell you that Einstein essentially overturned a so strongly established paradigm of science, whereas Darwin didn't really overturn a science paradigm.
  • William Goldman
    William Goldman
    American novelist, playwright, and screenwriter 1931-
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    As far as the filmmaking process is concerned, stars are essentially worthless - and absolutely essential.
  • Barney Frank
    Barney Frank
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    Before this learning experience, I had assumed that with regard to programs that sought to help people out of poverty, the political world was essentially divided into two camps: conservatives who opposed these for a variety of reasons, and liberals who supported them.
  • Michel Foucault
    Michel Foucault
    French Essayist, Philosopher 1926-1984
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    Chance does not speak essentially through words nor can it be seen in their convolution. It is the eruption of language, its sudden appearance. It's not a night twinkle with stars, an illuminated sleep, nor a drowsy vigil. It is the very edge of consciousness.
  • William J. Durant
    William J. Durant
    American historian and writer 1885-1981
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    Destroy it. There may be a redistribution of the land, but the natural inequality of men soon re-creates an inequality of possessions and privileges, and raises to power a new minority with essentially the same instincts as the old.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    Don't try to behave as though you were essentially sane and naturally good. We're all demented sinners in the same cosmic boat - and the boat is perpetually sinking.
  • Michel Leiris
    Michel Leiris
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    Dream is not a revelation. If a dream affords the dreamer some light on himself, it is not the person with closed eyes who makes the discovery but the person with open eyes lucid enough to fit thoughts together. Dream - a scintillating mirage surrounded by shadows - is essentially poetry.
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