Quotes: essentially

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  • Carl Jung
    Carl Jung
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    This whole creation is essentially subjective, and the dream is the theater where the dreamer is at once scene, actor, prompter, stage manager, author, audience, and critic.
    Source: General Aspects of Dream Psychology (1928)
  • René Daumal
    René Daumal
    French spiritual para-surrealist writer and poet 1908-1944
    René Daumal
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    Truth is one, but error proliferates. Man tracks it down and cuts it up into little pieces hoping to turn it into grains of truth. But the ultimate atom will always essentially be an error, a miscalculation.
  • A. Alvarez
    A. Alvarez
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    Twentieth-century art may start with nothing, but it flourishes by virtue of its belief in itself, in the possibility of control over what seems essentially uncontrollable, in the coherence of the inchoate, and in its ability to create its own values.
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
    American writer and poet 1809-1894
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
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    Unpretending mediocrity is good, and genius is glorious; but a weak flavor of genius in an essentially common person is detestable. It spoils the grand neutrality of a commonplace character, as the rinsings of an unwashed wine-glass spoil a draught of fair water.
  • Bryant Gumbel
    Bryant Gumbel
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    We are essentially in the business of telling stories. We would like to think that most of our stories are basically human stories with sports as a backdrop.
  • Austan Goolsbee
    Austan Goolsbee
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    We enter the government essentially in a hotel that is on fire. We're throwing people from the windows into the pool to save their lives and this is the evaluation of the Olympic diving committee: Well, the splash was too big.
  • Aaron McGruder
    Aaron McGruder
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    We have, essentially, a worthless democracy.
  • Erich Fromm
    Erich Fromm
    German - American philosopher and psychologist 1900-1980
    Erich Fromm
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    What most people in our culture mean by being lovable is essentially a mixture between being popular and having sex appeal.
  • Andy Warhol
    Andy Warhol
    American artist 1930-
    Andy Warhol
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    What's great about this country is that America started the tradition where the richest consumers buy essentially the same things as the poorest.
  • Ben Shapiro
    Ben Shapiro
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    When Limbaugh entered the world of talk radio, the AM dial was essentially moribund. He turned it into a weapon for conservatism, and in the process, led the revolution that has ended in the disintegration of the old media monopoly.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
    Oscar Wilde
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    While one should always study the method of a great artist, one should never imitate his manner. The manner of an artist is essentially individual, the method of an artist is absolutely universal. The first is personality, which no one should copy; the second is perfection, which all should aim at.
  • Andy Hertzfeld
    Andy Hertzfeld
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    Working long hours being single helps because your time is yours. Once you have a family your time isn't all yours anymore. Most of the Mac team, we were in our mid-20's, most of us were single, and we were able to essentially devote our lives to it.
  • Deepak Chopra
    Deepak Chopra
    East-Indian- American M.D., New Age Author, Lecturer
    Deepak Chopra
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    You and I are essentially infinite choice-makers. In every moment of our existence, we are in that field of all possibilities where we have access to an infinity of choices.
  • Bill Bryson
    Bill Bryson
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    You don't have to know anything about baseball to respond to Babe Ruth because he's just this magnificent human being. And a really good story because he was this kid who grew up essentially as an orphan, you know, had a tough life, and then he became the most successful baseball player ever. But he was also a really good guy.