Essential Quotes

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Robert A. Heinlein
“Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.”
Robert A. Heinlein, Stranger in a Strange Land

Marcus Tullius Cicero
“For there is but one essential justice which cements society, and one law which establishes this justice. This law is right reason, which is the true rule of all commandments and prohibitions. Whoever neglects this law, whether written or unwritten, is necessarily unjust and wicked.”
Marcus Tullius Cicero, On the Laws

Steve Jobs
“People think focus means saying yes to the thing you've got to focus on. But that's not what it means at all. It means saying no to the hundred other good ideas that there are. You have to pick carefully. I'm actually as proud of the things we haven't done as the things I have done. Innovation is saying no to 1,000 things.”
Steve Jobs

“If we only live through the eyes of the others and don’t try to capture the vibration of our own individual experience, we may miss out the beam and brilliance of authenticity that is essential to move forward in life”
Erik Pevernagie

“Schizophrenic pandemic aggression may keep us in the confinement of our physical arrest. Still, if we have no other tools in our shed, we have to grind our teeth, take a deep breath, sharpen our awareness, and use the time to recognize what is essential in life. ("Corporeal prison").”
Erik Pevernagie

Clarice Lispector
“I ask myself: is every story that has ever been written in this world, a story of suffering and affliction?


Clarice Lispector, The Hour of the Star

Friedrich Nietzsche
“Try for once to justify the meaning of your existence as it were a posteriori by setting yourself an aim, a goal... an exalted and noble 'to this end.' Perish in pursuit of this and only this”
Friedrich Nietzsche, Untimely Meditations

Max Planck
“The assumption of an absolute determinism is the essential foundation of every scientific enquiry.”
Max Planck, The Dilemmas of an Upright Man: Max Planck and the Fortunes of German Science, with a New Afterword

George Washington
“Nothing is more essential, than that permanent, inveterate antipathies against particular Nations, and passionate attachments for others, should be excluded; and that, in place of them, just and amicable feelings towards all should be cultivated.”
George Washington, The Papers Of George Washington

“Be beautiful if you can, wise if you want to, but be respected - that is essential.”
Anna Gould

Clarice Lispector
“Beyond thought I reach a state. I refuse to divide it up into words - and what I cannot and do not want to express ends up being the most secret of my secrets. I know that I'm scared of the moments in which I don't use thought and that's a momentary state that is difficult to reach, and which, entirely secret, no longer uses words with which thoughts are produce. Is not using words to lose your identity? is it getting lost in the harmful essential shadows?”
Clarice Lispector

W. Somerset Maugham
“I've been quite happy. Look, here are my proofs. Remember that I am indifferent to discomforts which would harass other folk. What do the circumstances of life matter if your dreams make you lord paramount of time and space?”
W. Somerset Maugham

Henri J.M. Nouwen
“However, if I were to let my life be taken over by what is urgent, I might very well never get around to what is essential. It's so easy to spend your whole time being preoccupied with urgent matters and never starting to live, really live.”
Henri J.M. Nouwen, Letters to Marc About Jesus: Living a Spiritual Life in a Material World

Jen Turano
“Being friends with a person is not frivolous. In fact, friendship is essential to living a happy life [...].”
Jen Turano, Storing Up Trouble

“What you do with your time daily is essential for spiritual and physical growth”
Sunday Adelaja

Steven Magee
“If I were in an ‘Essential Job’, I would be considering resigning to protect my health from COVID-19.”
Steven Magee

Stan Lee
“Are you tryin' to defeat me by talking me to death?!' -- Peter Parker”
Stan Lee, Essential Amazing Spider-Man, Vol. 1

Stan Lee
“His heart's as cold as an ice cube!' -- Peter Parker”
Stan Lee, Essential Amazing Spider-Man, Vol. 1

Stan Lee
“Fighting is the last resort of the ignorant!!" -- Dr. Strange”
Stan Lee, Essential Amazing Spider-Man, Vol. 1

Stan Lee
“If all that boasting doesn't tire you out, nothing will!' -- Peter Parker”
Stan Lee, Essential Amazing Spider-Man, Vol. 1

“If all that boasting doesn't tire you out, nothing will!' -- Peter Parker”
Stan Lee, Salvador Larroca, Steve Ditko, John Romita, Matt Fraction, Todd Nauck Will Corona Pilgrim, Essential Amazing Spider-Man, Vol. 1

“His heart's as cold as an ice cube!' -- Peter Parker”
Stan Lee, Salvador Larroca, Steve Ditko, John Romita, Matt Fraction, Todd Nauck Will Corona Pilgrim, Essential Amazing Spider-Man, Vol. 1

Steven Magee
“COVID-19 created a shortage of essential supplies in the USA and the police murder of George Floyd caused many stores to be ransacked by looters during the pandemic.”
Steven Magee

Hopal Green
“Determination and endurance is essential in achieve high yielding success.”
Hopal Green, 101 Motivational Quotes: 101 Quotes To Inspire You In Your Daily Life

Hopal Green
“Observation is an essential factor towards wisdom.”
Hopal Green

Steven Magee
“In 2020 I was only attending essential doctors appointments wearing a hazmat suit.”
Steven Magee

Gift Gugu Mona
“To every living being, breath is essential. To the living God death must happen, because it is through death that God will meet His children in Heaven.”
Gift Gugu Mona, Daily Quotes About God: 365 Days of Heavenly Inspiration

Laurence Galian
“One goal of the daily time of contemplation is to become aware of the essential in life, to become aware of that, which does not change upon death. If you can find that which is eternal in yourselves, suddenly your lives will have attained much significance and meaning.”
Laurence Galian, The Sun At Midnight: The Revealed Mysteries Of The Ahlul Bayt Sufis

Steven Magee
“In March 2020, hospitals in Tucson were using social media to beg for essential supplies.”
Steven Magee

“In this world, there is no one more essential than a mother.”
Debasish Mridha, MD

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