Love is the essence of a full and wonderful life.
Ramadan is, in its essence, a month of humanist spirituality.
Nike was the essence of sports, transcendence through sports.
Conquering evil, not the opponent, is the essence of swordsmanship.
Paul's the writer. Yeah, I wrote a little of that stuff, but that's just technically true. In spirit, and in essence of the truth, it doesn't matter. So I don't know, maybe I'm being foolish for not being technical. Yeah, I wrote a certain portion of the things.
Simon & Garfunkel
Desire is the essence of a man.
Pure thought is itself the divine existence; and conversely, the divine existence, in its immediate essence, is nothing else than pure thought.
Johann Gottlieb Fichte
If you distill the essence of everything, what life is about, every single one of us is given a short moment in time on this planet, and we all have one universal need and desire, and that is to be loved and to love. And to deny that for your own political expediency, I don't want to live in that column. It ain't worth it.
The essence is, what can we do next? And will it be good?
Sometimes, if a song is written, in essence, to be that stripped down, it's very touchy when you start adding things, because even the smallest thing can have a huge impact. Somebody has to make the decision that there's a better song in there if there's less.