The runner's greatest asset, apart from essential fitness of body, is a cool and calculating brain allied to confidence and courage.
On the essentials, unity. On the nonessentials, liberty. In everything, charity.
Music is an essential part of everything we do. Like puppetry, music has an abstract quality which speaks to a worldwide audience in a wonderful way that nourishes the soul.
The music masters familiarize children's minds with rhythms and melodies, thus making them more civilized, more balanced, better adjusted in themselves, and more capable in whatever they say or do, for rhythm and harmony are essential to the whole of life.
A wise ignorance is an essential part of knowledge.
The true lover of knowledge naturally strives for truth, and is not content with common opinion, but soars with undimmed and unwearied passion till he grasps the essential nature of things.
the labors of the true critic are more essential to the author, even, than to the reader.
The choice of a topic which will bear analysis and support enthusiasm, is essential to the enjoyment of conversation.
Bargaining is essential to the life of the world; but nobody has ever claimed that it is an ennobling process.
Michel, 14th Prince of Ligne
I should like to enflame the whole world with my taste for gardening. There is no virtue that I would not attribute to the man who lives to project and execute gardens.
It is essential that America's word be good.
I have never lost faith in America's essential goodness and greatness.
American leadership is essential.
Knowing where things are, and why, is essential to rational decision making
It is precisely the way which is productive - this is the essential thing; becoming is more important than being.
Make chance essential.
What is termed Sin is an essential element of progress. Without it the world would stagnate, or grow old, or become colourless.
In all unimportant matters, style, not sincerity, is the essential. In all important matters, style, not sincerity, is the essential.
For the canons of good society are, or should be, the same as the canons of art. Form is absolutely essential to it.
Sinclair B. Ferguson
True discernment means not only distinguishing the right from the wrong; it means distinguishing the primary from the secondary, the essential from the indifferent, and the permanent from the transient. And, yes, it means distinguishing between the good and the better, and even between the better and the best.
Composing gives me a chance to work in multiple dimensions and helps me pare down my melodies into what is essential. Learning new skills has always energized me and scoring has opened up a world of sonic possibilities.
I listen to a lot of singers, because I find phrasing to be one of the most essential elements of playing.
Socialist democracy is not a luxury but an absolute, essential necessity for overthrowing capitalism and building socialism.