Top 444 Essentially Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Essentially Quotes from famous people such as Shawn Johnson, Ezra Miller, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Jonathan Ive, Barry Corbin, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

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With literature, sometimes a book is presented in the media as being say, a Muslim story or an African story, when essentially it’s a universal story which we can all relate to it, no matter what race or social background we come from.
Shawn Johnson
My mother took me to a lot of operas and when I was eight I got the opportunity to be in one and I realized that transformation into these make-believe situations was possible. I decided that was essentially what I wanted to do with my life.
Ezra Miller
There are a lot of things you can do in space, and space essentially is unlimited resources. We are climbing over ourselves here looking for the next source of energy. The universe has an unlimited source of energy.
Neil deGrasse Tyson
Simplicity is not the absence of clutter, that’s a consequence of simplicity. Simplicity is somehow essentially describing the purpose and place of an object and product. The absence of clutter is just a clutter-free product. That’s not simple.
Jonathan Ive
For an actor, you’re rejected eight or ten times a day. All you’ve got to sell is yourself. You’re not selling products, they’re not turning down a car, they’re turning you down. Most people can’t handle that. Most people are essentially not set up that way.
Barry Corbin
Broadcasting began, essentially, in the hands of very, very few players – actually two – and when television came along, there were two networks, then three. Rules began to get formulated that essentially protected that concentrated group.
Barry Diller
Think of a forest, then imagine taking 10,000 trees and squeezing them together until there is essentially no space between them. That’s what the neocortical column looks like.
Henry Markram
Children are not only innocent and curious but also optimistic and joyful and essentially happy. They are, in short, everything adults wish they could be.
Carolyn Haywood
Media organizations are global. They may be based in the U.S., but they’re essentially global.
Robert D. Kaplan
I used to know kids better because I was teaching in a classroom, but I still have a sense of comfort with them. I don’t believe that kids have essentially changed.
Cynthia Voigt
A smart phone essentially creates a dossier of your travels, and consumers have no control over who will eventually see that information.
Adam Cohen
Most crime fiction, no matter how ‘hard-boiled’ or bloodily forensic, is essentially sentimental, for most crime writers are disappointed romantics.
John Banville
I shall endeavour still further to prosecute this inquiry, an inquiry I trust not merely speculative, but of sufficient moment to inspire the pleasing hope of its becoming essentially beneficial to mankind.
Edward Jenner
What is real is not the external form, but the essence of things… it is impossible for anyone to express anything essentially real by imitating its exterior surface.
Constantin Brancusi
Agribusiness – with its wicked powerful lobby and its infiltration of top bureaucratic posts – essentially runs roughshod over the government agencies that are supposed to monitor it. It’s the rich fox guarding the filthy, overcrowded henhouse.
Jane Velez-Mitchell
Payroll savings plans are vital because they are essentially the only way that middle-class Americans reliably save for retirement.
Richard Thaler
Toum is essentially a mayonnaise, but it’s stabilized with garlic instead of egg. Just like mayo, toum is an emulsion of oil into water, made possible with the help of a third-party emulsifier.
Sohla El-Waylly
I am essentially a hack, a commercial person. If I had a hobby, I would immediately make money on it or abandon it.
Orson Welles
The humor is essentially dark for a cartoon and sophisticated. But at the same time, being a cartoon gives the writers more freedom than in a normal sitcom. It always pushes the line that, despite human failings, the Simpsons are really decent people.
Dan Castellaneta
You can make pigs that are essentially much closer to being universal donors. If it works, their organs will be going into people like you and me.
George M. Church
‘The Portrait of Dorian Grey’ beautifully articulates how the altruistic part of ourselves clashes with our essentially narcissistic state.
Walton Goggins
Two days after the chemo I felt terrible, like I had a permanent migraine and had been shot in every limb. I was knackered, starving. The doctor explained that was because I had essentially been poisoned.
Jeremy Kyle
Prison is essentially a shortage of space made up for by a surplus of time; to an inmate, both are palpable.
Joseph Brodsky
I was nominated at first by a group called Justice Democrats. They were trying to essentially field non-corporate candidates in the 2018 midterm election. They were looking for people with a history of community service, and my name had come across their desk, and they called.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
I came to believe the green fuse that drives spring and summer through the world is essentially a literary energy. That the world was more than a place. Life was more than an event. It was all one thing – and that thing was story.
Luis Alberto Urrea
That’s what the ‘Doctor’ is about, essentially – having that energy that you just can’t understand.
Billie Piper
This idea of the transcendent power of the Supreme Being is essentially connected with that by which the whole duty of man is summed up: obedience to His will.
John Quincy Adams
Growing up, I always saw the hypocrisy of the Catholic church. The history speaks for itself, and I grew incredibly frustrated and angry. I essentially just put that into my words.
NBC’s pilot season of 1994 is legendary in the business. In a world where failure is commonplace, we midwifed the birth of both ‘Friends’ and ‘ER’. While ‘ER’ came essentially out of the blue, we’d been casting around for a ‘Friends’-like show for some time at the network.
Warren Littlefield
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.
Andy Hertzfeld
As far as the filmmaking process is concerned, stars are essentially worthless – and absolutely essential.
William Goldman
I find out more about Jack every week. Essentially, I'm

I find out more about Jack every week. Essentially, I’m the same character, but I’m having more fun this season because I’m doing more aliases, you know. I like the surprise of not knowing.
Victor Garber
A platform is essentially a business model that thrives because of the participation and value added from third parties with only incremental effort from the owner of the platform.
Om Malik
If all you’re trying to do is essentially the same thing as your rivals, then it’s unlikely that you’ll be very successful.
Michael Porter
I started playing music when I was about six and didn’t discover Indian classical music until I was fifteen. So, essentially, I had a lot of catching up to do.
Adnan Sami
I’ve been working with them for a couple years and a couple of projects. Essentially Robert F. Kennedy Jr., is the chief litigator for this corporation, this Alliance, and their job is to prosecute corporate polluters of the great bodies of water in North America.
Richard Dean Anderson
It is certainly not news that the president is making mistakes; that he’s been intemperate. I think what shouldn’t be lost on the American people is that his first tweet around tapes was essentially designed to intimidate James Comey.
Brian Schatz
It has long been known for sure that the sight of tasty food makes a hungry man’s mouth water; also lack of appetite has always been regarded as an undesirable phenomenon, from which one might conclude that appetite is essentially linked with the process of digestion.
Ivan Pavlov
I remember watching an episode of ‘Seinfeld’ in which George can’t understand why security guards can’t sit down. He gets obsessed with it and eventually buys a chair for a security guard who sits down and goes to sleep. The shop gets robbed. That’s a brilliant extrapolation of what is essentially observational comedy.
David Baddiel
A l lot of films I’ve done are essentially about women who are finding their voice, women who don’t know themselves well.
Meg Ryan
I have three degrees in history and only one in law, but since I came back to specialize in constitutional law where history is so essentially a part and an explanation of much that exists, the two disciplines blended very well.
Frank Scott
My version of Superman is essentially of a guy who has spent his whole life alone.
Henry Cavill
My birthmark essentially looks like I have a black eye. It isn’t that bad, so you can imagine if it has been this big a part of my life, think of what it must be like for children with more serious birthmarks that cover half their face.
Hannah Storm
Crony capitalism is essentially a condition in which… public officials are giving favours to people in the private sector in payment of political favours.
Alan Greenspan
If we look at the fact that record covers are essentially advertisements for the music, we acknowledge a function and purpose to draw in the prospective buyer.
My private joke about ‘Luke Cage’ is that it’s a bulletproof version of ‘Lemonade,’ and that, essentially, it’s a concept album that has a video component.
Cheo Hodari Coker
To aim at the best and to remain essentially ourselves is one and the same thing.
Janet Erskine Stuart
Donald Trump himself actually said during his campaign that he essentially thinks being unpredictable is a good thing. Maybe that’s a good thing in domestic politics, but in foreign policy, that is really stupid.
Ted Lieu
There have been two periods in my lifetime when the excitement of government and of public issues drew to Washington many of the bright young people graduating from colleges and law schools. These were essentially the Roosevelt and the Kennedy years.
Katharine Graham