For any human being, freedom is essential, crucial, to our dignity and our ability to be fully human.
We have become a society where the artist is regarded as a self-indulgent superfluity, and the person who juggles stocks and shares is an essential part of the economy.
We must view humility as one of the most essential things that characterizes true Christianity.
I believe that thrift is essential to well-ordered living.
Transportation is an essential part of our lives, and in New York City where driving is not a viable option most of the time, public transportation and taxis are the only way to get around.