Quotation Explorer - 'Indispensable'

Life in society requires consensus as an indispensable condition. But consensus, to be productive, requires that each individual contribute independently out of of his experience and insight. - Solomon E. Asch
Life is easier than you'd think; all that is necessary is to accept the impossible, do without the indispensable, and bear the intolerable. - Kathleen Norris
Hope is both the earliest and the most indispensable virtue inherent in the state of being alive. If life is to be sustained hope must remain, even where confidence is wounded, trust impaired.
Public confidence in the integrity of the Government is indispensable to faith in democracy; and when we lose faith in the system, we have lost faith in everything we fight and spend for. - Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.
I don't think success is harmful, as so many people say. Rather, I believe it indispensable to talent, if for nothing else than to increase the talent. - Jeanne Moreau
The immense distance between God and humanity is the indispensable backdrop to a Christian idea of revelation. To reduce God to the level of human thought and human imagination, so that we can comprehend God, is to lose a sense of the very thing that distinguishes God as God. - A.J. Conyers
Meetings are indispensable when you don't want to do anything. - John Kenneth Galbraith
When a thing becomes indispensable it's time to give it up. - Marty Rubin
Hearing God’s voice is indispensable to moving through or around closed doors. - Gary Rohrmayer
In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable. - Dwight D. Eisenhower
The one indispensable requirement for producing godly, mature Christians is godly, mature Christians. - Kevin DeYoung
Farmers are the only indispensable people on the face of the earth.
The joy of learning is as indispensable in study as breathing is in running. Where it is lacking there are no real students, but only poor caricatures of apprentices who, at the end of their apprenticeship, will not even have a trade. - Simone Weil
Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.[Undelivered remarks for Dallas Trade Mart, November 22 1963] - John F. Kennedy
I know that poetry is indispensable, but to what I could not say. - Jean Cocteau
For the preservation of chastity, an empty and rumbling stomach and fevered lungs are indispensable.
Freedom of expression is the matrix, the indispensable condition, of nearly every other form of freedom. - Benjamin Cardozo
Smoking is indispensable if one has nothing to kiss - Sigmund Freud
Wisdom is indispensable in the fulfillment of purpose". - Osiri Wisdom
To be without some of the things you want is an indispensable part of happiness. - Bertrand Russell
Be faithful to that which exists nowhere but in yourself - and thus make yourself indispensable. - Andre Gide
Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other. - John F. Kennedy
The graveyards are full of indispensable men. - Charles de Gaulle
A good pastor knows how to trust people and how to give them authority to fulfill all kinds of tasks. He tries to make himself unnoticed and unnecessary. Don’t be indispensable! - Pastor Adelaja Sunday
A really companionable and indispensable dog is an accident of nature. You can't get it by breeding and you can't buy it with money. It just happens along.
Sleep is a daily reminder from God that we are not God. Once a day God sends us to bed like patients with a sickness. The sickness is a chronic tendency to think we are in control and that our work is indispensable. To cure us of this disease God turns us into helpless sacks of sand once a day. - John Piper
The ability to discipline yourself to delay gratification in the short term in order to enjoy greater rewards in the long term, is the indispensable prerequisite for success. - Brian Tracy
In the modern world the intelligence of public opinion is the one indispensable condition for social progress. - Charles W. Eliot
Durante centenares de miles de años, el hombre luchó para abrirse un lugar en la naturaleza. Por primera vez en la historia de nuestra especie, la situación se ha invertido y hoy es indispensable hacerle un lugar a la naturaleza en el mundo del hombre. - Santiago Kovadloff
Men have become the tools of their tools. Money is not required to buy one necessity of the soul. Most of the luxuries and many of the so-called comforts of life are not only not indispensable, but positive hindrances to the elevation of mankind. - Henry David Thoreau
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