Quotation Explorer - 'Necessarily'

Anything that happens, happens. Anthing that, in happening, causes something else to happen, causes something else to happen. Anything that, in happening, causes itself to happen again, happens again. It doesn't necessarily do it in chronological order, though. - Douglas Adams
Writers are creatures of habit, as are humans, but writers aren’t necessarily human, are they? - Alyssa Hubbard
Knowing more than someone does not necessarily mean that you know every single thing they know. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
The fact that you do not trust your spouse or lover doesn’t necessarily mean that they are cheating on you; and the fact that you do doesn’t necessarily mean that they aren’t. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Connecting with someone is not necessarily a bond with a significant other, or even a friend, but can be the indefinable - perhaps the rarest and most precious thing in life to find at all. - Donna Lynn Hope
Mystical experiences do not necessarily supply new ideas to the mind, rather, they transform what one believes into what one knows, converting abstract concepts, such as divine love, into vivid, personal, realities. - R.M. Jones
I don't necessarily agree with everything that I say. - Marshall McLuhan
Novelty is not necessarily a virtue. - Rita Mae Brown
A good writer is not necessarily a good book critic. No more so than a good drunk is automatically a good bartender. - Jim Bishop
We don't necessarily discriminate. We simply exclude certain types of people.
Sometimes bad things that come in life aren’t necessarily bad things; they can be motivators to do more. - Adam Smith
A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don't necessarily want to go, but ought to be. - Rosalynn Carter
An individual's perception is their reality colored in the shades they desire--not necessarily the color that it is. - Terry A. O'Neal
I don't necessarily agree with everything I say. - Marshall McLuhan
...What is easier for us isn't necessarily what is better for us. - Nick Carter
An adventurous life does not necessarily mean climbing mountains, swimming with sharks, or jumping off cliffs. It means risking yourself by leaving a little piece of you behind in all those you meet along the way. - Shawna Grapentin
The principle that the end justifies the means is in individualist ethics regarded as the denial of all morals. In collectivist ethics it becomes necessarily the supreme rule. - Friedrich Hayek
Everyone who is with you is not necessarily for you. - Connie R. Clay
I must warn you that the books I like are not necessarily the ones I think are the best. I like them for various reasons not always easy to explain. - Gabriel García Márquez
Human beings don’t necessarily exist inside of (or correspond to) the neat racial, gendered or national boxes into which we often unthinkingly place them.It’s a mistake to ask literature to reinforce such structures. Literature tends to crack them. Literature is where we free ourselves. - Mohsin Hamid
You must not think me necessarily foolish because I am facetious, nor will I consider you necessarily wise because you are grave. - Sydney Smith
not responding verbally isn't necessarily being passive. we are communicating on many levels simultaneously - waking life
What I think is not necessarily, what I feel and what I feel is not necessarily, what I think. - Santosh Kalwar
The brightest stars don't necessarily give the most light. - Marty Rubin
One of the advantages of being a captain is being able to ask for advice without necessarily having to take it.
One is not necessarily made self-centered because he is foolish, but one is very often made foolish because he is self-centered. - Criss Jami
It’s often mistaken for good advice, but wisdom cannot be imparted to someone. Wisdom can only be earned; it’s a by-product of experience, not necessarily knowledge, otherwise I would be stalking Oprah right now, begging for a transfusion. - Renee Carlino
But all art is sensual and poetry particularly so. It is directly, that is, of the senses, and since the senses do not exist without an object for their employment all art is necessarily objective. It doesn't declaim or explain, it presents. - William Carlos Williams
The greatest happiness you can have is knowing that you do not necessarily require happiness. - William Saroyan
The more deeper you think, the more silence you become. You understand the reasons behind the reason. It may not necessarily mean you are short of words. You however know what ignorance can trigger and how to deal with ignorance and purpose. The timeliness of your word is surely on point - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Good at something necessarily doesn't means you are bad at all the other things - Nitin Yadav
It is wise to keep in mind that no success or failure is necessarily final. - Anonymous
Just because you discover that you may like somebody after all, it doesn't necessarily mean there's any attraction. - Steve Kluger
Even if you fulfill your hearts desire, by sacrificing something important, you may not necessarily be happy. Happiness doesn’t come in one form, it determined by your own heart. - Ai Yazawa
More choices doesn't necessarily mean more freedom. - Marty Rubin
He or she who gets hired is not necessarily the one who can do that job best; but, the one who knows the most about how to get hired. - Richard Lathrop
An unlimited power to tax involves, necessarily, a power to destroy; because there is a limit beyond which no institution and no property can bear taxation. - John Marshall
You and I, my son, are that "below." That was true in 1776. It is true today. There is no them without you, and without the right to break you they must necessarily fall from the mountain, lose their divinity, and tumble out of the Dream. - Ta-Nehisi Coates
The person in the saddle is not necessarily the one holding the reins. - D. Cypriani Regis
Writing is not necessarily something to be ashamed of, but do it in private and wash your hands afterwards. - Robert A. Heinlein
Eventually, somebody is going to be a hero, and somebody's going to be president. Not necessarily the same person.
Any writer worth his salt writes to please himself...It's a self-exploratory operation that is endless. An exorcism of not necessarily his demon, but of his divine discontent. - Harper Lee
The most fertile soil does not necessarily produce the most abundant harvest. It is the use we make of our faculties which renders them valuable. - Thomas Wentworth Higginson
it was impossible to confine a Government to the exercise of express powers; there must necessarily be admitted powers by implication, unless the Constitution descended to recount every minutia - James Madison
No one is an outside observer of nature,We're defined by our environment and our interaction with that environment -- by our ecology. And that ecology is necessarily relative, historical and empirical. - Beau Lotto
You do not necessarily lose concentration; you only allow something else to take control of a greater portion of your attentiveness and attention at any given moment of time. - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Being related to a person doesn't necessarily mean you have to be family and being family doesn't necessarily mean you have to be related. - Ray Price Billy
My life is ruled by four W’s: my writing, my work, my wife, and my whisky. Not necessarily in that order. - Ashwin Sanghi
Problems are like Balloons. We let them unnecessarily blow up. - RVM
Everything that is online is not necessarily in line. - Johnnie Dent Jr.
People who tell you exactly what they think of you aren't necessarily enemies. - Mac Fletcher Gates of Dawn - in progress
Consumers are what’s going to change the world, not necessarily industries or governments, - Horace Luke
Recipe For Happiness Khaborovsk Or Anyplace'One grand boulevard with treeswith one grand cafe in sunwith strong black coffee in very small cups.One not necessarily very beautifulman or woman who loves you.One fine day. - Lawrence Ferlinghetti
Success isn't necessarily permanent - but neither is failure.
I believe in fate and I believe that things happen for a reason but I don't think that there's a high power, necessarily. I believe in karma very much though. - Amy Winehouse
Conservatives are not necessarily stupid, but most stupid people are conservatives. - John Stuart Mill
Just because you can, doesn't necessarily mean that you sh - Bill Collins
Be inquisitive. Open your eyes, open your minds to things you don't necessarily know even exist. I think that's an important part of learning and growing. The more [you]'re willing to ask, the more [you]'re going to get out of it. - Jay Rinaldi
Eating a twin banana does not necessarily mean that you are enjoying a double portion. - Hanimoz Obey
Happiness comes from what you love to do, not necessarily from what you need to do; to succeed! - Amit Chatterjee
When I say beautiful things, I'm not necessarily living them; when I live them, the beautiful thing is that words aren't necessary.
One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest. - Maya Angelou
Science is facts; just as houses are made of stones, so is science made of facts; but a pile of stones is not a house and a collection of facts is not necessarily science. - Henri Poincare
Being called ‘love’ or ‘my love’ by someone doesn’t necessarily mean that you are loved or even liked by them. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
What drove us crazy wasn't necessarily the sexual freedom his critic claimed he was unleashing, but freedom, period. Freedom to be yourself, to express yourself, to wear what you wanted to wear, to look the way you wanted to look, to have your own style, your own talk. - Larry Geller, Joel Spector, Patricia Romanowski
It's every American's duty to support his government but not necessarily in the style to which it has become accustomed. - Thomas C. Mann
The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things. - Ronald Reagan
Do not be fooled into believing that because a man is rich he is necessarily smart. There is ample proof to the contrary. - Julius Rosenwald
If your child is constantly interrupting or doing other things to get your attention, he is not getting enough communication of the right kind. Just the fact that you are in the house with him all day does not mean that you are necessarily devoting any time to com- munication of his choice. - Ruth Minshull
The presence of a path doesn’t necessarily mean the existence of a destination. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
She had conquered, but she had also necessarily lost much. Perhaps what she had lost was not worth keeping; but at any rate she had lost it. - William Dean Howells
It isn't until you come to a spiritual understanding of who you are - not necessarily a religious feeling, but deep down, the spirit within - that you can begin to take control. - Oprah Winfrey
When a strong emotion is hitting you, it's like nothing else in the world matters and you forget to keep in mind that the emotion will pass. You forget that the strength of the present emotion does not necessarily have anything to do with its long term impact on you. - Anonymous
Sometimes the best things for us aren't necessarily the things we want. - Sara Farizan
Being well known for being well-known did not necessarily imply intelligence. - David Halberstam
Sometimes the mind, for reasons we don't necessarily understand, just decides to go to the store for a quart of milk. - Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider
I don’t believe he deserves the thousands of poems I’ve written about him, but life doesn’t follow rules. We do things for people who don’t necessarily deserve it. But we liked it, we loved it and fell in love enough to write about it. - Dominic Riccitello
Remembrance of things past is not necessarily the remembrance of things as they were. - Marcel Proust
Education itself is Marketing--marketing tools and perspectives to people who don't necessarily realize why they need them, how it will serve them, what they might accomplish with them. And, ensuingly, Marketing itself is Education (with no attempt to assess the value of what is being marketed). - Shellen Lubin
If power was an illusion, wasn't weakness necessarily one also? - Lois McMaster Bujold
Preventing a suicide is not necessarily a beneficent act if it forces the potential suicide to continue in a life of misery. - Gene Lester David Lester
Aunts offer kids an opportunity to try out ideas that don't chime with their parents and they also demonstrate that people can get on, love each other and live together without necessarily being carbon copies. - Sara Sheridan
Truth must necessarily be stranger than fiction; for fiction is the creation of the human mind and therefore congenial to it. - G.K. Chesterton
The marvel of all history is the patience with which men and women submit to burdens unnecessarily laid upon them by their governments. - William H. Borah
A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don't necessarily want to go but where they ought to be. - Rosalynn Carter
The things that the novel does not say are necessarily more numerous than those it does say and only a special halo around what is written can give the illusion that you are reading also what is not written. - Italo Calvino
It's not necessarily about what career you pick. It's about how you do what you do. - Cory Doctorow
Being HIV positive doesn’t necessarily mean that you are going to die before each and every person who is HIV negative. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Constantly talking isn't necessarily communicating. - Charlie Kaufman
He that doth not as other men do, but endeavoureth that which ought to be done, shall thereby rather incur peril than preservation; for whoso laboureth to be sincerely perfect and good shall necessarily perish, living among men that are generally evil. - Walter Raleigh
Constitutions should consist only of general provisions; the reason is that they must necessarily be permanent, and that they cannot calculate for the possible change of things - Alexander Hamilton
An author's dream does not necessarily come instantly. Rather, it is cultivated and nurtured, every epiphany and idea are like rain drops that bring life to the story being written. - M.J. Stoddard
The more deeper you think, the more silent you become. You understand the reasons behind the reason. It may not necessarily mean you are short of words. You however know what ignorance can trigger and how to deal with ignorance and purpose. The timeliness of your word is surely on point. - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Because God is a rational being and the universe is his personal creation, it necessarily has a rational, lawful, stable structure, awaiting increased human comprehension. This is the key to many intellectual undertakings, among them, the rise of science. - Rodney Stark
It's nice to think that picking uncertain paths may not necessarily alter their destination too drastically, simply the journey undertaken to reach it. - Emma Cameron
Never expose yourself unnecessarily to danger; a miracle may not save you...and if it does, it will be deducted from your share of luck or merit. - The Talmud
Change does not necessarily assure progress, but progress implacably requires change. Education is essential to change, for education creates both new wants and the ability to satisfy them.
A food is not necessarily essential just because your child hates it. - Katharine Whitehorn
Be warned against all 'good' advice because 'good' advice is necessarily 'safe' advice, and though it will undoubtedly follow a sane pattern, it will very likely lead one into total sterility--one of the crushing problems of our time. - Jules Feiffer
The acts of observing and judging are necessarily solitary acts. - Mike Klepper
Experience is not necessarily accumulated over the extent of time lived. In my opinion, it is accumulated over the degree and variety of activities a person has been involved in - Nike Thaddeus
That which is good for the society is not necessarily good for the individual. That which is good for the individual is good for the society. - Richard Diaz
Every notion that any man, dead, living, or unborn, might form as to the universe will necessarily prove wrong - James Branch Cabell
Everyone is necessarily the hero of his own life story. - John Barth
Greatness is in influence, and not necessarily in affluence. It is not achieved by being a 'paper millionaire', but by being a 'people millionaire'. - Ogwo David Emenike
If you're being bombarded with information, the act of looking for patterns not necessarily finding them is what going to give you psychic refuge, a sense of sanctuary. - Douglas Copeland
Our crucifixes exhibit the pain, but they veil, perhaps necessarily, the obscenity: but the death of the God-Man was both. - Charles Williams
You do not necessarily have to get before you do but when you do, you shall get - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Deep to me connotes intellectual rigor, not fashionable obscurity or the unnecessarily academic. - Alex Payne
In this era where you can be anything you want to be, it is very alluring to miss the most important mark in life - fulfillment and meaning; Remember that, what you can do may not be necessarily what you are called to do - Bernard Kelvin Clive
It's important that I make a difference in some way. If it's performing and touching someone that way, that's great; if it's being a teacher and helping a kid understand something, that's even better. It's not necessarily how I make a difference, but I want to make sure that I do.
Don't speak thoughtlessly.Don't worry unnecessarily.Don't work half-heartedly.Don't spend recklessly.Don't give begrudgingly.Don't act self-centeredly.Don't live short-sightedly. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Violence does not necessarily take people by the throat and strangle them. Usually it demands no more than an ultimate allegiance from its subjects. They are required merely to become accomplices in its lies. - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
A thing is not necessarily true because a man dies for it. - Oscar Wilde
A man who tosses worms in the river isn’t 't necessarily a friend of the fish. All the fish who take him for a friend, who think the worm’s got no hook in it, usually end up in the frying pan. - Malcolm X
Societies where there are worthy men and women of God, not necessarily preachers or religious men, but men that know the ways of God, they stand up against the collapse of equity in their land - Sunday Adelaja
The absence of dissent does not necessarily imply acceptance; just tolerance. - Lakshmy Menon Chatterjee
What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight - it's the size of the fight in the dog. - Dwight D. Eisenhower
Sometimes people do things that hurt and it's not because they mean to. They just do. It doesn't necessarily have anything to do with you, but you end up hurt because of it. - Randy K. Milholland
It does not seem to be true that work necessarily needs to be unpleasant. It may always have to be hard, or at least harder than doing nothing at all. But there is ample evidence that work can be enjoyable, and that indeed, it is often the most enjoyable part of life. - Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
A woman should be mindful that the key to one man's heart does not necessarily fits into the lock of another. - Dennis E. Adonis
Best-selling horror fiction is indeed necessarily conservative because it must entertain a large number of readers. It’s like network television. I’m your local cable access station. - Thomas Ligotti
That by the decrees and volitions, and consequently the providence of God, Scripture (as I will prove by Scriptural examples) means nothing but Nature's order following necessarily from her eternal laws. - Baruch Spinoza
[Tolstoy] does not necessarily get rid of [his angry] temperament by undergoing religious conversion, and indeed it is obvious that the illusion of having been reborn may allow one's native vices to flourish more freely than ever, though perhaps in subtler forms. - George Orwell
She didn’t need hope anymore because she knew the things you wanted weren’t necessarily the things that you needed. She knew that the things that were meant to be just happened. You couldn’t control them like she once thought. - Holly Hood
It took me a long time to realiseThat mothers are women who carry you And not necessarily in their womb. - Stacy Morris
Like the Pied Piper, the street entertainer carries his own mystique which cannot easily be transferred to the stage. He seems to have escaped reality, to perform in a time and space where he doesn't necessarily belong. - Edward Claflin
Your outcome is not necessarily decided by your income, but by your outlook. To improve your out look, look inwards. - Roy Smoothe
He with the cleanest clothes isn’t necessarily the cleanest. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Few things a doctor does are more important than relieving pain. . . pain is soul destroying. No patient should have to endure intense pain unnecessarily. The quality of mercy is essential to the practice of medicine; here, of all places, it should not be strained. - Marcia Angell
Self discipline is the ability to make yourself do something you don’t necessarily want to do, to get a result you would really like to have. - Andy Andrews
Intelligence is an accident of evolution, and not necessarily an advantage. - Isaac Asimov
what are inside books may not all that necessarily be different from what are outside books at all - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Be a learning machine. What made you money last year, won't necessarily make you money this and next year. - Richie Norton
Problems are like Balloons. We let them unnecessarily blow up. - - RVM
being genius does not necessarily means knowing it all or having the highest academic qualification but a persons ability to apply wisdom and common sense to common things in a distinctive manner and courageously exhibiting the latent deft to the admiration of the masses - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
The word "good" has many meanings. For example, if a man were to shoot his grandmother at a range of five hundred yards, I should call him a good shot, but not necessarily a good man. - G.K. Chesterton
Truth is what is true, and it's not necessarily factual. Truth and fact are not the same thing. Truth does not contradict or deny facts, but it goes through and beyond facts. This is something that it is very difficult for some people to understand. Truth can be dangerous. - Madeleine L'Engle
Let us forever forget that every station in life is necessarily that each deserves our respect; that not the station itself; but the worthy fulfillment of its duties does honor the man.
Majority wins, but majority is not necessarily right and sometimes majority is awfully wrong. - Amit Kalantri
Sexual normalcy and abnormality are personal and subjective concepts. What is unnatural to one [person] is natural to another. What is abnormal under certain conditions may be completely normal under others. And, in any event, to be different is not necessarily to be wrong, or to be sick. - Victor J. Banis
We are not necessarily doubting that God will do the best for us; we are wondering how painful the best will turn out to be. - C.S. Lewis
...when two opposite points of view are expressed with equal intensity, the truth does not necessarily lie exactly halfway between them. It is possible for one side to be simply wrong. - Richard Dawkins
In your life never become an agent of Negativity; Unknowingly if you act negative to positive pursuits... you unnecessarily accumulate Karmic bondage... Then why act negative ? - Dinesh Kumar
I'm now a bit anti-Jewish since my last visit to the synagogue, but my atheism does not necessarily reject religion. - Jack Steinberger
It wasn't necessarily that I wasn't a fan of fairies. Really. It wasn't that. It was that I wasn't a fan of being taken hostage by a group of fairies. - C.M. Stunich
God made man stronger but not necessarily more intelligent. He gave women intuition and femininity. And, used properly, that combination easily jumbles the brain of any man I’ve ever met. - Farrah Fawcett
Be wary of the praise of men; don't let it pump you up unnecessarily and don't let it paralyze your progress - Bernard Kelvin Clive
If you don't own a dog, at least one, there is not necessarily anything wrong with you, but there may be something wrong with your life. - Roger A. Caras
Magic is the most interesting art because people not necessarily want to learn to paint after they see a great painting, but they want to learn magic after they see a great magic effect. - Amit Kalantri
Strong feelings do not necessarily make a strong character. The strength of a man is to be measured by the power of the feelings he subdues not by the power of those which subdue him. - William Carleton
Protests can sometimes, necessarily, simplify things. - Madam Secretary
Being grateful does not mean that everything is necessarily good. It just means that you can accept it as a gift. - Roy T. Bennett
A leaders job is to shepherd, not necessarily to always shine. - Brad Lomenick
Be inquisitive. Open your eyes, open your minds to things you don't necessarily know even exist. I think that's an important part of learning and growing. The more [you]'re willing to ask, the more {you}'re going to get out of it. - Jay Rinaldi
…all that goes under the name of science is not necessarily scientific, and that all that goes under the name of health-care will not necessarily care for your health. - Neville Mandy
The fact that we see something as evil may not necessarily make that thing evil. Evil cannot contest good; succeed and persist - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
First things first, but not necessarily in that order. - Doctor Who
Freedom necessarily means that many things will be done which we do not like. - Friedrich von Hayek
so often victims end up unnecessarily prolonging their abuse because they buy into the notion that their abuser must be coming from a wounded place and that only patient love and tolerance (and lots of misguided therapy) will help them heal. - George K. Simon
What is grand is necessarily obscure to weak men. That which can be made explicit to the idiot is not worth my care. - William Blake
A hibernating snail doe not necessarily mean it is dead - Messaoud Mohammed
Perfection isn't necessarily found only in publicly accepted trends. Perfection is found in self. - Nike Thaddeus
The universe will never force a mindset on you. You have complete free agency to choose fear and suffer unnecessarily if you want to. - Kimberly Giles
I hate pain, despite my ability to tolerate it beyond all known parameters, which is not necessarily a good thing. - Hunter S. Thompson
It is what you think it is that makes it so, and not necessarily what it really is. - Dr. Jacinta Mpalyenkana, Ph.D, MBA
If you work hard, and become successful, it does not necessarily mean you are successful because you worked hard, just as if you are tall with long hair it doesn't mean that you would be a midget if you were bald. - Lemony Snicket
It was a uniform that signified that one was a kind of downtown aesthete; not necessarily nihilistic, but a monk in the bohemian order. - David Byrne
Over time, I realized I wasn't necessarily seeing people or things at their best or worst; instead, I was simply seeing things as they were.There didn't seem to be a moral high road to take in most situations, and "What's the right thing to do?" wasn't an easy question. - Dee Williams
Aside from velcro, time is the most mysterious substance in the universe. You can't see it or touch it, yet a plumber can charge you upwards of seventy-five dollars per hour for it, without necessarily fixing anything. - Dave Barry
He loved her in spite of her unlovableness. Armande had many trying, thought not necessarily rare, traits, all of which he accepted as absurd clues in a clever puzzle. - Vladimir Nabokov
Contrary to general belief, I do not believe that friends are necessarily the people you like best, they are merely the people who got there first. - Peter Ustinov
Home is not necessarily, where the heart is. It is also, where good food,people, and sanity resides.even if that accounts for a house, with no people in it. - anjali mukherjee
Poetry is alive because it is a medium of vision and experience. It is not necessarily comfortable.It is not necessarily safe. - Lenore Kandel
Just because you can, doesn't necessarily mean that you should! - Bill Collins
The freedom to choose...means the freedom to make mistakes, to falter and fail, to come face-to-face with your own flaws and limitations and fears and secrets, to live with the terrible uncertainty that necessarily attends the construction of a self. - Caroline Knapp
Focus on what you are and what you can rather than what others aren't & can't. You have to win; they don't necessarily have to lose for you! - Alok Mishra
A dam doesn't try to reason with the water. Its main purpose is to hold it still for a while. When I lecture my kids I'm doing much the same thing. I'm not trying to necessarily reason with them, just hold them still for a short while. - Spuds Crawford
It is common error to infer that things which are consecutive in order of time have necessarily the relation of cause and effect.
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