Quotation Explorer - 'Necessary'

Comedy is not the opposite of darkness, but its natural bedfellow. Pain makes laughter necessary; laughter makes pain tolerable. - Mindy Greenstein
To me, being appropriatedoes not always mean conforming. Often it means justthe opposite. Sometimes, refusing to conform and even confrontingis not only appropriate but necessary to change theworld for the better. - Donda West
It isn't necessary to have relatives in Kansas City in order to be unhappy. - Groucho Marx
It is not necessary to remind you of the fact that your voice, amplified to the degree where it reaches from one end of the country to the other, does not confer upon you greater wisdom than when your voice reached only from one end of the bar to the other. All of these things you know. - Edward R. Murrow
Accepting necessary conflicts for the sake of improving the lives of children is the only fundamental moral crusade that matters. - Stefan Molyneux
When the grandmothers of today hear the word ``Chippendales,'' they don't necessary think of chairs.
That’s the magic of revisions every cut is necessary, and every cut hurts, but something new always grows. - Kelly Barnhill
A deliberate plan is not always necessary for the highest art; it emerges. - Paul Johnson
Certainty is the most vivid condition of ignorance and the most necessarycondition for knowledge. - Kedar Joshi
The common culture of permits - that is, the assumption that only that which is not explicitly permitted is not forbidden - usually draws the laws of one's own possibilities far more narrowly than necessary and prematurely avoids real or imaginary conflict. - Ursula Hofbauer, Friedemann Derschmidt
Let failure be your workshop. See it for what is is: the world walking you through a tough but necessary semester, free of tuition. (from Workbook) - Steven Heighton
Sometimes, it is necessary for me to step back from my emotions and my life. I need to be the outsider looking in, sitting in the objective chair, as a witness. As opposed to being so entangled in my feelings, that they become a noose around my neck. - Jaeda DeWalt
Laurie herself was more focused on the years when her kids were little, when she felt so necessary and purposeful, a battery all charged up with love. Every day she used it up and every night it got miraculously replenished. Nothing had ever been as good as that. - Tom Perrotta
War can only be abolished by war, and in order to get rid of the gun it is necessary to take up the gun. - Mao Tse-Tung
I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living. - Dr. Seuss
The mind has greater power over the emotions, and is less subject thereto, insofar as it understands all things to be necessary. - Baruch Spinoza
Government is necessary, not because man is naturally bad... but because man is by nature more individualistic than social. - Thomas Hobbes
Your Maker has rescued you from the darkest corner of your own heart... What he asks in return is obedience. And the courage to do what is necessary. - Compton Gage
The dogged determination and patience of one person to do what is Right and Necessary may not always win the day or even be noticed, but it will tip the balance just a little in the direction of good. - Terry Pratchett
Man's capacity for justice makes democracy possible, but man's inclination to injustice makes democracy necessary. - Reinhold Niebuhr
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and it may be necessary from time to time to give a stupid or misinformed beholder a black eye. - Jim Henson
To attempt to increase the wealth of any country, either by introducing or by detaining in it an unnecessary quantity of gold and silver, is as absurd as it would be to attempt to increase the good cheer of private families by obliging them to keep an unnecessary number of kitchen utensils. - Adam Smith
Some people are constructive, if you like. Others are destructive. It's this diversity in humankind that results in some making positive contributions and some negative contributions. It's necessary to have enough to make positive contributions to overcome the problems of each age. - Jonas Salk
I think it's not particularly necessary to lead a religious life. People progress just as well in music, or art, or math or science or gardening or whatever. It all seems to work as well and the process is good. - Jim Henson
Money is necessary in everyone's life. Why? Only because people have decided that it should be. It didn't have to be the way that it has become. If nothing came at the price of money, it wouldn't need to exist. - Ashly Lorenzana
Commitment to truth telling lays the groundwork for the openness and honesty that is the heartbeat of love. When we see ourselves as we truly are and accept ourselves, we build the necessary foundation for self-love. - bell hooks
Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. - Dr. Seuss
Irreverence is a most necessary ingredient of religion. Not to speak of its importance in philosophy. Irreverence is the only way left to us for testing our universe. - Frank Herbert
Innovation is an evolutionary process, so it's not necessary to be radical all the time. - Marc Jacobs
There is nothing to be gained by pretending that academic involvement is necessary, or even always desirable, in the quest for truth and knowledge. - Christopher Langan
I hold it that a little rebellion now and then is a good thing, and as necessary in the political world as storms in the physical. - Thomas Jefferson
One is happy as a result of one's own efforts once one knows the necessary ingredients of happiness: simple tastes, a certain degree of courage, self denial to a point, love of work, and above all, a clear conscience. - George Sand
To become an able and successful man in any profession, three things are necessary, nature, study and practice. - Henry Ward Beecher
Life gets in the way of Creativity, but it's up to us not to let it interfere more than necessary. - Gabbo De La Parra
Perhaps the saddest part of coexistence is the concept of interdependence being necessary for any form of solidarity to be realized. Being encouraged to lean on the weak, does not sound like a long term viable solution to attaining strength. - Justin K. McFarlane Beau
Putting aside your blatant patriarchal biases in assuming the necessary presence of a male familial figurehead, yes, I had a nice brunch, thanks. - Julie James
Motherhood is a ministry where prayer is needed, encouragement is necessary, and love is required. - Angela Y. Hodge
Every experience is necessary wisdom. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Today’s experience is necessary to equip you fully for the future. - Lailah Gifty Akita
In order to see birds it is necessary to become a part of the silence. - Robert Lynd
In order to succeed, it is not necessary to be much cleverer than other people. All you have to be is one day ahead of them. - Leo Szilard
A wise man will make haste to forgive, because he knows the full value of time and will not suffer it to pass away in unnecessary pain.
But when reality was hopeless, fantasy became more and more necessary. - Michael Grant
Capitalist production...was necessary to develop the productive forces of society to a level which will make possible an equal development worthy of human beings for all members of society. All earlier forms of society were too poor for this. - Friedrich Engels
It is necessary to hope... for hope itself is happiness. - Samuel Johnson
Do not let us mistake necessary evils for good. - C. S. Lewis
This is life...by all means necessary - Natasha Head
Emergencies have always been necessary to progress. It was darkness which produced the lamp. It was fog that produced the compass. It was hunger that drove us to exploration. And it took a depression to teach us the real value of a job. - Victor Hugo
The question is not what you look at, but what you see. It is only necessary to behold the least fact or phenomenon, however familiar, from a point a hair's breadth aside from our habitual path or routine, to be overcome, enchanted by its beauty and significance. - Henry David Thoreau
Although nature commences with reason and ends in experience it is necessary for us to do the opposite, that is to commence with experience and from this to proceed to investigate the reason. - Leonardo da Vinci
A writer is dear and necessary for us only in the measure of which he reveals to us the inner workings of his very soul. - Leo Tolstoy
People rely too much on their lifelong instincts. Their perception is divided by necessary obedience, which they themselves have become too weak to liberate themselves from. I'd let the Devil read me the bible, before I trusted the Words of God or the Mind of Man. - Lionel Suggs
We know next to nothing about virtually everything. It is not necessary to know the origin of the universe; it is necessary to want to know. Civilization depends not on any particular knowledge, but on the disposition to crave knowledge. - George F. Will
To kill someone it's not necessary to have weapons, your words and attitude can do the same job. - M.H. Rakib
He possesses the minimum sensibility necessary for his intelligence not to be merely mathematical, the minimum a human being needs so that it can be proven with a thermometer that he's not dead. - Álvaro de Campos
Unnecessary Counter arguments. Can expose your ignorance and stupidity. - Talees Rizvi
Homicide is not a sin. It is sometimes a necessary violence on resistant and ossified forms of existence which have ceased to be amusing. In the interests of an important and fascinating experiment, it can even become meritorious. Here is the starting point of a new apologia for sadism. - Bruno Schulz
Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible. - Francis of Assisi
The easiest way to avoid doing any quality work is to either idle time on unnecessary debate only or create ruckus jointly in the house. - Anuj Somany
Demons exist,' he says simply, as if talking about the weather. 'They are real and they are dangerous. We hunt them when necessary and return them when we can. - Bill Blais
You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it. - Maya Angelou
One day President Roosevelt told me that he was asking publicly for suggestions about what the war should be called. I said at once 'The Unnecessary War'. - Winston S. Churchill
Just like sweeping the streets, sweep the unnecessary things from your mind too; keep your mind clean! - Mehmet Murat ildan
The trick. . .is to find the balance between the bright colors of humor and the serious issues of identity, self-loathing, and the possibility for intimacy and love when it seems no longer possible or, sadder yet, no longer necessary. - Wendy Wasserstein
It takes time for the things to manifest. Everything needs necessary energy for its manifestation. - Roshan Sharma
Humility and repentance are necessary to restore your relationship with God. - Jim George
Freedom of speech is unnecessary if the people to whom it is granted do not think for themselves. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
You can kill people with sound. And if you can kill, then maybe there is also the sound that is opposite of killing. And the distance between these two points is very big. And you are free--you can choose. In art everything is possible, but everything is not necessary. - Arvo Pärt
One should respect public opinion insofar as is necessary to avoid starvation and keep out of prison, but anything that goes beyond this is voluntary submission to an unnecessary tyranny. - Bertrand Russell
I would like to be the air that inhabits you for a moment only. I would like to be that unnoticed and that necessary. - Margaret Atwood
True leaders fail fast and often in order to learn what's necessary to reach the next level of growth and advancement - Lillian Gregory
It is not only the unit vote for the Presidency we are talking about, but a whole solar system of governmental power. If it is proposed to change the balance of power of one of the elements of the solar system, it is necessary to consider the others. - John F. Kennedy
Your life and how you experience it is entirely your making. Only if this absolutely sinks in, will you make the necessary changes. - Sadghuru
Unnecessary violence against animals is a heinous crime. Be a voice for those who do not have one. - Debasish Mridha
When you give certain unnecessary people the reason and permission to oppose you, give them the power and strength to oppose you - Ernest Agyemang Yeboahg Yeboah
When I say beautiful things, I'm not necessarily living them; when I live them, the beautiful thing is that words aren't necessary.
We do not die because we have to die; we die because one day, and not so long ago, our consciousness was forced to deem it necessary. - Antonin Artaud
How long will it be necessary to pay City men so entirely out of proportion to what other servants of society commonly receive for performing social services not less useful or difficult? - John Maynard Keynes
Politics is perhaps the only profession for which no preparation is thought necessary. - Robert Louis Stevenson
In necessary things, unity; in doubtful things, liberty; in all things, charity. - Richard Baxter
For those who believe, no proof is necessary. For those who don't believe, no proof is possible. - Stuart Chase
Humor can make a serious difference. In the workplace, at home, in all areas of life looking for a reason to laugh is necessary. A sense of humor helps us to get through the dull times, cope with the difficult times, enjoy the good times and manage the scary times. - Steve Goodier
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing. - Edmund Burke
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
Habit is necessary; it is the habit of having habits, of turning a trail into a rut, that must be incessantly fought against if one is to remain alive. - Edith Wharton
A mundane lie hiding an exotic truth is deception; an exotic lie hiding a mundane truth is storytelling. Deception may be necessary to preserve life, but storytelling makes life worth living. - Christopher Buehlman
My understanding of magic is fairly straightforward. Hit enemies with a sword until they’re dead. If they rise again, hit them again. Repeat as necessary. It worked against Set. - Rick Riordan
In order that love be fully satisfied, It is necessary that It lower Itself and that It lower Itself to nothingness and transform this nothingness into fire. - Teresa of Ávila
It is substantially true, that virtue or morality is a necessary spring of popular government. The rule, indeed, extends with more or less force to every species of free government. - George Washington
A little rebellion now and then...is a medicine necessary for the sound health of government. - Thomas Jefferson
I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, It's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do, And that enables you to laugh at life's realities. - Dr. Seuss
The common culture of permits - that is, the assumption that only that which is not forbidden - usually draws the laws of one's own possibilities far more narrowly than necessary and prematurely avoids real or imaginary conflict. - Ursula Hofbauer, Friedemann Derschmidt
Fear is a product of doubt. it is a negative energy. Fear is an opposite of faith. Law is not necessary for people who have freedom. Law is the control switch that produces fear. That Fear produces lawful citizens is a delusion, it only creates fearful citizens . - Aniekee Tochukwu Ezekiel
It is not necessary for all men to be great in action. The greatest and sublimest power is simple patience.
It is necessary to try to surpass oneself always; this occupation ought to last as long as life. - Queen Christina
When two partners always agree, one of them is not necessary." If there is some point you haven't thought about, be thankful if it is brought to your attention. - Dale Carnegie
Dreams are necessary to life. - Anaïs Nin
If men were angels, no government would be necessary. - James Madison
The world's theologyThe world's theology is easy to define. It is the view . . . that human beings are basically good, that no one is really lost, that belief in Jesus Christ is not necessary for salvation."Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools." Romans 1:22 - James Montgomery Boice
In business, three things are necessary: knowledge, temper, and time. - Owen Felltham
The only charm of marriage is that it makes a life of deception necessary for both parties. - Oscar Wilde
Cowards die many times before their deaths; The valiant never taste of death but once. Of all the wonders that I yet have heard, It seems to me most strange that men should fear; Seeing that death, a necessary end, Will come when it will come. - William Shakespeare
Any community's arm of force - military, police, security - needs people in it who can do necessary evil, and yet not be made evil by it. To do only the necessary and no more. To constantly question the assumptions, to stop the slide into atrocity. - Lois McMaster Bujold
Where there is no property, or at least none that exceeds the value of two or three days' labour, civil government is not so necessary. - Adam Smith
If you think you can win, you can win. Faith is necessary to victory. - William Hazlitt
Tyranny is the exercise of some power over a man, which is not warranted by law, or necessary for the public safety. A people can never be deprived of their liberties, while they retain in their own hands, a power sufficient to any other power in the state. - Noah Webster
Death and destruction are necessary to the health of the world, and therefore as natural, and lovable, as birth and life. Only priests and born cowards moan and weep over dying. Brave men face it with approving nonchalance. - Ragnar Redbeard
It is no use saying, "We are doing our best." You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary. - Sir Winston Churchill
We have to make these young people (of the Depression) feel that they are necessary. (They should be given) "certain things for which youth craves the chance for self-sacrifice for an ideal. - Eleanor Roosevelt
If you would be a real seeker after truth, it is necessary that at least once in your life you doubt, as far as possible, all things. - René Descartes
Even a child cannot sit here without support. Some support will be necessary. No one can live without the support from the material world. After getting the support from one’s own Soul, one doesn’t need the support from the material world. ‘He’ will then become independent [support-free]. - Dada Bhagwan
All I insist on, and nothing else, is that you should show the whole world that you are not afraid. Be silent, if you choose; but when it is necessary, speak—and speak in such a way that people will remember it. - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Violence is stupid. Peace is prosperous. Education is necessary. Practice proper Netiquette. NetworkEtiquette.net - David Chiles
I treat winning and losing exactly the same. I see them both as necessary steps to get us where we are going. Big failures big lessons little failures little lessons. - Bob Proctor
The Sufis advise us to speak only after our words have managed to pass through three gates. At the first gate we ask ourselves, Are these words true? If so, we let them pass on; if not, back they go. At the second gate we ask, Are they necessary? At the last gate we ask, Are they kind?
Thinking outside of the box is unnecessary when there are no boxes in your imagination. - Matshona Dhliwayo
What does this mean? Simply that to make DNA, you have to have DNA in the first place! You have to have the DNA code within the cell before you can make more DNA code. Without the complete code in the first place, there is no way to make the code necessary for every living cell! - Lawrence O. Richards
War has been the necessary and inevitable consequence of the establishment of a monopoly on security. - Gustave de Molinari
When we teach people that suspending moral judgments is a virtue, the necessary outcome is moral horror. - Peter Boghossian
The world is governed more by appearances than realities, so that it is fully as necessary to seem to know something as to know it. - Daniel Webster
A kiss is a lovely trick, designed by nature, to stop words when speech becomes unnecessary. - Ingrid Bergman
Be systematically heroic in little unnecessary points, do every day or two something for no other reason than its difficulty, so that, when the hour of need draws nigh, it may find you not unnerved or untrained to stand the test. - Daniel Akst
Literature adds to reality, it does not simply describe it. It enriches the necessary competencies that daily life requires and provides; and in this respect, it irrigates the deserts that our lives have already become. - C.S. Lewis
I respect the man who knows distinctly what he wishes. The greater part of all mischief in the world arises from the fact that men do not sufficiently understand their own aims. They have undertaken to build a tower, and spend no more labor on the foundation than would be necessary to erect a hut. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
It is necessary to work, if not from inclination, at least from despair. Everything considered, work is less boring than amusing oneself. - Charles Baudelaire
Really listening and suspending one's own judgment is necessary in order to understand other people on their own terms... This is a process that requires trust and builds trust. - Mary Field Belenky
Children are living beings - more living than grown-up people who have built shells of habit around themselves. Therefore it is absolutely necessary for their mental health and development that they should not have mere schools for their lessons, but a world whose guiding spirit is personal love. - Rabindranath Tagore
Lenin only believes in the revolution and in the virtue of expediency.'One must be prepared for every sacrifice, to use, if necessary, every stratagem, ruse, illegal method, to be determined to conceal the truth, for the sole purpose of accomplishing, despite everything, the communist task'. - Albert Camus
To base the unexplainabilty and the immense wonder of nature onto an other miracle (God) is unnecessary and not acceptable for any serious thinker.[Diary entry, 1971] - Fritz Zwicky
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
An intellectual is a man who takes more words than necessary to tell more than he knows. - Dwight D. Eisenhower
When you want to believe in something, you also have to believe in everything that's necessary for believing in it. - Ugo Betti
Direction is only necessary when your destination is certain but the path to get there isn't clear to you - Fela Durotoye
Eat before shopping. If you go to the store hungry, you are likely to make unnecessary purchases. - American Heart Association Cookbook
All that is really necessary for survival of the fittest, it seems, is an interest in life, good, bad, or peculiar.
Ignorance is a necessary condition of human happiness, and it must be owned that in most cases we fulfill it well. We know almost nothing about ourselves; absolutely nothing about our neighbors. Ignorance constitutes our peace of mind; self- deception our felicity. - Anatole France
It is not necessary for the public to know whether I am joking or whether I am serious, just as it is not necessary for me to know it myself. - Salvador Dali
I have covenanted with my Lord that He should not send visions, or dreams or even angels! I am content with this gift of the Scriptures, which teaches and supplies all that is necessary both for this life and that which is to come. - Martin Luther
We live in an age when unnecessary things are our only necessities. - Oscar Wilde
Scripture was given to the church, and theology is a necessary work of the church, by the church, in the church, and for the church. - Kenneth S. Kantzer
One of the major obstacles impeding any positive future change in our lives is that we are too busy with our current work or activity. Levi quit his tax-work, Peter stopped fishing at lake, Paul ceased being a priest. They all left their jobs because they thought it was necessary. - John Ruskin
Greed, one of the badliest capital sins, is not good, is not good for knolege, love, money. Greed "the capital sin" is necessary - S.M Camacho
Don't be dismayed at good-byes. A farewell is necessary before you can meet again. And meeting again, after moments or lifetimes, is certain for those who are friends. - Richard Bach
Changes are not only possible and predictable, but to deny them is to be an accomplice to one's own unnecessary vegetation. - Gail Sheehy
Edward leaned close and whispered in my ear so that Olaf would think he was whispering sweet nothings, but what he what he actually said, was, "We aren't the good guys, Anita. We're the necessary guys. - Laurell K. Hamilton
A fundamental shift of our perceptions and consciousness are necessary for any great improvements for mankind. - Debasish Mridha
Pain will humble ones soul,my pain was necessary as it humbled me beyond my limitations,I do not rush what is meant to be slow,patience". - Patience Kudzu
The more severe the pain or illness, the more severe will be the necessary changes. These may involve breaking bad habits, or acquiring some new and better ones. - Peter McWilliams
Alcohol is a very necessary article... It makes life bearable to millions of people who could not endure their existence if they were quite sober. It enables Parliament to do things at eleven at night that no sane person would do at eleven in the morning. - George Bernard Shaw
It is impossible that anything so natural, so necessary, and so universal as death, should ever have been designed by Providence as an evil to mankind. - Jonathan Swift
The very term ‘public utility’ is an absurd one. Every good is useful ‘to the public,’ and almost every good may be considered ‘necessary.’ Any designation of a few industries as ‘public utilities’ is completely arbitrary and unjustified. - Murray N. Rothbard
Stress is unnecessary and unnecessary stress is very unnecessary. - TemitOpe Ibrahim
I believe that life should be lived so vividly and so intensely that thoughts of another life, or of a longer life, are not necessary. - Marjory Stoneman Douglas
A man's ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties; no religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death. - Albert Einstein
The vacancy in your heart doesn't connotes that nobody is seeking for the job of servicing your feelings, but because the employee must first have all the necessary credentials needed for the job. - Michael Bassey Johnson
It's no use saying, "We are doing our best." You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary. - Winston S. Churchill
It is possible that mankind is on the threshold of a golden age; but, if so,it will be necessary first to slay the dragon that gaurds the door,and this dragon is religion - Bertrand Russell
Let us here observe, that a religion that does not require the sacrifice of all things, never has power sufficient to produce the faith necessary unto life and salvation. - Joseph Smith Jr.
You can create absolutely new reality, both in your personal and professional life and with the same people, by altering your perception towards life, and by putting necessary work into it. - Roshan Sharma
The fact of God is necessary for the fact of man. Think God away and man has no ground of existence. - A.W. Tozer
It is necessary to fall in love the better to provide an alibi for all the despair we are going to feel anyway. - Albert Camus
Relaxation is good, holidays are necessary, but there is nothing as rewarding and healthy as doing what you love and loving what you do. Our honest toil should inspire and satisfy us. - Ogwo David Emenike
Practical efficiency is common, and lofty idealism not uncommon; it is the combination which is necessary, and the combination is rare - Theodore Roosevelt
You will find that it is necessary to let things go; simply for the reason that they are heavy. So let them go, let go of them. I tie no weights to my ankles. - C. JoyBell C.
Damnnnnn. No need to be serious all the time, for we are only dust and to dust we shall return. Just enjoy life to the fullest. Take responsibility for your actions whether good or bad. Just keep moving forward, take a break if necessary but don't ever damn stop, you fool. - I am Night Owl
It's not selfish to love yourself, take care of yourself, and make your happiness a priority. It's necessary. - Mandy Hale
I believe in spectacles, but I think eyes necessary too. - John Stuart Mill
Perhaps a book becomes a classic in proportion to how broadly its characters can be scavenged, how many readers find within it something they experience as desirable or even intimately necessary. - Janna Malamud Smith
Ideas improve. The meaning of words participates in the improvement. Plagiarism is necessary. Progress implies it. It embraces an author's phrase, makes use of his expressions, erases a false idea, and replaces it with the right idea. - Guy Debord
The warrior learns of the spiritual realm by dwelling on the cutting edge of the sword, standing at the edge of the fire pit, venturing right up to the edge of starvation if necessary. Vibrant and intense living is the warrior's form of worship. - Stephen K. Hayes
Live, share and learn the art of true deep listening. The main keys are honesty and humility.Cultivate good filters in the mind. Conquer and tame the ego. If words and actions pass from your lips, sights and tapping words in the keyboard, don't forget to ask first, "Is it true, necessary and kind? - Angelica Hopes
Art is a kind of innate drive that seizes a human being and makes him its instrument. To perform this difficult office it is sometimes necessary for him to sacrifice happiness and everything that makes life worth living for the ordinary human being. - C.G. Jung
Saints cannot exist without a community, as they require, like all of us, nurturance by a people who, while often unfaithful, preserve the habits necessary to learn the story of God. - Stanley Hauerwas
Guilty feelings about clothes are totally unnecessary. A lot of people earn their living by making clothes, so you should never feel bad. - Karl Lagerfeld
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges. - Michelangelo Buonarroti
When once a man has made celebrity necessary to his happiness, he has put it in the power of the weakest and most timorous malignity, if not to take away his satisfaction, at least to withhold it. His enemies may indulge their pride by airy negligence and gratify their malice by quiet neutrality. - Samuel Johnson
Let education kindle only those which are truly beneficialto the human species; let it favour those alone which are really necessary to the maintenance of society. The passions of man are dangerous, only because every thing conspires to give them an evil direction. - Paul Henri Thiry d'Holbach
When your madness is creative and necessary, people will not notice the fact that you are crazy. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Make yourself necessary to somebody. Do not make life hard to any. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
It was once necessary to go from somebody to nothing to become everything. - Darnell Lamont Walker
For an occurrence to become an adventure, it is necessary and sufficient for one to recount it. - Jean-Paul Sartre
When you wish to instruct, be brief; that men's [children's] minds take in quickly what you say, learn its lesson, and retain it faithfully. Every word that is unnecessary only pours over the side of a brimming mind. - Marcus Tullius Cicero
Rightness of limitation is essential for growth of reality.Unlimited possibility and abstract creativity can procure nothing. The limitation, and the basis arising from what is already actual, are both of them necessary and interconnected. - Alfred North Whitehead
Ah men,why do you want all this attention?I can write poems for myself, make love to a doorknob if absolutelynecessary. What do you have to offer meI can't find otherwiseexcept humiliation? Which I no longerneed. - Margaret Atwood
I never took hallucinogenic drugs because I never wanted my consciousness expanded one unnecessary iota. - Fran Lebowitz
Knowledge is a comfortable and necessary retreat and shelter for us in advanced age, and if we do not plant it while young, it will give us no shade when we grow old. - Lord Chesterfield
This is the only truth in the world that was necessary yesterday, is necessary today, and will continue to be necessary tomorrow: be conscious of now. - Kamand Kojouri
In order to approach a creation as sublime as the Bhagavad-Gita with full understanding it is necessary to attune our soul to it. - Rudolf Steiner
I can be alone without being lonely. In fact, those times of solitude are necessary respite for a beleaguered soul, set upon by the pressures of life. I need to take whatever moments I can to just be still. - Steve Goodier
You told me once that too much good in a person's life will stunt their growth. You said pain is necessary, because in order for a person to succeed, they must first learn to conquer adversity. And that's what you do... you deliver adversity where you see fit. - Colleen Hoover
Having a low opinion of yourself is not 'modesty.' It's self-destruction. Holding your uniqueness in high regard is not 'egotism.' It's a necessary precondition to happiness and success. - Bobbe Sommer
Be discreet in all things, and so render it unnecessary to be mysterious about any. - Arthur Wellesley
So of course time is necessary. But nevertheless damn painful, for it transforms all the pieces of your life - joy and sorrow, youth and age, love and hate, terror and bliss - from fire into smoke rising up the air and dissipating on a breeze. - Charles Frazier
Almost All Christians want to taste the fruits of revival but only a few will do what's necessary to achieve it. - Joe Joe Dawson
It is neither necessary or possible to educate someone who never questions anything. - Joseph Heller
The humiliating climbdown, the necessary deception, and stepping over one's pride: they should each have their honoured place in a modern account of the political virtues. - Jonathan Glover
When you write by hand, you don't have the excessive freedom of a computer. When I write down something, I have to be serious about it. I have to ask myself, "Is this necessary at this point in the book? - Pat Conroy
Philosophers say a great deal about what is absolutely necessary for science, and it is always, so far as one can see, rather naive, and probably wrong. - Richard Feynman
How much longer are we going to think it necessary to be ''American'' before (or in contradistinction to) being cultivated, being enlightened, being humane, and having the same intellectual discipline as other civilized countries? - Edith Wharton
The truth of our faith becomes a matter of ridicule among the infidels if any Catholic, not gifted with the necessary scientific learning, presents as dogma what scientific scrutiny shows to be false. - Thomas Aquinas
When someone hurts you time and time again, accept the fact that they don't care about you. Its a tough pill to swallow, but its necessary medicine. - Melchor Lim
Is it not necessary to eat? Is it not necessary to go to the toilet? They are necessary. In the same way, money is also required. Just as one does not have to think about going to the toilet; it happens automatically, in the same way, money comes without you having to think about it. - Dada Bhagwan
"My life is a simple thing that would interest no one. It is a known fact that I was born and that is all that is necessary. - Albert Einstein
A man's ethical behaviour should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties and needs; no religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death. - Albert Einstein
Never say more than is necessary. - Richard Brinsley Sheridan
The best reason for having dreams is that in dreams no reasons are necessary. - Ashleigh Brilliant
When two men in business always agree, one of them is unnecessary. - William Wrigley Jr.
Never increase, beyond what is necessary, the number of entities required to explain anything. - William Ockham
ABRIDGE, v.t. To shorten. When in the course of human events it becomes necessary for people to abridge their king, a decent respect for the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation. --Oliver Cromwell - Ambrose Bierce
A lot of people travel because they are unhappy, but travelling does not necessary makes one happier. Sometimes it exacerbates the unhappiness, the loneliness. - Vann Chow
A mother is not a person to lean on but person to make leaning unnecessary.
One must never be eccentric. If one's lot is cast among fools, it is necessary to study folly.
Always remember that you were once alone, and the crowd you see in your life today are just as unecessary as when you were alone. - Michael Bassey Johnson
The fact that political ideologies are tangible realities is not a proof of their vitally necessary character. The bubonic plague was an extraordinarily powerful social reality, but no one would have regarded it as vitally necessary. - Wilhelm Reich
When you wish to instruct, be brief; that men's minds take in quickly what you say, learn its lesson, and retain it faithfully. Every word that is unnecessary only pours over the side of a brimming mind. - Cicero
To one who has faith, no explanation is necessary. To one without faith, no explanation is possible. - Thomas Aquinas
Sometimes being pushed to the wall gives you the momentum necessary to get over it!
Every word is like an unnecessary stain on silence and nothingness. - Samuel Beckett
It's necessary to use suffering. Otherwise, one is used by it. - Natalie Clifford Barney
That life is worth living is the most necessary of assumptions, and were it not assumed, the most impossible of conclusions. - George Santayana
There are no mistakes. The events we bring upon ourselves, no matter how unpleasant, are necessary in order to learn what we need to learn; whatever steps we take, they're necessary to reach the places we've chosen to go.... - Richard Bach
In order to preserve your self-respect, it is sometimes necessary to lie and cheat. - Robert Byrne
Always be a little kinder than necessary. - James M. Barrie
We are not educated well enough to perform the necessary act of intelligently selecting our leaders. - Walter Cronkite
It’s not about the elimination of fear. Rather it’s about the elimination of the feeling that the elimination of fear is necessary before we take the next step. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
God is a necessary evil. - Manoj Vaz
The superfluous is very necessary. - Voltaire
The denunciation of the young is a necessary part of the hygiene of older people, and greatly assists in the circulation of their blood. - Logan Pearsall Smith
Only a coward will not make the necessary changes in his or her life to make it a better one. - Jonna Erlandson
He had discovered a great law of human action, without knowing it - namely, that in order to make a man or a boy covet a thing, it is only necessary to make the thing difficult to obtain. - Mark Twain
Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art... it has no survival value; rather is one of those things that give value to survival. - C. S. Lewis
It is more necessary for the soul to be cured than the body; for it is better to die than to live badly. - Epictetus
Note how good you feel after you have encouraged someone else. No other argument is necessary to suggest that never miss the opportunity to give encouragement. - George Burton Adams
...in order that a man may be happy, it is necessary that he should not only be capable of his work, but a good judge of his work. - John Ruskin
Unnecessary bureaucracy hinders creativity, growth, justice and the attainment of peace. - Widad Akreyi
Losers are not necessary in this world. - Ryukishi07
Life can be hard at times. People can be hard on each other. Being hard on yourself is completely unnecessary. - Ron Baratono
Black and white thinking limits understanding and feedback, two necessary ingredients for successful resolution in creative conflict and successful understanding. - David W. Earle
Love is the most melodious of all harmonies and the sentiment of love is innate. Woman is a delightful instrument of pleasure, but it is necessary to know its trembling strings, to study the position of them, the timid keyboard, the fingering so changeful and capricious which befits it. - Honoré de Balzac
Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art...It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value to survival. - C. S. Lewis
To send men to the firing squad, judicial proof is unnecessary. These procedures are an archaic bourgeois detail. This is a revolution! And a revolutionary must become a cold killing machine motivated by pure hate. We must create the pedagogy of the paredón [execution wall]. - Ernesto Che Guevara
Like a sculptor, if necessary,carve a friend out of stone.Realize that your inner sight is blindand try to see a treasure in everyone. - Jalaluddin Rumi
Without a Uniform Civil Code, labelling India be Secular nation is just a illusion.Uniform Civil Code is necessary for India so that t same laws r valid for every citizen without taking religion into consideration. - Vikram Singh Slathia
Success is the necessary misfortune of life, but it is only to the very unfortunate that it comes early. - Anthony Trollope
All that is necessary for evil to succeed is that good men do nothing. - Edmund Burke
Your mind, which is yourself, can be likened to a house. The first necessary move then, is to rid that house of all but furnishings essential to success.
The denunciation of the young is a necessary part of the hygiene of older people, and greatly assists the circulation of the blood. - Logan Pearsall Smith
I no longer have the energy for meaningless friendships, forced interactions or unnecessary conversations. If we don’t vibrate on the same frequency there’s just no reason for us to waste our time. I’d rather have no one and wait for substance than to not feel someone and fake the funk. - Joquesse Eugenia
father taught me that the tongue should have three gatekeepers: Is it true? Is it kind? Is it necessary? If it’s not one of those three, it’s best not to say it - Honor Raconteur Deepwoods
... just as food is necessary to the life of the body, so good reading is necessary to the life of the soul. - Pope John XXIII
Firmness of purpose is one of the most necessary sinews of character, and one of the best instruments of success. Without it genius wastes its efforts in a maze of inconsistencies. - Lord Chesterfield
Science can only ascertain what is, but not what should be, and outside of its domain value judgements of all kinds remain necessary. - Albert Einstein
Fear is unnecessary cargo when sailing to success. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Beginning a novel is always hard. It feels like going nowhere. I always have to write at least 100 pages that go into the trashcan before it finally begins to work. It's discouraging, but necessary to write those pages. I try to consider them pages -100 to zero of the novel. - Barbara Kingsolver
My deepest impulses are optimistic, an attitude that seems to me as spiritually necessary and proper as it is intellectually suspect. - Ellen Willis
Society is like the air; necessary to breathe, but insufficient to live on. - George Santayana
Necessity is the mother of delusion. For true love to exist there must be nothing that is necessary to it. Lovers have to live happily ever after, no matter what happens. - Billy Bob Stone
So necessary is it not only that we should be what we appear, but appear what we are. - William Jay
Always try to be a little kinder than is necessary. - J.M. Barrie
Courage was not something one picked out of the air. It was something like a bank account. You could withdraw only so much before it was necessary to stop, to take the time to make new deposits. - Tom Clancy
The belief in a supernatural source of evil is not necessary; men alone are quite capable of every wickedness.
If you are a boat and your lake is frozen, what can you do? You will wait for the spring! We are lucky that we are humans, we don’t have to wait for the spring; we can break the ice if necessary, we can use fire to open our way! Nothing can stop the mind if the mind decides to move to his target! - Mehmet Murat ildan
The app saved three minutes of my time. But in the process, it cut a neighborhood business out of the economic equation. And, in a way, I had cut off myself from the inconvenient, maddening, but all-too-necessary messiness of human interaction. - Nick Bilton
Faith is, at one and the same time, absolutely necessary and altogether impossible. - Stanisław Lem
Sky is grey, vegetation is plastic, and mankind is pale, for we have spent our days conceiving unnecessary tools for our arousal, and so we hide the nakedness of nature with brutal machinnes. - Shawn Lukas
If you want to move on, you actually have to make the decision to move on. It won't happen automatically. You have to say, "I deserve better than this and no longer am I going to let this get the better of me", and then take the necessary action to move on with your life. - Karon Waddell
Unity in things necessary, liberty in things doubtful, charity in everything. - Anonymous
One should as a rule respect public opinion in so far as is necessary to avoid starvation and to keep out of prison, but anything that goes beyond this is voluntary submission to an unnecessary tyranny, and is likely to interfere with happiness in all kinds of ways. - Bertrand Russell
doing what makes you happy is not selfish, it’s necessary. - Zane Baker
Knowledge is very necessary for us to dominate the earth. - Sunday Adelaja
First it is necessary to stand on your own two feet. But the minute a man finds himself in that position, the next thing he should do is reach out his arms. - Kristin Hunter
The purpose of Karate is to guide you out of trouble by any means necessary, both in actual combat and in life - Soke Behzad Ahmadi
A word to the wise ain't necessary -- it's the stupid ones that need the advice. - Bill Cosby
A word to the wise ain't necessary, it's the stupid ones who need advice. - Bill Cosby
When it is not necessary to make a decision, it is necessary not to make a decision. - Lord Falkland
It is absolutely necessary... for me to have persons that can think for me, as well as execute orders. - George Washington
To nurture your career, it makes sense to cultivate your strengths. To nurture your moral core, it is necessary to confront your weaknesses. - David Brooks
Is necessary to take such measures that, when they believe no longer, it may be possible to make them believe by force. - Niccolo Machiavelli
There is a great deal of talk about loyalty from the bottom to the top. Loyalty from the top down is even more necessary and much less prevalent.
It is unfortunate that for some, kindness is an unwarranted expenditure, compassion an avoidable weakness, and love an unnecessary gamble. - Wayne Gerard Trotman
If we have need of a strong will in order to do good, it is still more necessary for us in order not to do evil.
It is only necessary to make war with five things; with the maladies of the body, the ignorances of the mind, with the passions of the body, with the seditions of the city and the discords of families. - Pythagoras
Memory is the greatest of artists, and effaces from your mind what is unnecessary.
The enemy is the necessary condition for practicing patience. - Dalai Lama XIV
He had discovered a great law of human action, without knowing it, namely, that, in order to make a man or a boy covet a thing, it is only necessary to make the thing difficult to attain. - Mark Twain
Never tell an unnecessary lie; the truth has great authority. The cleverest murders have been caught, not because they told the one essential lie, but because they continued to lie about unimportant detail when the truth could have done them no harm. - P.D. James
Hiring has been a gradual process. We only hire someone when we really need them. It takes a while to get people up to speed. Our rule of thumb is to only hire when absolutely necessary. - Cabel Sasser
A person can't heal as long as they are deflecting and blaming. One must accept responsibility for their own actions and make the shift necessary for growth. - Sanjo Jendayi
Civilization is a limitless multiplication of unnecessary necessities. - Mark Twain
Look," she said, and just that. That was the only time she opened her mouth, because she wanted to say something unnecessary, something that wouldn't be important or memorable, so I wouldn't have to remember her voice.We looked at the veil then, the thing that had turned her this way, and we smiled. - Willa Valentine
Unnecessary spending makes another man rich and another man poor. - Cyc Jouzy
He imagines a necessary joy in things that must fly to eat. - Wendell Berry
Hay que ser duro pero jamas perder la ternura.[It is necessary to be hard but never to lose the tenderness] - Ernesto Che Guevara
7 Principles of a Happy MarriageAlways listenBe thereCompromise is necessaryBuild up trustA kiss before sleep, a kiss after wakingNever keep scoreDo things together - Steven Aitchison
In order that all men may be taught to speak truth, it is necessary that all likewise should learn to hear it. - Samuel Johnson
Usually, we believe that our pain is a misfortune that needs to be fixed, but in fact, all pain (physical, mental, and emotional) is a necessary step towards becoming conscious. - Mada Eliza Dalian
Ideas do not have to be correct in order to be good; its only necessary that, if they do fail, they do so in an interesting way. - Robert Rosen
Careful preparation is necessary before people can perceive something which is there all the time. - Idries Shah
What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself. - Abraham H. Maslow
The world is governed more by appearance than realities so that it is fully as necessary to seem to know something as to know it.
If a child hasn't been given spiritual values within the family setting, they have no familiarity with the values that are necessary for the just and peaceful functioning in society. - Eunice Baumann-Nelson Ph.D PENOBSCOT
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and it may be necessary from time to time to give a stupid or misinformed beholder a black eye. - Miss Piggy
There is neither happiness nor unhappiness in this world; there is only the comparison of one state with another. Only a man who has felt ultimate despair is capable of feeling ultimate bliss. It is necessary to have wished for death in order to know how good life is to live. - Alexandre Dumas
Sometimes is necessary to fall from grace to teach indecent. - Ahmed Akram Mirza
your Life is cover by only one word 'IS', everything else is Just Unnecessary Happening By Your Mind. - Sushil Singh
There is nothing romantic about childhood. Children can enjoy their childhood only if the adults create the necessary atmosphere. - Sadghuru
Prepare yourself for the world, as the athletes used to do for their exercise; oil your mind and your manners, to give them the necessary suppleness and flexibility; strength alone will not do. - Lord Chesterfield
The great virtue of my radicalism lies in the fact that I am perfectly ready, if necessary, to be radical on the conservative side. - Theodore Roosevelt
When mores are sufficient, laws are unnecessary; when mores are insufficient, laws are unenforceable. - Émile Durkheim
As regards plots I find real life no help at all. Real life seems to have no plots. And as I think a plot desirable and almost necessary, I have this extra grudge against real life. But I think there are signs that strange things happen, though they do not emerge - Ivy Compton-Burnett
Though such authority and respect shouldn't be handed to all and sundry, have in caution's innermost room a confidant, a faithful mirror, whose correction you value when disillusionment is necessary. - Baltasar Gracián
For those who believe, no explanation is necessary. For those who do not, none will suffice.
I considered the case and realized that if something can exist in opinion without existing in reality, or exist in reality without existing in opinion, the conclusion is that of the two parallel lives, only opinion is necessary not reality, which is only a secondary consideration. - Machado de Assis
When I say I must write, I don't mean I must publish. There is a great difference. the important thing is the chaotic form given to my chaotic experience, which is, as it was for James Joyce, my kind of religion, and necessary for me...as the confession and absolution for a Catholic in church. - Sylvia Plath
In order to fully realize how bad a popular play can be, it is necessary to see it twice. - George Bernard Shaw
It took place in the midnight in the University's Great Hall, in a welter of incense, candlesticks, runic inscriptions and magic circles, none of which was strictly necessary but which made the wizards feel better. - Terry Pratchett
It is necessary to understand that the next person is just as important as you are on this earth. So no one should undermine others based on their current circumstances. - Gugu Mona
War is just to those to whom war is necessary. - Titus Livius
When we seek for connection, we restore the world to wholeness. Our seemingly separate lives become meaningful as we discover how truly necessary we are to each other. - Margaret Wheatley
The traveller must, of course, always be cautious of the overly broad generalisation. But I am an American, and a paucity of data does not stop me from making sweeping, vague, conceptual statements and, if necessary, following these statements up with troops. - George Saunders
To become a popular religion, it is only necessary for a superstition to enslave a philosohpy. - William Ralph Inge
A lot of people like snow. I find it to be an unnecessary freezing of water. - Carl Reiner
The day you give priority to bogus ethics over human reactions, you become a loser. Human reactions are priceless. Rules should never, ever stifle emotions. Tennis is a very human game facing a great danger that it will be strangulated in a cat's cradle of unnecessary or inhumane rules. - Ted Tinling
Eliminate all unnecessary negativity from your life and watch it change for the better. - Tanya Masse
Love & Passion for Motherland is NaturalServing with Respect to Home Land is Necessary - Venkat Gandhi
Faithfulness: where faith is full of necessary trusts! - Munia Khan
the old maxim... "there are three things necessary to success in life--Impudence! Impudence! Impudence! - William Hazlitt
To succeed in the world, it is much more necessary to possess the penetration to discern who is a fool, than to discover who is a clever man.
Understanding wasn't always necessary as long as you believed.
Faith is believing beyond the power of reason, when they're all against you. To one who has faith, no explanation is possible. To one without faith, evidence is necessary. - Esteban Urayoán
There’s a common misconception that work is necessary. You will meet people working at miserable jobs. They tell you they are making a living. No, they’re not. They’re dying, frittering away their fast-extinguishing lives doing things which are, at best, meaningless and, at worst, harmful. - Adrian Tan
Marriage is a necessary evil - Amit Abraham
A philosopher once said 'It is necessary for the very existence of science that the same conditions always produce the same results'. Well, they do not. You set up the circumstances, with the same conditions every time, and you cannot predict behind which hole you will see the electron. - Richard Feynman
When we are honest about the limitations we are self imposing it becomes necessary to cry out with determination and state you’ve had enough of the mediocrity of stagnation. - Heidi Reagan
It has taken me quite a few years to realize the fact that most of the thoughts in my head are not necessary. - Bert McCoy
I am not saying it’s easy, I am saying it’s necessary! - Carlos Wallace
Life's difficulties are merely necessary roughage. - Milton H. Erickson
For growth to happen it is necessary to get your BUT out of the way. - Jay Perry
All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing. - Edmund Burke
Witness at all times. If necessary, use words.
I reverse the phrase of Voltaire, and say that if God really existed, it would be necessary to abolish him. - Mikhail Bakunin
Perfection isn’t necessary for success, but determination is. - Jeanette Coron
Has not Nature proved, in giving us the strength necessary to submit them to our desires, that we have the right to do so?
The meaning of the words is necessary and not their extent. - Sorin Cerin
A little government and a little luck are necessary in life, but only a fool trusts either of them. - P. J. O'Rourke
In an optimal world, I would not be necessary.
The most necessary steps in one's journey in life are also often the most terrifying. - Graham Aitchison
...eating is the purest mode of consumption. Our purchases are statements about our social class, our friends, and our beliefs. Buying something as continually necessary as food is an ongoing act of self-definition. - Evan D.G. Fraser
Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible. And be kinder than is necessary. - Dalai Lama XIV
Probe deeply enough, under the slickest façade of confidence, and you tapped a vein of self-doubt or a hidden fear. Irrational fears and baseless doubts, many of them, but that was precisely why constant reassurance was necessary to the human animal. - Barbara Michaels
From the dream to mainstream...Do whatever is necessary to make your dream a reality. To get others to invest in you and your dreams you must be willing to invest in yourself. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
People build defenses around a weakness, not around strength. Where self-esteem is strong, a defense is unnecessary. - David W. Earle
All the training was necessary for my personal development. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Giving is a necessary good - Chinonye J. Chidolue
He wanted to live life in such a way that if a photograph were taken at random it would be a cool photograph. Things should look right. Fun; there should be a lot of fun and no more sadness than absolutely necessary. - David Nicholls
No man is happy without a delusion of some kind. Delusions are as necessary to our happiness as realities.. - Christian Nestell Bovee
Strangeness is a necessary ingredient in beauty. - Charles Baudelaire
There are persons whom in my heart I despise, others I abhor. Yet I am not obliged to inform the one of my contempt, nor the other of my detestation. This kind of dissimulation...is a necessary branch of wisdom, and so far from being immoral...that it is a duty and a virtue. - John Adams
Grief helps you come to grips with the loss of a loved one. Guilt helps you make better moral decisions or bring you to apologise for a wrongdoing. In proper doses, these types of negative emotions are necessary and healthy. - Stephen Richards
Choose to put yourself first and make you a priority. It's not selfish, it's necessary. - Keysha Jade
Sometimes writing everyday is like pulling teeth, painful, but necessary. - Wendy Swore
A mother is not a person to lean on but a person to make leaning unnecessary. - Dorothy C. Fisher
It seems that the necessary thing to do is not to fear mistakes, to plunge in, to do the best that one can, hoping to learn enough from blunders to correct them eventually. - Abraham H. Maslow
To impress others we must be earnest; to amuse them, it is only necessary to be kindly and fanciful.
That life is worth living is the most necessary of assumptions, and, were it not assumed, the most impossible of conclusions. - George Santayana
Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy like art... It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give values to survival. - Alice Duer Miller
The only thing necessary in this world is love. Everything else is secondary. - Kamand Kojouri
Without haters, you can't see the level of your progress, that shows you that haters are necessary evil. - Michael Bassey Johnson
If an artist wants to use his mind for creative work, cutting oneself off from society is a necessary thing - Glenn Gould
A study of the history of opinion is a necessary preliminary to the emancipation of the mind. - John Maynard Keynes
I consoled myself with Granddaddy's words on the fossil record and the Book of Genesis: It was more important to understand something than to like it. Liking wasn't necessary for understanding. Liking didn't enter into it. - Kelly Jacqueline
Works of imagination should be written in very plain language; the more purely imaginative they are the more necessary it is to be plain. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
If God really existed, it would be necessary to abolish Him. - Mikhail Bakunin
Every unnecessary law helps fashion the noose we will ultimately be hung by. - A.E. Samaan
Income inequality has no necessary connection with poverty, the lack of material resources for a decent life, such as adequate food, shelter, and clothing. A society with great income inequality may have no poor people, and a society with no income inequality may have nothing but poor people. - Robert Higgs
It may be necessary temporarily to accept a lesser evil, but one must never label a necessary evil as good. - Margaret Mead
Hope is necessary in every condition. - Samuel Johnson
We too often let the material things serve as indicators that we're doing well, even though something inside us tells us that were not doing our best. That we are avoiding that which is hard, but also necessary. That we are shrinking from rather than vising to the challenges of the age. - Barack Obama
It's not necessary to corrupt people's morals. Their morals have been corrupting them for years. - Marty Rubin
Little girls think it's necessary to put all their business on MySpace and Facebook, and I think it's a shame...I'm all about mystery. - Stevie Nicks
War may sometimes be a necessary evil. But no matter how necessary, it is always an evil, never a good. We will not learn how to live together in peace by killing each other's children. - Jimmy Carter
Critical thinking is a necessary and vital skill".~ [2012] - R. Alan Woods
What I have done is to show that it is possible for the way the universe began to be determined by the laws of science. In that case, it would not be necessary to appeal to God to decide how the universe began. This doesn't prove that there is no God, only that God is not necessary. - Stephen Hawking
The matter came up for judicial investigation, but as might have been expected, the white people concluded it was unnecessary to wait the result of the investigation—that it was preferable to hang the accused first and try him afterward. - Ida B. Wells-Barnett
It wasn't necessary to know your own demons in order to find God. - Paulo Coelho
To elevate the soul, poetry is necessary. - Edgar Allan Poe
Truth has nothing to do with words. Truth can be likened to the bright moon in the sky. Words, in this case, can be likened to a finger. The finger can point to the moon’s location. However, the finger is not the moon. To look at the moon, it is necessary to gaze beyond the finger. - Hui-Neng
Il n’est pas nécessaire d’espérer pour entreprendre, ni de réussir pour persévérer."Roughly translates as: "It is not necessary to be hopeful in order to try, nor to be successful in order to persevere. - William of OrangeNassau
Any necessary work that pays an honest wage carries its own honor and dignity.
Evolution is necessary for ones progress…. resisting it could make one sore in mind and spirit and then unable to enjoy the journey. - Jon Scott
Motivation is the fuel, necessary to keep the human engine running. - Zig Ziglar
Not necessary that every problem has a solution, you have to live with 'some' problems..rather than forcing a solution and doing a blunder, live with it.. People always have solutions for 'your' problems but none for their own.. - honeya
Never let yourself be persuaded that any one Great Man, any one leader, is necessary to the salvation of America. When America consists of one leader and 158 million followers, it will no longer be America. - Dwight D. Eisenhower
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him. - Voltaire
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Some are drawn to the light of your strength but can't handle the darkness of your weaknesses. If they run when the light gets dim, don't chase them. They have no understanding of how dark is necessary for light to shine its brightest. - Sanjo Jendayi
Learning is acquired by reading books, but the much more necessary learning, the knowledge of the world, is only to be acquired by reading men, and studying all the various facets of them. - Lord Chesterfield
A prince should therefore have no other aim or thought, nor take up any other thing for his study but war and it organization and discipline, for that is the only art that is necessary to one who commands. - Niccolo Machiavelli
It is necessary for the future scientists interested in the field of Neurotheology, to have a bit naïve approach towards the whole idea of God and religion beyond the conventional labels of religion and atheism. - Abhijit Naskar
Any good marriage is secret territory, a necessary white space on society’s map. What others don’t know about it is what makes it yours. - Stephen King
It is not necessary to understand things in order to argue about them. - Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais
In order to exist just once in the world, it is necessary never again to exist. - Albert Camus
Money is Necessary of Life,Not Life. - Yaganesh Derasari
I think the only necessary conclusion is that we are too beautiful, because being not beautiful at all just doesn't make sense. - Zoe Trope
You may give up your big dream and that is very hard! If necessary, give it up but then create a new one! Never live without big dreams because they will keep you alive in life! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Play is the creation of value that is not necessary. - Dallas Willard
Violence is unnecessary and costly. Peace is the only way.
The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak.
Three things are necessary for the salvation of man: to know what he ought to believe; to know what he ought to desire; and to know what he ought to do. - Saint Thomas Aquinas
Not the power to remember, but its very opposite, the power to forget, is a necessary condition for our existence. - Sholem Asch
To gain that which is worth having, it may be necessary to lose everything else. - Burnadette Devlin
When any two young people take it into their heads to marry, they are pretty sure by perseverance to carry their point, be they ever so poor, or ever so imprudent, or ever so little likely to be necessary to each other's ultimate comfort. - Jane Austen
I ask myself: Are Defeats necessary ?Well,necessary or not, they happen.When we first begin fighting for our dream, we've no experience and make many mistakes.The Secret of life, though,is to fall seven times and to get up eight times ! - Paulo Coelho
Each word seemed to me an unnecessary stain on silence of nothingness. - Samuel Beckett
Before embarking on important undertakings, sit quietly, calm your senses and thoughts, and meditate deeply. You will then be guided by the great creative power of Spirit. After that you should utilize all necessary material means to achieve your goal. - Paramahansa Yogananda
I am drawn mostly, insistently to the human voice. How powerful and necessary the solo voice, the experience of being someone, something else for a little while. This is and will remain literature’s killer app, the thing most impervious to threat by everything that’s not the word. - Ander Monson
Good books do not waste our time as most people do... collect a great quantity of books, build alibrary worthy of your noble soul, andspend without stint all the money necessary for it. - Cardinal Augustin Valier
It is a profound and necessary truth that the deep things in science are not found because they are useful; they are found because it was possible to find them. - J. Robert Oppenheimer
To give a satisfactory decision as to the truth it is necessary to be rather an arbitrator than a party to the dispute. - Aristotle
I always try to share with others the idea that in order to become compassionate it is not necessary to become religious. - Dalai Lama XIV
Only half the story is true. The rest is necessary. - John Yau
Life’s struggles are necessary for growth. - Auliq Ice
We have to accept that there are certain things in our life that are inescapable. These are the things that come natural to us and are necessary to our existence. - Auliq Ice
I'd like to thank my parents for making this night possible. And my children for making it necessary. - Victor Borge
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