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Great necessity elevates man, petty necessity casts him down (Quote by - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)

Necessity teaches all things (Quote by - German Proverb)

It is impossible to concieve of this immense and wonderful universe as the result of blind chance or necessity. (Quote by - Charles Darwin)

The gods do not fight against necessity. (Quote by - Simonides)

Sheer necessity--the proper parent of an art so nearly allied to invention. (Quote by - Richard Brinsley Sheridan)

Must! Is must a word to be addressed to princes? Little man, little man! thy father, if he had been alive, durst not have used that word. (Quote by - Elizabeth I)

To maken virtue of necessity. (Quote by - Geoffrey Chaucer)

Necessity is the only real sovereign in the world, the only despot for whom there is no law. (Quote by - Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer-Lytton)

Thy necessity is greater than mine. (Quote by - Philip Sidney)

Learn on how little man may live, and how small a portion nature requires. (Quote by - Lucanus)

Necessity is the mother of attraction. (Quote by - Luke Mckissack)

It is in these useless and superfluous things that I am rich and happy. (Quote by - Scopas)

Necessity is the last and strongest weapon (Quote by - Livy)

We come into the world laden with the weight of an infinite necessity. (Quote by - Albert Camus)

An extravagance is something that your spirit thinks is a necessity. (Quote by - Bern Williams)

The necessary has never been man's top priority. The passionate pursuit of the nonessential and the extravagant is one of the chief traits of human uniqueness. Unlike other forms of life, man's greatest exertions are made in the pursuit not of necessities but of superfluities. (Quote by - Eric Hoffer)

Necessity can sharpen the wits even of children. (Quote by - Timothy Dwight)

We ought to be thankful to nature for having made those things which are necessary easy to be discovered; while other things that are difficult to be known are not necessary. (Quote by - Epicurus)

Necessity, that great refuge and excuse for human frailty, breaks through all law; and he is not to be accounted in fault whose crime is not the effect of choice, but force. (Quote by - Blaise Pascal)

Soul of the world, divine Necessity, Servant of God, and master of all things. (Quote by - Philip James Bailey)

Omission to do what is necessary Seals a commission to a blank of danger; And danger, like an ague, subtly taints Even then when we sit idly in the sun. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

To hard necessity ones will and fancy must conform. (Quote by - Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe)

The necessities that exist are in general created by the superfluities that are enjoyed. (Quote by - Johann Georg von Zimmermann)

It is surprising what a man can do when he has to, and how little most men will do when they don't have to. (Quote by - Walter Linn)

Now we sit close about this taper here And call in question our necessities. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)


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