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So spake the Fiend, and with necessity, The tyrant's plea, excused his devilish deed. (Quote by - John Milton)

We do what we must, and call it by the best names. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

The chalice is ephemeral. Jesus' blood eternal. (Quote by - Saiom Shriver)

To need nothing is divine, and the less a man needs the nearer does he approach to divinity. (Quote by - Socrates)

While the right to talk may be the beginning of freedom, the necessity of listening is what makes the right important (Quote by - Walter J Lippmann)

There is nothing more friendly than a friend in need. (Quote by - Plautus)

Necessity makes an honest man a knave (Quote by - Daniel Defoe)

If necessity is the mother of invention, it's the father of cooperation. And we're cooperating like never before. (Quote by - John Ashcroft)

Necessity does everything well. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Accident is veiled necessity. (Quote by - Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach)

Necessity is the argument of tyrants, it is the creed of slaves. (Quote by - William Pitt)

The beginning of atonement is the sense of its necessity. (Quote by - Lord Byron)

Not even the gods fight against necessity. (Quote by - Simonides)

One of the oldest human needs is having someone wonder where you are when you don't come home at night. (Quote by - Margaret Mead)

What a lot of things there are a man can do without. (Quote by - Socrates)

Contemplative and bookish men must of necessity be more quarrelsome than others, because they contend not about matter of fact, nor can determine their controversies by any certain witnesses, nor judges. But as long as they go towards peace, that is Truth, it is no matter which way. (Quote by - John Donne)

Need is the driving force, Need makes people better -- luck only makes them worse. (Quote by - Anonymous)

Fact I know; and Law I know; but what is this Necessity, save an empty shadow of my own mind's throwing? (Quote by - Thomas H. Huxley)

When God will educate a man, He compels him to learn bitter lessons. He sends him to school to the Necessities rather than to the Graces, that by knowing all suffering he may know also the eternal consolations. (Quote by - Celia Burleigh)

Necessity has the face of a dog. (Quote by - Gabriel Garcia Marquez)

Necessity has no law. (Quote by - Benjamin Franklin)

Freedom is the recognition of necessity. (Quote by - Friedrich Engels)

No, rather I abjure all roofs, and choose To wage against the emnity o' th' air, To be a comrade with the wolf and owl, Necessity's sharp pinch. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Even God is said to be unable to use force against necessity. (Quote by - Plato)

Buy what thou hast no need of and ere long thou shalt sell thy necessities. (Quote by - Benjamin Franklin)

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