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In the usual progress of things, the necessities of a nation in every stage of its existence will be found at least equal to its resources. (Quote by - Alexander Hamilton)

Necessity is stronger than human nature. (Quote by - Dionysius of Chalcus)

It is necessity and not pleasure that compels us. (Quote by - Dante)

All real freedom springs from necessity, for it can be gained only through the exercise of the individual will, and that will can be roused to energetic action only by the force of necessity acting upon it from the outside to spur it to effort. (Quote by - Anna C. Brackett)

Necessity makes dastards valiant men. (Quote by - Robert Herrick)

A wise man never refuses anything to necessity. (Quote by - Syrus)

A man travels the world over in search of what he needs, and returns home to find it. (Quote by - George)

Nothing has more strength than dire necessity. (Quote by - Euripides)

To the mass of mankind religion of some kind is a necessity. (Quote by - Alfred Russel Wallace)

Necessity dispenseth with decorum. (Quote by - Thomas Fuller)

Arguably the only goods people need these days are food and happiness. (Quote by - Sir Terence Conran)

We desire nothing so much as what we ought not to have. (Quote by - Syrus)

I was born with music inside me. Music was one of my parts. Like my ribs, my kidneys, my liver, my heart. Like my blood. It was a force already within me when I arrived on the scene. It was a necessity for me-like food or water. (Quote by - Ray Charles)

Necessity does the work of courage. (Quote by - Nicholas Murray Butler)

Necessity is the author of change (Quote by - Tim Hansel)

Men try to run life according to their wishes; life runs itself according to necessity. (Quote by - Jean Toomer)

Literature is a luxury; fiction is a necessity. (Quote by - Gilbert K. Chesterton)

Necessity is the mother of invention, it is true -- but it's father is creativity, and knowledge is the midwife. (Quote by - Jonathan Schattke)

Well: what we gain by science is, after all, sadness, as the Preacher saith. The more we know of the laws and nature of the Universe the more ghastly a business we perceive it all to be - and the non-necessity of it. (Quote by - Thomas Hardy)

Spirit of Nature! all-sufficing Power! Necessity, thou mother of the world! (Quote by - Percy Bysshe Shelley)

Necessity is stronger than duty. (Quote by - Seneca)

The art of our necessities is strange, That can make vile things precious. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

If people should ever start to do only what is necessary millions would die of hunger. (Quote by - Georg C. Lichtenberg)

Necessity is the mother of taking chances. (Quote by - Mark Twain)

Thanne is it wysdom, as thynketh me, To maken vertu of necessite, And take it weel, that we may not eschu, And namely that that to us alle is due. (Quote by - Geoffrey Chaucer)


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