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Necessity when threatening is more powerful than device of man. (Quote by - Quintus Curtius Rufus)

There is no virtue like necessity. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves. (Quote by - William Pitt)

Necessity knows no law except to conquer. (Quote by - Publilius Syrus)

Art imitates nature, and necessity is the mother of invention. (Quote by - Richard Franck)

We never understand how little we need in this world until we know the loss of it. (Quote by - Sir James Matthew Barrie)

Everything existing in the universe is the fruit of chance and necessity (Quote by - Democritus)

So many objections may be made to everything, that nothing can overcome them but the necessity of doing something. (Quote by - Samuel Johnson)

Necessity, oftener than facility, has been the mother of invention; and the most prolific school of all has been the school of difficulty. (Quote by - Samuel Smiles)

Fear is the underminer of all determinations; and necessity, the victorious rebel of all laws. (Quote by - Sir Philip Sidney)

It is bad to live for necessity; but there is no necessity to live in necessity. (Quote by - Seneca)

Necessity makes even the timid brave. (Quote by - Sallust)

Necessity is the mother of invention' is a silly proverb. 'Necessity is the mother of futile dodges' is much nearer the truth. (Quote by - Alfred North Whitehead)

Actions rare and sudden do commonly proceed from fierce necessity, of else from some oblique design, which is ashamed to show itself in the public road. (Quote by - William Davenant)

It has been an unchallengeable American doctrine that cranberry sauce, a pink goo with overtones of sugared tomatoes, is a delectable necessity of the Thanksgiving board and that turkey is uneatable without it. (Quote by - Alistair Cooke)

What one has to do usually can be done. (Quote by - Eleanor Roosevelt)

Only useless things are indispensable. (Quote by - Francis Picabia)

They say that necessity is the mother of invention, and when the necessity is survival she can be one mean mother, but it's her child invention that's the real dangerous one. (Quote by - Darien Fawkes)

Necessity--thou best of peacemakers, As well as surest prompter of invention. (Quote by - Sir Walter Scott)

And the Marshall Plan, to us, meant a general who had turned into a secretary of state, and that the secretary of state saw the necessity of the reconstruction of these European (Quote by - Giovanni Agnelli)

Necessity does not submit to debate. (Quote by - Giuseppe Garibaldi)

Necessity, like electricity, is in ourselves and all things, and no more without us than within us. (Quote by - Philip James Bailey)

Merely external emancipation has made of the modern woman an artificial being. Now, woman is confronted with the necessity of emancipating herself from emancipation, if she really desires to be free. (Quote by - Emma Goldman)

Nature must obey necessity. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Every man builds his world in his own image. He has the power to choose, but no power to escape the necessity of choice. (Quote by - Ayn Rand)


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