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Comes over one an absolute necessity to move. And what is more, to move in some particular direction. A double necessity then: to get on the move, and to know whither.
D.H. Lawrence
Great necessity elevates man, petty necessity casts him down
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
It was cold, and he was coughing. A fine cold draught blew over the knoll. He thought of the woman. Now he would have given all he had or ever might have to hold her warm in his arms, both of them wrapped in one blanket, and sleep. All hopes of eternity and all gain from the past he would have given to have her there, to be wrapped warm with him in one blanket, and sleep, only sleep. It seemed the sleep with the woman in his arms was the only necessity.
D.H. Lawrence
Looking good and dressing well is a necessity. Having a purpose in life is not.
Oscar Wilde
Make yourself necessary to somebody.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Necessity does everything well.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Necessity does the work of courage.
Nicholas Murray Butler
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
Karl Marx
Necessity is not an established fact, but an interpretation.
Friedrich Nietzsche
Necessity is the mother of "taking chances"
Mark Twain
Necessity knows no law except to conquer
Publilius Syrus
Necessity never made a good bargain
Benjamin Franklin
Necessity reconciles and brings men together; and this accidental connection afterwards forms itself into laws
Michel de Montaigne
Necessity, who is the mother of invention.
Plato
Nothing has more strength than dire necessity.
Euripides
Our necessities never equal our wants
Benjamin Franklin
Teach thy necessity to reason thus; There is no virtue like necessity
William Shakespeare
The superfluous, a very necessary thing
Voltaire
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