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  1. Picture quote by John Muir about nature

    Thousands of tired, never-shaken, over civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountain is going home, that wilderness is a necessity. ⏤ John Muir

  2. Picture quote by Saint Augustine about habits

    Habit, if not resisted, soon becomes necessity. ⏤ Saint Augustine

  3. Picture quote by Thomas Jefferson about wine

    Good wine is a necessity of life for me. ⏤ Thomas Jefferson

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Every man builds his world in his own image. He has the power to choose, but no power to escape the necessity of choice.

Ayn Rand

Make yourself necessary to somebody.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

We live in an age when unnecessary things are our only necessities.

Oscar Wilde

Writing is no dying art form in America because most published writers here accept the wisdom and the necessity of encouraging the talent that follows in their footsteps.

Elizabeth George

Nothing has more strength than dire necessity.


By necessity, by proclivity, and by delight, we all quote. In fact it is as difficult to appropriate the thoughts of others as it is to invent.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Necessity is the mother of taking chances.

Mark Twain

No one can get an education, for of necessity education is a continuing process.

Louis L'Amour

It is the utmost necessity that this congress be a congress of unity.

Slobodan Milosevic

Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.

Karl Marx

To doubt everything, or, to believe everything, are two equally convenient solutions; both dispense with the necessity of reflection.

Henri Poincare

Necessity... the mother of invention.


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.

Walter Linn

Necessity makes even the timid brave.


Hope is a necessity for normal life and the major weapon against the suicide impulse.

Karl A. Menninger

Foul water will quench fire.

English Proverbs

We come into the world laden with the weight of an infinite necessity.

Albert Camus

They might not need me; but they might. I'll let my head be just in sight; a smile as small as mine might be precisely their necessity.

Emily Dickinson

We do what we must, and call it by the best names.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Buy what thou hast no need of and ere long thou shalt sell thy necessities.

Benjamin Franklin

Necessity does the work of courage.

Nicholas M. Butler

I believe that I understand gangs better than others. Because they're formed out of necessity. They're formed by people to keep from being suppressed.

Jack Bowman

The release of atomic energy has not created a new problem. It has merely made more urgent the necessity of solving an existing one.

Albert Einstein

Nothing is necessary except God, and nothing is less necessary than pain.

Joseph De Maistre

Our soul is cast into a body, where it finds number, time, dimension. Thereupon it reasons, and calls this nature necessity, and can believe nothing else.

Blaise Pascal

The right of a nation to kill a tyrant in case of necessity can no more be doubted than to hang a robber, or kill a flea.

John Adams

Nothing in the universe is contingent, but all things are conditioned to exist and operate in a particular manner by the necessity of the divine nature.

Baruch Spinoza

Nothing would be more tiresome than eating and drinking if God had not made them a pleasure as well as a necessity.


Mothers are the necessity of invention.

Bill Watterson

God, from a beautiful necessity, is Love.

Martin Farquhar Tupper

Being a hooker does not mean being evil. The same with a pick-pocket, or even a thief. You do what you do out of necessity.

Samuel Fuller

Necessity knows no law except to conquer.

Publilius Syrus

Need is the driving force, Need makes people better -- luck only makes them worse.


The superfluous is very necessary.


What one has to do usually can be done.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Everywhere the human soul stands between a hemisphere of light and another of darkness; on the confines of the two everlasting empires, necessity and free will.

Thomas Carlyle

While I recognize the necessity for a basis of observed reality... true art lies in a reality that is felt.

Odilon Redon

On the contrary, I'm a strong believer in the necessity of imperfection coming into the film.

Walter Salles

She was chronologically in luck. She corresponded to necessity.

Lincoln Kirstein

Scientific progress makes moral progress a necessity; for if man's power is increased, the checks that restrain him from abusing it must be strengthened.

Madame de Stael

So many objections may be made to everything, that nothing can overcome them but the necessity of doing something.

Samuel Johnson

Necessity does everything well.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Necessity has the face of a dog.

Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Necessity is the author of change.

Tim Hansel

A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing.

Victor Hugo

The first and most imperative necessity in war is money, for money means everything else - men, guns, ammunition.

Ida Tarbell

Nature must obey necessity. Julius Caesar

William Shakespeare

If people should ever start to do only what is necessary millions would die of hunger.

G. C. (Georg Christoph) Lichtenberg

You and I are stuck with the necessity of taking the worst of two evils or none at all. So-I'm taking the immature Democrat as the best of the two. Nixon is impossible.

Harry S Truman

Research has been called good business, a necessity, a gamble, a game. It is none of these - it's a state of mind.

Martin H. Fischer

To the mass of mankind religion of some kind is a necessity.

Alfred Russel Wallace

There has already been the karmic work: that what life has transformed in me, this initiation brought on, of necessity, by trials.

Isabelle Adjani

When Socrates was about 30, and his father was long dead, he was still pursuing the art of sculpture, but from necessity, and without much inclination.

Moses Mendelssohn

Necessity is the mother of invention, it is true -- but it's father is creativity, and knowledge is the midwife.

Jonathan Schattke

As Plotinus tells us, we elected the body, the parents, the place, and the circumstances that suited the soul and that, as the myth says, belongs to its necessity.

James Hillman

Necessity may be the mother of invention, but play is certainly the father.

Roger Von Oech

In all matters of creativity, rules are meant to be broken when necessary.

Haley Langford

Vice came in always at the door of necessity, not at the door of inclination.

Daniel Defoe

For most women, including women who want to have children, contraception is not an option; it is a basic health care necessity.

Louise Slaughter

Necessity dispenseth with decorum.

Thomas Carlyle

There is a lot of stuff now that is in bad taste, and I don't see the necessity for it all. We didn't have to do it in our time, and they don't have to do it now.

Clint Walker

To hard necessity ones will and fancy must conform.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

If bread is the first necessity of life, recreation is a close second.

Edward Bellamy

Necessity is the mother of attraction.

Luke Mckissack

Only the most deluded of us could doubt the necessity of this war.

John McCain

That past is still within our living memory, a time when neighbour helped neighbour, sharing what little they had out of necessity, as well as decency.

Mary McAleese

Good writers are of necessity rare.

George Henry Lewes

The study of an idea is, of necessity, the story of many things.

Willy Ley

As long as man labors for a physical existence, though an act of necessity almost, he is yet natural; it is life, though that of this world, for which he instinctively works.

Jones Very

Plurality should not be posited without necessity.

William Of Occam

Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves.

William Pitt

I believe the equal rights amendment is a necessity of life for all citizens. The cabinet sometimes felt that I shouldn't be so outspoken.

Betty Ford

It may be that the deep necessity of art is the examination of self-deception.

Robert Motherwell

In the scattered settlements of this Diocese, schools and Churches are of necessity for many years few in number, and multitudes of both sexes are growing up in great ignorance.

John Strachan

But instead I usually say that, though it may surprise them, I too believe in the necessity of organization.

Robert Shea

The pattern of the narrative never of necessity wants to end, it never has to.

Robert Creeley

Whoever wants me to talk, I'll come over and tell them about the necessity of preserving the Everglades.

Marjory Stoneman Douglas

We were suddenly faced with the necessity of training a lot of young men in the art of navigation.

Clyde Tombaugh

My earliest poems sing of the absolute necessity of allowing love to invade and pervade one's life. That can make the miracle happen in reality. Try it.

James Broughton

But, having a perfume and license, in general, is a financial necessity. A designer must, to reap back the money spent on prototypes and all that sort of thing.

Vivienne Westwood

We have entered an age in which education is not just a luxury permitting some men an advantage over others. It has become a necessity without which a person is defenseless in this complex, industrialized society. We have truly entered the century of the educated man.

Lyndon B. Johnson

Nobody should trust their virtue with necessity, the force of which is never known till it is felt, and it is therefore one of the first duties to avoid the temptation of it.

Mary Wortley Montagu

Only useless things are indispensable.

Francis Picabia

It is a miracle of harmony, of the adaptation of the free inner life to the outward necessity of things.

John C. Ransom

I am one of those for whom superfluity is a necessity.

Theophile Gautier

Fact I know; and Law I know; but what is this Necessity, save an empty shadow of my own mind's throwing?

Thomas Henry Huxley

Necessity has no law.

Oliver Cromwell

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Russian Proverbs

It is conceivable that what is unified form to the author or composer may of necessity be formless to his audience.

Charles Ives

Necessity is not an established fact, but an interpretation.

Friedrich Nietzsche

We settled this continent without art. So it was easy for us to treat it as an imported luxury, not a necessity.

Arthur Erickson

Necessity never made a good bargain.

Benjamin Franklin

Arguably the only goods people need these days are food and happiness.

Sir Terence Conran

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.

Elizabeth I

As far as military necessity will permit, religiously respect the constitutional rights of all.

George McClellan

First would be the literary side, then the spiritual and philosophical. The political side is required principally because of the necessity of the current Russian position.

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

I found it liberating of necessity to devise my own style and my own tactics and to look for a voice on the instrument because there weren't really any that impacted strongly on me.

Steve Swallow

Yet higher religion, which is only a search for a larger life, is essentially experience and recognized the necessity of experience as its foundation long before science learnt to do so.

Muhammad Iqbal

The necessity of every one paying in his own labor for what he consumes, affords the only legitimate and effectual check to excessive luxury, which has so often ruined individuals, states and empires; and which has now brought almost universal bankruptcy upon us.

Josiah Warren

The powers, aspirations, and mission of man are such as to raise the study of his origin and nature, inevitably and by the very necessity of the case, from the mere physiological to the psychological stage of scientific operations.

Richard Owen

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