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Necessity Quotes

Everyone needs something or someone at some point or the other in their lives. Necessities may vary from a person to person but the most important things like food, shelter, water and air is something that is unavoidable and necessary to survive on this planet. Though necessity is almost similar to necessary, both are completely different entities. Going by the dictionary definition, necessity is nothing but the condition or quality of being necessary. Read further for some great prerequisite /need quotations & sayings.

Adam Smith

Poor David Hume is dying fast, but with more real cheerfulness and good humor and with more real resignation to the necessary course of things, than any whining Christian ever dyed with pretended resignation to the will of God.

George Washington Carver

Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom.

Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

A pretty little collection of weaknesses and a terror of spiders are our indispensable stock-in-trade with the men.

Jean Baudrillard

In the same way that we need statesmen to spare us the abjection of exercising power, we need scholars to spare us the abjection of learning.

Simone Weil

Equality is the public recognition, effectively expressed in institutions and manners, of the principle that an equal degree of attention is due to the needs of all human beings.

John D. Rockefeller

Next to doing the right thing, the most important thing is to let people know you are doing the right thing.

Frederick Douglass

At a time like this, scorching irony, not convincing argument, is needed.

Dan Quayle

I understand the importance of bondage between parent and child.

Adam Smith

Consumption is the sole end and purpose of all production; and the interest of the producer ought to be attended to, only so far as it may be necessary for promoting that of the consumer.

Erich Fromm

Just as modern mass production requires the standardization of commodities, so the social process requires standardization of man, and this standardization is called equality.

Anatole France

Ignorance and error are necessary to life, like bread and water.

Lawrence Peter Berra

I just want to thank everyone who made this day necessary.

Leo Buscaglia

If we wish to free ourselves from enslavement, we must choose freedom and the responsibility this entails.

Dalai Lama

Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive.

Horace Mann

A house without books is like a room without windows. No man has a right to bring up his children without surrounding them with books, if he has the means to buy them.

Henry Ward Beecher

A library is not a luxury but one of the necessities of life.

Gwen Stefani

I don't mean this in a stuck-up way, but I needed an attitude song.

Victor Hugo

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

John Stuart Mill

A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.

Anais Nin

Dreams are necessary to life.

Thomas Jefferson

I think with the Romans, that the general of today should be a soldier tomorrow if necessary.

Ernest Hemingway

For a war to be just three conditions are necessary - public authority, just cause, right motive.

Andy Warhol

An artist is somebody who produces things that people don't need to have.

Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

I believe there are more urgent and honorable occupations than the incomparable waste of time we call suffering.

Erma Bombeck

Car designers are just going to have to come up with an automobile that outlasts the payments.

Ayn Rand

Evil requires the sanction of the victim.

Acceptance Contract Wickedness
John Stuart Mill

Conservatives are not necessarily stupid, but most stupid people are conservatives.

John D. Rockefeller

The most important thing for a young man is to establish a credit... a reputation, character.

Leon Trotsky

Learning carries within itself certain dangers because out of necessity one has to learn from one's enemies.


If thou wilt make a man happy, add not unto his riches but take away from his desires.

Bill Watterson

Mothers are the necessity of invention.

Alexander Hamilton

Constitutions should consist only of general provisions; the reason is that they must necessarily be permanent, and that they cannot calculate for the possible change of things.

Calvin Coolidge

Collecting more taxes than is absolutely necessary is legalized robbery.

T. S. Eliot

A toothache, or a violent passion, is not necessarily diminished by our knowledge of its causes, its character, its importance or insignificance.

Camille Paglia

Pursuit and seduction are the essence of sexuality. It's part of the sizzle.

Simone Weil

A doctrine serves no purpose in itself, but it is indispensable to have one if only to avoid being deceived by false doctrines.

Horace Mann

A human being is not attaining his full heights until he is educated.

Rita Mae Brown

Education is a wonderful thing. If you couldn't sign your name you'd have to pay cash.

Dave Barry

I believe that we parents must encourage our children to become educated, so they can get into a good college that we cannot afford.

Adolf Hitler

All propaganda has to be popular and has to accommodate itself to the comprehension of the least intelligent of those whom it seeks to reach.

Winston Churchill

Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It fulfils the same function as pain in the human body. It calls attention to an unhealthy state of things.

Leonardo da Vinci

Water is the driving force of all nature.

James Baldwin

The establishment of democracy on the American continent was scarcely as radical a break with the past as was the necessity, which Americans faced, of broadening this concept to include black men.

Billy Graham

Man has two great spiritual needs. One is for forgiveness. The other is for goodness.

Saint Thomas Aquinas

In order for a war to be just, three things are necessary. First, the authority of the sovereign. Secondly, a just cause. Thirdly, a rightful intention.

Soren Kierkegaard

It seems essential, in relationships and all tasks, that we concentrate only on what is most significant and important.

Eric Hoffer

Charlatanism of some degree is indispensable to effective leadership.

Carl Jung

Man needs difficulties; they are necessary for health.

Saint Thomas Aquinas

Love must precede hatred, and nothing is hated save through being contrary to a suitable thing which is loved. And hence it is that every hatred is caused by love

Karl Marx

The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion.

Louisa May Alcott

A house needs a grandma in it.

Gertrude Stein

A diary means yes indeed.

Joseph Addison

Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.

John F. Kennedy

Geography has made us neighbors. History has made us friends. Economics has made us partners, and necessity has made us allies. Those whom God has so joined together, let no man put asunder.

Alexander Hamilton

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.

Jimmy Carter

We must make it clear that a platform of 'I hate gay men and women' is not a way to become president of the United States.

Pablo Picasso

To copy others is necessary, but to copy oneself is pathetic.

Sadness Plagiarism Weird
Zig Ziglar

Money isn't the most important thing in life, but it's reasonably close to oxygen on the "gotta have it" scale.

Brian Tracy

Teamwork is so important that it is virtually impossible for you to reach the heights of your capabilities or make the money that you want without becoming very good at it.

H. L. Mencken

A professor must have a theory as a dog must have fleas.

Paul Klee

It is a great difficulty and a great necessity to have to start with the smallest.

Hillaire Belloc

It is sometimes necessary to lie damnably in the interests of the nation.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Philanthropy is commendable, but it must not cause the philanthropist to overlook the circumstances of economic injustice which make philanthropy necessary.

Oprah Winfrey

It isn't until you come to a spiritual understanding of who you are - not necessarily a religious feeling, but deep down, the spirit within - that you can begin to take control.

Louisa May Alcott

Money is the root of all evil, and yet it is such a useful root that we cannot get on without it any more than we can without potatoes.

Andrew Jackson

Peace, above all things, is to be desired, but blood must sometimes be spilled to obtain it on equable and lasting terms.

James Baldwin

The primary distinction of the artist is that he must actively cultivate that state which most men, necessarily, must avoid; the state of being alone.

Zig Ziglar

Money won't make you happy... but everybody wants to find out for themselves.

Oscar Wilde

A thing is not necessarily true because a man dies for it.

It was inevitable that Jesus Christ should be crucified. It was also inevitable that He should rise again.