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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.

Dalai Lama

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

Karl Marx

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

Thomas Jefferson

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

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.

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.

John Adams

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.

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

Alexis de Tocqueville

In the United States, the majority undertakes to supply a multitude of ready-made opinions for the use of individuals, who are thus relieved from the necessity of forming opinions of their own.

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.

Leon Trotsky

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

Bill Watterson

Mothers are the necessity of invention.

Simone Weil

Evil, when we are in its power, is not felt as evil, but as a necessity, even a duty.

Gilbert K. Chesterton

Literature is a luxury; fiction is a necessity.

Saint Augustine

Habit, if not resisted, soon becomes necessity.

Lord Byron

The beginning of atonement is the sense of its necessity.

Pablo Picasso

Work is a necessity for man. Man invented the alarm clock.

Henry David Thoreau

Money is not required to buy one necessity of the soul.

Victor Hugo

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


Necessity... the mother of invention.

Benjamin Franklin

Necessity never made a good bargain.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Necessity is not an established fact, but an interpretation.

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