Necessary Quotes

โ€œThe meaning of life is just to be alive. It is so plain and obvious...

โ€œThe meaning of life is just to be alive. It is so plain and obvious and so simple. And yet, everybody rushes around in a great panic as if it were necessary to achieve something beyond themselves.โ€ -Alan Watts
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โ€œThe foreman should take into account the abilities and limitations of his...

โ€œThe foreman should take into account the abilities and limitations of his men, circulating among them and asking nothing unreasonable. He should know their morale and spirit, and encourage them when necessary.โ€ - Miyamoto Musashi
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"Divide each difficulty into as ...

"Divide each difficulty into as many parts as is feasible and necessary to resolve it. " -Rene Descartes
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"Collecting more taxes than ...

"Collecting more taxes than is absolutely necessary is legalized robbery." - Calvin Coolidge
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"Ask yourself at eve...

"Ask yourself at every moment, Is this necessary?" ~ Marcus Aurelius
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โ€œCriticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It f...

โ€œCriticism 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.โ€ - Winston Churchill
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"The denunciation of the young is a necessary part ...

"The denunciation of the young is a necessary part of the hygiene of older people, and greatly assists in the circulation of their blood." โ€” Logan Pearsall Smith
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โ€œFear is necessary for evo...

โ€œFear is necessary for evolution. The fear that one could be destroyed at any moment.โ€
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โ€œMy formula for greatness in a human being is amor fati: that one wants nothing to be different, ...

โ€œMy formula for greatness in a human being is amor fati: that one wants nothing to be different, not forward, not backward, not in all eternity. Not merely bear what is necessary, still less conceal itโ€”all idealism is mendaciousness in the face of what is necessaryโ€”but love itโ€ โ€•Friedrich Nietzsche
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โ€œAnd medecine, law, business, engineering, these are noble ...

โ€œAnd medecine, law, business, engineering, these are noble pursuits and necessary to sustain life. But poetry, beauty, romance, love: these are what we stay alive for.โ€ - Tom Schulman
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"I was diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome, OCD and select...

"I was diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome, OCD and selective mutism. That basically means I only speak when I think it's necessary. Now is one of those moments." โ€” Greta Thunberg
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"If men were angels, ...

"If men were angels, no government would be necessary." โ€” James Madison
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"Allow the President to invade a neighboring nation whenever he shall deem it necessary...

"Allow the President to invade a neighboring nation whenever he shall deem it necessary to repel an invasion, and you allow him to do so whenever he may choose to say he deems it necessary for such purpose, and you allow him to make war at pleasure." -Abraham Lincoln
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"I haven't the highest regard for politics; never have. I'm apolitical. Figure I can tak...

"I haven't the highest regard for politics; never have. I'm apolitical. Figure I can take care of myself and everybody if they really thought about it probably could to. Politics would probably be a whole lot less necessary, then people seem to think they are." - Bob Weir
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The only thing necessary...

The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
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Under no pretext should arms and ammunition b...

Under no pretext should arms and ammunition be surrendered; any attempt to disarm the workers must be frustrated, by force if necessary - Marx
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Divide each difficulty into as m...

Divide each difficulty into as many parts as is feasible and necessary to resolve it. - Rene Descartes
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"Man needs difficult...

"Man needs difficulties; they are necessary for health." --Carl Jung
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"Chaos is distressing and the tendency is to bring about order as f...

"Chaos is distressing and the tendency is to bring about order as fast as possible, by whatever means necessary. The trick, of course, is to be at ease with unease." โ€”Alex Tzelnic, โ€œ(Meta)Physical Educationโ€
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"The world is governed more by appearances than ...

"The world is governed more by appearances than realities, so that it is fully as necessary to seem to know something as to know it." โ€” Daniel Webster
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"All the greatest and most important problems of life are fundamentally insol...

"All the greatest and most important problems of life are fundamentally insoluble. They must be so, for they express the necessary polarity inherent in every self-regulating system. They can never be solved, but only outgrown." - Carl Jung
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" The meaning of life is just to be alive. It is so plain and so obvio...

" The meaning of life is just to be alive. It is so plain and so obvious and so simple. And yet, everybody rushes around in a great panic as if it were necessary to achieve something beyond themselves. " - Alan Watts
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"The great threat to freedom is the concentration of power. Government is necessary to p...

"The great threat to freedom is the concentration of power. Government is necessary to preserve our freedom, it is an instrument through which we can exercise our freedom; yet by concentrating power in political hands, it is also a threat to freedom." -- Milton Friedman
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โ€œPhilanthropy is commendable, but it must not cause the ph...

โ€œPhilanthropy is commendable, but it must not cause the philanthropist to overlook the circumstances of economic injustice which make philanthropy necessary.โ€ Martin Luther King Jr.
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โ€œThe only thing necessar...

โ€œThe only thing necessary for the triumph of evil Is for good men to do nothingโ€
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"In order to preserve your self...

"In order to preserve your self-respect, it is sometimes necessary to lie and cheat." โ€” Robert Byrne
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โ€œThe only thing necessary...

โ€œThe only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.โ€
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"Faith is, at one and the same ...

"Faith is, at one and the same time, absolutely necessary and altogether impossible." โ€” Stanislaw Lem
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"I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredien...

"I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, It's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do, And that enables you to laugh at life's realities." โ€” Dr. Seuss
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"Miracles; For those who don't believe,...

"Miracles; For those who don't believe, no explanation is possible ... For those who do believe, no explanation is necessary"
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โ€œMost of what we say and do is not essential. If you can el...

โ€œMost of what we say and do is not essential. If you can eliminate it, youโ€™ll have more time, and more tranquility. Ask yourself at every moment, โ€˜Is this necessary?โ€™โ€ โ€”Marcus Aurelius
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โ€œOne who suffers before ...

โ€œOne who suffers before it is necessary, suffers more than necessary..โ€ -Seneca
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โ€œBefore you speak, ask yourself: Is it...

โ€œBefore you speak, ask yourself: Is it kind, is it necessary, is it true, does it improve the silence?โ€ โ€• Sathya Sai Baba
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You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact,...

You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are. What you can rise from, how you can still come out of it. / Maya Angelou
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"Teach the children so it ...

"Teach the children so it will not be necessary to teach the adults."-Abraham Lincoln
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Never think that war, no matter...

Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime - Ernest Hemingway
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"The denunciation of the young is a necessary part ...

"The denunciation of the young is a necessary part of the hygiene of older people, and greatly assists in the circulation of their blood." โ€” Logan Pearsall Smith
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โ€œA writer can do nothing for men more necessary, s...

โ€œA writer can do nothing for men more necessary, satisfying, than just simply to reveal to them the infinite possibility of their own souls.โ€ - Walt Whitman
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โ€œMan needs his difficulties b...

โ€œMan needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success.โ€ โ€” A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
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โ€œIt was neither possible nor necessa...

โ€œIt was neither possible nor necessary to educate people who never questioned anything.โ€ โ€”Joseph Heller in Catch-22
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LAW 4 โ€œAlways Say Less Than Necessary When you are tryin...

LAW 4 โ€œAlways Say Less Than Necessary When you are trying to impress people with words, the more you say, the more common you appear, and the less in control.โ€ 48 laws of power
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Worry pretends to be n...

Worry pretends to be necessary but serves no useful purpose. Eckhart Tolle
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"A weak mind is not able to lift...

"A weak mind is not able to lift with the necessary force,the weight of its weakness" (William Ventura)
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โ€œBe nicer than necessary to eve...

โ€œBe nicer than necessary to everyone you meet. Everyone is fighting some kind of battle.โ€ โ€• Socrates
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Despite a lack of natural ability, I did have the one element necessary t...

Despite a lack of natural ability, I did have the one element necessary to all early creativity: naรฏvetรฉ, that fabulous quality that keeps you from knowing just how unsuited you are for what you are about to do. -- Steve Martin
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Before you speak pass it th...

Before you speak pass it through three gates:- Is it True? Is it necessary? Is it Kind?
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Start by Doing what is Necessary; Then...

Start by Doing what is Necessary; Then Do what is Possible; and suddenly you are Doing the Impossible -- Francis of Assisi
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โ€œJust like in bodybuilding, failure is also a necessary experience for gr...

โ€œJust like in bodybuilding, failure is also a necessary experience for growth in our own lives, for if weโ€™re never tested to our limits, how will we know how strong we really are? How will we ever grow?โ€ - Arnold Schwarzenegger
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โ€œMay the flowers rem...

โ€œMay the flowers remind us why the rain was so necessary.โ€ โ€”Xan Oku
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"Power is nothing more than a fine balance between nicety and intimidation. For a Machiavellia...

"Power is nothing more than a fine balance between nicety and intimidation. For a Machiavellian individual or leader, it is necessary to tend to the latter when people are in crisis. Intimidation is more effective as a grease through which power gets to work than is nicety." - Ravi Silari
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The motive behind criticism often determines its validity. Those w...

The motive behind criticism often determines its validity. Those who care criticize where necessary. Those who envy criticize the moment they think that they have found a weak spot โ€• Criss Jami, Killosophy
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Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and it ma...

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and it may be necessary from time to time to give a stupid or misinformed beholder a black eye. ~Miss Piggy
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"It is necessary to constantly remind humans of ...

"It is necessary to constantly remind humans of the fact that their existence in this universe is much smaller than atoms in the Earth, in comparison."
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I like nonsense, it wakes up th...

I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living - Dr. Seuss
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"To one who has faith, no explanation...

"To one who has faith, no explanation is necessary. To one without faith, no explanation is possible." -Thomas Aquinas
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A rejection is nothing more...

A rejection is nothing more than a necessary step in the pursuit of success.-Bo Bennett
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"A weak mind is not able to lift...

"A weak mind is not able to lift with the necessary force the weight of its weakness" (William Ventura)
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"Faith is, at one and the same ...

"Faith is, at one and the same time, absolutely necessary and altogether impossible." โ€” Stanislaw Lem
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"Real wisdom is not the knowledge of everything, but the knowl...

"Real wisdom is not the knowledge of everything, but the knowledge of which things in life are necessary, which are less necessary, and which are completely unnecessary to know." - Leo Tolstoy
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"The only thing necessary for...

"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing" - Edmund Burke
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"An intellectual is a man who takes...

"An intellectual is a man who takes more words than necessary to tell more than he knows." โ€” Dwight D. Eisenhower
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"Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and it ma...

"Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and it may be necessary from time to time to give a stupid or misinformed beholder a black eye." โ€” Miss Piggy
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The master begins from the center never the edges... ...

The master begins from the center never the edges... The master teaches essence, when essence is perceived, he teaches what is necessary to expand perception. -Unknown
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"A man who suffers or stresses bef...

"A man who suffers or stresses before it is necessary, suffers more than is necessary." - Seneca the Younger
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