Quotes containing word "necessary"

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Sell also: essential, necessity, requirement, requisite

Definitions and meanings of word "necessary"

• Noun: anything indispensable; examples: "food and shelter are necessities of life", "the essentials of the good life", "allow farmers to buy their requirements under favorable conditions", "a place where the requisites of water fuel and fodder can be obtained"

• Adj: absolutely essential

• Adj: unavoidably determined by prior circumstances; example: "the necessary consequences of one's actions"

Featured authors with quotes containing word "necessary"

Thomas Aquinas
7 quotes about necessary
Italian Philosopher, Theologian, Saint
1225 - 1274
Thomas Jefferson
4 quotes about necessary
American President, Author
Saturday 13 April 1743 - Tuesday 4 July 1826
Lord Chesterfield
5 quotes about necessary
British Statesman
Wednesday 22 September 1694 - 1773
Voltaire
4 quotes about necessary
French Writer, Philosopher, Historian
Sunday 21 November 1694 - Saturday 30 May 1778
Claude Monet
2 quotes about necessary
French Artist
Saturday 14 November 1840 - Sunday 5 December 1926
Victor Hugo
4 quotes about necessary
French Writer, Novelist, Poet, Author, Dramatist
Friday 26 February 1802 - Friday 22 May 1885
Gottfried Leibniz
4 quotes about necessary
German Philosopher, Mathematician
Sunday 1 July 1646 - Saturday 14 November 1716
Richard Bach
2 quotes about necessary
American Writer, Novelist, Author
Born Tuesday 23 June 1936
Thomas Paine
3 quotes about necessary
English Writer, Author, Revolutionary, Activist
Tuesday 29 January 1737 - Thursday 8 June 1809
James Madison
2 quotes about necessary
American Statesman, President
Tuesday 16 March 1751 - Tuesday 28 June 1836
Ernest Hemingway
3 quotes about necessary
American Novelist, Author, Journalist
Friday 21 July 1899 - Sunday 2 July 1961
Abraham Lincoln
2 quotes about necessary
American President
Sunday 12 February 1809 - Saturday 15 April 1865

It is necessary to posit something which is necessary of itself, and has no cause of its necessity outside of itself but is the cause of necessity in other things. And all people call this thing God.

Thomas Aquinas

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To solve a problem it is necessary to think. It is necessary to think even to decide what facts to collect.

Robert M. Hutchins

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A man who suffers before it is necessary, suffers more than is necessary.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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There are no mistakes. The events we bring upon ourselves, no matter how unpleasant, are necessary in order to learn what we need to learn; whatever steps we take, they're necessary to reach the places we've chosen to go.

Richard Bach

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Marxism conceives of the new system of socialism as the necessary outcome of all previous history made possible and necessary only by that previous history.

Earl Browder

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Everything that is necessary is also easy. You just have to accept it. And the most necessary, the most natural matter on this planet is death.

Friedrich Durrenmatt

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Gladio had been necessary during the days of the Cold War but, in view of the collapse of the East Block, Italy would suggest to Nato that the organisation was no longer necessary.

Giulio Andreotti

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True eloquence consists in saying all that is necessary, and nothing but what is necessary.

Heinrich Heine

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People discuss my art and pretend to understand as if it were necessary to understand, when it's simply necessary to love.

Claude Monet

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It may be necessary temporarily to accept a lesser evil, but one must never label a necessary evil as good.

Margaret Mead

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Leave all the afternoon for exercise and recreation, which are as necessary as reading. I will rather say more necessary because health is worth more than learning.

Thomas Jefferson

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It isn't necessary to be rich and famous to be happy. It's only necessary to be rich.

Alan Alda

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Art is not necessary at all. All that is necessary to make this world a better place to live in is to love - to love as Christ loved, as Buddha loved.

Isadora Duncan

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War may sometimes be a necessary evil. But no matter how necessary, it is always an evil, never a good. We will not learn how to live together in peace by killing each other's children.

Jimmy Carter

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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 a purpose - and you allow him to make war at pleasure.

Abraham Lincoln

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The fact that political ideologies are tangible realities is not a proof of their vitally necessary character. The bubonic plague was an extraordinarily powerful social reality, but no one would have regarded it as vitally necessary.

Wilhelm Reich

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It is not necessary that whilst I live I live happily; but it is necessary that so long as I live I should live honourably.

Immanuel Kant

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What is government itself but the greatest of all reflections on human nature? If men were angels, no government would be necessary. If angels were to govern men, neither external nor internal controls on government would be necessary.

James Madison

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Everyone discusses my art and pretends to understand, as if it were necessary to understand, when it is simply necessary to love.

Claude Monet

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We think that the Kyoto protocol is a necessary document, necessary process. I am convinced that we will agree to disagree about substance.

Goran Persson

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