Necessary Quotes / Page 1

Famous Necessary Quotations

List of Necessary Quotes

We found 765 quote(s) that contain the word Necessary.



1

The first and continuing argument for the curtailment of working hours and the raising of the minimum age was that education was necessary in a democracy and working children could not attend school. Grace Abbott

2

Everyone admits that love is wonderful and necessary, yet no one agrees on just what it is. Diane Ackerman

3

A little of what you call frippery is very necessary towards looking like the rest of the world. Abigail Adams

4

Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war. John Adams

5

The art of politics consists in knowing precisely when it is necessary to hit an opponent slightly below the belt. Konrad Adenauer

6

My goal was to develop into an independent research scientist studying clinical problems at the laboratory bench, but I felt that postgraduate residency training in internal medicine was necessary. Peter Agre

7

Sometimes it's necessary to go a long distance out of the way in order to come back a short distance correctly. Edward Albee

8

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

9

A committee is a group of the unprepared, appointed by the unwilling to do the unnecessary. Fred Allen

10

A people and their religion must be judged by social standards based on social ethics. No other standard would have any meaning if religion is held to be necessary good for the well-being of the people. B. R. Ambedkar

11

Therefore, the church is not absolutely necessary as an object of faith, not even for us today, for then Abraham and the other prophets would not have given assent to those things which were revealed to them from God without any intervening help of the church. William Ames

12

I must stress here the point that I appreciate clarity, order, meaning, structure, rationality: they are necessary to whatever provisional stability we have, and they can be the agents of gradual and successful change. A. R. Ammons

13

You know, it's a big version of an episode, which I think is necessary at this point because we're drawing in people who not only people who have seen the show before and are devoted to it, but people who have never seen it before. Gillian Anderson

14

They've got to tell us what is necessary to ensure the future health of the river system. John Anderson

15

A baseball manager is a necessary evil. Sparky Anderson

16

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

17

Not to unlearn what you have learned is the most necessary kind of learning. Antisthenes

18

Everybody sees me as this sullen and insecure little thing. Those are just the sides of me that I feel it's necessary to show because no one else seems to be showing them. Fiona Apple

19

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. Thomas Aquinas

20

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

21

Man cannot live without joy; therefore when he is deprived of true spiritual joys it is necessary that he become addicted to carnal pleasures. Thomas Aquinas

22

The truth of our faith becomes a matter of ridicule among the infidels if any Catholic, not gifted with the necessary scientific learning, presents as dogma what scientific scrutiny shows to be false. Thomas Aquinas

23

Three conditions are necessary for Penance: contrition, which is sorrow for sin, together with a purpose of amendment; confession of sins without any omission; and satisfaction by means of good works. Thomas Aquinas

24

Three things are necessary for the salvation of man: to know what he ought to believe; to know what he ought to desire; and to know what he ought to do. Thomas Aquinas

25

To one who has faith, no explanation is necessary. To one without faith, no explanation is possible. Thomas Aquinas