Necessity, the mother of invention.
We should manage our fortune as we do our health - enjoy it when good, be patient when it is bad, and never apply violent remedies except in an extreme necessity.
Love is born with the pleasure of looking at each other, it is fed with the necessity of seeing each other, it is concluded with the impossibility of separation.
Habit, if not resisted, soon becomes necessity.
The quality of strength lined with tenderness is an unbeatable combination, as are intelligence and necessity when unblunted by formal education.
History in our kind of society is not a luxury but a necessity.
I don't think necessity is the mother of
invention -- invention . . . arises
directly from idleness, possibly also from
laziness. To save oneself trouble.
To eat is a necessity, but to eat intelligently is an art
When I'm living in the world of luxury and celebrity, which is where I found myself for a large part of my life, it's a walk-on part. Not a vital necessity, like it is for so many people. I enjoy it but I can see right through it!
What one generation sees as a LUXURY, the next sees as a necessity
Necessity is not an established fact, but rather an interpretation.
Harsh necessity, and the newness of my kingdom, force me to do such things and to guard my frontiers everywhere.
Plurality is not to be posited without necessity.
Every man builds his world in his own image. He has the power to choose, but no power to escape the necessity of choice.
To be a great leader and so always master of the situation, one must of necessity have been a great thinker in action. An eagle was never yet hatched from a goose's egg.
Marriage, to women as to men, must be a luxury, not a necessity; an incident of life, not all of it. And the only possible way to accomplish this great change is to accord to women equal power in the making, shaping and controlling of the circumstances of life.
Reality confronts man with a great many "musts," but all of them are conditional; the formula of realistic necessity is: "You must, if " and the "if" stands for man's choice
We should manage our fortune as we do our health - enjoy it when good, be patient when it is bad, and never apply violent remedies except in an extreme necessity
The business that considers itself immune to the necessity for advertising sooner or later finds itself immune to business.
When you live for a strong purpose, then hard work isn’t an option. It’s a necessity.
Work is a necessity for man. Man invented the alarm clock.
Maturity begins when we're content to feel we're right about something, without feeling the necessity to prove someone else is wrong.
The creation of something new is not accomplished by the intellect but by the play instinct acting from inner necessity. The creative mind plays with the objects it loves
Nothing would be more tiresome than eating and drinking if God had not made them a pleasure as well as a necessity
Literature is a luxury; fiction is a necessity.