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Absolute Necessity Quotes


"Forgiveness is an absolute necessity for continued human existence." - Desmond Tutu

"In business, organization is an absolute necessity, not an alternative." - Larry Burkett

"Internet: absolute communication, absolute isolation." - Paul Carvel

"Loving Your Enemies... Far from being the pious injunction of a utopian dreamer, this demand is an absolute necessity for the survival of our civilization. Yes it is love that will save our world and civilization; love even for our enemies." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"Humility is not a virtue in a writer, it is an absolute necessity." - James Lee Burke

"I believe space exploration is an absolute necessity for the survival of human race." - Anousheh Ansari

"Make a virtue of necessity." - Geoffrey Chaucer

"Necessity, the mother of invention." - William Wycherley

"Necessity, the mother of invention." - George Farquhar

"Necessity turns lion into fox." - Proverbs

"Conflict is inevitable, the source of all growth, and an absolute necessity if one is to be alive." - Jean Baker Miller

"The possession of a perfect knowledge of your business is an absolute necessity in order to insure success." - P T Barnum

"The dream, scrutinized by scientists in various experiments, has been found to be an absolute necessity to man." - Anais Nin

"Institutionalized rejection of difference is an absolute necessity in a profit economy which needs outsiders as surplus people." - Audre Lorde

"Socialist democracy is not a luxury but an absolute, essential necessity for overthrowing capitalism and building socialism." - Ernest Mandel

"When comprehending how different people truly are, you also comprehend the absolute necessity of some divine authority." - Criss Jami

"Nothing primes inspiration more than necessity." - Gioachino Rossini

"Men are a luxury, not a necessity." - Cher

"Necessity is stronger far than art." - Aeschylus

"Necessity is an interpretation, not a fact." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"All government is an ugly necessity." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"Truth has beauty, power and necessity." - Sylvia Ashton-Warner

"Invention is the mother of necessity." - Thorstein Veblen

"Mothers are the necessity of invention." - Bill Watterson

"Physical contact is a human necessity." - David Byrne

"Discontent is the first necessity of progress." - Thomas Edison

"Comes over one an absolute necessity to move. And what is more, to move in some particular direction. A double necessity then: to get on the move, and to know whither." - David Herbert Lawrence

"Comes over one an absolute necessity to move. And what is more, to move in some particular direction. A double necessity then: to get on the move, and to know whither." - D H Lawrence

"Futurists and common sense concur that a substantial change, worldwide, in life style and moral guidelines will soon become an absolute necessity." - Roger Wolcott Sperry

"There is no need to search for global solutions, apart from an absolute necessity to destroy the idea that such things exist." - John Ralston Saul

"Thank you, darling, for learning to play chess. It is an absolute necessity for any well organized family. (in a letter to his wife)" - Alexander Pushkin

"The absolute necessity to create a proper Earth government' - we should inscribe this as the priority item on the agenda of world affairs." - Robert Muller

"Mathematics takes us still further from what is human, into the region of absolute necessity, to which not only the world, but every possible world, must conform." - Bertrand Russell

"Clear perception is the cornerstone and an absolute necessity for living your best life - and that's exactly what the focus of a yoga practice should be all about." - Rod Stryker

"No age, sex, or condition is above or below the absolute necessity of modesty; but without it one is vastly beneath the rank of man." - Bernard Barton

"No sex, age, or condition is above or below the absolute necessity of modesty; but without it one vastly beneath the rank of man." - Bruce Barton

"Mathematics takes us into the region of absolute necessity, to which not only the actual word, but every possible word, must conform." - Bertrand Russell

"My earliest poems sing of the absolute necessity of allowing love to invade and pervade one's life. That can make the miracle happen in reality. Try it." - James Broughton

"Enlightenment is: absolute cooperation with the inevitable." - Anthony De Mello

"Avoiding pregnancy is not an absolute evil." - Pope Francis

"As the corruption of our nature shews the absolute necessity of regeneration, so the absolute necessity of regeneration plainly proves the corruption of our nature; for why should a man need a second birth, if his nature were not quite marred in the first birth?" - Thomas Boston

"Free-will cannot will good and of necessity serves sin." - John Calvin

"In times of great necessity, violence is indispensable." - Bhagat Singh

"Necessity unites." - Proverbs

"Progress is what happens when impossibility yields to necessity." - Arnold H Glasow

"Thou hast created me not from necessity but from grace." - Solomon Ibn Gabirol

"I faded away for a while out of necessity." - Phoebe Snow

"The beginning of atonement is the sense of its necessity." - Lord Byron

"I now see the necessity of a beginning." - Albert Einstein

"Advertisement is an absolute necessity of modern life, and if it can be made beautiful as well as obvious, so much the better for the makers of soap and the public who are likely to wash." - Aubrey Beardsley

"May your mind be thoroughly impressed with the absolute necessity of universal virtue and goodness, as the only sure road to happiness, and may you walk therein with undeviating steps." - Abigail Adams

"Run not into debt, either for wares sold or money borrowed; be content to want things that are not of absolute necessity, rather than to run up the score." - Matthew Hale

"Satire must always accompany any free society. It is an absolute necessity. Even in the most repressive medieval kingdoms, they understood the need for the court jester, the one soul allowed to tell the truth through laughter," - Joe Randazzo

"I want to promote the introduction of art history in primary schools and to convince the general public that, even in a period of economic crisis, arts funding is an absolute necessity at the federal, state, and local levels." - Camille Paglia

"I prefer to like the people I invest in, but it's not an absolute necessity, as long as they have a good mind and I know they'll do whatever it takes to be successful." - Lori Greiner

"In liberal democracy and anxious anarchy, the traditional classic dance, compact of aristocratic authority and absolute freedom in a necessity of order, has never been so promising as an independent expression as it is today." - Lincoln Kirstein

"The basis of life is absolute freedom. The objective of life is absolute joy. The result of life is absolute growth." - Esther Hicks

"Today I will run for pure, absolute joy!" - Lopez Lomong

"Everything is relative; and only that is absolute." - Auguste Comte

"Speed is the absolute essence of any form of combat" - Jeff Cooper

"It [abortion] is a crime, an absolute evil." - Pope Francis

"Leisure tends to corrupt, and absolute leisure corrupts absolutely." - Edgar A. Shoaff

"Baseball's absolute unpredictability makes amateurs of us all" - Roger Angell

"I won't do anything unless it's the absolute best." - Waris Ahluwalia

"Madonna is completely down-to-earth. She's an absolute professional." - Natalie Dormer

"Power corrupts. Absolute power is kind of neat." - John F Lehman Jr

"We don't regard any scientific theory as the absolute truth." - Kenneth R Miller

"Absolute freedom is absolute responsibility." - Ursula K Le Guin

"You can't relate to an absolute or it wouldn't be absolute, it would be relative. On an intellectual level, that's easy. However, you hear theologians in the theistic traditions talk about absolute God, and I saw God, or God spoke; speaking, being seen, these are all relational things. So what is absolute about such a being, wouldn't actually be absolute." - Robert Thurman

"Make rest a necessity, not an objective. Only rest long enough to gather strength." - Jim Rohn

"Environmentally friendly cars will soon cease to be an option...they will become a necessity." - Fujio Cho

"Hemp is of first necessity to the wealth & protection of the country." - Thomas Jefferson

"Necessity, mother of invention." - William Wycherley

"Accident is veiled necessity." - Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

"Chance and necessity." - Jacques Monod

"Nature must obey necessity." - William Shakespeare

"Men are virtuous because women are; women are virtuous from necessity." - E W Howe

"Necessity urges desperate measures." - Miguel De Cervantes

"Necessity does everything well." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Necessity knows no Sunday." - Agnes Repplier

"Necessity is God's veil." - Simone Weil

"A cynic by experience, a romantic by inclination and now a hero by necessity." - David Gemmell

"Necessity knows no law." - Aesop

"Before all masters, necessity is the one most listened to, and who teaches the best." - Jules Verne

"Necessity has no law." - Oliver Cromwell

"Only the most deluded of us could doubt the necessity of this war." - John Mccain

"Necessity knows no rules." - August Strindberg

"Nature means Necessity." - Philip James Bailey

"Necessity dispenseth with decorum." - Thomas Carlyle

"The only absolute attainment is absolute abandonment." - Gore Vidal

"Absolute morality leads logically to absolute intolerance." - Michael Shermer

"The only absolute morality is absolute stagnation." - Samuel Butler

"The existence of a first cause of the universe is a necessity of thought ... Amid the mysteries which become more mysterious the more they are thought about, there will remain the one absolute certainty that we are over in the presence of an Infinite, Eternal Energy from which all things proceed." - Herbert Spencer

"For me work is an absolute necessity, indeed I can't really drag it out, I take no more pleasure in anything than in work, that's to say, pleasure in other things stops immediately and I become melancholy if I can't get on with the work." - Vincent Van Gogh

"No doubt a man may be saved, like the penitent thief, without having received the Lord's Supper. It is not a matter of absolute and indispensable necessity, like repentance, faith, and conversion. But it is impossible to say that any professing Christian is in a safe, healthy, or satisfactory condition of soul, who habitually refuses to obey Christ and attend the Lord's Table." - J C Ryle

"There would not be any absolute necessity for reserve if the world were honest; yet even then it would prove expedient. For, in order to attain any degree of deference, it seems necessary that people should imagine you have more accomplishments than you discover." - William Shenstone

"That which draws us by its mystical force; what every created thing, even the very stones, feels with absolute certainty as the center of its being... is the force of love. Christians call this "eternal blessedness." It is a necessity of man for growth and joy." - Gustav Mahler

"And so I continue in borderline poverty, save for my one indulgence, no, my single absolute necessity: I take cabs. Yes, on occasion, when I wish to see what people with unpleasant skin conditions are wearing, I do take the subway. I have never, I am proud to say, taken the bus, because people who take the bus have given up." - Paul Rudnick

"Also, I had read a book called She's Not There: A Life in Two Genders, written by a professor who had gone through transgender surgery, but it took this person well into his thirties to come to terms with the absolute necessity of having to do it." - Mercedes Ruehl

"Play is the best natural resource in a creative economy. Kids need more of it. It is the work of childhood. We hope to intrinsically change the opinion that play is not just a luxury but an absolute necessity for kids' lives." - Darell Hammond

"I don't think I have spiritual beliefs in the structured sense - but I believe in the absolute necessity of spirit and a healthy spiritual life. It grew inside me by itself, which is surely the very nature of spirit, and instinctively I protected and nourished it. I also absorbed spirituality by osmosis." - Michael Leunig

"The public conviction that a railroad linking the West and the East was an absolute necessity became so pronounced after the gold discoveries of '49 that Congress passed an act in 1853 providing for a survey of several lines from the Mississippi to the Pacific." - John Moody

"In early times, the great majority of the male sex were slaves, as well as the whole of the female. And many ages elapsed, some of them ages of high cultivation, before any thinker was bold enough to question the rightfulness, and the absolute social necessity, either of the one slavery or of the other." - John Stuart Mill

"It will never be possible by pure reason to arrive at some absolute truth." - Werner Heisenberg

"Absolute knowledge is only possible when you know the Absolute Truth and to have the Absolute Truth you have to go to the Absolute Being within you which is your Spirit. So, it gives you the truth, it gives you the collective consciousness. The main thing is that you become extremely peaceful personality, you become peace, you emit peace." - Nirmala Srivastava

"The absolute goal of vision for ministry is to glorify God." - George Barna

"Greater completion marks the progress of art, absolute completion usually its decline." - John Ruskin

"Kate Atkinson is an absolute must-read. I love everything she writes." - Harlan Coben

"It is an absolute perfection... to get the very most out of one's individuality." - Michel De Montaigne

"Mathematicians practice absolute freedom." - Henry Adams

"The Universe is the periodical manifestation of this unknown Absolute Essence." - H. P. Blavatsky

"Only with absolute fearlessness can we slay the dragons of mediocrity that invade our gardens." - George Lois

"Let the entire world hear me. Our hostility to the Great Satan [America] is absolute." - Hassan Nasrallah

"Absolute power demoralizes." - Lord Acton

"I don't believe in an America where the separation of church and state are absolute." - Rick Santorum

". . . be absolute moderne." - Arthur Rimbaud

"To say that I haven't been motivated to play is absolute nonsense." - Robbie Fowler

"Separation of church and state cannot mean an absolute separation between moral principles and political power." - Edward Kennedy

"Absolute welfare corrupts absolutely." - Mark Steyn

"I think getting married and then running away for 10 months would be an absolute disaster." - David Bowie

"Thermonuclear fusion is an absolute requirement, for the preservation of the human species." - Lyndon LaRouche

"There's a perception that novels can't usually allow for your kind of absolute attention to detail." - Zadie Smith

"Eva [Braun] wanted him [Adolf Hitler] to look his absolute best and he just didn't care." - Gretl Braun

"Most of the intellectual elite of the USA completely disavow the idea of absolute truth." - Ravi Zacharias

"The absolute fundamental aim is to make money out of satisfying customers." - John Egan

"I predict the absolute fullness of man's operation on planet Earth by the year 2000 A.D." - Lester Sumrall

"Political Wire is one of the absolute must-read sites in the blogosphere." - Glenn Reynolds

"I believe in absolute freedom of expression. Everyone has a right to offend and be offended." - Taslima Nasrin

"Scientists are stuck in this belief that we tell people probabilities, not absolute answers." - Stephen Schneider

"The only absolute knowledge attainable by man is that life is meaningless." - Leo Tolstoy

"It is the absolute right of the State to supervise the formation of public opinion." - Joseph Goebbels

"The double hundred Fowler hit in the Madras Test was an absolute beauty." - David Gower

"Some say I was disappointed when President Obama won, and that is absolute nonsense." - Harold Ford Jr

"In rock stardom there's an absolute economic upside to self-destruction." - Courtney Love

"It is an absolute and virtually divine perfection to know how to enjoy our being rightfully." - Michel De Montaigne

"Oh, some of my films have been attacked with absolute vitriol!" - Nicolas Roeg

"Every great advance in natural knowledge has involved the absolute rejection of authority." - Thomas Huxley

"Freedom and constraint are two aspects of the same necessity, the necessity of being the man you are and not another. You are free to be that man, but not another." - Antoine de Saint-Exupery

"Luxury is a necessity that begins where necessity ends" - Coco Chanel

"As however the ancients say that in case of necessity any Christian lay person can administer the sacrament of Baptism, so Luther says the same thing about absolution in case of necessity, where no priest is present." - Martin Chemnitz

"Great necessity elevates man, petty necessity casts him down" - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Money is the necessity that frees us from necessity." - W H Auden

"The heart unites whatever the mind separates, pushes on beyond the arena of necessity and transmutes the struggle into love." - Nikos Kazantzakis

"And I must bear What is ordained with patience, being aware Necessity doth front the universe With an invincible gesture." - Elizabeth Barrett Browning

"The first and most imperative necessity in war is money, for money means everything else - men, guns, ammunition." - Ida Tarbell

"Evil when we are in its power is not felt as evil but as a necessity, or even a duty." - Simone Weil

"High self-esteem isn't a luxury. It's a necessity for anyone who has important goals to achieve." - Jack Canfield

"And nature must obey necessity." - William Shakespeare

"Beauty is a social necessity." - James Goldsmith

"Pardon is granted to necessity." - Marcus Tullius Cicero



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