Most popular necessity quotes
Necessity never made a good bargain.
Necessity is harsh. Fate has no reprieve.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
Ability and necessity dwell near each other.
Nothing has more strength than dire necessity.
Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom: it is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves.
I don't know if fury can compete with necessity as the mother of invention, but I recommend it.
What throws a monkey wrench in A fella's good intention? That nasty old invention— Necessity!
The true creator is necessity, who is the mother of our invention.
Against necessity, against its strength, no one can fight and win.
I don't think necessity is the mother of invention—invention, in my opinion, arises directly from idleness, possibly also from laziness. To save oneself trouble.
Necessity saves us the trouble of choosing.
When grubbing for necessities man is still an animal. He becomes uniquely human when he reaches out for the superfluous and extravagant.
We are kept keen on the grindstone of pain and necessity.