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Patience is necessary, and one cannot reap immediately where one has sown.
An intellectual is a man who takes more words than necessary to tell more than he knows.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
To succeed in business it is necessary to make others see things as you see them.
Politics is perhaps the only profession for which no preparation is thought necessary.
Robert Louis Stevenson
If you would be a real seeker after truth, it is necessary that at least once in your life you doubt, as far as possible, all things.
Certain defects are necessary for the existence of individuality.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
To become an able and successful man in any profession, three things are necessary, nature, study and practice.
Henry Ward Beecher
This self-love is the instrument of our preservation; it resembles the provision for the perpetuity of mankind: it is necessary, it is dear to us, it gives us pleasure, and we must conceal it.
English is necessary as at present original works of science are in English. I believe that in two decades times original works of science will start coming out in our languages. Then we can move over like the Japanese.
I'm a lucky guy and I'm happy to be with the Yankees. And I want to thank everyone for making this night necessary.
To copy others is necessary, but to copy oneself is pathetic.
Right now I think censorship is necessary; the things they're doing and saying in films right now just shouldn't be allowed. There's no dignity anymore and I think that's very important.
Before a man speaks it is always safe to assume that he is a fool. After he speaks, it is seldom necessary to assume it.
H. L. Mencken
Without contraries is no progression. Attraction and repulsion, reason and energy, love and hate, are necessary to human existence.
War is just when it is necessary; arms are permissible when there is no hope except in arms.
To be a real philosopher all that is necessary is to hate some one else's type of thinking.
Cultivation to the mind is as necessary as food to the body.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak.
If men were angels, no government would be necessary.
I don't think human beings learn anything without desperation. Desperation is a necessary ingredient to learning anything or creating anything. Period. If you ain't desperate at some point, you ain't interesting.
Do you not see how necessary a world of pains and troubles is to school an intelligence and make it a soul?
What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.
It is necessary to the happiness of man that he be mentally faithful to himself. Infidelity does not consist in believing, or in disbelieving, it consists in professing to believe what he does not believe.
Man needs difficulties; they are necessary for health.
Religions do a useful thing: they narrow God to the limits of man. Philosophy replies by doing a necessary thing: it elevates man to the plane of God.
Yes, the Bible should be taught in our schools because it is necessary to understand the Bible if we are to truly understand our own culture and how it came to be. The Bible has influenced every part of western culture from our art, music, and history, to our sense of fairness, charity, and business.
To survive it is often necessary to fight and to fight you have to dirty yourself.
To be perfectly happy it does not suffice to possess happiness, it is necessary to have deserved it.
It is often necessary to know how to obey a woman in order sometimes to have the right to command her.
Don't flatter yourself that friendship authorizes you to say disagreeable things to your intimates. The nearer you come into relation with a person, the more necessary do tact and courtesy become.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
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