The love of life is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking.
In politics it is necessary either to betray one's country or the electorate. I prefer to betray the electorate.
The motive behind criticism often determines its validity. Those who care criticize where necessary. Those who envy criticize the moment they think that they have found a weak spot.
One does not have to be a philosopher to be a successful artist, but he does have to be an artist to be a successful philosopher. His nature is to view the world in an unpredictable albeit useful light.
It is a profound and necessary truth that the deep things in science are not found because they are useful; they are found because it was possible to find them.
She gazed at him alluringly and grinned. No further words were necessary.
Nostalgia is a necessary thing, I believe, and a way for all of us to find peace in that which we have accomplished, or even failed to accomplish. At the same time, if nostalgia precipitates actions to return to that fabled, rosy-painted time, particularly in one who believes his life to be a failure, then it is an empty thing, doomed to produce nothing but frustration and an even greater sense of failure.
Knowledge is a tree and sharing is the water element that is necessary for the growth of the tree. The more you share the more tree will increases. So keep sharing!
He wanted to tell her she'd have more room if she'd just get rid of her books, but he supposed that in her case, it would be like telling a mother she'd have more room if she threw out her children.
There are no necessary evils in government. Its evils exist only in its abuses.
Death is acceptable only if it represents the physically necessary passage toward a union, the condition of a metamorphosis.
For an occurrence to become an adventure, it is necessary and sufficient for one to recount it.
The Hungarian interest is that, if necessary, we should make loan agreements with the IMF on a regular basis.
Every philosophical problem, when it is subjected to the necessary analysis and justification, is found either to be not really philosophical at all, or else to be, in the sense in which we are using the word, logical.
If men were angels, no government would be necessary.
Politics is a necessary evil, or a necessary annoyance, a necessary conundrum.
I'm not anti-war. I served in a war, and I served proudly. But just or not, necessary or not, war is the industrial-scale slaughter of other humans.
Why is Slavery so much condemn'd and strove against in one Case, and so highly applauded and held so necessary and so sacred in another?
Even the Soviet Union, with its huge nuclear arsenal, was a threat that could be deterred by the prospect of retaliation. But suicide bombers cannot be deterred. They can only be annihilated - preemptively and unilaterally, if necessary.
A necessary consequent of religious belief is the attaching ideas of merit to that belief, and of demerit to its absence.