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The necessity of pursuing true Happiness is the foundation of liberty.
John Locke - An Essay Concerning Human Understanding / 

Article XVII – Property being an inviolable and sacred right, no one can be deprived of private usage, if it is not when the public necessity, legally noted, evidently requires it, and under the condition of a just and prior indemnity.
- Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen of 1789 / 

Plurality is never to be posited without necessity.
William of Ockham / 

Necessity delivers us from the embarrassment of choice.
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims / 

A wise man never refuses anything to necessity.
Publilius Syrus - Sentences / 

To make a virtue out of necessity; that is the beautiful and great work.
Émile-Auguste Chartier, known as Alain - Propos sur le bonheur / 

Necessity teaches tolerance.
Gustave Le Bon / 

Chance is necessity hidden behind a veil.
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach / 

Money is not required to buy one necessity of the soul.
Henry David Thoreau

Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
Karl Marx

Work is a necessity for man. Man invented the alarm clock.
Pablo Picasso

Necessity never made a good bargain.
Benjamin Franklin

Man cannot be free if he does not know that he is subject to necessity, because his freedom is always won in his never wholly successful attempts to liberate himself from necessity.
Hannah Arendt

Not necessity, not desire - no, the love of power is the demon of men. Let them have everything - health, food, a place to live, entertainment - they are and remain unhappy and low-spirited: for the demon waits and waits and will be satisfied.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

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