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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  






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






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  






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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