They might not need me; but they might. I’ll let my head be just in sight; a smile as small as mine might be precisely their necessity.
Learning carries within itself certain dangers because out of necessity one has to learn from one’s enemies.
Mathematics takes us into the region of absolute necessity, to which not only the actual word, but every possible word, must conform.
No person is more convinced than I am of the necessity of giving great splendour and energy to the great hereditary magistracy exercised by the king; but in a free country, there can only be citizens and public officers.
Since every effort in our educational life seems to be directed toward making of the child a being foreign to itself, it must of necessity produce individuals foreign to one another, and in everlasting antagonism with each other.
Plurality should not be posited without necessity.
I beg of you always to dwell upon the necessity of a thorough understanding of principles, in order to stop the vivacity of his mind, and please do not forget to meditate upon the subject of our discussion.
All around us is the cosmic game, the cosmic play. The universe is full of joy, inner and outer. When realisation takes place, we have to feel the necessity of manifesting this constant delight in our heart. The delight glows, but does not burn. It has tremendous intensity, but it is all softness and absolutely sweet-flowing nectar.
Marriage, to women as to men, must be a luxury, not a necessity; an incident of life, not all of it.
Necessity is not an established fact, but an interpretation.