Best Quotes About Need

We've got to pause and ask ourselves: How much clean air do we need? -Lee Iacocca

I personally think we developed language because of our deep need to complain. -Lily Tomlin

There are many reasons why novelists write, but they all have one thing in common – a need to create an alternative world. -John Fowles

Sites need to be able to interact in one single, universal space. -Tim Berners-Lee

I only have 'yes' men around me. Who needs 'no' men? -Mae West

I am certainly not one of those who need to be prodded. In fact, if anything, I am the prod. -Winston Churchill

Immature love says: 'I love you because I need you.' Mature love says 'I need you because I love you.' -Erich Fromm

A friendship can weather most things and thrive in thin soil; but it needs a little mulch of letters and phone calls and small, silly presents every so often – just to save it from drying out completely. -Pam Brown

It takes a lot of imagination to be a good photographer. You need less imagination to be a painter because you can invent things. But in photography everything is so ordinary; it takes a lot of looking before you learn to see the extraordinary. -David Bailey

All I need to make a comedy is a park, a policeman and a pretty girl. -Charlie Chaplin

Something that has always puzzled me all my life is why, when I am in special need of help, the good deed is usually done by somebody on whom I have no claim. -William Feather

You need only reflect that one of the best ways to get yourself a reputation as a dangerous citizen these days is to go about repeating the very phrases which our founding fathers used in the struggle for independence. -Charles A. Beard

Generosity is not giving me that which I need more than you do, but it is giving me that which you need more than I do. -Khalil Gibran

This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness. -Dalai Lama

He who is unable to live in society, or who has no need because he is sufficient for himself, must be either a beast or a god. -Aristotle

Solitude is as needful to the imagination as society is wholesome for the character. -James Russell Lowell

We deceive ourselves when we fancy that only weakness needs support. Strength needs it far more. -Sophie Swetchine

It is error alone which needs the support of government. Truth can stand by itself. -Thomas Jefferson

Benevolence alone will not make a teacher, nor will learning alone do it. The gift of teaching is a peculiar talent, and implies a need and a craving in the teacher himself. -John Jay Chapman

Few people at the beginning of the nineteenth century needed an adman to tell them what they wanted. -John Kenneth Galbraith

A great deal of intelligence can be invested in ignorance when the need for illusion is deep. -Saul Bellow

Personally, I rather look forward to a computer program winning the world chess championship. Humanity needs a lesson in humility. -Richard Dawkins

To better understand why you need a personal computer, let's take a look at the pathetic mess you call your life. -Dave Barry

If it's the Psychic Network why do they need a phone number? -Robin Williams

Television has done much for psychiatry by spreading information about it, as well as contributing to the need for it. -Alfred Hitchcock

We need a data network that can easily carry voice, instead of what we have today, a voice network struggling to carry data. -Reed Hundt

California is like an artificial limb the rest of the country doesn't really need. You can quote me on that. -Saul Bellow

My life needs editing. -Mort Sahl

They need help, and we have helped, and we are here to help. And we are helping, and we're going to continue to help. -Dan Quayle

Avoid all needle drugs, the only dope worth shooting is Richard Nixon. -Abbie Hoffman

Man invented language to satisfy his deep need to complain. -Lily Tomlin

I avoid clients for whom advertising is only a marginal factor in their marketing mix. They have an awkward tendency to raid their advertising appropriations whenever they need cash for other purposes. -David Ogilvy

The work of an advertising agency is warmly and immediately human. It deals with human needs, wants, dreams and hopes. Its 'product' cannot be turned out on an assembly line. -Leo Burnett

There are very few men of genius in advertising agencies. But we need all we can find. Almost without exception they are disagreeable. Don't destroy them. They lay golden eggs. -David Ogilvy

Yes, I sell people things they don't need. I can't, however, sell them something they don't want. Even with advertising. Even if I were of a mind to. -John O'Toole

There is no need for advertisements to look like advertisements. If you make them look like editorial pages, you will attract about 50 per cent more readers. -David Ogilvy

Children need models rather than critics. -Joseph Joubert

I choose a block of marble and chop off whatever I don't need. -Auguste Rodin

The healthy and strong individual is the one who asks for help when he needs it. Whether he's got an abscess on his knee or in his soul. -Rona Barrett

My grandmother is over eighty and still doesn't need glasses. Drinks right out of the bottle. -Henny Youngman

What the country needs is dirtier fingernails and cleaner minds. -Will Rogers

America… just a nation of two hundred million used car salesmen with all the money we need to buy guns and no qualms about killing anybody else in the world who tries to make us uncomfortable. -Hunter S. Thompson

We have the Bill of Rights. What we need is a Bill of Responsibilities. -Bill Maher

I don't feel we did wrong in taking this great country away from them. There were great numbers of people who needed new land, and the Indians were selfishly trying to keep it for themselves. -John Wayne

We are quite rich enough to defend ourselves, whatever the cost. We must now learn that we are quite rich enough to educate ourselves as we need to be educated. -Walter Lippmann

The world needs anger. The world often continues to allow evil because it isn't angry enough. -Bede Jarrett

It is a mistake for a sculptor or a painter to speak or write very often about his job. It releases tension needed for his work. -Henry Moore

Very often a change of self is needed more than a change of scene. -A. C. Benson

Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul. -John Muir

If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need. -Marcus Tullius Cicero

You can never get enough of what you don't need to make you happy. -Eric Hoffer

You have succeeded in life when all you really want is only what you really need. -Vernon Howard

A dying man needs to die, as a sleepy man needs to sleep, and there comes a time when it is wrong, as well as useless, to resist. -Stewart Alsop

Restore human legs as a means of travel. Pedestrians rely on food for fuel and need no special parking facilities. -Lewis Mumford

There is a sufficiency in the world for man's need but not for man's greed. -Mahatma Gandhi

As your faith is strengthened you will find that there is no longer the need to have a sense of control, that things will flow as they will, and that you will flow with them, to your great delight and benefit. -Emmanuel Teney

He that cannot forgive others breaks the bridge over which he must pass himself; for every man has need to be forgiven. -Thomas Fuller

Silences make the real conversations between friends. Not the saying but the never needing to say is what counts. -Margaret Lee Runbeck

Friendship needs no words – it is solitude delivered from the anguish of loneliness. -Dag Hammarskjold

I don't need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod; my shadow does that much better. -Plutarch

What a man needs in gardening is a cast-iron back, with a hinge in it. -Charles Dudley Warner

If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them. -Henry David Thoreau

Gossip needn't be false to be evil – there's a lot of truth that shouldn't be passed around. -Frank A. Clark

How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world. -Anne Frank

Wherever a man turns he can find someone who needs him. -Albert Schweitzer

Find out how much God has given you and from it take what you need; the remainder is needed by others. -Saint Augustine

The truth needs so little rehearsal. -Barbara Kingsolver

A sense of humor… is needed armor. Joy in one's heart and some laughter on one's lips is a sign that the person down deep has a pretty good grasp of life. -Hugh Sidey

When I have a terrible need of – shall I say the word – religion. Then I go out and paint the stars. -Vincent Van Gogh

Man is the only animal that blushes – or needs to. -Mark Twain

Whenever it is possible, a boy should choose some occupation which he should do even if he did not need the money. -William Lyon Phelps

What the world really needs is more love and less paper work. -Pearl Bailey

The more sympathy you give, the less you need. -Malcolm Forbes

A baby is born with a need to be loved – and never outgrows it. -Frank A. Clark

To me a lush carpet of pine needles or spongy grass is more welcome than the most luxurious Persian rug. -Helen Keller

Wanted: a needle swift enough to sew this poem into a blanket. -Charles Simic

Reduce the complexity of life by eliminating the needless wants of life, and the labors of life reduce themselves. -Edwin Way Teale

The sculptor produces the beautiful statue by chipping away such parts of the marble block as are not needed – it is a process of elimination. -Elbert Hubbard

One of the definitions of sanity is the ability to tell real from unreal. Soon we'll need a new definition. -Alvin Toffler

The most important and urgent problems of the technology of today are no longer the satisfactions of the primary needs or of archetypal wishes, but the reparation of the evils and damages by the technology of yesterday. -Dennis Gabor

The world needs dreamers and the world needs doers. But above all, the world needs dreamers who do. -Sarah Ban Breathnach

We need not destroy the past. It is gone. -John Cage

We don't need to eat anyone who would run, swim, or fly away if he could. -James Cromwell

It seems like such a terrible shame that innocent civilians have to get hurt in wars, otherwise combat would be such a wonderfully healthy way to rid the human race of unneeded trash. -Fred Woodworth

Wisdom is the quality that keeps you from getting into situations where you need it. -Doug Larson

Never explain – your friends do not need it and your enemies will not believe you anyway. -Elbert Hubbard

I have something to prove, as long as I know there's something that needs improvement, and you know that everytime I move, I make a woman's movement. -Ani DiFranco

There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness. -Dalai Lama

What a curious phenomenon it is that you can get men to die for the liberty of the world who will not make the little sacrifice that is needed to free themselves from their own individual bondage. -Bruce Barton

The two most misused words in the entire English vocabulary are love and friendship. A true friend would die for you, so when you start trying to count them on one hand, you don't need any fingers. -Larry Flynt

People need religion. It's a vehicle for a moral tradition. A crucial role. Nothing can take its place. -Irving Kristol

No further evidence is needed to show that 'mental illness' is not the name of a biological condition whose nature awaits to be elucidated, but is the name of a concept whose purpose is to obscure the obvious. -Thomas Szasz

Leadership should be born out of the understanding of the needs of those who would be affected by it. -Marian Anderson

Don't tire yourself more than need be, even at the price of founding a culture on the fatigue of your bones. -Antonin Artaud

Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof. -John Kenneth Galbraith

I always had a repulsive need to be something more than human. -David Bowie

There are three reasons for becoming a writer: the first is that you need the money; the second that you have something to say that you think the world should know; the third is that you can't think what to do with the long winter evenings. -Quentin Crisp

Superman don't need no seat belt. -Muhammad Ali

A guilty conscience needs to confess. A work of art is a confession. -Albert Camus

The need to write comes from the need to make sense of one's life and discover one's usefulness. -John Cheever

The first quality that is needed is audacity. -Winston Churchill

My rule of life prescribed as an absolutely sacred rite smoking cigars and also the drinking of alcohol before, after and if need be during all meals and in the intervals between them. -Winston Churchill

The woman most in need of liberation is the woman in every man and the man in every woman. -William Sloane Coffin

I believe in opening mail once a month, whether it needs it or not. -Bob Considine

Call it vanity, call it arrogant presumption, call it what you wish, but I would grope for the nearest open grave if I had no newspaper to work for, no need to search for and sometimes find the winged word that just fits, no keen wonder over what each unfolding day may bring. -Bob Considine

We who have the final word can speak softly or angrily. We can seek to challenge and annoy, as we need not stay docile and quiet. -William O. Douglas

I deplore the need or the use of troops anywhere to get American citizens to obey the orders of constituted courts. -Dwight D. Eisenhower

Be nice to whites, they need you to rediscover their humanity. -Desmond Tutu

Maybe the answer to Selective Service is to start everyone off in the army and draft them for civilian life as needed. -Bill Vaughan

My job is to give the president and secretary of defense military advice before they know they need it. -John W. Vessey, Jr.

The theater needs continual reminders that there is nothing more debasing than the work of those who do well what is not worth doing at all. -Gore Vidal

Now I'm an old Christmas tree, the roots of which have died. They just come along and while the little needles fall off me replace them with medallions. -Orson Welles

Spine transplants are what we really need to take Reagan on. -Patricia Schroeder

A man is ethical only when life, as such, is sacred to him, that of plants and animals as that of his fellow men, and when he devotes himself helpfully to all life that is in need of help. -Albert Schweitzer

My ideas have undergone a process of emergence by emergency. When they are needed badly enough, they are accepted. -R. Buckminster Fuller

I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I've invented. -R. Buckminster Fuller

I look for what needs to be done. After all, that's how the universe designs itself. -R. Buckminster Fuller

The State Department desperately needs to be vigorously harnessed. It has too big a role to play in the formulation of foreign policy, and foreign policy is too important to be left up to foreign service officers. -Evan G. Galbraith

What we need is Star Peace and not Star Wars. -Mikhail Gorbachev

What Britain needs is an iron lady. -Margaret Thatcher

Laughter need not be cut out of anything, since it improves everything. -James Thurber

He who cannot eat horsemeat need not do so. Let him eat pork. But he who cannot eat pork, let him eat horsemeat. It's simply a question of taste. -Nikita Khrushchev

You need that guy like a giraffe needs strep throat. -Ann Landers

Space and light and order. Those are the things that men need just as much as they need bread or a place to sleep. -Le Corbusier

If, in a few months, I'm only number 8 or number 10 in the world, I'll have to look at what off-the-court work I can do. I will need to do something if I want to be number 1. -John McEnroe

Where choice begins, Paradise ends, innocence ends, for what is Paradise but the absence of any need to choose this action? -Arthur Miller

Unless a president can protect the privacy of the advice he gets, he cannot get the advice he needs. -Richard M. Nixon

A discerning eye needs only a hint, and understatement leaves the imagination free to build its own elaborations. -Russell Page

Death used to announce itself in the thick of life but now people drag on so long it sometimes seems that we are reaching the stage when we may have to announce ourselves to death. It is as though one needs a special strength to die, and not a final weakness. -Ronald Blythe

Nothing goes further toward a man's liberation than the act of surviving his need for character. -John Ciardi

All human beings have an innate need to hear and tell stories and to have a story to live by. religion, whatever else it has done, has provided one of the main ways of meeting this abiding need. -Harvey Cox

Any fact that needs to be disclosed should be put out now or as quickly as possible, because otherwise the bleeding will not end. -Henry Kissinger

Don't wish me happiness – I don't expect to be happy it's gotten beyond that, somehow. Wish me courage and strength and a sense of humor – I will need them all. -Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Good character is not formed in a week or a month. It is created little by little, day by day. Protracted and patient effort is needed to develop good character. -Heraclitus

Who serves his country well has no need of ancestors. -Voltaire

Man needs, for his happiness, not only the enjoyment of this or that, but hope and enterprise and change. -Bertrand Russell

Truth is so hard to tell, it sometimes needs fiction to make it plausible. -Francis Bacon

Just as treasures are uncovered from the earth, so virtue appears from good deeds, and wisdom appears from a pure and peaceful mind. To walk safely through the maze of human life, one needs the light of wisdom and the guidance of virtue. -Buddha

We have all the light we need, we just need to put it in practice. -Albert Pike

No one need think that the world can be ruled without blood. The civil sword shall and must be red and bloody. -Andrew Jackson

Art need no longer be an account of past sensations. It can become the direct organization of more highly evolved sensations. It is a question of producing ourselves, not things that enslave us. -Angela Carter

The country needs and, unless I mistake its temper, the country demands bold, persistent, experimentation. It is common sense to take a method and try it, if it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something. -Anthony Burgess

There are things I can't force. I must adjust. There are times when the greatest change needed is a change of my viewpoint. -Denis Diderot

'Be comfortable with who you are', reads the headline on the Hush Puppies poster. Are they mad? If people were comfortable with who they were, they'd never buy any products except the ones they needed, and then where would the advertising industry be? -Charles Edwards

At the heart of personality is the need to feel a sense of being lovable without having to qualify for that acceptance. -Paul Tournier

What the customer demands is last year's model, cheaper. To find out what the customer needs you have to understand what the customer is doing as well as he understands it. Then you build what he needs and you educate him to the fact that he needs it. -Edna St. Vincent Millay

A good action is never lost; it is a treasure laid up and guarded for the doer's need. -Pedro Calderon de la Barca

Everything you need for better future and success has already been written. And guess what? All you have to do is go to the library. -Henri Frederic Amiel

Our deeds disguise us. People need endless time to try on their deeds, until each knows the proper deeds for him to do. But every day, every hour, rushes by. There is no time. -John Locke

Art is a private thing, the artist makes it for himself; a comprehensible work is the product of a journalist. We need works that are strong, straight, precise, and forever beyond understanding. -Kenneth Tynan

I've always thought that people need to feel good about themselves and I see my role as offering support to them, to provide some light along the way. -Leo Buscaglia

We need not feel ashamed of flirting with the zodiac. The zodiac is well worth flirting with. -Lillian Smith

Do the things you know, and you shall learn the truth you need to know. -Louisa May Alcott

Some men have thousands of reasons why they cannot do what they want to, when all they need is one reason why they can. -Martha Graham

Some of the most famous books are the least worth reading. Their fame was due to their having done something that needed to be doing in their day. The work is done and the virtue of the book has expired. -Moliere

Where there is a will, there is a way. If there is a chance in a million that you can do something, anything, to keep what you want from ending, do it. Pry the door open or, if need be, wedge your foot in that door and keep it open. -Pauline Kael

Natural abilities are like natural plants; they need pruning by study. -Red Auerbach

For the theatre one needs long arms; it is better to have them too long than too short. An artiste with short arms can never, never make a fine gesture. -Roland Barthes

What we need is to use what we have. -Susan Sontag

The human body has two ends on it: one to create with and one to sit on. Sometimes people get their ends reversed. When this happens they need a kick in the seat of the pants. -Theodore Roosevelt

If we are to change our world view, images have to change. The artist now has a very important job to do. He's not a little peripheral figure entertaining rich people, he's really needed. -Vaclav Havel

What we need is not the will to believe, but the wish to find out. -William Wordsworth

Quit thinking that you must halt before the barrier of inner negativity. You need not. You can crash through… whatever we see a negative state, that is where we can destroy it. -Vernon Howard

In the choice between changing ones mind and proving there's no need to do so, most people get busy on the proof. -John Kenneth Galbraith

During my eighty-seven years I have witnessed a whole succession of technological revolutions. But none of them has done away with the need for character in the individual or the ability to think. -Bernard Baruch

We need to teach the next generation of children from day one that they are responsible for their lives. Mankind's greatest gift, also its greatest curse, is that we have free choice. We can make our choices built from love or from fear. -Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Natural abilities are like natural plants, that need pruning by study; and studies themselves do give forth directions too much at large, except they be bounded in by experience. -Francis Bacon

Integrity has no need of rules. -Albert Camus

Why does the Air Force need expensive new bombers? Have the people we've been bombing over the years been complaining? -George Wallace

The elegance of honesty needs no adornment. -Mary Browne

You need people who can walk their companies into the future rather than back them into the future. -Warren Bennis

Even very young children need to be informed about dying. Explain the concept of death very carefully to your child. This will make threatening him with it much more effective. -P. J. O'Rourke

Who dares nothing, need hope for nothing. -Friedrich Schiller

Saints need sinners. -Alan Watts

We need creativity in order to break free from the temporary structures that have been set up by a particular sequence of experience. -Edward de Bono

Often we can help each other most by leaving each other alone; at other times we need the hand-grasp and the word of cheer. -Elbert Hubbard

Men of integrity, by their very existence, rekindle the belief that as a people we can live above the level of moral squalor. We need that belief; a cynical community is a corrupt community. -John W. Gardner

Opportunity ideas do not lie around waiting to be discovered. Such ideas need to be produced. -Edward de Bono

Too much mercy… often resulted in further crimes which were fatal to innocent victims who need not have been victims if justice had been put first and mercy second. -Agatha Christie

And verily, a woman need know but one man well, in order to understand all men; whereas a man may know all women and understand not one of them. -Helen Rowland

You needn't love your enemy, but if you refrain from telling lies about him, you are doing well enough. -E. W. Howe

If you can once engage people's pride, love, pity, ambition on your side, you need not fear what their reason can do against you. -Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield

Only the man who does not need it, is fit to inherit wealth, the man who would make his fortune no matter where he started. -Ayn Rand

You need to play with supreme confidence, or else you'll lose again, and then losing becomes a habit. -Joe Paterno

To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk. -Thomas A. Edison

All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure. -Mark Twain

Books themselves need no defense. Their spokesmen come and go, their readers live and die, they remain constant. -Lawrence Clark Powell

We need to give each other the space to grow, to be ourselves, to exercise our diversity. We need to give each other space so that we may both give and receive such beautiful things as ideas, openness, dignity, joy, healing, and inclusion. -Max de Pree

Nobody needs a smile so much as the one who has none to give. So get used to smiling heart-warming smiles, and you will spread sunshine in a sometimes dreary world. -Lawrence G. Lovasik

Only in our dreams are we free. The rest of the time we need wages. -Terry Pratchett

No one lives long enough to learn everything they need to learn starting from scratch. To be successful, we absolutely, positively have to find people who have already paid the price to learn the things that we need to learn to achieve our goals. -Brian Tracy

You've gotta be original, because if you're like someone else, what do they need you for? -Bernadette Peters

To achieve lasting literature, fictional or factual, a writer needs perceptive vision, absorptive capacity, and creative strength. -Lawrence Clark Powell

Our dependency makes slaves out of us, especially if this dependency is a dependency of our self-esteem. If you need encouragement, praise, pats on the back from everybody, then you make everybody your judge. -Fritz Perls

We need society, and we need solitude also, as we need summer and winter, day and night, exercise and rest. -Philip Gilbert Hamerton

Everything a writer learns about the art or craft of fiction takes just a little away from his need or desire to write at all. In the end he knows all the tricks and has nothing to say. -Raymond Chandler

I'm a big woman. I need big hair. -Aretha Franklin

I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it. -Audrey Hepburn

Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, it's at the end of your arm, as you get older, remember you have another hand: The first is to help yourself, the second is to help others. -Audrey Hepburn

I don't need a man. But I'm happier with one. I like to have someone I can touch and squeeze and kiss. But I don't fold up and die if I don't have a man around. -Cher

It is not more vacation we need – it is more vocation. -Eleanor Roosevelt

Big girls need big diamonds. -Elizabeth Taylor

I need sex for a clear complexion, but I'd rather do it for love. -Joan Crawford

If you have an ounce of common sense and one good friend you don't need an analyst. -Joan Crawford

I don't need the money, dear. I work for art. -Maria Callas

HIV does not make people dangerous to know, so you can shake their hands and give them a hug: Heaven knows they need it. -Princess Diana

Solitude is strength; to depend on the presence of the crowd is weakness. The man who needs a mob to nerve him is much more alone than he imagines. -Paul Brunton

To succeed, you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you. -Tony Dorsett

Small projects need much more help than great. -Dante Alighieri

Respect the masterpiece. It is true reverence to man. There is no quality so great, none so much needed now. -Frank Lloyd Wright

I get a friend to travel with me… I need somebody to bring me back to who I am. It's hard to be alone. -Leonardo DiCaprio

Boy George is all England needs – another queen who can't dress. -Joan Rivers

To err is human, but to really foul things up you need a computer. -Paul R. Ehrlich

Women need real moments of solitude and self-reflection to balance out how much of ourselves we give away. -Barbara De Angelis

I've got all the money I'll ever need, if I die by four o'clock. -Henny Youngman

If they ever do my life story, whoever plays me needs lots of hair color and high heels. -Charlize Theron

Boyfriends have to understand me and my needs. They have to know what I want out of my life and about my strict regime. I go to bed at 10pm and not later. I separate my professional and private lives. -Anna Kournikova

Therapy? I don't need that. The roles that I choose are my therapy. -Angelina Jolie

I've told Billy if I ever caught him cheating, I wouldn't kill him because I love his children and they need a dad. But I would beat him up. I know where all of his sports injuries are. -Angelina Jolie

Since I had the baby I can't tolerate anything violent or sad, I saw the Matrix and I had my eyes closed through a lot of it, though I didn't need to. I would peek, and then think, oh OK, I can see that. -Lisa Kudrow

I never want to get to the point where it's all about my needs, and the hell with anybody else. -Drew Barrymore

Be of service. Whether you make yourself available to a friend or co-worker, or you make time every month to do volunteer work, there is nothing that harvests more of a feeling of empowerment than being of service to someone in need. -Gillian Anderson

I'm definitely a messy person… I know where everything is but I just can't organize. I don't make lists and find scripts on the laundry machine, and under my bed, or in the bathroom, kitchen. It's bad, I really need to take control. -Katie Holmes

The new ruler must determine all the injuries that he will need to inflict. He must inflict them once and for all. -Niccolo Machiavelli

Go on thinking that you don't need to be read and you'll find that it may become quite true: no one will feel the need tom read it because it is written for yourself alone; and the public won't feel any impulse to gate crash such a private party. -Dylan Thomas

If you don't like what you're doing, you can always pick up your needle and move to another groove. -Timothy Leary

Anybody who enjoys being in the House of Commons probably needs psychiatric help. -Ken Livingstone

President Bush says he needs a month off to unwind. Unwind? When the hell does this guy wind? -David Letterman

A desire to be in charge of our own lives, a need for control, is born in each of us. It is essential to our mental health, and our success, that we take control. -Robert Foster Bennett

What is needed, rather than running away or controlling or suppressing or any other resistance, is understanding fear; that means, watch it, learn about it, come directly into contact with it. We are to learn about fear, not how to escape from it. -Jiddu Krishnamurti

People need dreams, there's as much nourishment in 'em as food. -Dorothy Gilman

To the wrongs that need resistance, To the right that needs assistance, To the future in the distance, Give yourselves. -Carrie Chapman Catt

The 1980s will seem like a walk in the park when compared to new global challenges, where annual productivity increases of 6% may not be enough. A combination of software, brains, and running harder will be needed to bring that percentage up to 8% or 9%. -Jack Welch

Realizing that our actions, feelings and behaviour are the result of our own images and beliefs gives us the level that psychology has always needed for changing personality. -Maxwell Maltz

Every generation needs a new revolution. -Jeff Rich

No institution can possibly survive if it needs geniuses or supermen to manage it. It must be organized in such a way as to be able to get along under a leadership composed of average human beings. -Peter Drucker

The question is not whether we will be extremists, but what kind of extremists we will be… The nation and the world are in dire need of creative extremists. -Martin Luther King, Jr.

Instead of a national curriculum for education, what is really needed is an individual curriculum for every child. -Charles Handy

We must ensure that the global market is embedded in broadly shared values and practices that reflect global social needs, and that all the world's people share the benefits of globalization. -Kofi Annan

Many African leaders refuse to send their troops on peace keeping missions abroad because they probably need their armies to intimidate their own populations. -Kofi Annan

Force has no place where there is need of skill. -Herodotus

I have always argued that change becomes stressful and overwhelming only when you've lost any sense of the constancy of your life. You need firm ground to stand on. From there, you can deal with that change. -Richard Nelson Bolles

When we are motivated by goals that have deep meaning, by dreams that need completion, by pure love that needs expressing, then we truly live. -Greg Anderson

We need a president who's fluent in at least one language. -Buck Henry

Russia needs a strong state power and must have it. But I am not calling for totalitarianism. -Vladimir Putin

The only thing that white people have that black people need, or should want, is power-and no one holds power forever. -James Baldwin

Sometimes you struggle so hard to feed your family one way, you forget to feed them the other way, with spiritual nourishment. Everybody needs that. -James Brown

One needs occasionally to stand aside from the hum and rush of human interests and passions to hear the voices of God. -Anna Julia Cooper

One of the oldest human needs is having someone to wonder where you are when you don't come home at night. -Margaret Mead

If people think nature is their friend, then they sure don't need an enemy. -Kurt Vonnegut

So many gods, so many creeds, so many paths that wind and wind while just the art of being kind is all the sad world needs. -Ella Wheeler Wilcox

In order that people may be happy in their work, these three things are needed: They must be fit for it. They must not do too much of it. And they must have a sense of success in it. -John Ruskin

You are never strong enough that you don't need help. -Cesar Chavez

We cannot seek achievement for ourselves and forget about progress and prosperity for our community… Our ambitions must be broad enough to include the aspirations and needs of others, for their sakes and for our own. -Cesar Chavez

The most intense conflicts, if overcome, leave behind a sense of security and calm that is not easily disturbed. It is just these intense conflicts and their conflagration which are needed to produce valuable and lasting results. -Carl Jung

In life you need either inspiration or desperation. -Tony Robbins

We all need money, but there are degrees of desperation. -Anthony Burgess

Ideas can be life-changing. Sometimes all you need to open the door is just one more good idea. -Jim Rohn

Trust in what you love, continue to do it, and it will take you where you need to go. -Natalie Goldberg

The problems of the world cannot possibly be solved by skeptics or cynics whose horizons are limited by the obvious realities. We need men who can dream of things that never were. -John F. Kennedy

If you've lost focus, just sit down and be still. Take the idea and rock it to and fro. Keep some of it and throw some away, and it will renew itself. You need do no more. -Clarissa Pinkola Estes

It's a mistake to think that once you're done with school you need never learn anything new. -Sophia Loren

We do not so much need the help of our friends as the confidence of their help in need. -Epicurus

Each person has inside a basic decency and goodness. If he listens to it and acts on it, he is giving a great deal of what it is the world needs most. It is not complicated but it takes courage. It takes courage for a person to listen to his own goodness and act on it. -Pablo Casals

Instead of looking at the past, I put myself ahead twenty years and try to look at what I need to do now in order to get there then. -Diana Ross

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. -Emily Dickinson

A hero has faced it all: he need not be undefeated, but he must be undaunted. -Andrew Bernstein

I absolutely believe in assimilation. I don't believe I'm any different from straight people. My wants and needs are the same as theirs. I don't look at sexual orientation as that big of a deal. It's just an orientation. -Chaz Bono

You have a good many little gifts and virtues, but there is no need of parading them, for conceit spoils the finest genius. There is not much danger that real talent or goodness will be overlooked long, and the great charm of all power is modesty. -Louisa May Alcott

You pray in your distress and in your need; would that you might also pray in the fullness of your joy and in your days of abundance. -Khalil Gibran

We read deeply for varied reasons, most of them familiar: that we cannot know enough people profoundly enough; that we need to know ourselves better; that we require knowledge, not just of self and others, but of the way things are. -Harold Bloom

A writer writes not because he is educated but because he is driven by the need to communicate. Behind the need to communicate is the need to share. Behind the need to share is the need to be understood. -Leo Rosten

It may be that the satisfaction I need depends on my going away, so that when I've gone and come back, I'll find it at home. -Rumi

We all need somebody to talk to. It would be good if we talked… not just pitter-patter, but real talk. We shouldn't be so afraid, because most people really like this contact; that you show you are vulnerable makes them free to be vulnerable. -Liv Ullmann

If you really do want to be an actor who can satisfy himself and his audience, you need to be vulnerable. You must reach the emotional and intellectual level of ability where you can go out stark naked, emotionally, in front of an audience. -Jack Lemmon

You can't be a real country unless you have a beer and an airline. It helps if you have some kind of a football team, or some nuclear weapons, but at the very least you need a beer. -Frank Zappa

Even the best intentioned of great men need a few scoundrels around them; there are some things you cannot ask an honest man to do. -Jean de la Bruyere

You may think the president is all-powerful, but he is not. He needs a lot of guidance from the Lord. -Barbara Bush

To deal with individual human needs at the everyday level can be noble sometimes. -Jimmy Carter

What this country needs is more unemployed politicians. -Angela Davis

I'm not comfortable being preachy, but more people need to start spending as much time in the library as they do on the basketball court. -Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Knowledge is the prime need of the hour. -Mary McLeod Bethune

It is not light that we need, but fire; it is not the gentle shower, but thunder. We need the storm, the whirlwind, and the earthquake. -Frederick Douglass

You don't need any brains to listen to music. -Luciano Pavarotti

I was with some Vietnamese recently, and some of them were smoking two cigarettes at the same time. That's the kind of customers we need! -Jesse Helms

The great book for you is the book that has the most to say to you at the moment when you are reading. I do not mean the book that is most instructive, but the book that feeds your spirit. And that depends on your age, your experience, your psychological and spiritual need. -Robertson Davies

Man lives freely only by his readiness to die, if need be, at the hands of his brother, never by killing him. -Mahatma Gandhi

The snow goose need not bathe to make itself white. Neither need you do anything but be yourself. -Lao Tzu

We need men with moral courage to speak and write their real thoughts, and to stand by their convictions, even to the very death. -Robert Green Ingersoll

We need not worry so much about what man descends from – it's what he descends to that shames the human race. -Hal Boyle

You do not need to leave your room. Remain sitting at your table and listen. Do not even listen, simply wait, be quiet still and solitary. The world will freely offer itself to you to be unmasked, it has no choice, it will roll in ecstasy at your feet. -Franz Kafka

We do not need to proselytise either by our speech or by our writing. We can only do so really with our lives. Let our lives be open books for all to study. -Mahatma Gandhi

A person needs at intervals to separate himself from family and companions and go to new places. He must go without his familiars in order to be open to influences, to change. -Katharine Butler Hathaway

Fine manners need the support of fine manners in others. -Ralph Waldo Emerson

Everybody needs his memories. They keep the wolf of insignificance from the door. -Saul Bellow

Capital as such is not evil; it is its wrong use that is evil. Capital in some form or other will always be needed. -Mahatma Gandhi

That man is a creature who needs order yet yearns for change is the creative contradiction at the heart of the laws which structure his conformity and define his deviancy. -Freda Adler

A politician needs the ability to foretell what is going to happen tomorrow, next week, next month, and next year. And to have the ability afterwards to explain why it didn't happen. -Winston Churchill

I need to know the price of a gallon of milk and a dozen eggs. I need to know right now. -Lamar Alexander

We all need to look into the dark side of our nature – that's where the energy is, the passion. People are afraid of that because it holds pieces of us we're busy denying. -Sue Grafton

Sooner or later, I need to begin to do what any candidate does in a presidential race; I need to begin to win. -Lamar Alexander

In politics, madame, you need two things: friends, but above all an enemy. -Brian Mulroney

Governments exist to protect the rights of minorities. The loved and the rich need no protection: they have many friends and few enemies. -Wendell Phillips

A President needs political understanding to run the government, but he may be elected without it. -Harry S Truman

Ted needs someone to be there 100% of the time. He thinks that's love. It's not love – it's babysitting. -Jane Fonda

I've got no need to prove to myself that I can do Shakespeare. I've done it. -Anthony Hopkins

Above all else, we need a reaffirmation of political commitment at the highest levels to reducing the dangers that arise both from existing nuclear weapons and from further proliferation. -Kofi Annan

Visit with your predecessors from previous Administrations. They know the ropes and can help you see around some corners. Try to make original mistakes, rather than needlessly repeating theirs. -Donald Rumsfeld

Preserve the President's options. He may need them. -Donald Rumsfeld

Test ideas in the marketplace. You learn from hearing a range of perspectives. Consultation helps engender the support decisions need to be successfully implemented. -Donald Rumsfeld

Is fuel efficiency really what we need most desperately? I say that what we really need is a car that can be shot when it breaks down. -Russell Baker

The writer's greed is appalling. He wants, or seems to want, everything and practically everybody, in another sense, and at the same time, he needs no one at all. -James Baldwin

From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs. -Karl Marx

All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent. -Edmund Burke

Still and all, why bother? Here's my answer. Many people need desperately to receive this message: I feel and think much as you do, care about many of the things you care about, although most people do not care about them. You are not alone. -Kurt Vonnegut

If you can afford to advertise, you don't need to. -Norman Ralph Augustine

I knew one thing: as soon as anyone said you didn't need a gun, you'd better take one along that worked. -Raymond Chandler

A good memory is needed after one has lied. -Pierre Corneille

A word to the wise ain't necessary – it's the stupid ones that need the advice. -Bill Cosby

There is no need to do any housework at all. After the first four years the dirt doesn't get any worse. -Quentin Crisp

It is the final proof of God's omnipotence that he need not exist in order to save us. -Peter De Vries

One measure of friendship consists not in the number of things friends can discuss, but in the number of things they need no longer mention. -Clifton Fadiman

Normal is getting dressed in clothes that you buy for work, driving through traffic in a car that you are still paying for, in order to get to a job that you need so you can pay for the clothes, car and the house that you leave empty all day in order to afford to live in it. -Ellen Goodman

The silliest woman can manage a clever man; but it needs a very clever woman to manage a fool. -Rudyard Kipling

What the world needs is more geniuses with humility; there are so few of us left. -Oscar Levant

It's not a field, I think, for people who need to have success every day: if you can't live with a nightly sort of disaster, you should get out. I wouldn't describe myself as lacking in confidence, but I would just say that the ghosts you chase you never catch. -Michael Korda

Never hurry. Take plenty of exercise. Always be cheerful. Take all the sleep you need. You may expect to be well. -James Freeman Clarke

Remember the quiet wonders. The world has more need of them than it has for warriors. -Charles de Lint

I don't need plastic in my body to validate me as a woman. -Courtney Love

Nothing so needs reforming as other people's habits. -Mark Twain

Those who are unhappy have no need for anything in this world but people capable of giving them their attention. -Simone Weil

When I was crossing the border into Canada, they asked if I had any firearms with me. I said, 'Well, what do you need?' -Steven Wright

While maintaining our nuclear potential at the proper level, we need to devote more attention to developing the entire range of means of information warfare. -Boris Yeltsin

If man asks for many laws it is only because he is sure that his neighbor needs them; privately he is an unphilosophical anarchist, and thinks laws in his own case superfluous. -Will Durant

If those in charge of our society – politicians, corporate executives, and owners of press and television – can dominate our ideas, they will be secure in their power. They will not need soldiers patrolling the streets. We will control ourselves. -Howard Zinn

To observe people in conflict is a necessary part of a child's education. It helps him to understand and accept his own occasional hostilities and to realize that differing opinions need not imply an absence of love. -Milton Sapirstein

A married couple are well suited when both partners usually feel the need for a quarrel at the same time. -Jean Rostand

When one has finished building one's house, one suddenly realizes that in the process one has learned something that one really needed to know in the worst way – before one began. -Friedrich Nietzsche

I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father's protection. -Sigmund Freud

A gift in season is a double favor to the needy. -Publilius Syrus

What we call happiness in the strictest sense comes from the (preferably sudden) satisfaction of needs which have been dammed up to a high degree. -Sigmund Freud

When one paints an ideal, one does not need to limit one's imagination. -Ellen Key

Imagination is always the fabric of social life and the dynamic of history. The influence of real needs and compulsions, of real interests and materials, is indirect because the crowd is never conscious of it. -Simone Weil

A poor man with nothing in his belly needs hope, illusion, more than bread. -Georges Bernanos

For sleep, one needs endless depths of blackness to sink into; daylight is too shallow, it will not cover one. -Anne Morrow Lindbergh

One forgets words as one forgets names. One's vocabulary needs constant fertilizing or it will die. -Evelyn Waugh

I'm not buddy-buddy with the players. If they need a buddy, let them buy a dog. -Whitey Herzog

We need just two players to be a contender. Just Babe Ruth and Sandy Koufax. -Whitey Herzog

We need three kinds of pitching: left handed, right handed, and relief. -Whitey Herzog

I never threw the spitter, well maybe once or twice when I really needed to get a guy out real bad. -Whitey Ford

A pitcher needs two pitches, one they're looking for and one to cross them up. -Warren Spahn

I've found that you don't need to wear a necktie if you can hit. -Ted Williams

Let's face it. Umpiring is not an easy or happy way to make a living. In the abuse they suffer, and the pay they get for it, you see an imbalance that can only be explained by their need to stay close to a game they can't resist. -Bob Uecker

Dad needs to show an incredible amount of respect and humor and friendship toward his mate so the kids understand their parents are sexy, they're fun, they do things together, they're best friends. Kids learn by example. If I respect Mom, they're going to respect Mom. -Tim Allen

To a person in love, the value of the individual is intuitively known. Love needs no logic for its mission. -Charles Lindbergh

I am not interested in medals or titles. I don't need them. I need the love of the public and I fight for it. -Olga Korbut

A country can truly call itself sporting when the majority of its people feel a personal need for sport. -Pierre de Coubertin

To achieve great things, two things are needed; a plan, and not quite enough time. -Leonard Bernstein

The idea of wilderness needs no defense, it only needs defenders. -Edward Abbey

I can't think of anything I want and need that I don't already have but at the same time, I'm not sated. -Ashley Judd

All we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about. -Charles Kingsley

I'm too shy to express my sexual needs except over the phone to people I don't know. -Garry Shandling

I don't make deals for the money. I've got enough, much more than I'll ever need. I do it to do it. -Donald Trump

Advertising is the art of convincing people to spend money they don't have for something they don't need. -Will Rogers

A mad, keen photographer needs to get out into the world and work and make mistakes. -Sam Abell

A true photograph need not be explained, nor can it be contained in words. -Ansel Adams

All I need is my brains, my eyes and my personality, for better or for worse. -William Albert Allard

Faith is the great cop-out, the great excuse to evade the need to think and evaluate evidence. Faith is belief in spite of, even perhaps because of, the lack of evidence. -Richard Dawkins

The more important the subject and the closer it cuts to the bone of our hopes and needs, the more we are likely to err in establishing a framework for analysis. -Stephen Jay Gould

In order to experience everyday spirituality, we need to remember that we are spiritual beings spending some time in a human body. -Barbara De Angelis

Dare to be true. Nothing can need a lie: a fault which needs it most, grows two thereby. -George Herbert

Ideally, couples need three lives; one for him, one for her, and one for them together. -Jacqueline Bisset

Exercise is bunk. If you are healthy, you don't need it: if you are sick you should not take it. -Henry Ford

I'm not feeling very well – I need a doctor immediately. Ring the nearest golf course. -Groucho Marx

All you need for a movie is a gun and a girl. -Jean-Luc Godard

I need more sex, OK? Before I die I wanna taste everyone in the world. -Angelina Jolie

My idea of feminism is self-determination, and it's very open-ended: every woman has the right to become herself, and do whatever she needs to do. -Ani DiFranco

Basically you have to suppress your own ambitions in order to be who you need to be. -Bob Dylan

A passion for politics stems usually from an insatiable need, either for power, or for friendship and adulation, or a combination of both. -Fawn M. Brodie

Babies don't need fathers, but mothers do. Someone who is taking care of a baby needs to be taken care of. -Amy Heckerling

The computing field is always in need of new cliches. -Alan Perlis

Man needs difficulties; they are necessary for health. -Carl Jung

All kids need is a little help, a little hope and somebody who believes in them. -Magic Johnson

The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love. What the world really needs is more love and less paperwork. -Pearl Bailey

Every reform, however necessary, will by weak minds be carried to an excess, that itself will need reforming. -Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Inventing is a combination of brains and materials. The more brains you use, the less material you need. -Charles Kettering

What we need is more people who specialize in the impossible. -Theodore Roethke

Liars need to have good memories. -Algernon Sidney

We need a common enemy to unite us. -Condoleezza Rice

Three groups spend other people's money: children, thieves, politicians. All three need supervision. -Dick Armey

I don't see why we need to stand by and watch a country go communist due to the irresponsibility of its people. The issues are much too important for the Chilean voters to be left to decide for themselves. -Henry Kissinger

We are entering a new phase in human history – one in which fewer and fewer workers will be needed to produce the goods and services for the global population. -Jeremy Rifkin

The most successful ideological effects are those which have no need for words, and ask no more than complicitous silence. -Pierre Bourdieu

The enemy resembles us. Therefore, he needs to be approached not as an assembly of 'targets' to be destroyed one by one; but as a living, intelligent entity capable of acting and reacting. -Martin Van Creveld

Unhappy the land that is in need of heroes. -Bertolt Brecht

Fair use is always going to be a gray area, and it should be. We need to allow for things we can't see yet. -Robin Gross

There is a fundamental situation in which the country has reached rock bottom, that a mother can't send her children out of the house in the morning. The country has reached rock bottom and this needs to be changed. -Benjamin Netanyahu

What this country needs what every country needs occasionally is a good hard bloody war to revive the vice of patriotism on which its existence as a nation depends. -Ambrose Bierce

While we are guarding the country, we must accept being the guardian of the finest ethics. The country needs it and we must do it. -Creighton Abrams

Generals think war should be waged like the tourneys of the Middle Ages. I have no use for knights; I need revolutionaries. -Adolf Hitler

Last night the United States dropped four 2,000 pound bombs on Saddam Hussein. I don't know anything about explosives, but, my God, do those things even need to explode? -David Letterman

President Bush has said that he does not need approval from the UN to wage war, and I'm thinking, well, hell, he didn't need the approval of the American voters to become president, either. -David Letterman

The time when you need to do something is when no one else is willing to do it, when people are saying it can't be done. -Mary Frances Berry

When we describe what the other person is really like, I suppose we often picture what we want. We look through the prism of our need. -Ellen Goodman

We need to remember across generations that there is as much to learn as there is to teach. -Gloria Steinem

Researches tested a new form of medical marijuana that treats pain but doesn't get the user high, prompting patients who need medical marijuana to declare, 'Thank you?' -Jimmy Fallon

Arnold Schwarzenegger's publicist told USA Today that the actor has not ruled out running for governor of California, saying that he will make a decision soon. Reportedly Arnold needs that time to learn how to pronounce 'gubernatorial.' -Jimmy Fallon

Standing ovations have become far too commonplace. What we need are ovations where the audience members all punch and kick one another. -George Carlin

The University of Nebraska says that elderly people that drink beer or wine at least four times a week have the highest bone density. They need it – they're the ones falling down the most. -Jay Leno

You have spent many lives and much treasure to bring freedom to many lands that were reluctant to receive it. And here you have a people who won it by themselves and need only the help to preserve it. -Corazon Aquino

Never in the history of fashion has so little material been raised so high to reveal so much that needs to be covered so badly. -Cecil Beaton

Out of need springs desire, and out of desire springs the energy and the will to win. -Denis Waitley

The vitality of thought is in adventure. Ideas won't keep. Something must be done about them. When the idea is new, its custodians have fervor, live for it, and if need be, die for it. -Alfred North Whitehead

Equality is the public recognition, effectively expressed in institutions and manners, of the principle that an equal degree of attention is due to the needs of all human beings. -Simone Weil

Life does not need to mutilate itself in order to be pure. -Simone Weil

To be rooted is perhaps the most important and least recognized need of the human soul. -Simone Weil

Oh, you weak, beautiful people who give up with such grace. What you need is someone to take hold of you – gently, with love, and hand your life back to you. -Tennessee Williams

The more you know the less you need to say. -Jim Rohn

We are born weak, we need strength; helpless, we need aid; foolish, we need reason. All that we lack at birth, all that we need when we come to man's estate, is the gift of education. -Jean-Jacques Rousseau

To endure is the first thing that a child ought to learn, and that which he will have the most need to know. -Jean-Jacques Rousseau

A champion needs a motivation above and beyond winning. -Pat Riley

There's always the motivation of wanting to win. Everybody has that. But a champion needs, in his attitude, a motivation above and beyond winning. -Pat Riley

Every aspect of Western culture needs a new code of ethics – a rational ethics – as a precondition of rebirth. -Ayn Rand

To achieve, you need thought. You have to know what you are doing and that's real power. -Ayn Rand

We need to remake the Democratic party. We need to remake America. -Al Gore

One friend in a lifetime is much, two are many, three are hardly possible. Friendship needs a certain parallelism of life, a community of thought, a rivalry of aim. -Henry Adams

Order is a great person's need and their true well being. -Henri Frederic Amiel

We need to find the courage to say no to the things and people that are not serving us if we want to rediscover ourselves and live our lives with authenticity. -Barbara De Angelis

If you real desire is to be good, there is no need to wait for the money before you do it; you can do it now, this very moment, and just where you are. -James Allen

The wise man does not expose himself needlessly to danger, since there are few things for which he cares sufficiently; but he is willing, in great crises, to give even his life – knowing that under certain conditions it is not worthwhile to live. -Aristotle

What does love look like? It has the hands to help others. It has the feet to hasten to the poor and needy. It has eyes to see misery and want. It has the ears to hear the sighs and sorrows of men. That is what love looks like. -Saint Augustine

The need for change bulldozed a road down the center of my mind. -Maya Angelou

Because thou must not dream, thou need not despair. -Matthew Arnold

The need of expansion is as genuine an instinct in man as the need in a plant for the light, or the need in man himself for going upright. The love of liberty is simply the instinct in man for expansion. -Matthew Arnold

A table, a chair, a bowl of fruit and a violin; what else does a man need to be happy? -Albert Einstein

Forgive, son; men are men; they needs must err. -Euripides

He who would be serene and pure needs but one thing, detachment. -Meister Eckhart

We never understand how little we need in this world until we know the loss of it. -James M. Barrie

Purity is not imposed upon us as though it were a kind of punishment, it is one of those mysterious but obvious conditions of that supernatural knowledge of ourselves in the Divine, which we speak of as faith. Impurity does not destroy this knowledge, it slays our need for it. -Georges Bernanos

You teach best what you most need to learn. -Richard Bach

To give an accurate and exhaustive account of that period would need a far less brilliant pen than mine. -Max Beerbohm

The face of evil is always the face of total need. -William S. Burroughs

A functioning police state needs no police. -William S. Burroughs

Man is a creation of desire, not a creation of need. -Gaston Bachelard

If a dog doesn't put you first where are you both? In what relation? A dog needs God. It lives by your glances, your wishes. It even shares your humor. This happens about the fifth year. If it doesn't happen you are only keeping an animal. -Enid Bagnold

How many inner resources one needs to tolerate a life of leisure without fatigue. -Natalie Clifford Barney

In the same way that we need statesmen to spare us the abjection of exercising power, we need scholars to spare us the abjection of learning. -Jean Baudrillard

Nothing in the nature around us is evil. This needs to be repeated since one of the human ways of talking oneself into inhuman acts is to cite the supposed cruelty of nature. -John Berger

The herd seek out the great, not for their sake but for their influence; and the great welcome them out of vanity or need. -Napoleon Bonaparte

I feel no need for any other faith than my faith in the kindness of human beings. I am so absorbed in the wonder of earth and the life upon it that I cannot think of heaven and angels. -Pearl S. Buck

We all need each other. -Leo Buscaglia

I believe that you control your destiny, that you can be what you want to be. You can also stop and say, 'No, I won't do it, I won't behave his way anymore. I'm lonely and I need people around me, maybe I have to change my methods of behaving,' and then you do it. -Leo Buscaglia

You will recognize your own path when you come upon it, because you will suddenly have all the energy and imagination you will ever need. -Jerry Gillies

Unlike grown ups, children have little need to deceive themselves. -Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Those who know how to think need no teachers. -Mahatma Gandhi

People talk about the courage of condemned men walking to the place of execution: sometimes it needs as much courage to walk with any kind of bearing towards another person's habitual misery. -Graham Greene

Each man must grant himself the emotions that he needs and the morality that suits him. -Remy de Gourmont

All of us need to grow continuously in our lives. -Les Brown

Show me a friend in need and I'll show you a pest. -Joe E. Lewis

They had me on the operating table all day. They looked into my stomach, my gall bladder, they examined everything inside of me. Know what they decided? I need glasses. -Joe E. Lewis

One often has need of one, inferior to himself. -Jean de La Fontaine

Christianity will go. It will vanish and shrink. I needn't argue with that; I'm right and I will be proved right. We're more popular than Jesus now; I don't know which will go first – rock and roll or Christianity. -John Lennon

Wise men don't need advice. Fools won't take it. -Benjamin Franklin

Trouble springs from idleness, and grievous toil from needless ease. -Benjamin Franklin

Buy what thou hast no need of and ere long thou shalt sell thy necessities. -Benjamin Franklin

Industry need not wish. -Benjamin Franklin

Children are completely egoistic; they feel their needs intensely and strive ruthlessly to satisfy them. -Sigmund Freud

I believe God is managing affairs and that He doesn't need any advice from me. With God in charge, I believe everything will work out for the best in the end. So what is there to worry about. -Henry Ford

Anyone who cannot come to terms with his life while he is alive needs one hand to ward off a little his despair over his fate… but with his other hand he can note down what he sees among the ruins. -Franz Kafka

We need to teach the highly educated man that it is not a disgrace to fail and that he must analyze every failure to find its cause. He must learn how to fail intelligently, for failing is one of the greatest arts in the world. -Charles Kettering

Do not learn more than you absolutely need to get through life. -Karl Kraus

What a blind person needs is not a teacher but another self. -Helen Keller

All the breaks you need in life wait within your imagination, Imagination is the workshop of your mind, capable of turning mind energy into accomplishment and wealth. -Napoleon Hill

Just as our eyes need light in order to see, our minds need ideas in order to conceive. -Napoleon Hill

Given that external reality is a fiction, the writer's role is almost superfluous. He does not need to invent the fiction because it is already there. -J. G. Ballard

Men are motivated and empowered when they feel needed. Women are motivated and empowered when they feel cherished. -John Gray

All men and women have an equal need for love. When these needs are not fulfilled it is easy to have our feelings hurt, for which we blame our partner. -John Gray

Sometimes I think that the biggest difference between men and women is that more men need to seek out some terrible lurking thing in existence and hurl themselves upon it. Women know where it lives but they can let it alone. -Russell Hoban

If the past cannot teach the present and the father cannot teach the son, then history need not have bothered to go on, and the world has wasted a great deal of time. -Russell Hoban

Let us not be satisfied with just giving money. Money is not enough, money can be got, but they need your hearts to love them. So, spread your love everywhere you go. -Mother Teresa

You're a wise person if you can easily direct your attention to what ever needs it. -Terence

One of the strangest things about life is that the poor, who need the money the most, are the ones that never have it. -Finley Peter Dunne

Everyone of us needs to show how much we care for each other and, in the process, care for ourselves. -Princess Diana

The last suit that you wear, you don't need any pockets. -Wayne Dyer

Nothing is more fairly distributed than common sense: no one thinks he needs more of it than he already has. -Rene Descartes

Few companies that installed computers to reduce the employment of clerks have realized their expectations… They now need more, and more expensive clerks even though they call them 'operators' or 'programmers.' -Peter Drucker

He who knows no hardships will know no hardihood. He who faces no calamity will need no courage. Mysterious though it is, the characteristics in human nature which we love best grow in a soil with a strong mixture of troubles. -Harry Emerson Fosdick

We really have to understand the person we want to love. If our love is only a will to possess, it is not love. If we only think of ourselves, if we know only our own needs and ignore the needs of the other person, we cannot love. -Thich Nhat Hanh

The writer isn't made in a vacuum. Writers are witnesses. The reason we need writers is because we need witnesses to this terrifying century. -E. L. Doctorow

They would need to be already wise, in order to love wisdom. -Friedrich Schiller

There is no God, Nature sufficeth unto herself; in no wise hath she need of an author. -Marquis de Sade

Nature, who for the perfect maintenance of the laws of her general equilibrium, has sometimes need of vices and sometimes of virtues, inspires now this impulse, now that one, in accordance with what she requires. -Marquis de Sade

The race of mankind would perish did they cease to aid each other. We cannot exist without mutual help. All therefore that need aid have a right to ask it from their fellow-men; and no one who has the power of granting can refuse it without guilt. -Walter Scott

Wisdom allows nothing to be good that will not be so forever; no man to be happy but he that needs no other happiness than what he has within himself; no man to be great or powerful that is not master of himself. -Lucius Annaeus Seneca

We need two kinds of acquaintances, one to complain to, while to the others we boast. -Logan Pearsall Smith

If you're in trouble, or hurt or need – go to the poor people. They're the only ones that'll help – the only ones. -John Steinbeck

For much of the female half of the world, food is the first signal of our inferiority. It lets us know that our own families may consider female bodies to be less deserving, less needy, less valuable. -Gloria Steinem

Any woman who chooses to behave like a full human being should be warned that the armies of the status quo will treat her as something of a dirty joke. That's their natural and first weapon. She will need her sisterhood. -Gloria Steinem

Every age needs men who will redeem the time by living with a vision of the things that are to be. -Adlai Stevenson I

If you know the enemy and know yourself you need not fear the results of a hundred battles. -Sun Tzu

In a battle all you need to make you fight is a little hot blood and the knowledge that it's more dangerous to lose than to win. -George Bernard Shaw

Our greatest lack is not money for any undertaking, but rather ideas, If the ideas are good, cash will somehow flow to where it is needed. -Robert H. Schuller

My mom is still yelling at me because she needs more autographed pictures. -Ashton Kutcher

I don't need equal time, I am equal time! -Rush Limbaugh

We should not be so taken up in the search for truth, as to neglect the needful duties of active life; for it is only action that gives a true value and commendation to virtue. -Marcus Tullius Cicero

No enterprise can exist for itself alone. It ministers to some great need, it performs some great service, not for itself, but for others; or failing therein, it ceases to be profitable and ceases to exist. -Calvin Coolidge

We do not need more intellectual power, we need more spiritual power. We do not need more of the things that are seen, we need more of the things that are unseen. -Calvin Coolidge

Decency must be an even more exhausting state to maintain than its opposite. Those who succeed seem to need a stupefying amount of sleep. -Quentin Crisp

Expect your every need to be met. Expect the answer to every problem, expect abundance on every level. -Eileen Caddy

To insure the adoration of a theorem for any length of time, faith is not enough, a police force is needed as well. -Albert Camus

There is one advantage to having nothing, it never needs repair. -Frank Howard Clark

Institutions – government, churches, industries, and the like – have properly no other function than to contribute to human freedom; and in so far as they fail, on the whole, to perform this function, they are wrong and need reconstruction. -Charles Horton Cooley

Civilization is maintained by a very few people in a small number of places and we need only some bombs and a few prisons to blot it out altogether. -Cyril Connolly

The face of nature and civilization in this our country is to a certain point a very sufficient literary field. But it will yield its secrets only to a really grasping imagination. To write well and worthily of American things one need even more than elsewhere to be a master. -Henry James

Do something everyday for no other reason than you would rather not do it, so that when the hour of dire need draws nigh, it may find you not unnerved and untrained to stand the test. -William James

The word 'belief' is a difficult thing for me. I don't believe. I must have a reason for a certain hypothesis. Either I know a thing, and then I know it – I don't need to believe it. -Carl Jung

Take the trouble to stop and think of the other person's feelings, his viewpoints, his desires and needs. Think more of what the other fellow wants, and how he must feel. -Maxwell Maltz

When a child can be brought to tears, and not from fear of punishment, but from repentance he needs no chastisement. When the tears begin to flow from the grief of their conduct you can be sure there is an angel nestling in their heart. -Horace Mann

Instead of needing lots of children, we need high-quality children. -Margaret Mead

The trouble with kingdoms of heaven on earth is that they're liable to come to pass, and then their fraudulence is apparent for all to see. We need a kingdom of heaven in Heaven, if only because it can't be realized. -Malcolm Muggeridge

As long as justice and injustice have not terminated their ever renewing fight for ascendancy in the affairs of mankind, human beings must be willing, when need is, to do battle for the one against the other. -John Stuart Mill

There is something wrong about the man who wants help. There is somewhere a deep defect, a want, in brief, a need, a crying need, somewhere about that man. -Herman Melville

When you have too much month for you paycheck, then what you need to do is realize that there is abundance all around you and focus on the abundance and not your lack and as night follows day abundance will come to you. -Sydney Madwed

If you want to be truly successful invest in yourself to get the knowledge you need to find your unique factor. When you find it and focus on it and persevere your success will blossom. -Sydney Madwed

Human reason needs only to will more strongly than fate, and she is fate. -Thomas Mann

In a higher phase of communist society… only then can the narrow horizon of bourgeois right be fully left behind and society inscribe on its banners: from each according to his ability, to each according to his needs. -Karl Marx

An artist is always alone – if he is an artist. No, what the artist needs is loneliness. -Henry Miller

You needn't tell me that a man who doesn't love oysters and asparagus and good wines has got a soul, or a stomach either. He's simply got the instinct for being unhappy highly developed. -Hector Hugh Munro

Be grateful for the home you have, knowing that at this moment, all you have is all you need. -Sarah Ban Breathnach

Anyone who has obeyed nature by transmitting a piece of gossip experiences the explosive relief that accompanies the satisfying of a primary need. -Primo Levi

Even though this is late in an election year, there is no way we can go forward except together and no way anybody can win except by serving the people's urgent needs. We cannot stand still or slip backwards. We must go forward now together. -Gerald R. Ford

What we need most, is not so much to realize the ideal as to idealize the real. -Francis Herbert Hedge

Jogging is very beneficial. It's good for your legs and your feet. It's also very good for the ground. If makes it feel needed. -Charles M. Schulz

All great men are gifted with intuition. They know without reasoning or analysis, what they need to know. -Alexis Carrel

People want riches; they need fulfillment. -Robert Conklin

Only as long as a company can produce a desired, worthwhile, and needed product or service, and can command the public, will it receive the public dollar and succeed. -Curtis Carlson

The best time to make friends is before you need them. -Ethel Barrymore

I do not have much patience with a thing of beauty that must be explained to be understood. If it does need additional interpretation by someone other than the creator, then I question whether it has fulfilled its purpose. -Charlie Chaplin

What a man can be, he must be. This need we call self-actualization. -Abraham Maslow

All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination. -Earl Nightingale

Disability is a matter of perception. If you can do just one thing well, you're needed by someone. -Martina Navratilova

Older people shouldn't eat health food, they need all the preservatives they can get. -Robert Orben

One chance is all you need. -Jesse Owens

Every man, however wise, needs the advice of some sagacious friend in the affairs of life. -Plautus

You need to overcome the tug of people against you as you reach for high goals. -George S. Patton

A great idea is usually original to more than one discoverer. Great ideas come when the world needs them. Great ideas surround the world's ignorance and press for admission. -Elizabeth Stuart Phelps

If a patron buys from an artist who needs money, the patron then makes himself equal to the artist; he is building art into the world; he creates. -Ezra Pound

The world does not need tourists who ride by in a bus clucking their tongues. The world as it is needs those who will love it enough to change it, with what they have, where they are. -Robert Fulghum

There is none made so great, but he may both need the help and service, and stand in fear of the power and unkindness, even of the meanest of mortals. -Lucius Annaeus Seneca

You need not aspire for or get any new state. Get rid of your present thoughts, that is all. -Ramana Maharshi

A tree growing out of the ground is as wonderful today as it ever was. It does not need to adopt new and startling methods. -Robert Henri

Since we can't know what knowledge will be most needed in the future, it is senseless to try to teach it in advance. Instead, we should try to turn out people who love learning so much and learn so well that they will be able to learn whatever needs to be learned. -John Holt

America's present need is not heroics but healing; not nostrums but normalcy; not revolution but restoration. -Warren G. Harding

Material blessings, when they pay beyond the category of need, are weirdly fruitful of headache. -Philip Wylie

All of us, at certain moments of our lives, need to take advice and to receive help from other people. -Alexis Carrel

Computers make it easier to do a lot of things, but most of the things they make it easier to do don't need to be done. -Andy Rooney

It used to be that people needed products to survive. Now products need people to survive. -Nicholas Johnson

Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws. -Plato

An artist is somebody who produces things that people don't need to have. -Andy Warhol

Faith and doubt both are needed – not as antagonists, but working side by side to take us around the unknown curve. -Lillian Smith

A pure hand needs no glove to cover it. -Nathaniel Hawthorne

A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don't need it. -Bob Hope

Your children need your presence more than your presents. -Jesse Jackson

A child, like your stomach, doesn't need all you can afford to give it. -Frank A. Clark

If I could tell the story in words, I wouldn't need to lug around a camera. -Lewis Hine

What the country needs are a few labor-making inventions. -Arnold H. Glasow

Never make your home in a place. Make a home for yourself inside your own head. You'll find what you need to furnish it – memory, friends you can trust, love of learning, and other such things. That way it will go with you wherever you journey. -Tad Williams

History keeps her secrets longer than most of us. But she has one secret that I will reveal to you tonight in the greatest confidence. Sometimes there are no winners at all. And sometimes nobody needs to lose. -John le Carre

Love matches, so called, have illusion for their father and need for their mother. -Friedrich Nietzsche

I'll beat him so bad he'll need a shoehorn to put his hat on. -Muhammad Ali

A big iron needle stitching the country together. -Jessamyn West

It's really very simple, Governor. When people are hungry they die. So spare me your politics and tell me what you need and how you're going to get it to these people. -Bob Geldof

To show a 'well-founded fear of persecution', an alien need not prove that it is more likely than not that he or she will be persecuted in his or her home country. -John Paul Stevens

There's a little vanity chair that Charlie gave me the first Christmas we knew each other. I'll not be parting with that, nor our bed – the four-poster – I'll be needing that to die in. -Helen Hayes

He can thread a needle with a well-turned phrase. -Don Hewitt

We need criminals to identify ourselves with, to secretly envy and to stoutly punish. They do for us the forbidden, illegal things we wish to do. -Karl A. Menninger

Everything you need you already have. You are complete right now, you are a whole, total person, not an apprentice person on the way to someplace else. Your completeness must be understood by you and experienced in your thoughts as your own personal reality. -Wayne Dyer

The book salesman should be honored because he brings to our attention, as a rule, the very books we need most and neglect most. -Confucius

You can either read something many times in order to be assured that you got it all, or else you can define your purpose and use techniques which will assure that you have met it and gotten what you need. -E. F. Schumacher

People need hard times and oppression to develop psychic muscles. -Emily Dickinson

Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him. -Maya Angelou

Most of us, swimming against the tides of trouble the world knows nothing about, need only a bit of praise or encouragement – and we will make the goal. -Robert Collier

The human spirit needs to accomplish, to achieve, to triumph to be happy. -Ben Stein

Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need. -Khalil Gibran

It's strange that the newspapers don't see a connection between their false revelations about my private life and my need for seclusion and security. -Agnetha Faltskog

I'm not the type of guy who enjoys one-night stands. It leaves me feeling very empty and cynical. It's not even fun sexually. I need to feel something for the woman and entertain the vain hope that it may lead to a relationship. -Ben Affleck

It was once said that the moral test of government is how that government treats those who are in the dawn of life, the children; those who are in the twilight of life, the elderly; and those who are in the shadows of life, the sick, the needy and the handicapped. -Hubert H. Humphrey

The world is before you and you need not take it or leave it as it was when you came in. -James Baldwin

For happiness one needs security, but joy can spring like a flower even from the cliffs of despair. -Anne Morrow Lindbergh

There are two kinds of people: the ones who need to be told, and the ones who figure it out all by themselves. -Tom Clancy

The World Trade Center is a living symbol of man's dedication to world peace… a representation of man's belief in humanity, his need for individual dignity, his beliefs in the cooperation of men, and, through cooperation, his ability to find greatness. -Minoru Yamasaki

Friends need not agree in everything or go always together, or have no comparable other friendships of the same intimacy. -George Santayana

You can't move so fast that you try to change the mores faster than people can accept it. That doesn't mean you do nothing, but it means that you do the things that need to be done according to priority. -Eleanor Roosevelt

Presidential leadership needn't always cost money. Look for low- and no-cost options. They can be surprisingly effective. -Donald Rumsfeld

Men take only their needs into consideration – never their abilities. -Napoleon Bonaparte

Men with secrets tend to be drawn to each other, not because they want to share what they know but because they need the company of the like-minded, the fellow afflicted. -Don DeLillo

We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature – trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence… We need silence to be able to touch souls. -Mother Teresa

It's the fans that need spring training. You gotta get 'em interested. Wake 'em up and let 'em know that their season is coming, the good times are gonna roll. -Harry Caray

Everyone needs help from everyone. -Bertolt Brecht

Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works. -Carl Sagan

Rarely has reality needed so much to be imagined. -Chris Marker

Before our kids start coming home from Iraq in body bags and women and children start dying in Baghdad, I need to know, what did Iraq do to us? -Susan Sarandon

From birth to age 18 a girl needs good parents. From 18 to 35 she needs good looks. From 35 to 55 she needs a good personality. From 55 on, she needs good cash. -Sophie Tucker

What's terrible is to pretend that second-rate is first-rate. To pretend that you don't need love when you do; or you like your work when you know quite well you're capable of better. -Doris Lessing

We need God, not in order to understand the why, but in order to feel and sustain the ultimate wherefore, to give a meaning to the universe. -Miguel de Unamuno

There is a sort of jealousy which needs very little fire; it is hardly a passion, but a blight bred in the cloudy, damp despondency of uneasy egoism. -George Eliot

Making a book is a craft, like making a clock; it needs more than native wit to be an author. -Jean de la Bruyere

'Beauty is truth, truth beauty,' – that is all ye know on earth, and all ye need to know. -John Keats

God is concerned with nations, but nations also need to be concerned with God. No nation can have a monopoly on God, but God will bless any nation whose people seek and honor His will as revealed by Christ and declared through the Holy Spirit. -John Hagee

Self-respect is nothing to hide behind. When you need it most it isn't there. -May Sarton

We've no use for intellectuals in this outfit. What we need is chimpanzees. Let me give you a word of advice: never say a word to us about being intelligent. We will think for you, my friend. Don't forget it. -Louis-Ferdinand Celine

A city is a place where there is no need to wait for next week to get the answer to a question, to taste the food of any country, to find new voices to listen to and familiar ones to listen to again. -Margaret Mead

We are told to let our light shine, and if it does, we won't need to tell anybody it does. Lighthouses don't fire cannons to call attention to their shining – they just shine. -Dwight L. Moody

Sometimes we need to remind ourselves that thankfulness is indeed a virtue. -William Bennett

A society that has more justice is a society that needs less charity. -Ralph Nader

There is a species of person called a 'Modern Churchman' who draws the full salary of a beneficed clergyman and need not commit himself to any religious belief. -Evelyn Waugh

John will never send a boy or girl in a uniform anywhere in the world because of our need and greed for oil. -Teresa Heinz

Those who cannot think or take responsibility for themselves need, and clamor for, a leader. -Hermann Hesse

The real leader has no need to lead – he is content to point the way. -Henry Miller

African women in general need to know that it's OK for them to be the way they are – to see the way they are as a strength, and to be liberated from fear and from silence. -Wangari Maathai

There is a spirit and a need and a man at the beginning of every great human advance. Every one of these must be right for that particular moment of history, or nothing happens. -Coretta Scott King

If you ever need anything please don't hesitate to ask someone else first. -Kurt Cobain

I have reached a place in my life where I need to sit down and say, 'Well, what do I do? What's best for me?' I need to look into options for the future. -Michael Phelps

Here's the point – you're looking at affirmative action, and you're looking at marijuana. You legalize marijuana, no need for quotas, because really, who's gonna wanna work? -Jon Stewart

You don't need anybody to tell you who you are or what you are. You are what you are! -John Lennon

Acting is playing – it's actually going out on a playground with the other kids and being in the game, and I need that. Writing satisfies that part of myself that longs to sit in my room and dream. -Billy Bob Thornton

Avoiding the phrase 'I don't have time…', will soon help you to realize that you do have the time needed for just about anything you choose to accomplish in life. -Bo Bennett

Be friendly to everyone. Those who deserve it the least need it the most. -Bo Bennett

Americans have long recognized the need to protect our public lands and their vast resources. -Barbara Boxer

If we turn our back on the people of this country who need to work for a living, we shouldn't be here, to be honest, because that has to be an essential part of what we do to protect the country, from the standpoint of defense, protect workers and make sure they have jobs. -Barbara Boxer

Law enforcement officers are never 'off duty.' They are dedicated public servants who are sworn to protect public safety at any time and place that the peace is threatened. They need all the help that they can get. -Barbara Boxer

The American people need to know the truth. The American people need to see the truth. In a democracy, letting the people know the truth is the essence of what it means to be free. -Barbara Boxer

To win the cause we all believe in, the spread of true democracy all over the world, we need to win by example, not just with speeches but by example; not just with military might but by gaining the respect of the world. -Barbara Boxer

We have the greatest hospitals, doctors, and medical technology in the world – we need to make them accessible to every American. -Barbara Boxer

We need to give the Iraqis a chance to build their own future. It should be in their hands. It must be in their hands. That is what democracy is all about. We can teach it, we can explain it, but they must want it enough to make it work for them. -Barbara Boxer

Raising a family is difficult enough. But it's even more difficult for single parents struggling to make ends meet. They don't need more obstacles. They need more opportunities. -Bill Richardson

We cannot accomplish all that we need to do without working together. -Bill Richardson

This country needs to get a backbone and stand up for its economic interest. -Byron Dorgan

We need leadership, and we need it now. -Byron Dorgan

If we are going to stay a great power and I hope and pray we will we need the truth. We need to know what is going right and we need to know what is going wrong. There is no greater time than now. -Chuck Schumer

It is time that we take control and find a way to curtail the explosive costs of health care. Small businesses deserve a chance to channel these funds toward other needs, such as expanding and creating more jobs for the economy. -Christopher Bond

Misdirected focus on paperwork, on procedures, and on bureaucracy frustrates teachers and fails to give children the education they need. -Christopher Bond

We need affordable space travel to inspire our youth, to let them know that they can experience their dreams, can set significant goals and be in a position to lead all of us to future progress in exploration, discovery and fun. Thanks to the X Prize for the inspiration. -Burt Rutan

All soldiers who serve their country and put their lives at risk need to know that if something happens to them, their families will be well taken care of. That's the bond we have with our military men and women and their families. -Jeff Sessions

The United States has the burden to lead for peace. And not just peace – we need peace with justice, a much harder goal. -Jeff Sessions

My relationship to power and authority is that I'm all for it. People need somebody to watch over them. Ninety-five percent of the people in the world need to be told what to do and how to behave. -Arnold Schwarzenegger

There comes a time when what is needed is not just rhetoric, but boots on the ground. -Baldwin Spencer

We have all examined our past critically and are very much aware of even the unpleasant things. Now, we need to look at what we plan to do with the lessons we have learned from the past. -Heinz Fischer

We need to go everywhere. There is not one county in this state, I don't care how far west you go, that doesn't have Democrats. We have to be proud of who we are. -Howard Dean

I don't care what the public wants, I'm going to give it what it needs! -Christopher Dodd

One of the things that makes our military the best in the world is the certain knowledge of each soldier, sailor, airman, and Marine that they can always count on their comrades should they need help – that they will never be abandoned. -Jon Kyl

We are stronger because we recognize that government isn't the sole answer to the most important questions, and we welcome community and faith based organizations as partners to serve the needs of Florida families. -Jeb Bush

State government has too often been used to look out for the insiders and not the citizens. This has insulated poverty from progress, and need from remedy. -Ernie Fletcher

Government cannot do everything, so we need to first decide what government ought to be doing, then figure out what it's capable of doing, and then follow the jobs we choose to completion. -Ernie Fletcher

We need to keep investing in economic and homeland security. We need to bank on the right kind of economic development. We need to embrace opportunities, but with the right kind of safeguards. -John Baldacci

We need to work our level best in this legislative session to help grow Montana's economy, so that grandchildren can stay in Montana, grandchildren can visit their grandmother and grandfather by driving across town, not flying across the country. -Brian Schweitzer

I am very proud of the quality of public education in Nebraska, but I believe we have an obligation to continually assess whether our system is meeting 21st Century education needs. -Dave Heineman

We have a responsibility as a state to protect our most vulnerable citizens: our children, seniors, people with disabilities. That is our moral obligation. But there is an economic justification too – we all pay when the basic needs of our citizens are unmet. -John Lynch

After September 11th, nations from across the globe offered their generous assistance to the people of New York. And whenever our friends around the world need our assistance, New York is there. -George Pataki

As long as the sun rises over Ontario and sets over the Pacific, I will dedicate myself to bringing the people of Oregon what they want and need most – an era of hope, change, and economic renewal. -Ted Kulongoski

Parents with meager means have the same aspirations for their children as other parents. Children from poor families have the same needs as other children. -Mark Sanford

Virginia 's tax system needs to be fixed. The time to act is now. Do not send me any more studies. Do not send me another piecemeal approach that confuses tinkering with real reform. -Mark Warner

Our citizens and those who have gone before us charted the broad outlines of where we need to go, and they would envy our opportunity to translate those dreams into action. And I believe they will judge us very harshly should we fail to act. -Dave Freudenthal

Many Americans are unaware that we still have a large population of working families, elderly, and children who rely on emergency food pantries, shelters, and other resources to meet their nutritional needs. -Blanche Lincoln

Whether it's making sure that families have access to quality health care and child care, or making sure that our children receive the best educational opportunities we can give them, we must remain committed to these needs because our children are our future. -Blanche Lincoln

The White House has embarked on a mission to convince the people of our country that Social Security is in dire need of drastic change in order to save it for all workers. -Barbara Boxer

Too often in Washington special interests urge us to fight one another just because we belong to different parties. It is time for this to stop and for Washington to focus on what needs to be done. -Ken Salazar

We need a new Latin American policy that is bold – different. We need to focus on building civil society, focus on the lack of infrastructure. We need look at ways to foster economic opportunity. There needs to be a more comprehensive economic vision in the region. -Mel Martinez

A tremendous amount of needless pain and suffering can be eliminated by ensuring that health insurance is universally available. -Daniel Akaka

We need to make sure parents and coaches are aware of the dangers an on the look-out for the warning signs. Performance enhancing drugs are too damaging to young people for parents and coaches to not be involved. -Chuck Grassley

Congress has a responsibility to make sure our taxpayer dollars are being spent responsibly and effectively, and at the same time, that our men and women in uniform have everything they need to carry out the War on Terror. -Larry Craig

We all join the President in applauding the sacrifices made by our brave men and women in uniform. But we must continue to provide them the tools they need to accomplish the difficult tasks they face. -Dick Durbin

We can't do much about ensuring that the homeland is safe if our local police and sheriffs' departments don't have the personnel they need to keep our streets and neighborhoods secure. -Dick Durbin

We need to steer clear of this poverty of ambition, where people want to drive fancy cars and wear nice clothes and live in nice apartments but don't want to work hard to accomplish these things. Everyone should try to realize their full potential. -Barack Obama

We need to internalize this idea of excellence. Not many folks spend a lot of time trying to be excellent. -Barack Obama

Community colleges play an important role in helping people transition between careers by providing the retooling they need to take on a new career. -Barack Obama

We need to continue our full support of the nascent Iraqi government by helping to rebuild their economic infrastructure and maintain security while training the Iraqi security forces. -Pat Roberts

We need to strengthen and save Social Security for today's workers. If we don't act now, this system, born out of the New Deal, will become a bad deal. -Mitch McConnell

I'm so proud of Maryland's firefighters, risking their lives to protect others, but we need to protect our protectors with the best equipment training and resources. -Barbara Mikulski

It is incumbent upon us to respond to the unique needs of military women and ensure they receive proper care during the first year following childbirth. -Susan Collins

While it is clear that we need to make some adjustments to protect Social Security for the long term, it is disingenuous to say that the trust fund is facing a crisis. -Carl Levin

We need to build on the success of Social Security by developing bold and innovative ways for Americans to build wealth and save for retirement. I believe we can work together in a bipartisan manner to accomplish these goals. -Debbie Stabenow

We need a defense budget that's big enough to sustain an increase in the size of the Army. -Jim Talent

Access to computers and the Internet has become a basic need for education in our society. -Kent Conrad

Our foreign policy needs to support our energy, economic, defense and domestic policies. It all falls within the arch of national interest. There will be windows of opportunity, but they will open and close quickly. -Chuck Hagel

The United Nations has a critical role to play in promoting stability, security, democracy, human rights, and economic development. The UN is as relevant today as at any time in its history, but it needs reform. -Chuck Hagel

I say I don't need a tax cut. It will not do me any more good. I can't buy more, I can't eat more, I can't do more, and I want it distributed among the ordinary people who work every day. -Frank Lautenberg

This 21st century economy holds great promise for our people. But unless we give all Americans the skills they need to succeed, countries like India and China will take good-paying jobs that should be ours. -Harry Reid

I believe the war on terror is the vital discussion of this decade and of our generation, probably. To win the war on terror, you need a good offense and a good defense. On defense, I regret to say, basically, this administration has not come close to doing what is necessary. -Chuck Schumer

I do not want our children and grandchildren to live in a world where everyday they fear some regional strongman with weapons of mass destruction. We need to send a message to these future would-be bullies: you will not be allowed to threaten the world. -George Voinovich

The only way to ensure that our promise to provide every opportunity for students with disabilities, and help them achieve their full potential, is to give our schools the dollars they need. -Gordon Smith

Social Security must be preserved and strengthened. But we need to be candid about the costs and willing to make the tough choices that real reform will require. -Lindsey Graham

Simply cutting the taxes for America's wealthiest families is clearly not creating the needed new jobs, and that strategy is unlikely to succeed in the future. -Tim Johnson

Our country also hungers for leadership to ensure the long-term survival of our Social Security system. With 70 million baby boomers in this country on the verge of retirement, we need to take action to shore up the system. -Kay Bailey Hutchison

For the state of our union to be strong, we need to place value in Americans. -Patty Murray

We need to take steps to strengthen and mend Social Security so that its promise of a secure retirement is just as real for seniors in the future as it is today. -Herb Kohl

We are in a war on terrorism. We need to conduct that war and take it to the terrorists, not here at home. -Craig L. Thomas

The dirty little secret of journalism is that it really isn't a profession, it's a craft. All you need is a telephone and a conscience and you're all set. -Andrew Sullivan

I don't have any focus groups on talent and programming. If I need five people in a mall to be paid $40 to tell me how to do my job, I shouldn't do my job. -Roger Ailes

We have to do more than keep media giants from growing larger; they're already too big. We need a new set of rules that will break these huge companies to pieces. -Ted Turner

When you're bringing in a fairly unknown candidate challenging a sitting president, the population needs a lot more information than reduced coverage provides. -Walter Cronkite

I needed to be in the bush. There I find solitude and beauty and purity and focus. That's where my heart lies. -Mark Burnett

I can't hit a ball more than 200 yards. I have no butt. You need a butt if you're going to hit a golf ball. -Dennis Quaid

You never need an argument against the use of violence, you need an argument for it. -Noam Chomsky

In order to rally people, governments need enemies… if they do not have a real enemy, they will invent one in order to mobilize us. -Thich Nhat Hanh

Recognizing the need is the primary condition for design. -Charles Eames

To whom does design address itself: to the greatest number, to the specialist of an enlightened matter, to a privileged social class? Design addresses itself to the need. -Charles Eames

I have a bag with a toothbrush and toothpaste and all the things I might need during the day. I call the bag my trailer. Sometimes you don't have a trailer, so that's my trailer. -Laura Linney

Providing, meaning to a mass of unrelated needs, ideas, words and pictures – it is the designer's job to select and fit this material together and make it interesting. -Paul Rand

Now that I look back, I realize that a life predicated on being obedient and taking orders is a very comfortable life indeed. Living in such a way reduces to a minimum one's need to think. -Adolf Eichmann

I dream that someday the step between my mind and my finger will no longer be needed. And that simply by blinking my eyes, I shall make pictures. Then, I think, I shall really have become a photographer. -Alfred Eisenstaedt

It is only when we no longer compulsively need someone that we can have a real relationship with them. -Anthony Storr

There are so many ways to heal. Arrogance may have a place in technology, but not in healing. I need to get out of my own way if I am to heal. -Anne Wilson Schaef

The more things you own, the more people you need to employ. -Billie Piper

You need a certain amount of nerve to be a writer. -Margaret Atwood

Now I know what a statesman is; he's a dead politician. We need more statesmen. -Bob Edwards

The Bible contains six admonishments to homosexuals and 362 admonishments to heterosexuals. That doesn't mean that God doesn't love heterosexuals. It's just that they need more supervision. -Lynn Lavner

I wish I could have known earlier that you have all the time you'll need right up to the day you die. -William T. Wiley

Every woman needs one man in her life who is strong and responsible. Given this security, she can proceed to do what she really wants to do-fall in love with men who are weak and irresponsible. -Richard J. Needham

Patience can't be acquired overnight. It is just like building up a muscle. Every day you need to work on it. -Eknath Easwaran

I'm officially middle-aged. I don't need drugs anymore, thank God. I can get the same effect just by standing up real fast. -Jonathan Katz

We need, in effect, to make the phantom 'lock-boxes' around the trust fund real. -Alan Greenspan

I'm not doing my philanthropic work, out of any kind of guilt, or any need to create good public relations. I'm doing it because I can afford to do it, and I believe in it. -George Soros

Don't bring your need to the marketplace, bring your skill. If you don't feel well, tell your doctor, but not the marketplace. If you need money, go to the bank, but not the marketplace. -Jim Rohn

Checking the results of a decision against its expectations shows executives what their strengths are, where they need to improve, and where they lack knowledge or information. -Peter Drucker

Suppliers and especially manufacturers have market power because they have information about a product or a service that the customer does not and cannot have, and does not need if he can trust the brand. This explains the profitability of brands. -Peter Drucker

The most efficient way to produce anything is to bring together under one management as many as possible of the activities needed to turn out the product. -Peter Drucker

Leaders need to be optimists. Their vision is beyond the present. -Rudy Giuliani

The political tradition of ancient thought, filtered in Italy by Machiavelli, says one thing clearly: every prince needs allies, and the bigger the responsibility, the more allies he needs. -Silvio Berlusconi

To be happy in this world, first you need a cell phone and then you need an airplane. Then you're truly wireless. -Ted Turner

What we think determines what happens to us, so if we want to change our lives, we need to stretch our minds. -Wayne Dyer

The only thing a golfer needs is more daylight. -Ben Hogan

Everybody wants to laugh – you know that. They need to laugh… people need to laugh. -Carl Reiner

When things are perfect, that's when you need to worry most. -Drew Barrymore

It's going to seem idiotic to say this, but I think that at a given moment we all need a place to ourselves where we can refuge ourselves and cut ourselves off from the world. -Milla Jovovich

Sometimes I'm uncomfortable with the level of fame I've got! It all depends on the day and what's going on. I don't desire any more fame. I don't need it. -Philip Seymour Hoffman

I think if you're an actor, then you can work on stage – but if you've never done it before, you're going to have picked up a few things that you're going to need to change when you're working on stage. -Dominic Monaghan

Every decision that you make you have to be incredible congruent. It doesn't mean that you have to starve. If you need money, you do something that gives you money, that's normal. -Gael Garcia Bernal

I think more dating stuff is scheduling. It's needing people who understand your work schedule. -Jennifer Love Hewitt

I actually would love to live in New York. But I need land; I need space. I'd love to move to a place where I could have a lot of land and a goat. -Lusia Strus

This is an area you always need to address when you're dealing with Dracula is the fact that there is something kind of attractive in his darkness – which there isn't in other horror characters. -Richard Roxburgh

I lost that excitement I had when I first started out. It was all about the need to just get a job, and so I found the joy again when I was writing Deuce Bigelow. I was laughing so hard and along with my writing partner at the time, simply laughing until we cried. -Rob Schneider

Class action lawsuits are an important part of our legal system. All citizens should have the right to band together and settle grievances with bigger companies, but that system is broken and it needs fixing. -Tom Carper

I think being mean to people in high school is healthy. It's sort of like you're in this situation with all these other kids and sometimes you need to get your aggression out. And if you'd had people be mean to you before, it really does build character. -Lizzy Caplan

Unfair trade agreements, passed by both Republicans and Democrats, have sent millions of jobs to other countries. We need to stop this hemorrhaging and find ways for American workers to compete in the new market. -Russ Feingold

Leonardo Da Vinci combined art and science and aesthetics and engineering, that kind of unity is needed once again. -Ben Shneiderman

We need a type of patriotism that recognizes the virtues of those who are opposed to us. -Francis John McConnell

I love that men like to look at women, that they love sports, that they need to know the inner workings of mechanical objects. I love the whole makeup of men – that they never mature and are always just boys. -Krista Allen

When it comes to helping out, I don't believe in doing it for the media attention. My goal is to support the organizations that need help. -Paul Allen

I'm very happy at home. I love to just hang out with my daughter, I love to work in my garden. I'm not a gaping hole of need. -Uma Thurman

We need 4 hugs a day for survival. We need 8 hugs a day for maintenance. We need 12 hugs a day for growth. -Virginia Satir

Remember that you are needed. There is at least one important work to be done that will not be done unless you do it. -Charles L. Allen

This legislation confronts the human truth that the need for clean water knows no borders, and proper management and intervention can be a currency for peace and international cooperation. -Bill Frist

I believe the Patriot Act strikes the right balance needed to protect our freedom and security. -Bill Owens

As the temperature drops, the need for heating oil goes up. -Christopher Dodd

There is no good reason for our cattle producers to have such limited market access. Our beef is the best in the world, and we need to be allowed to reach global markets. -Conrad Burns

We do not need international help to stop corruption, we need strong Louisiana Leadership. -David Vitter

The administration's reckless plan doesn't do one thing to ensure the long term security of social security, rather it undermines our economy. We need a budget and a fiscal policy that reflects the values and interests of America and restores fiscal discipline. -Debbie Stabenow

We want to develop innovative ways to promote savings so more Americans can save for their future, but first we need to reject privatization schemes and work together to strengthen Social Security. -Debbie Stabenow

Government alone cannot solve the problems we deal with in our correctional facilities, treatment centers, homeless shelters and crisis centers – we need our faith-based and community partners. -Dirk Kempthorne

I rise today to offer a formal and heartfelt apology to all the victims of lynching in our history, and for the failure of the United States Senate to take action when action was most needed. -George Allen

The expansion of tobacco cessation centers is an important part of our historic and continuing effort to help smokers quit. The expansion of these centers will give even more New Yorkers the help they need to quit once and for all. -George Pataki

Even as we pour hundreds of billions of dollars into our efforts in the Middle East, there is much that needs to be done to win the war of ideas in the Muslim world and beyond. -Herb Kohl

It's time to stop defending a system that is clearly in dire need of reform, stop issuing reports and setting up new roadblocks, and start providing Americans with prescription drugs that are both safe and affordable. -Herb Kohl

A loving family provides the foundation children need to succeed, and strong families with a man and a woman – bonded together for life – always have been, and always will be, the key to such families. -Jim Bunning

The best way to begin genuine bipartisanship to make America stronger is to work together on the real crises facing our country, not to manufacture an artificial crisis to serve a special interest agenda out of touch with the needs of Americans. -John F. Kerry

Did you know that the state is the proud owner of a condo complex in Conway? This budget adds a real estate manager position to assess what we own, and sell those properties that we don't need and shouldn't own. -John Lynch

We need to ensure our men and women in uniform are equipped with the very best money can buy. We also have to make sure critical military technologies are developed in America and that the U.S. defense manufacturing base remains healthy and strong. -Joe Lieberman

God calls us to care for our fellow man, especially the neediest. I feel that call to lift up the less fortunate; the call to improve our communities and our state. It drives me to serve Louisiana as governor. -Kathleen Blanco

But wishing our Kansas soldiers 'God speed' is not enough. We need to comfort, care for, and protect their families. And we should ease the financial burdens that these families often face. -Kathleen Sebelius

Managers, regardless of salary, should not be allowed to earn or use comp time. They are expected to work as many hours as needed to get the job done – especially at these salary levels. -Jodi Rell

We would be doing the children of South Asia a great disservice if we allowed ourselves to believe that the need of children to belong to a loving, permanent family was washed away by the waves of the tsunami. -Mary Landrieu

Our focus needs to be on freeing dissidents and continuing to support the opposition movement within Cuba – not rewarding Castro and subsidizing and strengthening his totalitarian regime. -Mel Martinez

The state of our state needs serious attention. -Mitch Daniels

The new troops in Iraq need to be Iraqi troops. -Mitch McConnell

The president feels not only do we need to change these rogue regimes, but even our friendly allies, who really basically have, sort of, benign dictatorships, need to get with the program if they want to have long-term security and prosperity from terrorism. -Mitch McConnell

I feel very deeply about the need to respect and tolerate people of different social – or sexual orientation. But at the same time, I believe marriage should be preserved as an institution for one man and one woman. -Mitt Romney

Our economy is on the move and we are creating thousands of new jobs, but we need to keep our foot on the gas pedal. -Mitt Romney

The Pell Grant is more than a financial aid program for college students in need. It is the right thing to do for America's college students, and it is the right thing to do for America's economy. -Norm Coleman

We recognized in 1996 that, with progress in the field of genetics accelerating at a breathtaking pace, we need to ensure that advances in treatment and prevention of disease do not constitute a new basis for discrimination. -Olympia Snowe

The rights of copyright holders need to be protected, but some draconian remedies that have been suggested would create more problems than they would solve. -Patrick Leahy

Declining overseas admissions costs us not only much needed revenues for colleges and universities, but much more importantly, we lose the best opportunity we have to introduce foreign students to all that America has to offer the world. -Richard Lugar

A successful economic development strategy must focus on improving the skills of the area's workforce, reducing the cost of doing business and making available the resources business needs to compete and thrive in today's global economy. -Rod Blagojevich

Thirteen thousand dollars a year is not enough to raise a family. That's not enough to pay your bills and save for their future. That's barely enough to provide for even the most basic needs. -Tom Carper

Keeping a lid on taxes is not just good for the taxpayer. It's a powerful way to force government to be more accountable, set priorities and spend smarter. Let me repeat that: more accountable, set priorities and spend smarter – that's what we need to be about. -Tim Pawlenty

When we are sure that we are on the right road there is no need to plan our journey too far ahead. No need to burden ourselves with doubts and fears as to the obstacles that may bar our progress. We cannot take more than one step at a time. -Orison Swett Marden

You are capable of more than you know. Choose a goal that seems right for you and strive to be the best, however hard the path. Aim high. Behave honorably. Prepare to be alone at times, and to endure failure. Persist! The world needs all you can give. -E. O. Wilson

When it comes down to it, at the end of the day, I need more out of my life and I need to push myself harder. And if at the end of the day I don't have it, then I don't have it, but at least I'm going to put myself out there. If I fail, I'm going to fail terrifically. -Ali Larter

You need to suffer to be interesting. -Alyson Hannigan

I don't mind dying, I'll gladly do that, but not right now, I need to clean the house first. -Astrid Lindgren

We can't leave people in abject poverty, so we need to raise the standard of living for 80% of the world's people, while bringing it down considerably for the 20% who are destroying our natural resources. -Jane Goodall

In order to dream, you need to have a springboard which is the facts… It gives it that touch of reality, and I think that's quite important… truth with fiction. -Janet Leigh

What this country needs is a good five-cent nickel. -Franklin Pierce Adams

There are some things the general public does not need to know and shouldn't. I believe democracy flourishes when the government can take legitimate steps to keep its secrets, and when the press can decide whether to print what it knows. -Katharine Graham

I needed to become something besides the star everybody had built me up to be. -LeAnn Rimes

Because bankers measure their self-worth in money, and pay themselves a lot of it, they think they're fine fellows and don't need to explain themselves. -James Buchan

I need to die for the killing of those people. -Aileen Wuornos

People think I'm strong, but actually I wanted to crawl away. I thought, I'm going to live in the country with my horse and I'll get a nine-to-five; I don't need this. -Stella McCartney

For the cause that lacks assistance, the wrong that needs resistance, for the future in the distance, and the good that I can do. -George Linnaeus Banks

You don't need to know who's playing on the White House tennis court to be a good president. -James Baker

We did six records, then six movies. Now we need to do six of something else, so we get 666 – and then our master Satan can return! -Cheech Marin

Why do we need another station where everyone has a gun? We already have BET. -Greg Giraldo

In all honesty, I'm not able to talk about contracts. It's nothing with 'American Idol' in particular, it's just things I really need to take care of in my life. -Mario Vazquez

We need more male black teachers, tempting them with extra cash if necessary. -Trevor Phillips

With only 2 percent of the world's proven reserves of oil, we in the United States can pump until we are blue in the face and it will not change the fact that we need more diverse and more secure sources of energy. -Zach Wamp

I almost never set out to photograph a landscape, nor do I think of my camera as a means of recording a mountain or an animal unless I absolutely need a 'record shot'. My first thought is always of light. -Galen Rowell

Opera? Just what the world needs: more fat women screaming. -Peter Boyle

To me, Garth, he's kind of like my guardian angel. It's like every time I need some help, he's there. -Chris LeDoux

We need art more than ever as we stagger toward the Millennium. -Fritz Scholder

Eliminating what is not wanted or needed is profitable in itself. -Phil Crosby

He who labors diligently need never despair; for all things are accomplished by diligence and labor. -Menander

You become a writer because you need to become a writer – nothing else. -Grace Paley

You need imagination in order to imagine a future that doesn't exist. -Azar Nafisi

I've always seen myself as one of those 'show people.' My earliest memories are wanting and needing to entertain people, like a gypsy traveler who goes from place to place, city to city, performing for audiences and reaching people. -Brittany Murphy

I've always had the perspective that roles come into my life when I need them most and sort of teach me lessons. The same can be true of films, films are released into society to aid in a lesson, inspire people, comfort people. -Bryce Dallas Howard

When I talk to people in need, they tell me they want to hope; they are eager for opportunity; they are ready for better days. And I can tell you that every time their hopes are disappointed, all nations lose. -Abdullah II of Jordan

Do not be afraid that joy will make the pain worse; it is needed like the air we breathe. -Goran Persson

Germany must be a country which generates political ideas and leadership, which is capable of compromise, which is sovereign and yet knows that it needs its partners on both sides of the Atlantic. -Horst Koehler

Convinced as I am and as I am from my government that the world needs a new moral architecture over all I believe that this should be the first topic to debate in our world of today, ethics, moral. -Hugo Chavez

We need to reach that happy stage of our development when differences and diversity are not seen as sources of division and distrust, but of strength and inspiration. -Josefa Iloilo

It is not enough to receive support, no matter, how needed it may be. It is fundamental to know how to receive this support and ensure that its result is exponential. -Kay Rala Xanana Gusmao

Each individual is unique. We all have equal worth. Young and old, those who can cope and those who need help. -Kjell Magne Bondevik

We have a good life when we manage to live with both satisfied and unsatisfied needs, when we are not obsessed by what is beyond our reach. -Kjell Magne Bondevik

Georgia does not need Russia as an enemy. -Mikheil Saakashvili

The war against terrorism should not be used to interfere with an independent, sovereign state. We need to identify concrete terrorist targets and do no harm to civilians. -Nong Duc Manh

As of today, we do not need expert reports by the authoritative analytical institutions to realise that the reasons for such a situation in our community lie in global inequality, poverty and illiteracy. -Nursultan Nazarbayev

We now need to look beyond our immediate future and aim higher and farther. -Paul Biya

The unworthy successor of Peter who desires to benefit from the immeasurable wealth of Christ feels the great need of your assistance, your prayers, your sacrifice, and he most humbly asks this of you. -Pope John Paul II

We need to be more careful, but more compassionate. We must strike, not deal with terrorists, but to broaden our understanding of the world outside our borders. -Ricardo Lagos

No references to the need to fight terror can be an argument for restricting human rights. -Vladimir Putin

In twenty years I've never had a day when I didn't have to think about someone else's needs. And this means the writing has to be fitted around it. -Alice Munro

After each experience, you grow up, you get enriched with something, and you don't know how you're going to be in six months, you don't know what you're going to want, what you're going to need. -Audrey Tautou

First of all, the music that people call Latin or Spanish is really African. So Black people need to get the credit for that. -Carlos Santana

We need a President who is not afraid of complexity, who believes in an open and tolerant society, and who knows that the world can be made new again – and that President is Al Gore. -Caroline Kennedy

Personally, I think young musicians need to learn to play more than one style. Jazz can only enhance the classical side, and classical can only enhance the jazz. I started out playing classical, because you have to have that as a foundation. -Doc Severinsen

Charity separates the rich from the poor; aid raises the needy and sets him on the same level with the rich. -Evita Peron

No. Better research needed. Fire your research person. No fishnet stockings. Never. Not in this band. -Gene Simmons

There's less critical thinking going on in this country on a Main Street level – forget about the media – than ever before. We've never needed people to think more critically than now, and they've taken a big nap. -Alec Baldwin

Human beings the world over need freedom and security that they may be able to realize their full potential. -Aung San Suu Kyi

There's a need for accepting responsibility – for a person's life and making choices that are not just ones for immediate short-term comfort. You need to make an investment, and the investment is in health and education. -Buzz Aldrin

To unfold the secret laws and relations of those high faculties of thought by which all beyond the merely perceptive knowledge of the world and of ourselves is attained or matured, is a object which does not stand in need of commendation to a rational mind. -George Boole

We need international support so that our people live a life of normality, of dignity, of liberty and freedom. I hope that our cry for freedom may be heard. -Mahmoud Abbas

Women in Africa, generally a lot needs to be done for women. Women are not being educated, not only in Angola but my trip to Nigeria, one point I would make over and over again was that women need to be educated too. -Mia Farrow

What should exist? To me, that's the most exciting question imaginable. What do we need that we don't have? How can we realize our potential? -Paul Allen

I want to help people with depression understand that there is hope, so that they can get the help they need to live rich, fulfilling lives. -Tom Bosley

We need diversity of thought in the world to face the new challenges. -Tim Berners-Lee

Poland is an ally of the United States of America. It was our duty to show that we are a reliable, loyal, and predictable ally. America needed our help, and we had to give it. -Adam Michnik

I wouldn't mind meeting Eddie Van Halen. That would be great. We need to invite him to a race. -Al Unser

I need a SUV, for me and my four sisters. So, I've narrowed it down to four, kind of expensive, cars. -Alexa Vega

In my life, I don't need to have my face plastered everywhere. It's not really something I want. -Alexis Bledel

As an active member of the Air Force, Army and Mine Warfare Caucuses, I meet with enlisted personnel and officers on a regular basis to learn more about their needs, both on the job and with their families. -Allen Boyd

Though no one wants war, Congress needed to give the President the authority he needs to protect America while encouraging the use of diplomacy and negotiations to try and arrive at a peaceful solution to this problem. -Allen Boyd

People that are 40, they don't sit around at talk about gray hair and how it covers their hair. They talk about highlighting, of course they're covering gray, but they don't talk about it that way. They're going to get their colors because they need a little lightening. -Andie MacDowell

It is also asserted that the election settled the matters of the war and the torture of prisoners. These are dead issues that no longer need be addressed. -Andrew Greeley

I respect the people who buy my records and come to my concerts. It's only fair that I always try to give them the very best that's in me. After all, I need them more than they need me. -Andy Gibb

I don't think it's necessarily healthy to go into relationships as a needy person. Better to go in with a full deck. -Anjelica Huston

I think it's a terrible thing to write and not enjoy it. It's a sad thing. But of course a lot of people do work because they need to eat. And we all need to eat, but that's not the only reason to work. You couldn't have paid me not to write. -Anne Perry

You have to kill to survive. People have been doing it forever. I eat meat, and I eat fish. If I were on a deserted island I would need that to survive. -Benicio Del Toro

There's so many things I want to do. I want to work with great filmmakers, great actors, great scripts. And there's no reason for me to do anything short of that, because I'm 24, I don't have a family, I don't need to make tons of money, and I'm not dying to get famous. -Tobey Maguire

I wouldn't say I'm a very controlling person. For instance, when I talk to the actors, I don't tell them exactly what I want because I want them to surprise me. I even encourage them to change some of the verses of the script if they need to. -Alejandro Amenabar

Italy have plenty of high-quality players. Newcomers need time to get adjusted to the set-up and the system of play. I'm very young, and although I think I have shown good quality in my international games, I realise that there are plenty of others competing for places. -Alessandro Del Piero

The American Army has supplied, assigned a very capable man to me, to help me, bring me to military justice. I don't think I need no civilians. All I want to do is clear myself with the American Army. -Robert Jenkins

Where there are laws, he who has not broken them need not tremble. -Vittorio Alfieri

I don't think there's any one definition, but to do effective political work you have to have vision and practicality, and learn how to persuade people that what you feel needs to be done does need to be done. -Alan Cranston

As we talk about the need to foster academic achievement, we must recognize and reward those who strive academically, just as we honor athletic champions. Meeting the President of the United States is just the honor we should bestow on our academic champions. -Brad Sherman

What is needed is an all-out science project to get vehicles off of gasoline, rather than off of the earth. -Brad Sherman

That is not to say that we can relax our readiness to defend ourselves. Our armament must be adequate to the needs, but our faith is not primarily in these machines of defense but in ourselves. -Chester W. Nimitz

You need to eat normally and healthfully, and you need to exercise. I'm so passionate about this because I think people spend their lives not happy in their bodies. -Courtney Thorne-Smith

No other question has ever moved so profoundly the spirit of man; no other idea has so fruitfully stimulated his intellect; yet no other concept stands in greater need of clarification than that of the infinite. -David Hilbert

I love things made out of animals. It's just so funny to think of someone saying, 'I need a letter opener. I guess I'll have to kill a deer. -David Sedaris

All I need is a big surfboard and a piano. -Dennis Wilson

The hardest thing is to go to sleep at night, when there are so many urgent things needing to be done. A huge gap exists between what we know is possible with today's machines and what we have so far been able to finish. -Donald Knuth

Searching for what I need, and I don't even know precisely what that is, I was going from a man to a man, and I saw that all of them together have less than me who has nothing, and that I left to each of them a bit of that what I don't have and I've been searching for. -Ivo Andric

An interface is humane if it is responsive to human needs and considerate of human frailties. -Jef Raskin

The social sciences, I thought, needed the same kind of rigor and the same mathematical underpinnings that had made the 'hard' sciences so brilliantly successful. -Herbert A. Simon

What information consumes is rather obvious: it consumes the attention of its recipients. Hence a wealth of information creates a poverty of attention, and a need to allocate that attention efficiently among the overabundance of information sources that might consume it. -Herbert A. Simon

It lies in the hearts of men and women; when it dies there, no constitution, no law, no court can save it. While it lies there, it needs no constitution, no law, no court to save it. -Learned Hand

Writers are good at plucking out what they need here and there. -Beverly Cleary

There are only two guidelines in good sex, don't do anything you don't really enjoy and find out what are your partner needs and don't balk them if you can help it. -Alex Comfort

I'm pretty social so it's hard for me to find solitude, but I need to have solitude to write. -Catie Curtis

You need three or five hands to play Ligeti. -Alfred Brendel

What we need now is a Treaty of the World not a Treaty of Rome. -Bernie Ecclestone

Christians need to take the lead in educating people that children are gifts, as my autistic grandson most surely is. By going down the path we're currently on, we might one day get rid of genetic diseases, but only at the cost of our own humanity. -Charles Colson

The best actors instinctively feel out what the other actors need, and they just accommodate it. -Christopher Nolan

The juvenile sea squirt wanders through the sea searching for a suitable rock or hunk of coral to cling to and make its home for life. For this task, it has a rudimentary nervous system. When it finds its spot and takes root, it doesn't need its brain anymore so it eats it! -Daniel Dennett

Sometimes I see myself fine, sometimes I need a witness. And I like the whole truth, but there are nights I only need forgiveness. -Dar Williams

Don't Take Anything Personally. Nothing others do is because of you. What others say and do is a projection of their own reality, their own dream. When you are immune to the opinions and actions of others, you won't be the victim of needless suffering. -Don Miguel Ruiz

The secret we should never let the gamemasters know is that they don't need any rules. -Gary Gygax

Users do not care about what is inside the box, as long as the box does what they need done. -Jef Raskin

The H-1B visa program which helps sustain our rapidly growing economy and also helps meet the health care needs of families living in rural New Mexico. -Heather Wilson

We need a balanced, long term energy policy to reduce our dependence on foreign oil and preserve the beauty of the land we love. -Heather Wilson

We have lost one shuttle for every 57 flights and that is not a good ratio. I do believe we need to continue space flights, but maybe we can follow the example of the Russians and use unmanned vehicles to transport hardware into space. -Lincoln Davis

I carry Yeats with me wherever I go. He's my constant companion. I always can find some comfort in Yeats no matter what the situation is. Months and months and months go by and I know I need to switch to Shelley or somebody else, but right now Yeats is enough for me. -Linda Hamilton

I change my mind so much I need two boyfriends and a girlfriend. -Pink

The world is wrong side up. It needs to be turned upside down in order to be right side up. -Billy Sunday

Play reaches the habits most needed for intellectual growth. -Bruno Bettelheim

There are realities we all share, regardless of our nationality, language, or individual tastes. As we need food, so do we need emotional nourishment: love, kindness, appreciation, and support from others. -J. Donald Walters

I veer away from trying to understand why I act. I just know I need to do it. -Ralph Fiennes

Government is necessary for our survival. We need government in order to survive. The Founding Fathers created a special place for government. It is called the Constitution. -Michael Badnarik

One does not need buildings, money, power, or status to practice the Art of Peace. Heaven is right where you are standing, and that is the place to train. -Morihei Ueshiba

Once a person has all the things they need to live, everything else is entertainment. -Neal Stephenson

Dictatorships start wars because they need external enemies to exert internal control over their own people. -Richard Perle

Government always finds a need for whatever money it gets. -Ronald Reagan

I am opposed to any individual taxes until we eliminate all of the unconstitutional agencies, and I suspect we wouldn't need a tax after that. -Michael Badnarik

If we really want liberty – if we really want liberty – then we need to go out and get it, we need to take it, because nobody is going to give it to us. And we need to do it now. -Michael Badnarik

War doesn't need more participants. It needs fewer participants. -Michael Badnarik

Most countries are static, and they need to do is keep having babies. But America's like this big old clanking smoking machine that just lumbers across the landscape scooping up and eating everything in sight. -Neal Stephenson

If you want to accomplish something in the world, idealism is not enough – you need to choose a method that works to achieve the goal. -Richard Stallman

Welfare's purpose should be to eliminate, as far as possible, the need for its own existence. -Ronald Reagan

We need to suffer, that we may learn to pity. -Letitia Elizabeth Landon

To be successful in life what you need is education, not literacy and degrees. -Munshi Premchand

Our life is half natural and half technological. Half-and-half is good. You cannot deny that high-tech is progress. We need it for jobs. Yet if you make only high-tech, you make war. So we must have a strong human element to keep modesty and natural life. -Nam June Paik

Man learns through experience, and the spiritual path is full of different kinds of experiences. He will encounter many difficulties and obstacles, and they are the very experiences he needs to encourage and complete the cleansing process. -Sai Baba

What is it in you that brings you to a spiritual teacher in the first place? It's not the spirit in you, since that is already enlightened, and has no need to seek. No, it is the ego in you that brings you to a teacher. -Ken Wilber

Beauty doesn't need ornaments. Softness can't bear the weight of ornaments. -Munshi Premchand

I think people need to be educated to the fact that marijuana is not a drug. Marijuana is an herb and a flower. God put it here. If He put it here and He wants it to grow, what gives the government the right to say that God is wrong? -Willie Nelson

We need to decide that we will not go to war, whatever reason is conjured up by the politicians or the media, because war in our time is always indiscriminate, a war against innocents, a war against children. -Howard Zinn

Profit is not the legitimate purpose of business. The legitimate purpose of business is to provide a product or service that people need and do it so well that it's profitable. -James Rouse

If you're feeling insecure and you need to feel special, the best place to go is somewhere foreign where people treat you as special because you're different. -Kristin Scott Thomas

I've had a pretty charmed life, so there's nothing that I need to take too seriously right now. -Larisa Oleynik

Some actors need to be rattled and some need to be focused. -Liev Schreiber

What terrified me will terrify others; and I need only describe the spectre which had haunted my midnight pillow. -Mary Shelley

The dream he needed most was the dream that frightened him more. -Sherman Alexie

I think there needs to be a way to allow people to become educated if they've paid taxes, they've been here a long time. And I think, actually, we need to think about young people are not making the decision on whether to come here. -Zoe Lofgren

Again, it may be said, that to love justice and equality the people need no great effort of virtue; it is sufficient that they love themselves. -Maximilien Robespierre

Our body has this defect that, the more it is provided care and comforts, the more needs and desires it finds. -Saint Teresa of Avila

I never married because there was no need. I have three pets at home which answer the same purpose as a husband. I have a dog which growls every morning, a parrot which swears all afternoon, and a cat that comes home late at night. -Marie Corelli

The leader of men in warfare can show himself to his followers only through a mask, a mask that he must make for himself, but a mask made in such form as will mark him to men of his time and place as the leader they want and need. -John Keegan

Never invest in anything that eats or needs painting. -Billy Rose

Your good friend has just taken a piece of cake out of the garbage and eaten it. You will probably need this information when you check me into the Betty Crocker Clinic. -Cynthia Nixon

I thought about how we need to make children feel that there are times in their lives when they need to be alone and quiet and to be able to accept their aloneness. -bell hooks

What is happening within Christianity is that it doesn't know it needs to promote itself. -Stephen Baldwin

All I care is that my family, and my loved ones, understand me. Or that they understand me to a degree – I don't understand me very much. And I don't need the world to understand me. That is the most egocentric thing. -Andrea Corr

Our country, like every modern state, needs profound democratic reforms. It needs political and ideological pluralism, a mixed economy and protection of human rights and the opening up of society. -Andrei Sakharov

I do what I do, and write what I write, without calculating what is worth what and so on. Fortunately, I am not a banker or an accountant. I feel that there is a time when a political statement needs to be made and I make it. -Arundhati Roy

All you need in the world is love and laughter. That's all anybody needs. To have love in one hand and laughter in the other. -August Wilson

You don't need an explanation for everything, Recognize that there are such things as miracles – events for which there are no ready explanations. Later knowledge may explain those events quite easily. -Harry Browne

I'm a typical middle child. I'm the mediator. The one that makes everything OK, puts their own needs aside to make sure everybody's happy. It's hard to change your nature, even with years and years of therapy. -Jennifer Jason Leigh

Let a man be but in earnest in praying against a temptation as the tempter is in pressing it, and he needs not proceed by a surer measure. -Robert South

A good band is like a team. You want to have the right balance. It's not always the best people you need, but the right ones for the job. -Ronnie Hawkins

We were playing, not for the drunks, but for the musicians, because it was more intellectually challenging. We needed somewhere to put our energy to show that we were growing, and as we started to achieve this, people came to hear us musically. -Ronnie Hawkins

Man should not consider his material possession his own, but as common to all, so as to share them without hesitation when others are in need. -Thomas Aquinas

For the Christian, heaven is where Jesus is. We do not need to speculate on what heaven will be like. It is enough to know that we will be for ever with Him. -William Barclay

When we believe that God is Father, we also believe that such a father's hand will never cause his child a needless tear. We may not understand life any better, but we will not resent life any longer. -William Barclay

My mother says I was vaccinated with a phonograph needle. I love to talk. I just love to talk. -Jerry Hunt

People need to be peppered or even outraged occasionally. Our national comedy and drama is packed with earthy familiarity and honest vulgarity. Clean vulgarity can be very shocking and that, in my view, gives greater involvement. -Kenneth Williams

Maybe sometimes I'm such a thinker, I reevaluate too much. Sometimes when it comes down to it, I really don't need to do anything, I don't really need to change anything. I need to just keep plugging away, working at it. -Michael Chang

Film-makers should remain true to their principles and never compromise, there is a real revival in the British film industry but there is a danger that we will become colonial servants of Hollywood. We need to maintain our own integrity. -Mike Leigh

I like the idea of being alone. I like the idea of often being alone in all aspects of my life. I like to feel lonely. I like to need things. -Robert Plant

As I've always said, preproduction is so important. When you cast the actors, you've done much of the work. Now, you may need to guide them a little, take it up or down, have them go faster or slower, but the casting process is crucial. -Robert Wise

Even if I don't finish, we need others to continue. It's got to keep going without me. -Terry Fox

Well, I started thinking about what you were saying about how your movies need to make a profit. Now, what is the one thing, if you put it in a movie, it'll be successful? -Ed Wood

The inspiration to write? Perhaps it's not so much inspiration, as a NEED to write. I get itchy and guilty and dissatisfied when I haven't written for a while. Ideas come to me and need to be written down. -Eric Brown

Well all the big companies are really panicked by the internet thing and all that, and sales went down, although sales have gone up again in this country a bit and also the big companies, because they're so big, they need big sales really so they're not really interested. -Jack Bruce

The issue in Web accessibility is the fact that blind and visually-impaired people need the single biggest boost to achieve equivalence, since the real-world Web is a visual medium. -Joe Clark

I developed my style by pickin' a lot of cotton, plowin' that ole mule every day. I just got the rhythm, and any rhythm I need I know where it is; I know where to find it. -John Hunter

I need some kind of emotional stake in it to write my lyrics, assuming that place. It might just be an emotion I understand but am not currently experiencing necessarily. -John Mayer

There's a lot of heartache because you don't always win. You need loads of determination. -Pat Cash

I don't need all that much – I just need to know who my characters are and what kind of jam they're going to get into, and I'll write myself out of their jam. -Richard Price

Be nice to the whites, they need you to rediscover their humanity. -Desmond Tutu

Someone to tell it to is one of the fundamental needs of human beings. -Miles Franklin

That is, the only reason salvation is necessary is to get us back to the garden. The Pentateuch not only presents where we began but also why we are not there any more, and why and how we need to get back. -David Baker

Great masters neither want nor need your worship. Your greatest gift to them and yourself is to emulate their divinity by claiming it as your own. -Alan Cohen

I don't need to worry about identity theft because no one wants to be me. -Jay London

To me, its seems necessary to rediscover – and the energy to do so exists – that even the political and economic spheres need moral responsibility, a responsibility that is born in man's heart and, in the end, has to do with the presence or absence of God. -Pope Benedict XVI

We can learn from him that suffering and the gift of himself is an essential gift we need in our time. -Pope Benedict XVI

The channels of intuitive knowledge are opened according to the intensity of individual need. -Jane Roberts

There has never been any country at every moment so virtuous and so wise that it has not sometimes needed to be saved from itself. -Havelock Ellis

Sometimes people need a kick in the pants to get them to do what they would be doing if government weren't there as a perpetual parent. -Cal Thomas

He whose head is in heaven need not fear to put his feet into the grave. -Matthew Henry

The discoveries of how we can grow and the insights we need to have really come from the inside out. To have genuine empathy, not as a make-nice tool but as an understanding, is essential to the next step. -Patricia Sun

We mostly feel fearful because we feel powerless. We feel powerless, I contend, because of a style of thinking that splits information in two poles that makes us lose all the operative information we need to solve the problem. -Patricia Sun

Equal and united people can above all become a part of the civilization toward which mankind is moving. If we cannot be at the head of the column leading to such a civilization, there is certainly no need for us to be at is tail. -Slobodan Milosevic

My other family is Fleetwood Mac. I don't need the money, but there's an emotional need for me to go on the road again. There's a love there; we're a band of brothers. -Stevie Nicks

We don't need to have somebody that's gonna make sure they pay for our market bills. It's like we have only one reason to love and that is for the real idea of love. -Stevie Nicks

I created the Women's Federation for World Peace in order to restore all that woman originally lost. You American women don't need a man in the position of grandfather, parents, husband, elder or younger brother. You only need the true Adam. -Sun Myung Moon

If there is illness in your home, do you not need a doctor from outside? If your home catches on fire, do you not need fire fighters from outside? God has sent me to America in the role of a doctor, in the role of a fire fighter. -Sun Myung Moon

There are enough churches already, but the world still needs salvation. -Sun Myung Moon

There isn't a theologian in the world who can argue with me on this. God has no gender. If that's the case, then everything needs to be rewritten now, right now. -Susan Powter

We need quiet time to examine our lives openly and honestly – spending quiet time alone gives your mind an opportunity to renew itself and create order. -Susan L. Taylor

Cricket needs brightening up a bit. My solution is to let the players drink at the beginning of the game, not after. It always works in our picnic matches. -Paul Hogan

Now when you hates you shrinks up inside and gets littler and you squeezes your heart tight and you stays so mad with peoples you feels sick all the time like you needs the doctor. -Margaret Walker

All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn't hurt. -Charles M. Schulz

I think that what is important is that the music be honest and direct and that it is relevant to today. I think music needs to be of its time and speak to that time. -Dave Holland

The man who can put himself in the place of other men, who can understand the workings of their minds, need never worry about what the future has in store for him. -Owen D. Young

Country fans need to support country music by buying albums and concert tickets for traditional artists or the music will just fade away. And that would be really sad. -George Jones

The injury that we do to a man must be such that we need not fear his vengeance. -Steve Perry

Communication is a continual balancing act, juggling the conflicting needs for intimacy and independence. To survive in the world, we have to act in concert with others, but to survive as ourselves, rather than simply as cogs in a wheel, we have to act alone. -Deborah Tannen

The artist need not know very much; best of all let him work instinctively and paint as naturally as he breathes or walks. -Emil Nolde

No matter whether you are new or an old team member, you need time to adjust to one another. -Yao Ming

Our volunteer fire departments know their needs better than Washington, D.C. They need more flexibility on spending grant money from FEMA and Homeland Security. -Mike Ross

As much as we need a prosperous economy, we also need a prosperity of kindness and decency. -Caroline Kennedy

We're all living blinkered lives, and we're not seeing what's going on and looking to change it. I'm not saying that everyone has to make a political statement, but we need to be more aware of what's happening and why. -Samantha Morton

Every band needs it's own special chemistry. And Bez was a very good chemist. -Tony Wilson

We obviously need more love in the world. And we obviously need more compassion and understanding. Our leaders need to really address these issues properly now. -Dave Davies

I make little movies, you know, they need all the help that they can get. -Campbell Scott

I'll need my whole lifetime to polish my craft. -Eva Green

The deepest need of men is not food and clothing and shelter, important as they are. It is God. -Thomas R. Kelly

What this country needs is a really good five cent cigar. -Thomas R. Marshall

When you want to do your homework, fill out your tax return, or see all the choices for a trip you want to take, you need a full-size screen. -Bill Gates

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