Quotes by unnecessary

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  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
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    One should respect public opinion insofar as is necessary to avoid starvation and keep out of prison, but anything that goes beyond this is voluntary submission to an unnecessary tyranny.
  • Carroll Quigley
    Carroll Quigley
    American historian and theorist 1910-1977
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    The difference between a stable society and an unstable one is that the restraints in an unstable one are external. In a stable society government ultimately becomes unnecessary; the restraints on people's actions are internal, they're self-disciplined...
    Source: Oscar Iden Lecture Series, Lecture 3: The State of Individuals (1976)
  • Karl Wilhelm Von Humboldt
    Karl Wilhelm Von Humboldt
    German Statesman, Philologist 1767-1835
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    The government is best which makes itself unnecessary.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    The Niagara Falls? Simply a vast unnecessary amount of water going the wrong way and then falling over unnecessary rocks.
    Source: In Oscar Wilde, His Life and Wit (1946)
  • Andy Rooney
    Andy Rooney
    American radio and television writer 1919-2011
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    The world must be filled with unsuccessful musical careers like mine, and it's probably a good thing. We don't need a lot of bad musicians filling the air with unnecessary sounds. Some of the professionals are bad enough.
  • Stephen Hawking
    Stephen Hawking
    English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, author and Director 1942-2018
    Stephen Hawking
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    Theology is unnecessary.
    Source: Interview CNN 2010
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    Two thirds of all sorrow is homemade and, so far as the universe is concerned, unnecessary.
  • Peace Pilgrim
    Peace Pilgrim
    American activist, mystic and pacifist 1908-1981
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    Unnecessary possessions are unnecessary burdens. If you have them, you have to take care of them! There is great freedom in simplicity of living. It is those who have enough but not too much who are the happiest.
  • Violence is unnecessary and costly. Peace is the only way.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    We live in an age when unnecessary things are our only necessities.
  • Napoleon
    Napoleon
    French Emperor 1769-1821
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    When firmness is sufficient, rashness is unnecessary.
  • When two men in business always agree, one of them is unnecessary.
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