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Nearly all legislation involves a weighing of public needs as against private desires and likewise a weighing of relative social values.
– Louis D. Brandeis
Nearly all legislation involves a weighing of public needs as against private desires; and likewise a weighing of relative social values.
– Louis D. Brandeis
Nearly all marriages, even happy ones, are mistakes in the sense that almost certainly (in a more perfect world, or even with a little more care in this very imperfect one) both partners might be found more suitable mates. But the real soul-mate is the one you are actually married to.
– J. R. R. Tolkien
Nearly all marriages, even happy ones, are mistakes: in the sense that almost certainly (in a more perfect world, or even with a little more care in this very imperfect one) both partners might be found more suitable mates. But the real soul-mate is the one you are actually married to.
– J. R. R. Tolkien, Letter to Michael Tolkien, March 1941
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
– Abraham Lincoln
Nearly all men die of their remedies, and not of their illnesses.
– Jean Baptiste Poquelin Molire
Necessity has no law.
– William Langland
Necessity has the face of a dog.
– Gabriel García Márquez
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
– Karl Marx
Necessity is the ethnicity of truth.
– Kedar Joshi
Necessity is the most powerful divinity the world knows--it is the result of physical forces set in operation by ethical forces.
– Dr. Jose P. Rizal
Necessity is the mother of invention.
– Anonymous
Necessity is the mother of taking chances.
– Mark Twain
Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of tyrants it is the creed of slaves.
– William Pitt
Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves.
– William Pitt
Necessity knows no law.
– Publilius Syrus
Necessity makes even the timid brave.
– Sallust, Roman historian and politician (c. 86-c. 35 B.C.)
Necessity never made a good bargain.
– Benjamin Franklin
Necessity, who is the mother of invention.
– Plato, The Republic
Needless to say since Christ's expiation not one single Christian has been known to sin, or die.
– Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
Negative thinking is always expensive--dragging us down mentally, emotionally, and physically--hence I refer to any indulgence in it as a luxury.
– Peter McWilliams
Neglecting your health is the equivalent to spitting in the face of everyone fighting to stay alive and of those who have lost their fight.
– Ingrid Weir
Neither a borrower nor a lender be For loan oft loses both itself and friend, And borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry. This above all to thine own self be true, And it must follow, as the night the day, Thou canst not then be false to any man.
– William Shakespeare
Neither a borrower nor a lender be;
For loan oft loses both itself and friend,
And borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry.
This above all: to thine own self be true,
And it must follow, as the night the day,
Thou canst not then be false to any man.

– William Shakespeare, "Hamlet", Act 1 scene 3
Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius.
– Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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