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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
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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
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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
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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
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Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
– Abraham Lincoln
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Nearly all men die of their remedies, and not of their illnesses.
– Jean Baptiste Poquelin Molire
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Necessity has no law.
– William Langland
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Necessity has the face of a dog.
– Gabriel García Márquez
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Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
– Karl Marx
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Necessity is the ethnicity of truth.
– Kedar Joshi
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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
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Necessity is the mother of invention.
– Anonymous
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Necessity is the mother of taking chances.
– Mark Twain
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Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of tyrants it is the creed of slaves.
– William Pitt
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Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves.
– William Pitt
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Necessity knows no law.
– Publilius Syrus
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Necessity makes even the timid brave.
– Sallust, Roman historian and politician (c. 86-c. 35 B.C.)
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Necessity never made a good bargain.
– Benjamin Franklin
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Necessity, who is the mother of invention.
– Plato, The Republic
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Needless to say since Christ's expiation not one single Christian has been known to sin, or die.
– Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
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Negative mind or mindset will hardly give you positive result. Thus, you've got to be positive-minded rather than negative-minded, come what may.
– Emeasoba George
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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
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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
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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
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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
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