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necessary Quotes

Seven of the best book quotes about necessary
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“Happiness is based on a just discrimination of what is necessary, what is neither necessary nor destructive, and what is destructive.”
Ursula K. Le Guin
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The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas
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“Happiness consists in finding out precisely what the ‘one thing necessary’ may be, in our lives, and in gladly relinquishing all the rest. For then, by a divine paradox, we find that everything else is given us together with the one thing we needed.”
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“Their ideas reached no farther than to give the general government the five per centum impost, and the regulation of trade. When it was agitated in Congress, in a committee of the whole, this was all that was asked, or was deemed necessary. Since that period, their views have extended much farther. Horrors have been greatly magnified since the rising of the Convention. ”
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“Darwinism is not a sufficient condition for a phenomenon like Nazism but I think it’s certainly a necessary one.”
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“Wasn’t this what he had wanted…from this relationship? To be so indispensable to another person that that person couldn’t even comprehend his life without him? And now he had it, and the demands of the position terrified him. He had asked for responsibility without understanding completely how much damage he could do. Was he able to do this?”
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“Hari and the other Alibagh villagers stood open-mouthed in amazement: they had not brought along a single woman with them, had not thought it necessary, had been sure that they, the menfolk, could manage it all on their own and the women would only be a nuisance.”
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“And it shows that something called Occam’s razor is true. And Occam’s razor is not a razor that men shave with but a Law, and it says… ‘No more things should be presumed to exist than are absolutely necessary.‘”

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