Quotes and Sayings about Needs



"The idea of wilderness needs no defense, it only needs defenders."
- Edward Abbey
(Related: Idea, Defense, Needs, Wilderness)

"A mad, keen photographer needs to get out into the world and work and make mistakes."
- Sam Abell
(Related: Work, Mistakes, Needs, World)

"By the general process of epic poetry, I mean the way this form of art has constantly responded to the profound needs of the society in which it was made."
- Lascelles Abercrombie
(Related: Art, Society, Poetry, Needs)

"That is to say, epic poetry has been invented many times and independently; but, as the needs which prompted the invention have been broadly similar, so the invention itself has been."
- Lascelles Abercrombie
(Related: Poetry, Invention, Needs)

"I think you also understand that one of the key things that's got to be done in Iraq is to build a mentality of understanding that the military needs to be subordinate to civilian control and respectful of its own people."
- John Abizaid
(Related: People, Control, Iraq, Key, Military, Needs, Understanding)

"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 W. Abrams, Jr.
(Related: Being, Country, Ethics, Needs)

"Most of the time it's the parents who recognise me. They try to tell their kids, 'Look, it's Giselle,' and I say, 'No, no, no, don't ruin this for them,' because I'm usually standing there with my hair sideways and no make-up on. And the kid is saying, 'That is not Giselle. No way. That is some worn-out girl who really needs a bath.'"
- Amy Adams
(Related: Time, Hair, Kids, Needs, Parents, Ruin, Saying)

"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."
- Brooks Adams
(Related: Friendship, Life, Thought, Community, Needs, Rivalry)

"What this country needs is a good five-cent nickel."
- Frank Adams
(Related: Country, Needs)

"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 B. Adams
(Related: Friendship, Life, Thought, Community, Needs, Rivalry)

"To leave in search of yourself, of your real needs, is easier when you don't have to justify yourself to anyone, when there are not too many people bestowing you their attention."
- Isabelle Adjani
(Related: People, Attention, Needs)

"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
(Related: Change, Heart, Conformity, Contradiction, Laws, Man, Needs, Order)

"But John Landis wrote a good relationship which is really what the film's about. A very straightforward young woman who's very sure of herself and she meets a young man who needs some taking care of."
- Jenny Agutter
(Related: Care, Film, Man, Needs, Woman)

"Among our own people also the church sorely needs clergy in close touch with the ordinary life of the laity, living the life of ordinary men, sharing their difficulties and understanding their trials by close personal experience."
- Roland Allen
(Related: Experience, Life, Men, People, Church, Difficulties, Living, Needs, Sharing, Trials, Understanding)

"Queer Eye for the Straight Guy is a form of service journalism. To be successful, I think it has to be a combination of a good story, it has to be funny, and it also needs to be packed with useful information."
- Ted Allen
(Related: Funny, Successful, Eye, Information, Journalism, Needs, Service)

"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
(Related: Dad, Friendship, Humor, Mom, Example, Fun, Kids, Needs, Parents, Respect)

"I am one of those people who are blessed, or cursed, with a nature which has to interfere. If I see a thing that needs doing I do it."
- Margery Allingham
(Related: Nature, People, Needs)

"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
(Related: Time, Dying, Man, Needs, Sleep, Wrong)

"Men are mortal. So are ideas. An idea needs propagation as much as a plant needs watering. Otherwise both will wither and die."
- B. R. Ambedkar
(Related: Men, Idea, Ideas, Needs, Will)

"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
(Related: Dreams, Love, Goals, Completion, Deep, Meaning, Needs)

"Leadership should be born out of the understanding of the needs of those who would be affected by it."
- Marian Anderson
(Related: Leadership, Needs, Understanding)

"I mean, art for art's sake is ridiculous. Art is for the sake of one's needs."
- Carl Andre
(Related: Art, Needs)

"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
(Related: Habit, Deep, Needs, Reading)

"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
(Related: People, Values, Benefits, Globalization, Needs, World)

"You can love more than one person in your life, but things will be different. There'll be a different dynamic. Needs and desires change."
- Francesca Annis
(Related: Change, Love, Life, Needs, Will)

"Drinking intensifies all your pressures and your needs."
- Desi Arnaz
(Related: Drinking, Needs)

"It is simply the truth that the political system that I am part of has degenerated to the point that it needs fundamental change."
- Gloria Macapagal Arroyo
(Related: Change, Truth, Needs)

"Agents need to be free to pursue investigations in ways that they haven't. There have been restraints that a reformed FBI needs to make sure we don't impose."
- John Ashcroft
(Related: Needs)

"If you want someone to feel warm, you dress them in a warm color and put a warm light on them and you get the picture. Sometimes, all that needs pushing a little bit to help tell the story."
- Colleen Atwood
(Related: Dress, Help, Light, Needs, Want)

"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
(Related: Body, Care, Needs)

"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
(Related: Experience, Difficulties, Man, Needs, Obstacles, Spiritual, Will)

"Tell him, on the contrary, that he needs, in the interest of his own happiness, to walk in the path of humility and self-control, and he will be indifferent, or even actively resentful."
- Irving Babbitt
(Related: Happiness, Humility, Interest, Needs, Self, Will)

"A man needs to look, not down, but up to standards set so much above his ordinary self as to make him feel that he is himself spiritually the underdog."
- Irving Babbitt
(Related: Man, Needs, Self)

"Our immigration system is a broken system that needs to be fixed. We need reform that provides hardworking people of good character with a real path towards citizenship."
- Joe Baca
(Related: People, Character, Citizenship, Needs, Reform)

"Truth is so hard to tell, it sometimes needs fiction to make it plausible."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: Truth, Fiction, Needs)

"War doesn't need more participants. It needs fewer participants."
- Michael Badnarik
(Related: War, Needs)

"But now I realize that this record business really needs me. No one else is trying to take a chance or do something different."
- Erykah Badu
(Related: Business, Chance, Needs, Now, Trying)

"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
(Related: God, Humor, First, Needs, Wishes)

"Every kid needs a mentor. Everybody needs a mentor."
- Donovan Bailey
(Related: Needs)

"Extension work is not exhortation. Nor is it exploitation of the people, or advertising of an institution, or publicity work for securing students. It is a plain, earnest, and continuous effort to meet the needs of the people on their own farms and in the localities."
- Liberty Hyde Bailey
(Related: Work, People, Advertising, Effort, Exploitation, Needs, Publicity, Students)

"Every decade needs its own manual of handicraft."
- Liberty Hyde Bailey
(Related: Needs)

"What the world really needs is more love and less paper work."
- Pearl Bailey
(Related: Love, Work, Needs, World)

"The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love. What the world really needs is more love and less paperwork."
- Pearl Bailey
(Related: Love, Joy, Needs, World)

"Would I buy a cell phone for my 12-year-old?... No. I should have closer control over my child than that. He really shouldn't be in places where he needs to contact me by cell."
- Stephen Baker
(Related: Control, Needs)

"From each according to his faculties; to each according to his needs."
- Mikhail Bakunin
(Related: Needs)

"I think Maine needs people. It needs diversity. It needs to be able to respect people. Openness is crucial for this state because we don't want to be known for having the oldest state in the nation. We want young families."
- John Baldacci
(Related: People, Diversity, Nation, Needs, Respect, State, Want)

"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 A. Baldwin
(Related: Time, Greed, Needs, Sense, Want, Writer)

"What is happening within Christianity is that it doesn't know it needs to promote itself."
- Stephen Baldwin
(Related: Christianity, Needs)

"It is as absurd to say that a man can't love one woman all the time as it is to say that a violinist needs several violins to play the same piece of music."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Love, Music, Time, Man, Needs, Play, Woman)

"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
(Related: Cause, Future, Needs, Wrong)

"Repeating a grade needs to be the last resort, not an automatic response to a child who is struggling to learn."
- Roy Barnes
(Related: Needs)

"But the fact is, no matter how good the teacher, how small the class, how focused on quality education the school may be none of this matters if we ignore the individual needs of our students."
- Roy Barnes
(Related: Education, Quality, Class, Fact, May, Needs, School, Students)

"How many inner resources one needs to tolerate a life of leisure without fatigue."
- Natalie Clifford Barney
(Related: Life, Fatigue, Leisure, Needs)

"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
(Related: Soul, Help, Needs)

"I never want to get to the point where it's all about my needs, and the hell with anybody else."
- Drew Barrymore
(Related: Hell, Needs, Want)

"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
(Related: Needs, Theatre)

"I don't listen to what art critics say. I don't know anybody who needs a critic to find out what art is."
- Jean-Michel Basquiat
(Related: Art, Needs)

"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
(Related: History, Fashion, Needs)

"It's silly to say it about a tennis player, but I'm an unbelievable hero in Germany. And Germany needs heroes more than any place."
- Boris Becker
(Related: Germany, Heroes, Needs, Silly, Tennis)

"Love cannot endure indifference. It needs to be wanted. Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another's heart, or its flame burns low."
- Henry Ward Beecher
(Related: Love, Heart, Indifference, Needs, Oil)

"The dream of the Convention was born from the that children and their needs were not been considered when policies were being made, laws passed or actions undertaken."
- Carol Bellamy
(Related: Dream, Actions, Being, Children, Laws, Needs)

"Everybody needs his memories. They keep the wolf of insignificance from the door."
- Saul Bellow
(Related: Memories, Needs)

"We still want to idealize moms, and sometimes we want to idealize actresses who are moms, too. I know that's something I've experienced, but we're all just doing the best we can and we're all trying to raise our kids and talk to them about everything that needs to be discussed."
- Annette Bening
(Related: Kids, Needs, Talk, Trying, Want)

"All clients' needs and expectations are vastly different."
- Bruce Bennett
(Related: Clients, Expectations, Needs)

"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
(Related: Nature, Cruelty, Evil, Needs, Nothing, Talking)

"It seems that laughter needs an echo."
- Henri Bergson
(Related: Echo, Laughter, Needs)

"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
(Related: Thought, Italy, Needs, Responsibility, Tradition)

"Every effort needs to be made to try and offset the costs of Katrina and Rita by reductions in other government programs, especially those that are wasteful, duplicative and ineffective."
- Ben Bernanke
(Related: Government, Effort, Needs)

"A poor man with nothing in his belly needs hope, illusion, more than bread."
- Georges Bernanos
(Related: Hope, Illusion, Man, Needs, Nothing, Poor)

"For the theatre one needs long arms... an artiste with short arms can never make a fine gesture."
- Sarah Bernhardt
(Related: Needs, Theatre)

"Who needs fan mail when you have the Internet?"
- Nuno Bettencourt
(Related: Internet, Mail, Needs)

"General Musharraf needs my participation to give credibility to the electoral process, as well as to respect the fundamental right of all those who wish to vote for me."
- Benazir Bhutto
(Related: Credibility, Needs, Participation, Respect, Right, Vote)

"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
(Related: Patriotism, War, Country, Existence, Nation, Needs, Vice)

"I do think that Social Security reform needs to be bipartisan, and we are going to have to reach that in this debate at some time before we can find really meaningful reform."
- Judy Biggert
(Related: Time, Debate, Needs, Reform, Security)

"The more aware a man is of a woman's body, the better. He needs to know he has to tend to a woman. She might not always return the favor, but a man always has to tend to a woman first."
- Rachel Bilson
(Related: Body, First, Man, Needs, Woman)

"The Long Island Sound is an environmentally unique estuary that needs to be protected."
- Tim Bishop
(Related: Needs, Sound)

"I had found myself a new mission - and once more my recurring dilemma between corporate commercial needs and personal scientific ambitions was solved unexpectedly."
- James W. Black
(Related: Corporate, Mission, Needs)

"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
(Related: Business, Strategy, Successful, Development, Economy, Focus, Needs, Today)

"Canada sets aside 36 percent of their visas for people with skills they think their country needs. We set aside six percent. We educate the doctors, and then don't give 'em a green card."
- Michael Bloomberg
(Related: People, Canada, Country, Doctors, Needs)

"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
(Related: Death, Life, People, Strength, May, Needs, Now, Weakness)

"They say a person needs just three things to be truly happy in this world: someone to love, something to do, and something to hope for."
- Tom Bodett
(Related: Love, Hope, Needs)

"And that is why marriage and family law has emphasized the importance of marriage as the foundation of family, addressing the needs of children in the most positive way."
- John Boehner
(Related: Family, Marriage, Positive, Children, Importance, Law, Needs)

"Men take only their needs into consideration - never their abilities."
- Napoleon Bonaparte
(Related: Men, Consideration, Needs)

"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
(Related: Health, Time, Control, Care, Chance, Economy, Jobs, Needs)

"Whatever the economy needs to maintain itself, the government will do it."
- Edward Bond
(Related: Government, Economy, Needs, Will)

"No one who knows my personal situation would think I am not sympathetic to the needs of the active forces."
- Kit Bond
(Related: Needs)

"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
(Related: Life, Needs)

"I think everyone needs to be a role model, period."
- Barry Bonds
(Related: Needs)

"I'm part of an important movement that needs to happen."
- Lisa Bonet
(Related: Needs)

"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."
- Chastity Bono
(Related: People, Needs)

"The main purpose of Social Security is to redistribute wealth, to make an increasingly large number of Americans dependent on government for their basic needs in their retirement years."
- Neal Boortz
(Related: Government, Purpose, Wealth, Americans, Needs, Retirement, Security, Years)

"If it is wrong for you to take money from someone else who earned it, to take their money by force for your own needs, then it is certainly just as wrong for you to demand that the government step forward and do this dirty work for you."
- Neal Boortz
(Related: Government, Money, Work, Force, Needs, Wrong)

"Free speech is meant to protect unpopular speech. Popular speech, by definition, needs no protection."
- Neal Boortz
(Related: Free speech, Needs, Popular, Protection)

"The National Intelligence Director needs the authority to do the job we are asking him to do. That means power over the intelligence budget. And to be effective, to be allowed to do his or her job, they must have authority over the budget."
- Leonard Boswell
(Related: Intelligence, Power, Authority, Job, Needs)

"There will be no politics, no ifs and buts; if we see something and feel that work needs to be done, we will get people here we can rely on and ensure it is done in the same thorough way as our other projects."
- Ian Botham
(Related: Work, Politics, People, Needs, Projects, Will)

"I think that the balance needs to be restored, and I would note that in the camp in which I am in, one finds libraries, universities, the Internet industry, the manufacturers of digital media, and consumers."
- Rick Boucher
(Related: Balance, Internet, Libraries, Media, Needs)

"A show needs time to find an audience, and they're very quick to pull them off the air now."
- Bruce Boxleitner
(Related: Time, Needs, Now, Quick)

"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
(Related: War, Encouraging, America, Authority, Congress, Diplomacy, Needs, President, Solution)

"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
(Related: Army, Force, Job, Needs)

"Speaking for myself, my very integrity as a human being needs to include my freedom to explore who I am both spiritually and sexually. Not just to explore - but to practice."
- Malcolm Boyd
(Related: Being, Freedom, Integrity, Needs, Practice)

"Opera? Just what the world needs: more fat women screaming."
- Peter Boyle
(Related: Women, Opera, World)

"Being gifted needs courage."
- Georg Brandes
(Related: Courage, Being, Needs)

"I really think that's the key, part of the spiritual renewal that America needs to have, the notion that we really can have confidence in a better tomorrow."
- Carol Moseley Braun
(Related: America, Confidence, Key, Needs, Spiritual, Tomorrow)

"The world needs dreamers and the world needs doers. But above all, the world needs dreamers who do."
- Sarah Ban Breathnach
(Related: Needs, World)

"Everyone needs help from everyone."
- Bertolt Brecht
(Related: Help, Needs)

"I like low-maintenance girls, but at the same time, classy. She needs to take care of herself. But also be a girl who isn't afraid to get sweaty and play basketball, so it's cool if she's a tomboy."
- Chris Brown
(Related: Time, Basketball, Care, Girls, Needs, Play)

"We continue to subsidize highways and aviation, but when it comes to our passenger rail system, we refuse to provide the money Amtrak needs to survive."
- Corrine Brown
(Related: Money, Aviation, Needs)

"Without the funding Amtrak needs to keep operating, we will soon see people that rely on Amtrak to get them to work each day, waiting for a train that isn't coming."
- Corrine Brown
(Related: Work, People, Day, Needs, Waiting, Will)

"Not only should we be giving Amtrak the money it needs to continue to provide services; we should be providing security money to upgrade their tracks and improve safety and security measures in the entire rail system."
- Corrine Brown
(Related: Money, Giving, Needs, Safety, Security)

"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
(Related: Family, Forget, Needs, Spiritual, Struggle)

"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
(Related: Friendship, Letters, Needs, Silly, Weather)

"The administration needs to speak honestly with the American people. Exaggerating our progress in defeating the insurgency or in creating an Iraqi army paints a dangerous picture."
- Sherrod Brown
(Related: People, Progress, American, Army, Needs)

"The elegance of honesty needs no adornment."
- Merry Browne
(Related: Honesty, Elegance, Needs)

"The dual scourge of hunger and malnutrition will be truly vanquished not only when granaries are full, but also when people's basic health needs are met and women are given their rightful role in societies."
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
(Related: Health, Women, People, Hunger, Needs, Will)

"This syndrome, SARS, is now a worldwide health threat... The world needs to work together to find its cause, cure the sick and stop its spread."
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
(Related: Health, Work, Cause, Cure, Needs, Now, World)

"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
(Related: Strength, Man, Mob, Needs, Solitude, Weakness)

"Making a book is a craft, like making a clock; it needs more than native wit to be an author."
- Jean de la Bruyere
(Related: Needs, Wit)

"Let woman out of the home, let man into it, should be the aim of education. The home needs man, and the world outside needs woman."
- Pearl S. Buck
(Related: Home, Education, Man, Needs, Woman, World)

"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
(Related: Wisdom, Life, Virtue, Deeds, Earth, Guidance, Light, Mind, Needs)

"I just think that - when a country needs more income and we do, we're only taking in 15 percent of GDP, I mean, that - that - when a country needs more income, they should get it from the people that have it."
- Warren Buffett
(Related: People, Country, Income, Needs)

"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
(Related: Mistake, Common sense, Country, Needs, Temper)

"Nuclear power will help provide the electricity that our growing economy needs without increasing emissions. This is truly an environmentally responsible source of energy."
- Michael Burgess
(Related: Power, Economy, Electricity, Energy, Help, Needs, Will)

"I believe that States should be credited for their non-Federal investment in revenue-generating transportation facilities to address their regional transportation needs."
- Michael Burgess
(Related: Investment, Needs, states)

"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
(Related: Dreams, Work, Advertising, Deals, Needs)

"A functioning police state needs no police."
- William S. Burroughs
(Related: Needs, Police, State)

"Giving frees us from the familiar territory of our own needs by opening our mind to the unexplained worlds occupied by the needs of others."
- Barbara Bush
(Related: Giving, Mind, Needs)

"You may think the president is all-powerful, but he is not. He needs a lot of guidance from the Lord."
- Barbara Bush
(Related: Guidance, May, Needs, President)

"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
(Related: Faith, Government, Community, Needs, Questions)

"One needs to know what the hierarchy of values are from which one takes inspiration, and in a democratic society this is the subject of continuous democratic debate."
- Rocco Buttiglione
(Related: Society, Inspiration, Values, Debate, Needs)

"TV is very much a producer and writer or creator-driven machine in the States. And I'm the kind of actor that needs to be pushed and have someone on my case a little bit, so I suffer from that."
- Rose Byrne
(Related: Actor, Machine, Needs, states, Writer)

"And then fourth, we have that essential group of people who track programs and budgets to ensure that they align with the needs of preparation and warning, counterintelligence and support to the operational war fighter."
- Stephen Cambone
(Related: War, People, Budgets, Needs, Preparation, Support)

"We have been working hard to think about what our combined needs are going to be in the way of intelligence capabilities, not today but 15 to 20 years in the future."
- Stephen Cambone
(Related: Intelligence, Future, Needs, Today, Years)

"I have always believed governments must adapt to the needs of the people, not the other way around."
- Kim Campbell
(Related: People, Needs)

"Governments allocate enormous resources for social programs. And it is true that for many years we have had one of the best social service systems in the world. Yet we are still incapable of meeting the needs of tens of thousands of Canadian families."
- Kim Campbell
(Related: Meeting, Needs, Service, World, Years)

"The reason why I buy into the Democratic Party more than the Republican Party is because there are over 2,000 verses of Scripture that deal with responding to the needs of the poor."
- Tony Campolo
(Related: Needs, Party, Poor, Reason, Republican, Scripture)

"Every man needs slaves like he needs clean air. To rule is to breathe, is it not? And even the most disenfranchised get to breathe. The lowest on the social scale have their spouses or their children."
- Albert Camus
(Related: Children, Man, Needs)

"A guilty conscience needs to confess. A work of art is a confession."
- Albert Camus
(Related: Art, Work, Confession, Conscience, Needs)

"I think we have a great track record on being relevant, on identifying consumer trends, needs and wants."
- Jim Cantalupo
(Related: Being, Needs)

"The pressure of special interests, the demands of special sections of the state, the needs of friends, all must be subordinated to the good of the people as a whole."
- Arthur Capper
(Related: People, Friends, Needs, Pressure, State)

"The Crown Prince has said he needs to broaden political participation in the governing of Saudi Arabia."
- Frank Carlucci
(Related: Needs, Participation)

"An organization which claims to be working for the needs of a community - as SNCC does - must work to provide that community with a position of strength from which to make its voice heard. This is the significance of black power beyond the slogan."
- Stokely Carmichael
(Related: Power, Work, Strength, Community, Needs, Voice)

"For our welfare reform efforts to be successful, we must empower local charitable organizations with the resources to address their local community needs."
- Mel Carnahan
(Related: Successful, Community, Needs, Reform, Welfare)

"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."
- Thomas Carper
(Related: Family, Future, Needs)

"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."
- Thomas Carper
(Related: Legal, Action, Class, Needs, Right)

"I don't need to convince anybody that I know kung fu, but maybe somebody needs to know that I really can act, without doing a Chinese accent or a funny walk."
- David Carradine
(Related: Funny, Act, Needs)

"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
(Related: History, Confidence, Needs, Secrets, Will)

"To deal with individual human needs at the everyday level can be noble sometimes."
- Jimmy Carter
(Related: Needs)

"Can our mind evolve to be something other than an extension of our animal needs?"
- Julian Casablancas
(Related: Mind, Needs)

"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
(Related: Courage, Act, Decency, Giving, Goodness, Needs, World)

"Human sexuality has been regulated and shaped by men to serve men's needs."
- Ana Castillo
(Related: Men, Needs, Sexuality)

"To the wrongs that need resistance, To the right that needs assistance, To the future in the distance, Give yourselves."
- Carrie Chapman Catt
(Related: Future, Needs, Right, Wrongs)

"Chuck Norris doesn't need to understand the work of James Joyce; James Joyce needs to understand the work of Chuck Norris."
- Brian Celio
(Related: Work, Needs)

"The Senate needs 60 votes to pass anything. They have to compromise with liberal Democrats to spend more money. Even though arguably we have control of the Senate, we really don't."
- Steve Chabot
(Related: Money, Control, Compromise, Democrats, Liberal, Needs, Senate)

"From the depth of need and despair, people can work together, can organize themselves to solve their own problems and fill their own needs with dignity and strength."
- Cesar Chavez
(Related: Work, People, Strength, Despair, Dignity, Needs, Problems)

"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
(Related: Progress, Achievement, Aspirations, Community, Forget, Needs, Prosperity)

"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
(Related: Architecture, Government, Debate, Ethics, First, Needs, Today, World)

"It's a tough case and the first time Reacher needs to recruit somebody to help him out. He uses a woman he knew in the army she's a fascinating character."
- Lee Child
(Related: Time, Character, Army, First, Help, Needs, Woman)

"Every man deems that he has precisely the trials and temptations which are the hardest of all others for him to bear; but they are so, simply because they are the very ones he most needs."
- Lydia M. Child
(Related: Man, Needs, Temptations, Trials)

"Love is the only wealth that man absolutely needs. Love is the only wealth that God precisely is."
- Sri Chinmoy
(Related: Love, God, Wealth, Man, Needs)

"At present, our country needs women's idealism and determination, perhaps more in politics than anywhere else."
- Shirley Chisholm
(Related: Politics, Women, Determination, Country, Idealism, Needs, Present)

"I am convinced that China needs to be a strong trading partner with the United States long term."
- Chris Chocola
(Related: Needs, states, United)

"Legislation passed in the aftermath of September 11, 2001 enhanced our intelligence capabilities and strengthened our national defense, but until now our nation's immigration policies have not adapted to the needs of a post-September 11th world."
- Chris Chocola
(Related: Intelligence, Defense, Legislation, Nation, Needs, Now, Post, World)

"The government needs to help those in need, but members of Congress shouldn't take advantage of the situation and use a national tragedy as an opportunity to spend taxpayer dollars on their pet projects."
- Chris Chocola
(Related: Government, Pet, Opportunity, Congress, Help, Needs, Projects, Tragedy)

"A creation needs not only subjectivity, but also objectivity."
- Stephen Chow
(Related: Creation, Needs)

"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
(Related: Ability, Needs, Tomorrow)

"Negation is the mind's first freedom, yet a negative habit is fruitful only so long as we exert ourselves to overcome it, adapt it to our needs; once acquired it can imprison us."
- Emile M. Cioran
(Related: Habit, Negative, First, Freedom, Mind, Needs)

"I have to understand what my strengths and limitations are, and work from a true place. I try to do this as best I can while still protecting my writer self, which more than ever needs privacy."
- Sandra Cisneros
(Related: Work, Limitations, Needs, Privacy, Self, Writer)

"There is one advantage to having nothing, it never needs repair."
- Frank Howard Clark
(Related: Needs, Nothing)

"I have no problems with private schools. I graduated from one and so did my mother. Private schools are useful and we often use public funds to pay for their infrastructures and other common needs."
- Jim Clyburn
(Related: Mother, Needs, Problems, Public, Schools)

"Environmental policy must strike a balance between the earth's best interests and our citizen's pressing needs."
- Jim Clyburn
(Related: Environmental, Policy, Balance, Earth, Needs)

"When the government is handed over to the Iraqi Council on 30 June, many have declared, oh, the Americans must never leave because civil unrest may erupt. Well, I agree, we cannot abruptly depart, but Iraq needs to step up to the plate on 30 June."
- Howard Coble
(Related: Government, Americans, Iraq, June, May, Needs)

"The earmark favor factory needs to be boarded up and demolished, not turned over to new management that may or may not have a better eye for earmarks with 'merit.'"
- Tom Coburn
(Related: Management, Eye, May, Needs)

"Anyone who thinks they're sexy needs their head checked."
- Jarvis Cocker
(Related: Needs)

"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
(Related: Women, Care, First, Military, Needs)

"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 dont balk them if you can help it."
- Alex Comfort
(Related: Sex, Help, Needs)

"I do think that's so much a part of what being a director is - in working with actors - to really try and be sensitive to what each actor needs to get to where he wants to be."
- Bill Condon
(Related: Actor, Actors, Being, Needs)

"Bruce Wayne is Batman. He became Batman the instant his parents were murdered. Batman needs Bruce, however hollow that identity feels to him from time to time. Bruce keeps Batman human."
- Kevin Conroy
(Related: Time, Identity, Needs, Parents)

"I believe in opening mail once a month, whether it needs it or not."
- Bob Considine
(Related: Mail, Needs)

"The current institutionally provided retirement plans will not cover people's needs upon retirement."
- Scott Cook
(Related: People, Needs, Retirement, Will)

"It is not the intelligent woman v. the ignorant woman; nor the white woman v. the black, the brown, and the red, it is not even the cause of woman v. man. Nay, tis woman's strongest vindication for speaking that the world needs to hear her voice."
- Anna Julia Cooper
(Related: Cause, Man, Needs, Voice, Woman, World)

"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
(Related: God, Needs)

"You should always be well and bright, for so you do your best work; and you have so much beautiful work to do. The world needs it, and you must give it!"
- Marie Corelli
(Related: Work, Needs, World)

"The person who needs the other person the least in a relationship is the stronger member."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Needs)

"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
(Related: Work, People, Vision, Needs, Practicality)

"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
(Related: Acting, Enemy, Living, Needs)

"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
(Related: Information, Needs, Population, President)

"Americans of our own time - minority and majority Americans alike - need the continued guidance that the Voting Rights Act provides. We have come a long way, but more needs to be done."
- Elijah Cummings
(Related: Time, Act, Americans, Rights, Guidance, Majority, Minority, Needs, Voting)

"In the same vein as these events, National Minority Health Month also serves as a reminder of how much work needs to be done to eliminate health and healthcare inequities."
- Elijah Cummings
(Related: Health, Work, Events, Healthcare, Minority, Needs)

"There is no dispute that Albany needs to be changed. There is no dispute that the current situation in Albany is untenable. Nobody knows that better than I do."
- Andrew Cuomo
(Related: Needs)

"I believe Wall Street needs serious ongoing regulation."
- Andrew Cuomo
(Related: Needs)

"The writer walks out of his workroom in a daze. He wants a drink. He needs it."
- Roald Dahl
(Related: Needs, Writer)

"When there are no women on the tour it can get awful and ugly - constant horrible jokes and gross behaviour. It needs to be leavened with a feminine presence."
- Evan Dando
(Related: Women, Jokes, Needs, Ugly)

"The state of our state needs serious attention."
- Mitch Daniels
(Related: Attention, Needs, State)

"Our morbidly obese federal government needs not just behavior modification but bariatric surgery."
- Mitch Daniels
(Related: Government, Behavior, Needs)

"At synods, I usually wait about a week before I speak. First I listen. I feel the temperature. I listen to what has been said, what has not been said, and what I think needs to be said at that point."
- Godfried Danneels
(Related: First, Needs)

"The dance world is too small in lots of ways - it's too intense, it rattles around itself, and it needs exposing to other ideas."
- Siobhan Davies
(Related: Dance, Ideas, Needs, World)

"What this country needs is more unemployed politicians."
- Angela Davis
(Related: Country, Needs, Politicians)

"So many other countries have had female leaders, in fact the U.S. ranks 61st in female representation in government and I think it is startling and sign of a change that needs to be made."
- Geena Davis
(Related: Change, Government, Countries, Fact, Leaders, Needs)

"I think tolerance is something everybody needs to be reminded of, especially in a reactionary political world. Well, actually, I should say, a reactionary political climate."
- Bruce Davison
(Related: Climate, Needs, Tolerance, World)

"Personally, I rather look forward to a computer program winning the world chess championship. Humanity needs a lesson in humility."
- Richard Dawkins
(Related: Winning, Chess, Computer, Humanity, Humility, Needs, World)

"It is easier to have faith that God will support each House of Hospitality and Farming Commune and supply our needs in the way of food and money to pay bills, than it is to keep a strong, hearty, living faith in each individual around us - to see Christ in him."
- Dorothy Day
(Related: Faith, Food, Money, God, Christ, Hospitality, Living, Needs, Support, Will)

"Who needs such a long intestine, anyway?"
- Moshe Dayan
(Related: Needs)

"Nothing is more fairly distributed than common sense: no one thinks he needs more of it than he already has."
- Rene Descartes
(Related: Needs, Nothing)

"I am on sabbatical as of right now, been too busy to think of about my OWN needs as of late."
- Jim Diamond
(Related: Needs, Now, Right)

"Everyone of us needs to show how much we care for each other and, in the process, care for ourselves."
- Princess Diana
(Related: Care, Needs)

"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
(Related: Improvement, Needs, Woman)

"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
(Related: Idea, Feminism, Needs, Open, Right, Self, Woman)

"The Democratic Party needs to look carefully at moving towards the middle, where the American people are."
- John Dingell
(Related: People, American, Needs, Party)

"As a matter of self-preservation, a man needs good friends or ardent enemies, for the former instruct him and the latter take him to task."
- Diogenes
(Related: Enemies, Friends, Man, Needs, Self)

"By strengthening the economy, providing job opportunity and meeting the needs of working families, we can ensure the continued prosperity of our nation."
- Christopher Dodd
(Related: Opportunity, Economy, Job, Meeting, Nation, Needs, Prosperity)

"I don't care what the public wants, I'm going to give it what it needs!"
- Christopher Dodd
(Related: Care, Public)

"Working families need to know that we will work to protect their health needs, promote the development of safe, effective medicines, and guarantee patient rights."
- Christopher Dodd
(Related: Health, Work, Development, Rights, Needs, Will)

"Obviously, overall infrastructure needs on the Southwest and Northern borders are mounting. We need a major push in Congress to remedy this."
- Pete Domenici
(Related: Congress, Needs)

"It doesn't need to be a No 1 show, it just needs to be good."
- Vincent D'Onofrio
(Related: Needs)

"It doesn't need to be a number one show, it just needs to be good."
- Vincent D'Onofrio
(Related: Needs)

"President Roosevelt, the author of Social Security, was the first to suggest that, in order to provide for the country's retirement needs, Social Security would need to be supplemented by personal savings accounts."
- John Doolittle
(Related: Country, First, Needs, Order, President, Retirement, Security)

"This country needs to get a backbone and stand up for its economic interest."
- Byron Dorgan
(Related: Country, Interest, Needs)

"That said, we don't approach these improvements as only a surface aesthetic. The producers and we think that these men are helped with their inner needs when they pay attention to their externals."
- Kyan Douglas
(Related: Men, Attention, Needs)

"When a man has done his best, has given his all, and in the process supplied the needs of his family and his society, that man has made a habit of succeeding."
- Mack R. Douglas
(Related: Family, Society, Habit, Man, Needs)

"Real equality is immensely difficult to achieve, it needs continual revision and monitoring of distributions. And it does not provide buffers between members, so they are continually colliding or frustrating each other."
- Mary Douglas
(Related: Equality, Needs)

"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
(Related: Leadership, Needs)

"For truth has such a face and such a mien, as to be loved needs only to be seen."
- John Dryden
(Related: Truth, Needs)

"We have a group of friends of the museum who try to raise, if they can, periodically something to help us. Of course, the main thing about a building like this is its upkeep. It needs central heating and it needs central air conditioning."
- Katherine Dunham
(Related: Building, Friends, Help, Needs)

"They keep the song as street as it needs to be. It's got a good catchy hook where it can do what it needs to do on the radio, but they keep the song street where it will keep credibility in the hood."
- Jermaine Dupri
(Related: Credibility, Needs, Song, Will)

"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
(Related: Laws, Man, Needs)

"Having been an actress before becoming a producer has helped, because I realize the needs."
- Shelley Duvall
(Related: Needs)

"No woman needs intercourse; few women escape it."
- Andrea Dworkin
(Related: Women, Needs, Woman)

"A friend is what the heart needs all the time."
- Henry Van Dyke
(Related: Time, Heart, Friend, Needs)

"What is more important is that Foreign Service Officers understand business, about the needs of U.S. business and how to help U.S. companies make the right connections abroad."
- Lawrence Eagleburger
(Related: Business, Help, Needs, Right, Service)

"Small- and medium-sized companies do not know what we have to offer and that needs to be changed. We must react just as strenuously on their behalf as we do for larger companies."
- Lawrence Eagleburger
(Related: Needs)

"Everyone needs a certain amount of money. Beyond that, we pursue money because we know how to obtain it. We don't necessarily know how to obtain happiness."
- Gregg Easterbrook
(Related: Happiness, Money, Needs)

"The relation of repetitions for learning and for repeating English stanzas needs no amplification. These were learned by heart on the first day with less than half of the repetitions necessary for the shortest of the syllable series."
- Hermann Ebbinghaus
(Related: Heart, Day, English, First, Learning, Needs)

"One needs but to say that, in the case of an unfamiliar sequence of syllables, only about seven can be grasped in one act, but that with frequent repetition and gradually increasing familiarity with the series this capacity of consciousness may be increased."
- Hermann Ebbinghaus
(Related: Act, Consciousness, Familiarity, May, Needs, Repetition)

"A lot of people just go to movies that feed into their preexisting and not so noble needs and desires: They just go to action pictures, and things like that."
- Roger Ebert
(Related: Movies, People, Action, Needs)

"But apart from the military measures, security measures, of course, Afghanistan needs great help for building up its social life, its economic life. It has become a very poor country, neglected for many years."
- Bulent Ecevit
(Related: Life, Afghanistan, Building, Country, Help, Military, Needs, Poor, Security, Years)

"He who would be serene and pure needs but one thing, detachment."
- Meister Eckhart
(Related: Needs)

"We need to stop saying we can't rock this boat when it needs to be rocked."
- Sibel Edmonds
(Related: Needs, Saying)

"I think the situation in Toronto is such that there are funding organizations which make it easy for a film to raise more money than it needs and very often that works against a film."
- Atom Egoyan
(Related: Money, Film, Needs)

"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
(Related: Fire, Jealousy, Needs, Passion)

"Of woman as a real human being, with sexual needs and sexual responsibilities, morality has often known nothing."
- Havelock Ellis
(Related: Morality, Being, Needs, Nothing, Woman)

"Every man in his lifetime needs to thank his faults."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Faults, Man, Needs)

"Every man is a consumer, and ought to be a producer. He is by constitution expensive, and needs to be rich."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Constitution, Man, Needs)

"While America's infrastructure needs are substantial, there is no reason to delay completion of the highway bill. Every day of delay means jobs lost, investment opportunities missed and growth sacrificed."
- John Engler
(Related: Growth, America, Completion, Day, Delay, Investment, Jobs, Needs, Reason)

"The US and the European Union needs to help in the translation of the demand for democracy into a political will."
- Recep Tayyip Erdogan
(Related: Democracy, Help, Needs, Will)

"Forgive, son; men are men; they needs must err."
- Euripides
(Related: Men, Son, Needs)

"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
(Related: Time, Decision, Actor, Needs, Running, Saying, Today, Will)

"When you have a godly husband, a godly wife, children who respect their parents and who are loved by their parents, who provide for those children their physical and spiritual and material needs, lovingly, you have the idea unit."
- Jerry Falwell
(Related: Wife, HusbIdea, Children, Needs, Parents, Respect, Spiritual)

"I think that politics needs a bit of spicing up."
- Nigel Farage
(Related: Politics, Needs)

"I think that rather than condemning Islam, Islam needs to be studied by those who are sincere."
- Louis Farrakhan
(Related: Islam, Needs)

"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
(Related: Women, Being, Needs)

"If I were reincarnated, I'd want to come back a buzzard. Nothing hates him or envies him or wants him or needs him. He is never bothered or in danger, and he can eat anything."
- William Faulkner
(Related: Danger, Needs, Nothing, Want)

"My theme this evening is that America needs a competitive dollar."
- Martin Feldstein
(Related: America, Evening, Needs)

"Critics? How do they happen? I know how it happened to me. I would send a poem or story to a magazine and they would say this doesn't suit our needs precisely but on the other hand you sound interesting. Would you be interested in doing a review?"
- Leslie Fiedler
(Related: Needs, Sound)

"All we did in Alabama was have a read through with the script, but there was, 'No, well, it needs more. You've got to do this, Albert. You've got to do that, Jessica.' It didn't feel like that at all."
- Albert Finney
(Related: Needs)

"I'm not patient, and some things drive me crazy. In my work, I get incredibly upset when people don't get it right or don't respect others' needs."
- Colin Firth
(Related: Work, People, Needs, Respect, Right)

"What this country needs is radicals who will stay that way regardless of the creeping years."
- John Fischer
(Related: Country, Needs, Will, Years)

"Is encouragement what the poet needs? Open question. Maybe he needs discouragement. In fact, quite a few of them need more discouragement, the most discouragement possible."
- Robert Fitzgerald
(Related: Discouragement, Encouragement, Fact, Needs, Open, Question)

"Youth doesn't need friends - it only needs crowds."
- Zelda Fitzgerald
(Related: Crowds, Friends, Needs, Youth)

"I don't know Bill Clinton as someone who needs to literally sexually harass a woman. I'm sure that he could have found many willing participants."
- Gennifer Flowers
(Related: Needs, Woman)

"I think one of the unique aspects of Catholic school education is the opportunity to care for the material and intellectual needs of the child in a community atmosphere."
- Mark Foley
(Related: Education, Opportunity, Care, Community, Needs, School)

"Ted needs someone to be there 100% of the time. He thinks that's love. It's not love - it's babysitting."
- Jane Fonda
(Related: Love, Time, Needs)

"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
(Related: People, Needs, Now)

"An actor would be foolish to do something that might hold up the picture, or more importantly incapacitate him. If an actor does do a stunt he needs to make sure a stunt man stands by to see that it's done correctly."
- Glenn Ford
(Related: Actor, Man, Needs)

"The country needs the political work of women today as much as it has ever needed woman in any other work at any other time."
- Judith Ellen Foster
(Related: Time, Women, Work, Country, Needs, Today, Woman)

"Everyone needs a warm personal enemy or two to keep him free from rust in the movable parts of his mind."
- Gene Fowler
(Related: Enemy, Mind, Needs)

"One poll shows that by 61 percent to 29 percent Americans under 40 say that Social Security needs to be fixed."
- Virginia Foxx
(Related: Americans, Needs, Security)

"We remain in Iraq because we know that sometimes liberty needs some nursing before it can grow on its own."
- Virginia Foxx
(Related: Iraq, Liberty, Needs)

"Someone to tell it to is one of the fundamental needs of human beings."
- Miles Franklin
(Related: Needs)

"Everyone needs to be proactive and know the various warning signs of cancer. Early detection and research to make detection easier at earlier stages, along with the treatments needs, is still a must. I salute all those winning the battle."
- Dennis Franz
(Related: Winning, Battle, Cancer, Needs, Research)

"Schools that are to cater for the whole population must offer courses that are as rich and varied as are the needs and abilities of the children who enter them."
- Peter Fraser
(Related: Children, Needs, Population, Schools)

"The painter's obsession with his subject is all that he needs to drive him to work."
- Lucian Freud
(Related: Work, Needs, Obsession)

"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
(Related: Happiness, Needs, Satisfaction, Sense)

"Children are completely egoistic; they feel their needs intensely and strive ruthlessly to satisfy them."
- Sigmund Freud
(Related: Children, Needs)

"All of the candidates agree that the Democratic Party needs to undergo fundamental reforms."
- Martin Frost
(Related: Needs, Party)

"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
(Related: Change, Love, Needs, Tourists, Will, World)

"I look for what needs to be done. After all, that's how the universe designs itself."
- R. Buckminster Fuller
(Related: Needs, Universe)

"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
(Related: Technology, Needs, Problems, Today, Wishes, Yesterday)

"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
(Related: Policy, Foreign policy, Needs, Play, Service, State)

"The space industry is developing and delivering benefits that tie into our immediate needs and priorities here on Earth-for example, medical and materials research, and satellite communications."
- Marc Garneau
(Related: Medical, Benefits, Earth, Example, Needs, Priorities, Research, Space)

"There are things that you can do today that, years ago, there was nothing. The community today needs to know that with MRI and the current medications the view is good."
- Teri Garr
(Related: Community, Needs, Nothing, Today, Years)

"Singing is an arduous business and it needs sacrifices."
- Lesley Garrett
(Related: Business, Needs, Singing)

"I have been firming up and making changes in my roster for 2001. This needs to be done from now and then, to make sure what you are booking is working, and to keep a balance in your roster that works."
- Pat Garrett
(Related: Balance, Needs, Now)

"Youth does not require reasons for living, it only needs pretexts."
- Jose Ortega y Gasset
(Related: Living, Needs, Youth)

"The rest of the world needs the US economy and financial system to recover in order for it to revive. We remain at the center of global economic activity with financial and trade ties to every region of the globe."
- Timothy Geithner
(Related: Financial, Economy, Needs, Order, Rest, Trade, World)

"We must not be hampered by yesterday's myths in concentrating on today's needs."
- Harold S. Geneen
(Related: Myths, Needs, Today, Yesterday)

"There's no doubt that the squad needs strengthening if we are to get back up among the top three because they are operating on another level to us at the moment."
- Steven Gerrard
(Related: Doubt, Needs)

"It's depressing and scary, but he needs to know the world around him because he's fourteen now and in two years he's going to drive. He needs to know what goes on out in the world. I'm not going to always be there."
- Jami Gertz
(Related: Needs, Now, World, Years)

"The problem is when you are writing something in retrospective, it needs a lot of courage not to change, or you will forget a certain reality, and you will just take in consideration your view today."
- Boutros Boutros Ghali
(Related: Change, Courage, Consideration, Forget, Needs, Reality, Today, Will, Writing)

"You feel the music needs something but you don't know what. So you start searching, fitting, measuring, trying. Every time you try another angle. And sometimes that's frustrating, especially if you don't come up with something for three days."
- Beth Gibbons
(Related: Music, Time, Needs, Trying)

"Your friend is your needs answered."
- Khalil Gibran
(Related: Friend, Needs)

"I got all the schooling any actress needs. That is, I learned to write enough to sign contract."
- Hermione Gingold
(Related: Needs)

"Most good things happen with time; especially music, which needs time to breathe and to find its own way."
- Greg Ginn
(Related: Time, Music, Needs)

"America needs to be defended. We need missile defense to better police the skies over the United States."
- Rudy Giuliani
(Related: America, Defense, Needs, Police, states, United)

"What the country needs are a few labor-making inventions."
- Arnold H. Glasow
(Related: Country, Inventions, Labor, Needs)

"Where radio is different than fiction is that even mediocre fiction needs purpose, a driving question."
- Ira Glass
(Related: Purpose, Driving, Fiction, Needs, Question)

"We are driven by five genetic needs: survival, love and belonging, power, freedom, and fun."
- William Glasser
(Related: Love, Power, Survival, Freedom, Fun)

"Too many of us fail to fulfill our needs because we say no rather than yes, or perhaps later in life, yes when we should say no."
- William Glasser
(Related: Life, Needs)

"Everybody needs one essential friend."
- William Glasser
(Related: Friend, Needs)

"I don't think we can go back to the old days. But I think that what the government needs to do is it needs to make sure that the pricing is fair, that you don't have monopolies out there, so that people don't have a chance to compete fairly."
- Dan Glickman
(Related: Government, People, Chance, Needs, Old)

"An artist can go paint, and a writer can go write, but an actor needs to get hired, needs somebody to say, 'Here, come and do this,' That's the hard part."
- John Glover
(Related: Actor, Artist, Needs, Writer)

"He who possesses art and science has religion; he who does not possess them, needs religion."
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
(Related: Art, Religion, Science, Needs)

"No, if there is an aspect of the executive branch of the government that needs looking at, I'm liable to be called in to look at it. But I'm not the only one."
- Bill Goldberg
(Related: Government, Needs)

"Well, there is an attorney-client privilege here that needs to be respected, and it's a privilege that has been found to be worthy of protection by our courts."
- Alberto Gonzales
(Related: Needs, Privilege, Protection)

"With money, who needs friends?"
- Frank Gorshin
(Related: Money, Friends, Needs)

"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
(Related: Needs)

"Each man must grant himself the emotions that he needs and the morality that suits him."
- Remy de Gourmont
(Related: Morality, Emotions, Man, Needs)

"Man has two great spiritual needs. One is for forgiveness. The other is for goodness."
- Billy Graham
(Related: Forgiveness, Goodness, Man, Needs, Spiritual)

"From a reality perspective, I'm sure part of that is true, but this is the largest blackout in U.S. history. If that is not a signal that we have got a problem that needs to be fixed, I don't know what is."
- Jennifer Granholm
(Related: History, Needs, Perspective, Reality)

"Every single country that has an auto industry is stepping forward to help that auto industry. Why wouldn't we help this industry too, because it needs 3.5 million jobs."
- Jennifer M. Granholm
(Related: Country, Help, Jobs, Needs)

"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
(Related: Men, Women, Love, Feelings, Blame, Hurt, Needs)

"This is no job for a UN committee. It needs the same kind of unwavering dedication and the kinds of people that got us the first nuclear submarine and the first man on the moon."
- Wilson Greatbatch
(Related: People, Committee, Dedication, First, Job, Man, Moon, Needs)

"I believe in broken, fractured, complicated narratives, but I believe in narratives as a vehicle for truth, not simply as a form of entertainment, though I love entertainment, but also a way of conveying what needs to be conveyed about the works that I care about."
- Stephen Greenblatt
(Related: Love, Truth, Care, Entertainment, Needs)

"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
(Related: Men, People, Courage, Misery, Needs, Talk, Walking)

"Now, when we face a problem like global warming, and you understand that the biggest impacts on global warming come from business and industry, I think business needs to take a leading role."
- Jerry Greenfield
(Related: Business, Global warming, Leading, Needs, Now)

"Bringing the troops home is necessary not just for the future of Iraq, but also for the people of the United States. We must stop the hemorrhaging of tax dollars that could go to meet our Nation's vital domestic needs."
- Raul Grijalva
(Related: Home, People, Future, Tax, Iraq, Nation, Needs, states, Troops, United)

"Post-modernism is dead because it didn't address human needs."
- David Guterson
(Related: Needs, Post)

"The more confident one becomes, the less one needs all people to be the same."
- Jasmine Guy
(Related: People, Needs)

"Because when you have millions of people with this kind of need for gratification, and the culture is saying that it's possible for everyone to satisfy all of their needs and desires all of the time, there are obviously going to be clashes - clashes of ego."
- Taylor Hackford
(Related: Time, People, Culture, Ego, Needs, Saying)

"We hope and we've made clear that the forces need to come out. It needs to be full and complete withdrawal. Our position is it needs to be done as soon as possible so that the elections can be free, fair and free of outside influence."
- Stephen Hadley
(Related: Hope, Elections, Influence, Needs)

"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
(Related: Time, History, Development, Democracy, Rights, Human rights, Nations, Needs, Play, Reform, Security, Stability, Today, United)

"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
(Related: Policy, Opportunity, Defense, Energy, Foreign policy, Interest, Needs, Open, Support, Will, Windows)

"Theatre is about people, not buildings. Incalculable damage has been done to the expert talent a company needs - from wardrobe to lighting technicians."
- Edward Hall
(Related: Talent, People, Company, Needs, Theatre)

"A women needs to be a cook in the kitchen and a whore in the bedroom."
- Jerry Hall
(Related: Women, Kitchen, Needs)

"Our democracy is not a product but a continual process. It is preserved not by monuments but deeds. Sometimes it needs refining; sometimes it needs amending; sometimes it needs defending. Always, it needs improving."
- Lee H. Hamilton
(Related: Deeds, Democracy, Monuments, Needs)

"Friendship needs no words - it is solitude delivered from the anguish of loneliness."
- Dag Hammarskjold
(Related: Friendship, Loneliness, Needs, Solitude, Words)

"Everybody needs history but the people who need it most are poor folks - people without resources or options."
- Henry Hampton
(Related: History, People, Needs, Options, Poor)

"On the one hand, there is no reason that a black person needs to live a portion of his or her life being concerned about the people of color around him. On the other hand, if you don't you're crazy."
- Henry Hampton
(Related: Life, People, Being, Needs, Reason)

"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
(Related: Men, Women, Constitution, Court, Law, Lies, Needs)

"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."
- Nhat Hanh
(Related: Love, Needs, Want, Will)

"The World Cup needs a brilliant Brazilian team."
- Alan Hansen
(Related: Needs, World)

"I'm not trying to get back on a team, but I have tried to stay in shape just in case a team needs a point guard. A championship team. I wouldn't go to any other team."
- Tim Hardaway
(Related: Needs, Trying)

"This was the period when I used all the influence I had to get the British to abandon their export trade, and as much as possible convert all of their manufacturing facilities to the immediate needs of the war, including civilian, as well as military requirements."
- W. Averell Harriman
(Related: War, Influence, Manufacturing, Military, Needs, Trade)

"There are very important and practical issues raised by following this alternative route which says, let's look to material conditions, to the systems of production, to the needs that human beings have, and to competing alternative solutions to the satisfaction of those needs."
- Marvin Harris
(Related: Needs, Production, Satisfaction)

"When a woman gives birth to a child, the child needs to be able to digest the mother's milk; but when this child is old enough to begin to eat other foods, there is some switching off of this ability to consume milk."
- Marvin Harris
(Related: Mother, Ability, Needs, Old, Woman)

"Now Congress learns that the Veterans Administration failed to provide complete, accurate information on the money it needs for both this year and next year."
- Doc Hastings
(Related: Money, Congress, Information, Needs, Now, Veterans)

"It makes me feel good to have some comforting effect on someone that needs comfort."
- Juliana Hatfield
(Related: Comfort, Effect, Needs)

"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
(Related: Change, Family, Needs, Open, Order)

"Many parts of the granite statues were found, the most important of which had features close to Ramses II. The statue needs some restoration and weighs between four and five tons."
- Zahi Hawass
(Related: Needs)

"A pure hand needs no glove to cover it."
- Nathaniel Hawthorne
(Related: Needs)

"It's great fun if you get a good piece of writing and you can pretend to be someone else, tell a story that needs to be told, make some kind of connection. I've always fancied myself as a leading man, but I really doubt whether anyone else sees me that way."
- Colin Hay
(Related: Connection, Doubt, Fun, Leading, Man, Needs, Writing)

"Solar power is clean, renewable and cost effective, but it also needs time to develop."
- J. D. Hayworth
(Related: Power, Time, Needs)

"Babies don't need fathers, but mothers do. Someone who is taking care of a baby needs to be taken care of."
- Amy Heckerling
(Related: Babies, Baby, Care, Fathers, Mothers, Needs)

"A woman needs a man like a fish needs a net."
- Cynthia Heimel
(Related: Fish, Man, Needs, Woman)

"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
(Related: Education, Quality, Meeting, Needs, Obligation, Public)

"Everybody needs a way out of that pain. Many people choose drugs and alcohol. Some people obsessively exercise or develop strange dietary habits, which is what I did. At least it got me toward a path of healthier living."
- Mariel Hemingway
(Related: People, Alcohol, Drugs, Exercise, Habits, Living, Needs, Pain)

"It's important to determine which surroundings work best for you, and then build that environment to suit your needs."
- Marilu Henner
(Related: Work, Environment, Needs)

"If you want to capitulate to what commercial needs are, you can always be commercially valuable, but I'm not interested in being that."
- Ken Hensley
(Related: Being, Needs, Want)

"Somebody like a Piggy or a Kermit, there needs to be several versions and so there will be several of them."
- Jim Henson
(Related: Needs, Will)

"Yeah, we pretty much had a form and a shape by that time - a style - and I think one of the advantages of not having any relationship to any other puppeteer was that it gave me a reason to put those together myself for the needs of television."
- Jim Henson
(Related: Time, Needs, Pretty, Reason, Style, Television)

"When you have nobody you can make a cup of tea for, when nobody needs you, that's when I think life is over."
- Audrey Hepburn
(Related: Life, Needs, Tea)

"Dare to be true. Nothing can need a lie: a fault which needs it most, grows two thereby."
- George Herbert
(Related: Fault, Needs, Nothing)

"The buyer needs a hundred eyes, the seller not one."
- George Herbert
(Related: Eyes, Needs)

"I hope to make people realize how totally helpless animals are, how dependent on us, trusting as a child must that we will be kind and take care of their needs."
- James Herriot
(Related: People, Hope, Animals, Care, Needs, Will)

"A modern health and social care system has to be completely focussed on the needs of its users."
- Patricia Hewitt
(Related: Health, Care, Needs)

"But clearly at the same time you've got to get out there and connect with voters and actually respond to the needs, the frustrations, whatever problems their now saying are not being adequately solved."
- Patricia Hewitt
(Related: Time, Being, Needs, Now, Problems, Saying)

"So there clearly is a sense in which the Labour Party here, certainly at State level is reaching out and connecting with people and reflecting the aspirations and needs of, you know the mass of ordinary Australians."
- Patricia Hewitt
(Related: People, Aspirations, Needs, Party, Sense, State)

"Therefore, I feel convinced that any political picture can be changed to suit the needs of the powers that be."
- Thor Heyerdahl
(Related: Needs)

"Jazz needs the help. It's the more sophisticated music. All the other music is on the TV, but jazz isn't."
- Billy Higgins
(Related: Music, Help, Jazz, Needs)

"The real duty of man is not to extend his power or multiply his wealth beyond his needs, but to enrich and enjoy his imperishable possession: his soul."
- Gilbert Highet
(Related: Power, Soul, Wealth, Duty, Man, Needs)

"Right now, America's middle class is struggling to meet their basic needs."
- Ruben Hinojosa
(Related: America, Class, Middle class, Needs, Now, Right)

"To be successful in real estate, you must always and consistently put your clients' best interests first. When you do, your personal needs will be realized beyond your greatest expectations."
- Anthony Hitt
(Related: Successful, Clients, Expectations, First, Needs, Will)

"Many women cut back what had to be done at home by redefining what the house, the marriage and, sometimes, what the child needs. One woman described a fairly common pattern: I do my half. I do half of his half, and the rest doesn't get done."
- Arlie Hochschild
(Related: Home, Marriage, Women, Needs, Rest, Woman)

"It means that Tao doesn't force or interfere with things, but lets them work in their own way, to produce results naturally. Then whatever needs to be done is done."
- Benjamin Hoff
(Related: Work, Force, Needs, Results)

"It almost seems that nobody can hate America as much as native Americans. America needs new immigrants to love and cherish it."
- Eric Hoffer
(Related: Love, America, Americans, Hate, Native Americans, Needs)

"The only thing a golfer needs is more daylight."
- Ben Hogan
(Related: Needs)

"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
(Related: Beginning, Cricket, Needs, Solution)

"Chapter 11 is an expensive process that does not accommodate the special needs of farmers."
- Tim Holden
(Related: Needs)

"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
(Related: Music, Time, Needs, Today)

"As we get closer to the end of this Congress, we should be addressing the urgent needs of the American people - the war in Iraq, affordable health care, a sensible energy policy, quality education for our children, retirement security, and a sound and fair fiscal policy."
- Chris Van Hollen
(Related: Education, Health, War, Quality, People, Policy, American, Care, Children, Congress, End, Energy, Iraq, Needs, Retirement, Secur)

"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
(Related: Love, People, Knowledge, Future, Learning, Needs, Will)

"America needs to get over it. We can't control everything. We can't control the storms."
- Russel Honore
(Related: Control, America, Needs, Storms)

"I do benefits. I do them all the time. There's so many people out there that needs help that I can't say I won't help them."
- John Lee Hooker
(Related: Time, People, Benefits, Help, Needs)

"If the picture needs varnishing later, I allow a restorer to do that, if there's any restoring necessary."
- Edward Hopper
(Related: Needs)

"I'm trying to make enough money where I can be financially independent and be able to go and just pursue that thing that everybody really needs, just pursue my family and the cause of my family."
- Terrence Howard
(Related: Family, Money, Cause, Needs, Trying)

"A truly strong person does not need the approval of others any more than a lion needs the approval of sheep."
- Vernon Howard
(Related: Approval, Needs, Sheep)

"The strokes of the pen need deliberation as much as the sword needs swiftness."
- Julia Ward Howe
(Related: Needs, Pen)

"But once you have satisfied your material needs, which I think every wealth creator should - the house, the car, the plane, the boat - what comes next?"
- Tom Hunter
(Related: Car, Wealth, Needs)

"I may be wrong in that, but not I think in putting the questions. In our modern democracy the government needs not a unanimous but a general support for war before it orders our forces to fight."
- Douglas Hurd
(Related: Government, War, Democracy, Fight, May, Needs, Questions, Support, Wrong)

"But we need to show that the EU can modernise itself, can adapt to the needs of its citizens, can take their views into account. That will be our ambition for the UK Presidency."
- John Hutton
(Related: Ambition, Needs, Presidency, Will)

"Ten years ago, 15 years ago, I think the church would have been asleep at the switch. This level of activism and engagement with the needs of society by local churches I never thought I'd see it in my lifetime."
- Bill Hybels
(Related: Society, Thought, Church, Activism, Churches, Needs, Years)

"The Earth needs rebels!"
- David Icke
(Related: Earth, Needs)

"One of the things that Africa needs, everybody seems to agree, is some measure of debt relief."
- Gwen Ifill
(Related: Debt, Measure, Needs)

"When I write, I enjoy myself so much that what is being written really needs no reader."
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante
(Related: Being, Needs)

"We need to get our sons and daughters home and their responsibility for the security of Iraq needs to be assumed by Iraqis who will stand up and toe the line for their countries."
- Jay Inslee
(Related: Home, Countries, Daughters, Iraq, Needs, Responsibility, Security, Sons, Will)

"Like all revolutions, the surrealist revolution was a reversion, a restitution, an expression of vital and indispensable spiritual needs."
- Eugene Ionesco
(Related: Expression, Revolution, Needs, Spiritual)

"The President and I agree that Social Security needs to be preserved so that we can ensure that all Americans receive the retirement benefits they've been promised. But we disagree as to how best to fix the system."
- Steve Israel
(Related: Americans, Benefits, Needs, President, Retirement, Security)

"Research and development needs permanent tax credits to build the technology that spurs our growth. But no government programs alone can get America's students to study more science and math; parents must push and help their children to meet this goal."
- Ernest Istook
(Related: Government, Science, Technology, Development, Goal, Growth, America, Children, Tax, Help, Needs, Parents, Research, Students, St)

"So, we're saying, if we can give developers and builders incentives to cut down on the regulatory barriers that are faced in this country, then we might be able to address the needs of affordable housing."
- Alphonso Jackson
(Related: Country, Needs, Saying)

"We believe that, by the time that we leave office, it will be institutionalized, and these programs will be addressing the needs and curing the problem that we set out to do."
- Alphonso Jackson
(Related: Time, Needs, Office, Will)

"He shouldn't be alone at a time like this. This is a special time for me to be around as much as I can. He needs his family and his friends and his fans."
- Joseph Jackson
(Related: Family, Time, Fans, Friends, Needs)

"Everybody needs somebody."
- Mahalia Jackson
(Related: Needs)

"You must remember that a woman, by nature, needs much less to feed upon than a man, a few emotions and she is satisfied."
- Alice James
(Related: Nature, Emotions, Man, Needs, Woman)

"The world needs anger. The world often continues to allow evil because it isn't angry enough."
- Bede Jarrett
(Related: Anger, Evil, Needs, World)

"All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: People, Conscience, Gain, Needs, Tyranny)

"It is error alone which needs the support of government. Truth can stand by itself."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: Government, Truth, Error, Needs, Support)

"The Nation needs to take a new approach to our energy problems."
- Bobby Jindal
(Related: Energy, Nation, Needs, Problems)

"If you make music for the human needs you have within yourself, then you do it for all humans who need the same things. You enrich humanity with the profound expression of these feelings."
- Billy Joel
(Related: Music, Feelings, Expression, Humanity, Needs)

"Who really needs a new album from me?"
- Elton John
(Related: Needs)

"We daily share emotions, our personal and shared needs and hope."
- Frank Jordan
(Related: Hope, Emotions, Needs)

"Expressing the thoughts of my comrades, I suggested, among other means, the organization of an international information service on inventories, on production, and on the needs of the various countries for raw materials."
- Leon Jouhaux
(Related: Thoughts, Countries, Information, Needs, Production, Service)

"The U.S. always needs an enemy. It comes and goes. Today it is Islam. According to this plan or ideology of the born-again Christians who formed an alliance with Zionism, Islam is the monster."
- Walid Jumblatt
(Related: Islam, Alliance, Enemy, Ideology, Needs, Today)

"Man needs difficulties; they are necessary for health."
- Carl Jung
(Related: Health, Difficulties, Man, Needs)

"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
(Related: Life, Despair, Fate, Needs)

"Only those who are ideologically opposed to military programs think of the defense budget as the first and best place to get resources for social welfare needs."
- Herman Kahn
(Related: Defense, First, Military, Needs, Welfare)

"Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success."
- Abdul Kalam
(Related: Success, Difficulties, Man, Needs)

"The city needs a car like a fish needs a bicycle."
- Dean Kamen
(Related: Car, Fish, Needs)

"A person needs a little madness, or else they never dare cut the rope and be free."
- Nikos Kazantzakis
(Related: Madness, Needs)

"I believe that music is a force in itself. It is there and it needs an outlet, a medium. In a way, we are just the medium."
- Maynard James Keenan
(Related: Music, Force, Needs)

"What a blind person needs is not a teacher but another self."
- Helen Keller
(Related: Blind, Needs, Self)

"Soup is a lot like a family. Each ingredient enhances the others; each batch has its own characteristics; and it needs time to simmer to reach full flavor."
- Marge Kennedy
(Related: Time, Family, Needs)

"Everyone needs reminders that the fact of their being on this earth is important and that each life changes everything."
- Marge Kennedy
(Related: Life, Being, Earth, Fact, Needs)

"I believe that successfully addressing our national security needs while protecting our basic freedoms and civil liberties requires continual Congressional oversight, and I will continue to work to assert the role of this body in carrying out this grave responsibility."
- Patrick J. Kennedy
(Related: Work, Body, Civil liberties, Grave, National security, Needs, Responsibility, Will)

"Cuba wants to get rid of a dictator, and baseball needs a dictator."
- Bob Kerrey
(Related: Baseball, Needs)

"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
(Related: Work, America, Americans, Country, Crisis, Interest, Needs)

"Pakistan needs to have decentralisation and a good local government system."
- Imran Khan
(Related: Government, Needs)

"Nicol has great potential and there is a huge gap between her and the rest of the juniors. She needs to concentrate full time on the professional circuit from now on and it is the only way for her to realize her potential."
- Jahangir Khan
(Related: Time, Needs, Now, Potential, Rest)

"When gasoline and rubber are rationed, electric power and transport facilities are becoming increasingly scarce, and manpower shortages are developing, it is difficult for people to understand their increased use for other than the most vital needs of war."
- William Lyon Mackenzie King
(Related: Power, War, People, Needs)

"The Negro needs the white man to free him from his fears. The white man needs the Negro to free him from his guilt."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Guilt, Man, Needs)

"The truth needs so little rehearsal."
- Barbara Kingsolver
(Related: Truth, Needs)

"The silliest woman can manage a clever man; but it needs a very clever woman to manage a fool."
- Rudyard Kipling
(Related: Fool, Man, Needs, Woman)

"So, I think China desperately needs to legitimize some form of opposition."
- William Kirby
(Related: Needs, Opposition)

"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 A. Kissinger
(Related: End, Fact, Needs, Now, Will)

"To me, every interview, even if you love the artist, needs to be somewhat adversarial. Which doesn't mean you need to attack the person, but you do need to look at it like you're trying to get information that has not been written about before."
- Chuck Klosterman
(Related: Love, Artist, Information, Needs, Trying)

"The most important thing in the kitchen is the waste paper basket and it needs to be centrally located."
- Donald Knuth
(Related: Kitchen, Needs, Waste)

"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
(Related: Leadership, Ideas, Compromise, Country, Germany, Needs)

"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
(Related: War, Ideas, Muslim, Needs, World)

"Each reader needs to bring his or her own mind and heart to the text."
- Dean Koontz
(Related: Heart, Mind, Needs)

"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
(Related: Life, Bed, Needs, Want)

"Instead of seeing these children for the blessings that they are, we are measuring them only by the standard of whether they will be future deficits or assets for our nation's competitive needs."
- Jonathan Kozol
(Related: Blessings, Children, Future, Nation, Needs, Will)

"Clearly, every company needs a leader. That's an important part of being the CEO of the company."
- Sanjay Kumar
(Related: Leader, Being, Company, Needs)

"So far, Indian companies have focused more on customer application. This needs to shift to packaged software for sectors such as banking and financial services."
- Sanjay Kumar
(Related: Financial, Customer, Needs, Software)

"Family life is not a computer program that runs on its own; it needs continual input from everyone."
- Neil Kurshan
(Related: Family, Life, Computer, Needs)

"My mom is still yelling at me because she needs more autographed pictures."
- Ashton Kutcher
(Related: Mom, Needs)

"Your baby only needs a lot of light at night if he's reading or he's entertaining guests."
- Lawrence Kutner
(Related: Baby, Guests, Light, Needs, Night, Reading)

"Perhaps my problem in marriage-and it is the problem of many women-was to want both intimacy and independence. It is a difficult line to walk, yet both needs are important to a marriage."
- Hedy Lamarr
(Related: Marriage, Women, Independence, Intimacy, Needs, Want)

"All a woman needs is a good bath, clean clothes, and for her hair to be combed. These things she can do herself. I very seldom go to the hairdresser, but when I do, I just marvel."
- Hedy Lamarr
(Related: Clothes, Hair, Needs, Woman)

"More needs to be done to take the fight to the enemy and secure our borders against the terrorist threat. We need more protection on land, sea and air."
- Nick Lampson
(Related: Enemy, Fight, Land, Needs, Protection, Sea)

"The local communities, through their leaders, were able to build a communications network that allowed my work here to reflect the needs and interests of the people within the 9th Congressional District. It's been an honor to do that and we did so successfully."
- Nick Lampson
(Related: Work, People, Honor, Leaders, Needs, Network)

"You need that guy like a giraffe needs strep throat."
- Ann Landers
(Related: Needs)

"The Commonwealth of Kentucky has a judicial system, and this system needs a lot of repair. Therefore, there is no need for Kentucky to start building another judicial system within the system, that we already have."
- Sonny Landham
(Related: Building, Kentucky, Needs)

"To address questions of scientific responsibility does not necessarily imply that one needs technical competence in a particular field (e.g. biology) to evaluate certain technical matters."
- Serge Lang
(Related: Competence, Evaluate, Needs, Questions, Responsibility)

"Each of us needs something - food, liquor, pot, whatever - to help us survive. Dracula needs blood."
- Frank Langella
(Related: Food, Blood, Help, Liquor, Needs)

"We do most of what we do out of our sexual energy and our sexual needs."
- Frank Langella
(Related: Energy, Needs)

"History proves abundantly that pure science, undertaken without regard to applications to human needs, is usually ultimately of direct benefit to mankind."
- Irving Langmuir
(Related: History, Science, Mankind, Needs)

"America needs to be secure at home and abroad."
- Rick Larsen
(Related: Home, America, Needs)

"As the first Member of Congress from western Washington to serve on the House Agriculture Committee in over 50 years, I am proud to represent the needs of our agriculture community."
- Rick Larsen
(Related: Agriculture, Committee, Community, Congress, First, Needs, Washington, Years)

"Now more than ever, America needs an agenda for real change."
- Rick Larsen
(Related: Change, America, Needs, Now)

"With these kinds of proposals, the devil is in the details. We're going to examine this realignment closely. We will fight any measure that compromises our needs - now or in the future."
- John B. Larson
(Related: Devil, Fight, Future, Measure, Needs, Now, Will)

"With me it's the whole thing, it's the conceit, the idea, what the poem is saying. And it goes on just as long as is necessary to say what needs to be said."
- James Laughlin
(Related: Idea, Conceit, Needs, Saying)

"My mother, who was professional schoolteacher, was particularly concerned about our formal education and even went so far as to start a private school together with some other parents so that our intellectual needs would be met."
- Robert B. Laughlin
(Related: Education, Mother, Needs, Parents, School)

"The human soul needs actual beauty more than bread."
- David Herbert Lawrence
(Related: Beauty, Soul, Needs)

"As soon as you go into any biological process in any real detail, you discover it's open-ended in terms of what needs to be found out about it."
- Joshua Lederberg
(Related: Detail, Needs, Open)

"There's a lot of Americans, black and white, who think that we've arrived where we need to be and nothing else needs to be done and affirmative action needs to be dismantled."
- Spike Lee
(Related: Action, Americans, Needs, Nothing)

"Man needs colour to live; it's just as necessary an element as fire and water."
- Fernand Leger
(Related: Fire, Man, Needs, Water)

"Here is how I work: when I think that a film needs to have a principal theme, I search for a melody."
- Michel Legrand
(Related: Film, Needs)

"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
(Related: Change, Nature, Needs, Therapy, Years)

"Sometimes - history needs a push."
- Vladimir Lenin
(Related: History, Needs)

"A time is marked not so much by ideas that are argued about as by ideas that are taken for granted. The character of an era hangs upon what needs no defense."
- Lawrence Lessig
(Related: Time, Ideas, Character, Defense, Needs)

"President Bush says he needs a month off to unwind. Unwind? When the hell does this guy wind?"
- David Letterman
(Related: Hell, Needs, President, Wind)

"What the world needs is more geniuses with humility; there are so few of us left."
- Oscar Levant
(Related: Humility, Needs, World)

"Employee fathers need to step up to the plate and put their family needs on the table."
- James Levine
(Related: Family, Fathers, Needs)

"Second, if you're the boss, just because they don't ask doesn't mean your employees don't have needs."
- James Levine
(Related: Boss, Employees, Needs)

"The provisions contained in this plan will ensure that the United States has the infrastructure necessary to meet energy needs through future decades, easing dependence on unpredictable foreign oil markets, and creating thousands of new jobs for American workers."
- Ron Lewis
(Related: American, Dependence, Energy, Future, Jobs, Needs, Oil, states, United, Will, Workers)

"France needs to find something that makes it stand out. It's not enough for it to do almost as well as its neighbors."
- Bernard Liautaud
(Related: France, Needs, Neighbors)

"And then, build a bustling wonderful city of the 21st century, with a restoration of a spectacular skyline, which Manhattan, of course, needs. So, that is really the design as a whole."
- Daniel Libeskind
(Related: Design, Needs)

"Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age."
- Georg C. Lichtenberg
(Related: Age, Truth, Needs)

"After the Republican Party did everything that Colin Powell says it needs to do to grow, and nominated the very kind of candidate he wanted in 2008, what did Powell do? He endorsed Obama! So according to the Drive-Bys and David Gergen, Republicans should let somebody who campaigned and voted for Obama, tell us how to build our party."
- Rush Limbaugh
(Related: Needs, Party, Republican, Republicans)

"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
(Related: Health, Quality, Care, Children, Future, Needs)

"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
(Related: Food, Americans, Children, Elderly, Needs, Population)

"For happiness one needs security, but joy can spring like a flower even from the cliffs of despair."
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh
(Related: Happiness, Despair, Joy, Needs, Security, Spring)

"For sleep, one needs endless depths of blackness to sink into; daylight is too shallow, it will not cover one."
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh
(Related: Needs, Sleep, Will)

"To a person in love, the value of the individual is intuitively known. Love needs no logic for its mission."
- Charles Lindbergh
(Related: Love, Logic, Mission, Needs, Value)

"Anything you can do needs to be done, so pick up the tool of your choice and get started."
- Ben Linder
(Related: Choice, Needs)

"The conflict in the Middle East needs to be solved for the same reasons. It is necessary to reach a two-states solution, built on international law, for sustainable peace and development, and it can only be achieved through joint efforts by the international community."
- Anna Lindh
(Related: Peace, Development, Community, Conflict, Law, Needs, Solution)

"Our nation's infrastructure needs are tremendous, and they're growing."
- Bill Lipinski
(Related: Nation, Needs)

"I am committed to working with Speaker Hastert and the other members of the Illinois congressional delegation to do all that I can to ensure that Illinois' funding needs are adequately met."
- Bill Lipinski
(Related: Needs)

"And when these advances are made, hydrogen can fill critical energy needs beyond transportation. Hydrogen can also be used to heat and generate electricity for our homes. The future possibilities of this energy source are enormous."
- Dan Lipinski
(Related: Electricity, Energy, Future, Needs, Possibilities)

"Hydrogen holds great promise to meet many of our future energy needs, and it addresses national security and our environmental concerns. Hydrogen is the simplest, most abundant element in the universe."
- Dan Lipinski
(Related: Environmental, Energy, Future, National security, Needs, Promise, Universe)

"There needs to be radical development in equality law to create the environment to allow women to stay in work."
- Ken Livingstone
(Related: Equality, Women, Work, Development, Environment, Law, Needs, Radical)

"Anybody who enjoys being in the House of Commons probably needs psychiatric help."
- Ken Livingstone
(Related: Being, Help, Needs)

"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
(Related: Time, People, Decision, Needs, Taxes)

"Obviously any group that has to have funding also needs to get attention to their issues."
- Bjorn Lomborg
(Related: Attention, Needs)

"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
(Related: Heart, Needs, Smile, Smiles, Will, World)

"I wouldn't go back on my old days, though; everybody needs to have their wild years. It's just a question of when and I'd rather have had them early than be doing it as a mid-life crisis type thing."
- Rob Lowe
(Related: Crisis, Needs, Old, Question, Years)

"Everybody needs feedback, and it's a heck of a lot cheaper than paying a trainer."
- Doug Lowenstein
(Related: Needs)

"What's wrong is that we are not participating to make this the type of government it needs to be."
- Mike Lowry
(Related: Government, Needs, Wrong)

"A star needs all the rest she can get."
- Lorna Luft
(Related: Needs, Rest)

"I'm a total pleasure seeker. I pursue anything that satisfies me. I usually get it. I have specific needs and I know what they are so I can achieve satisfaction."
- Lydia Lunch
(Related: Needs, Pleasure, Satisfaction)

"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
(Related: People, Children, Justification, Needs, Obligation, Responsibility, State)

"I feel now it's useless to keep hoping. The way things are today, we live in a world that needs laughter, and I've decided if I can make people laugh, I'm making a more important contribution."
- Paul Lynde
(Related: People, Laughter, Needs, Now, Today, World)

"A woman doesn't just love a man. She loves who he is. And, who he is is dependent on what he needs."
- James MacArthur
(Related: Love, Man, Needs, Woman)

"We are here predominantly to support independent filmmakers and their needs. We are also here to assist people actually in their production, non-commercial people in their production."
- Ann Macbeth
(Related: People, Needs, Production, Support)

"Men are so simple and so much inclined to obey immediate needs that a deceiver will never lack victims for his deceptions."
- Niccolo Machiavelli
(Related: Men, Needs, Victims, Will)

"Parents should be encouraged to read to their children, and teachers should be equipped with all available techniques for teaching literacy, so the varying needs and capacities of individual kids can be taken into account."
- Hugh Mackay
(Related: Children, Kids, Needs, Parents, Teachers, Teaching)

"There is no maxim, in my opinion, which is more liable to be misapplied, and which, therefore, more needs elucidation, than the current one, that the interest of the majority is the political standard of right and wrong."
- James Madison
(Related: Interest, Majority, Maxim, Needs, Opinion, Right, Wrong)

"I never thought I'd say this, what Obama needs in his personality is a little George Bush."
- Bill Maher
(Related: Thought, Needs, Personality)

"Today's interpretations of religion are often backward and contradict the needs of civilization."
- Naguib Mahfouz
(Related: Religion, Civilization, Needs, Today)

"There are certainly times when my own everyday life seems to retreat so the life of the story can take me over. That is why a writer often needs space and time, so that he or she can abandon ordinary life and "live" with the characters."
- Margaret Mahy
(Related: Life, Time, Needs, Space, Writer)

"Society needs to condemn a little more and understand a little less."
- John Major
(Related: Society, Needs)

"Every soul is a melody which needs renewing."
- Stephane Mallarme
(Related: Soul, Needs)

"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
(Related: Feelings, Needs, Trouble)

"There is a saying that every nice piece of work needs the right person in the right place at the right time."
- Benoit Mandelbrot
(Related: Time, Work, Needs, Right, Saying)

"Europe has to address people's needs directly and reflect their priorities, not our own preoccupations."
- Peter Mandelson
(Related: People, Europe, Needs, Priorities)

"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
(Related: Heart, Fear, Grief, Needs, Punishment, Repentance, Tears)

"So the old Copenhagen interpretation needs to be generalized, needs to be replaced by something that can be used for the whole universe, and can be used also in cases where there is plenty of individuality and history."
- Murray Gell Mann
(Related: History, Individuality, Needs, Old, Universe)

"Human reason needs only to will more strongly than fate, and she is fate."
- Thomas Mann
(Related: Fate, Needs, Reason, Will)

"People's behavior makes sense if you think about it in terms of their goals, needs, and motives."
- Thomas Mann
(Related: People, Goals, Behavior, Motives, Needs, Sense)

"Serious art has been the work of individual artists whose art has had nothing to do with style because they were not in the least connected with the style or the needs of the masses. Their work arose rather in defiance of their times."
- Franz Marc
(Related: Art, Work, Artists, Defiance, Needs, Nothing, Style)

"I try to keep my ear to the streets without sacrificing who I am as an artist. If a song needs a drum machine I'll use a drum machine. If it needs a drummer, I'll use a real drummer."
- Teena Marie
(Related: Artist, Machine, Needs, Song)

"Comedy is obviously a matter of personal taste and the world always needs a clown and some people have no taste at all and any clown will do."
- Marc Maron
(Related: People, Comedy, Needs, Taste, Will, World)

"RFID is going to get its technical embedding time it needs as serious players are not going to get involved on a sufficient scale with something that might not work."
- Mike Marsh
(Related: Time, Work, Needs)

"In common use almost every word has many shades of meaning, and therefore needs to be interpreted by the context."
- Alfred Marshall
(Related: Meaning, Needs, Word)

"What this country needs is a really good five cent cigar."
- Thomas R. Marshall
(Related: Country, Needs)

"Senator Martinez is not driven by polls; he is driven by the needs of the state of Florida and its 17 million constituents."
- Mel Martinez
(Related: Needs, State)

"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
(Related: Focus, Needs, Opposition, Support)

"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
(Related: Society, Policy, Opportunity, Vision, American, Building, Focus, Needs)

"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
(Related: Society, Ability, Needs, Right)

"From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs."
- Karl Marx
(Related: Needs)

"Classic economic theory, based as it is on an inadequate theory of human motivation, could be revolutionized by accepting the reality of higher human needs, including the impulse to self actualization and the love for the highest values."
- Abraham Maslow
(Related: Love, Motivation, Values, Needs, Reality, Self, Theory)

"Someone needs to talk sense to the president. But these people are not world travelers. This president, much as I like him, had all the opportunities in the world."
- Chris Matthews
(Related: People, Needs, President, Sense, Talk, World)

"Remember, man does not live on bread alone: sometimes he needs a little buttering up."
- John C. Maxwell
(Related: Man, Needs)

"There's so much importance in honoring your everyday hero. It doesn't take money. It doesn't take connections. What matters is that people get involved. Whether your passion is gun control or food or whatever it may be, everybody needs to stop being so self-absorbed."
- Debi Mazar
(Related: Food, Money, People, Control, Being, Importance, May, Needs, Passion, Self)

"Too often, I've put my career and helping others ahead of my own needs."
- Karen McCarthy
(Related: Career, Needs)

"Bolton's exactly what the U.N. needs at this point. The president's right on the mark in picking him."
- Mitch McConnell
(Related: Needs, President, Right)

"I feel that education needs an overhaul - courses are obsolete and grades are on the way out."
- Kent McCord
(Related: Education, Needs)

"But, if there's any aspect of my career that needs attention, it's writing."
- Bobby McFerrin
(Related: Attention, Career, Needs, Writing)

"Once you've agreed the script, you must be willing to go as far as it needs to go on set."
- Ewan McGregor
(Related: Needs)

"It's important to have the right agent - people that are working hard for you. But an actor needs to be in control of their career no matter how good the representation is."
- Joel McHale
(Related: People, Control, Actor, Career, Needs, Right)

"What this White House really needs is a chief of staff who can read Machiavelli in the original Italian."
- Mack McLarty
(Related: Needs)

"Yet since the 1950s, little has been done to prepare for our country's current or future energy needs."
- Cathy McMorris
(Related: Country, Energy, Future, Needs)

"One of the oldest human needs is having someone to wonder where you are when you don't come home at night."
- Margaret Mead
(Related: Home, Needs, Night, Wonder)

"The fact is I've been in Massachusetts for the last two weeks, and it seems over the last few days that the price is increasing by the hour at the pump, so there needs to be an aggressive investigation."
- Marty Meehan
(Related: Fact, Investigation, Needs)

"I've been with the same person for a very long time but I'm just non-conventional in that way. I don't think people need to be married. I think a lot of people need that piece of paper, but I don't think everybody needs that to feel secure."
- Eva Mendes
(Related: Time, People, Needs)

"The priest is Christ's slave, and Christ himself took the form of a slave and became obedient to death. So the priest in serving human needs lives a Godward life, possessed by God and witnessing that only when lives are utterly possessed by God do they find their true freedom."
- Arthur Middleton
(Related: God, Death, Life, Christ, Freedom, Needs)

"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
(Related: Customer, Fact, Needs)

"In 1973, America imported 30 percent of its crude oil needs. Today, that number has doubled to more than 60 percent. Gas prices are as high as they are now in part because we've had no comprehensive national energy policy for the past few decades."
- Gary Miller
(Related: Policy, America, Energy, Needs, Now, Oil, Past, Today)

"An artist is always alone - if he is an artist. No, what the artist needs is loneliness."
- Henry Miller
(Related: Artist, Loneliness, Needs)

"Whatever needs to be maintained through force is doomed."
- Henry Miller
(Related: Force, Needs)

"We need religion as a guide. We need it because we are imperfect. Our government needs the church, because only those humble enough to admit they are sinners can bring to democracy the tolerance it requires in order to survive."
- Jeff Miller
(Related: Government, Religion, Church, Democracy, Needs, Order, Tolerance)

"You are controlling because I want you to do it, not because of the situation or what needs to be done."
- Keith Miller
(Related: Needs, Want)

"My character in 'Prison Break' needs to be formidable. In reality, I'm not very tough at all."
- Wentworth Miller
(Related: Character, Needs, Reality)

"When I became the chair of the British Film Institute, I didn't understand how much of my time would be taken up with trying to make a case for the British Film Institute: what it's for, why it exists, why it needs its money."
- Anthony Minghella
(Related: Money, Time, Film, Needs, Trying)

"I think Lenat is headed in the right direction, but someone needs to include a knowledge base about learning."
- Marvin Minsky
(Related: Knowledge, Direction, Learning, Needs, Right)

"Stadium rock and commercial rock are the opposite of what poetry needs. An audience of around 200 is ideal for poetry."
- Adrian Mitchell
(Related: Poetry, Needs)

"Man is raw and wild, that is one of the reasons why he needs the Christian teaching."
- Alfred A. Montapert
(Related: Christian, Man, Needs, Teaching)

"My training was that you fill in the canvas where it needs colour and polishing. You start with the words on the first night and keep adding bits of business."
- Ron Moody
(Related: Business, First, Needs, Night, Training, Words)

"There are enough churches already, but the world still needs salvation."
- Sun Myung Moon
(Related: Churches, Needs, Salvation, World)

"A man travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to find it."
- George A. Moore
(Related: Home, Man, Needs, World)

"A man travels the world in search of what he needs and returns home to find it."
- George Edward Moore
(Related: Home, Man, Needs, World)

"My focus and that of all members of the Government responsible for delivering services to the public is to make sure that the public sector can use all the skills it needs to do the job the public wants it to do."
- Estelle Morris
(Related: Government, Focus, Job, Needs, Public)

"I do believe that the United Nations needs to have more exacting, more enhanced professional standards for the military peacekeepers that are deployed."
- Alex Morrison
(Related: Military, Nations, Needs, United)

"All of us who are convinced that our military needs all the support the government and public will provide are pleased that he will have his chance to do just that."
- Alex Morrison
(Related: Government, Chance, Military, Needs, Public, Support, Will)

"I think it talks about that there needs to be some proactive attack against drugs infiltrating our culture."
- Joe Morton
(Related: Culture, Drugs, Needs)

"What the world needs now is more Americans. The U.S. is the first nation on earth deliberately dedicated to letting people choose what they want and giving them a chance to get it."
- Ferdinand Mount
(Related: People, Americans, Chance, Earth, First, Giving, Nation, Needs, Now, Want, World)

"I think it's something that needs to be said - that there are interracial marriages out there, and the couples live happy lives, and there's nothing wrong with it."
- Tia Mowry
(Related: Needs, Nothing, Wrong)

"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
(Related: Beauty, Nature, Soul, Strength, Body, May, Needs, Play)

"A man of courage never needs weapons, but he may need bail."
- Lewis Mumford
(Related: Courage, Man, May, Needs, Weapons)

"Nothing is unthinkable, nothing impossible to the balanced person, provided it comes out of the needs of life and is dedicated to life's further development."
- Lewis Mumford
(Related: Life, Development, Needs, Nothing)

"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
(Related: Day, Needs, Writing, Years)

"Every man needs two women: a quiet home-maker, and a thrilling nymph."
- Iris Murdoch
(Related: Home, Man, Needs, Quiet)

"There needs to be more pressure on the Mexican government to stop the drugs and illegal immigrants on their side of the border instead of exporting them to the U.S."
- Timothy Murphy
(Related: Government, Drugs, Needs, Pressure)

"I think, for me, humour needs to be used like a strong spice - sparingly."
- George Murray
(Related: Needs)

"A society that has more justice is a society that needs less charity."
- Ralph Nader
(Related: Society, Charity, Justice, Needs)

"One needs a Seer's Vision and an Angel's voice to be of any avail. I do not know of any Indian man or woman today who has those gifts in their most complete measure."
- Sarojini Naidu
(Related: Vision, Gifts, Man, Measure, Needs, Today, Voice, Woman)

"We must take the time to do what needs to be done now, what is right, instead of passing a bad bill."
- Grace Napolitano
(Related: Time, Needs, Now, Right)

"The president's claim that Social Security is going broke is misleading at best. The sky is not falling, although there is no doubt that the system needs to be strengthened."
- Grace Napolitano
(Related: Doubt, Misleading, Needs, President, Security, Sky)

"Our Hispanic community needs to understand how important the Social Security system is for not only its retired citizens, but also its disabled workers."
- Grace Napolitano
(Related: Community, Needs, Security, Workers)

"No matter how much we love our family and friends, a part of us needs the occasional moment of solitude as a plant needs water. It is the inmost core of each of us that, that part which nobody can define but which we all recognize because it never changes."
- Anna Neagle
(Related: Family, Love, Friends, Needs, Solitude, Water)

"Everyone needs some time to themselves."
- Anna Neagle
(Related: Time, Needs)

"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
(Related: Life, Love, Men, Man, Needs, Security, Woman)

"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
(Related: Mother, Children, Country, Needs)

"However, as our brave men and women continue to return from the battlefields of the War on Terror, Congress must respond by enacting policies that meet the evolving needs of the veterans community."
- Randy Neugebauer
(Related: Men, War, Women, Community, Congress, Needs, Terror, Veterans)

"Government needs to stay out of the religion business altogether."
- Michael Newdow
(Related: Business, Government, Religion, Needs)

"I have worked closely with many of our county commissioners, mayors, local transportation officials, and others to determine project needs in the 18th District, and they deserve a great deal of thanks for today's victory on the House floor."
- Bob Ney
(Related: Victory, Needs, Project, Today)

"After two years of hard work and debate, Congress has passed a highway bill that will help fuel our economy by creating roughly 500,000 new jobs, as well as address many critical transportation needs in Ohio and the 18th Congressional District."
- Bob Ney
(Related: Work, Congress, Debate, Economy, Hard work, Help, Jobs, Needs, Will, Years)

"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
(Related: Faith, Defense, Machines, Needs, Relax)

"Unless a president can protect the privacy of the advice he gets, he cannot get the advice he needs."
- Richard M. Nixon
(Related: Advice, Needs, President, Privacy)

"The tree of liberty needs to be watered from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants."
- Lyn Nofziger
(Related: Time, Blood, Liberty, Needs)

"One rich Man hath Lands, not only more than he can manage, but so much, that letting them out to others, he is supplied with a large over-plus, so needs no farther care."
- Dudley North
(Related: Care, Man, Needs)

"We do have serious energy needs for the country, we are aware that natural gas is especially in demand because of its air quality benefits: 90 percent of new power plants have been natural gas-powered."
- Gale Norton
(Related: Power, Quality, Country, Energy, Needs, Plants)

"Our responsibility for BLM lands is multiple-use, meaning a variety of needs and uses."
- Gale Norton
(Related: Meaning, Needs, Responsibility, Variety)

"I think today we recognize that economic activity needs to search for ways to protect the environment."
- Gale Norton
(Related: Environment, Needs, Today)

"I think the greatest challenge in environmentalism and the most rewarding challenge is trying to figure out how humans can meet their needs while protecting the environment."
- Gale Norton
(Related: Challenge, Environment, Needs, Trying)

"The reform of government needs to continue."
- Jim Nussle
(Related: Government, Needs, Reform)

"In our relationship, we don't have that situation. I don't require what he needs, and he doesn't require what I need. I know what I do; I have an amazing life that nobody knows about."
- John Oates
(Related: Life, Needs)

"If something that needs to be done that we don't feel confronting, we do it through the manager."
- John Oates
(Related: Manager, Needs)

"What Washington needs is adult supervision."
- Barack Obama
(Related: Needs, Washington)

"Baseball needs to put the steroids era behind it by having and enforcing tough rules against all kinds of artificial advantages, so that spring can return."
- Marvin Olasky
(Related: Baseball, Needs, Rules, Spring)

"As a former veteran, I understand the needs of veterans, and have been clear - we will work together, stand together with the Administration, but we will also question their policies when they shortchange veterans and military retirees."
- Solomon Ortiz
(Related: Work, Military, Needs, Question, Veterans, Will)

"A discerning eye needs only a hint, and understatement leaves the imagination free to build its own elaborations."
- Russell Page
(Related: Imagination, Eye, Needs)

"And what do Democrats stand for, if they are so ready to defame concerned citizens as the "mob" - a word betraying a Marie Antoinette delusion of superiority to ordinary mortals. I thought my party was populist, attentive to the needs and wishes of those outside the power structure. And as a product of the 1960s, I thought the Democratic party was passionately committed to freedom of thought and speech."
- Camille Paglia
(Related: Power, Thought, Superiority, Delusion, Democrats, Freedom, Needs, Party, Speech, Wishes, Word)

"We're going to restructure the state government into a government that's responsive to the needs of New York state taxpayers."
- Carl Paladino
(Related: Government, Needs, State)

"Our government needs to adopt a pro-market agenda that doesn't pick winners and losers, but it invites competition and it levels the playing field for everyone."
- Sarah Palin
(Related: Government, Competition, Needs)

"To the families of special needs children all across this country I have a message for you: for years you have sought to make America a more welcoming place for your sons and daughters, and I pledge to you that if we're elected, you will have a friend, an advocate, in The White House."
- Sarah Palin
(Related: Friend, America, Children, Country, Daughters, Needs, Sons, Will, Years)

"Sometimes even the greatest joys bring challenge, and children with special needs inspire a very, very special love."
- Sarah Palin
(Related: Love, Challenge, Children, Needs)

"I think protest and actions have to be organised against the Israelis and their backers. There needs to be a concerted high profile campaign to raise awareness of the people in this country."
- Tom Paulin
(Related: People, Actions, Awareness, Country, Needs, Protest)

"One of the things about leadership is that you've got to show up. And if you want to be president of the United States you've got to make a case to the American people that Barack Obama needs to be dismissed from his position."
- Tim Pawlenty
(Related: Leadership, People, American, Needs, President, states, United, Want)

"The unions and the auto companies have been unable to put a deal together that fundamentally restructures the industry. It needs to get done. The only way it's really going to get done is in bankruptcy court. They should have done it six months ago they should do it now."
- Timothy Pawlenty
(Related: Court, Months, Needs, Now)

"He exists and we have four people who identified him and I know who he is, where he is, what his phone number is, everything about him that one needs. All I need is a criminal trial so I can have him subpoenaed."
- William Pepper
(Related: People, Needs)

"And that's why I wrote the book, because our country really needs to understand, if people in this nation understood what our foreign policy is really about, what foreign aid is about, how our corporations work, where our tax money goes, I know we will demand change."
- John Perkins
(Related: Change, Money, Work, People, Policy, Corporations, Country, Foreign policy, Tax, Nation, Needs, Will)

"I go to Prague every year if I can, value my relationships there like gold, and feel myself in a sense Czech, with all their hopes and needs. They are a people I not only love, but admire."
- Ellis Peters
(Related: Love, People, Gold, Needs, Relationships, Sense, Value)

"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
(Related: Idea, Ideas, Ignorance, Needs, Press, World)

"In addition to fines, violators of decency standards could be required to air public service announcements serving educational and informational needs of children."
- Charles W. Pickering
(Related: Children, Decency, Needs, Public, Service)

"If a catastrophic event wipes out a large portion of House members, America needs to know this body, elected by the people, will be quickly and legally reconstituted and will continue to function."
- Charles W. Pickering
(Related: People, America, Body, Needs, Will)

"A man doesn't have to have all the answers; children will teach him how to parent them, and in the process will teach him everything he needs to know about life."
- Frank Pittman
(Related: Life, Answers, Children, Man, Needs, Will)

"A state arises, as I conceive, out of the needs of mankind; no one is self-sufficing, but all of us have many wants."
- Plato
(Related: Mankind, Needs, Self, State)

"Every man, however wise, needs the advice of some sagacious friend in the affairs of life."
- Titus Maccius Plautus
(Related: Life, Friend, Advice, Man, Needs)

"But the debt limit obviously is something that needs to and will be passed. That is not inconsistent with a process and a belief that we have to get significant deficit reduction."
- David Plouffe
(Related: Belief, Debt, Needs, Will)

"She needs to seem tough, and whatever Hillary's weaknesses, tough is a pretty good word to describe her."
- John Podhoretz
(Related: Needs, Pretty, Word)

"Nobody - myself included - believes that we could ever achieve total information awareness. But the government needs to set goals and long-range objectives. Total information awareness is a good goal."
- John Poindexter
(Related: Government, Goal, Goals, Awareness, Information, Needs, Objectives)

"New needs need new techniques. And the modern artists have found new ways and new means of making their statements... the modern painter cannot express this age, the airplane, the atom bomb, the radio, in the old forms of the Renaissance or of any other past culture."
- Jackson Pollock
(Related: Age, Artists, Culture, Needs, Old, Past)

"We were reminded first-hand of the work that still needs to be done in Iraq on the security front when insurgents fired five rounds into the base while we were still meeting with the nurses."
- Jon Porter
(Related: Work, First, Iraq, Meeting, Needs, Nurses, Security)

"In light of the recent controversy surrounding foreign management of U.S. Ports, a thorough review of foreign management of U.S. airports needs to occur."
- Jon Porter
(Related: Management, Controversy, Light, Needs)

"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
(Related: Art, Money, Artist, Building, Needs, World)

"To achieve lasting literature, fictional or factual, a writer needs perceptive vision, absorptive capacity, and creative strength."
- Lawrence Clark Powell
(Related: Strength, Vision, Literature, Needs, Writer)

"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
(Related: God, Gender, Needs, Now, Right, World)

"As I say, the Animals had a particular concept of themselves as a band. There was an anarchic spirit in it, which was being flattened by commercial designs, attitudes, and needs."
- Alan Price
(Related: Animals, Being, Needs, Spirit)

"Congress needs strong parties, but it also needs the capacity to deal with budget and entitlement challenges that are likely beyond the reach of pure partisan exertion."
- David E. Price
(Related: Congress, Needs)

"A woman one loves rarely suffices for all our needs, so we deceive her with another whom we do not love."
- Marcel Proust
(Related: Love, Needs, Woman)

"The writer needs to react to his or her own internal universe, to his or her own point of view. If he or she doesn't have a personal point of view, it's impossible to be a creator."
- Manuel Puig
(Related: Needs, Universe, Writer)

"We should try to understand our innermost needs. We shouldn't use irony to reduce their power."
- Manuel Puig
(Related: Power, Irony, Needs)

"Russia needs a strong state power and must have it. But I am not calling for totalitarianism."
- Vladimir Putin
(Related: Power, Needs, Russia, State)

"Even the strongest man needs friends."
- Mario Puzo
(Related: Friends, Man, Needs)

"One of our deepest needs is to be at home."
- Timothy Radcliffe
(Related: Home, Needs)

"Today we thank God for all the blessings He has bestowed upon this great Country and ask Him to continue to heal our land and meet our needs - and we do so through the power of prayer."
- Nick Rahall
(Related: Power, God, Blessings, Country, Land, Needs, Prayer, Today)

"The experts who managed the original Marshall Plan say Afghanistan needs a commitment of at least $5 to $10 billion over 5 to 10 years, coupled with occupation forces of 250,000 Allied soldiers to keep the peace throughout the country."
- Ted Rall
(Related: Peace, Afghanistan, Commitment, Country, Experts, Needs, Occupation, Soldiers, Years)

"Our intelligence community needs better coordination of operations and exchange of information, and that's why we need an overall director of national intelligence and a national counterterrorism center."
- Jim Ramstad
(Related: Intelligence, Community, Information, Needs)

"Every aspect of Western culture needs a new code of ethics - a rational ethics - as a precondition of rebirth."
- Ayn Rand
(Related: Culture, Ethics, Needs, Rebirth)

"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
(Related: Ideas, Job, Meaning, Needs, Words)

"The President is destroying the fabric of America with a combined policy of war, tax cuts for the wealthy, and reductions in spending for domestic needs."
- Charles Rangel
(Related: War, Policy, America, Tax, Needs, President, Tax cuts)

"An interface is humane if it is responsive to human needs and considerate of human frailties."
- Jef Raskin
(Related: Needs)

"So the American economy needs the world, and the world needs the American economy."
- Rodrigo Rato
(Related: American, Economy, Needs, World)

"One of the misperceptions that exists in the Muslim world, which needs to be fixed, is the perception that Muslims in America are - are - are living in - in very, very, very bad circumstances. They cannot practice religion freely. It is not the truth at all. The fact is, we are practicing. We fast, we pray, we do our prayers."
- Feisal Abdul Rauf
(Related: Religion, Truth, Perception, Muslim, America, Circumstances, Fact, Living, Needs, Practice, World)

"If you don't have trouble paying the rent, you have trouble doing something else; one needs just a certain amount of trouble."
- Robert Rauschenberg
(Related: Needs, Trouble)

"A creator needs only one enthusiast to justify him."
- Man Ray
(Related: Needs)

"We have seen that in this country in the last few years, particularly on Wall Street, with the rise of the old human frailty of greed. This occurs when people begin to serve only their own needs to the detriment of everyone else."
- Lee R. Raymond
(Related: People, Country, Greed, Needs, Old, Years)

"We need to listen to consumers' needs."
- Sumner Redstone
(Related: Needs)

"I do think a carpenter needs a good hammer to bang in the nail."
- Oliver Reed
(Related: Needs)

"While some sit on the sidelines and fail to offer any practical solutions to address high gas prices now, the House is once again taking action to meet the energy needs of the American people."
- Dave Reichert
(Related: People, Action, American, Energy, Needs, Now)

"What Ireland needs now above all else is peace."
- Albert Reynolds
(Related: Peace, Ireland, Needs, Now)

"In comparing therefore the value of the same commodity, at different periods of time, the consideration of the comparative skill and intensity of labour, required for that particular commodity, needs scarcely to be attended to, as it operates equally at both periods."
- David Ricardo
(Related: Time, Consideration, Needs, Skill, Value)

"The mother's battle for her child with sickness, with poverty, with war, with all the forces of exploitation and callousness that cheapen human life needs to become a common human battle, waged in love and in the passion for survival."
- Adrienne Rich
(Related: Life, Love, War, Mother, Survival, Battle, Exploitation, Needs, Passion, Poverty, Sickness)

"I play a percussion instrument, not a musical saw; it needs no amplification. Where it's needed, they put a microphone in front of the bass drum. But, I don't think it's necessary to play that way every night."
- Buddy Rich
(Related: Needs, Night, Play)

"Every generation needs a new revolution."
- Jeff Rich
(Related: Revolution, Needs)

"Though every legal task demands this skill, it is especially important in the effort to frame public policy in a way that is properly responsive to human needs and predicaments. The question is always: How will the general rule work in practice?"
- Elliot Richardson
(Related: Legal, Work, Policy, Effort, Needs, Practice, Public, Public policy, Question, Skill, Will)

"What the public needs to understand is that these new technologies, especially in recombinant DNA technology, allow scientists to bypass biological boundaries altogether."
- Jeremy Rifkin
(Related: Technology, Needs, Public, Scientists)

"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
(Related: Motivation, Attitude, Winning, Needs)

"A champion needs a motivation above and beyond winning."
- Pat Riley
(Related: Motivation, Winning, Needs)

"Boy George is all England needs - another queen who can't dress."
- Joan Rivers
(Related: Dress, England, Needs, Queen)

"For years, we have heard warnings that Europe needs to contribute more to NATO's capability."
- Lord Robertson
(Related: Europe, Needs, Years)

"Philanthropy is involved with basic innovations that transform society, not simply maintaining the status quo or filling basic social needs that were formerly the province of the public sector."
- David Rockefeller
(Related: Society, Needs, Philanthropy, Public)

"Everybody really needs to laugh... If you don't laugh, you're not going to live long."
- Paul Rodriguez
(Related: Needs)

"Higher education is not growing fast enough to meet the needs of Nevada."
- James E. Rogers
(Related: Education, Needs)

"What the country needs is dirtier fingernails and cleaner minds."
- Will Rogers
(Related: Country, Needs)

"That difficult place to put your finger on about the world - it needs to be illustrated."
- Elisabeth Rohm
(Related: Needs, World)

"If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn't need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around."
- Jim Rohn
(Related: Education, Motivation, Needs, Road, Wrong)

"To hate is to show you still care, who needs that, focus on what's really important."
- Henry Rollins
(Related: Care, Focus, Hate, Needs)

"So when we go into a large hardware bid, there is usually a services component that is part of that. So as we enter these deals, we tend to talk about the capabilities and what else needs to be done, and from there the bid might expand beyond hardware to the services."
- Kevin Rollins
(Related: Deals, Hardware, Needs, Talk)

"It's all about creation and surprise. It just needs to be appreciated and watered like flowers. You have to water flowers. These peaks will come again."
- Sonny Rollins
(Related: Creation, Flowers, Needs, Water, Will)

"Never invest in anything that eats or needs painting."
- Billy Rose
(Related: Needs, Painting)

"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
(Related: Money, Fire, Flexibility, Needs, Security, Washington)

"The second stream of material that is going to come out of this project is a programming environment and a set of programming tools where we really want to focus again on the needs of the newbie. This environment is going to have to be extremely user-friendly."
- Guido van Rossum
(Related: Environment, Focus, Needs, Programming, Project, Tools, Want)

"You want to keep it in there because you feel like it's yours but to be able to see that sometimes some stuff needs to go and I think it's for the benefit of the film."
- Brandon Routh
(Related: Film, Needs, Want)

"Has there ever been a more revealing moment this year? Let me just put this in fairly simple terms: Al Jazeera now broadcasts the words of Senator Durbin to the Mideast, certainly putting our troops in greater danger. No more needs to be said about the motives of liberals."
- Karl Rove
(Related: Danger, Liberals, Motives, Needs, Now, Troops, Words)

"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
(Related: Time, Needs, Worth)

"Man needs, for his happiness, not only the enjoyment of this or that, but hope and enterprise and change."
- Bertrand Russell
(Related: Change, Happiness, Hope, Enjoyment, Man, Needs)

"Looking at the high cost of occupation in Iraq and the needs we have in this country, would it not have been better to have smaller tax cuts in order to keep down the deficits."
- Tim Russert
(Related: Country, Tax, Iraq, Needs, Occupation, Order, Tax cuts)

"If your experiment needs statistics, you ought to have done a better experiment."
- Ernest Rutherford
(Related: Needs, Statistics)

"It perhaps has a chance, a commercial chance, this film. It's funny, it's charming, the idea is original, it's unusual and it makes fun of the movie industry in a way that it needs to be poked fun at."
- Mark Rydell
(Related: Funny, Idea, Chance, Film, Needs)

"Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works."
- Carl Sagan
(Related: Needs, Understanding, World)

"My life needs editing."
- Mort Sahl
(Related: Life, Needs)

"By looking at the questions the kids are asking, we learn the scope of what needs to be done."
- Buffy Sainte-Marie
(Related: Kids, Needs, Questions)

"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
(Related: Society, Country, Economy, Rights, Human rights, Needs, Protection, State)

"It shouldn't take an emergency for this Administration to deal with the health care needs of our nation's heroes. Funding the VA and our bringing our troops home safely should never be treated as an afterthought."
- John Salazar
(Related: Health, Home, Care, Heroes, Nation, Needs, Troops)

"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
(Related: Time, Fight, Focus, Needs, Washington)

"Our censorship has sort of gotten a little too far. Too much censorship is just as bad as having none at all. Children need to be exposed to things, because if they don't see it, eventually, it's not like it's not going to happen, but it's just that there needs to be a balance."
- Zoe Saldana
(Related: Balance, Censorship, Children, Needs)

"The cholera most forcibly teaches us our mutual connection. Nothing shows more powerfully the duty of every man to look after the needs of others."
- Titus Salt
(Related: Connection, Duty, Man, Needs, Nothing)

"I want the people of New Jersey to jump off a cliff like Kurt Vonnegut so I can show them how to fly. This way, nobody needs to grow any wings, which would be impossible anyway because we're humans and not some kind of bird."
- Richie Sambora
(Related: People, Needs, Want)

"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
(Related: Aspirations, Children, Needs, Parents, Poor)

"The U.S. needs to control the Middle East, the gateway to Asia. It already has military installations in Uzbekistan."
- Jose Saramago
(Related: Control, Military, Needs)

"Perhaps it is the language that chooses the writers it needs, making use of them so that each might express a tiny part of what it is."
- Jose Saramago
(Related: Language, Needs, Writers)

"I feel my family's needs are a priority. I'm not comfortable with the idea of serving the many and ignoring my family."
- Susan Sarandon
(Related: Family, Idea, Needs)

"Society needs people who can manage projects in addition to handling individual tasks."
- Marilyn vos Savant
(Related: Society, People, Needs, Projects)

"To this day, I get rewrite offers where they say: 'We feel this script needs work with character, dialogue, plot and tone,' and when you ask what's left, they say: 'Well, the typing is very good.'"
- John Sayles
(Related: Work, Character, Day, Needs)

"Our failure to find weapons of mass destruction in Iraq thus far has been deeply troubling, and our intelligence-gathering process needs thorough and unbiased investigation."
- Adam Schiff
(Related: Intelligence, Failure, Destruction, Investigation, Iraq, Needs, Weapons)

"I was told having a website would help me. I have yet to figure out why my life story needs to be on the web."
- Wally Schirra
(Related: Life, Help, Needs)

"Without question, the material world and your everyday needs distract you from living meaningfully."
- Menachem Mendel Schneerson
(Related: Living, Needs, Question, World)

"Every woman needs to know the facts. And the fact is, when it comes to breast cancer, every woman is at risk."
- Debbie Wasserman Schultz
(Related: Cancer, Fact, Facts, Needs, Risk, Woman)

"It sort of filtered into their subconscious through motion pictures, but it's an historical secret. This - whatever this is - needs to be studied and, in a kind of definitive way, talked about."
- Dwight Schultz
(Related: Needs)

"Wherever a man turns he can find someone who needs him."
- Albert Schweitzer
(Related: Man, Needs)

"It quite often happens that they attach a name to a project and it doesn't get all the financing it needs."
- Dougray Scott
(Related: Name, Needs, Project)

"Followers are the customers of the Higher Ground Leader, who strives to meet or exceed the outer and inner needs of followers."
- Lance Secretan
(Related: Leader, Followers, Needs)

"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
(Related: Happiness, Wisdom, Man, Needs, Nothing, Will)

"The American people deserve truthfulness, not more political campaigning. The American people deserve a responsible government that seeks to address their needs, not more ideological dogma."
- Jose Serrano
(Related: Government, People, American, Needs)

"Whatever it takes to get the image to reach that level is what that photographer needs to do. And for me, I just have such a love of the tactile and sensuous quality of a black and white silver gelatin print."
- John Sexton
(Related: Love, Quality, Needs)

"We can still find middle ground, truly secure our borders, deal with those already here and address our labor needs. But those who advocate giving current illegal aliens and future guest workers a special path to citizenship must compromise."
- John Shadegg
(Related: Citizenship, Compromise, Future, Giving, Guest, Labor, Needs, Workers)

"I'm too shy to express my sexual needs except over the phone to people I don't know."
- Garry Shandling
(Related: People, Needs)

"Netanyahu is pressured easily, gets into a panic, and loses his senses... to run a country like Israel a leader needs to have reason and judgment and nerves of steel, two traits he does not have."
- Ariel Sharon
(Related: Leader, Country, Israel, Judgment, Needs, Nerves, Reason, Senses)

"When you are caring about your children perhaps you always have to remember at what point you can become over involved because of something you need rather than something the child needs."
- Frank Shorter
(Related: Caring, Children, Needs)

"I do not think that the educational program of our schools should be determined by what the community thinks it needs."
- Sargent Shriver
(Related: Community, Needs, Schools)

"On the one hand, life is made infinitely easy for the personality in that stimulations, interests, uses of time and consciousness are offered to it from all sides. They carry the person as if in a stream, and one needs hardly to swim for oneself."
- Georg Simmel
(Related: Life, Time, Consciousness, Needs, Personality)

"The solution is to first create an integrated economic development and recreation plan that addresses the needs of the people who live and recreate in central Idaho."
- Michael K. Simpson
(Related: People, Development, First, Needs, Recreation, Solution)

"The old approach of sacrificing the needs of one group to benefit another just won't work."
- Michael K. Simpson
(Related: Work, Needs, Old)

"During the 2000 election, the current administration told our military, help is on the way. That is clearly not the case. The administration has failed to request the funds needed for the defense of this Nation. We must give the Army what it needs."
- Ike Skelton
(Related: Army, Defense, Help, Military, Nation, Needs)

"Surely the Department of Defense can and needs to do a better job of training new and existing first responders to respond to sexual assaults occurring in the military."
- Louise Slaughter
(Related: Defense, First, Job, Military, Needs, Training)

"When the needs of one person are being met by the other, there is laughter."
- Yakov Smirnoff
(Related: Being, Laughter, Needs)

"A man who envies our family is a man who needs help."
- Yeardley Smith
(Related: Family, Help, Man, Needs)

"I haven't seen one guy beat five people yet. It needs to be done collectively."
- Eric Snow
(Related: People, Needs)

"We have a serious structural deficit problem. And it needs to be addressed. The president is trying to address it through reforms of Social Security, but the problem is there with other entitlement programs like Medicare and Medicaid."
- John W. Snow
(Related: Needs, President, Security, Trying)

"But clearly an economy that's growing and expanding like this one - and it certainly is doing that with high GDP output, employment numbers strong, capacity utilization strong - that's an environment in which the Fed needs to continually be alert to early signs of inflation."
- John W. Snow
(Related: Economy, Environment, Inflation, Needs, Numbers)

"John the Baptist was supposed to point the way to the Christ. He was just the voice, not the Messiah. So everybody's calling has dignity to it and God seems to know better than we do what is in us that needs to be called forth."
- James Green Somerville
(Related: God, Christ, Dignity, Needs, Voice)

"A wise doctor does not mutter incantations over a sore that needs the knife."
- Sophocles
(Related: Needs)

"I think there's a lot of merit in an international economy and global markets, but they're not sufficient because markets don't look after social needs."
- George Soros
(Related: Economy, Merit, Needs)

"Markets are designed to allow individuals to look after their private needs and to pursue profit. It's really a great invention and I wouldn't under-estimate the value of that, but they're not designed to take care of social needs."
- George Soros
(Related: Care, Invention, Needs, Profit, Value)

"People first concern themselves with meeting their basic needs; only afterwards, do they pursue any higher needs."
- Abdolkarim Soroush
(Related: People, Concern, First, Meeting, Needs)

"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
(Related: Man, Measure, Needs, Temptation)

"We reinvent ourselves to solve a client's problem. It's more than just tweaking. It's rethinking what your audience wants and needs. Isn't that what great actors constantly do?"
- Merrie Spaeth
(Related: Actors, Needs)

"A pitcher needs two pitches, one they're looking for and one to cross them up."
- Warren Spahn
(Related: Needs)

"And I think that's righteous, I think that's what parents want to know. They want to know what's going right in the school, and what needs improvement, and that's what this law does."
- Margaret Spellings
(Related: Improvement, Law, Needs, Parents, Right, School, Want)

"The history of Hillary Clinton as a five-year senator is to promote Hillary Clinton and not the needs of New Yorkers."
- John Spencer
(Related: History, Needs)

"Anyone can support a team that is winning - it takes no courage. But to stand behind a team to defend a team when it is down and really needs you, that takes a lot of courage."
- Bart Starr
(Related: Courage, Winning, Needs, Support)

"We need to increase access to health insurance through Health Savings Accounts and high deductible policies, so individuals and families can purchase the insurance that's best for them and meets their specific needs."
- Michael Steele
(Related: Health, Needs)

"The human spirit needs to accomplish, to achieve, to triumph to be happy."
- Ben Stein
(Related: Needs, Spirit)

"The nation... doesn't simply need what we have. It needs what we are."
- Edith Stein
(Related: Nation, Needs)

"Keep high aspirations, moderate expectations, and small needs."
- William Howard Stein
(Related: Aspirations, Expectations, Needs)

"Work needs to be a reflection of your social values. You are how you work!"
- Leigh Steinberg
(Related: Work, Values, Needs, Reflection)

"If poetry should address itself to the same needs and aspirations, the same hopes and fears, to which the Bible addresses itself, it might rival it in distribution."
- Wallace Stevens
(Related: Poetry, Bible, Aspirations, Needs)

"Every age needs men who will redeem the time by living with a vision of the things that are to be."
- Adlai E. Stevenson
(Related: Age, Men, Time, Vision, Living, Needs, Will)

"I go outside, and I'm wearing a funky T-shirt and my hair is dirty, and people say, 'What's wrong with her? She needs to invest in a hairbrush.'"
- Kristen Stewart
(Related: People, Hair, Needs, Wrong)

"I see music as one language. If one musical form eats its own tail, it dies. So it needs to be a mongrel, it needs to be hybridised."
- Sting
(Related: Music, Language, Needs)

"Time needs another minute."
- Sly Stone
(Related: Time, Needs)

"Nobody needs to prove to anybody what they're worthy of, just the person that they look at in the mirror. That's the only person you need to answer to."
- Picabo Street
(Related: Needs)

"There are times everyone needs to be together for me and we all just work together; making sure that my energy is good and right when I go do what I'm going to do. That means the family needs to spend time together."
- Picabo Street
(Related: Family, Time, Work, Energy, Needs, Right)

"But to personally satisfy my own adrenalin needs, I've been racing cars a little bit, which has been fun."
- Picabo Street
(Related: Fun, Needs, Racing)

"The Jew always lives from the blood of other peoples, he needs such murders and such sacrifices."
- Julius Streicher
(Related: Blood, Needs)

"It is not necessary to argue to those for whom I write that the two great needs of mankind, that all men may be lifted up into the light of the highest Christian civilization, are, first, a pure, spiritual Christianity, and second, civil liberty."
- Josiah Strong
(Related: Men, Civilization, Christian, Christianity, First, Liberty, Light, Mankind, May, Needs, Spiritual)

"If the guitar synthesizer is really going to stand as a synthesizer on its own, it needs to develop a more characteristic sound; I don' think it's gotten there yet."
- Andy Summers
(Related: Guitar, Needs, Sound)

"The criminal law needs to be improved to meet new forms of crime, but to denounce financial devices which are useful and legitimate because use is made of them for fraud, is ridiculous and unworthy of the age in which we live."
- William Graham Sumner
(Related: Age, Financial, Crime, Fraud, Law, Needs, Unworthy)

"Religion needs a baptism of horse sense."
- Billy Sunday
(Related: Religion, Needs, Sense)

"The world is wrong side up. It needs to be turned upside down in order to be right side up."
- Billy Sunday
(Related: Needs, Order, Right, World, Wrong)

"Creativity is much better when it's free. Someone can take it and sell it if that's what it needs, and from that standpoint, you have to have a label. If you could make your music and just give it away and somehow make a living - that would be the best scenario."
- Matthew Sweet
(Related: Music, Creativity, Living, Needs)

"We deceive ourselves when we fancy that only weakness needs support. Strength needs it far more."
- Madame Swetchine
(Related: Strength, Fancy, Needs, Support, Weakness)

"A military coup needs a sacrifice and courage that you can't find in an army without morale."
- Jalal Talabani
(Related: Sacrifice, Courage, Army, Military, Needs)

"I tried not to make God this big deal in Joan's life. She treats God like a friend: she's nice to him some days, and other days mean, and then cries when she needs help."
- Amber Tamblyn
(Related: God, Life, Help, Needs)

"However, the occasional visit of success provides just the excitement an engineer needs to face work the following day."
- Koichi Tanaka
(Related: Success, Work, Day, Excitement, Needs, Visit)

"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
(Related: Act, Communication, Independence, Intimacy, Needs, World)

"Today's tax cuts provide yet another illustration of the Republicans' fiscally irresponsible economic policies that ignore the needs of America's middle class, students, and working families."
- Ellen Tauscher
(Related: America, Class, Tax, Middle class, Needs, Republicans, Students, Tax cuts, Today)

"There needs to be a planned series of speeches, interviews, etc., over the next two or three months by administration officials and other public figures talking about President Ford, what he is trying to do and what he has accomplished."
- Robert Teeter
(Related: Months, Needs, President, Public, Talking, Trying)

"The child who acts unlovable is the child who most needs to be loved."
- Cathy Rindner Tempelsman
(Related: Needs)

"Good luck needs no explanation."
- Shirley Temple
(Related: Luck, Needs)

"You're a wise person if you can easily direct your attention to what ever needs it."
- Terence
(Related: Attention, Needs)

"What Britain needs is an iron lady."
- Margaret Thatcher
(Related: Lady, Needs)

"If they ever do my life story, whoever plays me needs lots of hair color and high heels."
- Charlize Theron
(Related: Life, Hair, Needs)

"Fitness needs to be perceived as fun and games or we subconsciously avoid it."
- Alan Thicke
(Related: Fitness, Fun, Games, Needs)

"I think segregation is bad, I think it's wrong, it's immoral. I'd fight against it with every breath in my body, but you don't need to sit next to a white person to learn how to read and write. The NAACP needs to say that."
- Clarence Thomas
(Related: Body, Fight, Needs, Wrong)

"I think music needs to be presented in a way so that kids can grasp songs, dances, simple music that's associated with some particular defining moment in human experience."
- Michael Tilson Thomas
(Related: Experience, Music, Kids, Needs, Songs)

"Women have had the vote for over forty years and their organizations lobby in Washington for all sorts of causes; why, why, why don't they take up their own causes and obvious needs?"
- Dorothy Thompson
(Related: Women, Causes, Needs, Obvious, Vote, Washington, Years)

"Music is a performance and needs the audience."
- Michael Tippett
(Related: Music, Performance, Needs)

"McCain needs Hillary to run because that's what keeps the Republican coalition together. She helps unite the Republican base."
- Chuck Todd
(Related: Needs, Republican)

"When it comes to software, I much prefer free software, because I have very seldom seen a program that has worked well enough for my needs, and having sources available can be a life-saver."
- Linus Torvalds
(Related: Life, Needs, Software)

"At the moment, I'm toying with a new idea for a book, but fully engaged with writing screenplays, so the book idea - which needs empty space in my head - is barely formed yet."
- Rose Tremain
(Related: Idea, Needs, Space, Writing)

"In order for a society to survive, it must generate a sufficient level of physical production both to meet its current needs, and to produce a surplus for upgrading its productive powers."
- Robert Trout
(Related: Society, Needs, Order, Production)

"A President needs political understanding to run the government, but he may be elected without it."
- Harry S. Truman
(Related: Government, May, Needs, President, Understanding)

"But optics sharp it needs, I ween, To see what is not to be seen."
- John Trumbull
(Related: Needs)

"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
(Related: Age, Needs, Parents, Personality)

"We can only see a short distance ahead, but we can see plenty there that needs to be done."
- Alan Turing
(Related: Needs)

"When you are balanced and when you listen and attend to the needs of your body, mind, and spirit, your natural beauty comes out."
- Christy Turlington
(Related: Beauty, Body, Mind, Needs, Spirit)

"There is one major problem with anti-virus software: It needs updating. Users cannot be relied upon to have even the anti-virus software in the first place, let alone be able or willing to pay for the updates."
- Glenn Turner
(Related: First, Needs, Software)

"I don't believe in simply accumulating money, but I have the luxury to say that, because I have enough for all my needs."
- Kathleen Turner
(Related: Money, Luxury, Needs)

"Nothing so needs reforming as other people's habits."
- Mark Twain
(Related: People, Habits, Needs, Nothing)

"Man is the only animal that blushes - or needs to."
- Mark Twain
(Related: Blushes, Man, Needs)

"Dysphonia is not a singing problem. It's a voice box issue in the muscle on the voice, very different from having a nodule on the vocal cords, which I've never had. I'm lucky that I've never had that. It needs a long renewal time, and even today, I am still addressing it."
- Shania Twain
(Related: Time, Needs, Singing, Today, Voice)

"While expanding market access for American industry, financial markets and farmers is critical, I believe it needs to be done responsibly, accounting for the treatment and protection of workers and the environment."
- Mark Udall
(Related: Financial, American, Environment, Needs, Protection, Treatment, Workers)

"The new Congress needs to move quickly to strengthen the Army and Marines - not to send more troops to Iraq - but to rebuild our capacity to meet national security threats globally."
- Mark Udall
(Related: Army, Congress, Iraq, Marines, National security, Needs, Troops)

"Ranchers need clean water for their stock, farmers need it for their crops, every employer needs it to stay in business, and every living thing needs it for life... The law needs to be clear to protect water quality and the rights of landowners."
- Mark Udall
(Related: Business, Life, Quality, Rights, Law, Living, Needs, Water)

"The guiding principle is not to manufacture the goods everyone needs, rather to earn profits for a few capitalists."
- Walter Ulbricht
(Related: Needs)

"Something new has happened: For the first time in German history our fatherland is guided by a plan that considers only the needs of the people, and aims at building prosperity and reconstructing of our fatherland."
- Walter Ulbricht
(Related: History, Time, People, Building, First, Needs, Prosperity)

"Hollywood needs to recognise all shades of African American beauty."
- Gabrielle Union
(Related: Beauty, African, American, Hollywood, Needs)

"The essential support and encouragement comes from within, arising out of the mad notion that your society needs to know what only you can tell it."
- John Updike
(Related: Society, Encouragement, Needs, Support)

"For those broadcasters who are less than responsible, the FCC needs to have sharper teeth to enforce the law."
- Fred Upton
(Related: Law, Needs)

"Music, which should pulsate with life, needs new means of expression, and science alone can infuse it with youthful vigor."
- Edgard Varese
(Related: Science, Life, Music, Expression, Needs)

"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
(Related: Work, Needs, Nothing, Theater, Worth)

"We shall find in our troubled hearts, where discord reigns, two needs which seem at variance, but which merge, as I think, in a common source - the love of the true, and the love of the fabulous."
- Alfred de Vigny
(Related: Love, Needs)

"The only virtue a character needs to possess between hardcovers, even if he bears a real person's name, is vitality: if he comes to life in our imaginations, he passes the test."
- Stephen Vizinczey
(Related: Life, Character, Virtue, Name, Needs)

"This is a perilous time, and more than ever, the world needs a united and strong America. If, God forbid, we live to see Mr. Obama president, we will live through a socialist era that America has not seen before, and our country will be weakened in every way."
- Jon Voight
(Related: God, Time, America, Country, Needs, President, United, Will, World)

"Obama is a very good actor. He knows how to play it. And he is very adept at creating this 'Obama' - this character who is there whenever the world needs something."
- Jon Voight
(Related: Character, Actor, Needs, Play, World)

"Police forces collect information to be used in a public court to get people convicted. Security services gather information that does not necessarily lead to people being prosecuted and in many cases needs to remain confidential."
- Gijs de Vries
(Related: People, Being, Court, Information, Needs, Police, Public, Security)

"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
(Related: Time, Heart, Needs, Now)

"It's really true in this country that more and more Americans think that underneath the economic crisis there's a values crisis, and we won't get to an economic recovery without a moral recovery as well. So a citizen's movement about values and economics I'm finding all over the country on main street, and Wall Street needs to pay attention to that."
- Jim Wallace
(Related: Values, Americans, Attention, Country, Crisis, Economics, Needs)

"I've learned that life is very tricky business: Each person needs to find what they want to do in life and not be dissuaded when people question them."
- Eli Wallach
(Related: Life, People, Needs, Question, Want)

"We are a communicating nation which needs access to space, access to the seas."
- Malcolm Wallop
(Related: Nation, Needs, Space)

"Frankly, alcohol leads to a lot of other things when you start drinking at 12-years old. It is a big problem that needs to be addressed. Frankly, the industry has pushed us back and pushed us back."
- Zach Wamp
(Related: Alcohol, Drinking, Needs, Old)

"Because these kids get away from their parents, and they binge drink until they are sick. Dozens of them are going to the hospital, and some of them dying. This is a problem, a big problem that needs to be addressed, and we need accurate information."
- Zach Wamp
(Related: Dying, Information, Kids, Needs, Parents)

"What a man needs in gardening is a cast-iron back, with a hinge in it."
- Charles Dudley Warner
(Related: Gardening, Man, Needs)

"One of the best things in the world to be is a boy; it requires no experience, but needs some practice to be a good one."
- Charles Dudley Warner
(Related: Experience, Needs, Practice, World)

"One of the hardest jobs in ministry is keeping your own relationship with God where it needs to be."
- Harold Warner
(Related: God, Jobs, Needs)

"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
(Related: Time, Act, Tax, Needs, Now, Reform)

"I have seen that technology has contributed to improved communication, that it's contributed to better health care, that it's contributed to better food supplies, that it has contributed to all the basic human needs."
- John Warnock
(Related: Food, Health, Technology, Care, Communication, Needs)

"Where I think the most work needs to be done is behind the camera, not in front of it."
- Denzel Washington
(Related: Work, Needs)

"If a course needs to be in great condition to be played effectively, then the design strategy is flawed."
- Tom Watson
(Related: Design, Strategy, Needs)

"We all have different desires and needs, but if we don't discover what we want from ourselves and what we stand for, we will live passively and unfulfilled."
- Bill Watterson
(Related: Needs, Want, Will)

"One forgets words as one forgets names. One's vocabulary needs constant fertilizing or it will die."
- Evelyn Waugh
(Related: Names, Needs, Vocabulary, Will, Words)

"I haven't been to sleep for over a year. That's why I go to bed early. One needs more rest if one doesn't sleep."
- Evelyn Waugh
(Related: Bed, Needs, Rest, Sleep)

"It is more important to eat some carbohydrates at breakfast, because the brain needs fuel right away, and carbohydrate is the best source."
- Andrew Weil
(Related: Needs, Right)

"The business today is completely different and it's very producer driven, so that a songwriter needs to have producing chops, be a singer/songwriter, or find a singer to develop."
- Cynthia Weil
(Related: Business, Needs, Today)

"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
(Related: Equality, Attention, Manners, Needs, Public)

"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
(Related: Imagination, Life, History, Influence, Needs)

"You had 42 blacks that ran on the Republican ticket this Cycle, 14 made of them made it to the general election and two of us made it to the House of Representatives. So I think that there is a new movement that needs to have a voice in the Congressional Black Caucus."
- Allen West
(Related: Needs, Republican, Voice)

"I only have 'yes' men around me. Who needs 'no' men?"
- Mae West
(Related: Men, Needs)

"One has to accept pain as a condition of existence. One has to court doubt and darkness as the cost of knowing. One needs a will stubborn in conflict, but apt always to the total acceptance of every consequence of living and dying."
- Morris West
(Related: Acceptance, Conflict, Court, Darkness, Doubt, Dying, Existence, Living, Needs, Pain, Will)

"A rock'n'roll band needs to be able to get under people's skin. You should be able to clear the room at the drop of a hat."
- Paul Westerberg
(Related: People, Needs, Skin)

"I believe that the capacity that any organisation needs is for leadership to appear anywhere it is needed, when it is needed."
- Margaret J. Wheatley
(Related: Leadership, Needs)

"I think it is quite dangerous for an organisation to think they can predict where they are going to need leadership. It needs to be something that people are willing to assume if it feels relevant, given the context of any situation."
- Margaret J. Wheatley
(Related: Leadership, People, Needs)

"In our daily life, we encounter people who are angry, deceitful, intent only on satisfying their own needs. There is so much anger, distrust, greed, and pettiness that we are losing our capacity to work well together."
- Margaret J. Wheatley
(Related: Work, Anger, Life, People, Distrust, Greed, Losing, Needs)

"The nature of the task needs to be renewed so people just don't feel that all the hard work is in the same groove all the time, under the same circumstances and in the same environment."
- Timothy White
(Related: Nature, Work, Time, People, Circumstances, Environment, Hard work, Needs)

"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
(Related: Art, Gods, Being, Needs, Wind, World)

"The critical importance of honest journalism and a free flowing, respectful national conversation needs to be had in our country. But it is being buried as collateral damage in a war whose battles include political correctness and ideological orthodoxy."
- Juan Williams
(Related: War, Being, Conversation, Country, Importance, Journalism, Needs)

"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
(Related: Love, Laughter, Needs, World)

"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
(Related: Failure, Goal, Needs, Right, World)

"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
(Related: Health, Care, Economy, Living, Needs)

"We all recognize that in recent decades, many important achievements have helped create a cleaner, healthier environment, yet our national needs in environmental health are not being fully met."
- Samuel Wilson
(Related: Environmental, Health, Being, Needs)

"What this country needs is a credit card for charging things to experience."
- Tom Wilson
(Related: Experience, Country, Credit, Needs)

"Every band needs it's own special chemistry. And Bez was a very good chemist."
- Tony Wilson
(Related: Needs)

"Even if my mother had no qualms of conscience concerning ownership of negroes, her sense of duty carried her far beyond the mere supplying of their physical needs, or requiring that they render faithful service."
- John Sergeant Wise
(Related: Mother, Conscience, Duty, Needs, Ownership, Sense, Service)

"The only way to create a foundational document that could stand the test of time was to build in enough flexibility that later generations would be able to adapt it to their own needs and uses."
- Diane Wood
(Related: Time, Flexibility, Generations, Needs)

"There is no more reason to think that they expected the world to remain static than there is to think that any of us holds a crystal ball. The only way to create a foundational document that could stand the test of time was to build in enough flexibility that later generations would be able to adapt it to their own needs and uses."
- Diane Wood
(Related: Time, Flexibility, Generations, Needs, Reason, World)

"We are truly indefatigable in providing for the needs of the body, but we starve the soul."
- Ellen Wood
(Related: Soul, Body, Needs)

"The so-called modern education, with all its defects, however, does others so much more good than it does the Negro, because it has been worked out in conformity to the needs of those who have enslaved and oppressed weaker peoples."
- Carter G. Woodson
(Related: Education, Conformity, Needs)

"They still have some money, and they have needs to supply. They must begin immediately to pool their earnings and organize industries to participate in supplying social and economic demands."
- Carter G. Woodson
(Related: Money, Needs)

"I don't think there will ever be a permanent truce, but I believe the media needs to be more careful and be willing to count to 10 before rushing on the air or into print."
- Bob Woodward
(Related: Media, Needs, Will)

"If information is true, if it can be verified, and if it's really important, the newspaper needs to be willing to take the risk associated with using unidentified sources."
- Bob Woodward
(Related: Information, Needs, Risk)

"The second thing for me, probably a few clicks down, is the idea that The Sims smoothly age and have different concerns and motivations and needs at different age ranges."
- Will Wright
(Related: Age, Idea, Needs)

"Philosophical reflection could not leave the relation of mind and spirit in the obscurity which had satisfied the needs of the naive consciousness."
- Wilhelm Wundt
(Related: Consciousness, Mind, Needs, Obscurity, Reflection, Spirit)

"But that's not enough: To maintain energy security, one needs a supply system that provides a buffer against shocks. It needs large, flexible markets. And it's important to acknowledge the fact that the entire energy supply chain needs to be protected."
- Daniel Yergin
(Related: Energy, Fact, Needs, Security)

"Someone needs to tell the truth, but it shouldn't be my job."
- Thom Yorke
(Related: Truth, Job, Needs)

"The civilized world needs to think about a decision when single politicians are not allowed to stay in power."
- Vladimir Zhirinovsky
(Related: Power, Decision, Needs, Politicians, World)