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For a war to be just three conditions are necessary, public authority, just cause, right motive. - Ernest Hemingway


Never tire yourself more than necessary, even if you have to found a culture on the fatigue of your bones. - Antonin Artaud


It is the neglect of timely repair that makes rebuilding necessary. - Richard Whately


In order for a war to be just, three things are necessary. First, the authority of the sovereign. Secondly, a just cause. Thirdly, a rightful intention. - Saint Thomas Aquinas


We declare our right on this earth to be a human being, to be respected as a human being, to be given the rights of a human being in this society, on this earth, in this day, which we intend to bring into existence by any means necessary. - Malcolm X


This self-love is the instrument of our preservation; it resembles the provision for the perpetuity of mankind: it is necessary, it is dear to us, it gives us pleasure, and we must conceal it. - Voltaire


If men were angels, no government would be necessary. - James Madison


Don't buy a single vote more than necessary. I'll be damned if I'm going to pay for a landslide. - Joseph Patrick Kennedy


It is the metaphysically given that must be accepted: it cannot be changed. It is the man-made that must never be accepted uncritically: it must be judged, then accepted or rejected and changed when necessary. - Ayn Rand