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A mother is not a person to lean on but a person to make leaning unnecessary. - Dorothy Canfield Fisher


Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art, like the universe itself (for God did not need to create). It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things which give value to survival. (The Four Loves) - C. S. Lewis


We live in an age when unnecessary things are our only necessities. - Oscar Wilde


Do not believe that it is very much of an advance to do the unnecessary three times as fast. (On Computers, 1969) - Peter F. Drucker


One should respect public opinion insofar as is necessary to avoid starvation and keep out of prison, but anything that goes beyond this is voluntary submission to an unnecessary tyranny. - Bertrand Russell


Changes are not only possible and predictable, but to deny them is to be an accomplice to one's own unnecessary vegetation. - Gail Sheehy


There are no grotesques in nature; not anything framed to fill up empty cantons, and unnecessary spaces. - Sir Thomas Browne


When two men in business always agree, one of them is unnecessary. - Ezra Pound


A man should remove not only unnecessary acts, but also unnecessary thoughts, for then superfluous activity will not follow. - Marcus Aurelius