Top 100 Required Quotes

#1. We should even go beyond doing what is required in order to avoid scandal.

Saint Basil

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#2. In the fields I know best, among the life sciences, it is required that the most expert and sophisticated minds be capable of changing course - often with a great lurch - every few years.

Lewis Thomas

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#3. In my opinion, further consideration of those views will help us find a way out of the current impasse, and reveal to us the kinds of buildings and cities required by the informational society.

Kenzo Tange

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#4. At the start of his second term, one wonders less about Obama's fitness than his willingness: Why doesn't he do more to build and maintain the relationships required to govern in era of polarization?

Ron Fournier

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#5. Societies that value excellence, innovation, entrepreneurship and integrity do well. If we want India to be rich, we have to value excellence and honesty first. This is where a reset, a re-prioritization of something very core to society is required. This core is our values.

Chetan Bhagat

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#6. All that is required to realise the Self is to Be Still.

Ramana Maharshi

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#7. I saw in a dream a table where all the elements fell into place as required. Awakening, I immediately wrote it down on a piece of paper.

Dmitri Mendeleev

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#8. 'Entourage' is almost required watching in L.A., and everyone seems to have story suggestions for the show itself, which is amazing because it makes you realize the show's really struck a chord and found its audience.

Kevin Connolly

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#9. Whatever is morally wrong, is equally wrong in man and in woman and no virtue is to be cultivated in one sex, that is not equally required by the other.

Anna Brownell Jameson

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#10. Each time we add an extra piece to the calculation, we find that the calculation time required to solve it doubles. Very soon the total time required becomes stupendously large, and even the fastest computers on Earth can be easily defeated. These are what we mean by 'hard' problems.5


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#11. In psychoanalysis as in art, God resided in the details, the discovery of which required enormous patience, unyielding seriousness, and the skill of an acrobat - walking a tightrope over memory and speculation, instinct and theory, feeling and denial.

Judith Perelman Rossner

Required Quotes #1544612
#12. I don't take trouble at all to conform a screenplay to my iconography. I don't say, "We can't do that - the audience wouldn't accept it." I try to take the limitations of what is required to play a leading character and then screw with them.

Harrison Ford

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#13. We would not be Human if we did not prefer to be the devourers rather than the devoured, but either is a blessing. Should your life be required of you, rest assured that it is required by Life.

Margaret Atwood

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#14. A skill required to be president is to explain to the American people any given thing they do.

Jim Lehrer

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#15. Winning her would be like coaxing a butterfly to land on his hand. Patience, gentleness, and perhaps a prayer or two would be required.

Mary Jo Putney

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#16. Three main components of leadership: mastery of the subject-matter, ability convincingly to articulate the particular course of action required and a fervent belief in its correctness.

Ninian Stephen

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#17. If Shakespeare required a word and had not met it in civilized discourse, he unhesitatingly made it up.

Amy Koppelman

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#18. In 1970 the top three skills required by the Fortune 500 were the three Rs: reading, writing, and arithmetic. In 1999 the top three skills in demand were teamwork, problem-solving, and interpersonal skills. We need schools that are developing these skills.

Linda Darling-Hammond

Required Quotes #1549604
#19. He who has got more than that is required to fulfill his basic need spends his resources, more often than not, on the people and the products that he does not actually need.


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#20. Confidence in nonsense is required.

Burt Rutan

Required Quotes #1550598
#21. I loved math and science. It just made sense to me. But my hatred for world history has come to bite me in the butt in my adult years. Every show I have done professionally has required me to study the world in which my characters lived.

Kara Lindsay

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#22. drive to win and the desire to make a profit are given by God to provide the incentive required for conquering exceptional challenges.

Ed Silvoso

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#23. I had a few fights last year, but I need to take boxing lessons. I need to, because in the NHL it's required.

Maxim Kuznetsov

Required Quotes #1552535
#24. The more important the emotion is, the fewer words required to express it:
Will you go out with me?
I think I like you.
I care for you.
I love you.
Marry me.

J. Michael Straczynski

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#25. By faith it appears that in order to understand the meaning of life I must renounce my reason, the very thing for which alone a meaning is required.

Leo Tolstoy

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#26. I grew up. I began to think the United States had some problems that really required the help of artistic people to solve. And I gave myself permission to be a writer instead of a civil servant.

Wallace Shawn

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#27. A bed has never been required for your dick to find its way inside me." "No, it hasn't,

Laurelin Paige

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#28. Over the next 20 to 30 years, we are going to end up with world government. It's inevitable ... There's going to be conflict, coercion and consensus. That's part of what will be required as we give birth to the first global civilization.

Jim Garrison

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#29. Men have become the tools of their tools. Money is not required to buy one necessity of the soul. Most of the luxuries and many of the so-called comforts of life are not only not indispensable, but positive hindrances to the elevation of mankind.

Henry David Thoreau

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#30. The food being presented at the most expensive restaurants, by the most sophisticated chefs, was not always recognizable as food to the diner - it required a leap of faith, and I felt curious about that phenomenon.

Dana Goodyear

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#31. Anyone living in Los Angeles who has opposable thumbs is required to write a screenplay.

James Scott Bell

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#32. Meditation is not required to be one with self. All that is required is that you be about oneself, maintain oneself, and be true to oneself and your chakras will be aligned and your 3rd eye will no longer be blind.

Kenneth G. Ortiz

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#33. Egotism is a kind of buckram that gives momentary strength and concentration to men, and seems to be much used in Nature for fabrics in which local and spasmodic energy is required.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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#34. The greater the value of the object desired, the greater the effort required in it attainment.

Rudger Clawson

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#35. The bus is full of German tourists in shorts so short that they required a Brazilian wax for the men as well as the women. There had been thighs as bountiful as baking bread, as wobbly as Jello, and as pitted as the surface of the moon.

Rob Thurman

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#36. There is a great reform required in the education and habits of females.

Ezra Cornell

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#37. Lack of understanding seemed as valuable to God as understanding. It required man to dip into the black hole of faith. But dipping into the hole was pretty much like walking through the dungeon at times.

Ted Dekker

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#38. There has to be someone who is willing to do it, who is willing to take whatever risks are required. I don't think it can be done with money alone. The person has to be dedicated to the task. There has to be some other motivation.

Cesar Chavez

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#39. The willingness to sacrifice that springs from a loving heart rather than the desire for spiritual distinction is surely acceptable to God. But, as in the case of Abraham's offering of his son Isaac, the sacrifice itself is not always finally required. What is required is obedience.

Elisabeth Elliot

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#40. Reporters used to be blue-collar; at the Globe now, it's practically required that you have a trust fund.

Howie Carr

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#41. The rate of population growth in the United States is slightly below that required to reproduce itself.

Emanuel Celler

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#42. God performs miracles, but even for one to walk on water, action is required.

Matshona Dhliwayo

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#43. At the insistence of the Bush administration, Congress in 2006 passed legislation that required the Postal Service to prefund, over a 10-year period, 75 years of future retiree health benefits.

Bernie Sanders

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#44. Reiki is intelligent energy; it automatically goes to where it is needed. The only thing required is that you always have the intention of allowing healing to happen. You do not control what comes, you only surrender to what Reiki already knows how to do.

Raven Keyes

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#45. I just wanted you to know I'd be chasing after you right now, naked if need required it. But because I'm respecting your need for time and space, I'll force myself to lie here in bed and pretend I'm asleep.

Nicole Williams

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#46. Mrs. Bonneville never buckled her seat belt, even though it was required by state law; an ardent libertarian, she opposed government meddling in all matters of personal choice.

Carl Hiaasen

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#47. To look after a medieval estate, one required a map, an indexed account book and an abacus. For its time, this was a highly sophisticated geographical information system. Looking after the earth and each of its parts requires more data, a better index and more data processing.

Tom Turner

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#48. Her husband, Rafael, who'd left her and who'd contributed not one penny to his children's welfare, was a fool of such dimensions that he should have been required to dress like a jester, complete with silly hat and curled-toe shoes.

Dean Koontz

Required Quotes #1588434
#49. Enlightenment is man's emergence from his self-imposed immaturity. ... 1 Nothing is required for this enlightenment ... except freedom; and the freedom in question is the least harmful of all, namely, the freedom to use reason publicly in all matters. - IMMANUEL KANT, What Is Enlightenment?

Jon Meacham

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#50. those who led were the lowest of men, for they were required to serve everyone.

Brandon Sanderson

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#51. How much wit, good-nature, indulgences, how many good offices and civilities, are required among friends to accomplish in some years what a lovely face or a fine hand does in a minute!

Jean De La Bruyere

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#52. I realized that Judaism required me to give up something that meant too much to me ... Bacon cheeseburgers.

Shawnee Smith

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#53. My parents were working performers, so obviously I saw that there wasn't a lot of fairy tale going on there. It was a precarious world. One that they were deeply committed to and deeply loved, but one that required a lot of hard work.

Megan Follows

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#54. No woman is required to build the world by destroying herself.

Moses Sofer

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#55. It is required to find the infinitely big inside what's infinitely small to feel the presence of God.


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#56. The key to Lincoln's famous employment of humor is not that he failed to appreciate the tragic aspects of human existence, but rather that he felt these with such keeness that some relief was required.

Elton Trueblood

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#57. She was oppressed, she was overcome by her own felicity; and happily disposed as is the human mind to be easily familiarized with any change for the better, it required several hours to give sedateness to her spirits, or any degree of tranquillity to her heart.

Jane Austen

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#58. Most of the time nothing much is required of directors, which is a pity.

Asia Argento

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#59. After all, the universe required ten billion years of evolution before life was even possible; the evolution of the stars and the evolving of new chemical elements in the nuclear furnaces of the stars were indispensable prerequisites for the generation of life.

John Polkinghorne

Required Quotes #1653935
#60. Heat is required to forge anything. Every
great accomplishment is the story of a flaming

Mary Lou Retton

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#61. One is not required to like a movie in order to learn from it. Our personal views provide a legitimate perspective, as long as we recognize and acknowledge how they may color our interpretation.

Richard Barsam

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#62. God, nevertheless, required a little help from men, and what he mostly got was hindrance.

Ellis Peters

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#63. I believe in the resonance and staying power of quiet photographs. These photographs required a certain seeing, but few special techniques, and no tricks. Something though was hard. It was hard being between photographs and not knowing when or how another image would reveal itself.

William Albert Allard

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#64. To avoid the various foolish opinions to which mankind are prone, no superhuman genius is required. A few simple rules will keep you, not from all error, but from silly error.

Bertrand Russell

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#65. A gentleman who doesn't have the physical and/or emotional sensitivity to use condoms couldn't possibly possess the self-confidence required to fully procure the infinite sounding of pleasure from the depth of a woman's being, via the endlessness of her cunt.

Inga Muscio

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#66. The things required for prosperous labor, prosperous manufactures, and prosperous commerce are three. First, liberty; second, liberty; third, liberty.

Henry Ward Beecher

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#67. This night, thy soul may be required of thee.

Cormac McCarthy

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#68. No effort is required to define or even attain happiness, but enormous concentration is needed to abandon everything else.

Quentin Crisp

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#69. Much of anything. But put a series together and patterns emerged. Some were obvious: haircuts, weight gained or lost, fashion trends. Others required

Marcus Sakey

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#70. It required a strong heart to stand up against such talk, but I urged my people to be quiet and not to begin a war.

Chief Joseph

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#71. Some jobs required a certain level of detachment; a turning off of emotions in order to do the things that needed to be done.

Julie James

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#72. I'm a knitter. My projects are the ultimate in 'some assembly required.

Stephanie Pearl-McPhee

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#73. After we ordered dessert, Skye seemed to remember that conversation required a give and take, looked at me and said, "'re an accountant. Sounds painfully boring."
I wanted to say, "not as painfully boring as this conversation", but decided to take the high road.

Marshall Thornton

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#74. It was a difficult time to be Irish, a difficult time to be twenty-one years of age and a difficult time to be a man who was attracted to other men. To be all three simultaneously required a level of subterfuge and guile that felt contrary to my nature.

John Boyne

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#75. Sometimes it is easier, he thinks, to live out the mistakes we have made than to summon the energy and imagination required to repair them.

Rachel Joyce

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#76. [T]he notion that a belief in self-reliance cannot coexist with a spirit of generosity is crap. In fact, one is far less likely to find a spirit of generosity among the advocates of governmentally-required "compassion".

Glenn Reynolds

Required Quotes #1640602
#77. It's tricky to ask a filmmaker to explain his own work; usually we're the least qualified to make sense of what we've done, unfortunately, because of the tunnel vision required to create anything over four years.

Stephen Gaghan

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#78. The building of a just and peaceful world order, the aim of the United Nations, is hampered not by a dearth of ideas, resources, and manpower but by the lack of will on the part of governments to take the required steps ...

Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit

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#79. A light here required a shadow there.

Virginia Woolf

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#80. God performs miracles, but even for a man to walk on water, action is required.

Matshona Dhliwayo

Required Quotes #1637914
#81. Faith is always required. There are some things that cannot be proven. We believe that life is worth living. That is an article of faith. The purpose of life is to live, to resist death, perhaps to defy entropy.

George R R Martin

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#82. The other advantage is that in conventional manufacturing processes, it takes a long time for a factory to produce an amount of product equal to its own weight. With molecular machines, the time required would be something more like a minute.

K. Eric Drexler

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#83. When I enter that higher-order space that's required to write, I'm a better human. For whatever my writing is, wherever it's ranked, it definitely is the one place that I get to be beautiful.

Junot Diaz

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#84. Singleness, simplicity, is required of me. One treasure, a single eye, and a sole Master!

Jim Elliot

Required Quotes #1635975
#85. There is a curiously sharp sense of joy - or perhaps better expressed, a sense of mild ecstasy - that comes when you find the particular form required by your creation.

Rollo May

Required Quotes #1633983
#86. In a perfect world what poor countries at the lowest rungs of economic development need is not a multi-party democracy, but in fact a decisive benevolent dictator to push through the reforms required to get the economy moving

Dambisa Moyo

Required Quotes #1617813
#87. Since the Pentagon underestimated the number of troops required after the end of hostilities, we were not prepared to prevent looting or to guard hundreds of weapons dumps spread throughout the country.

John Spratt

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#88. Our problem is that we often expect instantaneous solutions to such challenges, forgetting that frequently the heavenly virtue of patience is required.

Thomas S. Monson

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#89. A sense of humor is not required...but it sure comes in handy.

Margaret Tutor

Required Quotes #1610512
#90. As a motive for terror, religion has more often than not required a good deal of lubrication by lucre.

Margaret Thatcher

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#91. But very little achievement is required in order to pity another man's shortcomings.

George Eliot

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#92. The tragedy of sin reached its crescendo when God in Christ became sin ... He was offering Himself as the sacrifice required by the justice of God if man was to be redeemed.

Billy Graham

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#93. What was exciting in the Victorian Age, would leave a man of franker epoch quite unmoved. The more prudes restrict the permissible degree of sexual appeal, the less is required to make such an appeal effective.

Bertrand Russell

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#94. Folks from the backwoods were certain about two things: that every human soul needed to be free and that the responsibility of being free required one to be a person of integrity, a person who lived in such a way that there would always be congruency between what one thinks, says, and does.

Bell Hooks

Required Quotes #1614428
#95. A model's opinion seldom matters. The only time that he is required to open his mouth is when he is required to smile at the camera.

Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Required Quotes #1614501
#96. Great courage will be required to choose the right.

Ulisses Soares

Required Quotes #1615499
#97. A country like America has twice as much food on its shop shelves and in its restaurants than is actually required to feed the American people.

Tristram Stuart

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#98. An author arrives at a good style when his language performs what is required of it without shyness.

Cyril Connolly

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#99. A second advantage of static factory methods is that, unlike constructors, they are not required to create a new object each time they're invoked.

Joshua Bloch

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#100. Love can never be required or forced

Sunday Adelaja

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