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A collection of quotes and sayings that highlights the importance of need in our lives.

Need Quotes That You Need To Know

We all face situations where we need a little bit of motivation. When we get creatively drained or stuck, that’s when we need someone to rely on, someone who can assure us that everything will work out well, and that ‘someone’ can either be a beloved, a friend, our parents, our mentors or the force within us. When we find ourselves at such crossroads, we need to stop and introspect and find the power that can drive us back towards achieving our goals. We have rounded some inspiring need quotes and thoughts that you surely need to know. Browse through the list of notable and quotable need quotes and sayings by great artists, motivational speakers, musicians, authors, writers, leaders, and famous personalities that reflect the need of staying calm and motivated while you strive for your goals.

All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn't hurt.

Charles M. Schulz

How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.

Anne Frank

What I need is the dandelion in the spring. The bright yellow that means rebirth instead of destruction. The promise that life can go on, no matter how bad our losses. That it can be good again.

Suzanne Collins

We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all the power we need inside ourselves already.

J. K. Rowling

It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone.

Marilyn Monroe

There is more to sex appeal than just measurements. I don't need a bedroom to prove my womanliness. I can convey just as much sex appeal, picking apples off a tree or standing in the rain.

Audrey Hepburn

When you find your path, you must not be afraid. You need to have sufficient courage to make mistakes. Disappointment, defeat, and despair are the tools God uses to show us the way.

Paulo Coelho

Do not think that love in order to be genuine has to be extraordinary. What we need is to love without getting tired. Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.

Mother Teresa

We need, in love, to practice only this: letting each other go. For holding on comes easily; we do not need to learn it.

Rainer Maria Rilke

We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.

J. K. Rowling

Things need not have happened to be true. Tales and dreams are the shadow-truths that will endure when mere facts are dust and ashes, and forgot.

Neil Gaiman

What's terrible is to pretend that second-rate is first-rate. To pretend that you don't need love when you do; or you like your work when you know quite well you're capable of better.

Doris Lessing

Tears are words that need to be written.

Paulo Coelho

Heroes need monsters to establish their heroic credentials. You need something scary to overcome.

Margaret Atwood

If you win, you need not have to explain...If you lose, you should not be there to explain!

Adolf Hitler

I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.

Audrey Hepburn

This is what we call love. When you are loved, you can do anything in creation. When you are loved, there's no need at all to understand what's happening, because everything happens within you.

Paulo Coelho

And she's got brains enough for two, which is the exact quantity the girl who marries you will need.

P G Wodehouse

All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence; then success is sure.

Mark Twain

We need not to be let alone. We need to be really bothered once in a while. How long is it since you were really bothered? About something important, about something real?

Ray Bradbury

When another person makes you suffer, it is because he suffers deeply within himself, and his suffering is spilling over. He does not need punishment; he needs help. That's the message he is sending.

Thich Nhat Hanh

I write because I have an innate need to. I write because I can't do normal work. I write because I want to read books like the ones I write. I write because I am angry at everyone. I write because I love sitting in a room all day writing. I write because I can partake of real life only by changing it.

Orhan Pamuk

The plain state of being human is dramatic enough for anyone; you don't need to be a heroin addict or a performance poet to experience extremity. You just have to love someone.

Nick Hornby

We need never be ashamed of our tears.

Charles Dickens

Heaven often seems distant and unknown, but if He who made the road... is our guide, we need not fear to lose the way.

Henry Van Dyke

How we need another soul to cling to.

Sylvia Plath

Well, on the one hand the Turks have the legitimate need to defend their national dignity - and this includes being recognized as a part of the west and Europe.

Orhan Pamuk

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

I think all in all, one thing a lot of plays seem to be saying is that we need to, as black Americans, to make a connection with our past in order to determine the kind of future we're going to have. In other words, we simply need to know who we are in relation to our historical presence in America.

August Wilson

At some point in life the world's beauty becomes enough. You don't need to photograph, paint, or even remember it. It is enough.

Toni Morrison

If I pick up a book with spaceships on the cover, I want spaceships. If I see one with dragons, I want there to be dragons inside the book. Proper labeling. Ethical labeling. I don't want to open up my cornflakes and find that they're full of pebbles... You need to respect the reader enough not to call it something it isn't.

Margaret Atwood

If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.

Henry David Thoreau

To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself.

Thich Nhat Hanh

No need to hurry. No need to sparkle. No need to be anybody but oneself.

Virginia Woolf

Many people need desperately to receive this message: 'I feel and think much as you do, care about many of the things you care about, although most people do not care about them. You are not alone.

Kurt Vonnegut

You need a certain amount of nerve to be a writer.

Margaret Atwood

What a weary time those years were -- to have the desire and the need to live but not the ability.

Charles Bukowski

I wanted to do another movie that could make us laugh and cry and feel good about the world. I wanted to do something else that could make us smile. This is a time when we need to smile more and Hollywood movies are supposed to do that for people in difficult times.

Steven Spielberg

Human beings the world over need freedom and security that they may be able to realize their full potential.

Aung San Suu Kyi

I'm a candle flame that sways in currents of air you can't see. You need to be the one who steadies me to burn.

Nadine Gordimer

We need much less than we think we need.

Maya Angelou

I need you, the reader, to imagine us, for we don't really exist if you don't.

Vladimir Nabokov

I need, therefore I imagine.

Carlos Fuentes

Women of this planet need some essential resources: wells, seeds and roads. That is primarily all we have ever needed. Added to that, women need righteous and strong men who will help us to use our most cherished gifts: the ability to multitask and problem solve.

Roseanne Barr

How we need another soul to cling to, another body to keep us warm. To rest and trust; to give your soul in confidence: I need this, I need someone to pour myself into.

Sylvia Plath

All I need is a sheet of paper and something to write with, and then I can turn the world upside down.

Friedrich Nietzsche

I turned down 'Harry Potter' and 'Spider-Man,' two movies that I knew would be phenomenally successful, because I had already made movies like that before and they offered no challenge to me. I don't need my ego to be reminded.

Steven Spielberg

I have no idea what's awaiting me, or what will happen when this all ends. For the moment I know this: there are sick people and they need curing.

Albert Camus

If you need something from somebody always give that person a way to hand it to you.

Sue Monk Kidd

Thank you for the tragedy. I need it for my art.

Kurt Cobain

I don't need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod; my shadow does that much better.

Plutarch

To whom does design address itself: to the greatest number, to the specialist of an enlightened matter, to a privileged social class? Design addresses itself to the need.

Charles Eames

When I ask how old your toddler is, I don't need to hear '27 months.' 'He's two' will do just fine. He's not a cheese. And I didn't really care in the first place.

George Carlin

Love is not to be found in someone else, but in ourselves; we simply awaken it. But in order to do that, we need the other person. The universe only makes sense when we have someone to share our feelings with.

Paulo Coelho

Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws

Plato

If an injury has to be done to a man it should be so severe that his vengeance need not be feared.

Niccolò Machiavelli

I offer you peace. I offer you love. I offer you friendship. I see your beauty. I hear your need. I feel your feelings.

Mahatma Gandhi

A girl doesn't need anyone who doesn't need her

Marilyn Monroe

Doubt can motivate you, so don't be afraid of it. Confidence and doubt are at two ends of the scale, and you need both. They balance each other out.

Barbra Streisand

We need to make books cool again. If you go home with somebody and they don't have books, don't fuck them.

John Waters

Recognizing the need is the primary condition for design.

Charles Eames

There are always patterns in everything, there are patterns in books, there are patterns in human behavior, there are patterns in success, there are patterns for everything in life. You just need to pay attention to them.

Jordan Belfort

All you have to do is to pay attention; lessons always arrive when you are ready, and if you can read the signs, you will learn everything you need to know in order to take the next step

Paulo Coelho

Life is a blank canvas, and you need to throw all the paint on it you can.

Danny Kaye

We need a new political movement of women and men toward a new society.

Betty Friedan

It doesn't matter if a million people tell you what you can't do, or if ten million tell you no. If you get one yes from God that's all you need.

Tyler Perry

If you're in trouble, or hurt or need - go to the poor people. They're the only ones that'll help - the only ones.

John Steinbeck

Feet, what do I need them for If I have wings to fly.

Frida Kahlo

It seems to me that today, if the artist wishes to be serious - to cut out a little original niche for himself, or at least preserve his own innocence of personality - he must once more sink himself in solitude. There is too much talk and gossip; pictures are apparently made, like stock-market prices, by competition of people eager for profit; in order to do anything at all we need (so to speak) the wit and ideas of our neighbors as much as the businessmen need the funds of others to win on the market. All this traffic sharpens our intelligence and falsifies our judgment.

Edgar Degas

Women can't do everything at the same time, we need to understand milestones in our lives comes in segments.

Madeleine Albright

I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw some things back.

Maya Angelou

Man invented language to satisfy his deep need to complain.

Lily Tomlin

You can find magic wherever you look. Sit back and relax, all you need is a book.

Dr. Seuss

Just remember that Dumbo didn't need the feather; the magic was in him.

Stephen King

There's only one rule you need to remember: laugh at everything and foget everybody else! It sound egotistical, but it's actually the only cure for those suffering from self-pity.

Anne Frank

Bad men need nothing more to compass their ends, than that good men should look on and do nothing.

John Stuart Mill

There is only one way to learn. It's through action. Everything you need to know you have learned through your journey.

Paulo Coelho

Life takes us by surprise and orders us to move toward the unknown -even when we don't want to and when we think we don't need to.

Paulo Coelho

On soft Spring nights I'll stand in the yard under the stars - Something good will come out of all things yet - And it will be golden and eternal just like that - There's no need to say another word.

Jack Kerouac

For things to reveal themselves to us, we need to be ready to abandon our views about them.

Thich Nhat Hanh

You don't need anybody to tell you who you are or what you are. You are what you are!

John Lennon

America...just a nation of two hundred million used car salesmen with all the money we need to buy guns and no qualms about killing anybody else in the world who tries to make us uncomfortable

Hunter S. Thompson

All the privilege I claim for my own sex (it is not a very enviable one: you need not covet it), is that of loving longest, when existence or when hope is gone!

Jane Austen

Beauty is truth, truth beauty,—that is all Ye know on earth, and all ye need to know

John Keats

After all my erstwhile dear, my no longer cherished; Need we say it was not love, just because it perished?

Edna St. Vincent Millay

Better to have, and not need, than to need, and not have.

Franz Kafka

I may not be where I need to be but I thank God I am not where I used to be.

Joyce Meyer

And she finds it difficult to believe—that a person would love her even when she isn't trying. Trying to figure out what other people need, trying to be worthy.

Margaret Atwood

We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.

Malcolm X

God doesn’t need to punish us. He just grants us a long enough life to punish ourselves.

Barbara Kingsolver

Don't wish me happiness I don't expect to be happy all the time... It's gotton beyond that somehow. Wish me courage and strength and a sense of humor. I will need them all.

Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.

Charles Dickens

Don’t give people what they want, give them what they need.

Joss Whedon

No matter how far you take it with your friends, whether you're fighting with them or you hate them for two months, you just really need them, because they're the ones who teach you the most about yourself.

Kate Hudson

Instead of wondering when your next vacation is, maybe you should set up a life you don't need to escape from.

Seth Godin

By the way, when Oprah Winfrey is suggesting you may have overextended yourself, you need to examine your fucking life.

Tina Fey

Love doesn't need reason. It speaks from the irrational wisdom of the heart.

Deepak Chopra

Suffering is not enough. Life is both dreadful and wonderful...How can I smile when I am filled with so much sorrow? It is natural--you need to smile to your sorrow because you are more than your sorrow.

Thich Nhat Hanh

Give up to grace. The ocean takes care of each wave 'til it gets to shore. You need more help than you know.

Rumi

Some stories don't need telling

Khaled Hosseini

I need solitude for my writing; not 'like a hermit' - that wouldn't be enough - but like a dead man.

Franz Kafka

You don't need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows.

Bob Dylan

I saw many aspects of the country which I needed to see in order that I might know what we need to do.

Aung San Suu Kyi

Nobody can teach me who I am. You can describe parts of me, but who I am - and what I need - is something I have to find out myself.

Chinua Achebe

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