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Proverbs containing the word Necessity

Necessity knows no law

The proverb could be used to justify the behaviour of a man who steals food to keep his wife and family from starving. As Cervantes wrote in Don... Read more →

Necessity is the mother of invention

Here 'mother' means something that gives rise to something else. If we do not really need a thing, the lack of it does not trouble us, but when... Read more →