unnecessary quotes

A committee is a group of the unprepared, appointed by the unwilling to do the unnecessary.Fred Allen

I conduct very few interviews with veterans. The contemporaneous, or near-contemporaneous, record for WWII is so spectacularly deep that latter-day recollections are largely unnecessary for a historian. Of course, in considering any account, I'm looking for additional sources that can confirm or enlarge that version of events.Rick Atkinson

Unity in things Necessary, Liberty in things Unnecessary, and Charity in all.Richard Baxter

Every word is like an unnecessary stain on silence and nothingness.Samuel Beckett

The structural thinking I use in the concert hall is unnecessary to most film projects, and most film composers make better use of the enormous range of pop and other materials and techniques required of them than I probably would, faced with the same challenge.John Corigliano

One of the things I particularly enjoyed doing was taking raw sound from locations during the film, like the candy machine, and writing pieces of music to go with them, which is totally unnecessary within the context of the film, because they have their own logic.Fred Frith

Reducing the price of AIDS drugs gave me so much satisfaction that I've been thinking what else I could do. One day, I thought, 'Let's look at cancer and see how we can spare cancer patients' unnecessary suffering.'Yusuf Hamied

Theology is unnecessary.Stephen Hawking

I saw a human pyramid once. It was very unnecessary.Mitch Hedberg

Fitting in is unnecessary. Embrace who you are. You will go through rough times in high school, but always stay strong, and never deny yourself!Neon Hitch

The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak.Hans Hofmann

Baseball does become slow sometimes. It's totally unnecessary. The - you can play baseball fast. You can play it slow, and for some reason, we have chosen to play it slow, you know, which is unfortunate, but nothing you can do about.Bill James

A wise man will make haste to forgive, because he knows the true value of time, and will not suffer it to pass away in unnecessary pain.Samuel Johnson

No matter how many people you kill, using a machine gun in battle is not a war crime because it does not cause unnecessary suffering; it simply performs its job horrifyingly well.Sebastian Junger

When a system of oppression has become institutionalized it is unnecessary for individuals to be oppressive.Florynce Kennedy

Homelessness is a part of our American system. There should be nothing wrong with this condition as long as the individual is not sentenced to unnecessary suffering and punishment.Jerzy Kosinski

I'm proud of the fact that I made my way in life very rigorously. I was a bit too stubborn when it came to certain things, which was unnecessary, like getting independent from and leaving Germany.Thomas Kretschmann

The need for Government is the need for force; where force is unnecessary, there is no need for Government.Rose Wilder Lane

To me an unnecessary action, or shot, or casualty, was not only waste but sin.T. E. Lawrence

I never took hallucinogenic drugs because I never wanted my consciousness expanded one unnecessary iota.Fran Lebowitz