So long as war is the main business of nations temporary despotism - despotism during the campaign - is indispensable.
I don't think success is harmful as so many people say. Rather I believe it indispensable to talent if for nothing else than to increase the talent.
Being a part of success is more important than being personally indispensable.
To have a man who can flirt is next thing to indispensable to a leader of society.
Ideology... is indispensable in any society if men are to be formed transformed and equipped to respond to the demands of their conditions of existence.
'Charm' - which means the power to effect work without employing brute force - is indispensable to women. Charm is a woman's strength just as strength is a man's charm.
Poetry is indispensable - if I only knew what for.
World-wide practice of Conservation and the fair and continued access by all nations to the resources they need are the two indispensable foundations of continuous plenty and of permanent peace.
Patriotism is an indispensable weapon in the defense of civilization against barbarism.
So long as we love we serve so long as we are loved by others I should say that we are almost indispensable and no man is useless while he has a friend.
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.
The indispensable first step to getting the things you want out of life is this: decide what you want.
We also learn that this country and the Western world have no monopoly of goodness and truth and scholarship we begin to appreciate the ingredients that are indispensable to making a better world. In a life of learning that is perhaps the greatest lesson of all.
Charlatanism of some degree is indispensable to effective leadership.
Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.
The university's business is the conservation of useless knowledge and what the university itself apparently fails to see is that this enterprise is not only noble but indispensable as well that society can not exist unless it goes on.
The business of a scientific school is the dissemination of useful knowledge and this is a noble enterprise and indispensable withal society can not exist unless it goes on.
One can decide that the principal role of knowledge is as an indispensable element in the functioning of society and act in accordance with that decision only if one has already decided that society is a giant machine.
The employer class is less indispensable in the modern organization of industries because the laboring men themselves possess sufficient intelligence to organize into co-operative relation and enjoy the entire benefits of their own labor.
Shall I give you my recipe for happiness? I find everything useful and nothing indispensable. I find everything wonderful and nothing miraculous. I reverence the body. I avoid first causes like the plague.
To be without some of the things you want is an indispensable part of happiness.
If we have to use force it is because we are America. We are the indispensable nation. We stand tall. We see further into the future.
Freedom of expression is the matrix the indispensable condition of nearly every other form of freedom.
For the record I believe elected officials should talk about faith. Our founders believed the moral principles of faith were indispensable to our nation's survival. The Declaration of Independence mentions God four times.