Necessity is the mother of invention
Meaning: If we absolutely need to do something that has never been done, we will find a way to do it. It is this need or necessity that forces people to invent things.Note: necessity (noun) = something that is essential; an imperative need | invention (noun) = the act of inventing | invent (verb) = design or create something that has not existed before
Origin: Based on the line "Necessity, who is the mother of invention" in The Republic written by Plato (Greek author & philosopher, 427-347BC).
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