Necessity is the mother of invention
This page is about the saying "Necessity is the mother of invention"
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.
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).
"Necessity is the mother of invention" is a proverb about
Contributor: Josef Essberger