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needs

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wants

the physical, psychological and social requirements of human beings. The identification of consumer needs and the development and MARKETING of appropriate products to satisfy these needs lies at the heart of all business activity. See BUYER BEHAVIOUR, NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT, OCCUPATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY, HUMAN RELATIONS, SOCIOLOGY OF WORK.
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The ever patient one had waited a quarter of a century and more for me to reach my hand out in need of him.
Will each bring the result of his labours into a common stock?--the individual husbandman, for example, producing for four, and labouring four times as long and as much as he need in the provision of food with which he supplies others as well as himself; or will he have nothing to do with others and not be at the trouble of producing for them, but provide for himself alone a fourth of the food in a fourth of the time, and in the remaining three-fourths of his time be employed in making a house or a coat or a pair of shoes, having no partnership with others, but supplying himself all his own wants?
Then, again, there is the situation of the city--to find a place where nothing need be imported is well-nigh impossible.
Fanny let the dress lie in her lap a minute as she absently picked at the fringe, smiling to herself over the happy time when she wore it last and Sydney said she only needed cowslips in her lap to look like spring.
"Kings and queens sell their jewels when times are hard or they get turned off their thrones, and no one thinks it anything amiss, so why need you?
There is no intelligence where there is no change and no need of change.
Don't be afraid of any one." The mother says, "Never do anything that you need be ashamed of, Algernon, and then you never need be ashamed of anything you do," and, beaming mildly at him, seems surprised at the clearness of her own logic.
We are quite solid inside our bodies, and have no need to eat, any more than does a potato."
As its holiest, it once loved "Thou-shalt": now is it forced to find illusion and arbitrariness even in the holiest things, that it may capture freedom from its love: the lion is needed for this capture.
This might well be written over his tomb, if any verse were needed to encompass him.
"Have you ever heard of the--would you like, or I mean--do you need any soap?" queried Rebecca
If anything is not needed in the kilta - see here!'