With disarming frankness, she told how she believed her daughter was too trusting with other people, giving too much of herself when ‘she herself was needful of affection and understanding’.
If the nation resolved to do all these needful things, by the end of 2005 we would not only be ringing in the New Year but ringing out for joy for the whole nation.
The roads are also needful for safe delivery of agricultural inputs to the small-scale farmers themselves.
He hoped he could do this without letting any more information slip to the enemy than was needful .
This is a kind of cultural fostering in which the role of parents is reduced to agents providing the money to buy in what is needful for a rich and complete childhood.
I have calls to make, and do not wish to detain you for longer than is needful .
He reports that many Americans, however, tend to see the ‘war on terror’ as needful , legitimate, necessary.
Generous to a fault (and also needful to an extreme), Nouwen never quite found a place to call home except in his final years with the disabled.
‘One thing is needful ,’ Nietzsche wrote in The Gay Science.
Thus, a secret theft of presidential documents was equated with the public disclosure of needful information.