- 16. The female child places the neediness and helplessness of the people in more striking contrast with the refusal of help from Him who alone can bestow it. - "Christology of the Old Testament: And a Commentary on the Messianic Predictions, v. 1", Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg.
- Monica maintained that neediness and unhappiness must go together. - "Life of Saint Monica", F. A. (Frances Alice) Forbes.
- To this everyone agreed but Monica, who still argued that unhappiness could not be separated from neediness. - "Life of Saint Monica", F. A. (Frances Alice) Forbes.