Necessity Quotes

It is surprising what a man can do when he has to, and how little most men will do when they don’t have to.

Necessity is the mother of strange bedfellows.

Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.

Where necessity pinches, boldness is prudence.

Necessity, the tyrant’s plea.

Necessity teaches all things.

Necessity reconciles and brings men together; and this accidental connection afterwards forms itself into laws.

That which necessity compels she excuses.

Necessity is not an established fact, but an interpretation.

To make a virtue of necessity.