Necessity Quotes

Necessity gives the law, but does not itself submit to it.

Necessity knows no law except to conquer.

Teach thy necessity to reason thus; There is no virtue like necessity. (Richard II)

For we both alike know that into the discussion of human affairs the question of justice enters only where the pressure of necessity is equal, and that the powerful exact what they can, and the weak grant what they must.

Necessity is the mother of taking chances.

Necessity knows no law.

The superfluous is the most necessary.

Necessity. The one being to whom even the gods must bow.

That for which there is no occasion, had always better be dispensed with.

The minute you get the idea you’re indispensable, you aren’t.