Great Legal Quote of the Day: William Pitt, the Younger

“Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves.“ – William Pitt the Younger, Speech in the House of Commons, November 18, 1783 Sources: https://books.google.com/books?id=xvkNAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA44&lpg=PA44&dq=Necessity+is+the+plea+for+every+infringement+of+human+freedom.+It+is+the+argument+of+tyrants;+it+is+the+creed+of+slaves.+-+William+Pitt,+1783&source=bl&ots=auHmLerwne&sig=LbNfW9XppMpsQrdNtlePqemsDTg&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjd7a6DwvjOAhWGPB4KHfVmACg4ChDoAQguMAM#v=onepage&q=Necessity%20is%20the%20plea%20for%20every%20infringement%20of%20human%20freedom.%20It%20is%20the%20argument%20of%20tyrants%3B%20it%20is%20the%20creed%20of%20slaves.%20-%20William%20Pitt%2C%201783&f=false http://www.whatreallyhappened.com/WRHARTICLES/quotes.html http://www.notable-quotes.com/t/tyrants_quotes.html