Quotes of Dictatorship

“ The difference between a democracy and a dictatorship is that in a democracy you vote first and take orders later; in a dictatorship you don't have to waste your time voting. ”

- Charles Bukowski

“ Any dictator would admire the uniformity and obedience of the U.S. media. ”

- Noam Chomsky

“ The tyranny of the multitude is a multiplied tyranny. ”

- Edmund Burke

“ Tyranny and despotism can be exercised by many, more rigourously, more vigourously, and more severely, than by one. ”

- Andrew Johnson

“ A dictatorship is a country where they have taken the politics out of the politics. ”

- Samuel Himmel

“ Dictatorship naturally arises out of democracy, and the most aggravated form of tyranny and slavery out of the most extreme liberty. ”

- Plato

“ It is better to have your head in the clouds, and know where you are... than to breathe the clearer atmosphere below them, and think that you are in paradise. ”

- Henry David Thoreau

“ Tyranny is Tyranny, let it come from whom it may. ”

- Howard Zinn

“ Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry. ”

- Winston Churchill

“ Dictators never invent their own opportunities. ”

- R. Buckminster Fuller

“ Better the rule of One, whom all obey, than to let clamorous demagogues betray our freedom with the kiss of anarchy. ”

- Oscar Wilde

“ Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It would be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron's cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end for they do so with the approval of their own conscience. ”

- C. S. Lewis

“ Between two groups of people who want to make inconsistent kinds of worlds, I see no remedy but force. ”

- Oliver Wendell Holmes

“ Let me show you how it's done… Loser! ”

- Babe Ruth

“ How strangely will the Tools of a Tyrant pervert the plain Meaning of Words! ”

- Samuel Adams

“ Monarchy degenerates into tyranny, aristocracy into oligarchy, and democracy into savage violence and chaos. ”

- Polybius

“ I will not be in the position of having management dictated to by labor. ”

- Charles M. Schwab

“ Disregard for human beings is the first qualification of a dictator. ”

- Milton S. Eisenhower

“ Dictators always look good until the last minutes. ”

- Tomas G. Masaryk

“ Of all the tyrannies that affect mankind, tyranny in religion is the worst. ”

- Thomas Paine

“ Of all tyrannies a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. ”

- C.S. Lewis

“ Tyranny and anarchy are never far apart. ”

- Jeremy Bentham

“ The most insupportable of tyrannies is that of inferiors. ”

- Napoleon Bonaparte

“ The contest for ages has been to rescue liberty from the grasp of executive power. ”

- Daniel Webster

“ Mr. President how long must women wait to get their liberty? Let us have the rights we deserve. ”

- Alice Paul

“ A dictatorship would be a heck of a lot easier, there's no question about it. ”

- George W. Bush

“ Where some people are very wealthy and others have nothing, the result will be either extreme democracy or absolute oligarchy, or despotism will come from either of those excesses. ”

- Aristotle

“ It's the tyranny of an oligarchy that I'm concerned about. ”

- Pat Robertson

“ But if there's an erosion at home, you know, Thomas Jefferson warned about a tyranny of an oligarchy and if we surrender our democracy to the tyranny of an oligarchy, we've made a terrible mistake. ”

- Pat Robertson

“ No tyrant need fear till men begin to feel confident in each other. ”

- Unknown
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