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Tyranny Quotes

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I will not be governed by the tyranny of immediacy.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

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Any appeasement of tyranny is treason.
- William Allen White

All tyranny needs to gain a foothold
is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
- Thomas Jefferson

From behind the Iron Curtain, there are signs that tyranny
is in trouble and reminders that its structure
is as brittle as its surface is hard.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

 

When the people fear their government, there is tyranny;
when the government fears the people, there is liberty.
- Thomas Jefferson

The strongest reason for the people
to retain the right to keep and bear arms is,
as a last resort, to protect themselves
against tyranny in government.
- Thomas Jefferson

Enlighten the people generally,
and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind
will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day.
- Thomas Jefferson


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I have sworn upon the altar of God,
eternal hostility against every form of tyranny
over the mind of man.
- Thomas Jefferson

Experience hath shown, that even
under the best forms of government,
those entrusted with power have,
in time, and by slow operations,
perverted it into tyranny.
- Thomas Jefferson

Beauty is a short-lived tyranny.
- Socrates

Tyranny cannot defeat the power of ideas.
- Helen Keller

If you don't understand that you work for your mislabeled 'subordinates,'
then you know nothing of leadership.
You know only tyranny.
- Dee Hock

Men and women whose early youth was shaped in the ordeal
of the Great Depression showed the values formed in
that crucible when tyranny threatened a world.
- Steve Buyer

From a generation that came of age during the Great Depression,
millions of our country's best and bravest took up
arms in a worldwide struggle against tyranny.
- Steve Buyer

In summary, the Romans were opposed to tyranny in any form;
and the feature of government to which they gave the
most thought was an elaborate system of checks and balances.
- Robert Welch

Tyranny Absolves all faith; and who invades our rights,
However his own commence, can never be But an usurper.
- Henry Brooke

The one pervading evil of democracy is the tyranny of the majority,
or rather of that party, not always the majority,
that succeeds, by force or fraud, in carrying elections.
- Lord Acton

Death is softer by far than tyranny.
- Aeschylus

It is an essential tenet of our whole representative form of government,
the idea that there should not be some tyranny which
makes it so nobody can even have a chance to vote.
- Todd Akin

There is no greater tyranny than that which is perpetrated
under the shield of the law and in the name of justice.
- Charles de Secondat

If Tyranny and Oppression come to this land,
it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign enemy.
- James Madison

Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny.
- Edmund Burke

Taxation without representation is tyranny.
- James Otis

Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms
of government those entrusted with power have,
in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny.
- Thomas Jefferson

One should respect public opinion insofar
as is necessary to avoid starvation and keep out of prison,
but anything that goes beyond this
is voluntary submission to an unnecessary tyranny.
- Bertrand Russell

Of all the tyrannies that affect mankind,
tyranny in religion is the worst.
- Thomas Paine

In the first 50 years of the filibuster,
it was used only 35 times.
But the last Congress alone had 112 cloture motions filed,
plus threats of more.
This is the tyranny of the minority.
- Peter Fenn

Peace without justice is tyranny.
- William Allen White

The 5th Amendment is an old friend and a good friend.
one of the great landmarks in men's struggle to be free of tyranny,
to be decent and civilized.
- William O. Douglas

For somehow this disease inheres in tyranny,
never to trust one's friends.
- Aeschylus

Tyranny is always better organized than freedom.
- Charles Peguy

Of all tyrannies a tyranny sincerely exercised for
the good of its victims may be the most oppressive.
- C. S. Lewis

It's not tyranny we desire; it's a just,
limited, federal government.
- Alexander Hamilton

He that rebels against reason is a real rebel,
but he that in defence of reason rebels against tyranny
has a better title to Defender of the Faith,
than George the Third.
- Thomas Paine

The tyranny of a multitude is a multiplied tyranny.
- Edmund Burke

While we are under the tyranny of Priests,
it will ever be their interest, to invalidate the law of nature and reason,
in order to establish systems incompatible therewith.
- Ethan Allen

To give pain is the tyranny; to make happy,
the true empire of beauty.
- Samuel Butler

I draw the line in the dust and toss the gauntlet before the feet of tyranny,
and I say segregation now, segregation tomorrow,
segregation forever.
- George C. Wallace

Communism is the death of the soul.
It is the organization of total conformity -
in short,
of tyranny - and it is committed to making tyranny universal.
- Adlai E. Stevenson

It is the American vice, the democratic disease which
expresses its tyranny by reducing everything unique
to the level of the herd.
- Henry Miller

In a world without the law of God, you have chaos,
oppression, tyranny, and everyone doing what is right in their own eyes.
- Randall Terry

The first revolt is against the supreme tyranny of theology,
of the phantom of God.
As long as we have a master in heaven,
we will be slaves on earth.
- Mikhail Bakunin

It's the tyranny of an oligarchy that I'm concerned about.
- Pat Robertson

The desire for liberty has also made itself felt as
struggle against domestic tyranny or arbitrary rule.
- Emily Greene Balch

There are only two roads, victory for the working class,
freedom, or victory for the fascists which means tyranny.
Both combatants know what's in store for the loser.
- Buenaventura Durruti

A modern democracy is a tyranny whose borders are undefined;
one discovers how far one can go only by traveling
in a straight line until one is stopped.
- Norman Mailer

There is no week nor day nor hour when tyranny may
not enter upon this country,
if the people lose their roughness and spirit of defiance.
- Walt Whitman

The evils of tyranny are rarely seen but by him who resists it.
- John Hay

Treachery is noble when aimed at tyranny.
- Pierre Corneille

Knowledge is power.
Information is power.
The secreting or hoarding of knowledge or information
may be an act of tyranny camouflaged as humility.
- Robin Morgan

The Framers of the Constitution knew that free speech
is the friend of change and revolution.
But they also knew that it is always the deadliest enemy of tyranny.
- Hugo Black

There is no crueler tyranny than that which is perpetuated
under the shield of law and in the name of justice.
- Charles de Montesquieu

To set up as a standard of public morality a notion
which can neither be defined nor conceived is to open
the door to every kind of tyranny.
- Simone Weil

The secret of freedom lies in educating people,
whereas the secret of tyranny is in keeping them ignorant.
- Maximilien Robespierre

Ultimately, freedom and democracy are stronger than fear and tyranny.
- Gijs de Vries

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

The revolutionary government is the despotism of liberty against tyranny.
- Georg Buchner

I often wish...
that I could rid the world of the tyranny of facts.
What are facts but compromises? A fact merely marks
the point where we have agreed to let investigation cease.
- Bliss Carman

Tyrants are seldom free; the cares and the instruments
of their tyranny enslave them.
- George Santayana

There is a secret pride in every human heart that revolts at tyranny.
You may order and drive an individual,
but you cannot make him respect you.
- William Hazlitt

Tyranny or slavery, born of selfishness,
are the two educational methods of parents;
all gradations of tyranny or slavery.
- Franz Kafka

As freedom-loving people across the globe hope for an end to tyranny,
we will never forget the enormous suffering of the Holocaust.
- Bob Beauprez

The means of defense against foreign danger historically
have become the instruments of tyranny at home.
- James Madison

Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social
tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more
courageous man than a politician who defies Government.
- B. R. Ambedkar

Where the law ends tyranny begins.
- Henry Fielding

I can remember when Democrats believed that it was
the duty of America to fight for freedom over tyranny.
- Zell Miller

Tyranny and anarchy are never far apart.
- Jeremy Bentham

Freedom is never easily won, but once established,
freedom lasts, spreads and chokes out tyranny.
- Trent Lott

Every man may reign secure in his petty tyranny,
and spread terror and desolation around him,
until the trump of the Archangel shall excite different emotions in his soul.
- James Otis

Tyranny naturally arises out of democracy.
- Plato

The best government is a benevolent tyranny tempered
by an occasional assassination.
- Voltaire


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