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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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Beauty is a short-lived tyranny.
- Socrates

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

Tyranny cannot defeat the power of ideas.
- Helen Keller

 

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

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

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Any appeasement of tyranny is treason.
- William Allen White

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Any ideal system is its own worst enemy,
and as soon as you start to implement these visions of grandeur,
they just fall apart and turn into a complete tyranny.
- Ben Nicholson

Taxation without representation is tyranny.
- James Otis

You may talk of the tyranny of Nero and Tiberius;
but the real tyranny is the tyranny of your next-door neighbor.
- Walter Bagehot

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

The heights of popularity and patriotism are still
the beaten road to power and tyranny.
- David Hume

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

Peace without justice is tyranny.
- William Allen White

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

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

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

There are three things in the world that deserve no mercy,
hypocrisy, fraud, and tyranny.
- Frederick William Robertson

Treachery is noble when aimed at tyranny.
- Pierre Corneille

Fear of death has been the greatest ally of tyranny past and present.
- Sidney Hook

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

Unlimited power is apt to corrupt the minds of those who posses it;
and this I know,
my lords: that where law ends, tyranny begins.
- William Pitt

Death is softer by far than tyranny.
- Aeschylus

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

In most of history, societies have not been free.
It's a very rare society that is free.
The default condition of human societies is tyranny.
- Michael Novak

Revolution is engendered by an indignation with tyranny,
yet is itself pregnant with tyranny.
- William Godwin

Under conditions of tyranny it is far easier to act than to think.
- Hannah Arendt

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

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

Let's win the peace and democracy the good people of
Iraq so richly deserve after decades of tyranny.
- Mike Pence

I shall earnestly and persistently continue to urge
all women to the practical recognition of the old Revolutionary maxim.
Resistance to tyranny is obedience to God.
- Susan B. Anthony

A good deal of tyranny goes by the name of protection.
- Crystal Eastman

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

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

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

Power in defense of freedom is greater than power in
behalf of tyranny and oppression.
- Malcolm X

A state of war only serves as an excuse for domestic tyranny.
- Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Tyranny is always better organized than freedom.
- Charles Peguy

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Democratic forms of government are vulnerable to mass prejudice,
the so-called tyranny of the majority.
- Maggie Gallagher

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

Half a world away nations that once lived under oppression
and tyranny are now budding democracies due in large
part to America 's leadership and the sacrifices of our military.
- Bob Riley

We all want peace.
Unfortunately, there are times when peace must be defended
by fighting terror and tyranny.
- James H. Douglas

Tyranny naturally arises out of democracy.
- Plato

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

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

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

Where the law ends tyranny begins.
- Henry Fielding

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

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

The terrorist attacks of September 11th and the courageous
actions of our armed forces in Afghanistan and Iraq
remind us that friends of tyranny and enemies of freedom still exist.
- Carl Levin

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

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

I have no desire to go in for tyranny or to play the part of King Charles.
I hate tyranny in any field of human activity.
- Charles Edison


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