Quotations that match 'tyranny.'.

The heights of popularity and patriotism are still the beaten road to power and tyranny. David Hume
[ Beaten Heights Patriotism Popularity Power Road Still Tyranny]
The revolutionary government is the despotism of liberty against tyranny. Georg Buchner
[ Against Despotism Government Liberty Revolutionary Tyranny]
No cause is left but the most ancient of all, the one, in fact, that from the beginning of our history has determined the very existence of politics, the cause of freedom versus tyranny. Hannah Arendt
[ Ancient Beginning Cause Determined Existence Fact Freedom History Left Most Our Politics Tyranny Versus Very]
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
[ Best Entrusted Even Experience Forms Government Hath Into Operations Perverted Power Slow Those Time Tyranny Under]
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
[ Anything Avoid Beyond Goes Insofar Keep Necessary Opinion Out Prison Public Respect Should Starvation Submission Tyranny Unnecessary Voluntary]
Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny. Edmund Burke
[ Bad Laws Sort Tyranny Worst]
I am confident that in the end freedom and democracy will prevail over terror and tyranny. We will win this war on terror - and when we do Americans, the British, Iraqis, and people around the world will be more secure. Doc Hastings
[ Am Americans Around British Confident Democracy End Freedom Iraqis More Over Prevail Secure Terror Tyranny War Will Win World]
Ultimately, freedom and democracy are stronger than fear and tyranny. Gijs de Vries
[ Democracy Fear Freedom Stronger Than Tyranny Ultimately]
The twentieth century may tell us that we have nothing to be complacent about in the recent history of humankind; but it also tells us that there is nothing inevitable about tyranny. Rowan D. Williams
[ Also Century Complacent History Humankind Inevitable May Nothing Recent Tell Tells Twentieth Tyranny Us]
Freedom is never easily won, but once established, freedom lasts, spreads and chokes out tyranny. Trent Lott
[ Easily Established Freedom Lasts Never Once Out Spreads Tyranny Won]
It is a besetting vice of democracies to substitute public opinion for law. This is the usual form in which masses of men exhibit their tyranny. James F. Cooper
[ Besetting Democracies Exhibit Form Law Masses Men Opinion Public Substitute Their Tyranny Usual Vice Which]
Do we exert our own liberties without injury to others - we exert them justly; do we exert them at the expense of others - unjustly. And, in thus doing, we step from the sure platform of liberty upon the uncertain threshold of tyranny. Frances Wright
[ Doing Exert Expense Injury Justly Liberties Liberty Others Our Own Platform Step Sure Them Threshold Thus Tyranny Uncertain Unjustly Upon Without]
Taxation without representation is tyranny. James Otis
[ Representation Taxation Tyranny Without]
They know the importance of their mission and of America's commitment to combating and defeating terrorism abroad, and they know that they are making a real difference in bringing freedom to a part of the world that has known only tyranny. John Boehner
[ Abroad America Bringing Combating Commitment Defeating Difference Freedom Importance Know Known Making Mission Only Part Real Terrorism Their Tyranny World]
A state of war only serves as an excuse for domestic tyranny. Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
[ Domestic Excuse Only Serves State Tyranny War]
When the people fear the government, there is tyranny. When the government fears the people, there is liberty. Christine O'Donnell
[ Fear Fears Government Liberty Tyranny]
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
[ Been Condition Default Free History Human Most Rare Societies Society Tyranny Very]
Death is softer by far than tyranny. Aeschylus
[ Death Far Softer Than Tyranny]
The tyranny of a multitude is a multiplied tyranny. Edmund Burke
[ Multiplied Multitude Tyranny]
We all want peace. Unfortunately, there are times when peace must be defended by fighting terror and tyranny. James H. Douglas
[ Defended Fighting Must Peace Terror Times Tyranny Unfortunately Want]
Beauty is a short-lived tyranny. Socrates
[ Beauty Short-Lived Tyranny]
It is the besetting vice of democracies to substitute public opinion for law. This is the usual form in which the masses of men exhibit their tyranny. James F. Cooper
[ Besetting Democracies Exhibit Form Law Masses Men Opinion Public Substitute Their Tyranny Usual Vice Which]
Revolution is engendered by an indignation with tyranny, yet is itself pregnant with tyranny. William Godwin
[ Engendered Indignation Itself Pregnant Revolution Tyranny Yet]
The act of voting by ordinary Iraqis in the face of extreme danger confirms President Bush's belief that people around the globe, when given a chance, will choose liberty and democracy over enslavement and tyranny. John Ensign
[ Act Around Belief Bush Chance Choose Confirms Danger Democracy Enslavement Extreme Face Given Globe Iraqis Liberty Ordinary Over President Tyranny Voting Will]
Let's win the peace and democracy the good people of Iraq so richly deserve after decades of tyranny. Mike Pence
[ After Decades Democracy Deserve Good Iraq Peace Richly Tyranny Win]
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
[ Conceived Defined Door Every Kind Morality Neither Nor Notion Open Public Set Standard Tyranny Up Which]
We don't consider the battle has ended in Afghanistan... The battle has begun and its fires are picking up. These fires will reach the White House, because it is the center of injustice and tyranny. Mohammed Omar
[ Afghanistan Battle Because Begun Center Consider Ended Fires House Injustice Picking Reach These Tyranny Up White Will]
If you don't understand that you work for your mislabeled 'subordinates,' then you know nothing of leadership. You know only tyranny. Dee Hock
[ Know Leadership Nothing Only Subordinates Then Tyranny Understand Work Your]
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
[ Both Class Combatants Fascists Freedom Know Loser Means Only Roads Store Two Tyranny Victory Which Working]
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
[ Cannot Drive Every Heart Him Human Individual Make May Order Pride Respect Revolts Secret Tyranny]
Peace without justice is tyranny. William Allen White
[ Justice Peace Tyranny Without]
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
[ Any Apart Complete Enemy Fall Grandeur Ideal Implement Into Just Own Soon Start System These Turn Tyranny Visions Worst]
The hope and change the Democrats had in mind was nothing more than a retread of the failed and discredited socialist policies that have been the enemy of freedom for centuries all over the world. I fear America is teetering towards tyranny. Jim DeMint
[ America Been Centuries Change Democrats Enemy Failed Fear Freedom Had Hope Mind More Nothing Over Policies Socialist Than Towards Tyranny World]
Treachery is noble when aimed at tyranny. Pierre Corneille
[ Aimed Noble Treachery Tyranny]
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
[ Also Always Change Constitution Deadliest Enemy Framers Free Friend Knew Revolution Speech Tyranny]
I can remember when Democrats believed that it was the duty of America to fight for freedom over tyranny. Zell Miller
[ America Believed Democrats Duty Fight Freedom Over Remember Tyranny]
Our authorities leave us no doubt that the trust lodged with the oligarchy was sometimes abused, but it certainly ought not to be regarded as a mere usurpation or engine of tyranny. Henry James Sumner Maine
[ Abused Authorities Certainly Doubt Engine Leave Lodged Mere Oligarchy Ought Our Regarded Sometimes Trust Tyranny Us Usurpation]
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
[ Against Age Arms Best Bravest Came Country Depression During Generation Great Millions Our Struggle Took Tyranny Up Worldwide]
There are three things in the world that deserve no mercy, hypocrisy, fraud, and tyranny. Frederick William Robertson
[ Deserve Fraud Hypocrisy Mercy Things Three Tyranny World]
For reforms ameliorate the situation of the working class, they lighten the weight of the chains labour is burdened with by capitalism, but they are not sufficient to crush capitalism and to emancipate the workers from their tyranny. Clara Zetkin
[ Burdened Capitalism Chains Class Crush Emancipate Labour Lighten Reforms Situation Sufficient Their Tyranny Weight Workers Working]