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" A democracy thrives on diversity. Tyranny oppresses it. "
" Advocates of capitalism are very apt to appeal to the sacred principles of liberty, which are embodied in one maxim: The fortunate must not be restrained in the exercise of tyranny over the unfortunate. "
" A good deal of tyranny goes by the name of protection. "
" All tyranny, bigotry, aggression, and cruelty are wrong, and whenever we see it, we must never be silent. "
" All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent. "
" A lot of people tend to glorify the role of satire and comedians. They put them up as role models, as fighters for the truth and against tyranny, and I think that's overrated. "
" 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. "
" 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. "
" As freedom-loving people across the globe hope for an end to tyranny, we will never forget the enormous suffering of the Holocaust. "
" A state of war only serves as an excuse for domestic tyranny. "
" Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny. "
" Beauty is a short-lived tyranny. "
George Bernard Shaw
" Beauty is a short-lived tyranny. "
" Beware the tyranny of the weak. They just suck you dry. "
" Both climate change and extinction are results of our tyranny over the nonhuman world and our domination of, and exploitation of, whole categories of each other - and those, in turn, are clearly linked to agriculture, the cattle-industrial complex, capitalism. "
" Both Iraq and Syria are a fissile mixture of ethnicities and religions thrown together after Versailles by departing French and British imperialists and only kept together by Baathist tyranny and violence. "
" 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. "
" Colonel Qaddafi's tyranny was absolutist, monarchical, and personal. The problem with such dictatorships is that as long as the tyrant lives, he reigns and terrorizes. "
Simon Sebag Montefiore
" Corruption is just another form of tyranny. "
" Death is softer by far than tyranny. "
" Democracy is an imperfect way of steering between the violence of anarchy and the violence of tyranny, with the least violence you can get away with. "
" Democracy just isn't working any more; without sanity at its heart, it is becoming a most unique and fiendish tyranny. "
" Democratic forms of government are vulnerable to mass prejudice, the so-called tyranny of the majority. "
" Dictatorship naturally arises out of democracy, and the most aggravated form of tyranny and slavery out of the most extreme liberty. "
" 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. "
" Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day. "
" 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. "
" 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. "
" Fear of death has been the greatest ally of tyranny past and present. "
" For centuries, the world has heard the oppressed, the downtrodden and the vulnerable cry out for their freedoms, for their rights and for a chance to emerge from the shadows of the tyranny and bloodshed that they had lived with. "
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