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What is more cruel than a tyrant's ear? (Quote by - Juvenal)

I begin by taking. I shall find scholars later to demonstrate my perfect right. (Quote by - Euripides)

Every tyrant who has lived has believed in freedom--for himself. (Quote by - Elbert Hubbard)

None but tyrants have any business to be afraid. (Quote by - Hardouin de Perefixe)

The tyrant now Trusts not to men: nightly within his chamber The watch-dog guards his couch, the only friend He now dare trust. (Quote by - Joanna Baillie)

Tyranny is always weakness (Quote by - James Russell Lowell)

The tyrant dies and his rule ends, the martyr dies and his rule begins. (Quote by - Soren Aabye Kierkegaard)

Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered; yet we have this consolation with us, that the harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly: it is dearness only that gives every thing its value. (Quote by - Thomas Paine)

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. (Quote by - Norman Mailer)

His demand Springs not from Edward's well-meant honest love, Bur from deceit, bred by necessity; For how can tyrants safely govern home Unless abroad they purchase great alliance? (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Tyranny Absolves all faith; and who invades our rights, Howe'er his own commence, can never be But an usurper. (Quote by - Henry Brooke)

They should go back home and re-create their countries which we have freed from tyranny, whether it is Kosovo or now Afghanistan. I have no sympathy whatsoever with young men in their twenties who do not. (Quote by - David Blunkett)

Affections injured by tyranny, or rigor of compulsion, like tempest-threatened trees, unfirmly rooted, never spring to timely growth (Quote by - John Ford)

Tyranny is always better organized than freedom. (Quote by - Charles Peguy)

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. (Quote by - Adlai E Stevenson)

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

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

Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny. (Quote by - Edmund Burke)

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

Beauty is a short-lived tyranny. (Quote by - George Bernard Shaw)

Tyrant, step from the throne, and give place to thy master. (Quote by - Pierre Corneille)

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. (Quote by - Bliss Carman)

I knew him tyrannous; and tyrants' fears Decrease not, but grow faster than the years; And should he doubt it, as no doubt he doth, That I should open to the list'ning air How many worthy princes' bloods were shed To keep his bed of blackness unlaid ope, To lop that doubt, he'll fill this land with arms And make pretense of wrong that I have done him; When all, for mine, if I may call offense, Must feel war's blow, who spares not innocence; Which love to all, of which thyself art one, Who now reproved'st me for't-- (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

This tyrant, whole sole name blisters our tongues, Was once thought honest; you have loved him well; He hath not touched you yet. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

No tyrant need fear till men begin to feel confident in each other. (Quote by - unknonw)

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