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

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

by Hannah Arendt Found in: Tyranny Quotes,
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Bleed, bleed, poor Country!
Great tyranny, lay thou thy basis sure,
For goodness dare not check thee; read more

Bleed, bleed, poor Country!
Great tyranny, lay thou thy basis sure,
For goodness dare not check thee; wear thou thy wrongs,
The title is affeered!

by William Shakespeare Found in: Tyranny Quotes,
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Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered; yet we have this consolation with us, that the harder the conflict, the read more

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.

by Thomas Paine Found in: Tyranny Quotes,
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Tyrants have always some slight shade of virtue; they support the laws before destroying them.

Tyrants have always some slight shade of virtue; they support the laws before destroying them.

by Voltaire Found in: Tyranny Quotes,
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The closed door and the sealed lips are prerequisites to tyranny.

The closed door and the sealed lips are prerequisites to tyranny.

by Frank L. Stanton Found in: Tyranny Quotes,
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Is there no tyrant but the crowned one?
[Fr., N'est-on jamais tyran qu'avec un diademe?]

Is there no tyrant but the crowned one?
[Fr., N'est-on jamais tyran qu'avec un diademe?]

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

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

by Thomas Jefferson Found in: Tyranny Quotes,
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If Tyranny and Oppression come to this land, it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign enemy

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

by James Madison Found in: Tyranny Quotes,
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Any excuse will serve a tyrant.

Any excuse will serve a tyrant.

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