Dictators Quotes

When the dictators and the opportunists are gone, the cross will still stand before us and something in us will say, 'That is the real thing.

Ralph W. Sockman

It is from weakness that people reach for dictators and concentrated government power. Only the strong can be free. And only the productive can be strong.

Wendell Willkie

Dictators never invent their own opportunities.

R. Buckminster Fuller

This is a Senate of equals, of men of individual honor and personal character, and of absolute independence. We know no masters, we acknowledge no dictators. This is a hall for mutual consultation and discussion; not an arena for the exhibition of champions.

Daniel Webster

Dictators ride to and fro on tigers from which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.

Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill

To understand why dictators have a problem with making peace - or at least a genuine peace - the link between the nature of a regime and its external behavior must be understood.

Natan Sharansky

The hate of men will pass, and dictators die, and the power they took from the people will return to the people. And so long as men die, liberty will never perish.

Charlie Chaplin

Dictators free themselves, but they enslave the people.

Charlie Chaplin

Bosses are no more inevitable in state and local governments than dictators are in national governments. They will arise and prosper, nevertheless, if true believers of democracy - citizens devoted to the democratic ideals - do not constantly oppose them.

Charles Edison

American presidents always avoid shaking hands with brutal dictators, except when it's advantageous to do so.

Elizabeth A. Sherman

A test of a people is how it behaves toward the old. It is easy to love children. Even tyrants and dictators make a point of being fond of children. But the affection and care for the old, the incurable, the helpless are the true gold mines of a culture.

Abraham Joshua Heschel

So long as men worship dictators, Caesars and Napoleons will arise to make them miserable.

Aldous Huxley

Democracy consists of choosing your dictators, after they've told you what you think it is you want to hear.

Alan Corenk

Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount.

Winston Churchill

Dictators are rulers who always look good until the last ten minutes.

Jan Masaryk
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