Tyranny Quotes

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

James Madison

Power in defense of freedom is greater than power in behalf of tyranny and oppression.

Malcolm X

One should respect public opinion in so far as is necessary to avoid starvation and to keep out of prison, but anything that goes beyond this is voluntary submission to an unnecessary tyranny

Bertrand Russell

Politics is a pendulum whose swings between anarchy and tyranny are fueled by perpetually rejuvenated illusions.

Albert Einstein

The offspring of riches: Pride, vanity, ostentation, arrogance, tyranny

Mark Twain

We have to call it "freedom": who'd want to die for "a lesser tyranny"?

Mignon McLaughlin

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.

Bertrand Russell

A state of war only serves as an excuse for domestic tyranny.

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day.

Thomas Jefferson

Death is better, a milder fate than tyranny.

Aeschylus

The one who commits aggression and tyranny, and the one who helps him upon it, and the one who is pleased over it - all are party and participants in it.

Muhammad ibn Al_al Taqi

(There will be) No manifestation but after Allahs permission, and that will be after the passing of a long term, the hardening of the hearts, and the filling of the Earth with tyranny.

Muhammad ibn Hasan al-M

. . . it is, in fact, far easier to act under conditions of tyranny than it is to think.

Hannah Arendt

Resistance to tyranny is obedience to God.

Susan Brownell Anthony Jacob

Oppression and tyranny are the worse companions for the Hereafter.

Ali bin Abu-Talib

One, who starts tyranny, will repent soon.

Ali bin Abu-Talib

The first revolt is against the supreme tyranny of theology, of the phantom of God. As long as we have a master in heaven, we will be slaves on earth.

Mikhail Alexandrovich Bakunin

If everyone understood evolution, then the tyranny of religious memes would be weakened, and we little humans might find a better way to live in this pointless universe.

Dr. Susan Jane Blackmore

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