To those children of the officers who are eradicated, your parent was not the individual you thought they were. As you get older,you will see the evidence that your parent was a tyrant who loss their ethos and instead followed the path of moral corruptness
Of all tyrannies a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive.
The tyrant grinds down his slaves and they do not turn against him, they crush those beneath them.
The tyrant dies and his rule is over, the martyr dies and his rule begins.
This and no other is the root from which a tyrant springs; when he first appears he is a protector.
Tyrants have always some slight shade of virtue; they support the laws before destroying them.
The worst form of tyranny the world has ever known the tyranny of the weak over the strong. It is the only tyranny that lasts.
When the tyrant has disposed of foreign enemies by conquest or treaty and there is nothing to fear from them, then he is always stirring up some war or other, in order that the people may require a leader.
If Tyranny and Oppression come to this land, it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign enemy.
The tyranny of a prince in an oligarchy is not so dangerous to the public welfare as the apathy of a citizen in a democracy.
Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God.
The welfare of the people in particular has always been the alibi of tyrants, and it provides the further advantage of giving the servants of tyranny a good conscience.
Men must be governed by God or they will be ruled by tyrants.
Bad laws are the worst sort of tyranny.
Today the tyrant rules not by club or fist, but disguised as a market researcher, he shepherds his flocks in the ways of utility and comfort.
The means of defense against foreign danger historically have become the instruments of tyranny at home.
There is no crueler tyranny than that which is perpetuated under the shield of law and in the name of justice.
A great wave of oppressive tyranny isn't going to strike, but rather a slow seepage of oppressive laws and regulations from within will sink the American dream of liberty.
Tyranny is always better organized than freedom.
Of all injustice, that is the greatest which goes under the name of law; and of all sorts of tyranny the forcing of the letter of the law against the equity, is the most insupportable.
Tyrants are seldom free; the cares and the instruments of their tyranny enslave them.
The Framers [of the Constitution] knew that free speech is the friend of change and revolution. But they also knew that it is always the deadliest enemy of tyranny.
There are historic situations in which refusal to defend the inheritance of a civilization, however imperfect, against tyranny and aggression may result in consequences even worse than war.
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