Tyrants Quotes

Unlimited power corrupts the possessor; and this I know, that, where law ends, there tyranny begins.

Lord Chatham

Clever tyrants are never punished.


Ignorance has always been the weapon of tyrants; enlightenment the salvation of the free.

Bill Richardson

Everywhere that freedom stirs, let tyrants fear.

George W. Bush

The only tyrant I accept in this world is the still voice within.

Mahatma Gandhi

There can be but little liberty on earth while men worship a tyrant in heaven.

Robert Green Ingersoll

The tyrant dies and his rule is over, the martyr dies and his rule begins

Soren Kierkegaard

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


The limits of tyrants are prescribed by the endurance of those whom they oppose.

Frederick Douglass

Both oligarch and tyrant mistrust the people, and therefore deprive them of their arms.


Destiny: A tyrant's authority for crime and a fool's excuse for failure.

Ambrose Bierce

Secrecy is the freedom tyrants dream of.

Bill Moyers

A company of tyrants is inaccessible to all seductions.


Sometimes we must fight terror with tyranny.

George Walker Bush

My task is not to tyrannize but to destroy tyrants.

Cesare Borgia
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