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11 Greatest Quotes About Dictatorship


Dictatorship naturally arises out of democracy, and the most aggravated form of tyranny and slavery out of the most extreme liberty. Plato
Despotic governments can stand 'moral force' till the cows come home; what they fear is physical force. George Orwell
The revolution is a dictatorship of the exploited against the exploiters. Fidel Castro
When liberty becomes license, dictatorship is near. Will Durant
Terrorism works better as a tactic for dictatorships, or for would-be dictators, than for revolutionaries. Christopher Hitchens
One does not establish a dictatorship in order to safeguard a revolution; one makes a revolution in order to establish a dictatorship. George Orwell
A dictatorship would be a heck of a lot easier, there's no question about it. George W. Bush
Being an author is always like being a well-run dictatorship - it's all one person speaking. Junot Diaz
This is a deep and uncomfortable paradox, which will not have escaped you; we can only defend democracy by being undemocratic. Every secret service knows this paradox. Philip Pullman
No dictatorship can tolerate jazz. It is the first sign of a return to freedom. Dave Brubeck
Obviously, there must be some connection between the subordination of actual individuals and the grotesque exaltation of symbolic ones like Kim Il Sung. Christopher Hitchens