Dictatorship Quotes

[wpsm_quote author=”Aesop” float=”none” width=”100%”]Any excuse will serve a tyrant.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Albert Camus” float=”none” width=”100%”]The only way out of international dictatorship is to place international law above governments, which means that there must be a parliament for making it, and that parliament must be constituted by means of worldwide elections in which all nations will take part.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Anthony T. Hincks” float=”none” width=”100%”]The hearts of the people are good, but it’s the hearts of the dictators that are small.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Benazir Bhutto” float=”none” width=”100%”]Military dictatorship is born from the power of the gun, and so it undermines the concept of the rule of law and gives birth to a culture of might, a culture of weapons, violence and intolerance.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Buckminster Fuller” float=”none” width=”100%”]Dictators never invent their own opportunities.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Christopher Hitchens” float=”none” width=”100%”]The true essence of a dictatorship is in fact not its regularity but its unpredictability and caprice; those who live under it must never be able to relax, must never be quite sure if they have followed the rules correctly or not.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Dagobert D. Runes” float=”none” width=”100%”]Dictators long ago found that it is easier to unite people in common hatred than in common love.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Edward Teller” float=”none” width=”100%”]The best weapon of a dictatorship is secrecy; the best weapon of a democracy is openness.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Fidel Castro” float=”none” width=”100%”]The revolution is a dictatorship of the exploited against the exploiters.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”George W. Bush” float=”none” width=”100%”]A dictatorship would be a heck of a lot easier, there’s no question about it.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Harold H. Greene” float=”none” width=”100%”]Every one of the world’s dictatorships can and does claim to be acting in the name of the people.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Herbert Hoover” float=”none” width=”100%”]It is a paradox that every dictator has climbed to power on the ladder of free speech. Immediately on attaining power each dictator has suppressed all free speech except his own.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jan Masaryk” float=”none” width=”100%”]Dictators are rulers who always look good until the last ten minutes.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jimmy Reid” float=”none” width=”100%”]Dictators can fix up their entire families in good jobs, in or around government, and often do. In democracies, such a practice is frowned upon. Privileged access to the corridors of power through family connections and a kind of old boys’ network, is also deemed an abuse of power, and so it is.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”John F. Kennedy” float=”none” width=”100%”]Every dictatorship has ultimately strangled in the web of repression it wove for its people, making mistakes that could not be corrected because criticism was prohibited.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Mao Zedong” float=”none” width=”100%”]Ours is a people’s democratic dictatorship, led by the working class and based on the worker-peasant alliance.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Mario Vargas Llosa” float=”none” width=”100%”]Maintain democracy or go to dictatorship: that is what is at stake in these elections.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Plato” float=”none” width=”100%”]Dictatorship naturally arises out of democracy, and the most aggravated form of tyranny and slavery out of the most extreme liberty.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Rafael Correa” float=”none” width=”100%”]They have been talking about a dictatorship and they were right because there’s a dictatorship and there’s a government that has been fighting that dictatorship, the dictatorship of the media.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Ralph Waldo Emerson” float=”none” width=”100%”]In every society some men are born to rule, and some to advise.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Richard Perle” float=”none” width=”100%”]Dictators must have enemies. They must have internal enemies to justify their secret police and external enemies to justify their military forces.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Richard Perle” float=”none” width=”100%”]Dictatorships start wars because they need external enemies to exert internal control over their own people.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Rush Limbaugh” float=”none” width=”100%”]Most of the nations around the world are led by tyrants and dictators and thugs who are leading their countries for one reason.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Samuel Himmel” float=”none” width=”100%”]A dictatorship is a country where they have taken the politics out of the politics.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Stanley Baldwin” float=”none” width=”100%”]Dictatorship is like a giant beech-tree very magnificent to look at in its prime, but nothing grows underneath it.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Stephen Kyeyune” float=”none” width=”100%”]All dictators are hypnotized and they all crawl out of the same ditch.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Theodor Haecker” float=”none” width=”100%”]The essence of modern dictatorship is the combination of one-dimensional, flat thinking with power and terror.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Victor Hugo” float=”none” width=”100%”]When dictatorship is a fact, revolution becomes a right.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Wilhelm Reich” float=”none” width=”100%”]Open confession of dictatorship is far less dangerous than sham democracy. One can defend oneself against the former; the latter is like a creeper attached to the body of a drowning man.[/wpsm_quote]