Tyrants seldom want pretexts.
✍ Author: Edmund Burke
The welfare of the people in particular has always been the alibi of tyrants.
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✍ Author: Albert Camus
The limits of tyrants are prescribed by the endurance of those whom they oppose.
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✍ Author: Frederick Douglass
Clever tyrants are never punished.
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✍ Author: Voltaire
Let tyrants shake their iron rod.
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✍ Author: William Billings
Everywhere that freedom stirs, let tyrants fear.
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✍ Author: George W. Bush
Tyrants have not yet discovered any chains that can fetter the mind.
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✍ Author: Jessi Colter
All men would be tyrants if they could.
✍ Author: Mos Def
The mob is the mother of tyrants.
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✍ Author: Kara DioGuardi
There can be no tyrants where there are no slaves.
✍ Author: Jose Rizal
Of all the tyrants the world affords, our own affections are the fiercest lords.
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✍ Author: Bruce Sterling