Of all tyrannies a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive.
The tank, the B-52, the fighter-bomber, the state-controlled police and military are the weapons of dictatorship. The rifle is the weapon of democracy. Not for nothing was the revolver called an "equalizer." Egalite implies liberte. And always will. Let us hope our weapons are never needed but do not forget what the common people of this nation knew when they demanded the Bill of Rights: An armed citizenry is the first defense, the best defense, and the final defense against tyranny.
Oppression and tyranny are the worse companions for the Hereafter.
One, who starts tyranny, will repent soon.
The tyrant dies and his rule is over, the martyr dies and his rule begins.
Is life worth living? Yes, so long As there is wrong to right, Wail of the weak against the strong, Or tyranny to fight;
Death is better, a milder fate than tyranny.
Remember, in the tyranny of physical space, an audience too thinly spread is the same as no audience at all.
(There will be) No manifestation but after Allahs permission, and that will be after the passing of a long term, the hardening of the hearts, and the filling of the Earth with tyranny.
Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government.
Revolution is engendered by an indignation with tyranny, yet is itself pregnant with tyranny.
The best government is a benevolent tyranny tempered by an occasional assassination.
Men and women whose early youth was shaped in the ordeal of the Great Depression showed the values formed in that crucible when tyranny threatened a world.
Knowledge is power. Information is power. The secreting or hoarding of knowledge or information may be an act of tyranny camouflaged as humility.
When the people fear the government, there is tyranny. When the government fears the people, there is liberty.