Quotations on Dictators
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There are, of course, all sorts of other unpleasant regimes outside the walls as well - the military dictators of Latin America and the apartheid regime of South Africa.
- Barbara Amiel
(Keywords: America, Dictators, Military)
Ignorance is an evil weed, which dictators may cultivate among their dupes, but which no democracy can afford among its citizens.
- William Beveridge
(Keywords: Democracy, Dictators, Evil, Ignorance, May)
We know that dictators are quick to choose aggression, while free nations strive to resolve differences in peace.
- George W. Bush
(Keywords: Peace, Aggression, Dictators, Nations, Quick)
The hate of men will pass, and dictators die, and the power they took from the people will return to the people. And so long as men die, liberty will never perish.
- Charlie Chaplin
(Keywords: Men, Power, People, Dictators, Hate, Liberty, Will)
Democracy consists of choosing your dictators, after they've told you what you think it is you want to hear.
- Alan Coren
(Keywords: Democracy, Dictators, Want)
Bosses are no more inevitable in state and local governments than dictators are in national governments. They will arise and prosper, nevertheless, if true believers of democracy - citizens devoted to the democratic ideals - do not constantly oppose them.
- Charles Edison
(Keywords: Bosses, Democracy, Dictators, Ideals, State, Will)
Khomeini was not a puppet like Arafat or Qaddafi or the many other dictators I met in the Islamic world. He was a sort of Pope, a sort of king - a real leader.
- Oriana Fallaci
(Keywords: Leader, Dictators, World)
I've recorded 25 or 30 albums. I know that sometimes when you work with producers who are kinda dictators, it doesn't help you make a better record.
- Ace Frehley
(Keywords: Work, Dictators, Help)
President Bush has shown great leadership. He has said that the 21st century will not be ruled or dictated by terrorists, dictators, and murderers. He is absolutely right. God bless him for his resolve.
- Lindsey Graham
(Keywords: God, Leadership, Dictators, President, Right, Will)
A test of a people is how it behaves toward the old. It is easy to love children. Even tyrants and dictators make a point of being fond of children. But the affection and care for the old, the incurable, the helpless are the true gold mines of a culture.
- Abraham Joshua Heschel
(Keywords: Love, People, Affection, Being, Care, Children, Culture, Dictators, Gold)
We cannot forget the little things we take for granted in America that remain the disdain of dictators and terrorists throughout the world.
- Trent Lott
(Keywords: America, Dictators, Forget, World)
Perfection spawns doctrines, dictators and totalitarian ideas.
- Antonio Tabucchi
(Keywords: Ideas, Dictators, Perfection)
It is from weakness that people reach for dictators and concentrated government power. Only the strong can be free. And only the productive can be strong.
- Wendell Willkie
(Keywords: Government, Power, People, Dictators, Weakness)