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In every tyrant's heart there springs in the end this poison, that he cannot trust a friend.
Tyranny
Aeschylus

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Destiny. A tyrant's authority for crime and a fool's excuse for failure.
Destiny
Ambrose Bierce

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The tyrant grinds down his slaves and they don't turn against him, they crush those beneath them.
Tyranny
Emily Bronte

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Kings will be tyrants from policy, when subjects are rebels from principle.
Tyranny
Edmund Burke

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Tyrants seldom want pretexts.
Tyranny
Edmund Burke

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The worst tyrants are those which establish themselves in our own breasts.
Enemies
William Ellery Channing

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Tyrants have not yet discovered any chains that can fetter the mind.
Freedom
Charles Caleb Colton

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Love is a tyrant sparing none.
Love
Pierre Corneille

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Death is the tyrant of the imagination.
Imagination
Barry Cornwall

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Fashion is a tyrant from which there is no deliverance; all must conform to its whimsical.
Fashion
French Proverb

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The only tyrant I accept in this world is the still voice within.
Dictators and Dictatorship
Mahatma Gandhi

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Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God.
Tyranny
Thomas Jefferson

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The tyrant dies and his rule is over, the martyr dies and his rule begins.
Tyranny
Soren Kierkegaard

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Old age is a tyrant, who forbids, under pain of death, the pleasures of youth.
Age and Aging
Francois De La Rochefoucauld

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Fashion is more powerful than any tyrant.
Fashion
Latin Proverb

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Men must be governed by God, or they will be ruled by tyrants.
God
William Penn

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Custom is a tyrant.
Custom
Proverb

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One weeps not save when one is afraid, and that is why kings are tyrants.
Cries and Crying
Marquis De Sade

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Every successful revolution puts on in time the robes of the tyrant it has deposed.
Revolutions and Revolutionaries
Barbara Tuchman

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Curst greed of gold, what crimes thy tyrant power has caused.
Gold
Virgil

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[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun