despotism

Freedom

Edward Gibbon quote : Their poverty secured their …

Their poverty secured their freedom, since our desires and our possessions are the strongest fetters of despotism. Edward Gibbon

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Government

Daniel Webster quote : Whatever government is not …

Whatever government is not a government of laws, is a despotism, let it be called what it may. Daniel Webster

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God

John Stuart Mill quote : Whatever crushes individuality is …

Whatever crushes individuality is despotism, by whatever name it may be called and whether it professes to be enforcing the…

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Freedom

Michel Foucault quote : Freedom of conscience entails …

Freedom of conscience entails more dangers than authority and despotism. Michel Foucault

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EqualityGreat

Honore de Balzac quote : Small natures require despotism …

Small natures require despotism to exercise their sinews, as great souls thirst for equality to give play to their heart.…

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Equality

Barry Goldwater quote : Equality rightly understood as …

Equality, rightly understood as our founding fathers understood it, leads to liberty and to the emancipation of creative differences wrongly…

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Fear

Thomas Paine quote : The strength and power …

The strength and power of despotism consists wholly in the fear of resistance. Thomas Paine

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