Despotism Quotes

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A country governed by a despot is an inverted cone.
Despotism subjects a nation to one tyrant; democracy, to many.

democracy

Creativity doesn't flourish in an atmosphere of despotism, coercion, and fear.

creativity

The more complete the despotism, the more smoothly all things move on the surface.
The doctrine of blind obedience and unqualified submission to any human power, whether civil or ecclesiastical, is the doctrine of despotism.
Whatever crushes individuality is despotism, by whatever name it may be called, and whether it professes to be enforcing the will of God or the injunctions of men.

individuality