Dictatorship Quotes

Most popular dictatorship quotes

Timid men prefer the calm of despotism to the tempestuous sea of liberty.

freedom

Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount.  And the tigers are getting hungry.
Efficiency can never be substituted for due process. Is not a dictatorship the more "efficient" form of government?

law

Ignorance is an evil weed, which dictators may cultivate among their dupes, but which no democracy can afford among its citizens.

democracy ignorance

There are four characteristics which brand a country unmistakably as a dictatorship: one-party rule—executions without trial or with a mock trial for political offenses—the nationalization or expropriation of private property—and censorship.