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One does not establish a dictatorship in order to safeguard a revolution; one makes a revolution in order to establish a dictatorship. George Orwell

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Dictatorship naturally arises out of democracy, and the most aggravated form of tyranny and slavery out of the most extreme liberty. Plato

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

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Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. Winston Churchill

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Better the rule of One, whom all obey, than to let clamorous demagogues betray our freedom with the kiss of anarchy. Oscar Wilde

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In inner-party politics, these methods lead, as we shall yet see, to this: the party organization substitutes itself for the party, the central committee substitutes itself for the organization, and, finally, a dictator substitutes himself for the central committee. Leon Trotsky

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Dictators never invent their own opportunities. Buckminster Fuller