An aphorism is nothing else but the slightest
form of writing raised to the highest level of expressive communication. Carl William Brown





Never permit a dichotomy to rule your life, a dichotomy in which you hate what you do so you can have pleasure in your spare time. Look for a situation in which your work will give you as much happiness as your spare time.


Edward L. Bernays (American public relations expert)


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


Winston Churchill (1874-1965, British statesman, Prime Minister)


Disregard for human beings is the first qualification of a dictator.


Milton S. Eisenhower


Dictators never invent their own opportunities.


R. Buckminster Fuller (1895-1983, American inventor, designer, poet, philosopher)


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


Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948, Indian political, spiritual leader)


A dictatorship is a country where they have taken the politics out of the politics.


Samuel Himmel


Dictators always look good until the last minutes.


Tomas G. Masaryk (1850-1937, liberator of Czechoslovakia)


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


Plato (BC 427?-347?, Greek philosopher)


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 (1879-1940, Russian revolutionary)


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


Oscar Wilde (1856-1900, British author, wit)


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