Quotes of the Day for 3 July 2000 – Tyranny
What comes before Independence? Tyranny, at least such is the perspective of the revolutionary. Today's quotes relate to tyrany and tyrants.
It is far easier to act under conditions of tyranny than to think.
- Hannah Arendt
The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. It is its natural manure.
- Thomas Jefferson
There is a secret pride in every human heart that revolts at tyranny. You may order and drive an individual, but you cannot make him respect you.
- William Hazlitt
Tyrants are seldom free; the cares and the instruments of their tyranny enslave them.
- George Santayana
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