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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.

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The quotes:

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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