Quotation Explorer - 'Dictatorship'

Because a superior fried-chicken restaurant is often the institutional extension of a single chicken-obsessed woman, I realize that, like a good secondhand bookstore or a bad South American dictatorship, it is not easily passed down intact. - Calvin Trillin
For the minority, what else is democracy than dictatorship? - Anna Jae
Whenever you have an efficient government you have a dictatorship. - Harry S Truman
Power is not a means, it is an end. One does not establish a dictatorship in order to safeguard a revolution; one makes the revolution in order to establish the dictatorship. The object of persecution is persecution. The object of torture is torture. The object of power is power. - George Orwell
I am a strong believer in the tyranny, the dictatorship, the absolute authority of the writer. - Philip Pullman
Dictatorship, by whatever name, is founded on the doctrine that the individual amounts to nothing; that the State is the only one that counts; and that men and women and children were put on earth solely for the purpose of serving the state. - Harry Truman
Withholding information is the essence of tyranny. Control of the flow of information is the tool of the dictatorship. - Bruce Coville
One does not establish a dictatorship in order to safeguard a revolution; one makes the revolution in order to establish a dictatorship. - George Orwell
Every budding dictatorship begins by muzzling the artists, because they're a mouthy lot and they don't line up and salute very easily. - Margaret Atwood
It is really exhausting to live in a dictatorship of 'Me', which is basically a tyranny of others. - Stefan Molyneux
Kenya DOES NOT belong to 2 tribes only. Kenya has 42 tribes. to say that the decision of 2 tribes is the decision of the whole country is fallacy and outright dictatorship and tribalism, Democracy on Trial - Akuku Mach Pep
Devoid of any real liberty or justice, America and her children had fallen prey to what amounted to little more than a thinly veiled dictatorship. She now represented not the proud citadel of freedom, but the failed experiment of democracy. - Eric J. Martindale
We are in the energy dictatorship that calls itself the United States of America. - Steven Magee
When you have an efficient government, you have a dictatorship. - Harry S Truman
Dictatorship is without a doubt the most satisfying form of government...as long as I'm the dictator.
The difference between a democracy and a dictatorship is that in a democracy you vote first and take orders later; in a dictatorship you don't have to waste your time voting. - Charles Bukowski
Fathers are ironic, they want democracy in their country but dictatorship in their home. - Amit Kalantri
Democracy is a western term for a dictatorship that hasn't come out of the closet. - Anthony Corlisatra
An act of a dictatorship is an act of a civil war - Freedom to the people. - Jim
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