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  • George W. Bush
    George W. Bush
    American politician 1946-
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    A dictatorship would be a heck of a lot easier, there's no question about it.
  • Junot Diaz
    Junot Diaz
    Dominican-American writer 1968-
    Junot Diaz
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    Being an author is always like being a well-run dictatorship - it's all one person speaking.
  • Plato
    Plato
    Greek philosopher 427 BC - 347 BC
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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.
  • Benazir Bhutto
    Benazir Bhutto
    Pakistani politician 1953-2007
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    Extremism can flourish only in an environment where basic governmental social responsibility for the welfare of the people is neglected. Political dictatorship and social hopelessness create the desperation that fuels religious extremism.
  • Hanif Kureishi
    Hanif Kureishi
    British playwright, filmmaker and novelist 1954-
    Hanif Kureishi
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    Fundamentalism is dictatorship of the mind.
    Source: The Black Album with My Son the Fanatic (2009) 308
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    Generalized intelligence and mental alertness are the most powerful enemies of dictatorship and at the same time the basic conditions of effective democracy.
  • Noam Chomsky
    Noam Chomsky
    American Linguist, Political Activist 1928-
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    I have often thought that if a rational Fascist dictatorship were to exist, then it would choose the American system.
  • Bruce Bueno de Mesquita
    Bruce Bueno de Mesquita
    American political scientist 1946-
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    If you're running a dictatorship, you don't really have to worry about the welfare or the property rights of the ordinary citizen. Only the people who keep you in power, a very small group, matter.
  • Arthur Henderson
    Arthur Henderson
    British Labour politician
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    In some states militant nationalism has gone to the lengths of dictatorship, the cult of the absolute or totalitarian state and the glorification of war.
  • A. N. Wilson
    A. N. Wilson
    English writer and columnist 1950-
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    It is remarkable how easily children and grown-ups adapt to living in a dictatorship organised by lunatics.
  • Benazir Bhutto
    Benazir Bhutto
    Pakistani politician 1953-2007
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    It's true that General Musharraf opposes my return, seeing me as a symbol of democracy in the country. He is comfortable with dictatorship. I hope better sense prevails.
  • Benazir Bhutto
    Benazir Bhutto
    Pakistani politician 1953-2007
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    Military dictatorship is born from the power of the gun, and so it undermines the concept of the rule of law and gives birth to a culture of might, a culture of weapons, violence and intolerance.
  • George Orwell
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
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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
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
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    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.
  • Fidel Castro
    Fidel Castro
    Cuban revolutionary and politician 1926-2016
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    The revolution ... is a dictatorship of the exploited against the exploiters.
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