Dictators - Dictatorship Quotes

Democracy, freedom, human rights have come to have a definite meaning to the people of the world which we must not allow any nation to so change that they are made synonymous with suppression and dictatorship.

We have nothing against ideas. We’re against people spreading them.

When the white man governs himself, that is self-government; but when he governs himself and also governs another man, that is more than self government – that is despotism.

By self-interest, Man has become gregarious, but in instinct he has remained to a great extent solitary; hence the need of religion and morality to reinforce self-interest. But the habit of foregoing present satisfactions for the sake of the future advantages is irksome, and when passions are roused and prudent restraints of social behavior become […]

I have heard… that both the Army and the government needed a dictator. Only those generals who gain successes can set up dictators. What I now ask… is military success, and I will risk the dictatorship.

Excessive power sees power beyond its power.

In a state of anarchy power is the measure of right.

When Mussolini invaded Abyssinia and made it possible for a stranger to travel there without being killed by the native Danakils he was rendering the same service to the world as we had in rendering by the same methods (including poison gas) in the north west provinces of India, and had already completed in Australia, […]

Was there ever any domination which did not appear natural to those who possessed it?

A very fair spot but there is no way down from it.