If this were a dictatorship, it’d be a heck of a lot easier, just so long as I’m the dictator.
– George W. Bush
When dictatorship is a fact, revolution becomes a right.
– Victor Hugo
TV has made dictatorship impossible, but democracy unbearable.
– Shimon Peres
One does not establish a dictatorship in order to safeguard a revolution; one makes the revolution in order to establish the dictatorship.
– George Orwell
Democracy consists of choosing your dictators, after they’ve told you what you think it is you want to hear.
– Alan Corenk
Withholding information is the essence of tyranny. Control of the flow of information is the tool of the dictatorship.
– Bruce Coville
Dictatorships are never as strong as they think they are, and people are never as weak as they think they are.
– Gene Sharp
Whenever you have an efficient government you have a dictatorship.
– Harry S. Truman