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Funny Tyranny Quotes
Funny Quotes about Tyranny

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Beauty is a short-lived tyranny.
- Socrates

All tyranny needs to gain a foothold
is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
- Thomas Jefferson

I will not be governed by the tyranny of immediacy.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Any appeasement of tyranny is treason.
- William Allen White


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The strongest reason for the people
to retain the right to keep and bear arms is,
as a last resort, to protect themselves
against tyranny in government.
- Thomas Jefferson

Enlighten the people generally,
and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind
will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day.
- Thomas Jefferson

I have sworn upon the altar of God,
eternal hostility against every form of tyranny
over the mind of man.
- Thomas Jefferson


 

Tyranny cannot defeat the power of ideas.
- Helen Keller

Experience hath shown, that even
under the best forms of government,
those entrusted with power have,
in time, and by slow operations,
perverted it into tyranny.
- Thomas Jefferson

When the people fear their government, there is tyranny;
when the government fears the people, there is liberty.
- Thomas Jefferson

From behind the Iron Curtain, there are signs that tyranny
is in trouble and reminders that its structure
is as brittle as its surface is hard.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

One should respect public opinion insofar
as is necessary to avoid starvation and keep out of prison,
but anything that goes beyond this
is voluntary submission to an unnecessary tyranny.
- Bertrand Russell

Beauty without grace is the hook without the bait.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

We have only this moment,
sparkling like a star in our hand -
and melting like a snowflake.
- Marie B. Ray

Beauty is an outward gift,
which is seldom despised,
except by those to whom it has been refused.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The future belongs to those
who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Beauty is the bait which with delight
allures man to enlarge his kind.
- Socrates

Beauty is whatever gives joy.
- Edna St. Vincent Millay

Flowers are Nature's messengers -
reminders of an unspeakable beauty.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Everything has beauty,
but not everyone sees it.
- Confucius

Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
- Anne Frank

Do not blame the thistle that you see no beauty.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I don't think of all the misery
but of the beauty that still remains.
- Anne Frank

The beauty does not live out there;
the beauty's in my eyes.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The longer I live, the more beautiful life becomes.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

There is beauty and adventure in the commonplace
for those with eyes to see beyond.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder
- Anonymous

Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations.
I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty,
believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
- Louisa May Alcott

THE fog comes
on little cat feet.
It sits looking
over harbor and city
on silent haunches
and then moves on.
- Carl Sandburg

The most beautiful things in the world
cannot be seen or even touched,
they must be felt with the heart.
- Helen Keller

We live in a wonderful world that is
full of beauty, charm and adventure.
There is no end to the adventures that we can have
if only we seek them with our eyes open.
- Jawaharlal Nehru

There is beauty and serenity in the eye of the storm.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The sculptor produces the beautiful statue
by chipping away such parts of the marble block as are not needed -
it is a process of elimination.
- Elbert Hubbard

Life is full of beauty. Notice it.
Notice the bumble bee, the small child,
and the smiling faces.
Smell the rain, and feel the wind.
Live your life to the fullest potential,
and fight for your dreams.
- Ashley Smith

Nothing is more beautiful than the loveliness
of the woods before sunrise.
- George Washington Carver

By plucking her petals,
you do not gather the beauty of the flower.
- Rabindranath Tagore

A thing of beauty is a joy forever:
its loveliness increases;
it will never pass into nothingness.
- John Keats

Beauty is eternity gazing at itself in a mirror.
- Khalil Gibran

Take time today to appreciate beauty -
natural beauty, art, people.
Slow down, breathe deeply, smile.
It's a beautiful world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

As we grow old, the beauty steals inward.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Look closely... See with new eyes...
Don't just pass by what is familiar without a thought.
Pay attention and look closely.
There is beauty - there is discovery -
there in a whole new world hiding
beneath the face of the familiar.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love is the beauty of the soul.
- Saint Augustine

Beauty is truth's smile when she beholds
her own face in a perfect mirror.
- Rabindranath Tagore

To love beauty is to see light.
- Victor Hugo

Even from the darkest night songs of beauty can be born.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

A day spent without the sight or sound of beauty,
the contemplation of mystery,
or the search of truth or perfection
is a poverty-stricken day; and a succession
of such days is fatal to human life.
- Lewis Mumford

I look forward to an America which
will not be afraid of grace and beauty.
- John F. Kennedy

This is my wish for you:
Comfort on difficult days,
Smiles when sadness intrudes,
Rainbows to follow the clouds,
Laughter to kiss your lips,
Sunsets to warm your heart,
Hugs when spirits sag,
Beauty for your eyes to see,
Friendships to brighten your being,
Faith so that you can believe,
Confidence for when you doubt,
Courage to know yourself,
Patience to accept the truth,
Love to complete your life.
- Anonymous

Choose to See Beauty and Joy:
Much in life can be seen as ugly or beautiful - it's our choice.
Why would we choose to see any part of life as ugly?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Beauty without expression is boring.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

We find delight in the beauty and happiness of children
that makes the heart too big for the body.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Through Love and through Beauty, we achieve immortality.
- Jewel (paraphrasing Plato)

Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything beautiful,
for beauty is God's handwriting.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Everybody needs beauty as well as bread.
- John Muir

The perception of beauty is a moral test.
- Henry David Thoreau

Flowers... are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty
out-values all the utilities of the world.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Go ahead. Weep for the rare,
the never seen this way again,
the excruciating, ineffable,
unmitigated beauty of love.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

When I am working on a problem,
I never think about beauty,
but when I have finished,
if the solution is not beautiful,
I know it is wrong.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

The beauty of facing life unprepared is tremendous.
Then life has a newness, a youth;
then life has a flow and freshness.
Then life has so many surprises.
And when life has so many surprises,
boredom never settles in you.
- Osho

You have a choice about the perspective you take on life.
See tragedy, and the world is tragic -
see beauty, and the world is beautiful.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty, never grows old.
- Franz Kafka

It is amazing how complete is the delusion
that beauty is goodness.
- Leo Tolstoy

Wisdom I know is social.
She seeks her fellows.
But Beauty is jealous,
and illy bears the presence of a rival.
- Thomas Jefferson

Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius
and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous
than absolutely boring.
- Marilyn Monroe

Like Beauty, Joy and Suffering are
in the Eye of the Beholder.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

See beauty in the familiar.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The pursuit of truth and beauty is a sphere of activity
in which we are permitted to remain children all our lives.
- Albert Einstein

When you are reluctant to change,
think of the beauty of autumn.
- V. B. Brown

Everybody needs beauty as well as bread,
places to play in and pray in,
where nature may heal and cheer
and give strength to the body and soul.
- John Muir

When I admire the wonders of a sunset
or the beauty of the moon,
my soul expands in the worship of the creator.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Our task must be to free ourselves by widening
our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures
and the whole of nature and its beauty.
- Albert Einstein


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