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Any dictator would admire the uniformity and obedience of the U.S. media.
It is a paradox that every dictator has climbed to power on the ladder of free speech. Immediately on attaining power each dictator has suppressed all free speech except his own.
We got rid of a terrible dictator. We gave the Iraqi people an opportunity for a new life under a representative form of government.
I believe in benevolent dictatorship provided I am the dictator.
Saddam Hussein is a homicidal dictator who is addicted to weapons of mass destruction.
George W. Bush
Every anarchist is a baffled dictator.
The uprising in Egypt was initiated by the young generation. The uprising achieved two things. One is it made the lives of dictators impossible. Today, if you are looking for a safe job, don't become a dictator.
A new breeze is blowing, and a world refreshed by freedom seems reborn; for in man's heart, if not in fact, the day of the dictator is over. The totalitarian era is passing, its old ideas blown away like leaves from an ancient, lifeless tree.
George H. W. Bush
If you stand on a soapbox and trade rhetoric with a dictator you never win.
No dictator, no invader, can hold an imprisoned population by force of arms forever.
J. Michael Straczynski
The Queen is the ultimate dictator.
Steven Patrick Morrissey
My father was a Little League dictator. That really affected me, his control-freakery, his impunity, his arbitrary unreasonable power.
CBS news anchor Dan Rather has interviewed Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein. When asked what it was like to talk to a crazy man, Saddam said, 'It's not so bad.'
Every dictator is an enemy of freedom, an opponent of law.
I don't have any formula for ousting a dictator or building democracy. All I can suggest is to forget about yourself and just think of your people. It's always the people who make things happen.
I saw what happened when a dictator was allowed to take over a piece of a country and the country went down the tubes. And I saw the opposite during the war when America joined the fight.
Leapfrog innovation - consistent, constant, ridiculous leapfrog innovation - only happens within a dictatorship. Any time you try to do something really innovative, most people aren't going to understand it until after they experience it. So when you're developing in innovation, you have to be a dictator.
The only peace that can be made with a dictator is once that must be based on deterrence. For today, the dictator may be your friend, but tomorrow he will need you as an enemy.
We have a war dictator who was not elected, he snuck in. so he punishes people that threaten him in any way, or even say something he doesn't like. It has no resemblance to democracy.
I'm a benevolent dictator.
Some even claim that I'm a terror, a dictator and they're right.
You can't become a dictator through checks and balances.
I'm not a dictator. It's just that I have a grumpy face.
Sometimes it's better to have a benign dictator than a dumb democracy, to be honest.
I never thought being the producer was being the dictator. It means being the director and being the coach. It's a way of keeping everybody focused on the goal, and also having final say. Everybody can be in the same car, but somebody has to drive.
If I were dictator, I'd have a catch-all crime of disrespect.
We've been saying Putin is a dictator for years who doesn't care about the law.
I don't think anybody can take the word of Saddam Hussein and his regime, and certainly an American president and allies who are obligated to worry about the safety and security of our countries, cannot take the word of this dictator, who lies, pathologically lies.
We have traded a dictator for a chaos that has left America less secure.
John F. Kerry
But I don't really see myself as a role model. I'm not a dictator, or someone who wants to be adored!
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