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Definition of Overthrown


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Overthrown Quotations

Dictators, unlike Democrats, depend on a small coterie to sustain their power. These backers, generally drawn from the military, the senior civil service, and family or clan members, have a synergistic relationship with their dictator. The dictator delivers opportunities for them to become rich, and they protect him from being overthrown.
Bruce Bueno de Mesquita

In Canada, nobody is ever overthrown because nobody gives a damn.
Mordecai Richler

The existing system will be quickest and most radically overthrown by the annihilation of its exponents. Therefore, massacres of the enemies of the people must be set in motion.
Johann Most

Justice is an unassailable fortress, built on the brow of a mountain which cannot be overthrown by the violence of torrents, nor demolished by the force of armies.
Joseph Addison

We have not overthrown the divine right of kings to fall down for the divine right of experts.
Harold MacMillan
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