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Wise Quotes about Despotism

May you find great value in these Despotism quotes and sayings.

The strength and power of despotism
consists wholly in the fear of resistance.
- Thomas Paine

Related topics: Government Political

We are not to expect to be translated from
despotism to liberty in a featherbed.
- Thomas Jefferson

Force is the vital principle and immediate parent of despotism.
- Thomas Jefferson

Timid men prefer the calm of despotism
to the tempestuous sea of liberty.
- Thomas Jefferson

 

Our defense is in the preservation of the spirit
which prizes liberty as a heritage of all men,
in all lands, everywhere.
Destroy this spirit and you have planted
the seeds of despotism around your own doors.
- Abraham Lincoln

The whole commerce between master and slave
is a perpetual exercise of the most boisterous passions,
the most unremitting despotism on the one part,
and degrading submissions on the other.
Our children see this, and learn to imitate it.
- Thomas Jefferson

Courage doesn't always roar.
Sometimes courage is the quiet voice
at the end of the day, saying,
"I will try again tomorrow."
- Mary Anne Radmacher

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

Silence is a source of great strength.
- Lao Tzu

Life is always lived in the eye-of-the-storm
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

As the evening beckons with the promise of tomorrow...
may your gratitude rise up and with strength answer, "yes."
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Men are not prisoners of fate,
but only prisoners of their own minds.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

I gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience
in which I must stop and look fear in the face.
I say to myself, I've lived through this
and can take the next thing that comes along.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

What is to give light must endure the burning.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience
in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
You must do the thing which you think you cannot do.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Gather strength from life's storms.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Knowing others is intelligence;
knowing yourself is true wisdom.
Mastering others is strength;
mastering yourself is true power.
- Lao Tzu

What one has to do usually can be done.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Only strength can cooperate. Weakness can only beg.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

You have to accept whatever comes
and the only important thing is that you meet it with courage
and with the best that you have to give.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

When you reach the end of your rope,
tie a knot and hang on.
- Anonymous Saying
(Sometimes attributed to Franklin D. Roosevelt,
Eleanor Roosevelt, or Thomas Jefferson)

It is better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.
- Chinese proverb often quoted by Eleanor Roosevelt

Simulated disorder postulates perfect discipline;
simulated fear postulates courage;
simulated weakness postulates strength.
- Lao Tzu

As for accomplishments,
I just did what I had to do as things came along.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

You must do the thing that you think you cannot do.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

We can let circumstances rule us,
or we can take charge and
rule our lives from within.
- Earl Nightingale

Mastering others is strength.
Mastering yourself is true power.
- Lao Tzu

Strength and wisdom are not opposing values.
- William J. Clinton

The River of Life flows eternally,
with infinite strength,
but with no convictions.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In the confrontation between the stream and the rock,
the stream always wins -
not through strength but by perseverance.
- The Buddha

Do not pray for easy lives.
Pray to be stronger men.
- John F. Kennedy

When restraint and courtesy are added to strength,
the latter becomes irresistible.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Do what you feel in your heart to be right.
You'll be criticized anyway.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

My experience has been that work is
almost the best way to pull oneself out of the depths.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles
possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
- Albert Schweitzer

The difference between a successful person and others
is not a lack of strength,
not a lack of knowledge,
but rather a lack of will.
- Vince Lombardi

Everyone should carefully observe
which way his heart draws him,
and then choose that way with all his strength.
- Hasidic Proverb

I ride the storm - cheering wildly.
I gather strength from the storm.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Strength does not come from winning.
Your struggles develop your strengths.
When you go through hardships
and decide not to surrender,
that is strength.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Great works are performed not by strength,
but by perseverance.
- Samuel Johnson

Only one who devotes himself to a cause
with his whole strength and soul
can be a true master.
For this reason mastery demands all of a person.
- Albert Einstein

Honor your being,
Release each and every struggle,
Gather strength from life's storms,
Relax into the arms of spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Ride the storm. Cheer wildly.
Gather strength from life's storms.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Know that you can gather strength from life's storms.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Stand up to your obstacles
and do something about them.
You will find that they haven't
half the strength you think they have.
- Norman Vincent Peale

The size of your success is measured by
the strength of your desire;
the size of your dream;
and how you handle disappointment along the way.
- Robert Kiyosaki

Life was meant to be lived,
and curiosity must be kept alive.
One must never, for whatever reason,
turn his back on life.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

With courage, you will dare to take risks,
have the strength to be compassionate,
and the wisdom to be humble.
Courage is the foundation of integrity.
- Keshavan Nair

Is today a day to gather strength from the storm -
a day to to learn life lessons for the next battle?
Or is today a day to sit by the fire
and watch the storm rage outside?
Either way, the storm is just life.
Give thanks for all of Life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Look well into thyself; there is a source of strength
which will always spring up if thou wilt always look there.
- Marcus Aurelius

Does anybody really think that they didn't get what they had
because they didn't have the talent
or the strength or the endurance or the commitment?
- Nelson Mandela

Go within every day and find the inner strength
so that the world will not blow your candle out.
- Katherine Dunham

Women are like teabags.
We don't know our true strength
until we are in hot water!
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Our real problem, then, is not our strength today;
it is rather the vital necessity of action today
to ensure our strength tomorrow.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Strength does not come from physical capacity.
It comes from an indomitable will.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Continuous effort - not strength or intelligence -
is the key to unlocking our potential.
- Winston Churchill

A true friend is a source of strength and hope.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength;
loving someone deeply gives you courage.
- Lao Tzu

This too, shall pass.
- Bible

Courage is doing what you're afraid to do.
There can be no courage unless you're scared.
- Eddie Rickenbacker

We gain the strength of the temptation we resist.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

To love someone deeply gives you strength.
Being loved by someone deeply gives you courage.
- Lao Tzu

A hero is an ordinary individual
who finds the strength to persevere
and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.
- Christopher Reeve

Truth always rests with the minority,
and the minority is always stronger than the majority,
because the minority is generally formed by those
who really have an opinion,
while the strength of a majority is illusory,
formed by the gangs who have no opinion -
and who, therefore, in the next instant
(when it is evident that the minority is the stronger)
assume its opinion... while truth again reverts to a new minority.
- Soren Kierkegaard

I gather strength from the storm.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Where there is no struggle, there is no strength.
- Oprah Winfrey

I am one with Spirit. Spirit is within me.
Spirit permeates me and surrounds me.
Spirit is my comfort and my strength.
I am one with Spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Spirit is my comfort and my strength.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Self-pity is our worst enemy
and if we yield to it,
we can never do anything wise in this world.
- Helen Keller

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


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