38 Mob Rule Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of the best mob rule quotations and slogans. We've compiled this selection of inspirational mob rule quotes. Hopefully, these mob rule quotes will keep you motivated not only during hard times but to expand your mob rule knowledge!

The Most Famous Mob Rule Quotes (Best in 2024)

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If you listen to fools... The Mob Rules! — Ronnie James Dio

A mob is a group of persons with heads but no brains. — Jet Li

The mob is the mother of tyrants. — Diogenes

Democracy leads to anarchy, which is mob rule. — Plato

A disorderly mob is no more an army than a heap of building materials is a house — Socrates

In the hands of vicious men, a mob will do anything. But under good leaders it's quite a different story. — Euripides

Nothing is so contemptible as the sentiments of the mob. — Seneca The Elder

Nothing is so contemptible as the sentiments of the mob. — Seneca

Mobs in their emotions are much like children, subject to the same tantrums and fits of fury. — Euripides

No tempest or conflagration, however great, is harder to quell than mob carried away by the novelty of power. — Marcus Tullius Cicero

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Tyranny is defined as that which is legal for the government but illegal for the citizenry. — Unknown Author

The tendency of liberals is to create bodies of men and women-of all classes-detached from tradition, alienated from religion, and susceptible to mass suggestion-mob rule. And a mob will be no less a mob if it is well fed, well clothed, well housed, and well disciplined. — T. S. Eliot

Democracy and liberty are not the same. Democracy is little more than mob rule, while liberty refers to the sovereignty of the individual. — Walter E. Williams

Mob rule quote You don't learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doi
You don't learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing and by falling over.

We [must] hold the just balance and set ourselves as resolutely against improper corporate influence on the one hand as against demagogy and mob rule on the other. — Theodore Roosevelt

If mob law is going to rule, better dismiss, judge, sheriff, etc., and let's all take chances alike. I expect to be lynched in going to Lincoln [New Mexico.] Advise persons never to engage in killing. — Billy the Kid

I detest audiences - not in their individual components, but en masse I detest audiences. I think they're a force of evil. It seems to me rule of mob law. — Glenn Gould

Mob rule quote People tend to make rules for others and exceptions for them
People tend to make rules for others and exceptions for themselves.

Even the Founding Fathers of the U.S., nowadays considered the model of a democracy, were strictly opposed to it. Without a single exception, they thought of democracy as nothing but mob-rule. — Hans-Hermann Hoppe

In vain they seek to hide behind the flag and the Constitution. In their blindness they forget what the flag and the Constitution stand for. Now, as always, they stand for democracy, not tyranny; for freedom, not subjection; and against a dictatorship by mob rule and the over-privileged alike. — Franklin D. Roosevelt

Dissent is the highest form of patriotism. — Howard Zinn

The vision that the founding fathers had of rule of law and equality before the law and no one above the law, that is a very viable vision, but instead of that, we have quasi mob rule. — James Bovard

Democracy is mob rule with income taxes. — Gloria Steinem

Mob rule can not be allowed to override the decisions of our courts. — Dwight D. Eisenhower

The government will take the fairest of names, but the worst of realities--mob rule. — Polybius

Only religion can prevent democratic rule from developing into mob rule. A nation can prosper only as its citizens are religious, intelligent, capable of service and eager to render it. — Roger Babson

The Greeks... labored under the delusion that their democracy was a guarantee of peace and plenty, not realizing that unrestrained majority rule always destroys freedom, puts the minority at the mercy of the mob, and works at cross-purposes to the effective use of human energy and individual initiative. — Henry Grady Weaver

Democracy is no solution - it's just 51% bossing the other 49% around. For God's sake, Hitler was democratically elected! Democracy is just mob rule dressed up in a coat and tie. — Doug Casey

Mob rule and emasculation of the wise' and 'who will watch the guardians'? — Plato

We fought the Revolutionary War for no taxation without representation, it seems to me that we are much worse off today, because we are heavily taxed, and only the king's corporations control this Country, together with mob rule, of the special interests. — James Montgomery

You heard Eric 'Kiddie' Cantor say that he was afraid of mob rule down on Wall Street. Oh, you're afraid, little cutie baby? How about going down there yourself and walking through the crowds? — Gerald Celente

Had every Athenian citizen been a Socrates, every Athenian assembly would still have been a mob. — James Madison

In the South, prior to the Civil Rights movement and the 1964 Civil Rights Act, democracy was the rule. The majority of people were white, and the white majority had little or no respect for any rights which the black minority had relative to property, or even to their own lives. The majority - the mob and occasionally the lynch mob - ruled. — Neal Boortz

Liberals despise the rule of law because it interferes with their ability to rule by mob. They love to portray themselves as the weak taking on the powerful. But it is the least powerful who suffer the most once the rule of law is gone. — Ann Coulter

A lynch mob is [unlimited] Majority Rule stripped of its fancy trappings and its facade of respectability. — Robert Ringer

The common people feel themselves oppressed by the grasping of some, and their vanity is flattered by others. Fired with evil passions, they are no longer willing to submit to control, but demand that everything be subject to their authority. The invariable result is that government assumes the noble names of free and popular, but becomes in fact the most execrable thing, mob rule. — Polybius

The passions refuse to be organized on a basis of their own; hostile to personal freedom and one another, they rush precipitately into anarchy and mob rule. — Amos Bronson Alcott

A society that robs an individual of the product of his effort, or enslaves him, or attempts to limit the freedom of his mind, or compels him to act against his own rational judgment-a society that sets up a conflict between its edicts and the requirements of man’s nature—is not, strictly speaking, a society, but a mob held together by institutionalized gang-rule. — Ayn Rand

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