Tyranny is defined as that which is legal for the government but illegal for the citizenry.— Unknown Author
Emotional Mob Rule quotations
People tend to make rules for others and exceptions for themselves.
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.
Democracy and liberty are not the same.
Democracy is little more than mob rule, while liberty refers to the sovereignty of the individual.
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.
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.
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.
Rule your mind or it will rule you.
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.
If you listen to fools... The Mob Rules!
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.
Know the rules well, so you can break them effectively.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
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.
Democracy is mob rule with income taxes.
Never forget that intelligence rules the world and ignorance carries the burden. Therefore, remove yourself as far as possible from ignorance and seek as far as possible to be intelligent.
Democracy leads to anarchy, which is mob rule.
Mob rule can not be allowed to override the decisions of our courts.
The government will take the fairest of names, but the worst of realities--mob rule.
Rule your mind or it will rule you.
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.
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.
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.
There are two rules for success: 1. Never tell everything you know.
Mob rule and emasculation of the wise' and 'who will watch the guardians'?
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.
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?
If you obey all the rules you miss all the fun.
Had every Athenian citizen been a Socrates, every Athenian assembly would still have been a mob.
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.
A lynch mob is [unlimited] Majority Rule stripped of its fancy trappings and its facade of respectability.
If you want to be successful, you must respect one rule. Never lie to yourself.
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.
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.
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.
Those who tell the stories rule society.
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.