Reason can wrestle and overthrow terror.
— Euripides

I am struggling to maintain the government, not to overthrow it. I am struggling especially to prevent others from overthrowing it.
Abraham Lincoln overthrow quote

Many strokes overthrow the tallest oaks.
— John Lyly

Amin hid nothing. Everybody knew everything. Yet the American Senate only introduced a resolution breaking off trade with Amin three months before his overthrow.
— Ryszard Kapuscinski

Treat with utmost respect your power of forming opinions, for this power alone guards you against making assumptions that are contrary to nature and judgments that overthrow the rule of reason.
— overthrow quotation by Marcus Aurelius