The tyrant dies and his rule is over, the martyr dies and his rule begins.
— Soren Kierkegaard

The tyrant is only the slave turned inside out.
Egyptian Proverbs tyrants quote

Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
— Thomas Jefferson

A woman who gives any advantage to a man may expect a lover -- but will sooner or later find a tyrant.
— Lord Byron

The limits of tyrants are prescribed by the endurance of those whom they oppose.
— tyrants quotation by Frederick Douglass