„Tyranny is always better organised than freedom.“

"War and Peace"
Basic Verities, Prose and Poetry (1943)

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„Power in defense of freedom is greater than power in behalf of tyranny and oppression.“

—  Malcolm X American human rights activist 1925 - 1965

Quelle: Malcolm X Speaks (1965), p. 158

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„Dullness is so much stronger than genius because there is so much more of it, and it is better organised and more naturally cohesive.“

—  Samuel Butler novelist 1835 - 1902

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„We have to call it "freedom": who'd die for "a lesser tyranny?"“

—  Mignon McLaughlin American journalist 1913 - 1983

The Complete Neurotic's Notebook (1981), Unclassified

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„It is infinitely better to vote for freedom and fail than to vote for slavery and succeed.“

—  Eugene V. Debs American labor and political leader 1855 - 1926

Competition versus Cooperation (1900)
Kontext: I would address a few words to those who are in sympathy with the Social Democratic Party, but who hesitate to vote for it for fear they may lose their votes. Let me say to you: It is infinitely better to vote for freedom and fail than to vote for slavery and succeed.

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„Freedom is sloppy. But since tyranny's the only guaranteed byproduct of those who insist on a perfect world, freedom will have to do.“

—  Bill Willingham American comics writer and artist 1956

Quelle: Fables: Werewolves of the Heartland

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Mark Kingwell Foto

„Tyranny is abhorrent, freedom benefits all, whereas violence benefits no one for long.“

—  Mark Kingwell Canadian philosopher 1963

Quelle: The World We Want (2000), Chapter 3, Virtues And Vices, p. 90.

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„Whoever believes they are better than others and imposes their beliefs on others; they are against freedom and justice.“

—  Mahmoud Ahmadinejad 6th President of the Islamic Republic of Iran 1956

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„The secret of freedom lies in educating people, whereas the secret of tyranny is in keeping them ignorant.“

—  Maximilien Robespierre French revolutionary lawyer and politician 1758 - 1794

Original French: Le secret de la liberté est d'éclairer les hommes, comme celui de la tyrannie est de les retenir dans l'ignorance
Quelle: Oeuvres, Volume 2 http://books.google.com/books?id=iSMVAAAAQAAJ p. 253.

„Thoughts and dreams don’t die. Belief in freedom and justice does not perish with imprisonment, torture or even death and tyranny do not prevail over freedom,“

—  Narges Mohammadi Iranian human rights activist 1972

Letter Accepting 2018 Andrei Sakharov Prizefrom (2018)
Kontext: Thoughts and dreams don’t die. Belief in freedom and justice does not perish with imprisonment, torture or even death and tyranny do not prevail over freedom, even when they rely on the power of the state. Sitting here in the prison, I am deeply humbled by the honor you have bestowed on me and I will continue my efforts until we achieve peace, tolerance for a plurality of views, and human rights.

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„There are only two roads, victory for the working class, freedom, or victory for the fascists which means tyranny.“

—  Buenaventura Durruti Spanish anarchist 1896 - 1936

Van Paassen interview (1936)
Kontext: There are only two roads, victory for the working class, freedom, or victory for the fascists which means tyranny. Both combatants know what's in store for the loser. We are ready to end fascism once and for all, even in spite of the Republican government.

„Enterprise Engineering is based on the belief that an enterprise, as any other complex system can be designed or improved in an orderly fashion thus giving a better overall result than ad hoc organisation and design.“

—  Peter Bernus Hungarian-Australian computer scientist 1949

Peter Bernus, Laszlo Nemes, and R. Morris (1994) " Possibilities and limitations of reusing enterprise models http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/download?doi=10.1.1.50.1736&rep=rep1&type=pdf." IFAC Workshop, Proceedings from Intelligent Manufacturing Systems.

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„Because skill guilds constrain (and defend) an organisation, it is often far easier to start a new organisation than to change a successful old one.“

—  Kevin Kelly American author and editor 1952

Out of Control: The New Biology of Machines, Social Systems and the Economic World (1995), New Rules for the New Economy: 10 Radical Strategies for a Connected World (1999)

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