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QUOTES ON TYRANNY


For somehow this is tyranny's disease, to trust no friends.

AESCHYLUS, Prometheus Bound

The tyrant is a child of Pride
Who drinks from his sickening cup
Recklessness and vanity,
Until from his high crest headlong
He plummets to the dust of hope.

SOPHOCLES, Oedipus Rex

The tyrant grinds down his slaves and they don't turn against him, they crush those beneath them.

EMILY BRONTË, Wuthering Heights

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