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Whoever would overthrow the liberty of a nation must begin by subduing the freeness of speech. - Benjamin Franklin

Many strokes overthrow the tallest oaks. - John Lyly

I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it. - Niccolo Machiavelli

Suppress prostitution, and capricious lusts will overthrow society. - Saint Augustine of Hippo

In the human heart new passions are forever being born; the overthrow of one almost always means the rise of another. - Francois de la Rochefoucauld

Death, be not proud, though some have called thee Mighty and dreadful, for thou art not so; For those whom thou think'st thou dost overthrow, Die not, poor Death, nor yet canst thou kill me. - John Donne

Law represents the effort of man to organize society; governments, the efforts of selfishness to overthrow liberty. - Henry Ward Beecher

This country, with its institutions, belongs to the people who inhabit it. Whenever they shall grow weary of the existing government, they can exercise their constitutional right of amending it, or exercise their revolutionary right to overthrow it. - Abraham Lincoln

There is no treasure the which may be compared unto a faithful friend; Gold some decayeth, and worldly wealth consumeth, and wasteth in the wind; But love once planted in a perfect and pure mind indureth wale and woe; The frowns of fortune, come they never so unkind, cannot the same overthrow. - Cicero [Marcus Tullius Cicero]