Quotes / Secret Police

Secrecy is the beginning of tyranny.
Robert A. Heinlein

According to Gestapo records...they had little need to engage in direct spying on the citizens since the citizens themselves were more than willing to do their spying for them.
Kole E. Patterson

Ask the American public if they want an FBI wiretap and they'll say, "No." If you ask them do they want a feature on their phone that helps the FBI find their missing child they'll say, "Yes."
Former FBI Director Louis Freeh

Cuius testiculos habes, habeas cardia et cerebellum.

When you have a good grip on their balls, their hearts and minds will follow

Many are the faces of the enemy, and many are the hands which do its work. I trust no-one and spare no effort until I am satisfied that all of Chaos' servants are purged from this place.
Inquisitor Silas Hand, Warhammer 40,000

Magda: Now, I had very bad fight with my sister once.
Blanche: Oh really? Tell us about it.
Magda: I turned her over to secret police.
Blanche: And?
Magda: And? And what? I turned her over to secret police. No more to tell.
The Golden Girls, "Sisters and Other Strangers"