"Even the most wretched individual of our present society could not exist and develop without the cumulative social efforts of countless generations."
"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."Mikhail Bakunin on Mahatma Gandhi
"An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life."Mikhail Bakunin on Robert A. Heinlein
"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."Mikhail Bakunin on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both."Mikhail Bakunin on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"There is more to life than increasing its speed."Mikhail Bakunin on Mahatma Gandhi
"A Boss in Heaven is the best excuse for a boss on earth, therefore If God did exist, he would have to be abolished."
"From the naturalistic point of view, all men are equal. There are only two exceptions to this rule of naturalistic equality: geniuses and idiots."
"Political Freedom without economic equality is a pretense, a fraud, a lie and the workers want no lying."
"But I recognize no infallible authority, even in special questions consequently, whatever respect I may have for the honesty and the sincerity of such or such an individual, I have no absolute faith in any person."
"Such a faith would be fatal to my reason, to my liberty, and even to the success of my undertakings it would immediately transform me into a stupid slave, an instrument of the will and interests of others."