"I am truly free only when all human beings, men and women, are equally free. The freedom of other men, far from negating or limiting my freedom, is, on the contrary, its necessary premise and confirmation."
"It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men."Mikhail Bakunin on Frederick Douglass
"I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman."Mikhail Bakunin on Anais Nin
"Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance."Mikhail Bakunin on Oscar Wilde
"Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?"Mikhail Bakunin on Confucius
"Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men."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."