"I listen to them freely and with all the respect merited by their intelligence, their character, their knowledge, reserving always my incontestable right of criticism and censure."
"The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits."Mikhail Bakunin on Albert Einstein
"It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer."Mikhail Bakunin on Albert Einstein
"Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking."Mikhail Bakunin on Albert Einstein
"Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them."Mikhail Bakunin on Albert Einstein
"We should take care not to make the intellect our god it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality."Mikhail Bakunin on Albert Einstein
"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."