Mikhail bakunin Quotes

'People go to church for the same reasons they go to a tavern:...

'People go to church for the same reasons they go to a tavern: to stupefy themselves, to forget their misery, to imagine themselves, for a few minutes anyway, free and happy.' - Mikhail Bakunin
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jan 26
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"The passion for destru...

"The passion for destruction is also a creative passion." --Mikhail Bakunin
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jul 01
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"To revolt is a natural tendency of life. Even a worm turns against the foo...

"To revolt is a natural tendency of life. Even a worm turns against the foot that crushes it. In general, the vitality and relative dignity of an animal can be measured by the intensity of its instinct to revolt." - Mikhail Bakunin
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Apr 11
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"Political freedom without ec...

"Political freedom without economic equality is a pretense, a fraud, a lie." - Mikhail Bakunin
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Oct 14
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"If God did exist it would be n...

"If God did exist it would be necessary to abolish him" - Mikhail Bakunin (in a retort to Voltaire)
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Mar 12
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"Man becomes conscious of himself and his hu...

"Man becomes conscious of himself and his humanity only in society and only by the collective action of the whole society." -Mikhail Bakunin
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Mar 16
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"Freedom, morality, and the human dignity of the individual consists p...

"Freedom, morality, and the human dignity of the individual consists precisely in this; that he does good not because he is forced to do so, but because he freely conceives it, wills it, and loves it." -Mikhail Bakunin
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ May 05
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"The liberty, morality and human dignity of a man cons...

"The liberty, morality and human dignity of a man consist in his doing good not because he is compelled but because he conceives, desires and loves it." -Mikhail Bakunin
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ May 13
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โ€Žโ€When the people are being beaten with a...

โ€Žโ€When the people are being beaten with a stick, they are not much happier if it is called โ€˜The Peopleโ€™s Stickโ€™.โ€โ€“Mikhail Bakunin
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Sep 20
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"We are convinced that freedom without ...

"We are convinced that freedom without socialism is privilege and that socialism without freedom is slavery" Mikhail Bakunin
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Oct 24
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