We anarchists do not want to emancipate the people; we want the people to emancipate themselves.
Every anarchist is a baffled dictator.
If man asks for many laws it is only because he is sure that his neighbor needs them; privately he is an unphilosophical anarchist, and thinks laws in his own case superfluous.
Confronted with a choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
Anarchists prepare for social revolution and use every means - speech, writing, or deed, whichever is more to the point; to accelerate revolutionary development.
We started off trying to set up a small anarchist community, but people wouldn't obey the rules.
I am an anarchist in politics and an impressionist in art as well as a symbolist in literature. Not that I understand what these terms mean, but I take them to be all merely synonyms of pessimist.
The ordinary man is an anarchist. He wants to do as he likes. He may want his neighbour to be governed, but he himself doesn't want to be governed. He is mortally afraid of government officials and policemen.
As a teenager I was more of an anarchist, but now I want people to thrive and be harmonious.
The anarchist and the Christian have a common origin.
That's libertarians for you - anarchists who want police protection from their slaves.
Fortunately, no country was ever more suited for anarchist agitation than present-day America.
I want three words: Woman, Atheist, Anarchist. That's me.
In order to fully realise our aspirations, we must create in the masses of the people the sense of sacrifice and responsibility that has been the characteristic of the anarchist movement throughout its historic development in Spain.
The anarchist painter is not the one who will create anarchist pictures, but the one who will fight with all his individuality against official conventions.
When anarchy is declared, the first thing we do, let's kill all the anarchists.
He who negates present society, and seeks social conditions based on the sharing of property, is a revolutionary whether he calls himself an anarchist or a communist.
The judge turned his back towards me, sitting back on his judge's chair, while I was in the witness stand being questioned. The whole courtroom was full of these anarchists, leftists, communists and Jewish lobbyists.
I wish to say that we Anarchists have never changed our position. We are Anarchists as of old and still pursue the same ideals.
You couldn't put me in a social group setting. I'm probably a terrible anarchist deep down.