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Women make natural anarchists and revolutionaries because they've always been second-class citizens, kinda having had to claw their way up. I mean, who made up all the rules in the culture? Men - white male corporate society. So why wouldn't a woman want to rebel against that?
The love of liberty and the sense of human dignity are the basic elements of the Anarchist creed.
Every anarchist is a baffled dictator.
Socialists find me too far left; Trotskyites not far enough; ecologists say I am too happy eating foie gras, defending nuclear energy and GM plants; feminists find I am not enough of a woman; anarchists a petit-bourgeois who has sold out because I believe in universal suffrage.
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.
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.
All comedians are, in a way, anarchists. Our job is to make fun of the existing world.
I'm not an anarchist any more. I still love the Sex Pistols, but I don't want to be a punk rocker all the time, but I do want to carry on exploring new forms of acting.
I'm not an anti-capitalist, or anarchist. I want capitalism to work.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
Spiro T. Agnew
That's libertarians for you - anarchists who want police protection from their slaves.
Kim Stanley Robinson
It's an old anarchist dream that people can take care of their own lives.
I'm an anarchist. I'm implacably opposed to heirarchical systems of power and control. I also mistrust crowds, as they often operate according to their lowest common denominator. In terms of evolutionary psychology, the crowd is very close to a herd of stampeding wildebeest.
Demonstrations must be dignified and nonviolent, as the overwhelming protests in Ferguson and Staten Island have been. Do not confuse anarchists who don't want the system to work and thugs who want to exploit a situation with the majority who from day one have operated with impeccable nonviolence and clear goals.
Comedy is the ultimate anarchist.
Anarchism means all sort of things to different people, but the traditional anarchists' movements assumed that there'd be a highly organized society, just one organized from below with direct participation and so on.
A consistent anarchist must oppose private ownership of the means of production, and the wage-slavery which is a component of this system, as incompatible with the principle that labor must be freely undertaken and under the control of the producer.
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.
As a teenager I was more of an anarchist, but now I want people to thrive and be harmonious.
I'm not an anarchist any longer, because I've concluded that anarchism is an impractical ideal.
Robert Anton Wilson
I'm not an anarchist, but I believe that people don't want the royal family - the so-called royal family.
Steven Patrick Morrissey
The hope of Internet anarchists was that repressive governments would have only two options: accept the Internet with its limitless possibilities of spreading information, or restrict Internet access to the ruling elite and turn your back on the 21st century, as North Korea has done.
I don't believe in politics. I'm an anarchist, I guess you could say. I think people could be just fine looking after themselves.
I'm an anarchist and I do think things such as Occupy Wall Street are about getting a little closer to the solution.
I want three words: Woman, Atheist, Anarchist. That's me.
Madalyn Murray O'Hair
Anarchists are socialists because they want the improvement of society, and they are communists because they are convinced that such a transformation of society can only result from the establishment of a commonwealth of property.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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