Anarchism is founded on the observation that since few men are wise enough to rule themselves, even fewer are wise enough to rule others.
We started off trying to set up a small anarchist community, but people wouldn’t obey the rules.
Anarchism… stands for direct action, the open defiance of, and resistance to, all laws and restrictions, economic, social, and moral.
Beware of believing anarchy to be a dogma, a doctrine above question or debate, to be venerated by its adepts as is the Quran by devout Moslems. No! The absolute freedom which we demand constantly develops our thinking and raises it toward new horizons… takes it out of the narrow framework of regulation and codification. […]
The worst enemy of life, freedom and the common decencies is total anarchy; their second worst enemy is total efficiency.
Anarchy is the only slight glimmer of hope.
Evolution is the root of atheism, of communism, Nazism, behaviorism, racism, economic imperialism, militarism, libertinism, anarchism, and all manner of anti-Christian systems of belief and practice.
That’s libertarians for you – anarchists who want police protection from their slaves.
People want anarchy for about five minutes. Then they want a backrub and some money.
My political opinions lean more and more to anarchy… The most important job of any man is bossing other men.