Mikhail Bakunin

>> add Mikhail Bakunin to notebook
>> get Mikhail Bakunin quotes on image

Born Monday 30 May 1814, died Tuesday 13 June 1876

Occupation: Revolutionary

Nationality: Russian

Most frequent words in Mikhail Bakunin quotes

Filter author quotes by word: will (6), human (7), all (7), God (6), freedom (4), liberty (6), individual (5), respect (4), each (3), authority (3)

To my utter despair I have discovered, and discover every day anew, that there is in the masses no revolutionary idea or hope or passion.

Words: utter, despair, discovered, discover, every, day, anew, masses, revolutionary, idea, hope, passion
>> add quote to my notebook
>> create quote image

He who desires to worship God must harbor no childish illusions about the matter but bravely renounce his liberty and humanity.

Words: desires, worship, God, must, harbor, childish, illusions, about, matter, bravely, renounce, liberty, humanity
>> add quote to my notebook
>> create quote image

Everything will pass, and the world will perish but the Ninth Symphony will remain.

Words: will, pass, world, perish, ninth, symphony, remain
>> add quote to my notebook
>> create quote image

The freedom of all is essential to my freedom.

Words: freedom, all, essential
>> add quote to my notebook
>> create quote image

This contradiction lies here: they wish God, and they wish humanity. They persist in connecting two terms which, once separated, can come together again only to destroy each other.

Words: contradiction, lies, here, wish, God, humanity, persist, connecting, two, terms, once, separated, come, together, again, destroy, each, other
>> add quote to my notebook
>> create quote image

Therefore, if God existed, only in one way could he serve human liberty - by ceasing to exist.

Words: therefore, God, existed, one, way, serve, human, liberty, ceasing, exist
>> add quote to my notebook
>> create quote image

Thence results, for science as well as for industry, the necessity of the division and association of labor. I receive and I give - such is human life. Each directs and is directed in his turn.

Words: thence, results, science, well, industry, necessity, division, association, labor, receive, give, human, life, each, directs, directed, turn
>> add quote to my notebook
>> create quote image

The privileged man, whether he be privileged politically or economically, is a man depraved in intellect and heart.

Words: privileged, man, politically, economically, depraved, intellect, heart
>> add quote to my notebook
>> create quote image

The privilege of ruling would be in the hands of the skilled and the learned, with a wide scope left for profitable crooked deals carried on by the Jews, who would be attracted by the enormous extension of the international speculations of the national banks.

Words: privilege, ruling, hands, skilled, learned, wide, scope, left, profitable, crooked, deals, carried, Jews, attracted, enormous, extension, international, speculations, national, banks
>> add quote to my notebook
>> create quote image

The communism of Marx seeks a strong state centralization, and where this exists, there the parasitic Jewish nation - which speculates upon the labor of people - will always find the means for its existence.

Words: Communism, Marx, seeks, strong, state, centralization, exists, parasitic, Jewish, nation, speculates, labor, people, will, find, means, existence
>> add quote to my notebook
>> create quote image

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.

Words: faith, fatal, reason, liberty, success, undertakings, immediately, transform, stupid, slave, instrument, will, interests
>> add quote to my notebook
>> create quote image

Look at Christ, my dear friend: His life was divine through and through, full of self-denial, and He did everything for mankind, finding His satisfaction and His delight in the dissolution of His material being.

Words: look, Christ, dear, friend, life, divine, through, full, did, mankind, finding, satisfaction, delight, dissolution, material, being
>> add quote to my notebook
>> create quote image

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.

Words: listen, freely, all, respect, merited, intelligence, character, knowledge, reserving, incontestable, right, criticism, censure
>> add quote to my notebook
>> create quote image

I bow before the authority of special men because it is imposed upon me by my own reason.

Words: bow, before, authority, special, men, imposed, own, reason
>> add quote to my notebook
>> create quote image

I am conscious of my inability to grasp, in all its details and positive developments, any very large portion of human knowledge.

Words: conscious, inability, grasp, all, details, positive, developments, any, very, large, portion, human, knowledge
>> add quote to my notebook
>> create quote image

Even the most wretched individual of our present society could not exist and develop without the cumulative social efforts of countless generations.

Words: wretched, individual, present, society, exist, develop, cumulative, social, efforts, countless, generations
>> add quote to my notebook
>> create quote image

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.

Words: revolt, natural, tendency, life, worm, turns, foot, crushes, general, vitality, relative, dignity, animal, measured, intensity, instinct
>> add quote to my notebook
>> create quote image

The passion for destruction is also a creative passion.

Words: passion, destruction, also, creative
>> add quote to my notebook
>> create quote image

Does it follow that I reject all authority? Perish the thought. In the matter of boots, I defer to the authority of the boot-maker.

Words: does, follow, reject, all, authority, perish, thought, matter, boots, defer, bootmaker
>> add quote to my notebook
>> create quote image

If there is a State, then there is domination, and in turn, there is slavery.

Words: state, domination, turn, slavery
>> add quote to my notebook
>> create quote image