Why should I know Mikhail Bakunin?
Quotes by Mikhail Bakunin
“Every command slaps liberty in the face.”
“If you took the most ardent revolutionary, vested him in absolute power, within a year he would be worse than the Tsar himself.”
“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.”
“The urge to destroy is also a creative urge.”
“When the people are being beaten with a stick, they are not much happier if it is called the People's Stick.”