Mikhail Bakunin Quotes

Who was Mikhail Bakunin?

Russian revolutionary anarchist.

Born May 30, 1814
Died July 1, 1876
Aged 62 years old

Best 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.”

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“Some people play the piano, some do Sudoku, some watch television, some people go out to dinner parties. I write books.”

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