The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people. — Noam Chomsky
I am an anarchist not because I believe anarchism is the final goal, but because there is no such thing as a final goal. — Rudolf Rocker
When the people are being beaten with a stick, they are not much happier if it is called "the People's Stick". — Mikhail Bakunin
Most anarchists believe the coming change can only come through a revolution, because the possessing class will not allow a peaceful change to take place; still we are willing to work for peace at any price, except at the price of liberty. — Lucy Parsons
People forgot that industry is not an end in itself, but should be only a means to insure to man his material subsistence and to make accessible to him the blessings of a higher intellectual culture. Where industry is everything and man is nothing begins the realm of a restless economic despotism whose workings are no less disastrous than those of any political despotism. The two mutually augment one another, and they are fed from the same source — Rudolf Rocker
The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any. — Alice Walker
Any dictator would admire the uniformity and obedience of the U.S. media — Noam Chomsky
I heartily accept the motto, - 'That government is best which governs least;' and I should like to see it acted up to more rapidly and systematically. Carried out, it finally amounts to this, which I also believe, - 'That government is best which governs not at all;' and when men are prepared for it, that will be the kind of government which they will have. — Henry David Thoreau
For industrial progress, as for each other conquest over nature, mutual aid and close intercourse certainly are, as they have been, much more advantageous than mutual struggle. — Peter Kropotkin
We're supposed to worship Adam Smith but you're not supposed to read him. That's too dangerous. He's a dangerous radical. — Noam Chomsky