48+ Best Anarchy Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational anarchy quotes will encourage growth in life, make you wiser and broaden your perspective.

Famous Anarchy Quotes

A man is no less a slave because he is allowed to choose a new master once in a term of years. Lysander Spooner

Unlike those who call themselves no government men, I ask for, not at once no government, but at once a better government.

The only means of strengthening one’s intellect is to make up one’s mind about nothing, to let the mind be a thoroughfare for all thoughts. John Keats

What evils are not wrought by Anarchy! She ruins States, and overthrows the home, She dissipates and routs the embattled host; While discipline preserves the ordered ranks.

But if the laws are to be so trampled upon with impunity, and a minority is to dictate to the majority, there is an end put at one stroke to republican government, and nothing but anarchy and confusion is to be expected thereafter. George Washington

The media is the right arm of anarchy.

Anarchy doesn’t mean out of control; it means out of their control. Jim Dodge

If anarchy, therefore, were the inevitable consequence of rejecting the new Constitution, it would be infinitely better to incur it, for even then there would be at least the chance of a good government rising out of licentiousness. 

Our government teaches the whole people by its example. If the government becomes the lawbreaker, it breeds contempt for law; it invites every man to become a law unto himself; it invites anarchy. Louis D. Brandeis

 But to rush at once into despotism because there is a bare possibility of anarchy ensuing from the rejection, or from what is yet more visionary, the small delay that would be occasioned by a revision and correction of the proposed system of government is so superlatively weak, so fatally blind, that it is astonishing any person of common understanding should suffer such an imposition to have the least influence on his judgment.

Everything the State says is a lie, and everything it has it has stolen. Friedrich Nietzsche

Make no mistake about it: What we do here is highly illegal, but that does not mean we don’t follow the rule of law. My law.

In no sense do I advocate evading or defying the law  That would lead to anarchy. Martin Luther King, Jr.

This is about war and maybe tomorrow, next month, maybe ten years from now someone wearing a Reaper will cut your heart out. Bobby

Anarchy is the stepping stone to absolute power. Napoleon Bonaparte

He made it through the Iraqi mine fields only to get taken out in a Goddamn kitchen. Clay

If we choose, we can live in a world of comforting illusion. Noam Chomsky

Anger clouds judgment and it makes us do things that we end up regretting. Things we can never take back. Hale

Politics is a pendulum whose swings between anarchy and tyranny are fueled by perennially rejuvenated illusions. Albert Einstein

We can’t allow our hearts to be louder than our reason. Chibs

Democracy leads to anarchy, which is mob rule. Plato

That’s a natural reaction. The desire for revenge, it’s a part of grieving. The difference is in my world, I knew that those violent desires would never become real. In yours, it’s a very likely outcome. Patterson

Power is always dangerous. Power attracts the worst and corrupts the best. Edward Abbey

I never made a conscious decision to have the club become one thing or another. It just happened before my eyes. Each savage event was a catalyst for the next. And by the time the violence reached epic proportion, I couldn’t see it. Blood was every colour. John Teller

I was the only guy with any bit of anarchy left. Sid Vicious

I’m sorry that the family I was given has created such chaos in the family I’ve chosen. I hope you know I love you all very much. Jax

The worst thing in this world, next to anarchy, is government. Henry Ward Beecher

My grief and introspection terrifies them drives Gemma mad. Clay’s pity has moved into profound loathing. I see my best friend and my wife growing closer and closer. I have no jealousy, truly. I feel nothing. Not even fear, and I know I should be afraid. John Teller

Bad as any government may be, it is seldom worse than anarchy. Aesop

The most obvious was forgiveness. If I was wronged by anyone, in or out of the club, I had to be compensated by money or blood. There was no turning the other cheek. When relationships become a ledger of profit and loss, you have no friends, no loved ones, just pluses and minuses. You are absolutely alone. John Teller

Anarchism is stateless socialism. Mikhail Bakunin

Not my place to judge. We all fall down. It’s about how we get up. Gemma 

A culture without property, or in which creators can’t get paid, is anarchy, not freedom. Lawrence Lessig

You know why I like teaming up with you Hap? Because when we do, I’m the normal one. Tig

Freedom and not servitude is the cure of anarchy; as religion, and not atheism, is the true remedy of superstition. Edmund Burke

I buried my best friend three days ago. As cliché as this sounds, I left a part of me in that box. Jax 

To say that a bad government must be established for fear of anarchy is really saying that we should kill ourselves for fear of dying. Richard Henry Lee

Every time I think maybe I’m heading in the right direction, I end up in a place I never even knew could feel this bad. Jax

Grown men do not need leaders. Edward Abbey

We can’t allow our hearts to be louder than our reason. Chibs

The most absurd apology for authority and law is that they serve to diminish crime. Aside from the fact that the State is itself the greatest criminal, breaking every written and natural law, stealing in the form of taxes, killing in the form of war and capital punishment, it has come to an absolute standstill in coping with crime. It has failed utterly to destroy or even minimize the horrible scourge of its own creation. Emma Goldman

I’m getting released. There’s nothing you can do to stop that. I’ll find out who you are, and where you live, and then I’m gonna kill you. Jax

Anarchism, to me, means not only the denial of authority, not only a new economy, but a revision of the principles of morality. It means the development of the individual as well as the assertion of the individual. It means self responsibility, and not leader worship. Voltairine de Cleyre

You so much as flash a pretty grin at him I will jam my fist so far up your bony ass, your cup size will double. Gemma 

Anarchism is the only philosophy which brings to man the consciousness of himself; which maintains that God, the State, and society are non existent, that their promises are null and void, since they can be fulfilled only through man’s subordination Emma Goldman

There is no greater evil than anarchy. Sophocles

As soon as liberty is complete it dies in anarchy. Will Durant