Quotes about Anarchy

It is in the nature of tyranny to deride the will of the people as the voice of the mob, and to denounce the cry for freedom as the roar of anarchy. William Safire

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

Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world, the blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere the ceremony of innocence is drowned. William Butler Yeats

All governments are in equal measure good and evil. The best ideal is anarchy. Leo Tolstoy

Anarchy is the sure consequence of tyranny; or no power that is not limited by laws can ever be protected by them. John Milton

Better the rule of One, whom all obey, than to let clamorous demagogues betray our freedom with the kiss of anarchy. Oscar Wilde

Government destitute of energy, will ever produce anarchy. James Madison

Tyranny and anarchy are never far apart. Jeremy Bentham

Anarchy is the only slight glimmer of hope. Mick Jagger

Government and co-operation are in all things the laws of life. Anarchy and competition, the laws of death. John Ruskin