Anselme Bellegarrigue. by Max Nettlau (). Excerpted from Max Nettlau , A Short History of Anarchism, trans. Ida Pilat Isca, ed. Heiner M. Becker. A collection of quotes attributed to French anarchist Anselme Bellegarrigue. 12 results for Books: “Anselme Bellegarrigue” by Bellegarrigue, Anselme ; Petit, Ramón The Anarchist Manifesto by Anselme Bellegarrigue ().

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That comes down to saying that nothing is dangerous which does not govern; from this it follows that whoever governs is already or can become dangerous — and the strict consequence is still that the nation can have no other public enemy than the government. I am told that it is for my own good that I am governed. What are the conditions for this? They feel it so much so that they take it upon themselves to control, publicly, the acts of administration.

The Republic is to parties what a tree is to parasites; parties are the vermin of nations, and it is important not to forget that it is because of the various claims of these political religionaries that we have to jolt along to revolutions resulting from insurrections, and of insurrections resulting from states of siege, to arrive periodically at the inhumation of the dead and at the payment of the bills of revolution, which are the premiums resulting from the imbecility of all in response to the audacity of a few.

Socialism is an abstract speculation, just as the current administration is an abstract speculation; the people who do not understand the latter do not understand the former either. When the revolutionaries told us: Retrieved on January 17, from libertarian-labyrinth. Who must fear the proud horse, if not he who would tame it?

Bellearrigue one not speak to me of brigandage, when in the place of a plan by some unacceptable organization one brings me some shouts in the street or some argument at a club. France would have been pillaged, sacked, set ablaze, lost! If democracy is the overthrow of a regime bellegarrugue of office; If democracy is the consecration of the dignity of the citizen; If democracy is the nonexistence of ambition and crime, and at the same time a source of altruism and its virtues; If democracy is the government of the people, the government by oneself for oneself; If democracy is nothing but pure and simple rule and not a tyranny of administration; It seems to me that I am to the point.

Low to High Price: Wikiquote has quotations related to: Unfortunately, instead of scattering the elements of despotism, he set about collecting them together again in order to reassemble them; today the building is complete except for the keystone. Who is afraid of an avalanche, if it is not the one who wants to stop it?


Just as the people have the right to bwllegarrigue the latter, they have the right to appraise the former. Who, therefore, trembles before freedom, if it is not tyranny? Instead of setting up the country, they have been busy setting themselves anselmee in government; they have deduced consequence before having established principle; then, and without being able to escape the disastrous precedent they had just been establishing, they have only been occupied, as they could only be occupied, with the health and conservation of that government.

I am wrong, one can organize it, and here is how: Time, without anyone taking any notice, without anyone formulating a complaint, time modifies them all: As if, in anxelme nations, the government was a matter of proper names!

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This supreme act of national sovereignty I see happen here, not as a calculated result, but as an expression of the law of necessity, as an inevitable product of an administrative avidity, of the extinction of credit and the gloomy arrival of destitution.

When the people have understood the position that has been reserved for them in these Saturnalias they pay for, when they have realized the ignoble and stupid role that they have been made to play, they will know that armed revolution is a heresy from the point of view of principles; they will know that violence is antipodal to right; and once resolved on the morality and the inclinations of the violent parties, whether those of government or revolutionary, there will be a revolution among them brought about by the single force of right: Anselme Bellegarrigue came back to France on 21 Februarythe day before the events that would end the reign of Louis-Philippe I.

It could, by decree, have us imprisoned or proscribe us individually or all together! In other projects Wikiquote. When these movements fail at the first step, their leaders are arrested, thrown into jail, tried and convicted as criminals of the State. We speak of a red republic, of a tricolor republic, of a moderate republic; we speak of a violent republic; we also speak of an Orleanist, an imperialist and a legitimist republic. I do not believe at all in the efficacy of armed revolution and I will state right now why I do not.

Brigandage is not organizable. Certainly, after declarations so substantial, our representatives, whoever they had been, would not have lost sight of the fact that they had to define national law, and not the frenzied law of governments.

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It is therefore shown that socialism is no more to be feared in itself than any other philosophical doctrine. The present governmental institution is the same as that of last year, and that of last year resumes all the powers of Louis XIV, with the sole exception that the unity of action of the royal trust finds itself re-divided among six or seven ministerial departments set up by a parliamentary majority.


As for me, separated from the parties to remain human, I defend humanity with esprit de corps. It is just a republic of which I am, of which we are citizens — we, bellegarrrigue folk, who do not intrigue but pay for the irreverent national domesticity.

Well, the people never freely adopt what they do not at all understand. Ambition, that is to say the desire to dominate, to govern the people. They are afraid of the socialists, and they fear for their property; they are afraid for their religion, they are afraid for their family! Who would have benefited from it? Views Read Edit View history. XXI I have seen, in the few years that my memory is able to embrace, a very respectable number of popular movements.

Can such an absurd state of things perhaps be understood by sensible people, where the day after a revolution bellegarrigeu everything is at the discretion of the masses, and where perversity, in the state of emergency, finds itself drowned in public probity?

Society was, therefore, lost by and for each of its members. Ansekme file contains additional information such as Exif aanselme which may have been added by the digital camera, scanner, or software program used to create or digitize it.

In addition to these, there were also published in Paris two independent mutualist organs: No one can put himself in the place of the people to pronounce condemnation or recognition of the excellence of a doctrine; since in that diversity of tastes and inclinations that mottle society, there is no doctrine that is bad for all, nor is there one that is good for all. He was also an editor for the daily La Civilisation from Marcha local newspaper selling about copies.

A legally honest man is one against whom no grounds for complaint have been proven; but a skilful man is belllegarrigue without the right to claim the benefits of the same definition!

Anselme Bellegarrigue

But short of giving wolves the anselmee of sheepfolds, I do not see at all that one must call all these gentlemen republicans. As far as the administration is concerned, the government, that is the Republic. XII There are only two points among the people on which no divergence of opinion can exist, two points on which converge the good belegarrigue of all parties irrespective of details.

Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. He dissociated himself from all the political revolutionaries ofand even Proudhonwhom he resembled in many of his ideas and from whom he derived more than he was inclined to admit.