Alexander Berkman Quotes

Enjoy the best inspirational, motivational, positive, funny and famous quotes by Alexander Berkman. Use words and picture quotations to push forward and inspire you keep going in life!

Advertisment

Image, The man who can face vilification and disgrace, who can stand up

Picture Quotes

The man who can face vilification and disgrace, who can stand up against the popular current, even against his friends and his country when he know he is right, who can defy those in authority over him, who can take punishment and prison and remain steadfast-that is a man of courage. The fellow whom you taunt as a 'slacker' because he refuses to turn murderer-he needs courage. But do you need much courage just to obey orders, to do as you are told and to fall in line with thousands of others to the tune of general approval and the... Read more »

Alexander Berkman

Image, If you can see, hear, feel, and think, you should know that

Picture Quotes

If you can see, hear, feel, and think, you should know that King Dollar rules the United States, and that the workers are robbed and exploited in this country to the heart's content of the masters.If you are not deaf, dumb, and blind, then you know that the American bourgeois democracy and capitalistic civilization are the worst enemies of labor and progress, and that instead of protecting them, you should help to fight to destroy them.

Alexander Berkman

Advertisment

Image, Are you not compelled to work for an employer? Your need compels

Picture Quotes

Are you not compelled to work for an employer? Your need compels you just as the highwayman’s gun. You must live … You can’t work for yourself … The factories, machinery, and tools belong to the employing class, so you must hire yourself out to that class in order to work and live. Whatever you work at, whoever your employer may be, it always comes to the same: you must workfor him. You can’t help yourself. You are compelled.

Alexander Berkman

Advertisment