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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The sanction of its acts is in the conscience of all. Vellegarrigue is, oh France, the spectacle, as delicate as it is subtle, that plays out in front bellegarrlgue other nations and before posterity, in the country the most intelligent in the world. And I said that by adopting the reasoning of the skilled people who make use of the power with which society endows them for their own personal ends, it would lead me to a curious conclusion!

The country, did it not, in effect, cease to exist the day the representatives met in the legitimate Palais?

So, well, why should we seek the guardian spirit of a government outside this reservoir of the common aspirations of all? Thus, in regaining bellegrrigue of thought, freedom of the press and freedom of voting, we have abolished, together with its budget, the government of the interior that was established to spread insecurity to the benefit of the government of king.

In this France of lords, princes, philosophers and generals; in this France, whipped and castigated, like a rebelling child by who-knows-whom for who-knows-what; in this France at the heart of which the governments have inoculated an administrative cancer with anwelme many millions of francs, every last one of them a link in the chain that binds us; in this France, finally, where everything is denied us, from the freedom to educate ourselves to the right to freely season our food, everyone, in what concerns him, must shake off his torpor and proclaim himself minister of himself, governor of his own France.

Thus, in regaining the freedom of conscience, we have abolished, with its budget, the government of religion, which was established to introduce into the church only men whose influence was gained in the interests of the government of the king. This group published various pamphlets, but arrests of the members stopped any further aneslme.

It is just a republic of which I am, of which we are citizens — we, honest folk, who anse,me not intrigue but pay for the irreverent national domesticity. Armed revolutions are the wars of the movement, the campaigns of the party.

In he started writing a novel: And, our liberties once safe, the administration once simplified, the government once stripped of its means of aggression, put at its head a Frenchman. Well, the people never freely adopt what they do not at bellegarrige understand. France, on that day, had expected everything from that man, to whom national sympathies had spontaneously handed over the puissant steering of the destiny of the people.


Armed governments are the authorities of the movement, the administration of the party. This page was last edited on 24 Marchat Views View Edit History. If democracy is the nonexistence of ambition and crime, and at the same time a source of altruism and its virtues. Instead of setting up the country, they have been busy setting themselves up 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.

Frases de Anselme Bellegarrigue

Not much is known about the childhood and young adulthood of Anselme Bellegarrigue. Regarding the commentary, I simply repeat what I have said elsewhere: There are, in fact, socialists bellegargigue I know, and then those that I do not know and that I shall never know, because socialism fragments, subdivides, diversifies itself and separates into factions like everything that is not defined.

There can be on earth no interest superior to mine, no interest to which I owe even the partial sacrifice of my interests. Anselme Bellegarrigue published, edited and authored several anarchist texts.

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How this rallying call goes out from the administration, the systematic webs of which embrace all individuals and all the territory, and the supreme thought propagates like electricity to be lost in blood! But he was genuinely hurt by the tremendous hankering for power felt by men and parties; this strong pull was intensified in France by the revolution of Februarywhich extinguished all hope of a free life for the people.

Why should we permit the introduction of a dose of individual attachments to this potion prepared for the health of all? Anselme Bellegarrigue To the Point!

Can we publish anything other than what it permits us to publish? Who says government, says negation of the people; Who says negation of the people, says affirmation of political authority; Who says affirmation of political authority, says individual dependency; Who says individual dependency, says class supremacy; Who says class supremacy, says inequality; Who says inequality, says antagonism; Who says antagonism, says civil war; From which it follows that who says government, says civil war.

Isolated doctrines, timorous and abashed, that you will see running, and utterly out of breath, throwing themselves, for protection and security, into the bosom of that great human doctrine: On that occasion, democracy was crushed by the government without putting up a fight, because the people of Paris, crushed in Juneproceeded in Juneas well as in Decemberto leave it to democracy and reaction to straighten things out as best they could.


Anselme Bellegarrigue : index

It is established that it can become dangerous only in the condition of governing. He also wrote a novel based on his recollections of America, parts of which appeared in andand an essay on the women of America The goings-on of future generations, if we were to belldgarrigue them, would shock our prejudices, our customs, our way of life.

As long as they cannot usurp my mastery, as long as they cannot fail in their duty towards me, those in office do not at all seem to me to require serious attention: As much as a government, in place of improving the condition of things, only improves the condition of a few people, a revolution, the inevitable end of such a government, will only be a substitution of persons instead of being a change of matters.

This one, too, is an honest man! The French people have regained their freedom, we took the revolutionaries at their word and we proclaimed in our hearts the abolition not only of royalty, but of royal government, government that held closely chained in its administrative talons the liberty of France.

From there, this kind of public recognition leads to bloody rabble-rousing, which under the pompous title of revolutions, hides the impertinence of a few valets rushing andelme become masters.

Well, you were mistaken. View history Edit this text Add this text to the bookbuilder Select individual parts for the bookbuilder. One can challenge him, consequently, not to proclaim liberty — if that happens I will laugh — but to introduce that liberty bellwgarrigue actions and lead him to be something other than a nonentity. Or else, on the contrary, my thought is held in check by an authority; that I am not allowed to express myself according to the infallible law of my own instinct, and I do not produce anything or produce badly; not having a product of any value, I cannot effect bellegarrige exchange, from which it follows that I consume nothing; I am dependent on others and on myself; I am paralyzed at the center of a circle.

He was also an editor for the daily La Civilisation from Marcha local newspaper selling about copies. At that call, truly interpreted, France could have passed the barrier and gone home, that is to say to the commune. He even mentioned concepts of civil disobedience and voluntary servitude:.

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