You see, I'm a guy of simple tastes. I enjoy, uh, dynamite, and gunpowder, and gasoline! And do you know what they all have in common? They're cheap.
— The Joker, The Dark Knight
Vaillant was a real Anarchist, that is to say, a person who hates people in general with the intensity which ordinary criminals reserve for their private enemies.
— The New York Times, The Latest Anarchist, referring to French anarchist August Vaillant, who bombed France's Chamber of Deputies in 1894.
"Youíve got that eternal idiotic idea that if anarchy came it would come from the poor. Why should it? The poor have been rebels, but they have never been anarchists; they have more interest than anyone else in there being some decent government. The poor man really has a stake in the country. The rich man hasnít; he can go away to New Guinea in a yacht. The poor have sometimes objected to being governed badly; the rich have always objected to being governed at all."