Benjamin Tucker Quotes

And capital punishment, however ineffective it may be and through whatever ignorance it may be resorted to, is a strictly defensive act, - at least in theory.

Benjamin Tucker

The exercise of authority over the same area by two States is a contradiction.

Benjamin Tucker

The two principles referred to are Authority and Liberty, and the names of the two schools of Socialistic thought which fully and unreservedly represent one or the other of them are, respectively, State Socialism and Anarchism.

Benjamin Tucker

But which is the State's essential function, aggression or defence, few seem to know or care.

Benjamin Tucker

Aggression is simply another name for government.

Benjamin Tucker

But this is not to say that the society which inflicts capital punishment commits murder.

Benjamin Tucker

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