Order in Anarchy

February 4, 2018

Pierre-Joseph Proudhon, photographic portrait by Nadar, 1862 (detail).

“[…] society [the abalone player] seeks order in anarchy.”

(What Is Property?, 1840)

Pierre-Joseph Proudhon, French philosopher and anarchist theorist (1809-1865)

All quotes in the Dictionnary of quotes.


Anarchy on the abalone board game.

 Only the winner can find order in anarchy.


This series of quotes is about Anarchy, Freedom, and disobedience to the arbitrary imposed rules.

See also : Sons of Strategy



Give future a chance.

December 31, 2017

“As for the future, your task is not to foresee it, but to enable it.”

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, French aviator, writer and poet (1900-1944)


All quotes in the Dictionnary of quotes.


3 non-profit organizations (amongst many others) working for a better future:

Reasoning and memory

February 15, 2015


“Although memory and reason are wholly different faculties, the one does not really develop apart from the other.”

(Emile or On Education, 1762, translated by Barbara Foxley, 1911)

Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Genevan Enlightenment’s philosopher and chess player (1712-1778)


All quotes in the Dictionnary of quotes.