> The units of society [...] can deprive all such antisocial adults of political rights (except the old, the sick, and those dependent on private or public subsidy)
> Freedom to live [...] even at the expense of individuals who *voluntarily* tolerate one’s exploitation.
> [Whoever] wants to live in society must earn his living by his own labor, or be treated as a parasite who is living on the labor of others.
-Mikhail Bakunin, [Revolutionary Catechism](https://www.marxists.org/reference/archive/bakunin/works/1866/catechism.htm)
> If society were only relieved of the waste and expense of keeping a lazy class, and the equally great expense of the paraphernalia of protection this lazy class requires, the social tables would contain an abundance for all, including even the occasional lazy individual.
-Emma Goldman, [Anarchism: What It Really Stands For](https://www.marxists.org/reference/archive/goldman/works/1910s/anarchism.htm)
> [The] most tempting delicacies ought to be kept for the sick and feeble – especially for the sick. Say that if there are only five brace of partridge in the entire city, and only one case of sherry, they should go to sick people and convalescents.
-Peter Kropotkin, [The Conquest of Bread](https://www.marxists.org/reference/archive/kropotkin-peter/1892/bread.htm)
> From each according to his ability, to each according to his needs!
-Karl Marx, [Critique of the Gotha Programme](https://www.marxists.org/archive/marx/works/1875/gotha/ch01.htm)
> [Humanity] will inevitably be confronted with the question of advancing further from formal equality to actual equality, i.e., to the operation of the rule "from each according to his ability, to each according to his needs".
-V.I. Lenin, [The State and Revolution](https://www.marxists.org/archive/lenin/works/1917/staterev/ch05.htm#s4)