Buenaventura Durruti Quote
“You don't fight a war with words, but with fortifications. The pickaxe and the shovel are as important at the rifle. I can't say it often enough.”
Interview (3 October 1936), as quoted in Durruti in the Spanish Revolution (1996) by Abel Paz, as translated by Chuck W. Morse (2007), p. 537
Night Thoughts (1742-1745)
Born: July 14, 1896
Died: November 20, 1936 (aged 40)
Occupation: Revolutionary, mechanic
Bio: José Buenaventura Durruti Dumange was a central figure of Spanish anarchism during the period leading up to and including the Spanish Civil War.