Quotation Explorer - 'Karl Marx'

Religious suffering is, at one and the same time, the expression of real suffering and a protest against real suffering. Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people. - Karl Marx
Workers of the world unite, you have nothing to lose but your chains. - Karl Marx
Only in community with others has each individual the means of cultivating his gifts in all directions; only in the community, therefore, is personal freedom possible. - Karl Marx
El poder político es simplemente el poder organizado de una clase para oprimir a otra. - Karl Marx
The production of too many useful things results in too many useless people. - Karl Marx
The last capitalist we hang shall be the one who sold us the rope. - Karl Marx
The philosophers have only interpreted the world, in various ways. The point, however, is to change it. - Karl Marx
Man is the highest essence of man, hence with the categorical imperative to overthrow all relations in which man is a debased, enslaved, abandoned, despicable essence. - Karl Marx
[representative government is] deciding once in three or six years which member of the ruling class was to misrepresent the people in Parliament, - Karl Marx
Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, just as it is the spirit of a spiritless situation. It is the opium of the people. - Karl Marx
Tradition weighs like a nightmare on the minds of the living. - Karl Marx
Last words are for people who haven't said anything in life. - Karl Marx
Last words are for fools who haven't said enough. - Karl Marx
The oppressed are allowed once every few years to decide which particular representatives of the oppressing class are to represent and repress them. - Karl Marx
History is not like some individual person, which uses men to achieve its ends. History is nothing but the actions of men in pursuit of their ends. - Karl Marx
The philosophers have already perceived the world in various ways; the point is to change it. - Karl Marx
Go on, get out! Last words are for fools who haven't said enough! - Karl Marx
If conquest constitutes a natural right on the part of the few, the many have only to gather sufficient strength in order to acquire the natural right of reconquering what has been taken from them - Karl Marx
The tradition of all the dead generations weighs like a nightmare on the brain of the living. - Karl Marx
From each according to their ability, to each according to their need. - Karl Marx
The education of all children, from the moment that they can get along without a mother's care, shall be in state institutions. - Karl Marx
The philosophers have only interpreted the world, in various ways; the point is to change it. - Karl Marx
Capitalism: Teach a man to fish, but the fish he catches aren't his. They belong to the person paying him to fish, and if he's lucky, he might get paid enough to buy a few fish for himself. - Karl Marx
Philosophy is to the real world as masturbation is to sex. - Karl Marx
It is not the consciousness of men that determines their beeing, but on the contrary, it is their social being that determines their consciousness. - Karl Marx
Men make their own history, but they do not make it as they please. - Karl Marx
The 'free' laborer, thanks to the development of capitalistic production, agrees, i.e. is compelled by social conditions, to sell the whole of his active life, his birthright for a mass of pottage. - Karl Marx
He freed man from outer religiosity because he made religiosity the inner man. He freed the body from chains because he enchained the heart. - Karl Marx
Capital is dead labour, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labour, and lives the more, the more labour it sucks. - Karl Marx
Criticism has plucked the imaginary flowers on the chain not in order that man shall continue to bear that chain without fantasy or consolation, but so that he shall throw off the chain and pluck the living flower. - Karl Marx
It is well known how the monks wrote silly lives of Catholic Saints over the manuscripts on which the classical works of ancient heathendom had been written. - Karl Marx
Reason has always existed, but not always in a reasonable form. - Karl Marx
Ignorance never yet helped anybody. - Karl Marx
Everyone who knows anything of history also knows that great social revolutions are impossible without the feminine ferment. Social progress may be measured precisely by the social position of the fair sex (plain ones included). - Karl Marx
The introduction of free competition is thus public declaration that from now on the members of society are unequal only to the extent that their capitals are unequal, that capital is the decisive power, and that therefore the capitalists, the bourgeoisie, have become the first class in society. - Karl Marx
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