Karl Marx Quotes.
Accumulation of wealth at one pole is at the same time accumulation of misery, agony of toil, slavery, ignorance, brutality, mental degradation, at the opposite pole
We should not say that one man’s hour is worth another man’s hour, but rather that one man during an hour is worth just as much as another man during an hour. Time is everything, man is nothing: he is at the most time’s carcass.
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
Change the economic base and you will change human beings.
If anything is certain, it is that I myself am not a Marxist.
The more the division of labor and the application of machinery extend, the more does competition extend among the workers, the more do their wages shrink together.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property.
Surround yourself with people who make you happy. People who make you laugh, who help you when youвЂ™re in need. People who genuinely care. They are the ones worth keeping in your life. Everyone else is just passing through.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
Reason has always existed, but not always in a reasonable form.
The education of all children, from the moment that they can get along without a mother’s care, shall be in state institutions.
The meaning of peace is the absence of opposition to socialism.
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.
The democratic concept of man is false, because it is Christian. The democratic concept holds that . . . each man is a sovereign being. This is the illusion, dream, and postulate of Christianity.
In a higher phase of communist society… only then can the narrow horizon of bourgeois right be fully left behind and society inscribe on its banners: from each according to his ability, to each according to his needs.
The product of mental labor – science – always stands far below its value, because the labor-time necessary to reproduce it has no relation at all to the labor-time required for its original production.
The writer may very well serve a movement of history as its mouthpiece, but he cannot of course create it.