Karl Marx Quotes


61 Karl Marx quotes:



"From each, according to his ability; to each, according to his need"
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"The oppressed are allowed once every few years to decide which particular representatives of the oppressing class are to represent and repress them."
"Without doubt, machinery has greatly increased the number of well-to-do idlers"
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"Sell a man a fish, he eats for a day, teach a man how to fish, you ruin a wonderful business opportunity."
"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."
"Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity."
"A commodity appears at first sight an extremely obvious, trivial thing. But its analysis brings out that it is a very strange thing, abounding in metaphysical subtleties and theological niceties."
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"I am not a Marxist."
"History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce."
"The worker of the world has nothing to lose, but their chains, workers of the world unite."
"It is absolutely impossible to transcend the laws of nature. What can change in historically different circumstances is only the form in which these laws expose themselves."
"It is not history which uses men as a means of achieving - as if it were an individual person - its own ends. History is nothing but the activity of men in pursuit of their ends."
"Without doubt, machinery has greatly increased the number of well-to-do idlers."
"The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property."
"The ruling ideas of each age have ever been the ideas of its ruling class."
"Medicine heals doubts as well as diseases."
Author: Marx Quotes Category: German Philosopher Quotes Medicine Quotes
"Capital is money, capital is commodities. By virtue of it being value, it has acquired the occult ability to add value to itself. It brings forth living offspring, or, at the least, lays golden eggs."
"The writer may very well serve a movement of history as its mouthpiece, but he cannot of course create it."
"The English have all the material requisites for the revolution. What they lack is the spirit of generalization and revolutionary ardour."
"Men's ideas are the most direct emanations of their material state."



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