Karl Marx Quotes

61 Karl Marx quotes:

"Experience praises the most happy the one who made the most people happy."
"The development of civilization and industry in general has always shown itself so active in the destruction of forests that everything that has been done for their conservation and production is completely insignificant in comparison."
"The ideas of the ruling class are in every epoch the ruling ideas, i.e., the class which is the ruling material force of society, is at the same time its ruling intellectual force."
"Capitalist production, therefore, develops technology, and the combining together of various processes into a social whole, only by sapping the original sources of all wealth - the soil and the labourer."
"Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks."
"Capital is reckless of the health or length of life of the laborer, unless under compulsion from society."
"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."
"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."
"From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs."
"In bourgeois society capital is independent and has individuality, while the living person is dependent and has no individuality."
"The theory of the Communists may be summed up in the single sentence: Abolition of private property."
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"The history of all hitherto existing society is the history of class struggles."
"Men's ideas are the most direct emanations of their material state"
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"Force is the midwife of every old society pregnant with a new one"
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"Capital is reckless of the health or length of life of the laborer, unless under compulsion from society"
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"Nothing can have value without being an object of utility"
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"In every revolution there intrude, at the side of its true agents, men of a different stamp; some of them survivors of and devotees to past revolutions, without insight into the present movement, but preserving popular influence by their known honesty and courage, or by the sheer force of tradition; others mere brawlers, who, by dint of repeating year after year the same set of stereotyped declamations against the government of the day, have sneaked into the reputation of revolutionists of the first water They are an unavoidable evil: with time they are shaken off."
"Go on, get out. Last words are for fools who haven't said enough."
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"Constant labor of one uniform kind destroys the intensity and flow of a man's animal spirits, which find recreation and delight in mere change of activity"
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"The philosophers have only interpreted the world in various ways; the point, however, is to change it."

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