Karl Marx Quotes


61 Karl Marx quotes:



"Philosophy stands in the same relation to the study of the actual world as masturbation to sexual love."
"Sell a man a fish, he eats for a day, teach a man how to fish, you ruin a wonderful business opportunity."
"I am not a Marxist."
"Without doubt, machinery has greatly increased the number of well-to-do idlers."
"Medicine heals doubts as well as diseases."
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"The writer may very well serve a movement of history as its mouthpiece, but he cannot of course create it."
"Natural science will in time incorporate into itself the science of man, just as the science of man will incorporate into itself natural science: there will be one science."
"Reason has always existed, but not always in a reasonable form."
"Experience praises the most happy the one who made the most people happy."
"The oppressed are allowed once every few years to decide which particular representatives of the oppressing class are to represent and repress them."
"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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"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."
"The ruling ideas of each age have ever been the ideas of its ruling class."
"From each, according to his ability; to each, according to his need."
"Landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed."
"Workers of the world unite; you have nothing to lose but your chains."
"The writer must earn money in order to be able to live and to write, but he must by no means live and write for the purpose of making money."
"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."
"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."
"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."



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