History does nothing; it does not possess immense riches, it does not fight battles. It is men, real, living, who do all this.
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 philosophers have only interpreted the world; the thing, however, is to change it.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time.
For the bureaucrat, the world is a mere object to be manipulated by him.
The rich will do anything for the poor but get off their backs.