The only antidote to mental suffering is physical pain.

Karl Marx

Karl Marx

Profession: Philosopher
Nationality: German

Some suggestions for you :

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.

Religion is the opium of the masses.

Nothing can have value without being an object of utility.

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.

Let the ruling classes tremble at a communist revolution. The proletarians have nothing to lose but their chains. They have a world to win. Workingmen of all countries, unite!

While the miser is merely a capitalist gone mad, the capitalist is a rational miser.

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.

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.

Revolutions are the locomotives of history.

Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time.

To be radical is to grasp things by the root.

Without doubt, machinery has greatly increased the number of well-to-do idlers.

On a level plain, simple mounds look like hills; and the insipid flatness of our present bourgeoisie is to be measured by the altitude of its great intellects.

Social progress can be measured by the social position of the female sex.