Men's ideas are the most direct emanations of their material state.

Karl Marx

Karl Marx

Profession: Philosopher
Nationality: German

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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.

The English have all the material requisites for the revolution. What they lack is the spirit of generalization and revolutionary ardour.

Medicine heals doubts as well as diseases.

Machines were, it may be said, the weapon employed by the capitalists to quell the revolt of specialized labor.

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.

There is a specter haunting Europe, the specter of Communism.

If anything is certain, it is that I myself am not a Marxist.

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.

Go on, get out. Last words are for fools who haven't said enough.

Nothing can have value without being an object of utility.

Anyone who knows anything of history knows that great social changes are impossible without feminine upheaval. Social progress can be measured exactly by the social position of the fair sex, the ugly ones included.

Workers of the world unite; you have nothing to lose but your chains.

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.

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.