Fascism in power is the open, terroristic dictatorship of the most reactionary, the most chauvinistic, the most imperialistic elements of finance capitalism.
Karl Marx (1818 - 1883)
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Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
Source: Karl Marx
Contributed by: Adam
History repeats itself first as tragedy, then as farse
Contributed by: RodolfoWolf
The point is not merely to understand the world, but to change it.
Contributed by: Zaady
The workers have nothing to lose in this [revolution] but their chains. They have a world to gain. Workers of the world, unite!
Source: The Communist Manifesto, 1848, last words
I am not a Marxist.
Religion . . . is the opium of the people.
Source: Kritik der Hegelschen Rechtsphilosophie
The dictatorship of the proletariet.
Source: Used more than once.
Religion is the sign of the oppressed creature, the sentiment of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people.
Men make their own history, but they do not make it just as they please; they do not make it under circumstances chosen by themselves, but under circumstances directly found, given, and transmitted from the past.
Source: Letter to Joseph Wedemeyer, March 5, 1852
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