Karl Marx

1818 - 1883

A Quote by Karl Marx on fascism, power, and capitalism

Fascism in power is the open, terroristic dictatorship of the most reactionary, the most chauvinistic, the most imperialistic elements of finance capitalism.

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A Quote by Karl Marx on capitalism

Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.

Karl Marx (1818 - 1883)

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A Quote by Karl Marx

History repeats itself first as tragedy, then as farse

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A Quote by Karl Marx

I am not a Marxist.

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A Quote by Karl Marx on people and religion

Religion . . . is the opium of the people.

Karl Marx (1818 - 1883)

Source: Kritik der Hegelschen Rechtsphilosophie

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A Quote by Karl Marx on dictatorship

The dictatorship of the proletariet.

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Source: Used more than once.

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A Quote by Karl Marx on oppression, people, religion, sentimentality, soul, and world

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.

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A Quote by Karl Marx on change, understanding, and world

The point is not merely to understand the world, but to change it.

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A Quote by Karl Marx on revolution and world

The workers have nothing to lose in this [revolution] but their chains. They have a world to gain. Workers of the world, unite!

Karl Marx (1818 - 1883)

Source: The Communist Manifesto, 1848, last words

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A Quote by Karl Marx on circumstances, history, justice, men, and past

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.

Karl Marx (1818 - 1883)

Source: Letter to Joseph Wedemeyer, March 5, 1852

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