Karl Marx

1818 - 1883

A Quote by Karl Marx on change and world

Workers of all lands unite. The philosophers have only interpreted the world in various ways; the point is to change it.

Karl Marx (1818 - 1883)

Source: (Highgate Cemetery; London, England)

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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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A Quote by Karl Marx on posterity and words

Go on, get out - last words are for fools who haven't said enough. To his housekeeper, who urged him to tell her his last words so she could write them down for posterity.

Karl Marx (1818 - 1883)

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A Quote by Karl Marx on experience, happiness, and people

Experience praises the most happy is the one who made the most people happy.

Karl Marx (1818 - 1883)

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A Quote by Karl Marx on ability and needs

From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs.

Karl Marx (1818 - 1883)

Source: Criticism of the Gotha programme, 1875

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A Quote by Karl Marx on change and world

The philosophers have only interpreted the world; the thing, however, is to change it.

Karl Marx (1818 - 1883)

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A Quote by Karl Marx on christianity, democracy, dreams, and illusions

The democratic concept of man is false, because it is Christian. The democratic concept holds that . . . each man is a sovereign being. This is the illusion, dream, and postulate of Christianity.

Karl Marx (1818 - 1883)

Source: Das Kapital, First Edition, p. 580.

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