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Karl Marx
Karl Marx

Announcing later in life that religion was "the opiate of the masses", Karl Marx was born to Jewish parents. As Marx grew older, he became more radical in his views. Most of his views during that time found their way into the "Communist Manifesto" which he was asked to write for the Communist League. The balance of his life was consumed with research on economics and history for his most f…

Date of Birth: May 05, 1818
Date of Death: March 14, 1883


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"Constant labor of one uniform kind destroys the intensity and flow of a man's animal spirits, which find recreation and delight in mere change of activity" Karl Marx
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"All that philosophers have done is interpret the world in different ways. It is our job to change it." Karl Marx
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"All I know is I'm not a Marxist." Karl Marx
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"I am not a Marxist." Karl Marx
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"Sell a man a fish, he eats for a day, teach a man how to fish, you ruin a wonderful business opportunity." Karl Marx
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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." Karl Marx
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"The philosophers have only interpreted the world, in various ways; the point, however, is to change it" Karl Marx
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"The burgeoisie, by the rapid improvement of all instruments of production, by the immensely facilitated means of communication, draws all nations into civilization." Karl Marx
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"Let the ruling classes tremble at a Communist revolution. The proletarians have nothing to lose, but their chains. .Workers of the world unite!" Karl Marx
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"The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property" Karl Marx
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"Machines were, it may be said, the weapon employed by the capitalists to quell the revolt of specialized labor." Karl Marx
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"History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce." Karl Marx
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"Hegel remarks somewhere that all great world-historic facts and personages appear, so to speak, twice. He forgot to add: the first time as tragedy, the second time as farce." Karl Marx
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"The traditions of the dead generations weigh like a nightmare upon the living." Karl Marx
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"The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille" Karl Marx
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"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." Karl Marx
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"The worker of the world has nothing to lose, but their chains, workers of the world unite." Karl Marx
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"It is absolutely impossible to transcend the laws of nature. What can change in historically different circumstances is only the form in which these laws expose themselves." Karl Marx
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"When we bought this house, we designated this room the library," Karl Marx
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"Democracy is the road to socialism." Karl Marx
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"The class struggle necessarily leads to the dictatorship of the proletariat" Karl Marx
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