Karl Marx Quotes

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

The production of too many useful things results in too many useless people.

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

Religion is the opium of the masses.

Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.

Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people.

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

For the bureaucrat, the world is a mere object to be manipulated by him.

In bourgeois society capital is independent and has individuality, while the living person is dependent and has no individuality.

Revolutions are the locomotives of history.

The history of all previous societies has been the history of class struggles.

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

The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property.

The only antidote to mental suffering is physical pain.

The meaning of peace is the absence of opposition to socialism.

Reason has always existed, but not always in a reasonable form.