Karl Marx

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  • ''The theory of the Communists may be summed up in the single sentence: Abolition of private property.''
    Karl Marx (1818-1883), German political theorist, social philosopher, and Friedrich Engels (1829-1895), German political theorist, social philosopher. repr. In Karl Marx: Selected Works, vol. 1 (1942). The Communist Manifesto, sct. 2 (1848).
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  • ''The history of all hitherto existing society is the history of class struggles.''
    Karl Marx (1818-1883), German political theorist, social philosopher, and Friedrich Engels (1820-1895), German political theorist, social philosopher. repr. In Karl Marx: Selected Works, vol. 1 (1942). The Communist Manifesto, sct. 1 (1848).
  • ''Let the ruling classes tremble at a communist revolution. The proletarians have nothing to lose but their chains. They have a world to win. Workingmen of all countries, unite!''
    Karl Marx (1818-1883), German political theorist, social philosopher, and Friedrich Engels (1820-1895), German political theorist, social philosopher. repr. In Karl Marx: Selected Works, vol. 1 (1942). The Communist Manifesto, sct. 4 (1848). These closing words are commonly rendered, "Workers of the world unite, you have nothing to lose but your chains!"
  • ''The history of all hitherto existing society is the history of class struggles.''
    Karl Marx (1818-1883), German social philosopher, revolutionary, and Friedrich Engels (1820-1895), German social philosopher, revolutionary. repr. In Karl Marx: Selected Works, vol. 1 (1942). The Communist Manifesto, sct. 1 (1848).
  • ''In bourgeois society capital is independent and has individuality, while the living person is dependent and has no individuality.''
    Karl Marx (1818-1883), German social philosopher, revolutionary, and Friedrich Engels (1820-1895), German industrialist, social philosopher, revolutionary. The Communist Manifesto, sct. 2 (1848).
  • ''A specter is haunting Europe—the specter of communism.''
    Karl Marx (1818-1883), German political theorist, social philosopher, and Friedrich Engels (1820-1895), German political theorist, social philosopher. repr. In Karl Marx: Selected Works, vol. 1 (1942). The Communist Manifesto (1848). Opening sentence.
  • ''There is a specter haunting Europe, the specter of Communism.''
    Karl Marx (1818-1883), German founder of Communist philosophy, and Friedrich Engels (1820-1895), German founder of Communist philosophy. The Communist Manifesto, Introduction, p. 22, Handbook of Marxism, International Publishers, New York (1935). Opening line of this famous work.
  • ''The Tories in England had long imagined that they were enthusiastic about the monarchy, the church and beauties of the old English Constitution, until the day of danger wrung from them the confession that they are enthusiastic only about rent.''
    Karl Marx (1818-1883), German political theorist, social philosopher. repr. In Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels: Collected Works, vol. 11 (1979). The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Bonaparte, sect. 3 (1852).
  • ''The ideas of the ruling class are in every epoch the ruling ideas, i.e. the class which is the ruling material force of society, is at the same time its ruling intellectual force.''
    Karl Marx (1818-1883), German political theorist, social philosopher, and Friedrich Engels (1820-1895), German political theorist, social philosopher. The German Ideology, pt. 1, sct. B, "Ruling Class and Ruling Ideas," (1846). The idea was carried into The Communist Manifesto, sct. 2 (1848), written by Marx and Engels.
  • ''History does nothing; it does not possess immense riches, it does not fight battles. It is men, real, living, who do all this.... It is not "history" which uses men as a means of achieving—as if it were an individual person—its own ends. History is nothing but the activity of men in pursuit of their ends.''
    Karl Marx (1818-1883), German social philosopher, revolutionary, and Friedrich Engels (1820-1895), German philosopher. The Holy Family (1844-1845).

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No puedo hacer con parsimonia
lo que sacude el alma y la estremece
ni sumirme en la inmovilidad,
y sin cesar me lanzo hacia adelante.

Quiero hacerlo todo mío,
hasta el más alto favor de los dioses,
y con pie audaz penetrar en el mundo
del saber, del canto y del arte.

Todo quiero comprenderlo, siempre en vigilia,
en movimiento siempre,
jamás callar, nunca estar ocioso,
ni dormido en acciones y voluntades.

Ni dedicarme a vagas cavilaciones,
cargando con el yugo despreciable.

Nos quedan todavía por delante
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No puedo hacer con parsimonia
lo que sacude el alma y la estremece
ni sumirme en la inmovilidad,
y sin cesar me lanzo hacia adelante.

Quiero hacerlo todo mío,
hasta el más alto favor de los dioses,

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