Quotes by Karl Marx

Karl Marx was a German philosopher, economist, historian, political theorist, sociologist, journalist and revolutionary socialist. Born in Trier to a middle-class family, Marx studied law and Hegelian philosophy. Due to his political publications, Marx became stateless and lived in exile in London, where he continued to develop his thought in collaboration with German thinker Friedrich Engels and publish his writings, researching in the reading room of the British Museum.

Quotes by Karl Marx

History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.

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

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Democracy is the road to socialism.

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Revolutions are the locomotives of history.

Revolution, HistoryKarl Marx
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Workers of the world unite; you have nothing to lose but your chains.

Freedom, RevolutionKarl Marx
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The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property!

Communism & SocialismKarl Marx
 
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Social progress can be measured by the social position of the female sex.

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

Communism & SocialismKarl Marx
 
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