Karl Marx Quotes

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

    2. “Religion is the opium of the masses.”

    3. “The philosophers have only interpreted the world, in various ways. The point, however, is to change it.”

    4. “The history of all hitherto existing society is the history of class struggles.”

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

    6. “Surround yourself with people who make you happy. People who make you laugh, who help you when you’re in need. People who genuinely care. They are the ones worth keeping in your life. Everyone else is just passing through.”

    7. “From each according to his ability, to each according to his needs.”

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

    9. “Social progress can be measured by the social position of the female sex.”

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

    11. “The ruling ideas of each age have ever been the ideas of its ruling class.”

    12. “In a higher phase of communist society… only then can the narrow horizon of bourgeois right be crossed in its entirety and society inscribe on its banners: From each according to his ability, to each according to his needs!”

    13. “The rich will do anything for the poor but get off their backs.”

    14. “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.”

    15. “Men make their own history, but they do not make it as they please.”

    16. “The less you are, the more you have; the less you express your own life, the greater is your alienated life.”

    17. “The only antidote to mental suffering is physical pain.”

    18. “The country that is more developed industrially only shows, to the less developed, the image of its own future.”

    19. “The ideas of the ruling class are in every epoch the ruling ideas.”

    20. “Money is the alienated essence of man’s labor and life; and this alien essence dominates him as he worships it.”