Karl Marx Quotes : 27 Revolutionary Quotes

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Karl Marx was the German philosopher, economist and revolutionary socialist. Karl Marx belonged to middle class family and spent his adult life mostly in poverty but at the same time he was genius and highly qualified due to which he introduced the “The Communist Manifesto” with Friedrich Engels in just six weeks, which made him one of most influential person in political history.

Karl Marx theories on economics and society influenced many political parties and labor unions worldwide and made him the one of the core architect of social engineering.

No doubt that Karl Marx had left unalterable footprints in human history. Let’s take a look inside Karl Marx mind.

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List of Karl Marx Quotes : 27 Revolutionary Quotes

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

~Karl Marx

2. “Ignorance never yet helped anybody”

~Karl Marx

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

~Karl Marx

4. “As individuals express their life, so they are”

~Karl Marx

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

~Karl Marx

6. “Society does not consist of individuals, but expresses the sum of interrelations, the relations within which these individuals stand”

~Karl Marx

7. “The development of civilization and industry in general has always shown itself so active in the destruction of forests that everything that has been done for their conservation and production is completely insignificant in comparison”

~Karl Marx

8. “To be radical is to go to the root of the matter. For man, however, the root is man himself”

~Karl Marx

9. “If you love without evoking love in return – if through the vital expression of yourself as a loving person you fail to become a loved person, then your love is impotent, it is a misfortune”

~Karl Marx

10. “The classes and the races, too weak to master the new conditions of life, must give way”

~Karl Marx

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

~Karl Marx

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

~Karl Marx

13. “When people speak of ideas that revolutionize society, they do but express the fact that within the old society, the elements of a new one have been created”

~Karl Marx

14. “The theory of the Communists may be summed up in the single sentence: Abolition of private property”

~Karl Marx

15. “Experience praises the most happy the one who made the most people happy”

~Karl Marx

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

~Karl Marx

17. “History is not like some individual person, which uses men to achieve its ends. History is nothing but the actions of men in pursuit of their ends”

~Karl Marx

18. “Medicine heals doubts as well as diseases”

~Karl Marx

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

~Karl Marx

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Last thing to my readers , I would like to hear from you…

Let me know in comments, Which of the  above Karl Marx quotes you like the most ?

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Neeraj Kaple

Neeraj Kaple is a software engineer based in Mumbai. He writes articles which motivates/inspire people to achieve their goals. He also writes about software's, blogging tools, internet marketing and how-to guides on his another Blog Techmazic.com.

2 thoughts on “Karl Marx Quotes : 27 Revolutionary Quotes”

  1. Thank you soo much for all the quotes you send to me
    this make a difference in my life.
    Keep up the good work .and Don’t Change

    god bless

    Danny Moodley

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