Karl Marx

Karl Marx


Renowned political theorist, philosopher, and economist. He famously penned both Das Kapital and The Communist Manifesto.
  • When was
    Karl Marx born?

    Karl Marx was born on Tuesday, May 5, 1818

  • Where was
    Karl Marx born?

    Karl Marx was born in Trier, Germany

  • How old is
    Karl Marx?

    Karl Marx is 201

Best Quotes

  • The human being is in the most literal sense a political animal, not merely a gregarious animal, but an animal which can individuate itself on...
  • In the domain of Political Economy, free scientific inquiry meets not merely the same enemies as in all other domains. The peculiar nature of ...
  • All social rules and all relations between individuals are eroded by a cash economy, avarice drags Pluto himself out of the bowels of the eart...
  • The production of too many useful things results in too many useless people.
  • In communist society, where nobody has one exclusive sphere of activity but each can become accomplished in any branch he wishes, society regulates the general production and thus makes it possible for me to do one thing today and another tomorrow, to hunt in the morning, fish in the afternoon, rear cattle in the evening, criticize after dinner, just as I have a mind, without ever becoming hunter, fisherman, shepherd or critic.
  • The rich will do anything for the poor but get off their backs.
  • Nothing can have value without being an object of utility.
  • The worker of the world has nothing to lose, but their chains, workers of the world unite.
  • I am greatly pleased with the public, authentic isolation in which we two, you and I, now find ourselves. It is wholly in accord with our attitude and our principles.
  • In every revolution there intrude, at the side of its true agents, men of a different stamp; some of them survivors of and devotees to past revolutions, without insight into the present movement, but preserving popular influence by their known honesty and courage, or by the sheer force of tradition; others mere brawlers, who, by dint of repeating year after year the same set of stereotyped declamations against the government of the day, have sneaked into the reputation of revolutionists of the first water They are an unavoidable evil: with time they are shaken off.
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