For me archaeology is not a source of illustrations for written texts, but an independent source of historical information, with no less value and importance, sometimes more importance, that the written sources.
Social democracy… is only the advance guard of the proletariat, a small piece of the total working masses; blood from their blood, and flesh from their flesh.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
All good poetry is forged slowly and patiently, link by link, with sweat and blood and tears.
The selfsame procedure which zoology, a branch of the natural sciences, applies to the study of animals, anthropology must apply to the study of man; and by doing so, it enrolls itself as a science in the field of nature.
History is the only true teacher, the revolution the best school for the proletariat.
Education is a work of self-organization by which man adapts himself to the conditions of life.
Those who do not move, do not notice their chains.
Is there no Latin word for Tea? Upon my soul, if I had known that I would have let the vulgar stuff alone.
The man of character is the persistent man, the man who is faithful to his own word, his own convictions, his own affections.