We should not say that one man’s hour is worth another man’s hour, but rather that one man during an hour is worth just as much as another man during an hour. Time is everything, man is nothing: he is at the most time’s carcass.
The history of all previous societies has been the history of class struggles.
Without doubt, machinery has greatly increased the number of well-to-do idlers.
The writer must earn money in order to be able to live and to write, but he must by no means live and write for the purpose of making money.
Let the ruling classes tremble at a communist revolution. The proletarians have nothing to lose but their chains. They have a world to win. Workingmen of all countries, unite!
Experience praises the most happy the one who made the most people happy.
The rich will do anything for the poor but get off their backs.
Workers of the world unite; you have nothing to lose but your chains.
Religion is the opium of the masses.
Men’s ideas are the most direct emanations of their material state.