Greek philosophy seems to have met with something with which a good tragedy is not supposed to meet, namely, a dull ending.
There is a specter haunting Europe, the specter of Communism.
Capitalist production, therefore, develops technology, and the combining together of various processes into a social whole, only by sapping the original sources of all wealth – the soil and the labourer.
Capital is reckless of the health or length of life of the laborer, unless under compulsion from society.
Society does not consist of individuals but expresses the sum of interrelations, the relations within which these individuals stand.
Machines were, it may be said, the weapon employed by the capitalists to quell the revolt of specialized labor.
The worker of the world has nothing to lose, but their chains, workers of the world unite.
Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people.
For the bureaucrat, the world is a mere object to be manipulated by him.
Natural science will in time incorporate into itself the science of man, just as the science of man will incorporate into itself natural science: there will be one science.