If Socialism can only be realized when the intellectual development of all the people permits it, then we shall not see Socialism for at least five hundred years.
From being a patriotic myth, the Russian people have become an awful reality.
We will not leave this place until our comrades are free. We are the power here. We are the power.
The most violent element in society is ignorance.
The best way to destroy the capitalist system is to debauch the currency.
The enslaving of the other is also the enslaving of the self.
In thus pointing out certain respects in which philosophy resembles literature more than science, I do not mean, of course, to imply that it would be well for philosophy if it ceased to aim at scientific rigor.
There is a limit to the application of democratic methods. You can inquire of all the passengers as to what type of car they like to ride in, but it is impossible to question them as to whether to apply the brakes when the train is at full speed and accident threatens.
Despair is typical of those who do not understand the causes of evil, see no way out, and are incapable of struggle. The modern industrial proletariat does not belong to the category of such classes.
Envy is an insult to oneself.