Karl Marx quotes

History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.

Question everything.

The philosophers have only interpreted the world, in various ways: the point, however, is to change it.

Religion is the opiate of the masses.

Sell a man a fish, he eats for a day, teach a man how to fish, you ruin a wonderful business opportunity.

The production of too many useful things results in too many useless people.

Reason has always existed, but not always in a reasonable form.

The abolition of religion as the illusory happiness of the people is the demand for their real happiness.

Social progress can be measured by the social position of the female sex.

Democracy is the road to socialism.

All I know is that I am not a Marxist.

Workers of the world unite! You have nothing to lose but your chains.

It is not the consciousness of men that determines their being, but, on the contrary, their social being that determines their consciousness.

Communism is the riddle of history solved, and it knows itself to be this solution.

Surround yourself with people who make you happy. People who make you laugh, who help you when you’re in need. People who genuinely care. They are the ones worth keeping in your life. Everyone else is just passing through.

My object in life is to dethrone God and destroy capitalism.

The task is not just to understand the world but to change it.

The only antidote to mental suffering is physical pain.