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The country that is more developed industrially only shows, to the less developed, the image of its own future.
The product of mental labor – science – always stands far below its value, because the labor-time necessary to reproduce it has no relation at…
A specter is haunting Europe – the specter of communism.
Greek philosophy seems to have met with something with which a good tragedy is not supposed to meet, namely, a dull ending.
A commodity appears at first sight an extremely obvious, trivial thing. But its analysis brings out that it is a very strange thing, abounding in…
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…
The writer may very well serve a movement of history as its mouthpiece, but he cannot of course create it.
It is absolutely impossible to transcend the laws of nature. What can change in historically different circumstances is only the form in which these laws…
Experience praises the most happy the one who made the most people happy.
The ruling ideas of each age have ever been the ideas of its ruling class.
Capital is money, capital is commodities. By virtue of it being value, it has acquired the occult ability to add value to itself. It brings…
There is a specter haunting Europe, the specter of Communism.
The English have all the material requisites for the revolution. What they lack is the spirit of generalization and revolutionary ardour.
While the miser is merely a capitalist gone mad, the capitalist is a rational miser.
Without doubt, machinery has greatly increased the number of well-to-do idlers.
Machines were, it may be said, the weapon employed by the capitalists to quell the revolt of specialized labor.
It is not history which uses men as a means of achieving – as if it were an individual person – its own ends. History…
The human being is in the most literal sense a political animal, not merely a gregarious animal, but an animal which can individuate itself only…
Nothing can have value without being an object of utility.
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…
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