FRIEDRICH ENGELS QUOTES

“The history of all hitherto existing society is the history of class struggles.”

“Freedom does not consist in the dream of independence from natural laws, but in the knowledge of these laws, and in the possibility this gives of systematically making them work towards definite ends.”

“The bourgeoisie cannot exist without constantly revolutionizing the instruments of production, and thereby the relations of production, and with them the whole relation of society.”

“The ultimate aim of all science is to understand the reality of the world in order to change it.”

“Religion is the opium of the people.”

“The profound hypocrisy and inherent barbarism of bourgeois civilization lies unveiled before our eyes, turning from its home, where it assumes respectable forms, to the colonies, where it goes naked.”

“Freedom is the recognition of necessity.”

“The abolition of private property is a necessary condition for the liberation of humanity.”

“Labor is the source of all wealth and all culture.”

“The state is nothing but an instrument of oppression of one class by another – no less so in a democratic republic than in a monarchy.”

“The real education of the masses can never be separated from their independent political, and especially revolutionary, struggle for their own interests.”

“The bourgeoisie has but one aim, one passion – to create wealth in order to enjoy it.”

“The social relations of property are relations of warfare.” KRISHNA PREM QUOTES

“The more the division of labor and the application of machinery extend, the more does competition extend among the workers, the more do their wages shrink together.”

“Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.”

“A spectre is haunting Europe — the spectre of communism.”

“The party is the embodiment of the conscious nucleus of the working class.”

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

“All that is solid melts into air.”

“The proletarians have nothing to lose but their chains. They have a world to win.”

“Science has now reached a point where it must itself become conscious of the limitations of the methods it has hitherto employed.”

“Feudalism was transformed into capitalism without a struggle or a revolution.”

“The bourgeoisie keeps more and more doing away with the scattered state of the population, of the means of production, and of property. It has agglomerated population, centralized the means of production, and has concentrated property in a few hands.”

“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!”