Posts Tagged ‘Karl Marx’

This is related to my post, Tweeting wisdom of the ages, attempting to debunk the notion that something less than 140 characters must be shallow. These are quotations from Karl Marx that would fit in tweets:

From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs.

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

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

In bourgeois society capital is independent and has individuality, while the living person is dependent and has no individuality.

Religion is the opium 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 history of all previous societies has been the history of class struggles.

The rich will do anything for the poor but get off their backs.

The worker of the world has nothing to lose, but their chains, workers of the world unite.

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