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+ 363 I knew many Marines had done brave deeds that no one saw and for which they got no medals at all. I was having a very hard time carrying those medals and didn't have the insight or maturity to know what to do with my combination of guilt and pride. Karl Marlantes


+ 227 Art and works of art do not make an artist; sense and enthusiasm and instinct do. Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel


+ 331 Religion must completely encircle the spirit of ethical man like his element, and this luminous chaos of divine thoughts and feelings is called enthusiasm. Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel


+ 361 Love cures people - both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it. Karl A. Menninger


+ 236 The main thing is to know something and to say it. Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel


+ 338 In Jesus, God wills to be true God not only in the height but also in the depth in the depth of human creatureliness, sinfulness and mortality. ~ Karl Barth


+ 339 I won't close down a business of subnormal profitability merely to add a fraction of a point to our corporate returns. I also feel it inappropriate for even an exceptionally profitable company to fund an operation once it appears to have unending losses in prospect. Adam Smith would disagree with my first proposition and Karl Marx would disagree with my second; the middle ground is the only position that leaves me comfortable. Warren Buffett, The Warren Buffett Way by Robert Hagstrom+


+ 265 Anyone who knows anything of history knows that great social changes are impossible without feminine upheaval. Social progress can be measured exactly by the social position of the fair sex, the ugly ones included. Karl Marx


+ 220 History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce. Karl Marx


+ 262 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! Karl Marx


+ 228 The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property. Karl Marx


+ 214 Workers of the world unite; you have nothing to lose but your chains. Karl Marx


+ 333 The production of too many useful things results in too many useless people. Karl Marx


+ 226 Social progress can be measured by the social position of the female sex. Karl Marx


+ 206 Democracy is the road to socialism. Karl Marx


+ 222 Religion is the opium of the masses. Karl Marx


+ 296 The development of civilization and industry in general has always shown itself so active in the destruction of forests that everything that has been done for their conservation and production is completely insignificant in comparison. Karl Marx


+ 259 In bourgeois society capital is independent and has individuality, while the living person is dependent and has no individuality. Karl Marx


+ 259 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. Karl Marx


+ 218 From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs. Karl Marx


+ 247 Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity. Karl Marx


+ 281 Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks. Karl Marx


+ 230 The meaning of peace is the absence of opposition to socialism. Karl Marx


+ 313 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 - the soil and the labourer. Karl Marx


+ 249 The only antidote to mental suffering is physical pain. Karl Marx


+ 235 Reason has always existed, but not always in a reasonable form. Karl Marx


+ 248 Religion is the impotence of the human mind to deal with occurrences it cannot understand. Karl Marx


+ 230 Nothing can have value without being an object of utility. Karl Marx


+ 250 We should not say that one man's hour is worth another man's hour, but rather that one man during an hour is worth just as much as another man during an hour. Time is everything, man is nothing: he is at the most time's carcass. Karl Marx


+ 252 Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people. Karl Marx


+ 230 History does nothing; it does not possess immense riches, it does not fight battles. It is men, real, living, who do all this. Karl Marx


+ 334 In a higher phase of communist society... only then can the narrow horizon of bourgeois right be fully left behind and society inscribe on its banners: from each according to his ability, to each according to his needs. Karl Marx


+ 278 Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time. Karl Marx


+ 216 For the bureaucrat, the world is a mere object to be manipulated by him. Karl Marx


+ 237 While the miser is merely a capitalist gone mad, the capitalist is a rational miser. Karl Marx


+ 247 The rich will do anything for the poor but get off their backs. Karl Marx


+ 265 The writer must earn money in order to be able to live and to write, but he must by no means live and write for the purpose of making money. Karl Marx


+ 304 Landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed. Karl Marx


+ 249 The ruling ideas of each age have ever been the ideas of its ruling class. Karl Marx


+ 241 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 in the midst of society. Karl Marx


+ 251 The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion. Karl Marx


+ 248 If anything is certain, it is that I myself am not a Marxist. Karl Marx


+ 216 Experience praises the most happy the one who made the most people happy. Karl Marx


+ 215 Men's ideas are the most direct emanations of their material state. Karl Marx


+ 248 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 metaphysical subtleties and theological niceties. Karl Marx


+ 284 On a level plain, simple mounds look like hills; and the insipid flatness of our present bourgeoisie is to be measured by the altitude of its great intellects. Karl Marx


+ 203 Revolutions are the locomotives of history. Karl Marx


+ 273 Society does not consist of individuals but expresses the sum of interrelations, the relations within which these individuals stand. Karl Marx


+ 276 Machines were, it may be said, the weapon employed by the capitalists to quell the revolt of specialized labor. Karl Marx


+ 264 The English have all the material requisites for the revolution. What they lack is the spirit of generalization and revolutionary ardour. Karl Marx


+ 230 Capital is reckless of the health or length of life of the laborer, unless under compulsion from society. Karl Marx


+ 238 It is not history which uses men as a means of achieving - as if it were an individual person - its own ends. History is nothing but the activity of men in pursuit of their ends. Karl Marx


+ 238 The ideas of the ruling class are in every epoch the ruling ideas, i.e., the class which is the ruling material force of society, is at the same time its ruling intellectual force. Karl Marx


+ 244 The history of all previous societies has been the history of class struggles. Karl Marx


+ 298 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 expose themselves. Karl Marx


+ 253 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 will be one science. Karl Marx


+ 260 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 forth living offspring, or, at the least, lays golden eggs. Karl Marx


+ 213 The worker of the world has nothing to lose, but their chains, workers of the world unite. Karl Marx


+ 244 Without doubt, machinery has greatly increased the number of well-to-do idlers. Karl Marx


+ 219 There is a specter haunting Europe, the specter of Communism. Karl Marx


+ 320 The product of mental labor - science - always stands far below its value, because the labor-time necessary to reproduce it has no relation at all to the labor-time required for its original production. Karl Marx


+ 189 Medicine heals doubts as well as diseases. Karl Marx


+ 246 The writer may very well serve a movement of history as its mouthpiece, but he cannot of course create it. Karl Marx


+ 225 The country that is more developed industrially only shows, to the less developed, the image of its own future. Karl Marx


+ 238 Greek philosophy seems to have met with something with which a good tragedy is not supposed to meet, namely, a dull ending. Karl Marx


+ 221 A specter is haunting Europe - the specter of communism. Karl Marx


+ 67 Love cures people - both the ones who give it and the ones who receive it. Karl A. Menninger