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Karl Marx



    The oppressed are allowed once every few years to decide which particular representatives of the oppressing class are to represent and repress them.

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    Landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed

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

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    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.

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    In every revolution there intrude, at the side of its true agents, men of a different stamp; some of them survivors of and devotees to past revolutions, without insight into the present movement, but preserving popular influence by their known honesty and courage, or by the sheer force of tradition; others mere brawlers, who, by dint of repeating year after year the same set of stereotyped declamations against the government of the day, have sneaked into the reputation of revolutionists of the first water They are an unavoidable evil: with time they are shaken off.

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    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.

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    Force is the midwife of every old society pregnant with a new one

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