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.
While the miser is merely a capitalist gone mad, the capitalist is a rational miser.
Constant labor of one uniform kind destroys the intensity and flow of a man's animal spirits, which find recreation and delight in mere change of activity.
Experience praises the most happy the one who made the most people happy.
Religion is the opium of the masses.
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.
History does nothing; it does not possess immense riches, it does not fight battles. It is men, real, living, who do all this
In bourgeois society capital is independent and has individuality, while the living person is dependent and has no individuality.
Nothing can have value without being an object of utility.
While the miser is merely a capitalist gone mad, the capitalist is a rational miser
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
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.
The production of too many useful things results in too many useless people.
From the outset, the Christian was the theorizing Jew, the Jew is therefore the practical Christian, and the practical Christian has become a Jew again.
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.