"The history of all hitherto existing society is the history of class struggles"
"The executive of the modern state is but a committee for the managing of the common affairs of the whole bourgeoisie"
"The Communists disdain to conceal their views and aims. They openly declare that their ends can be attained only by
the forcible overthrow of all existing conditions. Let the ruling classes tremble at a communistic revolution. The proletarians
have nothing to lose but their chains. They have a world to win. Workers of all countries...unite!"
Politics is war without bloodshed while war is politics with bloodshed
Every attempt to skip over real, that is, objectively conditioned stages in the development of the masses, is political
we must begin by stating the first premise of all human existence and, therefore, of
all history, the premise, namely, that men must be in a position to live in order to be able to "make history" .. The second
point is that the satisfaction of the first need (the action of satisfying, and the instrument of satisfaction which has been
acquired) leads to new needs; and this production of new needs is the first historical act.
"...the theory of the Communists may be summed up in the single sentence: Abolition
of private property"
"Freedom can only be found down the barrel of a shotgun......."