Subscribe

Karl Marx: 10 great quotes on his birthday

May 5 marks the birthday of Karl Marx, who provided intellectual foundation for an array of regimes that at one time governed nearly half of Earth's population.

10. On Marxism

  • close
    Activist of Sri Lanka's Marxist political party, the People's Liberation Front push carts with portraits of Communist leaders, from left, Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels, Vladimir Lenin and Rohana Wijeweera during a street march to celebrate May Day in Colombo, Sri Lanka, in 2012.
    Gemunu Amarasinghe/AP
    View Caption
  • About video ads
    View Caption
of

"If anything is certain, it is that I myself am not a Marxist." (Quoted by Friedrich Engels, in a letter to Eduard Bernstein, 1882)

10 of 10

Read Comments

View reader comments | Comment on this story
 
 
Make a Difference
Inspired? Here are some ways to make a difference on this issue.
FREE Newsletters
Get the Monitor stories you care about delivered to your inbox.
 

Loading...

Loading...

Loading...