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All history has been a history of class struggles between dominated classes at various stages of social development.
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In this sense, the theory of the Communists may be summed up in the single sentence: Abolition of private property.

— Friedrich Engels

No party has renounced the right to armed resistance, in certain circumstances without lying

— Friedrich Engels

Just as Darwin discovered the law of development of organic nature, so Marx discovered the law of development of human history: the simple fact, hitherto concealed by an overgrowth of ideology, that mankind must first of all eat, drink, have shelter and clothing, before it can pursue politics, science, art, religion, etc.

— Friedrich Engels

Ideas often kindle each other, like electrical sparks.

— Friedrich Engels

The anarchists put the thing upside down. They declare that the proletarian revolution must begin by doing away with the political organization of the state. But to destroy it at such a moment would be to destroy the only organism by means of which the victorious proletariat can assert its newly-conquered power, hold down its capitalist adversaries, and carry out that economic revolution of society without which the whole victory must end in a new defeat and a mass slaughter of the workers similar to those after the Paris commune.

— Friedrich Engels

It is no longer a question anywhere of inventing interconnections from out of our brains, but of discovering them in the facts.

— Friedrich Engels

And what is impossible to science?

— Friedrich Engels

The slave frees himself when, of all the relations of private property, he abolishes only the relation of slavery and thereby becomes a proletarian; the proletarian can free himself only by abolishing private property in general.

— Friedrich Engels

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