Marxism Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old marxism quotes, marxism sayings, and marxism proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Marxism is like a classical building that followed the Renaissance; beautifu in its way, but incapable of growth.     

Harold MacMillan

Basically National Socialism and Marxism are the same thing.     

Adolf Hitler

Marxism does not make sense, and I am the first one to say this.     

Todor Zhivkov

We are indebted to Marx, Engels, Lenin and Stalin for giving us a weapon. The weapon is not a machine-gun, but Marxism-Leninism.     

Mao Zedong

The Marxist maxim is 'agitate, agitate, agitate', and that is precisely what today's reds are doing with race.     

Paul Kengor

Marxism is not only the theory of socialism, it is an integral world outlook, a philosophical system, from which Marx's proletarion socialism logically follows. This philosophical system is called dialectical materialism.     

Joseph Stalin

After the Soviet collapse, Marxism is a relic, a pathetic anachronism reduced to its last redoubts: North Korea, Cuba, and the English departments of the more expensive American universities.     

Charles Krauthammer

Marxism has not only failed to promote human freedom, it has failed to produce food.     

John Dos Passos

Marxism, famously a cry of pain rather than a science, has had its poets, but so has every other major religious heresy.     

Harold Bloom

Marxism is the opium of the intellectuals.     

Edmund Wilson

The important part of Marxism was its demand for active, constant, practical, class-war.     

Francis Parker Yockey

Karl Marx was right, socialism works, it is just that he had the wrong species.     

Edward O. Wilson

Marxism is now a world faith and must be allowed to enter into a continuous dialogue with other world faiths, including religios faiths.     

Tony Benn

When I was young, I believed in three things: Marxism, the redemptive power of cinema, and dynamite. Now I just belive in dynamite.     

Sergio Leone

It's not my fault if reality is Marxist     

Che Guevara

If anything is certain, it is that I myself am not a Marxist.     

Karl Marx

Marxism is the only doctrine that both sastisfies the demands for progress and provides a safe outlet for moral expressin in a skeptical age.     

Paul Craig Roberts

Marxism is a revolutionary worldview that must always struggle for new revelations.     

Rosa Luxemburg

Marxism is the capitalism of the working class.     

Oswald Spengler

There may be thousands of principles of Marxism, but in the final analysis they can be summed up in one sentence: Rebellion is justified.     

Mao Zedong

Marxism: The theory that all the important things in history are rooted in an economic motive, that history is a science, a science of the search for food.     

Gilbert K Chesterton

It is capitalism, not Marxism, that trades in futures.     

Terry Eagleton

It was not Marxism that made Lenin a revolutionary but Lenin who made Marxism revolutionary.     

Orlando Figes

Marxism requires that we destroy God, because government must become God. And the only way for government to become God is to destroy the concept of God.     

Ted Cruz

What guides Marxism, then, is a different model of society, and a different conception of the function of the knowledge that can be produced by society and acquired from it.     

Jean-Francois Lyotard

The Soviet Union tried for 70 years to plant Marxism with bayonets in Eastern Europe. Today there are more Marxists on the Harvard faculty than there are in Eastern Europe.     

George Will

As long as the decent people refuse to believe that morality must manifest itself in every sphere of human activity, including the political, they will not meet the challenge of Marxism.     

Fulton J. Sheen

Unity is a great thing and a great slogan. But what the workers' cause needs is the unity of Marxists, not unity between Marxists, and opponents and distorters of Marxism.     

Vladimir Lenin

If people don't like Marxism, they should blame the British Museum.     

Mikhail Gorbachev

Marxism is not scientific: At best, it has scientific prejudices.     

Albert Camus