quote by Karl Marx

Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people.

— Karl Marx

Most Powerful Heartlessness quotations

If you love someone who is ruining his or her life because of faulty thinking, and you don't do anything about it because you are afraid of what others might think, it would seem that rather than being loving, you are in fact being heartless.

I have declared war on the rich who prosper on our poverty, the politicians who lie to us with smiling faces, and all the mindless, heartless, robots who protect them and their property.

In life's journey, you will meet all sorts of characters.

Always remember, never shed a tear for the heartless, corrupt or insensitive.

Those who are heartless, once cared too much.

I was thought to be 'stuck up.' I wasn't. I was just sure of myself. This is and always has been an unforgivable quality to the unsure.

My advice to the women of America is to raise more hell and fewer dahlias.

I never justify, sustain, or in any way or to any extent uphold this cruel, heartless, aimless unnecessary war.

My brain has no heart, and my heart has no brain.

That's why when I speak my mind, I appear heartless and when I do what's in my heart I seem thoughtless.

In art as in lovemaking, heartfelt ineptitude has its appeal and so does heartless skill, but what you want is passionate virtuosity.

Just saying no prevents teenage pregnancy the way 'Have a nice day' cures chronic depression.

People think SEALs are cold-blooded, heartless, wound-up, brainwashed killers.

They imagine you can just point a SEAL in a direction and say, 'Go kill.' The truth is you're talking about a bunch of kind-hearted, jovial guys. The only thing that separates them is mental toughness.

And the people stayed home. And read books, and listened, and rested, and exercised, and made art, and played games, and learned new ways of being, and were still.And listened more deeply.Some meditated, some prayed, some danced.Some met their shadows.And the people began to think differently.And the people healed.And, in the absence of people living in ignorant, dangerous, mindless, and heartless ways, the earth began to heal.And when the danger passed, and the people joined together again, they grieved their losses, and made new choices, and dreamed new images, and created new ways to live and heal the earth fully, as they had been healed.

You know I love you more when you're cold and heartless.

Well, I can't eat muffins in an agitated manner. The butter would probably get on my cuffs.

After more than 700 hours of studying this subject, and thoroughly investigating its foundation, I have come to the conclusion that the resurrection of Jesus Christ is one of the most wicked, vicious, heartless hoaxes ever foisted upon the minds of men, or it is the most fantastic fact of history

Do you think, because I am poor, obscure, plain and little, I am soulless and heartless? You think wrong! - I have as much soul as you, - and full as much heart! And if God had gifted me with some beauty and much wealth, I should have made it as hard for you to leave me, as it is now for me to leave you!

All alike, you men. You only want the satisfaction of being through with us first, that's all. So far I've had the good fortune of beating you to it. So I am heartless.

Religious distress is at the same time the expression of the real distress and also the protest against real distress. Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, just as it is the spirit of the spiritless condition. It is the opium of the people.

Many think they have a kind heart who have only weak nerves.

I only stayed because you turned the lights out.

There's a reason it's called 'girls gone wild' and not 'women gone wild'.

When girls go wild, they show their tits. When women go wild, they kill men and drown their kids in a tub.

They call you heartless; but you have a heart and I love you for being ashamed to show it.

Every time I say something they find hard to hear, they chalk it up to my anger, and never to their own fear.

My feeling is that for years now it has taken a much too big part in how women are being visually defined today. Heartless retouching should not be the chosen tool to represent women in the beginning of this century.

Love, with very young people, is a heartless business.

We drink at that age from thirst, or to get drunk; it is only later in life that we occupy ourselves with the individuality of our wine.

To be conservative at 20 is heartless and to be a liberal at 60 is plain idiocy.

It may be true that the law cannot change the heart but it can restrain the heartless.

An intelligent woman has millions of born enemies... all the stupid men.

And the people healed. And, in the absence of people living in ignorant, dangerous, mindless, and heartless ways, the earth began to heal.

I never came across anyone in whom the moral sense was dominant who was not heartless, cruel, vindictive, log-stupid, and entirely lacking in the smallest sense of humanity. Moral people, as they are termed, are simple beasts.

The truth is, we are all caught in a great economic system which is heartless.

Perhaps this is just punishment for those who have been heartless, to understand only when nothing can be undone.

Just because I accept you as you are does not mean that I have given up all hope of your improvement.

Whenever I hear anything described as a heartless assault on our children, I tend to think it’s a good idea.