Our tradition of political thought had its definite beginning in the teachings of Plato and Aristotle. I believe it came to a no less definite end in the theories of Karl Marx.
— Hannah Arendt

Just as marx used to say about the French marxists of the late seventies: All I know is that I am not a marxist.
Friedrich Engels marx quote

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

It was at a particular moment in the history of my own rages that I saw the Western world conditioned by the images of Marx, Darwin and Freud; and Marx, Darwin and Freud are the three most crashing bores of the Western world. The simplistic popularization of their ideas has thrust our world into a mental straitjacket from which we can only escape by the most anarchic violence.
— William Golding

The most eloquent eulogy of capitalism was made by its greatest enemy. Marx is only anti-capitalist in so far as capitalism is out of date.
— marx quotation by Albert Camus