Russian communism isthe illegitimate child of Karl Marx and Catherine the Great. 1st Earl
Speech, Aarhus University,11 Apr.
It isaswholly wrong toblame Marx for what wasdonein his name, as it is to blame Jesus for what was done in his. Tony (Anthony Neil Wedgwood) Benn
Quoted in Alan Freeman The Benn Heresy (1982).
Much of the world's work, it has been said, is done by men who do not feel quite well. Marx is a case in point. John Kenneth Galbraith
The Age of Uncertainty, ch.3.
Imagine Rousseau,Voltaire, Holbach, Lessing, Heine, and Hegel united in one personI say united, not lumped togetherand you have Dr Marx. Moses Hess
Quoted in A J P Taylor's introduction to the Penguin edition of The Communist Manifesto (1967).
With all allowance made for Marx's erudition and his historic impact upon the social sciences, especially sociology, it is as an art united with prophecy, virtually religious prophecy, that Marxism survives. Robert Nisbet
Sociology as an Art Form, ch.5.
The typical entrepreneur is no longer the bold and tireless man of Marshall, or the sly and rapacious Moneybags of Marx, but a mass of inert shareholders, indistinguishable from rentiers, who employ salaried managers to run their concerns. Edwin Arlington Robinson
An Essay on Marxian Economics.
The cold metal of economic theory is in Marx's pages immersed in such a wealth of steaming phrases as to acquire a temperature not naturally its own. Joseph Alois SchumpeterSearch Quotes Webster's New World Dictionary of Quotations Copyright © 2010 by Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd. All rights reserved. Published by Wiley, Hoboken, NJ. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Capitalism, Socialism, and Democracy, p.21.
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