He said it without defiance, bitterness or proletarian arrogance; he said it as if it were a joke on him and—if one looked closely into his smile—on them.
Here they did not talk so much about the proletariat, but merely rebelled against the tyranny of reality and of the objective.
I always feel like a damn proletarian when I have to admit that I live in the city.
The Council signed a declaration which stated that writers were servants of the proletariat—but the statement did not sound as simple as that; it was more involved and much longer.
He’s the one who’s been a Yogi, then a vegetarian, then a Unitarian, then a nudist—and now he’s gone to build a palace of the proletariat in Moscow.
On the other hand I heard that some screwy bunch of cafeteria radicals called ’The New League of Proletarian Art’ tried to enlist in support of Howard Roark—they said he was a victim of capitalism—when they should have known that Hopton Stoddard is their champion.
And now I find that I regret the advantages I enjoyed in my former proletarian state.
Universal Harmony’—’Eternal Spirit’—’Divine Purpose’—’Nirvana’—’Paradise’—’Racial Supremacy’—’The Dictatorship of the Proletariat.
The individual held as evil, the mass—as God, No motive and no virtue permitted—except that of service to the proletariat.
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Marx did not envision a generally satisfied proletariat that found meaning and financial reward in their work.
Marx expected the proletariat to rise in rebellion.