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Definition founder of modern communism; wrote the Communist Manifesto with Engels in 1848; wrote Das Kapital in 1867 (1818-1883)
  • Marx underestimated the affluence of the working class.
  • And Karl Marx became one of the Marx brothers.
    Richard Lederer  --  A Brief History of the World
  • That is the price they pay; to despise God and Karl Marx in the same sentence.
    John Le Carre  --  The Spy Who Came In From The Cold
  • He was full of puns and pleased good-nature, save when he quoted from Karl Marx and Eugene Debs.
    Thomas Wolfe  --  Look Homeward, Angel
  • The Supreme Soviet revolution of Karl Marx and Vladimir Lenin made possible the beginning of all things.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • "Karl Marx famously called religion 'the opiate of the masses.'
    John Green  --  Looking for Alaska
  • ""Well, for your information, Dr. Henry Kissinger himself says that Neto and them are followers of Karl Marx, and the other ones are pro-United States.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  • These are no ordinary woods, and now we are going to talk about Karl Marx.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie's World
  • Read Karl Marx and get the answer, boys.
    Richard Wright  --  Black Boy
  • You could blame the munitions makers or Karl Marx or a trick of fate or an old man in Omaha who forgot to vote.
    Tim O'Brien  --  The Things They Carried
  • Even Karl Marx and the Russian Revolution.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • 'That's what Karl Marx is.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • So, Karl Marx!
    Arundhati Roy  --  The God of Small Things
  • ] Karl Marx.
    Peter Shaffer  --  Equus
  • Karl Marx?
    Athol Fugard  --  Master Harold...and the Boys
  • — nevertheless the disheveled old mystic of Das Kapital, turgid, tortured, confused, and neurotic, unscientific, illogical, this pompous fraud Karl Marx, nevertheless had a glimmering of a very important truth.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Starship Troopers
  • He spent hours waiting on Marguerite Benson—taking her shopping or off to movies he himself couldn't stand, talking with her politely about Thorstein Veblen and Bertrand Russell and Karl Marx (her false teeth clicking all the while she talked), swivving her night after night with a look of wild rapture on his face and a prayer that it soon be over in his head.
    John Gardner  --  The Sunlight Dialogues
  • Counting from the portrait of Karl Marx, the Count placed his hand in the center of the second panel to the right, gave a push, and popped it open.
    Amor Towles  --  A Gentleman in Moscow
  • In the name of our revered Karl Marx, do explain how you reached this contradictory conclusion!
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • So tell me, was the Europe of Karl Marx a society like that?
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie's World

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