Title page from Manifesto of the Communist Party

Manifesto of the Communist Party

The classic late-19th century translation of the Communist Manifesto done with the assistance of Engels. See also:

  • the German original
  • an HTML version of the English translation

Key Quotes

Socialism & Interventionism

The bourgeoisie, wherever it has got the upper hand, has put an end to all feudal, patriarchal, idyllic relations. It has pitilessly torn asunder the motley feudal ties that bound man to his “natural superiors”, and has left remaining no other nexus between man and man than naked self-interest,…