QUOTATIONS FROM THE REVOLUTIONS OF 1848 & MARXISM

 

Directions: Read each of the following quotations and then choose the individual you believe to be the speaker from the list of individuals listed below. Write the name of the speaker on the appropriate blank.

 

Possible answers: Blanc, Charles X, Hegel, Malthus, Marx, Mill, Napoleon III, Louis Napoleon, Ricardo, von Ranke

 

1. ________ "One fact is common to all past ages, namely, the exploitation of one part of society by another."

2. ________ "I would rather saw wood, than be a king of the English type."

3. ________ "A spirit of distrust leads certain persons to say that the empire means war; but I say that the empire means peace."

4. ________ "The Constitution was made with the purpose of weakening the power which you were about to confer upon me. Now that the fundamental compact is no longer respected by those who incessantly invoke it, and the men who have already destroyed two monarchies wish to overthrow the Republic, it is my duty to defeat them and save the country"

5. ________"From each according to his abvilities, to each according to his needs."

6. ________ "What experience and history teach is this--that people and governments never have learned anything from history, or acted on principles deduces from it."

7. ________"There is no way of keeping profits up but by keeping wages down."

8. ________ "Population, when unchecked, increases in a geometrical ratio. Subsistence increases only in an arithmetical ratio. A slight acquaintence with numbers will show the immensity of the first power in comparison of the second."

9. _________ "You have reckoned that history ought to judge the past and to instruct the contemporary world as to the future. The present attempt does not yield to that high office. It will merely tell how it really was."

10. ________ "The liberty of the individual must be thus far limited; he must not make himself a nuisance to other people."