"Friedrich Engels" was a German social science/social scientist, author, political theorist, Philosophy/philosopher, and father of Marxism/Marxist theory, together with Karl Marx. In 1845 he published The Condition of the Working Class in England in 1844/The Condition of the Working Class in England, based on personal observations and research in Manchester.
In 1848 he co-authored The Communist Manifesto with Karl Marx, though he also authored and co-authored (primarily with Marx) many other works, and later he supported Marx financially to do research and write Das Kapital. After Marx's death, Engels edited the second and third volumes. Additionally, Engels organized Marx's notes on the "Theories of Surplus Value," which he later published as the "fourth volume" of Capital. He has also made important contributions to family economics.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous philosophers! More Friedrich Engels on Wikipedia.
People think they have taken quite an extraordinarily bold step forward when they have rid themselves of belief in hereditary monarchy and swear by the democratic republic. In reality, however, the state is nothing but a machine for the oppression of one class by another, and indeed in the democratic republic no less than in the monarchy.Friedrich Engels