There is no royal road to science, and only those who do not dread the fatiguing climb of its steep paths have a chance of gaining its luminous summits.
Nothing can have value without being an object of utility.
The ruling ideas of each age have ever been the ideas of its ruling class.
Revolutions are the locomotives of history.
The production of too many useful things results in too many useless people.
The history of all previous societies has been the history of class struggles.