Quotation by Friedrich Engels

By bourgeoisie is meant the class of modern capitalists, owners of the means of social production and employers of wage labor. By proletariat, the class of modern wage laborers who, having no means of production of their own, are reduced to selling their labor power in order to live.
Friedrich Engels (1820–1895), German social philosopher. Manifesto of the Communist Party (written in collaboration with Karl Marx), footnote (1888 edition).
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