As a first step, the whole system of society
is to be torn down and built up anew.
At a certain stage in the development of these means of production and of exchange, the conditions under which feudal society produced and exchanged, the feudal organisation of agriculture and manufacturing industry, in one word, the feudal relations of property became no longer compatible with the already developed productive forces; they became so many fetters.
Modern bourgeois society with its relations of production, of exchange and of property, a society that has conjured up such gigantic means of production and of exchange, is like the sorcerer, who is no longer able to control the powers of the nether world whom he has called up by his spells.
There will always be in society certain persons who are mercuries of its approbation, and whose glance will at any time determine for the curious their standing in the world.
As the first thing man requires of man is reality, so that appears in all the forms of society.
I was beginning to see through the appearances of the society in which I had always lived, and to find the frightful realities that were beneath.
I discovered that they had an ethic superior to that of the rest of society.
Many idle stories were told about this society, which from a certain quality may be, perhaps not unjustly, supposed to have come from the society themselves.
Edwards was likewise a member of this comical society.
The English fashion of the complete independence of girls was also not accepted, and not possible in Russian society
is his determined and merciless enemy, and that he has already made an unlawful use of his position in the Society
for the sake of private vengeance.
The parrot had given a most piercing shriek, as if its name were Society and it asserted its right to its exactions.
He is a little gay, a thing Society is accustomed to in young men, and he is very impressible.
The knowledge shall be brought home to you that such a ridiculous affair is condemned by the voice of Society
That the Corresponding Society
of the Pickwick Club is therefore hereby constituted; and that Samuel Pickwick, Esq.