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Quote of Karl Marx - The philosophers have only interpreted the...


Biography - Karl Marx:

German philosopher, economist and political theorist.
Born: 1818 - Died: 1883
Period:
19th century
Place of birth: Germany
Germany

The philosophers have only interpreted the world, in various ways. The point, however, is to change it.




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Les philosophes n'ont fait qu'interpréter le monde de diverses manières ; ce qui importe, c'est de le transformer.

German
Die Philosophen haben die Welt nur verschieden interpretiert; es kömmt drauf an, sie zu verändern.




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