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Definition of Proletariat

Proletariat

  1. The indigent class in the State; the body of proletarians.

Proletariat Quotations

Admiration of the proletariat, like that of dams, power stations, and aeroplanes, is part of the ideology of the machine age.
Bertrand Russell

The three great problems of this century; the degradation of man in the proletariat, the subjection of women through hunger, the atrophy of the child by darkness.
Victor Hugo

Despair is typical of those who do not understand the causes of evil, see no way out, and are incapable of struggle. The modern industrial proletariat does not belong to the category of such classes.
Vladimir Lenin

Bourgeois class domination is undoubtedly an historical necessity, but, so too, the rising of the working class against it. Capital is an historical necessity, but, so too, its grave digger, the socialist proletariat.
Rosa Luxemburg

History is the only true teacher, the revolution the best school for the proletariat.
Rosa Luxemburg
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Proletariat Translations

proletariat in Dutch is proletariaat

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