"Confessions" were semi-jocular questionnaires that were very popular in Victorian England, and filling them out a common pastime in many families where friends and relatives participated. In 1865, Marx and his daughters played that game together and that was the result.
The Quality you like best Simplicity In man Strength In Woman Weakness Your chief characteristic Singleness of purpose Your favourite occupation Glancing at Netchen , bookworming The vice you hate most Servility The vice you excuse most Gullibility Your idea of happiness To fight Your idea of misery To submit Your aversion Martin Tupper , violet powder  Your hero Spartacus , Keppler  Your heroine Gretchen  The poet you like best Dante, Aeschylus, Shakespeare, Goethe The prose writer you like best Diderot, Lessing, Hegel, Balzac Your favourite flower Daphne, Laurel Your favourite dish Fish Your Maxim Nihil Humani A Me Alienum Puto  Your motto De Omnibus Dubitandum  Your favourite colour Red Your favourite Colour of eyes & hair Black Your favourite Names Jenny , Laura 
 Netchen is the nickname of Antoinette Philips, Marx's cousin aged 28 at the time. She too was was a socialist.  Martin Tupper was a English writer. Marx hated his poetry which he perceived as pure English utilitarianism.  Violet powder is a type of cosmetics that brightens the face's skin tone.  Spartacus was a Thracian gladiator who led a slave uprising against the Roman Republic around 70BC.  Johannes Kepler was a German astronomer who came up with the laws of planetary motions in the early 17th century.  Gretchen is Faust's ill-fated love interest in Goethe's legendary 1775 play.  "Nothing Human is Alien to Me", coined by Berber Roman playwright Terrence in his 163BC play The Self-Tormentor.  "Doubt Everything", attributed to Descartes.  Jenny von Westphalen was Karl Marx's wife. Their three daughters (Jenny Caroline, Jenny Laura and Jenny Eleanor) all are named after her.  Jenny Laura Marx was Marx's second daughter, born in 1845. She later married fellow socialist Paul Lafargue.
This kind of wokeness and clarivoidance can only be achieved trough Maximum Dialectics
The meme has now reached its apex.
Welp at least he still advocated for women's liberation
more like the eternal return
It's perfect comrade.
I've always enjoyed this. There's something nice about seeing iconic figures like Marx humanised.
Yeah, Engels always regretted Marx left so few personal documents behind.
nigga liked the name Jenny so much, he named his three daughters Jenny
what the fuck
2nd grade cousins are fair game tho.
toppest kek that was completely justified.
The Quality you like best: Hunger In man: Strength In Woman: Strength also Your chief characteristic: Responsibility Your favourite occupation: Glancing at Lenin's corpse, Pretending to read The vice you hate most: Gluttony The vice you excuse most: Wrath Your idea of happiness: To teach schoolchildren to read Your idea of misery: To submit Your aversion: Marx Your hero: Lenin Your heroine: Rosa The poet you like best: Goethe The prose writer you like best: Tolstoy Your favourite flower: Poppy Your favourite dish: Vodka Your Maxim: From each according to his ability, to each according to his need Your motto: Ad Ordine Libertas Your favourite colour: Red Your favourite Colour of eyes & hair: Brown Your favourite Names: Vladmir
My nigga Marx knew where it's at. The hottest thing a woman can do is reveal all her carefully hidden insecurities to you.
Bretty much THIS. It´s a sensual thrill if they do that. My god swj whould propably misinterpret this and think he is a sexist, while this quote could mean quite the opposite.