“Workers of the World, Unite. You have nothing to lose but your chains!” it's from (Move your mouse to reveal the content) it's from (open) it's from (close) The Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx and Freidrich Engels. Well, sort of; it's a popularized summary of the first bit, not a verbatim quote. For those who did not recognize it, do you feel differently about your initial response knowing what it's (adapted) from? Copy/paste: I felt this way about the big text statement: My opinion changed/didn't change after I found out where it was from: My thoughts on why it changed/didn't change: Remember, this isn't a debate. it's barely a discussion. it's just a poll of individual reactions.