Class Quotes

A permanent division of labor inevitably creates occupational and class inequality and conflict.

Robert Shea

I have retained a belief that it is the popular sporty kids at school who grow up to have the least interesting lives, and the unhappy young souls who develop into the most extraordinary adults. Whoever heard of a creative genius being understood as a child and well loved by his class mates? Who like to imagine an artist who emerged into adulthood content with his lot? And, conversely, how satisfying to hear that almost without exception, the untroubled, popular kids at school have ended up blandly as accountants, solicitors or in IT. Hold on, misfits, your day will come.

Derren Victor Brown

The cure for capitalism's failing would require that a government would have to rise above the interests of one class aloneRobert L. Heilbroner

Robert L. Heilbroner

It could probably be shown by facts and figures that there is no distinctly native American criminal class except Congress

Mark Twain

The better class of Briton likes to send his children away to school until they're old and intelligent enough to come home again. Then they're too old and intelligent to want to.

Sir Malcolm Stanley Bradbury

The great thing about the U.S. economy right now is that we are the smart kids in the stupid-kid class. America has fiscal problems and gridlock issues and polarity and partisanship in Congress -- and yet, compared to Japan and Europe, the U.S. looks great.

Ian Bremmer

The defeat of Nazi Germany signified the victory of progress over reaction, humanity over barbarism and the victory of socialism over imperialist obscurantism. This victory opened the road for advancing the revolutionary struggle of the working class, a national liberation movement on an unprecedented scale and the destruction of the shameful colonial system.

Leonid Ilyich Brezhnev

We know no document is perfect, but when we amend the Constitution, it would be to expand rights, not to take away rights from decent, loyal Americans. This great Constitution of ours should never be used to make a group of Americans permanent second-class citizens.

Barbara Levy Boxer

All history has been a history of class struggles between dominated classes at various stages of social development.

Friedrich Engels

A middle class is so important to a society that its value cannot be overestimated.

Eliot Engel

A revolution is an act of violence whereby one class shatters the authority of another.

James MacGregor Burns

The danger is not that a particular class is unfit to govern. Every class is unfit to govern.

Lord Acton

The moral climate within the ruling class in this country is not that different from the moral climate within the ruling class of Hitler's Germany.

David Clennon

For the duration of its collective life, or the time during which its identity may be assumed, each class resembles a hotel or an omnibus, always full, but always of different people.

Joseph A. Schumpeter

Money is related to class only in the minds of people who have too much of the former, too little of the latter or none of either

Doug Robarchek

Our loyalties must transcend our race, our tribe, our class, and our nation; and this means we must develop a world perspective.

Martin Luther King Jr

Character is that which reveals moral purpose, exposing the class of things a man chooses or avoids

Aristotle

There is no gardening without humility. Nature is constantly sending even its oldest scholars to the bottom of the class for some egregious blunder.

Alfred Austin

There is probably no more obnoxious class of citizen, taken end for end, than the returning vacationist.

Robert Benchley

I think a photography class should be a requirement in all educational programs because it makes you see the world rather than just look at it.

Unknown

Acting is the most minor of gifts and not a very high-class way to earn a living. After all, Shirley Temple could do it at the age of four.

Katharine Hepburn

Capitalism is the legitimate racket of the ruling class

Al Capone

As a child, I was very shy. Painfully, excruciatingly shy. I hid a lot in my room. I was so terrified to read out loud in school that I had to have my mother ask my reading teacher not to call on me in class.

Kim Basinger

Independence? That's middle class blasphemy. We are all dependent on one another, every soul of us on earth.

George Bernard Shaw
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