The classics are only primitive literature. They belong to the same class as primitive machinery and primitive music and primitive medicine.
The fundamental class division in any society is not between rich and poor, or between farmers and city dwellers, but between tax payers and tax consumers
Class is the impartial, consistent display of emotional integrity.
Class is the sure-footedness that comes with having proved you can meet life.
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
True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country.
Class is an aura of confidence that is being sure without being cocky. Class has nothing to do with money. Class never runs scared. It is self-discipline and self-knowledge. It's the sure footedness that comes with having proved you can meet life.
A second-class effort is a first-class mistake.
Other lands have their vitality in a few, a class, but we have it in the bulk of our people.
Let him who expects one class of society to prosper in the highest degree, while the other is in distress, try whether one side;of the face can smile while the other is pinched.
It is to the middle-class we must look for the safety of England.
When we say a woman is of a certain social class, we really mean her husband or father is.
The more violent the body contact of the sports you watch, the lower the class.
Every oppressed individual, class, race and group begins to form a mental picture of a revolution.
Communism teaches and seeks two objectives: unrelenting class warfare and the complete eradication of private ownership.
Coming out involves varying degrees of difficulty that are affected by class, race, religion, and geography.
Being human signifies, for each one of us, belonging to a class, a society, a country, a continent and a civilization; and for us European earth-dwellers, the adventure played out in the heart of the New World signifies in the first place that it was not our world and that we bear responsibility for the crime of its destruction.
I learned much more about acting from philosophy courses, psychology courses, history and anthropology than I ever learned in acting class.
The scientific method of examining facts is not peculiar to one class of phenomena and to one class of workers; it is applicable to social as well as to physical problems, and we must carefully guard ourselves against supposing that the scientific frame of mind is a peculiarity of the professional scientist.
Magnetism, as you recall from physics class, is a powerful force that causes certain items to be attracted to refrigerators.
The ostensible supporters of the Constitution, like the ostensible supporters of most other governments, are made up of three classes, viz.: 1. Knaves, a numerous and active class, who see in the government an instrument which they can use for their own aggrandizement or wealth. 2. Dupesa large class, no doubteach of whom, because he is allowed one voice out of millions in deciding what he may do with his own person and his own property, and because he is permitted to have the same voice in robbing, enslaving, and murdering others, that others have in robbing, enslaving, and murdering himself, is stupid enough to imagine that he is a free man, a sovereign; that this is a free government; a government of equal rights, the best government on earth, and such like absurdities. 3. A class who have some appreciation of the evils of government, but either do not see how to get rid of them, or do not choose to so far sacrifice their private interests as to give themselves seriously and earnestly to the work of making a change.
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.
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.
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.
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.