Class Quotes

The skilful class of flatterers praise the discourse of an ignorant friend and the face of a deformed one.


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.

Lysander Spooner

The origins of disputes between philosophers is, that one class of them have undertaken to raise man by displaying his greatness, and the other to debase him by showing his miseries

Blaise Pascal

I'm tired of being treated like a second-class citizen.

Rosa Parks

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.

Karl Pearson

I learned much more about acting from philosophy courses, psychology courses, history and anthropology than I ever learned in acting class.

Tim Robbins

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

Friedrich Engels

The tendency of taxation is to create a class of persons who do not labor, to take from those who do labor the produce of that labor, and to give it to those who do not labor

William Cobbett

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.

Claude L

Coming out involves varying degrees of difficulty that are affected by class, race, religion, and geography.

Lance Loud

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

Robert Heilbroner

Show class, have pride, and display character. If you do, winning takes care of itself.

Paul Bryant

Upper classes are a nation's past; the middle class is its future.

Ayn Rand

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

The best political community is formed by citizens of the middle class.

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