Mankind is divided into rich and poor, into property owners and exploited and to abstract oneself from this fundamental division and from the antagonism between poor and rich means abstracting oneself from fundamental facts.
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.
Between richer and poorer classes in a free country a mutually respecting antagonism is much healthier than pity on the one hand and dependence on the other, as is, perhaps, the next best thing to fraternal feeling.
Classes struggle, some classes triumph, others are eliminated. Such is history; such is the history of civilization for thousands of years.
The most perfect political community must be amongst those who are in the middle rank, and those states are best instituted wherein these are a larger and more respectable part, if possible, than both the other; or, if that cannot be, at least than either of them separate.
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.
The genius of our ruling class is that it has kept a majority of the people from ever questioning the inequity of a system where most people drudge along, paying heavy taxes for which they get nothing in return.
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