Quotation Explorer - 'Class'

I think the big mistake in schools is trying to teach children anything, and by using fear as the basic motivation. Fear of getting failing grades, fear of not staying with your class, etc. Interest can produce learning on a scale compared to fear as a nuclear explosion to a firecracker. - Stanley Kubrick
You can tell the lowest class by their habit of always talking about persons; the next, by the fact that their habit is always to converse about things; the highest, by their preference for the discussion of ideas. - Henry Thomas Buckle
Any man who tries to excite class hatred, sectional hate, hate of creeds, any kind of hatred in our community, though he may affect to do it in the interest of the class he is addressing, is in the long run with absolute certainly that class's own worst enemy. - Theodore Roosevelt
Modern invention has been a great leveler. A machine may operate far more quickly than a political or economic measure to abolish privilege and wipe out the distinctions of class or finance. - Ivor Brown
One who criticises capitalism while approving of immigration, of which the working class is its first victim, would do better to remain silent. One who criticises immigration while remaining silent regarding capitalism should do the same. - Alain de Benoist
In the online math class, there was almost no meaningful student/teacher or student/student interaction. To equate this type of online learning with a real-world classroom experience is a major stretch. - Ian Lamont
Black people have always been used as a buffer in this country between powers to prevent class war. - Toni Morrison
Love this quote from a teacher about their class "This is four walls around the future! - - Anonymous teacher
There’s class warfare, all right, but it’s my class, the rich class, that’s making war, and we’re winning. - Warren Buffett
Instead of being presented with stereotypes by age, sex, color, class, or religion, children must have the opportunity to learn that within each range, some people are loathsome and some are delightful. - Margaret Mead
As the currency denomination goes up and its availability increases in the market, it helps only the privileged class not the rest mass of the population simply because of the affordability criteria. - Anuj Somany
The "peace symbol" is a broken class. A lot of subliminal witchcraft here. - Dexter Ray
People who dismiss the unemployed and dependent as ‘parasites’ fail to understand economics and parasitism. A successful parasite is one that is not recognized by its host, one that can make its host work for it without appearing as a burden. Such is the ruling class in a capitalist society. - Jason Read
How often do the poor in the US get to stand in front of their nation's Marie Antoinette's and shove the stale, mass-produced cake of lower class reality back into their mouths? - M.B. Dallocchio
There is no connection between the political ideas of our educated class and the deep places of the imagination.
Always have class but always kick ass. - A.D. Posey
[representative government is] deciding once in three or six years which member of the ruling class was to misrepresent the people in Parliament, - Karl Marx
Respect is a matter of one's faith in another. It doesn't understand which gender, class, caste or race one belongs. Respect earned, within. - Premchand Shetty
I'm very curious why people in school all the time from 2-3 class up to the last 6-7 they talk about football. What can be said??Sharing about a team few sentences, who has won, and rought said that's all. But why people stretch it like a Turkish delight with the same end??? - Deyth Banger
I grew up on a mixed diet of mass and class, and I still read that way. I hate it when people apologize for what they read. Some bestsellers aren't exactly literary. So what? They're fun and rip-roaring, Who instituted the book police and why do we have to answer them? Grrrrr! - Jennifer Donnelly
Money can't buy friends, but it can get you a better class of enemy. - Spike Milligan
The state is nothing but an instrument of oppression of one class by another--no less so in a democratic republic than in a monarchy. - Friedrich Engels
The purpose of learning is not to give exams in class and forget about it, but to increase the knowledge until they possess an area of the earth for God almighty - Sunday Adelaja
Human race don't go extinct but only if we treat each other as a human regardless of gender, color, class, and ethnicity. - Mohith Agadi
I wrote relationship spelling as "realationship" when I was in 5th class. But English teacher smiled and gave me marks. - Rakesh Vemulawada
Communication is the one class no one graduates from. Even the wisest man's words will be misinterpreted by a fool. - Shannon L. Alder
Just don't take any class where you have to read BEOWULF. - Woody Allen
Sometimes, it's better to bunk a class and enjoy with friends, because now, when I look back, marks never make me laugh, but memories do. - A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
While there is a lower class I am in it. While there is a criminal element I am of it. While there is a soul in prison I am not free. - Eugene V. Debs
The art of government consists in taking as much money as possible from one class of the citizens to give to the other. - Voltaire
The more violent the body contact of the sports you watch, the lower your class. - Paul Fussell
I got kicked out of ballet class because I pulled a groin muscle. It wasn't mine. - Rita Rudner
Once you understand the economics of the Austrian School and the philosophy of liberty in the tradition of Rothbard, you never look at anything not the state, the media, the central bank, the political class, nothing the same way again. - Llewellyn H. Rockwell Jr.
Character is that which reveals moral purpose, exposing the class of things a man chooses or avoids - Aristotle
Morality is only for the middle class, sweet. The lower class can't afford it, and the upper classes have entirely too much leisure time to fill - Lisa Kleypas
P3- every simple need to which an institutional answer is found permit the invention of a new class of poor and a new definition of poverty - Ivan Illich
It could probably be show by facts and figures that there is no distinctively native American criminal class except Congress. - Mark Twain
Fifty year old wealthy man resents twenty five year old middle class man, without recalling that 25 years back even he was a poor man. - Amit Kalantri
A revolution is not a dinner party, or writing an essay, or painting a picture, or doing embroidery; it cannot be so refined, so leisurely and gentle, so temperate, kind, courteous, restrained and magnanimous. A revolution is an insurrection, an act of violence by which one class overthrows another. - Mao Tse-tung
The oppressed are allowed once every few years to decide which particular representatives of the oppressing class are to represent and repress them. - Karl Marx
Developing a world class vision is the secret to world-class motivation. - Steve Siebold
...eating is the purest mode of consumption. Our purchases are statements about our social class, our friends, and our beliefs. Buying something as continually necessary as food is an ongoing act of self-definition. - Evan D.G. Fraser
I liked this girl in my sixth grade class. I dared her to kiss me -- but she didn't! - Justin Bieber
What now strikes as remarkable about the new moneyed class of the nineteenth century is their complete irresponsibility;they see everything in terms of individual success, with hardly any consciousness that the community exists. - George Orwell
But there was another class of people, the real people. To this class they all belonged, and in it the great thing was to be elegant, generous, plucky, gay, to abandon oneself without a blush to every passion, and to laugh at everything else. - Leo Tolstoy
There are three social classes in America: upper middle class, middle class, and lower middle class. - Judith Martin
If you are an author and give one of your books to a member of the upper class, you must never expect him to read it. - Paul Fussell
Opportunity for all means making taxes fair. I'm not out to soak the rich. But I do believe the rich should pay their fair share. For twelve years, the Republicans have raised taxes on the middle class. It's time to give the middle class tax relief. - Bill Clinton
Collectivism means the subjugation of the individual to a group—whether to a race, class or state does not matter. Collectivism holds that man must be chained to collective action and collective thought for the sake of what is called the common good. - Ayn Rand
The life has ups and downs.You had just to learn to fall with class - Ariadna Athanasopulos
The death-knell of the republic had rung as soon as the active power became lodged in the hands of those who sought, not to do justice to all citizens, rich and poor alike, but to stand for one special class and for its interests as opposed to the interests of others. - Theodore Roosevelt
Peace is not just the absence of conflict; peace is the creation of an environment where all can flourish regardless of race, color, creed, religion, gender, class, caste or any other social markers of difference. - Nelson Mandela
I will cut taxes - cut taxes - for 95 percent of all working families, because, in an economy like this, the last thing we should do is raise taxes on the middle class. - Barack Obama
Self-praise is for losers. Be a winner. Stand for something. Always have class, and be humble. - Auliq Ice
Representative government is artifice, a political myth, designed to conceal from the masses the dominance of a self-selected, self-perpetuating, and self-serving traditional ruling class. - Giuseppe Prezzolini
If anger were mileage, I'd be a very frequent flyer, right up there in First Class. - Gina Barreca
What presents itself to us as bourgeois legality is nothing but the violence of the ruling class, a violence raised to an obligatory norm from the outset. - Rosa Luxemburg
I was still learning when I taught my last class. - Claude Moore Fuess
Once machines performed all the servile functions formerly performed by the lower classes, the population immediately achieved equality, ending over ten thousand years of class systems. - Charles Edward Stoll
Increment in remuneration every year is just an illusion for it can't even counter the effect of inflation & price rise and thereby leading to accumulation of financial burden on the shoulder of the common men especially salaried class people and so we have economic recession. - Anuj Somany
The best game ever played was in Monday 3/21/2016, 2 games were played for 40 minutes class sport and in both I win and I and my friend we were going on the 3 game, but unfortunately we didn't finished it. But from here it can be see that I'm the winner! - Deyth Banger
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. - Gore Vidal
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
This demonetization policy is not harsh, but farce played only on salaried, lower and lower-middle economic class people's lives. - Anuj Somany
While there is a lower class, I am in it, while there is a criminal element, I am of it, and while there is a soul in prison, I am not free. - Eugene V. Debs
He understood the code of his social class enough to affect an air of indifference about life. - H.W. Brands
You have to watch your language. People will think you have no fucking class - Lani Diane Rich
I am a teacher. Pay close attention - this will be on the test. You don't wreck buildings. You don't take children hostage. And you don't threaten people with violence. Okay class dismissed. Looks like you fail! - yoko
Any flights would be taken business class, since Roger thought that the whole point of having money, if it had to be summed up in a single point, which it couldn't, but if you had to, the whole point of having a bit of money was not to have to fly scum class. - John Lanchester
It could probably be shown by facts and figures that there is no distinctly American criminal class except Congress. - Mark Twain
Ronald Reagan and George Bush pushed through programs that raised taxes on the middle class. I think it's time to cut them. And in my administration I'll offer a middle-income tax cut that will cut rates on the middle class. - Bill Clinton
Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is in an organized conspiracy to oppress, rob, and degrade them, neither persons nor property will be safe. - Frederick Douglass
My teacher asked my favorite color. ... I said ‘Rainbow’.... and I was punished to stand out of my class. - Saket Assertive
It could probably be shown by facts and figures that there is no distinctly native American criminal class except Congress. - Mark Twain
The achievement gap between children from high income and low income families is roughly 30-40% larger among children born in 2001 than among those born 25 years ago. The class gap among students entering kindergarten was two to three times higher than the racial gap. - Robert D. Putnam
Over time, this growing tendency of like marrying like will only reinforce clustering and geographic sorting along class lines, giving the emerging map of social, economic, and cultural segregation even greater permanence. - Richard Florida
We have to ask the wealthiest Americans to pay their fair share again. Their incomes went up in the 1980s and their taxes went down. We can't ask the middle class to pay more; their incomes went down and their taxes went up. - Bill Clinton
A good mother does not live only for her children. She always has some bond with other mothers, no matter what class, nationality or race they may be. All mothers have the same joys, the same sorrows, the same anxieties. All mothers think first of their child and of children. - Werenfried Von Straaten
The vast majority of Americans, at all coordinates of the economic spectrum, consider themselves middle class; this is a deeply ingrained, distinctly American cognitive dissonance. - Ellen Cushing
I once said, "We will bury you," and I got into trouble with it. Of course we will not bury you with a shovel. Your own working class will bury you. - Nikita Khrushchev
Don't be quick to leave the class of discipline; you shall only live to remember the last lesson. - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
If one is seeking for Heaven on earth, has slept in geography class. - Stanisław Jerzy Lec
As a people we practiced excess. Excess in everything - pleasure, gaud display, endless toil, and death. Vagrant children slept in the alleys. Ragpicking was a profession. A conspicuously self-satisfied class of new wealth and weak intellect was all aglitter in a setting of mass misery. - E.L. Doctrow
A smaller government reflecting the needs of the middle class and poor is superior to a big government reflecting the needs of the privileged and powerful. - Robert B. Reich
The aim here is not to separate fact from fantasy but to show how each embodies a distinct class of knowledge and how one is deeply implicated in the other. - Constance Penley
...in the lexicon of the political class, the word "sacrifice" means that the citizens are supposed to mail even more of their income to Washington so that the political class will not have to sacrifice the pleasure of spending it.
The danger is not that a particular class is unfit to govern. Every class is unfit to govern. - Lord Acton
You know, sometimes kids get bad grades in school because the class moves too slow for them. Einstein got D's in school. Well guess what, I get F's!!! - Bill Watterson
True class can never receive the highest grade..for its grade is endless - Denise Newsome
As a people we practiced excess. Excess in everything - pleasure, gaudy display, endless toil, and death. Vagrant children slept in the alleys. Ragpicking was a profession. A conspicuously self-satisfied class of new wealth and weak intellect was all aglitter in a setting of mass misery. - E.L. Doctrow
While there is a lower class, I am in it. While there is a criminal element, I am of it.While there is a soul in prison, I am not free. - Eugene V. Debs
You'll get a fair trial followed by a first class hanging.
Work is the curse of the drinking class. - Oscar Wilde
Other lands have their vitality in a few, a class, but we have it in the bulk of our people. - Walt Whitman
Democracy is the process to elect the Government of the Upper class or caste people, by the poor people and for the corporate people - Idiotneil - Neil Jain
When female stories are muted, we are teaching our kids that their dignity is second class and the historical accounts of their lives [are] less relevant. This lowered value carries over when women face sexual objectification and systemic brutalization from inside and outside the community. - Aurin Squire
The psychosphere, the logosphere, is permeated by concepts, ideas, verbalizations, a whole apparatus devised, or rather evolved, to form some sort of mental contact with reality--or to block it off. That is, a large circle of the "thinking," "educated" class take ideas as more veridical than facts. - Robert Conquest
I was just walking around saying We’re all gonna die! I never got over it. I went to class, I did what I had to do, but I was a gibbering idiot. It never went away. I never again felt the same way about life and death. - Anne Rice
The law of liberty tends to abolish the reign of race over race, of faith over faith, of class over class. It is not the realization of a political ideal; it is the discharge of a moral obligation. - John Dalberg
Everyone loses their class when they travel through hell, but only a few will regain it if they remain humble and accept the part they played in their own misery. - Shannon L. Alder
traditions with class and worth, never go out of style....whether you live here or or over thereremember and always instill to that next generationotherwise it is only to be a memory that can only fade and be forgotten - levi paul taylor
The introduction of free competition is thus public declaration that from now on the members of society are unequal only to the extent that their capitals are unequal, that capital is the decisive power, and that therefore the capitalists, the bourgeoisie, have become the first class in society. - Karl Marx
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. - Ann Landers
Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is an organized conspiracy to oppress, rob and degrade them, neither persons nor property will be safe. - Frederick Douglass
One class. No masters. No slaves. No black. No white. No Jew. No Christian. One race-- The human race. - Edith Hahn Beer
There is only one class in the community that thinks more about money than the rich, and that is the poor. - Oscar Wilde
The best political community is formed by citizens of the middle class. - Aristotle
It is not the class you come from, but that with which you carry yourself that matters most. - Carl W. Brand
It is much better to live in poverty and graduate to the middle class, than it is to live as a king and be demoted to the middle class. - Mustafa Said
An HBCU that is not inherently revolutionary in 2016 is irrelevant.An African American Studies class that is not inherently revolutionary in 2016 is irrelevant. - Darnell Lamont Walker
You’re forgetting… we never get in trouble in that class. Remember I gave Mr. Hendry that lap dance last year. I’m thinking he’s expecting one this year as well. - Carol - Matthew Leeth
The master class has always declared the wars; the subject class has always fought the battles. The master class had all to gain and nothing to lose, while the subject class has had nothing to gain and all to lose - especially their lives. - Eugene V. Debs
The constitution does not provide for first and second class citizens. - Wendell Willkie
As a scientist, I am not sure anymore that life can be reduced to a class struggle, to dialectical materialism, or any set of formulas. Life is spontaneous and it is unpredictable, it is magical. I think that we have struggled so hard with the tangible that we have forgotten the intangible. - Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider
The emancipation of the working class can only be achieved by the working class itself without the assistance of governments. - pierre-jospeh proudhon
They said it was to be a revolutionary house, free of class struggle, no servants’ rooms because they didn’t believe in laundry maids or cooks.Nobody does, really. Why should they? Only in having clean clothes, clean floors, and enchiladas tapatias. - Barbara Kingsolver
A true gentleman is one that apologizes anyways, even though he has not offended a lady intentionally. He is in a class all of his own because he knows the value of a woman's heart. - Shannon L. Alder
If we try to run the economy for the benefit of a single group or class, we shall injure or destroy all groups, including the members of the very class for whose benefit we have been trying to run it. We must run the economy for everybody - Henry Hazlitt
Class is material consumed.
You don't understand. I could have had class. I could have been a contender. - Budd Schulberg
Since men are not equals in white supremacist, capitalist, patriarchal class structure, which men do women want to be equal to? - bell hooks
Crime is an attitude learnt overtime and can be as a result of condition of place one has found himself. Crime can be graded, so it's possible environment can affect high class rich and low class poor. Therefore criminal justice system is supposed to be graded as to achieve equity in result. - Chidiebere Prosper Agbugba
I was born Katie O’Reilly, she began. Poor Irish, but proud of it. I boarded the Titanic at Queenstown as a third class passenger with nothing more than the clothes on my back. And the law at my heels. Titanic Rhapsody - Jina Bacarr
I can hire one half of the working class to kill the other half. - Jay Gould
The incognito of lower class employment is an effective cloak for any dagger one might wish to hide. - Margaret Cho
Archaeology is the search for fact... not truth. If it's truth you're looking for, Dr. Tyree's philosophy class is right down the hall. - George Lucas
Chess, I never thought that I will beat somebody on chess. I just thought that I'm too stupid to play chess, but it looks like the best in the class of math I beat him. He has in math as a result 5, I have 3 - Strange? I don't think so! - Deyth Banger
Let him who expects one class of society to prosper into highest degree, while the other is in distress, try whether one side of his face can smile while the other is pinched. - Thomas Fuller
Coincidences, in general, are great stumbling-blocks in the way of that class of thinkers who have been educated to know nothing of the theory of probabilities. - Edgar Allan Poe
Belonging to the working class is the economy’s punishment for those who did what they were told to do in class. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
We want one class of persons to have a liberal education, and we want another class of persons, a very much larger class of necessity in every society, to forgo the privilege of a liberal education and fit themselves to perform specific difficult manual tasks. - Woodrow Wilson
The middle class were invented to give the poor hope; the poor, to make the rich feel special; the rich, to humble the middle class. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
The world must be all fucked up," he said then, "when men travel first class and literature goes as freight. - Gabriel García Márquez
Upper classes are a nation's past; the middle class is its future. - Ayn Rand
The working class had imposed upon them a sterile and authoritarian educational system which mirrored the ethos of the corporate workplace. - Anthony M. Platt
You say that money doesn't bring happiness... but you have them... don't ya?If they don't bring happiness give them to average class and the result will be called "Bringing happiness! - Deyth Banger
The upper classes are... a nation's past; the middle class is its future. - Ayn Rand
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