Classes Quotes

Every time a superior person who has position invades the rights and liberties and the dignity of an inferior person, he degrades himself, he retards and debases his own manhood when he does it.

Our middle classes, who are comfortable and irresponsible at other people’s expense… are neither ashamed of that condition nor even conscious of it.

Class is a communist concept. It groups people in bundles, and sets them against one another.

She is nether fish nor fowl.

When Adam dolve, and Eve span, Who was then the gentleman?

It’s amazing to me that only populists are ever accused of class warfare. Talk about losing a grip on reality. I’ll tell you what class warfare is: When the Gingrich Republicans mandate that the IRS spend more of its resources auditing working-class people who get the Earned Income Tax Credit than it does auditing millionaires […]

The ignorant classes are the dangerous classes.

The first thing the intellect does with any object is too class it along with something else… Probably a crab would be filled with a sense of personal outrage if it could hear us class it without ado or apology as a crustacean, and thus dispose of it. “I am no such thing,” it would […]

Rank, n. Relative elevation in the scale of human worth.

A decent provision for the poor is the true test of civilization.