Class Quotes

It has always been the habit of privileged groups to deny the oppressed classes every ...

It has always been the habit of privileged groups to deny the oppressed classes every opportunity for the cultivation of innate capacities and then to accuse them of lacking what they have been denied to acquire. -Reinhold Niebuhr in "Moral Man and Immoral Society,"
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"There are three classes of people: thos...

"There are three classes of people: those who see, those who see when they are shown, those who do not see." Leonardo da Vinci
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"The state is nothing but an instrument of opress...

"The state is nothing but an instrument of opression of one class by another - no less so in a democratic republic than in a monarchy." - Friedrich Engels
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โ€œLife is an uphill battle an...

โ€œLife is an uphill battle and Iโ€™m on a tricycle.โ€ -Me after waking up and walking to class
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โ€œMusic is a form of protest because music is against all that, because you respond to it on an emo...

โ€œMusic is a form of protest because music is against all that, because you respond to it on an emotional level which has nothing to do with breeding or class or how much money you've got, you just like the song internally. Music makes you realise that stuff is just a load of rubbish." -Jarvis Cocker
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โ€œTrue terror is to wake up one morning...

โ€œTrue terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country.โ€ -- Kurt Vonnegut
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"Massachusetts is 10% Chine...

"Massachusetts is 10% Chinese... because, y'know, China town." - girl in my Spanish class
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"Money can't buy friends, b...

"Money can't buy friends, but it can get you a better class of enemy." โ€” Spike Milligan
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"If we stand on the old happy-go-lucky way, the richer classes ever growing in wealth an...

"If we stand on the old happy-go-lucky way, the richer classes ever growing in wealth and in number, and ever declining in responsibility, the very poor plunging even deeper into misery, then I think there is nothing before us but savage strife" -- Sir Winston Churchill
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"Government is instituted for the common good; for the protection, saf...

"Government is instituted for the common good; for the protection, safety, prosperity, and happiness of the people; and not for profit, honor, or private interest of any one man, family, or class of men." -- John Adams
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A quote my...

A quote my friend said in class today
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โ€œEveryday is Imp...

โ€œEveryday is Improv for meโ€ (my friend in class today)
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"There is always more misery amon...

"There is always more misery among the lower classes than there is humanity in the higher." โ€” Victor Hugo
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That rifle on the wall of the labourer's cottage ...

That rifle on the wall of the labourer's cottage or working class flat is the symbol of democracy. It is our job to see that it stays there.- George Orwell
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" Fascism begins the moment a ruling class, fearing the people may use their pol...

" Fascism begins the moment a ruling class, fearing the people may use their political democracy to gain economic democracy, begins to destroy political democracy in order to retain its power of exploitation and special privilege. " - Tommy Douglas
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The cause of freedom is not the cause of a race or ...

The cause of freedom is not the cause of a race or a sect, a party or a class-it is the cause of human kind, the very birthright of humanity. - Anna Julia Cooper
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โ€œI may not be a first-rate comp...

โ€œI may not be a first-rate composer, but I am a first-class second-rate composer.โ€ โ€” Richard Strauss
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"If I had just one hour l...

"If I had just one hour left to live, I'd spend it in Math class... it never ends."
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'If you are the smar...

'If you are the smartest in your class, you're in the wrong class.'
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"Whats happen...

"Whats happening?" - Me in class after sleeping
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โ€œCoach lands in the runway at th...

โ€œCoach lands in the runway at the exact same time as first class.โ€ -Steve Jobs in the movie Steve Jobs.
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"The upper classes are... ...

"The upper classes are... a nation's past; the middle class is its future." โ€” Ayn Rand
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"Middle class was a dream sold to countless Americans as a good goal toward which ...

"Middle class was a dream sold to countless Americans as a good goal toward which they should strive. Yet in reality, it is really only close to "good" & probably better decribed as a mousetrap with a big fat piece of cheese on it". - Grant Cordone
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The correct words are...

The correct words aren't always the right words. โ€”Tanya Adeola, Class
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"The oppressed are allowed once every few years to d...

"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
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"The thing that causes religion is a class war. If there were no rich , ...

"The thing that causes religion is a class war. If there were no rich , no poor , if everyone were equal , religion would be soon to disappear. People only develop religion when they're unhappy with this world." - Jim Jones
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. โ€œSelf-praise is for losers. Be a winner. Stand...

. โ€œSelf-praise is for losers. Be a winner. Stand for something. Always have class, and be humble.โ€ โ€”John Madden, Head Coach, Oakland Raiders (1969-78)
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Don't abuse the word "literall...

Don't abuse the word "literally". It's a good word that young people squander. โ€”Varun Singh, Class
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We do these things because we h...

We do these things because we have to. But, who are we when we're done. โ€”Matteusz Andrzejewsk, Class
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"There are three social classes in Am...

"There are three social classes in America: upper middle class, middle class, and lower middle class." โ€” Judith Martin
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"What is most important for democracy is not that great fortunes should no...

"What is most important for democracy is not that great fortunes should not exist, but that great fortunes should not remain in the same hands. In that way there are rich men, but they do not form a class." - Alexis de Tocqueville
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Ths culutural myth of a bygone 'golden-age' captivates people because popular hist...

Ths culutural myth of a bygone 'golden-age' captivates people because popular history glorifies the ruling class. The immerseration of the common people inevitably vanishes from cultural consiousness. People always imagine they'd be one of the elite...
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"If it can be swung like ...

"If it can be swung like a hammer, it can be used as a hammer." -A guy in my class
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Every day, every day I think of y...

Every day, every day I think of you, please don't go where I cannot follow. โ€”Matteusz Andrzejewski, Class
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"I got kicked out of ballet cl...

"I got kicked out of ballet class because I pulled a groin muscle. It wasn't mine." โ€” Rita Rudner
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"True terror is to wake up one mornin...

"True terror is to wake up one morning and realize that your high school class is running the country."- Kurt Vonnegut
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"Make friends with people who aren't your age. Hang out with people whose fir...

"Make friends with people who aren't your age. Hang out with people whose first language isn't the same as yours. Get to know someone who doesn't come from your social class. This is how you see the world. This is how you grow." โ€“ Unknown
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"If the American intellectual class rivets itself to a โ€œliberalโ€ philosophy ...there will th...

"If the American intellectual class rivets itself to a โ€œliberalโ€ philosophy ...there will then be need for โ€œdemocratsโ€ whose task will be to divide, confuse, disturb, keep the intellectual waters constantly in motion to prevent any such ice from ever forming."- Randolph Bourne (1914)
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Are you forever middle ...

Are you forever middle class? Change your thinking, or you may never make it!
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I promise to love you today. T...

I promise to love you today. Tomorrow I'll make this promise again. โ€”Matteusz Andrzejewski, Class
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Name your ...

Name your failure. โ€”Corakinus, Class
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There are three classes of people: those...

There are three classes of people: those who see, those who see when they are shown, those who do not see. -Leonardo da Vinci-
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"If I'm sad I want my body t...

"If I'm sad I want my body to feel sad. And that's what Vodka does" - Random guy in my class
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The proper method for hastening the decay of error, is not, by brute force, or by regu...

The proper method for hastening the decay of error, is not, by brute force, or by regulation which is one of the classes of force, to endeavour to reduce men to intellectual uniformity; but on the contrary by teaching every man to think for himself. WILLIAM GODWIN
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โ€œThereโ€™s class warfare, all right, but ...

โ€œThereโ€™s class warfare, all right, but itโ€™s my class, the rich class, thatโ€™s making war, and weโ€™re winning.โ€ โ€• Warren Buffett
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"In a class society where everybody's guilty, the only crime...

"In a class society where everybody's guilty, the only crime is getting caught. In a world of thieves, the only final sin is stupidity" ~ Hunter S Thompson (Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas)
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That rifle on the wall of the labourer's cottage ...

That rifle on the wall of the labourer's cottage or working class flat is the symbol of democracy. It is our job to see that it stays there. -George Orwell
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โ€œThere is always more misery among the...

โ€œThere is always more misery among the lower classes than there is humanity in the higher.โ€ โ€• Victor Hugo, Les Misรฉrables
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โ€œOne of my professors said something in class the day I finally told him I needed help. He...

โ€œOne of my professors said something in class the day I finally told him I needed help. He said that you could look at things as though youโ€™re struggling, or striving. Iโ€™ve tried to remember that when I feel like I am stuck in mental quicksand. Iโ€™m strivingโ€ฆโ€ โ€” Annabel Rodman
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"Work is the curs...

"Work is the curse of the drinking classes." -Oscar Wilde
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Work is the curs...

Work is the curse of the drinking classes - Oscar Wilde
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The rich are those who play...

The rich are those who play to win. The middle class plays not to lose. -Robert Kiyosaki
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"Thereโ€™s class warfare, all right, but ...

"Thereโ€™s class warfare, all right, but itโ€™s my class, the rich class, thatโ€™s making war, and weโ€™re winning." - Warren Buffett
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You all have a little bit of โ€˜I want to save the worldโ€™ in you, thatโ€™s why youโ€™re ...

You all have a little bit of โ€˜I want to save the worldโ€™ in you, thatโ€™s why youโ€™re here, in college. I want you to know that itโ€™s okay if you only save one person, and itโ€™s okay if that person is you. --Anonymous Anthropologyโ€‹ Professor last day of class
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"The oppressed are allowed once every few years to deci...

"The oppressed are allowed once every few years to decide which particular representatives of the oppressing class shall represent and repress them in parliament!" - Lenin
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โ€œWhere justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and ...

โ€œWhere 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.โ€ โ€”Frederick Douglass
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"...Now we all live in some kind of a social and cultural circle. We all do. We're born in...

"...Now we all live in some kind of a social and cultural circle. We all do. We're born into a certain family, nation, class. But if we have no connection, whatsoever, to the worlds beyond the ones we take for granted, then we too run the risk of drying up inside." -Elif Shafak
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