Elite Quotes

Itโ€™s more important to master the cards youโ€™re...

Itโ€™s more important to master the cards youโ€™re holding than complain about the ones your opponents were dealt. - Grimsley, of the Unova Elite Four
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โ€œOne of the greatest advantages of the totalitarian e...

โ€œOne of the greatest advantages of the totalitarian elites of the twenties and thirties was to turn any statement of fact into a question of motive.โ€ โ€• Hannah Arendt
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"I grew up understanding what it was like to not have health insurance for eight yea...

"I grew up understanding what it was like to not have health insurance for eight years. So this idea that Iโ€™m somehow the โ€œHollywood eliteโ€ and this guy [Trump] who takes a shit in a gold toilet is somehow the man of the people is laughable." -George Clooney
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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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"The issue today is the same as it has been througho...

"The issue today is the same as it has been throughout all history, whether man shall be allowed to govern himself or be ruled by a small elite." -Thomas Jefferson
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The election of Obama was one more triumph of illusion over substance. It was a skillful manipula...

The election of Obama was one more triumph of illusion over substance. It was a skillful manipulation and betrayal of the public by a corporate power elite. We mistook style and ethnicity - an advertising tactic pioneered by Calvin Klein and Benetton - for progressive politics and genuine change.
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Without the 'We didn't lose, Russia won' narrative the party's e...

Without the 'We didn't lose, Russia won' narrative the party's elite and those who exist under its patronage would be purged for being electorally incompetent and ideologically passe -Julian Assange
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โ€œThe key element of social control is the strategy of distraction that is to divert public att...

โ€œThe key element of social control is the strategy of distraction that is to divert public attention from important issues and changes decided by political and economic elites, through the technique of flood or flooding continuous distractions and insignificant information." -Noam Chomsky
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"Democracy represents the disbelief in all...

"Democracy represents the disbelief in all great men and in all elite societies. It claims everybody is everybody's equal." -Nietzsche
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In the criminal justice system, sexually based offenses are considered especially hei...

In the criminal justice system, sexually based offenses are considered especially heinous. In New York City, the dedicated detectives who investigate these vicious felonies are members of an elite squad known as the Special Victims Unit. These are their stories .
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"Each honest calling, each walk of life, has...

"Each honest calling, each walk of life, has its own elite, its own aristocracy based on excellence of performance." - James Bryant Conant
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Politicians fascinate because they constitute...

Politicians fascinate because they constitute such a paradox; they are an elite that accomplishes mediocrity for the public good. -George Will
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I mean, whatโ€™s the elections? You know, two guys, same background, wealth, political influence,...

I mean, whatโ€™s the elections? You know, two guys, same background, wealth, political influence, went to the same elite university, joined the same secret society where youโ€™re trained to be a ruler - they both can run because theyโ€™re financed by the same corporate institutions.โ€“ Noam Chomsky
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