Class Quotes And Sayings

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Increasingly, staying in the middle class - let alone aspiring to become middle class - is becoming a game of chance.
~By Arianna Huffington ~


The student body was huge at UT and you had to mature pretty quick, very quick actually. I enjoyed it and it helped me a lot in my life in general - not only in the classroom but on the baseball field as well.
~By Roger Clemens ~


Independence? That's middle class blasphemy. We are all dependent on one another, every soul of us on earth.
~By George Bernard Shaw ~


As far as I was concerned the important thing was that the music was getting the attention as well as me so it was always a great way to get more of the public to connect with classical music, and opera particularly.
~By Lesley Garrett ~


I think it's very important to maintain the classical Christian distinction between the Creator and creation.
~By John Polkinghorne ~


Real Democrats don't abandon the middle class.
~By John F. Kerry ~


It is once again the vexing problem of identity within variety; without a solution to this disturbing problem there can be no system, no classification.
~By Roman Jakobson ~


I had a big background in listening to classical music and I started trying to compose, like I was playing the guitar but I heard an orchestra in my head.
~By John Fahey ~


Capitalism is the legitimate racket of the ruling class.
~By Al Capone ~


Well, you have your regular classes, like three hours every other day, three times a week. You get twice a week to have an ice practice. Once a week you have weight lifting. It was great.
~By Peter Forsberg ~


Coming out involves varying degrees of difficulty that are affected by class, race, religion, and geography.
~By Lance Loud ~


The hierarchy of class in London was rigid. It was like a religion. It still is to a certain extent.
~By Ben Kingsley ~


It has been shown that, in contrast to everything which classical national economy has hitherto taught, not the producer but the consumer is the ruling factor in economic life.
~By Hjalmar Schacht ~


It is true, there was no public-school system, and the reason for it was very plain. The wealth of the upper classes enabled them to have private tutors.
~By John Sergeant Wise ~


It's the classic story form. All staying equal, or proving equal, or being equal, this will all continue, and the next time around, we'll move on to see what happened to Harry after he dove in the river, or who his friend John really was, and so on.
~By Robert Creeley ~


I have observed, too, that the people of the many countries that I have visited are showing an ever increasing interest in the classical and traditional music of their own cultures.
~By George Crumb ~


Reality shows that, contrary to other countries in southern Africa, we have no basis for a classical guerilla struggle. We have never had a hinterland, and we do not expect to.
~By Joe Slovo ~


The academy awards in England; it's a classy affair as well.
~By Brenda Blethyn ~


Somebody's always getting me to come lecture to their writing class, and I don't talk about writing at all, I talk about the business of making a living at this racket.
~By Jerry Pournelle ~


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.
~By Friedrich Engels ~


While it was a very interesting period in my life, I was happy to get back to more direct contact with students in the classroom and in my research projects.
~By Jerome Isaac Friedman ~


Of all classes the rich are the most noticed and the least studied.
~By John Kenneth Galbraith ~


We have been trying to play a lot of different kinds of music, and probably the next album will go back more towards the direction where you couldn't classify each song as a certain kind of music. This album you can.
~By Mike Gordon ~


The working classes were becoming more and more sharply aware of the complex causes of international malaise.
~By Leon Jouhaux ~


I don't have any illusion that The Creeper is as popular or will ever be as popular as any of the classic movie monsters, but I think in the heart of every young horror fan is his desire to create his own creature.
~By Victor Salva ~


Those 25 dancers we worked with for a day, in as highly productive a way as possible - a long class, a period of teaching bits of the repertory - in fact I didn't teach Bank, I've used parts of Oil and Water.
~By Siobhan Davies ~


Do not mistake a crowd of big wage-earners for the leisure class.
~By Clive Bell ~


Third, for people who aren't doing it already, take classes - they're worthwhile. Workshops or classes - a workshop is where you do actually get feedback on your work, not just something where you go and sit for a day.
~By Octavia Butler ~


The classical example of a successful research programme is Newton's gravitational theory: possibly the most successful research programme ever.
~By Imre Lakatos ~


Race and class are the easiest divisions. It's very stupid.
~By Lynda Barry ~


What I loved about the acting class was that you got to think all day long about a person that wasn't you, and figure out why they were sad and what they wanted, what they dreamed.
~By Beth Henley ~


The two designs are completely different. The first is totally futuristic, the second is more classical. You can of course get very excited about doing something completely out of the ordinary, just like the Olympic stadium in its time. But each to his or her own taste.
~By Franz Beckenbauer ~


I was born and raised in a suburb of Paris by a working-class family.
~By Olivier Martinez ~


Evolution is what it is. The upper classes have always died out; it's one of the most charming things about them.
~By Germaine Greer ~


This ought to be a season for cooperation in terms of pushing our economy forward, job creation, steadying the middle class, and laying the groundwork for a better future. And that's what we want to work on with Republicans and Democrats.
~By David Axelrod ~


I had a really good childhood up until I was nine, then a classic case of divorce really affected me.
~By Kurt Cobain ~


We began a series of court battles for nine months, while I was attending classes by telephone.
~By Ryan White ~


We've always been in favor of improved wages for workers. When you have a strong middle class, they want to buy more stuff at Costco.
~By James Sinegal ~


I was probably the one who tattled on the class clown. To get in good with the teachers.
~By Christine Lavin ~


One can easily classify all works of fiction either as descendants of the Iliad or of the Odyssey.
~By Raymond Queneau ~


If it comes out sounding like Dixieland jazz or classical or punk or rock or even slightly metal, that's because that's where I'm going to find inspiration.
~By Ben Harper ~


Class is the sure-footedness that comes with having proved you can meet life.
~By Ann Landers ~


The constitution does not provide for first and second class citizens.
~By Wendell Willkie ~


So in my sophomore year, I took a senior anatomy class. I thought anatomy - being the thing that I should be most interested in - and if I could hack, as we called it, a senior class, I would continue. I didn't hack the senior class.
~By James Earl Jones ~


When I teach and meet a class for the first time, you realize that there are people there that have exceptional abilities or have the potential to do exceptional things and you never know who those people are. My job is to provide the best information I can.
~By John Sexton ~


Indeed, there are so many prejudices against everyday middle-class values on college campuses, and serving in the military and being pro-American just seems to be one of them.
~By Jack Kingston ~


Songs like Reach and S Club Party are pop classics. I'm really proud that I had a part in them.
~By Rachel Stevens ~


I usually use quick sketches that I accumulated from the figure drawing classes I once instructed.
~By Frank Bruno ~


Acting classes, I guess, are good and I would like to maybe sometime take one. But I would feel like I was learning someone else's technique. I like mine.
~By Frankie Muniz ~


I was a very, very serious child... I was valedictorian of my kindergarten and eighth-grade class.
~By Christine Lavin ~


Anybody who spends time off of Louisiana's shores can recognize that these oysters are not endangered. To classify them as such risks great harm to not only fishermen who make their living collecting oysters in the Gulf, but also to Louisiana's economy in total.
~By Bobby Jindal ~


To tax the community for the advantage of a class is not protection: it is plunder.
~By Benjamin Disraeli ~


In a way, the history of jazz's development is a small mirror of classical music's development through the centuries. Now jazz is a living form of original music, while classical music has gotten to the end of its cycle in terms of exploring its form.
~By Mike Figgis ~


People ask how can a Jewish kid from the Bronx do preppy clothes? Does it have to do with class and money? It has to do with dreams.
~By Ralph Lauren ~


I had some of the students in my finance class actually do some empirical work on capital structures, to see if we could find any obvious patterns in the data, but we couldn't see any.
~By Merton Miller ~


The tendency of taxation is to create a class of persons who do not labor, to take from those who do labor the produce of that labor, and to give it to those who do not labor.
~By William Cobbett ~


I am not an anti to anything which will bring freedom to my class.
~By Mary Harris Jones ~


I think anybody in our - in the, in the national security apparatus has, has got to take full cognizance of their responsibility for the safeguarding of classified information.
~By Michael Mullen ~


I translated Beatles songs for my English class.
~By Christian Lacroix ~


Class isn't something you buy. Look at you. You have a $500 suit on and you're still a lowlife.
~By Roger Spottiswoode ~


So I have the classic amateur's technique; I know some very tricky bits and I have large gaping holes.
~By Bill Bruford ~


I was up late last night yapping about the elections on CNN and up early this morning doing the same thing in my daughter's kindergarten class.
~By Tucker Carlson ~


Discussion in class, which means letting twenty young blockheads and two cocky neurotics discuss something that neither their teacher nor they know.
~By Vladimir Nabokov ~


It was like a classic thing with Emma. So I walked in and I slammed the door and everything fell off the wall on the set. It was my second or third scene and I was so embarrassed and scared and so nervous about what everyone would say, but everyone just packed up laughing.
~By Dannii Minogue ~


Sport must be the heritage of all men and of all social classes.
~By Pierre de Coubertin ~


As a songwriter, I was influenced by David Bowie - a great writer. A class above everybody in so many ways. Lennon and McCartney, of course. Class stuff. David Cousins was my favorite lyricist.
~By Rick Wakeman ~


I'd like to think that the notion of inspiration will transcend cultural things that are going on. There's something classic about this movie that I'm hoping reaches kids.
~By Rob Morrow ~


Conductors' careers are made for the most part with 'Romantic' music. 'Classic' music eliminates the conductor; we do not remember him in it.
~By Igor Stravinsky ~


I'm not at all fed up with British films, but I am fed up with playing upper-class people.
~By Kristin Scott Thomas ~


Right now, America's middle class is struggling to meet their basic needs.
~By Ruben Hinojosa ~


For students today, only 10 percent of children from working-class families graduate from college by the age of 24 as compared to 58 percent of upper-middle-class and wealthy families.
~By Patrick J. Kennedy ~


Americans sometimes say to me that they have no class system themselves. All human beings have class systems. It can be based on a different thing in a different country, but the thing about breeding is, you can't buy it. You can't buy class.
~By Anne Perry ~


Rather than showing themselves to be an ally to the middle class by ending the AMT or repealing it for years to come, my Republican colleagues refused to include it in today's legislation and America's middle class will surely suffer that choice greatly.
~By Ellen Tauscher ~


Anyone who has passed though the regular gradations of a classical education, and is not made a fool by it, may consider himself as having had a very narrow escape.
~By William Hazlitt ~


Marriage is good enough for the lower classes: they have facilities for desertion that are denied to us.
~By George Bernard Shaw ~


Classical musicians do this all the time. They want perfection. So they piece things together. Eight bars of this and six bars of that. Glenn Gould said that with a recording he wanted to make perfect versions of pieces.
~By John Abercrombie ~


A person like myself, born and raised in the inner city of Atlanta, Georgia, to lower-middle-class parents. But I had the opportunity to get an education, to go and earn a commission in the United States Army, to serve for 22 years, to lead men and women in combat.
~By Allen West ~


I've been blessed by doing classic plays on Broadway, which was one of my great dreams forever.
~By Michael Emerson ~


I see myself as sexy. If you are comfortable with it, it can be very classy and appealing.
~By Aaliyah ~


I started taking ballet lessons when I was three and a half and I still take dance classes.
~By Oksana Baiul ~


Leaking of classified material is a concern.
~By Robert Mueller ~


Athletes who take to the classroom naturally or are encouraged to focus on grades should be able to do well in the classroom. I believe the reason you go to college is to get your degree. It's not a minor league or an audition for the pros.
~By Rebecca Lobo ~


I'm painfully middle class.
~By Valerie Harper ~


Cameras in classrooms are no substitute for greater authority by parents and teachers.
~By Paul Weyrich ~


Classes struggle, some classes triumph, others are eliminated. Such is history; such is the history of civilization for thousands of years.
~By Mao Zedong ~


My friends always said that I should be a comedienne - I was named my class clown.
~By Sally Kellerman ~


He helped make Living Things even more crazy than I wanted it to be. He added old-fashioned piano and classical folk music - that weird otherworldly vibe - all these elements got onto the record.
~By Matthew Sweet ~


I came from a small town and at school in one class there was me, a member from Depeche Mode and someone who went on to join The Cure. That was all in one class of 30 kids.
~By Alison Moyet ~


As they work hard for our children, America's teachers often reach into their own pockets to make sure they have the best classroom supplies. I feel strongly that the federal government should help make up for their personal financial burden.
~By John Warner ~


A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.
~By Coco Chanel ~


One of the strengths I derive from my class background is that I am accustomed to contempt.
~By Dorothy Allison ~


I like leaping around on stage as long as it's done with class. None of this jumping up in the air and doing the splits.
~By Ritchie Blackmore ~


I'm not a do-gooder. It embarrassed me to be classified as a humanitarian. I simply take part in activities that I believe in.
~By Gregory Peck ~


You get on TV and you become more of a star and it makes it real hard to go back to school and sit in a classroom, put your hand up if you have a question or something.
~By Owen Hart ~


There are no classes in life for beginners; right away you are always asked to deal with what is most difficult.
~By Rainer Maria Rilke ~


I'm a working-class kid from a blue-collar New England family.
~By R. A. Salvatore ~


Our educational results lag behind other states, and other nations, but worse still, behind the potential of the kids and the devoted teachers in our classrooms.
~By Mitch Daniels ~


Now the Kids Classic is one of the major fund-raisers for Children's Hospital. Since we started seven years ago, we've raised more than $1 million for the hospital.
~By Tom Kite ~


Adam Levine and I remade the Rolling Stones' classic Wild Horses, and it is right up my alley, that whole style. It has a style of its own but still stays very true to the classic arrangement, and I love it.
~By Alicia Keys ~


I can't talk fellowship to you who are gathered here. Too much blood has been spilled. I know from my experience it is up to the working people to save themselves. The only way they can save themselves is by a strong working-class movement.
~By Rose Schneiderman ~

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