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As long as there are entrenched social and political distinctions between sexes, races, or classes, there will be forms of science whose main function is to rationalise and legitimise these distinctions.
Elizabeth Fee

The most perfect political community is one in which the middle class is in control, and outnumbers both of the other classes.
Aristotle

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

I meet fathers who talk about the issues of child care, some of them are going to parenting classes. But I believe we need this fathers' revolution
Gordon Brown

The worst fault of the working classes is telling their children they're not going to succeed, saying: 'There is life, but it's not for you.'
John Mortimer

Widows are divided into two classes - the bereaved and relieved.
Victor Robinson

Hats divide into three classes: offensive hats, defensive hats, and shrapnel. (Shouts and Murmurs)
Katharine Whitehorn

Work is the curse of the drinking classes.
Oscar Wilde

You may tempt the upper classes With your villainous demi-tasses, But; Heaven will protect a working-girl! (song)
Edgar Smith

Upper classes are a nation's past; the middle class is its future
Ayn Rand

[There are] only two classes of pedestrians in these days of reckless motor traffic - the quick, and the dead.
Lord Dewar

Tradition means giving votes to the most obscure of all classes, our ancestors. It is the democracy of the dead. Tradition refuses to submit to that arrogant oligarchy who merely happen to be walking around.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton

All classes of society are trade unionists at heart, and differ chiefly in the boldness, ability, and secrecy with which they pursue their respective interests.
W Stanley Jevons

In America there are two classes of travel - first class and with children.
Robert Benchley

There are two classes of poets - the poets by education and practice, these we respect; and poets by nature, these we love.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

I never had any classes or went to theatre school like a lot of actors, so all of my training has been on stage with different directors. That was a pretty good school room.
James Denton

All history has been a history of class struggles between dominated classes at various stages of social development.
Friedrich Engels

I can find in my undergraduate classes, bright students who do not know that the stars rise and set at night, or even that the Sun is a star.
Carl Sagan

There are only two classes in good society in England the equestrian classes and the neurotic classes
George Bernard Shaw

The ignorant classes are the dangerous classes.
Henry Ward Beecher

The cynic is one who never sees a good quality in a man and never fails to see a bad one. He is the human owl, vigilant in darkness and blind to light, mousing for vermin, and never seeing noble game. The cynic puts all human actions into two classes - openly bad and secretly bad.
Henry Ward Beecher

Comfort came in with the middle classes.
Clive Bell

One might well say that mankind is divisible into two great classes: hosts and guests.
Max Beerbohm



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