Social Status Quotes

Quotes tagged as "social-status" (showing 1-16 of 16)
Criss Jami
“To be truly positive in the eyes of some, you have to risk appearing negative in the eyes of others.”
Criss Jami, Killosophy

Stieg Larsson
“As a girl, she was a legal prey, especially if she was dressed in a worn black leather jacket and had pierced eyebrows, tattoos, and zero social status.”
Stieg Larsson, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

“Once the game is over, the King and the pawn go back in the same box.”
Italian Proverb

Aravind Adiga
“But isn't it likely that everyone in this world...has killed someone or other on their way to the top?...All I wanted was a chance to be a man--and for that, one murder is enough.”
Aravind Adiga, The White Tiger

Pawan Mishra
“It was a time when a degree was expected but not much respected.”
Pawan Mishra, Coinman: An Untold Conspiracy

Steven Erikson
“People of civilized countenance made much of exposing the soft underbellies of their psyche - effete and sensitive were the brands of finer breeding. It was easy for them, safe, and that was the whole point, after all: a statement of coddled opulence that burned the throats of the poor more than any ostentatious show of wealth.”
Steven Erikson, Deadhouse Gates

Ernest Bramah
“It is a mark of insincerity of purpose to spend one's time in looking for the sacred Emperor in the low-class tea-shops.”
Ernest Bramah, Wallet of Kai Lung

“Ones Turd smells the same be of Servant or Prince (English Translation)”
Ricardo Arjona

Amit Kalantri
“Those who cannot win trophies and medals, they create status symbols for themselves.”
Amit Kalantri, Wealth of Words

Edmund Morris
“Except for the two years he had lived with cowboys in North Dakota,and being the employer of a dozen or so servants,Roosevelt had never had to suffer any prolonged intimacy with the working class.From infancy,he had enjoyed the perquisites of money and social position.The money,through his own mismanagement,had often run short,and he was by no means wealthy even now, but he had always taken exclusivity for granted.”
Edmund Morris, Colonel Roosevelt

Amit Kalantri
“If where you are is worthwhile then where you are from doesn't matter.”
Amit Kalantri, Wealth of Words

“No matter your race, level of education, gender, age, religion, cultural beliefs, physical appearance, social status, financial status and more, always remember that you are as important as everyone else.”
Edmond Mbiaka

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“The last time everyone loved or at least liked everyone was when the world had a population of about 4.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana, The Use and Misuse of Children

“W latach dziewięćdziesiątych zrąbane pokolenie zajęło wszystkie stołki i do tej pory w nie pierdzi. I pal sześć, że to wszystko niekompetentne pały. Ważne, że kutas to jaśnie pan dyrektor, albo jego wysokość prezes. Dłużej w takiej robocie mogą wytrzymać tylko obłudne kurwy i lizusy. Kontakt z nimi to jak codzienny gwałt na mózgu. Kurwa, naprawdę. nienawidzę, nienawidzę tego kraju.”
Tomasz Węcki, Wtajemniczenie

Alexandre Dumas
“What my family seeks in this marriage is prestige; what I seek is happiness.”
Alexandre Dumas, The Count of Monte Cristo

Amit Kalantri
“Compare the luxuries with a neighbour to feel bad, compare the miseries with a neighbour to feel good.”
Amit Kalantri, Wealth of Words