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Positive Quotes about Middle Class

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The enemy of society is middle class and the enemy of life is middle age.
- Orson Welles

Related topics: Society

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

In economic panics throughout history,
the wiping out of the savings accounts of lower earners
and the middle class has often led to social revolution,
sometimes violent upheavals.
- Nick Clooney

My childhood is completely...
when I look back, it was '50s in New York,
upper-middle class, it was completely idyllic and golden and wonderful -
sweet in every way.
- Peter Jurasik

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The middle class, in the white population,
encompasses a wide swath.
- Constance Baker Motley

To middle-class parents, the project team may have
seemed unfit for children,
but it was exactly what I needed.
- Willie Stargell

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

 

We had a certain kind of really big prestige among,
I suppose not just intellectual folk,
but a sort of nice middle class intelligent folk of a very urban nature.
- Adolph Green

Cultural dominance of middle-class norms prevail in
middle-class schools with a teacher teaching toward
those standards and with students striving to maintain those standards.
- James S. Coleman

I want to buy them, because historically these have
been great engines of enrichment for the middle class,
'historically' meaning now for a good ten years.
- Jim Cramer

Slums may well be breeding grounds of crime,
but middle class suburbs are incubators of apathy and delirium.
- Cyril Connolly

Moderates shouldn't be nervous about Newt because he has a vision,
he's laid it forward.
He's fundamentally leading us in the way that middle
class Americans want to go.
- Pete du Pont

I strongly support tax relief for the middle class.
- Rick Larsen

Most middle-class whites have no idea what it feels
like to be subjected to police who are routinely suspicious,
rude, belligerent, and brutal.
- Benjamin Spock

We need a positive economic agenda that invests in
the innovation and growth that will create jobs for
middle class families and ensure that America remains the world leader.
- Rick Larsen

We need to make sure middle-class people are able to pay the bills.
We need to make sure that poor people don't starve.
Those are values, too.
- Charles Schumer

Why is this government so insensitive to the concerns
of the middle-class people?
- Gilles Duceppe

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.
- Jack Kingston

Biography can be the most middle-class of all forms,
the judgment of little people avenging themselves on the great.
- Edmund White

Planning ahead is a measure of class.
The rich and even the middle class plan for future generations,
but the poor can plan ahead only a few weeks or days.
- Gloria Steinem

I had an Edinburgh, middle-class childhood and a public school education.
- Rory Bremner

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

I think the state has some serious problems.
Just look at the layoffs going on across the state,
not just in Chicago.
It affects the middle class.
It pushes people down.
- Richard M. Daley

If, if more stimulus means more tax cuts to small businesses,
if, if more stimulus means middle class tax cuts,
then I'm for it.
- Alexi Giannoulias

It is to the middle-class we must look for the safety of England.
- William Makepeace Thackeray

The issues that matter to me are the social safety nets for people,
health care, middle-class concerns.
We need to take care of the middle class and the poor in our country.
- Tim McGraw

The middle class, that prisoner of the barbarian 20th century.
- Sinclair Lewis

My parents were determined to move into the middle class.
- Martin Lewis Perl

I was born in 1923 into a middle class Jewish family in Vienna,
a few years after the end of World War I,
which was disastrous from the Austrian point of view.
- Walter Kohn

I'm convinced that Sanford and Son shows middle-class
America a lot of what they need to know.
- Redd Foxx

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.
- James Sinegal

It's no longer an exaggeration to say that middle-class
Americans are an endangered species.
- Arianna Huffington

This erosion of the middle class is happening all over the place.
The opening of a wider gap between rich and poor is
always accompanied by such a process.
- Susan George

It's the middle class that feels the luxury of being able to have causes.
- Orson Scott Card

What is a normal childhood? We weren't rich,
we were pretty middle-class.
My dad survived from job to job; with him taking care of so many relatives,
he couldn't save any money.
- Charlie Sheen

We are not going back to the failed policies of the past.
We are fighting for the middle class!
- Nancy Pelosi

When runaway inflation and bank failures struck in Germany in the 1920s,
the middle class was destroyed, which led directly
to the rise of the Nazis.
- Nick Clooney

I come from an everyday middle class family in India.
The film industry reached us only through our television sets and cinema halls.
- Lavrenti Lopes

Democrats don't relate to middle-class people.
- Charles Schumer

When the civil rights battle was won,
all the Jews and hippies and artists were middle class
white people and all the blacks were still poor.
Materially, not much changed.
- Jonathan Lethem

There are three social classes in America:
upper middle class,
middle class, and lower middle class.
- Judith Martin

I was born in Montreal and came from a lower-middle-class family.
- Maureen Forrester

Lots of middle class people are running around pretending to be Cockney.
- Christopher Eccleston

If you asked anybody in my family, they would have
very stridently proclaimed themselves middle class.
My mother and father were separated,
so he doesn't count.
- Dave Van Ronk

I have never experienced racism in the feminist movement,
so it concerned me to think that I was unable to see
the subject clearly because I came from white,
middle-class privilege.
- Betty Buckley

I'm painfully middle class.
- Valerie Harper

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

The black population now consists of two distinct classes-the
middle class and the poor.
- Constance Baker Motley

But I don't think the Democratic Party is at eye level with the middle class.
- Charles Schumer

I didn't come from a trailer park.
I grew up middle class and my dad had money and my mom made my lunch.
I got a car when I was sixteen.
I'm proud of that.
- Kid Rock

It is the tendency of the social burdens to crush out the middle class,
and to force society into an organization of only two classes,
one at each social extreme.
- William Graham Sumner

The president of the branch in Atlanta was a pastor of a church,
the Reverend Sam Williams, a wonderful guy.
He was middle-class and fairly militant for the time and place.
- Julian Bond

I will cut taxes - cut taxes - for 95 percent of all working families,
because, in an economy like this, the last thing we
should do is raise taxes on the middle class.
- Barack Obama

I came from Nebraska, a very middle class family with a progressive father.
- Theodore C. Sorensen

There is no such thing as a black middle class.
- H. Rap Brown

White middle- and upper-class men have a longer journey to go than many people.
- Holly Near

A strong economy depends on a strong middle class,
but George Bush has put the middle class in a hole,
and John McCain has a plan to keep digging that hole
with George Bush's shovel.
- Rahm Emanuel

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

The controversies between the proletariat and the middle
class had to be smoothed out and bridged over by each
getting to know and understand the other.
- Fritz Sauckel

A middle class is so important to a society that its
value cannot be overestimated.
- Eliot Engel

We don't have a full black community in Boston.
Our people are scattered.
There's a middle class where I live in Highland Park
but it's not like a piece of Washington or Chicago.
- Henry Hampton

We might be on the brink of an apocalypse if,
instead of poor people with suicide bombs killing middle class guys,
middle-class people with suicide bombs started killing rich guys.
- Bruce Sterling

One of the strengths of our nation has always been
a strong middle class who could afford their own homes
and send their children to school.
- James Sinegal

They cannot divide us by saying that you're middle
class or you're lower class.
- H. Rap Brown

The intellectual is a middle-class product;
if he is not born into the class he must soon insert himself into it,
in order to exist.
He is the fine nervous flower of the bourgeoisie.
- Louise Bogan

I'm getting a wider circle of fans now.
More women, more middle class people.
- James Ellroy

If a foreign country doesn't look like a middle-class
suburb of Dallas or Detroit,
then obviously the natives must be dangerous as well as badly dressed.
- Lewis H. Lapham

There's a very big gulf between the black civil rights
leadership in America and the black middle class in America.
The black middle class are conservative.
Many of those minorities can be persuaded to be members of the Republican Party.
- Pete du Pont

We of the sinking middle class may sink without further
struggles into the working class where we belong,
and probably when we get there it will not be so dreadful as we feared,
for, after all, we have nothing to lose.
- George Orwell

For most of the 20th century, we didn't just enjoy
economic success in Michigan,
we defined it.
Our innovators and entrepreneurs created the world's
most productive companies,
and our unions made sure that productivity led to broad middle class prosperity.
- Jennifer M. Granholm

Although it is a fantasy film, it's as real as it can be.
You have to imagine that an audience will buy their
ticket to a cinema and get on a first-class flight
and journey to Middle Earth.
- Orlando Bloom


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