Even the ways we don’t eat are based in class. The middle class don’t eat in support groups. The poor can’t afford not to eat at all. The rich hire someone to not eat with them in private.
Money doesn’t define people but character does. People with character will see pass the money. The person without either is simply blind.
He was one of that class of men who, apart from a scientific career in which they may well have proved brilliantly successful, have acquired an entirely different kind of culture, literary or artistic, for which their professional specialisation has no use but by which their conversation profits.
You can want the world for someone but if all they want is the bare minimum, they will do things to keep themselves there. The biggest factor to look for is the people they listen to over you. That’s who they inspire to be like.
You must change your ideals and values if you find yourself fighting the same battles year after year.
As with outlaw figures, in diverse musical and oral cultures throughout the world- Mexican corridos and Egyptian shaabi music, for example- Hip Hop’s irreverence toward dominant values and noncompliance with the status quo creates alternative, counterhegemonic spaces.
A true gentleman is one that apologizes anyways, even though he has not offended a lady intentionally. He is in a class all of his own because he knows the value of a woman’s heart.
A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.
Evictions were deserved, understood to be the outcome of individual failure. They “helped get rid of the riffraff,
Focus on your objectives and base your decisions on a moral foundation.