quote by Vivienne Westwood

The fight is no longer between the classes or between rich and poor but between the idiots and the eco-conscious.

— Vivienne Westwood

Emotional Class Consciousness quotations

Class consciousness quote Life will give you whatever experience is the most helpful for the evolution of

Life will give you whatever experience is the most helpful for the evolution of your consciousness.

It's true: one of the things that I've always thought about American society is that you never get the sort of natural politicisation of class consciousness that you would get in the United Kingdom or even in Australia.

No government can help the destinies of people who insist in putting sectional and class consciousness ahead of general weal.

Class consciousness quote Happiness is a conscious choice, not an automatic response.

Happiness is a conscious choice, not an automatic response.

Women's propaganda must touch upon all those questions which are of great importance to the general proletarian movement. The main task is, indeed, to awaken the women's class consciousness and to incorporate them into the class struggle.

I started working in front of the camera for the first time when I was 15 years old. I joined a soap opera. We filmed in Brooklyn and I would skip class to shoot my scenes. It was terrifying and I entirely self-conscious in front of the camera.

The history of all countries shows that the working class exclusively by its own effort is able to develop only trade-union consciousness.

Class consciousness quote Each of us guard a gate of that can only be unlocked from the inside.

Each of us guard a gate of that can only be unlocked from the inside.

Traditionally Marxism attracts the oppressed.

This, however, is not the case in the Arab nation... The socialist programs in Arab history did not always come from the poor, but from men who had known no oppression and became the leaders of the poor. The Arab nation has never been as class-conscious as other nations.

There isn't much discussion of ruling class in America even in Boston, probably one of the most class-conscious cities in the country?

You need a vanguard organization in order to overcome the dangerous potential brought about by the uneven development of class militancy and class consciousness.

Class consciousness quote No problem can be solved from the same level of consciousness that created it.

No problem can be solved from the same level of consciousness that created it.

But the more these conscious illusions of the ruling class are shown to be false and the less they satisfy common sense, the more dogmatically they are asserted and the more deceitful, moralizing and spiritual becomes the language of established society.

I believe that Britain is becoming more class-conscious, and I quake at the very idea of Old Etonians ruling the world again.

You can have relatively high levels of class consciousness with a lower level of class militancy than one would have expected.

Class consciousness quote True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class i

True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country.

In every conversation I've had - with housewives in Mumbai, with middle-class people, upper-class, in the slums - everyone says there is an underlying consciousness of karma. That people believe in karma - that what you're putting out is going to come back. If I do something to you, the energy of it is going to come back to me in the future.

The only conclusion you can draw from the real historical movement is that by and large, in day-to-day life, what Lenin called trade union consciousness dominates the working class. I would call it elementary class consciousness of the working class.

On the contrary, history generally confirms that the more conscious and the better you are organized in vanguard organizations, the more constructively you operate in the mass organizations of the working class.

Class consciousness quote Worrying is like a rocking chair. It gives you something to do, but doesn't get

Worrying is like a rocking chair. It gives you something to do, but doesn't get you anywhere.

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The conclusion you can draw from these characteristics is that you have an uneven development of class activity and an uneven development of class consciousness in the working class.

Some American delusions: 1) That there is no class-consciousness in the country.

2) That American coffee is good. 3) That Americans are business-like. 4) That Americans are highly-sexed and that redheads are more highly sexed than others.

From class consciousness to class hatred was but a step.

Class consciousness quote Just let go. Let go of how you thought your life should be, and embrace the life

Just let go. Let go of how you thought your life should be, and embrace the life that is trying to work its way into your consciousness.

The traveler to the United States will do well to prepare himself for the class-consciousness of the natives. This differs from the already familiar English version in being more extreme and based more firmly on the conviction that the class to which the speaker belongs is inherently superior to all others.

A theory of the middle class: that it is not to be determined by its financial situation but rather by its relation to government. That is, one could shade down from an actual ruling or governing class to a class hopelessly out of relation to government, thinking of government as beyond its control, of itself as wholly controlled by government. Somewhere in between and In gradations is the group that has the sense that gov't exists for it, and shapes its consciousness accordingly.

Were I to deduce any system from my feelings on leaving Eton, it might be called The Theory of Permanent Adolescence. It is the theory that the experiences undergone by boys at the great public schools, their glories and disappointments, are so intense as to dominate their lives and to arrest their development. From these it results that the greater part of the ruling class remains adolescent, school-minded, self-conscious, cowardly, sentimental, and in the last analysis homosexual.

Class consciousness quote And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not

And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music.

Without going outside his race, and even among the better classes with their 'white' culture and conscious American manners, but still Negro enough to be different, there is sufficient matter to furnish a black artist with a lifetime of creative work.

Election made me more aware, more conscious, more sensitive.

Not just of sexism but of discrimination in all areas - class, gender, race. I had realized that there were problems .

For example, the insurance industries and the big banks are absolutely euphoric now - on the business pages they don't even conceal it - because they've succeeded in coming out of the crisis even stronger than they were before, and in a better position to lay the basis for the next crisis. But they don't care, because they'll get bailed out again. That's class consciousness with a vengeance.

Class consciousness quote The key to growth is the introduction of higher dimensions of consciousness into

The key to growth is the introduction of higher dimensions of consciousness into our awareness .

The literature is like that - they [unions] are constantly talking about the masses, the danger they pose, and how to control them. They understand what they're doing, and they're very class conscious. They press policies which work for their interests.

The fact of the matter is that the U.

S. is run by an unusually class-conscious, dedicated business class that has a very violent labor history, much worse than in Europe.

I went to this boy's choir school when I was growing up, and I think that the first time that I consciously started making music was when this one kid joined our class. He was an amazing pianist and would come up with all these ideas. I've always had a really competitive side, so I saw him doing that, and was like, "I have to try writing songs as well."

Class consciousness quote A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.

A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.

I got a chance to be in a society where the barriers between classes - social and economic - are not insuperable, where money is not everything all the time. Americans have been manipulated into a space by those who profit from the arrangements of that system. People feel a conscious disease - a dis-ease or an unease - but I don't think they know what causes it.

Politics in Bolivia must combine social consciousness with professional competency. In my administration, intellectuals from the upper class can be cabinet ministers or ambassadors, as can members of Indian ethnic groups.

You consciously look after yourself, whatever that may be to you, whether it's going out for a few drinks and a bit of dinner, or just hitting the couch and watching TV, or going to the gym or yoga class. Just being aware that there's a potential for you to be in it and respecting wherever you find yourself is good enough.

Class consciousness quote Wealth breeds a class of people for whom human beings are disposable commodities

Wealth breeds a class of people for whom human beings are disposable commodities. Once oligarchs achieve unchecked economic and political power, as they have in the United States, the citizens too become disposable.

It is my conviction that in general women are more snobbish and class conscious than men and that these ignoble traits are a product of men's attitude toward women and women's passive acceptance of this attitude.

All of us are already civilian soldiers, without knowing it.

..The great stroke of luck for the military class's terrorism is that no one recognizes it. People don't recognize the militarized part of their identity, of their consciousness.

As the classes in modern life come together, we have become much more intensely class conscious. It's a very curious thing. But I deal with human beings with whom I've come in contact and have had a chance to closely observe. Their upper-classness is not a matter of particular fascination for me.

Ballet is the repetitive training of the body for the purpose of executing steps in traditional fashion. It is tied to and bound by the past. It is a disciplined beauty consciously preserved in the image of the old days in societies that were class-conscious and appreciative of elitist physical expertise.

There's no conscious plan here; my whole life in politics as a state legislator and in Congress has been about strengthening the middle class.

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