The rationale that etiquette should be eschewed because it fosters inequality does not ring true in a society that openly admits to a feverish interest in the comparative status-conveying qualities of sneakers. Manners are available...
Our politicians may fail us, but Status Quo always delivers on the promise.
People don’t love people, people love people’s status.
It’s not what you do but that kind of job you do that makes the difference.
When I look at a person, I see a person – not a rank, not a class, not a title.
The position of a hero is not for the comparision, it is a reference point
Misogyny or misandry is not a status or a belief; it is just a sickness.
Far from rejecting outright any hierarchy of success or failure, philosophy instead reconfigures the judging process, lending legitimacy to theidea that themainstream value system may unfairly consign some people to disgrace and others to respectability.