Some articles on class, poor class, poor:
... In this book she explains how there is a class system in the United States where there is a wealthy upper class, a middle class, and the working poor class ... In order to understand the culture of poverty and how the poor class’s set of rules tend to keep them trapped in this continual cycle Payne describes these rules ... Time is something that is treated differently by the poor they generally do not plan ahead but simply live in the moment which keeps them from saving money which will help their children escape poverty ...
Famous quotes containing the words class and/or poor:
“Each class of society has its own requirements; but it may be said that every class teaches the one immediately below it; and if the highest class be ignorant, uneducated, loving display, luxuriousness, and idle, the same spirit will prevail in humbler life.”
—First published in Girls Home Companion (1895)
“Remember that you are an actor in a drama, of such a part as it may please the master to assign you, for a long time or for a little as he may choose. And if he will you to take the part of a poor man, or a cripple, or a ruler, or a private citizen, then may you act that part with grace! For to act well the part that is allotted to us, that indeed is ours to do, but to choose it is anothers.”
—Epictetus (c. 55135 B.C.)