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"Of course, it helped that my father was also a king."
Tags:royal, royals, hereditary, inherit, inherits, achievement, achievements, crown, crowns, help, helped, helping, parent, parents, monarch, monarchs, proud, pride, class, classes, upper-class, kingdom, kingdoms, royalty, monarchy, monarchies, history, comparison, comparing, compared, modern, social mobility, social-mobility
"Never forget where you came from, son."
Tags:pigeon, pigeons, bird, birds, feed the birds, feeding the birds, birdmen, birdman, roots, history, personal history, family history, where you came from, remember, remembering, forget, forgetting, social mobility, socially mobile, difficult beginning, difficult start, father, fathers, son, sons, advice, fatherly advice
"What is the American dream, and does it differ in many respects from the Connecticut dream?"
Tags:business, businessmen, businessman, connecticut, dream, dreams, american dream, different, ethos, ideal, ideals, prosperity, success, social mobility, freedom, democracy, liberty, opportunity, equality, united states, us, u.s., united states of america, usa, u.s.a., america, state, states, cliche, cliches, immigration
'Barbarians at the gate? That's fine, I fully support social mobility.'
"We've found the most MARVELOUS tutor who's teaching Timmy how to be 'normal working class' for his grammar school application..."
Tags:selection, education, grammar school, grammar schools, select, private school, private schools, grammar schooling, 11 plus, grammar entrance test, entrance exam, entrance exams, entrance tests, working class, working classes, middle class, middle classes, social mobility, elitism, elitist, elitists
"First I was part of the hoi polloi, Then I spent time with a gathering crowd. Now I'm a member of the urban masses."
"Okay, I'll admit it. I'm only dating you so you'll follow me on social media."
Tags:social media, social network, social networks, social networking, social media platform, social media platforms, social mobility, currency, currencies, social currency, social currencies, single life, serial dating, serial dater, serial daters, dating, following, followers, share, shares, social status, status
Limited Resources and Low Expectations
Tags:social mobility, social problem, social problems, poverty, poverty gap, low expectation, low expectations, social climbing, aspiration, aspirations, socially mobile, class divide, class divides, working class, working classes, middle class, middle classes, socially mobile, higher education, higher ed
A fish jumping from a tank that reads "Tropical fish $5.00" into a tank that reads "Tropical fish $20.00"
Tags:pet store, pet stores, pet shop, pet shops, aquarium, aquariums, animal, animals, pet, pets, fish, tropical fish, school of fish, tank, tanks, fishtank, fishtanks, fish tank, fish tanks, jumping, price, prices, price tag, price tags, different prices, higher price, more expensive, value, worth, self-worth, self-esteem, self-confidence, self-respect, changing sides, switching sides, moving up in the world, social status, social statuses, social mobility, status, upgrade, upgrades, upgrading, net worth, upward mobility, upwardly mobile, hierarchy, hierarchies, upper class, wealthy, elite, elites
Tags:business, businessman, businessmen, management, middle management, executive, executives, office, offices, office life, employee, employees, worker, workers, you are here, promotion, promotions, corporate ladder, working your way up, organisation, organization, chart, charts, hierarchy, rank, ranks, ranking, low man on the totem pole, vertical mobility, social mobility, advancement, future, career, careers, job, jobs, job title, job titles, entry-level, entry level, corporate culture
"I feel terrible—I took it from a job creator."
Tags:job creator, job creators, employer, employers, big employer, big employers, employment, job creation, theft, thief, burglar, burglars, crimes, petty theft, criminal, criminals, loot bag, loot bags, swag bag, swag bags, steal, stealing, unemployed, unemployment, social mobility, recession, the recession, austerity, guilt, guilty, regret, regretting, regretful, regrets
"Miss Adamson, pluck someone from nowhere and put him in a position of responsibility."
Tags:business, businessman, businessmen, boss, bosses, executive, executives, exec, execs, manager, managers, management, office, offices, office life, employee, employees, worker, workers, promotion, promotions, corporate ladder, working your way up, vertical mobility, social mobility, advancement, career, careers, job, jobs, job title, job titles, entry-level, entry level, corporate culture, responsibility, responsibilities, random, luck, lucky day
"Just for kicks, let's meet under the clock at the Biltmore!"
Tags:meeting spot, meeting spots, gang, gangs, teen, teens, teenager, adolescent, hang out, hangs out, hanging out, loiter, loiters, loitering, high society, posh, posh hotel, posh hotels, branch out, branches out, branching out, move up, moves up, moving up, social mobility, bad neighborhood, bad neighborhoods, rough neighborhood, rough neighborhoods
"I started out carrying his newspaper and fetching his slippers. Then, gradually, I began assuming more and more responsibilities."
Tags:dog, dogs, dog trick, dog tricks, dog trainer, dog trainers, dog training, obedience, obedience school, obedience schools, slipper, slippers, carrying slippers, responsibility, responsibilities, promotion, promotions, social mobility, social status, social statuses, paper, papers, newspaper, newspapers, well-trained, pet, pets
Anti-social mobility order.
"A penthouse on Central Park West . . . not bad for a second-tier private-school kid from a postwar co-op on Riverside Drive, eh?"
Tags:class, classes, middle class, middle-class, middle classes, middle-classes, upper class, upper-class, upper class, private school, private-school, public school, public-school, private schools, private-schools, public schools, public-schools, mobility, social mobility, impressed, boast, boasting, brag, bragging, bragged, boasted, wealth, wealthy, rich, rich people
For Sale! Social mobility scooter only runs downhill.
Tags:mobility scooter, mobility scooters, scooter, scooters, social mobility, social climber, social climbers, social climbing, class divide, class divides, mobility bike, mobility bikes, middle class, working class, upper class, class society, social problem, social problems, social aspiration, social aspirations, downhill slide, downhill, downhill trend
"Your son is a bus driver? Well, my Andy goes to university..."
"All grammar schools ever taught me was when to put an M on the end of WHO - which I've never done!"
'The global positioning system says we're on the border between middle class and lower middle class.'
'Once we escape poverty we won't have to eat any more of this single-batch artisanal wild-produce crap.'
"Papi! Almost 80 percent of all millionaires are the first ones in their families to be rich!"
'It's a social mobility scooter.'
"Most striking case of 'de profundis in excelsos' I've ever come across."