Status Quotes

Most popular status quotes

Seek wealth, not money or status. Wealth is having assets that earn while you sleep. Money is how we transfer time and wealth. Status is your place in the social hierarchy.

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Status symbols are medals you buy yourself.
A status symbol is anything you can't afford, but did.
Soldiers generally win battles; generals get credit for them.


All men are born equal, but quite a few eventually get over it.
Once the game is over, the king and the pawn go back in the same box.
— Italian saying

Italian proverbs proverbs equality

I wonder how many people would seek excessive wealth if it did not carry a measure of status with it.


Advertising promotes that divine discontent which makes people strive to improve their economic status.


The difference between a man and his valet: they both smoke the same cigars, but only one pays for them.
Many of the quests for status symbols—the hot automobile, the best table in a restaurant or a private chat with the boss—are shadowy reprises of infant anxieties. . . . The larger office, the corner space, the extra window are the teddy bears and tricycles of adult office life.