My grandma (rest her soul) used to say, ''There were but two families in the world, have-much and have-little.''
Miguel de Cervantes (1547-1616) Spanish novelist, dramatist and poet.
Two nations between whom there is no intercourse and no sympathy; who are as ignorant of each other's habits, thoughts, and feelings, as if they were dwellers in different zones, or inhabitants of different planets. The rich and the poor.
Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881) British politician and author.
So far is it from being true that men are naturally equal, that no two people can be half an hour together, but one shall acquire an evident superiority over the other.
Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) British author.
However energetically society in general may strive to make all the citizens equal and alike, the personal pride of each individual will always make him try to escape from the common level, and he will form some inequality somewhere to his own profit.
Alexis de Tocqueville (1805-1889) French social philosopher.