Best First Class Quotes On Success In Life

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A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging first class quotes, first class sayings, and first class proverbs.

Famous First Class Quotes

  1. “You want society to accept you; but you can’t even accept yourself.” ~ Michael Fassbender
  2. “Think first class about everyone around you, and you’ll receive first-class results in return.” ~ David J. Schwartz
  3. “In life there exist two classes: first class and no class.” ~ Hugh Leonard
  4. “In America there are two classes of travel – first class, and with children.” ~ Robert Benchley

  5. “Go first class all the way and the universe will respond by giving you the best.” ~ Deepak Chopra
  6. “Better to be a first-class matchbox than a second-class match.” ~ Haruki Murakami
  7. “This young man is an exceptionally gifted and talented violinist … He is a first class talent.” ~ Ruggiero Ricci
  8. “Try, if you can, to belong to the first class. There’s far less competition.” ~ Dwight Morrow

  9. “A big success can be very confusing if it comes too early in your life. When you are young, you are more vulnerable to vanity. I was 36 when I wrote The Shadow of the Wind and the success of it was very gradual. If you have this kind of success straight off, I think there is a danger you can become an idiot, because you don’t have a perspective. It hasn’t changed me a lot. I fly first class now. But those things don’t change you. If I am pretentious, I was before, I haven’t changed. The only thing is, I am less anxious now.” ~ Carlos Ruiz Zafon
  10. “Frank Martin is a rarity. Dexterous as a player, writer and singer, he is thoughtful and skilled in his approach and passionate in his delivery. He is a unique, first-class musical personality.” ~ Tom Kimmel
  11. “I always travel first class on a train. It’s the only way to avoid one’s creditors.” ~ Seymour Hicks
  12. “Expectations are a form of first-class truth: If people believe it, it’s true.” ~ Bill Gates

  13. “I’ll go through life either first class or third, but never in second.” ~ Noel Coward
  14. “People think it’s hard to travel to the airports. 9/11 has made our travel difficult, with the security laws and that. As far as comparing what we do to driving 3,000 miles a week, making fifty bucks a night, sometimes one hundred bucks a night, it’s a lot different. Guaranteed contracts, first class air fare, Hilton hotels in London, Champaign. Waddaya want? What more could you ask for!” ~ Ric Flair
  15. “There’s nothing funny about, ‘Yeah, I took a First Class plane ticket and I went to some designer beach and made out with a Laotian slave girl.’ Who cares?” ~ Henry Rollins
  16. “I don’t usually fly in first class, but I fart in first class.” ~ Demetri Martin

  17. “After taking my B.A. degree in 1939 I remained at the University for a further year to take an advanced course in Biochemistry, and surprised myself and my teachers by obtaining a first class examination result.” ~ Frederick Sanger
  18. “The lowlights… Sometimes you’re away from home quite a lot, which can be difficult. It’s not first class all the way, you don’t stay in exotic hotels and have people running after you.” ~ Jill Douglas
  19. “A New York audience generally likes decorative paintings, and decorative paintings go with the couch. If you change the couch, you change the painting. And when you’re coming up, and the paintings aren’t first-class decoration, you’re at a disadvantage for publicity and sales.” ~ Alex Katz
  20. “A second-class is a first-class mistake.” ~ William Arthur Ward

  21. “One of the highlights of my career was playing first class rugby for my province, which was Wellington. Another highlight was playing first class rugby with my brothers. Not many brothers get to do that. I can’t explain what it felt like to be out there, playing with them. It was a great feeling.” ~ Filo Tiatia
  22. “I like to travel business or first class. I wouldn’t go out of my way to pay through the nose if the particular airline had a perfectly adequate economy class – but I do like to be comfortable when traveling.” ~ Hilary Devey
  23. “The first class of readers may be compared to an hour-glass, their reading being as the sand; it runs in and runs out, and leaves not a vestige behind. A second class resembles a sponge, which imbibes everything, and returns it in nearly the same state, only a little dirtier. A third class is like a jelly-bag, which allows all that is pure to pass away, and retains only the refuse and dregs. The fourth class may be compared to the slave of Golconda, who, casting aside all that is worthless, preserves only the pure gems.” ~ Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  24. “Sergeant first class Cory Remsburg never gives up and he does not quit.” ~ Barack Obama

  25. “I don’t know why the players make such a big fuss about sitting in the first class section of the plane. Does that mean they’ll get there faster?” ~ Sparky Anderson
  26. “First-class travel, provided one hasn’t to pay for it oneself, is the most insidiously addictive of life’s luxuries.” ~ P. D. James
  27. “Equally, though, there are guys who play England Under 19 who don’t even play First Class cricket. It is a watershed in the careers in many ways.” ~ Andy Pick
  28. “My motto has always been: Only first class business and that in a first class way” ~ David Ogilvy

  29. “I would be delighted to show my film in the Viennale. I do not offer press kits. I do not offer stills. I do not offer screeners. I do not offer DVD’s. I do not offer posters. I require a first-class flight to bring the print however I do not offer any photo ops or press exchange in any way. My fee for showing my film is $35,000 dollars US.” ~ Vincent Gallo
  30. “You want to defend citizenship? Don’t persecute or isolate those without papers. Just live like a citizen. That’d be a first-class way to be American.” ~ Eric Liu
  31. “Screenwriting is an opportunity to fly first class, be treated like a celebrity, sit around the pool and be betrayed.” ~ Ian Mcewan
  32. “There are two ways to travel, first class or with children.” ~ Robert Benchley

  33. “If you do it first class and you don’t compromise values, and you don’t compromise quality, and you don’t compromise service, and you don’t compromise cleanliness, then everybody else who is the competitor has got to play catch-up.” ~ Ray Kroc
  34. “But planes land and so do I, and suns rise, melting away the grounds cool protection. I am finally free, if only for this moment. And should that be the case, then know that I am throwing a parade in first class as I speak. Art has again saved my life, my love and me. What next? Who really cares? Certainly a toast will be in order. Make mine a double.” ~ Andrew McMahon
  35. “Regardless of how me or this man right here or anybody else in this business get, when we walk on an airplane in first-class looking like this, we’re gonna get searched.” ~ Method Man
  36. “Grace Kelly plays with intelligence, wit and feeling. She has a great amount of natural ability and the ability to adapt. That is the hallmark of a first-class jazz musician.” ~ Wynton Marsalis

  37. “You can be excellent in every way. You can be first class. There is no need for you to be a scrub. Respect yourself. Do not feel sorry for yourself. Do not dwell on unkind things others may say about you. Polish and refine whatever talents the Lord has given you. Go forward in life with a twinkle in your eye and a smile on your face, but with great and strong purpose in your heart. Love life and look for its opportunities.” ~ Gordon B. Hinckley
  38. “Kristin Brown looks as though she could have been mailed first-class to New York for about a dollar and a half.” ~ Bill Geist
  39. “All communities divide themselves into the few and the many. The first are the rich and well born, the other the mass of the people. The voice of the people has been said to be the voice of God; and however generally this maxim has been quoted and believed, it is not true in fact. The people are turbulent and changing; they seldom judge or determine right. Give therefore to the first class a distinct, permanent share in the government.” ~ Alexander Hamilton
  40. “You want to be upper class, you want to be first class, but when the plane crash, everybody dead.” ~ Kanye West

  41. “I always liked performing. I always liked being in front of people. That’s one of the things I loved about law; we had mock trials, and I got to go up and state my case. But I took an acting class, and after my first class, I was hooked.” ~ Ashley Greene
  42. “There is a much higher probability that a first-class scholar should commit an error than that an author who usually writes nonsense should have one good idea.” ~ Otto E. Neugebauer
  43. “Lou Holtz is a brilliant strategist, a first-class motivator, and an inspiring role model. Winning Every Day coaches you through the hard-won lessons of life that Coach Holtz has gleaned from a lifetime of learning. Using personal behind-the-scenes experiences he shows you how to break through obstacles, capitalize on fleeting opportunities, and achieve success. There is no better mentor than Lou Holtz.” ~ Peter Lowe
  44. “Damn! This flight attendant treating us like we won these first class tickets in a contest.” ~ J. B. Smoove

  45. “The British Airways steward announced that the in-flight movie would be Chariots of Fire. ‘Is that the only one?’ I asked. ‘We are also showing Gandhi,’ he replied. ‘Where do I have to sit to see it?” I responded. ‘I’m sorry, sir, but Gandhi is only showing in first class.’ The irony seemed to escape him.” ~ Jim Wallis
  46. “A third-class carriage is a community, while a first-class carriage is a place of wild hermits.” ~ Gilbert K. Chesterton
  47. “An acute first-class brain is the finest asset anyone can have- and, if we want to be happy, it is an asset we must exploit to the uttermost.” ~ Marcus Tullius Cicero
  48. “Before birds get sucked into jet engines, do they ever think, Is that Rod Stewart in first class?” ~ Eddie Izzard

  49. “I researched fiction writing for months before I taught my first class, much of it looking for strong techniques from bestselling authors.” ~ James Thayer
  50. “To become a world-class university takes a lot of time. There are simply no shortcuts. People tend to assume, and I have encountered this sort of thinking all over the world, that if they just sink enough money into a university, it will emerge in a few years as a first-class institution. But such rapid growth never happens. It takes time; it takes generations.” ~ Henry Rosovsky
  51. “The vineyards of philanthropy are pleasant places, and I would hope good men and women will be drawn there…. If these vineyards are to thrive and bear their best fruit, they must always have first-class attention.” ~ Harold J. Seymour
  52. “If we were second class citizens we’d be driving old Cadillacs and living good. If we were first class we’d be driving a Rolls Royce.” ~ Muhammad Ali

  53. “On the first one, X-Men: First Class, it would be James McAvoy, Nicholas Hoult and I. I’d basically inhale, there would be a red flashing light, and then the stuff at the end of the hallway would just blow up. It really felt like I could do those things, but, sadly, I can’t. It was a lot of fun; I got to play a superhero that I was familiar with since I was a kid. It doesn’t really get much better than that.” ~ Lucas Till
  54. “I’m very proud that a woman, has finally been chosen as a candidate for the president of the United States, because I always felt women should be treated like first-class citizens.” ~ Stevie Nicks
  55. “In my first class at the University of Kentucky, my American Literature professor came in, and the first sentence out of his mouth was “The central theme of American Literature is an attempt to reconcile what we’ve done to the New World.” wrote that down in my notebook, and thought, “What is he talking about?” But that’s what I think about now. The New World and what we’ve done to it.” ~ Sam Abell
  56. “Politicians refuse to modernize schools, they cut out midnight basketball, but build all these new jails. First class jails, second class schools. This is zero tolerance.” ~ Jesse Jackson

  57. “I hope my kids understand that they’re not operating in a normal world. And yet there are principles they have to adhere to that are normal – like decency, choosing between right and wrong, and honesty. That’s important stuff, whether you’re flying first-class or not.” ~ Tom Hanks
  58. “Flying first class means sitting next to a better class of person I don’t want to talk to.” ~ Dov Davidoff
  59. “So when you do board, the first class people, they’re sitting there. A lot of them are working as your boarding. They have computers out and calculators. They’re looking up at you like, Hey, we’re making money right now!” ~ Brian Regan
  60. “The UK needs more first class studio space to encourage the growth of the film and TV sector.” ~ Eric Fellner

  61. “If I had to choose between baseball’s Hall of Fame and first class citizenship for all of my people. I would say first-class citizenship.” ~ Jackie Robinson
  62. “H. L. Mencken once said that nobody ever went broke underestimating the taste of the American public. That is not true. I have come to believe that it pays to make all your layouts project a feeling of good taste, provided that you do it unobtrusively. An ugly layout suggests an ugly product. There are very few products which do not benefit from being given a first class ticket through life.” ~ David Ogilvy
  63. “I just want to live like a full-time tourist, to show up at the airport, pick a destination, walk up to the counter and say, ‘Do you have any first-class seats?'” ~ Edgerrin James

  64. “United [Airlines] sucks, man. I’ve got like a million miles and they never bump me to first class because they think I’m just a kid and give the seat to some schmoozy guy in a business suit.” ~ Shaun White
  65. “The first joke I got on the air I remember clearly. Dennis McNicholas and Robert Carlock wrote a sketch where they were evacuating the Titanic, and the last two guys on the entire ship were the two black guys, Samuel L. Jackson and Tracy Morgan. So Will Ferrell was running back and forth, saying, “All first-class passengers get in the lifeboat. All second-class passengers and third-class passengers get in the lifeboat. Let’s get all the animals in the lifeboat. Let’s put all the empty luggage in the lifeboat.”” ~ Michael Schur

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