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The class distinctions proper to a democratic society are not those of rank or money, still less, as is apt to happen wh
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"The class distinctions proper to a democratic society are not those of rank or money, still less, as is apt to happen when these are abandoned, of race, but of age"

- W. H. Auden

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This quote by W. H. Auden speaks to the idea of a democratic society, where class differences are not based on rank, money, or race. Rather, the class distinctions in a democratic society are based on age. This implies that the class distinctions are based on the age of the person, rather than their wealth, social standing, or race. This is an essential principle in a democratic society, as it allows for individuals of any ages to be dealt with equally, despite their background. It also permits individuals of different ages to have access to the very same chances, despite their age. This quote speaks to the importance of age in a democratic society, and how it ought to be the basis for class differences, rather than other elements.

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W. H. Auden This quote is written / told by W. H. Auden between February 21, 1907 and September 29, 1973. He was a famous Poet from England. The author also have 59 other quotes.

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