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  • You know some of the people in The Strokes, yeah, their parents had success - but we didn't live like yuppies.

    Yuppies   People   Parent  
  • Did you ever consider that LSD was really one of the most dangerous drugs ever manufactured because the people who took it turned into yuppies?

    Yuppies   People   Hatred  
  • I’m constantly in doubt about what I’m doing, I’m constantly tortured, and that’s why I say happiness is irrelevant. Happiness is for children and yuppies. I’m not striving for happiness, I’m trying to get some work done. And sometimes the best work is done under doubt. Constant rethinking, and reevaluating what you’re doing, working and working until you feel it’s finished. And that’s an interesting point too, that you’ve got to know when to stop. Sometimes there’s a magical moment when everything comes together.

  • My sister got lucky, married a yuppie, and took him for all he was worth. Now she's a swinger dating a singer, I can't decide which is worse.

  • I was a stage actor for 20 years or so; I was leading men in classical things. 'Shakespeare,' you know. And now, I never play leading men. I'm that kamikaze comic that comes from the left, turns the table over, and leaves, or the hyper-intelligent yuppie scumbag if it's a drama.

    Drama   Men   Intelligent  
    Interview with Steve Heisler, www.avclub.com. June 23, 2011.
  • I think the anti-smoking business is a yuppie invention-an extension of the concept that "we'll always be young, rich, and healthy.

  • The media have just buried the last yuppie, a pathetic creature who had not heard the news that the great pendulum of public consciousness has just swung from Greed to Compassion and from Tex-Mex to meatballs

    Barbara Ehrenreich (1990). “WORST YEARS OF OUR LIVES”, Pantheon
  • Exercise is the yuppie version of bulimia.

    N.Y. Times, 17 Jan. 1985
  • Fast Food Nation was boring and aimed at yuppies, and yuppies don't eat fast food.

    Interview with Sean O'Neal, www.avclub.com. May 7, 2008.
  • After you're dead and buried and floating around whatever place we go to, what's going to be your best memory of Earth? What one moment for you defines what it's like to be alive on this planet? What's your takeaway? Fake yuppie experiences that you had to spend money on, like white water rafting or elephant rides in Thailand don't count. I want to hear some small moment from your life that proves you're really alive.

    "Generation X: Tales for an Accelerated Culture". Book by Douglas Coupland, March 15, 1991.
  • Every Southerner, I think, knows people like Bill Clinton, maybe not quite as smart and maybe not quite as liberal, but kind of a glad-handing, country-club yuppie Southerner. The problem is we don't have labels for middle-class Southerners.

  • Yuppies don't have loyalty. They have useful relationships and meaningful encounters.

  • Hippy people had a hopeful idea of what they wanted the world to be like, then most of them changed into corporate Yuppies. But I still have that hippy thing underneath somewhere.

    Ideas   Yuppies   People  
    Biography/Personal Quotes, www.imdb.com.
  • The things that inform student culture are created and controlled by the unseen culture, the sociological aspects of our climbing culture, our 'me' generation, our yuppie culture, our SUVs, or, you know, shopping culture, our war culture.

    War   Climbing   Shopping  
    Interview with Steve Head, www.ign.com. October 22, 2003.
  • I mean that's really depressing man. Of course, the kids are freaking out. They watch cartoons and sit in front of the television and their parents are just probably yuppies who focus their entire lives around the child. The child has no sense of context, no sense of what world they are inhabiting-just like this Disnified bag of Cheerios reality. Don't give them a @#$%& pill! God! Take them out on a canoe already! You know what I mean?

    "Biography/ Personal Quotes". www.imdb.com.
  • A Yuppie is someone who believes it's courageous to eat in a restaurant that hasn't been reviewed yet.

  • I'm constantly tortured, and that's why I say happiness is irrelevant. Happiness is for children and yuppies.

  • The widespread belief that Yuppies as a class would perish from Brie-cheese poisoning turned out to be over-optimistic.

  • If you take the contempt some Americans have for yuppies and multiply it by 10 you might come close to understanding their attitude towards the City, as they call it - London, the people of the south.

  • I'm learning to hunt with rifles, because if you think about it, hunting gets you the healthiest meat - organic, free-range food. It's a totally yuppie spin on what I thought was kind of a redneck occupation.

  • I choose to suppress the initial categories I want to put people in - rich, poor, together, not together, druggie, yuppie, rocker, loser, winner, cool, uncool. I choose to remember that I don't know their struggle or their pain. I choose to err on the side of grace because someday I'll stand before God, and I pray He'll err on the side of grace with me.

    Pain   Struggle   Yuppies  
  • The Yuppies are not defectors from revolt, they are a new race, assured, amnestied, exculpated, moving with ease in the world of performance, mentally indifferent to any objective other than that of change and advertising.

    Moving   Race   Yuppies  
    Jean Baudrillard (1989). “America”, p.110, Verso
  • Mulberry Street was the beating heart of the Italian-American experience, but you don't find those gangsters now. I live with a bunch of yuppies and models.

    Heart   Italian   Yuppies  
    Biography/Personal Quotes, www.imdb.com.
  • I live with a bunch of yuppies and models.

    "Abel Ferrara: 'I made Scarface look like Mary Poppins'" by Andrew Purcell, www.theguardian.com. August 5, 2010.
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