"He that would speak truth must first have one foot in the stirrup."
"From shirtsleeves to shirtsleeves in 3 generations."
"Knowing yourself is the beginning of wisdom."
"It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see."
[Breakin' necks & cashin' checks] <Open commiserate script of sophistication><Insert: inflated credentials and appeal to authority via cognitive biases> <re: Insert institutional affiliation and other cultural norms of success> </tribal qualifiers>