"Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated"
"An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead"
"There is a natural aristocracy among men. The grounds of this are virtue and talent"
And how's this... LIVE like the aristocracy in a magnificent French chateau.The Advertiser, Sunday Mail (2004)
But even enemies of aristocracy could hardly question the counter assertion that aristocracy was a system favouring the nation.IN DEFENCE OF ARISTOCRACY (2004)
But my aunt Theresa, who lived with us-- she was plain and unmarried, but a dear--had a great regard for the aristocracy.Testimonies
Here is his beloved uniform and insignia being worn as fancy dress by a member of the decadent British aristocracy.SA Star (2005)
I think, to be honest, it's about time you guys had a bit of aristocracy in the house.Sun, News of the World (2002)
So long as it's the aristocracy , bad behaviour is allowed to turn into a delightful eccentricity.NOTHING TO WEAR AND NOWHERE TO HIDE: A Collection of Short Stories
The studio specialised in photo-graphing Victorian aristocracy , including visiting Indian royals.India Today (2001)
There was a Romanised aristocracy that would have been anxious to keep the wild men in the Welsh hills from destroying their villa culture.Times, Sunday Times (2002)
`In my experience, Alpiew dear, there is no single member of the aristocracy who does not claim to be destitute.THE RIVAL QUEENS: A Countess Ashby de la Zouche Mystery (2002)