^ (Not here in Amurka, where you're supposed to pull yourself up by your own bootstraps or be accounted a complete and total socio-economic pariah. Of course, this is presuming you *have* boots to begin with; those who don't are, to spin a phrase, *completely* beyond the pale...)
(It also pointedly ignores that the most successful are generally born with silver boots in their mouths, and inherit a cadre of democracy-acceptable indentured servants to do most of the pulling for them. It is unspeakably rude to mention this.)
I will honor Monkey in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.
~Charles "Darwin" Dickens