"Too many people spend money they haven't earned to buy things they don't want to impress people they don't like."
~ Will Rogers
I think this could be America's motto. Trying to impress others with what you can't afford does you no good and can put you in major debt. Since we are the Jones', if people kept up with us then they would not care what other people think. They would live within their means and get out of debt. Trying to impress others is a foolish task.
If people do not like you for who you are, then why would you want to impress them?