Privilege Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Privilege

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Thought is subversive and revolutionary, destructive and terrible, Thought is merciless to privilege, established institutions, and comfortable habit. Thought is great and swift and free.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


I feel really privileged to be an actor, to be paid to do something I love.
~By Orlando Bloom ~


It's an incredible privilege for an actor to look into the camera. It's like looking right into the heart of the film, and you can't take that lightly.
~By Emily Watson ~


But the privileges that one has enjoyed and exploited can sometimes turn against you: nobody thinks of you as a director, you are always an actress.
~By Sophie Marceau ~


The privilege of ruling would be in the hands of the skilled and the learned, with a wide scope left for profitable crooked deals carried on by the Jews, who would be attracted by the enormous extension of the international speculations of the national banks.
~By Mikhail Bakunin ~


A privilege may not be a right, but, under the constitution of the country, I do not gather that any broad distinction is drawn between the rights and the privileges that were enjoyed and that were taken away.
~By Charles Tupper ~


What men value in this world is not rights but privileges.
~By H. L. Mencken ~


What a privilege to be here on the planet to contribute your unique donation to humankind. Each face in the rainbow of colors that populate our world is precious and special.
~By Morris Dees ~


It is a rare privilege to watch the birth, growth, and first feeble struggles of a living mind; this privilege is mine.
~By Anne Sullivan Macy ~


Science has a simple faith, which transcends utility. It is the faith that it is the privilege of man to learn to understand, and that this is his mission.
~By Vannevar Bush ~


Scratch a pessimist and you find often a defender of privilege.
~By William Beveridge ~


Everyone has a responsibility towards this larger family of man, but especially if you're privileged, that increases your responsibility.
~By Susan Sarandon ~


In all candor, the Court fails to perceive any reason for suspending the power of courts to get evidence and rule on questions of privilege in criminal matters simply because it is the president of the United States who holds the evidence.
~By John J. Sirica ~


Every player should be accorded the privilege of at least one season with the Chicago Cubs. That's baseball as it should be played - in God's own sunshine. And that's really living.
~By Alvin Dark ~


However, when the privilege depends solely on the broad, undifferentiated claim of public interest in the confidentiality of such conversations, a confrontation with other values arises.
~By Warren E. Burger ~


Think for yourselves and let others enjoy the privilege to do so, too.
~By Voltaire ~


When you dominate other people's emotions, the time has to come when you will have to pay, and heavily, for that privilege.
~By Ethel Waters ~


I oppose any attempt to grant homosexual unions the same legal privileges that civil government affords to traditional marriage and family life.
~By Todd Akin ~


I believe that when people have an occupation that allows them to provide for their families, the social dimension of human nature will emerge instinctively and lead people to help and organize others less privileged.
~By Kay Rala Xanana Gusmao ~


Make health care a right, not a privilege.
~By Ed Pastor ~


The responsibilities which are imposed by rank and privilege and good fortune can... become very onerous indeed.
~By Robert Welch ~


I believed in studying just because I knew education was a privilege. It was the discipline of study, to get into the habit of doing something that you don't want to do.
~By Wynton Marsalis ~


ERA means abortion funding, means homosexual privileges, means whatever else.
~By Phyllis Schlafly ~


I was privileged to serve as a judge.
~By Kenneth Starr ~


My life has been a continuous fulfillment of dreams. It appears that everything I saw and did has a new, and perhaps, more significant meaning, every time I see it. The earth is good. It is a privilege to live thereon.
~By Liberty Hyde Bailey ~


In the Radiation Laboratory we count it a privilege to do everything we can to assist our medical colleagues in the application of these new tools to the problems of human suffering.
~By Ernest Lawrence ~


When we lose the right to be different, we lose the privilege to be free.
~By Charles Evans Hughes ~


That said, I should also add that I learned a great deal from being allowed in these privileged circles and am grateful for the opportunity to have worked closely with some of the most powerful and successful people in the business including Steven Spielberg and Ted Turner.
~By Douglas Wood ~


What men prize most is a privilege, even if it be that of chief mourner at a funeral.
~By James Russell Lowell ~


I'll remind you all, however, that for government, existence is a privilege, not a right.
~By L. Neil Smith ~


Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more.
~By Tony Robbins ~


What a privilege it is to be an American!
~By Thomas Starr King ~


The epoch of Customary Law, and of its custody by a privileged order, is a very remarkable one.
~By Henry James Sumner Maine ~


The green revolution has an entirely different meaning to most people in the affluent nations of the privileged world than to those in the developing nations of the forgotten world.
~By Norman Borlaug ~


Instead of comparing our lot with that of those who are more fortunate than we are, we should compare it with the lot of the great majority of our fellow men. It then appears that we are among the privileged.
~By Helen Keller ~


We will not support returning Fannie and Freddie to the role they played before conservatorship, where they fought to take market share from private competitors while enjoying the privilege of government support.
~By Timothy Geithner ~


I just think the most difficult thing to displace is privilege.
~By Sean Connery ~


On the show, we are not trying to get people to eat their vegetables; we are not trying to get people to become Democrats. We are basically trying to encourage people to get involved with public life so that politics isn't left to the wealthy and privileged.
~By Martin Sheen ~


Such a prostitution of judicial power can never occur again under the shadow of the British law, for no jury within the wide circle of the empire would submit to such an infraction of their privilege, even if a judge could be found daring enough to attempt it.
~By Joseph Howe ~


I felt privileged to be a facet of such a jewel in the crown of American cinema.
~By Tatum O'Neal ~


I mean, you know, I get a tremendous positive charge every day just from knowing these kids and who they are. I mean, Larry, my 12-year-old son is my hero in life. Could there be a greater privilege than that? I mean, I can't imagine anything that would be more exciting.
~By Jim Lampley ~


To live under the American Constitution is the greatest political privilege that was ever accorded to the human race.
~By Calvin Coolidge ~


One of the most extraordinary things about being a spiritual teacher is the rare privilege of being able to look deeply into the very souls of many human beings at the same time.
~By Andrew Cohen ~


No other country on earth could have provided such tremendous opportunities and we should never take the privilege of our citizenship for granted.
~By Jane D. Hull ~


I've been doing nineteen hours a day on London, nothing else, I mean this has been my whole life, and writing has been put on one side, and if I'm privileged enough to be the Mayor of this city, then I will not write again.
~By Jeffrey Archer ~


Freedoms, like privileges, prevail or are imperiled together You cannot harm or strive to achieve one without harming or furthering all.
~By Jose Marti ~


One of the great privileges of being a part of the Senate, it being the greatest deliberative body in the world, is out of the discussions of ideas, hopefully truth can ultimately be achieved.
~By Bill Nelson ~


Understand that the right to choose your own path is a sacred privilege. Use it. Dwell in possibility.
~By Oprah Winfrey ~


It is strange. I see all the privileges and greatness of the future. It already looks grand, beautiful. Tell them I went lovingly, trustfully, peacefully.
~By Thomas Starr King ~


I want the privilege of guiding the arrows of my children and giving them the exhortations that can shoot them into the high place.
~By Laurel Lee ~


Our responsibility as privileged human beings is to pay back for the opportunities we've received.
~By Kathryn Anastos ~


But love, like the sun that it is, sets afire and melts everything. what greed and privilege to build up over whole centuries the indignation of a pious spirit, with its natural following of oppressed souls, will cast down with a single shove.
~By Jose Marti ~


We have a country that wants to believe it is the best in everything, but until all of us embrace the idea that health care should be a right, not a privilege, our system cannot be glibly described as, quote, 'the best in the world.'
~By Tim Johnson ~


It's been wonderful for me, and I feel so privileged to have fans that are that loyal.
~By Jimmy Buffett ~


They make revolutionary propaganda because they know the privileged class can never be overturned peacefully.
~By Johann Most ~


The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are.
~By Joseph Campbell ~


Access to the Vedas is the greatest privilege this century may claim over all previous centuries.
~By J. Robert Oppenheimer ~


Well you're talking about a long career, a lot of movies, a lot of stars. I guess working with Henry Fonda and Katherine Hepburn was a great privilege.
~By Mark Rydell ~


Human rights are not a privilege granted by the few, they are a liberty entitled to all, and human rights, by definition, include the rights of all humans, those in the dawn of life, the dusk of life, or the shadows of life.
~By Kay Granger ~


Millions of public workers have become a kind of privileged new class - a new elite, who live better than their private sector counterparts. Public servants have become the public's masters. No wonder the public is upset.
~By Mortimer Zuckerman ~


I privilege the music over the lyrics.
~By Duncan Sheik ~


We are privileged. There are poor people out there. We must to do something to make them privileged.
~By Antonia Fraser ~


It is truly a privilege to be able to support all women's causes on a global level. It is remarkable that something as simple as television can empower us to create change and awareness in the world.
~By Teri Hatcher ~


Writing is an extreme privilege but it's also a gift. It's a gift to yourself and it's a gift of giving a story to someone.
~By Amy Tan ~


First of all it's usually women who run these higher primate sanctuaries, rarely men. They are white. They come from privileged backgrounds. They are educated.
~By Russell Banks ~


I acknowledge the privilege of being alive in a human body at this moment, endowed with senses, memories, emotions, thoughts, and the space of mind in its wisdom aspect.
~By Alex Grey ~


Unless you become more watchful in your states and check the spirit of monopoly and thirst for exclusive privileges you will in the end find that... the control over your dearest interests has passed into the hands of these corporations.
~By Andrew Jackson ~


The love of family and the admiration of friends is much more important than wealth and privilege.
~By Charles Kuralt ~


In the long run, Women's Liberation will of course free men-but in the short run it's going to COST men a lot of privilege, which no one gives up willingly or easily.
~By Robin Morgan ~


The rulers of the state are the only persons who ought to have the privilege of lying, either at home or abroad; they may be allowed to lie for the good of the state.
~By Plato ~


The emergence of Pakistan, a decade ago, was an act of protest against the existence of privilege in the social order of the subcontinent of India.
~By Aly Khan ~


We want a world where life is preserved, and the quality of life is enriched for everybody, not only for the privileged.
~By Isabel Allende ~


A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
~By Spiro T. Agnew ~


It has been a privilege beyond belief for me to have represented the State of Louisiana in Congress and to have been given the blessed assignment of U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See.
~By Lindy Boggs ~


The poet enjoys the incomparable privilege of being able to be himself and others, as he wishes.
~By Charles Baudelaire ~


The true privilege of being Mayor is that I have the opportunity to be everyone's neighbor.
~By Thomas Menino ~


When I competed, it was for honor and country. It was a privilege to be a part of the U.S. team.
~By Bill Toomey ~


Through these offices it was my privilege to get to know almost every Jewish person, and those whom I did not come to know through these offices I came to know through love and a desire to know my brethren, the members of my people.
~By Shmuel Y. Agnon ~


Everything, everything, everything! I want to know everything. I want the privilege of being a crone.
~By Susan Powter ~


It is our duty and our privilege to keep America moving forward.
~By Bill Frist ~


Leadership is a privilege to better the lives of others. It is not an opportunity to satisfy personal greed.
~By Mwai Kibaki ~


There's no question that California, in the last three or four years, has been privileged to add disproportionately to the economic growth of America, and to contribute to its technological productivity.
~By Gray Davis ~


Membership in the bar is a privilege burdened with conditions.
~By Benjamin Cardozo ~


We are not going to damage our safety and our security. We're not going to give those extremists the privilege to come so freely to Israel in order to carry out more attacks against us and kill us one day after another.
~By Silvan Shalom ~


Health care is not a privilege. It's a right. It's a right as fundamental as civil rights. It's a right as fundamental as giving every child a chance to get a public education.
~By Rod Blagojevich ~


The privilege of absurdity; to which no living creature is subject, but man only.
~By Thomas Hobbes ~


Shareholder activism is not a privilege - it is a right and a responsibility. When we invest in a company, we own part of that company and we are partly responsible for how that company progresses. If we believe there is something going wrong with the company, then we, as shareholders, must become active and vocal.
~By Mark Mobius ~


When men yield up the privilege of thinking, the last shadow of liberty quits the horizon.
~By Thomas Paine ~


Indeed, we are privileged to have been afforded the opportunity to study Nature and to follow our own thoughts and inspirations in a time of relative tranquillity and in a land with a generous and forward-looking government.
~By Sidney Altman ~


If I don't feel like writing today or for a few days, I don't. And I don't think about it. It is not an obligation-it is the greatest privilege.
~By Jonathan Carroll ~


You have stripped from me the rank and privileges of the professorship and the doctoral degree which I earned, and you have set me at the level of the lowest criminal.
~By Kurt Huber ~


A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both.
~By Dwight D. Eisenhower ~


Another example of the educational inequality is the current debate over publicly financed school vouchers which will provide educational opportunities to a privileged handful, but deprive public schools of desperately needed resources.
~By Bobby Scott ~


To whom does design address itself: to the greatest number, to the specialist of an enlightened matter, to a privileged social class? Design addresses itself to the need.
~By Charles Eames ~


I am so thrilled by the privilege of life, and yet at the same time I know that I have to let it go.
~By William Hurt ~


I am proud to be in the Senate. I have always been proud to be a part of our political system. It is a remarkable privilege to participate in this system of ours.
~By Byron Dorgan ~


The President seems to extend executive privilege way out past the atmosphere. What he says is executive privilege is nothing but executive poppycock.
~By Sam Ervin ~


I think that anyone who's pushed to do the very best that they can is privileged. It's a luxury.
~By Twyla Tharp ~


I had the honor and privilege of working with John Ritter.
~By Will Friedle ~


If you treat with courtesy your equal, who is privileged to resent an impertinence, how much more cautious should you be to your dependents, from whom you demand a respectful demeanor.
~By Robert Chambers ~

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October 27 ,2021
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