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Quotes And Sayings About Privilege

Privilege Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Privilege

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The earth is the Lord's. Psalm 24 basically says the earth is God's property. We have been given the privilege and responsibility of living on earth to see it isn't ruined.
~By Allen Johnson ~


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 ~


There is no morality in war. Morality is the privilege of those judging from the distance. War is only death and destruction.
~By John Cory ~


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


I came from such a simple origin, without any great privilege, and I would say I also wanted to make a mark. It wasn't until I was about 15 that I appeared in a race.
~By Roger Bannister ~


Yeah, I've had the privilege to know a lot of really talented people.
~By Ashley Judd ~


There were loads of plays which were very popular before and after the war, where everybody wore a dinner jacket in the third act and it was in a house that you wished you'd owned with people that you wish you knew. It was life seen through a very privileged way.
~By Timothy West ~


AIDS occupies such a large part in our awareness because of what it has been taken to represent. It seems the very model of all the catastrophes privileged populations feel await them.
~By Susan Sontag ~


It's best to leap into something you know you love. You might change your mind later, but that is the privilege of youth.
~By Charles Kuralt ~


It is admitted by everybody that rights and privileges enjoyed by the Roman Catholic minority in Manitoba down to 1890, were taken away by legislation of 1890.
~By Charles Tupper ~


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 ~


We must never forget that many around the globe are denied the basic rights we enjoy as Americans. If we are to continue enjoying these privileges and freedoms we must accept our mission of expanding democracy around the globe.
~By James Inhofe ~


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


When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive - to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.
~By Marcus Aurelius ~


Only very slowly and late have men come to realize that unless freedom is universal it is only extended privilege.
~By John Edward Christopher Hill ~


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 ~


I've been very lucky in my long life. On three continents, in diverse cultures, through happy moments, not-so-happy moments, and moments as marvelous as this one, I've had the privilege of working with the cinema's greatest masters.
~By Dino De Laurentiis ~


One of the privileges of the great is to witness catastrophes from a terrace.
~By Jean Giraudoux ~


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


I think that every new record is a chance to... I think what it is for me is my heart and soul at that moment in time... I've always felt that just being able to make a record is a privilege.
~By Mary Chapin Carpenter ~


The value systems of those with access to power and of those far removed from such access cannot be the same. The viewpoint of the privileged is unlike that of the underprivileged.
~By Aung San Suu Kyi ~


Melancholy has ceased to be an individual phenomenon, an exception. It has become the class privilege of the wage earner, a mass state of mind that finds its cause wherever life is governed by production quotas.
~By Gunther Grass ~


The word knight, which originally meant boy or servant, was particularly applied to a young man after he was admitted to the privilege of bearing arms.
~By Thomas Bulfinch ~


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


We were thrilled and we were privileged to be part of a revolution, because make no mistake about it, Ted Turner changed the world with CNN.
~By Christiane Amanpour ~


Poverty can teach lessons that privilege cannot.
~By Jack Klugman ~


I have never experienced racism in the feminist movement, so it concerned me to think that I was unable to see the subject clearly because I came from white, middle-class privilege.
~By Betty Buckley ~


And if we don't have a test, what we may end up doing is going back to what this country has done before. We could use social class and we still do, but in the 50s, it was, do you have the right last name and are your parents in privileged positions?
~By Robert Sternberg ~


A free public broadcast license is a privilege.
~By Bart Gordon ~


Father, we thank you, especially for letting me fly this flight - for the privilege of being able to be in this position, to be in this wondrous place, seeing all these many startling, wonderful things that you have created.
~By Gordon Cooper ~


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 ~


The service meant so much to me. You don't know privileged I feel and how lucky I am to have served.
~By Tony Curtis ~


I know it's a rare privilege, but if one can really tackle something in adult life that means that much to you, then it's more rewarding than anything I can imagine.
~By Andrew Wiles ~


Politics ought to be the part-time profession of every citizen who would protect the rights and privileges of free people and who would preserve what is good and fruitful in our national heritage.
~By Dwight D. Eisenhower ~


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 ~


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


The worker must have bread, but she must have roses, too. Help, you women of privilege, give her the ballot to fight with.
~By Rose Schneiderman ~


Let us search into the records of Holy Writ, if out of this their great charter, there be not a seal grant of a lesser, though like privilege, and this by virtue of Christ, in that we have the honour to be accounted Abraham's seed as truly as they.
~By Thomas Goodwin ~


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


I had this rare privilege of being able to pursue in my adult life, what had been my childhood dream.
~By Andrew Wiles ~


It is better to lose everything you have to keep the balance of justice level, than to live a life of petty privilege devoid of true freedom.
~By Bryant H. McGill ~


No truth is more evident to my mind than that the Christian religion must be the basis of any government intended to secure the rights and privileges of a free people.
~By Noah Webster ~


My feeling about him is that the America that we have today, the freedoms we enjoy and the privileges we have, are really the reflection of Abe Lincoln's convictions, his vision, and his toughness.
~By Gregory Peck ~


The privilege of being at the university for four years is something I'll always treasure.
~By Hank Brown ~


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 ~


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 ~


I'm thrilled of the acceptance I get abroad. The people are so hearty, warm and grateful and I feel privileged having seen so many countries and some of the greatest monuments.
~By Daniel Radcliffe ~


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 try to get that across in the work, to try to, if I'm lucky, to make this world a little bit better for all of us before I check out. And that's if I'm lucky, I don't always get to have that privilege but I try always.
~By Mandy Patinkin ~


Liberty is not merely a privilege to be conferred; it is a habit to be acquired.
~By David Lloyd George ~


To be able to live and work in the United States is a privilege.
~By David Geffen ~


I suppose I have had more advantages and privileges than most of you, who are slaves have ever known, and I believe more than many white people have enjoyed, for which I desire to bless God, and pray that he may bless those who have given them to me.
~By Jupiter Hammon ~


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 ~


We work hard on the show. We really believe in the show. It's an enormous privilege to work on a show that has the power to touch people's lives in such a positive way. The fan mail and the e-mail certainly reflect that.
~By Roma Downey ~


They call me corrupt, frivolous. I am not at all privileged. Maybe the only privileged thing is my face. And corrupt? God! I would not look like this if I am corrupt. Some ugliness would settle down on my system.
~By Imelda Marcos ~


I think one of the privileges of being a filmmaker is the opportunity to remain a kind of perpetual student.
~By Edward Zwick ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Friendship's the privilege of private men; for wretched greatness knows no blessing so substantial.
~By Nahum Tate ~


The great thing about our system of democracy is when they call you for jury duty, you have to come... It's an honor and a privilege. I was called and I've got to be here.
~By Antonio Villaraigosa ~


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 ~


This business is about working. It's really not about glamour. For me, the most glamorous thing about it is to b able to get on stage and perform my music for people. That's the privilege. And that's what all the work leads up to, and that's why it's worth it to me.
~By Debbie Gibson ~


Those who suffer are not those at the top, but are the less privileged members of society.
~By Bianca Jagger ~


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 ~


I feel very privileged to be part of this mission, and when my nomination was announced, I was really very, very happy to be selected for this mission.
~By Claude Nicollier ~


Suffrage, noun. Expression of opinion by means of a ballot. The right of suffrage (which is held to be both a privilege and a duty) means, as commonly interpreted, the right to vote for the man of another man's choice, and is highly prized.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


Common sense, in so far as it exists, is all for the bourgeoisie. Nonsense is the privilege of the aristocracy. The worries of the world are for the common people.
~By George Jean Nathan ~


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 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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


A mule will labor ten years willingly and patiently for you, for the privilege of kicking you once.
~By William Faulkner ~


Misquotation is, in fact, the pride and privilege of the learned. A widely- read man never quotes accurately, for the rather obvious reason that he has read too widely.
~By Hesketh Pearson ~


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 ~


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


Privilege is the greatest enemy of right.
~By Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach ~


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 ~


The Geometer has the special privilege to carry out, by abstraction, all constructions by means of the intellect. Who, then, would wish to prevent me from freely considering figures hanging on a balance imagined to be at an infinite distance beyond the confines of the world?
~By Evangelista Torricelli ~


The government of the United States is a device for maintaining in perpetuity the rights of the people, with the ultimate extinction of all privileged classes.
~By Calvin Coolidge ~


I therefore set to work, and after two and a half years of not inconsiderable labour I now have the privilege and the satisfaction of accompanying the early volumes of the series with this preface.
~By James Loeb ~


The man of the house can destroy the pleasure of the household, but he cannot make it. That rests with the woman, and it is her greatest privilege.
~By Arthur Helps ~


Feminism is dated? Yes, for privileged women like my daughter and all of us here today, but not for most of our sisters in the rest of the world who are still forced into premature marriage, prostitution, forced labor - they have children that they don't want or they cannot feed.
~By Isabel Allende ~


Think of giving not as a duty but as a privilege.
~By John D. Rockefeller, Jr. ~


It is the privilege of the gods to want nothing, and of godlike men to want little.
~By Diogenes ~


I think, as I've gotten older I have realized what a huge privilege it is to even be in this business. I, more than ever, love what I do.
~By Jeffrey Dean Morgan ~


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 ~


Career is too pompous a word. It was a job, and I have always felt privileged to be paid for what I love doing.
~By Barbara Stanwyck ~


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


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 ~


Our greatest privilege and responsibility as leaders of the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs is to provide our veterans with a system that cares for their wounds and ensures that they have an opportunity to succeed.
~By Steve Buyer ~


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


I just did a play in New York which has been my best experience that I've had for maybe ever. It was Paul Weitz's play called Privilege and I was in New York for three months.
~By Bob Saget ~


It is a great privilege for any man to become a member of the Senate.
~By Lionel K. Murphy ~


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 ~


Till now poets were privileged to insert a certain proportion of nonsense - very far in excess of one-half of one per cent - into their otherwise sober documents.
~By John C. Ransom ~


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 ~


If money, education, and honesty will not bring to me as much privilege, as much equality as they bring to any American citizen, then they are to me a curse, and not a blessing.
~By John Hope ~


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


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

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