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Quotes And Sayings About Privilege

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


People in positions of power and privilege have a duty to perform at a higher level. If not them, then who?
~By Kathleen Parker ~


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 ~


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 ~


What a peculiar privilege has this little agitation of the brain which we call 'thought'.
~By David Hume ~


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 ~


I am infinitely grateful to the life which privileged me.
~By Jacky Ickx ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


CNN canceled all the shows I was on. They're going in a different direction, but that's their privilege. They own the business.
~By Robert Novak ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


I want to set up orphanages for underprivileged and abused children.
~By Lindsay Lohan ~


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


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


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 ~


In the Europe which was created by the Second World War, divided into two blocks, each in need of a revolution that would end the abuses and injustices of capitalism and the privileges of a bureaucratic caste, collective faith does not exist.
~By Juan Goytisolo ~


Survival is a privilege which entails obligations. I am forever asking myself what I can do for those who have not survived.
~By Simon Wiesenthal ~


It's also important for those who promote those issues within the white community - the somewhat privileged community - to talk about issues affecting people of color.
~By Danny Glover ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


If I never do another movie, I will have had the privilege of working on one of the big Hollywood movies with top people, creating a world that can only be described as totally cinematic.
~By Christine Baranski ~


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


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 ~


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


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


The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself.
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


For the last 12 years, I've felt really privileged to be living such a normal life. It's so a part of who I am.
~By Kate Bush ~


Since it is seldom clear whether intellectual activity denotes a superior mode of being or a vital deficiency, opinion swings between considering intellect a privilege and seeing it as a handicap.
~By Jacques Barzun ~


I love filmmaking, and I love the process. And I would rather do nothing else. It's a privilege to be able to paint such big pictures, so to speak.
~By Bryan Singer ~


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


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 ~


It is the province of knowledge to speak, and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen.
~By Oliver Wendell Holmes ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Postmodernism refuses to privilege any one perspective, and recognizes only difference, never inequality, only fragments, never conflict.
~By Elizabeth Wilson ~


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 duty of government is to leave commerce to its own capital and credit as well as all other branches of business, protecting all in their legal pursuits, granting exclusive privileges to none.
~By Andrew Jackson ~


I believe with all my heart that America remains 'the great idea' that inspires the world. It is a privilege to be born here. It is an honor to become a citizen here. It is a gift to raise your family here, to vote here, and to live here.
~By Arnold Schwarzenegger ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Laughter is one of the very privileges of reason, being confined to the human species.
~By Thomas Carlyle ~


During my 8 years as chairman, I had the privilege to peer into the future to see dynamic citizen astronauts returning to and from the heavens which we can expect in the future.
~By Dana Rohrabacher ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


It was an honor and privilege to arrive to this country 16 years ago with almost no money in my pocket. A lot has happened since then.
~By Antonio Banderas ~


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 ~


No government fights fascism to destroy it. When the bourgeoisie sees that power is slipping out of its hands, it brings up fascism to hold onto their privileges.
~By Buenaventura Durruti ~


It's a terrific privilege to be able to see into somebody else's life.
~By Helen Garner ~


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 sometimes think that Thomas Cook should be numbered among the secular saints. He took travel from the privileged and gave it to the people.
~By Robert Runcie ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Anybody who's ever had the privilege of seeing me play knows that I am the greatest pitcher in the world.
~By Dizzy Dean ~


But if I had committed a breach of privilege, it was the privilege of the Senate, and not of this House, which was violated. I was answerable there and not here.
~By Preston Brooks ~


I don't think we should be deprived of the privilege of free speech.
~By Loretta Swit ~


After all these years I had the privilege of naming my private part, cause we have nicknames. So I named my private part pride... it's not much but at least I have my pride.
~By Jay London ~


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 ~


And part of that is, what is the point of having children if you don't have the privilege of bringing them up?
~By Bob Geldof ~


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


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


Right now, I love the fact that I have so many opportunities, but I know this privileged position cannot last. That doesn't mean that I'll stop working. I picture myself as an old actress doing cameos in films with people saying: "Isn't that that Bening woman?"
~By Annette Bening ~


Singing is not indulged in by Rotary clubs of some countries and all clubs are given full privilege to do as they please about including it in their programs.
~By Paul Harris ~


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 ~


It is my happy privilege to be able to stand here and tell you that if you elect me you will have elected a governor who has made no promises of preferment to any man or group.
~By Charles Edison ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


There are, for example, exemptions in FOIA in which the government can withhold certain kinds of information, and the courts have recognized that there is certain documentation that do deserve protection, that certain privileges do apply and do deserve protection.
~By Alberto Gonzales ~


The privileged man, whether he be privileged politically or economically, is a man depraved in intellect and heart.
~By Mikhail Bakunin ~


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 ~


Well, if I used the privilege of self-incrimination at that time, I must have felt that perhaps there might be something that might incriminate me in answering.
~By Ethel Rosenberg ~


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


It is the duty of the President to propose and it is the privilege of the Congress to dispose.
~By Franklin D. Roosevelt ~


It is the privilege of genius that life never grows common place, as it does for the rest of us.
~By James Russell Lowell ~

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