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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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


The truly privileged theories are not the ones referring to any particular scale of size or complexity, nor the ones situated at any particular level of the predictive hierarchy, but the ones that contain the deepest explanations.
~By David Deutsch ~


During the first 10 years of my life, while my parents were married, I enjoyed a privileged upbringing. After their divorce, my life was difficult.
~By Bianca Jagger ~


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


It was both Abraham's and the Jews' privilege also that they should have this promise to all generations.
~By Thomas Goodwin ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


It's the generally accepted privilege of theologians to stretch the heavens, that is the Scriptures, like tanners with a hide.
~By Desiderius Erasmus ~


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 ~


The payment made by a manufacturer to a patentee for the privilege of using the patent process, is usually termed, in commercial language, a rent; and under the same head must be ranked all extraordinary qualities of body and mind.
~By Nassau William Senior ~


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 ~


I'm always conscious of the fact that I am part of a profession that is 80% permanently unemployed. So, to be working in any sense is to be privileged.
~By Derek Jacobi ~


It is the privilege of those who fear love to murder those who do not fear it!
~By May Sarton ~


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 ~


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 ~


We are united in the hope that every individual will someday enjoy at least the intellectual privileges we have had, if not always the material advantages.
~By Sidney Altman ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


Let the workers organize. Let the toilers assemble. Let their crystallized voice proclaim their injustices and demand their privileges. Let all thoughtful citizens sustain them, for the future of Labor is the future of America.
~By John L. Lewis ~


Basically I am a private individual who has concerns about his country and who has resources that give me the privilege - and responsibility - to do something to help my country if I can.
~By Richard Scaife ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


We have the incredible privilege of serving in the highest offices in the state. We must prove ourselves worthy of our fellow citizens' faith. We must be trusted to always place the public's good above our own and to always choose fairness over favoritism.
~By Jodi Rell ~


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


I knew that I could vote and that that wasn't a privilege; it was my right. Every time I tried I was shot, killed or jailed, beaten or economically deprived.
~By Stokely Carmichael ~


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 ~


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 ~


The future of the world belongs to the youth of the world, and it is from the youth and not from the old that the fire of life will warm and enlighten the world. It is your privilege to breathe the breath of life into the dry bones of many around you.
~By Tom Mann ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


We must confront the privileged elite who have destroyed a large part of the world.
~By Hugo Chavez ~


I have therefore concluded to apply for the privilege of becoming a Cadet at West Point.
~By George Stoneman ~


I feel, first of all, very privileged that these people think enough of me that they made me commissioner. And it's almost like, as Yogi Berra said, 'deja vu all over again.'
~By Bobby Hull ~


I am privileged to be a citizen of the single greatest society in all of human history.
~By Marco Rubio ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


As a privileged survivor of the First World War, I hope I may be allowed to interject here a deeply felt tribute to those who were not fortunate enough to succeed, but who shared the signal honor of trying to the last to salvage peace.
~By Rene Cassin ~


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 ~


Let us realize that: the privilege to work is a gift, the power to work is a blessing, the love of work is success!
~By David O. McKay ~


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 ~


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 ~


Remember, social progress only happens when those in society's privileged classes choose to give up their status.
~By Tammy Bruce ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 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 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 ~


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


The house built on the sand may oftentimes be built higher, have more fair parapets and battlements, windows and ornaments, than that which is built upon the rock; yet all gifts and privileges equal not one grace.
~By John Owen ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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

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