Privilege Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Privilege

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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


I'm very privileged to be the celebrity I am.
~By Michael Moriarty ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


I have been privileged to have the opportunity to work with many of African American fraternal and social organizations that are active in my congressional district. They all do important work that makes a tangible difference to the quality of life in our community.
~By Chris Van Hollen ~


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


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


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 ~


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


Hubble is very close to my heart, and going back to Hubble, because I was there once already in 1993, is really a great privilege for me.
~By Claude Nicollier ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


I don't think I'm really in a situation to complain, because I consider myself to be privileged to be doing what I do.
~By David Beckham ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


I am privileged to do a job I love to do. I would never change any moment from my life.
~By Enya ~


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


Women ought to feel a peculiar sympathy in the colored man's wrong, for, like him, she has been accused of mental inferiority, and denied the privileges of a liberal education.
~By Angelina Grimke ~


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


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 love to look at The Graduate, or Lawrence of Arabia, or things I had nothing to do with. But you could not get me to go back and watch movies that it was a privilege just to be around them when they were being made.
~By Jeffrey Katzenberg ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


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


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 ~


The problem and privilege we all have is being alive in this century and able to read this language. It makes any list meaningless except the list of an illiterate.
~By John Sladek ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


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


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


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 ~


Well, there is an attorney-client privilege here that needs to be respected, and it's a privilege that has been found to be worthy of protection by our courts.
~By Alberto Gonzales ~


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 ~


To be born in Wales, not with a silver spoon in your mouth, but, with music in your blood and with poetry in your soul, is a privilege indeed.
~By Brian Harris ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


The military wants a system that protects its policies and privileges.
~By Benazir Bhutto ~


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 ~


First, I have the privilege of being Chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee. It is not an oxymoron I assure you.
~By Pat Roberts ~


Lives in previous centuries for women are largely a matter of class. It would have been fun to have been a rich, privileged woman in the 18th century, but no fun at all to be her maid.
~By Antonia Fraser ~


Into this, for good or ill, is woven every belief of every man who has speech of his fellows. A awful privilege, and an awful responsibility, that we should help to create the world in which posterity will live.
~By William Kingdon Clifford ~


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 ~


There's no question that we need tougher drunk-driving laws for repeat offenders. We need to take a lesson from European countries where driving isn't a right but a privilege.
~By Jesse Ventura ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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

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