Privilege Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Privilege

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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 ~


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


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 ~


And everything stopped quite rapidly because I knew that nobody in Europe was able to go to space. It was the privilege of being either American or Russian.
~By Philippe Perrin ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


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 think actors are privileged. Acting feeds you.
~By Alan Bates ~


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


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


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 ~


I was privileged to be able to study a year with Martha Graham, the last year she was teaching.
~By Twyla Tharp ~


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 ~


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 ~


Everywhere among the English-speaking race criminal justice was rude, and punishments were barbarous; but the tendency was to do away with special privileges and legal exemptions.
~By Albert Bushnell Hart ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Honesty has come to mean the privilege of insulting you to your face without expecting redress.
~By Judith Martin ~


People didn't always see a person with a disability who had to use a ramp or elevator as people who have been given unnecessary privileges. But I run into that often now. People are saying, 'Why do we have to go to great expense for these people?'
~By Major Owens ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


It has been a privilege to pursue knowledge for its own sake and to see how it might help mankind in more practical ways.
~By Paul Nurse ~


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 ~


I always felt that the great high privilege, relief and comfort of friendship was that one had to explain nothing.
~By Katherine Mansfield ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


In fact, I have the privilege of traveling around our country and meeting people all over the country who are making a huge difference in the lives of their neighbors and themselves. That's what I'm really fortunate to be able to do.
~By Laura Bush ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 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 ~

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