Quotes: privilege

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  • Alex Grey
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    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.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    It is the privilege of posterity to set matters right between those antagonists who, by their rivalry for greatness, divided a whole age.
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
    American writer and poet 1809-1894
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    It is the province of knowledge to speak, and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen.
  • Thomas Paine
    Thomas Paine
    English-born American political activist, philosopher, political theor 1737-1809
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    When men yield up the privilege of thinking, the last shadow of liberty quits the horizon.
  • Charles Lamb
    Charles Lamb
    English essayist 1775-1834
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    'Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense, and have her nonsense respected.
  • William Faulkner
    William Faulkner
    American writer 1897-1962
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    A mule will labor ten years willingly and patiently for you, for the privilege of kicking you once.
  • Bob Geldof
    Bob Geldof
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    And part of that is, what is the point of having children if you don't have the privilege of bringing them up?
  • Benjamin Disraeli
    Benjamin Disraeli
    English statesman and writer 1804-1881
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    Had it not been for you, I should have remained what I was when we first met, a prejudiced, narrow-minded being, with contracted sympathies and false knowledge, wasting my life on obsolete trifles, and utterly insensible to the privilege of living in this wondrous age of change and progress.
  • Katherine Mansfield
    Katherine Mansfield
    New Zealand-born British Author 1888-1923
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    I always felt that the great high privilege, relief and comfort of friendship was that one had to explain nothing.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    I am of the opinion that my life belongs to the whole community and as long as I live, it is my privilege to do for it whatever I can.
  • Byron Dorgan
    Byron Dorgan
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    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.
  • Andrew Wiles
    Andrew Wiles
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    I had this rare privilege of being able to pursue in my adult life, what had been my childhood dream.
  • Andrew Wiles
    Andrew Wiles
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    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.
  • Bryan Singer
    Bryan Singer
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    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.
  • I'm so happy to be a song-writer - I'm even surprised when I get to record anything. I consider it a considerable privilege and a blessing to have a medium of expression that has a place in the world.
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