Quotes by privilege
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English-born American political activist, philosopher, political theor 1737-1809
When men yield up the privilege of thinking, the last shadow of liberty quits the horizon.
American visionary artist, author and teacher
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.
New Zealand-born British Author 1888-1923
I always felt that the great high privilege, relief and comfort of friendship was that one had to explain nothing.
English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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
American writer and poet 1809-1894
It is the province of knowledge to speak, and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen.
English essayist 1775-1834
'Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense, and have her nonsense respected.
American writer 1897-1962
A mule will labor ten years willingly and patiently for you, for the privilege of kicking you once.
Irish singer-songwriter, author, political activist 1951-
And part of that is, what is the point of having children if you don't have the privilege of bringing them up?
English statesman and writer 1804-1881
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.
George Bernard Shaw
Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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.
American author, businessman 1942-
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.
English mathematician 1953-
I had this rare privilege of being able to pursue in my adult life, what had been my childhood dream.
English mathematician 1953-
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.
American director, producer and writer 1965-
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.
Indigenous Canadian-American singer-songwriter and musician 1941-
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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