Privilege Quotes

“When you arise in the morning, think of what ...

“When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.” - Marcus Aurelius
📅︎ Feb 23
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When you arise in the morning, think of what ...

When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive - to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love. -Marcus Aurelius
📅︎ Feb 28
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“Friendship was witnessing another’s slow drip of miseries, and long bouts of boredom, and occas...

“Friendship was witnessing another’s slow drip of miseries, and long bouts of boredom, and occasional triumphs. It was feeling honored by the privilege of getting to be present for another person’s most dismal moments, and knowing that you could be dismal around him in return.“ -Hanya Yanagihara
📅︎ Feb 17
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"Great men are forged in fire. It ...

"Great men are forged in fire. It is the privilege of lesser men to light the flame"- War Doctor, Doctor Who
📅︎ Feb 26
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It has always been the habit of privileged groups to deny the oppressed classes every ...

It has always been the habit of privileged groups to deny the oppressed classes every opportunity for the cultivation of innate capacities and then to accuse them of lacking what they have been denied to acquire. -Reinhold Niebuhr in "Moral Man and Immoral Society,"
📅︎ Feb 12
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“The apocalypse is not something which is coming. The apocalypse has arrived in major porti...

“The apocalypse is not something which is coming. The apocalypse has arrived in major portions of the planet and it’s only because we live within a bubble of incredible privilege and social insulation that we still have the luxury of anticipating the apocalypse.” ― Terence McKenna
📅︎ Nov 18
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"There were times when Rik and I were writing together when we almost died laughing. They...

"There were times when Rik and I were writing together when we almost died laughing. They were some of the most carefree stupid days I ever had, and I feel privileged to have shared them with him. "And now he's died for real. Without me. Selfish bastard." - Adrian Edmondson
📅︎ Feb 12
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Misquotation is, in fact, the pride and privilege of the le...

Misquotation is, in fact, the pride and privilege of the learned. A widely-read man never quotes accurately, for the rather obvious reason that he has read too widely. - Hesketh Pearson
📅︎ Feb 14
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"Everyone is entitled t...

"Everyone is entitled to be stupid, but some abuse the privilege." — Unknown
📅︎ Oct 06
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"Aren't we privileged that...

"Aren't we privileged that we get to have more?" - The Year of Spectacular Men (2017)
📅︎ Jan 03
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Do not resent growing ...

Do not resent growing old. Many are denied the privilege - Irish Proverb
📅︎ May 02
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"No price is too high to pa...

"No price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself." --Friedrich Nietzsche
📅︎ Jun 08
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Equality always ...

Equality always seems like opression to the privileged.
📅︎ Jul 29
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“Think for yourself and let others enjoy the p...

“Think for yourself and let others enjoy the privilege of doing so too.” —Voltaire, Traité sur la tolérance, à l'occasion de la mort de Jean Calas
📅︎ Sep 05
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" Fascism begins the moment a ruling class, fearing the people may use their pol...

" Fascism begins the moment a ruling class, fearing the people may use their political democracy to gain economic democracy, begins to destroy political democracy in order to retain its power of exploitation and special privilege. " - Tommy Douglas
📅︎ Feb 27
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When you arise in the morning, think of what a...

When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive - to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love. ~ Marcus Aurelius
📅︎ Jan 12
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“When you arise in the morning, think of what...

“When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive – to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.” -- Aurelius,
📅︎ Feb 16
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“Those who have long enjoyed such privil...

“Those who have long enjoyed such privileges as we enjoy forget in time that men have died to win them.” ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt
📅︎ May 28
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Those who have the priv...

Those who have the privilege to know have the duty to act. -Albert Einstein
📅︎ Apr 14
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Intelligence isn’t a privilege, it’s...

Intelligence isn’t a privilege, it’s a gift. And you use it for the good of mankind. - Otto Octavius (Spider-Man 2)
📅︎ May 10
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"Freedom and the power to choose should no...

"Freedom and the power to choose should not be the privilege of wealth. They are the birthright of every American." - George H.W. Bush
📅︎ Dec 05
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Pressure is a Privilege...

Pressure is a Privilege. It only comes to those who earn it. -Billy Jean King
📅︎ Apr 30
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“When You’re Accustom...

“When You’re Accustomed to Privilege, Equality Feels Like Oppression”
📅︎ Dec 04
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The serpent that stings us means to hurt us and rejoices as it does so; the lowe...

The serpent that stings us means to hurt us and rejoices as it does so; the lowest animal can imagine the pain of others. But to imagine the joy of others and to rejoice at it is the highest privilege of the highest animals. -- Friedrich Nietzsche
📅︎ Jan 15
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Rock bottom ha...

Rock bottom has built more heroes than privilege.
📅︎ Jan 24
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“Everybody has the right to ...

“Everybody has the right to be stupid, but some people abusive the privilege” -Joseph Stalin
📅︎ Mar 05
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"The privilege of a ...

"The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are" ~ Joseph Campbell
📅︎ Nov 29
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“When you’re accustomed to ...

“When you’re accustomed to privilege, equality feels like oppression.” - source unknown
📅︎ Feb 24
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“Rights aren’t ‘Rights’ when someone can take them away — they’re privileges. That’...

“Rights aren’t ‘Rights’ when someone can take them away — they’re privileges. That’s all we’ve ever had in this country: a Bill of temporary privileges. And if you read the news, even badly, you know that the list gets shorter and shorter.” —George Carlin
📅︎ Oct 15
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“Freethinkers are those who are willing to use their minds wi...

“Freethinkers are those who are willing to use their minds without prejudice and without fearing to understand things that clash with their own customs, privileges, or beliefs.” – Leo Tolstoy
📅︎ Oct 02
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“Talking nonsense is the sole privilege mankind possesses over...

“Talking nonsense is the sole privilege mankind possesses over the other organisms. It's by talking nonsense that one gets to the truth! I talk nonsense, therefore I'm human” -Fyodor Dostoevsky
📅︎ Oct 15
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"The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by th...

"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." - Rudyard Kipling
📅︎ Apr 17
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Great men are forged in fire,I...

Great men are forged in fire,It is the privilege of the lesser men to light the flame- Doctor Who.
📅︎ Aug 08
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"Great men are forged in fire....

"Great men are forged in fire. It is the privilege of lesser men to light the flame" - War Doctor
📅︎ Dec 12
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"To the rulers of the state then, if to any, it belongs of right to u...

"To the rulers of the state then, if to any, it belongs of right to use falsehood, to deceive either enemies or their own citizens, for the good of the state: and no one else may meddle with this privilege." - Plato
📅︎ Sep 19
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“Politics ought to be the part-time profession of every citizen who wou...

“Politics ought to be the part-time profession of every citizen who would protect the rights and privileges of free people and who would preserve what is good and fruitful in our national heritage.” -Dwight D. Eisenhower
📅︎ Apr 24
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"Do not regret growing...

"Do not regret growing older, it is a privilege denied to many" - Unknown
📅︎ Jun 14
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"Time is the enemy of the priv...

"Time is the enemy of the privileged few. Cost is the enemy of the masses." - Wendover Productions
📅︎ Mar 06
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"The privilege of a l...

"The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are." - Joseph Campbell
📅︎ Dec 01
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"When you're used to p...

"When you're used to privilege, equality feels like oppression" - Unknown
📅︎ Mar 28
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"Do not complain about gro...

"Do not complain about growing old. It is a privilege denied to many." - Mark Twain -
📅︎ Jul 04
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Human progress isn’t measured by industry. It’s m...

Human progress isn’t measured by industry. It’s measured by the value you place on a life. An unimportant life. A life without privilege. Doctor Who, 2017
📅︎ May 07
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A people that values its privi...

A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both. - Dwight D. Eisenhower
📅︎ May 10
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“Freethinkers are those who are willing to use their minds without prejudice and withou...

“Freethinkers are those who are willing to use their minds without prejudice and without fearing to understand things that clash with their own customs, privileges, or beliefs. This state of mind is not common, but it is essential for right thinking...” ― Leo Tolstoy
📅︎ Oct 30
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"A people that values its priv...

"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both." -Dwight D. Eisenhower
📅︎ Jan 21
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"The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the...

"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." -Friedrich Nietzsche
📅︎ Sep 26
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When you arise in the morning, think of what a...

When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive - to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love. – Marcus Aurelius
📅︎ Apr 07
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The privilege of a l...

The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are. – Joseph Campbell
📅︎ Feb 15
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Google earth view gives you the amazing chance to see amazing places all over the worl...

Google earth view gives you the amazing chance to see amazing places all over the world, from the comfort of your own home. With this amazing privilege, what do most people look at? Their own house, their friends houses, and mostly places they have already been to!
📅︎ Mar 21
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"It is the privilege of youth to...

"It is the privilege of youth to believe in hope, but old men see death more clearly." Alexandre Dumas
📅︎ Nov 01
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"The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the...

"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." — Friedrich Nietzsche
📅︎ Dec 10
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“The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed b...

“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.” ~Friedrich Nietzsche
📅︎ Aug 17
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When you arise in the morning, think of what a...

When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive – to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love. – Marcus Aurelius
📅︎ Feb 27
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"I have been a sentient being, a thinking animal, ...

"I have been a sentient being, a thinking animal, on this beautiful planet, and that in itself has been an enormous privilege and adventure." - Oliver Sacks
📅︎ Aug 31
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“The privilege of a ...

“The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are.” Joseph Campbell
📅︎ Nov 25
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"The privilege of a l...

"The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are." - Joseph Campbell
📅︎ Jan 06
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"There are always people willing to commi...

"There are always people willing to commit unspeakable human atrocity in exchange for a little power and privilege." - Chris Hedges
📅︎ Feb 27
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The privilege of a l...

The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are - .Joseph Campbell
📅︎ Oct 08
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"Above all, I have been a sentient being, a thinking ...

"Above all, I have been a sentient being, a thinking animal, on this beautiful planet, and that in itself has been an enormous privilege and adventure" - Oliver Sacks
📅︎ Oct 28
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The privileged… are processed more by people, the masses ...

The privileged… are processed more by people, the masses by machines.—Cathy O'Neal, "Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy" (2016)
📅︎ Aug 30
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Advertising is tax deductible, so we...

Advertising is tax deductible, so we all pay for the privilege of being manipulated and controlled. - Noam Chomsky
📅︎ Jun 12
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"Do not regret grow...

"Do not regret growing older. It is a privilege denied to many."
📅︎ Feb 06
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“Privilege is invis...

“Privilege is invisible to those who have it.” - Michael Kimmel
📅︎ Sep 24
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