Quotes with privilege
Scratch a pessimist and you find often a defender of privilege.
As quoted in "Sayings of the Week" in The Observer [London] (17 December 1943)
To live under the American Constitution is the greatest political privilege that was ever accorded to the human race.
Message to the National Security League in honor of Constitution Day, quoted in New York Times (September 17, 1923)
As long as we look to legislation to cure poverty or to abolish special privilege we are going to see poverty spread and special privilege grow.
My Life and Work
It is a privilege to serve people, a privilege that must be earned, and once earned, there is an obligation to do something good with it.
It seems that nature has concealed at the bottom of our minds, talents and abilities of which we are not aware. The passions alone have the privilege of bringing them to light, and of giving us sometimes views more certain and more perfect than art could possibly produce.