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You cannot talk about race without talking about privilege. And when people start talking about privilege, they get paralyzed by shame.
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.
Privilege is the greatest enemy of right.
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
It's been a great privilege to serve the people of Pennsylvania.
These opportunities don't come around too often. It's quite an honor and a privilege to be able to sit here today saying that I'm a part-owner of an NFL team.
I always say that the characters in Jane Austen's original books are rather like zombies because they live in this bubble of immense wealth and privilege and no matter what's going on around them they have a singular purpose to maintain their rank and to impress others.
So one thing that I want to do is to make people realize that astronauts in general are very normal people. They are down to Earth, so to speak. I know it sounds contradictive, but we are very normal people. We are very normal people with a fantastic privilege and opportunity to do something that is extraordinary.
I can barely walk, but it's a privilege to be able to move at all.
Responsibility, I believe, accrues through privilege.
I realize I'm very fortunate to hopefully make a lot of money playing football. I don't know if I want to abuse that privilege and make myself a larger figure than I am.
Our society is pluralistic. We who accept the privilege of membership in that society agree to respect the people's right to live by their own religious precepts.
Lewis B. Smedes
Being able to still make records is a privilege. I don't take it casually.
I'm a conduit for telling people's stories. It's a privilege.
It's a privilege to pay taxes. Yeah! It's not a political question, folks. We have to pay for stuff.
In my first week as a U.S. senator, I had the privilege of participating in the Supreme Court confirmation hearing for Judge Sonia Sotomayor.
The biggest privilege I've had in my life is being able to make a choice. If you make a choice, it can't be a wrong choice because it seemed like a good idea at the time.
Poverty can teach lessons that privilege cannot.
In France you cannot not have lunch. If you stopped the French from having lunch, you will have a second revolution, I can tell you this. Not going to work - it is part of the French privilege.
And part of that is, what is the point of having children if you don't have the privilege of bringing them up?
I love people for giving me their time. It's a privilege - I make the most of it.
It's always beautiful to sing with other great voices. I like voices in general. It's a big privilege to have great singers next to me.
Of course, for me, having served 22 years in the military and to have the opportunity to continue to serve my country is a great honor and is a privilege. So that's what makes it special each and every day.
We must restore the emotional relationship that people have to the idea of America, that no matter where you come from, no matter where you live, that you have access to the same opportunities that somebody who is born in privilege.
I was brought up in a world of privilege.
I'm having the time of my life and the fact that I'm still working - how lucky can you get? I'm 90 years old and still able to work as much as I do. That's a privilege.
One of the many characteristics of the new is that, at first, it's very hard to recognize it for what it is. We're lucky if we recognize something as being new when it first appears. Usually I think we don't have that privilege. It's usually after the fact that we suddenly turn around and say, 'Wow, this thing is amazing.'
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Leonardo da Vinci
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