Privileged Quotes by Clarissa Ward, Peter R. Orszag, Lana Turner, Helen Baxendale, Grigor Dimitrov, Shabana Azmi and many others.
For example, I was privileged to be working at the White House under the Clinton administration and had not finished my Ph.D., and I thought I was the cat’s meow.
The thing about happiness is that it doesn’t help you to grow; only unhappiness does that. So I’m grateful that my bed of roses was made up equally of blossoms and thorns. I’ve had a privileged, creative, exciting life, and I think that the parts that were less joyous were preparing me, testing me, strengthening me.
The world of rumor and gossip is like a privileged world with which a social scientist or an anthropologist can take the temperature of popular aspirations.
I do feel privileged to play Elektra, because definitely she is a strong female character. She’s a strong character. It would be nice if eventually we’d just say she’s a strong character, not a strong female character.
She was privileged enough to feel at home anywhere, and to equate squalor with authenticity.
I’m a scrappy outsider from Boston, so didn’t have a privileged background at all like many in business.
I get to live a privileged existence.
Never before in our country‘s history has a generation been so empowered, so wealthy, so privileged – and yet so empty.
I am infinitely grateful to the life which privileged me.
It’s funny: I don’t feel like I have any particular privileged feeling for the Fifties.
We’re very lucky people, doing something that we really love to do. I feel privileged to have been an actor all my life.
I’ve always been privileged to play for Coach Belichick, who I’ve always said is the best coach in the history of the league.
The rage of the oppressed is never the same as the rage of the privileged.
Right now, I love the fact that I have so many opportunities, but I know this privileged position cannot last. That doesn’t mean that I’ll stop working. I picture myself as an old actress doing cameos in films with people saying: “Isn’t that that Bening woman?”
That’s a very privileged job and I love it with all my heart. I’m planning on playing my best volleyball to date throughout 2016 and certainly during the Olympics.
The underprivileged are the only privileged ones in the eyes of Allah.
Indeed, we are privileged to have been afforded the opportunity to study Nature and to follow our own thoughts and inspirations in a time of relative tranquillity and in a land with a generous and forward-looking government.
Millennials are often portrayed as apathetic, disinterested, tuned out and selfish. None of those adjectives describe the Millennials I’ve been privileged to meet and work with.
I’m privileged to be able to train with sometime who is an amazing person, Cristiano Ronaldo.
My son is so fortunate, you know. He’s always going to have food. Yes, my children are going to be privileged, but that’s why it’s so important for them to see different realities and to travel, and they do already.
I believe that art elevates humanity. I feel incredibly privileged to be part of that.
Ive traveled around the world, seen 130+ countries around the world. Ive been so privileged, but theres no place like home.
I am privileged to have played basketball.
I’m in such a privileged position to class football as my full-time job, to be captain of England, captain of Manchester City. I’m very lucky.
It is as if, to every period of history, there corresponded a privileged age and a particular division of human life: “youth” is the privileged age of the seventeenth century, childhood of the nineteenth, adolescence of the twentieth.
I know having a social media profile removed is a 21st century privileged problem – but it is the way a lot of us live. These profiles mimic our physical selves and a lot of the time are even more important. They are ways to connect with an audience, to start discussion, and to create change.
The architect‘s role is to fight for a better world, where he can produce an architecture that serves everyone and not just a group of privileged people.
Generally speaking, the less privileged groups in democratic society, as they become aware of their interests and their political power, will be found to press for ever more state intervention in practically all fields.
I’m blessed and proud and privileged to have played two wonderful characters on television.
I am privileged and very happy to be a professional sportsperson, but should that make people so angry?
The moment you introduce difference into a museum, then the privileged space is contested, and under the most ideal circumstances what all artists want is the chance to be competitive. That’s what I think the museum is supposed to be.
In fashion, you’re privileged because you’re consistently working with a vanguard of youth.
I’m in a privileged position, but I still feel like the best is yet to come, and people still haven‘t seen the best of me yet, and that is so exciting for me.
I’m privileged, and I thank God for the opportunity to play for River.
I was privileged to serve as a judge.
There are cultures in which it is believed that a name contains all a persons mystical power. That a name should be known only to God and to the person who holds it and to very few privileged others. To pronounce such a name either ones own or someone else’s is to invite jeopardy. This it seemed was such a name.
When I was younger, I played sports and went to camp. As I got older, my parents began to instill in us the importance of giving back to the community, especially those places around the world that are less fortunate than my very privileged life growing up in Los Angeles.
Good Day. We are privileged to live another day in this magnificent world. Today you will be tested.
Mark Zuckerberg is a rich white dude from a really privileged background.
I know I will have to come to forgiveness and acceptance of what has happened for me to go on and be happy in the future. And I know I will get there eventually. I wish him all the best in the future, as a person and as an athlete … I feel privileged to have witnessed a part of his golfing career.
I think, for an actor, the whole world is a place of work because if you focus on characters and on stories, they are everywhere, so yeah, I feel very privileged to have had this great opportunities in the international cinema and especially in the American cinema.
Nancy was a very special person, too beautiful for this world. I feel so privileged to have loved her and been loved by her.
My upbringing was middle-class but my parents’ families were both working-class so I had this odd combination of working-class background but in a privileged position.
Grassroots groups challenge the “business-as-usual” environmentalism that is generally practiced by the more privileged wildlife-and conservation-oriented groups. The focus of activists of color and their constituents reflects their life experiences of social, economic, and political disenfranchisement.
Trying to conserve a privileged global position makes change traumatic for the US.
For all of its faults, it gives most hardworking people a chance to improve themselves economically, even as the deck is stacked in favor of the privileged few. Here are the choices most of us face in such a system: Get bitter or get busy.
A smaller government reflecting the needs of the middle class and poor is superior to a big government reflecting the needs of the privileged and powerful.
But I think most importantly, we need to realize that not everyone is privileged or born into a good life, stable homes or a home, period.
Thinking is learning all over again how to see, directing one’s consciousness, making of every image a privileged place.
I was privileged because my father was a policeman, and we lived in town. Many people in Malawi are from typical villages. My grandmother insisted I should be in both worlds, and so I needed to be acquainted with village life.
I am not only privileged to work for the FA and England: I have enjoyed working for the FA and England.
Generosity helps us make a concerted effort to keep the needs of others in the forefront of our thinking. Rich people should not feel guilty, but we should feel responsible. We are called to be good stewards of the resources we have been privileged to manage.
Feminism is for all women and girls, not a privileged few or one ethnicity, religion, age, sexual preference, ability, region or hemisphere.
I’ve never felt like I can’t do anything because I’m a woman. Never, ever. I was privileged enough to be surrounded by women that were at the top of their game and just freakin’ doing it.
Tough love is just the right phrase: love for the rich and privileged, tough for everyone else.
You must get engaged with people who are far less privileged than you. I think you must devote your time if not your resources… Because it is very, very important from the point of view of the development of our country.
The epoch of Customary Law, and of its custody by a privileged order, is a very remarkable one.
To be a footballer means being a privileged interpreter of the feelings and dreams of thousands of people.
Norway will be recognized as an open democracy with the rule of law, with the universal human rights, and with the broad international engagement on the international scene taking upon ourselves responsibilities, because we are a privileged country.
We’re very privileged to collaborate with people to keep ourselves fresh and it gives us a shot in the arm to do things a different way.
Photography is a distributive act leading to a privileged condition.
Could there be anything but widespread misery, where a privileged few controlled a nation’s wealth, while millions labored for a pittance, and millions more were desperate for want of employment?
I feel really privileged to have gracious and merciless people with a lot of perspective and patience in my life.
It was enormously challenging because you want that all-American girl, but you also want the cool WASP, privileged white girl. Usually, women in that package aren’t funny.
You’ll be able to find many unemployed actors, you know? I’ve been gifted a wonderful career, and to now be able to find myself in a place where someone can look at the course I’ve charted and say, ‘I can do that,’ or ‘I can do even better!’ is a privileged position to be in.
Politically it’s easy to salve one’s conscience, no matter that salving it rarely makes the problem go away. You join the Labour Party, write articles attacking the privileged, give the money you spend on opera tickets to homeless charities, and vow never to go to anything that can be considered elitist again.
I’ve been privileged to meet presidents and sing at inaugurations and other political events.
We are in a privileged and sometimes happy position. We see a great deal of the world. Our obligation is to pass it on to others.
We are privileged. There are poor people out there. We must to do something to make them privileged.
I’ve been taught that human nature is such that the place of privilege most often and most naturally leads to a sense of entitlement. The notion that I deserve to be treated as special because I’m privileged. The truth is, privilege should never lead to entitlement.
The concessions of the privileged to the unprivileged are seldom brought about by any better motive than the power of the unprivileged to extort them.
I strongly believe that those of us, who are privileged to have wealth, should contribute significantly to try and create a better world for the millions who are far less privileged
I don’t have any regrets. I consider myself really privileged to belong to medicine and do what I do. I would do it all again.
I am undoubtedly one of the more, if not the most, privileged undocumented immigrants in America. And for us at Define American, which is this culture campaign group that I founded with some friends, culture trumps politics.
I am privileged to do a job I love to do. I would never change any moment from my life.
The PML-N is working on the lines of ‘humanity first,’ and the government, as such, has taken every possible step to improve the living standard of less privileged associates of our society.
I’m about as privileged as you can get. I’m a white, male, heterosexual front man of a rock band.
To whom does design address itself: to the greatest number, to the specialist of an enlightened matter, to a privileged social class? Design addresses itself to the need.
Because I have always felt privileged. I have been able to do what I love, I have always been treated well, I have always been paid well so that’s why. I feel that I owe something; that I need to return something. It’s always been a great pleasure but nevertheless I do feel this responsibility.
I think it’s disingenuous to believe that being born into a privileged world means you feel like you are having an easy time.
When you are trying to understand the world, it is unwise to assume that you occupy a privileged position in it.
Whatever hardships there have been in my life I still live in a very privileged position. Fear is not knowing where your next meal is coming from. Fear is seeing a child get hurt. Fear is watching someone you love waste away. Fear is knowing you are going to die yourself. But there’s no fear in what I do. I write books.
I feel really privileged to be an actor, to be paid to do something I love
People think of me as a stereotype: muse, privileged, decorative. Classically, the muses were the inspiration. They’d come and go – they wouldn’t actually make things, get their hands dirty. I don’t think I’m a muse, although I think I can help pull a trigger. I really like getting my hands dirty.
For someone, success is to be the highest paid actress. For some, it might be the number of awards, and for some, it is the number of films. Honestly, I feel privileged when a celebrated filmmaker offers me a role so that I can be a part of his vision. That is success for me.
I was very privileged and really blessed with so many material and spiritual gifts that I should give back, … I should do something for my people, but … it’s not just in politics that you can be a servant of the people, you can do it in so many other ways.
Those of us who have been privileged to receive education, skills, and experiences and even power must be role models for the next generation of leadership.
I have an enormously privileged position. I make a lot of money – a matter of public record – I have a huge amount of help, and I’m more in control of the day and what I do than someone working shifts on the checkout, or running the produce department in a supermarket.
Photographs may be more memorable than moving images, because they are a neat slice of time, not a flow. Each still photograph is a privileged moment turned into a slim object that one can keep and look at again.
The functionaries of our political organizations and trade unions are corrupted – or rather tend to be corrupted – by the conditions of capitalism and betray a tendency to become bureaucrats, i.e., privileged persons divorced from the people and standing above the people.
I believe in free will. Of those that, like us, are in a privileged situation at least. For you, for me: people who are living in western society, people who are not repressed, who are free. We can choose. The things go largely like you want them to go. You control your own life. Your own will is extremely powerful.
I’m ashamed to say that I’m from a very privileged background.
The argument for liberty is not an argument against organization, which is one of the most powerful tools human reason can employ, but an argument against all exclusive, privileged, monopolistic organization, against the use of coercion to prevent others from doing better.
When I wrote ‘PG-13,’ I had just won ‘RuPaul‘s Drag Race,’ all my nightmares had come true, and I was a brat. I was a privileged brat overnight.
I’ve been privileged to see the presidency up close. And I know the awesome responsibility of protecting America and the incredible opportunity of working to try to make life better for all of you.
I feel privileged to be able to do what I enjoy doing and that I also get paid to do it. That gives me great pleasure.
I have a fundamentally hopeful view about people, and that might merely be a reflection of the fact that I’ve lived an incredibly privileged life in a very wealthy nation without a lot of the struggles that most of the world has to face.
I’m always conscious of the fact that I am part of a profession that is 80% permanently unemployed. So, to be working in any sense is to be privileged.
Us, as footballers, are in a very privileged position.
I think the female first-person is still dismissed, demonized, especially if the book does not end on an empowering note, especially if the main character is perceived as unlikeable, or too privileged.
Kolkata is special. I have been privileged to spend time in the city and make some great friends there. I like to go there whenever I can.
There is only one class of men, the privileged class
I’ve had some bad experiences, but I’ve also been lucky and I just feel so privileged to be able to even make films.
I am privileged to be a part of ‘Tere Bin.’
For wealthy or privileged students, applying to Ivy League schools or elite schools is sort of expected of them. If you go to a prep school, for example, that’s just what your guidance counsellor tells you.
Our posturings, our imagined self-importance , the delusion that we have some privileged position in the universe are challenged by this point of pale light.
It is the characteristic of privilege and of every privileged position to kill the mind and heart of men. The privileged man, whether practically or economically, is a man depraved in mind and heart.
The essence of a class system is not that the privileged are conscious of their privileges, but that the deprived are conscious of their deprivations.
The truly privileged theories are not the ones referring to any particular scale of size or complexity, nor the ones situated at any particular level of the predictive hierarchy, but the ones that contain the deepest explanations.
Art is a well-articulated manifestation of an aspect of life. I have been privileged to view much of life through my cameras, making the journey an enlightened experience. My emphasis has mainly been on affirmative reactions to human behavior and a strong attraction to the beauty in nature.
This is not a slow movement of change. It’s a shift in the consciousness of each of us. It is a collective shift. It involves facing grief and trauma and undoing our numbness and our narcissism and our indulgence that we have in this privileged western society.
Medical statistics will be our standard of measurement: we will weigh life for life and see where the dead lie thicker, among the workers or among the privileged.
I strongly believe that those of us who are privileged to have wealth should contribute significantly to try and create a better world for the millions who are far less privileged.
People have always been fascinated by the foibles of the wealthy and privileged.
Children are not a right, they are a privileged obligation.
By his very success in inventing labor-saving devices, modern man has manufactured an abyss of boredom that only the privileged classes in earlier civilizations have ever fathomed.
Reports in Washington show that our reasoning was just like that of your physicists. With all this information available, at least to privileged persons, I cannot understand why it is generally held in the United States that we completely missed the basic principle of the bomb until after Hiroshima.
I am very privileged. I have everything I want and more.
Although I didn’t spend much time in New Zealand at all, I feel really privileged to have that Maori blood and link to my past. I got my tattoo out of respect to that.
My life may be a pretty crazy life at times, but it’s a very privileged one – being able to earn a good living doing what you love. Not many people have such an opportunity.
I feel very privileged to be part of this mission, and when my nomination was announced, I was really very, very happy to be selected for this mission.
Another example of the educational inequality is the current debate over publicly financed school vouchers which will provide educational opportunities to a privileged handful, but deprive public schools of desperately needed resources.
We are living through a remarkably privileged era when certain deep truths about the cosmos are still within reach of the human spirit of exploration.
There should be a tacit code or understanding among privileged people not to endorse things that give others an inferiority complex.
In 1905, I was privileged to be given a place in the private laboratory of my revered teacher, Professor W. H. Perkin, Jr. at the University of Manchester.
I don’t hear women who are less privileged thinking they’re entitled to everything, whenever they want it. That’s a privilege phenomenon, but it is a phenomenon.
I was told, continued Egremont, that an impassable gulf divided the Rich from the Poor; I was told that the Privileged and the People formed Two Nations, governed by different laws, influenced by different manners, with no thoughts or sympathies in common; with an innate inability of mutual comprehension.
It’s a dream come true to make my debut for England. It’s something I always wanted to do as a young boy, and I’m sure there’s thousands and thousands of kids who dream and wake up every morning thinking that’s what they want to be. I feel very proud and very privileged.
I never really realized how privileged I was in the way I grew up.
I was feeling privileged and self-conscious about my life as a musician, which feels self-absorbed. I can’t help it, I am a musician. This is what I do.
There is no longer any religion when there is no longer any privileged religion. Take from religion its exclusive power and it will no longer exist.
A diner having a row with a waiter in a swanky restaurant chills the blood in a way that a quarrel over a pizza order elsewhere would never do. Compassion is rarely the custom of the privileged.
Black Americans make up 10 or 11% of the population, but they account now for something of 40 to 45% of all the abortions. This is a privileged position that I’m not sure anyone in their right mind would aspire to.
Democracy means the organization of society for the benefit and at the expense of everybody indiscriminately and not for the benefit of a privileged class.
To have the privileged position of being the guy who is responsible for shaping the entire experience for an audience as opposed to being just one instrument in that orchestra, being an actor, it’s all-encompassing.
Football, at the end of the day, is a little kids‘ game that grown men get to play. I’m just privileged to get to do that every day.
First of all it’s usually women who run these higher primate sanctuaries, rarely men. They are white. They come from privileged backgrounds. They are educated.
Democracy, despite its limitations, is in the end the only way to ensure that policies do not simply benefit the privileged few.
I’m proud, privileged, and overwhelmed by how many times I’ve played for England.
History is the long and tragic story of the fact that privileged groups seldom give up their privileges voluntarily.
I’ve got a passion for what I’m doing and I feel privileged all the time.
It would be nice to say the rich people, the fancy people, all behaved like bastards and the poor slobs all came through like heroes. But as a matter of fact, sometimes the poor slobs behave like slobs and the great, noble, privileged characters come off very well, indeed.
You get to go and play with the big boys, it’s a very privileged thing for us to do. So I’m sure we have more ideas than what I actually have time for.
Life at the top may be privileged, but it is not simple.
Every time I walked into White Hart Lane, I got goosebumps. I felt so privileged to play there, to make the people happy.
That said, I should also add that I learned a great deal from being allowed in these privileged circles and am grateful for the opportunity to have worked closely with some of the most powerful and successful people in the business including Steven Spielberg and Ted Turner.
Founders are exceptional, and they all want to go back to creating. And I feel privileged to be able to do that.
When I am in Egypt, I am along for the ride – I am a privileged outsider, but an outsider nonetheless.
I’m a believer in the ordinary person, that the ordinary person is just as important and has an equally unique perspective on the world as someone who is famous or perhaps more privileged.
Freedom of the press, freedom of association, the inviolability of domicile, and all the rest of the rights of man are respected so long as no one tries to use them against the privileged class. On the day they are launched against the privileged they are overthrown.
I feel really privileged that I’ve been able to be an activist and a musician for over 20 years now, and I’ve always been able to say whatever I want. I think that’s something we Americans really take for granted, but it’s a big deal, and it’s not something most people in the world are able to do.
There have been so many great tournaments that I’ve been privileged to see, and people paid me to go watch, that I’m awfully grateful for it.
The police can go to downtown Harlem and pick up a kid with a joint in the streets. But they can’t go into the elegant apartments and get a stockbroker who’s sniffing cocaine.
We have every reason to say, and I note this with great satisfaction, that a truly friendly relationship has evolved with China, and in many key areas these relations, without any exaggeration, have a strategic character. As we say, the strategic character of privileged partnership.
I always knew how privileged I was to think for a living.
I’m just happy to be doing what I always wanted to do. Sometimes you have to remind yourself how privileged you are.
The truly privileged theories are not the ones referring to any particular scale of size or complexity, nor the ones situated at any particular level of the predictive hierarchy – but the ones that contain the deepest explanations.
I feel privileged to be a U.N. ambassador. It gives me an opportunity to use my voice to help raise awareness about important social and environmental issues.
I am privileged to be a citizen of the single greatest society in all of human history.
I’m very lucky to be a comedian, and I feel privileged that people come to see me in the expectation that I will make them laugh.
Like all failed experiments, that one taught me something I didnвЂ™t expect: one key ingredient of so-called experience is the delusional faith that it is unique and special, that those included in it are privileged and those excluded from it are missing out.
Europeans know that their great experiment in building peace, unity and prosperity cannot survive as a privileged enclave, surrounded on its outskirts by breeding grounds of hatred and fanaticism.
Yes, I’ve worked very hard and made sacrifices along the way, but I’m in the very privileged position of doing something that I love every single day – and earning a living from it.
I learned the most important lesson of my life: that the extraordinary is not the birthright of a chosen and privileged few, but of all people, even the humblest. That is my one certainty: we are all the manifestation of the divinity of God.
Both JFK and George W. Bush were the sons of wealthy U.S. ambassadors and thus privileged to meet distinguished figures, to travel, and to see the world and think about its problems if they chose.
I feel very privileged working with other actors. Actors tend to be the best company I know.
In 2016, I worked on a film called ‘Love Sonia,’ which was based on human trafficking. While researching on it, I came to understand how privileged I am.
We’re very privileged as Americans – it’s easy to forget about the rest of the world and to think that your problems are the most important problems. Even poor people in America live better than poor people most everywhere else.
The value systems of those with access to power and of those far removed from such access cannot be the same. The viewpoint of the privileged is unlike that of the underprivileged.
It really felt like my generation was deprived of a future that we believed was ours. I don’t mean some hugely privileged future where we all have gigantic houses. I mean having a job.
Poor privileged white men. Their stranglehold on power is slowly being loosened.
The teenager begins to realize he or she really does want to be part of a community, really does want to have good relationships with others, really does want to create something truly good with his or her life. The teenager comes to understand just being smart and just being privileged are not enough.
Even if we artists are all very privileged, there’s a constant frustration about how to do more or better, and never being satisfied.
I don’t care if your dad is the Sultan of Brunei. You happened to be born into a privileged family. What you do with that truth is completely up to you. I’m here because I want to be with you. But if I didn’t, all the money in the world wouldn’t have changed my feelings for you.
Life has taught me one supreme lesson. This is that we mustвЂ”if we are really to live at all, if we are to enjoy the life more abundant promised by the Sages of WisdomвЂ”we must put our convictions into action. My remuneration has been that I have been privileged to act out my faith.
For the last 12 years, I’ve felt really privileged to be living such a normal life. It’s so a part of who I am.
It is the historic glory of the intellectual class of the West in modern times that, of all the classes which could be called in any sense privileged, it has shown the largest and most consistent concern for the well-being of the classes which lie below it in the social scale.
The thing is, if I try to talk about acting, I come off as moaning. But I’m privileged. I think it’s all about control. Acting is vulnerable because you’re not in control of anything. You have to give up a lot of your trust; it’s up to somebody else what they do with what you’ve given them.
I’ve been very lucky – I don’t come from a privileged upbringing.
Working at the Food Bank with my kids is an eye-opener. The face of hunger isn’t the bum on the street drinking Sterno; it’s the working poor. They don’t look any different, they don’t behave any differently, they’re not really any less educated. They are incredibly less privileged, and that’s it.
We are all so privileged to be citizens of America, and we all need to be engaged.
I take my work seriously but I can’t take myself too seriously. I’m in such a crazy privileged position.
I appreciate that I’m in the privileged situation of getting to spend my entire life outdoors with wildlife, and I know first hand how good it makes you feel, and it’s a message that I have to try to get across to kids because as an adult, I can see the dangers that normal modern life exacts upon children.
As actors, we are so privileged to do what we do and to give to the world and to choose the subject we want to say to the world.
If it were ever allowable to forget what is due to superiority of rank, it would be when the privileged themselves remember it.
When I found out this was going to be the last ‘Star Wars‘ film that was ever going to be made, I felt pretty privileged to be in it.
Football is for everyone. It’s not for the privileged, it’s not for the few, it’s not for the elite.
The complaints of the privileged are too often confused with the voice of the masses.
I feel privileged and honored to have flown. It’s been a tremendous ride, looking back on the legacy and accomplishments, like the Hubble telescope and the launching of the International Space Station in 1998.
I am privileged to count many Muslims among my friends – some are amongst my closest friends.
Just because you’re born in a privileged family and have money doesn’t mean you’re happy. Happiness you can’t buy. Happiness is something you need to work for.
To push for excellence today without continuing to push for access for less privileged students is to undermine the crucial but incomplete gains that have been made. Equity and excellence cannot be divided.
The quality of a society will be judged by what the least privileged in it achieves.
Filmmaking is a very privileged art form. It costs a lot of money to make these things.
I think being a scientist is a position of respect and power and access, and it’s a privileged position in society. And I think there are fundamental mechanisms that keep men and women from achieving the same level of power and access and privilege in society.
The examined life has always been pretty well confined to a privileged class.
I have listened to much dull and heavy conversation in America, but rarely to any that I could strictly call silly (if I except the every where privileged class of very young ladies).
I think the ‘Law of Attraction’ comes from a rich, white, privileged perspective.
But I have felt that to be a Jew was, in some ways at least, to be especially privileged.
I am always aware that I’ve had a special and privileged life, yet it has been balanced by tragedy as it has been for so many others.
One of the main effects (I will not say purposes) of orthodox traditional economics was … a plan for explaining to the privileged class that their position was morally right and was necessary for the welfare of society.
The Trudie Styler that is spoken of is extremely privileged in life and feels that privilege.
All the privileged can travel, see different worlds; not everyone can. I think it is important for people to have an interesting locale nearby.
What do we have for veterans? Government-run health care. I understand that. Congressmen and senators… they get five choices of government-run health care. Why should a congressman and senator get anything more than a regular citizen does? Why are they privileged and the rest of us aren’t?
I don’t come from a privileged background.
I have been honored and privileged to have led The Rockefeller Foundation for the last seven years, and I am excited to be leading the Foundation as we enter our centennial year.
I’m privileged to occasionally stand on a table, and people listen to what I say, and in those moments, it’s important to me that I have something to say and that I honor it.
It is one of history’s ironies that Communism, advertised as a classless society, tended to breed a privileged class of feudal proportions.
I’m privileged that I’m an artist.
I would like you to rise each morning and know that you are heterosexual and that you choose to be heterosexual – that you are and choose to be a member of a privileged and dominant class, one of your privileges being not to notice.
I feel very privileged to do what I do.
My kids are obviously growing up very privileged, but I want them to have a servant’s heart. We do community service as a family, and I also call them out on things like getting impatient when they stand in line – because they hardly ever have to. But that’s just the reality of what they were born into.
I feel very privileged that I get to spend my life telling stories that mean something to people.
Here’s how I’ve lived my life: I’ve never been late to a set. I make films I believe in. I feel privileged to be able to do what I love.
For generations, people have come to U.S. shores to seek opportunity. It’s what my grandfather did a century ago, when he came to Seattle, and worked as a houseboy just one mile from the Washington State governor’s mansion that I was privileged to inhabit for eight years.
As footballers we are in a really privileged position so it’s good to give back to the community.
It was something of a mystery how a couple of teenage girls had managed to escape detection for two years, especially when one of them was a privileged Moroi princess and the other a delinquent dhampir with a disciplinary file so long that it broke school records.
Jason Voorhees was a kid who was picked on at summer camp, and Michael Myers was someone vilified by his own family. I think that’s why gay people like horror movies, because it’s seeking revenge on the privileged.
Compared to people in Africa, I think we’ve all had privileged upbringings.
At the most fundamental level, it is an honor to serve – at whatever type or size of organization you are privileged to lead, whether it is a for-profit or nonprofit. It is an honor to serve. Starting from that foundation, it is important to have a compelling vision and a comprehensive plan.
I love working. I’m a workaholic and I’m really privileged for some of the jobs I get offered and so I just want to keep going.
I’m kind of grateful that I didn’t have any real success until I was older and basically out of high school. I think that was a real confidence boost for me, having it all start that way, in that very privileged position of having him vouch for me.
I think Malcolm Forbes got kicked out of our school and [Ethiopian Emperor] Hallie Selassie’s grandkids went there, too. Because of security reasons you have to go to those schools. We had a privileged life, fine, but also very secure. So I think it’s great where the [Barack] Obama daughters are going to school.
I am very privileged and honored when someone chooses to read a book, especially a book of mine.
It is among the less privileged groups relatively new to leisure and consumption that the zest for possessions retains something of its pristine energy.
I think that anyone who’s pushed to do the very best that they can is privileged. It’s a luxury.
The time is fast approaching when to call a man a patriot will be the deepest insult you can offer him. Patriotism now means advocating plunder in the interest of the privileged classes of the particular State system into which we have happened to be born.
Obviously I was well aware that I had what people consider a privileged upbringing. My mom was never a bake-cookies sort of mom. I really had no reins whatsoever.
Private enterprise is ceasing to be free enterprise. Private enterprise, indeed, became too private. It became privileged enterprise, not free enterprise.
Whatever advantages may have arisen, in the past, out of the existence of a specially favored and highly privileged aristocracy, it is clear to me that today no argument can stand that supports unequal opportunity or any intrinsic disqualification for sharing in the whole of life.
The Governor’s Mansion is a beautiful home, a beautiful building – we’re privileged to have a chance to live there. It certainly doesn’t feel as comfortable as our home.
Being a movie star is a rare job. Nobody gives you any guarantees that you’ll get to do it forever. It’s a very lucky and privileged position to be in.
I have had a very charmed life. I look at what’s happened in my life, and I feel so lucky. I don’t know how it occurred. I didn’t plan it, but I got to be with my family when I needed to be with my family. I got to go and travel the world, doing these amazing projects, and I feel like I’m so privileged and grateful.
We earned the ‘Line of Duty’ audience’s loyalty over a number of years, and I feel privileged to have that.
I feel like I’m in a privileged position where I get to meet people and talk to them about the most important things in their lives. I appreciate that trust they’re putting in me.
There are very few lows but lots and lots of highs. You’re in an incredibly privileged position because you’re able to go along to major sporting events and be ringside. You can see and hear everything.
I wasn’t happy at all as a child. I was very privileged and knew extraordinary people, but I felt very lonely: my mother thought I was extremely difficult and my grandmother was extremely severe.
It’s a privilege to be in a position to give back, and one that I take pretty seriously because I know what it’s like… to be less fortunate, to be less privileged.
I don’t regard Jews as a class. I regard them as a privileged misfortune.
I’ve been very fortunate and privileged as a player and manager – I’ve been successful and picked up a lot of knowledge and experience.
It was a source of both terror and comfort to me then that I often seemed invisible – incompletely and minimally existent, in fact. It seemed to me that I made no impact on the world, and that in exchange I was privileged to watch it unawares.
I think there’s a big misconception out there about actors and the choices they have. I think if you’re one of a lucky five, maybe, you’re that privileged, but most of us are living paycheck to paycheck and we’re really extremely grateful for opportunities.
The fact that I can make a living and support three kids and my wife doing what I love to do… who does that? That’s golden. It’s a very privileged thing.
I have been incredibly privileged with my roles – after all I have had the chance to do some fantastic fun acting such as the Spice Girls Movie – who can ever forget that!
Being an astronaut is a wonderful career. I feel very privileged. But what I really hope for young people is that they find a career they’re passionate about, something that’s challenging and worthwhile.
It seems to me the only pertinent question is: cui bono? It is clear that the size of the privileged strata as a percentage of the whole has grown significantly under historical capitalism. And for these people, the world they know is better on the whole than any their earlier counterparts knew.
…how can we live in the richest, most privileged country in the world, at the peak of its economic performance, and still hear the Republicans, and too many Democrats, that we cannot afford to provide a good education for every child, that we cannot afford to provide health security for all our citizens?
Restaurants should be democratic; you shouldn’t be made to feel privileged for getting a table or being lectured by the waiter.
I came from this very traditional background and I benefited hugely from feminism. I felt privileged going to university and doing a PhD. Most people of my background don’t get to do that.
I know that every football fan would love to do my job; get paid to watch football and say it how they see it, and I know I’m in a very privileged position.
I have been privileged to grow up retaining the love of good journalism, the craft, while learning its business: the dollars and cents. I have learnt that they are not mutually exclusive but integrally self-reliant. Each dependent on the other.
Our high and privileged calling is to do the will of God in the power of God for the glory of God.
The privileged elites are part of the globalization moment that we live in.
The privileged man, whether he be privileged politically or economically, is a man depraved in intellect and heart.
‘Article 15’ actually is not about the Dalits. It is about us privileged people. What is it that we have done, what is it that we have been doing and what is it that we should be doing?
I’ve been privileged to be able to be a part of some of my girlfriends‘ lives at their breaking points.
A willingness to engage in the give and take of argument displays a commitment to cognitive egalitarianism – the proposition that all people should be treated as intellectual equals, and that no individual can legitimately claim a privileged immunity from the burden of proof.
The arts are not for the privileged few, but for the many. Their place is not on the periphery of daily life, but at its center. They should function not merely as another form of entertainment but, rather, should contribute significantly to our well being and happiness.
As a white woman with a privileged education, I’m keenly aware that I founded an organization that can only realize its goal if it enlists many more leaders who share the backgrounds of the students and families we work with.
I feel privileged that people are looking up to me, and perhaps a dream will be born because of my presence.
Top players are privileged in the chess world.
I can’t deny that I’ve had a privileged upbringing. I’ve been really fortunate regarding how I entered this world, not just financially, but in that I have really great parents who show me a lot of love.
I love the game, and I do not feel that I have sacrificed anything. On the contrary, I feel privileged to do something that I love.
My feeling about growing up in New Jersey was, ‘How come I’m not in New York?’ That being said, I’m older and I have a better worldview now, and so I think I grew up in an incredibly privileged position. The town I grew up in is beautiful. I got a great education, and I’m very grateful for it.
A journalist enjoys a privileged position. In exchange for not being able to participate in the rough-and-tumble issues of a community, we are given license to observe it all, based on the understanding that we’ll tell everyone what happens fairly and squarely. That’s harder than it sounds.
People are dangerous. If they’re able to involve themselves in issues that matter, they may change the distribution of power, to the detriment of those who are rich and privileged.
I have always considered myself as a privileged person from a kind of elite among the lucky ones. So I think we should help all those who have not had the luck I have had, to use my fame to help.
The mediocrity principle simply states that you aren’t special. The universe does not revolve around you; this planet isn’t privileged in any unique way; your country is not the perfect product of directed, intentional fate; and that tuna sandwich you had for lunch was not plotting to give you indigestion.
I felt that I wanted the world to be in uniform and at a sort of moral attention forever; I wanted no more riotous excursions with privileged glimpses into the human heart.
The history of the world is the history of the privileged few.
I feel very lucky and privileged to be a writer. I feel lucky in the sense that I can branch out into prose and tell different kinds of stories and stuff. But being a writer is so great because youre literally not dependent on anybody.
I started off in theater; I did exclusively theater for four or five years. In the last few years, television has come along but I can still make film. I feel very privileged that I can move between them.
I feel extremely lucky and privileged to have my achievements.
It’s important to stop and realize what we have, why we have it and how privileged we are. And from that place, start caring and get a lot done.
I like to work. I’m glad; I’m privileged to have work.
I feel very privileged to have worked with a lot of outstanding actors: Alun Armstrong, Peter Mullan, Matt Smith and Andrew Garfield.
is what women do. Women are privileged to stand in such power! Birth
stretches a woman’s limits in every sense. To allow such stretching
of one’s limits is the challenge of pregnancy, birth, and parenting.
The challenge is to be fully present and to allow the process because of
is what women do. Women are privileged to stand in such power! Birth
stretches a woman’s limits in every sense. To allow such stretching
of one’s limits is the challenge of pregnancy, birth, and parenting.
The challenge is to be fully present and to allow the process because of
I grew up in Essex, and all my life I wanted to live in London – now I do. I feel very privileged to be able to live here.
The service meant so much to me. You don’t know privileged I feel and how lucky I am to have served.
I have been privileged to be briefed and to know that we have been visited [by aliens]. I do not have first hand experience in this regard, but I have been on investigating teams and I have been briefed by insiders who do know.
I feel very privileged to hear how somebody used to run around stickin’ people up and stealing cars, and now they’re gettin’ their life back together… I just love the stories. The stories of the fallen world, they excite us. That’s the interesting stuff.
I was extremely honoured and privileged to have had the opportunity to visit Oxford University. It was a great experience to share personal anecdotes from my career and my journey and to indulge in a fun interactive session with the students there.
I am privileged to be able to work for the people of Hawaii in whatever capacity.
In spacetime, all events are baked together: a four-dimensional continuum. Past and future are no more privileged than left and right or up and down.
I don’t think that you necessarily need a certain type of background to take on roles. You see actors from very, very privileged backgrounds playing working class characters and vice-versa. I don’t think your background limits you as to what you can do.
I’ve always been interested in this idea of a privileged life, probably because it’s something I hadn’t seen much of.
We know that the enemy of upward mobility is not poverty or even other people’s success. The enemy of upward mobility is apathy and an educational system that offers choice to the privileged and traps the most vulnerable in unsafe and poor performing schools.
As an actor, I’m in such a privileged position because my work is job by job. If something doesn’t fit in with family life, there’s more flexibility.
Patriotism means advocating plunder in the interests of the privileged class of your particular country. The time will soon come when calling someone a patriot will be the deepest insult.
All the privileged can travel, see different worlds, not everyone can. I think it is important for people to have an interesting locale nearby.
Visibility has an effect on those who are privileged; it brings more privilege, and on those who are marginalized, it brings more marginalization, because it also brings a spotlight onto them where they’re at, in the hood or in certain places that are less tolerable.
If any group of citizens is uniquely unqualified to tell someone else how to vote, it’s those of us who live in the sheltered, privileged arena of celebrity hood……Trust me, one’s view of the world isn’t any clearer from the back seat of a limo.
There’s a big difference between being privileged and being spoilt. My parents always said, ‘Spoilt means ruined, and you’re not ruined, just incredibly fortunate.’
Higher education cannot be a luxury reserved just for a privileged few. It is an economic necessity for every family. And every family should be able to afford it.
I was looked upon as this privileged actress who was like Yash Chopra’s family. He was my second family. Whatever I have achieved is because of him.
It’s been wonderful for me, and I feel so privileged to have fans that are that loyal.
I’m very privileged to be the celebrity I am.
I’m privileged, because I have a lot of freedom. I want to use it to make as warm and normal a life as I can for our daughters.
Whatever title or office we may be privileged to hold, it is what we do that defines who we are … Each of us must decide what kind of person we want to be-what kind of legacy that we want to pass on.
Even though I’m not privileged in the money world, I’m privileged in other ways: I had greater access to education, I can travel, etc. It’s the same with writing: the freedom to move in and out of different places, of different realms of existence, of different life forms.
I’ve been doing nineteen hours a day on London, nothing else, I mean this has been my whole life, and writing has been put on one side, and if I’m privileged enough to be the Mayor of this city, then I will not write again.
We libertarians are not the spokesmen for any ethnic or economic class; we are the spokesmen for all classes, for all of the public; we strive to see all of these groups united, hand-in-hand, in opposition to the plundering and privileged minority that constitutes the rulers of the State.
Holy Week is a privileged time when we are called to draw near to Jesus: friendship with him is shown in times of difficulty.
Yes, I was given a privileged position at a young age. But if I had not been willing to work hard and prepare myself for all the challenges I would face, I would not have held on to my position all these years, regardless of my family ties.
I would hope that Europe always has a privileged relationship with the United States. The alternatives are not attractive.
I feel privileged to play for Manchester United. It is something, when I’m old, I will always be proud of.
I feel very privileged to do what I do, so I’m just going to keep working hard and enjoy every minute of it because it could be over just like that.
Under all wrongdoing lies personal vanity or the feeling that we are endowed and privileged beyond our fellows.
Wimbledon is a special place for me in so many ways and I feel privileged to have been such a big part of it over the years.
When you are in positions of privileged access… you see things that may be disturbing. Over time, that awareness of wrongdoing sort of builds up.
The privileged have become more wealthy, while people from disadvantaged backgrounds have had their opportunities to get on and move up closed off. That’s the Tory way.
There’s no question that California, in the last three or four years, has been privileged to add disproportionately to the economic growth of America, and to contribute to its technological productivity.
I have the fear of losing everything. At times, I get these reality checks which make me aware of what a privileged life I lead.
This club is steeped in history and I feel privileged to have become a part of that … An immense thank you to Sir Alex Ferguson for making it all possible, for giving me the privilege to be a captain, to be inspired by the legend of Manchester United and to understand that nobody is bigger than the club.
It’s such a privileged thing to say, but I’m still that same lazy person!
I cannot accept the definition of collective good as articulated by a privileged minority in society, especially when that minority is in power.
Freedom of religion does not entitle your religion to have a privileged position within the public sphere.
And if we don’t have a test, what we may end up doing is going back to what this country has done before. We could use social class and we still do, but in the 50s, it was, do you have the right last name and are your parents in privileged positions?
In one generation, my family went from extermination simply because of how they pray to God to this ridiculously privileged life I live today. So how can I not love America?
Some young people can rely on a privileged background and great connections to get work experience, but I don’t believe anybody can be guaranteed success nowadays.
My co-winners, Peter Diamond and Christopher Pissarides, and I wish to thank the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences and the Nobel Foundation for this very great honor. We each feel privileged and humbled to be named the winners of the 2010 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel.
Spending time in Soweto, and looking at the issues, and experiencing the poverty first-hand, had an enormous impact. I was brought up in a council house in South East London – I didn’t have a privileged or wealthy upbringing – but looking at the scale of the problems there just left me dumbfounded.
Modern technique has made it possible for leisure, within limits, to be not the prerogative of small privileged classes, but a right evenly distributed throughout the community. The morality of work is the morality of slaves, and the modern world has no need of slavery.
A nation as such does not give aid to another nation. More precisely, the common citizens of our country, through their taxes, give to the privileged elites of another country. As someone once said: foreign aid is when the poor people of a rich country give money to the rich people of a poor country.
By a lot of peoples standards, I lived a very privileged life. I never wanted for attention, I never wanted for material things. In some ways, I was probably spoiled because I never had to share. And I was doted on.
The privileged have regularly invited their own destruction with their greed.
Spending time with the military certainly lends itself to some remarkable experiences, and I’ve been privileged to have had my share.
My memories of my childhood are wonderful memories. I feel that I was privileged because I grew up in a beautiful city. It is Catania, on the eastern coast of Sicily. It’s a place filled with sun, close to the beach.
Of all the things I have been privileged to do and experience in life, the highest honor has been fatherhood. Wishing Fathers everywhere a wonderful day.
With fiction, the works of women are often over-interpreted as autobiography, especially when the main character is a woman, especially if she is seen as privileged.
Being privileged to work hard for long hours at something you think is worth doing is the best kind of play.
Cuban artists had, for a while, a privileged position within Cuba that is probably going to become slightly less restricted to them. I think they’ll continue to join the international art world, so those people who are extremely successful will become even more so and those who are struggling will continue to struggle.
I’m very fortunate to have worked at two unbelievable clubs, Manchester City and Barcelona, and I feel like I’ve really changed the way I look at football from being around and in those environments, so I feel really privileged.
The living model, the naked body of a woman, is the privileged seat of feeling, but also of questioning… The model must mark you, awaken in you an emotion which you seek in turn to express.
I have been pretty privileged I have met most of some of the worlds top coaches and I can tell you, for the most part, you come away underwhelmed not really that impressed.