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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.
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.
The love of family and the admiration of friends is much more important than wealth and privilege.
The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are.
Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more.
Leadership is a privilege to better the lives of others. It is not an opportunity to satisfy personal greed.
I always felt that the great high privilege, relief and comfort of friendship was that one had to explain nothing.
The rulers of the state are the only persons who ought to have the privilege of lying, either at home or abroad; they may be allowed to lie for the good of the state.
Understand that the right to choose your own path is a sacred privilege. Use it. Dwell in possibility.
Think for yourselves and let others enjoy the privilege to do so, too.
When men yield up the privilege of thinking, the last shadow of liberty quits the horizon.
I had the privilege of practicing medicine in the early '60s, before we had any government. It worked rather well, and there was nobody on the street suffering with no medical care.
It is the duty of the President to propose and it is the privilege of the Congress to dispose.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Motherhood is a great honor and privilege, yet it is also synonymous with servanthood. Every day women are called upon to selflessly meet the needs of their families. Whether they are awake at night nursing a baby, spending their time and money on less-than-grateful teenagers, or preparing meals, moms continuously put others before themselves.
To live under the American Constitution is the greatest political privilege that was ever accorded to the human race.
Thought is subversive and revolutionary, destructive and terrible, Thought is merciless to privilege, established institutions, and comfortable habit. Thought is great and swift and free.
Rank does not confer privilege or give power. It imposes responsibility.
I can barely walk, but it's a privilege to be able to move at all.
Suffrage, noun. Expression of opinion by means of a ballot. The right of suffrage (which is held to be both a privilege and a duty) means, as commonly interpreted, the right to vote for the man of another man's choice, and is highly prized.
I believe with all my heart that America remains 'the great idea' that inspires the world. It is a privilege to be born here. It is an honor to become a citizen here. It is a gift to raise your family here, to vote here, and to live here.
Common sense, in so far as it exists, is all for the bourgeoisie. Nonsense is the privilege of the aristocracy. The worries of the world are for the common people.
George Jean Nathan
Writing is an extreme privilege but it's also a gift. It's a gift to yourself and it's a gift of giving a story to someone.
I knew that I could vote and that that wasn't a privilege; it was my right. Every time I tried I was shot, killed or jailed, beaten or economically deprived.
Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense, and have her nonsense respected.
It is the privilege of genius that life never grows common place, as it does for the rest of us.
James Russell Lowell
What men prize most is a privilege, even if it be that of chief mourner at a funeral.
James Russell Lowell
It is the province of knowledge to speak, and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
I believed in studying just because I knew education was a privilege. It was the discipline of study, to get into the habit of doing something that you don't want to do.
It is better to lose everything you have to keep the balance of justice level, than to live a life of petty privilege devoid of true freedom.
Bryant H. McGill
It's the generally accepted privilege of theologians to stretch the heavens, that is the Scriptures, like tanners with a hide.
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