Privilege

Famous quotes containing the word privilege:

    To give an accurate description of what has never occurred is not merely the proper occupation of the historian, but the inalienable privilege of any man of parts and culture.
    Oscar Wilde (1854–1900)

    Melancholy has ceased to be an individual phenomenon, an exception. It has become the class privilege of the wage earner, a mass state of mind that finds its cause wherever life is governed by production quotas.
    Günther Grass (b. 1927)

    There is one privilege we’ll never lose; currently it’s called nationality. It means that everyone was born somewhere, which is in fact self-evident.
    Franz Grillparzer (1791–1872)