Entitlement Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 Quotes About Entitlement

#1. There should not be an entitlement that because you get paid the most money, that you should finish every game. But if you don't do it, then the agents are going to call, and the players are going to mope, and so you negotiate that. It's a compromise as a coach. - Author: George Karl
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#2. When you find yourself internally, you find what nourishes you from within. You lose that entitlement and anger when YOU deliver. - Author: Tony Curl
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#3. Entitlement? How can you be entitled to someone else's money? - Author: John Stossel
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#4. Didn't it seem like really thin, gorgeous people were always so mean? Where did they get that aura of entitlement? And didn't it seem like people always fawned over them even though they behaved badly? Why was that? - Author: Lisa Unger
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#5. Newspapers are busily experimenting with different models. Traditionally, and I suspect in hindsight very mistakenly, online news was free. And once given free access readers felt it was their entitlement. - Author: Malcolm Turnbull
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#6. No one asked me to be an actor, so no one owed me. There was no entitlement. - Author: James Earl Jones
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#7. ...I believe our early experiences and beliefs about our place in the world inform who we think we are and what we deserve and by what means it should be given to us. - Author: Cheryl Strayed
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#8. The central question is whether Medicare and Medicaid should remain entitlement programs guaranteeing a certain amount of care, as Democrats believe, or become defined contribution programs in which federal spending is capped, as Republicans suggest. - Author: Christina Romer
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#9. Members of royal families are born into a world of indulgence and entitlement, and the princelings who grow up that way may never have to develop any discipline. - Author: Nancy Gibbs
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#10. Rumors run wild when one sacrifices for self and temporarily forsakes those who assume entitlement to one's persona. - Author: T.F. Hodge
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#11. The phrase what I want struck me. It contains so much entitlement, so many complications, but encompasses only what a person doesn't have. - Author: Tiffanie DeBartolo
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#12. Everybody out on the sidewalk is a pedestrian Mercedes, wallowing in entitlement - colliding, snarling, shoving ahead without even the hollow-to-begin-with local euphemism Excuse me. - Author: Thomas Pynchon
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#13. God would have us cherish even the smallest of blessings, for in taking a blessing for granted we are well on our way to taking it to its grave. - Author: Craig D. Lounsbrough
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#14. I am angry about the mammoth, out-of-control social welfare entitlement programs from Washington, D.C., that were supposed to solve our problems. The obvious truth is these impractical, politically motivated programs have irreparably damaged the fabric of our black society and community. - Author: Allen West
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#15. Beware: It is a quick transition from a nourishing sense of gratitude to a poisonous sense of entitlement. - Author: Steve Maraboli
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#16. Mastery over the body - its impulses, its needs, its size - is paramount; to lose control is to risk beauty, and to risk beauty is to risk desirability, and to risk desirability is to risk entitlement to sexuality and love and self-esteem. - Author: Caroline Knapp
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#17. Male privilege and entitlement are dying a very painful death; no one gives up power without a struggle. - Author: Gloria Allred
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#18. I would like my kids to inherit a world where people succeed because of merit and hard work, not entitlement, and where people accept others for what they are and not try to change them. - Author: Guy Kawasaki
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#19. It's clear that the medium and long-run fiscal challenges facing the country have to do with the rise of entitlement spending, they have to do with the longer run imbalances that we've created in the structure of the system. - Author: Austan Goolsbee
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#20. The three top issues have to be restoring jobs and private sector job growth to our country, getting the entitlement mess under control, and restoring back to our country a sense of self-confidence that Americans can achieve whatever we want to achieve. - Author: Chris Christie
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#21. When people say that students at elite schools have a sense of entitlement, that is what they are referring to: the belief that you deserve more than other people because your SAT scores are higher. Of course, your SAT scores are higher because you have already gotten more than other people. - Author: William Deresiewicz
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#22. I balanced the budget for four straight years, paid off $405 billion in debt - pretty conservative. The first entitlement reform of your lifetime - in fact, the only major entitlement reform to now is welfare. - Author: Newt Gingrich
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#23. Speaking from personal experience, I think that losing the sense of free will has only improved my ethics - by increasing my feelings of compassion and forgiveness, and diminishing my sense of entitlement to the fruits of my own good luck. Is - Author: Sam Harris
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#24. The more you think you're entitled to, the less you will be grateful for. The bigger the sense of entitlement, the smaller the sense of gratitude. We wonder why in our world we keep getting more and more and more and keep being less and less and less grateful. - Author: John Ortberg
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#25. We're building a culture of accountability, trust, and togetherness. Entitlement will not be tolerated - Author: Brad Stevens
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#26. Making universal prosperity a right is the surest way to universal poverty. - Author: J.S.B. Morse
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#27. And like most of her peers, Barbara Ann has a French postal worker's sense of divine entitlement when it comes to her hours. - Author: Rob Reid
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#28. The self was a very strange concept to me until I came to America, and my child was born with that entitlement, and that just thrilled me. - Author: Anchee Min
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#29. It's important to understand that while honor is an entitlement to respect
and shame comes when you lose that title
a person of honor cares first of all not about being respected but about being worthy of respect. - Author: Kwame Anthony Appiah
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#30. We need someone with proven conservative leadership experience, not entitlement, to be able to represent us and lead us. - Author: Randy Hultgren
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#31. An abuser's psychological diagnosis isn't the problem. Their sense of entitlement is. - Author: Caroline Abbott
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#32. In choosing to exchange precious principles for worthless impulses, I have far too often bankrupted my soul in order to bankroll my ego. - Author: Craig D. Lounsbrough
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#33. Service and gratitude will fuel your relationship; entitlement and expectation will poison it. - Author: Steve Maraboli
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#34. Some calamities - the 1929 stock market crash, Pearl Harbor, 9/11 - have come like summer lightning, as bolts from the blue. The looming crisis of America's Ponzi entitlement structure is different. Driven by the demographics of an aging population, its causes, timing and scope are known. - Author: George Will
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#35. The poet David Whyte calls this sense of creative entitlement "the arrogance of belonging," and claims that it is an absolutely vital privilege to cultivate if you wish to interact more vividly with life. - Author: Elizabeth Gilbert
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#36. She never had to learn to live in a world that didn't necessarily want to go easy on her. - Author: Jennifer DuBois
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#37. Maybe I should have been frightened of him. This older man who saw that I was alone, who felt like I owed him something, which was the worst thing a man like that could feel. - Author: Emma Cline
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#38. With Twitter and Instagram and all of these vehicles where fans can directly interact with you and get your attention, there's a little bit of an entitlement. Like, "Why won't you follow me or write me back?" Well, if I write you back, then I have to write everyone back. - Author: Ingrid Michaelson
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#39. But the idea of using the Apache resistance, one, it works effective to actually get German soldiers to think of Jews that way. You know, and they're not just any Jews. They're the American Jews. They're Jews with entitlement. - Author: Quentin Tarantino
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#40. Obviously the first thing we need to do is repeal "Obamacare." That's one entitlement that we can get rid of. And that's a couple trillion dollars in spending over the next 10 years. - Author: Rick Santorum
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#41. The 1935 Social Security Act established 65 as the age of eligibility for payouts. But welfare state politics quickly becomes a bidding war, enriching the menu of benefits, so in 1956 Congress entitled women to collect benefits at 62, extending the entitlement to men in 1961. - Author: George Will
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#42. What I'd like to do is be able to work with Democrats to reform current entitlement programs for future generations, grandfathering all the grandparents. - Author: Jeb Hensarling
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#43. entitlement and chaos are a poor mix. - Author: Pierce Brown
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#44. Musicians, actors, writers - we're all neurotic, odd people who've lucked into accidental careers. So I just don't like being around public figures with that sense of entitlement, it just seems unhealthy, and it strips so much potential for them to develop as a human being. - Author: Moby
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#45. Abusiveness can be thought of as a recipe that involves a consistent set of ingredients: control, entitlement, disrespect, excuses, and justifications (including victim blaming) - elements that are always present, often accompanied by physical intimidation or violence. - Author: Lundy Bancroft
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#46. Death reminds us that life is a temporary privilege, not an endless right. - Author: Craig D. Lounsbrough
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#47. I've worked for everything I've ever got and it's worked out. Even if I was the Cy Young Award winner I still would not want to feel that sense of entitlement. I would still treat every game like it's my very first game and my very last game. - Author: R.A. Dickey
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#48. I react very badly when mediocrity throws a tantrum of entitlement. - Author: Lee Siegel
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#49. Success is not an entitlement. It has to be earned - Author: Howard Schultz
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#50. I hate that sense of entitlement or the sense of business crawling into playing music. - Author: Joshua Homme
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#51. In Missoula, Grizzly football exists in a realm apart, where there is a pervasive sense of entitlement. University of Montana fans, coaches, players, and their lawyers expect, and often receive, special dispensation. - Author: Jon Krakauer
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#52. In twenty years, they'd have country houses and children with pretentious literary names and tennis lessons and ugly cars and liaisons with hot young interns. Hurricanes of entitlement, all swirl and noise and destruction, nothing at their centers. - Author: Lauren Groff
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#53. It had given him a charge of entitlement and invincibility he would draw upon through life, like a limitless bank account.) - Author: Joyce Carol Oates
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#54. Feeling entitled is the opposite of feeling grateful. Gratitude opens the heart, entitlement closes it. - Author: Paul Gibbons
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#55. I cannot undertake to lay my finger on that article of the Constitution which granted a right to Congress of expending, on objects of benevolence, the money of their constituents. - Author: James Madison
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#56. On the Palace of Westminster: There is a sense of entitlement that pervades this place like a colourless and odourless gas, creeping along the corridors and under every door. P.10 - Author: Caroline Lucas
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#57. If this country is ever demoralized, it will come from trying to live without work. - Author: Abraham Lincoln
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#58. Indeed we do have an entitlement problem: some feel so entitled to power & wealth that they're willing to undermine our economy and our democracy. - Author: Annabel Park
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#59. It is true that, when an entitlement begins to be enjoyed by people, they like to keep it. - Author: Jon Kyl
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#60. Though beauty gives you a weird sense of entitlement, it's rather frightening and threatening to have others ascribe such importance to something you know you're just renting for a while. - Author: Candice Bergen
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#61. Living with very limited expectations is a much more immediate way of living. You really do just make the best of everything you have. I guess kids have that ability; they wait in joyful anticipation of something rather than that sense of entitlement. - Author: Natascha McElhone
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#62. Some male gamers with a deep sense of entitlement are terrified of change. - Author: Anita Sarkeesian
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#63. You cannot help people permanently by doing for them, what they could and should do for themselves. - Author: Abraham Lincoln
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#64. At the very point that I've taken something for granted, I have at that same moment taken it to its grave. And if I look around, I realize I've cultivated quite a cemetery. - Author: Craig D. Lounsbrough
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#65. Resolution, like responsibility, is a product of ownership, and kids can't resolve a conflict until they figure out how they contributed to it. - Author: Richard Eyre
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#66. Fairness is not something to which we are entitled. Rather, it is something for which we hope. - Author: Craig D. Lounsbrough
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#67. Is there no end to his diguises of benevolence? - Author: Margaret Atwood
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#68. Being healthy in steadfastness is power need in our day of entitlement. Entitlement thinks it deserves what it receives, but steadfastness is instead thankful for what it receives because it teaches appreciation through challenge. - Author: Eric Mason
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#69. Weakness, all the more dangerous for being combined with a sense of entitlement - Author: Erika Johansen
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#70. When a parent shows up with an attitude of entitlement, understand that under it is a boatload of anxiety. - Author: Robert Evans
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#71. Too many people are endowed with a feeling of entitlement, but born without God-given empathy. - Author: C. JoyBell C.
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#72. Let's be honest about this; the liberal agenda with failed stimulus plans and government entitlement programs is crippling our economy and our quality of life. - Author: Alveda King
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#73. It is easy, when you are young, to believe that what you desire is no less than what you deserve, to assume that if you want something badly enough, it is your God-given right to have it. - Author: Jon Krakauer
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#74. I look around. You'd have to be out of your fucking mind to write, as Marcus did, that Black History Month is a ploy to lever more entitlement money out of Congress, but the ho-hum nonresponse of the white crowd reading this bit of transparent insanity is, to me, even weirder. - Author: Matt Taibbi
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#75. Not too many years ago, both parties acknowledged that our entitlement commitments were a sword hanging over our heads. But when President George W. Bush tried to begin discussions on Social Security reform, Democrats ridiculed and demonized him and told seniors he was after their nest eggs. - Author: David Limbaugh
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#76. Everybody deserves love, but nobody is entitled to it. - Author: Katerina Stoykova Klemer
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#77. Why is it that the very people who have fought so hard and so long for the simple entitlement to love whom they choose to love are the very ones denied that right by those who routinely take their vows for granted? - Author: John Ridley
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#78. Without hesitation but with a sense of entitlement, he lifted my hand to his lips. He was gentlemen-like in every way ... I don't know why I wondered if it was an act or for real. - Author: Laura Albright
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#79. I am afraid of privilege, of ease, of entitlement. - Author: Tan Le
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#80. I think that all areas of the budget have to be scrubbed. Clearly the entitlement issues have to be reformed and that's an issue that's going to require I think some strong bipartisan cooperation and leadership. - Author: John Thune
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#81. I've never had a sense of entitlement. I saw how hard my father worked for his money, and it was always made very clear to me that things wouldn't just be given to me. - Author: Ivanka Trump
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#82. None of us have to settle for the best this administration offers - a dull, adventureless journey from one entitlement to the next, a government-planned life, a country where everything is free but us. - Author: Paul Ryan
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#83. Hollywood-Nobody's impressed by anybody because they're all too consumed with trying to cover up their own shortcomings. Hollywood is a microcosm of a world of lazy moral ideals and social indifference where every man is trying to convince himself he's a king. - Author: J. Matthew Nespoli
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#84. She was used to this, being grabbed by men who walked around in a cloud of cologne-drenched entitlement, with the presumption that, because they were powerful and found her beautiful, they belonged together. - Author: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
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#85. We live in an age of instant knowledge. And there's almost a sense of entitlement to that. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#86. You were given life; it is your duty (and also your entitlement as a human being) to find something beautiful within life, no matter how slight. - Author: Elizabeth Gilbert
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#87. While we clearly need health-care reform, the last thing our country needs is a massive new health-care entitlement that will create hundreds of billions of dollars of new unfunded deficits and move us much closer to a government takeover of our health-care system. - Author: John Mackey
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#88. A millionaire is a person who is free, who does what she loves, who has unlimited materials, her choice of tools, abundance, inspiration, freedom and an inflated sense of entitlement to have, create and get more. - Author: Sara Genn
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#89. However democratic and egalitarian we kid ourselves into thinking society might be, I think that sense of entitlement operates as basically and viciously as it always did. - Author: Rory Kinnear
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#90. The author observes the shift now that children are not a source of labor for the family, that they have gone from employees of the parents to the bosses of the parents. - Author: Jennifer Senior
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#91. We as Republicans understand that we have got to protect these ... entitlement programs - these entitlement programs for our seniors today. And we have to sit down and have a discussion. We need more ideas on the table. - Author: Eric Cantor
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#92. When a milestone is conquered, the subtle erosion called entitlement begins its consuming grind. The team regards its greatness as a trait and a right. Half hearted effort becomes habit and saps a champion. - Author: Pat Riley
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#93. Never, never, never let yourself feel that anybody ought to do anything for you. Once you become a duty you also become a nuisance. - Author: Marjorie Hillis
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#94. A lot of people have a sense-of-entitlement mentality that somebody else ought to do these things for them. People are mad at the government for not getting jobs for them. I don't understand why it's the government's responsibility. - Author: Wayne Dyer
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#95. There's a whole generation growing up thinking ... the government exists to care for them. - Author: Dave Ramsey
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#96. The men were less interesting to look at, but nearly all had that air about them that I could sometimes detect in Will
of wealth and entitlement, a sense that life would settle itself agreeably around them. - Author: Jojo Moyes
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#97. Neither nature, experience, nor probability informs these lists of 'entitlements', which are subject to no constraints except those of the mind and appetite of their authors. - Author: Jeane Kirkpatrick
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#98. Gratitude begins where my sense of entitlement ends. - Author: Steven Furtick
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#99. Washington doesn't have just a spending problem, or just an entitlement problem, or just a taxing problem. We have a leadership problem. Fix that, and the first three problems are solved. - Author: Mark McKinnon
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#100. By making bold cuts in spending and commonsense entitlement reforms, we will make our government simpler, smaller, and smarter. - Author: Mitt Romney
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