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entitlement Quotes

Seven of the best book quotes about entitlement
  1. #1
    “You know how advice is. You only want it if it agrees with what you wanted to do anyway.”
  2. #2
    “Loving people means divesting ourselves of our status.”
  3. #3
    “When you’re living in the reality of the forgiveness you been extended, you just don’t get angry with others easily. I suspect our sense of entitlement to anger is directly proportional to our perception of our own relative innocence.”
  4. #4
    “Childhood was nothing guaranteed. It seemed to me, in fact, like something more or less invented by white people and stuck onto the front end of grown-up life like a frill on a dress.”
  5. #5
    “Then [Baby Kochamma] shuddered her schoolgirl shudder. That was when she said: How could she stand the smell? Haven’t you noticed? They have a particular smell, these Paravans.”
  6. #6
    “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.”
  7. #7
    “Each [sectarian], however, as he revolves about ‘his’ truth, feels threatened if his truth is questioned. Thus, each considers anything that is not ‘his’ truth a lie. As the journalist Márcio Morcina Alves once told me, ‘They… suffer from an absence of doubt.’”

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