53 Best Entitlement Quotes And Sayings

Are you tired of people taking advantage of you and your time? You don’t have to let this happen anymore. Here are some quotes on entitlement to help you stand up for yourself and set boundaries in your relationships.

Fairness is not something to which we are entitled. Rather,...
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Fairness is not something to which we are entitled. Rather, it is something for which we hope. Craig D. Lounsbrough
You are not entitled to stand or speak on behalf...
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You are not entitled to stand or speak on behalf of the people or society, except that you are already provoked. Sunday Adelaja
When we replace a sense of service and gratitude with...
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When we replace a sense of service and gratitude with a sense of entitlement and expectation, we quickly see the demise of our relationships, society, and economy. Steve Maraboli
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Entitlement is an expression of conditional love. Nobody is ever entitled to your love. You always have a right to protect your mental, emotional, and physical well-being by removing yourself from toxic people and circumstances. Janice Anderson
The birthplace of anarchy is the cemetery of freedom.
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The birthplace of anarchy is the cemetery of freedom. Craig D. Lounsbrough
Rights’ are ‘privileges, ’ and if I am arrogant enough...
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Rights’ are ‘privileges, ’ and if I am arrogant enough to demand the former without respecting the latter I will lose both. Craig D. Lounsbrough
The assumption of ‘rights’ is the cancer of privilege.
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The assumption of ‘rights’ is the cancer of privilege. Craig D. Lounsbrough
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Independence that has declared its ‘independence’ from the sure and certain compass of sound morals is nothing more than rogue greed having scantily dressed itself in the garb of independence while running off the cliff of anarchy. Craig D. Lounsbrough
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To have them putting him on, trying him on, trying him out while he himself puts them on like a sock over a foot onto the stub of himself--his extra sensitive thumb, his tentacle, his delicate, stalked slug's eye which extrudes, expands, winces and shrivels back into himself when touched wrongly, grows big again. Bulging a little at the tip, traveling forward as if along a leaf into them, avid for vision. To achieve vision in this way; this journey into a darkness that is composed of women--a woman--who can see in darkness while he himself strains blindly forward. Margaret Atwood
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Instead of communicating "I love you, so let me make life easy for you, " I decided that my message needed to be something more along these lines: "I love you. I believe in you. I know what you're capable of. So I'm going to make you work. Kay Wills Wyma
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If this country is ever demoralized, it will come from trying to live without work. Abraham Lincoln
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Entrepreneurs don't have weekends or birthdays or holidays. Every day is my weekend, my birthday, my holiday. OR, every day is my work day. Mostly it's a choice. Richie Norton
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Man is not, by nature, deserving of all that he wants. When we think that we are automatically entitled to something, that is when we start walking all over others to get it. Criss Jami
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Resolution, like responsibility, is a product of ownership, and kids can't resolve a conflict until they figure out how they contributed to it. Richard Eyre
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Peace is achieved when our conscience rests in the fact that we’ve engaged in ‘right’ living, verses believing that living is a ‘right. Craig D. Lounsbrough
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You don't build a family by tearing down another one. Donna Lynn Hope
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Competition works best in sports, but humans get addicted to stuff. Criss Jami
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To be ignorant of the sacrifices of others that yielded the blessings I enjoy leaves me exchanging the reality of 'blessing' for the assumption of 'entitlement.' And once that happens, I will forfeit the reality of the former which will destroy the assumption of the latter. And in what terribly dark place will that now leave me? Craig D. Lounsbrough
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I ask my father to read an article about male entitlement and emotional labor." Can you just tell me what it says?" he says. Martha Grover
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The 1970s was the decade of liberation, of anger at injustice and demands for recognition and rights. But over time, the demand for specific rights degraded into a generalized sense of entitlement, the demand for specific recognition into a generalized demand for attention and the anger at specific injustice into a generalized feeling of grievance and resentment. The result is a culture of entitlement, attention-seeking and complaint. Michael Foley