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1. "...in response to whatever Alice was struggling with, whatever had caused her to withdraw from him, he had chosen the arms of another woman instead of relying on his own fortitude, as if he'd somehow deserved more comfort than Alice herself had been able to give, or not. Which was part of marriage, after all, part of the vows: enduring those times. And this sense of entitlement seemed to him an even greater sin than infidelity."
Author: Adam Ross
2. "One recipe for happiness is to have to sense of entitlement.' To this she added a star and noted at the bottom of the page: 'This is not a lesson I have ever been in a position to learn."
Author: Alan Bennett
3. "A lot of parents today are terrified that something they say to their children might make them 'feel bad.' But, hey, if they've done something wrong, they should feel bad. Kids with a sense of responsibility, not entitlement, who know when to experience gratitude and humility, will be better at navigating the social shoals of college."
Author: Amy Chua
4. "Why shouldn't I? I demand silently. Why shouldn't I become a famous writer? Like Norman Mailer. Or Philip Roth. And F. Scott Fitzgerald and Hemmingway and all those other men. Why can't I be like them? I mean, what is the point of becoming a writer if no one reads what you've written?Damn Viktor Greene and The New School. Why do I have to keep proving myself all of the time? Why can't I be like L'il, with everyone praising and encouraging me? Or Rainbow, with her sense of entitlement. I bet Viktor Greene never asked Rainbow why she wanted to be a writer.Or what if-I wince-Viktor Greene is right? I'm not a writer after all."
Author: Candace Bushnell
5. "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
6. "We live in an age of instant knowledge. And there's almost a sense of entitlement to that."
Author: J. J. Abrams
7. "I had a Viking sense of entitlement to whatever provisions I could plunder."
Author: Jonathan Franzen
8. "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
9. "The school made it very clear that women were entitled to positions of authority. That sense of entitlement allowed us to feel that we have a natural place in leadership in the world. That gave me a mental and emotional confidence."
Author: Linda Vester
10. "We white folks cling to such an abiding sense of entitlement that when things go amiss, we cannot let go of this tortuously sunny, idiotically cheerful doppelganger of a world that we deserve in which life is swell."
Author: Lionel Shriver
11. "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
12. "I feel like rock stars feel a sense of entitlement, whereas I just feel a sense of good fortune."
Author: Neil Strauss
13. "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."
Author: Steve Maraboli
14. "...the divided world of Aspen, where locals with a sense of entitlement were pitted against developers with a sense of condominiums."
Author: Steve Martin
15. "Trying to corral the suburban stampede with a bunch of school buses was like herding cats. Actually, it was worse than herding cats. It was herding white people, earth's only species with a greater sense of entitlement than a cat."
Author: Tanner Colby
16. "The darker side of the City tried to emphasize the selfish parts of me by encouraging my sense of entitlement and my desire for personal space. But God seemed to whisper that the alternative existed: to let Him grow humility and concern for others in a way I had never experienced, to live out His peace amid whirling chaos. (p.67)"
Author: Tara Leigh Cobble
17. "Legalism breeds a sense of entitlement that turns us into complainers."
Author: Tullian Tchividjian

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Sama ihminen voi olla lapsena viaton ja aikuisena turmeltunut, vaikka hänen suhteensa toisiin ihmisiin ei olisi merkittävästi muuttunut. Ehkä siksi, että viattomuus on monien käsityksen mukaan kokemattomuutta ja tietämättömyyttä, ja molempiahan lapsilla tietysti riittää. Aikuisena tietämättömyydelle on vähemmän selityksiä, eikä se ole enää herttaista."
Author: Anu Silfverberg

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