74+ Best Entitlement Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Entitlement is the feeling that you have the right to do or have what you want without having to work for it or deserve it, just because of who you are. Profoundly inspirational entitlement quotes will fire up your brain and encourage you to look at life differently while making you laugh.

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Famous Entitlement Quotes

I react very badly when mediocrity throws a tantrum of entitlement.  Lee Siegel

Gender shouldn’t grant you entitlements.

Entitlement is a delusion built on self centeredness and laziness

Entitlement fills your appetite, stay hungry, avoid it

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.  Guy Kawasaki

Entitlement is the plague that is eating up our society.

We are notorious for ‘running’ around self righteously declaring our rights to this and to that. But if we were to reflect upon the millions who ran across bloodied battlefields so that we would have rights to declare, I think we’d do a whole lot less declaring and a whole more appreciating. Craig D. Lounsbrough

I am afraid of privilege, of ease, of entitlement. Tan Le

Don’t feel entitled to anything you didn’t sweat and struggle for.

Everyone is entitled to his own nostalgia. James Wolcott

Everybody deserves love, but nobody is entitled to it.  Katerina Stoykova Klemer

Entitlement is the opposite of enchantment. Guy Kawasaki

We live in the age of entitlement, as opposed to enlightenment.  Bill Bailey

Entitlement is a delusion built on self centeredness and laziness.                                                                                                                                                           

Networking is an enrichment program, not an entitlement program.  Susan RoAne

Entitlement is the biggest enemy to our society. Jason Hartman

You’re entitled to your negative opinions but talk slowly; I only have two middle fingers to go around.  Rachel Wolchin

A misplaced sense of entitlement can cause division amongst people.

You youngsters nowadays think you’re to begin with living well and working easy; you’ve no notion of running afoot before you get on horseback. George Eliot

Gratitude begins where my sense of entitlement ends. Steven Furtick

Entitlement and privilege are corrupt.  James Stockdale

The worst kind of greed is a sense of entitlement to the earnings of others.

Success is not an entitlement. It has to be earned.  Howard Schultz

Happiness is not an entitlement. Only its pursuit is. Happiness requires work.

I do think that there is both a very powerful sense of entitlement and a kind of bubble of wealth which makes it hard for the people at the very top to understand the travails of the middle class.  Chrystia Freeland

There is no entitlement. Love is either equal or a tragedy. Michael Robotham

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, The Entitlement Trap: How to Rescue Your Child with a New Family System of Choosing, Earning, and Ownership

Entitlement? How can you be entitled to someone else’s money?  John Stossel

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, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

An attitude of entitlement is inversely related to one of gratitude. Pete Wilson

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. Candice Bergen

Everybody deserves love, but nobody is entitled to it. Katerina Stoykova Klemer                                                                                                                                                                     

The abusive man’s high entitlement leads him to have unfair and unreasonable expectations, so that the relationship revolves around his demands. His attitude is: You owe me. For each ounce he gives, he wants a pound in return. He wants his partner to devote herself fully to catering to him, even if it means that her own needs or her children get neglected. You can pour all your energy into keeping your partner content, but if he has this mind set, he’ll never be satisfied for long. And he will keep feeling that you are controlling him, because he doesn’t believe that you should set any limits on his conduct or insist that he meet his responsibilities.

The bigger the sense of entitlement, the smaller the sense of gratitude. John Ortberg

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.  Jon Krakauer, Into the Wild

Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not his own facts. Daniel Patrick Moynihan

People who are given whatever they want soon develop a sense of entitlement and rapidly lose their sense of proportion. Sarah Churchwell

The only entitlement guaranteed should be the fruits of one’s own labor. Michael Palmer                                                                                                                                         

You were given a life; it is your duty and also your entitlement as a human being to find something beautiful within life, no matter how slight.  Elizabeth Gilbert

Don’t feel entitled to anything you didn’t sweat and struggle for. Marian Wright Edelman

It is true that when an entitlement begins to be enjoyed by people, they like to keep it.  Jon Kyl

Successful people have a sense of gratitude. Unsuccessful people have a sense of entitlement. Steve Aitchison                                                                                                   

Grace destroys entitlement. Justin Buzzard

It is true that, when an entitlement begins to be enjoyed by people, they like to keep it. Jon Kyl

Sometimes people take it for granted that they had success, especially nowadays when you have instant stardom. A lot of people feel entitled and nobody is entitled to anything.  Donny Osmond

When there’s expectation, without appreciation, you get entitled and ingratitude Cheri Fogarty

The future of America is not an entitlement. We have been given a treasure chest of gifts and opportunities, but some people are being left behind, and success is not sustainable unless it is shared.  Howard Schultz

You need to stop doing things for someone when you find out it’s expected rather than appreciated.

What separates privilege from entitlement is Gratitude.  Brené Brown

I’m sorry that my disapproval of your behavior and sense of entitlement makes you uncomfortable.

Pride and entitlement always go with unforgiveness. The longer you hold someone’s offense over them, the more likely you are to start feeling arrogant and entitled to your posture toward him. Will Davis Jr.

No one asked me to be an actor, so no one owed me. There was no entitlement. James Earl Jones

Elite athletes learn entitlement. They believe they are entitled to have women serve their needs. It’s part of being a man. It’s the cultural construction of masculinity.  Jackson Katz

People who take more than their share usually feel an inflated sense of entitlement. Jeanne Phillips

We live in an age of instant knowledge. And there’s almost a sense of entitlement to that. J. J. Abrams

I hate the sense of entitlement or the sense of business crawling into playing music. Joshua Homme

Entitlement is the opposite of enchantment.  Guy Kawasaki

Nothing guarantees more erosion of character than getting something for nothing. Dennis Prager

My father and mother had no sense of entitlement for their children. Seamus Heaney

There’s no such thing as entitlement, unless someone has first met an obligation. Margaret Thatcher

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, Diotima, Battery, Electric Personality

Entitlement creates an illusion of superiority that clouds our ability of self improvisation. HBR Patel

Male privilege and entitlement are dying a very painful death; no one gives up power without a struggle. Gloria Allred

The most capricious modern entitlement is not just Social Security, but to self esteem. George F. Will

Entitlement is just the grossest kind of human behavior.  Jessica Parker Kennedy

People are totally entitled to their own opinion. But they are not entitled to their own facts. Seth Godin

We don’t have entitlements as part of our family heritage. If you want nice things in life, if you want to get ahead, you have to earn it.  Brian France

Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first. Mark Twain

The decision to marry is every woman’s entitlement, irrespective of her age.  Zeenat Aman

Service and gratitude will fuel your relationship; entitlement and expectation will poison you. Dr. Steve Maraboli

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.  Natascha McElhone

Male privilege and entitlement are dying a very painful death; no one gives up power without a struggle. Gloria Allred