Advantage Quotes

Small: A grave blockhead should always go about with a lively one - they show one another off to the best advantage
William Hazlitt
"A grave blockhead should always go about with a lively one - they show one another off to the best advantage"
William Hazlitt, Critic
Small: Most people have no idea how to politely answer a phone. The English do, and its been their only major busines
Doug Coupland
"Most people have no idea how to politely answer a phone. The English do, and it's been their only major business advantage for the past two centuries"
Doug Coupland, Author
Small: One advantage of marriage is that, when you fall out of love with him or he falls out of love with you, it kee
Judith Viorst
"One advantage of marriage is that, when you fall out of love with him or he falls out of love with you, it keeps you together until you fall in again"
Judith Viorst, Author
Small: No matter how full a reservoir of maxims one may possess, and no matter how good ones sentiments may be, if on
William James
"No matter how full a reservoir of maxims one may possess, and no matter how good one's sentiments may be, if one has not taken advantage of every concrete opportunity to act, one's character may remain entirely unaffected for the better"
William James, Philosopher
Small: The advantage of doing ones praising for oneself is that one can lay it on so thick and exactly in the right p
Samuel Butler
"The advantage of doing one's praising for oneself is that one can lay it on so thick and exactly in the right places"
Samuel Butler, Poet
Small: Thats one of the nice things. I mean, part of the beauty of me is that Im very rich. So if I need 600 million,
Donald Trump
"That's one of the nice things. I mean, part of the beauty of me is that I'm very rich. So if I need $600 million, I can put $600 million myself. That's a huge advantage. I must tell you, that's a huge advantage over the other candidates"
Donald Trump, Businessman
Small: The advantage of love at first sight is that it delays a second sight
"The advantage of love at first sight is that it delays a second sight"
Natalie Clifford Barney, Author
Small: A woman who gives any advantage to a man may expect a lover but will sooner or later find a tyrant
"A woman who gives any advantage to a man may expect a lover but will sooner or later find a tyrant"
George Byron, Poet
Small: War grows out of the desire of the individual to gain advantage at the expense of his fellow man
Napoleon Hill
"War grows out of the desire of the individual to gain advantage at the expense of his fellow man"
Napoleon Hill, Writer
Small: Convinced that the attachment of colonies to the metropolis, depends infinitely more upon moral and religious
"Convinced that the attachment of colonies to the metropolis, depends infinitely more upon moral and religious feeling, than political arrangement, or even commercial advantage, I cannot but lament that more is not done to instill it into the minds of the people"
John Strachan, Clergyman
Small: The other advantage is that in conventional manufacturing processes, it takes a long time for a factory to pro
K. Eric Drexler
"The other advantage is that in conventional manufacturing processes, it takes a long time for a factory to produce an amount of product equal to its own weight. With molecular machines, the time required would be something more like a minute"
K. Eric Drexler, Scientist
Small: Mr. Chairman, on September 11, we were attacked by terrorists who took advantage of weaknesses in our border s
"Mr. Chairman, on September 11, we were attacked by terrorists who took advantage of weaknesses in our border security. After infiltrating our country, the terrorists were able to conceal their real identities, and thereby plot their attacks without fear of being apprehended"
Jim Ryun, Athlete
Small: For me it came from the material. It was so well written and brought the opportunity to work with great actors
Dwayne Johnson
"For me it came from the material. It was so well written and brought the opportunity to work with great actors. And of course the opportunity to 'mince about' was an added element that I wanted to take advantage of!"
Dwayne Johnson, Actor
Small: We should increase our development of alternative fuels, taking advantage of renewable resources, like using c
Bobby Jindal
"We should increase our development of alternative fuels, taking advantage of renewable resources, like using corn and sugar to produce ethanol or soybeans to produce biodiesel"
Bobby Jindal, Politician
Small: Take advantage of every opportunity to practice your communication skills so that when important occasions ari
Jim Rohn
"Take advantage of every opportunity to practice your communication skills so that when important occasions arise, you will have the gift, the style, the sharpness, the clarity, and the emotions to affect other people"
Jim Rohn, Businessman
Small: Illegal immigrants are beginning to comprise a black market class of workers in our society, jeopardizing the
"Illegal immigrants are beginning to comprise a black market class of workers in our society, jeopardizing the financial health of companies which play by the rules, while themselves vulnerable to the exploitation by those willing to take advantage of their illegal status"
Spencer Bachus, Politician
Small: American teachers have one indisputable advantage over foreign ones they understand the American temperament a
"American teachers have one indisputable advantage over foreign ones; they understand the American temperament and can judge its unevenness, its lights and its shadows"
John Philip Sousa, Musician
Small: I am in no mood to be deceived any longer by the crafty devil and false character whose greatest pleasure is t
"I am in no mood to be deceived any longer by the crafty devil and false character whose greatest pleasure is to take advantage of everyone"
Camille Claudel, Sculptor
Small: The only advantage of not being too good a housekeeper is that your guests are so pleased to feel how very muc
Eleanor Roosevelt
"The only advantage of not being too good a housekeeper is that your guests are so pleased to feel how very much better they are"
Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady
Small: For them to perceive the advantage of defeating the enemy, they must also have their rewards
Sun Tzu
"For them to perceive the advantage of defeating the enemy, they must also have their rewards"
Sun Tzu, Philosopher
Small: When we violate the law ourselves, whatever short-term advantage may be gained, we are obviously encouraging o
J. William Fulbright
"When we violate the law ourselves, whatever short-term advantage may be gained, we are obviously encouraging others to violate the law; we thus encourage disorder and instability and thereby do incalculable damage to our own long-term interests"
J. William Fulbright, Politician
Small: I believe the Negro blood counts, and counts to my advantage - though it has caused me at times a life of grea
Henry Ossawa Tanner
"I believe the Negro blood counts, and counts to my advantage - though it has caused me at times a life of great humiliation and sorrow"
Henry Ossawa Tanner, Artist
Small: I think that the wonderful advantage we have in the film of being able to cast a girl as young as Emmy and whi
"I think that the wonderful advantage we have in the film of being able to cast a girl as young as Emmy and which we couldn't do in the theatre of course because no girl of 16 or 17 could sing 8 shows a week, couldn't sing two"
Andrew Lloyd Webber, Composer
Small: One of the things Ive had the advantage of, growing up and being close to the top management of this company a
Bill Ford
"One of the things I've had the advantage of, growing up and being close to the top management of this company and other companies for most of my life, is seeing how CEOs start to believe in their own infallibility. And that really scares me"
Bill Ford, Businessman
Small: The essayist has to follow a certain intellectual pattern. The novelist has the advantage of using fantasy, of
"The essayist has to follow a certain intellectual pattern. The novelist has the advantage of using fantasy, of being subjective"
Manuel Puig, Author
Small: When you have an advantage, you are obliged to attack otherwise you are endangered to lose the advantage
"When you have an advantage, you are obliged to attack; otherwise you are endangered to lose the advantage"
Wilhelm Steinitz, Celebrity
Small: It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong so
"It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them"
P. G. Wodehouse, Writer
Small: We need to take advantage of the opportunity we have now to create a vision and become great
"We need to take advantage of the opportunity we have now to create a vision and become great"
Christine Gregoire, Politician
Small: I have a great advantage over many of my colleagues inasmuch as my students bring with them to class their own
"I have a great advantage over many of my colleagues inasmuch as my students bring with them to class their own personal knowledge of national, regional, religious, ethnic, occupational, and family folklore traditions"
Alan Dundes, Educator
Small: In the absence of sound oversight,responsible businesses are forced to compete against unscrupulous and underh
Barack Obama
"In the absence of sound oversight,responsible businesses are forced to compete against unscrupulous and underhanded businesses, who are unencumbered by any restrictions on activities that might harm the environment, or take advantage of middle-class families, or threaten to bring down the entire financial system"
Barack Obama, President
Small: Americans have the right and advantage of being armed - unlike the citizens of other countries whose governmen
James Madison
"Americans have the right and advantage of being armed - unlike the citizens of other countries whose governments are afraid to trust the people with arms"
James Madison, President
Small: The Constitution preserves the advantage of being armed which Americans possess over the people of almost ever
James Madison
"The Constitution preserves the advantage of being armed which Americans possess over the people of almost every other nation where the governments are afraid to trust the people with arms"
James Madison, President
Small: The American people are screaming out saying its unfair that the wealthiest, the largest corporations who can
"The American people are screaming out saying it's unfair that the wealthiest, the largest corporations who can afford the best attorneys, the best accountants, take advantage of these special tax treatments that the lobbyists have, along with lawmakers, have cooked in the books here"
David Plouffe, Public Servant
Small: Luck can often mean simply taking advantage of a situation at the right moment. It is possible to make your lu
"Luck can often mean simply taking advantage of a situation at the right moment. It is possible to make your luck by being always prepared"
Michael Korda, Novelist
Small: We must carefully examine change so that we are able to discard those aspects of change which would be detrime
"We must carefully examine change so that we are able to discard those aspects of change which would be detrimental to our way of life, and, at the same time, take advantage of those aspects of change which will enhance and improve our quality of life"
Alex Campbell, Politician
Small: There are few in America that really know how to take advantage of the current health care system
"There are few in America that really know how to take advantage of the current health care system"
Matthew Lesko, Entertainer
Small: In a government whose distinguishing characteristic should be a diffusion and equalization of its benefits and
"In a government whose distinguishing characteristic should be a diffusion and equalization of its benefits and burdens the advantage of individuals will be augmented at the expense of the community at large"
Martin Van Buren, President
Small: When we cannot hope to win, it is an advantage to yield
"When we cannot hope to win, it is an advantage to yield"
Quintilian, Educator
Small: The instant the Government was organized, at the very first Congress, the Northern States evinced a general de
"The instant the Government was organized, at the very first Congress, the Northern States evinced a general desire and purpose to use it for their own benefit, and to pervert its powers for sectional advantage, and they have steadily pursued that policy to this day"
Robert Toombs, Politician
Small: Certainly there was no just cause of complaint from the Northern States - no advantage was ever sought or obta
"Certainly there was no just cause of complaint from the Northern States - no advantage was ever sought or obtained by them for their section of the Republic"
Robert Toombs, Politician