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  If brothers disagree, the bystander takes advantage.  
 -  Chinese proverb
  

  A short temper is a disadvantage.  
 -  Japanese proverb
  

  A single advantage is worth a thousand sorceries.  
 -  Turkish proverb
  

  Constituted as man is, he has positive need of occasional recreation, and whatever can give him this, associated with virtue and advantage and free from vice and disadvantage, is a positive good.  
 -  Abraham Lincoln
  

  The resources, advantages, and powers of the American people are very great, and they have, consequently, succeeded to equally great responsibilities. It seems to have devolved upon them to test whether a government established on the principles of human freedom can be maintained against an effort to build one upon the exclusive foundation of human bondage.  
 -  Abraham Lincoln
  

  Resign, v. To renounce an honor for an advantage. To renounce an advantage for a greater advantage.  
 -  Ambrose Bierce
  

  Politics, n. A strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles. The conduct of public affairs for private advantage.  
 -  Ambrose Bierce
  

  Money is never spent to so much advantage as when you have been cheated out of it; for at one stroke you have purchased prudence.  
 -  Arthur Schopenhauer
  

  A sage has one advantage: He is immortal. If this is not his century, many others will be.  
 -  Baltasar Gracian
  

  Next to knowing when to seize an opportunity, the next important thing is to know when to forego an advantage.  
 -  Benjamin Disraeli
  

  The wise man draws more advantage from his enemies than the fool from his friends.  
 -  Benjamin Franklin
  

  Men become much more attractive when they start looking older. But it doesn't do much for women, though we do have an advantage: make-up.  
 -  Bette Davis
  

  Look at children. Of course they may quarrel, but generally speaking they do not harbor ill feelings as much or as long as adults do. Most adults have the advantage of education over children, but what is the use of an education if they show a big smile while hiding negative feelings deep inside?  
 -  Dalai Lama
  

  Most people think small because most people are afraid of success, afraid of making decisions, afraid of winning. And that gives people like me a great advantage.  
 -  Donald Trump
  

  There exists in human nature a strong propensity to depreciate the advantages, and to magnify the evils, of the present times.  
 -  Edward Gibbon
  

  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
  

  An advantage of having only one child is that you always know who did it.  
 -  Erma Bombeck
  

  One advantage of talking to yourself is that you know at least somebody's listening.  
 -  Franklin P. Jones
  

  The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good things for the first time.  
 -  Friedrich Nietzsche
  

  I assess the power of a will by how much resistance, pain, torture it endures and knows how to turn to its advantage.  
 -  Friedrich Nietzsche
  

  One of the great disadvantages of hurry is that it takes such a long time.  
 -  G. K. Chesterton
  

  Working on people's development early is a big change at most companies, where development programs were long reserved for an elite group several years into their careers. Many of the best-performing companies are trying to move past that. They believe that developing future leaders earlier than other companies creates a competitive advantage that lasts for decades, as their pipelines of high achievers become bigger, better, and more reliable.  
 -  Geoff Colvin
  

  The public education system in America is one of the most important foundations of our democracy. After all, it is where children from all over America learn to be responsible citizens, and learn to have the skills necessary to take advantage of our fantastic opportunistic society.  
 -  George W. Bush
  

  A people... who are possessed of the spirit of commerce, who see and who will pursue their advantages may achieve almost anything.  
 -  George Washington
  

  Working on people's development early is a big change at most companies, where development programs were long reserved for an elite group several years into their careers. Many of the best-performing companies are trying to move past that. They believe that developing future leaders earlier than other companies creates a competitive advantage that lasts for decades, as their pipelines of high achievers become bigger, better, and more reliable.  
 -  Geoff Colvin
  

  The public education system in America is one of the most important foundations of our democracy. After all, it is where children from all over America learn to be responsible citizens, and learn to have the skills necessary to take advantage of our fantastic opportunistic society.  
 -  George W. Bush
  

  A people... who are possessed of the spirit of commerce, who see and who will pursue their advantages may achieve almost anything.  
 -  George Washington
  

  If the way to do good to my country were to render myself popular, I could easily do it. But extravagant popularity is not the road to public advantage.  
 -  John Adams
  

  I saw early on that there were a lot of great advantages to winning, but there was also one big disadvantage: Once you're on that pedestal, you're alone.  
 -  John McEnroe
  

  Being tall is an advantage, especially in business. People will always remember you. And if you're in a crowd, you'll always have some clean air to breathe.  
 -  Julia Child
  

  Everyone knows that not all change is good or even necessary. But in a world that is constantly changing, it is to our advantage to learn how to adapt and enjoy something better.  
 -  Kenneth Blanchard
  

  The only advantage I have found to being jewish is that I can be openly anti-Semitic.  
 -  Kirk Douglas
  

  While the speculator doesn't have the product knowledge or speed, he does have the advantage of not having to play. The speculator can choose to only bet when the odds are in his favor. That is an important positional advantage.  
 -  Larry Hite
  

  Never esteem anything as of advantage to you that will make you break your word or lose your self-respect.  
 -  Marcus Aurelius
  

  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
  

  Every company has room for the man who has a definite plan of action which is to the advantage of that company.  
 -  Napoleon Hill
  

  War grows out of the desire of the individual to gain advantage at the expense of his fellow man.  
 -  Napoleon Hill
  

  The vulgar herd estimate friends by the advantage to be derived from them.  
 -  Ovid
  

  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
  

  The old adage, 'If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is' isn't always correct. In fact, the suspicion, cynicism, and doubt that are inherent in this belief can and does keep people from taking advantage of excellent opportunities.  
 -  Richard Carlson
  

  One of the disadvantages of having children is that they eventually get old enough to give you presents they make at school.  
 -  Robert Byrne
  

  No matter what your product is, you are ultimately in the education business. Your customers need to be constantly educated about the many advantages of doing business with you, trained to use your products more effectively, and taught how to make never-ending improvement in their lives.  
 -  Robert G. Allen
  

  Financial leverage is the advantage the rich have over the poor and middle class.  
 -  Robert Kiyosaki
  

  It is no advantage to be near the light if the eyes are closed.  
 -  Saint Augustine
  

  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
  

  The two big advantages I had at birth were to have been born wise and have been born in poverty.  
 -  Sophia Loren
  

  Speed is the essence of war. Take advantage of the enemy's unpreparedness; travel by unexpected routes and strike him where he has taken no precautions.  
 -  Sun Tzu
  

  Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.  
 -  Thomas Jefferson
  

  That God cannot lie, is no advantage to your argument, because it is no proof that priests can not, or that the Bible does not.  
 -  Thomas Paine
  

  Every man has inside himself a parasitic being who is acting not at all to his advantage.  
 -  William S. Burroughs
  

  Do not be desirous of having things done quickly. Do not look at small advantages. Desire to have things done quickly prevents their being done thoroughly. Looking at small advantages prevents great affairs from being accomplished.  
 -  Wilson Mizner