Never esteem anything as of advantage to you that will make you break your word or lose your self-respect.
I assess the power of a will by how much resistance, pain, torture it endures and knows how to turn to its advantage.
We grow a little every time we do not take advantage of somebody's weakness.
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who cannot read them.
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The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good things for the first time.
There is one advantage to having nothing, it never needs repair.
When you know your strength, you can turn any disadvantage into an advantage.
A woman who gives any advantage to a man may expect a lover -- but will sooner or later find a tyrant.
Treating your adversary with respect is giving him an advantage to which he is not entitled.
An advantage of poverty, your relatives gain nothing by your death.
It's easy to be taken advantage of if you're not honest.
Who is the most sensible person? The one who finds what is to their own advantage in all that happens to them.
Nothing gives a person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.
A person who won't read has no advantage over one who can't read.
An organization's ability to learn, and translate that learning into action rapidly, is the ultimate competitive advantage.
It’s a great advantage not to drink among hard drinking people.
The advantage of the emotions is that they lead us astray.
Where misunderstanding serves others as an advantage, one is helpless to make oneself understood.
Let the fear of a danger be a spur to prevent it; he that fears not, gives advantage to the danger.
There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.
I have had all the disadvantages required for success.
No advantages in this world are pure and unmixed.
He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage -- he won't encounter many rivals.
The use of money is all the advantage there is in having money.
God supplies us with the opportunity, but He cannot take advantage of it for us.
Be able to be alone. Lose not the advantage of solitude, and the society of thyself.
I don't know a greater advantage, than to appreciate the worth of an enemy.
I'm not the kind of guy who's taking advantage of my position.
The Lord had the wonderful advantage of being able to work alone.
Start where you are. Distant fields always look greener, but opportunity lies right where you are. Take advantage of every opportunity of service.
War grows out of the desire of the individual to gain advantage at the expense of his fellow men.
Crises and deadlocks when they occur have at least this advantage, that they force us to think.
Drawing is like making an expressive gesture with the advantage of permanence.
Out of labor's struggle in Arizona came better conditions for the workers, who must everywhere, at all times, under advantage and disadvantage work out their own salvation.
Half the world is composed of idiots, the other half of people clever enough to take indecent advantage of them.
The advantage of love at first sight is that it delays a second sight.
Luck can often mean simple taking advantage of a situation at the right moment, It is possible to make your luck by being always prepared.
It is in human nature to relax, when not compelled by personal advantage or disadvantage.
Next to knowing when to seize an opportunity, the most important thing in life is to know when to forego an advantage.
He who is enamored of himself will at least have the advantage of being inconvenienced by few rivals.
Man has always sacrificed truth to his vanity, comfort and advantage. He lives by make-believe.
One advantage in keeping a diary is that you become aware with reassuring clarity of the changes which you constantly suffer.
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.
A computer does not substitute for judgment any more than a pencil substitutes for literacy. But writing without a pencil is no particular advantage.
Like everybody who is not in love, he thought one chose the person to be loved after endless deliberations and on the basis of particular qualities or advantages.
It is, no doubt, an immense advantage to have done nothing, but one should not abuse it.
I had a lot of anger inside me and that came out at times that were not particularly advantageous to me career-wise.
That the way to achieve higher standards of living for all is through science and technology, taking advantage of better tools, methods and organization.
In every adversity there lies the seed of an equivalent advantage.
In every defeat is a lesson showing you how to win the victory next time.
Whether the flower looks better in the nosegay than in the meadow where it grew and we had to wet our feet to get it! Is the scholastic air any advantage?
Entrepreneurs are simply those who understand that there is little difference between obstacle and opportunity and are able to turn both to their advantage.
There would be no advantage to be gained by sowing a field of wheat if the harvest did not return more than was sown.
It is easy -- terribly easy -- to shake a man's faith in himself.
To take advantage of that to break a man's spirit is devil's work.