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Ralph Waldo Emerson
American poet and philosopher 1803-1882+1
Every advantage has its tax.
Anglo-Irish novelist and philosopher 1919-19990
A good man often appears gauche simply because he does not take advantage of the myriad mean little chances of making himself look stylish. Preferring truth to form, he is not constantly at work upon the façade of his appearance.
English writer 1778-18300
A grave blockhead should always go about with a lively one - they show one another off to the best advantage.
A small child from a developing country has the advantage, from a very early age, of having access to toys which structure his mind, which constitute a sure advantage over the little African child who has never even held a modern toy.
Charles Horton Cooley
American sociologist 1864-19290
A strange and somewhat impassive physiognomy is often, perhaps, an advantage to an orator, or leader of any sort, because it helps to fix the eye and fascinate the mind.
American businessman, Advertising Expert 1911-0
A well-run restaurant is like a winning baseball team. It makes the most of every crew member's talent and takes advantage of every split-second opportunity to speed up service.
Lord George Byron
English poet 1788-18240
A woman who gives any advantage to a man may expect a lover - but will sooner or later find a tyrant.
After all, despite the economic advantage to firms that employed child labor, it was in the social interest, as a national policy, to abolish it - removing that advantage for all firms.
Chinese-American Actor, Director, Author, Martial Artist 1940-19730
An instructor should exemplify the things he seeks to teach. It will be of great advantage if you yourself can do all you ask of your students and more.Source: Jeet Kune Do (1997) Part 5 On training in Jeet Kune Do
George Bernard Shaw
Irish-English writer and critic 1856-19500
Baseball has the great advantage over cricket of being sooner ended.
Before signing any contract, you have to assume that the guy on the other side of the desk is handing you a shifty piece of paper that works to his advantage. I know that sounds cynical, but it's really that simple.
Scottish preacher, writer 1874-19170
Books are standing counselors and preachers, always at hand, and always disinterested; having this advantage over oral instructors, that they are ready to repeat their lesson as often as we please.
Builders eventually took advantage of the look of modernism to build cheaply and carelessly.
English poet 1593-16330
Calmness is great advantage; he that lets another chafe, may warm him at his fire.
French writer, journalist and playwright 1741-17940
Celebrity is the advantage of being known to people who we don't know, and who don't know us.