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You should not have taken advantage of my sensibility to steal into my affections without my consent.
An organization's ability to learn, and translate that learning into action rapidly, is the ultimate competitive advantage.
To tax the community for the advantage of a class is not protection: it is plunder.
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.
Girls have an unfair advantage over men: if they can't get what they want by being smart, they can get it by being dumb.
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.
Impartial - unable to perceive any promise of personal advantage from espousing either side of a controversy.
I have been dealing with claims that I cheated and had an unfair advantage in winning my seven Tours since 1999.
In order to govern, the question is not to follow out a more or less valid theory but to build with whatever materials are at hand. The inevitable must be accepted and turned to advantage.
I think I was born strong-willed. That's not the kind of thing you can learn. The advantage is, you stick to what you believe in and rarely get pushed out of what you want to do.
To every disadvantage there is a corresponding advantage.
W. Clement Stone
Every man has inside himself a parasitic being who is acting not at all to his advantage.
William S. Burroughs
Let the fear of a danger be a spur to prevent it; he that fears not, gives advantage to the danger.
Next to knowing when to seize an opportunity, the most important thing in life is to know when to forego an advantage.
Fortune converts everything to the advantage of her favorites.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
If you have embraced a creed which appears to be free from the ordinary dirtiness of politics - a creed from which you yourself cannot expect to draw any material advantage - surely that proves that you are in the right?
What is fame? The advantage of being known by people of whom you yourself know nothing, and for whom you care as little.
Fugitive slaves were rare then, and as a fugitive slave lecturer, I had the advantage of being the first one out.
I want to state upfront, unequivocally and without doubt: I do not believe that any racial, ethnic or gender group has an advantage in sound judging. I do believe that every person has an equal opportunity to be a good and wise judge, regardless of their background or life experiences.
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 facade of his appearance.
Count no day lost in which you waited your turn, took only your share and sought advantage over no one.
I really think that there was a great advantage in many ways to being a woman. I think we are a lot better at personal relationships, and then have the capability obviously of telling it like it is when it's necessary.
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.
The advantage of doing one's praising for oneself is that one can lay it on so thick and exactly in the right places.
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.
Arsenal have won that advantage, nobody gave it to them. By playing fantastic football and by winning matches and by winning trophies, they won that respect that the opponent has for them.
What is at a peak is certain to decline. He who shows his hand will surely be defeated. He who can prevail in battle by taking advantage of his enemy's doubts is invincible.
The great advantage of being a writer is that you can spy on people. You're there, listening to every word, but part of you is observing. Everything is useful to a writer, you see - every scrap, even the longest and most boring of luncheon parties.
Where misunderstanding serves others as an advantage, one is helpless to make oneself understood.
Employees are a company's greatest asset - they're your competitive advantage. You want to attract and retain the best; provide them with encouragement, stimulus, and make them feel that they are an integral part of the company's mission.
Anne M. Mulcahy
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