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But there are advantages to being elected President. The day after I was elected, I had my high school grades classified Top Secret.
Human felicity is produced not as much by great pieces of good fortune that seldom happen as by little advantages that occur every day.
It is the greatest of all advantages to enjoy no advantage at all.
Henry David Thoreau
Telephone, n. An invention of the devil which abrogates some of the advantages of making a disagreeable person keep his distance.
Eulogy. Praise of a person who has either the advantages of wealth and power, or the consideration to be dead.
One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries.
A. A. Milne
All travel has its advantages. If the passenger visits better countries, he may learn to improve his own. And if fortune carries him to worse, he may learn to enjoy it.
Few enterprises of great labor or hazard would be undertaken if we had not the power of magnifying the advantages we expect from them.
There are advantages to being a star though - you can always get a table in a full restaurant.
Everybody's going through a lot of stress these days, no matter how well off you are and how many advantages you have, it's a stressful time in everybody's lives.
Wealth is not without its advantages and the case to the contrary, although it has often been made, has never proved widely persuasive.
John Kenneth Galbraith
There is no one thoroughly despicable. We cannot descend much lower than an idiot; and an idiot has some advantages over a wise man.
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.
Texas will again lift it's head and stand among the nations. It ought to do so, for no country upon the globe can compare with it in natural advantages.
I don't care about wealth. What seems to be upsetting is institutionalizing the advantages that wealth gives you.
If we help an educated man's daughter to go to Cambridge are we not forcing her to think not about education but about war? - not how she can learn, but how she can fight in order that she might win the same advantages as her brothers?
The two big advantages I had at birth were to have been born wise and to have been born in poverty.
One of the advantages of being a captain is being able to ask for advice without necessarily having to take it.
Even with all the advantages of retrospect, and a lot of witnesses dead and gone, you can't make your life look as if you intended it or you were consistent. All you can show is how you dealt with various hands.
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.
The advantages found in history seem to be of three kinds, as it amuses the fancy, as it improves the understanding, and as it strengthens virtue.
No advantages in this world are pure and unmixed.
Being a novelty had its advantages.
One of the most considerable advantages the great have over their inferiors is to have servants as good as themselves.
Miguel de Cervantes
Yeah, we pretty much had a form and a shape by that time - a style - and I think one of the advantages of not having any relationship to any other puppeteer was that it gave me a reason to put those together myself for the needs of television.
The world is ruled only by consideration of advantages.
The difference in the education of men and women must give the former great advantages over the latter, even where geniuses are equal.
People with advantages are loath to believe that they just happen to be people with advantages.
C. Wright Mills
One of the advantages of moving quickly is if you do something wrong you can change it. What technologies tend to do is they tend to make a lot of mistakes... but then we go back and aggressively attack those mistakes - and fix them. And you usually recover pretty quickly.
I think I was born at a time when an American male had so many advantages and opportunities that weren't available to men before or after, just a very brief period.
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