We ought not be over anxious to encourage innovation, in case of doubtful improvement, for an old system must ever have two advantages over a new one; it is established and it is understood.
GOOD, adj. Sensible, madam, to the worth of this present writer. Alive, sir, to the advantages of letting him alone. - Ambrose Bierce
MONSIGNOR, n. A high ecclesiastical title, of which the Founder of our religion overlooked the advantages. - Ambrose Bierce
It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker, that we expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own self-interest. We address ourselves, not to their humanity but to their self-love, and never talk to them of our own neccessities but of their advantages. - Adam Smith
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. - Confucius
Were it offered to my choice, I should have no objection to a repetition of the same life from its beginning, only asking the advantages authors have in a second edition to correct some faults in the first. - Benjamin Franklin
To build a better world we need to replace the patchwork of lucky breaks and arbitrary advantages that today determine success...with a society that provides opportunities for all. - Malcolm Gladwell
Pride is seldom delicate; it will please itself with very mean advantages.
The new world with more technology, more connectivity, more innovation, and more advantages is less forgiving than the one we left behind - Lillian Gregory
Unfortunately, we do not often see the advantages in the power of values and virtues. We are easily taken away by physical wealth, material possessions and the power of money. - Sunday Adelaja
People should be courage to read books, it should be made in such way how I changed my opinion how James Patterson did it. It should be done a way in which people should se the advantages of reading a book. - Deyth Banger
One of the advantages of being a captain is being able to ask for advice without necessarily having to take it.
One of the advantages of living alone is that you don't have to wake up in the arms of a loved one.
There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantages of others. - Niccolo Machiavelli
The Advantages of Crises in a relationship is to showcase the REAL Person in the relationship. - Auliq-Ice
EULOGY, n. Praise of a person who has either the advantages of wealth and power, or the consideration to be dead. - Ambrose Bierce
The expenses of government, having for their object the interests of all, should be borne by every one, and the more a man enjoys the advantages of society, the more he ought to hold himself honoured in contributing to these expenses. - Anne-Robert-Jacques Turgot
One of the advantages of being disorganized is that one is always having surprising discoveries. - A.A. Milne
TELEPHONE n. An invention of the devil which abrogates some of the advantages of making a disagreeable person keep his distance. - Ambrose Bierce
Adam and Eve had many advantages, but the principle one was that they escaped teething. - Mark Twain
He leaned forward and opened his door, politely standing aside to let me by before following me in. There are some advantages to dating a guy from another era, I thought. Though I am a big believer in gender equality, chivalry scores high in my book. - Amy Plum
Whenever you feel like criticizing any one...just remember that all the people in this world haven't had the advantages that you've had. - F. Scott Fitzgerald
We speak for those who cannot speak. We have a duty to tell the stories for those who do not have the advantages that we have to tell stories. We must not speak falsely. The stories that we are entrusted to tell are stories of our tribes, or the tribes into which we have been initiated. - Billy Marshall Stoneking
How great are the advantages of solitude! -- How sublime is the silence of nature's ever-active energies? There is something in the very name of wilderness, which charms the ear, and soothes the spirit of man. There is religion in it. - Estwick Evans
One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries. - A. A. Milne