Quotation Explorer - 'Benefit'

People have struggled for the benefits of others, you can struggle at least for your own benefit. - Amit Kalantri
If a problem is fixable, if a situation is such that you can do something about it, then there is no need to worry. If it's not fixable, then there is no help in worrying. There is no benefit in worrying whatsoever. - Dalai Lama XIV
A person that only looks to benefit from other people, usually ends up alone. - JA Perez
A library outranks any other one thing a community can do to benefit its people. It is a never failing spring in the desert. - Andrew Carnegie
If you do darshan (worship) of the one who has both stillness in his eyes and chit prasannta (blissful state of chit); you gain benefit. - Dada Bhagwan
The only benefit a woman can have in talking too much is defeating a man who troubles her too much. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Women and men have to fight together to change society - and both will benefit... Partnership, not dependence, is the real romance in marriage. - Muriel Fox
Dear young aspiring leader, one day you will be in a position of power. That shouldn't let you enslave nor look down upon others, but aim to influence change for the benefit of future generations. - Gugu Mona
God does not bring two people together for the benefit of just one - Rosemary West
Drought-struck farmers pray for rain, in the express hope that the universe or owner thereof will hear the words and suspense the laws of meteorology for their benefit. Some, of course, actually believe just that, and for all anyone can prove they could be right. - Terry Pratchett
You benefit at a different time, from when you planted seeds for success. Learn patience. But be persistent. It’s important for success. Use perseverance and dedicate yourself to your top goals. - Mark F. LaMoure
Those who would abuse your trust for their own benefit can do it well, but only one time. - JA Perez
The wild life of today is not ours to do with as we please. The original stock was given to us in trust for the benefit both of the present and the future. We must render an accounting of this trust to those who come after us. - Theodore Roosevelt
If you can't see a benefit of the challenges in the present, know that you're giving a present to your future." —Bright Side Up: 100 Ways to Be Happier Right Now - Amy Spencer
A great perturbation in nature, to receive at once the benefit of sleep and do the effects of watching! - William Shakespeare
Great partnerships should benefit us all - Marcel Fuursted
Women share their sadness, thought Edith. Their joy they like to show off to one another. Victory, triumph over the odds, calls for an audience. And that air of bustle and exigence sometimes affected by the sexually loquacious - that is for the benefit of other women. No solidarity then. - Anita Brookner
Oil prices have fallen lately. We include this news for the benefit of gas stations, which otherwise wouldn't learn of it for six months. - Bill Tammeus
Only a peace between equals can last. Only a peace the very principle of which is equality and a common participation in a common benefit. - Woodrow Wilson
A civilized society is formed when every individual in that society are bound to obey the rules and regulation which is for the benefit of their own society. - Santosh Kalwar
He without benefit of scruples His fun and money soon quadruples. - Ogden Nash
The primary benefit of practicing any art, whether well or badly, is that it enables one's soul to grow. - Kurt Vonnegut
Your opponents do not want you to persevere;they are afraid you will succeed.Your allies want you to persevere;they will benefit from your success. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Be courteous, be obliging, but don't give yourself over to be melted down for the benefit of the tallow trade. - George Eliot
As long as people are going to call you a lunatic anyway, why not get the benefit of it? It liberates you from convention.
The fundamental premise that all are equal under and before the law and all are entitled to the equal protection and the equal benefit of the law and when that is put in place, the law enforcement becomes manageable because just laws foster compliance, do not require coercion. - George Stamatis
Nothing you hear or read will be of any benefit to you unless you meditate and digest itdeeply. - Sunday Adelaja
If we try to run the economy for the benefit of a single group or class, we shall injure or destroy all groups, including the members of the very class for whose benefit we have been trying to run it. We must run the economy for everybody - Henry Hazlitt
Talk like an ambassador (Eph 4:29-30). 1)Consider the person ("only what is helpful for building others up")2) Consider the problem ("according to their needs")3) Consider the process ("that it may benefit those who listen") - Timothy S. Lane
Hatred of enemies is easier and more intense than love of friends. But from men who are more anxious to injure opponents than to benefit the world at large no great good is to be expected.
All growth is a leap in the dark, a spontaneous unpremeditated act without the benefit of experience. - Henry Miller
Luxury life is good if everyman living on earth can benefit from it! Otherwise, it is injustice! - Mehmet Murat ildan
In any bureaucracy, the people devoted to the benefit of the bureaucracy itself always get in control, and those dedicated to the goals the bureaucracy is supposed to accomplish have less and less influence, and sometimes are eliminated entirely.[Pournelle's law of Bureaucracy] - Jerry Pournelle
We are like sculptors, constantly carving out of others the image we long for, need, love or desire, often against reality, against their benefit, and always, in the end, a disappointment, because it does not fit them. - Anaïs Nin
Wisdom gives us the understanding that God has given us commandments for our benefit. - Sunday Adelaja
All government -- indeed, every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue and every prudent act -- is founded on compromise and barter. - Edmund Burke
A fool cannot be protected from his folly. If you attempt to do so, you will not only arouse his animosity but also you will be attempting to deprive him of whatever benefit he is capable of deriving from experience. Never attempt to teach a pig to sing; it wastes your time and annoys the pig.
The benefit of being friends will vastly outweigh the benefit of being enemies. - R.A.Delmonico
Capitalism is the extraordinary belief that the nastiest of men for the nastiest of motives will somehow work together for the benefit of all. - John Maynard Keynes
Men of science offer us health, an obvious benefit; it is only afterwards that we discover that by health, they mean bodily slavery and spiritual tedium. - G.K. Chesterton
They were untouched by modern education, but their government was striving with might and main to procure this inestimable benefit for them; anticlericalism and American bustle would soon free them from belief in miracles and holy likenesses. - Robertson Davies
Our humanity consists in the fact that we do more than survive, that a great part of what we do confers no survival benefit in terms presumably salient from the Pleistocene point of view. - Marilynne Robinson
Waking up is not a selfish pursuit of happiness, it is a revolutionary stance, from the inside out, for the benefit of all beings in existence. - Noah Levine
Every great man, every successful man, no matter what the field of endeavor, has known the magic that lies in these words: every adversity has the seed of an equivalent or greater benefit. - W. Clement Stone
Engineering is the practice of safe and economic application of the scientific laws governing the forces and materials of nature by means of organization, design and construction, for the general benefit of mankind. - S. E. Lindsay
Anger is a rough water; if you can canalize it into a watermill, you can benefit from it. Anything bad can be transformed into good. - Mehmet Murat ildan
Most of us would benefit greatly from recognizing and accepting the difference between our history and our destiny. - Steve Maraboli
I can't criticize what I don't understand. If you want to call this art, you've got the benefit of all my doubts. - Charles Rosin
Education does not exist for the benefit of students or for the benefit of their parents. It's exists for the benefit of social order. You do not need to be a student or have a child who is a student to benefit from education. Every second of every day of your life, you benefit from education. - Saminu Kanti
How terrible it is to have wisdom when it does not benefit those who have it. - Sophocles
Don't you ever waste a single second in your life to think that you're useless. God created you with a purpose. And the mere fact that you exist in this world is a benefit of those who actually know you. - Joe Mari Fadrigalan
A true healer is the one who heals himself first so others can benefit from his own healing. - Hong Curley
A benefit of friendship is knowing whom to tell secrets to. - Alessandro Manzoni
The great achievements of western capitalism have rebounded primarily to the benefit of the ordinary person. These achievements have made available to the masses conveniences and amenities that were previously the exclusive prerogative of the rich and powerful. - Milton Friedman
The man who has received a benefit ought always to remember it, but he who has granted it ought to forget the fact at once. - Demosthenes
To be wise: You take the knowledge you have gained and use it to script words together to benefit yourself and others. - Stacy Snapp Killian aka StacyK
We the caregivers, have the power to do things proactively to benefit our present and future generations. - Betsy L. Stone
Be noble like the sun; let even those who resent you for shinning benefit from your warmth. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The ultimate altruism is nothing but the sacrifice of one’s self for the benefit of others. Love yourself but never forget to be altruistic to others in need. - Debasish Mridha
Today is sacred - for it will never come again. What could be more important than living this day with attention and the intention to be of benefit, to the best of your ability, to all you encounter? - John Bruna
Those who use religion for their own benefit are detestable. We are against such a situation and will not allow it. Those who use religion in such a manner have fooled our people; it is against just such people that we have fought and will continue to fight. - Mustafa Kemal Atatürk
Destroy your life; then put it back together.You'll get great material, meet some fascinating characters and side benefit the skills you develop will give you greater compassion, insight and range with the people you create on the page or run into off of it. - Jerry Stahl
There is no benefit in the gifts of a bad man. - Euripides
Reproductive freedom is critical to a whole range of issues. If we can’t take charge of this most personal aspect of our lives, we can’t take care of anything. It should not be seen as a privilege or as a benefit, but a fundamental human right. - Faye Wattleton
It's not often that I get the benefit of the doubt.
You want to make sure that your purpose is something people can benefit from long after you're gone. - Bob Proctor
American consumers benefit from disparity & exploitation. I benefit from disparity & exploitation & so does my family. there is no way to be a consumer in this country without causing pain" --casey gray - author of Discount - & my New HERO - Casey Gray
If you are ever in doubt as to whether or not you should kiss a pretty girl, give her the benefit of the doubt. - Thomas Carlyle
Happiness comes when your work and words are of benefit to others. - Gautama Buddha
Let your cares drive you to God. I shall not mind if you have many of them if each one leads you to prayer. If every fret makes you lean more on the Beloved, it will be a benefit. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Everyone who receives the protection of society owes a return for the benefit. - John Stuart Mill
People must be taught that money is not the most important benefit of work. - Sunday Adelaja
If you begin the day with love in your heart, peace in your nerves, and truth in your mind, you not only benefit by their presence but also bring them to others, to your family and friends, and to all those whose destiny draws across your path that day. - Unknown
pause, ponder,consult, think through it well, understand the consequence, know the benefit and take a second look at it again for it takes a little mistake to cause a big had I know with a deep regret - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
The insufferable arrogance of human beings to think that Nature was made solely for their benefit, as if it was conceivable that the sun had been set afire merely to ripen men's apples and head their cabbages. - Cyrano de Bergerac
A timely benefit, -though thing of little worth,The gift itself, -in excellence transcends the earth - Thiruvalluvar
Success is...knowing your purpose in life,growing to reach your maximum potential, andsowing seeds that benefit others. - John C. Maxwell
We are all bounded with each other on the basis of our beliefs and values; when we question those values, we are certainly left alone, away from our families, friends and the dear one. And that is a cost benefit analysis we all make and we keep satisfying ourselves with the status quo of situations. - M.F. Moonzajer
Engineering is the professional art of applying science to the optimum conversion of natural resources to the benefit of man. - Ralph J. Smith
There is some magic in wealth, which can thus make persons pay their court to it, when it does not even benefit themselves. How strange it is, that a fool or knave, with riches, should be treated with more respect by the world, than a good man, or a wise man in poverty! - Ann Radcliffe
Is it easy? Usually not. But you don't forgive people for their benefit. You do it for your benefit. - Andrew Matthews
Yes, life is full of awkward moments! For example, that time you keep dazing off while staring at the same person you found yourself staring at five minutes ago. *gulp* So glad staring is still not illegal. Or, at least I'm glad for my own benefit. - Mary Kate
A wise man should consider that health is the greatest of human blessings, and learn how by his own thought to derive benefit from his illnesses. - Hippocrates
I believe that to meet the challenge of the next century, human beings will have to develop a greater sense of universal responsibility. Each of us must learn to work not just for his or her own self, family or nation, but for the benefit of all mankind.
Evolution is a part of nature. The world has strayed away from God, and now interprets its conception for the benefit of blissful ignorance. - Lionel Suggs
Capitalism is the extraordinary belief that he nastiest of men, for the nastiest of reasons, will somehow work for the benefit of us all. - John Maynard Keynes
Give away yourself for the benefit of others so that they will feel abundant. - Debasish Mridha
Wise men, when in doubt whether to speak or to keep quiet, give themselves the benefit of the doubt, and remain silent. - Napoleon Hill
Showing your true self sometimes don't give you any benefit, but at least you do honest to your self and God. - Olivia Sinaga
As your faith is strengthened, you will find that there is no longer the need to have a sense of control, that things will flow as they will and that you will flow with them to your great delight and benefit. - Emmanuel Teney
Every relationship is a cost benefit calculation; either it is material or spiritual. - M.F. Moonzajer
Some artists benefit less from being interviewed than they do from being left alone. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Adversity, if for no other reason, is of benefit, since it is sure to bring a season of sober reflection. People see clearer at such times. Storms purify the atmosphere. - Henry Ward Beecher
He who receives a benefit should never forget it; he who bestow should never remember it. - Pierre Charron
He plants trees to benefit another generation. - Caecilius Statius
Knowledge’ may be there but ‘correctness’ is required along with it. If you have ‘knowledge’ but don’t have the ‘correctness’; you will go to moksha, but others will not gain any benefit! - Dada Bhagwan
Animals shouldn’t be hunted and nature shouldn’t be disturbed, even destroyed, to benefit the whims of mankind - Charles Manson
We do not learn for the benefit of anyone, we learn to unlearn ignorance. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Money needs to be sown into a fertile soil as a seed. We need to invest it for it to benefit us. - Sunday Adelaja
Engineering is the art of organizing and directing men and controlling the forces and materials of nature for the benefit of the human race. - Henry G. Stott
Whom did it benefit. (Cui Bono Fuerit) - Longinus Cassius
Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed of an equal or greater benefit. - Napoleon Hill
Happiness comes when your words are of benefit to yourself and others. - Buddha
Loss has no friend, no allies, no benefit to the human spirit. - Asa Don Brown
We can all benefit by learning to express and meet out physical needs in a loving, caressing and compassionate way - David Bresler
Before you start any business, you need to get your target audience down pat. Who do you want to serve? Who will your product/service benefit the most? Don’t worry about the rest. - Kevin J. Donaldson
To furnish the means of acquiring knowledge is ... the greatest benefit that can be conferred upon mankind. It prolongs life itself and enlarges the sphere of existence. - John Quincy Adams
The Way of Heaven is to benefit others and not to injure.The Way of the sage is to act but not to compete. - Lao-tzu
Persons desiring to know what love is might benefit more if they were able to understand what love is not. - Floyd Henderson
Let us think of education as the means of developing our greatest abilities, because in each of us there is a private hope and dream which, fulfilled, can be translated into benefit for everyone and greater strength for our nation. - John F. Kennedy
I prefer to rely on my memory. I have lived with that memory a long time, I am used to it, and if I have rearranged or distorted anything, surely that was done for my own benefit. - Leon Festinger
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