Advantage Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old advantage quotes, advantage sayings, and advantage proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

The advantage of the emotions is that they lead us astray. Oscar Wilde
It is the greatest of all advantages to enjoy no advantage at all. Henry David Thoreau
The advantage of love at first sight is that it delays a second sight. Natalie Clifford Barney
When you have an advantage, you are obliged to attack; otherwise you are endangered to lose the advantage. Wilhelm Steinitz
Never esteem anything as of advantage to you that will make you break your word or lose your self-respect. Marcus Aurelius
Next to knowing when to seize an opportunity, the most important thing in life is to know when to forgo an advantage. Benjamin Disraeli
For myself, I want no advantage over my fellow man, and if he is weaker than I, all the more is it my duty to help him. Eugene V. Debs
Advantage is a better soldier than rashness. H.G. Bohn
Our advantages in life generally bear a direct proportion to the exertions we make to secure them; by neglecting them, they often flee from us never to return. W.T. Burke
The need for gain, and advantage over others, is one of the chief driving forces behind all human misery. Bryant McGill
Move not unless you see an advantage; use not your troops unless there is something to be gained; fight not unless the position is critical. Sun Tzu
There is advantage in the wisdom won from pain. Aeschylus
The softest things in the world overcome the hardest things in the world. Through this I know the advantage of taking no action. Lao Tzu
The advantage of time and place in all practical actions is half a victory; which being lost is irrecoverable. Sir Francis Drake
The great advantage about telling the truth is that nobody ever believes it. Dorothy L. Sayers
The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who cannot read them. Mark Twain
Every little advantage is of great moment when men have to come to blows. Niccolo Machiavelli
It is no advantage to be near the light if the eyes are closed. Saint Augustine
We gain no easier advantage than by relentlessly pursuing our goal while others pursue an advantage. Robert Breault
The great advantage of being in a rut is that when one is in a rut, one knows exactly where one is. Arnold Bennett
The advantage of growing up with siblings is that you become very good at fractions. Robert Breault
One advantage of talking to yourself is that you know at least somebody's listening. Franklin P. Jones
We always deceive ourselves twice about the people we love - first to their advantage, then to their disadvantage. Albert Camus
To take advantage of unexpected opportunities, we must leave ourselves available. David A. Stoddard
Take advantage of it now, while you are young, and suffer all you can, because these things don't last your whole life. Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Obviously, the highest type of efficiency is that which can utilize existing material to the best advantage. Jawaharlal Nehru
Let the fear of a danger be a spur to prevent it; he that fears not, gives advantage to the danger. Benjamin Disraeli
Adam and Eve had many advantages, but the principal one was that they escaped teething. Mark Twain
Against great advantages in another, there are no means of defending ourselves except love. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The only advantage of not being too good a housekeeper is that your guests are so pleased to feel how very much better they are. Eleanor Roosevelt