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I do not believe that the colour of one's skin determines
whether you are disadvantaged.
- Pauline Hanson

Tragically, the White House Task Force on Disadvantaged
Youth reported that one-quarter of our young people
are at serious risk of not achieving productive adulthood.
- Ruben Hinojosa

I'd like to think Helen very much understood what it
was to be disadvantaged in the medical field.
And that that was something that she never let dictate her choices.
- Mary Stuart Masterson

African American children can't be educationally disadvantaged
for 12 years and then experience a miracle cure when
it comes time for admission into college.
- Chaka Fattah

 

In Trinidad, where as new arrivals we were a disadvantaged community,
that excluding idea was a kind of protection;
it enabled us -
for the time being,
and only for the time being - to live in our own way
and according to our own rules,
to live in our own fading India.
- V. S. Naipaul

I must say also that it's never worked to my disadvantage that I have long,
blond hair.
- Ann Beattie

This administration and the leadership in Congress
appear to be intent on valuing wealth over work,
thereby placing working families at a distinct disadvantage.
- Tim Bishop

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Los Angeles is an industry town, and it has great facilities and personnel.
The disadvantage is that everyone there seems to talk
about the same subject matter.
- Carter Burwell

Being a good psychoanalyst, in short,
has the same disadvantage as being a good parent:
The children desert one as they grow up.
- Morton Hunt

Democracy is only an experiment in government,
and it has the obvious disadvantage of merely counting
votes instead of weighing them.
- Dean Inge

We always deceive ourselves twice about the people we love -
first to their advantage,
then to their disadvantage.
- Albert Camus

To every disadvantage there is a corresponding advantage.
- W. Clement Stone

There are many advantages in their being accustomed to the use of arms,
and no possible disadvantage.
- Joel Barlow

Out of labor's struggle in Arizona came better conditions for the workers,
who must everywhere, at all times, under advantage
and disadvantage work out their own salvation.
- Mary Harris Jones

Some minds seem almost to create themselves,
springing up under every disadvantage and working their
solitary but irresistible way through a thousand obstacles.
- Washington Irving

The only disadvantage of an honest heart is credulity.
- Philip Sidney

It's not too good to have this attitude in F1.
It could be a disadvantage.
- Alain Prost

Every disadvantage has its advantage.
- Johan Cruijff

Although spoken English doesn't obey the rules of written language,
a person who doesn't know the rules thoroughly is at a great disadvantage.
- Marilyn vos Savant

I don't think it's so much of a disadvantage setting up from scratch.
- David Leslie

Mutual funds give people the sense that they're investing
with the big boys and that they're really not at a
disadvantage entering the stock market.
- Ron Chernow

One disadvantage of being a hog is that at any moment
some blundering fool may try to make a silk purse out of your wife's ear.
- J. B. Morton

At this period the enthusiasm of the amateur was fast
giving way to a more steady commercial instinct,
and I let no opportunity slip of improving my position,
but I felt that I was still labouring under the disadvantage
of not having acquired some technical profession.
- Henry Bessemer

The great disadvantage of our present electoral system
is that it freezes the pattern of politics,
and holds together the incompatible because everyone
assumes that if a party splits it will be electorally slaughtered.
- Roy Jenkins

And from a poise at this station the plane may swoop down,
at great disadvantage if close to the back of the wave,
at various slopes and directions till it cuts into
the air that is being raised by the face of the following wave,
which again enables it to resume its velocity.
- Lawrence Hargrave

Why has elegance found so little following? That is the reality of it.
Elegance has the disadvantage, if that's what it is,
that hard work is needed to achieve it and a good education to appreciate it.
- Edsger Dijkstra

I do a lot of work with the Dyslexia Institute because,
for people with dyslexia who do not have parental support,
it is a huge disadvantage.
I was fortunate because my Mum was a teacher and she taught me to work hard.
- Susan Hampshire

In the last twelve years, we have come some distance
towards reconciliation and the breaking down of disadvantage.
Let us take encouragement from what has been achieved
and set our minds and hearts to end the remaining roadblocks.
- Malcolm Fraser

We live in the country, and I have a huge library there.
When we go to London for the winter I never know which books to take.
I never know what I am going to need.
That's the only disadvantage.
- Mordecai Richler

The musician writes for the orchestra what his inner voice sings to him;
the painter rarely relies without disadvantage solely
upon the images which his inner eye presents to him;
nature gives him his forms,
study governs his combinations of them.
- Hermann Ebbinghaus

There's almost no way of doing importing honestly,
because if you do you're at such a disadvantage competitively.
So people spend huge amounts of effort getting around
stupid laws and not paying taxes.
- Esther Dyson

Any corporate policy and plan which is typical of the
industry is doomed to mediocrity.
Where this is not so, it should be possible to demonstrate
that all other competitors are at a distinct disadvantage.
- Bruce Henderson

In Great Britain the price of food is at a higher level
than in any other country,
and consequently, the British artisan labours at a
disadvantage in proportion to the higher rate of his food.
- Joseph Hume

By concentrating on what is good in people,
by appealing to their idealism and their sense of justice,
and by asking them to put their faith in the future,
socialists put themselves at a severe disadvantage.
- Ian Mcewan

Nothing is more admirable than the fortitude with which
millionaires tolerate the disadvantages of their wealth.
- Jean Rostand

To govern is always to choose among disadvantages.
- Charles de Gaulle

I have wondered sometimes if there are not perhaps
some disadvantages in having really blue blood in one's veins,
like grandmamma and me.
- Elinor Glyn

Truth, though it has many disadvantages,
is at least changeless.
You can always find it where you left it.
- Phyllis Bottome

With disadvantages enough to bring him to humility,
a Scotsman is one of the proudest things alive.
- Oliver Goldsmith

I have had all of the disadvantages required for success.
- Larry Ellison

We are lagging far behind comparable countries in overcoming
the disadvantages Indigenous people face.
- Malcolm Fraser

One of the disadvantages of being a patrician is that
occasionally you're obliged to act like one.
- Dalton Trumbo

To be a Dumont actor was considered to be a great honor for an actor,
yet it also had its disadvantages.
- Leon Askin

Further, a defensive policy involves the loss of the initiative,
with all the consequent disadvantages to the defender.
- Douglas Haig

There is here, as in all countries, advantages and disadvantages.
- Nathaniel Smith

The future battle on the ground will be preceded by battle in the air.
This will determine which of the contestants has to
suffer operational and tactical disadvantages and be
forced throughout the battle into adoption compromise solutions.
- Erwin Rommel

I think this journal will be disadvantageous for me,
for I spend my time now like a spider spinning my own entrails.
- Mary Bokin Chesnut

The most disadvantageous peace is better than the most just war.
- Desiderius Erasmus

I believe that the artist's involvement in the capitalist
structure is disadvantageous to the artist and forces
him to produce objects in order to live.
- Sol LeWitt

I'm sure that was the right step, even though,
formally speaking, it may seem disadvantageous for a president to resign.
But, looking into what is happening today and what
is going to happen in the future,
I think history will show I made the right decision.
- Eduard Shevardnadze

What we think, we become.
All that we are arises with our thoughts.
With our thoughts, we make the world.
- The Buddha

Life is as easy or as hard as you think it is.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To know yet to think that one does not know is best;
Not to know yet to think that one knows
will lead to difficulty.
- Lao Tzu

Think big thoughts but relish small pleasures.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

People should think things out fresh
and not just accept conventional terms
and the conventional way of doing things.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

If I feel depressed I will sing.
If I feel sad I will laugh.
If I feel ill I will double my labor.
If I feel fear I will plunge ahead.
If I feel inferior I will wear new garments.
If I feel uncertain I will raise my voice.
If I feel poverty I will think of wealth to come.
If I feel incompetent I will think of past success.
If I feel insignificant I will remember my goals.
Today I will be the master of my emotions.
- Og Mandino

I don't think of all the misery
but of the beauty that still remains.
- Anne Frank

Every thought we think is creating our future.
- Louise L. Hay

Truth is not defined by
how many people believe something.
Ask. Question. Think.
Decide - for yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Tolerance is the first principle of community;
it is the spirit which conserves
the best that all men think.
- Helen Keller

It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are,
or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy.
It is what you think about.
- Dale Carnegie

Men and women are not prisoners of fate,
but only prisoners of their own minds.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

If a million people say a foolish thing,
it is still a foolish thing.
- Anatole France

Excellence is the result of
caring more than others think wise,
risking more than other's think safe,
dreaming more than others think practical,
and expecting more than others think possible.
- Anonymous

The important thing is not to stop questioning.
Curiosity has its own reason for existing.
- Albert Einstein

The problem with making assumptions
is that we believe they are the truth
- don Miguel Ruiz

The most important thing about Spaceship Earth -
an instruction book didn't come with it.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

We should not pretend to understand the world
only by the intellect.
The judgment of the intellect
is only part of the truth.
- Carl Jung

To kill an error is as good a service as,
and sometimes even better than,
the establishing of a new truth or fact.
- Charles Darwin

The greatest harm can result from the best intentions.
- Terry Goodkind

The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie,
deliberate, contrived and dishonest,
but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic.
- John F. Kennedy


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