Quotes of Disadvantage

“ I thank God for my handicaps, for, through them, I have found myself, my work, and my God. ”

- Helen Keller

“ One loss is good for the soul. Too many losses are not good for the coach. ”

- Knute Rockne

“ Of my two handicaps, being female put many more obstacles in my path than being black. ”

- Shirley Chisholm

“ Sometimes we feel the loss of a prejudice as a loss of vigor. ”

- Eric Hoffer

“ Successful people start out in life with the same disadvantages as the rest of us. They just find ways to turn their disadvantages into assets. ”

- Sidney A. Friedman

“ That loss is common would not makeMy own less bitter, rather more:Too common! Never morning woreTo evening, but some heart did break. ”

- Alfred Tennyson

“ Protect your health. Without it you face a serious handicap for success and happiness. ”

- Harry F. Banks

“ In politics, an absurdity is not a handicap. ”

- Napoleon Bonaparte

“ France has neither winter nor summer nor morals. Apart from these drawbacks it is a fine country. ”

- Mark Twain

“ The way people in democracies think of the government as something different from themselves is a real handicap. And, of course, sometimes the government confirms their opinion. ”

- Lewis Mumford

“ Each handicap is like a hurdle in a steeplechase, and when you ride up to it, if you throw your heart over, the horse will go along, too. ”

- Lawrence Bixby

“ One of the drawbacks of Fame is that one can never escape from it. ”

- Nellie Melba

“ Don't handicap your children by making their lives easy. ”

- Robert Anson Heinlein

“ Do not handicap your children by making their lives easy. ”

- Lazarus Long

“ Any change, even for the better, is always accompanied by drawbacks and discomforts. ”

- Arnold Bennett

“ There are so many opportunities in life, that the loss of two or three capabilities is not necessarily debilitating. A handicap can give you the opportunity to focus more on art, writing, or music. ”

- Jim Davis

“ But the worst handicap we had the prohibition of naming individual units who had done the fighting. ”

- Philip Gibbs

“ A woman is handicapped by her sex, and handicaps society, either by slavishly copying the pattern of man's advance in the professions, or by refusing to compete with man at all. ”

- Betty Friedan

“ France had neither winter nor summer nor morals - apart from these drawbacks it is a fine country. ”

- Mark Twain

“ The total loss of reason is less deplorable than the total deprivation of it. ”

- Abraham Cowley

“ In politics stupidity is not a handicap. ”

- Napoleon Bonaparte

“ You are the handicap you must face. You are the one who must choose your place. ”

- James Allen

“ You are the handicap you must face. You are the one who must choose your place. ”

- James Lane Allen

“ It is good taste, and good taste alone, that possesses the power to sterilize and is always the first handicap to any creative functioning. ”

- Salvador Dali

“ I have the handicap of being born with a special language to which I alone have the key. ”

- Gustave Flaubert

“ People think that if you have a huge appetite, then you'll be better at it. But actually, it's how you confront the food that is brought to you. You have to be mentally and psychologically prepared. ”

- Takeru Kobayashi

“ People think that if you look fairly reasonable, you can't possibly act, and as I only care about acting, I think beauty can be a great handicap. ”

- Vivien Leigh

“ This is the man (Ronald Reagan) who proved that ignorance is no handicap to the presidency. ”

- Molly Ivins

“ Handicaps are really to be used another way to benefit yourself and others. ”

- Stevie Wonder

“ That is the whole secret of successful fighting. Get your enemy at a disadvantage; and never, on any account, fight him on equal terms. ”

- George Bernard Shaw
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