Top 155 Beneficial Quotes

In this post, you will find great Beneficial Quotes from famous people, such as David Autor, Cynthia Kenyon, William Banting, Peter Kropotkin, Martin Rees. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.

People tend to think about trade as if it's competition

People tend to think about trade as if it’s competition between companies – if Apple wins, Google loses. But that’s false. Trade makes nations better off in general. Now, I want to be clear. I’m not saying that everything about trade is good and beneficial. Trade also has costs.
Age is the single largest risk factor for an enormous number of diseases. So if you can essentially postpone aging, then you can have beneficial effects on a whole wide range of disease.
For the sake of argument and illustration I will presume that certain articles of ordinary diet, however beneficial in youth, are prejudicial in advanced life, like beans to a horse, whose common ordinary food is hay and corn.
William Banting
The law is an adroit mixture of customs that are beneficial to society, and could be followed even if no law existed, and others that are of advantage to a ruling minority, but harmful to the masses of men, and can be enforced on them only by terror.
Peter Kropotkin
Advances in technologyhugely beneficial though they are – render us vulnerable in new ways. For instance, our interconnected world depends on elaborate networks: electric power grids, air traffic control, international finance, just-in-time delivery, and so forth.
All of your stakeholders have to have the right seat at the table, and they all have to be successful. It’s hard to do, but you have to keep your eye on developing a meaningful relationship where it is beneficial for them. Then you work backwards from there.
I believe this Emperador Distillers investment in Whyte & Mackay is good for the Philippines as a whole, not only beneficial to our business.
Andrew Tan
Health care is a service that we all need, but just like food and shelter, it is best provided through voluntary and mutually beneficial market exchanges.
I think the one thing that athletics prepared me for that’s been more beneficial than anything has been the humbling times.
Geoff Stults
If we are to appropriate money for roads, we need statistics on how bad our roads really are and, moreover, where more roads will be beneficial – it would be irresponsible to just build them where our gut tells us to.
Freedom granted only when it is known beforehand that its effects will be beneficial is not freedom.
Training with only girls is good and beneficial because we work with each other and there is no intergender in WWE.
Once we have something that is no longer under control, once technological development is yanked out of our hands, it doesn’t have to continue to be beneficial to humans.
A lot of things we’re supposed to do are hard to do, but we can do them. They’re always beneficial. Really, some things that are hard are beneficial.
A pattern is a guide or a model. Patterns are used in sewing and knitting, in wood and metalworking, and in a wide variety of other productive pursuits, activities, and jobs. Patterns help to avoid waste and unwanted deviations and facilitate uniformity that is appropriate and beneficial.
Strategic autonomy is not secured by merely asserting one’s independence: it is secured by creating mutually beneficial interdependencies.
Happiness is beneficial for the body, but it is grief that develops the powers of the mind.
The difficulty with the present state of affairs is that there is no legislation on the sources of funding for the Polish film industry. There is no legislation concerning filmmaking. And, there is no legislation on television that would be beneficial to filmmaking.
As a principle, I will never react to film criticisms. As long as they are part of film fraternity, whatever they say will be beneficial to cinema.
Engaging in social business is beneficial to a company because it leverages on business competencies to address social issues, involves one-time investment with sustainable results, and produces other positive effects such as employee motivation and improved organizational culture.
I’m trying to avail myself of the various technologies to get the message that Washington needs to be cleaned up, that the system that’s in place is not what’s beneficial in the country.
Jack Abramoff
If you’re always questioning things, you realize the way you’re living is just not as beneficial as it could be.
Human beings and plants have co-evolved for millions of years, so it makes perfect sense that our complex bodies would be adapted to absorb needed, beneficial compounds from complex plants and ignore the rest.
It is beneficial for Turkish democracy that not all religious conservatives are united under one banner.
Mustafa Akyol
Working with coach Sweeney has really been beneficial to my career. I’ve never watched so much film in my life, the constant communication between he and I. He’ll send me clips every day, just different things to look at, ask what I think about it and we’ll communicate and have different dialogues about it.
I’m never looking for excuses. However, you need to get in a rhythm to be effective at QB on a consistent basis. So being pulled from a game and then inserted back in won‘t always be beneficial or enhance your performance level.
Three of the most beneficial, longevity promoting anti-cancer foods are green vegetables, beans, and onions.
It may be fine for an artist to be indifferent to the reaction of the viewer to a work of art. A vigorous debate on issues is also beneficial. But the dark vision of a world without truth cannot be our future.
Some people don’t believe in cold. I’ve gotten so used to it that I love it… and doing those things to get my muscles to bounce back and recover have been very beneficial for the longevity of my career.
I see myself as a social conservative, but I think that there are lots of social institutions that produce beneficial reforms, like public hospitals, for instance, and schools.
It’s quite a layered character that I portray in ‘Jalebi’ and I needed to deviate and cut-off completely from the world to get into a different zone as a character. I’m really glad it proved beneficial and worked to my advantage.
I have not been part of an active counterculture moveme

I have not been part of an active counterculture movement, as it is not the approach that I have personally pursued to create a qualitatively beneficial and meaningful impact on society. Perhaps, my belief is along the old saying that ‘it is always better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.’
Al Seckel
I always accepted the libertarian position of minimum regulation in the sale and use of firearms because I placed guns under the beneficial rubric of minimal restrictions on individuals.
War is never economically beneficial except for those in position to profit from war expenditures.
It’s been known since 1916 that cutting back calories is beneficial in every organism it’s been tested on – from yeast to worms to mice to monkeys. I think it would be a surprise if we are an exception to that rule.
As it happens, although I was at MIT on the faculty full-time for 18 years and then at Harvard for another 16, so I’ve always been in full-time academia, I always found it was both beneficial for my research and beneficial for the other work to be involved in the practicing community.
Robert C. Merton
I’m looking for all the things that are beneficial in the human genome. Everything that I do is based on a very simple principle: things that are beneficial will spread through populations very quickly.
I definitely understand a lot of what I want and what I don’t want. I’m very clear on that, and I think that’s been very beneficial.
I think it’s beneficial to practice with a metronome or drum machine in order to strengthen your sense of time. It will help your concept of time and improve your feel.
Now here is a departure from the first principle of true ethics. Here we find ideas of moral wrong and moral right associated with something else than beneficial action. The consequent is, we lose sight of the real basis of morals, and substitute a false one.
Weight is crucial and it is very beneficial – if you have spare weight in Formula One that is powerful performance.
One of the most beneficial things I’ve ever learned is how to keep my mouth shut.
The elimination of unnecessary collateral requirements on foreign insurers and reinsurers is not only beneficial for the individual companies, but for the industry as a whole.
Mike McGavick
I can be wildly enthusiastic and want to try to do everything that I feel would be useful and educational and beneficial – but I’ve crashed and burned a few times.
With the proliferation of social media, selfies are one of those modern diseases that unfortunately come with the territory, but they are beneficial in getting the word around about the show, and the popularity of ‘Death In Paradise‘ has just exploded.
Through Twitter, I’ve got a writing career and a directing career, as well as hundreds of other beneficial things that have happened to me. I love it.
Peter Serafinowicz
I think NAFTA has been extremely beneficial to the United States, in many ways, but there’s no question after 23 years it needs to be updated, to say the least.
People go into debt when they judge it beneficial to borrow money against their future earnings. Few can afford to buy a house outright, but many consider it worthwhile to take out a loan, which they will service and pay off over time, for the immediate privilege of living and investing in a house.
My experience at DePauw was about as beneficial as any experience I’ve had.
To have all of these jumps in my arsenal is very beneficial. I can always alter my program so I can either play it safe, or I can play it risky with high reward. It depends on what I feel like I need that day.
I believe my business and non-profit investments are much more beneficial to societal well-being than sending more money to Washington.
Favouring employment versus the financial markets is a decent policy; certainly not beneficial for the currency or the gilt market, but beneficial for the people.
I think that more diversity is a good thing, and fresh points of view articulated by people who are committed to excellence in journalism is a beneficial change in the American media landscape.
In my estimation, there should always be a mixture of economic liberalism – which means small government, a great emphasis on markets – but also a certain degree of social conservatism, not to favor change unless that change is beneficial. So I describe myself as an economic liberal and a social conservative.
If you’re in a squeeze for capital and you have a solid, mutually beneficial relationship with a VC, your chances of raising will increase dramatically.
Since the goal of my programs is to show audiences how humor can both help them heal as well as deal with not-so-funny stuff, I decided to discuss the events of the previous week, the pain all of us were feeling, and how humor and some laughter might be beneficial.
I think it is so beneficial to English and British football when youngsters see different cultures and environments.
Politicians are constantly stuck between what is politically expedient and politically beneficial and what is the responsible or right thing to do. It’s a tension we all go through.
I should do something about the cigarettes; I quite accept that it’s bad for your health, but you know a moderate tipple is positively beneficial and, at certain times, absolutely essential.
Democrats, myself included, tend to respect and value expertise and find that people who have established a record of accuracy and developed a model that’s proven to be beneficial over time should be people accorded great deference when they opine on a topic that they have demonstrated past mastery over.
Every day, the hard-working men and women of Alabama‘s Department of Environmental Management are on the ground, protecting Alabama’s rivers and lakes in a way that is beneficial to all. EPA should support them in that work, not make it more difficult.
Long runs improve your endurance but shorter intervals improve your speed. They are mutually beneficial for a distance runner. If you do 5k runs it will help your marathon.
We must learn to understand humanity better so that we

We must learn to understand humanity better so that we can create an environment that is more beneficial to people, more rewarding, more pleasant to experience.
John Portman
If Canada could simply apply the basic principles of sustainable development, such as the internalization of costs and ‘polluters pay,’ it would have long-term beneficial effects, both environmental and economic.
Andrew Nikiforuk
Don’t send out a newsletter just to send out a newsletter. One newsletter a year that is really interesting is more beneficial than 12 that are boring. If you write two or three boring newsletters in a row, your readers will start to think you write boring books.
A popular intifada is most beneficial for the Palestinians.
Welsh is my mother tongue, and my children speak it. If you come and live in this community you’ll work out pretty quickly that it’s beneficial to learn the language, because if you’re going to the pub or a cafe you need to be a part of the local life.
Bryn Terfel
Sometimes it is beneficial to you and sometimes it is not. So, you should not pay too much attention to controversies. You should just focus on working hard on your film and your character. Leave the rest to god.
Onions, along with leeks, garlic, shallots and scallions, make up the allium family of vegetables, which can have beneficial effects on the cardiovascular and immune systems, as well as possible anti-diabetic and anti-cancer effects.
We could have managed globalization in ways that ordinary citizens would have benefited rather than just the corporations. Trade is beneficial. There are gains to be had from taking advantage of comparative advantage and specialization. That’s true, if you manage globalization right.
Money can add very much to one’s ability to lead a constructive life, not only pleasant for oneself, but, hopefully, beneficial to others.
Adversity leads us to think properly of our state, and so is most beneficial to us.
The facility of obtaining food is beneficial in two ways to the owners of capital, it at the same time raises profits and increases the amount of consumable commodities.
Even if I have to work, scheduling breaks where I disconnect from technology can be beneficial.
To ensure stable and sustainable economic growth, world leaders must re-examine the international rules of the monetary game, with advanced and emerging economies alike adopting more mutually beneficial monetary policies.
We daily witness the beneficial effect produced to the community by the institution of premiums, held out to encourage the inventions of ingenious mechanics.
It is my belief CAFTA will be beneficial for Alabama and the United States as a whole.
I have not been part of an active counterculture movement, as it is not the approach that I have personally pursued to create a qualitatively beneficial and meaningful impact on society.
Al Seckel
I was put through piano lessons when I was a kid. I say ‘put through’ because it was fun and I loved it, and it’s been beneficial now, but it was difficult because, although I can read music, I much prefer just playing and improvising and at least finding my own way to play an instrument.
I used to have the very standard worldview. I can easily identify with people who see computers getting faster and smarter, and technology getting more and more beneficial, without seeing the other side.
Don’t hoard your wealth. Instead, live the life you want with the wealth you have been blessed with, but also make it beneficial for the good of the larger community.
Improv has been immensely beneficial to me as both an actor and a writer.
I think an education is beneficial, but whether it takes an education to be successful in the arts is a whole other question.
Isaiah Mustafa
The Premier League benefits from foreigners, and the game’s evolved in a way that’s beneficial, but you can’t lose the roots of the English game.
Cesar Azpilicueta
We live in this era where we really enjoy being offended, although only on the Internet. I don’t know how beneficial it is. I wonder if we live in an age where we don’t have power, yet somehow feel we have virtual power. But I feel like it’s a distraction from real life.
Israel and the United States have been locked in a mutually necessary and beneficial intelligence-sharing relationship for more than 60 years.
When you build your network, keep yourself open to new ideas, concepts, and theories. Some of them may even contradict and challenge long-held points of view. This isn’t beneficial only to someone in my profession, but to every line of work.
People, my age, people older, people younger, it’s like they look up to me. They listen to my lyrics for wisdom. They listen to my lyrics for like game. They listen to my lyrics for real deal beneficial purposes.
I’m a spiritual person. I do believe in a higher power. I believe God placed me on this planet to be a beneficial presence.
I think CrossFit is highly beneficial to any athlete, in any sport.
I’m basically an optimist because I do think there’s this historical modernisation process, and by and large it’s been very beneficial to people. But there are blips. History doesn’t proceed in a linear way.
Francis Fukuyama
It’s nothing to be ashamed of and that there are even beneficial traits associated with the condition. Most importantly, acknowledge yourself for who you are and if you’re struggling with anything resembling ADD get professionally diagnosed.
Christopher Knight
Union can achieve everything when sustained by gallant hearts and correct principles, while anarchy and insubordination must fail in the achievement of every thing beneficial and glorious to mankind.
One reason why it has become harder to promote the bene

One reason why it has become harder to promote the beneficial side of emotions such as anger is that the moral vocabulary of good and bad has been replaced by the self-help lexicon of positive and negative thinking.
We can lift standards of living for working families in this country. We can help small businesses create jobs. And we can have a beneficial impact on the economy as a whole if we do tax reform right.
To despise riches, may, indeed, be philosophic, but to dispense them worthily, must surely be more beneficial to mankind.
Frances Burney
I oppose any belief that contradicts experimental evidence as determined by the methods of science. All beliefs not in such contradiction may be considered as faith. Whether faith in a particular belief is beneficial or not is another matter.
The event of the landing of these brethren upon our shores is to be, not without its beneficial effect, as well to the colored population of this country, as it promises to be to ill-fated Africa.
Lewis Tappan
I don’t like to criticise referees because I believe it is a very complicated job, and what they do is very beneficial for football.
David Villa
I think a part of me romantically thinks it would be amazing to learn to dance or ice skate, but in reality, I don’t think it would be beneficial to my career.
Neanderthals might think differently than we do. They could even be more intelligent than us. When the time comes to deal with an epidemic or getting off the planet, it’s conceivable that their way of thinking could be beneficial.
I believe veganism can be beneficial for the individual and the world, and of course the animal, but belief is like laying in the dark with someone and telling them you love them and hearing nothing back. So I’ve never had the confidence to get on a soapbox and tell someone else what to do.
Being a baseball player is most important, first and foremost. Obviously, there are other obligations that come with everything. You just need to balance it and take it in stride, but at the same time, be mindful of your time and prioritize everything and what is most beneficial.
I chose to go on my own accord, my own thoughts, and thought it would be beneficial for me to go out to Cliffside in Malibu, Calif., and seek out some help and see what could be done.
TNA has had a lot of great periodsHulk Hogan even came in, but I don’t think he was beneficial to TNA. They spent a lot of money on him, but made a lot of mistakes. They should have saved that money for me.
What is true of the NFL is that it has been well-managed over the years. And that has been beneficial to the fans, it’s been beneficial to the game itself, it’s been beneficial to the players, coaches and everyone involved.
The technological breakthrough of the World Wide Web has been enormously beneficial to society.
Banks properly established and conducted are highly useful to the business of the country, and will doubtless continue to exist in the States so long as they conform to their laws and are found to be safe and beneficial.
Random distributions are not good things, because people are risk-averse, and this risk adversely affects their welfare. If you get too much price uncertainty, all kinds of long-term, mutually beneficial contracts can’t be entered into.
Edward C. Prescott
When a man sees something desirable, he must reflect on the fact that with time it could come to involve what is detestable. When he sees something that is beneficial, he should reflect that sooner or later it, too, could come to involve harm.
I think it’s wrong the way they criminalize herb. There are many more uses than just smoking. Beneficial to mankind.
Numerous studies have shown that global warming can actually be beneficial to mankind.
There are always protests, whether you do something good or bad. Even if you do something beneficial, people say you do it because it’s advertising.
Your relationship with an agent has got to be mutually beneficial. If you can’t help their careers, then they’re not going to be interested.
The addition of nuts in salad… I always find to be beneficial.
Genetic engineering is a result of science advancement, so I don’t think that in itself is bad. If used wisely, genetics can be beneficial, but they can be abused, too.
We believe the new banks will complement the existing banking system, and there will be opportunities for players to identify mutually beneficial partnerships.
From a social point of view, it’s beneficial that homeownership encourages commitment to a given town or city. But, from an economic point of view, it’s good for people to be able to leave places where there’s less work and move to places where there’s more.
I do not like admitting that the Internet gets to me but I felt maybe it would be beneficial to acknowledge it, and again, just be mindful when you’re out there or even when you see a friend and you want to first comment on their appearance, like, ‘Ooh, you’re looking a little thin,’ or whatever you wanna say.
Cyprus joined the E.U. in 2004 and immediately wanted to get into the euro area for the express purpose of completing, as quickly as possible, the union with the core of Europe. It was done because the public thought that would be beneficial for political reasons, not economic reasons.
Athanasios Orphanides
AI is going to be extremely beneficial, and already is, to the field of cybersecurity. It’s also going to be beneficial to criminals.
Sometimes not playing music for a day is much more beneficial than playing every day for ten hours.
There were times in my career when I felt like I was serving several different masters, and for me, that wasn’t beneficial.
I think sports are extremely beneficial for our youth. They parallel life in so many ways.
Kerri Strug
While I'm critical to the Bush presidency, it's been en

While I’m critical to the Bush presidency, it’s been enormously beneficial for Salon because we’re seen as kind of an aggressive watchdog on the Bush White House. Particularly since Florida, our readership hit a whole new level, and we held onto those readers.
You didn’t choose Christian music because it’s more beneficial. It doesn’t pay more. It doesn’t make you more famous. There’s some reason why you came to this. What changed your life at some point?
New media’s not very old, hence the word new, so we don’t know a lot of things about new media and by the time you’ve taught it it’s probably out of date. I think it’s much more beneficial to have an experiential lesson versus a classroom lesson in new media.
Ben Huh
There were some coaches, some teammates, some sports psychology people who I could trust and rely on. They were very important to keep me focused on the right things – the things which would be beneficial to me instead of catastrophising things and worrying about things which were not in my control.
We must stress that the euro has been beneficial to the European Union because, otherwise, in this context of international turmoil, every country would have to devalue their currencies.
I realize that having a style would be very beneficial for my practice from a marketing standpoint, but I can’t do it. I believe my responsibilities as an architect are to design the most appropriate building for the place. Each place has a distinct culture and function, which for me requires an appropriate answer.
No law can possibly meet the convenience of every one: we must be satisfied if it be beneficial on the whole and to the majority.
Whatever you learn will never go waste. It will be beneficial for me in future.
I am to provide the public with beneficial shocks.
If it’s cross-country ski season, I’ll be out doing that, or snowshoeing up in Quebec. In my California home, I go to the local Y and I like doing yoga. It’s been hugely beneficial to me in injury avoidance.
I guess music, particularly the blues, is the only form of schizophrenia that has organised itself into being both legal and beneficial to society.
Alexis Korner
Jogging is very beneficial. It’s good for your legs and your feet. It’s also very good for the ground. If makes it feel needed.
Charles M. Schulz
I shall endeavour still further to prosecute this inquiry, an inquiry I trust not merely speculative, but of sufficient moment to inspire the pleasing hope of its becoming essentially beneficial to mankind.
Edward Jenner
I don’t think peroxide-blond hair is a beneficial look for me.
I think Obamacare is one of the greatest moves that will be beneficial for everyone in this country.
It’s always beneficial taking advice from Dhoni.
Logic, like whiskey, loses its beneficial effect when taken in too large quantities.
Lord Dunsany
However great an evil immorality may be, we must not forget that it is not without its beneficial consequences. It is only through extremes that men can arrive at the middle path of wisdom and virtue.
Wilhelm von Humboldt
Changing the world in a profound and beneficial way is not enough to put a dint in bureaucracies which operate on their own dynamics.
All mankind is now learning that these nuclear weapons can only serve to destroy, never become beneficial.
There are many things we can do with Scotland and, indeed, with others which would be hugely beneficial to both Scotland and to Ireland, so I’m absolutely up for all of that.
Those thoughts are truth which guide us to beneficial interaction with sensible particulars as they occur, whether they copy these in advance or not.
I have recommended in my writings the study of civic virtues, without which there is no redemption. I have written likewise (and repeat my words) that reforms, to be beneficial, must come from above, that those which come from below are irregularly gained and uncertain.
I read for the ‘ah-ha’s,’ the information that makes a light bulb go off in my mind. I want to put information in my mind that is going to be the most beneficial to me, my family and my fellow manfinancially, morally, spiritually, and emotionally.
We need to work together towards a mutually beneficial solution for Ireland, the U.K., and for Europe.
The Patriot Act addresses various subjects. Some sections are beneficial and enhance our national security.
Mike Honda
Daily contact with boys who had not been brought up as gently as I worked an immediate and, in some respects, a beneficial change in my character.
Beneficial in theory, so-called free trade agreements far too often have been detrimental to the United States economy and the manufacturing sector that forms its central pillar.
Dan Kildee
You never stop learning in football management and I certainly believe the invaluable experience from my time as Villa manager will prove hugely beneficial in the next stage of my managerial career.
Paul Lambert
Talking to people is beneficial if you can identify the right people to share ideas and discuss decisions because everyone has blind spots, and others can sometimes catch yours. I think an investment team is a bad idea, but it is a good idea to talk to trustworthy individuals who do not have biases or interests.
While immensely beneficial to Seoul, is this U.S. guarantee to fight Korean War II, 64 years after the first, wise? Russia, China and Japan retain the freedom to decide whether and how to react, should war break out. Why do we not?