Weakness Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Weakness

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The incorrectness and weaknesses of a theory cause other minds to formulate the problems more exactly and in this way scientific progress is made.
~By Robert Barany ~


Prayer is not asking. It is a longing of the soul. It is daily admission of one's weakness. It is better in prayer to have a heart without words than words without a heart.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


There is a price for popularity. Critics look for your weaknesses, your flaws, anything that makes the work seem like a fluke and not seem worthy of all the attention it's getting.
~By Terry McMillan ~


There is no failure except in no longer trying. There is no defeat except from within, no really insurmountable barrier save our own inherent weakness of purpose.
~By Kin Hubbard ~


Coffee and cigarettes, that's one of my weaknesses.
~By Jason Behr ~


Scientists tend to be skeptical, but the weakness of the community of science is that it tends to move into preformed establishment modes that say this is the only way of doing science, the only valid view.
~By Walter Gilbert ~


It is often said that men are ruled by their imaginations; but it would be truer to say they are governed by the weakness of their imaginations.
~By Walter Bagehot ~


You know, the whole philosophy of ad hoc combinations has its strengths and its weaknesses.
~By Evan Parker ~


My weaknesses have always been food and men - in that order.
~By Dolly Parton ~


Pride is an admission of weakness; it secretly fears all competition and dreads all rivals.
~By Fulton J. Sheen ~


Enter every activity without giving mental recognition to the possibility of defeat. Concentrate on your strengths, instead of your weaknesses... on your powers, instead of your problems.
~By Paul J. Meyer ~


All cruelty springs from weakness.
~By Lucius Annaeus Seneca ~


Never apologize, mister. It's a sign of weakness.
~By Frank S. Nugent ~


We are more often treacherous through weakness than through calculation.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


Don't mistake niceness for weakness.
~By Jennifer Granholm ~


Strength alone knows conflict, weakness is born vanquished.
~By Anne Sophie Swetchine ~


The weakness in the company is if we fail to execute.
~By Kevin Rollins ~


Flee an enemy who knows your weakness.
~By Pierre Corneille ~


Women's strong qualities have become despised because of their weakness. The obvious remedy is to create a feminine character with all the strength of Superman plus all the allure of a good and beautiful woman.
~By William Moulton Marston ~


I don't flatter myself with much dependence upon the present disposition of the Eastern Indians, who are many ways liable to be drawn into a rupture with us by the artifices of the French, their own weakness and the influence which the French Missionary Priests have over them.
~By William Shirley ~


It was in our power to cause the Arab governments to renounce the policy of strength toward Israel by turning it into a demonstration of weakness.
~By Moshe Dayan ~


The weakness of a soul is proportionate to the number of truths that must be kept from it.
~By Eric Hoffer ~


For a man to attain to an eminent degree in learning costs him time, watching, hunger, nakedness, dizziness in the head, weakness in the stomach, and other inconveniences.
~By Miguel de Cervantes ~


I am tired. My arm aches. My head boils. My feet are cold. But I am not aware of any weakness.
~By Zane Grey ~


My weaknesses... I wish I could come up with something. I'd probably have the same pause if you asked me what my strengths are. Maybe they're the same thing.
~By Al Pacino ~


Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
~By Albert Einstein ~


There is something that falls short of perfection in every book, without exception, something influenced by the age, even something ridiculous; just like everyone, without exception, has weaknesses.
~By Josef Skvorecky ~


We suffer primarily not from our vices or our weaknesses, but from our illusions. We are haunted, not by reality, but by those images we have put in their place.
~By Daniel J. Boorstin ~


Mutability of temper and inconsistency with ourselves is the greatest weakness of human nature.
~By Joseph Addison ~


I have also been saddened, though hardly surprised, by the weakness of the EU's reaction to the criminal attack on the Danish embassy in Syria, which seems to have been permitted, if not actively encouraged, by the Syrian regime.
~By Timothy Garton Ash ~


Cunning is the art of concealing our own defects, and discovering other people's weaknesses.
~By William Hazlitt ~


Confession is always weakness. The grave soul keeps its own secrets, and takes its own punishment in silence.
~By Dorothy Dix ~


Let no one think that flexibility and a predisposition to compromise is a sign of weakness or a sell-out.
~By Paul Kagame ~


Insecurity, commonly regarded as a weakness in normal people, is the basic tool of the actor's trade.
~By Miranda Richardson ~


As states subsist in part by keeping their weaknesses from being known, so is it the quiet of families to have their chancery and their parliament within doors, and to compose and determine all emergent differences there.
~By John Donne ~


It's more important to know your weaknesses than your strengths.
~By Ray Lee Hunt ~


Human love is often but the encounter of two weaknesses.
~By Francois Mauriac ~


It is from a weakness and smallness of mind that men are opinionated; and we are very loath to believe what we are not able to comprehend.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


The Southerner is usually tolerant of those weaknesses that proceed from innocence.
~By Flannery O'Connor ~


Cars, furs, and gems were not my weaknesses.
~By Gene Tierney ~


No man is so much a fool as not to have wit enough sometimes to be a knave; nor any so cunning a knave as not to have the weakness sometimes to play the fool.
~By George Savile ~


The very strength of a nation eventually proves to be its weakness.
~By Paul Harris ~


The first months at Harvard were more than challenging, as I came to the realization that the humanities could be genuinely interesting, and, in fact, given the weaknesses of my background, very difficult.
~By Philip Warren Anderson ~


Money demands that you sell, not your weakness to men's stupidity, but your talent to their reason.
~By Ayn Rand ~


Death used to announce itself in the thick of life but now people drag on so long it sometimes seems that we are reaching the stage when we may have to announce ourselves to death. It is as though one needs a special strength to die, and not a final weakness.
~By Ronald Blythe ~


As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler; solitude will not be solitude, poverty will not be poverty, nor weakness weakness.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


Love is not weakness. It is strong. Only the sacrament of marriage can contain it.
~By Boris Pasternak ~


The 'morality of compromise' sounds contradictory. Compromise is usually a sign of weakness, or an admission of defeat. Strong men don't compromise, it is said, and principles should never be compromised.
~By Andrew Carnegie ~


We have not sought this conflict; we have sought too long to avoid it; our forbearance has been construed into weakness, our magnanimity into fear, until the vindication of our manhood, as well as the defence of our rights, is required at our hands.
~By Robert Toombs ~


According to this way of arguing, there will be no true principles in the world; for there are none but what may be wrested and perverted to serve bad purposes, either through the weakness or wickedness of men.
~By Jonathan Mayhew ~


My biggest weakness is my sensitivity. I am too sensitive a person.
~By Mike Tyson ~


My strength and my weakness are twins in the same womb.
~By Marge Piercy ~


Tolerance it a tremendous virtue, but the immediate neighbors of tolerance are apathy and weakness.
~By James Goldsmith ~


I did not want to be depressed by the gap existing between my weakness and my ambition.
~By Ella Maillart ~


Do you really think it is weakness that yields to temptation? I tell you that there are terrible temptations which it requires strength, strength and courage to yield to.
~By Oscar Wilde ~


Though intelligence is powerless to modify character, it is a dab hand at finding euphemisms for its weaknesses.
~By Quentin Crisp ~


She needs to seem tough, and whatever Hillary's weaknesses, tough is a pretty good word to describe her.
~By John Podhoretz ~


What played to what had been a relative weakness for us-this was exploding overseas as well, and we had to scramble to mount some reach and get into places and be competitive on the ground.
~By Brit Hume ~


You can be stern and forthright, and that's my management style, but when you lose it totally, that's a sign of weakness.
~By Jon Huntsman, Jr. ~


The action we take and the decisions we make in this decade will have consequences far into this century. If America shows weakness and uncertainty, the world will drift toward tragedy. That will not happen on my watch.
~By George W. Bush ~


I've been getting pretty focused about that recently, and even considered doing a masters degree to polish up the craft. I've been pretty lucky in that I seem to have found people online who are willing to constructively tear it apart for me, and indicate its weaknesses.
~By David Knopfler ~


The doctor sees all the weakness of mankind; the lawyer all the wickedness, the theologian all the stupidity.
~By Arthur Schopenhauer ~


The Green Lantern is a unique superhero because it's not that he's super that is his focus; it's that he's a man. He's very human. That's his greatest strength and his greatest weakness.
~By Blake Lively ~


The acknowledgment of our weakness is the first step in repairing our loss.
~By Thomas Kempis ~


Now the thing is not to get into unnecessary quarrels by talking too much and not to indicate any weakness by talking too much; let our actions speak for themselves.
~By Henry L. Stimson ~


Our strength is often composed of the weakness that we're damned if we're going to show.
~By Mignon McLaughlin ~


Every existing thing is born without reason, prolongs itself out of weakness, and dies by chance.
~By Jean-Paul Sartre ~


Yes, forget your weakness, whatever that weakness may be. It is egotism, it is selfishness after. all, for it is a dwelling on self. Forget your weakness; and remember your strength.
~By Joseph Barber Lightfoot ~


Intellectual despair results in neither weakness nor dreams, but in violence. It is only a matter of knowing how to give vent to one's rage; whether one only wants to wander like madmen around prisons, or whether one wants to overturn them.
~By Georges Bataille ~


There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are the messengers of overwhelming grief, of deep contrition, and of unspeakable love.
~By Washington Irving ~


The discovery of truth is prevented more effectively, not by the false appearance things present and which mislead into error, not directly by weakness of the reasoning powers, but by preconceived opinion, by prejudice.
~By Arthur Schopenhauer ~


Unfortunately, the food industry has not yet faced this situation and begun taking measures to avoid exploiting our weakness for not knowing when we have had enough.
~By Marvin Harris ~


Making use of human weaknesses in intelligence work is a logical matter. It keeps coming up, and of course you try to look at all the aspects that interest you in a human being.
~By Markus Wolf ~


Neutrality, as a lasting principle, is an evidence of weakness.
~By Lajos Kossuth ~


God appoints our graces to be nurses to other men's weaknesses.
~By Henry Ward Beecher ~


I also believe that Hurricane Katrina did reveal a weakness in our energy supply systems, highlighting the reliance this country has on the gulf coast for our energy resources.
~By Steve Buyer ~


The strength of criticism lies in the weakness of the thing criticized.
~By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ~


The dependence of one people upon another, even for the benefits of legislation, is the deepest source of national weakness.
~By Thomas Francis Meagher ~


Concentrate your strengths against your competitor's relative weaknesses.
~By Paul Gauguin ~


Men blush less for their crimes than for their weaknesses and vanity.
~By Jean de la Bruyere ~


Growth begins when we begin to accept our own weakness.
~By Jean Vanier ~


I understand now that the vulnerability I've always felt is the greatest strength a person can have. You can't experience life without feeling life. What I've learned is that being vulnerable to somebody you love is not a weakness, it's a strength.
~By Elisabeth Shue ~


How will decent people in the region ever believe in peace if Arab terrorists interpret every gesture of peace as a display of weakness and then act accordingly?
~By Tom Lantos ~


And I was very comfortable with this band even when we disagreed. It takes a long time to feel comfortable enough to disagree with somebody. When everything happened, it just was really confusing. It's like our weaknesses were nurtured and brought out front by outsiders.
~By Edie Brickell ~


Build up your weaknesses until they become your strong points.
~By Knute Rockne ~


And yet you see the weakness of external evidence-and outward miracles; they were not sufficient to make true believers, or to make the Israelites believe that Jesus was their promised Messiah.
~By Elias Hicks ~


Watergate showed more strengths in our system than weaknesses... The whole country did take part in quite a genuine sense in passing judgment on Richard Nixon.
~By Archibald Cox ~


Admitting weakness seems to be such a severe psychic threat for Bush that when he makes a mistake it's safer just to reinforce it. The strategy creates a perverse system of rewards and punishments.
~By Tina Brown ~


You can't let praise or criticism get to you. It's a weakness to get caught up in either one.
~By John Wooden ~


I believe the most solemn duty of the American president is to protect the American people. If America shows uncertainty and weakness in this decade, the world will drift toward tragedy. This will not happen on my watch.
~By George W. Bush ~


We are all full of weakness and errors; let us mutually pardon each other our follies - it is the first law of nature.
~By Voltaire ~


When mental energy is allowed to follow the line of least resistance and to fall into easy channels, it is called weakness.
~By James Allen ~


Beer is the Danish national drink, and the Danish national weakness is another beer.
~By Clementine Paddleford ~


To swallow and follow, whether old doctrine or new propaganda, is a weakness still dominating the human mind.
~By Charlotte Perkins Gilman ~


The history of the world is the record of the weakness, frailty and death of public opinion.
~By Samuel Butler ~


People just take your kindness for weakness sometimes, and that's just the bottom line.
~By Ruben Studdard ~


You would be amazed how many important outs you can get by working the count down to where the hitter is sure you're going to throw to his weakness, and then throw to his power instead.
~By Whitey Ford ~


Land and sea, weakness and decline are great separators, but death is the great divorcer for ever.
~By John Keats ~


We deceive ourselves when we fancy that only weakness needs support. Strength needs it far more.
~By Madame Swetchine ~


Too many athletes do not admit their weaknesses.
~By Bill Toomey ~

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