Weakness Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Weakness

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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 ~


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


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


Powerful states can maintain themselves only by crime, little states are virtuous only by weakness.
~By Mikhail Bakunin ~


If thou wouldn't conquer thy weakness thou must not gratify it.
~By William Penn ~


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


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


People in very high places suddenly fall, and we are always surprised because we don't factor in the basic element that they're humans and, therefore, they are flawed and have weaknesses.
~By Carlisle Floyd ~


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 ~


After an extensive interview he arranged for my weaknesses in foreign languages to be over-looked and so I started a Biology degree at Birmingham in 1967.
~By Paul Nurse ~


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


I think that what went wrong with religion is the same thing that went wrong with politics. Is that it became too money based and too controlling. It's just a weakness that we human beings have for control - we want one thing and then we want more and then we want more.
~By Dave Davies ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


If you're not going to tell something if you're not going to expose something it's real easy to go in and photograph from behind the camera and not expose any of your weaknesses.
~By Kim Weston ~


Man's biological weakness is the condition of human culture.
~By Erich Fromm ~


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


The Iraqi people are living a long-running tragedy because of the legacy of the old regime, the Americans and their actions that are unsuitable for Iraqi society, and the weakness of national resolve.
~By Ahmed Chalabi ~


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 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 ~


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


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


Curb Your Enthusiasm, is not so much about Hollywood. It's more about Larry's weaknesses.
~By Kevin Nealon ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.
~By Thomas A. Edison ~


Those who gave thee a body, furnished it with weakness; but He who gave thee Soul, armed thee with resolution. Employ it, and thou art wise; be wise and thou art happy.
~By Akhenaton ~


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


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 ~


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


When a batter swings and I see his knees move, I can tell just what his weaknesses are then I just put the ball where I know he can't hit it.
~By Satchel Paige ~


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 ~


Prayer is a confession of one's own unworthiness and weakness.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


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


The weakness of ourselves and of our reason makes us see flaws in beauties by making us consider everything piece by piece.
~By Johann G. Hamann ~


Stronger by weakness, wiser men become.
~By Edmund Waller ~


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 ~


As soon as man enters into a state of society he loses the sense of his weakness; equality ceases, and then commences the state of war.
~By Charles de Secondat ~


I would be surprised to see the White House scaling back on anything. That would be an admission they are operating from a position of weakness.
~By Rich Galen ~


Just as a child respects his father even when he perceives his weaknesses and faults, so a German will not despise the old Germany which was once a symbol of greatness to him.
~By Gustav Stresemann ~


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 ~


My attitude is that if you push me towards something that you think is a weakness, then I will turn that perceived weakness into a strength.
~By Michael Jordan ~


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


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


You cannot run away from weakness; you must some time fight it out or perish; and if that be so, why not now, and where you stand?
~By Robert Louis Stevenson ~


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


A pretty little collection of weaknesses and a terror of spiders are our indispensable stock-in-trade with the men.
~By Sidonie Gabrielle Colette ~


Of all the things I could know, my own faults and weaknesses are pretty much the most important.
~By Simon Travaglia ~


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


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 ~


To discern what weaknesses and faults separate you from God, you must enter into your own inward ground and then confront yourself.
~By Johannes Tauler ~


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 ~


What is called an acute knowledge of human nature is mostly nothing but the observer's own weaknesses reflected back from others.
~By Georg C. Lichtenberg ~


I tremble for my country when I hear of confidence expressed in me. I know too well my weakness, that our only hope is in God.
~By Robert E. Lee ~


Only a kind person is able to judge another justly and to make allowances for his weaknesses. A kind eye, while recognizing defects, sees beyond them.
~By Lawrence G. Lovasik ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Tears shed for self are tears of weakness, but tears shed for others are a sign of strength.
~By Billy Graham ~


Sometimes a great wound or concussion of the head, especially which happens by falling headlong from an high place, brings a prejudice and weakness to the animal faculty, dulling the understanding.
~By Thomas Willis ~


Weakness of character is the only defect which cannot be amended.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


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 ~


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


My family is my strength and my weakness.
~By Aishwarya Rai ~


Usually that's going into biology in a certain way. There's certain strengths and weaknesses to both of the sexes. And I'm not against employing those nor am I against denying those, what I am looking for is a very large array of options.
~By Mark Morris ~


I was serving good but was returning especially well, which was a weakness in my game. So not only was I serving well, but I was also breaking these other guys, and they felt the pressure.
~By Richard Krajicek ~


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


Like all my family and class, I considered it a sign of weakness to show affection; to have been caught kissing my mother would have been a disgrace, and to have shown affection for my father would have been a disaster.
~By Agnes Smedley ~


Simulated disorder postulates perfect discipline; simulated fear postulates courage; simulated weakness postulates strength.
~By Lao Tzu ~


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


Conscious of my own weakness, I can only seek fervently the guidance of the Ruler of the Universe, and, relying on His all-powerful aid, do my best to restore Union and peace to a suffering people, and to establish and guard their liberties and rights.
~By George B. McClellan ~


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 ~


I'm constantly watching people. Watching their strengths and weaknesses. I find myself going into theater less and less, let alone horror. I gave that up when I was seven or eight years old.
~By Jonathan Frid ~


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


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 ~


My biggest weakness is patience, wanting to see things happen too quickly or get changes in place right away. Not having the patience to let things develop.
~By Paul Gleason ~


My biggest weakness as a endurance athlete has been in not drinking enough water after training, thereby racing sometimes while dehydrated.
~By Bill Rodgers ~


The greatest weakness of most humans is their hesitancy to tell others how much they love them while they're alive.
~By Orlando A. Battista ~


All nations are more tolerant of their own mistakes and weaknesses than of the mistakes and weaknesses of others.
~By Arthur Hays Sulzberger ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


This amateurism however, can sometimes be helpful in forging a style; you have to work around your weaknesses.
~By Bill Bruford ~


As much as I value an union of all the states, I would not admit the southern states into the union, unless they agreed to the discontinuance of this disgraceful trade, because it would bring weakness and not strength to the union.
~By George Mason ~


Patience is the support of weakness; impatience the ruin of strength.
~By Charles Caleb Colton ~


Let us speak, though we show all our faults and weaknesses, - for it is a sign of strength to be weak, to know it, and out with it - not in a set way and ostentatiously, though, but incidentally and without premeditation.
~By Herman Melville ~


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


In the garment trades, on the other hand, the presence of a body of the disfranchised, of the weak and young, undoubtedly contributes to the economic weakness of these trades.
~By Florence Kelley ~


As I pass it, I feel as if I saw a dear old mother, sweet in her weakness, trembling at the approach of her dissolution, but not appealing to me against the inevitable, rather endeavouring to reassure me by her patience, and pointing to a hopeful future.
~By Thomas Edward Brown ~


When the National Security Agency recruited me, they put me through a day of lie detector tests. They found out all my weaknesses and immediately seduced me. They used the strongest drugs in our culture, sex, power and money, to win me over.
~By John Perkins ~


When you know your cast well and their strengths and weaknesses, you can start writing for them, just the way Shakespeare wrote for his actors.
~By Stephen Sondheim ~


Failure to accord credit to anyone for what he may have done is a great weakness in any man.
~By William Howard Taft ~


There are two kinds of weakness, that which breaks and that which bends.
~By James Russell Lowell ~


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

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