Weakness Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Weakness

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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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


There would not be enough talent that's educated, developed and ready to take on the next leadership challenge, and it would cap our growth. Now we've put programs in place not to have that happen, but that could be a weakness.
~By Kevin Rollins ~


Our judgments judge us, and nothing reveals us, exposes our weaknesses, more ingeniously than the attitude of pronouncing upon our fellows.
~By Paul Valery ~


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


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


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 ~


Never build your emotional life on the weaknesses of others.
~By George Santayana ~


Mr. Chairman, on September 11, we were attacked by terrorists who took advantage of weaknesses in our border security. After infiltrating our country, the terrorists were able to conceal their real identities, and thereby plot their attacks without fear of being apprehended.
~By Jim Ryun ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


Compassion is not weakness, and concern for the unfortunate is not socialism.
~By Hubert H. Humphrey ~


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 ~


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 ~


Love is friendship that has caught fire. It is quiet understanding, mutual confidence, sharing and forgiving. It is loyalty through good and bad times. It settles for less than perfection and makes allowances for human weaknesses.
~By Ann Landers ~


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 am above the weakness of seeking to establish a sequence of cause and effect, between the disaster and the atrocity.
~By Edgar Allan Poe ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


You work enough with someone and you develop a shorthand. You know how he likes to work through the day and he knows where you're vulnerable and where your weaknesses and strengths are, so it makes for a good team, a team that knows who's over there behind your back.
~By David Strathairn ~


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 ~


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 ~


I feel real ownership in this show. I feel very invested in it. I care very much about it. I don't feel any more like a hired hand, you know? It's a strange feeling - I feel personally responsible for how the story goes. What happens. What the weaknesses are. And so in a way, some of the changes gave me an opportunity to have a voice in a different way.
~By Lauren Graham ~


Only strength can cooperate. Weakness can only beg.
~By Dwight D. Eisenhower ~


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


Children, I grant, should be innocent; but when the epithet is applied to men, or women, it is but a civil term for weakness.
~By Mary Wollstonecraft ~


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


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 ~


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


Strengthen me by sympathizing with my strength, not my weakness.
~By Amos Bronson Alcott ~


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


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


Since others have to tolerate my weaknesses, it is only fair that I should tolerate theirs.
~By William Allen White ~


When our Lord says, we must be converted and become as little children, I suppose he means also, that we must be sensible of our weakness, comparatively speaking, as a little child.
~By George Whitefield ~


Tomorrow is a satire on today, And shows its weakness.
~By Edward Young ~


Credulity is the man's weakness, but the child's strength.
~By Charles Lamb ~


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 ~


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


In poverty and other misfortunes of life, true friends are a sure refuge. The young they keep out of mischief; to the old they are a comfort and aid in their weakness, and those in the prime of life they incite to noble deeds.
~By Aristotle ~


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 ~


Insincerity is always weakness; sincerity even in error is strength.
~By George Henry Lewes ~


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


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 key to any game is to use your strengths and hide your weaknesses.
~By Paul Westphal ~


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


If human beings are perceived as potentials rather than problems, as possessing strengths instead of weaknesses, as unlimited rather that dull and unresponsive, then they thrive and grow to their capabilities.
~By Barbara Bush ~


Success is achieved by developing our strengths, not by eliminating our weaknesses.
~By Marilyn vos Savant ~


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 ~


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 beautiful seems right by force of beauty and the feeble wrong because of weakness.
~By Elizabeth Barrett Browning ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Our enemies, like the Grecian hero, have one vulnerable point. You have not touched it yet. What should have been their element of weakness has been suffered to remain an element of strength.
~By Jay Alan Sekulow ~


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 ~


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


I think that maybe that's my weakness, in that I don't know how to do it, so I just do what I do and try to do it as passionately and as well as I can.
~By Aaron Eckhart ~


You are right, but the weakness does not come from the millions of Muslims in the world. They do not mind being radical, they have no fear to speak out and to protest and to jihad.
~By Abu Bakar Bashir ~


Morality is the weakness of the brain.
~By Arthur Rimbaud ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


Hatred is not contained in political thinking. Any hatred worked up against the public enemy is non-political, and always shows some weakness in the internal political situation.
~By Francis Parker Yockey ~


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. ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


Weakness on both sides is, as we know, the motto of all quarrels.
~By Voltaire ~


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


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


Although men are accused of not knowing their own weakness, yet perhaps few know their own strength. It is in men as in soils, where sometimes there is a vein of gold which the owner knows not of.
~By Jonathan Swift ~


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 '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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


Each relationship nurtures a strength or weakness within you.
~By Mike Murdock ~


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


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 ~


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 ~

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May 27 ,2022
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