Weakness Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Weakness

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When a Spanish man cries it's not a sign of weakness.
~By Geraldo Rivera ~


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


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 ~


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


Once we know our weaknesses they cease to do us any harm.
~By Georg C. Lichtenberg ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


We either accept weaknesses in good people or we have to tear pages out of the Bible.
~By Robert Duvall ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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. ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


Humility is not cowardice. Meekness is not weakness. Humility and meekness are indeed spiritual powers.
~By Swami Sivananda ~


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


I knuckle down with my demons, and with my weaknesses.
~By Carlos Santana ~


We grow a little every time we do not take advantage of somebody's weakness.
~By Bern Williams ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Life is not an easy matter... You cannot live through it without falling into frustration and cynicism unless you have before you a great idea which raises you above personal misery, above weakness, above all kinds of perfidy and baseness.
~By Leon Trotsky ~


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


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 ~


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


Much can be inferred about a man from his mistress: in her one beholds his weaknesses and his dreams.
~By Georg C. Lichtenberg ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


My weakness is wearing too much leopard print.
~By Jackie Collins ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


You always have certain strengths and certain weaknesses, and you want to compensate for your weaknesses... I have a real duty to earn the trust of the faculty. I don't just deserve it. I have to earn it.
~By Erskine Bowles ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


The beautiful seems right by force of beauty, and the feeble wrong because of weakness.
~By Virginia Woolf ~


They all in general had putrid gums, the spots and lassitude, with weakness of their knees.
~By James Lind ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


It would be really great if people would realize that stars are only people with the same weaknesses and flaws, not immaculate idols.
~By Meg Ryan ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


There's a basic human weakness inherent in all people which tempts them to want what they can't have and not want what is readily available to them.
~By M. Kathleen Casey ~


Public opinion is a compound of folly, weakness, prejudice, wrong feeling, right feeling, obstinacy, and newspaper paragraphs.
~By Robert Peel ~


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 ~


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 ~


A great number of the women are victims to falling of the womb and weakness in the spine; but these are necessary results of their laborious existence, and do not belong either to climate or constitution.
~By Fanny Kemble ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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

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