Weakness Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Weakness

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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 ~


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


I believe in the power of weakness.
~By Pat Buckley ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


I saw that all beings are fated to happiness: action is not life, but a way of wasting some force, an enervation. Morality is the weakness of the brain.
~By Arthur Rimbaud ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 '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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


When you have to play a character that seems to be a relatively decent person and seems to be like yourself, I think the trick in that kind of character, so that you don't become a cliche, is to find where their weaknesses are.
~By Jennifer Beals ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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. ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


I know Koufax' weakness. He can't hit.
~By Whitey Ford ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Can you hang in there with your investigators when things get going tough? Don't give up on investigators because they have a little weakness. Work with them until the Holy Ghost tells you not to.
~By Richard G. Scott ~


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


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


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 ~


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 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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


The Hamas has taken the path of avoiding causing harm to Zionist interests outside of Palestine, not from weakness or lack of ability to do so, but because Hamas does not wish for further fronts to be opened against it around the world.
~By Ahmed Yassin ~


If the United States were to cut and run from Iraq, we would send a message of weakness that would embolden our terrorist enemies across the globe. A failed Iraq would destabilize the entire region and undermine U.S. national security for decades to come.
~By Dennis Cardoza ~


What we learned several years ago was that one of our weaknesses would be if we didn't develop enough people with the know-how to run our company, it would come to the point where we would just stop.
~By Kevin Rollins ~


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 ~


I didn't want to be on the losing side. I was fed up with Jewish weakness, timidity and fear. I didn't want any more Jewish sentimentality and Jewish suffering. I was sickened by our sad songs.
~By Lionel Blue ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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

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