Weakness Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Weakness

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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 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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


It is from weakness that people reach for dictators and concentrated government power. Only the strong can be free. And only the productive can be strong.
~By Wendell Willkie ~


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


It is folly for an eminent man to think of escaping censure, and a weakness to be affected with it. All the illustrious persons of antiquity, and indeed of every age in the world, have passed through this fiery persecution.
~By Joseph Addison ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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. ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Solitude is strength; to depend on the presence of the crowd is weakness. The man who needs a mob to nerve him is much more alone than he imagines.
~By Paul Brunton ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


But the weakness comes from these Westernised co-opted Muslim leaders who just want to look good in the eyes of the West and Western media.
~By Abu Bakar Bashir ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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'd have to acknowledge that I have a weakness for the fairer sex - and I hope I never get over it.
~By Chuck Robb ~


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


If we resist our passions, it is more due to their weakness than our strength.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


Try to help others. Consult their weaknesses, relieve their maladies; strive to raise them up, and by so doing you will most effectually raise yourself up also.
~By Joseph Barber Lightfoot ~


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

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