Sad Quotes about Weakness
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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 messengers of overwhelming grief ...
and unspeakable love.
- Washington Irving
Only strength can cooperate. Weakness can only beg.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
- Albert Einstein
Simulated disorder postulates perfect discipline;
simulated fear postulates courage;
simulated weakness postulates strength.
- Lao Tzu
Our greatest weakness lies in giving up.
The most certain way to succeed
is always to try just one more time.
- Thomas A. Edison
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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.
- Henry David Thoreau
The doctor sees all the weakness of mankind;
the lawyer all the wickedness,
the theologian all the stupidity.
- Arthur Schopenhauer
My family is my strength and my weakness.
- Aishwarya Rai
I believe in the power of weakness.
- Pat Buckley
Tolerance it a tremendous virtue, but the immediate
neighbors of tolerance are apathy and weakness.
- James Goldsmith
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.
- Marvin Harris
If thou wouldn't conquer thy weakness thou must not gratify it.
- William Penn
The very strength of a nation eventually proves to be its weakness.
- Paul Harris
We are all full of weakness and errors;
let us mutually pardon each other our follies -
it is the first law of nature.
My biggest weakness is my sensitivity.
I am too sensitive a person.
- Mike Tyson
The history of the world is the record of the weakness,
frailty and death of public opinion.
- Samuel Butler
I am above the weakness of seeking to establish a sequence of cause and effect,
between the disaster and the atrocity.
- Edgar Allan Poe
They all in general had putrid gums,
the spots and lassitude,
with weakness of their knees.
- James Lind
Compassion is not weakness, and concern for the unfortunate is not socialism.
- Hubert H. Humphrey
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.
There are two kinds of weakness, that which breaks and that which bends.
- James Russell Lowell
The Apple has the fewest bells and whistles.
It has simple sound and few graphics special effects.
In a way, that is a weakness because markets for the
other machines are getting bigger.
- Bill Budge
Insecurity, commonly regarded as a weakness in normal people,
is the basic tool of the actor's trade.
- Miranda Richardson
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?
- Tom Lantos
The acknowledgment of our weakness is the first step in repairing our loss.
- Thomas Kempis
Salazar's record is one of weakness;
he hasn't been a good attorney general.
- Bob Schaffer
Flee an enemy who knows your weakness.
- Pierre Corneille
Every existing thing is born without reason,
prolongs itself out of weakness, and dies by chance.
- Jean-Paul Sartre
Failure to accord credit to anyone for what he may
have done is a great weakness in any man.
- William Howard Taft
I'd have to acknowledge that I have a weakness for the fairer sex -
and I hope I never get over it.
- Chuck Robb
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.
- Paul Gleason
We grow a little every time we do not take advantage of somebody's weakness.
- Bern Williams
Money demands that you sell, not your weakness to men's stupidity,
but your talent to their reason.
- Ayn Rand
Now the thing is not to get into unnecessary quarrels
by talking too much and not to indicate any weakness by talking too much;
let our actions speak for themselves.
- Henry L. Stimson
The beautiful seems right by force of beauty and the
feeble wrong because of weakness.
- Elizabeth Barrett Browning
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.
- Steve Buyer
Humility is not cowardice.
Meekness is not weakness.
Humility and meekness are indeed spiritual powers.
- Swami Sivananda
I did not want to be depressed by the gap existing
between my weakness and my ambition.
- Ella Maillart
Pride is an admission of weakness; it secretly fears
all competition and dreads all rivals.
- Fulton J. Sheen
Beer is the Danish national drink, and the Danish national
weakness is another beer.
- Clementine Paddleford
We deceive ourselves when we fancy that only weakness needs support.
Strength needs it far more.
- Madame Swetchine
Our strength is often composed of the weakness that
we're damned if we're going to show.
- Mignon McLaughlin
Morality is the weakness of the brain.
- Arthur Rimbaud
As soon as man enters into a state of society he loses
the sense of his weakness;
and then commences the state of war.
- Charles de Secondat
Powerful states can maintain themselves only by crime,
little states are virtuous only by weakness.
- Mikhail Bakunin
Never apologize, mister.
It's a sign of weakness.
- Frank S. Nugent
My strength and my weakness are twins in the same womb.
- Marge Piercy
Man's biological weakness is the condition of human culture.
- Erich Fromm
Stronger by weakness, wiser men become.
- Edmund Waller
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.
- M. Kathleen Casey
Credulity is the man's weakness, but the child's strength.
- Charles Lamb
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.
- Miguel de Cervantes
Neutrality, as a lasting principle, is an evidence of weakness.
- Lajos Kossuth
Strength alone knows conflict, weakness is born vanquished.
- Anne Sophie Swetchine
I know Koufax' weakness.
He can't hit.
- Whitey Ford
Let no one think that flexibility and a predisposition
to compromise is a sign of weakness or a sell-out.
- Paul Kagame
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.
- Paul Brunton
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.
- Moshe Dayan
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.
- Agnes Smedley
The greatest weakness of most humans is their hesitancy
to tell others how much they love them while they're alive.
- Orlando A. Battista
Love is not weakness.
It is strong.
Only the sacrament of marriage can contain it.
- Boris Pasternak
Children, I grant, should be innocent;
but when the epithet is applied to men,
or women, it is but a civil term for weakness.
- Mary Wollstonecraft
The weakness of ourselves and of our reason makes us
see flaws in beauties by making us consider everything piece by piece.
- Johann G. Hamann
When a Spanish man cries it's not a sign of weakness.
- Geraldo Rivera
I am tired.
My arm aches.
My head boils.
My feet are cold.
But I am not aware of any weakness.
- Zane Grey
Don't mistake niceness for weakness.
- Jennifer Granholm
All cruelty springs from weakness.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Growth begins when we begin to accept our own weakness.
- Jean Vanier
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.
- Kin Hubbard
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