Weakness Quotes

It is weakness rather than wickedness which renders men unfit to be trusted with unlimited power

John Adams

When mental energy is allowed to follow the line of least resistance and to fall into easy channels, it is called weakness

James Allen

The greatest weakness of all is the great fear of appearing weak

Jacques Benigne Bossuel

If you think a weakness can be turned into a strength, I hate to tell you this, but that's another weakness

Jack Handy

Suspicion is the courageous side of weakness.

Unknown

The whole fauna of human fantasies, their marine vegetation, drifts and luxuriates in the dimly lit zones of human activity, as though plaiting thick tresses of darkness. Here, too, appear the lighthouses of the mind, with their outward resemblance to less pure symbols. The gateway to mystery swings open at the touch of human weakness and we have entered the realms of darkness. One false step, one slurred syllable together reveal a man's thoughts.

Louis Aragon

The mystical trend of our time, which shows itself particularly in the rampant growth of the so-called Theosophy and Spiritualism, is for me no more than a symptom of weakness and confusion. Since our inner experiences consist of reproductions, and combinations of sensory impressions, the concept of a soul without a body seem to me to be empty and devoid of meaning.

Albert Einstein

Compassion is not weakness, and concern for the unfortunate is not socialism

Hubert H. Humphrey

Vanity is the natural weakness of an ambitious man, which exposes him to the secret scorn and derision of those he converses with, and ruins the character he is so industrious to advance by it.

Joseph Addison

Courage is the dividing line between weakness and strength of character.

Steve Pavlina

Humility leads to strength and not to weakness. It is the highest form of self-respect to admit mistakes and to make amends for them.

John J. McCloy

Wickedness is weakness.

John Milton

Power corrupts the few, while weakness corrupts the many.

Eric Hoffer

Ambition, old as mankind, the immemorial weakness of the strong.

Vita Sackville-West

All cruelty springs from weakness.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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