Weakness Quotes

Our strength grows out of our weaknesses

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Weak souls always set to work at the wrong time.

Cardinal De Rets

Man's biological weakness is the condition of human culture.

Erich Fromm

Better make a weak man your enemy than your friend.

Josh Billings

A weak mind is like a microscope, which magnifies trifling things but cannot receive great ones.

Lord Chesterfield

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

Dorothy Dix

Credulity is the man's weakness, but the child's strength.

Charles Lamb

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

Hubert H. Humphrey

Flee an enemy who knows your weakness.

Pierre Corneille

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.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

All cruelty springs from weakness.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

The weakest and most timorous are the most revengeful and implacable.

Thomas Fuller

The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.

Mohandas K. Gandhi

People who have no weaknesses are terrible; there is no way of taking advantage of them.


A woman of mystique is fully aware of her flaws and weaknesses, yet she is strong enough to admit them and not be embarrassed by them.

Jean Lush

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

Vita Sackville-West

Power corrupts the few, while weakness corrupts the many.

Eric Hoffer

Wickedness is weakness.

John Milton

But the concessions of the weak are the concessions of fear.

Edmund Burke

Don't mistake niceness for weakness.

Jennifer Granholm

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?

Robert Louis Stevenson

The acknowledgment of our weakness is the first step in repairing our loss.

Thomas Kempis

Overlook and forgive the weaknesses of the generous people because if they fall down, God will help them.

Ali bin Abu-Talib

The weakness of little children's limbs is innocent, not their souls.

St. Augustine of Hippo

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Updated On : March 02, 2014
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