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The spread of civilisation may be likened to a fire; first, a feeble spark, next a flickering flame, then a mighty blaze, ever increasing in speed and power.
Brave men do not gather by thousands to torture and murder a single individual, so gagged and bound he cannot make even feeble resistance or defense.
Ida B. Wells
Nothing turns out to be so oppressive and unjust as a feeble government.
I know I have the body of a weak and feeble woman, but I have the heart and stomach of a king, and of a king of England too.
God is waiting eagerly to respond with new strength to each little act of self-control, small disciplines of prayer, feeble searching after him. And his children shall be filled if they will only hunger and thirst after what he offers.
Man is but a reed, the most feeble thing in nature, but he is a thinking reed.
My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.
Superstition is the religion of feeble minds.
Like many physical diseases, anti-Semitism is highly infectious, and can become endemic in certain localities and societies. Though a disease of the mind, it is by no means confined to weak, feeble, or commonplace intellects; as history sadly records, its carriers have included men and women of otherwise powerful and subtle thoughts.
'Tis not enough to help the feeble up, but to support them after.
A feeble body weakens the mind.
What a distressing contrast there is between the radiant intelligence of the child and the feeble mentality of the average adult.
Visit those who are sick, or who are in trouble, especially those whom God has made needy by age, or by other sickness, as the feeble, the blind, and the lame who are in poverty. These you shall relieve with your goods after your power and after their need, for thus biddeth the Gospel.
If readers, young and old, would take even a moment to reflect on our rapidly shifting culture and ideology, I would be happy. Many leaders of the older generation dismiss emerging culture. Those leaders are at risk of becoming a feeble voice-piece without followers. Most of the younger generation is going deaf to the truth.
There is something feeble and a little contemptible about a man who cannot face the perils of life without the help of comfortable myths.
It is the dissimilarities and inequalities among men which give rise to the notion of honor; as such differences become less, it grows feeble; and when they disappear, it will vanish too.
Alexis de Tocqueville
Los Angeles gives one the feeling of the future more strongly than any city I know of. A bad future, too, like something out of Fritz Lang's feeble imagination.
The beautiful seems right by force of beauty, and the feeble wrong because of weakness.
Grandfather, Great Spirit, once more behold me on earth and lean to hear my feeble voice.
The beautiful seems right by force of beauty and the feeble wrong because of weakness.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Of my own spirit let me be in sole though feeble mastery.
In 1996, I was in was in an acoustic kind of rock band, we were called Feeble. We were just playing locally.
The feeble soul merely whines and complains.
Not by the forces of civil war can you govern the very weakest woman. You can kill that woman, but she escapes you then; you cannot govern her. No power on earth can govern a human being, however feeble, who withholds his or her consent.
It is a rare privilege to watch the birth, growth, and first feeble struggles of a living mind; this privilege is mine.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
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