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Desperation, weakness, vulnerability - these things will always be exploited. You need to protect the weak, ring-fence them, with something far stronger than empathy.
One of the duties of fortitude is to keep the weak from receiving injury; another, to check the wrong motions of our own souls; a third, both to disregard humiliations, and to do what is right with an even mind. All these clearly ought to be fulfilled by all Christians, and especially by the clergy.
The intense campaigns against domestic violence, rape, sexual harassment, and inequity in the schools all too often depend on an image of women as weak and victimized.
I know a lot of people who are weak, who are in a perpetual cycle of poverty and being locked up. There are guys from my neighborhood who are in jail or who are dead. It does take a certain strength to know your environment and say, 'I can grow beyond it.'
A weak man is just by accident. A strong but non-violent man is unjust by accident.
Men who think that a woman's past love affairs lessen her love for them are usually stupid and weak.
How can any man be weak who dares to be at all?
Henry David Thoreau
Sorrow is a fruit. God does not make it grow on limbs too weak to bear it.
Where is human nature so weak as in the bookstore?
Henry Ward Beecher
Let me ask you a question: If you never ate a balanced diet, what would happen to your body? You know the answer: Eventually you'd grow weak; you might even open yourself to serious illness or disease. We all need a balanced diet if we are to stay healthy.
One truth stands firm. All that happens in world history rests on something spiritual. If the spiritual is strong, it creates world history. If it is weak, it suffers world history.
He who establishes his argument by noise and command shows that his reason is weak.
Michel de Montaigne
Abstainer: a weak person who yields to the temptation of denying himself a pleasure.
In Kosovo, the U.S. has chosen a course of action that escalates atrocities and violence. It is also a course of action that strikes a blow against the regime of international order, but which offers the weak at least some protection from predatory states.
Vanity working on a weak head, produces every sort of mischief.
Strong women only marry weak men.
People confuse goodness with weakness. It is weak people, not good people (goodness demands strength), who are taken advantage of.
Like all weak men he laid an exaggerated stress on not changing one's mind.
W. Somerset Maugham
Formerly, when religion was strong and science weak, men mistook magic for medicine; now, when science is strong and religion weak, men mistake medicine for magic.
After all, one knows one's weak points so well, that it's rather bewildering to have the critics overlook them and invent others.
Many people think they want things, but they don't really have the strength, the discipline. They are weak. I believe that you get what you want if you want it badly enough.
It was a weak spot in any nation to have a large body of disaffected people within its confusion.
Zora Neale Hurston
Every reform, however necessary, will by weak minds be carried to an excess, that itself will need reforming.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
What distinguishes a great artist from a weak one is first their sensibility and tenderness; second, their imagination, and third, their industry.
Football doesn't build character. It eliminates the weak ones.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
Leonardo da Vinci
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