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A weak man is just by accident. A strong but non-violent man is unjust by accident.
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
Applause is the spur of noble minds, the end and aim of weak ones.
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.
Those who restrain their desires, do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
People often speak of God being even-handed. God is not even-handed. God is biased, in favor of the weak, of the despised.
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.
It is true that we are weak and sick and ugly and quarrelsome but if that is all we ever were, we would millenniums ago have disappeared from the face of the earth.
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.
The strong do what they have to do and the weak accept what they have to accept.
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.
Julia progresses from cradle to grave, showing how government makes every good thing in her life possible. The weak economy, high unemployment, falling wages, rising gas prices, the national debt, the insolvency of entitlements - all these are fictionally assumed away in a cartoon that is produced by a president who wants us to forget about them.
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.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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