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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.
Melanie is more of a disciplinarian with the little girl than me, probably because it's my first baby. She gets everything easy from Papa. I am more weak. She takes advantage of me.
Desperation, weakness, vulnerability - these things will always be exploited. You need to protect the weak, ring-fence them, with something far stronger than empathy.
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.
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.
Strong women only marry weak men.
After all, one knows one's weak points so well, that it's rather bewildering to have the critics overlook them and invent others.
Like all weak men he laid an exaggerated stress on not changing one's mind.
W. Somerset Maugham
People confuse goodness with weakness. It is weak people, not good people (goodness demands strength), who are taken advantage of.
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.
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
Strong people make as many mistakes as weak people. Difference is that strong people admit their mistakes, laugh at them, learn from them. That is how they become strong.
Richard J. Needham
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.
The power of faith will often shine forth the most when the character is naturally weak.
When our governments want to sell us a course of action, they do it by making sure it's the only thing on the agenda, the only thing everyone's talking about. And they pre-load the ensuing discussion with highly selected images, devious and prejudicial language, dubious linkages, weak or false 'intelligence' and selected 'leaks.'
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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