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I've been repeating ad nauseam that we in Burma, we are weak with regard to the culture of negotiated compromises, that we have to develop the ability to achieve such compromises.
Aung San Suu Kyi
The opportunities for heroism are limited in this kind of world: the most people can do is sometimes not to be as weak as they've been at other times.
To the question how one kind of labor can be measured against another, how the labor of the artisan can be measured against the labor of the artist, how the labor of the strong can be measured against the labor of the weak, the communists can give no answer.
Benjamin N. Cardozo
Love and compassion don't at all have to make us weak, or lead us to losing discernment and vision. We just have to learn how to find them. And see, in truth, what they bring us.
The greatness of a man is measured by the way he treats the little man. Compassion for the weak is a sign of greatness.
I learned that it is the weak who are cruel, and that gentleness is to be expected only from the strong.
Weak minds sink under prosperity as well as adversity; but strong and deep ones have two high tides.
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.
After all, one knows one's weak points so well, that it's rather bewildering to have the critics overlook them and invent others.
Putin sought to keep Ukraine weak through corruption.
I find drug use disrespectful, self-destructive, and weak. I want no part of it.
A carrier with a venereal disease can have many partners, but only those whose mental and physical immune systems are weak will be susceptible to it.
Louise L. Hay
A weak mind is like a microscope, which magnifies trifling things, but cannot receive great ones.
Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield
When I was sixteen or seventeen, I wanted to be a writer. I wanted to be a playwright. But everything I wrote, I thought, was weak. And I can remember falling asleep in tears because I had no talent the way I wanted to have.
Francis Ford Coppola
Retail banking in Africa is very weak. You can't go to a village and get money from an ATM or visit a branch of the bank. So people have to use the Internet.
In an ideological age, diplomacy may seem weak and prosaic. But sometimes it is all we have.
I saw the government really using the excuse of a weak economy and a financial crisis to create more government and to push onto the American entrepreneurial society more and more restraints and government activity.
Why harass with eternal purposes a mind to weak to grasp them?
If you look at weak democracies, the oligarchies that have taken undue control of them always seek to tamper with the vote. It is important for oligarchs to have elections to give their guy a veneer of legitimacy - and important for the vote always to turn out 'their way.'
Instead of a weak and vacillating Government, a single, purposeful, energetic personality is ruling today.
However weak we are, however poor, however little our faith, or however small our grace may be, our names are still written on His heart; nor shall we lose our share in Jesus' love.
I always say that non-violence is not the weapon of the weak. It is the weapon of the strong.
When a thought is too weak to be expressed simply, it should be rejected.
Luc de Clapiers
Greece's European neighbors were able step in and bolster the weak foundation on which Greece's free-spending budget was based. It would be difficult for any country, or intergovernmental organization, to rescue an economy the size of the U.S. if investors were ever to lose faith in our bonds because of our enormous debt.
Where is human nature so weak as in the bookstore?
Henry Ward Beecher
A strong foe is better than a weak friend.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
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