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I tremble for my country when I hear of confidence expressed in me. I know too well my weakness, that our only hope is in God.
Robert E. Lee
Tears shed for self are tears of weakness, but tears shed for others are a sign of strength.
The discovery of truth is prevented more effectively, not by the false appearance things present and which mislead into error, not directly by weakness of the reasoning powers, but by preconceived opinion, by prejudice.
I have ever been the queerest mixture of weakness and strength, and have paid heavily for the weakness.
In poverty and other misfortunes of life, true friends are a sure refuge. The young they keep out of mischief; to the old they are a comfort and aid in their weakness, and those in the prime of life they incite to noble deeds.
We must take positions. Our weakness in the West is born of the fact of so-called 'objectivity.' Objectivity does not exist - it cannot exist!... The word is a hypocrisy which is sustained by the lie that the truth stays in the middle. No, sir: Sometimes truth stays on one side only.
Pain is weakness leaving the body.
Insincerity is always weakness; sincerity even in error is strength.
George Henry Lewes
Unfortunately, some of our greatest tribulations are the result of our own foolishness and weakness and occur because of our own carelessness or transgression.
James E. Faust
All cruelty springs from weakness.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Let no one think that flexibility and a predisposition to compromise is a sign of weakness or a sell-out.
My weakness is wearing too much leopard print.
The doctor sees all the weakness of mankind; the lawyer all the wickedness, the theologian all the stupidity.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
Try to look at your weakness and convert it into your strength. That's success.
Solitude is strength; to depend on the presence of the crowd is weakness. The man who needs a mob to nerve him is much more alone than he imagines.
Public opinion is a compound of folly, weakness, prejudice, wrong feeling, right feeling, obstinacy, and newspaper paragraphs.
Strengthen me by sympathizing with my strength, not my weakness.
Amos Bronson Alcott
If I have a weakness, it's probably ice cream. That's where I get lax, sloppy. I'll sneak into the refrigerator at night and take two or three bites and put it back. Butter pecan. Only two or three bites, but it shows.
Love is not weakness. It is strong. Only the sacrament of marriage can contain it.
You can't let praise or criticism get to you. It's a weakness to get caught up in either one.
We grow a little every time we do not take advantage of somebody's weakness.
It is from a weakness and smallness of mind that men are opinionated; and we are very loath to believe what we are not able to comprehend.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Men walk this tightrope where any sign of weakness illicits shame, and so they're afraid to make themselves vulnerable for fear of looking weak.
I think that everyone has something about themselves that they feel is their weakness... their 'disability.' And I'm certain we all have one, because I think of a disability as being anything which undermines our belief and confidence in our own abilities.
You cannot run away from weakness; you must some time fight it out or perish; and if that be so, why not now, and where you stand?
Robert Louis Stevenson
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Leonardo da Vinci
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Let us never know what old age is. Let us know the happiness time brings, not count the years.
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