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44 Weakness Quotes

The weakest goeth to the wall.

Unattributed Author Quotes , Source: title of a play printed in 1600 and 1618

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If you think a weakness can be turned into a strength, I hate to tell you this, but that's another weakness

Jack Handy Quotes

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We always weaken whatever we exaggerate. [Fr., On affaiblit toujours tout ce qu'on exagere.]

Jean Francois de la Harpe Quotes , Source: Melanie (I, 1)

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Heaven forming each on other to depend, A master, or a servant, or a friend, Bids each on other for assistance call, Till one man's weakness grows the strength of all.

Alexander Pope Quotes , Source: Essay on Man (ep. II, l. 249)

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Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.

Albert Einstein Quotes

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The greatest weakness of all is the great fear of appearing weak

Jacques Benigne Bossuel Quotes

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There are two kinds of weakness, that which breaks and that which bends.

James Russell Lowell Quotes

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The greatest weakness of most humans is their hesitancy to tell others how much they love them while they're alive.

Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes

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Human love is often but the encounter of two weaknesses.

Francois Mauriac Quotes

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We are more often treacherous, through weakness than through calculation.

Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes

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Only a kind person is able to judge another justly and to make allowances for his weaknesses. A kind eye, while recognizing defects, sees beyond them.

Lawrence G. Lovasik Quotes

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The strength of women is the pretense of weakness, and the weakness of men is the pretense of strength

M. Kathleen Casey Quotes

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The 'morality of compromise' sounds contradictory. Compromise is usually a sign of weakness, or an admission of defeat. Strong men don't compromise, it is said, and principles should never be compromised.

Andrew Carnegie Quotes

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The cord breaketh at last by the weakest pull.

Francis Bacon Quotes , Source: On Seditions, quoted as a Spanish proverb

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But the concessions of the weak are the concessions of fear.

Edmund Burke Quotes , Source: Speech on the Conciliation of America

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Amiable weakness.

Henry Fielding Quotes , Source: Tom Jones (bk. X, ch. VIII)

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Amiable weakness of human nature.

Edward Gibbon Quotes , Source: Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

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The mortal race is far too weak not to grow dizzy on unwonted brights. [Ger., Das sterbliche Geschlecht ist viel zu schwach In ungewohnter Hohe nicht zu schwindeln.]

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Quotes , Source: Iphigenia auf Tauris (I, 3, 98)

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And the weak soul, within itself unbless'd, Leans for all pleasure on another's breast.

Oliver Goldsmith Quotes , Source: The Traveller

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Soft-heartedness, in times like these, Shows sof'ness in the upper story!

Amy Lowell Quotes , Source: The Biglow Papers (second series, no. 7)

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If weakness may excuse, What murderer, what traitor, parricide, Incestuous, sacrilegious, but may plead it? All wickedness is weakness; that plea, therefore, With God or man will gain thee no remission.

John Milton Quotes , Source: Samson Agonistes (l. 831)

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Fine by defect, and delicately weak.

Alexander Pope Quotes , Source: Moral Essays (ep. II, l. 43)

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Even the weakest is thrust to the wall.

John Scogin Quotes , Source: Jests

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Weakness to be wroth with weakness! woman's pleasure, woman's pain-- Nature made them blinder motions bounded in a shallower brain.

Lord Alfred Tennyson Quotes , Source: Locksley Hall (st. 75)

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The weakest goes to the wall.

David Tuvill Quotes , Source: Essays Morall

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