Weakness

The doctor sees all the weakness of mankind; the lawyer all the wickedness, the theologian all the stupidity.

Arthur Schopenhauer

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Prayer is not asking. It is a longing of the soul. It is daily admission of one's weakness. It is better in prayer to have a heart without words than words without a heart.

Mahatma Gandhi

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There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are the messengers of overwhelming grief, of deep contrition, and of unspeakable love.

Washington Irving

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Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.

Albert Einstein

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A hero is someone who, in spite of weakness, doubt or not always knowing the answers, goes ahead and overcomes anyway.

Christopher Reeve

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Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.

Thomas A. Edison

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A love for tradition has never weakened a nation, indeed it has strengthened nations in their hour of peril.

Winston Churchill

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Weakness — quotes and aphorisms

In critical moments even the very powerful have need of the weakest.

Aesop

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What is called an acute knowledge of human nature is mostly nothing but the observer's own weaknesses reflected back from others.

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

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Once we know our weaknesses they cease to do us any harm.

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

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The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak.

American saying

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You move me to pity - you are so weak on this Earth made of granite.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery, "The Little Prince"

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