Quotes by weak-minded
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American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
Pessimism is only the name that men of weak nerve give to wisdom.
English poet 1714-1763
A poet that fails in writing becomes often a morose critic. The weak and insipid white wine makes at length excellent vinegar.
American statesman, 39e President 1924-
A strong nation, like a strong person, can afford to be gentle, firm, thoughtful, and restrained. It can afford to extend a helping hand to others. It's a weak nation, like a weak person, that must behave with bluster and boasting and rashness and other signs of insecurity.
French politician anarchist, economist and sociologist 1809-1865
Communism is inequality, but not as property is. Property is exploitation of the weak by the strong. Communism is exploitation of the strong by the weak.
Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
French essayist and philosopher 1533-1592
He who establishes his argument by noise and command shows that his reason is weak.
American politician and U.S. Senator 1811-1874
I have never known a man who was sensual in his youth, who was high-minded when old.
Greek poet 496 BC - 406 BC
In a just cause the weak will beat the strong.
German pastor, theologian, spy and anti-Nazi dissident 1905-1945
It is the nature, and the advantage, of strong people that they can bring out the crucial questions and form a clear opinion about them. The weak always have to decide between alternatives that are not their own.
Thornton T. Munger
American scientist and environmentalist 1883-1975
Life is given for wisdom, and yet we are not wise; for goodness, and we are not good; for overcoming evil, and evil remains; for patience and sympathy and love, and yet we are fretful and hard and weak and selfish. We are keyed not to attainment, but to the struggle toward it.
American cartoonist 1958-
The purpose of writing is to inflate weak ideas, obscure pure reasoning, and inhibit clarity. With a little practice, writing can be an intimidating and impenetrable fog!
Indian politician 1917-1985
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
American writer, poet, criticus 1911-1972
When a village ceases to be a community, it becomes oppressive in its narrow conformity. So one becomes an individual and migrates to the city. There, finding others like-minded, one re-establishes a village community. Nowadays only New Yorkers are yokels.
Roman poet 65-8 BC
Why harass with eternal purposes a mind to weak to grasp them?
English playwright and poet 1564-1616
Youth is full of sport,
age's breath is short;
youth is nimble,
age is lame;
Youth is hot and bold,
age is weak and cold;
Youth is wild, and age is tame.
British Writer, Mathematician 1832-1898
''If everybody minded their own business,'' the Duchess said in a hoarse growl, ''the world would go round a deal faster than it does.''Source: Alice in wonderland
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