Quotes: weaknesses

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  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
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    ''To give style'' to one's character - a great and rare art! He exercises it who surveys all that his nature presents in strength and weakness and then moulds it to an artistic plan until everything appears as art and reason, and even the weaknesses delight the eye.
  • Knute Rockne
    Knute Rockne
    Norwegian-American football player and coach 1888-1931
    Knute Rockne
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    Build up your weaknesses until they become your strong points.
  • William Hazlitt
    William Hazlitt
    English writer 1778-1830
    William Hazlitt
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    Cunning is the art of concealing our own defects, and discovering the weaknesses of others.
  • Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
    Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
    French writer 1873-1954
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    A pretty little collection of weaknesses and a terror of spiders are our indispensable stock-in-trade with the men.
  • Bokeem Woodbine
    Bokeem Woodbine
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    Acting is an opportunity for me to try to explore and examine and expose humanity's weaknesses that are intrinsic to our nature as humans and learn from them; thereby, it's like a sociological expose.
  • All nations are more tolerant of their own mistakes and weaknesses than of the mistakes and weaknesses of others.
  • William Hazlitt
    William Hazlitt
    English writer 1778-1830
    William Hazlitt
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    Comedy naturally wears itself out - destroys the very food on which it lives; and by constantly and successfully exposing the follies and weaknesses of mankind to ridicule, in the end leaves itself nothing worth laughing at.
  • Stephen R. Covey
    Stephen R. Covey
    American educator, author and businessman 1932-2012
    Stephen R. Covey
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    Don't argue for other people's weaknesses. Don't argue for your own. When you make a mistake, admit it, correct it, and learn from it - immediately.
  • Paul J. Meyer
    Paul J. Meyer
    American businessman and business consultant 1928-
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    Enter every activity without giving mental recognition to the possibility of defeat. Concentrate on your strengths, instead of your weaknesses... on your powers, instead of your problems.
  • Henry Ward Beecher
    Henry Ward Beecher
    American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker 1813-1887
    Henry Ward Beecher
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    God appoints our graces to be nurses to other men's weaknesses.
  • Robert Conklin
    Robert Conklin
    American teacher, writer
    Robert Conklin
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    If human beings are perceived as potentials rather than problems, as possessing strengths instead of weaknesses, as unlimited rather that dull and unresponsive, then they thrive and grow to their capabilities.
  • Joseph Conrad
    Joseph Conrad
    In Poland born English writer 1857-1924
    Joseph Conrad
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    It is very difficult to be wholly joyous or wholly sad on this earth. The comic, when it is human, soon takes upon itself a face of pain; and some of our grieves... have their source in weaknesses which must be recognized with smiling compassion as the common inheritance of us all.
  • Herman Melville
    Herman Melville
    American author 1819-1891
    Herman Melville
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    Let us speak, though we show all our faults and weaknesses, for it is a sign of strength to be weak, to know it, and out with it - not in a set way and ostentatiously, though, but incidentally and without premeditation.
  • Ann Landers
    Ann Landers
    American columnist 1918-
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    Love is friendship that has caught fire. It is quiet understanding, mutual confidence, sharing and forgiving. It is loyalty through good and bad times. It settles for less than perfection and makes allowances for human weaknesses.
  • G. C. Lichtenberg
    G. C. Lichtenberg
    German writer and physicist 1742-1799
    G. C. Lichtenberg
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    Much can be inferred about a man from his mistress: in her one beholds his weaknesses and his dreams.
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