Quotes by weaknesses
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German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
''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.
Norwegian-American football player and coach 1888-1931
Build up your weaknesses until they become your strong points.
English writer 1778-1830
Cunning is the art of concealing our own defects, and discovering the weaknesses of others.
Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
French writer 1873-1954
A pretty little collection of weaknesses and a terror of spiders are our indispensable stock-in-trade with the men.
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.
Arthur Hays Sulzberger
American newspaper publisher 1891-1968
All nations are more tolerant of their own mistakes and weaknesses than of the mistakes and weaknesses of others.
English writer 1778-1830
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
American educator, author and businessman 1932-2012
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
American businessman and business consultant 1928-
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
American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker 1813-1887
God appoints our graces to be nurses to other men's weaknesses.
American teacher, writer
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.
In Poland born English writer 1857-1924
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.
American author 1819-1891
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.
American columnist 1918-
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
German writer and physicist 1742-1799
Much can be inferred about a man from his mistress: in her one beholds his weaknesses and his dreams.
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