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And he has said to me, My grace is sufficient for you, for power is perfected in weakness. Most gladly, therefore, I will rather boast about my weaknesses, that the power of Christ may dwell in me. [2 Corinthians 12:9]

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian

The weak have one weapon: the errors of those who think they are strong.

Author: George Bidault (1899-1983)

Profession: French Statesman, Prime Minister

The yielding of the weak is the concession to fear.

Author: Edmund Burke (1729-1797)

Profession: British Political Writer, Statesman

Weak souls always set to work at the wrong time.

Author: Cardinal De Rets


The weak are the most treacherous of us all. They come to the strong and drain them. They are bottomless. They are insatiable. They are always parched and always bitter. They are everyone's concern and like vampires they suck our life's blood.

Author: Bette Davis (1908-1989)

Profession: American Actress, Producer

The weak are more likely to make the strong weak than the strong are likely to make the weak strong.

Author: Marlene Dietrich (1904-1992)

Profession: German-born American Film Actor

Our strength grows out of our weakness.

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

Profession: American Poet, Essayist

The weakest spot in any person is where they think themselves to be the wisest.

Author: G. Emmons


Man's biological weakness is the condition of human culture.

Author: Erich Fromm (1900-1980)

Profession: American Psychologist

The weakest and most timorous are the most revengeful and implacable.

Author: Thomas Fuller (1608-1661)

Profession: British Clergyman, Author

Some of our weakness is born in us, some of it comes through education; it is a big question as to which gives us the most trouble.

Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749-1832)

Profession: German Poet, Dramatist, Novelist

It is a talent of the weak to persuade themselves that they suffer for something when they suffer from something; that they are showing the way when they are running away; that they see the light when they feel the heat; that they are chosen when they are shunned.

Author: Eric Hoffer (1902-1983)

Profession: American Author, Philosopher

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

Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680)

Profession: French Classical Writer

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

Author: James Russell Lowell (1819-1891)

Profession: American Poet, Critic, Editor

A woman of mystique is fully aware of her flaws and weaknesses, yet she is strong enough to admit them and not be embarrassed by them.

Author: Jean Lush