Weakness Quotes

Most popular weakness quotes

Argue for your limitations, and sure enough they're yours.


Never grow a wishbone, daughter, where your backbone ought to be.


There are two kinds of weakness, that which breaks and that which bends.
It is by its promise of a sense of power that evil often attracts the weak.

evil power

Like all weak men he laid an exaggerated stress on not changing one's mind.
People who have no weaknesses are terrible; there is no way of taking advantage of them.
There is nothing more startling in human relations that the strong emotion of weak people.


Men are much more unwilling to have their weaknesses and their imperfections known than their crimes.
People with really weak characters cause an immense amount of suffering in the world. They destroy whole civilizations.
Only the weak blame parents, their race, their times, lack of good fortune, or the quirks of fate.  Everyone has it within his power to say, this I am today, that I will be tomorrow.  The wish, however, must be implemented by deeds.

blame responsibility

I discovered an important rule that I'm going to pass on to you.  Never support two weaknesses at the same time. It's your combination sinners—your lecherous liars and your miserly drunkards—who dishonor the vices and bring them into bad repute.