Quotes About Weaknesses

Quotes tagged as "weaknesses" (showing 1-30 of 53)
Deepak Chopra
“When you struggle with your partner, you are struggling with yourself. Every fault you see in them touches a denied weakness in yourself.”
Deepak Chopra

Arthur Conan Doyle
“Dr. Watson's summary list of Sherlock Holmes's strengths and weaknesses:

"1. Knowledge of Literature: Nil.
2. Knowledge of Philosophy: Nil.
3. Knowledge of Astronomy: Nil.
4. Knowledge of Politics: Feeble.
5. Knowledge of Botany: Variable. Well up in belladonna, opium, and poisons generally. Knows nothing of practical gardening.
6. Knowledge of Geology: Practical but limited. Tells at a glance different soils from each other. After walks has shown me splashes upon his trousers, and told me by their colour and consistence in what part of London he had received them.
7. Knowledge of Chemistry: Profound.
8. Knowledge of Anatomy: Accurate but unsystematic.
9. Knowledge of Sensational Literature: Immense. He appears to know every detail of every horror perpetrated in the century.
10. Plays the violin well.
11. Is an expert singlestick player, boxer, and swordsman.
12. Has a good practical knowledge of British law.”
Arthur Conan Doyle, A Study in Scarlet

Steve Maraboli
“Accept yourself, your strengths, your weaknesses, your truths, and know what tools you have to fulfill your purpose.”
Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free

Sarah Dessen
“Everyone has their weak spot. The one thing that despite your best efforts, will always bring you to your knees, regardless of how strong you are otherwise. For some people, it's love. Others, money or alcohol. Mine was even worse: calculus.”
Sarah Dessen, Lock and Key

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
“A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.”
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg, The Waste Books

Brother Yun
“It is not great men who change the world, but weak men in the hands of a great God.”
Brother Yun, The Heavenly Man: The Remarkable True Story of Chinese Christian Brother Yun

Joseph Conrad
“Never test another man by your own weakness.”
Joseph Conrad, Lord Jim

Joni Eareckson Tada
“Maybe the truly handicapped people are the ones that don't need God as much.”
Joni Eareckson Tada, The God I Love: A Lifetime of Walking with Jesus

Saul Bellow
“I see that I've become a really bad correspondent. It's not that I don't think of you. You come into my thoughts often. But when you do it appears to me that I owe you a particularly grand letter. And so you end in the "warehouse of good intentions": "Can't do it now." "Then put it on hold." This is one's strategy for coping with old age, and with death--because one can't die with so many obligations in storage. Our clever species, so fertile and resourceful in denying its weaknesses.”
Saul Bellow

Margaret George
“In my experience, there are two things that no one will admit to: having no sense of humor and being susceptible to flattery.”
Margaret George, The Memoirs of Cleopatra

Paolo Giordano
“She emptied herself of Fabio and of herself, of all the useless efforts she had made to get where she was and find nothing there. With detached curiosity she observed the rebirth of her weaknesses, her obsessions. This time she would let them decide, since she hadn't been able to do anything anyway. Against certain parts of yourself you remain powerless, she said to herself, as she regressed pleasurably to the time when she was a girl.”
Paolo Giordano, The Solitude of Prime Numbers

Jeremy Aldana
“To know a man’s secrets is to discover his weakness, and thus control his will”
Jeremy Aldana

Vladan Desnica
“Ljudi vole sve svoje, pa i svoje slabosti. I svoju ranjavost, i svoju zlu sreću, i svoje prokletstvo: i u tome leži jedan dio nas. I to naš najprisniji, naš najkrvaviji dio. Kako bismo ga dakle ne mogli voljeti?”
Vladan Desnica, Proljeća Ivana Galeba

“The tests we face in life's journey are not to reveal our weaknesses but to help us discover our inner strengths. We can only know how strong we are when we strive and thrive beyond the challenges we face.”
Kemi Sogunle

“For years I was deathly afraid of my own weaknesses, but when I closed my eyes and let myself be vulnerable to them it allowed miracles to take place. Miracles that were only alive when I accessed my BLIND faith.”
Bethany Brookbank, Write like no one is reading

Assegid Habtewold
“If there're weaknesses you don't know about but others do- your blind spots, it's embarrassing. Plus, people use them to mock you and take advantage over you and your circumstances.”
Assegid Habtewold, The 9 Cardinal Building Blocks: For Continued Success in Leadership

Chaim Potok
“A person must know who he is. A person must understand himself, improve himself, learn his weaknesses in order to overcome them. It is hard for a person to understand his own weaknesses.”
Chaim Potok

Soke Behzad Ahmadi
“Karate is not A religion, cult or dogma. It is incumbent on every generation of martial artists, to find the weaknesses of the previous generations, not to revere it . . .”
Soke Behzad Ahmadi, Shorinjiryu Ryujin Kenpo

“Your life is a total package and it can't be treated otherwise. You must acknowledge and appreciate the things and events in your life that cannot change no matter what you do-your past, your race, your mistakes, your personality, your ancestral profile for example. Like a house built in gold; the foundation is the first to be built, yet if the gold house is on fire it will be the last to burn. They represent the foundations on which your strengths are recognized and sharpened and your weaknesses exposed and corrected.”
Asuni LadyZeal

Dada Bhagwan
“Difference of opinion is a clash, and to clash is a ‘weakness’.”
Dada Bhagwan

Masashi Kishimoto
“Even the strongest of opponents always has a weakness.
-Itachi Uchiha”
Masashi Kishimoto

“Some people love to judge others based on their past weaknesses, mistakes and failures, but expect those same people to judge them by their current improved conditions. So what happen to the golden rule of treating others as you would expect them to treat you?”
Edmond Mbiaka

“I also often ask my guests about what they consider to be their invisible weaknesses and shortcomings. I do this because these are the characteristics that define us no less than our strengths. What we feel sets us apart from other people is often the thing that shapes us as individuals. This may be especially true of writers and actors, many of whom first started to develop their observational skills as a result of being sidelined from typical childhood or adolescent activities because of an infirmity or a feeling of not fitting in. Or so I’ve come to believe from talking to so many writers and actors over the years.”
Terry Gross, All I Did Was Ask: Conversations with Writers, Actors, Musicians, and Artists

“Having known that your weakness is another person's strength or opportunity, you're not to be around people by virtue of them understanding your weaknesses, but rather by virtue of them not creating circumstances that bring out your weaknesses.”
Nyona Matende

Dada Bhagwan
“If we clash with anyone, then it is our own weakness only.”
Dada Bhagwan

Enock Maregesi
“Maisha yangu ni darasa. Jifunzeni kutokana na maisha yangu, jifunzeni kutokana na sifa zangu za ushupavu, jifunzeni kutokana na sifa zangu za udhaifu, kutatua matatizo katika maisha yenu.”
Enock Maregesi

“God can turn your weaknesses into your strength.”
Sunday Adelaja

“Mais où trouver un langage pour vous parler de nous-mêmes, à vous autres enfants, qui vous tenez silencieux dans votre coin, à nous considérer bien moins en amis qu'en juges? Ce prestige qu'il nous fallait pour vous gouverner, vous ne nous permettez plus de nous en départir. Nos qualités, vous tablez sur elles, et vous n'en prenez que ce qu'il vous plaît, tandis que nos faiblesses, vous les relevez toutes, comme autant de consécrations des vôtres.”
Jean Schlumberger, Un Homme heureux

“You do not become outstanding by working on your weaknesses You become outstanding by focusing on your strenghts.”
Gordana Biernat

Assegid Habtewold
“No one is perfect. We all have weaknesses and limitations. Some can't be fixed. But, at least, a leader shouldn't find herself blindsided...”
Assegid Habtewold, The 9 Cardinal Building Blocks: For Continued Success in Leadership

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