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Weaknesses Quotes

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My weaknesses have always been food and men -
in that order.
- Dolly Parton

Related topics: Food

It would be really great if people would realize that
stars are only people with the same weaknesses and flaws,
not immaculate idols.
- Meg Ryan

Once we know our weaknesses they cease to do us any harm.
- Georg C. Lichtenberg

To discern what weaknesses and faults separate you from God,
you must enter into your own inward ground and then confront yourself.
- Johannes Tauler

 

All nations are more tolerant of their own mistakes
and weaknesses than of the mistakes and weaknesses of others.
- Arthur Hays Sulzberger

Coffee and cigarettes, that's one of my weaknesses.
- Jason Behr

Our judgments judge us, and nothing reveals us,
exposes our weaknesses, more ingeniously than the attitude
of pronouncing upon our fellows.
- Paul Valery

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A pretty little collection of weaknesses and a terror
of spiders are our indispensable stock-in-trade with the men.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

Men blush less for their crimes than for their weaknesses and vanity.
- Jean de la Bruyere

Only a kind person is able to judge another justly
and to make allowances for his weaknesses.
A kind eye, while recognizing defects,
sees beyond them.
- Lawrence G. Lovasik

Watergate showed more strengths in our system than weaknesses...
The whole country did take part in quite a genuine
sense in passing judgment on Richard Nixon.
- Archibald Cox

The key to any game is to use your strengths and hide your weaknesses.
- Paul Westphal

Concentrate your strengths against your competitor's relative weaknesses.
- Paul Gauguin

There is a price for popularity.
Critics look for your weaknesses, your flaws,
anything that makes the work seem like a fluke and
not seem worthy of all the attention it's getting.
- Terry McMillan

Build up your weaknesses until they become your strong points.
- Knute Rockne

Curb Your Enthusiasm, is not so much about Hollywood.
It's more about Larry's weaknesses.
- Kevin Nealon

When a batter swings and I see his knees move,
I can tell just what his weaknesses are then I just
put the ball where I know he can't hit it.
- Satchel Paige

The Southerner is usually tolerant of those weaknesses
that proceed from innocence.
- Flannery O'Connor

Of all the things I could know, my own faults and weaknesses
are pretty much the most important.
- Simon Travaglia

She needs to seem tough, and whatever Hillary's weaknesses,
tough is a pretty good word to describe her.
- John Podhoretz

This amateurism however, can sometimes be helpful in forging a style;
you have to work around your weaknesses.
- Bill Bruford

Never build your emotional life on the weaknesses of others.
- George Santayana

Cars, furs, and gems were not my weaknesses.
- Gene Tierney

Try to help others.
Consult their weaknesses, relieve their maladies;
strive to raise them up,
and by so doing you will most effectually raise yourself up also.
- Joseph Barber Lightfoot

Human love is often but the encounter of two weaknesses.
- Francois Mauriac

The incorrectness and weaknesses of a theory cause
other minds to formulate the problems more exactly
and in this way scientific progress is made.
- Robert Barany

I think I'm good at amplifying an actor's strengths,
and minimizing their weaknesses.
And they all have strengths and weaknesses.
- Steven Soderbergh

Since others have to tolerate my weaknesses,
it is only fair that I should tolerate theirs.
- William Allen White

Too many athletes do not admit their weaknesses.
- Bill Toomey

When you know your cast well and their strengths and weaknesses,
you can start writing for them, just the way Shakespeare wrote for his actors.
- Stephen Sondheim

Success is achieved by developing our strengths,
not by eliminating our weaknesses.
- Marilyn vos Savant

If you're not going to tell something if you're not
going to expose something it's real easy to go in and
photograph from behind the camera and not expose any of your weaknesses.
- Kim Weston

My weaknesses...
I wish I could come up with something.
I'd probably have the same pause if you asked me what my strengths are.
Maybe they're the same thing.
- Al Pacino

We suffer primarily not from our vices or our weaknesses,
but from our illusions.
We are haunted, not by reality, but by those images
we have put in their place.
- Daniel J. Boorstin

After an extensive interview he arranged for my weaknesses
in foreign languages to be over-looked and so I started
a Biology degree at Birmingham in 1967.
- Paul Nurse

Though intelligence is powerless to modify character,
it is a dab hand at finding euphemisms for its weaknesses.
- Quentin Crisp

The chief executive who knows his strengths and weaknesses
as a leader is likely to be far more effective than
the one who remains blind to them.
- John Adair

It's more important to know your weaknesses than your strengths.
- Ray Lee Hunt

God appoints our graces to be nurses to other men's weaknesses.
- Henry Ward Beecher

We either accept weaknesses in good people or we have
to tear pages out of the Bible.
- Robert Duvall

You know, the whole philosophy of ad hoc combinations
has its strengths and its weaknesses.
- Evan Parker

I knuckle down with my demons, and with my weaknesses.
- Carlos Santana

Just as a child respects his father even when he perceives
his weaknesses and faults,
so a German will not despise the old Germany which
was once a symbol of greatness to him.
- Gustav Stresemann

Cunning is the art of concealing our own defects,
and discovering other people's weaknesses.
- William Hazlitt

What is called an acute knowledge of human nature is
mostly nothing but the observer's own weaknesses reflected back from others.
- Georg C. Lichtenberg

Much can be inferred about a man from his mistress:
in her one beholds his weaknesses and his dreams.
- Georg C. Lichtenberg

Making use of human weaknesses in intelligence work is a logical matter.
It keeps coming up, and of course you try to look at
all the aspects that interest you in a human being.
- Markus Wolf

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.
- Ann Landers

I'm constantly watching people.
Watching their strengths and weaknesses.
I find myself going into theater less and less,
let alone horror.
I gave that up when I was seven or eight years old.
- Jonathan Frid

Usually that's going into biology in a certain way.
There's certain strengths and weaknesses to both of the sexes.
And I'm not against employing those nor am I against denying those,
what I am looking for is a very large array of options.
- Mark Morris

When the National Security Agency recruited me,
they put me through a day of lie detector tests.
They found out all my weaknesses and immediately seduced me.
They used the strongest drugs in our culture,
sex, power and money, to win me over.
- John Perkins

You always have certain strengths and certain weaknesses,
and you want to compensate for your weaknesses...
I have a real duty to earn the trust of the faculty.
I don't just deserve it.
I have to earn it.
- Erskine Bowles

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.
- Herman Melville

People in very high places suddenly fall,
and we are always surprised because we don't factor
in the basic element that they're humans and,
therefore, they are flawed and have weaknesses.
- Carlisle Floyd

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.
- Paul J. Meyer

And I was very comfortable with this band even when we disagreed.
It takes a long time to feel comfortable enough to disagree with somebody.
When everything happened, it just was really confusing.
It's like our weaknesses were nurtured and brought out front by outsiders.
- Edie Brickell

As states subsist in part by keeping their weaknesses from being known,
so is it the quiet of families to have their chancery
and their parliament within doors,
and to compose and determine all emergent differences there.
- John Donne

I've been getting pretty focused about that recently,
and even considered doing a masters degree to polish up the craft.
I've been pretty lucky in that I seem to have found
people online who are willing to constructively tear it apart for me,
and indicate its weaknesses.
- David Knopfler

What we learned several years ago was that one of our
weaknesses would be if we didn't develop enough people
with the know-how to run our company,
it would come to the point where we would just stop.
- Kevin Rollins

Mr. Chairman, on September 11, we were attacked by
terrorists who took advantage of weaknesses in our border security.
After infiltrating our country, the terrorists were
able to conceal their real identities,
and thereby plot their attacks without fear of being apprehended.
- Jim Ryun

When you have to play a character that seems to be
a relatively decent person and seems to be like yourself,
I think the trick in that kind of character,
so that you don't become a cliche, is to find where their weaknesses are.
- Jennifer Beals

I feel real ownership in this show.
I feel very invested in it.
I care very much about it.
I don't feel any more like a hired hand,
you know? It's a strange feeling - I feel personally
responsible for how the story goes.
What happens.
What the weaknesses are.
And so in a way, some of the changes gave me an opportunity
to have a voice in a different way.
- Lauren Graham

The first months at Harvard were more than challenging,
as I came to the realization that the humanities could
be genuinely interesting,
and, in fact, given the weaknesses of my background,
very difficult.
- Philip Warren Anderson

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.
- Barbara Bush

There is something that falls short of perfection in every book,
without exception, something influenced by the age,
even something ridiculous; just like everyone,
without exception, has weaknesses.
- Josef Skvorecky

My weaknesses are my jumps.
The reason is that although I land them in practice,
when I actually compete or perform, I should let my
body go and stabilize my mind better.
Also, I need to work on not letting negative thoughts
and emotions get to me on the ice.
- Oksana Baiul

You work enough with someone and you develop a shorthand.
You know how he likes to work through the day and he
knows where you're vulnerable and where your weaknesses and strengths are,
so it makes for a good team, a team that knows who's
over there behind your back.
- David Strathairn

As you simplify your life,
the laws of the universe will be simpler;
solitude will not be solitude,
poverty will not be poverty,
nor weakness weakness.
- Henry David Thoreau

Our greatest weakness lies in giving up.
The most certain way to succeed
is always to try just one more time.
- Thomas A. Edison

Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
- Albert Einstein

You can't let praise or criticism get to you.
It's a weakness to get caught up in either one.
- John Wooden


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