65 Weakness Quotes On Success In Life

These weakness quotes will inspire you. Weakness lack of strength or quality or feature regarded as a disadvantage or fault.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging weakness quotes, weakness sayings, and weakness proverbs.

Best Weakness Quotes

  1. “My attitude is that if you push me towards something that you think is a weakness, then I will turn that perceived weakness into a strength.” ~ Michael Jordan
  2. “Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.” ~ Thomas A. Edison
  3. “Don’t expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.” ~ Calvin Coolidge
  4. “Success is achieved by developing our strengths, not by eliminating our weaknesses.” ~ Marilyn Vos Savant

  5. “Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.” ~ Albert Einstein
  6. “Our strength grows out of our weakness.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  7. “Life is a competition not with others, but with ourselves. We should seek each day to live stronger, better, truer lives; each day to master some weakness of yesterday; each day to repair a mistake; each day to surpass ourselves.” ~ David B. Haight
  8. “The acknowledgment of our weakness is the first step in repairing our loss.” ~ Thomas a Kempis

  9. “Build up your weaknesses until they become your strong points.” ~ Knute Rockne
  10. “Although men are accused of not knowing their own weakness, yet perhaps few know their own strength. It is in men as in soils, where sometimes there is a vein of gold which the owner knows not of.” ~ Jonathan Swift
  11. “Better to be a strong man with a weak point, than to be a weak man without a strong point. A diamond with a flaw is more valuable that a brick without a flaw.” ~ William J. H. Boetcker
  12. “A true friend knows your weaknesses but shows you your strenghs; feels your fears but fortifies your faith; sees your anxieties but frees your spirit; recognizes your disabilities but emphasizes your possibilities.” ~ William Arthur Ward

  13. “The helpless can’t help the helpless.” ~ Tennessee Williams
  14. “You cannot run away from weakness; you must some time fight it out or perish; and if that be so, why not now, and where you stand?” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson
  15. “Pessimism leads to weakness. Optimism leads to power.” ~ William James
  16. “There are two kinds of weakness, that which breaks and that which bends.” ~ James Russell Lowell

  17. “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.” ~ Stephen Covey
  18. “There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power.” ~ Washington Irving
  19. “Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi
  20. “My weaknesses have always been food and men – in that order.” ~ Dolly Parton

  21. “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
  22. “We should learn to be patient with ourselves. Recognizing our strengths and our weaknesses, we should strive to use good judgment in all of our choices and decisions, make good use of every opportunity, and do our best in every task we undertake. We should not be unduly discouraged nor in despair at any time when we are doing the best we can. Rather, we should be satisfied with our progress even though it may come slowly at times.” ~ Joseph B. Wirthlin , Strength and weakness quotes
  23. “We should not be discouraged or depressed by our shortcomings. No one is without weakness. As part of the divine plan, we are tested to see whether we master weakness or let weakness master us. Proper diagnosis is essential to proper treatment. The Lord gave us this remarkable assurance: “Because thou hast seen thy weakness thou shalt be made strong” (Ether 12:37). But wishing for strength won’t make us strong. It takes faith and work to shore up a weakened cord of integrity.” ~ Russell M. Nelson
  24. “Vulnerability is not weakness.” ~ BrenĂ© Brown

  25. “We deceive ourselves when we fancy that only weakness needs support. Strength needs it far more.” ~ Sophie Swetchine
  26. “Concentrate on your strengths, instead of your weaknesses… on your powers, instead of your problems.” ~ Paul J. Meyer
  27. “Let our weakness be what it will, mankind will still be weaker; and whilst there is a world, ’tis woman that will govern it.” ~ John Vanbrugh
  28. “In such a world as this, with such hearts as ours, weakness is wickedness in the long run. Whoever lets himself be shaped and guided by anything lower than an inflexible will, fixed in obedience to God, will, in the end, be shaped into a deformity, and guided to wreck and ruin” ~ Alexander MacLaren

  29. “In a contest with a weaker party, it is more honorable to yield than to force concession. Magnanimity becomes the strong.” ~ Christian Nestell Bovee
  30. “What played to what had been a relative weakness for us this was exploding overseas as well, and we had to scramble to mount some reach and get into places and be competitive on the ground.” ~ Brit Hume
  31. “Vulnerability is not weakness. And that myth is profoundly dangerous… I define vulnerability as emotional risk, exposure, uncertainty. It fuels our daily lives.” ~ BrenĂ© Brown
  32. “Weakness is oftentimes so palpable as to be equivalent to wickedness.” ~ George Sand

  33. “In the many trials of life, when we feel abandoned and when sorrow, sin, disappointment, failure, and weakness make us less than we should ever be, there can come the healing salve of the unreserved love in the grace of God. It is a love that lifts and blesses. It is a love that sustains a new beginning on a higher level and thereby continues “from grace to grace.”” ~ James E. Faust
  34. “The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi
  35. “The weak are more likely to make the strong weak than the strong are likely to make the weak strong.” ~ Marlene Dietrich
  36. “The strength of man sinks in the hour of trial; but there doth live a Power that to the battle girdeth the weak.” ~ Joanna Baillie

  37. “The greatest weakness of most humans is their hesitancy to tell others how much they love them while they’re alive.” ~ Orlando Aloysius Battista
  38. “Each relationship nurtures a strength or weakness within you.” ~ Mike Murdock
  39. “Life is not an easy matter… You cannot live through it without falling into frustration and cynicism unless you have before you a great idea which raises you above personal misery, above weakness, above all kinds of perfidy and baseness.” ~ Leon Trotsky
  40. “Our greatest weakness lies in giving up.” ~ Thomas A. Edison

  41. “Being kind doesn’t mean being soft or a wuss. Kindness is not a sign of weakness. It is a sign of confidence. If you have developed a reputation for kindness and consideration, then even the most unpleasant decisions will go down easier because everyone will understand why you are doing what you are doing. They will realize that your decision must be necessary, and is not arbitrary or without empathy. As the old saying puts it, ‘To the world, you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.'” ~ Colin Powell
  42. “Insincerity is always weakness; sincerity even in error is strength.” ~ George Henry Lewes
  43. “There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are the messengers of overwhelming grief, of deep contrition, and of unspeakable love.” ~ Washington Irving
  44. “Ambition, old as mankind, the immemorial weakness of the strong.” ~ Vita Sackville-West

  45. “Tears shed for self are tears of weakness, but tears shed for others are a sign of strength.” ~ Billy Graham
  46. “Human love is often but the encounter of two weaknesses.” ~ Francois Mauriac , Love weakness quotes
  47. “Men are taught to apologize for their weaknesses, women for their strengths.” ~ Lois Wyse
  48. “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

  49. “Simulated disorder postulates perfect discipline; simulated fear postulates courage; simulated weakness postulates strength.” ~ Laozi
  50. “The mortal race is far too weak not to grow dizzy on unwonted brights.” ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  51. “We gain strength and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face… we must do that which we think we cannot.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt
  52. “If weakness may excuse, What murderer, what traitor, parricide, Incestuous, sacrilegious, but may plead it? All wickedness is weakness; that plea, therefore, With God or Man will gain thee no remission.” ~ John Milton

  53. “Weaknesses, so-called, are nothing more nor less than vice in disguise!” ~ Johann Kaspar Lavater
  54. “Weakness ineffectually seeks to disguise itself,–like a drunken man trying to show how sober he is.” ~ Christian Nestell Bovee
  55. “All cruelty springs from weakness.” ~ Seneca the Younger
  56. “But everyone has a besetting sin to which he returns.” ~ Jean de La Fontaine

  57. “Compliment people. Magnify their strengths, not their weaknesses.” ~ Joyce Meyer
  58. “The weak-minded man is the slave of his vices and the dupe of his virtues.” ~ Jean Antoine Petit-Senn
  59. “Outside of Christ, I am only a sinner, but in Christ, I am saved. Outside of Christ, I am empty; in Christ, I am full. Outside of Christ, I am weak; in Christ, I am strong. Outside of Christ, I cannot; in Christ, I am more than able. Outside of Christ, I have been defeated; in Christ, I am already victorious. How meaningful are the words, “in Christ.”” ~ Watchman Nee
  60. “When you find your opponent’s weak spot, hammer it.” ~ John Heisman

  61. “Wickedness is weakness.” ~ John Milton
  62. “The concessions of the weak are the concessions of fear.” ~ Edmund Burke
  63. “The weak can never forgive.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi

  64. “Compassion is not weakness, and concern for the unfortunate is not socialism.” ~ Hubert H. Humphrey
  65. “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

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