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Build me a son, O Lord, who will be strong enough to know when he is weak, and brave enough to face himself when he is afraid, one who will be proud and unbending in honest defeat, and humble and gentle in victory.

General Douglas MacArthur

Shake off all the fears of servile prejudices, under which weak minds are servilely crouched. Fix reason firmly in her seat, and call on her tribunal for every fact, every opinion. Question with boldness even the existence of a God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason than that of blindfolded fear.

Thomas Jefferson

The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.

Mahatma Gandhi

It is the sign of a weak mind to be unable to bear wealth.


Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.

Calvin Coolidge

There is no good or evil: only power and those too weak to seek it.

J. K. Rowling

Written laws are like spiders' webs, and will, like them, only entangle and hold the poor and weak, while the rich and powerful will easily break through them.


Resentment is weak and lowers your self-esteem.

Barbara Sher

Rudeness is the weak man's imitation of strength.

Eric Hoffer

It is destruction to the weak man to attempt to imitate the powerful.


Resolve to be tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving, and tolerant with the weak and the wrong. Sometime in your life you will have been all of these.

Dr. Robert H. Goddard

Public opinion is a weak tyrant compared with our own private opinion. What a man thinks of himself, that is which determines, or rather indicates, his fate.

Henry David Thoreau

Real income growth is deteriorating because of job losses, and income growth is going to remain weak until such time as it's reversed by a tax cut, which is months away at the earliest. Then there's a huge wealth loss [from the stock market] and no pent-up demand for goods.

Lacy Hunt

It is a pretty sharp bounce the market has been weak for some time.

James Steel

I don't expect any problems because both firms have a much larger combined dominance in North America than in Europe where Reebok is weak.

Christian Schindler

We are very driven to have a great spring. We don't play any weak fields.

Kelley Hester

Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.

Samuel Johnson

He wasn't ready. He just came in (Saturday) night and he told me he didn't think he could keep going. He felt (his arm) was too weak. If we had more (designated hitter) days we could keep him.

Chip Hale

Book collecting is an obsession, an occupation, a disease, an addiction, a fascination, an absurdity, a fate. It is not a hobby. Those who do it must do it. Those who do not do it, think of it as a cousin of stamp collecting, a sister of the trophy cabinet, bastard of a sound bank account and a weak mind.

Jeanette Winterson

Consumer spending growth has generally been trending at about 2.5-to-3 percent at an annual rate -- not booming, but not terrible, ... The fact that the job market is still weak is restraining optimism a bit; hopefully, as the recovery gathers pace, we will start to see more job growth.

Jim O'sullivan