Quotes containing word "weak"

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Sell also: decrepit, faint, fallible, feeble, frail, imperfect, infirm, light, rickety, washy, weakly

Definitions and meanings of word "weak"

• Adj: deficient in intelligence or mental power; example: "a weak mind"

• Adj: having little physical or spiritual strength; example: "a weak link"

• Adj: overly diluted; thin and insipid; examples: "washy coffee", "watery milk", "weak tea"

• Adj: used of vowels or syllables; pronounced with little or no stress; examples: "a syllable that ends in a short vowel is a light syllable", "a weak stress on the second syllable"

• Adj: having the attributes of man as opposed to e.g. divine beings; examples: "I'm only a fallible human", "frail humanity"

• Adj: tending downward in price; example: "a weak market for oil stocks"

• Adj: deficient or lacking in some skill; example: "he's weak in spelling"

• Adj: lacking physical strength or vitality; examples: "a feeble old woman", "her body looked sapless"

• Adj: (used of verbs) having standard (or regular) inflection

• Adj: not having authority, political strength, or governing power; example: "a weak president"

• Adj: deficient in magnitude; barely perceptible; lacking clarity or brightness or loudness etc; examples: "a faint outline", "the wan sun cast faint shadows", "the faint light of a distant candle", "weak colors", "a faint hissing sound", "a faint aroma", "a weak pulse"

• Adj: likely to fail under stress or pressure; example: "the weak link in the chain"

Featured authors with quotes containing word "weak"

Ross Perot
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American Businessman
Friday 27 June 1930 - Tuesday 9 July 2019
Eric Hoffer
4 quotes about weak
American Writer, Author
Friday 25 July 1902 - Saturday 21 May 1983
William J. H. Boetcker
2 quotes about weak
American Leader, Clergyman, Speaker
1873 - 1962
Swami Vivekananda
2 quotes about weak
Indian Clergyman
Monday 12 January 1863 - Friday 4 July 1902
Pierre-Joseph Proudhon
2 quotes about weak
French Philosopher, Politician, Economist
Sunday 15 January 1809 - Thursday 19 January 1865
Thomas Carlyle
3 quotes about weak
Scottish Writer, Philosopher, Historian
Friday 4 December 1795 - Saturday 5 February 1881
Victor Hugo
3 quotes about weak
French Writer, Novelist, Poet, Author, Dramatist
Friday 26 February 1802 - Friday 22 May 1885
Marlene Dietrich
one quote about weak
American Actress
Friday 27 December 1901 - Wednesday 6 May 1992
William Blake
3 quotes about weak
English Poet
Monday 28 November 1757 - Sunday 12 August 1827
Samuel Johnson
2 quotes about weak
English Critic, Poet, Author, Editor
Wednesday 18 September 1709 - Monday 13 December 1784
Mahatma Gandhi
2 quotes about weak
Indian Leader
Saturday 2 October 1869 - Friday 30 January 1948
Orison Swett Marden
2 quotes about weak
American Writer
1850 - 1924

A weak currency is the sign of a weak economy, and a weak economy leads to a weak nation.

Ross Perot

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The weak are more likely to make the strong weak than the strong are likely to make the weak strong.

Marlene Dietrich

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Never think there is anything impossible for the soul. It is the greatest heresy to think so. If there is sin, this is the only sin; to say that you are weak, or others are weak.

Swami Vivekananda

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Formerly, when religion was strong and science weak, men mistook magic for medicine; now, when science is strong and religion weak, men mistake medicine for magic.

Thomas Szasz

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Wearing a turtleneck is like being strangled by a really weak guy, all day. Wearing a backpack and a turtleneck is like a weak midget trying to bring you down.

Mitch Hedberg

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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

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Communism is inequality, but not as property is. Property is exploitation of the weak by the strong. Communism is exploitation of the strong by the weak.

Pierre-Joseph Proudhon

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Strong managers who make tough decisions to cut jobs provide the only true job security in today's world. Weak managers are the problem. Weak managers destroy jobs.

Jack Welch

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Only the weak are cruel. Gentleness can only be expected from the strong.

Leo Buscaglia

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How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in your life you will have been all of these.

George Washington Carver

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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.

Douglas MacArthur

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The Vedanta recognizes no sin it only recognizes error. And the greatest error, says the Vedanta is to say that you are weak, that you are a sinner, a miserable creature, and that you have no power and you cannot do this and that.

Swami Vivekananda

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Love you will find only where you may show yourself weak without provoking strength.

Theodor Adorno

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Permanence, perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacle s, discouragement s, and impossibilities: It is this, that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak.

Thomas Carlyle

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Don't wait for extraordinary opportunities. Seize common occasions and make them great. Weak men wait for opportunities; strong men make them.

Orison Swett Marden

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Technique! The very word is like a shriek of outraged Art. It is the idiot name given to effort by those who are too weak, too weary, or too dull to play the game. The mighty have no theory of technique.

Leonard Bacon

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After all, one knows one's weak points so well, that it's rather bewildering to have the critics overlook them and invent others.

Edith Wharton

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Fundamental preparation is always effective. Work on those parts of your game that are fundamentally weak.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

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To help U.S. workers, farmers and businesses, and America's long-term economic security, Congress should take decisive action to bring about fair trade with China, instead of squandering this opportunity on a weak Republican bill.

Joe Baca

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Because there is something helpless and weak and innocent - something like an infant - deep inside us all that really suffers in ways we would never permit an insect to suffer.

Jack Henry Abbott

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