Human Frailty Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 45 Quotes About Human Frailty

#1. How great is the frailty of human nature which is ever prone to evil! Today you confess your sins and tomorrow you again commit the sins which you confessed. - Author: Thomas A Kempis
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#2. Radio and television speech becomes standardized, perhaps better English than we have ever used. Just as our bread, mixed and baked, packaged and sold without benefit of accident of human frailty, is uniformly good and uniformly tasteless, so will our speech become one speech. - Author: John Steinbeck
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#3. Although I do wrong, I do not the wrongs that I am charged with doing; the wrong that I do is through the frailty of human nature, like other men. No man lives without fault. - Author: Joseph Smith Jr.
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#4. The humorous man recognizes that absolute purity, absolute justice, absolute logic and perfection are beyond human achievement and that men have been able to live happily for thousands of years in a state of genial frailty. - Author: Brooks Atkinson
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#5. Perhaps they suspected that I thought less of them because I knew it. (I'm too aware of human frailty to have let that happen. If anything, I thought more of them for wanting to face up to what they had done and for trying to change.) - Author: Harold S. Kushner
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#6. Society's rules don't always work. They're limited by human frailty. - Author: Paul Levine
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#7. Necessity, that great refuge and excuse for human frailty, breaks through all law; and he is not to be accounted in fault whose crime is not the effect of choice, but force. - Author: Blaise Pascal
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#8. God is love, at times we forget that we're human perhaps with common frailties and flaws. Love is the ability to accept this without judgement. - Author: Monica Chrisandtras Hines
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#9. To me, all human behavior is unpredictable and, considering man's frailty ... and ... the ramshackle universe he functions in, it's ... all irrational. - Author: William Faulkner
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#10. We have seen that in this country in the last few years, particularly on Wall Street, with the rise of the old human frailty of greed. This occurs when people begin to serve only their own needs to the detriment of everyone else. - Author: Lee R. Raymond
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#11. We are not masters of our own affections; our inclinations dailyalter: now we love pleasure, and anon we shall dote on business. Human frailty will have it so, and who can help it? - Author: George Etherege
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#12. I'd never felt more human than I did when my mother lay in bed, dying. This was not the frailty of a man who is said to be "only human," subject to a weakness or a vulnerability. This was a wave of sadness and loss that made me understand that I was a man expanded by grief. - Author: Don DeLillo
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#13. You are human and fallible. - Author: Charlotte Bronte
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#14. Secrets can remind us of the countless human dramas, of frailty and heroism playing out silently in the lives of people all around us. - Author: Frank Warren
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#15. I have always considered David Hume as approaching as nearly the idea of a perfectly wise and virtuous man as perhaps the nature of human frailty will allow. - Author: Adam Smith
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#16. Love and faith are not common companions. More commonly power and fear consort with faith ... Power is not to be crossed; one must respect and obey. Power means strength, whereas love is a human frailty the people mistrust. It is a sad fact of life that power and fear are the fountainheads of faith. - Author: Saul D. Alinsky
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#17. Embracing human frailty, fallibility, and heartbreaking aloneness is crucial for any person seeking to attain self-actualization and self-realization. - Author: Kilroy J. Oldster
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#18. For Christian faith, the death of God is not a question of his disappearance. On the contrary, it is one of the places where He is most fully present. Jesus is not Man standing in for God. He is a sign that God is incarnate in human frailty and futility. - Author: James Carroll
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#19. Fill the seats of justice with good men, not so absolute in goodness as to forget what human frailty is. - Author: Thomas Noon Talfourd
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#20. I slept badly that night, my vivid dreams populated by ghosts. As much as it revived ailing spirits in day light, the fizzy energy of NY seemed to feed on human frailty at night. - Author: Pete Townshend
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#21. It is a blessed thing to know that no power on earth, no temptation, no human frailty can dissolve what God holds together. - Author: Dietrich Bonhoeffer
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#22. The solution to our human frailty is not to try harder, but to turn Godward. - Author: Dillon Burroughs
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#23. I don't think I've ever been face to face with pure evil, so I don't think I've ever seen it with my own eyes. But I do understand human frailty and I do understand the capacity of people to be intermittently noble and virtuous and fallible. - Author: Tom Hiddleston
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#24. You'll never be a wonderful woman or even a wonderful human being until you learn to have some regard for human frailty. - Author: Bing Crosby
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#25. If we look for human frailty in humans, we will always find it. When we focus on finding the frailties of those who hold priesthood keys, we run risks for ourselves. When we speak or write to others of such frailties, we put them at risk. - Author: Henry B. Eyring
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#26. Fishing is a constant reminder of the democracy of life, of humility, and of human frailty. The forces of nature discriminate for no man. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#27. But this flower comes in the form of a human; it must soon succumb to disease, atrophy, ruined skin, broken teeth, the unbearable frailty of mortality. - Author: Mary Gaitskill
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#28. The hardship in living out the vision comes from human frailty, and want of understanding; not from evil or malice. "Men - Author: Basil Johnston
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#29. Oh, fatherhood has a very humanising effect on a bloke like me in the military. As a dad, you become absolutely aware of your own human frailty and a need to be nurturing and compassionate and fatherly - Author: Peter Cosgrove
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#30. Bones were not strong just because they were the strongest thing a human body had. - Author: Nick Harkaway
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#31. Mountains inspire awe in any human person who has a soul. They remind us of our frailty, our unimportance, of the briefness of our span on this earth. They touch the heavens, and sail serenely at an altitude beyond even the imaginings of a mere mortal. - Author: Elizabeth Aston
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#32. Volyova did not like planets at the best of times, and gas giants struck her as an unreasonable affront to human scale and frailty. In that respect, they were almost as bad as stars. - Author: Alastair Reynolds
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#33. You do not have to ladle on the impasto to make a point about human frailty or ambitions. - Author: Alexander McCall Smith
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#34. Snow makes cities innocent again, reveals the frailty of the human gesture against the void. - Author: Glen Duncan
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#35. Here in the world, each human frailty Provides occasion for philosophy, And that is virtue's noblest exercise; - Author: Moliere
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#36. All enjoyment is dependent upon the frailty of human life and human desires ... if we were to have all we want and to live forever, all enjoyment would be gone. - Author: Ellen Swallow Richards
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#37. The glimpses of human strength and frailty that a physician sees are with me still. - Author: Daniel Nathans
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#38. The bow cannot always stand bent, nor can human frailty subsist without some lawful recreation. - Author: Miguel De Cervantes
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#39. That the world should be filled with such detail, such tiny points of human frailty, threatened to crush her and she had to look away. - Author: Ian McEwan
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#40. Never attribute to malice or other deliberate decision what can be explained by human frailty, imperfection, or ignorance. - Author: Harold S. Kushner
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#41. Those who hope, by retiring from the world, to earn a holiday from human frailty, in themselves and others, are usually disappointed. - Author: Iris Murdoch
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#42. We'd hoped for love of a different kind, love that knew and forgave our human frailty but did not miniaturize our grander ideas of ourselves. - Author: Michael Cunningham
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#43. And what would we be, we sinful creatures, without fear, perhaps the most foresighted, the most loving of the divine gifts? - Author: Umberto Eco
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#44. People sometimes find Buddhism pessimistic, saying there is too much talk about death. It's essential to understand that Buddhists don't contemplate death because they are morbid or depressed; they focus on death, mortality, and human frailty as a means of better understanding and appreciating life. - Author: Lama Surya Das
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#45. The longer I live the more conscious I am of human frailty, and of the constant, overwhelming need we all have of God's grace. - Author: Elizabeth Prentiss
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