All men have their frailties; and whoever looks for a friend without imperfections, will never find what he seeks.— Cyrus the Great
Controversy Frailties quotations
The United States of America is a nation where people are not united because of those three glaring frailties: racism, injustices and inequities.
Grace can pardon our ungodliness and justify us with Christ's righteousness;
it can put the Spirit of Jesus Christ within us; it can help us when we are down; it can heal us when we are wounded; it can multiply pardons, as we through frailty multiply transgressions.
What is tolerance? It is the consequence of humanity.
We are all formed of frailty and error; let us pardon reciprocally each other's folly - that is the first law of nature.
Let him who elevates himself above humanity .
. . say, if he pleases, "I will never compromise"; but let no one who is not above the frailties of our common nature disdain compromise.
I cannot imagine a God who rewards and punishes the objects of his creation, whose purposes are modeled after our own -- a God, in short, who is but a reflection of human frailty. Neither can I believe that the individual survives the death of his body, although feeble souls harbor such thoughts through fear or ridiculous egotisms.
You'll never be a wonderful woman or even a wonderful human being until you learn to have some regard for human frailty.
The deepest repentance and humility and our own frailty and weakness must be realized before we can know God's strength.
Remember: even the smallest drop of God's strength is more than enough to cover our frailties, our shortcomings, and the places where we deem ourselves weak.
The solution to our human frailty is not to try harder, but to turn Godward.
A poem might be defined as thinking about feelings - about human feelings and frailties.
You have been told that, even like a chain, you are as weak as your weakest link. This is but half the truth. You are also as strong as your strongest link. To measure you by your smallest deed is to reckon the power of ocean by the frailty of its foam. To judge you by your failures is to cast blame upon the seasons for their inconstancy.
I cannot imagine a God who rewards and punishes the objects of his creation and is but a reflection of human frailty.
It turns out that justices are also God’s children;
and being of this world, their makeup consists of actual flesh and blood. They are no more noble or virtuous than the rest of us, and in some cases less so, as they suffer from the usual human imperfections and frailties. And the Court’s history proves it.
Should we not be moved rather than chilled by the knowledge that he might have attained his greatness only through his frailties?
Thou seest I have more flesh than another man, and therefore more frailty.
Artists instinctively want to reflect humanity, their own and each other's, in all its intermittent virtue and vitality, frailty and fallibility.
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.
I don’t deny that there can be an element of escapism in mountaineering, but this should never overshadow its real essence, which is not escape but victory over your own human frailty.
Pride is not the heritage of man; humility should dwell with frailty, and atone for ignorance, error, and imperfection.
We have to learn how to live with our frailties.
The best people I know are inadequate and unashamed.
Ninety per cent of the world's woe comes from people not knowing themselves, their abilities, their frailties, and even their real virtues. Most of us go almost all the way through life as complete strangers to ourselves -- so how can we know anyone else?
Ninety per cent of the world's woe comes from people not knowing themselves, their abilities, their frailties, and even their real virtues. Most of us go almost all the way through life as complete strangers to ourselves - so how can we know anyone else?
Never attribute to malice or other deliberate decision what can be explained by human frailty, imperfection, or ignorance.
Snow makes cities innocent again, reveals the frailty of the human gesture against the void.
I suspect the secret of personal attraction is locked up in our unique imperfections, flaws and frailties.
Alas, our frailty is the cause , not we! For, such as we are made of, such we be.
...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.
I think there should be laughs in everything.
Sometimes, it's a slammed door, a pie in the face or just a recognition of our frailties.
The aim is to postpone frailty, postpone degenerative disease, debilitation and so on and thereby shorten the period at the end of life, which is passed in a decrepit or disabled state, while extending life as a whole.
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.
Frailty, thy name is woman!
The bow cannot always stand bent, nor can human frailty subsist without some lawful recreation.
People who reach certain levels of frailty, more important than getting their mammogram, more important than getting their blood pressure tweaked, they're at high risk of falling. If they fall and break their hip, they not only die sooner, they die miserably.