I found that the more truthful and vulnerable I was, the more empowering it was for me.
Love is not love until love's vulnerable.
The best people possess a feeling for beauty, the courage to take risks, the discipline to tell the truth, the capacity for sacrifice. Ironically, their virtues make them vulnerable; they are often wounded, sometimes destroyed.
The supreme reality of our time is the vulnerability of this planet.
The lax multiculturalism that urges Americans to accept the unacceptable from their fellow citizens is one of this nation's greatest vulnerabilities in the war on terror.
I do know the effect that music still has on me - I'm completely vulnerable to it. I'm seduced by it.
Vulnerability is the birthplace of innovation, creativity and change.
The other thing is that if you rely solely on medication to manage depression or anxiety, for example, you have done nothing to train the mind, so that when you come off the medication, you are just as vulnerable to a relapse as though you had never taken the medication.
Death is an absolute mystery. We are all vulnerable to it, it's what makes life interesting and suspenseful.
In my younger and more vulnerable years my father gave me some advice that I've been turning over in my mind ever since.
As long as the general population is passive, apathetic, diverted to consumerism or hatred of the vulnerable, then the powerful can do as they please, and those who survive will be left to contemplate the outcome.
Live-tweeting your bikini wax is not vulnerability.
Nor is posting a blow-by-blow of your divorce . That's an attempt to hot-wire connection. But you can't cheat real connection. It's built up slowly. It's about trust and time.
The time your game is most vulnerable is when you're ahead, never let up.
Love comes when manipulation stops; when you think more about the other person than about his or her reactions to you. When you dare to reveal yourself fully. When you dare to be vulnerable.
I'm inspired by people who are so sensitive and vulnerable that they try to cover it up.
One does not kill oneself for love of a woman, but because love - any love - reveals us in our nakedness, our misery, our vulnerability, our nothingness.
If we take as given that critical infrastructures are vulnerable to a cyber terrorist attack, then the question becomes whether there are actors with the capability and motivation to carry out such an operation.
Unless there is recognition that women are most vulnerable.
.. and you do something about social and cultural equality for women, you're never going to defeat this pandemic.
She's lonely and wounded and very vulnerable and it really is a story about people at the heart of it all.
In the beginning, people think vulnerability will make you weak, but it does the opposite. It shows you're strong enough to care.
All monoculture is inherently vulnerable; from plants in gardens to people in urban centers.
I spent a lot of years trying to outrun or outsmart vulnerability by making things certain and definite, black and white, good and bad. My inability to lean into the discomfort of vulnerability limited the fullness of those important experiences that are wrought with uncertainty: Love, belonging, trust, joy, and creativity to name a few.
Vulnerability is basically uncertainty, risk, and emotional exposure.
Vulnerability is the birthplace of connection and the path to the feeling of worthiness. If it doesn't feel vulnerable, the sharing is probably not constructive.
If you think dealing with issues like worthiness and authenticity and vulnerability are not worthwhile because there are more pressing issues, like the bottom line or attendance or standardized test scores, you are sadly, sadly mistaken. It underpins everything.
I think our capacity for wholeheartedness can never be greater than our willingness to be broken-hearted. It means engaging with the world from a place of vulnerability and worthiness.
The intention and outcome of vulnerability is trust, intimacy and connection.
The outcome of oversharing is distrust, disconnection - and usually a little judgment.
When you stop caring what people think, you lose your capacity for connection.
When you're defined by it, you lose our capacity for vulnerability.
The difficult thing is that vulnerability is the first thing I look for in you and the last thing I'm willing to show you. In you, it's courage and daring. In me, it's weakness.