Quotations

Shūsaku Endō

Quotations 2 S“Every weakness contains within itself a strength.” 

Shūsaku Endō (Japanese author who wrote from the rare perspective of a Japanese Roman Catholic)

Criss Jami

Quotations 3 Criss Jami“To share your weakness is to make yourself vulnerable; to make yourself vulnerable is to show your strength.” 

Criss Jami (Criss Jami is the lead singer of the rock band Venus in Arms based in Washington, D.C. He is also a poet, essayist and existentialist philosopher)

Jodi Picoult

Quotations 4 Jodi Picoult“You are only as invincible as your smallest weakness, and those are tiny indeed - the length of a sleeping baby's eyelash, the span of a child's hand. Life turns on a dime, and - it turns out - so does one's conscience.” 

Jodi Picoult (An American author. She was awarded the New England Bookseller Award for fiction in 2003) 

Paul Theroux

Quotations 5 Paul Theroux“Friendship is also about liking a person for their failings, their weakness. It's also about mutual help, not about exploitation.”

Paul Theroux (American travel writer and novelist)

Brené Brown

Quotations 6 Brene Brown“Vulnerability sounds like truth and feels like courage. Truth and courage aren't always comfortable, but they're never weakness.” 

Brené Brown (American scholar, author, and public speaker, who is currently a research professor at the University of Houston)

Mohammad Ali

Quotations 2 muhammad-ali I am an ordinary man who worked hard to develop the talent I was given. I believed in myself, and I believe in the goodness of others.”


Mohammad Ali (American boxing legend and activist)

Wayne Dyer

Quotations 3 DrFaith is the complete reliance on the power and goodness of Spirit and the firm belief that you are always connected to this goodness. Always affirm your faith and not your doubt.” 

Wayne Dyer (American author and speaker in the field of self-development))

 

Lao Tzu

 Quotations 4 Lao-tzuTreat those who are good with goodness, and also treat those who are not good with goodness. Thus goodness is attained. Be honest to those who are honest, and be also honest to those who are not honest. Thus honesty is attained.”

Lao Tzu (Ancient Chinese philosopher and writer)

Anne Hathaway

Quotations 5 Anne HathawayI've always believed in people's capacity for goodness. I still believe that people are good. What I'm not so trusting about anymore is their relationship to their own goodness.”

Anne Hathaway (Award winning American actress)

Simone Weil

Quotations 6 Simone WeilAt the bottom of the heart of every human being, from earliest infancy until the tomb, there is something that goes on indomitably expecting, in the teeth of all experience of crimes committed, suffered, and witnessed, that good and not evil will be done.”

Simone Weil (French philosopher, Christian mystic and political activist) 

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