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80 Weak Man Quotes and Sayings (2022)

These weak man quotes will help you understand yourself and others. As you read or listen to this collection, you may identify yourself or someone you know in some passages.

Man is weak by nature; the circumstances and experiences of his life have made him strong and wise. One should not feel ashamed of being perceived as weak because a man who learns from his experiences will eventually become strong and better. 

Read on to learn more about weak men, how to avoid becoming one, and how to deal with them.

Best Weak Man Quotes

1. “It is a weak man who blames his failures on the strength of others.” – Orson Scott Card

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2. “You can’t make a weak man strong by making a strong man weak.” – Abraham Lincoln

3. “The weak-minded man is the slave of his vices and the dupe of his virtues.” – Anonymous

4. “A weak man in a corner is more dangerous than a strong man.” – Agatha Christie

5. “It is destruction to the weak man to attempt to imitate the powerful.” – Phaedrus

6. “Men only go for skinny women because they’re too weak to argue―and salads are cheap.” – Frank Carson

7. “Terrorism is the preferred weapon of weak and evil men.” – Ronald Reagan

8. “Weak men don’t like strong men, they remind them of what they failed to be.” – Katy Evans

9. “Weak people revenge. Strong people forgive. Intelligent people ignore.” – Albert Einstein

10. “Man is weak. Purpose makes him strong.” – Raheel Farooq

Famous Yet Short Weak Man Quotes

11. “Being weak is a choice, so is being strong.” – Frank Zane

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12. “Even weak men when united are powerful.” – Friedrich Schiller

13. “Nearly all men have weak hearts, in one way or another.” – Steven J. Carroll

14. “It is commonly a weak man who marries for love.” – Samuel Johnson

15. “The spirit was willing but the flesh was weak.” – David Mitchell

16. “You are not weak just because your heart feels so empty.” – Andrea Gibson

17. “Weak people talk and do not act, strong people act and keep quiet.” – Eliphas Levi

18. “It is the weak man who urges compromise―never the strong man.” – Elbert Hubbard

19. “Weak men wait for opportunities; strong men make them.” – Orison Swett Marden

20. “A strong gives forgiveness but weak gives permission.” – Santosh Kalwar

Quotes About the Contrasting Attributes of Strong Man and Weak Man

21. “Weak men act to satisfy their needs, stronger men their duties.” – Nassim Nicholas Taleb

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22. “Strong minds suffer without complaining; weak minds complain without suffering.” – Lettie Cowman

23. “The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.” – Mahatma Gandhi

24. “None but the weak crave to be better than. Strong men are satisfied with their own strength.” – Lillian Smith

25. “A weak man is just by accident. A strong but non-violent man is unjust by accident.” – Mahatma Gandhi

26. “The strong man with the dagger is followed by the weak man with the sponge.” – Lord Acton

27. “When trouble comes, wise men take to their work; weak men take to the woods.” – Elbert Hubbard

28. “Strong men can always afford to be gentle. Only the weak are intent on giving as good as they get.” – Elbert Hubbard

29. “A strong man who has known power all his life may lose respect for that power. But a weak man knows the value of strength.” – Jeffrey Archer

30. “A weak man has doubts before a decision; a strong man has them afterward.” – Karl Kraus

Quotes On Weak Man’s Relation to Women

31. “The system of heroism depends on women to be weak so men can be strong.” – Susan Faludi

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32. “A weak man will always blame a woman’s attitude for his departure.” – R. H. Sin

33. “Weak men dominate women!” – Avijeet Das

34. “Only weak men want women to be weak.” – Anne Fortier

35. “Strong women only intimidate weak men.” – Anonymous

36. “Strong women only marry weak men.” – Bette Davis

37. “The worst kind of weight any woman can gain―is the weight of a weak man.” – Anonymous

38. “In a lot of TV shows out there, the women are the weak ones, and the men are the strong ones.” – Sophie Turner

39. “I grew up around strong women; weak men were pickled and salted. The women wouldn’t waste time raising a weak boy.” – Robert Jordan

40. “A strong woman won’t settle for a weak man when it’s been proven that the union of two bosses can build an empire.” – Anonymous

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Weak Man Quotes Showing the Dilemma of Dating Weak Men

41. “Desperate women throw themselves; weak men accept the offer.” – Anonymous

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42. “A real man does not play mind games with a woman. Only weak, insecure and immature boys do that.” – Anonymous

43. “If you want a weak man, you might as well marry a woman.” – Laura Schlessinger

44. “Men who think that a woman’s past love affairs lessen her love for them are usually stupid and weak.” – Marilyn Monroe

45. “If you ask, do you like strong men or weak men, I’d say, I like who I like.” – Miuccia Prada

46. “Only stupid men trying to seem smart need to be with dumb women. Only weak men trying to look strong are attracted to compliant women.” – Orson Scott Card

47. “Every woman needs one man in her life who is strong and responsible. Given this security, she can proceed to do what she really wants to do―fall in love with men who are weak and irresponsible.” – Richard J. Needham

48. “A strong man can handle a strong woman. A weak man will say she has an attitude problem.” – Boonaa Mohammed

49. “A weak man can’t love a strong woman. He won’t know what to do with her.” – Anonymous

50. “No woman can love a weak man hard enough to make him strong.” – Pearl Cleage

Weak Man Quotes that Expose Their Qualities

51. “When we teach people to run after miracles, we make them weak men.” – Sunday Adelaja

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52. “He was a weak man. The sort who needed to crush a woman in order to feel powerful.” – John Mark Green

53. “We must relearn how to cry. A strong man cries; it is the weak man who holds back his tears.” – Archie Fire Lame Deer

54. “Pessimism is only the name that men of weak nerve give to wisdom.” – Mark Twain

55. “Weak men are easily put out of humor. Oil freezes quicker than water.” – Berthold Auerbach

56. “Passion is what gets you through the hardest times that might otherwise make strong men weak, or make you give up.” – Neil deGrasse Tyson

57. “Like all weak men he laid an exaggerated stress on not changing one’s mind.” – W. Somerset Maugham

58. “Since the world never faults a man who refuses to yield―it is generally recognized that weak men live in obedience to the world’s will, while the strong obey only their own.” – Giacomo Leopardi

59. “Rudeness is the weak man’s imitation of strength.” – Eric Hoffer

60. “He did not have a bad heart, but a weak man usually has not.” – Catherine the Great

Weak Man Quotes That Show How Cunning and Dangerous They Can Be

61. “Better make a weak man your enemy than your friend.” – Josh Billings

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62. “So easily do weak men put in high positions turn villains.” – Dmitry Pisarev

63. “The stubbornness of a weak man should never be underestimated. The weak tend to be very stubborn when they’ve decided on something.” – Frederick Forsyth

64. “What is grand is necessarily obscure to weak men. That which can be made explicit to the idiot is not worth my care.” – William Blake

65. “Beware of weak men, little sister. He never returned to help, not even to express condolences for Father. Find a strong man. Get a man who will stand up for you, even if it means he has to fight the whole world. There is nothing more dangerous than a weak man.” – Michael Benzehabe

66. “The weak can be terrible because they try furiously to appear strong.” – Rabindranath Tagore

67. “Something had gone amiss with men, and the weak ones were dangerous.” – Thomas McGuane

68. “Weak people can be very stubborn.” – Josephine Tey

69. “Sarcasm―the protest of those who are weak.” – John Knowles

70. “Weak people cannot be sincere.” – François de La Rochefoucauld

Other Weak Man Quotes To Ponder On

71. “Everyone has moments of weakness. But that doesn’t make you weak.” – Katie Alender

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72. “It is not because men’s desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.” – John Stuart Mill

73. “There is no such thing as a great man of God, only weak, pitiful, faithless men of a great and merciful God.” – Paul Washer

74. “Great men in teaching weak men to reflect have set them on the road to error.” – Luc de Clapiers

75. “When a broken tank is filled with water, It certainly will leak on every side. Weak men who grow rich Seldom leave an inheritance.” – Sakya Pandita

76. “The highest point to which a weak but experienced mind can rise is detecting the weakness of better men.” – Georg C. Lichtenberg

77. “When such men, who are beyond hope and fear, begin in their dim minds to see the source their woes, it may be an evil time for those who have wronged them. The weak man becomes strong when he has nothing, for then only can he feel the wild, mad thrill of despair.” – Arthur Conan Doyle

78. “We are born weak, we need strength; helpless, we need aid; foolish, we need reason. All that we lack at birth, all that we need when we come to man’s estate, is the gift of education.” – Jean-Jacques Rousseau

79. “We all have weakness and strength. I have to fight against the weakness in my personality. Everyone should fight against the weakness of the soul. Seek to build on your strengths.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

80. “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 than a brick without a flaw.” – William J. H. Boetcker

Do You Consider Yourself to Be Weak?

In general, men are physically stronger than women. However, when the principle is at stake and temptation is present, men can be vulnerable. It is a serious issue when a man appears weak because they are associated with strength and responsibility. The good thing is it’s never too late for a weak man to change his ways and become a better person.

This collection of weak man quotes we provided should have taught you a lot. Give yourself the courage to uphold your principles and the strength to do what is right by allowing these quotes to empower you.

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