55 ‘Weak Men’ Quotes to Explore the Other Side of Man’s Nature
No one is perfect, as everyone is uniquely flawed. However, while some people work on their flaws, others have settled in their weaknesses and have no desire to be better. These 55 weak men quotes will enlighten you on the behaviors of flawed men.
Weak men are not necessarily fragile. It is their mindset and behavior that puts them in that category. They are usually men afraid of change and would instead force others to accept their opinions.
These men are selfish and find strong people intimidating.
Meanwhile, their strong counterparts have developed the mental toughness to help them get through life. They built this skill by being positive, continually thankful, and having faith in themselves while enjoying their best life.
The difference between these two categories of men is clear; these 55 weak men quotes will prove it to you.
Arthur Conan Doyle's quote: "The weak man becomes strong when he has nothing, for then only can he feel the wild, mad thrill of despair." | Image: AmoDays
'Weak Men' Quotes Defining Their Debility
"It is a weak man who blames his failures on the strength of others." ― Orson Scott Card
"Weak men dominate women!" ― Avijeet Das
"The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong." ― Mahatma Gandhi
"A strong man can handle a strong woman. A weak man will say she has an attitude problem." ― Boonaa Mohammed
"It is the weak man who urges compromise, never the strong man." ― Elbert Hubbard
Orson Scott Card's quote: "It is a weak man who blames his failures on the strength of others." | Image: AmoDays
"A weak man in a corner is more dangerous than a strong man." ― Agatha Christie
"A weak man will always try to intimidate strong woman because he's petrified he won't be able to control her and what she could achieve without needing him." ― Virali Shah
"A weak man will always blame a woman's attitude for his departure." ― R. H. Sin
"He was a weak man. The sort who needed to crush a woman in order to feel powerful." ― John Mark Green
"Cunning is only the mimic of discretion, and may pass upon weak men in the same manner as vivacity is often mistaken for wit, and gravity for wisdom." ― Joseph Addison
Agatha Christie's quote: "A weak man in a corner is more dangerous than a strong man." | Image: AmoDays
"Weak men often from the very principle of their weakness derive a certain susceptibility; delicacy and taste which render them, in those particulars, much superior to men of stronger and more consistent minds, who laugh at them." ― Sir Fulke Greville
"Only weak men want women to be weak." ― Anne Fortier
"I am sorry that I was never there for you, you know? Weak men can become fathers too." ― Noah Van Sciver, "The Lizard Laughed"
"...no woman can love a weak man hard enough to make him strong." ― Pearl Cleage
"I always run into strong women who are looking for weak men to dominate them." ― Andy Warhol
Anne Fortier's quote: "Only weak men want women to be weak." | Image: AmoDays
"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
"Like all weak men he laid an exaggerated stress on not changing one's mind." ― W. Somerset Maugham
"Your actions are your own. Your choices are your own. Each of us carries a burden of guilt for decisions made or not made. You can let that rule your whole life or you can put it behind you and move on. Only a madman lets jealousy determine the course of his existence. Only a weak man blames others for his own errors." ― Juliet Marillier
Frederick Forsyth's quote: "The stubbornness of a weak man should never be underestimated. The weak tend to be very stubborn when they've decided on something." | Image: AmoDays
Quotes about Weak Men Compared to the Strong
"Weak men act to satisfy their needs, stronger men their duties." ― Nassim Nicholas Taleb
"Weak men wait for opportunities; strong men make them." ― Orison Swett Marden
"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
"Only the weak are cruel, gentleness can only be expected from the strong." ― Leo Buscaglia
"Strong men can always afford to be gentle. Only the weak are intent on giving as good as they get." ― Elbert Hubbard
Nassim Nicholas Taleb's quote: "Weak men act to satisfy their needs, stronger men their duties." | Image: AmoDays
"When trouble comes, wise men take to their work; weak men take to the woods." ― Elbert Hubbard
"The weak man becomes strong when he has nothing, for then only can he feel the wild, mad thrill of despair." ― Arthur Conan Doyle
"We must relearn how to cry. A strong man cries; it is the weak man who holds back his tears." ― Archie Fire Lame Deer
"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 that a brick without a flaw." ― William J. H. Boetcker
"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." ― Arthur Conan Doyle
Elbert Hubbard's quote: "When trouble comes, wise men take to their work; weak men take to the woods." | Image: AmoDays
"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
"No two things differ more than hurry and dispatch. Hurry is the mark of a weak mind, dispatch of a strong one. A weak man in office, like a squirrel in a cage, is laboring eternally, but to no purpose, and is in constant motion without getting on a job; like a turnstile, he is in everybody's way, but stops nobody; he talks a great deal, but says very little; looks into everything but sees nothing; and has a hundred irons in the fire, but very few of them are hot, and with those few that are, he only burns his fingers." ― Charles Caleb Colton
"Great men in teaching weak men to reflect have set them on road to error." ― Luc de Clapiers
"A weak man is not as happy as that same man would be if he were strong. This reality is offensive to some people who would like the intellectual or spiritual to take precedence. It is instructive to see what happens to these very people as their squat strength goes up." ― Mark Rippetoe
Lailah Gifty Akita's quote: "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." | Image: AmoDays
'Weak Men' Quotes Filled with Deep Thoughts
"Better make a weak man your enemy than your friend." ― Josh Billings
"The strong man with the dagger is followed by the weak man with the sponge." ― Lord Acton
"Hard times create strong men. Strong men create good times. Good times create weak men. And, weak men create hard times." ― G. Michael Hop, "Those Who Remain"
"No." The smile had left Sarah's voice. "He still works for the Basij. 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
"A strong man cannot help a weaker unless the weaker is willing to be helped, and even then the weak man must become strong of himself; he must, by his own efforts, develop the strength which he admires in another. None but himself can alter his condition." ― James Allen
Josh Billings' quote: "Better make a weak man your enemy than your friend." | Image: AmoDays
"If you ask, you like strong men or weak men, I'd say, I like who I like." ― Miuccia Prada
"I do know that the world knows or thinks that I have money and lots of it. They perceive me as an old weak man and an easy target." ― John McAfee
"When we teach people to run after miracles, we make them weak men." ― Sunday Adelaja
"Strong women only marry weak men." ― Bette Davis
"If you want a weak man, you might as well marry a woman." ― Laura Schlessinger
John McAfee's quote: "I do know that the world knows or thinks that I have money and lots of it. They perceive me as an old weak man and an easy target." | Image: AmoDays
"You can't make a weak man strong by making a strong man weak." ― Abraham Lincoln
"[On Peter III :] He did not have a bad heart, but a weak man usually has not." ― Catherine the Great
"It will make a weak man mighty. It will make a mighty man fall. It will fill your heart and hands or leave you with nothing at all. It's the eyes for the blind and legs for the lame. It is the love for hate and pride for shame. That's the power of the gospel." ― Ben Harper
"Get it into your head once and for all, my simple and very fainthearted fellow, that what fools call humanness is nothing but a weakness born of fear and egoism; that this chimerical virtue, enslaving only weak men, is unknown to those whose character is formed by stoicism, courage, and philosophy." ― Marquis de Sade
"It is not great men who change the world, but weak men in the hands of a great God." ― Brother Yun
Abraham Lincoln's quote: "You can't make a weak man strong by making a strong man weak." | Image: AmoDays
"I know that I am a small, weak man, but I have amassed a large library; I dream of dangerous places." ― Terry Pratchett
"It is commonly a weak man who marries for love." ― Samuel Johnson
"Many men are fascinated by the consciously evolving female who makes them feel free inside. But they're too unsure of their own standing to actually stay with such women. They want a sheepish, sort-of-dumb woman at home for them, then they imagine themselves being swept off their feet by a goddess somewhere outside. These are the kinds of men that aren't worth being with. You want to have a man who can sail a ship just as well as you can, a man who puts both his feet in the same boat at the same time, someone whose manhood is never defined by female docility." ― C. JoyBell C.
"So easily do weak men put in high positions turn villains." ― Dmitry Pisarev
"Marriage is difficult. It's not something to just jump into. I've never understood women. I've always thought that I needed one. To be a real complete man, you know? And because of that I've really suffered. I jumped into both of my marriages." ― Noah Van Sciver, "The Lizard Laughed"
Terry Pratchett's quote: "I know that I am a small, weak man, but I have amassed a large library; I dream of dangerous places." | Image: AmoDays
"Rudeness is the weak man's limitation of strength." ― Eric Hoffer
"A weak man is just by accident. A strong but non-violent man is unjust by accident." ― Mahatma Gandhi
"Even weak men when united are powerful." ― Friedrich Schiller
Eric Hoffer's quote: "Rudeness is the weak man's imitation of strength." | Image: AmoDays
While there are many weak men out there, you need to work on yourself to stay strong constantly. For this to happen, you must learn to adapt and be resilient by building a solid support system.
In addition, learn to pay attention and protect your mental health. Also, have integrity and be compassionate; you can do that by reading these quotes on the measure of a man.