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being weak Quotes

Nine of the best book quotes about being weak
  1. #1
    “‘The cowards never started,’ he’d tell me, ‘and the weak died along the way - that leaves us.’”
  2. #2
    ″ ‘I want you to be old. Ten years older. Twenty years older!’ What she meant was: I want you to be weak. As weak as I am.”
  3. #3
    “He went over and sat next to her on the side facing the window. She ran her hand through his hair, lifting it out of his eyes, and he could see how skinny her arm was, almost like it was just bone and skin.”
  4. #4
    ″[Gus] felt such love for Lorie that even speaking her name caused him to feel weak sometimes.”
  5. #5
    “Bigger felt that he was sitting and holding his life helplessly in his hands, waiting for Max to tell him what to do with it; and it made him hate himself. An organic wish to cease to be, to stop living, seized him. Either he was too weak, or the world was too strong; he did not know which. Over and over he had tried to create a world to live in and over and over he had failed. Now once again he was waiting for someone to tell him something; once more, he was poised on the verge of action and commitment.”
  6. #6
    “One of the greatest indignities about being old is that people insist on helping you with things like bathing and going to the washroom.
    I don’t in fact require help with either, but they’re all so afraid I’m going to slip and break my hip again that I get a chaperone whether I like it or not.”
  7. #7
    “I try to brush the hairs flat with my hand and freeze at the sight of my old hand on my old head. I lean close and open my eyes very wide, trying to see beyond the sagging flesh.
    It’s no good. Even when I look straight into the milky blue eyes, I can’t find myself anymore. When did I stop being me?”
  8. #8
    “Fault always lies in the same place, my fine babies: with him weak enough to lay blame.”″
  9. #9
    “If you only do what is easy, you will always remain weak.”

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