„Are you the strongest of all men, so strong that you can be merciful to me, a weak woman? Here is the undoing of your strength: I am not a weak woman. I am not a little queen. And your mercy will be your undoing.“

—  Orson Scott Card, Hart's Hope

Hart's Hope (1983)

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Orson Scott Card
US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller 1951

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„The true purpose of the strong is to promote greater strength in the weak, and not to keep the weak in that state where they are at the mercy of the strong.“

—  Christian D. Larson Prolific author of metaphysical and New Thought books 1874 - 1962

Quelle: Your Forces and How to Use Them (1912), Chapter 14, p. 210

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„As you are woman, so be lovely:
As you are lovely, so be various,
Merciful as constant, constant as various,
So be mine, as I yours for ever.“

—  Robert Graves English poet and novelist 1895 - 1985

"Pygmalion to Galatea" from Poems 1914-1926 (1927).
Poems

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Rumi Foto

„If you wish mercy, show mercy to the weak.“

—  Rumi Iranian poet 1207 - 1273

Rumi Daylight (1990)

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„Do not anticipate matters before their time that you may regret. Do not live just with wishes that your hearts may be hard. Be merciful to the weak and ask for mercy from God by being merciful yourselves!“

—  Muhammad al-Taqi ninth of the Twelve Imams of Twelver Shi'ism 811 - 835

[Baqir Sharīf al-Qurashi, The life of Imam Muhammad al-Jawad, Wonderful Maxims and Arts, 2005]

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„If you ask me to continue as the Chairman of Rajya Sabha, I am not so weak as to refuse this challenge…If you ask me to go to the Rashtrapathi Bhavan, I am not so strong as to refuse this offer.“

—  Zakir Hussain (politician) 3rd President of India 1897 - 1969

When I. K. Gujral came to meet him at the behest of Indira Gandhi to know his mind for contesting to the post of President of India, In p. 328.
Quest for Truth (1999)

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„Sorry, you created Donald Trump, all of you because of your ineffectiveness, because of your weakness, your spinelessness, your lack of vision, your inability to fight Obama, I’m getting a little sick and tired of all of you. Honestly, I am tempted to just say I don’t support any of you people ever.“

—  Sean Hannity American television host, conservative political commentator 1961

On his radio show. http://www.hannity.com/articles/hanpr-election-493995/listen-sean-explains-why-republican-insiders-14976335/ (August 4, 2016)

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„You have summoned me in my weakness. You must sustain me by your strength.“

—  Franklin Pierce American politician, 14th President of the United States (in office from 1853 to 1857) 1804 - 1869

Inaugural Address (4 March 1853).

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„I am weak and therefore I am strong.“

—  Bing Xin Chinese writer 1900 - 1999

As quoted in Haiping Yan's Chinese Women Writers and the Feminist Imagination, 1905–1948 (New York: Routledge, 2006), p. 8

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Nicholas Roerich Foto

„I am — your Bliss
I am — your Smile
I am — your Joy
I am — your Rest
I am — your Strength
I am — your Valor
I am — your Wisdom“

—  Nicholas Roerich Russian painter, writer, archaeologist, theosophist, enlightener, philosopher 1874 - 1947

Leaves Of Morya's Garden (1924 - 1925), Book I : The Call (1924)

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„I want you to be weak. As weak as I am.“

—  Milan Kundera, buch Die unerträgliche Leichtigkeit des Seins

Quelle: The Unbearable Lightness of Being

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„A strong woman who recklessly throws away her strength, she is worse than a weak woman who has never had any strength to throw away.“

—  Thomas Hardy English novelist and poet 1840 - 1928

Variante: When a strong woman recklessly throws away her strength she is worse than a weak woman who has never had any strength to throw away.
Quelle: Tess of the D'Urbervilles

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