Quotation Explorer - 'Inadequate'

Be careful not to mistake insecurity and inadequacy for humility! Humility has nothing to do with the insecure and inadequate! Just like arrogance has nothing to do with greatness! - C. JoyBell C.
I'm a kindhearted but highly competitive pragmatist. When I seek to win something, I always make certain it's never at the expense of anything more serious than the inadequate efforts of others. - Jonathan Kieran
It's an universal law-- intolerance is the first sign of an inadequate education. An ill-educated person behaves with arrogant impatience, whereas truly profound education breeds humility. - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us. And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. - Marianne Williamson
When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence. - Ansel Adams
Food is symbolic of love when words are inadequate. - Alan D. Wolfelt
In a world of complete economic equality, you get and keep the affections you deserve. You can’t buy love with gifts or favors, you can’t hold love by raising an inadequate child, and you can’t be secure in love by serving as a good scrub woman or a good provider. - B.F. Skinner
Pictures and words are wholly inadequate to understand the complex creations and beauty of our world. - Arzak Khan
Stories, like conjuring tricks, are invented because history is inadequate for our dreams. - Steven Millhauser
Do not fear death so much, but rather the inadequate life. - Bertolt Brecht
But why do people who are good at families have to be smug and assume it is the only way to live, as if everybody else is inadequate? Why can't they be blamed for being bad at promiscuity?
We’re not broken. We’re not in the wrong bodies. We’re not inadequate. We’re not lesser. We’re not unwanted. We’re not fraudulent. We’re not undesirable. That’s all just a set of lies we tell to soothe the experience of the prisons we put ourselves in. - Agnostic Zetetic
There is no such thing as luck. There is only adequate or inadequate preparation to cope with a statistical universe. - Robert Heinlein
I don't try to imagine a personal God; it suffices to stand in awe at the structure of the world, insofar as it allows our inadequate senses to appreciate it. - Albert Einstein
It is sadder to find the past again and find it inadequate to the present than it is to have it elude you and remain forever a harmonious conception of memory. - F. Scott Fitzgerald
The wrong lover will always make your love feel inadequate. - Jasmine Sandozz
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us. - Marianne Williamson
Do not fear death so much but rather the inadequate life. - Bertolt Brecht
Statistics show that we lose more fools on this day than on all other days of the year put together. This proves, by the numbers left in stock, that one Fourth of July per year is now inadequate, the country has grown so. - Mark Twain
When one is grateful for something too good for common thanks, writing is less unsatisfactory than speech-one does not, at least, hear how inadequate the words are. - George Eliot
The dogmas of the quiet past, are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew. We must disenthrall ourselves, and then we shall save our country. - Abraham Lincoln
Atheism and agnosticism signify the rejection of certain images and concepts of God or of truth, which are historically conditioned and therefore inadequate. Atheism is a challenge to religion to purifiy its images and concepts and come nearer to the truth of divine mystery. - Bede Griffiths
Don’t be afraid of death so much as an inadequate life. - Bertolt Brecht
Do u sometimes feel dumb or duffer are inadequate words to describe some people?How about DUMFER? - EverSkeptic
With a roof over his head he had ceased to work, living off his [war] pension and his wits, both hopelessly inadequate. - Spike Milligan
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