Quotation Explorer - 'Shortcomings'

Our shortcomings drive us, motivate us to work harder or realize another purpose/talent. - Aaron B. Powell
Ours was the first nation to be founded on the idea that all are created equal and all deserve equal treatment under the law. Despite our missteps and shortcomings, these ideals still inspire hope among the oppressed and give us pride in being Americans. - Jimmy Carter
To incessantly blame others for my shortcomings is cowardice borne of fear, fed by fear, and haunted by fear. To be steadfastly accountable for my shortcomings is bravery borne of God, fed by God, and blessed by God. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Don't Have The Power To Stare At The Sun. I Can Only Try Even I Know I'll Fail. At Least I Have The Courage To Do That. I Know My Power And I Know My Shortcomings Which Most of The People Cannot Even Realize About Their Own. I'm Powerful In My Own Little Innocent World.... - Muhammad Imran Hasan
Awareness of your shortcomings is a strengthening process. - Ehsan Sehgal
A man's shortcomings are taken from his epoch; his virtues and greatness belong to himself. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Whenever I dwell for any length of time on my own shortcomings, they gradually begin to seem mild, harmless, rather engaging little things, not at all like the staring defects in other people's characters. - Margaret Halsey
Besides, what matters, when it comes to self-control, isn't so much willpower as vision-the ability to see the future, so that the long-run consequences of our short-run choices are vividly clear. In that sense, our shortcomings in this arena are really failures of imagination. - Daniel Akst
Give someone you wronged a chance to express their true feelings and learn about yourself and your shortcomings. - Unarine Ramaru
When I pass, speak freely of my shortcomings and my flaws. Learn from them, for I'll have no ego to injure. - Aaron McGruder
I discovered very quickly that criticism is a form of optimism, and that when you are silent about the shortcomings of your society, you're very pessimistic about that society. And it's only when you speak truthfully about it that you show your faith in that society. - Carlos Fuentes
Psychiatry enables us to correct our faults by confessing our parents' shortcomings. - Laurence J. Peter
No matter how much you disagree with your kin, if you are a thoroughbred you will not discuss their shortcomings with the neighbors. - Tom Thompson
This 'telephone' has too many shortcomings to be seriously considered as a means of communication.
This 'telephone' has too many shortcomings to be seriously considered as a means of communication. The device is inherently of no value to us.
Hollywood-Nobody's impressed by anybody because they're all too consumed with trying to cover up their own shortcomings. Hollywood is a microcosm of a world of lazy moral ideals and social indifference where every man is trying to convince himself he's a king. - J. Matthew Nespoli
Jiu Jitsu is a vehicle for self-discovery and growth. It reminds me of my ego, of my insecurities, and of my shortcomings. - Chris Matakas
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