Quotes and Sayings about Vulnerability



"From a Christian point of view of course we do want a peaceful world, and I think September 11 did actually make people aware not only of vulnerability and how transitory life is, but there are forces of good and honor and justice which speak to us of God and his love for us."
- George Carey
(Related: Life, Love, God, People, Christian, Honor, Justice, Vulnerability, Want, World)

"Well, softness and femininity like yours people don't expect of me; so when they find me emotional and capable of real vulnerability, they're surprised."
- Faye Dunaway
(Related: People, Femininity, Vulnerability)

"We may repeat the awful revolutionary history of the 20th century because of the vulnerability of social movements to demagoguery."
- Todd Gitlin
(Related: History, May, Vulnerability)

"We need to have a strong defense focused on areas that are in the greatest vulnerability. I have been very concerned about America's 361 seaports as a point in which terrorist activities and materials could be brought into the country."
- Bob Graham
(Related: America, Country, Defense, Vulnerability)

"Human nature means that institutions at some point lose their sense of mission. That sense of vulnerability drives Pimco."
- Bill Gross
(Related: Nature, Human nature, Mission, Sense, Vulnerability)

"Global terrorism is extreme both in its lack of realistic goals and in its cynical exploitation of the vulnerability of complex systems."
- Jurgen Habermas
(Related: Goals, Exploitation, Extreme, Terrorism, Vulnerability)

"It's the first villain that I've played in a movie that has absolutely no vulnerability and no innocence, nothing whatsoever that is likeable about her other than she's so bad."
- Daryl Hannah
(Related: First, Innocence, Nothing, Vulnerability)

"I'm a woman who carries around all these layers of fear and vulnerability."
- Teri Hatcher
(Related: Fear, Vulnerability, Woman)

"There's a side of me that dislikes feminism. I think we surrendered something and women were unable to reveal any kind of vulnerability."
- Rachel Hunter
(Related: Women, Feminism, Vulnerability)

"Terrorists can utilize any vulnerability in the system and that would include outbound shipments."
- Asa Hutchinson
(Related: Vulnerability)

"Russia knows of the vulnerability of her frontiers in this part of the world."
- Aly Khan
(Related: Russia, Vulnerability, World)

"The only thing I was trying to portray was serenity. Also, innocence, vulnerability and elegance."
- Sylvia Kristel
(Related: Elegance, Innocence, Serenity, Trying, Vulnerability)

"When we were children, we used to think that when we were grown-up we would no longer be vulnerable. But to grow up is to accept vulnerability... To be alive is to be vulnerable."
- Madeleine L'Engle
(Related: Children, Vulnerability)

"Young women, adolescent girls, are more subject to infection, sometimes at a rate of six times that of boys. That tells you a lot about the vulnerability of women."
- Stephen Lewis
(Related: Women, Boys, Girls, Vulnerability)

"It's wonderful to be back. Back among the mountains that remind us of our vulnerability, our ultimate lack of control over the world we live in. Mountains that demand humility, and yield so much peace in return."
- Alex Lowe
(Related: Peace, Control, Humility, Mountains, Vulnerability, World, Yield)

"Hollywood is run by men who are big on vulnerability."
- Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio
(Related: Men, Hollywood, Vulnerability)

"Security is always going to be a cat and mouse game because there'll be people out there that are hunting for the zero day award, you have people that don't have configuration management, don't have vulnerability management, don't have patch management."
- Kevin Mitnick
(Related: People, Management, Day, Hunting, Mouse, Security, Vulnerability)

"Let a woman have her place, because as you provide foundation for her, she provides a foundation for you. And through that vulnerability comes strength."
- Shemar Moore
(Related: Strength, Vulnerability, Woman)

"One does not kill oneself for love of a woman, but because love - any love - reveals us in our nakedness, our misery, our vulnerability, our nothingness."
- Cesare Pavese
(Related: Love, Misery, Nothingness, Vulnerability, Woman)

"There can be no vulnerability without risk; there can be no community without vulnerability; there can be no peace, and ultimately no life, without community."
- M. Scott Peck
(Related: Life, Peace, Community, Risk, Vulnerability)

"You show your vulnerability through relationships, and those feelings are your soft spot. You need to have a soft spot."
- Victoria Pratt
(Related: Feelings, Relationships, Vulnerability)

"In the beginning, people think vulnerability will make you weak, but it does the opposite. It shows you're strong enough to care."
- Victoria Pratt
(Related: People, Beginning, Care, Vulnerability, Will)

"We've been a country that's been fortunate to be protected by two oceans, to not have serious attacks on our territory for most of our history. And we were unfortunately reminded in a very devastating way of our vulnerability."
- Condoleezza Rice
(Related: History, Country, Oceans, Vulnerability)

"But the truth of the matter is, we're an open society, we want to remain an open society, and there will continue to be vulnerability. That's why we have to meet the threats when they are not yet taking place on our territory and on our soil."
- Condoleezza Rice
(Related: Society, Truth, Open, Vulnerability, Want, Will)

"It's the unusual leading man. Most of the Hollywood leading men are powerful and capable and strong, heroes. He has this vulnerability, he's fragile, he struggles to find a way to live from day to day that we can identify with, that we can understand."
- Mark Rydell
(Related: Men, Day, Heroes, Hollywood, Leading, Man, Vulnerability)

"I understand now that the vulnerability I've always felt is the greatest strength a person can have. You can't experience life without feeling life. What I've learned is that being vulnerable to somebody you love is not a weakness, it's a strength."
- Elisabeth Shue
(Related: Experience, Life, Love, Strength, Being, Feeling, Now, Vulnerability, Weakness)

"To take a photograph is to participate in another person's mortality, vulnerability, mutability. Precisely by slicing out this moment and freezing it, all photographs testify to time's relentless melt."
- Susan Sontag
(Related: Time, Mortality, Vulnerability)

"Second issue is the rapidly accelerating increase in the number of vulnerabilities that get discovered every day. And, equally importantly, is the shortening of time between the discovery of the vulnerability and the release of an exploit."
- John W. Thompson
(Related: Time, Day, Discovery, Vulnerability)

"Dick Van Dyke was my first idol. He's an amazing physical comedian, like a classic clown, but also very smart and not afraid to show vulnerability."
- Douglas Wood
(Related: First, Vulnerability)

"I think sexy is vulnerability, and there's no way you can act vulnerable. It just has to be there."
- Michael Zaslow
(Related: Act, Vulnerability)