Not by the forces of civil war can you govern the very weakest woman. You can kill that woman, but she escapes you then; you cannot govern her. No power on earth can govern a human being, however feeble, who withholds his or her consent.
An epigram is but a feeble thing – With straw in tail, stuck there by way of sting.
A man may be variously accomplished, and yet be a feeble poet.
A feeble body weakens the mind.
It is a rare privilege to watch the birth, growth, and first feeble struggles of a living mind; this privilege is mine.
Brave men do not gather by thousands to torture and murder a single individual, so gagged and bound he cannot make even feeble resistance or defense.
It is the dissimilarities and inequalities among men which give rise to the notion of honor; as such differences become less, it grows feeble; and when they disappear, it will vanish too.
There is something feeble and a little contemptible about a man who cannot face the perils of life without the help of comfortable myths.
History shows how feeble are barriers of paper.
Man is but a reed, the most feeble thing in nature, but he is a thinking reed.