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Vulnerability can be physical, emotional, economic, or social.
This subject has been studied intensively by various researchers. Today, the vulnerability categories have been broadened into environmental, military, medical, communicative, etc.
In simple terms, a vulnerable person is capable of being attacked or criticized. They expose themself to danger intentionally or unintentionally. Their defensive measures are compromised or are lacking.
The Power Of Vulnerability Quotes
Sometimes vulnerability can be directed to achieve your goals in life. The inspirational quotes listed here show us the positive side of vulnerability.
1."To share your weakness is to make yourself vulnerable; to make yourself vulnerable is to show your strength."
- Criss Jami.
2. "What happens when people open their hearts? They get better."
- Haruki Murakami, 'Norwegian Wood.'
3. "Vulnerability is the birthplace of innovation, creativity, and change."
4. "Vulnerability sounds like truth and feels like courage. Truth and courage aren' t always comfortable, but they're never weakness."
5. "I think Freddie Mercury is probably the best of all time in terms of a rock voice. There was a vulnerability to it, his technical ability was amazing, and so much of his personality would come out through his voice. I'm not even a guy to buy Queen records, really, and I still think he's one of the best."
6."Out of our vulnerabilities will come your strength."
7. "I do not believe that sheer suffering teaches. If suffering alone taught, all the world would be wise, since everyone suffers. To suffering must be added mourning, understanding, patience, love, openness, and the willingness to remain vulnerable."
-Anne Morrow Lindbergh, 'Gift From The Sea.'
8. "Vulnerability is the birthplace of connection and the path to the feeling of worthiness. If it doesn't feel vulnerable, the sharing is probably not constructive."
9. "There is a difference between vulnerability and telling people everything about yourself. Vulnerability is a feeling. Telling everyone about yourself is just facts and details."
10."One of the most important things you can do on this earth is to let people know they are not alone."
- Shannon L. Alder.
11."Why is female vulnerability still only acceptable when it's neuroticised and personal; when it feeds back on itself? Why do people still not get it when we handle vulnerability like philosophy, at some remove?"
- Chris Kraus.
12."We are vulnerable, not fragile, but our desire to go through life without feeling pain makes us feel fragile."
- Luigina Sgarro.
13."Putting our art out there is one of the biggest risks we can take. It's a special kind of vulnerability. It takes guts to be an artist."
-Teresa R. Funke, 'Bursts Of Brilliance For a Creative Life Blog.'
14."Everybody is equally weak on the inside, just that some present their ruins as new castles and become kings."
– Simona Panova.
15."Be careful with whom you associate, especially when you feel emotionally vulnerable because negative people can steal the dream right out of your heart."
Love And Vulnerability Quotes
Many psychologists believe that vulnerability can sometimes strengthen relationships. We have included the best vulnerability quotes that will boost your confidence in relationships and help you live a happy life.
16."We're never so vulnerable than when we trust someone - but paradoxically, if we cannot trust, neither can we find love or joy."
- Walter Anderson.
17."And maybe that was love. Being so vulnerable and allowing someone else in so far they could hurt you, but they also give you everything."
– Christine Feehan, 'Water Bound.'
18."Vulnerability is basically uncertainty, risk, and emotional exposure."
19."Vulnerability is the birthplace of love, belonging, joy, courage, empathy, and creativity."
- Brené Brown.
20."We need to feel trust to be vulnerable and we need to be vulnerable in order to trust."
- Brené Brown, 'Daring Greatly: How The Courage To Be Vulnerable Transforms The Way We Live, Love, Parent, And Lead.'
21."People can be at their most vulnerable, but still tenacious at the same time."
- Toni Bernhard.
22."Courage is vulnerability. Vulnerability is courage. Like shadow and light, neither one can exist without the other."
– Wai Lan Yuen.
23."To take the risk of loving, we must become vulnerable enough to test the radical proposition that knowledge of another and self-revelation will ultimately increase rather than decrease love. "
- Sam Keen,' To Love And Be Loved.'
24."You can change the world again, instead of protecting yourself from it."
- Julien Smith, 'The Flinch.'
25."Your sweet vulnerable parts deep down inside are very easy to love...trust me."
26."People who know me know I'm strong, but I'm vulnerable."
27."Vulnerability is the essence of connection and connection is the essence of existence."
28."There is no safe investment. To love at all is to be vulnerable. Love anything, and your heart will certainly be wrung and possibly be broken. If you want to make sure of keeping it intact, you must give your heart to no one, not even to an animal."
- C. S .Lewis.
29."If we're wrapping ourselves up to conceal any vulnerability, whatever happens to us has to go through all those extra layers. Sometimes love doesn't even reach where we truly live."
- Alexandra Katehakis.
30." The strongest love is the love that can demonstrate its fragility."
- Paulo Coelho.
Emotional Vulnerability Quotes
Emotional vulnerability refers to a state of being extremely sensitive. The quotes listed in this section show us that being emotional is not a sign of weakness, but it gives us the ability to heal.
31."The older I become the more I dream of a world where I don't need so much armor."
- J.M. Storm.
32."Vulnerability is the strongest state to be in. How boring would it be if we were constantly dominant or constantly submissive?"
33."There's monsters in all of us, but there's also vulnerability."
34."I do feel that softness for the vulnerability and the innocence in our world, including my own."
35."My music is about being strong, even in your vulnerability."
36."Heroes are higher than their vulnerability. That is why they are heroes."
– Amit Kalantri.
37."Disconnection can trigger a vulnerability so emotionally painful that we'll do just about anything to avoid feeling it."
38."Vulnerability is life without any mask or filter. It's the best way for me to feel alive."
39."Vulnerability is scary but pure. In it you can find bravery."
40."The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for."
41."The world has enough women who live a masked insecurity. It needs more women who live a brave vulnerability."
- Ann Voskamp.
42."People cry, not because they're weak. It's because they've been strong for too long."
- Johnny Depp.
43."My one area of vulnerability was I didn't know how to have a healthy relationship with a man."
44."Embrace your vulnerability and celebrate your flaws; it will let you appreciate the world around you and make you more compassionate."
45."One thing to remember is that human beings connect through vulnerability. That's our core way of connecting."
46."We have to transcend our own negativity and vulnerability and work from our own inner security."
Christian Quotes On Vulnerability
The Bible and other doctrines of Christianity refer to vulnerability as a normal human tendency. The below-listed quotes suggest that vulnerable people should not lose faith in God.
47."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."
48."For he was crucified in weakness, but lives by the power of God. For we also are weak in him, but in dealing with you we will live with him by the power of God."
-Second Corinthians 13:4.
49."I came to you in weakness and fear, and with much trembling and my speech and my message were not in plausible words of wisdom, but in demonstration of the Spirit and of power."
-First Corinthians 2:3-4.
50."Be strong and courageous. Do not fear or be in dread of them, for it is the Lord your God who goes with you. He will not leave you or forsake you."
Brené Brown Vulnerability Quotes
Ms. Brown is a professor, public speaker, and author who has extensively written on vulnerability, empathy, etc. We have listed some of her famous quotes here to show us her in-depth knowledge of the subject.
51."Vulnerability is not weakness. I define vulnerability as emotional risk, exposure, uncertainty. It fuels our daily lives."
52."I did not learn about vulnerability and courage and creativity and innovation from studying vulnerability. I learned about these things from studying shame."
53."What makes you vulnerable makes you beautiful."
54."To create is to make something that has never existed before. There's nothing more vulnerable than that. Adaptability to change is all about vulnerability."
55."Until we can receive with an open heart, we're never really giving with an open heart. When we attach judgment to receiving help, we knowingly or unknowingly attach judgment to giving help."
-Brené Brown, 'The Gifts Of Imperfection.'
56."Faith is a place of mystery, where we find the courage to believe in what we cannot see and the strength to let go of our fear of uncertainty."
-Brené Brown,' The Gifts Of Imperfection.'
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