Quote by G. Emmons
The weakest spot in any person is where they think themselves to be the wisest.
This quote suggests that people often have blind spots in their understanding or awareness of their own weaknesses. It highlights the tendency of individuals to overlook their own flaws or underestimate their lack of knowledge or experience. The quote implies that arrogance or overconfidence can lead individuals to believe they are knowledgeable or wise in areas where they are actually vulnerable or lacking. It serves as a reminder to remain humble and open-minded, acknowledging our own limitations and constantly striving for self-improvement.
When we can drain the Ocean into mill-ponds, and bottle up the Force of Gravity, to be sold by retail, in gas jars; then may we hope to comprehend the infinitudes of man's soul under formulas of Profit and Loss; and rule over this too, as over a patent engine, by checks, and valves, and balances.