Inadequate Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old inadequate quotes, inadequate sayings, and inadequate proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Feeling inadequate is an occupational hazard of motherhood. Harriet Lerner
I'm sorry.' The two most inadequate words in the English language. Beth Revis
When inadequate men assumed huge burdens, the outcome could only serve Despite. Stephen R. Donaldson
We all feel inadequate very often. It's only when it gets chronic that it is disturbing to one's emotions and can get out of hand and make you pretty damn miserable. Taylor Caldwell
It's embarrassingly plain how inadequate language is. Anthony Doerr
Perfectionism doesn't make you feel perfect. It makes you feel inadequate. Maria Shriver
Inadequate nutrition can lead to terrible health consequences, both physical and emotional. Vicki Escarra
An inadequate chief executive officer's time at the top is always too long no matter how short. Malcolm Forbes
The only justification for writing a novel is that it should be wonderful. Adequate is inadequate. Janet Burroway
Private beneficence is totally inadequate to deal with the vast numbers of the city's disinherited. Jane Addams
The theory of evolution is totally inadequate to explain the origin and manifestation of the inorganic world. John Ambrose Fleming
You have to discover when you're inadequate to be funny and you don't know you're inadequate when you're a kid. Larry David
Yes, translation is by definition an inadequate substitute for being able to read a masterpiece in the original. Terry Teachout
The world as we know it is falling apart at the seams, because it's an inadequate container for the truth of who we are. Marianne Williamson
It's strange that words are so inadequate. Yet, like the asthmatic struggling for breath, so the lover must struggle for words. T. S. Eliot
When you look at magazines, you feel so inadequate and so small and you feel really imperfect, when you're constantly seeing these images. Mia Wasikowska
The argument that someone is a bad man is an inadequate argument for war and certainly an inadequate and unacceptable argument for regime change. John Major
Language is an inadequate form of communication. If you've picked up an instrument, it's because you don't feel you are communicating sufficiently. Stephen Stills
Our system is not fit for purpose. It's inadequate in terms of its scope, it's inadequate in terms of its information technology, leadership, management systems and processes. John Reid
Insufficient facts always invite danger. Leonard Nimoy
With insufficient data it is easy to go wrong. Carl Sagan
Reason alone is insufficient to make us enthusiastic in any matter. Francois de la Rochefoucauld
Individual learning is a necessary but insufficient condition for organizational learning. Chris Argyris
The functions of intellect are insufficient without courage, love, friendship, compassion and empathy. Dean Koontz
Decisions are always made with insufficient information. If you really knew what was going on, the decision would make itself. Jack Mcdevitt
The problem of insufficient security was, until quite recently, a matter of a minority; now it is becoming very quickly a majority matter. That is a major change. Zygmunt Bauman
Knowledge is one of our direct needs. But it is insufficient on its own. If knowledge was stripped from true up-bringing, it would increase man's strength, but not his morals. Ameen Rihani
Technical perfection is insufficient. It is an orphan without the true soul of the dancer. Sylvie Guillem
Complaint is often the result of an insufficient ability to live within the obvious restrictions of this god damned cage. Charles Bukowski