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Defect Quotes

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No change of circumstances can repair a defect of character.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Related topics: Values Life Human-Nature Psychology Self

If we don't see a failure as a challenge to modify our approach,
but rather as a problem with ourselves, as a personality defect,
we will immediately feel overwhelmed.
- Anthony Robbins

To realize that you do not understand is a virtue;
Not to realize that you do not understand is a defect.
- Lao Tzu

Defect-free software does not exist.
- Wietse Venema

 

The fundamental defect of fathers, in our competitive society,
is that they want their children to be a credit to them.
- Bertrand Russell

Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
- Georg C. Lichtenberg

If youth be a defect, it is one that we outgrow only too soon.
- James Russell Lowell

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Perfection has one grave defect: it is apt to be dull.
- W. Somerset Maugham

The lack of belief is a defect that ought to be concealed
when it cannot be overcome.
- Lillian Smith

If youth is a defect, it is one we outgrow too soon.
- Robert Lowell

It really is a nice theory.
The only defect I think it has is probably common to
all philosophical theories.
It's wrong.
- Saul Kripke

Our chief defect is that we are more given to talking
about things than to doing them.
- Jawaharlal Nehru

I consider looseness with words no less of a defect
than looseness of the bowels.
- John Calvin

Our body has this defect that, the more it is provided care and comforts,
the more needs and desires it finds.
- Saint Teresa of Avila

I have known no man of genius who had not to pay,
in some affliction or defect either physical or spiritual,
for what the gods had given him.
- Max Beerbohm

There is something wrong about the man who wants help.
There is somewhere a deep defect, a want,
in brief, a need, a crying need, somewhere about that man.
- Herman Melville

It is easier to confess a defect than to claim a quality.
- Max Beerbohm

To be suspicious is not a fault.
To be suspicious all the time without coming to a conclusion is the defect.
- Lu Xun

Evil has no substance of its own, but is only the defect,
excess, perversion, or corruption of that which has substance.
- John Henry Newman

Only in Britain could it be thought a defect to be too clever by half.
The probability is that too many people are too stupid by three-quarters.
- John Major

One shining quality lends a lustre to another,
or hides some glaring defect.
- William Hazlitt

William Gladstone has not a single redeeming defect.
- Benjamin Disraeli

The fundamental problem with program maintenance is
that fixing a defect has a substantial chance of introducing another.
- Frederick P. Brooks, Jr.

The want of belief is a defect that ought to be concealed
when it cannot be overcome.
- Jonathan Swift

Some people feel guilty about their anxieties and regard
them as a defect of faith but they are afflictions,
not sins.
Like all afflictions, they are, if we can so take them,
our share in the passion of Christ.
- C. S. Lewis

In our struggle to restrain the violence and contain the damage,
we tend to forget that the human capacity for aggression
is more than a monstrous defect,
that it is also a crucial survival tool.
- Katherine Dunn

There is a serious defect in the thinking of someone who wants -
more than anything else -
to become rich.
As long as they don't have the money,
it'll seem like a worthwhile goal.
Once they do, they'll understand how important other things are -
and have always been.
- Benjamin Jowett

Memory depends very much on the perspicuity,
regularity, and order of our thoughts.
Many complain of the want of memory,
when the defect is in the judgment; and others,
by grasping at all, retain nothing.
- Thomas Fuller

Now the idea about taking people abroad is that if
they come over to Cyprus,
which we have in mind, and bring their families and
would have the possibility to defect after they would
be ready to speak their mind,
well I hope so.
- Hans Blix

There is also a perfection of degrees,
by which a person performs all the commands of God,
with the full exertion of all his powers,
without the least defect.
This is what the law of God requires,
but what the saints cannot attain to in this life.
- Charles Buck

Human material seems to have one major defect:
it does not like to be considered merely as human material.
It finds it hard to endure the feeling that it must
resign itself to passive acceptance of changes introduced from above.
- Czeslaw Milosz

As regards the individual nature, woman is defective and misbegotten,
for the active power of the male seed tends to the
production of a perfect likeness in the masculine sex;
while the production of a woman comes from defect in the active power.
- Thomas Aquinas

We succeed in enterprises which demand the positive qualities we possess,
but we excel in those which can also make use of our defects.
- Alexis de Tocqueville

That friend a great man's ruin strongly checks,
who rails into his belief all his defects.
- John Webster

Children are excellent observers, and will often perceive your slightest defects.
In general, those who govern children,
forgive nothing in them, but everything in themselves.
- Francois Fenelon

We don't love qualities; we love a person;
sometimes by reason of their defects as well as their qualities.
- Jacques Maritain

In a true zero-defects approach, there are no unimportant items.
- Phil Crosby

I think the best American poetry is the poetry that
utilizes the resources of poetry rather than exploits
the defects or triumphs of the poet's personality.
- Mark Strand

One of the great defects of English books printed in
the last century is the want of an index.
- Lafcadio Hearn

Never judge a work of art by its defects.
- Washington Allston

We don't love qualities, we love persons;
sometimes by reason of their defects as well as of their qualities.
- Thomas Mann

We grow tired of everything but turning others into ridicule,
and congratulating ourselves on their defects.
- William Hazlitt

Very few things happen at the right time,
and the rest do not happen at all.
The conscientious historian will correct these defects.
- Herodotus

With whom do you argue? With a woman,
of course.
Not with a friend, because he accepted all your defects the moment he found you.
Besides, woman is mother-have we forgotten?
- Marcello Mastroianni

Trust not yourself, but your defects to know,
make use of every friend and every foe.
- Alexander Pope

I see only defects because I'm not following the scene as it were.
I'm not following the other person.
It's like the best thing to clarify this is the theater.
- Omar Sharif

Cunning is the art of concealing our own defects,
and discovering other people's weaknesses.
- William Hazlitt

If we were faultless we should not be so much annoyed
by the defects of those with whom we associate.
- Francois Fenelon

The more defects a man may have, the older he is,
the less lovable, the more resounding his success.
- Marquis de Sade

Only a kind person is able to judge another justly
and to make allowances for his weaknesses.
A kind eye, while recognizing defects,
sees beyond them.
- Lawrence G. Lovasik

It is only imperfection that complains of what is imperfect.
The more perfect we are the more gentle and quiet we
become towards the defects of others.
- Joseph Addison

Whatever their defects, Christian fundamentalists have
lived peacefully among us in America for several hundred years.
- Maggie Gallagher

I'm a good person, but with many defects.
- Enrique Iglesias

Even though I love my mother, I didn't want to make
an idealized portrait of her.
I'm fascinated more by her defects -
they are funnier than her other qualities.
- Pedro Almodovar

Like pictures, men should be judged by their merits
and not by their defects.
- Bainbridge Colby

Time, which alone makes the reputation of men,
ends by making their defects respectable.
- Voltaire

We know our friends by their defects rather than by their merits.
- W. Somerset Maugham

All the perplexities, confusion and distress in America arise,
not from defects in their Constitution or Confederation,
not from want of honor or virtue, so much as from the
downright ignorance of the nature of coin,
credit and circulation.
- John Adams

The reality is that zero defects in products plus zero
pollution plus zero risk on the job is equivalent to
maximum growth of government plus zero economic growth plus runaway inflation.
- Dixie Lee Ray

As a father and grandfather, I have witnessed firsthand
the joy of new life entering the world.
I know the pain and apprehension that goes along with
premature births and birth defects.
- Solomon Ortiz

Humility is not my forte, and whenever I dwell for
any length of time on my own shortcomings,
they gradually begin to seem mild, harmless,
rather engaging little things, not at all like the
staring defects in other people's characters.
- Margaret Halsey

Whenever I dwell for any length of time on my own shortcomings,
they gradually begin to seem mild, harmless,
rather engaging little things, not at all like the
staring defects in other people's characters.
- Margaret Halsey

The so-called modern education, with all its defects,
however, does others so much more good than it does the Negro,
because it has been worked out in conformity to the
needs of those who have enslaved and oppressed weaker peoples.
- Carter G. Woodson

The practice of patience toward one another,
the overlooking of one another's defects,
and the bearing of one another's burdens is the most
elementary condition of all human and social activity in the family,
in the professions, and in society.
- Lawrence G. Lovasik

However, writing software without defects is not sufficient.
In my experience, it is at least as difficult to write software that is safe -
that is,
software that behaves reasonably under adverse conditions.
- Wietse Venema

At 30 a man should know himself like the palm of his hand,
know the exact number of his defects and qualities,
know how far he can go, foretell his failures -
be what he is.
And, above all, accept these things.
- Albert Camus

I never yet heard man or woman much abused that I was
not inclined to think the better of them,
and to transfer the suspicion or dislike to the one
who found pleasure in pointing out the defects of another.
- Jane Porter

I worked with the March of Dimes to enact legislation
for a national birth defects prevention program to provide surveillance,
research and preventive services aimed at reducing
the rate of birth defects.
- Solomon Ortiz

Our souls may lose their peace and even disturb other people's,
if we are always criticizing trivial actions -
which often are not real defects at all,
but we construe them wrongly through our ignorance of their motives.
- Saint Teresa

They have been deprived nutritionally,
or some illness has not been picked up,
or they have not been screened for vision or hearing defects,
or they have not had some kind of a chronic illness
or error of metabolism picked up.
- C. Everett Koop


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