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Faults Quotes

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Many people excuse their own faults
but judge other persons harshly.
We should reverse this attitude
by excusing others' shortcomings
and by harshly examining our own.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

Related topics: Wisdom Criticism Critical Blame

Deal with the faults of others as gently as with your own.
- Chinese proverb

I look only to the good qualities of men.
Not being faultless myself,
I won't presume to probe into the faults of others.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Every man should have a fair-sized cemetery
in which to bury the faults of his friends.
- Henry Brooks Adams

 

It is a great confidence in a friend
to tell him your faults;
greater to tell him his.
- Benjamin Franklin

A benevolent man should allow a few faults in himself,
to keep his friends in countenance.
- Benjamin Franklin

A blessed thing it is for any man or woman to have a friend,
one human soul whom we can trust utterly,
who knows the best and worst of us,
and who loves us in spite of all our faults.
- Charles Kingsley

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Self-respect is often mistaken for arrogance
when in reality it is the opposite.
When we can recognize all our good qualities
as well as or faults with neutrality,
we can start to appreciate ourselves
as we would a dear friend
and experience the comfortable inner glow of respect.
To embrace the journey towards our full potential
we need to become our own loving teacher and coach.
Spurring ourselves on to become better human beings,
we develop true regard for ourselves,
and our life will become sacred.
- Osho

Trust no friend without faults, and love a woman,
but no angel.
- Doris Lessing

Every man should keep a fair-sized cemetery in which
to bury the faults of his friends.
- Henry Ward Beecher

I work for him despite his faults and he lets me work
for him despite my deficiencies.
- Bill Moyers

Of all the things I could know, my own faults and weaknesses
are pretty much the most important.
- Simon Travaglia

Never exaggerate your faults, your friends will attend to that.
- Bob Edwards

Removing the faults in a stage-coach may produce a perfect stage-coach,
but it is unlikely to produce the first motor car.
- Edward de Bono

Egotism is the source and summary of all faults and miseries.
- Thomas Carlyle

I have a list a mile long of faults that sometimes
bring me to my knees in self-hatred.
- Frank Langella

Be England what she will, with all her faults she is my country still.
- Charles Churchill

Forgive, forget.
Bear with the faults of others as you would have them bear with yours.
- Phillips Brooks

Do not think of your faults, still less of other's faults;
look for what is good and strong,
and try to imitate it.
Your faults will drop off, like dead leaves,
when their time comes.
- John Ruskin

The faults of a superior person are like the sun and moon.
They have their faults, and everyone sees them;
they change and everyone looks up to them.
- Confucius

It's easy to see the faults in people I know;
it's hardest to see the good.
Especially when the good isn't there.
- Will Cuppy

Parents forgive their children least readily for the
faults they themselves instilled in them.
- Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

I like a friend the better for having faults that one can talk about.
- William Hazlitt

Keep a watch also on the faults of the patients,
which often make them lie about the taking of things prescribed.
- Hippocrates

Faults are beauties in a lover's eye.
- Theocritus

Every man has his faults; I have and so have you -
you will allow me to say so!
- Clara Schumann

My friend is he who will tell me my faults in private.
- Solomon Ibn Gabirol

Just as a child respects his father even when he perceives
his weaknesses and faults,
so a German will not despise the old Germany which
was once a symbol of greatness to him.
- Gustav Stresemann

Be to their virtue very kind; be to their faults a little blind.
- Matthew Prior

Every man in his lifetime needs to thank his faults.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

In America, with all of its evils and faults,
you can still reach through the forest and see the sun.
But we don't know yet whether that sun is rising or setting for our country.
- Dick Gregory

The faults of husbands are often caused by the excess virtues of their wives.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

Our systems, perhaps, are nothing more than an unconscious apology for our faults,
a gigantic scaffolding whose object is to hide from us our favorite sin.
- Henri Frederic Amiel

Life has taught me that it is not for our faults that
we are disliked and even hated,
but for our qualities.
- Bernard Berenson

Negroes are human beings with exactly the same faults
and virtues as members of the other races.
- Ethel Waters

I think it would be very boring dramatically to have
a film where everybody was a lawyer or doctor and had no faults.
To me, the most important thing is to be truthful.
- Spike Lee

There are some faults so nearly allied to excellence
that we can scarce weed out the vice without eradicating the virtue.
- Oliver Goldsmith

Our own self-love draws a thick veil between us and our faults.
- Lord Chesterfield

The common faults of American language are an ambition of effect,
a want of simplicity, and a turgid abuse of terms.
- James F. Cooper

The essence of a man is found in his faults.
- Francis Picabia

The practice mirror is to be used for the correction of faults,
not for a love affair, and the figure you watch should
not become your dearest friend.
- Agnes de Mille

To copy beauty forfeits all pretense to fame;
to copy faults is want of sense.
- Charles Churchill

I tolerate my faults but not at all other people's.
- Camille Claudel

It is the peculiar quality of a fool to perceive the
faults of others and to forget his own.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

The greatness of America lies not in being more enlightened than any other nation,
but rather in her ability to repair her faults.
- Alexis de Tocqueville

I must work hard to make my singing above reproach;
there must be no faults which hard work would take care of.
- Kate Smith

All the passions make us commit faults;
love makes us commit the most ridiculous ones.
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld

All faults may be forgiven of him who has perfect candor.
- Walt Whitman

A man can become so accustomed to the thought of his
own faults that he will begin to cherish them as charming
little "personal characteristics."
- Helen Rowland

Had we not faults of our own, we should take less pleasure
in complaining of others.
- Francois Fenelon

The mystery of existence is the connection between
our faults and our misfortunes.
- Madame de Stael

All the faults of the age come from Christianity and journalism.
Christianity, of course, but why journalism?
- Frank Harris

Psychiatry enables us to correct our faults by confessing
our parents' shortcomings.
- Laurence J. Peter

Conscience is a coward, and those faults it has not
strength enough to prevent it seldom has justice enough to accuse.
- Oliver Goldsmith

If, when you charged a person with his faults,
you credited him with his virtues too,
you would probably like everybody.
- Lawrence G. Lovasik

Learn to know every man under you, get under his skin,
know his faults.
Then cater to him - with kindness or roughness as his case may demand.
- John McGraw

We long for an affection altogether ignorant of our faults.
Heaven has accorded this to us in the uncritical canine attachment.
- George Eliot

My general plan is good, though in the detail there may be faults.
- Adam Weishaupt

Observe your enemies, for they first find out your faults.
- Antisthenes

Everyone has his faults which he continually repeats:
neither fear nor shame can cure them.
- Jean de La Fontaine

I think people who have faults are a lot more interesting
than people who are perfect.
- Spike Lee

Most faults are not in our Constitution,
but in ourselves.
- Ramsey Clark

It is in our faults and failings, not in our virtues,
that we touch each other, and find sympathy.
It is in our follies that we are one.
- Jerome K. Jerome

Bear with the faults of others as you would have them bear with yours.
- Phillips Brooks

Jealousy is, I think, the worst of all faults because
it makes a victim of both parties.
- Gene Tierney

Everything becomes so problematic because of basic faults:
from a discontent with myself.
- Anna Freud

It is worth while too to warn the teacher that undue
severity in correcting faults is liable at times to
discourage a boy's mind from effort.
- Quintilian

To be angry is to revenge the faults of others on ourselves.
- Alexander Pope

Nobody can be perfect unless he admits his faults,
but if he has faults how can he be perfect?
- Laurence J. Peter

We all have faults, and mine is being wicked.
- James Thurber

If I have any justification for having lived it's simply,
I'm nothing but faults, failures and so on,
but I have tried to make a good pair of shoes.
There's some value in that.
- Arthur Miller


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