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Shortcomings Quotes

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To the people who love you,
you are beautiful already.
This is not because they're
blind to your shortcomings
but because they so clearly see your soul.
- Victoria Moran

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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

Nothing is more cheerful than talking
about our friends' shortcomings.
- Mason Cooley

Never underestimate the capacity of another human being
to have exactly the same shortcomings you have.
- Leigh Steinberg

 

Look at the United States today.
We have made mistakes in the past.
We have had shortcomings.
We shall make mistakes in the future and fall short of our own best hopes.
- Henry Cabot Lodge

I am not blind to the shortcomings of our own people.
- Mary Harris Jones

Hypocrisy is a value that I think has been embraced by the Republican Party.
We get lectured by people all day long about moral
values by people who have their own moral shortcomings.
- Howard Dean

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

We live in a constant fear that our shortcomings will be exposed to family,
to friends and to the world.
- Keith Miller

The only laugh that man will ever get in his life is
by stripping and showing off his shortcomings.
- David Niven

It was irritating to have one's physical shortcomings
pointed out quite so plainly twice in one evening,
once by a beautiful girl and once by a dying badger.
- Tom Holt

One of my few shortcomings is that I can't predict the future.
- Lars Ulrich

It is always well to accept your own shortcomings with
candor but to regard those of your friends with polite incredulity.
- Russell Lynes

A woman may have a witty tongue or a stinging pen but
she will never laugh at her own individual shortcomings.
- Irvin S. Cobb

No shortcomings of other people cause us to be more
intolerant than those which are caricatures of our own.
- Franz Grillparzer

You have to look at the discrepancy between what you
hoped and imagined and the reality of yourself and all your shortcomings.
- Richard Grant

It didn't take long to recognise the shortcomings of
the Soviet regime and to see the values of the free world.
- Garry Kasparov

Ideal conversation must be an exchange of thought,
and not, as many of those who worry most about their shortcomings believe,
an eloquent exhibition of wit or oratory.
- Emily Post

I have many shortcomings.
I feel very lucky to have been able to have what I've had.
- Joshua Lederberg

The ability of discerning high quality unavoidably
implies the ability of identifying shortcomings.
- Edsger Dijkstra

The man who cannot endure to have his errors and shortcomings
brought to the surface and made known,
but tries to hide them, is unfit to walk the highway of truth.
- James Allen

And I believe we need heroes, I believe we need certain
people who we can measure our own shortcomings by.
- Richard Attenborough

A brother who recognizes that we have shortcomings,
we, in the struggle, have faults, and that he wanted
to reconcile differences.
- Louis Farrakhan

The Committee's review of a series of intelligence shortcomings,
to include intelligence prior to 9/11 and the pre-war intelligence on Iraq,
clearly reveal how vital a diverse intelligence workforce
is to our national security.
- Jane Harman

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

The Arab representatives and their followers were not
interested in the persecuted millions throughout the world;
they were fixed on a political agenda that distracted
the world from their own serious shortcomings in the human-rights department.
- Jack Schwartz

History proves that all dictatorships,
all authoritarian forms of government are transient.
Only democratic systems are not transient.
Whatever the shortcomings, mankind has not devised anything superior.
- Vladimir Putin

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

Even as we enumerate their shortcomings,
the rigor of raising children ourselves makes clear
to us our mothers' incredible strength.
We fear both.
If they are not strong, who will protect us? If they are not imperfect,
how can we equal them?
- Anna Quindlen

It may be true, that men, who are mere mathematicians,
have certain specific shortcomings, but that is not
the fault of mathematics,
for it is equally true of every other exclusive occupation.
- Carl Friedrich Gauss

The Pilgrim and the Puritan whom we honor tonight were
men who did a great deal of work in the world.
They had their faults and their - shortcomings,
but they were not slothful in business and they were most fervent in spirit.
- Henry Cabot Lodge

To such idle talk it might further be added:
that whenever a certain exclusive occupation is coupled
with specific shortcomings,
it is likewise almost certainly divorced from certain other shortcomings.
- Carl Friedrich Gauss

For eleven months and maybe about twenty days each year,
we concentrate upon the shortcomings of others,
but for a few days at the turn of the New Year we look at our own.
It is a good habit.
- Arthur H. Sulzberger

People only see what they are prepared to see.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends,
of most of the people you see every day,
is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
- Theodore H. White

People will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget
how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

Fear defeats more people than
any other one thing in the world.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Imagine all the people living life in peace.
You may say I'm a dreamer,
but I'm not the only one.
I hope someday you'll join us,
and the world will be as one.
- John Lennon

Don't live your life to please other people.
- Oprah Winfrey

Never believe that a few caring people can't change the world.
For, indeed, that's all who ever have.
- Margaret Mead

When people get caught up with that which is right
and they are willing to sacrifice for it,
there is no stopping point short of victory.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

People that seem so glorious are all show;
underneath they are like everyone else.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I've learned that people will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

Truth is not defined by
how many people believe something.
Ask. Question. Think.
Decide - for yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
- Mother Teresa

Knowing your own darkness is the best method
for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
- Carl Jung

Whenever you're in conflict with someone,
there is one factor that can make the difference
between damaging your relationship and deepening it.
That factor is attitude.
- William James

When dealing with people, remember you are
not dealing with creatures of logic,
but creatures of emotion.
- Dale Carnegie

The enlightened give thanks
for what most people take for granted.
- Michael Beckwith

You can't stop the music, nobody can stop the music.
- Village People

People are like stained glass windows,
they sparkle and shine when the sun is out,
but when darkness sets in their true beauty
is revealed only if there is a light from within.
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

A common denominator of all religions is that
they have the power to bring out the best and the worst in people.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I must dedicate my life to teaching my people,
for only education would make their lot less bitter,
their latent power more strong.
- Jimmy Yen

People who work together will win,
whether it be against complex football defenses,
or the problems of modern society.
- Vince Lombardi

Know that all people are your brothers and sisters.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Go to the people
Live among them
Learn from them
Love them
Serve them
Plan with them
Start with what they know
Build on what they have.
- Jimmy Yen (Y. C. James Yen)

If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed;
if in terms of ten years, plant trees;
if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
- Confucius

Most of the important things in the world
have been accomplished by people
who have kept on trying
when there seemed to be no hope at all.
- Dale Carnegie

You can have anything you want in life if you
just help enough other people get what they want.
- Zig Ziglar

You can choose to be peaceful right here and now ...
it has nothing to do with what other people do or think.
- Gerald Jampolsky

In the sky, there is no distinction of east and west;
people create distinctions out of their own minds
and then believe them to be true.
- The Buddha

Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work,
so most people don't recognize them.
- Ann Landers

Reputation is what other people know about you.
Honor is what you know about yourself.
- Lois McMaster Bujold

A hero may or may not lead other people,
but all heroes lead themselves.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

That you may retain your self-respect, it is better
to displease the people by doing what you know is right,
than to temporarily please them by doing what you know is wrong.
- William J. H. Boetcker

Many people allow their need
for other people's approval to control their lives.
They spend their lives worrying about what others think of them.
- Rick Warren

You can fool all the people some of the time,
and some of the people all the time,
but you cannot fool all the people all the time.
- Abraham Lincoln (sometimes attributed to P. T. Barnum)

A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.
- Joseph Joubert

I distrust those people who know so well
what God wants them to do,
because I notice it always coincides
with their own desires.
- Susan B. Anthony


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