Faults Quotes by Eugene Mirman, Bob Lefsetz, Plato, Sloane Stephens, Lauren Oliver, Arthur Guiterman and many others.
I am not given
to finding fault, for there are innumerable fools
A Man consumes the Time you make him
Wait In thinking
of your Faults-so don’t be late!
Everything is your fault if you’re any damn good
The most popular persons
are those who take the world as it is who find the least fault.
We are suffering
from our own Karma
. It is not the fault of God. What we do is our own fault, nothing else
. Why should
God be blamed?. . .
If you want a person
‘s faults, go
to those who love him. They will not tell
you, but they know.
Love your Enemies, for they tell you your Faults.
Do not make excuses, whether
it’s your fault or not.
All this has been my fault.
Some would find fault with the morning
, if they ever got up early
enough.. The fault find faults even in Paradise.
His worst fault is, he’s given to prayer
; he is something peevish that way.
Look, the justice system
is made up of people. People have faults. It’s not perfect
Not to alter one’s faults is to be faulty indeed
to see the faults in people I know; it’s hardest
to see the good. Especially when the good isn’t there.
We’ve been through so much together
, and most of it was your fault.
Now I’m growing
and I can see my faults. I can look at myself objectively and say I can’t blame anyone
else; it was my own damn fault.
Oh! you are a great deal
too apt, you know, to like people in general. You never see fault in any body
. All the world are good and agreeable
in your eyes. I never heard
ill of a human being in my life
.” “I would wish not to be hasty
in censuring any one; but I always speak what I think.
That no one, no one at all, should try
to search into himself
! But the wallet
of the person in front
is carefully kept
[Lat., Ut nemo
in sese tentat descendere, nemo!
Sed praecedenti spectatur mantica tergo.]
We are great and our faults are great and therefore our problems great and great are our consolations.
If friends disappoint you over and over, that’s in large part
your own fault. Once someone has shown a tendency
to be self-centered, you need to recognize
that and take care
of yourself; people aren’t going to change simply
because you want them to.
Speak not against anyone whose burden you have not weighed
Strive to attain
to the greater virtues, but do not neglect
ones. Do not make light of a fall even if it be the most venial of faults; rather, be quick to repair it by repentance
many others may commit a large number
of faults, slight
and grievous, and remain
The fault no child
is the one he was most punished for.
Our friends don’t see our faults, or conceal them, or soften
You don’t fix
a man the way you do a fault in a pipe
or a leak
in a roof
. You take him as he is, Mary Brenna, or you don’t take him at all…adjustments can’t be all made on one side
, else the balance goes off
and what’s being built
just falls down
The thing is, it’s my own fault. I just can’t put up with a person that won’t go out of his way
for me. And that’s what a man is. Somebody that won’t go out of his way for you. I bet it says
that in the dictionary
Women will sometimes
confess their sins, but I never knew one to confess her faults.
Suffering may be someones fault or it may not be anyones fault. But if given to God, our suffering becomes an opportunity
to experience the power
of God at work in our lives
and to give glory
In other men we faults can spy
,/ And blame the mote that dims their eye
;/ Each little speck
and blemish find;/ To our own stronger
A perfect Judge will read each work of Wit
With the same spirit that its author writ:
Survey the Whole, nor seek
slight faults to find
Where nature moves
, and rapture
warms the mind.
I like them all-pointers, setters, retrievers
, spaniels-what have you. I’ve had good ones
and bad of several kinds
. Most of the bad ones were my fault and most of the good ones would have been good under any circumstances
What is it to be wise?
‘Tis but to know how
little can be known,
To see all others’ faults, and feel our own.
When someone stabs you it’s not your fault that you feel pain
a fault known is a double fault.
Perhaps we invented
the gods so that we could
put the blame on them. They gave
to eat flesh
. They gave us permission to play with unclean things. It’s not our fault, it’s theirs. We’re just their children
Find fault, when you must find fault, in private, if possible
; and some time after
, rather than at the time.
Each day the worst of our faults, our deficiencies
, our crimes, the truth of our lives, is stifled under a triple
layer of forgetfulness, death
and the ordinary course of justice.
Nothing can work damage to me except
myself; the harm
that I sustain
about with me and never am a real sufferer except by my own fault.
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.
I’m sorry, Fox News tells
us it’s all illegal
immagration’s fault but it’s not their fault, it’s ours.
What sort of faults may we retain
, even cherish
in ourselves? Those faults which are rather pleasant than offensive
When we consider we are bound
to be serviceable to mankind
, and bear with their faults, we shall perceive
there is a common tie
of nature and relation between
The real fault is to have faults and not amend them.
But there must be some pleasure
everything–in perceiving faults where others think they see beauties
.’ ‘You mean there is pleasure in having no pleasure.
We are exceptionally good at seeing the faults in others and exceptionally adept
the faults in ourselves.
You don’t love if you don’t take the beloved
‘s faults for virtues.
I went through a long period
of time in that marriage
when I didn’t believe anything was my fault. I had to face
what my part was, and only because of that difficult work
was I able to trust a man again.
fears. Remember it is not feeling which constitutes guilt but the consent
to such feelings. Only the free
will is capable
of good or evil. But when the will sighs under the trial
of the tempter and does
not will what is presented
to it, there is not only no fault but there is virtue.
loves you, be sure
it is your own fault.
We know one another’s faults, virtues, catastrophes, mortifications, triumphs
, rivalries, desires
, and how long we can each hang
by our hands to a bar
. We have been banded together under pack codes
When the Democrat Party lost to Ronald Reagan
in two landslides
, it was the American people’s fault. It was Reagan’s fault.
like me must have an utter
confidence, an utter faith
in his star. It’s an almost mystical
feeling, a feeling of nothing-can-happen-to me, nothing-can-touch-me…. I once had it. But through a series
, many of them my own fault, something happened
to that sense of immunity
and I lost my grip
Un mari, comme un gouvernement, ne doit jamais avouer de faute. A husband, like a government
, never needs
to admit a fault.
Everything is your fault. You made me fall in love with you, and now
I’m so upset I can’t think or sleep
I’m human, I feel, I understand
. That’s the highest
level of love, is understanding – when you can understand someone, when you can love them with their flaws
and their faults. So I understand, I consider. I may speak the truth
, but I’ll consider your feelings, too.
Men who do not forgive
women their little faults will never enjoy
their great virtues.
is a great fault; but we do not necessarily dislike
a glutton. We only dislike the glutton when he becomes a gourmet-that is, we only dislike him when he not only wants
the best for himself, but knows what is best for other people.
A husband without faults is a dangerous observer
Women have many faults, but the worst of them all is that they are too pleased
with themselves and take too little pains
It is in the nature of truth not to be at fault.
All are presumed good till they are found at fault.
Because those, who twit others with their faults, should look at home.
Good women always think it is their fault when someone else is being offensive. Bad women never take
the blame for anything.
I don’t know as I am fit for anything and I have thought that I could wish to die
young and let the remembrance
of me and my faults perish
in the grave rather than live
, as I fear I do, a trouble
to everyone…. Sometimes I could not sleep and have groaned and cried
If you’re bored in New York
, it’s your own fault.
Begin with praise
appreciation. Call attention to people’s mistakes indirectly
. Talk about your own mistakes before criticizing the other person. Ask questions
instead of giving direct orders. Make the fault easy to correct
. Make the other person happy
about doing what you suggest
To forgive a fault in another is more sublime
than to be faultless one’s self.
If I’m in danger then it’s usually my fault and it’s up to me to get myself out of it. I am not in it just to get an adrenalin rush
. No way!
Happy are those who find fault with themselves instead of finding fault with others.
Every one has his faults: but we do not see the wallet on our own backs.
It is man’s own fault, it is from want of use, if his mind grows
torpid in old age
It’s your own fault for being so camera-ready,” I tell Gale
. If looks could kill.
I dislike nothing more than finding fault with a man’s nature or talent
; it only depresses and worries
and does no good; one cannot add
a cubit to one’s stature
, all striving
there, so one has to be silent about it, and let the responsibility rest with God.
Every time we hold
instead of returning
retort, show patience
with another’s faults, show a little more love and kindness
, we are helping to stock-pile more of these peace-bringing qualities in the world instead of armaments for war.
It is not God’s fault. It is our fault that we suffer. Whatever we sow
Men are almost always cruel
in their neighbors’ faults; and make others’ overthrow
the badge of their own ill-masked virtue.
With all its faults, the American political
system is the freest and most democratic
in the world.
The words It’s not my fault! should never again come from your mouth.В The words It’s not my fault! have been symbolically written
on the gravestones of unsuccessful
people ever since
her first bite
of the apple
When you rise
in the morning, give thanks
for the light, for your life, for your strength. Give thanks for your food and for the joy of living
. If you see no reason
to give thanks, the fault lies
I own one pair
of Prada shoes
. They make my feet hurt… It’s not the shoes’ fault; they are exquisitely made. I blame my feet. I’ve got my mother’s feet.
We confess to little faults only to persuade ourselves we have no great ones
I write because it makes God happy that I write. I sing because it makes God happy that I sing. And if it makes God’s people happy, then all the better. But if it fails
to do so, it’s probably my fault.
Men’s faults do seldom
to themselves appear.
God for having given the Company subjects
more to Him than to themselves, and who serve
at the risk
of their lives! They are like unrefined gold
, which becomes visible
and which would otherwise remain hidden
under ordinary actions and sometimes under faults and failings.
Life is for living and working at. If you find anything or anybody
a bore, the fault is in yourself.
I turn and I slowly walk
away and I don’t look back. It has always been a fault of mine, but it is the way I am. I never look back. Never.
In vain I have looked for a single
man capable of seeing his own faults and bringing the charge
home against himself.
I gave her a smile that I hoped
conveyed something like: Hey, you know IвЂ™m on your side
. Gods are such jerks
! But what can you do? Probably my expression
actually conveyed: ItвЂ™s not my fault! Please do not kill me
The fault is in the system and not in the men.
Be to her virtues very kind, Be to her faults a little blind.
You only live once. If you don’t enjoy it, it’s your fault, nobody else’s
He could have a thousand faults, but I do not blame anyone in particular
and I despise brutality
with which the Nazis acted
against Israelites; but the fault is not only of Hitler, but a group of high-ranked dignitaries.
The sad rhyme
of the men who proudly clung To their first fault, and withered
in their pride.
Every man in his lifetime needs to thank his faults.
As a child, I’ve always been in trouble with men and the police
have always had to get involved
, through no fault of my own.
Let us fall before the majesty
of our great God, acknowledging
our faults, and praying
that he will make us ever more conscious of them.
Faultless in spite of all her faults.
The hypocrite looks for faults; the believer
looks for excuses.
In the eyes of mercy, no one should have hateful
thoughts. Feel pity
for the man who is even more at fault. The area
and size of mercy is limitless
are never without fault. Nor the present without excuse
It is such a great fault to talk too much
that, in business and conversation
, if what is good is also brief
, it is doubly good, and one gains
what one often loses by an excess of words.
There’s something about the openness
of the American people. Yes, we have our faults, but deep
down, there’s a goodness
. America doesn’t want to take over the world; in many ways, we don’t want to be bothered
by the rest of the world.
Chance corrects us of many faults that reason would not know how to correct.
It’s when you are down that you learn
about your faults.
to a fault. I may have learned that from my mother.
This is my fault. Give me the ball
It is not women’s fault if we are so tender. It is in the nature of the lives we live. And further
, it would be
a terrible catastrophe
if men had to live men’s lives and women’s also. Which is precisely
what has happened today — to women.
None, none descends into himself, to find
The secret imperfections of his mind:
But every one is eagle-ey’d to see
Another’s faults, and his deformity
Humility is the sure evidence
virtues. Without it, we retain all our faults still, and they are only covered over with pride, which hides them from other men’s observation, and sometimes from our own too.
No, it was the brutal
loss of his family
him and for that Nykyrian couldnвЂ™t fault him at all. Syn had been put through a meat grinder
by life. The fact that man could still get up
and make it through a day without blowing
You guys make the rules
up, so a foul
is a foul. It doesn’t matter if a guy
and stronger. It’s not my fault I ate my Frosted Flakes
when I was little, and you ate Wheaties.
A True friend is one who sees a fault, gives you advice
and who defends you in your absence
Right now I’m having so much trouble with D.L. Moody
that I don’t have time to find fault with the other fellow.
…Roland de Chumsfanleigh (it wasn’t his fault).
If little faults proceeding
Shall not be winked at, how shall we stretch
crimes, chewed, swallowed
, and digested,
Appear before us?
what she will, with all her faults she is my country
If the world runs
out of chocolate
today… It was not my fault. :l
He that commits a fault, thinkes every one speakes of it.
[He that commits a fault thinks
I want to point out, that this is not my fault that everyone’s afraid
of me, because I did not kill a couple people the other day.
your conscience from daily faults; suffer no sin to dwell in your heart
as it may seem
, it obscures the light of grace, weighs down the soul, and hinders that constant communion
Christ which it should be your pleasure to cultivate
The greatest fault of the day is the absence of stillness
And of course I’m a chauvinist, but it isn’t my fault.” “It isn’t?” “No, Jack was born
first and I share his genes
. I can’t help it if he infected me inside the womb
.” Briony burst
. “I should have known
that would be your excuse.
We must not take the faults of our youth with us into old age
, for age brings
along its own defects.
on a culture of вЂњWeвЂ™re not going to keep score
in the game because we donвЂ™t want anybody to lose.вЂќ Or just ignoring race
to a fault. You canвЂ™t say вЂњthe black kid
over there.вЂќ No, itвЂ™s вЂњthe guy with the red shoes
.вЂќ You canвЂ™t even be offensive on your way to being inoffensive.
Why did you act in this way, you pitiable ones? Make a bow
of repentance, recognize your fault, be sorry for your nakedness. Neither one of them could blame himself, neither
of them had the least bit
If a man hasn’t what’s necessary
to make a woman love him, it’s his fault, not hers.
If I had a bad game
and we lost I take it very seriously
. I feel if I play a good game that other guys
and that will help us win more games. And if I don’t, I take it upon myself as being my fault.
Congress has really set this thing up in a way that they absolve
themselves of blame, They have their scapegoats. They can blame the Pentagon
. They can blame BRAC. It’s hard
to say this is Ortiz’s fault.
If people leave your coalition
, whose fault is it? It’s your fault. You have to build
a coalition that’s attractive
Don’t mess with my kids again. I will look past it once because I do believe its my fault. But if you touch my kids one more time
, then you’ll be in danger too.
For all its terrible faults, in one sense America is still the last, best hope of mankind, because it spells
out so vividly
the kind of happiness
that most people actually want, regardless
of what they are told they ought to want.
Do I like being thought of as attractive? I donвЂ™t know anyone on Earth who doesnвЂ™t, but I do find it funny
. I look in a mirror and I see all the faults IвЂ™ve lived
with for 35 years
and yet people go kind of nuts
for certain things
about me. ItвЂ™s not me being humble
. I just think itвЂ™s weird
There are some faults which, when well managed, make a greater figure than virtue itself
It has been a long trip
,” said Milo, climbing onto
where the princesses sat; “but we would have been here much sooner
if I hadn’t made so many mistakes. I’m afraid it’s all my fault.
If my faults deserve
punishment, my youth at least, and my imprudence were worthy
One of the main faults of a fool is that he never changes
Never let us be discouraged
with ourselves. It is not when we are conscious of our faults that we are the most wicked
; on the contrary
, we are less so. We see by a brighter
light; and let us remember for our consolation
, that we never perceive our sins till we begin to cure them.
I believe in my neighbors. I know their faults and I know that their virtues far outweigh
You can bear your own faults, and why
not a fault in your wife
Faults They came to tell your faults to me, They named
them over one by one; I laughed aloud
when they were done, I knew them all so well before,– Oh, they were blind, too blind to see Your faults had made me love you more
What you’re blaming yourself
for is being who you are. And that’s no one’s fault and nothing you can change.
Don’t say you miss
me when it’s your fault I’m gone
Keep your heart in peace and let nothing trouble you, not even your faults. You must humble yourself
and amend them peacefully
, without being discouraged or cast
down, for God’s dwelling
is in peace.
Make no man your idol
, for the best man
must have faults; and his faults will insensibly become yours, in addition
to your own.
?” “It wasn’t your fault.
I do not fault anyone else who makes choices to play characters that they wished
they hadn’t… Because at the end of the day
, none of us are happy with our jobs
all the time.
The best way
to know your faults is to notice
which ones you accuse others of.
As he read, I fell
in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, and then all at once.
logical mind is usually if not always at fault in its valuations of that defiantly illogical
thing known as human nature.
To be pleased at correction
and reproofs shows that one loves the virtues which are contrary to those faults for which he is corrected and reproved. And, therefore, it is a great sign of advancement
I will chide no breather in the world but myself, against whom I know most faults.
Parents forgive their children least readily
for the faults they themselves instilled
I had people in ‘Entertainment Weekly
‘ talking about how they wanted to throttle
me because they thought I was too disgustingly cute
, as if that were my fault, you know, as if that was my fault, not the fault of directors and producers and such.
Although I do wrong, I do not the wrongs
that I am charged
with doing; the wrong that I do is through the frailty
of human nature, like other men. No man lives without fault.
These hurts I have are my fault but I’m sure gonna
learn from it and hopefully
this will too. The lesson
: stay aware on a bicycle
and look up
in front of you at all times to make sure you can deal with what’s coming and the condition of the road you’re gonna be rolling
What? It’s not my fault I stab all the fanged people. They shouldn’t look like Daimons. (Tabitha) I didn’t look like a Daimon, but you stabbed me. (Valerius) Yeah
, well, you looked like a lawyer
so I had to kill you. It was a moral imperative. (Tabitha)
вЂ™s an art, itвЂ™s a science, and you donвЂ™t go out to knock
people out. If they happen to get knocked
out, they happen to run
into one of these bricks
by mistake [looks at his fists
], thatвЂ™s their fault.
Shakespeare’s fault is not the greatest into which a poet
may fall. It merely indicates a deficiency
Its like he knows he’s better than you
, but doesn’t look down on you for it because he knows it’s not your fault.
States, for all its faults, is till the greatest nation
in the country.
When you like someone, you like them in spite of their faults. When you love someone
, you love them with their faults.
Love overlooks a personвЂ™s faults. ThatвЂ™s not always easy, but love believes
the best in every person. Anybody can return
evil for evil, but God wants His people to help heal wounded
If your slave
commits a fault, do not smash
with your fists; give him some of the (hard) biscuit which famous Rhodes has sent you.
You can’t blame the President for the state
of the country, it’s always the poets’ fault. You can’t expect politicians
to come up
with a vision, they don’t have it in them. Poets have to come up with the vision and they have to turn it on so it sparks
and catches hold.
Mistakes were made long ago
. It is someone else’s fault. We can’t be held
responsible, but we are very sorry.
When I talk about the chickification of either
business or football or anything else
, some people think I’m joking
or making halfhearted fun, little swipes here at feminism
, but some of it’s really serious stuff
. You never, ever, ever hear how women are
at fault in anything, just like in this abuse
The great fault in women is to desire
to be like men.
If you hear my idea and dont believe it , thats not your fault its mine.
The worst fault a salesman
can commit is to be a bore. Foster
to talk about other things; the longer you stay the better you get to know the prospect
, and the more you will be trusted
Not to commit faults counts
for more than to do good.
He is all fault who has no fault at all.
It is in our faults and failings, not in our virtues, that we touch one another and find sympathy. We differ widely enough in our nobler qualities. It is in our follies that we are at one.
I said to the night, “If you are in love with the moon
, it is because you never stay for long.” The night turned to me and said, “It is not my fault. I never see the Sun, how can I know that love is
Downplaying their faults is pretty much the point of campaigns
. But we do count on them living with the constant terror
of public rejection
Nobody stopped believing that other people were more guilty
than they were. Why do people have so much trouble seeing their own faults but such an easy time seeing everyone else
Sometimes discipline, which means ‘to teach
,’ is confused
with criticism. Children-as well as people of all ages-improve behavior from love and encouragement
more than from fault-finding.
Seems I used to do everything like I was on a mission. If it was alcohol, I wanted to drink till I couldn’t see straight
. If it was golf
, I wanted to beat everybody
‘s brains out. If it was driving
, I can get there faster
‘n you can. It’s not anybody’s fault, I guess
. I was stubborn
as hell. I had no direction.
That a thing is peculiar; is no argument
for its being blamable; since the most criminal actions are to a being like man not more unnatural
than most of the virtues.
Do not look at the faults of what others have done or not done; observe
what you yourself have done or not done.
One of the greatest faults of the women of the present time
is a silly
fear of things, and one object of the education
of girls should be to give them knowledge of what things are really dangerous.
When a secret is revealed
, it is the fault of the man who confided it.
I only see the faults, flaws, the imperfections. That attracts
It’s a fault line where the flotsam
and energy that washes up from the Pacific
collides with all of urban
in from the other direction.
Most people say
their main fault is a lack of discipline. On deeper thought, I believe this is not the case. The basic problem is that their priorities
have not become deeply planted
in their hearts and minds.
The blindness of men is the most dangerous effect of their pride; it seems to nourish
and augment it; it deprives them of knowledge of remedies
which can solace
their miseries and can cure their faults.
To find out a girl’s faults, praise her to her girlfriends
We had an electrical
fault about 500 miles
into the trip and lost more than half
. We had a fire on the roof. And missed
Los Angeles by 3,500 miles at the end of the trip and ending up in the arctic
in a snowstorm.
If you hear my idea but don’t believe
it, that’s not your fault; it’s mine. If you see my new product
but don’t buy
it, that’s my failure, not yours. If you attend
and you’re bored, that’s my fault too.
Set up rules for when you will “give” not lend
money. Never lend. My people know that I’ll help with college. I’ll help if they lose they job thu no fault of their own.
The great fault of mankind is that it will not think.
a small fault and ’twill soon be a great one.
People have their faults, but it doesn’t prevent you from loving them.
The fault is as great as hee that is faulty.
We are too prone
to find fault; let us look for some of the perfections.
It’s not my fault that people are perverts.
you the first one
and after that, if you don’t have one, it’s your own f****** fault. You know where it is.
The only thing I can say is that I like people; I like human beings
with their faults and with their strengths.
Nature has left every man a capacity
of being agreeable, though not of shining in company; and there are a hundred men sufficiently qualified
who, by a very few faults, that they might correct in half an hour
, are not so much as tolerable
It is well there is no one without fault; for he would not have a friend in the world. He would seem to belong to s different species
Change a virtue in its circumstances find it becomes a vice; change a vice in its circumstances, and it becomes a virtue. Regard the same quality from two sides
; on one it is a fault, on the other a merit
. The essential of a man is found concealed
far below these moral badges
Let us not write at a loose rambling rate
, in hope the world will wink
at all our faults.
I am so infinitely
happy that he loves me so much, and I pray that it will always be like this. It won’t be my fault if he ever stops loving me
I looked at Lucas
with the pang that a parent
feels when he knows his child will be hurt and that it’s no one’s fault and that to try to preempt the rites
is an act of contempt
for the child’s courage
Self-love exaggerates our faults as well as our virtues.
ease, and sweetness
void of pride, Might hide her faults, if belles had faults to hide: If to her share some female
errors fall, Look on her face, and you’ll forget ’em all.
I don’t believe that just because
one person is born on one side of some imaginary
line and another person is born on the other side means that a lot of people should be getting screwed
through no fault of their own.
You can often help others
more by correcting your own faults than theirs. Remember, and you should, because of your own experience, that allowing
God to correct your faults is not easy. Be patient with people, wait
for God to work with them as He wills
I have a special grudge
against those who have the same faults as I do.
In the beginning, everybody that gets to work with me, thinks Im nice. But three weeks later
, they hear a bell
ringing. Then they realise
I meant everything I said during that first week. Its not my fault people are not taking me serious from the first moment.
I should have no objection
to go over the same life from its beginning to the end: requesting only the advantage authors
have, of correcting in a second edition
the faults of the first.
I don’t want to appear to be placing blame, but as far my life is concerned
, everything is pretty much my dad
‘s ball’s fault.
it’s your own fault for encouraging
him…, you know. Now he thinks he’s a human being. Neal of Queens
has been to many not an end to their miseries, but a change in them: The fault is not in the riches, but the disposition.
If you fall on concrete
, that’s yo ass fault
I couldnвЂ™t help it,вЂќ I said, knowing how lame that sounded. It was as bad as AngelineвЂ™s вЂњitвЂ™s not my faultвЂќ mantra
It is not the conscience which raises
a blush, for a man may sincerely
regret some slight fault committed
, or he may suffer the deepest
remorse for an undetected crime, but he will not blush… It is not the sense of guilt, but the thought that others think or know us to be guilty which crimsons the face.
It is easier
ourselves with a thousand virtues, than to correct ourselves of a single fault.
True friends are those who love you not in spite of your faults and imperfections, but because of them.
was on fire, and it wasnвЂ™t my fault.
I don’t know what to believe in the mainstream media
anymore. My instinct
is to not believe any of it, and it’s their fault.
What bothered me most was their lack of style. I learned early that class
is universally admired
. Almost any fault, sin or crime is considered more leniently if there’s a touch of class involved.
Everything was my fault. I was so dumb
. But if I hadn’t made the mistakes I made, I wouldn’t have met the wonderful
woman I’ve been married to for over 30 years, so I guess that makes the mistakes OK.
men do not suspect
faults which they do not commit
The fool, with all his other faults, has this also, he is always getting ready to live.
The truth of the matter is we don’t understand our women; we blame on them and it’s all our fault.
Women see faults much more readily in each other than they can discover perfections.
is a fault, then indifference is a crime.
The fact is, I need God to help me
love God. And if I need His help to love
Him, a perfect being, I definitely
need His help to love other, fault-filled humans
The crime of a bad example
is the same whether men follow it or not, because he that gives bad example
to others, does what in him lies to draw
them into sin; and if they do not follow it, that is no mitigation of his fault.
People aren’t evil and people aren’t good. They live how they can one day at a time
. They come out of dust
they go back to dust, dusty
feet, no wings, and whose fault is that?
Now if the wearing
of fine and precious robes
were not a fault, word
of God would never have so carefully expressed
this. For no one seeks costly garments
except for vainglory, that he may seem more honorable than others; for no one wishes
to be clothed with such, where he cannot be seen by others.
There are faults we would fain pardon.
It wasn’t his, it wasn’t my fault, we both had nothing except patience, but Death has none. I saw him come (how meanly!) and I watched him as he took and took: none of it I could claim
This is our fault. My fault as much as the next man’s, because even if I was against the war, I didn’t do enough to stop
Sexism is not the fault of women – kill your fathers, not your mothers
Be bold, and try not to fall in love with your faults. Don’t be so afraid of giving yourself
away, either, for if yo write, you must. And if you can’t face that, better not write.
No man can tell another his faults so as to benefit
him, unless he loves him.
Why do we discover faults so much more readily than perfection.
Always be mindful
of the kindness and not the faults of others
One of the ways we reflect
God’s love and bring him glory is to accept each other just as he accepts us. This means we accept others’ quirks
and look past their faults in order to see a person created
in the image
is a fault for which it is dangerous to reprove persons whom we wish to correct of it.
It is very easy to see the allure
of alcohol to dull
the prain and the temptation
to punish myself for something that is not my fault. But he sobering truth is
that if I step onto the path of self-destruction
, I know I will never come back.
One reason golf is such an exasperating game is that a thing we learned is so easily forgotten
, and we find ourselves struggling year
after year with faults we had discovered and corrected time and again.
Some people are so extremely
whiffling and inconsiderable that they are as far from any real faults as from substantial
When a nation has allowed itself to fall under a tyrannical regime
, it cannot be absolved from the faults due
to the guilt of that regime.
The faultfinder will find faults even in paradise.
A woman with a hazel eye never elopes from her husband, never chats scandal
, never finds fault, never talks
too much nor too little–always is an entertaining, intellectual, agreeable and lovely
But don’t think that it’s a system or a culture or a state or a person that does the letting down. It’s our expectations
that let us down. It begins in the warmth
of the womb and the discovery that it’s cold outside
. But it’s not the cold’s fault that it’s cold.
It is of no use to discover our own faults and infirmities unless the discovery prompts
up to amendment
He that reads
to find fault with it will soon discover that the Bible finds fault with him.
A servile race Who, in mere want of fault, all merit place; Who blind obedience pay
to ancient schools, Bigots
, and slaves to musty rules.
Each one of us has a particular virtue and faults that make the process
of becoming like Jesus different.
There is a fault common to all singers
. When they’re among friends and are asked
to sing they don’t want to, and when they’re not asked to sing they never stop
To copy beauty forfeits all pretense to fame; to copy faults is want of sense
between us was so profound
I thought part of it must be my fault.
The true poet is called to take in the splendor
of the world and for that reason will always be inclined to praise rather than tofind fault.
Defects and weakness in men’s understandings, as well as other faculties
, come from want of a right use of their own minds; I am apt to think, the fault is generally mislaid upon nature, and there is often a complaint
of want of parts
, when the fault lies in want of a due improvement of them.
We are people with all the hopes
, dreams, passions, and faults of everyone else. Eighty
percent of us are born into families with no history
God Himself allows certain faults; and often we say, “I have deserved
to err; I have deserved to be ignorant
There are a lot of young black girls who I meet in my travels
who don’t have a lot of self-esteem
. So if I communicate
to them that they’re beautiful, no white
person should find fault in that. It doesn’t mean that young white girls aren’t beautiful, because they are just as beautiful.
Laughter isn’t even the other side of tears. It is tears turned inside out. Truly the suffering is great, here on earth. We blunder
along, shredded by our mistakes, bludgeoned by our faults. Not having a clue
where the dark path leads us. But on the whole, we stumble
, don’t you think?
Faults are beauties, when survey’d by love.
Not fault of teaching
spider if little spider pay more attention to catching fly
than doing lesson.
You should examine
yourself daily. If you find faults, you should correct them. When you find none, you should try even harder
There are people who in spite of their merit disgust us and others who please us in spite of their faults.
We reap what we sow. We are the makers
of our own fate
. The wind
is blowing; those vessels whose sails
are unfurled catch
it, and go forward
on their way, but those which have their sails furled do not catch the wind. Is that the fault of the wind?……. We make our own destiny
Just as the British subject loves England despite
her faults, so we must insist
that all Germans
who were part of the old Germany and helped shape
her, recognize the greatness and worthiness
of present-day Germany.
When I was playing the game we never had the benefit of TV
or look at faults, we depended
on other cricketers
to watch us and then tell us what they thought we were doing wrong.
had once read to her how God had cast a man and woman out of paradise. Yet, for all their human faults and failures. God had shown them the way back in.
Whoever recounts to you the faults of your neighbour
will doubtless expose
your defects to others.
We set up harsh
and unkind rules against ourselves. No one is born without faults. That man is best who has fewest.
For nobody else, gave me thrill-with all your faults, I love you still. It had to be you
, wonderful you, it had to be you.
A just person knows how to secure
his own reputation without blemishing another’s by exposing his faults.
Fault always lies in the same place: with him weak enough to lay blame.
It is not so much the being exempt
from faults as the having overcome them that is an advantage to us; it being with the follies of the mind as with weeds
of a field
, which if destroyed
upon the place where they grow, enrich and improve it more than if none had ever sprung
Did you ever notice how easy it is to forgive a person any number of faults for one endearing characteristic
, for a certain style, or some commitment
to life – while someone with many good qualities is insupportable for a single defect if it happens to be a boring
People who are open
about their own faults, especially, often want to ferret out “inner feelings
and expose any falsehood
, and they think that it’s in their inner feelings that the truth lies. But I don’t think that’s the truth.
How easy it is to see your brother
‘s faults, How hard it is to face your own.
Best men oft are moulded out of faults.
there is what I call a colonialist mentality
. Orthodoxy in the sense that a lot of things have gone wrong in Africa in the post-colonial period. And time and time
again, any time something went wrong, the leadership
claims that it was never their fault.
Physicians, of all men, are most happy; whatever good success
soever they have, the world proclaimeth; and what faults they commit, the earth covereth.
It is unfair to blame man too fiercely
for being pugnacious; he learned the habit
Many think that when they have confessed a fault there is no need of correcting it.
You can bear anything if it is not your fault.
Here I am alive, and it’s not my fault, so I have to try and get by as best I can without hurting
anybody until death takes over.
A man does not mind being blamed for his faults, and being punished for them, and he patiently suffers
much for them; but he becomes impatient if he is required to give them up.
fault of women who give themselves up to love is to love.
For he that but conceives a crime in thought,
Contracts the danger of an actual fault.
Self-love makes us deceive
ourselves in almost all
matters, to censure
others, and to blame them for the same faults that we do not correct in ourselves; we do this either because we are unaware
of the evil that exists within
us, or because we always see our own evil disguised
as a good.
It is a common fault never to be satisfied with our fortune
, nor dissatisfied
with our understanding.
The greatest sin of airline
management of the last 22 years is to say, “It’s all labor
Only the great can afford to have great defects.
Criticism is now become mere hangman
‘s work, and meddles only with the faults of authors ; nay, the critic is disgusted
less with their absurdities than excellence
; and you cannot displease
him more than in leaving
him little room for his malice
To be born poor is not our fault, but to die poor is crime
Just think, if it weren’t for marriage, men would go through life thinking they had no faults at all.
I think I’m probably a very sad man wrapped
in a very joyful package
, and I think I’m very resilient
, and I think I’m quite generous, sometimes to a fault. And I’m very bad with money, but I don’t see that too much of a flaw.
The more defects a man may have, the older
he is, the less lovable, the more resounding his success.
Either I’m funny or the world’s funny. I don’t know which. The bottle
and lid don’t fit. It could be the bottle’s fault or the lid’s fault. In either case, there’s no denying
that the fit is bad.
All his faults are such that one loves him still the better for them.
How hard you work at correcting your faults reveals your character.
I was most happy when pen and paper
were taken from me and I was forbidden
from doing anything. I had no anxiety about doing nothing
by my own fault, my conscience was clear, and I was happy. This was when I was in prison
Be England what she will, With all her faults she is my country still.
If you’re looking for faults use a mirror, not a telescope
Shakespeare never had six lines
together without a fault. Perhaps you may find seven
, but this does not refute
my general assertion
Few faults of style, whether real or imaginary, excite
the malignity of a more numerous class of readers
, than the use of hard words
Confession of errors is like a broom
which sweeps away the dirt
and leaves the surface brighter and clearer
. I feel stronger for confession
with a couple of people and made some poor choices
and put things in jeopardy
with […] what I was happy with, and that’s my own fault. I’ve got no one else to blame about that stuff.
He who flatters a man is his enemy
. he who tells him of his faults is his maker
Whoever thinks a faultless piece
to see, Thinks what ne’er was, nor is, nor e’er shall be, In every work regard the writer’s end, Since none can compass
more than they intend
; And if the means be just, the conduct true, Applause, in spite of trivial faults, is due.
I think everything in your life’s your own damn fault and that’s my simple philosophy in that, and I think you’re broke because you want to be just like you
‘re fat because you want to be or stupid
because you want to be or unemployed, it must be because you want to be. Otherwise, it’d be different
There’s an unexpectedly
high share of workers
still in agriculture, .. That’s like a fault line.
Doubts are more cruel than the worst of truths
. It is not only for what we do that we are held responsible, but also for what we do not do. A lover
is extreme loves even the faults of the beloved
There may be one fault in a man that conceals a thousand qualities, or one excellence that conceals a thousand faults. The little indicates much.
I don’t like people who hide things. We’re not perfect
, we all have things that people might not like to see, and I like to show my faults.
We are not to reflect on the wickedness of men but to look to the image of God in them, an image which, covering
and obliterating their faults, an image which, by its beauty and dignity
, should allure us to love and embrace
When you think everything is someone else’s fault, you will suffer a lot.
There comes a morning in life when you wake up
a new person; that is to say, you wake up the same person but you realize it’s your own fault.
open inside of her as she lifted
, a sense that something vital
was being subtracted from her life. It was always like that when somebody you cared
about went away, even when you knew it was inevitable
, and it probably wasn’t your fault.
Where love fails we espy all faults.
We have to try to cure our faults by attention and not by will.
Conscience is a coward, and those faults it has not strength enough to prevent it seldom has justice enough to accuse.
I can easily come up with ten really iconic stories
paperbacks for Superman
, Batman, others… name me ten equally big, iconic Wonder Woman
stories. Much harder. That ain’t the character’s fault, that isn’t sexism
, that’s just not servicing the character.
I can look at every one of my faults, see they’re there, and go out and try to improve on it.
held together by fear and repression
may offer the illusion of stability
for a time, but they are built upon fault lines that will eventually tear
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
Let none find fault with others; let none see the omissions and commissions of others. But let one see one’s own acts, done and undone
Let us look for the good rather than try to discover any hidden evil. We can easily find fault in others if that is what we are looking for.
When we try to avoid
one fault, we are led to the opposite
, unless we be very careful.
It is the fault of the United States that these terrible people, these insurgents and terrorists
are out there. They are the ones that we ought to be focusing
our energy on defeating
and not just wring our hands about the fact that it’s going to be difficult.
Black detraction will find faults where they are not.
I’m very lucky that I get to make a living out of acting, which is what I love, and the level of attention I receive
has sometimes been my own fault and sometimes not been.
Though the bribe
be small, yet the fault is great.
Grateful for his mistakes, man should be the gods, because by overcoming
the faults the stronger force is developed.
It is a remarkably
easy thing to do, pointing out the faults of others and suggesting
remedies or courses
in an argumentative and pedantic
sort of way, and I am still amazed that there are many people in the American media who are paid
very big money to do this.
Writers generally get into writing
because they want to write, not because they want to be independent publishers
, and you can’t really fault someone for saying, ‘What I’m doing right
, so there’s no reason
to change it.’
Before one blames, one should always find out whether one cannot excuse. To discover little faults has been always the particularity of such brains that are a little or not at all above the average
. The superior ones keep quiet
or say something against the whole and the great minds transform
If some years were added
to my life, I would give fifty
to the study of the Yi, and then I might come to be without great faults.
becomes easier when you realize that you don’t have to be the one at fault to be the one who’s sorry.
Don’t find fault, find a remedy.
there is no shortage
of fault to be found amid our stars
A human being should beware
how he laughs
, for then he shows all his faults.
I’m very devoted
to my kids – I’m completely blind to their faults.
By some mysterious method
gave the listener a gentler feeling towards his kind. When she spoke of her neighbors’ faults, one knew that somehow
they were simply virtues gone to seed
my faults but not at all other people’s.
An artist is his own fault.
by creation – not by finding fault.
to artificially divide
the world, imbuing one member
with all the attributes
and another with all the faults. But it’s never that way.
When women can’t climax
, it’s our fault, but when we can’t get an erection, we have to go to the doctor
In a way, the main fault of all books is that they are too long.
We all have faults in life. Mine is that I sometimes rely
on my athletic ability
a little too much. When I’m having success and things are going good, that’s the lull that I fall into. It’s my worst enemy
None but the well-bred man knows how to confess a fault, or acknowledge himself in an error.
When you descant on the faults of others, consider whether you be not guilty
of the same. To gain knowledge of ourselves, the best way is to convert
the imperfections of others into a mirror for discovering
Blessed are those who imitate us for they shall inherit
It is a stupid presumption to go about despising and condemning as false
anything that seems to us improbable
; this is a common fault in those who think they have more intelligence
than the crowd
There were times when our dad was awesomely good with us, but my biggest and most abiding memory
is that he would look more to our faults than to our strengths.
Every man should have a fair-sized cemetary in which to bury
the faults of his friends.
Every man should keep a fair-sized cemetery
in which to bury the faults of his friends.
The man in liberalism
is usually going to be at fault.
A man only goes and confesses his faults to the world when his self will
not acknowledge or listen to them. WYNDHAM LEWIS, Tarr Two persons will not be friends long if they are not inclined to pardon each other’s little failings.
The majority of the high schools and the public schools
in N.Y.C. don’t even have band programs
. Hip-hop in a lot of ways is an outgrowth of a lack of instruments
and a desire to play music
, so we can’t really fault the kids for that.
O, what a world of vile
ill-favored faults, looks handsome
in three hundred pounds a year!
If you are looking for Christ in folks
you will not be dwelling on their faults.
Do not adjust
your mind, the fault is in reality.
The great fault of all ethics hitherto
has been that they believed
themselves to have to deal only with the relations of man to man. In reality, however, the question
is what is his attitude
to the world and all life that comes within his reach.
Where there are many beauties in a poem
I shall not cavil at a few faults proceeding either from negligence
or from the imperfection
of our nature.
We communicate happiness to others not often by great acts of devotion
, but by the absence of fault-finding and censure, by being ready to sympathize with their notions
and feelings, instead of forcing
them to sympathize with ours.
No man is born without faults.
When you are offended
at anyone’s fault, turn to yourself and study your own failings. By attending
to them, you will forget your anger and learn to live wisely
Our shortcomings are the eyes with which we see the ideal.
Everything people do that doesnвЂ™t work has to be somebody elseвЂ™s fault. Next time you know, geezersвЂ™ll be suing
the government for getting old
and kidsвЂ™ll be taking their mommies to court
because they came out ugly.
Happiness lies outside yourself, is achieved
with others. Self-forgetfulness should be one’s goal
, not self-absorption. The male, capable of only the latter, makes a virtue of an irremediable fault and sets
up self-absorption, not only as a good but as a Philosophical
I can forgive a manвЂ™s past faults, his present shortcomings, and his future failures if every minute
of every day he loves me like itвЂ™s his religion
A man only goes and confesses his faults to the world when his self will not acknowledge or listen to them.
Faults are beauties in a lover’s eye.
He was the sort of guy who took a lot without giving her anything back The more he hurt her the more desperately
she loved him. Life’s strange
. Sometimes things happen
almost as if we’re punishing
ourselves for some fault that we can’t really identify
It’s not my fault so much as my genius
Most of our faults are more pardonable than the means we use to conceal them.
What is most heartbreaking
to me is the young women
who don’t report
[being raped] because they were drinking
, and they feel like it was their fault that they were drinking. I mean, that is so common.
There are some people upon whom their very faults and failings sit gracefully
; and there are others whose very excellencies and accomplishments
do not become them.
While fools shun
one set of faults they run into the opposite one.
You know, I analyze
my faults and my weaknesses very carefully. I’m very hypercritical of myself.
I wish to live without committing
any fault at any time.
less character to discover the faults of others, than to tolerate them.
I know it’s my fault I should’ve gave more.
Believing there’s no God means I can’t really be forgiven
except by kindness and faulty memories. That’s good; it makes me want to be more thoughtful
. I have to try to treat
people right the first time
I think you can measure
how pathetic your life is by how much
joy you get from learning about other people’s faults and troubles.
We endeavor to make a virtue of the faults we are unwilling
It’s not the skunk
‘s fault that he’s a skunk or that he gives off this really bad stink
. If I am a skunk, I want to live as a skunk, I want to know what my truth
is, to know the person I am without fear.
I want more numbers
than IвЂ™m likely
to get, and God, I want more numbers for Augustus Waters
than he got. But, Gus, my love, I cannot tell you how thankful I am for our little infinity. I wouldnвЂ™t trade it for the world. You gave me a forever within the numbered days
, and IвЂ™m grateful.
What a dignity it gives an old lady
, that balance at the bankers
! How tenderly we look at her faults if she is a relative
; what a kind, good-natured
old creature we find her!
What care I if it be “wild
and improbable” and “lacking
art”? I refuse
to be any longer hampered by such canons of criticism. The one essential thing I demand of a book is that it should interest me. If it does, I forgive it every other fault.
But if you say that we should not educate
children who have come into our state for no other reason than they’ve been brought there by no fault of their own, I don’t think you have a heart. We need to be educating
these children, because they will become a drag
on our society
I do not think it is “selling
” when we ask a great deal of her; on the contrary
, it is those who ask nothing, those who see no fault, who are really selling America short!
I tell you one thing – if you want peace of mind, don not fault with others.
Don’t be too severe in criticizing people’s faults; consider how much they can bear. Don’t be too lofty
in enjoining virtue, so people may be able to follow.
You just got to be really logical when you’re a comedian
– to a fault. Like a lawyer’s got to believe in the law.
I’ve seen it before. There are women who spread
ruin through no fault of theirs, just by being too beautiful, too ful of life and love
. They can’t help it. Poeple come to them as people go to a warm
fire in winter
Enjoy your faults, that’s what separates
you from the rest of the world.
I was fortunate
enough to never really be bullied
. Maybe one time
school, but it was my fault. I had said something to someone, and they waited
for me outside for a month
until finally I put my dukes
up and ran out. It was completely my fault.
People tend to scare
you pointing out your shortfalls. If you voluntarily
admit your faults, then people won’t have anything to point out.
Most faults are not in our Constitution, but in ourselves.
The fault of bad taste
is usually in over-dressing. Quality not effect, is the standard to seek for.
You know, if people are not pacifists, it’s not their fault. It’s because society puts
them in that spot
. You’ve got to change it. You don’t just change a man – you’ve got to change his environment
as you do it.
I, therefore, O Caesar
, do not publish
this work, merely prefixing my name to a treatise which of right belongs
to others, nor think of acquiring
reputation by finding fault with the works of any one.
We are more prone to murmur
at the punishment of our faults than to lament
It is not someone’s fault if they succeeded
, it is someone’s fault if they failed.
We don’t necessarily stand by our faults every time
, but we will always stand by our methodologies and ethos
kicker, even the most violent
critic, will frequently
soften and be subdued
in the presence of a patient, sympathetic
listenerвЂ” a listener who will be silent while the irate fault-finder dilates like a king
cobra and spews the poison
out of his system.
I’m competitive to a fault, so of course every week I’m just like, “I want to win, I want to do great.”
I am not without faults and I am far short of perfect.
In War, the young soldier
is very apt to regard unusual
fatigues as the consquence of faults, mistakes, and embarrassment
in the conduct of the whole, and to become distressed and depondent as a consequence. This would not happen if he had been prepared
for this beforehand
My friends, it is solidarity
of labor we want. We do not want to find fault with each other, but to solidify our forces
and say to each other: We must be together; our masters
together and we must do the same thing
ACKNOWLEDGE, v.t. To confess. Acknowledgment of one another’s faults is the highest duty imposed
by our love
Time shall unfold
what plaited cunning
hides: Who cover faults, at last shame them derides.
When you blame yourself, you learn from it. If you blame someone
else, you don’t learn nothing, cause hey
, it’s not your fault, it’s his fault, over there.
What the world needs is a set villain
that people can point at and say, вЂњItвЂ™s all your fault!
It’s not my fault being the biggest and the strongest
. I don’t even exercise!
A man’s personal defects will commonly
have with the rest of the world precisely that importance
which they have to himself. If he makes light of them, so will other men.
grace is not to forgive, but to have never found fault.
Ambition first sprung from your blest abodes: the glorious
fault of angels
and of gods.
Sure, I want to be the best actor in the world. But my life is my family, my son
, my friends. I don’t know how anyone can find fault with that.
The failure to cultivate virtue, the failure to examine and analyze what I have learned, the inability
after being shown the way, the inability to correct my faults-these are the causes of my grief
without faults is like an omelet
without little bits
of eggshell in it.
Apparently itвЂ™s my fault that the Titanic
We lack an organization
that will support fashion
week. The five-day week shows a lack of vision and that we are not able to command
respect. I am not saying it’s anyone’s fault in particular, it’s our fault. We have the highest concentration of brands, how can we accommodate
everyone in four or five days?
This is my fault. Mine. Making her think I’d be here for her.
Tis a meaner part of sense to find a fault than taste an excellence.
people are generally the first to find fault with show or equipage; especially that of a person lately emerged
from his obscurity
. They never once consider that he is breaking the ice for themselves.
With all our horrors and faults, somewhere
in us there is a shining.
I don’t wish anybody ill, I really don’t. I’ve got a lot of faults, but I was never jealous or envious
or… it’s a waste of time
We should not be much concerned about faults we have the courage to own.
He has great tranquility of heart who cares
neither for the praises nor the fault-finding of men.
True religion has a universal
quality. It does not find fault with other religions
. False religions will find fault with other religions; they will say that theirs is the only valid
religion and their prophet
is the only saviour
. But a true religion
will feel that all the prophets
are saviours of mankind.
Human beings can be beautiful. If they are not beautiful it is entirely
their own fault. It is what they do to themselves that makes them ugly.
He loved her, both for her fault and her redemption of it, more than he had ever thought that he could love her; for he had believed that in their kiss
love had reached
its uttermost. But love has no uttermost, as the starshave no number and the sea no rest.
My freedom from
hatred – I would even claim for myself individually
, my love – for those who consider themselves to be my enemies
, does not make me blind to their faults.
If I see a certain faults in people, I know there will be more faults in me as well. I’d rather focus on how I should work on my faults.
The worst defect in the world would be to consider yourself free from faults. Being too greatly saddened
by one’s faults can come from having one’s pride humiliated
Bear with the faults of others as you would have them bear with yours.
We relinquished our freedom that day, and we were more than happy to see it go. From that moment
on we lived in true freedom
, the freedom to point to someone else and say вЂњThey told me to do it! ItвЂ™s their fault, not mine.вЂќ The freedom, God help us, to say вЂњI was only following orders
.вЂќ-World War Z
It’s not my fault everybody wants me
There is so much good in the worst of us, and so much bad in the best of us, that it ill behaves any of us to find fault with the rest of us.
How will you use the years God gives you? Will you be remembered
for being a fault-finder? Or will you be known for your quick smile, the laugh
lines around your eyes, and the twinkle deep within
? After all, God gives you your face
, but you provide the expression!
The worst of our faults is our interest in other people’s faults.
would be the worst of all for certain masters, whose happiness consists in finding fault with them.
And now I’ve got to explain
that was in there before I went in there. Does that ever happen to you? It’s not your fault. You’ve held your breath
, you just wanna
get out, and now you open the door
and you have to explain, ‘Oh! Listen, there’s an odor
in there and I didn’t do it. It’s bad.
‘d reason with pleasure, and wisdom
: If he had any faults, he has left us in doubt
O, happy the soul that saw its own faults.
I come from a long line
of women who like shoes to a fault.
People shouldn’t be living in certain places – on earthquake faults or on flood plains
. But they do, and there are consequences.
think government exists to fix what’s wrong with America. They find fault with our Constitution, our economic model and our core values
. We disagree
with the premise
of their argument. We believe there’s nothing wrong with America that an extra dose
of freedom won’t cure.
People may flatter themselves just as much
by thinking that their faults are always present to other people’s minds, as if they believe that the world is always contemplating
their individual charms
It is assumed
that when anyone gets into debt
, the fault is entirely and always the fault of the lender
I hate motorcycles. Because if I hit one, even if it’s not my fault, if I’ve done nothing wrong, I’m not charged with manslaughter
, he’s gonna die, because he’s on a motorcycle
. So I have to live my life knowing that I killed this guy
One thing was certain, that the white kitten
had had nothing to do with it– it was the black kitten’s fault entirely.
I work for him despite his faults and he lets
me work for him despite my deficiencies.
I’m not conceited
. Conceit is a fault and I have no faults.
Forgive yourself for your faults and your mistakes and move on
When it comes to our money and work lives, most of us have had our challenges
, our valleys
. Most of us have a couple of files
in our head. One, I name “It was my own damn fault.” And the other one I name, “I don’t know how I will ever forgive those bastards
This sweetest and best of all creatures, faultless in spite of all her faults.
A man thinking with the core of his heart is always willing
to change to accept his mistakes while others just crib
the mistakes to find fault with others only.
There are certain people who will always seek to criticize. This has nothing to do with you. It must be hard to be inside their head, you know? I mean if they find so much fault in everyone around them… then one can only imagine the faults they must see in themselves.
A readiness to excuse some faults, shows a disposition to commit others.
Mine eyes Were not in fault, for she was beautiful; Mine ears
, that heard her flattery
; nor my heart, That thought her like her
seeming. It had been vicious To have mistrusted her.
We rather confess our moral errors, faults, and crimes than our ignorance
What does it mean to love someone with all your heart? It means to love with all your emotional
feelings and with all your devotion. Surely when you love your wife
with all your heart, you cannot demean her, criticize her, find fault with her, or abuse her by words, sullen
behavior, or actions.
If I can let people see a Seungri without any faults for once, then everything I do after that will be a perfect Seungri.
I never said that I wanted to be the only company, is it my fault that I ran my company well? Wouldn’t you want the best for your company? Also consider that I started
Many of the faults you see in others, dear reader
are your own nature reflected
talking too much is a far greater social fault than talking too little.
is, if somebody doesn’t like it, then it’s like “oh my god
, ok its really your fault.”
I am about courting
a girl I have had but little acquaintance
with. How shall I come to a knowledge of her faults, and whether she has the virtues I imagine she has? Answer. Commend her among her female acquaintances
This world was not created piecemeal. Africa was born no later and no earlier
than any other geographical
area on this globe
. Africans, no more and no less than other men, possess
all human attributes, talents
and deficiencies, virtues and faults.
There is nothing that will kill a man so soon as having nobody to find fault with but himself.
We remain silent because we’ve taken on a responsibility and/or shame that was never ours to carry. Forgive yourself for things that were not your fault. Bad decisions, mistaken
weakness, or too much fear to act do not make an assault
on you or someone you care about your fault. Ever.
I donвЂ™t know if it is all (manвЂ™s fault) but the majority is, for the most part, it is man who continuously
slaps down nature.
Evil and faults are corrected by good, by love, kindness, meekness
, humility, and patience.
Those who influenced me the most are not those who pointed
out all my faults, but those who knew God was bigger than my shortcomings. Those who influenced me the most didn’t just point a finger, they held out a helping hand
If I go for the alternative
which is false, then obviously I shall be in error; if I take the other side, then it is by… chance that I arrive
at the truth, and I shall still be at fault…. In this incorrect
use of free will
may be found the privation which constitutes the essence of error.
We easily forget our faults when no one knows them but ourselves.
Since the world never faults a man who refuses
…it is generally recognized
that weak men live in obedience to the world’s will, while the strong obey
only their own.
Remember, it is never the knife
None so good that he has no faults, None so wicked that he is worth naught
I have long been disposed to judge men by their average. If it is reasonably
high, I am charitable with faults that look pretty black.
The man whom philosophy leaves cold, and the man whom real faith does not illuminate
, may be assured
that the fault lies in them, not in knowledge and faith. The former
is still an alien
to philosophy, the latter an alien to faith.
With all their faults, trade unions
have done more for humanity than any other organization of men that ever existed. They have done more for decency
, for honesty, for education, for the betterment
of the race, for the developing
of character in men, than any other association
Evaluate. Long experience had taught
me to evaluate
. When the unexpected
on you, donвЂ™t waste time
. DonвЂ™t figure out how or why it happened. DonвЂ™t recriminate. DonвЂ™t figure out whose fault it is. DonвЂ™t work out how to avoid the same mistake next time
. All of that you do later. If you survive
I’m very conscious I’ve got a lot of faults, the same as everyone, and I have done plenty
of things wrong.
Criticism is good because it helps finding the faults in me.
Do not try to excuse your faults; try to correct them
Pay no attention to the faults of others, things done
or left undone by others. Consider only what by oneself is done or left undone.
It is within your power to see that all you have experienced
, errors, faults, deceptions, passions, your love and your hope, shall be merged wholly
in your aim.
If you ask my wife, the biggest fault is my inability around the house. She says the only thing handy
about me is that I’m close
by. And, I have a terrible memory. I’m bad at saying no
. I often double-book. There are a lot of things.
But if we judge only those things which are in our power to be good
or bad, there remains
no reason either for finding fault with God or standing in a hostile
attitude to man.
I’m probably the most honest person
you’ll ever meet – to a fault, like, I-will-hurt-your-feelings honest. I’m sure if I lied
about anything, it would have been silly, but I haven
‘t retained that information.
There is scarcely
any fault in another which offends us more than vanity, though perhaps
there is none that really injures us so little.
If your ancestors
cut down all the trees
, itвЂ™s not your fault, but you still donвЂ™t live in a forest
The only fault’s with time; All men become good creatures: but so slow!
If youth is a fault, it is one that one gets rid of soon enough
No one finds fault with defects which are the result of nature.
I may be what my enemies desire me to be, yet never an accusation
are they able to hurl against me which makes me blush or lower my forehead
; and I hope that God will be merciful enough with me, to prevent me from committing one of those faults which would involve
All singers have this fault: if asked to sing among friends they are never so inclined; if unasked, they never leave off.
Let us look at our own faults, and not other people’s. We ought not to insist on everyone following in our footsteps
, nor to take upon ourselves to give instructions
when, perhaps, we do not even know what it is.
Scan not a friend with a microscopic glass
, you know his faults, now let the foibles pass
This is not my fault! Any ideas?вЂќ вЂњYou don’t have a white flag
, do you?
How am I different than anyone else? I’m a human being, and I have my faults, too.
I like a man with faults, especially when he knows it. To err is human
I see what you mean. It must be a huge relief
, and an easy way
out, to think the devil is always outside of us. (вЂ¦) we would stop looking for Sheitan outside and instead focus on ourselves. What we need is sincere self-examination. Not being on the watch for the faults of others.вЂќ (p. 257).
In the intercourse
of life, we please more by our faults than by our good qualities.
Watching films I’m in is always a bit odd
, especially when I’m watching
them for the first time with other people. It’s hard not to see my faults.
I learned from my mistakes
, I was able to accept the things that were my fault and to be able to grow from that. You have to be able to see growth from your experiences and I’ve done that.
Never love unless you can bear with all the faults of man!
The words in prose
ought to express
meaning, and no more; if they attract
attention to themselves, it is, in general, a fault.
Some read books only with a view to find fault, while others read only to be taught; the former are like venomous spiders
, extracting a poisonous
quality, where the latter, like the bees
, sip out a sweet and profitable juice
I think people act on their emotions without thinking on them and one of our biggest faults as humans is our instinct to do that. I know I’ve done it. I’m trying to learn how to control that.
I could not ask forgiveness for something I had not done. As scapegoat
, I could only bear the fault.
It is one of the severest tests
of friendship to tell your friend his faults. So to love a man that you cannot bear to see a stain upon him, and to speak painful
truth through loving words
, that is friendship.
You mean nothing to no one but that’s nobody’s fault…
The World’s a Printing-House, our words
, our thoughts
, are characters of several sizes
Each soul is a Compos’tor, of whose faults
The Levites are Correctors; Heaven Revises.
Death is the common Press, from whence
by Sheet, and bound for Heaven.
Persons are judged to be great because of the positive
qualities they possess, not because of the absence of faults.
Tis a great confidence
in a friend to tell him your faults; greater to tell him his.
We are the fault line; if you don’t deal with this fault line, you’re going to have an earthquake, that’s what we always said.
Assert your right to make a few mistakes. If people can’t accept your imperfections, that’s their fault.
I was an executive
running a pretty substantial group before becoming CEO
, and I had no idea
what it was like. When something goes wrong, people say, ‘It’s all your fault.’ Your reaction
is, ‘It’s not my fault.’ But what do you mean? I was the founder
, I hired
everybody in the company, I was managing
It is easy to find fault, if one has that disposition. There was once a man who, not being able to find any other fault with his coal, complained that there were too many prehistoric toads
It is tragic that the Fuehrer should have the whole nation behind
him with the single exception
of the Army generals
. In my opinion it is only by action that they can now atone for their faults of lack of character
I became a poet at the age of sixteen
. I did not intend to do it. It was not my fault.
To acknowledge our faults when we are blamed, is modesty; to discover them to one’s friends in ingenuousness, is confidence; but to preach
them to all the world
, if one does not take care
, is pride.
My two major faults are that I row too long and pick up too many women
Our faults are not seen, But past us; neither felt, but only in The punishment.
We confess our little faults to persuade people that we have no large ones.
To be suspicious
is not a fault. To be suspicious all the time without coming to a conclusion
is the defect.
People are just self-centered-it’s all about them. And we’re telling people it’s okay to be ‘all about you’ because you’re a victim and it’s not your fault. That’s why society has gotten more and more belligerent
I was angry at God until I came to understand that it isn’t God’s fault when people mistreat
me. I still have my doubts at times, but I try to remember that God has given them the same free will that He’s given me.
He who is insolent
towards men is insolent towards God… Respect in man the grand
, inestimable image of God and be forbearing towards the faults and errors of fallen
man, so that God may be forbearing towards your own.
Speaking of New York as a traveller
I have two faults to find with it. In the first place
there is nothing to see; and in the second place
there is no mode of getting about to see anything.
Though the day of my Destiny ‘s over, And the star of my Fate hath
declined, Thy soft
heart refused to discover The faults which so many could find.
Disappointments that aren’t a result of our own foolishness
are a testing
of our faith or a correction from heaven, and it is our own fault if these disappointments
don’t work for our own good.
-tidings to he who knows his own faults more than other people know it.
I have wished a bird
would fly away
And not sing by my house all day
Have clapped my hands at him from the door
When it seemed
as if I could bear no more.
The fault must partly have been in me.
The bird was not to blame for his key
And of course there must be something wrong
to silence any song
excusing of a fault Doth make the fault the worse by the excuse, As patches
set upon a little breach
more in hiding of the fault Than did the fault before it was so patch
Ninoy Aquino was a friend; I knew his faults, which were outweighed by his virtues.
There are some faults so nearly
allied to excellence that we can scarce weed
out the vice without eradicating the virtue.
Of course, I love you,’ the flower
said to him. ‘If you were not aware of it, it was my fault.
Oh my God, this can’t be happening
!” I cried. “What?” “Mopeds
? Those are the wheels
Pete gives us? I knew he was pissed off
at me! It was all that time I spent in the hospital
wasn’t it? Or was it the wrecks
? But I only tore up one car
last time! And that wasn’t my fault!
If you eat junk
, you look like junk. People say, ‘It’s not my fault, it’s my glands
.’ It’s not; it’s greed!
There is no end to one’s faults. To think of them makes one humble.
The base paths belonged
to me, the runner
. The rules gave me the right. I always went into a bag
full speed, feet first. I had sharp spikes on my shoes. If the baseman stood where he had no business
to be and got hurt
, that was his fault.
Whenever I am losing
, it’s like, ‘It’s his fault’. And whenever I’m winning it’s like, ‘That’s us’. That’s the team
, the people.
There are no chains like hate…dwelling on your brother
‘s faults multiplies your own. You are far from the end of your journey
Mistakes remember’d are not faults forgot.
If someone betrays you once, it is his fault. If he betrays you twice, it is your fault. Blessed are those who can laugh at themselves, they will never cease to be amused
are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
One of the most common ways of not acknowledging our faults is to blame others.
Let us speak, though we show all our faults and weaknesses, – for it is a sign of strength to be weak, to know it, and out with it – not in a set way and ostentatiously, though, but incidentally and without premeditation
Never find fault with the absent.
I was taught you don’t tell your secrets to strangers
not secrets that expose error, weakness, failure. My generation, like its predecessors, was taught that since our achievements received little notice or credit from white America, we were not to discuss our faults, lapses, or uncertainties in public.
There’s man all over for you, blaming on his boots
the fault of his feet.
Focus on remedies, not faults.
Observe your enemies, for they first find out your faults.
I have my faults, but changing
my tune is not one of them.
It has been the great fault of our politicians that they have all wanted to do something.
I’m a sinner just like everybody else
and I have my faults and I’ve been through my dark times
in my life to where I wasn’t walking
the walk and talking the talk, or I may have been talking the talk, but I wasn’t walking the walk.
Quarrels would not last long if the fault was only on one side.
All the evil in the world is the fault of the self-styled pure in heart, a result of their eagerness
to unearth secrets and expose them to the light of the sun.
Jesus says that those who live by
God’s forgiveness must imitate it. A person whose only hope is that God will not hold his faults against him forfeits his right to hold others’ faults against them.
In Friendship we only see those faults which may be prejudicial to our friends. In love we see no faults but those by which we suffer ourselves.
I’m a big enough
lad now to know that I should just get over it
and do what I have to do, by getting out on the training
pitch and correcting the faults.
Faults are committed within the walls
of Troy and also without. [There is fault on both sides.]
Ah, it is the fault of our science that it wants to explain all; and if it explain not, then it says there is nothing to explain.
seems to be the answer to a lot of our prayers
. Not only can it help the U.S. economy, our unwanted
dependence on foreign oil
, and the gasping environment, it could also help the family farmers
out of this tragic dilemma
they have found themselves in through no fault of their own.
Fortune mends more faults in us than ever reason would be able to do.
Press not a falling man too far; ’tis virtue:
His faults lie
open to the laws; let them,
Not you, correct him.
To me He is all fault who hath no fault at all: For who loves me must have a touch of earth.
Sure I wave
the American flag. Do you know a better flag to wave? Sure I love my country with all her faults. I’m not ashamed of that, never have been, never will be.
always begins by finding fault, but the scholar
sees the positive merit in everything.
We can love with all our hearts those in whom we recognize great faults. It would be impertinent to believe that perfection alone has the right to please us; sometimes our weaknesses attach
us to each other as much as our virtues.
I made Man with too many faults. Yet I love him. And if he wishes, I have a home above for him.
The kind of hero worship
you have, when a parent is lost early and you don’t know all their faults and misgivings
, is a very strong influence.
The way to acquire lasting
esteem is not by the fewness of a writer’s faults, but the greatness of his beauties, and our noblest
works are generally most replete with both.
“She’s a very charming and delightful
creature,” quoth Mr. Robert Sawyer
, in reply
; “and has only one fault that I know of, Ben. It happens, unfortunately, that that single blemish is a want of taste. She don’t like me
A woman should say: ‘Have I made him happy? Is he satisfied? Does he love me
more than he loved me before? Is he likely to go to bed with another woman
?’ If he does, then it’s the wife’s fault because she is not trying to make him happy.
There are three ways
to correct our faults:We can change through behavior We can change through understanding We can change heart
It wounds a man less to confess that he has failed in any pursuit through idleness, neglect, the love of pleasure, etc
., etc., which are his own faults, than through incapacity and unfitness, which are the faults of his nature.
married a German. He complained he couldn’t get a good
bagel back home
. I said: ‘Well, whose fault is that?’
It is impossible to foretell the future with any degree
, that it is impossible to rehearse
life. A fault in the scenery
, a face in the audience, an interruption
of the audience on to the stage
, and all our carefully planned
gesture mean nothing, or mean too much.
Our faults afflict us more than our good deeds console
. Pain is ever uppermost in the conscience as in the heart.
Trust no friend without faults, and love a woman, but no angel
My family are amazing
. I had like, the perfect upbringing
. It sucks
for people like Lindsey [Lohan], but it’s not her fault she’s so off the rails.
the most censorious are generally the least judicious
; who, having nothing to recommend
themselves, will be finding fault with others. No man envies the merit of another, that has any of his own.
Everybody wants their life to mean something, whether it’s a conscious awareness
or not, and that’s why I’ve always known that the way liberals sell climate
change works, because they tell people it’s their fault but then they offer them redemption.
It is a fault, not a virtue, to wish your humility recognized and applauded.
If we strive
to strengthen our body now; to overcome our faults; to cultivate new virtues; the Sun of our next life
will rise under much more auspicious conditions
than those under which we now live, and thus
we may truly rule our stars and master
It is one of my faults, that though my tongue
is sometimes prompt
enough at an answer, there are times when it sadly
fails me in framing
an excuse; and always the lapse occurs at some crisis, when a facile
word or plausible pretext
is specially wanted to get me out of painful embarrassment.
A lifetime can well be spent correcting and improving
one’s own faults without bothering
All real difficulty stems
from no responsibility. Full responsibility is not fault; it is recognition of being cause.
We forget our faults easily when they are known to ourselves alone.
It’s not Cam’s fault,” Bex told her. “We rigged
her bed so that if she gets up, I get an electric shock
.” “Liz designed
it,” Macey said, and Bex shrugged “We told you we were taking precautions.” Of course. Because at Gallagher Academy
, “precautions” usually equals
We do not look at our own faults; the eyes do not see themselves, they see the eyes of everybody else. We human beings are very slow to recognise
our own weakness, our own faults, so long as we can lay the blame upon somebody else.
When it’s your own fault, things hurt worse than when someone else is to blame.
There are good, God-fearing persons who still fall into certain faults, and it is better to bear with them than to be hard on them.
You don’t attack the grunts of Vietnam
; you blame the theory
behind the war. Nobody who fought in that war was at fault. It was the war itself that was at fault.
Unfortunately, people like to remember me
only for my faults.
We learn our virtues from our friends who love us; our faults from the enemy who hates
us. We cannot easily discover our real character
from a friend. He is a mirror, on which the warmth of our breath impedes the clearness
of the reflection
Hoc solum deliqui, quod uiuo. My only fault is that I am alive.
And he that does one fault at first And lies to hide it, makes it two.
You can blame people who knock things over in the dark or you can begin to light candles
. You’re only at fault if you know about the problem and choose to do nothing.
Most men call fretting
fault, a foible, and not a vice. There is no vice except drunkenness
which can so utterly destroy the peace, the happiness of a hoe
It’s a lot harder to find fault with the mundane details
of daily existence when you really, really know on a cellular
level that you’re going to go, and that this moment, right now, is life. Life isn’t what happens to you in 20 years. This moment, right now, is your life.
You crystal break
, for fear of breaking it: Careless and careful hands like faults commit.
Men ought to be most annoyed
by the sufferings which come from their own faults.
We in the media are just people with all of people’s faults.
I never yet heard man or woman much abused, that I was not inclined to think the better of them; and to transfer
or dislike, to the person who appeared
to take delight
in pointing out the defects of a fellow-creature.
fault-finding, when reduced
to its essentials
, simply amounts to reproach of the author because he is himself — thinks, feels, sees, and creates
, as himself, instead of seeing and creating
in the way the critic would have done.
Now, here is the point about the self: it is insatiable
. It is always, always hankering
. It is what you might call rapacious to a fault. The great flaming mouth to the thing is never in this world going to be stuff full.
England with all thy faults, I love thee still– My country! and, while yet a nook
is left Where English minds and manners may be found, Shall be constrained
to love thee.
I have many unrecognized talents, but my faults have somehow succeeded in securing wide
It’s silly to try to escape other people’s faults. They are inescapable
. Just try to escape your own.
Now when I bore people at a party they think it’s their fault.
of our life is of a mingled yarn
, good and ill together: our virtues would be proud
if our faults whipped
them not; and our crimes would despair
if they were not cherished
by our own virtues.
-five per cent of my language problems are the fault of that stupid little midget
The inability to grasp the pathology
* of our oligarchic rulers
is one of our gravest faults.
I can’t fault [Donald] Trump for firing
] Deare. Then again, I also can’t fault Deare for going berserk
. Sometimes a marriage just doesn’t work.
If a white cloth is stained
even with a small spot, the stain appears very ugly indeed. So the smallest fault of a holy
man becomes painfully prominent
Where there is no conflict
, there is no fault.
Those base men who speak of the secret faults of others destroy themselves like serpents that stray
It’s not my fault all women
like motorcycles, Murph. They’re basically
huge vibrators. With wheels.
An over-scrupulous jealousy
of danger to the rights of the people, which is more commonly the fault of the head than of the heart, will be represented as mere pretense and artifice
, the stale bait
at the expense of the public good
And before you ask, no, you’re not driving, Myrnin
. I remember the last time.” “That accident was not my fault.” “You were the only one on the road, and the mailbox actually didn’t leap
out in front of you. No arguments. You sit in the back, too.
If we plant
a flower or a shrub and water it daily it will grow so tall
that in time we shall need a spade
and a hoe to uproot it. It is just so, I think, when we commit a fault, however small, each day
, and do not cure ourselves of it.
There’s a major fault in Western
society. It makes room for only one god, and in only one gender
. There’s no balance, no co-existence, no partnership
To grow wiser
means to learn to know better and better the faults to which this instrument
with which we feel and judge can be subject.
One mend-fault is worth two find-faults, but one find-fault is better than two make-faults.
If I loved you, well that’s my fault
As there are some faults that have been termed faults on the right side
, so there are some errors that might be denominated errors on the safe
side. Thus we seldom regret having been too mild
, too cautious
, or too humble; but we often repent having been too violent, too precipitate, or too proud.
To want friendship is a great fault. Friendship ought to be a gratuitous
joy, like the joys afforded
by art or life.
What cannot be changed cannot be blamed.
To find fault is easy; to do better may be difficult.
I’m just human, I have faults like anyone
A good man
complains of no one; he does not look to faults.
It is a well-known fact that we see the faults in other’s works more readily than we do in our own.
Whenever you are about to find fault with someone, ask yourself the following question: What fault of mine most nearly resembles
the one I am about to criticize?
Everyone puts his fault on the Times.
Thank everyone who calls
out your faults, your anger, your impatience
, your egotism
; do this consciously, voluntarily.
I don’t think there has been enough communication
between the players and the tournaments
. In one sense it’s just as much the players’ fault. Players talk between each other and in the locker room
about things that can be improved
and then when the time comes to talk and really do something about it they stop.
Condemn the fault and not the actor of it?
What we cut off from our other faults is very often but so much added to our pride.
Best masters for the young writer and speaker
are the fault- finding brothers and sisters at home who will not spare
him, but willpick and cavil, and tell the odious
Joie est mon caractere, C’est la faute a Voltaire; Misere est mon trousseau C’est la faute a Rousseau. [Joy is my character, ‘Tis the fault of Voltaire; Misery is my trousseau ‘Tis the fault of Rousseau.] – Gavroche
There are some persons who only disgust with their abilities, there are persons who please even with their faults.
The greatest gift
God has given me is the capacity of love for people. I have so many faults, but caring
about people is not one of them.
They who pray with faith have fervour and fervour is the fire of prayer. This mysterious fire has the power of consuming
all our faults and imperfections, and of giving to our actions
, beauty and merit.
If my team isn’t motivated
, it’s my fault. I can’t consider myself the best of the best
until my team is able to get out of the first round.