Shortcomings Quotes

Shortcomings Quotes by Theodore Roosevelt, Mark Ruffalo, Hannah More, BrenГ© Brown, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Robert Kiyosaki and many others.

The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena; whose face is marred with dust and sweat; who strives valiantly; who errs and may fall again and again, because there is no effort without error or shortcoming.
When you get to be a 45-year-old man, you start to realize: ‘I know who I am, and I know who I’m not. I know my shortcomings, I know my strengths; maybe some of my shortcomings are my strengths.’ You start to face yourself as you truly are.
it may be in morals as it is in optics, the eye and the object may come too close to each other, to answer the end of vision. There are certain faults which press too near our self-love to be even perceptible to us.
There really is “no effort without error and shortcoming” and there really is no triumph without vulnerability.
One does make mistakes and the best thing for any individual is to learn from those shortcomings.
It’s human nature to blame someone else for your shortcomings or upsets.
One of the greatest and also the commonest of faults is for men to believe that, because they never hear their shortcomings spoken of, or read about them in cold print, others can have no knowledge of them.
Some of us are inclined to look to the weaknesses and shortcomings of others in order to expand our own comfort zone.
One who changes a body from the error of the way not only brings peace and harmony but saves a soul and covers a multitude of shortcomings.
You are loved just for being who you are, just for existing.
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Men fall from great fortune because of the same shortcomings that led to their rise.
The successful leader must be willing
to assume responsibility for the mistakes
and the shortcomings of his followers.
A close, daily intimacy between two people has to be paid for: it requires a great deal of experience of life, logic, and warmth of heart on both sides to enjoy each other’s good qualities without being irritated by each other’s shortcomings and blaming each other for them.
Believe the best about people. Pray for their short comings. You are not the standard. We all need grace.
I like men. They are hugely entertaining, but they have a lot of shortcomings and you just have to bear those in mind.
The faults and shortcomings we see in the members of our own ward or branch are of less consequence to us than one of the smallest in ourselves.
Jacob de Jager
Humankind‘s constant effort to fix its shortcomings is what drives human history.
By three things the wise person may be known. What three? He sees a shortcoming as it is. When he sees it, he tries to correct it. And when another acknowledges a shortcoming, the wise one forgives it as he should.
It is not the critic who counts
A major shortcoming of the Resistance is the outnumbering, before long, of the genuine warriors by camera-carrying midgets intent on leaving a record of their purported heroism.
The best attitude to take toward back talk is to reach out and embrace it with love, compassion, and understanding. No need to criticize it for its shortcomings or to waste time in recriminations. Just give a loving nod and a hug to any back talk you get, and move on to the joyful creation of your fulfilled life.
I am not blind to the shortcomings of our own people.
My strength is that I know the game so well. Whatever shortcomings I had because of lack of experience, I could always overcome those because the bottom line was, I knew the game.
Ron Reagan amazingly qualifies as an honest broker. I asked him if he was a mamas boy and he said no, more of a papas boy. At the same time he was willing to say that his father had many shortcomings and needed to be held accountable.
History balances the frustration of ‘how far we have to go‘ with the satisfaction of ‘how far we have come.’ It teaches us tolerance for the human shortcomings and imperfections which are not uniquely of our generation, but of all time.
Beginnings could happen more than once or in different ways. You could think you were starting something afresh, when actually what you were doing was carrying on as before. He had faced his shortcomings and overcome them and so the real business of walking was happening only now.
There is always a half-malicious curiosity amongst actors to witness the shortcomings of a novice. They invariably experience strong inclinations to prophesy failure.
It’s not anti-Catholic to question, nor is it anti-Catholic to be honest about the previous shortcomings of the church, because that is the only way we can ensure its strength and dignity moving forward. It is, however, very Catholic to forgive each other and to never stop loving each other.
It’s always a problem with television and with films, you always shoot things out of sequence, so you just take your best stab at every moment. You can’t really – you’ll drive yourself crazy if you dwell on the negative aspects of it or your shortcomings.
A brother who recognizes that we have shortcomings, we, in the struggle, have faults, and that he wanted to reconcile differences.
Work hard to seem infallible and others will work to find our flaws. Admit our shortcomings and others will work to help us be infallible.
At any age it does us no harm to look over our past shortcomings and plan to improve our characters and actions in the coming year.
Man’s shortcomings and sins are all due to substance of the body and not to its form, while all his merits are exclusively due to his form.
There are few tribes more loathsome than the American Right, and their vicious use of the shortcomings in the NHS to attack Barack Obama‘s attempts at health reform are a useful reminder.
Ronald Reagan had many fine qualities and he had many shortcomings. He’s not the simple, folksy figure that he’s often portrayed as.
One must learn to forgive and not to hold a hostile, bitter attitude of mind, which offends those about us and prevents us from enjoying ourselves. One must recognize human shortcomings and adjust himself to them rather than to be constantly finding fault with them.
Every person is flawed. Do you think perfection exists? You, me, everyone – we have strengths and shortcomings; that’s what makes us human.
People tend to put entertainers on pedestals. We’re human beings, just like you. You may see us smiling, and whether we have money or not, we still have bills to pay, we still have our stresses. I think a lot of people want to focus on others’ shortcomings to make themselves feel better. And it’s a very sad thing.
cracked things often hold out as long as whole things; one takes so much better care of them!
The imperfections of others never release us from the need to work on our own shortcomings.
Gold has two significant shortcomings, being neither of much use nor procreative.
though humility and acknowledgement of one’s real failings is good, the gratuitous eating of worms not put before us by God does not nourish our souls a bitmerely in fact upsets the spiritual tummy.
We still have many shortcomings and failures to fulfill the Party‘s demands, especially as regards the liquidation in some of our people of survivals of the accursed past in consciousness and conduct and the fulfillment of the demands of our Soviet ethics and military discipline.
Filipp Golikov
I don’t think of myself as a critic at all. I’m a reviewer and essayist. I mainly hope to share with others my pleasure in the books and authors I write about, though sometimes I do need to cavil and point out shortcomings.
There is more freedom confessing our weaknesses and shortcomings than in pretending we have it all together
Failing and laughing at your own shortcomings are the hallmarks of a sane parent.
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.
A woman may have a witty tongue or a stinging pen but she will never laugh at her own individual shortcomings.
We live with our defects as with the odors we carry about us: we do not perceive them, but they incommode those who approach us.
When I pass, speak freely of my shortcomings and my flaws. Learn from them, for I’ll have no ego to injure.
I can forgive a man’s past faults, his present shortcomings, and his future failures if every minute of every day he loves me like it’s his religion.
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.
Some have immersed themselves in internet materials that magnify, exaggerate, and in some cases invent shortcomings of early Church leaders. Then they draw incorrect conclusions that can affect testimony. Any who have made these choices can repent and be spiritually renewed.
Every nation, every race, has not only its own creative, but its own critical turn of mind; and is even more oblivious of the shortcomings and limitations of its critical habits than of those of its creative genius.
I do think it is harder to acknowledge our strengths, or to forgive ourselves and each other for our shortcomings, when there has not been a result we can all agree on.
The irony of what I do is that the more you reveal someone in their frailties and shortcomings, the more we feel drawn to them and forgiving we feel of them.
but very little achievement is required in order to pity another man‘s shortcomings.
I have learned that the hardest part of campaigning for tolerance and justice is encouraging people to look at their own selves, to examine their own identity and shortcomings.
I’m very open about my shortcomings. It’s nothing for me. People think I’m so brave for being like this. But I’m just being me, I’ll take it.
The people knew what had made them human. It was not their shortcomings, but their hearts.
Morbid attention is when we focus only on the shortcomings that come with aging, which are inevitable, and think that everything that is wrong is a result of aging.
Like the rest of the genetic lottery, beauty is unfair. Everyone falls short of perfection, but some are luckier than others. Real confidence requires self-knowledge, which includes recognizing one’s shortcomings as well as one’s strengths.
You have to be aware of your own shortcomings. The main thing I try not to do is lose my temper. Doing live interviews on television, you learn not to say the first thing that comes into your head.
People who live at a distance are naturally less faulty than those immediately under our own eyes.
I have a great many shortcomings, but writing for something on time has never bothered me.
Let God talk to you and minister to you, where you get honest with Him – here‘s what I do well and don’t do well; here are my shortcomings, my strengths, and my gifts.
Never underestimate the capacity of another human being to have exactly the same shortcomings you have.
The thing about comedy is it gives you a platform to expose your own shortcomings, so it becomes a public display of weirdness.
To be aware of a single shortcoming within oneself is more useful than to be aware of a thousand in somebody else.
If we have true love with sympathy and patient labor, we shall not go about scrutinizing our neighbor‘s shortcomings.
‘Shortcomings’ was me figuring out who I am.
I have many shortcomings. I feel very lucky to have been able to have what I’ve had.
Our shortcomings are the eyes with which we see the ideal.
The medical profession (is) a conspiracy to hide its own shortcomings. No doubt the same may be said of all professions. They are all conspiracies against the laity… (U)ntil there is a practicable alternative to blind trust in the doctor, the truth about the doctor is so terrible that we dare not face it.
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.
Love is not ‘blind’ but visionary: It sees into the very heart of its object And sees the ‘real selfbehind and in the midst Of the frailties and shortcomings of the person.
Andras Angyal
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.
We had the great good fortune and shortcomings of character that marked every generation that had never seen war.
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.
If you’re honest with yourself, that’s the first step in maturing and becoming a better person. If you suppress your shortcomings and fears, they will follow you until the day you die. It was difficult, but I finally admitted to myself that I made mistakes.
Faults! I adore faults! I can never find too many in any creature.
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.
I don’t like sweating the details, and I’m pretty disorganized. To be a better leader, I need to stay on top of these shortcomings, and being reminded really helps.
We make progress in society only if we stop cursing and complaining about its shortcomings and have the courage to do something about them.
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Collaborative governance needs to be more than calling on the advice and competence of others to make up for our episcopal shortcomings. Rather, governance involves seeking how God is revealing his work through others in the community.
My shadow is only half of what it should be.” “Everyone has their shortcomings.
You ask me ‘What’s the the greatest act of faith?’ To me is to look in the mirror of God’s word, and see all my faults, all my sin, all my shortcomings and to believe that God loves me exactly as he says he does.
We must learn to be honest with ourselves, and know our shortcomings. We will acquire cohesion but we will pay dearly for being a slow pupil.
Great talent admits shortcomings.
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.
Judgement is the forbidden objectivization of the other person which destroys single-minded love. I am not forbidden to have my own thoughts about the other person, to realize his shortcomings, but only to the extent that it offers to me an occasion for forgiveness and unconditional love, as Jesus proves to me.
You can never make someone punctual who is not, or quick who is slow, or lively who wants to plod on carefully. I have learnt that every fault is an exaggerated quality, nothing else.
I don’t put myself above anyone, and I have as many shortcomings as any non-believer. I just choose to turn to a higher power to help me gain wisdom and, I hope, improve over time.
Feelings of bitterness and dissatisfaction feed upon themselves and give place to thoughts and acts of unkindness, criticism, and eventually even hatred. Criticism is often motivated by a desire to rationalize one’s own shortcomings and to justify termination of sacred marriage covenants.
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.
God loves us despite our shortcomings and sins, and his love gives meaning to our lives and to the life of the world.
I think that a failure of statistical thinking is the major intellectual shortcoming of our universities, journalism and intellectual culture.
I had my shortcomings – crazy hair, braces, bad skin and all that stuff. I went through it all.
A man’s pursuit of knowledge is greater than his shortcomings, the limits of his vision.
There’s a part of me that feels like it gets really frustrating to keep working in the manner that I made the book ‘Shortcomings,’ where everything is pretty accurate to the real world.
FEMA has lost its focus, and Floridians know first-hand of the agency‘s shortcomings, .. Natural disaster preparedness and response programs have become trapped in a homeland security bureaucracy.
The mind’s ability to rationalize it’s own shortcomings is unlimited; I am no exception.
The habit of looking for beauty in everything makes us notice the shortcomings of things, our sense, hungry for complete satisfaction, misses the perfection it demands.
Some might think that George W. Bush had his shortcomings, but let me tell you something – history’s going to be kind to George W. Bush.
A ‘weakness,’ I now realize, is nothing but a strength not properly developed.
Let us remember there is not a poor person in the United States who was not made poor by his own shortcomings.
Fashions change, and with the new psychoanalytical perspective of the postwar period [WWII], child rearing became enshrined as thespecial responsibility of mothersany shortcoming in adult life was now seen as rooted in the failure of mothering during childhood.
It is important for poets and writers today to know their shortcomings, and be able to edit their own work as well as reject them if they are not up to their standards.
Rather than dispute their shortcomings or hide their mistakes, resilient people are authentic. Their humble, self-aware approach assists them in developing strategies to become better.
One mustn’t close one’s eyes to difficulty and to shortcomings; the more one recognizes them, the less they upset one.
A man’s shortcomings are taken from his epoch; his virtues and greatness belong to himself.
Let it [racism] be a problem to someone else… Let it drag them down. Don’t use it as an excuse for your own shortcomings.
Many an irritating fault, many an unlovely oddity, has come of a hard sorrow.
I discovered very quickly that criticism is a form of optimism, and that when you are silent about the shortcomings of your society, you’re very pessimistic about that society. And it’s only when you speak truthfully about it that you show your faith in that society.
Literature often gets taught nowadays as a record of the sins and shortcomings of the past. I see literature and the arts very differently: as essential to being human and to human progress, individual and collective.
Sometimes we can’t see our own selves, our own shortcomings, but it’s so easy to see somebody else’s.
There is never a circumstance, no matter how catastrophic, that also does not hold within it an opportunity to better things, to better yourself. Every moment brings with it an opportunity to love, to forgive, to grow beyond your shortcomings.
For the support and help from the people of Indonesia that I received during my leadership, I ask for forgiveness if there have been any mistakes or shortcomings. Hopefully the people of Indonesia will remain victorious based on Pancasila and the 1945 Constitution.
Exposing characters and their shortcomings gives me great comfort. Its always great to write about someone more mixed up than yourself.
Matthew Nable
It didn’t take long to recognise the shortcomings of the Soviet regime and to see the values of the free world.
The shortcomings of America’s political leaders do not stop at our borders.
Novels arise out of the shortcomings of History.
I think there are many faces to everyone. I also have my bad sides. Also I think everyone is trying to improve their shortcomings to become more wholesome.
My greatest victory has been to be able to live with myself, to accept my shortcomings. I’m a long way from the human being I’d liked to be, but I’ve decided I’m not so bad after all.
The third big idea is that we confess our sins to someone close to us–a friend or our spouse. I don’t mean a public declaration of our shortcomings; I mean confession in the security of a trusted and living friend.
It doesn’t matter which year a player is born in, whether you are 19 or 20 – you have to be agile. You have to accept your shortcomings.
A physical shortcoming could produce a kind of mental excess. The process, it seemed, was reversible. Mental excess could produce, for its own purposes, the voluntary blindness and deafness of deliberate solitude, the artificial impotence of asceticism.
Even as we enumerate their shortcomings, the rigor of raising children ourselves makes clear to us our mothersincredible strength. We fear both. If they are not strong, who will protect us? If they are not imperfect, how can we equal them?
Who would I be, if other good souls did not make up for my shortcomings?
Human greatness does not lie in wealth or power, but in character and goodness. People are just people, and all people have faults and shortcomings, but all of us are born with a basic goodness.
When I work with other people, I try to make up for their shortcomings with my strengths, and I let others make up for my flaws with their strengths. I try to co-operate with people around me when working in a group. I like to enhance team spirit on set. I try to get everyone involved in the action.
Yesterday, everybody smoked his last cigar, took his last drink and swore his last oath. Today, we are a pious and exemplary community. Thirty days from now, we shall have cast our reformation to the winds and gone to cutting our ancient shortcomings considerably shorter than ever.
A lot of the things I find funniest about people are their shortcomings that they’re oblivious to, but that they’re constantly reminding everyone around them of.