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Positive Quotes about Faults

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

Related topics: Inspirational Kindness Compassion Understanding Acceptance

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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.
- Georg C. Lichtenberg

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 of dwarfism.
- Billy Barty

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

I have my faults, but changing my tune is not one of them.
- Samuel Beckett

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

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

There's something so accessible about heroes who have faults.
- Laura Dern

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

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

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

To discern what weaknesses and faults separate you from God,
you must enter into your own inward ground and then confront yourself.
- Johannes Tauler

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

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

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

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

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

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

While fools shun one set of faults they run into the opposite one.
- Horace

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

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

You should examine yourself daily.
If you find faults, you should correct them.
When you find none, you should try even harder.
- Xi Zhi

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

A husband without faults is a dangerous observer.
- George Savile

I may have many faults, but being wrong ain't one of them.
- Jimmy Hoffa

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

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

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

Love has features which pierce all hearts,
he wears a bandage which conceals the faults of those beloved.
He has wings, he comes quickly and flies away the same.
- Voltaire

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

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

People who live in the past generally are afraid to compete in the present.
I've got my faults, but living in the past is not one of them.
There's no future in it.
- Sparky Anderson

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

Moral habits, induced by public practices,
are far quicker in making their way into men's private lives,
than the failings and faults of individuals are in
infecting the city at large.
- Plutarch

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Focus on remedies, not faults.
- Jack Nicklaus

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

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

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

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


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