Fault Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Fault

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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.
~By Henry Ward Beecher ~


The thing I always default to is that I'll always be here to write songs.
~By Alanis Morissette ~


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


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


Dance must have a precision without fault.
~By Arielle Dombasle ~


Quarrels would not last long if the fault was only on one side.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


How few there are who have courage enough to own their faults, or resolution enough to mend them.
~By Benjamin Franklin ~


And oftentimes excusing of a fault doth make the fault the worse by the excuse.
~By William Shakespeare ~


The greatest of faults, I should say, is to be conscious of none.
~By Thomas Carlyle ~


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.
~By Barbara Cartland ~


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


Destiny is something men select; women achieve it only by default or stupendous suffering.
~By Harriet Rosenstein ~


The defects and faults of the mind are like wounds in the body; after all imaginable care has been taken to heal them up, still there will be a scar left behind, and they are in continual danger of breaking the skin and bursting out again.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


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.
~By Carl Friedrich Gauss ~


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


We make mistakes, we have our faults, and God knows some of us have more than our share, but when danger threatens and duty calls, we go smiling to our own funeral.
~By James Larkin ~


Gladly we desire to make other men perfect, but we will not amend our own fault.
~By Thomas Kempis ~


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


Timidity is a fault for which it is dangerous to reprove persons whom we wish to correct of it.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


Find fault with thyself rather than with others.
~By Ieyasu Tokugawa ~


Focus on remedies, not faults.
~By Jack Nicklaus ~


I like to think I would not have approved those methods in the past, but I do not fault those who made the decisions at that time, and I will absolutely defend those who carried out the interrogations within the orders they were given.
~By Dennis C. Blair ~


My fault, my failure, is not in the passions I have, but in my lack of control of them.
~By Jack Kerouac ~


Discernment is God's call to intercession, never to faultfinding.
~By Corrie Ten Boom ~


Forgive yourself for your faults and your mistakes and move on.
~By Les Brown ~


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.
~By Ty Cobb ~


If you commit a big crime then you are crazy, and the more heinous the crime the crazier you must be. Therefore you are not responsible, and nothing is your fault.
~By Peggy Noonan ~


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


I'm frustrated by something, it's my fault for exposing myself to it in the first place. The rumor mill always seemed like a grass fire to me. Why walk out in the middle of the field, it's just going to flame out and go away just like everything else does?
~By Amy Grant ~


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


Good women always think it is their fault when someone else is being offensive. Bad women never take the blame for anything.
~By Anita Brookner ~


We easily forgive our friends those faults that do no affect us ourselves.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


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.
~By Marcus V. Pollio ~


But he like my mother, had certainly come to know that those who work the most do not make the most money. It was the fault of the rich, it seemed, but just how he did not know.
~By Agnes Smedley ~


I can assume that the younger generations will no longer know what vinyl was. Maybe some kids will take their CD back to the shop, telling the shop owner they have a faulty disc and if they could please get a new one.
~By Mike Rutherford ~


One of the surest evidences of friendship that one individual can display to another is telling him gently of a fault. If any other can excel it, it is listening to such a disclosure with gratitude, and amending the error.
~By Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton ~


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.
~By Benjamin Franklin ~


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


Errors of taste are very often the outward sign of a deep fault of sensibility.
~By Jonathan Miller ~


If every day in the life of a school could be the last day but one, there would be little fault to find with it.
~By Stephen Leacock ~


The fault seems to me to have been that men have taken ancient country churches as their models and have failed to discover that between them and churches in towns there ought to be a most distinct and marked difference.
~By George Edmund Street ~


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.
~By Jerome K. Jerome ~


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


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.
~By Agnes de Mille ~


We are witnessing a slow, steady takeover of our true freedoms. We are becoming a socialist nation, and whoever can't see this is probably hoping it isn't true. If we permit Mr. Obama to take over all our industries, if we permit him to raise our taxes to support unconstitutional causes, then we will be in default. This great America will become a paralyzed nation.
~By Jon Voight ~


We didn't score any runs today. That's not my fault.
~By Danny Bautista ~


You can't go around the theatres handing out cards saying, 'It isn't my fault'. You go onto the next one.
~By Preston Sturges ~


Be calm in arguing; for fierceness makes error a fault, and truth discourtesy.
~By George Herbert ~


Though the bribe be small, yet the fault is great.
~By Edward Coke ~


An artist is his own fault.
~By John O'Hara ~


That's one of our biggest problems, it's always somebody else's fault instead of our own fault.
~By Don Young ~


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


Heaven knows that I have done all that a mortal could do, to save the people, and the failure was not my fault, but the fault of others.
~By Davy Crockett ~


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


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


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


The nice thing about being a celebrity is that, if you bore people, they think it's their fault.
~By Henry A. Kissinger ~


I know right a way there's a person that's very insecure; that he's trying to out do me. And, ah, like I was saying before, if you give one-hundred percent of your best, and you may have fault, but there is nothing you can do, because you gave one-hundred percent.
~By Lou Ferrigno ~


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


In most of history, societies have not been free. It's a very rare society that is free. The default condition of human societies is tyranny.
~By Michael Novak ~


The learner always begins by finding fault, but the scholar sees the positive merit in everything.
~By Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel ~


The environmental crisis arises from a fundamental fault: our systems of production - in industry, agriculture, energy and transportation - essential as they are, make people sick and die.
~By Barry Commoner ~


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.
~By Joe Strummer ~


We changed every lead in our whole system, and to this day we still don't really know why it did it. We think wires were touching and faulting. That was it really, but it didn't make it any easier.
~By Kelly Jones ~


I am a leader by default, only because nature does not allow a vacuum.
~By Desmond Tutu ~


It has been the great fault of our politicians that they have all wanted to do something.
~By Anthony Trollope ~


Cynic, n: a blackguard whose faulty vision sees things as they are, not as they ought to be.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


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


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."
~By Helen Rowland ~


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.
~By Will Cuppy ~


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


America makes prodigious mistakes, America has colossal faults, but one thing cannot be denied: America is always on the move. She may be going to Hell, of course, but at least she isn't standing still.
~By e. e. cummings ~


Sexism is not the fault of women - kill your fathers, not your mothers.
~By Robin Morgan ~


The unions may continue to decline, but if they do, it'll be their fault.
~By Jacques Delors ~


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.
~By John McGraw ~


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


Every true, eternal problem is an equally true, eternal fault; every answer an atonement, every realisation an improvement.
~By Otto Weininger ~


A fault is fostered by concealment.
~By Virgil ~


I'm a better editorial cartoonist by default because so many editorial cartoonists out there are so awful.
~By Ted Rall ~


Of all acts of man repentance is the most divine. The greatest of all faults is to be conscious of none.
~By Thomas Carlyle ~


Blemishes are hid by night and every fault forgiven; darkness makes any woman fair.
~By Ovid ~


Nothing would be done at all if one waited until one could do it so well that no one could find fault with it.
~By John Henry Newman ~


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


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


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


In matters of commerce the fault of the Dutch Is offering too little and asking too much. The French are with equal advantage content, So we clap on Dutch bottoms just twenty per cent.
~By George Canning ~


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


I have the fault of being a little more sincere than is proper.
~By Moliere ~


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


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


To find a fault is easy; to do better may be difficult.
~By Louis Nizer ~


As many will remember, a respected Army Corps economist filed a whistleblower complaint about the Corps' use of faulty data to justify lock and dam expansion.
~By Ron Kind ~


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


Telling lies is a fault in a boy, an art in a lover, an accomplishment in a bachelor, and second-nature in a married man.
~By Helen Rowland ~


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


I pretty much only write by default, because I want to make certain projects so instead of trying to wait and find them, I create them, but I'm not really a writer.
~By Sara Gilbert ~


So, babies are taken from their mothers because they get temporarily insane and it's not the mother's fault. This is the thing: they shouldn't feel ashamed. They didn't cause this. It is not something they did to themselves.
~By Marie Osmond ~


I mean, for all of his faults and the troubles in his marriage, Bill Clinton is still married to a girl he met in the library 25 years ago at school. Can we say that about many of our other leaders today in America, including on the right wing?
~By Paul Begala ~


You find that all men are successes or failures. Success is the stamp of truth. I will say all men who fail to place their feet on the dome of facts do so by not sieving all truth and throwing the faulty to one side.
~By Andrew Taylor Still ~


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.
~By Dick Gregory ~

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