Fault Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Fault

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I worked very hard, but I think it's unfair to make it all sound like it's all David's fault.
~By Liza Minnelli ~


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


The basic fault lines today are not between people with different beliefs but between people who hold these beliefs with an element of uncertainty and people who hold these beliefs with a pretense of certitude.
~By Peter L. Berger ~


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


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


Don't let anything stand in the way of you claiming and manifesting the life that you choose rather than the life you have by default.
~By Joy Page ~


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 ~


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


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. It's the same thing with psychotherapy.
~By James Hillman ~


A fault is fostered by concealment.
~By Virgil ~


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.
~By James Truslow Adams ~


When liberty is taken away by force it can be restored by force. When it is relinquished voluntarily by default it can never be recovered.
~By Dorothy Thompson ~


Exaggerated self-importance is deemed an individual fault, but a racial virtue.
~By Kelly Millar ~


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.
~By Charles Kingsley ~


It is much easier to find fault with others, than to be faultless ourselves.
~By Samuel Richardson ~


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


I find fault with my children because I like them and I want them to go places - uprightness and strength and courage and civil respect and anything that affects the probabilities of failure on the part of those that are closest to me, that concerns me - I find fault.
~By Branch Rickey ~


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


For support, I fall back on my heart. Has a man any fault a woman cannot weave with and try to change into something better, if the god her man prays to is a mother holding a baby?
~By Haniel Long ~


Most of our faults are more pardonable than the means we use to conceal them.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


In my right-wing politics of the time, I held that unemployment was usually the fault of the unemployed.
~By Luke Ford ~


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


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 ~


They were being driven to a prison, through no fault of their own, in all probability for life. In comparison, how much easier it would be to walk to the gallows than to this tomb of living horrors!
~By Nellie Bly ~


I made a few records here and there by default, but I wasn't ever comfortable in that role. I wasn't comfortable on stage. We'll see how it goes this time.
~By T-Bone Burnett ~


Instead, I think over the years we have cut the strength of marriage and relationships by the law and weakened the institution. We have tried to deal with relationships with no-fault divorce, with child custody, with so many other avenues; and it has not helped.
~By Timothy Murphy ~


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.
~By Arthur Miller ~


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


It is not Kafka's fault that his wonderful writings have lately turned into a fad, and are read by people who have neither the ability nor the desire to absorb literature.
~By Herman Hesse ~


If you wish to be loved, show more of your faults than your virtues.
~By Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton ~


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 ~


Give no time to finding fault of criticism.
~By Marvin J. Ashton ~


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


The German experience, as you can see, did move me very much. Seeing that terrible destruction and seeing the miserable state of the people, how they had been beaten down by the war through no fault of their own probably.
~By James Laughlin ~


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.
~By Eva Braun ~


The worst fault of the working classes is telling their children they're not going to succeed.
~By John Mortimer ~


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 ~


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


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!
~By Kate Adie ~


To congratulate oneself on one's warm commitment to the environment, or to peace, or to the oppressed, and think no more is a profound moral fault.
~By Robert Conquest ~


Conscience is a coward, and those faults it has not strength enough to prevent it seldom has justice enough to accuse.
~By Oliver Goldsmith ~


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 ~


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.
~By Joseph Smith, Jr. ~


I'm empathetic to a fault. I really do - embarrassingly enough - tear up when someone squishes a bug in front of me.
~By Kristen Bell ~


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


It's my fault in many cases because I don't initiate the contact to talk with a lot of other musicians.
~By Frank Morgan ~


Oftentimes, in fact I think this is to my fault, I look at usually scripts as a whole. I should probably pay more attention to the character that I'm going to play and what they do.
~By Cameron Diaz ~


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


A major fault, for example, is the fact that, along with the materialist principle, Darwin introduced into his theory of evolution reactionary Malthusian ideas.
~By Trofim Lysenko ~


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 ~


The lesson of the last year is this: foreign policy can't be managed through the politics of personality, and our President would do well to take note of an observation John F. Kennedy made once he was in office - that all of the world's problems aren't his predecessor's fault.
~By Sarah Palin ~


I think in the wake of Katrina, the Coast Guard may well have been the only entity or agency that came out of that exercise free of fault and free of blame.
~By Howard Coble ~


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 and discipline.
~By Alfred Jodl ~


A cake is a very good test of an oven: if it browns too much on one side and not on the other, it's not your fault - you need to have your oven checked.
~By Delia Smith ~


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.
~By Henri Frederic Amiel ~


Always mistrust a subordinate who never finds fault with his superior.
~By William Collins ~


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


Teach me to feel another's woe, to hide the fault I see, that mercy I to others show, that mercy show to me.
~By Alexander Pope ~


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 ~


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.
~By Georg C. Lichtenberg ~


It wasn't about the money. I just wanted them to admit it was their fault.
~By Barry Sheene ~


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 ~


And you yourself always be seated at the middle fo the high table that your presence as lord or lady may appear openly to all, and that you may plainly see on either side all the service and all the faults.
~By Robert Grosseteste ~


I work for him despite his faults and he lets me work for him despite my deficiencies.
~By Bill Moyers ~


Unemployment is sky-rocketing; deflation is in our future for the first time since the Great Depression. I don't care whose fault it is, it's the truth.
~By John Mellencamp ~


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 ~


I can appreciate that on one side, but we have to remember that the system is designed corruptly, and works against us, so you cant convict those who can benefit from the system, because its not neccesarily their fault.
~By Kool Moe Dee ~


Let us carefully observe those good qualities wherein our enemies excel us; and endeavor to excel them, by avoiding what is faulty, and imitating what is excellent in them.
~By Plutarch ~


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 ~


Correct one fault at a time. Concentrate on the one fault you want to overcome.
~By Sam Snead ~


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.
~By Donald Sutherland ~


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


A husband without faults is a dangerous observer.
~By George Savile ~


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.
~By Spike Lee ~


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 in yourself.
~By Tecumseh ~


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.
~By John Ruskin ~


We only confess our little faults to persuade people that we have no big ones.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


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


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


Love to faults is always blind, always is to joy inclined. Lawless, winged, and unconfined, and breaks all chains from every mind.
~By William Shakespeare ~


The absent are never without fault. Nor the present without excuse.
~By Michael Caine ~


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 ~


But, after all, we are a young nation, and vanity is a fault of youth.
~By Rebecca H. Davis ~


Children are supposed to help hold a marriage together. They do this in a number of ways. For instance, they demand so much attention that a husband and wife, concentrating on their children, fail to notice each other's faults.
~By Richard Armour ~


Isn't it true that the fault of birth rests somewhat on the child? I believe it's we who led our parents on to bear us, and it's our unborn children who make our flesh itch.
~By T. E. Lawrence ~


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


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.
~By Lord Melbourne ~


We all have faults, and mine is being wicked.
~By James Thurber ~


Over and over again, financial experts and wonkish talking heads endeavor to explain these mysterious, 'toxic' financial instruments to us lay folk. Over and over, they ignobly fail, because we all know that no one understands credit default obligations and derivatives, except perhaps Mr. Buffett and the computers who created them.
~By Richard Dooling ~


The thing that you're faulted on today is not that you are too tough, or not that you aren't careful. It's that you might have been too soft. People want that red meat now because you have to keep up with the mood and the mood today is harsh. It really is.
~By Mark Russell ~


Greed and globalization aren't just America's fault.
~By Arlo Guthrie ~


To describe my scarce leisure time in today's terms, I always default to reading.
~By Jimmy Buffett ~


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


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.
~By Confucius ~


If the best man's faults were written on his forehead, he would draw his hat over his eyes.
~By Thomas Gray ~


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 ~


For an author to write as he speaks is just as reprehensible as the opposite fault, to speak as he writes; for this gives a pedantic effect to what he says, and at the same time makes him hardly intelligible.
~By Arthur Schopenhauer ~

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