Fault Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Fault

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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 ~


I like a friend the better for having faults that one can talk about.
~By William Hazlitt ~


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.
~By Gustav Stresemann ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


This is a do-it-yourself test for paranoia: you know you've got it when you can't think of anything that's your fault.
~By Robert M. Hutchins ~


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


Dare to be true. Nothing can need a lie: a fault which needs it most, grows two thereby.
~By George Herbert ~


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


The play is always fresh to me. It's not the audience's fault that I've said the words before.
~By Theodore Bikel ~


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 ~


If we were faultless we should not be so much annoyed by the defects of those with whom we associate.
~By Francois Fenelon ~


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. ~


Democratic priorities remain clear: to provide a tax cut for working families, to promote policies that produce jobs and economic growth, and to assist millions of our fellow Americans who have lost their jobs through no fault of their own.
~By Nancy Pelosi ~


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


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


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 ~


Don't find fault, find a remedy.
~By Henry Ford ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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.
~By Herman Melville ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


So far I, at least, have no fault to find with implications of Hamilton's Federalism, but unfortunately his policy was in certain other respects tainted with a more doubtful tendency.
~By Herbert Croly ~


Be to their virtue very kind; be to their faults a little blind.
~By Matthew Prior ~


The pretended admission of a fault on our part creates an excellent impression.
~By Marcus Fabius Quintilian ~


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


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


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 and virtues.
~By Elizabeth Gaskell ~


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


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.
~By Ferdinand Mount ~


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


To us Americans much has been given; of us much is required. With all our faults and mistakes, it is our strength in support of the freedom our forefathers loved which has saved mankind from subjection to totalitarian power.
~By Norman Thomas ~


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


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


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


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


Faultless to a fault.
~By Robert Browning ~


Of course in war all madnesses come out in a man, that is the fault of war not of a man or a nation.
~By Frieda Lawrence ~


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.
~By Quintilian ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


To want friendship is a great fault. Friendship ought to be a gratuitous joy, like the joys afforded by art or life.
~By Simone Weil ~


You can bear your own faults, and why not a fault in your wife?
~By Benjamin Franklin ~


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


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 ~


We may not like our times or many aspects of the time we live in but that is not the fault of art as such.
~By David Elliott ~


Never exaggerate your faults, your friends will attend to that.
~By Bob Edwards ~


Truly it is an evil to be full of faults; but it is a still greater evil to be full of them and to be unwilling to recognize them, since that is to add the further fault of a voluntary illusion.
~By Blaise Pascal ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
~By Benjamin Franklin ~


At the same, we need to remain sensitive to the reality that we are still an African society in which the majority of the people and communities live under severe deprivations and afflictions that are no fault of theirs.
~By Ibrahim Babangida ~


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


We don't suggest that because San Francisco lies on top of an earthquake fault that it should be moved.
~By John Breaux ~


Life begins at 40 - but so do fallen arches, rheumatism, faulty eyesight, and the tendency to tell a story to the same person, three or four times.
~By Helen Rowland ~


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


Our own self-love draws a thick veil between us and our faults.
~By Lord Chesterfield ~


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


The fact that it wasn't tells me that we've got a much more fundamental problem of understanding what went wrong, and we've got to figure out what was there. And that's what I call fundamental fault analysis.
~By David Kay ~


But in answer to your question about the conspiracy angle, I think that any historian worth his salt, and this is where I fault Stephen Ambrose and a lot of these guys who attack me - not all of life is a result of conspiracy by any means! Accident occurs alongside conspiracy.
~By Oliver Stone ~


The only cure for vanity is laughter, and the only fault that is laughable is vanity.
~By Henri Bergson ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


I never, ever want to apologize for a film. If it's bad I'll say it's my fault. And that's what I can say so far in all the films that I've done, that if you don't like it, it's entirely my fault.
~By Ken Burns ~


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.
~By Connie Sellecca ~


I've slept 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.
~By Shane Warne ~


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


A man's mother is his misfortune, but his wife is his fault.
~By Walter Bagehot ~


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


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


It's my responsibility, and entirely my fault, Of course I regret it. It's the kind of locker-room conversation we all use, but as prime minister I shouldn't have used it.
~By Brian Mulroney ~


She's generous to a fault - if it's her own.
~By Bugs Baer ~


If you become addicted and a junkie, well, that's your fault.
~By Adam Jones ~


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


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


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 ~


Some people displease with merit, and others' very faults and defects are pleasing.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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.
~By Billy Barty ~


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


I've often thought that my lack of intimacy with those around me is the fault of those around me.
~By Luke Ford ~


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 ~

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