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It is to see the faults of others, but difficult to see once own faults. One shows the faults of others like chaff winnowed in the wind, but one conceals one's own faults as a cunning gambler conceals his dice.

Buddha Quotes

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There is nothing that will kill a man so soon as having nobody to find fault with but himself.

T.S. Eliot Quotes

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Pride is the mask we make of our faults

Hebrew Proverb Quotes

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The greatest of faults, I should say, is to be conscious of none.

Thomas Carlyle Quotes , Source: Heroes and Hero Worship (ch. II)

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Thou hast no faults, or I no faults can spy; Thou art all beauty, or all blindness I.

Christopher Codrington Quotes , Source: On Garth's Dispensary

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Do you wish to find out a person's weak points? Note the failings he has the quickest eye for in others. They may not be the very failings he is himself conscious of; but they will be their next-door neighbors. No man keeps such a jealous lookout as a rival.

A.W. Hare and J.C. Hare Quotes , Source: Guesses at Truth

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Who'd bear to hear the Gracchi chide sedition? (Listen to those who denounce what they do themselves.) [Lat., Quis tulerit Gracchos de seditone querentes?]

Juvenal (Decimus Junius Juvenal) Quotes , Source: Satires (II, 24)

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Who mix'd reason with pleasure, and wisdom with mirth; If he had any faults, he has left us in doubt.

Oliver Goldsmith Quotes , Source: Retaliation (l. 24)

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When you have faults, do not fear to abandon them

Confucius Quotes

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Bad men excuse their faults; good men abandon them

John Ruskin Quotes

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Jupiter has placed upon us two wallets. Hanging behind each person's back he has given one full of his own faults; in front he has hung a heavy one full of other people's. [Lat., Peras imposuit Jupiter nobis duas. Propriis repletam vitiis post tergum dedit; Alienis ante pectus supendit gravem.]

Phaedrus (Thrace of Macedonia) Quotes , Source: Fables (bk. IV, 9, 1)

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I like a friend better for having faults that one can talk about

William Hazlitt Quotes

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There is hardly any personal defect which an agreeable manner might not gradually reconcile one to

Jane Austen Quotes

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How few there are who have courage enough to own their faults, or resolution enough to mend them

Benjamin Franklin Quotes

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Blame it on a simple twist of fate.

Bob Dylan Quotes

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Then farewell, Horace; whom I hated so, Not for thy faults, but mine.

Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) Quotes , Source: Childe Harold (canto IV, st. 77)

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Every one has his faults: but we do not see the wallet on our own backs. [Lat., Suus quoque attributus est error: Sed non videmus, manticae quid in tergo est.]

Catullus (Caius Quintus Valerius Catullus) Quotes , Source: Carmina (XXII, 20)

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Men ought to be most annoyed by the sufferings which come from their own faults.] [Lat., Ea molestissime ferre homines debent quae ipsorum culpa ferenda sunt.]

Cicero (Marcus Tullius Cicero) Quotes , Source: Epistoloe ad Fratrem (I, 1)

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It is the peculiar quality of a fool to perceive the faults of others, and to forget his own. [Lat., Est proprium stultitiae aliorum vitia cernere, oblivisci suorum.]

Cicero (Marcus Tullius Cicero) Quotes , Source: Tusculanarum Disputationum (III, 30)

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Men still had faults, and men will have them still; He that hath none, and lives as angels do, Must be an angel. - Wentworth Dillon, Earl of Roscomon,

Wentworth Dillon, Earl of Roscomon Quotes , Source: Miscellanies--On Mr. Dryden's Religio Laici (l. 8)

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The defects of great men are the consolation of the dunces.

Isaac D'Israeli Quotes , Source: Essay on the Literary Character (preface, p. XXIX and vol. I, p. 187)

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Happy the man when he has not the defects of his qualities. [Fr., Heureux l'homme quand il n'a pas les defauts de ses qualites.]

Isaac D'Israeli Quotes , Source: Essay on the Literary Character (preface, p. XXIX and vol. I, p. 187)

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His very faults smack of the raciness of his good qualities.

Washington Irving Quotes , Source: The Sketch Book--John Bull

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Bad men excuse their faults, good men will leave them.

Ben Jonson Quotes , Source: Catiline (act III, sc. 2)

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Her new bark is worse than ten times her old bite.

James Russell Lowell Quotes , Source: A Fable for Critics (l. 28)

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