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You crystal break, for fear of breaking it: Careless and careful hands like faults commit.

Marcus Valerius Martial Quotes , Source: Epigrams (bk. XIV, ep. 111), (translation by Wright)

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He who excuses himself, accuses himself. [Fr., Qui s'excuse, s'accuse.]

Gabriel Meurier (Meurir or Murier) Quotes , Source: Tresor des Sentences

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That no one, no one at all, should try to search into himself! But the wallet of the person in front is carefully kept in view. [Lat., Ut nemo in sese tentat descendere, nemo! Sed praecedenti spectatur mantica tergo.]

Persius (Aulus Persius Flaccus) Quotes , Source: Satires (IV, 24)

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Because those, who twit others with their faults, should look at home. [Lat., Quia, qui alterum incusat probi, eum ipsum se intueri oportet.]

Plautus (Titus Maccius Plautus) Quotes , Source: Truculentus (I, 2, 58)

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He has no fault except that he has no fault. [Lat., Nihil peccat, nisi quod nihil peccat.]

Pliny the Younger (Caius Caecilius Secundus) Quotes , Source: Epistles (bk. IX, 26)

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The glorious fault of angels and of gods.

Alexander Pope Quotes , Source: To the Memory of an Unfortunate Lady (l. 14)

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I will chide no breather in the world but myself, against whom I know most faults.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: As You Like It (Orlando at III, ii)

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They were all like one another as halfpence are, every one fault seeming monstrous till his fellow-fault came to match it.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: As You Like It (Rosalind at III, ii)

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Chide him for faults, and do it reverently, When you perceive his blood inclined to mirth, But, being moody, give him time and scope, Till that his passions, like a whale on ground, Confound themselves with working.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: King Henry the Fourth, Part II (Clarence at IV, iv)

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