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faults Quotes

23 of the best book quotes about faults
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“To give a person one’s opinion and correct his faults is an important thing. It is compassionate and comes first in matters of service.”
Yamamoto Tsunetomo
author
Hagakure
book
opinions
service
faults
concepts
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“Democracy is a poor system; the only thing that can be said for it is that it’s eight times as good as any other method. Its worst fault is that its leaders reflect their constituents— low level, but what can you expect?”
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“When you have faults, do not fear to abandon them.”
Confucius
author
Confucius
person
fear
change
faults
concepts
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“Mrs. Ramsay saw, realizing his extreme anxiety about himself, would, in her own way, see that he was taken care of, and praise him, somehow or other. But she wished it was not necessary: perhaps it was her fault that it was necessary.”
Mrs. Ramsay
Mr. Ramsay
characters
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“You can’t visit the sins of the father upon the child.”
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“Here I should like to remark, for the sake of princes and princesses in general, that it is a low and contemptible thing to refuse to confess a fault, or even an error. If a true princess has done wrong, she is always uneasy until she has had an opportunity of throwing the wrongness away from her by saying: ‘I did it; and I wish I had not; and I am sorry for having done it.‘”
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“Our worst fault is our preoccupation with the faults of others.”
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“What fault do you find with them? A fault which is most serious, I said; the fault of telling a lie, and, what is more, a bad lie.”
Plato
author
Socrates
Adeimantus
characters
bad events
lying
faults
concepts
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“Guilt is a hunter. My conscience mocked me, picking fights like a petulant child. It’s all your fault, the voice whispered.”
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“Good and bad, strengths and faults, he was hers forever.”
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“Fault always lies in the same place, my fine babies: with him weak enough to lay blame.”″
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“Quarrels would not last long if the fault was only on one side.”
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“Mentioning the faults of others does not rid us of our own.”
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“Most of our faults are more pardonable than the means we use to conceal them.”
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“I can’t believe I am in the same place. But it isn’t my fault. It still takes a long time to get out.”
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“For all their faults. I am passing out. O bitter ending! I’ll slip away before they’re up. They’ll never see. Nor know. Nor miss me.”
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“Own your faults and weaknesses”
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“It’s so much easier to point a finger than to take responsibility yourself, isn’t it? Maybe it isn’t so simple as this person’s fault or that one. Maybe we make up the dance together, as we go along, and no one knows what the result will be.”
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″ ‘It wasn’t a bird!’ said Sister, ‘It was a soccer ball.’ ‘And it was all my fault!’ shouted Brother. ‘It was just as much my fault!’ shouted Sister.”
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″‘It’s all your fault,’ I say quietly. ‘I’ve been abandoned. Almost missed out on my holiday. Risked my life. It’s all your fault- and you’re going to pay.‘”
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“A funny little story about 2 very different people (or in Tom’s case, a monster) being the best of friends, despite their faults.”
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″‘That’s going to cost the lives of yet more thousands of ordinary civilians,’ said Mrs. Van Beusekom, with a sigh... ‘It’s their own fault,’ said the mayor. ‘They were the first to drop bombs on cities- Warsaw and Rotterdam. What goes around comes around.’ ‘No. It’s absolutely nothing to do with that little girl in Bremen who just got a piece of shrapnel in her leg,’ said Mrs. Van Beusekom. ‘War is a terrible thing.‘”
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″ ‘But, King,’ he cried, ‘it was the iguana’s fault. He wouldn’t speak to me. And I thought he was plotting some mischief against me. When I crawled into the rabbit’s hole, I was only trying to hide.’ ”

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