Observe your enemies, for they first find out your faults.
It is time to move forward together. Stronger for the bitter experiences we have shared, wiser for the suffering inflicted on us and more compassionate for having the capacity to forgive. For all its faults and cruelties, Fiji remains a country full of promise and hope simply demonstrated by the goodwill that has endured and the love we have for this land that is our home.ratu joni madraiwiwi
"Whatever my husband's faults may be, it can only aggravate the evil for me to hear them from a stranger's lips."anne brontë
I'm not conceited. Conceit is a fault, and I have no faults.david lee roth
How beautiful is candor! All faults may be forgiven of him who has perfect candor.walt whitman
But hear thee, Gratiano; Thou art too wild, too rude and bold of voice; Parts that become thee happily enough, And in such eyes as ours appear not faults; But where thou art not known, why, there they show Something too liberal. Pray thee, take pain To allay with some cold drops of modesty, Thy skipping spirit, lest through thy wild behavior, I be misconstrued in the place I go to, And lose my hopes.
America makes prodigious mistakes, America has cummings thoroughly and perfectlyannihilated by that vast and painful process of Unthinking which may result in a minutebitof purelypersonal Feeling.Whichminutebit is Art. colossal faults, but onething 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.
Carefully purify your conscience from daily faults; suffer no sin to dwell in your heart; small as it may seem, it obscures the light of grace, weighs down the soul, and hinders that constant communion with Jesus Christ which it should be your pleasure to cultivate.françois fénelon
As the reflections of our pride upon our defects are bitter, disheartening, and vexatious, so the return of the soul towards God is peaceful and sustained by confidence. You will find by experience how much more your progress will be aided by this simple, peaceful turning towards God, than by all your chagrin and spite at .the faults that exist in you.françois fénelon
Be to her virtues very kind;Be to her faults a little blind.Matthew Prior
The best way to know your faults is to notice which ones you accuse others of.james richardson
When we reverence anything in the mature, it is their virtues or their wisdom, and this is an easy matter. But we reverence the faults and follies of children. We should probably come considerably nearer to the true conception of things if we treated all grown-up persons, of all titles and types, with precisely that dark affection and dazed respect with which we treat the infantile limitations.gilbert keith chesterton
The humble person who confesses his faults and duly atones for them is the one best equipped to manage defeat, accept his own losses, and to overcome the setbacks that are the routine cost of doing business.ted malloch
There are faults which show heart and win hearts, while the virtue in which there is no love, repels.john lancaster spalding
We do not find it hard to bear with ourselves, though we are full of faults. Why then may we not learn to be tolerant of others?john lancaster spalding
Then farewell, Horace; whom I hated so, Not for thy faults, but mine.lord byron
Who mix'd reason with pleasure, and wisdom with mirth; If he had any faults, he has left us in doubt.Oliver Goldsmith
For tho' the faults were thick as dust In vacant chambers, I could trust Your kindness.
But, by all thy nature's weakness, Hidden faults and follies known, Be thou, in rebuking evil, Conscious of thine own.john greenleaf whittier
The cardinal method with faults is to overgrow them and choke them out with virtues.
We are great and our faults are great and therefore our problems great and great are our consolations.
He who the sword of heaven will bear Should be as holy as severe; Pattern in himself to know, Grace to stand, and virtue go; More or less to others paying Than by self-offences weighing. Shame to him whose cruel striking Kills for faults of his own liking!william shakespeare
So may he rest; his faults lie gently on him!
faults are beauties, when survey'd by love .
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