Most popular shortcomings quotes
Many people believe that admitting a fault means they no longer have to correct it.
Criticism is the disapproval of people not for having faults, but for having faults different from our own.
If you hear that someone is speaking ill of you, instead of trying to defend yourself, say: "Obviously he does not know me very well since there are so many other faults he could have mentioned."
Better a diamond with flaws than a pebble without.
Our faults irritate us most when we see them in others.
If we had no faults, we would not take so much pleasure in noting those of others.
Clean your fingers before you point at my spots.
Love your enemies for they tell you your faults.
Deal with the faults of others as gently as your own.
The greatest of faults, I should say, is to be conscious of none.
We blame in others only those faults by which we do not profit.
It requires less character to discover the faults of others than to tolerate them.
Remember your own shortcomings, and when you encounter another with flaws, don't be eager to righteously seal yourself away from the offender forever. Take a few breaths and imagine yourself having just committed the action which has set you at odds.
Argue for your limitations and, sure enough, they're yours.
Always acknowledge a fault frankly. This will throw those in authority off their guard and give you opportunity to commit more.
Justifying a fault doubles it.
The only nice thing about being imperfect is the joy it brings to others.
Nine times out of ten, the first thing a man's companion knows of his shortcomings is from his apology.
If you wish to be loved, show more of your faults than your virtues.
It is well that there is no one without a fault; for he would not have a friend in the world.
Our shortcomings are the eyes with which we see the ideal.
When you have faults, do not fear to abandon them.
People who have no faults are terrible; there is no way of taking advantage of them.
Deal with the faults of others as gently as with your own.
Faults are thick where love is thin.
If virtue can't be mine alone at least my faults can be my own.
How beautiful is candor! All faults may be forgiven of him who has perfect candor.
My only fault ... is that I have no faults.
Misfortunes one can endure—they come from outside, they are accidents. But to suffer for one's own faults—ah! There is the sting of life.
Argue for your limitations, and sure enough they're yours.
Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without.
Lend, by your imperfections, self-esteem to others, and you will be invited everywhere.
Think of your faults the first part of the night when you are awake, and the faults of others the latter part of the night when you are asleep.