A man's mother is his misfortune, but his wife is his fault.
Believing there's no God means I can't really be forgiven except by
kindness and faulty memories. That's good; it makes me want to be more
thoughtful. I have to try to treat people right the first time around.
Better the occasional faults of a Government that lives in a spirit of
charity than the consistent omissions of a Government frozen in the ice
of its own indifference.
-Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Dogs' lives are too short. Their only fault, really.
-Agnes Sligh Turnbull
Employees want to feel they participated in the formation of the
business plan. This scam is called "buy in," and it's essential for
reminding the employees that if anything goes wrong, it's their fault.
Failure to understand reality is not reality's fault.
I didn't say it was your fault. I said I was going to blame it on you.
-Robert J. Elkins
I hold that companionship is a matter of mutual weaknesses. We like that
man or woman best who has the same faults we have.
-George J. Nathan
I like a friend better for having faults that one can talk about.
I might have my faults, but being wrong ain't one of them.
I think that in order to write really well and convincingly, one must be
somewhat poisoned by emotion. Dislike, displeasure, resentment,
faultfinding, imagination, passionate remonstrance, a sense of
injustice- they all make fine fuel.
If moderation is a fault, then indifference is a crime.
If you want people to notice your faults, start giving advice.
If youth is a fault, it is one which is soon corrected.
-Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
It had only one fault. It was kind of lousy.
It has been the great fault of our politicians that they have all wanted
to do something.
Life has taught me that it is not for our faults that we are disliked
and even hated but for our qualities.
My fault, my failure, is not in the passions I have, but in my lack of
control of them.
My perception was/is that while the rest of the computer world was
striving for Fault Tolerant Software, Microsoft was working on Fault
None of us can stand other people having the same faults as ourselves.
People who think they're generous to a fault usually think that's their
-Sydney J. Harris
Psychiatry enables us to correct our faults by confessing our parents'
-Laurence J. Peter
Some faults are so closely allied to qualities that it is difficult to
weed out the vice without eradicating the virtue.
Some people find fault like there's a reward for it.
The absent are never without fault. Nor the present without excuse.
The fault lies not with our technologies but with our systems.
The future is unwritten. Cyberspace is the funhouse mirror of our own
society, reflects our values and our faults, sometimes in terrifying
exaggerations. It doesn't matter who you are today, if you don't show up
in that mirror you are just not going to matter very much. Our kids have
to show up in the mirror.
The greatness of America lies not in being more enlightened than any
other nation, but rather in her ability to repair her faults.
-Alexis de Tocqueville
The most perfidious way of harming a cause consists of defending it
deliberately with faulty arguments.
-Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
The nice thing about being a celebrity is that when you bore people,
they think it's their fault.
The only cure for vanity is laughter, and the only fault that's
laughable is vanity.
There will always be dissident voices heard in the land, expressing
opposition without alternatives, finding fault but never favor,
perceiving gloom on every side and seeking influence without
responsibility. Those voices are inevitable.
-John F. Kennedy
To be angry, is to revenge the fault of others upon ourselves.
Tolerance comes with age. I see no fault committed that I myself could
not have committed at some time or other.
-Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
We are dismayed when we find that even disaster cannot cure us of our
-Marquis de Vauvenargues
We confess to little faults only to persuade ourselves that we have no
-Francois de la Rochefoucauld
We long for an affection altogether ignorant of our faults. Heaven has
accorded this to us in the uncritical canine attachment.
We must question the story logic of having an all-knowing all-powerful
God, who creates faulty Humans, and then blames them for his own
We see men fall from high estate on account of the very faults through
which they attained it.
-Jean de la Bruyere
We've been through so much together, and most of it was your fault.
When liberty is taken away by force it can be restored by force. When it
is relinquished voluntarily by default, it can never be recovered.
When you like someone, you like them in spite of their faults. When you
love someone, you love them with their faults.
With all their faults, trade-unions have done more for humanity than any
other organization of men that ever existed.
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