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Bad men excuse their faults; good men will leave them.

Do you wish to find out a person's weak points? Note the failings he has the quickest eye for in others. They may not be the very failings he is himself conscious of; but they will be their next-door neighbors. No man keeps such a jealous lookout as a rival. See quote detail

Endeavor to be always patient of the faults and imperfections of others; for thou hast many faults and imperfections of thine own that require forbearance. If thou art not able to make thyself that which thou wishest, how canst thou expect to mold another in conformity to thy will?

Every one is eagle-eyed to see another's faults and deformity.

Faults of the head are punished in this world, those of the heart in another; but as most of our vices are compound, so also is their punishment.

He who exhibits no faults is a fool or a hypocrite whom we should distrust.

He will be immortal who liveth till he be stoned by one without fault.

If the best man's faults were written on his forehead, he would draw his hat over his eyes.

If thou wouldst bear thy neighbor's faults, cast thine eyes upon thine own.

If we were faultless we should not be so much annoyed by the defects of those with whom we associate.

If you are pleased at finding faults, you are displeased at finding perfections.

It is not so much the being exempt from faults, as having overcome them, that is an advantage to us; it being with the follies of the mind as with the weeds of a field, which if destroyed and consumed upon the place of their birth, enrich and improve it more than if none had ever sprung there.

Men are almost always cruel on their neighbors' faults, and make the overthrow of others the badge of their own ill-masked virtue.

No one sees the wallet on his own back, though every one carries two packs, one before, stuffed with the faults of his neighbors; the other behind, filled with his own.

Observe your enemies, for they first find out your faults.

People are commonly so employed in pointing out faults in those before them, as to forget that some behind may at the same time be descanting on their own.

Ten thousand of the greatest faults in our neighbors are of less consequence to us than one of the smallest in ourselves.

The fault-finder - it is his nature's plague to spy into abuses; and oft his jealousy shapes faults that are not.

The greatest of faults, I should say, is to be conscious of none.

The lowest people are generally the first to find fault with show or equipage; especially that of a person lately emerged from his obscurity. They never once consider that he is breaking the ice for themselves.


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