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Our friends don't see our faults, or conceal them, or soften them.

Author: Joseph Addison (1672-1719)

Profession: British Essayist, Poet, Statesman

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

Author: Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881)

Profession: Scottish Philosopher, Author

The faults of a superior person are like the sun and moon. They have their faults, and everyone sees them; they change and everyone looks up to them.

Author: Confucius

Profession: Chinese Ethical Teacher, Philosopher

The real fault is to have faults and not amend them.

Author: Confucius

Profession: Chinese Ethical Teacher, Philosopher

When you have faults, do not fear to abandon them.

Author: Confucius

Profession: Chinese Ethical Teacher, Philosopher

Not to alter one's faults is to be faulty indeed.

Author: Confucius

Profession: Chinese Ethical Teacher, Philosopher

He has not a single redeeming defect.

Author: Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881)

Profession: British Statesman, Prime Minister

A man's personal defects will commonly have with the rest of the world precisely that importance which they have to himself. If he makes light of them, so will other men.

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

Profession: American Poet, Essayist

Don't find fault, find a remedy.

Author: Henry Ford (1863-1947)

Profession: American Industrialist, Founder of Ford Motor Company

A benevolent man should allow a few faults in himself, to keep his friends in countenance.

Author: Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)

Profession: American Scientist, Publisher, Diplomat

A good garden may have some weeds.

Author: Thomas Fuller (1608-1661)

Profession: British Clergyman, Author

A fault is sooner found than mended.

Author: Ulpian Fulwell

Profession:

People may flatter themselves just as much by thinking that their faults are always present to other people's minds, as if they believe that the world is always contemplating their individual charms and virtues.

Author: Elizabeth Gaskell (1810-1865)

Profession: British Novelist

Certain defects are necessary for the existence of individuality.

Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749-1832)

Profession: German Poet, Dramatist, Novelist

Some faults are so closely allied to qualities that it is difficult to weed out the vice without eradicating the virtue.

Author: Oliver Goldsmith (1728-1774)

Profession: Anglo-Irish Author, Poet, Playwright