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.
The real fault is to have faults and not amend them.
When you have faults, do not fear to abandon them.
Not to alter one's faults is to be faulty indeed.
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
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