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Conceal a flaw, and the world will imagine the worst.

Author: Marcus Valerius Martial (40-104)

Profession: Latin poet and epigrammatist

Humankind's chief fault is that they have so many small ones.

Author: Jean Paul


The essence of a man is found in his faults.

Author: Francis Picabia (1878-1953)

Profession: French Painter, Poet

No one is worse, for knowing the worst of themselves.

Author: Proverb


Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without one.

Author: Chinese Proverb

Profession: Sayings of Chinese Origin

Our faults irritate us most when we see them in others.

Author: Pennsylvania Dutch Proverb


Wink at small faults, for you have great ones yourself.

Author: Scottish Proverb

Profession: Sayings of Scottish Origin

A man can become so accustomed to the thought of his own faults that he will begin to cherish them as charming little ''personal characteristics.''

Author: Helen Rowland (1875-1950)

Profession: American Journalist

The more defects a man may have, the older he is, the less lovable, the more resounding his success.

Author: Marquis De Sade (1740-1814)

Profession: French Author

Men's faults to themselves seldom appear.

Author: William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

Profession: British Poet, Playwright, Actor

They say men are molded out of faults, and for the most, become much more the better; for being a little bad. [Measure For Measure]

Author: William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

Profession: British Poet, Playwright, Actor

Love to faults is always blind, always is to joy inclined. Lawless, winged, and unconfined, and breaks all chains from every mind.

Author: William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

Profession: British Poet, Playwright, Actor

Faults are beauties in a lovers eye.

Author: Theocritus


A fault that humbles a man is of greater value than a virtue that puffs him up.

Author: Source Unknown


A spirit to find fault is an enemy to your peace and comfort, and also to the happiness of those around you. It is the key to your destruction.

Author: Source Unknown