Quotes: fault

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  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
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    A great revolution is never the fault of the people, but of the government.
  • Charles Dickens
    Charles Dickens
    English writer 1812-1870
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    A man in public life expects to be sneered at - it is the fault of his elevated situation, and not of himself.
  • Barbara Cartland
    Barbara Cartland
    English author of romance novels 1901-2000
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    A man will teach his wife what is needed to arouse his desires. And there is no reason for a woman to know any more than what her husband is prepared to teach her. If she gets married knowing far too much about what she wants and doesn't want then she will be ready to find fault with her husband.
  • Walter Bagehot
    Walter Bagehot
    English economist 1826-1877
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    A man's mother is his misfortune, but his wife is his fault.
  • Barbara Cartland
    Barbara Cartland
    English author of romance novels 1901-2000
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    A woman should say: "Have I made him happy? Is he satisfied? Does he love me more than he loved me before? Is he likely to go to bed with another woman?" If he does, then it's the wife's fault because she is not trying to make him happy.
  • Barbara Cartland
    Barbara Cartland
    English author of romance novels 1901-2000
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    A woman should say: 'Have I made him happy? Is he satisfied? Does he love me more than he loved me before? Is he likely to go to bed with another woman?' If he does, then it's the wife's fault because she is not trying to make him happy.
  • Casey Stengel
    Casey Stengel
    American basketbal player and manager 1889-1975
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    All blame is a waste of time. No matter how much fault you find with another, and regardless of how much you blame him, it will not change you. The only thing blame does is to keep the focus off you when you are looking for... reasons to explain your unhappiness or frustration.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    And oftentimes excusing of a fault doth make the fault the worse by the excuse.
  • David M. Burns
    David M. Burns
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    Assert your right to make a few mistakes. If people can't accept your imperfections, that's their fault.
  • George Herbert
    George Herbert
    English poet 1593-1633
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    Be calm in arguing; for fierceness makes error a fault and truth discourtesy.
  • Ovid
    Ovid
    Roman poet 43 BC - 17 AD
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    Blemishes are hid by night and every fault forgiven; darkness makes any woman fair.
  • Bob Dylan
    Bob Dylan
    American musician 1941-
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    But I mean no harm nor put fault
    On anyone that lives in a vault
    But it's alright, Ma, if I can't please him
    Source: Bringing It All Back Home (1965)
  • Henry Ford
    Henry Ford
    American industrialist 1863-1947
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    Don't find fault, find a remedy.
  • Jonathan Miller
    Jonathan Miller
    English theatre and opera actor, author and television presenter 1934-
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    Errors of taste are very often the outward sign of a deep fault of sensibility.
  • Sydney Smith
    Sydney Smith
    English writer and cleric 1771-1845
    Sydney Smith
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    Find fault when you must find fault in private, and if possible sometime after the offense, rather than at the time.
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