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Francois de la Rochefoucauld
French writer 1613-1680+2
Chance corrects us of many faults that reason would not know how to correct.
Greek philosopher 445BC-365BC+1
Observe your enemies, for they first find out your faults.
English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719+1
Our friends don't see our faults, or conceal them, or soften them.
American statesman and physicist 1706-17900
A benevolent man should allow a few faults in himself, to keep his friends in countenance.
American author, screenwriter and journalist 1920-19990
A friend should always underestimate your virtues and an enemy overestimate your faults.
Source: De Peetvader p. 391
American journalist 1875-19500
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.''
A woman's faults, be they never so small, cast a shadow which all her virtues cannot dispel.
American poet, essayist, and journalist 1819-18920
All faults may be forgiven of him who has perfect candor.
Edward. E. Cummings
American poet, painter, essayist, author, and playwright 1894-19620
America makes prodigious mistakes, America has colossal faults, but one thing cannot be denied: America is always on the move. She may be going to Hell, of course, but at least she isn't standing still.
George William Curtis
American journalist 1824-18920
Anger, even when it punishes the faults of delinquents, ought not to precede reason as its mistress, but attend as a handmaid at the back of reason, to come to the front when bidden. For once it begins to take control of the mind, it calls just what it does cruelly.
Bad people excuse their faults; wise people leave them.
Be England what she will, with all her faults she is my country still.
British diplomat, poet 1664-17210
Be to their virtue very kind; be to their faults a little blind.
Christian Nevell Bovee
American writer 1820-19040
Dishonest people conceal their faults from themselves as well as others, honest people know and confess them.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
American president 1890-19690
Don't join the book burners. Don't think you're going to conceal faults by concealing evidence that they never existed. Don't be afraid to go in your library and read every book..