Quotes: imperfections

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  • Buddha
    Buddha
    Spiritual leader, born as Siddhartha Gautama ca. 450 BC - ca. 370 BC
    Buddha
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    A good friend who points out mistakes and imperfections and rebukes evil is to be respected as if he reveals a secret of hidden treasure.
  • Reinhold Niebuhr
    Reinhold Niebuhr
    American theologist, historian 1892-1971
    Reinhold Niebuhr
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    A wise architect observed that you could break the laws of architectural art provided you had mastered them first. That would apply to religion as well as to art. Ignorance of the past does not guarantee freedom from its imperfections.
  • 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.
  • St. Francis de Sales
    St. Francis de Sales
    Bishop of Geneva and is honored as a saint in the Catholic Church 1567-1622
    St. Francis de Sales
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    Have patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself. Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections, but instantly set about remedying them - every day begin the task anew -
  • Edward Dahlberg
    Edward Dahlberg
    American novelist, essayist and autobiographer 1900-1977
    Edward Dahlberg
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    So much of our lives is given over to the consideration of our imperfections that there is no time to improve our imaginary virtues. The truth is we only perfect our vices, and man is a worse creature when he dies than he was when he was born.
  • Benjamin Graham
    Benjamin Graham
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    The people of the United States will not tolerate another deep depression that arises not from any lack of natural resources, productive capacity or man and brain power, but solely from imperfections in the functioning of the system of finance capitalism.
    Source: Storage and Stability Part V, Ch. XIX, The Reservoir Plan and Tradition,
  • St. Augustine of Hippo
    St. Augustine of Hippo
    Roman African Christian theologian and philosopher 354-430
    St. Augustine of Hippo
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    This is the very perfection of a man, to find out his own imperfections.
  • Beyonce Knowles
    Beyonce Knowles
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    We all have our imperfections. But I'm human, and you know, it's important to concentrate on other qualities besides outer beauty.
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