Always acknowledge a fault frankly. This will throw those in authority off their guard and give you opportunity to commit more.
If every day in the life of a school could be the last day but one, there would be little fault to find with it.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
There are moments in Life when keeping silent becomes a fault, and speaking an obligation. A civic duty, a moral challenge, a categorical imperative from which we cannot escape.
The greatest of faults, I should say, is to be conscious of none.
How can I adopt a creed which, preferring the mud to the fish, exalts the boorish proletariat above the bourgeois and the intelligentsia who, with whatever faults, are the quality in life and surely carry the seeds of all human advancement?
John Maynard Keynes
There are faults which show heart and win hearts, while the virtue in which there is no love, repels.
John Lancaster Spalding
It is almost always a fault of one who loves not to realize when he ceases to be loved.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
If I hadn't refused Ken Russell, Fellini and Spielberg and made their movies when they asked me, my life would be no different. It is not my fault that I accepted one movie and turned down another. I don't see any point in defending myself, either.
We can love with all our hearts those in whom we recognize great faults. It would be impertinent to believe that perfection alone has the right to please us; sometimes our weaknesses attach us to each other as much as our virtues.
Luc De Clapiers
There are no signs, There are no stars aligned, No amulets no charms, To bring you back to my arms. There's just this human heart. That's built with this human fault. What was your question? Love is the answer.
All the passions make us commit faults; love makes us commit the most ridiculous ones.
It is the fault of our rhetoric that we cannot strongly state one fact without seeming to belie some other.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is in the nature of truth not to be at fault.
Synthetic life-forms were less than ten years old, the old android mechanicals less than sixteen; the faults of their systems were still being ironed out, year by year.
It is man's own fault, it is from want of use, if his mind grows torpid in old age.
Unemployment is sky-rocketing; deflation is in our future for the first time since the Great Depression. I don't care whose fault it is, it's the truth.
Even if you play perfectly, a fault of your opponent's can destroy the entire beauty of the game.
If the world could remain within a frame Like a painting on a wall, Then I think we would see the beauty, then We would stand staring in awe At our still lives posed Like a bowl of oranges, Like a story told By the fault lines and the soil.
The faults of the burglar are the qualities of the financier: the manners and habits of a duke would cost a city clerk his situation.
George Bernard Shaw
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