A good garden may have some weeds.
Love to faults is always blind, always is to joy inclined. Lawless, winged, and unconfined, and breaks all chains from every mind.
Don't find fault, find a remedy.
A fault that humbles a man is of greater value than a virtue that puffs him up.
Humankind's chief fault is that they have so many small ones.
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.
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.''
Our friends don't see our faults, or conceal them, or soften them.
A benevolent man should allow a few faults in himself, to keep his friends in countenance.
Not to alter one's faults is to be faulty indeed.
The faults of a superior person are like the sun and moon. They have their faults, and everyone sees them; they change and everyone looks up to them.
When looking for faults use a mirror, not a telescope
It is well that there is no one without a fault; for he would not have a friend in the world.
A man's personal defects will commonly have with the rest of the world precisely that importance which they have to himself. If he makes light of them, so will other men.
The greatest of all faults, I should say, is to be conscious of none.
Men's faults to themselves seldom appear.
Some faults are so closely allied to qualities that it is difficult to weed out the vice without eradicating the virtue.
When you have faults, do not fear to abandon them.
No one is worse, for knowing the worst of themselves.
Certain defects are necessary for the existence of individuality.