Quarrels would not last long if the fault was only on one side.
Timidity is a fault for which it is dangerous to reprove persons whom we wish to correct of it.
A cake is a very good test of an oven: if it browns too much on one side and not on the other, it's not your fault - you need to have your oven checked.
Many persons have been confused and discouraged at the very outset of the study by the great variety and the delicate distinctions of the openings: and this has constituted a fault in many otherwise excellent manuals for the learner.
You can't go around the theatres handing out cards saying, 'It isn't my fault'. You go onto the next one.
Find fault with thyself rather than with others.
It has been the great fault of our politicians that they have all wanted to do something.
A fault is fostered by concealment.
Every true, eternal problem is an equally true, eternal fault; every answer an atonement, every realisation an improvement.
That's one of our biggest problems, it's always somebody else's fault instead of our own fault.
All humanity inspires me. Every passer-by is my unconscious sitter; and as strange as it may seem, I really draw folk as I see them. Surely it is not my fault that they fall into certain lines and angles.
Put an Englishman into the garden of Eden, and he would find fault with the whole blasted concern; put a Yankee in, and he would see where he could alter it to advantage; put an Irishman in, and he would want to boss the thing; put a Dutchman in, and he would proceed to plant it.
If something about the human body disgusts you, the fault lies with the manufacturer.
Always the fact remains that to the mentally indolent this book may well seem a volume of disconnected short stories. All of us being more or less mentally indolent, this possibility constitutes a dire fault.
If you could stop the suffering and dying, and didn't stop it, then you are guilty. It is your fault. We kill no one. We do not let them kill us. We have nothing to do with them.
What a silly god, he makes everybody born bad to go to burning hell. Why so mad? All his fault!
Whenever you hear the words chink, nigger, beaner, paki, sissy, bull dyke, faggot, cunt, bitch, ho, jap...because through no fault of your own, you happen to be you, and apparently to the person saying it something is wrong with that.
Thought the bribe be small, yet the fault is great.
True, thy fault is great, But we are many that will plead for thee; We and our sisters, dwellers in the streams That murmur blithely to the joyous mood, And dolefully to sadness. Not a nook In darkest woods but some of us are there, To watch the flowers, that else would die unseen.
Shakespeare's fault is not the greatest into which a poet may fall. It merely indicates a deficiency of taste.
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
That bad manners are so prevalent in the world is the fault of good manners.
It is the fault of our rhetoric that we cannot strongly state one fact without seeming to belie some other.
Just then, with a wink and a sly normal lurch, The owl very gravely got down from his perch, Walked round, and regarded his fault-finding critic (Who thought he was stuffed) with a glance analytic.
Let no one dare to call another mad who is not himself willing to rank in the same class for every perversion and fault of judgment. Let no one dare aid in punishing another as criminal who is not willing to suffer the penalty due to his own offenses.