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To the people who love you,
you are beautiful already.
This is not because they're
blind to your shortcomings
but because they so clearly see your soul.
- Victoria Moran

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Many people excuse their own faults
but judge other persons harshly.
We should reverse this attitude
by excusing others' shortcomings
and by harshly examining our own.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

I have many shortcomings.
I feel very lucky to have been able to have what I've had.
- Joshua Lederberg

No shortcomings of other people cause us to be more
intolerant than those which are caricatures of our own.
- Franz Grillparzer

 

Look at the United States today.
We have made mistakes in the past.
We have had shortcomings.
We shall make mistakes in the future and fall short of our own best hopes.
- Henry Cabot Lodge

One of my few shortcomings is that I can't predict the future.
- Lars Ulrich

You have to look at the discrepancy between what you
hoped and imagined and the reality of yourself and all your shortcomings.
- Richard Grant

The man who cannot endure to have his errors and shortcomings
brought to the surface and made known,
but tries to hide them, is unfit to walk the highway of truth.
- James Allen

I am not blind to the shortcomings of our own people.
- Mary Harris Jones

It is always well to accept your own shortcomings with
candor but to regard those of your friends with polite incredulity.
- Russell Lynes

Ideal conversation must be an exchange of thought,
and not, as many of those who worry most about their shortcomings believe,
an eloquent exhibition of wit or oratory.
- Emily Post

It didn't take long to recognise the shortcomings of
the Soviet regime and to see the values of the free world.
- Garry Kasparov

And I believe we need heroes, I believe we need certain
people who we can measure our own shortcomings by.
- Richard Attenborough

We live in a constant fear that our shortcomings will be exposed to family,
to friends and to the world.
- Keith Miller

The only laugh that man will ever get in his life is
by stripping and showing off his shortcomings.
- David Niven

Never underestimate the capacity of another human being
to have exactly the same shortcomings you have.
- Leigh Steinberg

Psychiatry enables us to correct our faults by confessing
our parents' shortcomings.
- Laurence J. Peter

A brother who recognizes that we have shortcomings,
we, in the struggle, have faults, and that he wanted
to reconcile differences.
- Louis Farrakhan

Hypocrisy is a value that I think has been embraced by the Republican Party.
We get lectured by people all day long about moral
values by people who have their own moral shortcomings.
- Howard Dean

Nothing is more cheerful than talking
about our friends' shortcomings.
- Mason Cooley

It was irritating to have one's physical shortcomings
pointed out quite so plainly twice in one evening,
once by a beautiful girl and once by a dying badger.
- Tom Holt

A woman may have a witty tongue or a stinging pen but
she will never laugh at her own individual shortcomings.
- Irvin S. Cobb

The ability of discerning high quality unavoidably
implies the ability of identifying shortcomings.
- Edsger Dijkstra

The Arab representatives and their followers were not
interested in the persecuted millions throughout the world;
they were fixed on a political agenda that distracted
the world from their own serious shortcomings in the human-rights department.
- Jack Schwartz

Even as we enumerate their shortcomings,
the rigor of raising children ourselves makes clear
to us our mothers' incredible strength.
We fear both.
If they are not strong, who will protect us? If they are not imperfect,
how can we equal them?
- Anna Quindlen

Humility is not my forte, and whenever I dwell for
any length of time on my own shortcomings,
they gradually begin to seem mild, harmless,
rather engaging little things, not at all like the
staring defects in other people's characters.
- Margaret Halsey

To such idle talk it might further be added:
that whenever a certain exclusive occupation is coupled
with specific shortcomings,
it is likewise almost certainly divorced from certain other shortcomings.
- Carl Friedrich Gauss

It may be true, that men, who are mere mathematicians,
have certain specific shortcomings, but that is not
the fault of mathematics,
for it is equally true of every other exclusive occupation.
- Carl Friedrich Gauss

The Committee's review of a series of intelligence shortcomings,
to include intelligence prior to 9/11 and the pre-war intelligence on Iraq,
clearly reveal how vital a diverse intelligence workforce
is to our national security.
- Jane Harman

Whenever I dwell for any length of time on my own shortcomings,
they gradually begin to seem mild, harmless,
rather engaging little things, not at all like the
staring defects in other people's characters.
- Margaret Halsey

The Pilgrim and the Puritan whom we honor tonight were
men who did a great deal of work in the world.
They had their faults and their - shortcomings,
but they were not slothful in business and they were most fervent in spirit.
- Henry Cabot Lodge

History proves that all dictatorships,
all authoritarian forms of government are transient.
Only democratic systems are not transient.
Whatever the shortcomings, mankind has not devised anything superior.
- Vladimir Putin

For eleven months and maybe about twenty days each year,
we concentrate upon the shortcomings of others,
but for a few days at the turn of the New Year we look at our own.
It is a good habit.
- Arthur H. Sulzberger

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends,
of most of the people you see every day,
is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
- Theodore H. White

People will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget
how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

People only see what they are prepared to see.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

Knowing your own darkness is the best method
for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
- Carl Jung

A common denominator of all religions is that
they have the power to bring out the best and the worst in people.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

When dealing with people, remember you are
not dealing with creatures of logic,
but creatures of emotion.
- Dale Carnegie

Know that all people are your brothers and sisters.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The meeting of two personalities is
like the contact of two chemical substances:
if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
- Carl Jung

Imagine all the people living life in peace.
You may say I'm a dreamer,
but I'm not the only one.
I hope someday you'll join us,
and the world will be as one.
- John Lennon

I've learned that people will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

Don't live your life to please other people.
- Oprah Winfrey

When people get caught up with that which is right
and they are willing to sacrifice for it,
there is no stopping point short of victory.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Some people care too much. I think it's called love.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Some people come into our lives and quickly go.
Some people stay for awhile,
and move our souls to dance.
They awaken us to a new understanding,
leave footprints on our hearts,
and we are never, ever the same.
- Flavia Weedn

If you judge people, you have no time to love them.
- Mother Teresa

Real love is accepting other people the way they are
without trying to change them.
- don Miguel Ruiz

If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
- Mother Teresa

Fear defeats more people than
any other one thing in the world.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Never believe that a few caring people can't change the world.
For, indeed, that's all who ever have.
- Margaret Mead

People that seem so glorious are all show;
underneath they are like everyone else.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Truth is not defined by
how many people believe something.
Ask. Question. Think.
Decide - for yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People will do anything, no matter how absurd,
to avoid facing their own souls.
- Carl Jung

Life is like dancing.
If we have a big floor, many people will dance.
Some will get angry when the rhythm changes.
But life is changing all the time.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Anything will give up its secrets if you love it enough.
Not only have I found that when I talk to the little flower
or to the little peanut they will give up their secrets,
but I have found that when I silently commune with people
they give up their secrets also - if you love them enough.
- George Washington Carver

Life is a process of becoming,
a combination of states we have to go through.
Where people fail is that they wish to elect a state
and remain in it. This is a kind of death.
- Anais Nin

Nine-tenths of the people were created
so you would want to be with the other tenth.
- Horace Walpole

You can't stop the music, nobody can stop the music.
- Village People

Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo,
but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you
when the limo breaks down.
- Oprah Winfrey

Surround yourself with people who
take their work seriously,
but not themselves,
those who work hard and play hard.
- Colin Powell

Most truths are so naked
that people feel sorry for them
and cover them up,
at least a little bit.
- Edward R. Murrow

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions.
Small people always do that,
but the really great make you feel that
you, too, can become great.
- Mark Twain

Fear makes strangers of people
who would otherwise be friends.
- Shirley MacLaine

Inspire people to do things for themselves.
Inspire people to think for themselves.
- Bono

The finest kind of friendship is between people
who expect a great deal of each other but never ask it.
- Anonymous

Friends are those rare people who ask how we are
and then wait to hear the answer.
- Anonymous

Love allows your beloved the freedom to be unlike you.
Attachment asks for conformity to your needs and desires.
Love imposes no demands.
Attachment expresses an overwhelming demand - "Make me feel whole."
Love expands beyond the limits of two people.
Attachment tries to exclude everything but two people.
- Deepak Chopra in The Path to Love


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