No man is clever enough to know all the evil he does.
Duc de La Rochefoucauld (1613 - 1680)
Contributed by: Zaady
Almost all our faults are more pardonable than the methods we resort to to hide them.
Had we ourselves no faults we should find less pleasure discovering them in others.
Source: Réflexions ou Sentences et Maximes Morales
Quarrels would not last long if the fault were on one side only.
We confess our faults, to make amends by our sincerity for the harm they have done us in the opinion of others.
We easily forget our faults when they are known only to ourselves.
Flattery is counterfeit money which, but for vanity, would have no circulation.
He who lives without folly is not so wise as he imagines.
The most trying fools are the bright ones.
No persons are more frequently wrong, than those who will not admit they are wrong.
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