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Some people feel guilty about their anxieties and regard them as a defect of faith but they are afflictions, not sins. Like all afflictions, they are, if we can so take them, our share in the passion of Christ.
C. S. Lewis
No change of circumstances can repair a defect of character.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
To realize that you do not understand is a virtue; Not to realize that you do not understand is a defect.
These technologies can make life easier, can let us touch people we might not otherwise. You may have a child with a birth defect and be able to get in touch with other parents and support groups, get medical information, the latest experimental drugs. These things can profoundly influence life. I'm not downplaying that.
The fundamental defect of fathers, in our competitive society, is that they want their children to be a credit to them.
Weakness of character is the only defect which cannot be amended.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
William Gladstone has not a single redeeming defect.
For many, immaturity is an ideal, not a defect.
As regards the individual nature, woman is defective and misbegotten, for the active power of the male seed tends to the production of a perfect likeness in the masculine sex; while the production of a woman comes from defect in the active power.
Our body has this defect that, the more it is provided care and comforts, the more needs and desires it finds.
Saint Teresa of Avila
Memory depends very much on the perspicuity, regularity, and order of our thoughts. Many complain of the want of memory, when the defect is in the judgment; and others, by grasping at all, retain nothing.
I consider looseness with words no less of a defect than looseness of the bowels.
If youth be a defect, it is one that we outgrow only too soon.
James Russell Lowell
Perfection has one grave defect: it is apt to be dull.
W. Somerset Maugham
One shining quality lends a lustre to another, or hides some glaring defect.
The want of belief is a defect that ought to be concealed when it cannot be overcome.
To be suspicious is not a fault. To be suspicious all the time without coming to a conclusion is the defect.
It is easier to confess a defect than to claim a quality.
Sickness is mankind's greatest defect.
Georg C. Lichtenberg
I have known no man of genius who had not to pay, in some affliction or defect either physical or spiritual, for what the gods had given him.
Our chief defect is that we are more given to talking about things than to doing them.
There is something wrong about the man who wants help. There is somewhere a deep defect, a want, in brief, a need, a crying need, somewhere about that man.
I mean, I get letters in the mail because I had a heart defect when I was one, I had surgeries and stuff. And so you get these letters in the mail that just, they are crazy, they are just like, yes, well our son is dealing with the same thing and we saw you on TV and I mean it is such a cool thing to inspire and kind of give hope.
I'm used to always deciding everything myself. It's a blessing, but also a terrible defect.
There's a gender in your brain and a gender in your body. For 99 percent of people, those things are in alignment. For transgender people, they're mismatched. That's all it is. It's not complicated, it's not a neurosis. It's a mix-up. It's a birth defect, like a cleft palate.
Only in Britain could it be thought a defect to be too clever by half. The probability is that too many people are too stupid by three-quarters.
Evil has no substance of its own, but is only the defect, excess, perversion, or corruption of that which has substance.
John Henry Newman
Now the idea about taking people abroad is that if they come over to Cyprus, which we have in mind, and bring their families and would have the possibility to defect after they would be ready to speak their mind, well I hope so.
Greece has given Europe the opportunity to fix a defect in the euro zone, that is the fact that we did not have a fiscal union. Now steps have been taken to begin that process. And there is more solidarity from nation to nation, and that is a good thing. That has been Greece's gift to Europe.
Georgios A. Papandreou
In our struggle to restrain the violence and contain the damage, we tend to forget that the human capacity for aggression is more than a monstrous defect, that it is also a crucial survival tool.
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