Quotes and Sayings about Flaws



"You know, having been an election monitor in countries across the world, I can tell you that we would never certify another country's election if it had as many flaws in place as we had in Florida."
- Corrine Brown
(Related: Countries, Country, Flaws, World)

"I expect VA's inspector general and the FBI to work closely together so that we can identify and eliminate the flaws that allowed this leak and prosecute any criminal acts."
- Steve Buyer
(Related: Work, Flaws)

"If you can learn to love yourself and all the flaws, you can love other people so much better. And that makes you so happy."
- Kristin Chenoweth
(Related: Love, People, Flaws)

"You know, we have to take these characters - who, granted, have their separate personalities but, on a lot of levels, are pretty two-dimensional - and make them into people with flaws, with insecurities."
- Rachael Leigh Cook
(Related: People, Flaws, Pretty)

"I have a critical nature, in the sense that when I look at something I often look for the flaws."
- Donald Fagen
(Related: Nature, Flaws, Sense)

"I do not believe we can blame genetics for adultery, homosexuality, dishonesty and other character flaws."
- Jerry Falwell
(Related: Character, Adultery, Blame, Dishonesty, Flaws, Genetics, Homosexuality)

"I don't know if proud is the right word, but I am somebody who does not, on the whole, have the highest regard for my own stuff in that when I look all I get to see are the flaws."
- Neil Gaiman
(Related: Flaws, Right, Word)

"It's a very complex scenario, and certainly Dave was, and is, not the only person in Pearl Jam with personality flaws. Everybody in this band exhibits some form of neurotic behavior. And we couldn't find a balance, a mutual respect for each other."
- Stone Gossard
(Related: Balance, Behavior, Flaws, Personality, Respect)

"This president has been reluctant to hold anybody accountable. No one was held accountable after September the 11th. Nobody's been held accountable after the clear flaws in intelligence leading up to the war in Iraq."
- Bob Graham
(Related: Intelligence, War, Flaws, Iraq, Leading, President)

"The weakness of ourselves and of our reason makes us see flaws in beauties by making us consider everything piece by piece."
- Johann G. Hamann
(Related: Flaws, Reason, Weakness)

"Every time you go out on the ice, there are slight flaws. You can always think of something you should have done better. These are the things you must work on."
- Dorothy Hamill
(Related: Time, Work, Flaws)

"I love it when ugliness is beautiful. I love character flaws."
- Marcia Gay Harden
(Related: Love, Character, Flaws, Ugliness)

"I don't see myself as beautiful, because I can see a lot of flaws. People have really odd opinions. They tell me I'm skinny, as if that's supposed to make me happy."
- Angelina Jolie
(Related: People, Flaws, Opinions)

"I think all women go through periods where we hate this about ourselves, we don't like that. It's great to get to a place where you dismiss anything you're worried about. I find flaws attractive. I find scars attractive."
- Angelina Jolie
(Related: Women, Flaws, Hate)

"Tech Jacket shares the same tone as Invincible, but the subject matter is very different. Where Invincible is about perfection, Tech Jacket is about flaws."
- Robert Kirkman
(Related: Flaws, Perfection)

"Western society has many flaws, and it is good for an educated person to have thought some of these through, even at the expense of losing a lecture or two to tear gas."
- Robert B. Laughlin
(Related: Society, Thought, Flaws, Losing)

"I suspect the secret of personal attraction is locked up in our unique imperfections, flaws and frailties."
- Hugh Mackay
(Related: Flaws)

"I do think the patriotic thing to do is to critique my country. How else do you make a country better but by pointing out its flaws?"
- Bill Maher
(Related: Country, Flaws)

"The painter who feels obligated to depict his subjects as uniformly beautiful or handsome and without flaws will fall short of making art."
- Joyce Maynard
(Related: Art, Flaws, Will)

"There is a price for popularity. Critics look for your weaknesses, your flaws, anything that makes the work seem like a fluke and not seem worthy of all the attention it's getting."
- Terry McMillan
(Related: Work, Attention, Flaws, Popularity)

"That so unlikely an outcome should accrue to a man possessed of such limited talent and so many flaws, and one lacking in a sense of ethics and decency was one of the bitter ironies of history."
- William Thomas Green Morton
(Related: History, Talent, Decency, Ethics, Flaws, Man, Sense)

"We need to be calling out the flaws and misguided decisions of the Democrats in Congress and the Obama administration."
- Timothy Pawlenty
(Related: Congress, Decisions, Democrats, Flaws)

"If there are flaws they are in ourselves, and our task therefore must be one not of redesign but of renewal and reaffirmation, especially of the standards in which all of us believe."
- Elliot Richardson
(Related: Flaws)

"There are so many factors when you think of your own films. You think of the people you worked on it with, and somehow forget the movie. You can't forgive the movie for a long time. It takes a few years to look at it with any objectivity and forgive its flaws."
- George A. Romero
(Related: Time, People, Flaws, Forget, Years)

"It would be really great if people would realize that stars are only people with the same weaknesses and flaws, not immaculate idols."
- Meg Ryan
(Related: People, Flaws, Idols, Stars)

"You can be a great president and be ridden with flaws. Of course we know that."
- Morley Safer
(Related: Flaws, President)

"You can find flaws in Agassi and Sampras, but Federer has none."
- Marat Safin
(Related: Flaws)

"The reason they keep it so tight is that no one liked them, so that without each other, actually, they couldn't exist. They support each other. They support their flaws and everything else."
- Jennifer Saunders
(Related: Flaws, Reason, Support)

"The benefit of this kind of outlining is that you discover a story's flaws before you invest a lot of time writing the first draft, and it's almost impossible to get stuck at a difficult chapter, because you've already done the work to push through those kinds of blocks."
- George Stephen
(Related: Time, Work, Draft, First, Flaws, Writing)

"However, when Java is promoted as the sole programming language, its flaws and limitations become serious."
- Bjarne Stroustrup
(Related: Flaws, Language, Limitations, Programming)

"I know my flaws before other people point them out to me."
- Taylor Swift
(Related: People, Flaws)

"I don't tend to have a favorite album; I tend to have favorite tracks. There are flaws in every album that spoil it for me."
- Robin Trower
(Related: Favorite, Flaws)

"The great thing about irony is that it splits things apart, gets up above them so we can see the flaws and hypocrisies and duplicates."
- David Foster Wallace
(Related: Flaws, Irony)

"That's what it is every time you walk into the room to write with someone new. It's like, oh god I have to take my clothes off 'my creative clothes' and let them see all of my flaws."
- Cynthia Weil
(Related: Time, God, Clothes, Flaws)