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Inspirational and Insightful Quotations #27 --- Faultfinding

Updated on December 2, 2015

Quotations on Faultfinding

A faultfinding, criticizing habit is fatal to all excellence. Nothing will strangle growth quicker than a tendency to hunt for flaws, to rejoice in the unlovely, like a hog which always has his nose in the mud and rarely looks up. The direction in which we look indicates the life aim, and people who are always looking for something to criticize, for the crooked and the ugly, who are always suspicious, who invariably look at the worst side of others, are but giving the world a picture of themselves. This disposition to see the worst instead of the best grows on one very rapidly, until it ultimately strangles all that is beautiful and crushes out all that is good in himself. No matter how many times your confidence has been betrayed, do not allow yourself to sour, do not lose your faith in people. The bad are the exceptions; most people are honest and true and mean to do what is right.

---Orison Swett Marden, Success Magazine, New York, N.Y., October 1905.

Constructive criticism is beneficial to any community. Nagging and faultfinding are destructive. Yet both are to be found everywhere. Constructive criticism points out the weak spots in a scheme or undertaking in a fair-minded but forceful manner. Nagging picks it to pieces without reason or remedy. Often a man is sincerely desirous of doing something for the general improvement of the town in which he lives. The improvement he advocates may be of no more benefit to him than to any other citizen, yet there is invariably someone ready to impute a selfish or ulterior motive to his effort. In times, such a man, if he is not endowed with extraordinary patience, becomes weary of repeated nagging and ceases his efforts for the community good. The town gains nothing from this nagging, but loses much through the future apathy of one whose loyal efforts were so unjustly attacked. Legitimate commendation is a booster and a builder. Nagging is a grave digger. Which is the best for the community?

---James H. Wallis, Vernal Express, Vernal, Utah, Jan. 20, 1922.

Faultfinding injures the finder and never helps the possessor of the fault. Why not praise, boost? Try it! Did you ever see a man discouraged by a little praise? We stick flowers over the dead when often we never threw that person a single blossom while he was alive. One flower for the living is more practical than masses of them for the dead. So, spread around a little healthy commendation. As a practical man once said along this line, “Say pleasant things, and this will help to sweeten life around you.” The chronic faultfinder you’ll always find is an old sorehead who as failed in life and the self-knowledge of his failure sours his soul. He thus advertises himself and you may read him correctly. The faultfinder or knocker has no place in this nation or this city. Why? The knocker even wastes the air he breathes, and we cannot afford to even waste air in these days of conservation.

---John Elward Brown, El Paso Morning Times, El Paso, Texas, April 1, 1918.

It’s easier to destroy a person’s reputation than to build a good character. Faultfinding is as dangerous as it is easy. Anybody can grumble, criticize, or censure, but it takes a great soul to go working on faithfully and lovingly, and rise superior to it all. Most of us, perhaps all of us, want to do good and often will do good to our fellowmen. This is complimentary. But there seems to be another nature in us that often predominates. We like to criticize people and hurt people who act different from us, or think different than we do. Paul put it this way: “When I would do good, evil is present with me.” Yes, apparently there are two of us. We have heard the story of Dr. Jekyl and Mr. Hyde. During the day, the fellow was an outstanding, up and coming man, bent on doing good to everybody. At night, the fellow was another character, seeking to harm and hurt people in every way. It is no easy task to develop our good natures, and put a brake on our evil passions. It is a lifetime job. But it will pay us to make the effort for all time to come.

---Chelsea H. “C.H.” Kelley, Williamson Daily News, Williamson, W. Va., April 20, 1948.

One of the commonest, as it is one of the stupidest blunders made by most of us, is to assume that there is some virtue in the art of faultfinding. We take it for granted that ability to criticize, somehow or other, imparts to us the virtue whose lack we have noted in another. As a matter of fact, the meanest person may criticize the greatest. Carping criticism is essentially small-minded But to perceive a greatness and goodness, and to be quick and generous in acknowledging benefits, that is a sign of magnanimity and nobility. The great are always grateful.

---William T. Ellis, Binghamton Press, Binghamton, N.Y., Nov. 23, 1917.

The source of all fault-finding criticism is not to be admired. It may be envy or jealousy, or it may be that the faultfinder thinks he is exalting himself by debasing another. What a world man could discover if he only sought it in himself, and sought it aright. Self-discovery is the great lesson of life.

---A.W. Ryan, Duluth Herald, Duluth, Minn., July 31, 1916.

People who are faultfinding and critical, always looking for some flaw in someone, or something, are usually not only unhappy folks, but unhealthy ones. People with kindly, happy minds, are exceptional in bodily health and vigor.

---George Matthew Adams, Waycross Journal-Herald, Waycross, Ga., June 4, 1940.

Maybe your neighbor does have too many faults, but then—we might possibly discover a few closer to home if we had the courage to cross-examine ourselves. So if we correct our own we will not have time to worry about those of other people.

---Frank Hilton Greer, Oklahoma Farmer, Guthrie, Okla., June 26, 1907.

It is harder to wink at another’s faults than to be blind to his virtues.

---Frank Hilton Greer, Oklahoma State Capital, Guthrie, Okla., Aug. 31, 1910.

Some will find fault where others would never think of looking for it.

---Frank Hilton Greer, Oklahoma State Capital, Guthrie, Okla., Dec. 30, 1910.

Because you haven’t the faults you see in other people doesn’t mean that you are perfect.

---Carl J.G. Brown, Atchison Daily Globe, Atchison, Kan., Nov. 4, 1935.

No fault is mended by a faultfinder.

---Carl J.G. Brown, Atchison Daily Globe, Atchison, Kan., Oct. 17, 1929.

If you aren’t a fault mender you have no right to be a faultfinder.

---Carl J.G. Brown, Amarillo Daily Globe, Amarillo, Texas, April 17, 1924.

Very few of us wait until the first of the year to take an inventory of the other fellow’s faults.

---Eugene Alexander “Gene” Howe, Atchison Daily Globe, Atchison, Kan., Dec. 6, 1923.

It is easy to point out faults in others, but it is not so easy to suggest a remedy for the faults of which we complain; it would be better, but it is not so easy. A great faultfinder is of no use in a community, but a man who would suggest remedies for the evils of the community would be a blessing.

---E.W. “Ed” Howe, Atchison Daily Globe, Atchison, Kan., Jan. 25, 1889.

When not busy finding fault, a man is usually engaged in making suggestions.

---E.W. “Ed” Howe, Atchison Daily Globe, Atchison, Kan., Feb. 5, 1909.

Another disadvantage of being satisfied with yourself is that it gives you so much time to find fault with others.

---E.W. “Ed” Howe, Atchison Daily Globe, Atchison, Kan., March 18, 1909.

You cannot avoid seeing the faults of others, occasionally, but you can avoid a constant search for them with a magnifying glass.

---E.W. “Ed” Howe, Atchison Daily Globe, Atchison, Kan., May 11, 1909.

It is so easy to find fault; and people love easy things.

---E.W. “Ed” Howe, St. Joseph Gazette, St. Joseph, Mo., March 31, 1929.

People are too busy finding fault with each other to learn the really important lessons of life.

---E.W. “Ed” Howe, St. Joseph Gazette, St. Joseph, Mo., June 16, 1929.

Advertising other people’s faults is a kind of advertising that does not pay.

---Elijah Powell Brown, Duluth Evening Herald, Duluth, Minn., Nov. 11, 1899.

If you use a mirror to find your faults you will forget to use a microscope for those of others.

---Elijah Powell Brown, Duluth Evening Herald, Duluth, Minn., Nov. 1, 1902.

The business of faultfinding would soon come to an end if every faultfinder could only be well introduced to himself.

---Elijah Powell Brown, Sioux County Herald, Orange City, Iowa, Jan. 13, 1897.

It is easier to be eloquent over the faults of others than to be penitent over our own.

---Elijah Powell Brown, Aberdeen Herald, Aberdeen, Wash., Oct. 6, 1902.

If you want to make yourself miserable, the easiest way to do it is to become a faultfinder.

---Elijah Powell Brown, Dublin Progress, Dublin, Texas, June 13, 1891.

Finding fault with others is one way of telling people that you are not quite so good as you ought to be yourself.

---Elijah Powell Brown, Western Kansas World, Wakeeney, Kan., July 1, 1893.

The man who is always looking for faults needs a mirror.

---Henry Edward Warner, Richmond Times-Dispatch, Richmond, Va., Oct. 22, 1916.

One of the easiest things on earth is to find fault.

---Henry Edward Warner, Richmond Times-Dispatch, Richmond, Va., Jan. 19, 1918.

If you get into the habit of overlooking the faults of others you can locate some of your own.

---Henry Edward Warner, Richmond Times-Dispatch, Richmond, Va., May 20, 1919.

The man who continually finds fault with others is traveling the road that leads further and further away from success.

---John F. Easley, Daily Ardmoreite, Ardmore, Okla., Feb. 10, 1915.

The greatest of all shortcomings is a readiness to detect them in others.

---Edmund J. Kiefer, Buffalo Courier-Express, Buffalo, N.Y., Nov. 23, 1938.

The urge to find fault with others is the itch of one’s own shortcomings.

---Edmund J. Kiefer, Buffalo Courier-Express, Buffalo, N.Y., Sept. 11, 1955.

Faultfinding indicates a shortcoming of that goodness in ourselves which we demand of others.

---Edmund J. Kiefer, Buffalo Courier-Express, Buffalo, N.Y., Jan. 19, 1958.

Many people put faultfinding ahead of soul-searching.

---Edmund J. Kiefer, Buffalo Courier-Express, Buffalo, N.Y., July 12, 1961.

Faultfinding is a misuse of one’s critical faculty.

---Edmund J. Kiefer, Buffalo Courier-Express, Buffalo, N.Y., May 24, 1962.

Faulting others is likely to be a futile attempt at self-justification.

---Edmund J. Kiefer, Buffalo Courier-Express, Buffalo, N.Y., Aug. 7, 1966.

They who are blind to their own faults are likely to see them magnified in others.

---Edmund J. Kiefer, Buffalo Courier-Express, Buffalo, N.Y., July 6, 1967.

The man who finds fault seldom finds a better way to do things.

---Liston Dickson Elkins, Waycross Journal-Herald, Waycross, Ga., Dec. 16, 1939.

It is always easier for us to find fault with the man who is working at a job about which we know nothing.

---Roy L. Smith, Christian Advocate, Chicago, Ill., Feb. 27, 1941.

It is always easier to find fault than it is to produce results.

---Roy L. Smith, Christian Advocate, Chicago, Ill., April 18, 1946.

Finding fault is one of the unskilled employments.

---Roy L. Smith, Christian Advocate, Chicago, Ill., July 29, 1948.

He who sees only the faults of other people can never hope for happiness.

---Roy L. Smith, Tampa Morning Tribune, Tampa, Fla., Jan. 9, 1934.

Why develop any special talent as a faultfinder?

---Roy L. Smith, Buffalo Morning Express, Buffalo, N.Y., April 13, 1925.

Finding fault is about the most unprofitable use of time ever invented.

---Roy L. Smith, Buffalo Courier-Express, Buffalo, N.Y., March 14, 1928.

Of course everyone isn’t perfect. Most of us will readily admit the shortcoming of others.

---Hazen Conklin, The Evening World, New York, N.Y., Nov. 22, 1915.

Men of the most limited view are the most prone to find fault. Beyond their narrow circle all is darkness.

---L.E. Tupper, The Citizen, Berea, Ky., Sept. 21, 1905.

One trouble with finding fault is that there is hardly ever any reward offered for it.

---John Merrill Chilcote, St. Joseph News-Press, St. Joseph, Mo., Feb. 17, 1967.

No one is so blind to his own faults as a man who is in the habit of detecting the faults of others.

---Theophile Meerschaert, The Indian Advocate, Sacred Heart, Okla., September 1902.

The person who is always faultfinding has divorced truth from duty.

---H.L. House, Omaha Daily Bee, Omaha, Neb., Dec. 2, 1901.

Most people would rather blame a man for what he doesn’t do, than give him credit for what he does.

---James H. Wallis, Vernal Express, Vernal, Utah, Aug. 31, 1917.

If you are looking for faults you are blind to merit.

---John Dodwell, The Citizen, Berea, Ky., Jan. 16, 1902.

It is were as easy to live well as to find fault, we should find ourselves faultless.

---John Wesley Holland, Livingston Republican, Geneseo, N.Y., Oct. 3, 1929.

You’re simply losing every time you stop to pick flaw in anything or anybody.

---J. Marvin Nichols, The Daily Ardmoreite, Ardmore, Okla., April 8, 1907.

It is not safe to speak of another’s faults until you have none of them.

---J. Marvin Nichols, Gainesville Daily Sun, Gainesville, Fla., Sept. 17, 1907.

Let us seek the best in others, instead of being bitter over their faults.

---Lucius W. Nieman, Milwaukee Journal, Milwaukee, Wis., Jan. 9, 1918.

Faultfinding is the meanest and cheapest thing anyone can do. People who do nothing good and are good for nothing else, can find fault.

—William P. Orrick, Reading Eagle, Reading, Pa., Oct. 6, 1901.

Blessed is he who can overlook the faults of others and look over his own.

—Hamilton G. Park, Salt Lake Tribune, Salt Lake City, Utah, Dec. 14, 1949.

Some people are so pleased at finding fault, that they are displeased at finding perfection.

—Clarin D. Ashby, Uintah Basin Standard, Roosevelt, Utah, Sept. 22, 1977.

Never notice the errors of others for the purpose of showing their faults, but with a view to aid them to see and guard against them.

—Z.N. Decker, Improvement Era, Salt Lake City, Utah, April 1898.

Many people condemn themselves by revealing the faults they find in others.

‑‑‑Roy E. Gibson, Nephi Times‑News, Nephi, Utah, April 19, 1956.

It is easy to find fault; appreciation requires intelligence and character.

‑‑‑Roy E. Gibson, Nephi Times‑News, Nephi, Utah, Feb. 25, 1971.

Before you blow your top about somebody else's faults, stop and count ten‑‑of your own!

‑‑‑Les Goates, Deseret News, Salt Lake City, Utah, June 4, 1958.

Little faults in others look like mountains; big faults in us look like molehills.

---John L. Brown, Aurora Daily Star, Aurora, Ill., Feb. 10, 1922.

Don't find fault. Hunt for something there's a reward on.

‑‑‑Jack Haney, Nashville Banner, Nashville, Tenn., Aug. 3, 1924.

The more a man finds fault, the more proof that he hasn't done anything worthwhile himself.

‑‑‑William C. Hunter, Chicago Tribune, Chicago, Ill., Jan. 16, 1910.

A disposition to find fault is not a disposition to find favor.

‑‑‑J.R. Hornady, Louisville Times, Louisville, Ky., Nov. 8, 1902.

Fault is so easily found the hunting isn’t worthwhile.

---Tom Sims, Milwaukee Journal, Milwaukee, Wis., Sept. 1, 1922.

When a man has so many faults of his own that he can’t pay attention to the faults of others he is on his way to improvement.

—Jack Warwick, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh, Pa., April 16, 1936.

A faultfinder is the one fellow who delights in working overtime.

---Carey Williams, Waycross Journal-Herald, Waycross, Ga., Dec. 16, 1939.

The more goodness we have, the more goodness we will see in others. The more faults we have, the more faults we will find in someone else.

---The Herald of Gospel Liberty, Portsmouth, N.H., June 6, 1929.

Finders are not keepers in the case of a faultfinder.

‑‑‑Louisville Herald, Louisville, Ky., June 20, 1907.

There would be far less faultfinding in this world if the faultfinders only appreciated how unmistakably and unpleasantly they reveal their characters. Faultfinding, in fact, is what psychologists call a defense reaction. It is an instinctive transference to others of blemishes which the faultfinders themselves possess. Without knowing it, the faultfinders are really criticizing themselves when they nag and scold other people. Their reproaches are the outcries of a mind oppressed with a consciousness of inferiority. Truly successful and strong men never make themselves conspicuous for faultfinding. They feel under no compulsion to go hunting for weaknesses in others. Rather, their impulse is to search for praiseworthy qualities. They are generous and forgiving in proportion as they are conscious of their own power. Faultfinding is a vice in which they seldom indulge. They may call attention to errors and mistakes but not in the faultfinder's petty spirit. If, however, circumstances undermine strength, as, for example, through the gradual or sudden development of some condition of bodily disease, even truly great men may swing over into the ranks of the faultfinders. This is the explanation of a phenomenon of not infrequent occurrence. Again and again it has been observed that men, formerly genial and kindly, become strangely addicted to the faultfinding habit. Possibly without knowing it, they are in the incipient stages of a serious illness. Possibly they have allowed themselves to become embittered by a failure or a defeat. In any event, their faultfinding is symptomatic of a loss of nervous balance. Let every faultfinder stop short in his everlasting scrutiny of others and begin to scrutinize himself. Self-scrutiny, if honest, is sure to have results highly profitable.

—H. Addington Bruce, The Chicago Daily News, Chicago, Ill., Sept. 20, 1918.

It is a sort of self-conceit that leads to faultfinding. The person who constantly resorts to destructive criticism feels himself a superior person in doing so, not realizing that it takes neither taste nor intelligence to find fault or to offer destructive criticism. The people who criticize the most severely are often those who could do least to remedy the fault were they given a chance to do so. ... It is as easy to command a thing as it is to find fault with it, and careful commendation requires much more judgment and discrimination than finding fault. Faultfinding is a habit easily acquired.

—Thomas Arkle Clark, The Chicago Daily News, Chicago, Ill., Jan. 20, 1925.

It is always easy to find fault with others and the things about us. It is an easy habit and when persisted in long enough it is very difficult to overcome. Often it robs a person of a certain sweetness of character. To see the good and the excellent in people and to speak well of them is an excellent trait. It does both good, he who sees the good and the one of whom it is spoken. Unsuspected good is all about us. It can be discovered. It is not so hard to do good when all about us are trusting in us and expecting us to do good. Trust and confidence begets good deeds and useful lives for all. Let us do the best we can to see the best in others and say so.

—Marshall S. Burns, Crowley Daily Signal, Crowley, La., June 21, 1941.

Why is it that people who have serious faults themselves are so eager to find fault with others who, at least, are as free from sin as they are? How frequently do we hear men criticizing their fellowmen for defects of character while they themselves have more weaknesses, probably, than the men whom they criticize. Why is it that so many people take delight in talking about their neighbor’s faults? Is it to drive attention from their own? Is it an anxiety on their part to make a favorable impression upon those to whom they speak, by suggesting a contrast between the faults of others and their own virtues? We have heard men talk in very severe terms of other men’s faults and sins, who themselves seemed to have forgotten that they themselves were very imperfect. ... We have noticed that men and women who have the fewest faults are generally the most charitable to the faults of others; while those who are most severe are those who ought to be the last to indulge in severity.

—George Q. Cannon, Juvenile Instructor, Salt Lake City, Utah, Nov. 1, 1894.

A man who finds fault all the time becomes soured himself. Continued scolding is hard on the scolder. His voice becomes harsh, his eyes become blinded to the fair things of the world, he loses his power to enjoy life. If we go around with our feelings attuned to discord, sooner or later we can only see the dark side of life. It is a psychological fact.

—Greer Alvin Foote, Salt Lake Herald-Republican, Salt Lake City, Utah, Jan. 16, 1911.

A faultfinder finds himself out of harmony with the world and has no friends. He who sees only weakness and shortcomings in others cannot possibly be devoted to them, and as he does not give devotion to others, he cannot receive devotion from them.

—Morris Lichenstein, New York Times, New York, New York, June 25, 1934.

"Obey that impulse" may be an effective advertising slogan, but it is a treacherous guide for human conduct. Human nature being what it is, most impulses are selfishly based on individual likes and dislikes. How often you are tempted to tell someone who offends you what you think of him, but you restrain the impulse, not because you dislike a quarrel but because you have a code which balances self-respect with consideration of others? Subsequently you conclude that the offense was not as serious as it seemed and you are glad you did not obey your first impulse. There are times when offensive persons need to be told the truth but it may be effectively done, not impulsively, but with mature consideration, and only by those guiltless of the offense condemned. Personal faultfinding is not an office of true religion. Persons quick to complain of others, to bandy scandal and gossip, to judge before the facts are known, need to appraise more carefully their own conduct and characters. Religion, developing consideration for others, makes it easier to live with others. It encourages the individual to correct his own faults rather than to criticize the faults of others. Religion establishes a frame of mind which readily accepts the advice of St. Paul: "Whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honorable, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue and if there be any praise, think on these things."

—Harry C. Withers, Dallas Morning News, Dallas, Texas, May 13, 1939.

Faultfinding is dangerous. It grows easily into a habit; then spreads as a disease into every thought and act. It drives away cheer and banishes happiness. There are faults in every man and man-made institution. Look for them and they are found. There are also virtues in every man and man-made institution. Look for them and they are found. To dwell upon faults breeds distrust and ill-will; to consider virtues creates confidence and begets love. Whoever walks with the faults of the world, travels in darkness, hemmed in by night; whoever seeks the virtues of the world, lives in the light of day. Man is of divine pedigree. Therefore, in the midst of evil temptation he strives for goodness and virtue. In all people, save a very few, virtues outnumber faults. The world is essentially good in character, though it be often adrift with respect to truth. Could this story be told of the acts of kindness performed daily by man for man throughout the world, we should understand better the warmth and tenderness of humanity, and its deep desire for the right. The rank and file, the average of us, are deserving of respect and good will. Faults exist. They must be corrected. How? Best of all, by helping develop the virtues, the gifts and power, of the person at fault. Two things cannot occupy the same place at the same time. Therefore, as virtues increase, faults decrease. Sometimes a fault is but the result of unhappy conditions. Remove these and the fault disappears. If the fault comes from a weak will, correct it by nourishing and training the will for righteousness. Speak of a fault only when necessary, and then gently, to those who have the right to hear. Broadcasted faultfinding is moral poison gas.

—John A. Widtsoe, Millennial Star, Liverpool, England, June 12, 1930.

Don’t look for the little faults of character that each [other] has, but look for the truth and integrity to duty. Those who have obeyed the higher principles are those who have suffered, but have held fast to duty, and their integrity has enabled them to overcome weaknesses.

—Abraham Owen Woodruff, Young Woman’s Journal, Salt Lake City, Utah, August 1903.

Some men are charitable to a fault, particularly in giving away their friends' faults.

—Benjamin Arstein, San Antonio Express, San Antonio, Texas, April 4, 1911.

Maybe you've noticed, but it is hard to weigh the faults of others without resting our thumbs on the scales.

—Clarin D. Ashby, Uintah Basin Standard, Roosevelt, Utah, Aug. 10, 1972.

Faultfinders do not improve the world; they only make it seem worse.

—Lee R. Call, Star Valley Independent, Afton, Wyo., Feb. 4, 1971.

Love does not overlook faults; it looks through them.

—Henry F. Cope, Chicago Tribune, Chicago, Ill., Jan. 21, 1906.

The suspicious seek in others what they have hidden in themselves.

—Henry F. Cope, Chicago Tribune, Chicago, Ill., July 14, 1907.

Some people try to get rid of a man's faults by advertising them.

—Henry F. Cope, Chicago Tribune, Chicago, Ill., May 30, 1909.

You never get the edge on anybody by pointing out his faults.

—Bill Copeland, Sarasota Journal, Sarasota, Fla., Aug. 23, 1966.

It’s when you find yourself with nothing to do that it’s easiest to find fault.

—Bill Copeland, Sarasota Journal, Sarasota, Fla., Feb. 26, 1980.

The cheapest, stupidest and easiest thing to do is finding fault.

—Frank Crane, The Chicago Daily News, Chicago, Ill., Sept. 2, 1920.

The faultfinder is rarely a pathfinder.

—B.C. Forbes, Forbes Magazine, New York, N.Y., March 19, 1921.

The faultfinder finds little else–except trouble.

—B.C. Forbes, Forbes Magazine, New York, N.Y., Nov. 1, 1927.

The man who finds constant fault with others has no time to correct his own shortcomings.

—Roy E. Gibson, Nephi Times-News, Nephi, Utah, April 8, 1954.

The more a man finds fault, the more proof that he hasn't done anything worthwhile himself.

—William C. Hunter, Chicago Tribune, Chicago, Ill., Jan. 16, 1910.

Finding fault is an unpredictable form of research.

—J.R. Hornady, Louisville Times, Louisville, Ky., Feb. 28, 1903.

It will starve any poor soul to death to feed upon the faults of others.

—Jared Patterson, The Friend, Philadelphia, Pa., March 4, 1905.

Very few people ever become happy because they have a gift for finding fault.

—Roy L. Smith, Christian Advocate, Chicago, Ill., Sept. 17, 1942.

The average man who is looking for faults will find them more quickly if he looks inside himself.

—Roy L. Smith, Christian Advocate, Chicago, Ill., Feb. 17, 1944.


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