Why don't most people judge themselves

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  • Isn't it ridiculous to claim that the spoiled and cunning businessman is an unsuccessful wimp in another reality?

  • You never have to judge a person by what he has written, but by what he speaks in the company of men who are up to him.

  • Judge a person by his actions rather than his words; for many act badly and speak excellently.

  • To judge and judge others, you must be a saint.

  • People and things require different perspectives. There are some that you have to see up close in order to judge them correctly, and others that you never judge more correctly than when you see them from a distance.

  • The unfortunate thing is that everyone thinks the other is like him and overlooks the fact that there are also decent people out there.

  • The women are silver bowls in which we put golden apples. My idea of ​​women is not abstracted from the phenomena of reality, but rather it is innate or originated in me, God knows how. My female characters therefore all got off well. They are all better than they can be found in reality.

  • Predictions for the behavior of the perpetrator in freedom and in the future are always daring. But are binding judgments about past behavior really always free from misjudgments? In dubio pro reo - that too is a risk for society.

  • Heart, if you want to recover completely, / be yourself true, be yourself pure! / What we read in the world and in people / is only our own reflection.

  • Anyone who wants to buy a horse and does not look at the horse itself but only at the saddle and bridle is a fool. But a perfect fool is someone who judges a person according to his clothing and external position in life.

  • No matter how many good qualities we have, the world pays particular attention to our bad ones.

  • I've always found that the so-called bad people win when you get to know them better, and the good ones lose.

  • I have tried diligently not to laugh at, or to weep, or to abhor what people are doing, but to understand them.

  • In order to feel and honor a great personality, one must also be something again. All those who denied Euripides the sublime were poor herrings and incapable of such an elevation. Or they were outrageous charlatans.

  • There is not enough wisdom or virtue in our judgments and feelings if there is not enough patience in them.

  • You will be measured again with the measure with which you measure.

  • You cannot judge a tree by the quality of its leaves, but only by the quality of its fruits.

  • As soon as we see a person, it is certainly in accordance with the law of our thinking and feeling that the most similar figure that we have known immediately comes to mind and generally also determines our judgment at once. We judge face-to-face every hour and make mistakes every hour.

  • Often in vain deceit the world calls the wise stupid, the fool wise.

  • Pay attention not only to what others do, but also to what they fail to do!

  • We find it difficult to think good of those by whom we have been thwarted or humiliated, and we are ready to allow any excuse for the vices of those who are useful or pleasant to us.

  • If you want to make yourself happy, think about the virtues of those around you.

  • Only people you don't know are completely lovable and completely hateful.

  • A person whom children and animals cannot stand cannot be trusted.

  • The enthusiasm for any woman must never be entrusted to another. They know each other too well to be worthy of such exclusive veneration.

  • Through the magnifying glass you can see the merits of those you love and the flaws of those you don't love.

  • If the thief lacks opportunity / he believes in his honesty.

  • A wrong man always thinks badly / of others, no matter how right they do.

  • Women, never judge a man's individual deeds for me; / but the judging word speaks about the man!

  • He who sees nothing in his neighbor but God and Christ sees with the light that blossoms out of Godhead.

  • Those who truly know people will not necessarily rely on anyone, but neither will they give up anyone completely.

  • No matter how badly a man may think of women, there is no woman who does not go much further than he does in this.

  • If you want to know what your neighbor thinks of you, argue with him.

  • Poor sinners all: "Since I don't impress myself, nobody else needs to impress me either."