Is there a saying that could be explained as 'those who find faults with other people tend to be blind to their own faults?' As with people who are picky; their criticism of others often applies to themselves.
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...which indicates that a pot hanging over the fire will be just as black (that is, in the same state) as a kettle. There are a number of variations on that saying; it's so well-known that generally it suffices simply to mention "pot" and "kettle" in the same sentence.
And the Bible has something to say on it, eg in Matthew 7.
Again, the last sentence is so well-known that simply reminding someone [using the King James Version] to take the beam out of their own eye will often be enough.
(King James version)
The standard variant is:
Google threw this one up:
This is a classic, in English and other languages alike:
Matthew 7:3 is the inspiration.
protected by RegDwigнt♦ Oct 18 '12 at 14:41
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