accepting fault

acknowledging when you are wrong or have done something wrong

a.k.a. remorse, regret (quasi-virtues?), admission

Complementary virtues

Contrasting vices

  • defiance
  • denial
  • defensiveness
  • inability to accept blame/fault

Virtues possibly in tension

How to acquire or strengthen it


Notes and links

Mentioned elsewhere


Inspirational quotes

  • “Do not be embarrassed by your mistakes. Nothing can teach us better than our understanding of them. This is one of the best ways of self-education.” — Thomas Carlyle