The learner always begins by finding fault, but the scholar sees the positive merit in everything.
— G. W. F. Hegel

The merit of originality is not novelty; it is sincerity.
Thomas Carlyle merit quote

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It seems to never occur to fools that merit and good fortune are closely united.
— Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

It is of no consequence of what parents a man is born, as long as he be a man of merit.
— Horace

Heaven goes by favor. If it went by merit, you would stay out and your dog would go in.
— merit quotation by Mark Twain