Rape is a culturally fostered means of suppressing women. Legally we say we deplore it, but mythically we romanticize and perpetuate it, and privately we excuse and overlook it.
That married couples can live together day after day is a miracle that the Vatican has overlooked.
When a man has once brought himself to accept uncritically all the absurdities that religious doctrines put before him and even to overlook the contradictions between them, we need not be greatly surprised at the weakness of his intellect
Some people are so sensitive they feel snubbed if an epidemic overlooks them.
The art of becoming wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.
Philanthropy is commendable, but it must not cause the philanthropist to overlook the circumstances of economic injustice which make philanthropy necessary.
Nobody says you must laugh, but a sense of humor can help you overlook the unattractive, tolerate the unpleasant, cope with the unexpected, and smile through the day.
Overlook our deeds, since you know that crime was absent from our inclination.
It is better to be looked over than overlooked.
If everything seems to be going well, you have obviously overlooked something.