The pot calls the kettle black.

The pot calls the kettle black.
<03> Горшок называет котелок черным (хотя сам не белее). Ср. Горшок над котлом смеется, а оба черны. Не смейся горох, не лучше бобов. Не смейся квас, не лучше нас. Чья бы корова мычала, а твоя бы молчала.

Англо-русский словарь цитат, пословиц, поговорок и идиом. . 2011.

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