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Excuses Quotes

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What are you committed to?
Have you started, or are you still thinking about it -
and making excuses?
Do you work toward your goal each day?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Related topics: Positive Motivational

Ninety-nine percent of the failures
come from people who have the habit of making excuses.
- George Washington Carver

I think what's going on in Guantanamo Bay
and other places is a disgrace to the U.S.A.
I wouldn't say it's the cause of terrorism,
but it has given impetus and excuses to potential terrorists
to lash out at our country and justify their despicable acts.
- Jimmy Carter

I am the owner of my choices.
I am the source for the perspectives I choose to hold...
regardless of how aware I am of why or how I come to possess
that particular perspective.
It takes courage to look into the mirror of our souls, absent excuses.
I will look into that mirror little bits at a time.
SEE and ACT. SEE what I can bear to see and ACT upon what I am able.
This is the heart of a gentle invitation to personal responsibility.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

 

Ignorance of the law excuses no man from practicing it.
- Addison Mizner

We need to hear the excuses men make to themselves for their worthlessness.
- Margaret Fuller

Several excuses are always less convincing than one.
- Aldous Huxley

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I am not the kind of woman who excuses her mistakes
while reminding us of what used to be.
- Gene Tierney

It is wise to direct your anger towards problems -
not people; to focus your energies on answers -
not excuses.
- William Arthur Ward

I had arranged a birthday party for him and my children,
who are all Aquarians.
Instead, we got married.
I ran out of excuses.
It was just us and my children.
- Diane von Furstenberg

I'm not making any excuses.
I got my butt kicked in certain games.
- David Wells

If you really want to do it, you do it.
There are no excuses.
- Bruce Nauman

It happens to the best of them.
You lay off singing and your throat gets out of practice.
No excuses.
I blew it.
- Bobby Darin

Bad excuses are worse than none.
- Thomas Fuller

We first fought the heathens in the name of religion,
then Communism, and now in the name of drugs and terrorism.
Our excuses for global domination always change.
- Serj Tankian

The best job goes to the person who can get it done
without passing the buck or coming back with excuses.
- G. M. Trevelyan

Not managing your time and making excuses are two bad habits.
Don't put them both together by claiming you "don't have the time".
- Bo Bennett

The real man is one who always finds excuses for others,
but never excuses himself.
- Henry Ward Beecher

If the fans want me out, I'll put my hands up and leave.
Like a proper man.
I won't make excuses, I'll leave.
- Paul Gascoigne

The day you take complete responsibility for yourself,
the day you stop making any excuses,
that's the day you start to the top.
- O. J. Simpson

As soon as I step on the court I just try to play tennis and don't find excuses.
You know, I just lost because I lost,
not because my arm was sore.
- Goran Ivanisevic

The Soviet Union has indeed been our greatest menace,
not so much because of what it has done,
but because of the excuses it has provided us for our failures.
- J. William Fulbright

Continually finding excuses for taking a small glass of brandy and water.
- John Leech

We first fought...
in the name of religion, then Communism,
and now in the name of drugs and terrorism.
Our excuses for global domination always change.
- Serj Tankian

I'm not going to say that every record I've put out
was the greatest record in history,
but I'd stand by even the bad ones.
Don't make excuses, make hits.
- Pete Waterman

Don't make excuses and Don't talk about it.
Do it.
- Melvyn Douglas

I'm not going to make any excuses.
I just went out and stunk it up tonight.
- David Wells

I do not believe in excuses.
I believe in hard work as the prime solvent of life's problems.
- James Cash Penney

People want a cop-out, listen I'm a realist and I talk about motivation,
talk about all the things it takes to be greater or
are important to win and people want to use excuses all the time.
- Mike Ditka

Whether I get adequate attention or not,
people here do know the work I have been doing systematically
and without compromise for over 40 years.
I get tired of people making excuses for guys who don't
continue the art because they can't make a living.
- Bill Dixon

And I have this little litany of things they can do.
And the first one, of course, is to write -
every day,
no excuses.
It's so easy to make excuses.
Even professional writers have days when they'd rather
clean the toilet than do the writing.
- Octavia Butler

I had made a decision early on that we were going to
do the right things and that if they worked we were
going to be very successful.
And if for some reason they didn't, all the claims
and the protestations and the excuses wouldn't make any difference.
- John Engler

These thieves defend themselves by saying,
'I was there all the time, and the officials missed me.'
Favorite excuses for missing surveillance checkpoints:
jacket covered the number took off the shirt with the
number hidden in a crowd.
- Joe Henderson

Under the leadership of this President,
the state of the union is not strong.
We are being pulled apart rather than pulling together.
Our democracy is suffering from the choices being made,
and yet we are offered the same tired excuses and unrealistic analyses.
- Jose Serrano

People spend too much time finding other people to blame,
too much energy finding excuses for not being what
they are capable of being,
and not enough energy putting themselves on the line,
growing out of the past, and getting on with their lives.
- J. Michael Straczynski

I felt ashamed for what I had done.
I don't have any excuses.
I did what I did.
I take full responsibility for myself and my actions.
I wouldn't pawn this off on anybody.
I'm sorry it happened.
And I hurt people.
- Louie Anderson

Many people excuse their own faults
but judge other persons harshly.
We should reverse this attitude
by excusing others' shortcomings
and by harshly examining our own.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

Well excuse me - we've got something
a little unusual going on here -
time travel, parallel universes,
or just a little common ordinary insanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When I'm in London I do have the convenience of being
close to St James Park which is also good for me because
it gives me an excuse to get out and get some much needed exercise!
- David Blunkett

I am favor of cutting taxes under any circumstances and for any excuse,
for any reason, whenever it's possible.
- Milton Friedman

Born again?!
No, I'm not.
Excuse me for getting it right the first time.
- Dennis Miller

Man has no right to kill his brother.
It is no excuse that he does so in uniform:
he only adds the infamy of servitude to the crime of murder.
- Percy Bysshe Shelley

Personally, I have fond memories of playing
on slippery rocks on the banks of a rushing river
as a child and hitchhiking in college.
To those who say, "But times are different now,"
I reply that statistically life is much safer now
than in the 1950s, with regard to both crime and accidents.
What has changed is our attitudes.
In those years, a broken leg from falling off a swing
or the back of a tractor was just part of childhood -
an excuse for gathering autographs.
Today that broken leg would be a source
of outrage and probably lawsuits.
I long for a simpler time when life was taken less seriously.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Ignorance is no excuse, it's the real thing.
- Irene Peter

If I seem to boast more than is becoming,
my excuse is that I brag
for humanity rather than for myself.
- Henry David Thoreau

Difficulty is the excuse history never accepts.
- Edward R. Murrow

Usually, terrible things that are done with the excuse
that progress requires them are not really progress at all,
but just terrible things.
- Russell Baker

Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody expects of you.
Never excuse yourself.
- Henry Ward Beecher

I still get nervous on dates.
I'll be sitting at dinner with a guy and I have to
excuse myself and go to the bathroom because I can't breathe.
- Shannen Doherty

People like to let loose at rock concerts and it gives
them an excuse to do it in a way that is not destructive
to others and not really destructive to the band.
- James Young

We must exchange the philosophy of excuse -
what I am is beyond my control for the philosophy of responsibility.
- Barbara Jordan

Love's an excuse to get hurt.
- Conor Oberst

Faith is the great cop-out, the great excuse to evade
the need to think and evaluate evidence.
Faith is belief in spite of, even perhaps because of,
the lack of evidence.
- Richard Dawkins

Obsession is a young man's game, and my only excuse
is that I never grew old.
- Michael Caine

A whim, a passing mood, readily induces the novelist
to move hearth and home elsewhere.
He can always plead work as an excuse to get him out
of the clutches of bothersome hosts.
- C. S. Forester

Using the power of decision gives you the capacity
to get past any excuse to change any and every part
of your life in an instant.
- Tony Robbins

Any excuse to live in New York and do art.
Has to be one of the most rewarding experiences in the world.
- Tommy Chong

We excuse our sloth under the pretext of difficulty.
- Marcus Fabius Quintilian

Excuse me if I'm clinging on to life,
but my parents wove me from tight thread.
- Jeanne Calment

Excuse my scribbling, it is late, and I have a poor candle.
- Henri Rousseau

A Boss in Heaven is the best excuse for a boss on earth,
therefore If God did exist, he would have to be abolished.
- Mikhail Bakunin

I attribute my success to this - I never gave or took any excuse.
- Florence Nightingale

Christ's crucifix shall be made an excuse for executing criminals.
- William Blake

Applause that comes thundering with such force you
might think the audience merely suffers the music as
an excuse for its ovations.
- Alfred Jarry

Being in a band you can wear whatever you want -
it's like an excuse for halloween everyday.
- Gwen Stefani

The fact that drilling won't solve every problem is
no excuse to do nothing at all.
- Sarah Palin

There's no excuse to be bored.
Sad, yes.
Angry, yes.
Depressed, yes.
Crazy, yes.
But there's no excuse for boredom, ever.
- Viggo Mortensen

We cannot certainly, have any excuse either for taking
any thing that belongs to our masters without their leave,
or for being unfaithful in their business.
- Jupiter Hammon

Once you begin to explain or excuse all events on racial grounds,
you begin to indulge in the perilous mythology of race.
- James Earl Jones

Research!
A mere excuse for idleness; it has never achieved,
and will never achieve any results of the slightest value.
- Benjamin Jowett

From a moral point of view, there is no excuse for terrorist acts,
regardless of the motive or the situation under which they are carried out.
- Jurgen Habermas


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