Excuses Quotes

An excuse is worse and more terrible than a lie; for an excuse is a lie guarded.

Alexander Pope

The only man who is really free is the one who can turn down an invitation to dinner without giving an excuse.

Jules Renard

Difficulty is the excuse history never accepts.

Edward R. Murrow

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

George Washington Carver

He who excuses himself accuses himself.

Gabriel Meurier

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

Henry Ward Beecher

Excuses are the nails used to build a house of failure.

Don Wilder and Bill Rechin

I never knew a man who was good at making excuses who was good at anything else.

Benjamin Franklin

People with integrity do what they say they are going to do. Others have excuses.

Dr. Laura Schlessinger

An excuse is worse than a lie, for an excuse is a lie, guarded.

Alexander Pope

If you don't want to do something, one excuse is as good as another.

Yiddish Proverb

Excuses are the nails used to build a house of failure.

Don Wilder

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

Henry Ward Beecher

Don't make excuses, make something incredible happen in your life right now.

Greg Hickman

Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody else expects of you, never excuse yourself.

Henry Ward Beecher

Don't look for excuses to lose. Look for excuses to win.

Chi Chi Rodriguez

There arenít nearly enough crutches in the world for all the lame excuses.

Marcus Stroup

Difficulty is the excuse history never accepts.

Edward R. Murrow

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

George Washington Carver

Several excuses are always less convincing than one.

Aldous Huxley

People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances. The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and, if they can't find them, make them."

George Bernard Shaw

Friendship isn't a big thing - it's a million little things.

Unknown

For a lame horse, slippery is an excuse

Tamil proverb

You can make all the excuses you want, but if you're not mentally tough and you're not prepared to play every night, you're not going to win.

Larry Joe Bird

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Updated On : October 30, 2013
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