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Famous Quotes & Quotations About Excuses:

A lie is an excuse guarded.
~ Jonathan Swift.

And oftentimes excusing of a fault
Doth make the fault the worse by the excuse.
~ William Shakespeare Quotes.

Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
~ Aesop.

Bad excuses are worse than none.
~ Thomas Fuller.

Bad men excuse their faults; good men abandon them.
~ Author Unknown.

Destiny: A tyrant's authority for crime and a fool's excuse for failure.
~ Ambrose Bierce Quotes.

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

Don't make excuses - make good.
~ Elbert Hubbard Quotes.

Don't do what you'll have to find an excuse for.
~ Proverb.

Every vice has its excuse ready.
~ Publilius Syrus.

Excuses are the nails used to build a house of failure.
~ Don Wilder and Bill Rechin.

Excuses are the tools with which persons with no purpose in view build for themselves great monuments of nothing.
~ Steven Grayhm.

He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.
~ Benjamin Franklin Quotes.

He who excuses himself accuses himself.
~ Gabriel Meurier, Trésor des sentences.

Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anyone else expects of you. Never excuse yourself.
~ Henry Ward Beecher.

How strange to use "You only live once" as an excuse to throw it away.
~ Bill Copeland.

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

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

Justifying a fault doubles it.
~ French Proverb.

Maybe you don't like your job, maybe you didn't get enough sleep, well nobody likes their job, nobody got enough sleep. Maybe you just had the worst day of your life, but you know, there's no escape, there's no excuse, so just suck up and be nice.
~ Ani Difranco.

Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
~ Kimberly Johnson.

No one ever excused his way to success.
~ Dave Del Dotto.

One of the most important tasks of a manager is to eliminate his people's excuses for failure.
~ Robert Townsend.

Pessimism is an excuse for not trying and a guarantee to a personal failure.
~ Bill Clinton Quotes.

Several excuses are always less convincing than one.
~ Aldous Huxley Quotes, Point Counter Point.

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