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Excuses Quotes

Have you ever wondered how many excuses you make in a day? Excuses have been an inevitable part of human lives since time immemorial. Children make excuses when they haven't finished their homework, latecomers at office have unbelievable stories to tell their frowning bosses. Adults make excuses to themselves to cover up for unhealthy habits they have built up over the years, especially to avoid the wrath of their spouses and kids. Most of us are creative enough to cook up hundreds of excuses when needed, but instead, we should identify the reasons for such explanations and learn how to overcome them, instead of lying. These excuses are, in many cases, nothing but how we justify not pursuing what we want in life.

We all know that admitting our actions and confessing to our mistakes or stupidity is hard. Very few people tend to admit their mistakes or foolishness as it is easier to make an excuse. According to a famous saying by Alexander Pope, “An excuse is worse than a lie, for an excuse is a lie, guarded”. To motivate you, here are some famous excuses quotes for you to read and use where necessary.

Dodging and burning are steps to take care of mistakes God made in establishing tonal relationships.

- Ansel Adams

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

- William Blake

Ambition is a poor excuse for not having sense enough to be lazy.

- Milan Kundera

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

Excuse me while I kiss the sky.

- Jimi Hendrix

Several excuses are always less convincing than one.

- Aldous Huxley

He that cannot forgive others, breaks the bridge over which he himself must pass if he would ever reach heaven; for everyone has need to be forgiven.

- George Herbert

I don't get high, but sometimes I wish I did. That way, when I messed up in life I would have an excuse. But right now there's no rehab for stupidity.

- Chris Rock

An explanation of cause is not a justification by reason.

- C.S. Lewis

The world used us as an excuse to go mad.

- George Harrison

There's no excuse for the young people not knowing who the heroes and heroines are or were.

- Nina Simone

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

- Florence Nightingale

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

- William Arthur Ward

Statistics are no substitute for judgment.

- Henry Clay

When a man has no reason to trust himself, he trusts in luck.

- Ed Howe

Man must cease attributing his problems to his environment, and learn again to exercise his will - his personal responsibility in the realm of faith and morals.

- Albert Schweitzer

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

- George Washington Carver

A real failure does not need an excuse. It is an end in itself.

- Gertrude Stein

I was really excited to get to shave my head - it's something I'd wanted to do for a while and now I had a good excuse. It was nice to shed that level of vanity.

- Natalie Portman

The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.

- Vincent Van Gogh

Smokers, male and female, inject and excuse idleness in their lives every time they light a cigarette.

- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

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

- Jules Renard

Unfortunately, however, I have too many desires to make a good Buddhist.

- Anonymous

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