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80+ Excuse Quotes

Excuses are the biggest enemy of success. Where their is excuse there is no success. If we learn to live without excuses we can go a lot more far. Excuses kill our inspirations and motivation for working hard. Below 80+ excuse quotes are collected together to overcome excuses.


1. Some people use excuses to not accept responsiblity, others use excuses as a way to justify. Catherine Pulsifer
2. Excuses are used to justify leaving the scene of truth without changing. Orrin Woodward
3. If you don't want to do something, one excuse is as good as another. Yiddish Proverb
4. Any excuse will do when you need an excuse because it really doesn't matter. You won't be of much use to those who require people that get it done no matter what. Byron Pulsifer
5. If you really want to do it, you do it. There are no excuses. Bruce Nauman
6. For many people, an excuse is better than an achievement because an achievement, no matter how great, leaves you having to prove yourself again in the future, but an excuse can last for life. Eric Hoffer
7. There is always a perfectly good excuse, always a reason not to. The hardest freedom to win is the freedom from one's excuses. Robert Brault
8. Instead of excuses, take action; you'll be surprised how often you accomplish what you thought was difficult. Byron Pulsifer
9. You can make excuses or you can get the job done, but you can't do both. Hap Holmstead
10. Never ruin an apology with an excuse. Kimberly Johnson
11. If you always make excuses to not follow through you deserve the weight of anxiety on your chest. Daniel
12. Excuses are seldom truthful, often handy, and rarely productive. Don't make excuses: make things happen! Rhoberta Shaler
13. Don't do what you'll have to find an excuse for. Proverb
14. We excuse our sloth under the pretext of difficulty. Marcus Fabius Quintilian
15. Where the heart is willing it will find a thousand ways, but where it is unwilling it will find a thousand excuses. Chotu Dhiman
16. And oftentimes excusing of a fault Doth make the fault the worse by the excuse. William Shakespeare
17. The only good excuse is that you have none. Byron Pulsifer
18. I do not believe in excuses. I believe in hard work as the prime solvent of life's problems. James Cash Penney
19. Excuses are useless. Results are priceless. Ziad K. Abdelnour
20. Don't look for excuses to lose. Look for excuses to win. Chi Chi Rodriguez
21. Don't use your past as an excuse, excuse your excuses and take action now!!! Bernard Kelvin Clive
22. Any excuse will serve a tyrant. Aesop
23. It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one. George Washington
24. Don't look for excuses to lose. Look for excuses to win. Chi Chi Rodriguez
25. An excuse is worse and more terrible than a lie; for an excuse is a lie guarded. Alexander Pope
26. Excuses, are nothing more, than a reason to fail. Mac Mcgovern
27. Excuses change nothing, but make everyone feel better. Mason Cooley
28. Do you find yourself making excuses when you do not perform? Shed the excuses and face reality. Excuses are the loser's way out. They will mar your credibility and stunt your personal growth. Alexander Pope
29. Don't make excuses. Make things happen. Make changes. Then make history. Doug Hall
30. Don't make excuses, make something incredible happen in your life right now. Greg Hickman
31. Ninety-nine percent of the failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses. George Washington Carver
32. He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else. Benjamin Franklin
33. Excuses are merely nails used to build a house of failure. American Proverb
34. The best excuse is to have none. Ivan Panin
35. When you're good at making excuses, it's hard to excel at anything else. John L. Mason
36. Several excuses are always less convincing than one. Aldous Huxley
37. Once your excuses are gone, you will simply have to settle for being awesome! Lorii Myers
38. Excuses are the tools with which persons with no purpose in view build for themselves great monuments of nothing. Steven Grayhm
39. He who excuses himself accuses himself. Gabriel Meurier
40. The real man is one who always finds excuses for others, but never excuses himself. Henry Ward Beecher
41. Never make excuses. Your friends don't need them and your foes won't believe them. John Wooden
42. Put all excuses aside and remember this: YOU are capable. Zig Ziglar
43. You can make excuses or you can make progress. You choose. Brian Tracy
44. The origin of every excuse is the failure to do something. Andy Anderson
45. Don't make excuses make good. Elbert Hubbard
46. A life that is defended by Excuses has become comfortable in defeat, it has settled for mediocrity and is destined for failure. Oscar Bonga Nomvete
47. An excuse is a skin of a reason stuffed with a lie. Billy Sunday
48. An excuse becomes an obstacle in your journey to success when it is made in place of your best effort or when it is used as the object of the blame. Bo Bennett
49. Don't make excuses and Don't talk about it. Do it. Melvyn Douglas
50. I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took an excuse. Florence Nightingale
51. Ninety-nine percent of the failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses. George Washington Carver
52. You can make a million excuses for why something didn't go well, but ultimately, just fix it and get on with it. Be a solutions person. Emily Weiss
53. No excuses and no sob stories. Life is full of excuses if you're looking. I have no time to gripe over misfortune. I don't waste time looking back. Junior Seau
54. If you really want to do it, you do it. There are no excuses. Bruce Nauman
55. The real man is one who always finds excuses for others, but never excuses himself. Henry Ward Beeche
56. Negative thinking is subtle and deceptive. It wears many faces and hides behind the mask of excuses. It is important to strip away the mask and discover the real, root emotion. Robert H. Schuller
57. I. Hate. Excuses. Excuses are a disease. Cam Newton
58. 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
59. Don't let yourself make excuses for not doing the things you want to do. Sam Altman
60. Peer pressure and social norms are powerful influences on behaviour, and they are classic excuses. Andrew Lansley
61. So after a while, if people won't accept your excuses, you stop looking for them. Ben Carson
62. Excuses change nothing, but make everyone feel better. Mason Cooley
63. There will always be excuses, arguments, and questions of timing when moving on difficult and controversial issues. Lara Giddings
64. If someone is not treating you in a way that you like, remember that there are so many nice people out there. The problem is that when you love someone, you make excuses for that kind of behavior. Natalie Morales
65. If you're making too many excuses for someone, agonising over them in a way which takes up all your waking thoughts and feel so nervous around them you could be sick, then they are probably the wrong person. Marina and the Diamonds
66. Peace is a question of will. All conflicts can be settled, and there are no excuses for allowing them to become eternal. Martti Ahtisaari
67. Winning excuses everything. Cam Newton
68. The best job goes to the person who can get it done without passing the buck or coming back with excuses. G. M. Trevelyan
69. Work hard and never make excuses. Master P
70. Don't give in to excuses that can keep you from really living the best life God has for you. Joyce Meyer
71. Whenever there is a big difficulty, I don't make excuses. Instead, I say I will solve it even if everybody leaves. Masayoshi Son
72. Don't make excuses and Don't talk about it. Do it. Melvyn Douglas
73. Not looking for excuses is the right thing to do. I have made a lot of mistakes, and I still make mistakes, but I am not ashamed to look for the reasons behind those mistakes. Gianluigi Buffon
74. Bad excuses are worse than none. Thomas Fuller
75. Several excuses are always less convincing than one. Aldous Huxley
76. Most of the time, we keep looking outside and feeling sad about what others have. Those are mere excuses. Yami Gautam
77. There's no room for being disappointed or for excuses, 'Oh, I had four match points.' Garbine Muguruza
78. No excuses. Play like a champion. Kelley O'Hara
79. I say, 'You can never use excuses because they always run out.' RJ Mitte
80. Ignorance of the law excuses no man from practicing it. Addison Mizner
81. It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one. George Washington
82. We have forty million reasons for failure, but not a single excuse. Rudyard Kipling
83. Every vice has its excuse ready. Publilius Syrus
84. If you really want to do it, you do it. There are no excuses. Bruce Nauman
85. We have more ability than willpower, and it is often an excuse to ourselves that we imagine that things are impossible. Fran├žois de la Rochefoucauld
86. Difficulty is the excuse history never accepts. dward R. Murrow
87. It is wise to direct your anger towards problems—not people, to focus your energies on answers—not excuses. William Arthur Ward
88. Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anyone else expects of you. Never excuse yourself. Henry Ward Beecher
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