Make improvements, not excuses. Seek respect, not attention.
It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.
Do Not Lie to Yourself We have to be honest about what we want and take risks rather than lie to ourselves and make excuses to stay in our comfort zone.
Maturity is when you stop complaining and making excuses, and start making changes.
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It is the natural tendency of the ignorant to believe what is not true. In order to overcome that tendency it is not sufficient to exhibit the true; it is also necessary to expose and denounce the false. To admit that the false has any standing in court, that it ought to be handled gently because millions of morons cherish it and thousands of quacks make their livings propagating it—to admit this, as the more fatuous of the reconcilers of science and religion inevitably do, is to abandon a just cause to its enemies, cravenly and without excuse.
We have forty million reasons for failure, but not a single excuse.
The only “success question” that matters: Do you want to learn or do you want your excuse?
Celebrating milestones and benchmarks in work and in life might turn out to be a good way to carve your life.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
Difficulty is the excuse history never accepts.
Since the age of 14, I have littered - excuse me, adorned - the Internet with Taylor Swift analyses.
Smokers, male and female, inject and excuse idleness in their lives every time they light a cigarette.
Bacchus, n.: A convenient deity invented by the ancients as an excuse for getting drunk.
Christ's crucifix shall be made an excuse for executing criminals.
And oftentimes excusing of a fault doth make the fault the worse by the excuse.
Temptation is a woman's weapon and man's excuse.
Excuse me while I kiss the sky.
However, don't let perfectionism become an excuse for never getting started.
An excuse is the handy explanation we offer when we disappoint other people.