We have more ability than will power, and it is often an excuse to ourselves that we imagine that things are impossible.
- François De La Rochefoucauld
It is wise to direct your anger towards problems -- not people; to focus your energies on answers -- not excuses.
- William Arthur Ward
I never gave or took any excuse.
- Florence Nightingale
There is no such thing as a list of reasons. There is either one sufficient reason or a list of excuses.
- Robert Brault
Ninety-nine percent of the failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses.
- George Washington Carver
Using, as an excuse, others’ failure of common sense is in itself a failure of common sense.
- Nassim Nicholas Taleb
It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.
- George Washington
Two wrongs don't make a right, but they make a good excuse.
- Thomas Stephen Szasz
Bad excuses are worse than none.
- Thomas Fuller
He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.
- Benjamin Franklin
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