Excuse Quotes and Sayings about making excuses

Maturity is when you stop making excuses and start making changes.

Bad things are always going to happen in life. People will hurt you. But you can’t use that as an excuse to hurt someone back.

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

Submitted by: Jello on November 30, 2009

Excuses are the tools of the weak and incompetent who build monuments of nothingness and bridges to nowhere, those who specialize in them never excel in anything else making them void… In other words excuses are lies

Submitted by: Joseph on January 10, 2009

If you don’t like to make excuses or apologies, stop making promises

Success occurs when your dreams get bigger than your excuses.

Make an effort, not an excuse..


An excuse is worse and more terrible than a lie;for an excuse is a lie guarded.
Alexander Pope

Excuses change nothing, but make everyone feel better.

Mason Cooley

You can make money or you can make excuses. Your choice.

Stupidity is no excuse of not thinking

Like crying wolf, if you keep looking for sympathy as a justification for your actions, you will someday be left standing alone when you really need help.
Criss Jami

The only thing standing between you and your goal is the bullshit story you keep telling yourself as to why you can’t achieve it.
Leonardo DiCaprio(Wolf of Wall Street)

Sorry I can’t. I have things I need to pretend to do.

Excuses excuse us from fulfilling our potential


Life’s rewards go to those who let their actions rise above their excuses

Excuses are the words coming from the loser in you

Luck and destiny are the excuses of the world’s failures

Excuses are for those who don’t want it bad enough.

You can’t deposit excuses

We may place blame, give reasons, and even have excuses; but in the end, it is an act of cowardice to not follow your dreams.
Steve Maraboli

Don’t you dare take the lazy way. It’s too easy to excuse yourself because of your ancestry. Don’t let me catch you doing it! Now — look close at me so you will remember. Whatever you do, it will be you who do.
– John Steinbeck

The best day of your life is the one on which you decide your life is your own. No apologies or excuses. No one to lean on, rely on, or blame. The gift is yours — it is an amazing journey — and you alone are responsible for the quality of it. This is the day your life really begins.
– Bob Moawad

Bad men excuse their faults; good men abandon them.

If you always make excuses to not follow through you deserve the weight of anxiety on your chest.
– Daniel


Some people use excuses to not accept responsibility, others use excuses as a way to justify.
Catherine Pulsifer

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

The best excuse is to have none.
– Ivan Panin

You can have results or excuses. Not both.

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

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