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
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
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 real man is one who always finds excuses for others, but never excuses himself.
– Henry Ward Beecher
Ninety-nine percent of the failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses.
– George Washington Carver
Peer pressure and social norms are powerful influences on behavior, and they are classic excuses.
– Andrew Lansley