Saturday, April 5, 2014

E is for Excuses

The only man who is really free is the one who can turn down an invitation to dinner without giving an excuse. ~Jules Renard

 Several excuses are always less convincing than one. ~Aldous Huxley, Point Counter Point

 Don't do what you'll have to find an excuse for. ~Proverb

  Bad excuses are worse than none. ~Thomas Fuller

 Two wrongs don't make a right, but they make a good excuse. ~Thomas Szasz, The Second Sin

  The trouble with always leaving yourself a way out is that you always take it. ~Robert Brault,

 Destiny: A tyrant's authority for crime and a fool's excuse for failure. ~Ambrose Bierce

 Every vice has its excuse ready. ~Publilius Syrus

 We are all manufacturers — some make good, others make trouble, and still others make excuses. ~Author Unknown

 Your letter of excuses has arrived. I receive the letter but do not admit the excuses except in courtesy, as when a man treads on your toes and begs your pardon — the pardon is granted, but the joint aches, especially if there is a corn upon it. ~Lord Byron

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

  The person who really wants to do something finds a way; the other person finds an excuse. ~Author Unknown

  If God had intended me to make excuses for who I am, He would have given me better excuses. ~Robert Brault,

 A man can fail many times, but he isn't a failure until he begins to blame somebody else. ~John Burroughs

 Sometimes I wish I had a terrible childhood, so that at least I'd have an excuse. ~Jimmy Fallon

 A true friend sees past your excuses to the real reason it's not your fault. ~Robert Brault,

 Never ruin an apology with an excuse. ~Kimberly Johnson



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