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We are all manufacturers. Making good, making trouble, or making excuses.
Business
H. V. Adolt

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What is the good of being a genius if you cannot use it as an excuse for being unemployed?
Work
Gerald Barzan

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The real man is one who always finds excuses for others, but never excuses himself.
Humankind
Henry Ward Beecher

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

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Ninety-nine percent of the failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses.
Failure
George Washington Carver

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He had been, he said, an unconscionable time dying; but he hoped that they would excuse it.
Death and Dying
Charles II

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Pessimism is an excuse for not trying and a guarantee to a personal failure.
Pessimism
Bill Clinton

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No one ever excused his way to success.
Reason
Dave Del Dotto

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

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The absent are never without fault. Nor the present without excuse.
Absence
Benjamin Franklin

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Bad excuses are worse than none.
Excuses
Thomas Fuller

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Every life is its own excuse for being.
Existence
Elbert Hubbard

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Bad people excuse their faults; wise people leave them.
Faults
Ben Johnston

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We have forty million reasons for failure, but not a single excuse.
Excuses
Rudyard Kipling

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Before we blame we should first see whether we cannot excuse.
Liberals
Georg C. Lichtenberg

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Ambition is a poor excuse for not having sense enough to be lazy.
Ambition
Charlie McCarthy

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Temptation is a woman's weapon and man's excuse.
Temptation
H. L. Mencken

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He who excuses himself, accuses himself.
Excuses
Gabriel Meurier

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No doubt Jack the Ripper excused himself on the grounds that it was human nature.
Excuses
A. A. Milne

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Ignorance of the law excuses no man from practicing it.
Law and Lawyers
Addison Mizner

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It is much more easy to accuse the one sex than to excuse the other.
Men
Michel Eyquem De Montaigne

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Never excuse, never explain, never complain.
Complaints and Complaining
Motto

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Ignorance is no excuse, it's the real thing.
Ignorance
Irene Peter

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An excuse is worse than a lie, for an excuse is a lie, guarded.
Excuses
Alexander Pope

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And oftentimes excusing of a fault doth make the fault the worse by the excuse.
Excuses
William Shakespeare

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun