Category Archives: Excuses

Quotes About Excuses

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Robert Townsend

“One of the most important tasks of a manager is to eliminate his people’s excuses for failure.” – Robert Townsend

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Aldous Huxley

“Several excuses are always less convincing than one.” – Aldous Huxley

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Elbert Hubbard

“The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can’t be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.” – Elbert Hubbard

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Jonathan Swift

“A lie is an excuse guarded.” – Jonathan Swift

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Aesop

“Any excuse will serve a tyrant.” – Aesop

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Edward R. Murrow

“Difficulty is the excuse history never accepts.” – Edward R. Murrow

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Bill Clinton

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

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Rudyard Kipling

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

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Bill Copeland

“How strange to use “You only live once” as an excuse to throw it away.” – Bill Copeland

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Douglas Adams

“I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.” – Douglas Adams

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Lord Byron

“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, … Continue reading

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Benjamin Franklin

“The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.” – Benjamin Franklin

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Thomas Fuller

“Bad excuses are worse than none.” – Thomas Fuller

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Jimmy Fallon

“Sometimes I wish I had a terrible childhood, so that at least I’d have an excuse.” – Jimmy Fallon

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Funny Motivational Quotes and Sayings

“When the horse is dead, get off.” – Unknown

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William Shakespeare

“And oftentimes excusing of a fault Doth make the fault the worse by the excuse.” – William Shakespeare

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Kimberly Johnson

“Never ruin an apology with an excuse.” – Kimberly Johnson

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Benjamin Franklin

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