We hope these excuses quotes and sayings here remind you that an excuse is just that - an excuse!
Do not limit yourself by finding an excuse; only limit yourself by
refusing to have an excuse.
Words of Encouragement |
Some people use excuses to not accept responsiblity, others use
excuses as a way to justify.
Quote of the Day |
Over time, our roller deck of excuses just grew bigger and bigger,
but what makes matters worse is when we start believing them.
Herby Fabius, Excuses: Top 50 Excuses and False Statements Stopping You from Launching Your Business Idea
Inspirational Quotes |
There may be people that have more talent than you, but there is
no excuse for anyone to work harder than you do.
Furthermore, the most effective means for eliminating habitual thoughts
is to go to work on the very system that created,
and continues to support, these thinking habits.
This system is made up of a long list of explanations and defenses
that can be summed up in one word: excuses.
Wayne W. Dyer, Excuses Begone!: How to Change Lifelong, Self-Defeating Thinking Habits
Excuses are a dime a dozen. For every reason something can be done,
there are a dozen reasons why it can't be done.
Morris E. Goodman
Quotes about Overcoming |
You can find excuses for anything, or you can find solutions and
work towards them, which in the end will bring happiness.
Pity that consequences are determined not by excuses but by actions!
People that learn quickly only focus on the information and skills
that matter - excuses don't matter, and they are thought viruses.
Kevin Horsley, Unlimited Memory: How to Use Advanced Learning Strategies to Learn Faster, Remember More and be More Productive
You can make excuses, or take action.
You can see adversity as a friend, or as an excuse to give up or give in.
Catherine Pulsifer, Faced with Adversity
If an apology is followed by an excuse or a reason, it means they are
going to commit same mistake again they just apologized for.
Most people use excuses for one of three reasons: Fear, Habit, Laziness.
Alex Fitel, Excuses: How to Stop Making Them and Start Living
You probably know or have known people who always have an excuse,
never taking ownership for what
they could do to make their situation better. If you know such a person,
then you know the frustration of
trying to help someone who will not take responsibility.
Dr. Henry Cloud; Dr. John Townsend, It's Not My Fault:
The No-Excuse Plan for Overcoming Life's Obstacles
Helping Others |
Excuses are only for those people who are unwilling to find the solution,
who find greater solace in the loudness of their complaints rather than
in the action they are taking to implement the actions that carry them
steadily forward to their achievement.
Byron Pulsifer, My Excuse For My Excuse
You can give in to the failure messages and be a bitter deadbeat of excuses.
Or you can choose to be happy and positive and excited about life.
A. L. Williams
Most people who haven't reached their potential have a long list of
excuses for why they haven't.
Jason Harvey, Achieve Anything In Just One Year: Be Inspired Daily to Live Your Dreams and Accomplish Your Goals
To many people, a failed attempt at something is evidence. They consider
it evidence that their negative talk and self-doubts were right all along.
They use failures
as excuses to point out the worst of their own flaws or, worse yet,
they don't do anything about them because they're too discouraged to
Vic Johnson, Failure Is Never Final: How To Bounce Back BIG From Any Defeat
Time is a fleeting commodity that can never be retrieved again so do it now,
not tomorrow or the next day - now. You often hear that people will make
excuses so that they expect to do something tomorrow or the next day.
In other words, they put off doing something vital or an action that can
take them closer to a goal, or even to start on the path to accomplishment.
Byron Pulsifer, Dream Big And Live Life Well
Excuses only make you feel comfortable staying where you are.
James B. Richards, Wired for Success, Programmed for Failure
Comfort Zone |
Don't do what you'll have to find an excuse for.
Don't We All Want To |
I attribute my success to this - I never gave or took any excuse.
An excuse is worse and more terrible than a lie;
for an excuse is a lie guarded.
Nothing is impossible; there are ways that lead to everything,
and if we had sufficient will we should always have sufficient means.
It is often merely for an excuse that we say things are impossible.
Francois La Rochefoucauld
For many people,
an excuse is better than an achievement because
an achievement, no matter how great,
leaves you having to prove yourself again in the future
but an excuse can last for life.
Don't make excuses - make good.
You must not give up. Once you give up, you have failed and
there are no excuses for failure. It's important to realize that
everyday you wake up you have another chance, you've
given another opportunity. Life is granted on purpose and for a purpose.
Find your purpose daily and live life to the fullest and never give up.
M.D. Eger, No Excuse for Failure: What Every Person Who Wants To Be Successful Needs To Know
Never Quit |
I am sure you would agree that nothing would be worse than
to one day stand before God and discover that because
you made room for Excuses you failed to fulfill your divine destiny.
T. Adam McFaddin No Room for Excuses: Your Potential Awaits
However, some people are chronic procrastinators. If you are constantly
not getting things done and have a mountain of excuses lined up to 'explain'
reasons why you are unable to do them; then look in the mirror and
you will see a 'procrastinator.'
K. B. Bryson, Overcoming Procrastination
Excuses come in many forms including lack of money, too many
demands on your time, a terrible boss, not enough education,
and so on. It always amazes me that people who have the greatest
excuses for underachievement are the biggest complainers.
Byron Pulsifer, My Excuse For My Excuse
The BIG BUTTS of life are the excuses, roadblocks, illusions,
and distractions that are keeping you from experiencing success, joy, peace,
prosperity, and achievement in your life.
Rick Butts, The Big Butts of Life - Get Off Your Excuses and Do Big Things!
We have forty million reasons for failure, but not a single excuse.
Uncalled for excuses are practical confessions.
Making Mistakes |
There's a difference between interest and commitment.
When you're interested in doing something, you do it only
when circumstance permit.
When you're committed to something, you accept no excuses, only results.
He who excuses himself, accuses himself.
Adjusting Sails |
It may sound confrontational to say that you're making excuses,
because with an emotion like confidence your excuses will feel like real,
justifiable reasons. But however justified you think you are,
if you acknowledge that these 'reasons' are in fact functioning as
excuses you give yourself the opportunity to tackle them so that
you can increase your confidence.
Charlotta Hughes, What's Your Excuse for not Being More Confident?: Overcome your excuses, increase your confidence, unleash your potential
Excuses are contagious and they can grow on people.
If you asked the 100 most successful people and asked
them what they think of excuses, they all would express
their dislike for excuses and those who make them because
they know that everything is based off of results.
Anwar Williams, Make An Excuse To Succeed
During my 70+ years of being on a constant excursion in life, searching
for all the things my curiosity leads me to,
I have concluded that the word excuse needs to be banished
from our vocabulary.
Ida Crawford Stewart
Quotes about Life |
If you think that it is not the right time to move forward with an idea,
you may be engaging in the 'excuse syndrome' where any excuse will
be good enough to dissuade you from acting.
Catherine Pulsifer. Left Behind
Inspirational Thoughts |
The trick is not how much pain you feel-but how much joy you feel.
Any idiot can feel pain.
Life is full of excuses to feel pain, excuses not to live, excuses,
Accepting complete responsibility for your life means that you refuse
to make excuses or blame others for anything in your life that you're not
Brian Tracy, Focal Point: A Proven System to Simplify Your Life, Double Your Productivity, and Achieve All Your Goals
Ordinary people do not overcome typical obstacles because
they are hoping someone will rescue them Ordinary people use
excuses while self-leaders sense new opportunities.
Dr. Loren Murfield, Now What?: Secrets to Sensing and Seizing Opportunities When You Need Them Most
It is absolutely essential to your personal and professional development
to understand that,
anything you let get in the way of applying yourself to
your goals is only an excuse!
Jay Rifenbary, No Excuse!