141+ EXCLUSIVE Excuses Quotes to Inspire You to Live

141+ EXCLUSIVE Excuses Quotes to Inspire You to Live

While excuses can hold you back from taking action, excuses quotes will inspire you to create positive momentum, and keep moving forward.

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Excuses Quotes

When you’re good at making excuses, it’s hard to excel at anything else. John L. Mason tweet

It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one. George Washington tweet

Make an effort, not an excuse. tweet

Do not limit yourself by finding an excuse; only limit yourself by refusing to have an excuse. Catherine Pulsifer tweet

Several excuses are always less convincing than one. Aldous Huxley tweet

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

Make excuses or make changes. The choice is yours. tweet

Some people use excuses to not accept responsibility, others use excuses as a way to justify. Catherine Pulsifer tweet

Once your excuses are gone, you will simply have to settle for being awesome! Lori Myers tweet

The best excuse is to have none. Ivan Panin tweet

Never make excuses. Your friends don’t need them, and your foes won’t believe them. John Wooden tweet

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 tweet

Excuses are the tools with which persons with no purpose in view build for themselves great monuments of nothing. Steven Grayhm tweet

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

Tomorrow. A mystical land where 99% of all human productivity, motivation, and achievement is stored. tweet

There may be people that have more talent than you, but there is no excuse for anyone to work harder than you do. Derek Jeter tweet

Excuses are merely nails used to build a house of failure. American Proverb tweet

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

If it is important to you, you will find a way. If not, you will find an excuse. tweet

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 tweet

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

Every vice has its excuse ready. Publilius Syrus tweet

There are only two options: Make progress or make excuses. tweet

You can find excuses for anything, or you can find solutions and work towards them, which in the end will bring happiness. Byron Pulsifer tweet

Don’t make excuses, make something incredible happen in your life right now. Greg Hickman tweet

If you really want to do it, you do it. There are no excuses. Bruce Nauman tweet

Excuses will always be there for you, opportunity won’t. tweet

Pity that consequences are determined not by excuses but by actions! George Eliot tweet

He who excuses himself accuses himself. Gabriel Meurier tweet

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

Save the excuses. it’s not about having time. It’s about making time. If it matters, you will make time. tweet

People that learn quickly only focus on the information and skills that matter – excuses don’t matter, and they are thought viruses. Kevin Horsley tweet

You can make excuses, or you can make progress. You choose. Brian Tracy tweet

Excuses are lies we tell ourselves so that it doesn’t have to be our fault. tweet

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 tweet

An excuse is worse and more terrible than a lie; for an excuse is a lie guarded. Alexander Pope tweet

The trouble with excuses is that they become inevitably difficult to believe after they’ve been used a couple of times. Scott Spencer tweet

The ones who find happiness are the ones who don’t make excuses. If it’s broken, they fix it, if it’s wrong, they make it right. tweet

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. Amit Kalantri tweet

Difficulty is the excuse history never accepts. Edward R. Murrow tweet

Excuses are lies wrapped up in reasons. Howard Wright tweet

Most people use excuses for one of three reasons: Fear, Habit, Laziness. Alex Fitel tweet

Excuses are a powerful thing. One excuse can negate 100 opportunities. Bobby Darnell tweet

It is wise to direct your anger towards problems—not people, to focus your energies on answers—not excuses. William Arthur Ward tweet

An excuse is a way of promising ourselves that we will have the same issue again. Henry Cloud tweet

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 tweet

What we need to understand is that once we rely on using excuses as a way out, they take a life of their own. Peter Lopez Jr. tweet

Don’t make excuses. Make things happen. Make changes. Then make history. Doug Hall tweet

Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anyone else expects of you. Never excuse yourself. Henry Ward Beecher tweet

You can have results or excuses, not both. tweet

Most people who haven’t reached their potential have a long list of excuses for why they haven’t. Jason Harvey tweet

The day you take complete responsibility for yourself, the day you stop making any excuses, that’s the day you start to the top. O. J. Simpson tweet

Put all excuses aside and remember this: YOU are capable. Zig Ziglar tweet

People with integrity do what they say they are going to do. Others have excuses. Laura Schlessinger tweet

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

Do you find yourself making excuses when you do not perform? Shed the excuses and face reality. tweet

Excuses are the loser’s way out. They will mar your credibility and stunt your personal growth. Alexander Pope tweet

It is wrong and immoral to seek to escape the consequences of one’s acts. Mahatma Gandhi tweet

Excuses only make you feel comfortable staying where you are. James B. Richards tweet

Leadership is about taking responsibility not making excuses. tweet

Excuses change nothing but make everyone feel better. Mason Cooley tweet

An excuse is nothing more than a self-imposed roadblock. C.C. Chapman tweet

The heart has its reasons, but the mind makes the excuses. Amit Abraham tweet

The origin of every excuse is the failure to do something. Andy Anderson tweet

Best Inspiring Quotes to Stop Making Excuses

  • Nobody is impressed with how good your excuses are.
  • At the end of the day, let there be no excuses, no explanations, no regrets. Steve Maraboli
  • Excuses are nothing more, than a reason to fail. Mac Mcgovern
  • Success occurs when your dreams get bigger than your excuses.
  • Don’t make excuses make good. Elbert Hubbard
  • We have more ability than willpower, and it is often an excuse to ourselves that we imagine that things are impossible. Francois De La Rochefoucauld
  • 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
  • Sometimes you don’t need to hear their excuses or what they have to say for themselves because their actions already spoke the truth.
  • Don’t look for excuses to lose. Look for excuses to win. Chi Chi Rodriguez
  • No fear. No limits. No Excuses.
  • An excuse is a skin of a reason stuffed with a lie. Billy Sunday
  • Excuses are the nails used to build the house of failure. Jim Rohn
  • 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
  • Be stronger than your excuses.
  • 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
  • Any excuse will serve a tyrant. Aesop
  • 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. Eric Hoffer
  • Excuses are useless. Results are priceless. Ziad K. Abdelnour
  • Don’t make excuses and Don’t talk about it. Do it. Melvyn Douglas
  • Your excuses are just the lies your fears have sold you. Robin Sharma
  • 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 every day 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
  • I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took an excuse. Florence Nightingale
  • Don’t use your past as an excuse, excuse your excuses and take action now!!! Bernard Kelvin Clive
  • Action expresses priorities. Mahatma Gandhi
  • 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
  • Excuses are for people who don’t want it bad enough.
  • All Freedom Has Costs No one ever excused his way to success. Dave Del Dotto
  • I never knew a man who was good at making excuses who was good at anything else. Benjamin Franklin
  • Create a way, not an excuse.
  • However, some people are chronic procrastinators. If you are constantly not getting things done and have a mountain of excuses lined up to ‘explain’ the reasons why you are unable to do them; then look in the mirror and you will see a ‘procrastinator.’ K. B. Bryson
  • Excuses are used to justify leaving the scene of truth without changing. Orrin Woodward
  • The fact that you aren’t where you want to be, should be enough motivation.
  • Blessings are real and visible when viewed from cleansed eyes; eyes that can see possibilities, not problems, eyes that can see opportunities, not spite, eyes that can see new days ahead not a life filled with excuses. Byron Pulsifer
  • Life changes for the better when you take action instead of making excuses.
  • It doesn’t take much to find an excuse whether that is our family background, our lack of specific educational qualifications, or that we live in the wrong city, or do not know the right people. Each one of these excuses has a solution but if you believe that there is nothing you can do to turn your life around, then you are doomed to be what you are now and no more. Catherine Pulsifer
  • If you don’t want to do something, one excuse is as good as another. Yiddish Proverb
  • Do not be like those people who keep making excuses and pointing fingers. You have to learn how to change your perspective and adapt to different situations. Ryanne Knight
  • I do not believe in excuses. I believe in hard work as the prime solvent of life’s problems. James Cash Penney
  • Coaches give you the knowledge you need and guide you on how to perform to the best of your ability. But you have to show up for practice, not make excuses, listen to your coach’s constructive criticism, and learn to create what you truly want without the process being a negative experience. John Felitto
  • 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
  • People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don’t believe in circumstances. The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and, if they can’t find them, make them. George Bernard Shaw
  • 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
  • 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 happy about. Brian Tracy
  • And oftentimes excusing of a fault Doth make the fault the worse by the excuse. William Shakespeare
  • 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, excuses, excuses. Erica Jong
  • 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
  • Where the heart is willing it will find a thousand ways, but where it is unwilling it will find a thousand excuses. Chotu Dhiman
  • 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
  • There is always a perfectly good excuse, always a reason not to. The hardest freedom to win is the freedom from one’s excuses. Robert Brault
  • 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
  • We excuse our sloth under the pretext of difficulty. Marcus Fabius Quintilian
  • Uncalled for excuses are practical confessions. Charles Simmons
  • Don’t do what you’ll have to find an excuse for. Proverb
  • 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. Art Turock
  • You can make excuses or you can get the job done, but you can’t do both. Hap Holmstead
  • 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
  • If you always make excuses to not follow through you deserve the weight of anxiety on your chest. Daniel
  • 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
  • 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
  • Never ruin an apology with an excuse. Kimberly Johnson
  • 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 continue on. Vic Johnson
  • Excuses are seldom truthful, often handy, and rarely productive. Don’t make excuses: make things happen! Rhoberta Shaler

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