Ninety-nine percent of the failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses.— George Washington Carver
Controversy Making Excuses quotations
Maturity is when you stop complaining and making excuses, and start making changes.
I never knew a man who was good at making excuses who was good at anything else.
People will hurt you. But don't use that as an excuse for your poor choices, use it as motivation to make the right ones.
When someone truly cares about you, they make an effort, not an excuse.
When you stop making excuses and you work hard and go hard you will be very successful.
Never make excuses for someone who disrespects you-who they are or what they do isn't a pass to treat you like trash!
You will be wounded many times in your life.
You'll make mistakes. Some people will call them failures but I have learned that failure is really God's way of saying, "Excuse me, you're moving in the wrong direction." It's just an experience, just an experience.
Make it happen now, not tomorrow. Tomorrow is a loser's excuse.
No, I make no pretension to patriotism.
So long as my voice can be heard on this or the other side of the Atlantic, I will hold up America to the lightning scorn of moral indignation. In doing this, I shall feel myself discharging the duty of a true patriot; for he is a lover of his country who rebukes and does not excuse its sins.
How does Satan mislead us? By misquoting Scripture.
By leading us astray. By getting us to make excuses instead of repenting.
Everyone who is taken by death asks for more time, while everyone who still has time makes excuses for procrastination.
Responsibility finds a way. Irresponsibility makes excuses!
Take responsibility for your last bad decision, and then let it go.
Don't blame others or make excuses for yourself.
Goals live on the other side of obstacles and challenges.
Be relentless in pursuit of those goals, especially in the face of obstacles. Along the way, make no excuses and place no blame.
He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.
People sometimes rationalize their greed by saying that it is all for the good of their children but this is nothing but an excuse they use to make their despicable actions appear respectable and praiseworthy.
The day you take complete responsibility for yourself, the day you stop making any excuses, that's the day you start to the top.
Islamophobia has become so mainstream in this country that Americans have been trained to expect violence against Muslims - not excuse it, but expect it. And that's happened because you have an Islamophobia industry in this country devoted to making Americans think there's an enemy within.
Quit making excuses. What we're really talking about here is commitment. Until you make a commitment to your dream, it's not a commitment at all. It's just another fantasy. And fantasies don't come true because they're not real, we're not committed to them. When we make commitments, they become dreams. And dreams are very real.
Never lie; never cheat; never steal. Don't whine; don't complain; don't make excuses.
Each day you're presented with a choice.
You can either keep your greatness hidden under a pile of fears, regrets, and excuses, or you can let it out. So the best way to begin unlocking inner greatness is to make a conscious choice to live out the rest of today, with the best you.
It seems to me that the years between eighteen and twenty-eight are the hardest, psychologically. It’s then you realize this is make or break, you no longer have the excuse of youth, and it is time to become an adult – but you are not ready.
Don’t make excuses for why you can’t get it done.
Focus on all the reasons why you must make it happen.
When your mind is focused and made up you don't make excuses. You try. If you fail you try again.
There's an entrepreneur right now, scared to death, making excuses, saying, 'It's not the right time just yet.' There's no such thing as a good time. I started an apparel-manufacturing business in the tech-boom years. I mean, come on. Get out of your garage and go take a chance, and start your business.
Without a doubt in my mind, I should be in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
You look at my stats without my USFL stats, and I don't know how you can argue with that. Look at my combined yards. I'm not one to make excuses, so I'll play by their rules and not even count the USFL stats.
Not managing your time and making excuses are two bad habits. Don't put them both together by claiming you "don't have the time".
The sleepy like to make excuses.
When are we going to stop making excuses for the terrorists and saying that somebody is making them do it? No, these are simply evil people who want to kill.
If a man wants you, nothing can keep him away,If he doesn't want you, nothing can make him stay. Stop making excuses for a man and his behavior. Stop trying to change yourself for a relationship that's not meant to be. Slower is better. Never live your life for a man before you find what makes you truly happy..!
You must be willing to take whatever pieces of life come your way and arrange them so that they work with and for you rather than against you. The key is to be willing. The willingness to arrange rather than complain or make excuses will pay off.
Regardless of the difficulties we may face individually, in our families, in our communities and in our nation, the old adage is still true - you can make excuses or you can make progress, but you cannot make both! The America I know doesn't make excuses.
Excuses are the tools with which persons with no purpose in view build for themselves great monuments of nothing.
Never complain, never explain. Resist the temptation to defend yourself or make excuses.
You can make all the excuses you want, but if you're not mentally tough and you're not prepared to play every night, you're not going to win.
We have no compassion and we ask no compassion from you.
When our turn comes, we shall not make excuses for the terror.
Leadership is taking responsibility while others are making excuses.
We should never shy away from the challenges that face us out of fear of failure or an unwillingness to battle the odds. We should confront our problems head on and make no excuses.