A true friend sees past your excuses to the real reason it’s not your fault.
We have forty million reasons for failure, but not a single excuse.
There is no such thing as a list of reasons. There is either one sufficient reason or a list of excuses.
Two wrongs don’t make a right, but they make a good excuse.
It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.
Every vice has its excuse ready.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took an excuse.
The trouble with always leaving yourself a way out is that you always take it.
Pessimism is an excuse for not trying and a guarantee to a personal failure.