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We excuse our sloth under the pretext of difficulty.
Temptation is a woman's weapon and man's excuse.
H. L. Mencken
There's no excuse for the young people not knowing who the heroes and heroines are or were.
One of the most difficult things for people who have been successful in sports is adapting to the daily world where you can't get an answer from someone until 5 o'clock tomorrow. There is always an excuse. Living 40 or 50 years like that doesn't get too exciting after a while.
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 de La Rochefoucauld
It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.
Terrorism can never be accepted. We must fight it together, with methods that do not compromise our respect for the rule of law and human rights, or are used as an excuse for others to do so.
The idea of cultural relativism is nothing but an excuse to violate human rights.
Silence speaks so much louder than screaming tantrums. Never give anyone an excuse to say that you're crazy.
Man has no right to kill his brother. It is no excuse that he does so in uniform: he only adds the infamy of servitude to the crime of murder.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
A Boss in Heaven is the best excuse for a boss on earth, therefore If God did exist, he would have to be abolished.
The threat or fear of violence should not become an excuse or justification for restricting freedom of speech.
I'm looking forward to becoming a marvelous - excuse the word marvelous - character actress. like Marie Dressler, like Will Rogers.
Scripture is filled with examples of men and women whom God used late in life, often with great impact - men and women who refused to use old age as an excuse to ignore what God wanted them to do.
I am all for cracking down on inappropriate digital behaviour. Too often the connected world is an excuse for some coward hiding behind a keyboard to bully someone else.
It takes a real man to make a true confession - a Chocolate Soldier will excuse or cloak his sin.
Cynical realism is the intelligent man's best excuse for doing nothing in an intolerable situation.
I am in earnest - I will not equivocate - I will not excuse - I will not retreat a single inch - and I will be heard!
William Lloyd Garrison
However, don't let perfectionism become an excuse for never getting started.
I thank you for your kind invitation to introduce me to the president of the Republic. Since I have not been out of my atelier for two months, I have no appropriate costume for this circumstance. Please excuse me.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
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.
Ambition is a poor excuse for not having sense enough to be lazy.
Smokers, male and female, inject and excuse idleness in their lives every time they light a cigarette.
Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
While criticism of Israel is legitimate and justifiable, it cannot be an excuse - in any way, shape or form - for anti-Semitism.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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