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Destiny: A tyrant's authority for crime and a fool's excuse for failure.
Bacchus, n.: A convenient deity invented by the ancients as an excuse for getting drunk.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
The only man who is really free is the one who can turn down an invitation to dinner without giving an excuse.
The financial crisis should not become an excuse to raise taxes, which would only undermine the economic growth required to regain our strength.
George W. Bush
There are those who seem to feel they have no choice about being jerks in the present because they had a crappy childhood. Well, that's the definition of childhood; nobody gets out alive. You either get stronger from what you experience, or you turn it into a crutch, an excuse, a dodge.
J. Michael Straczynski
Being a woman is of special interest only to aspiring male transsexuals. To actual women, it is simply a good excuse not to play football.
I used to always sit in church looking out the windows at the boys, wondering if I could make an excuse to go out and, you know, go to the bathroom because all the outdoor toilets. But anyhow, I was only going out to see the boys.
Born again?! No, I'm not. Excuse me for getting it right the first time.
A real failure does not need an excuse. It is an end in itself.
The concept of the 'good ol' days' must be one of our society's biggest delusions, top reasons for depression, as well as most often used excuse for lack of success.
God's only excuse is that he does not exist.
Smokers, male and female, inject and excuse idleness in their lives every time they light a cigarette.
Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
Difficulty is the excuse history never accepts.
Edward R. Murrow
The world used us as an excuse to go mad.
And now, excuse me while I interrupt myself.
There's no excuse for rudeness.
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
I had to stop traveling alone because I missed so many planes. When somebody runs up to you in the airport and begins to tell you their life story, you can't say, 'Excuse me, boo,' as they're weeping on your bosom.
The liberals in the House strongly resemble liberals I have known through the last two decades in the civil rights conflict. When it comes time to show on which side they will be counted, they excuse themselves.
We must exchange the philosophy of excuse - what I am is beyond my control for the philosophy of responsibility.
What has happened at Guantanamo Bay... does not represent the will of the American people. I'm embarrassed about it, I think its wrong. I think it does give terrorists an unwarranted excuse to use the despicable means to hurt innocent people.
The absent are never without fault. Nor the present without excuse.
I'm not really in the excuse business.
When I was in college I did a lot of stupid things and I don't want to make an excuse for that. Some of the things that people accuse me of are true, some of them aren't. There are pranks, IMs.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
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