Blame Quotes

By | February 27, 2009

Quotations about Blame

Democracy is a process by which the people are free to choose the man who will get the blame. ~ Laurence J. Peter

Everything I do you blame on me. ~ Unknown

When you blame others, you give up your power to change. ~ Dr. Robert Anthony

What fate can be worse than to know we have no one but ourselves to blame for our misfortunes! ~ Sophocles

Those see nothing but faults that seek for nothing else. ~ Thomas Fuller

No one is a failure until they blame somebody else. ~ Charles Jones

No one to blame! That was why most people led lives they hated, with people they hated. How wonderful to have someone to blame! How wonderful to live with one’s nemesis! You may be miserable, but you feel forever in the right. You may be fragmented, but you feel absolved of all the blame for it. Take your life in your own hands, and what happens? A terrible thing: no one to blame. ~ Erica Jong

There’s man all over for you, blaming on his boots the fault of his feet. ~ Samuel Beckett

Luck’s always to blame. ~ Jean De La Fontaine

There can be no doubt that the average man blames much more than he praises. His instinct is to blame. If he is satisfied, he says nothing; if he is not, he most illogically kicks up a row. ~ Arnold Bennett

People blame their environment. There is only one person to blame — and only one — themselves. ~ Robert Collier

Our culture peculiarly honors the act of blaming, which it takes as the sign of virtue and intellect. ~ Lionel Trilling

Whatever side I take, I know well that I will be blamed. ~ Louis XIV

Take your life in your own hands and what happens? A terrible thing: no one is to blame. ~ Erica Jong

Some blames are actually praise, and some praises are actually blame. ~ Francois De La Rochefoucauld

No blame should attach to telling the truth. But it does, it does. ~ Anita Brookner

It’s easy to point when you can’t heal it. ~ Don Walk

Blame is safer than praise. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Why kick the man downstream who can’t put the parts together because the parts really weren’t designed properly? ~ Philip Caldwell

Mistakes fail in their mission of helping the person who blames them on the other fellow. ~ Henry S. Haskins

If you can smile when things go wrong, you have someone in mind to blame. ~ Unknown

Sometimes I lie awake at night and ask why me? Then a voice answers nothing personal, your name just happened to come up. ~ Charles M. Schulz

A man may fall many times, but he won’t be a failure until he says someone pushed him. ~ Elmer G. Letterman

A good leader takes a little more than his share of the blame, a little less than his share of the credit. ~ Arnold H. Glasgow

Neither blame or praise yourself. ~ Unknown

God, Private Enterprise and government have made me what I am, and now they have to take some of the blame. ~ Joy Baluch

A man can get discouraged many times but he is not a failure until he begins to blame somebody else and stops trying. ~ John Burroughs

The sad souls of those who lived without blame and without praise. ~ Alighieri

I praise loudly, I blame softly. ~ Catherine II of Russia

When we blame, we give away our power. ~ Greg Anderson

Yes, there are times when something is legitimately not our fault. Blaming others, however, keeps us in a stuck state and is ultimately rough on our own self-esteem. ~ Eric Allenbaugh

The search for someone to blame is always successful. ~ Robert Half

To find a fault is easy; to do better may be difficult. ~ Plutarch

They have a right to censure that have a heart to help. ~ William Penn

All blame is a waste of time. No matter how much fault you find with another, and regardless of how much you blame him, it will not change you ~ Wayne Dyer

The fault finder will find faults even in paradise. ~ Henry David Thoreau

One does harm, and another bears the blame. ~ English Proverb

There is luxury in self-reproach. When we blame ourselves, we feel no one else has a right to blame us. ~ Oscar Wilde

Before we blame we should first see whether we cannot excuse. ~ Georg C. Lichtenberg

Do not blame anybody for your mistakes and failures. ~ Bernard M. Baruch

No one is to blame. It is neither their fault nor ours. It is the misfortune of being born when a whole world is dying. ~ Alexander Herzen

If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn’t sit for a month. ~ Unknown

A boss creates fear, a leader confidence. A boss fixes blame, a leader corrects mistakes. A boss knows all, a leader asks questions. A boss makes work drudgery, a leader makes it interesting. A boss is interested in himself or herself, a leader is interested in the group. ~ Russell H. Ewing

You can’t blame gravity for falling in love. ~ Albert Einstein

Think how many blameless lives are brightened by the blazing indiscretions of other people. ~ Saki

Ninety percent of politics is deciding whom to blame. ~ Meg Greenfield

In passing, also, I would like to say that the first time Adam had a chance he laid the blame on a woman. ~ Lady Nancy Astor

The easiest thing to do, whenever you fail, is to put yourself down by blaming your lack of ability for your misfortunes. ~ Kenneth Hildebrand

We must remember not to judge any public servant by any one act, and especially should we beware of attacking the men who are merely the occasions and not the cause of disaster. ~ Theodore Roosevelt

He who blames me is my teacher

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