Quotes of Blame

“ Conscience is a coward, and those faults it has not strength enough to prevent, it seldom has justice enough to accuse. ”

- Oliver Goldsmith

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

- Don Marquis

“ We cannot change anything until we accept it. Condemnation does not liberate, it oppresses. ”

- C. G. Jung

“ Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving. ”

- Dale Carnegie

“ A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart, and his next to escape the censures of the world. ”

- Joseph Addison

“ He who excuses himself, accuses himself. ”

- Gabriel Meurier

“ There is a luxury in self-reproach. When we blame ourselves, we feel that no one else has a right to blame us. It is the confession, not the priest, that gives us absolution. ”

- Oscar Wilde

“ Do not condemn the judgement of another because it differs from your own. You may both be wrong. ”

- Dandemis

“ Remove from me reproach and contempt; for I have kept thy testimonies. ”

- Bible

“ If we fall, we don't need self-recrimination or blame or anger - we need a reawakening of our intention and a willingness to recommit, to be whole-hearted once again. ”

- Sharon Salzberg

“ The case is over. I'm thrilled. I'm glad that the prosecution felt the case was worthy of dismissal. It just shows that someone can accuse you of anything. ”

- Christian Slater

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

- Kenneth Hildebrand

“ 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

“ Any party which takes credit for the rain must not be surprised if its opponents blame it for the drought. ”

- Dwight Whitney Morrow

“ Blame is safer than praise. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ Everything I do you blame on me. ”

- Unknown

“ Condemn the fault, and not the actor of it? - Measure for Measure. Act ii. Sc. 2. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ I call the discourse of power any discourse that engenders blame, hence guilt, in its recipient. ”

- Roland Barthes

“ I praise loudly, I blame softly. ”

- Catherine II of Russia

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

- Unknown

“ It is criminal to steal a purse, daring to steal a fortune, a mark of greatness to steal a crown. The blame diminishes as the guilt increases. ”

- Johann Friedrich von Schiller

“ Neither blame or praise yourself. ”

- Unknown

“ I know of no accusations against you. ”

- Fred Thompson

“ No one is a failure until they blame somebody else. ”

- Charles ‘Tremendous’ Jones

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

- Erica Jong

“ The only thing that I'd rather own than Windows is English, because then I could charge you two hundred and forty-nine dollars for the right to speak it. ”

- Scott McNealy

“ The search for someone to blame is always successful. ”

- Robert Half

“ The secret thoughts of a man run over all things, holy, profane, clean, obscene, grave, and light, without shame or blame. ”

- Thomas Hobbes

“ There's man all over for you, blaming on his boots the fault of his feet. ”

- Samuel Beckett

“ When we blame, we give away our power. ”

- Greg Anderson
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