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Taking Blame Quotes


"Placing blame on others is easy. Taking responsibility for yourself is empowering." - Tony DiCicco

"I suppose I should make a little apology to Cyndi - although I'm not taking the blame for this - because I was the one who did say Cyndi had won." - Terry Wogan

"Bless more; blame less." - Marianne Williamson

"Folks, if you give people things for free, don't blame them for taking them." - Rob Woodall

"In essence, the optimistic style involves taking credit for successes but little blame for failures." - Daniel Kahneman

"Blaming is so much easier than taking responsibility, because if you take responsibility ... then you might be to blame." - Jennifer O'Neill

"Batterers aren't renowned for taking responsibility for their abusiveness, Sam. They tend to shed blame like a snake molts." - Stephen White

"Love gives without taking" - Erica Jong

"The government of Mexico is terrific. I don't blame them for what's happened. I don't blame them for taking advantage of the United States. I wish our politicians were so smart." - Donald Trump

"Politics is largely the process of taking credit and putting the blame on others - regardless of what the facts may be." - Thomas Sowell

"One of the ways that people avoid taking responsibility for their role in their own pain is what I call the BPs - blame and projection." - Iyanla Vanzant

"If someone is always to blame, if every time something goes wrong someone has to be punished, people quickly stop taking risks. Without risks, there can't be breakthroughs." - Peter Diamandis

"I blame Al-Jazeera. They are marketing for the Americans." - Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf

"I see more people taking on the cloak of accountability, more people tiring of the blame game. If we are all connected and our actions in Australia affect us in Istanbul, then we are all to blame and all to be healers. We can't blame lawyers anymore for the 'liability' vs. common sense imbalance." - Jane Siberry

"It is wholly wrong to blame Marx for what was done in his name, as it is to blame Jesus for what was done in his" - Tony Benn

"I don't blame individuals, I blame myself." - Joe Royle

"I'll let you in on a secret ...How to avoid taking a wrong turn. I speak from experience. Don't blame the world around you. The world is very much larger ...than you realize. Large enough to embrace all of you." - Yellow Tanabe

"Don't blame anyone or anything for your situation or problems. When you do that, you are saying that you are powerless over your own life-which is utter crap. An empowering step to reclaiming your life is taking responsibility." - Jillian Michaels

"There's a man going 'round taking names / And he decides who to free and who to blame / Everybody won't be treated all the same / There'll be a golden ladder reaching down / When the Man comes around." - Johnny Cash

"You stood over me and you made a promise to me, as sacred as any vow. And I can understand why you're angry, but you can't blame me. You can't hate me for taking your word." - Gayle Forman

"On the question of taking credit for what goes right and blame for what goes wrong - having led the Conservative party for four years, I have never heard of this notion before." - William Hague

"You can't blame the administration and the Republicans for taking us back to deficits, for spending the Social Security surplus and assaulting the environment. That's what they promised to do in the last election." - William J Clinton

"Placing the blame or judgment on someone else leaves you powerless to change your experience; taking responsibility for your beliefs and judgments gives you the power to change them" - Byron Katie

"I live in a universe in which blame doesn't exist. I don't believe in being at fault; I believe in taking responsibility for your actions. If I do something wrong, I take responsibility for it." - Concha Buika

"Nobody ever lost money taking a profit" - Bernard Baruch

"Genius is a capacity for taking trouble." - Leslie Stephen

"I was barely in 'Taking Woodstock.'" - Katherine Waterston

"I love taking pictures of food." - Miranda Kerr

"Don't blame yourself, or worry. Neither does a bit of good." - Janet Morris

"Almost all unhappiness in life comes from the tendency to blame someone else." - Brian Tracy

"I envy people who drink. At least they have something to blame everything on." - Oscar Levant

"I.. know what I do, and am unmoved by men's blame, or their praise either." - Robert Browning

"Dont blame me, I was given this world, I didn't make it." - Tupac Shakur

"There was something missing In my foundation Why blame the poor walls?" - Javed Akhtar

"You must not blame us scientists for the use which war technicians have put our discoveries." - Lise Meitner

"I blame my mother for nothing, but forgive her for everything." - Mary J Blige

"We only have one person to blame, and that's each other." - Barry Beck

"Dictators have always played on the natural human tendency to blame others and to oversimplify." - Gerard K. O'Neill

"They whose guilt within their bosom lies, imagine every eye beholds their blame." - William Shakespeare

"Some praise at morning what they blame at night, but always think the last opinion right." - Alexander Pope

"If something goes wrong at the plant, blame the guy who can't speak English." - Dan Castellaneta

"The reason people blame things on the previous generation is that there's only one other choice." - Doug Larson

"When democratic governments create economic calamity, free markets get the blame." - Jack Kemp

"Luck's always to blame." - Jean De La Fontaine

"One of the greatest challenges in creating a joyful, peaceful and abundant life is taking responsibility for what you do and how you do it. As long as you can blame someone else, be angry with someone else, point the finger at someone else, you are not taking responsibility for your life." - Iyanla Vanzant

"I'm not against taking shots, but I am against taking bad shots." - Henry Iba

"Yes, risk-taking is inherently failure-prone. Otherwise, it would be called sure-thing-taking." - Jim Mcmahon

"I'm taking one for the team, Like Martin Luther King, taking one for a dream" - Method Man

"I love taking the ball from other people. It's like taking their manhood." - Josh Howard

"Wrong hath but wrong, and blame the due of blame." - William Shakespeare

"When in doubt about who's to blame. Blame the English." - Craig Ferguson

"Losers blame their parents; Failures blame their kids." - Steve Toltz

"I don't blame individuals, Elton, I blame myself" - Joe Royle

"Let us blame none, let us blame our own Karma." - Swami Vivekananda

"Blame unto others only as you would first blame yourself." - T D Jakes

"There's nothing wrong with blame, if blame is due." - Laura Schlessinger

"Take responsibility for your last bad decision, and then let it go. Don't blame others or make excuses for yourself." - Deepak Chopra

"We praise or blame as one or the other affords more opportunity for exhibiting our power of judgement." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"See now, how men lay blame upon us gods for what is after all nothing but their own folly." - Homer

"You accuse a woman of wavering affections, but don't blame her; she is just looking for a consistent man." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"You have yourself to blame." - Benjamin Carson

"They always blame America first!" - Jeane Kirkpatrick

"Blame is safer than praise" - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Always blame conditions, not men" - Frank Norris

"Oh! blame not the bard." - Thomas More

"Blame it on Peer Pressure." - John Marsden

"I don't blame the players, I don't blame the parents, I blame programs and I blame the coaches." - Tony DiCicco

"Blame is safer than praise." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Neither blame or praise yourself." - Plutarch

"Oh! blame not the bard." - Thomas Moore

"Worthless people blame their karma." - Proverbs

"For me, the main thing is spontaneity & taking chances." - Dave Kikoski

"The biggest risk is not taking any risk." - Mark Zuckerberg

"Sport, like all of life, is about taking your chances." - Roger Bannister

"We're not dropping out here, we're infiltrating and taking over." - Terence Mckenna

"Revolution is just one crowd taking power from another." - John Updike

"Picture-taking is an ensemble art-like theater." - Ansel Elgort

"You can't run a business without taking risks." - Millard Drexler

"Where there is giving there must be taking." - John Dewey

"Blasphemy has always seemed to require taking things very seriously." - Donna Haraway

"I started taking acting classes when I was twelve." - Lindsay Wagner

"Who are taking to the witch burning Saturday night?" - Stan Freberg

"Taking the life of another is always a moral crime." - Angelo Scola

"You think about taking audiences on a journey." - Sam Mendes

"I'm not semi-retired, I'm just taking it easy." - Craig Washington

"Giving is good, but taking is bad and brings death." - Hesiod

"Taking care of yourself is the most important thing." - Kathleen Hanna

"I'm not taking power. I'm catalyzing systemic change." - Ashraf Ghani

"And I've been taking acting classes since I was 7." - Elizabeth Olsen

"Isabelle was holding an umbrella. It was clear plastic, decorated with decals of colorful flowers. It was one of the girliest things Simon had ever seen, and he didn't blame Alec for ducking out from under it and taking his chances with the rain." - Cassandra Clare

"Isabelle was holding an umbrella. It was clear plastic, decorated with decals of colorful flowers. It was one of the girliest things Simon had ever seen, and he did' blame Alec for ducking out from under it and taking his chances with the rain." - Cassandra Clare

"It's very difficult to photograph an opera. And they messed up on it. It just wasn't there. And I don't blame the Gershwins for taking it away. Of course, if they had gotten the original company to have done it, it would have been very good" - Cab Calloway

"At the peak of the so-called great success of neoliberal economics, in 2007, right before the crash, non-supervisory workers were at wages considerably lower than in 1979, when the neoliberal assault was taking off. That perfectly naturally causes resentment and fear, and combines with a tendency to blame the most vulnerable." - Noam Chomsky

"Being proactive is more than taking initiative. It is recognizing that we are responsible for our own choices and have the freedom to choose based on principles and values rather than on moods or condition. Proactive people are agents of change and choose not to be victims, to be reactive, or to blame others." - Stephen Covey

"The anger that appears to be building up between the sexes becomes more virulent with every day that passes. And far from women taking the blame... the fact is that men are invariably portrayed as the bad guys. Being a good man is like being a good Nazi." - David Thomas (author)

"It's very difficult to photograph an opera. And they messed up on it. It just wasn't there. And I don't blame the Gershwins for taking it away. Of course, if they had gotten the original company to have done it, it would have been very good." - Cab Calloway

"I look at modern life and I see people not taking responsibility for their lives. The temptation to blame, to find external causes to one's own issues is something that is particularly modern. I know that personally I find that sense of responsibility interesting." - Edward Zwick

"If the blame (if there is any) can be shifted from him to me, I shall help him and our cause by taking it. I desire, therefore, that all the responsibility that can be put upon me shall go there and shall remain there." - James Longstreet

"The anger that appears to be building up between the sexes becomes more virulent with every day that passes. And far from women taking the blame... the fact is that men are invariably portrayed as the bad guys. Being a good man is like being a good Nazi." - Dave Thomas

"Much of the blame for the situation lies with the states themselves. They haven't been able to pass decent laws. For decades, tax authorities have been taking aim at the phenomenon of tax havens, and the most aggravating thing is that they aren't just in Bermuda or on the Cayman Islands, but right outside our front door." - Wolfgang Kubicki

"I'm in love with love, so I'm always taking risks! I think it's part of love, taking risks." - Melanie Laurent

"Football is multigenerational. It used to be about fathers taking their sons. Now we're taking our daughters, too." - Steve Tisch

"Don't blame it on the sunshine. Don't blame it on the moonlight. Blame it on the boogie." - Michael Jackson

"The commandment to refrain from placing blame on our parents, deeply imprinted in us by our upbringing, skillfully performs the function of hiding essential truths from us." - Alice Miller

"The chief reason for drinking is the desire to behave in a certain way, and to be able to blame it on alcohol." - Mignon Mclaughlin

"Two people who were once very close can without blame or grand betrayal become strangers. Perhaps this is the saddest thing in the world." - Warsan Shire

"The statesmen will invent cheap lies, putting the blame upon the nation that is being attacked, and every man will be glad of these conscience-soothing falsities" - Mark Twain

"Nature does have manure and she does have roots as well as blossoms, and you can't hate the manure and blame the roots for not being blossoms." - R Buckminster Fuller

"I can tell you one thing. I've done this my way. I don't have anybody to blame for this win but me, and I love it." - John Daly

"I do not plan in any way to whitewash my sin. I do not call it a mistake, a mendacity; I call it sin. I would much rather, if possible - and in my estimation it would not be possible - to make it worse than less than it actually is. I have no one but myself to blame. I do not lay the fault or the blame of the charge at anyone else's feet. For no one is to blame but I take the responsibility. I take the blame. I take the fault." - Jimmy Swaggart

"The world is a nest of crows; some caw in praise; some caw in derision. But men should be above the reach of praise and blame." - Sathya Sai Baba

"I have nothing in common with lazy people who blame others for their lack of success. Great things come from hard work and perseverance. No excuses." - Kobe Bryant

"If a person weren't failing in some way, shape or form, would he or she need to blame, justify, or complain? The obvious answer is no." - T Harv Eker

"Many think that assigning blame settles matters." - Mason Cooley

"I praise loudly. I blame softly." - Catherine II

"Blame is the cowards way out." - Elvin Hayes

"No blame, no hate - why no communication?" - Charlaine Harris

"When in doubt, blame the dark elves." - Kevin Hearne

"No praise, no blame. Just so." - Isaac Marion

"Everything I do you blame on me." - Anonymous

"Blame the guy who doesn't speak Engish." - Homer

"Remember praise is more valuable than blame." - George S Patton

"You cannot blame everything on the enemy." - Ursula K Le Guin

"there's plenty of blame to go around." - Suzanne Collins

"Winners take responsibility, losers blame others." - Brit Hume

"Blame no one. Expect nothing. Do something." - Bill Parcells

"Be bitter, stay angry, and blame everyone!" - Axl Rose

"Blame keeps wounds open; only forgiveness heals" - Thomas S Monson

"I praise loudly and I blame softly." - Catherine The Great

"I blame myself every night we lose." - Johnny Damon

"They (american press) always blame America first!" - Jeane Kirkpatrick

"Blame is a change-avoidance strategy." - Andy Stanley

"Thou shalt not blame or flatter any." - Epictetus

"Fix the problem, not the blame." - Proverbs

"Blame is a lazy man's wages." - Proverbs

"Everyone's quick to blame the alien." - Aeschylus

"I praise loudly. I blame softly." - Catherine The Great

"In short, Luck's always to blame." - Jean De La Fontaine

"Women blame men for their own singlehood." - Tracy Mcmillan

"Anglo Saxons: To blame for everything." - John Ralston Saul

"I don't like the blame game, though." - Barbara Bush

"Life is to blame for everything." - Robert Musil

"Blame is for God and small children." - Dustin Hoffman

"It is ridiculous to believe that Greece might be taking in one million migrants, registering them, then giving refuge to those who have a right to asylum and sending everyone back that does not. Greece is not doing that. We can blame the Greeks for that, but at the same time we should change the Dublin Regulation. When we insist on this unrealistic procedure, it means nothing more than that we are defending Dublin while renouncing Schengen." - Paolo Gentiloni

"Optimist: Someone who figures that taking a step backwards after taking a step forwards is not a disaster. It's a cha-cha." - Robert Breault

"Novice Traders trade 5 to 10 times too big. They are taking 5 to 10% risks on a trade they should be taking 1 to 2 percent risks." - Bruce Kovner

"Taking life seriously requires taking death seriously." - Studs Terkel

"I listen to [customers] and we make adjustments because we pretty much average a collection every six weeks. We're constantly taking everything in and taking notes." - Eva Mendes

"Your developed countries are taking teachers from South Africa, they are taking nurses, because people are better paid where they are going." - Thabo Mbeki

"Taking charge of your own learning is a part of taking charge of your life, which is the sine qua non in becoming an integrated person." - Warren Bennis



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