A lie is an excuse guarded.
We have forty million reasons for failure, but not a single excuse.
Schools have become soda and junk food superstores, ... There is no excuse they should continue to be part of this problem.
It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.
I am very sorry, ... I'm without excuse; I have no defense for what I did. I feel terrible.
An excuse is worse and more terrible than a lie, for an excuse is a lie guarded.
Never excuse, never explain, never complain.
God is the brave man's hope, and not the coward's excuse.
Ambition is a poor excuse for not having sense enough to be lazy.
I attribute my success to this - I never gave or took any excuse.
Temptation is a woman's weapon and man's excuse.
Born again?! No, I'm not. Excuse me for getting it right the first time.
I just noticed recently that in one book after another I seem to find an excuse to find some character who, to put it idiotically simply, is allowed to talk crazy.
Cynical realism is the intelligent man's best excuse for doing nothing in an intolerable situation.
But if you have a big trade surplus it will give Western politicians an excuse or tool for them to put pressure on the currency.
It's a challenging task but that shouldn't be an excuse for China not starting on it right now.
We always want to find a way to forgive and excuse deception engaged in by people we support. The whole concept of being held accountable has gotten so nibbled at that it's barely visible.
I am sorry for my actions. I have no excuse. I just hope to get the chance to clean up my life.
If you choose to live without any form of belief or religion, you have absolutely no excuse for not living your life to the fullest.
That's bad. There's no excuse. That's unacceptable. Our kids played hard. We didn't play smart. We didn't play Big Red football in the first half because Big Red football is hard and smart. I didn't coach smart and we didn't play smart, but we played hard. I think we played very well on offense. We just made some dumb mistakes that's all, including myself.
The walks drive me crazy. There's no excuse for that.
While there's no excuse for this scandal, it is no surprise that Boston, a seat of academic, political and cultural liberalism in America, lies at the center of the storm.
[Horror Week is an excuse for family fun, but it also serves several serious purposes.] Part of the idea with this entire event is to bring people who typically are not museum visitors, ... You know, we get our share of 26,000 to 30,000 fourth-graders a year, and other visitors, but there are a lot of people who just don't come to museums.
Tonight I was just off. I can't make any excuse. I just didn't make shots.
There's no excuse for us to only score 14 points. I don't care who we're playing or where we're playing.