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  If you make songs about yourself, you can't blame other people for singing them.  
 -  English proverb
  

  If we blame others for our failures, we should also give them credit for our success.  
 -  American proverb
  

  To blame is easy, to do it better is difficult.  
 -  German proverb
  

  He is not to blame who does his duty.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Blame is the lazy man's wages.  
 -  Danish proverb
  

  When a man is disliked he is blamed for all kinds of things.  
 -  African proverb, Ashanti
  

  Blame yourself as you would blame others; excuse others as you would excuse yourself.  
 -  Chinese proverb
  

  He that blames himself praises himself.  
 -  Polish proverb
  

  Absent, none without blame; present, none without excuse.  
 -  French proverb
  

  A poor workman should not blame his tools.  
 -  Chinese proverb
  

  Truth may be blamed but never shamed.  
 -  American proverb
  

  Sometimes the slow ones blame the active for the delay.  
 -  Aesop
  

  He who smiles in a crisis has found someone to blame.  
 -  Anon
  

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

  Every movement that seeks to enslave a country, every dictatorship or potential dictatorship, needs some minority group as a scapegoat which it can blame for the nation's troubles and use as a justification of its own demands for dictatorial powers. In Soviet Russia, the scapegoat was the bourgeoisie; in Nazi Germany, it was the Jewish people; in America, it is the businessmen.  
 -  Ayn Rand
  

  Whatever task you undertake, do it with all your heart and soul. Always be courteous, never be discouraged. Beware of him who promises something for nothing. Do not blame anybody for your mistakes and failures.  
 -  Bernard Mannes Baruch
  

  The human heart is greedy; it will use religion, color, or any other excuse to justify its greed. Blame the human heart.  
 -  Bono
  

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

  As a solid rock is not shaken by the wind, the wise are not moved by praise or blame.  
 -  Buddha
  

  I've often been accused by critics of being myself on-screen. But being oneself is more difficult than you'd suppose.  
 -  Cary Grant
  

  I'm sorry for blaming you for everything I just couldnt do, and I've hurt myself by hurting you.  
 -  Christina Aguilera
  

  For a small fee, Chuck Norris will kill your family pet and then blame it on the Jews.  
 -  Chuck Norris jokes
  

  I love the Olympics, because they enable people from all over the world to come together and - regardless of their political or cultural differences - accuse each other of cheating.  
 -  Dave Barry
  

  Today, the LA Times accuse Arnold Schwarzenegger of groping six women. I'm telling you, this guy is presidential material.  
 -  David Letterman
  

  We struggled against apartheid in South Africa, supported by people the world over, because black people were being blamed and made to suffer for something we could do nothing about; our very skins. It is the same with sexual orientation. It is a given.  
 -  Desmond Tutu
  

  Just do your best - in any circumstance in your life. It doesn't matter if you are sick or tired, if you always do your best there is no way you can judge yourself. And if you don't judge yourself there is no way you are going to suffer from guilt, blame, and self-punishment.  
 -  Don Miguel Ruiz
  

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

  When you blame others, you give up your power to change.  
 -  Douglas Adams
  

  Small-minded people habitually reproach others for their own misfortunes. Average people reproach themselves. Those who are dedicated to a life of wisdom understand that the impulse to blame something or someone is foolishness, that there is nothing to be gained in blaming, whether it be others or oneself.  
 -  Epictetus
  

  A man who is ungrateful is sometimes less to blame for it than his benefactor.  
 -  Francois Duc de la Rochefoucauld
  

  Criticism and blame are addictions. They are costly addictions, because they are the number-one destroyer of intimacy in close relationships.  
 -  Gay Hendricks
  

  And God said: 'Let there be Satan, so people don't blame everything on me. And let there be lawyers, so people don't blame everything on Satan.'  
 -  George Burns
  

  The world used us as an excuse to go mad and then blamed it on us.  
 -  George Harrison
  

  Presidents, whether things are good or bad, get the blame. I understand that.  
 -  George W. Bush
  

  Being poor is a choice. Being middle class is a choice. Being upper middle class is a choice. Being rich is a choice. You may not like to hear it. Don't blame the messenger!  
 -  Grant Cardone
  

  You can't keep blaming yourself. Just blame yourself once, and move on.  
 -  Homer Simpson
  

  Criticism and blame are addictions. They are costly addictions, because they are the number-one destroyer of intimacy in close relationships.  
 -  Gay Hendricks
  

  And God said: 'Let there be Satan, so people don't blame everything on me. And let there be lawyers, so people don't blame everything on Satan.'  
 -  George Burns
  

  The world used us as an excuse to go mad and then blamed it on us.  
 -  George Harrison
  

  Presidents, whether things are good or bad, get the blame. I understand that.  
 -  George W. Bush
  

  Being poor is a choice. Being middle class is a choice. Being upper middle class is a choice. Being rich is a choice. You may not like to hear it. Don't blame the messenger!  
 -  Grant Cardone
  

  You can't keep blaming yourself. Just blame yourself once, and move on.  
 -  Homer Simpson
  

  When things don't go well they like to blame presidents; and that's something that presidents are paid for.  
 -  John F. Kennedy
  

  Tell your secret to the wind, but don't blame it for telling the trees.  
 -  Kahlil Gibran
  

  We are taught you must blame your father, your sisters, your brothers, the school, the teachers - but never blame yourself. It's never your fault. But it's always your fault, because if you wanted to change you're the one who has got to change.  
 -  Katharine Hepburn
  

  Failure is an opportunity. If you blame someone else, there is no end to the blame.  
 -  Lao Tzu
  

  Few people will turn to themselves to take responsibility for their results until they have exhausted all opportunities to blame someone else.  
 -  Larry Winget
  

  I am sick of parents blaming the violence on television as the reason their kid just blew up the neighbor's dog or for school shootings. Violence on television and in the movies is too prevalent - I will give you that... But lousy parenting is the real cause of messed up kids.  
 -  Larry Winget
  

  For one week, put $2 in a basket each time you blame, shame or complain. Keep track of how much money you collect each day, and see if you make progress during the week. Use the money for a family outing or make a donation to the charity of your choice.  
 -  Marci Shimoff
  

  I've been accused of vulgarity. I say that's bullshit.  
 -  Mel Brooks
  

  They've finally come up with the perfect office computer. If it makes a mistake, it blames another computer.  
 -  Milton Berle
  

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

  Just as your hand has the power to hide the sun, mediocrity has the power to hide your inner light. Do not blame others for your own incompetence.  
 -  Paulo Coelho
  

  Praise out of season, or tactlessly bestowed, can freeze the heart as much as blame.  
 -  Pearl S. Buck
  

  If your everyday life seems poor, don't blame it; blame yourself; admit to yourself that you are not enough of a poet to call forth its riches - because for the creator there is no poverty and no indifferent place.  
 -  Rainer Maria Rilke
  

  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.  
 -  Richard Buckminster Fuller
  

  I was asking a friend who has children, 'What if I have a baby and I dedicate my life to it and it grows up to hate me, and it blames everything wrong with its life on me?' And she said, What do you mean, if?  
 -  Rita Rudner
  

  When people are lame, they love to blame.  
 -  Robert Kiyosaki
  

  To err is human - and to blame it on a computer is even more so.  
 -  Robert Orben
  

  Whatever one of us blames in another, each one will find in his own heart.  
 -  Seneca
  

  If words of command are not clear and distinct, if orders are not thoroughly understood, then the general is to blame. But, if orders are clear and the soldiers nevertheless disobey, then it is the fault of their officers.  
 -  Sun Tzu
  

  I know that some fear is instinctual and healthy and keeps us alert to trouble. The rest - the part that holds us back from personal growth - is inappropriate and destructive, and perhaps can be blamed on our conditioning.  
 -  Susan Jeffers
  

  I can't blame you for being who you are, I can only blame myself for thinking you were different.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Even though you never loved me, I always kept smiling because I didn't want people to blame you as a reason behind my tears.  
 -  Unknown
  

  I don't ever blame people for disappointing me, I blame myself for expecting too much.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Through all the problems we've faced I was the only one who fought it just so you wouldn't get hurt. So don't ever blame me if I'd be moving on without you.  
 -  Unknown
  

  People will choose to blame their circumstances on fate or bad luck. Very few will admit its mainly the choices they have made.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Don't blame God because he didn't give you what you wanted, rather blame yourself for not trusting him, because he might have something better for you.  
 -  Unknown
  

  I blame movies for my high expectations in relationships.  
 -  Unknown
  

  The worst people are those who take credits for the other's successes and blame others for their own failures.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Before blaming me for being away, ask yourself what did you do to make me stay.  
 -  Unknown
  

  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
  

  Do not cast away an honest man for a villain's accusation.  
 -  William Shakespeare, Henry VI