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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

A poor workman should not blame his tools.
Chinese proverb

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

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

Truth may be blamed but never shamed.
American proverb

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

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

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

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

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

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

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