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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Blame is the lazy man's wages.
Danish proverb

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

He that blames himself praises himself.
Polish proverb

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

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

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