One day I realized that I wasn't getting anywhere by blaming other people for my circumstances. I finally understood: Even if you feel someone has wronged you or owes you something, no one is going to give you anything for free.
I think blaming the president for high gas prices is like blaming Rudy Giuliani for 9/11.
Blaming mother is just a negative way of clinging to her still.
I'm only going to stand before God and give an account for my life, not for somebody else's life. If I have a bad attitude, then I need to say there's no point in me blaming you for what's wrong in my life.
As African-Americans, we often spend our time and energy blaming other people for the problems we see around us.
Remember, if you are criticising, you are not being grateful. If you are blaming, you are not being grateful. If you are complaining, you are not being grateful.
We are very fond of blaming the poor for destroying the environment. But often it is the powerful, including governments, that are responsible.
I don't believe in blaming inanimate objects for anything.
There's man all over for you, blaming on his boots the fault of his feet.
You can't live your life blaming your failures on your parents and what they did or didn't do for you. You're dealt the cards that you're dealt. I realised it was a waste of time to be angry at my parents and feel sorry for myself.
Informed decision-making comes from a long tradition of guessing and then blaming others for inadequate results.
Our culture peculiarly honors the act of blaming, which it takes as the sign of virtue and intellect.
Blaming speculators as a response to financial crisis goes back at least to the Greeks. It's almost always the wrong response.
When we are out there selling a new picture, when did it become part of the deal that you have to sell the family? To use the juicy part of your life to get attention? I'm not blaming the reporters. It's the system.
Remember, you and you alone are responsible for maintaining your energy. Give up blaming, complaining and excuse making, and keep taking action in the direction of your goals - however mundane or lofty they may be.
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