Best Quotes About Blaming

Informed decision-making comes from a long tradition of guessing and then blaming others for inadequate results. -Scott Adams

The radical right is so homophobic that they're blaming global warming on the AIDS quilt. -Dennis Miller

It's a great excuse and luxury, having a job and blaming it for your inability to do your own art. When you don't have to work, you are left with the horror of facing your own lack of imagination and your own emptiness. A devastating possibility when finally time is your own. -Julian Schnabel

The easiest thing to do, whenever you fail, is to put yourself down by blaming your lack of ability for your misfortunes. -Washington Irving

The most cowardly thing in the world is blaming mistakes upon the umpires. Too many managers strut around on the field trying to manage the umpires instead of their teams. -Bill Klem

There's man all over for you, blaming on his boots the fault of his feet. -Samuel Beckett

There was a time I was very much blaming the way I felt on L.A, that it was a vacuum of creativity, of humor or anything organic, and I was really angry at the place. But then today I feel completely different – I love L.A.! -Naomi Watts

I don't believe in blaming inanimate objects for anything. -Peter Benchley

The opposition has moved from a blaming the victim to blaming the victim's advocate's statistics. Irrespective of what the numbers are, it's far too many. -Patricia Ireland

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. -Jimmy Smits

What are we blaming? Is this Vietnam? We made a movie, it didn't make much money. I'm gonna be really happy if somebody watches it in 10 years' time and really enjoys it. -Kevin Costner

I don't accept at all the quite popular argument that the press is responsible for the monarchy's recent troubles. The monarchy's responsible for the monarchy's recent troubles. To blame the press is the old thing of blaming the messenger for the message. -Anthony Holden

It's not blaming the victim. It's not anybody's fault. They just did something that didn't work, that's all. -Kary Mullis

I'm crazy about Grant: his character, his nature, his science in fighting and everything else. But I don't like the idea that he never accepted the blame for anything, always found someone else to blame for any mistake that was ever made, including blaming Prentiss for Shiloh. -Shelby Foote

Our culture peculiarly honors the act of blaming, which it takes as the sign of virtue and intellect. -Lionel Trilling

We are very fond of blaming the poor for destroying the environment. But often it is the powerful, including governments, that are responsible. -Wangari Maathai

The Marxist analysis has got nothing to do with what happened in Stalin's Russia: it's like blaming Jesus Christ for the Inquisition in Spain. -Tony Benn

If you can keep your wits about you while all others are losing theirs, and blaming you. The world will be yours and everything in it, what's more, you'll be a man, my son. -Rudyard Kipling

It is crystal clear to me that if Arabs put down a draft resolution blaming Israel for the recent earthquake in Iran it would probably have a majority, the U.S. would veto it and Britain and France would abstain. -Amos Oz

For a person who promised hope and civility in politics, Mr. Obama has shown a borderline obsessiveness in blaming Mr. Bush. -Karl Rove

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. -Rhonda Byrne

We will not spend four years blaming others, we will take responsibility. -Paul Ryan

Barack Obama's life was so much simpler in 2009. Back then, he had refined the cold act of blaming others for the bad economy into an art form. Deficits? Blame Bush's tax cuts. Spending? Blame the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. No business investment? Blame Wall Street. -John Sununu

I think blaming the president for high gas prices is like blaming Rudy Giuliani for 9/11. -Jennifer Granholm

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. -Drew Barrymore

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. -Joyce Meyer

There were a lot of people who were a little afraid of the rage or blaming stance I was taking, and find what I am doing now more refreshing. -Alanis Morissette

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. -Mary J. Blige

There comes a certain point in life when you have to stop blaming other people for how you feel or the misfortunes in your life. You can't go through life obsessing about what might have been. -Hugh Jackman

Maybe we slip so easily into blaming our parents – you're perpetually a child and they're perpetually a parent and you long to balance the equation, but it can only be balanced posthumously. -Richard Eyre

I'm not blaming my mom for my life because I am responsible for me, and nobody can change me or ruin me easier than I can. -Mindy McCready

As African-Americans, we often spend our time and energy blaming other people for the problems we see around us. -Pearl Cleage

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. -Jack Canfield

Regardless of its causes, thoughtlessly blaming the present is a weakness which, even if it is never outlawed, ought to be resisted. Though commonly flaunted as a sign of sophistication, it can be an opportunity for one-upmanship and an excuse for misanthropy, especially against the young. -Steven Pinker

Some of us have become so addicted to pointing fingers at others for all the wrong that happens in our lives that self-assessment has become synonymous with blaming the victim. -LZ Granderson

Nature deals the cards without thought or care, and there is no point in blaming the dealer. All we can do is make the best of the hands we have been dealt. -Julian Baggini

I wasn't happy with the outcome in Vietnam. Now, I've never said that, but, you know, I'm getting to an age where I think I'd better start saying it… And I don't mean that to sound that I'm being critical of somebody or blaming somebody. -Alexander Haig

Instead of blaming everyone and everything else for your problems, pray for God to help you take an inventory of what's been on your mind so you can think about what you've been thinking about. -Joyce Meyer

Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make. -Eckhart Tolle

I learned that the problems that we have are not solved by blaming somebody else, and that our hope is not in who governs us as a nation. It's not in Mitt Romney or Barack Obama or Ron Paul. Our hope is in the power of God and his gospel working in the hearts of people. -Kirk Cameron

Part of being a man is learning to take responsibility for your successes and for your failures. You can't go blaming others or being jealous. Seeing somebody else's success as your failure is a cancerous way to live. -Kevin Bacon

Government has a habit of blaming the private sector for its own failings while taking credit for advances we in fact owe to the private sector. -Thomas Woods

Politicians who lack the vision to lead the community on big issues like public transport often hide their inaction by blaming other levels of government when anyone complains. -Anthony Albanese

The missile that downed the Malaysian plane, they say, is a Russian-made missile. But the weapons that are used in the barbarism in the barbaric act against the Palestinians were made by the West, and nobody is blaming them. Nobody talks about it; not even the U.N. Security Council can pass a resolution against Israel! -Yahya Jammeh

Each time there is a conflict between Israel and Gaza, accusations fly over who started it, each side blaming the other. -Richard Engel

I, for one, am pretty exhausted since I started blogging almost a year ago. But I am blaming that on my two sons, aged 3 and 6, whose perpetual-motion-machine energy is hard to keep up with at my advanced age. -Kara Swisher

I find it significant that, even though contemporary philosophy tends towards forms of determinism, in the wider culture people are deeply into naming, shaming and blaming each other. So we haven't lost that sense of conscience. -John Cornwell

I had displeased the jacobins by blaming their aristocratic usurpation of legitimate powers; the priests of all sorts by claiming religious liberty; the anarchists by repressing them; and the conspirators by rejecting their offers. -Marquis de Lafayette

If we do a little bit of insight into history, how many times have there been people doing hate discourse, blaming everything on a certain group of people. That really is the genesis of genocide, where it kind of sparks. -Gael Garcia Bernal

There will be no name-calling when I disagree with anyone, no disparaging remarks toward anyone, no taking sole credit for collective achievements or blaming others when things go wrong. -David Ige

With cab drivers, I always say I'm from Brazil. I don't say I'm from Israel. It's happened more than once that someone is blaming me for the government's policy. And I say, 'Listen, I live here. I'm a musician. I don't call the shots.' -Anat Cohen

The trouble with blaming powerless people is that although it's not nearly as scary as blaming the powerful, it does miss the point. Poor people do not shut down factories… Poor people didn't decide to use 'contract employees' because they cost less and don't get any benefits. -Molly Ivins

The Establishment on both the Left and the Right, who want to disenfranchise the millions of Republican voters who support Donald Trump, have blamed the staged riots near Trump rallies on Trump or on Bernie Sanders. That's like blaming the Russians for the Reichstag Fire. -Roger Stone

I refrain from blaming anything on my parents. -Sia

The Islamic tradition does show some areas of apparent incompatibility with the goals of women in the West, and Muslims have a long way to go in their attitudes towards women. But blaming the religion is again to express an ignorance both of the religion and of the historical struggle for equality of women in Muslim societies. -Hamza Yusuf

I think that people are most comfortable when they can put you in a box – and that's very easy to do that when someone can put you in more serious roles. I'm not blaming them for that – it's just up to me to show people what I can do. -Laura Benanti

Instead of blaming victimization on the victims, the Gospels blame it on the victimizers. What the myths systematically hide, the Bible reveals. -Rene Girard

I think it's a completely good thing to want to do business, to want to make money and be a success in the marketplace, to get the attention of customers. I'm not in the business of pointing fingers or blaming companies, but there is a limit to everything. -Margrethe Vestager

Man Repeller is intended to chronicle all the fashion trends that women love and men hate. I started it because I am woman with a deep appreciation for harem pants. And sometimes blaming clothing on a sad love life is easier than blaming oneself! -Leandra Medine

If I had the opportunity to give President Trump any advice, and I had to boil it down to one thing, I suppose it would be that nobody ever got better at any job by blaming everybody else whenever anything goes wrong. -Jason Kander

It is high time Western establishments stopped blaming Russia for all their problems. -Margarita Simonyan

Apparently, blaming oneself for debilitating student debt is common. -Camille Perri

If you're doing a job, and you secretly want to do a different job, you start to blame the job. I was blaming the teaching for that fact I wasn't performing. I really felt I needed to follow a comedy career. -Greg Davies

I've stopped blaming myself for being a woman. I've stopped being apologetic about my sexuality and become comfortable with myself. -Kirti Kulhari

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