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Blaming Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Blaming

Please enjoy these Blaming Quotes from the wise, the romantic, and the famous of the past and present.

If you have an emotional reaction in the presence of someone,
your heart is telling you that you have
not resolved your issues with them.
In other words, you have not truly forgiven that person.
All of this begs the question, how do we forgive?
First, cease lying to yourself and stop telling yourself stories
about why you behave the way you do.
Stop blaming your behavior on other people
and take responsibility for your emotional reactions.
If you could forgive all the people in your life
who have hurt or wounded you
it would be possible to be in control of your behavior
instead of being in reaction to other people all of the time.
Imagine living life without experiencing
a constant emotional roller-coaster of pain, anger, and jealousy!
That would be bliss!
- Sheri Rosenthal

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

People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are.
I don't believe in circumstances.
The people who get on in the world are the people who
get up and look for the circumstances they want,
and if they can't find them, make them.
- George Bernard Shaw

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

 

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

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

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

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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

Blaming speculators as a response to financial crisis
goes back at least to the Greeks.
It's almost always the wrong response.
- Larry Summers

Blaming mother is just a negative way of clinging to her still.
- Nancy Friday

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

It should come as no surprise to any of us that the
solution to ending bickering in families is to talk
to one another more often without blaming,
making judgments, or insulting one another.
- Donald C. Medeiros

We're understanding what Obama is.
He is the great teacher.
He is this guy that stands above everybody.
There's some condescension in it, but he stands above everybody and says,
'Now, listen.
You people have to stop blaming each other unreasonably.
You have to get along here and I am going to show you the way.'
It is a pretty brave role in many ways.
- Evan Thomas

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

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

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'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

Where there is no accusation of "fault,"
there can be no anger.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The man who can't dance thinks the band is no good.
- Polish Proverb

Take your life in your own hands, and what happens?
A terrible thing: no one to blame.
- Erica Jong

Do not blame the thistle that you see no beauty.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We have to let go of all blame, all attacking, all judging,
to free our inner selves to attract what we say we want.
- Joe Vitale

Many people excuse their own faults
but judge other persons harshly.
We should reverse this attitude
by excusing others' shortcomings
and by harshly examining our own.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

Your life is the fruit of your own doing.
You have no one to blame but yourself.
- Joseph Campbell

TEAMWORK...means never having to take all the blame yourself.
- Anonymous

A man can fail many times,
but he isn't a failure until
he begins to blame somebody else.
- John Burroughs

You go against yourself when you
judge or blame yourself for anything
- don Miguel Ruiz

It is an act of great Courage to forsake all Blame.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Neither blame or praise yourself.
- Plutarch

When you are impeccable, you take
responsibility for your actions,
but you do not judge or blame yourself.
- don Miguel Ruiz

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

Anger is something that each one of us has experienced -
some of us only occasionally, some almost daily.
Can we eliminate all anger? Probably not.
We will always have expectations,
and those expectations will often be unmet.
Disappointment is the principle cause of anger.
When we are disappointed, we look for someone to blame.
Declaring someone to be at fault is the nature of anger.
Anger is always directed at someone -
possibly toward God or the non-specific "they,"
but at some animate entity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People blame their environment.
There is only one person to blame - and only one -
themselves.
- Robert Collier

A wise one said, "We are most like God when we forgive."
It is easy for us to blame, but hard for us to forgive.
Yet that is what we are called upon to do -
to forgive everyone for everything.
And the reward?
In this life, the reward for forgiveness
is your own happiness.
Unconditional universal forgiveness is
the key to your own happiness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I accept that no one else has ever been to blame
for either my joy or my suffering.
The entire cause of all my joys and all my sufferings
is my own emotional response to the events of my life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Anger and Danger are intimately intertwined.
An angry person is a dangerous person,
whether that person crosses our path
or whether the angry person is ourself.
To complete the anger/danger cycle,
whenever we feel threatened -
when we believe we are in danger -
we tend to exhibit anger as well as fear.
We look for someone to blame for the dangerous situation,
and direct our anger toward them.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

My friend Jerry Falwell was the one who said it,
and he was a guest on my show, and it's hard to take
the blame for everybody who shows up on your show.
- Pat Robertson

Now, I was on drugs, and that didn't help a whole lot.
He hated that.
That was part of where Chet and I had problems,
so I take complete blame for that.
- Waylon Jennings

I don't blame David Stern because a player gets on
the court and he doesn't put out competitively.
No one can make you play if you don't want to play.
- Oscar Robertson

Blame is just a lazy person's way of making sense of chaos.
- Doug Coupland

The secret thoughts of a man run over all things,
holy, profane, clean, obscene, grave,
and light, without shame or blame.
- Thomas Hobbes

I like to praise and reward loudly, to blame quietly.
- Catherine II

The dream doesn't lie in victimization or blame;
it lies in hard work,
determination and a good education.
- Alphonso Jackson

I think in the wake of Katrina, the Coast Guard may
well have been the only entity or agency that came
out of that exercise free of fault and free of blame.
- Howard Coble

I lay a lot of blame at the feet of Dusty Baker for
not being more strict about fundamentals,
which I think would give the team a stronger day-to-day identity.
- Billy Corgan

I have gratitude for EVERYTHING that has ever occurred
to bring me to this moment.
I accept that no one else is ever to blame
for either my joy or my suffering.
The entire cause of all my joys and all my sufferings
is my own emotional response to the events of my life,
and I am committed to consistently distinguishing
between my feelings about events
and the physical occurrences of those events.
I declare that everyone who has ever played
any role in any of the events of my life
is entirely without fault.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The blame is his who chooses: God is blameless.
- Plato

If there ever was a religious war full of terror,
it was the crusades.
But you can't blame Christianity because a few adventurers did this.
That's my message.
- Moustapha Akkad

They always lost but he didn't blame me because to a gambler,
a bad tip is better than no tip at all.
- Phil Silvers

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

The only thing that frightens me a little is when I'm
called Kevin rather than Fred,
but that's how people have known me for so many years.
So, I can't really blame them.
- Fred Savage

It is unfair to blame man too fiercely for being pugnacious;
he learned the habit from Nature.
- Christopher Morley

No one is to blame.
It is neither their fault nor ours.
It is the misfortune of being born when a whole world is dying.
- Alexander Herzen

If I stunk for some reason, you can always blame it on the character.
- Danny Aiello

I think people are rapidly losing confidence in the political class,
and I don't blame them.
- Adnan Pachachi

Good women always think it is their fault when someone else is being offensive.
Bad women never take the blame for anything.
- Anita Brookner

I think it's very important that you make your own
decision about what you are.
Therefore you're responsible for your actions,
so you don't blame other people.
- Prince William

I pay no attention whatever to anybody's praise or blame.
I simply follow my own feelings.
- Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

The sad souls of those who lived without blame and without praise.
- Dante Alighieri

When it comes to pinning blame, pin the tail on the donkeys.
- Mitt Romney

Democratic leaders always seem to blame America first.
- Ken Mehlman


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