When discouraged some people will give up, give in or give out far too early. They blame their problems on difficult situations, unreasonable people or their own inabilities.When discouraged other people will push back that first impulse to quit, push down their initial fear, push through feelings of helplessness and push ahead. They’re less likely...
I don’t think I’m being harassed by little green stalkers. I don’t know what’s really going on, but I’d rather try to eliminate all rational excuses before blaming intergalactic monkeys from the fourth dimension who are somehow interested in this really boring town.
The search for someone to blame is always successful.
In some ways, we will always be different. In other ways, we will always be the same. There is always room to disagree and blame, just as there is always room to take a new perspective and empathize. Understanding is a choice.
Many people experience the travesty of regret in their end days; the realization that nothing held them back, that nothing was in their way, that there is no one to blame, only themselves. Don’t just sit by waiting for your life to happen, make it happen! Don’t just hope your dreams will come alive, breathe...
The poorest parts of the world are by and large the places in which one can best view the worst of medicine and not because doctors in these countries have different ideas about what constitutes modern medicine. It’s the system and its limitations that are to blame.
Escape from reality. In some instances, dissociation induces people to imagine that they have some kind of mastery over intractable environmental difficulties. Dissociation is often implicated in magical thinking or self-induced trance states. This aspect of dissociation is frequently found in abuse survivors. It is not uncommon for abused children to engage in magical thinking...
If, before every action, we were to begin by weighing up the consequences, thinking about them in earnest, first the immediate consequences, then the probable, then the possible, then the imaginable ones, we should never move beyond the point where our first thought brought us to a halt. The good and evil resulting from our...
Now, should we treat women as independent agents, responsible for themselves? Of course. But being responsible has nothing to do with being raped. Women don’t get raped because they were drinking or took drugs. Women do not get raped because they weren’t careful enough. Women get raped because someone raped them.
Maybe your right. Maybe I should blame myself… Who the hell needs that?
Why shouldn’t Mom trust me, Dad” Why are you so determined to make me out to be the bad guy all the time?” I stared at the side of his face, willing him to make eye contact. He didn’t. “I’ve been doing really good late and you don’t even care.””Yet you still managed to get...
You can’t take the blame off of you, when naturally it takes two.
The weakest nations always blame others for their failures.
There are only do and don’t; can or can’t is just an excuse.
No one will ever blame you for trying to get it right.
How can I blame others, when I cannot stop myself committing crimes?
The passive voice could always be used to obscure blame.
How can God allow this to happen? How can our predecessors allow this to happen? How can YOU allow this to happen? We could all blame everyone else for the problems of the past that brought us the present, but that doesn’t do us any good. The past has already been written, and there’s nothing...
Recruiters are looking for reasons other than themselves. So they blame the pool.
The sad souls of those who lived without blame and without praise.