Top 41 Excusable Quotes

#1. There is one universal truth, applicable to all countries, cultures and communities: violence against women is never acceptable, never excusable, never tolerable.

Ban Ki-moon

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#2. To be wicked is never excusable, but there is some merit in knowing that you are; the most irreparable of vices is to do evil from stupidity.

Charles Baudelaire

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#3. He had a high opinion of his own insight, a weakness excusable in him as he was fifty, an age at which a clever man of the world of established position can hardly help taking himself rather seriously.

Fyodor Dostoyevsky

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#4. In war, as in politics, no evil - even if it is permissible under the rules - is excusable unless it is absolutely necessary. Everything beyond that is a crime.

Napoleon Bonaparte

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#5. The greatest part of our faults are more excusable than the methods that are commonly taken to conceal them.

Francois De La Rochefoucauld

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#6. Men do not differ much about what things they will call evils; they differ enormously about what evils they will call excusable.

G.K. Chesterton

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#7. A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.

Robert Fripp

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#8. Not seeing a tsunami or an economic event coming is excusable; building something fragile to them is not.

Nassim Nicholas Taleb

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#9. Faults of ignorance are excusable only where the ignorance itself is so

Sacha Guitry

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#10. It isn't chic for women to be drunk. Men drunks are more excusable, more easily absolved, but why? It must be thought they have better reasons.

Margaret Atwood

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#11. Hatred, however apparently justifiable, excusable or inevitable, always damages the hater.

Dervla Murphy

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#12. Lying is not only excusable; it is not only innocent; it is, above all, necessary and unavoidable. Without the ameliorations that it offers, life would become a mere syllogism and hence too metallic to be borne.

H.L. Mencken

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#13. Children are guilty of unpardonable rudeness when they spit in the face of a companion; neither are they excusable who spit from windows or on walls or furniture.

Jean-Baptiste De La Salle

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#14. What happened to you was done out of a fear of extinction, and while that doesn't make it excusable, it at least makes it understandable.

Dan Wells

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#15. Anything can become excusable when seen from the standpoint of the result

Yukio Mishima

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#16. The elegant Lord Shaftesbury somewhere objects to telling too much truth: by which it may be fairly inferred, that, in some cases, to lie is not only excusable but commendable. And

Henry Fielding

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#17. He that rightly understands the reasonableness and Excellency of charity will know that it can never be excusable to waste any of our money in pride and folly.

William Law

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#18. [A pacifist is] the last and least excusable on the list of the enemies of society.

Gilbert K. Chesterton

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#19. Working alone on stories, I began to feel the anonymity of motels on interstate highways reached by jet planes and rental cars. It was hard to have a good time, and the only way I could make the loneliness excusable was by taking pictures I thought were very good, even valuable.

John Loengard

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#20. If national pride is ever justifiable or excusable it is when it springs, not from power or riches, grandeur or glory, but from conviction of national innocence, information and benevolence ...

John Adams

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#21. Each man must for himself alone decide what is right and what is wrong, which course is patriotic and which isn't. You cannot shirk this and be a man. To decide against your conviction is to be an unqualified and excusable traitor, both to yourself and to your country, let men label you as they may.

Mark Twain

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#22. Hurting other people is not excusable because you've been hurt yourself.

Jilly Cooper

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#23. People to whom their daily life appears too empty and monotonous easily grow religious; this is comprehensible and excusable, only they have no right to demand religious sentiments from those whose daily life is not empty and monotonous.

Friedrich Nietzsche

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#24. Men who would face torture without a word become blasphemous at the short fourteenth. It is clear that the game of golf may well be included in that category of intolerable provocations which may legally excuse or mitigate behaviour not otherwise excusable.

A.P. Herbert

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#25. The first view is "bad apple." Bad apple is excusable. It's sort of like, something went bad with this man. But the second option is police corruption, so it's a problem with the department.

Oren Moverman

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#26. We have few faults which are not far more excusable than the means we adopt to hide them.

Francois De La Rochefoucauld

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#27. I would not have discredited every one of their compliments. It was your approval I wanted, your congratulations.

Alanis Morissette

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#28. I am and have a being and play a part.

Wallace Stevens

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#29. People observe the colours of a day only at its beginnings and ends, but to me it's quite clear that day merges through a multitude of shades and intonations, with each passing moment. A single hour can consist of thousands of different colours.

Markus Zusak

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#30. Remember the flame, lad, and the void. It was an odd thing Tam had taught him. Concentrate on a single flame and feed all your passions into it - fear, hate, anger - until your mind became empty. Become one with the void, Tam said, and you could do anything.

Robert Jordan

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#31. Deep down, you see, I long to be arcane, esoteric. I would love to confound people with their own language.

David Levithan

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#32. To be conscious that the end of a dream is approaching, and yet has not absolutely come, is one of the most wearisome as well as the most curious stages along the course between the beginning of a passion and its end.

Thomas Hardy

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#33. Cutting edge, breakthrough, television. That's what we want to do.

Anthony Michael Hall

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#34. As Mark Twain cuttingly remarked, if you removed all occurrences of the phrase 'And it came to pass', the Book of Mormon would be reduced to a pamphlet.

Richard Dawkins

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#35. It's so fascinating to think about how each snowflake is completely individual - there are millions and millions of them, but each one is so unique.

Kate Bush

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#36. Sometimes I worry I'm not going to be the best parent because if my baby gets a skin fungus I might sell him at a garage sale.

Sara Quin

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#37. Also I just think I've been lucky enough to have great parents, and I've had good people around me who have always been honest with me, who would give me a purely metaphorical slap if I ever got too big for my boots.

Daniel Radcliffe

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#38. Some people are trapped by the belief that love comes in finite quantities, and that our kind of love exhausts the supply upon which they need to draw. I do not accept competitive models of love, only additive ones.

Andrew Solomon

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#39. I think that Phil Kaufman is one of the best directors that I have come across.

Clive Owen

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#40. Silence had entered me.
It was like the night, and my memories - they were like stars
in that they were fixed, though of course
if one would see they are unending fires, like the fires of hell.

Louise Gluck

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#41. Think of the fierce energy concentrated in an acorn! You bury it in the ground, and it explodes into an oak!

George Bernard Shaw

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