Blaming Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old blaming quotes, blaming sayings, and blaming proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

People who lose money always need someone to blame. James Chanos
Blaming destiny is a poor out for those who don't reach desired destinations. Malcolm Forbes
When you check your own mind properly, you stop blaming others for your problems. Thubten Yeshe
People who blame things rarely change things. Blame is an unassailable change-avoidance strategy. Andy Stanley
Don't try to blame the pain on anyone. Blaming others won't erase the pain. Hyde
It's not exactly fair to make a mistake yourself and then start blaming others for it. Bashar al-Assad
Blaming and punishing others are superficial expressions of anger. Marshall B. Rosenberg
We would much rather blame nature for what we don't like in ourselves than credit it for what we do like. Frans De Waal
By blaming others, we fail to find the real solutions to our problems and we do not carry out our own responsibilities. Jeb Bush
Do not blame anybody for your mistakes and failures. Bernard Baruch
Placing the blame or judgment on someone else leaves you powerless to change your experience; taking responsibility for your beliefs and judgments gives you the power to change them. Byron Katie
People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. The people who get on in this 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
Blaming society makes it awfully easy for a person of weak character to shrug off his own responsibility for his actions. Stanley Schmidt
Many think that assigning blame settles matters. Mason Cooley
Blaming is so much easier than taking responsibility, because if you take responsibility, then you might be to blame. Jennifer O'Neill
Let us blame none, let us blame our own Karma. Swami Vivekananda
Blaming the wolf would not help the sheep much. The sheep must learn not to fall in the clutches of the wolf. Mahatma Gandhi
Your failures won't hurt you until you start blaming them on others. Zig Ziglar
Blaming others is excusing yourself. Robin Sharma
Blaming things on the past does not make them better. Nelson Mandela
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
Blaming something else makes that something else cause; and as that cause takes on power, the individual in the same act loses control and becomes effect. L. Ron Hubbard
Human beings sometimes find a kind of pleasure in nursing painful emotions, in blaming themselves without reason or even against reason. Isaac Asimov
Blaming the system is soothing because it lets you off the hook. But when the system is broken, we wonder why you were relying in the system in the first place. Seth Godin
Never blame another person for your personal choices - you are still the one who must live out the consequences of your choices. Caroline Myss
Taking responsibility means not blaming yourself. Anything that takes away your power or your pleasure makes you a victim. Don't make yourself a victim of yourself! Susan Jeffers
Only when we stop holding others accountable for all of our troubles can we truly be free. Tian Dayton
The moment that you place blame somewhere, you undermine your resolve to change anything. Joseph Brodsky
If you reveal your secrets to the wind, you should not blame the wind for revealing them to the trees. Khalil Gibran
Blaming is a way to protect your heart, trying to protect what is soft and open and tender in yourself. Pema Chodron
Nobody is a real loser-until they start blaming somebody else. John Wooden
Don't waste time blaming yourself when you can spend time planning how to destroy our enemies. Sarah Rees Brennan
We suffer as a result of our own actions; it is unfair to blame anybody for it. Sarada Devi
You can't keep blaming yourself. Just blame yourself once, and move on. Dan Castellaneta
An irresponsible person is a person who makes vague promises, then breaks his word, blames it on circumstances and expects other people to forgive it. Ayn Rand
Yes, there are times when something is legitimately not our fault. Blaming others, however, keeps us in a stuck state and is ultimately rough on our own self-esteem. Eric Allenbaugh
One of the most common ways of not acknowledging our faults is to blame others. Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
You cannot blame everything on the enemy. Ursula K. Le Guin
An ignorant person is inclined to blame others for his own misfortune. To blame oneself is proof of progress. But the wise man never has to blame another or himself. Epictetus
Don't try to blame the rest of the world. The blame only lies with you. Recognize that immediately. Alan Sugar
Blaming our behavior on forces outside ourselves is a way of avoiding responsibility. James Redfield
Blame neither man, nor God, nor anyone in the world. When you find yourselves suffering, blame yourselves, and try to do better. Swami Vivekananda
People blame their environment. There is only one person to blame - and only one - themselves. Robert Collier
A man can fail many times, but he isn't a failure until he begins to blame somebody else. John Burroughs
Blame is a change-avoidance strategy. Andy Stanley
Stop blaming everybody and everything for what's going on. If you really believe that you deserve better, then you would have it. Bobby Williams