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.     


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