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41 No Excuses Quotes To Help You Start Living A Life You Love

Are you ready to start living a life that love, and become the best version of yourself? If so, then today’s collection of no excuses quotes will inspire you to stop holding yourself back from all that you desire.

No matter how you try to justify it, there are no excuses for not living a fulfilling life. You’re not alone either.

We all have excuses. We’re too busy, or there is an ‘emergency’ that needs our immediate attention.

The problem with excuses is they can become a crutch and keep us from living the life we want to live, if we let it.

Let today’s quotes serve as reminders to kick your butt in gear and keep moving forward no matter what.

Inspirational No Excuses Quotes

“If you really want to do it, you do it. There are no excuses.” – Bruce Nauman

You can dance in the storm. Don’t wait for the rain to be over before because it might take too long. You can can do it now. Wherever you are, right now, you can start, right now; this very moment.” – Israelmore Ayivor

“I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took an excuse.” –  Florence Nightingale

“We may place blame, give reasons, and even have excuses; but in the end, it is an act of cowardice to not follow your dreams.” – Steve Maraboli

“Excuses are merely nails used to build a house of failure.” – Habeeb Akande

“Never make excuses. Your friends don’t need them and your foes won’t believe them.” – John Wooden

“The only thing standing between you and your goal is the bullshit story you keep telling yourself as to why you can’t achieve it.” – Jordan Belfort

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Uncomplicate it. Don’t make excuses. Some of life’s biggest heartaches come from missed opportunities and lame excuses. Don’t miss out on what could be the best chapter in your life because you’re too busy rereading the last one.” – Kandi Steiner

Don’t bother explaining—I’ve heard all the excuses and the trouble is most of them are true.” – John Brunner

Someday”, you said you’d do it yesterday; Yesterday, you said you’ll do it today. Today, if you push it to tomorrow, it’s likely tomorrow, you’ll shift it to “Someday”! Do it now!” – Israelmore Ayivor

“We have more ability than willpower, and it is often an excuse to ourselves that we imagine that things are impossible.” – François de la Rochefoucauld

quotes about excuses

“People with integrity do what they say they are going to do. Others have excuses.” – Laura Schlessinger

“Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anyone else expects of you. Never excuse yourself.” – Henry Ward Beecher

“No excuses. Just do the work.” – Shalane Flanagan

“No excuses. No explanations.” – Tony Dungy

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“Stop standing in your own way. Stop making excuses. Stop talking about why you can’t. Stop sabotaging yourself. Decide which direction you are going in and take action. One decision at a time, one moment at a time.” – Akiroo Brost

“Live life with no excuses, travel with no regret.” – Oscar Wilde

“Great things come from hard work and perseverance. No excuses.” – Kobe Bryant

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“If you really want to do something, you’ll find a way. If you don’t you’ll find an excuse.”  Jim Rohn

“If you give up, you reward failure.” – Lorii Myers

“Discipline is what you must have to resist the lure of excuses.” – Brian Tracy

“We have no excuses. We’re all professionals.” – Jamaal Tinsley

“At the end of the day, let there be no excuses, no explanations, no regrets.” – Steve Maraboli

“We make excuses until we can’t anymore. Then we’re ready to be honest with ourselves.” – LeAura Alderson

“People aspire, learn, and grow when they are ready to commit to the process.” – Lorii Myers

“Live with no excuses and love with no regrets.” – Montel Williams

“99% of the failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses.” – George Washington Carver

“Never ruin an apology with an excuse.” – Benjamin Franklin

“No excuses will lead you to no regrets which will give you no limits to your potential.” – James Gordon

“Lack of orders is no excuse for inaction.” – George S. Patton

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“You will find that the more successful the individual, the less inclined he is to make excuses.” – David Joseph Schwartz

“There’s a difference between interest and commitment. When you’re interested in doing something, you do it only when circumstance permit. When you’re committed to something, you accept no excuses, only results.” – Art Turock

“Don’t make excuses. Make things happen. Make Changes. Then Make History.” – Doug Hall

“The fact that drilling won’t solve every problem is no excuse to do nothing at all.” – Sarah Palin

“How can you tell kids to follow their dreams if you’re not chasing yours.” – Unknown

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“Goals live on the other side of obstacles and challenges. Be relentless in pursuit of those goals, especially in the face of obstacles. Along the way, make no excuses and place no blame.” – Ray Bourque

“You can have results or excuses. Not both.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger

“When you’re good at making excuses, it’s hard to excel at anything else.” – John Landis Mason

“There is nothing as powerful as a made up mind. Do not give yourself another excuse to put off making up your mind. You know in your heart of hearts that once you do that, you have got to act. You owe it to the world, your family and most importantly, to yourself to live a life of no regrets. Stop worrying about what other people will think, say or do. You only have one life. LIVE it now. You have GREATNESS within you!” – Les Brown

“Waiting for my real life to start is no excuse to waste the life I have right now.” – Susane Colasanti

“I got a lot of heart. I am going to give it my all every day. I have no excuses. I come prepared every day. I put in the hard work.” – David Wilkerson

“We have such a finite amount of hours on this planet, and there is just no excuse for living a mundane, predictable life in life.” – Masiela Lusha

Which ‘no excuses’ quote resonated with you the most? 

There are no excuses. We all have the ability to succeed and achieve our goals if we’re willing to put in the hard work, make sacrifices, and take risks along the way. What is your excuse? Avoid making any more of them by taking action now!

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