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|Marden, Orison Swett When complaints are freely heard, deeply considered and |
speedily reformed, then is the utmost bound of civil liberty attained that wise men
look for. - Milton, John Never excuse, never explain, never complain.
|Excuses Never excuse. Never explain. Never complain. Motto of the British |
Foreign Service (Leadership, Character) Expectations Treat a man as he
appears to be, and you make him worse. But treat a man as if he already were
what he ...
|Explanations and complaints are exactly not promises and excuses, which are |
structural performatives, whose uttering is ... In a certain sense a promise can
never quite be kept or broken (although this does not concern the performance of
|So, find a way, not an excuse. Never complain and never explain. “Admitting |
errors clears the score and proves you wiser than before” (Arthur Guiterman).
Doing a job right is always easier than fabricating an alibi for why you didn't. You
|Charles I 1600–49 British monarch: letter to LordWentworth, 3 September 1636 |
Never complain and never explain. ... J. Morley Life of William Ewart Gladstone (
1903) To accuse requires less eloquence (such is man's nature) than to excuse.
|American proverb, mid 20th century 2 A bad excuse is better than none. it is |
better to attempt to give some kind of explanation, even a weak one; ... 2 '
Thoughts on Various Subjects' Never complain ... Oscar Wilde 1854–1900: The
Importance of Being Earnest (1899) Never explain—your friends do not need it
and your ...
|ROBERT HOLMES à COURT The horizon of opportunity is limited only by the |
capacity of management. BHP PHILOSOPHY Never complain, never explain and
above all, never resign. JACK LANG There is never any excuse for rudeness or ...
|1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Never explain—your friends do not need it, and your enemies will |
not believe you anyway. ... —Chico Marx, attributed, in Groucho Marx and
Richard J. Anobile, Marx Brothers Scrapbook  Never complain, never
explain. ... Often the full excuse was used: “I see nothing, I hear nothing, I know
|Father and his, “Never explain. Never complain. Take responsibility for your |
actions. Don't make excuses.” All very well, but Doctor Micks would decide if
Fingal, indeed any student, would be regarded as satisfactory or would be
expected to ...
|“Are you going to give an excuse?” “I think so.” “Are you married?” “Yes.” “What |
excuse will you give?” “That I spent the night with Frida.” “Do you have to explain
?” “I have two boys.” “Do you know the English saying 'Never complain, never ...