An excuse is worse and more terrible than a lie; for an excuse is a lie guarded.
- Alexander Pope
Tag: Alexander PopeCategory : Excuses Quotes
- A lie is an excuse guarded. - Jonathan Swift
- Usually, terrible things that are done with the excuse that progress requires them are not really progress at all, but just terrible things. - Russell Baker
- Sometimes I wish I had a terrible childhood, so that at least I’d have an excuse. - Jimmy Fallon
- Be not the first by whom the new are tried, nor yet the last to lay the old aside. - Alexander Pope
- He that would pun would pick a pocket. - Alexander Pope