60 Blaming Quotes To Stop Playing Blame Game

The act of blaming assigns responsibility for a mistake or wrongdoing to someone else.

This blaming behavior is often driven by a sense of powerlessness and can lead to a self-defeating cycle that deflects responsibility outward instead of inward.

However, indulging in the blame game not only provides temporary satisfaction but also distracts from making right decisions and can damage relationships.

It’s crucial to take ownership of our actions and choices, relinquishing the habit of holding others accountable for our missteps.


It’s easy to point fingers when things go wrong, but acknowledging personal accountability is the healthier and more constructive path.

This collection of 60 insightful blame quotes aims to inspire you to avoid blaming others while striving for success.

Best Blaming Quotes

One of the most common ways of not acknowledging our faults is to blame others. ~ Geshe Kelsang Gyatso.


Blaming destiny is a poor out for those who don’t reach desired destinations. ~ Malcolm Forbes.

You made your choices to get where you are now in life, stop blaming others for your misfortune and choose wisely next time. ~ Leon Brown.

People who blame things rarely change things. Blame is an unassailable change-avoidance strategy. ~ Andy Stanley.

Blaming is so much easier than taking responsibility, because if you take responsibility, then you might be to blame. ~ Jennifer O’Neill.


When you check your own mind properly, you stop blaming others for your problems. ~ Thubten Yeshe.

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.

Never be limited by other people’s limited imaginations. ~ Dr. Mae Jemison.

Human beings sometimes find a kind of pleasure in nursing painful emotions, in blaming themselves without reason or even against reason. ~ Isaac Asimov.

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Powerful Blaming Quotes

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.


Blame is a change-avoidance strategy. ~ Andy Stanley.

A man can fail many times, but he isn’t a failure until he begins to blame somebody else. ~ John Burroughs.

A bad mood is often the reason for blaming others; but very often blaming others causes bad feelings in us: the more we blame others, the worse we feel. ~ Leo Tolstoy.


Many think that assigning blame settles matters. ~ Mason Cooley.

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.

Blaming others is excusing yourself. ~ Robin Sharma.

Top Blaming Quotes

Blaming the wolf would not help the sheep much. The sheep must learn not to fall in the clutches of the wolf. ~ Mahatma Gandhi.


Nobody is a real loser-until they start blaming somebody else. ~ John Wooden.

We suffer as a result of our own actions; it is unfair to blame anybody for it. ~ Sarada Devi.

Stop blaming other people and circumstances for killing your dreams. The truth is; we tend to talk ourselves out of acting upon our dreams. ~ Steve Maraboli.

You can’t keep blaming yourself. Just blame yourself once, and move on. ~ Dan Castellaneta.

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 and punishing others are superficial expressions of anger. ~ Marshall B. Rosenberg.

The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own. You do not blame them on your mother, the ecology, or the president. You realize that you control your own destiny. ~ Albert Ellis.

Famous Blaming Quotes

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.

Education begins at home. You can’t blame the school for not putting into your child what you don’t put into him. ~ Geoffrey Holder.


Don’t try to blame the pain on anyone. Blaming others won’t erase the pain. ~ Hyde.

The superior man blames himself. The inferior man blames others. ~ Don Shula.

Your life is the fruit of your own doing. You have no one to blame but yourself. ~ Joseph Campbell.

Blame neither man, nor God, nor anyone in the world. When you find yourselves suffering, blame yourselves, and try to do better. ~ Swami Vivekananda.

Too often in life, something happens and we blame other people for us not being happy or satisfied or fulfilled. So the point is, we all have choices, and we make the choice to accept people or situations or to not accept situations. ~ Tom Brady.


Blame is just a lazy person’s way of making sense of chaos. ~ Douglas Coupland.

People blame their environment. There is only one person to blame – and only one – themselves. ~ Robert Collier.

By blaming others, we fail to find the real solutions to our problems and we do not carry out our own responsibilities. ~ Jeb Bush.

Don’t waste time blaming yourself when you can spend time planning how to destroy our enemies. ~ Sarah Rees Brennan.

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.


Do not blame anybody for your mistakes and failures. ~ Bernard Baruch.

You cannot blame everything on the enemy. ~ Ursula K. Le Guin.

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.

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.


When people are lame, they love to blame. ~ Robert Kiyosaki.

Blaming others is nothing more than excusing yourself. ~ Robin Sharma.

Inspirational Quotes On Blaming

My life motto is ‘Do my best, so that I can’t blame myself for anything.’ ~ Magdalena Neuner.

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.

Never blame another person for your personal choices – you are still the one who must live out the consequences of your choices. ~ Caroline Myss.


Blaming things on the past does not make them better. ~ Nelson Mandela.

It’s not exactly fair to make a mistake yourself and then start blaming others for it. ~ Bashar al-Assad.

Blaming our behavior on forces outside ourselves is a way of avoiding responsibility. ~ James Redfield.

When you check your own mind properly, you stop blaming others for your problems. ~ Thubten Yeshe.

Profound Blaming Quotes

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.


People who lose money always need someone to blame. ~ James Chanos.

Blaming is a way to protect your heart, trying to protect what is soft and open and tender in yourself. ~ Pema Chodron.

Your failures won’t hurt you until you start blaming them on others. ~ Zig Ziglar.

If you reveal your secrets to the wind, you should not blame the wind for revealing them to the trees. ~ Khalil Gibran.

Don’t try to blame the rest of the world. The blame only lies with you. Recognize that immediately. ~ Alan Sugar.


Let us blame none, let us blame our own Karma. ~ Swami Vivekananda.

Blaming society makes it awfully easy for a person of weak character to shrug off his own responsibility for his actions. ~ Stanley Schmidt.

The dream doesn’t lie in victimization or blame; it lies in hard work, determination and a good education. ~ Alphonso Jackson.

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.

So these were the 60 quotes about Blaming.

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