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Proverbs containing the word Accuse

Excusatio non petita accusatio manifesta

The word-for-word translation is: An excuse that has not been sought [is] an obvious accusation. It's English equivalent is: 'He who excuses... Read more →

Qui s’excuse, s’accuse

This French proverb that means the same as: He who excuses himself accuses himself. In other words, the more excuses you make for yourself, the... Read more →

He who excuses himself accuses himself

We suspect that the person who makes too many excuses because he is probably covering up his ill actions. It is better to admit a thing frankly... Read more →

Never ask pardon before you are accused

Wait until you are blamed for something before you offer excuses. Otherwise you will show yourself guilty. Martin had had a very trying day at... Read more →