The poorest parts of the world are by and large the places in which one can best view the worst of medicine and not because doctors in these countries have different ideas about what constitutes modern medicine. It’s the system and its limitations that are to blame.
It seems far-fetched, even preposterous, to blame the global economic order for the persistence of severe poverty in countries that are ruled by obvious thugs and crooks.
You cannot blame the mismanagement of the economy or the fact that we have not invested adequately in education in order to give our people the knowledge, the skills and the technology that they need in order to be able to use the resources that Africa has to gain wealth.
Neither blame or praise yourself.
The blame is his who chooses: God is blameless.
If you reveal your secrets to the wind, you should not blame the wind for revealing them to the trees.
I don’t blame people who suspect my performance. My own mind suspects it. How can I blame them?
What can everyone do? Praise and blame. This is human virtue, this is human madness.
Undeserved praise causes more pangs of conscience later than undeserved blame, but probably only for this reason, that our power of judgment are more completely exposed by being over praised than by being unjustly underestimated.
Men are only clever at shifting blame from their own shoulders to those of others.