The problem is that most people try to think of excuses as a way out of things.
You make excuses when you do not want to go to an event and in a way it makes it a long way of lying.
You see, excuses are basically lying or trying to wheedle your way out when you have already given your word.
It is okay to use excuses from time to time but eventually you will run out of excuses and you will realize that it is not good to use excuses in the first place.
Here are some quotes about excuses to help you understand what excuses entails in the long run.