"Fuck excuses, learn to admit when you fuck up." This includes trusting the wrong people (and subjecting yourself to abuse). If you never admit you're involved, the same shit will happen to you, ad infinitum.
Classic an understated. The khaki belt and the indigo blazer give a casual touch to the tie and the pocket square is exactly what all pocket squares should be - square and white. The brown leather watch band is classy too.