Apology Quotes

Posted by Brian

Apology is expression and justification of an act or an idea which is done wrong. A person apologizes when he has done something wrong to the other person. The quotes mentioned below are used to express apology.

Apology Quotes

A stiff apology is a second insult. The injured party does not want to be compensated because he has been wronged; he wants to be healed because he has been hurt.
– G.K. Chesterton

An apology is a good way to have the last word.
– Author Unknown

An apology is the superglue of life. It can repair just about anything.
– Lynn Johnston

An apology? Bah! Disgusting! Cowardly! Beneath the dignity of any gentleman, however wrong he might be.
– Baroness Orczy

Apologizing – a very desperate habit – one that is rarely cured. Apology is only egotism wrong side out.

Apology is a lovely perfume; it can transform the clumsiest moment into a gracious gift.
– Margaret Lee Runbeck

Apologies only account for that which they do not alter.
– Benjamin Disraeli

Every minute you are thinking of evil, you might have been thinking of good instead. Refuse to pander to a morbid interest in your own misdeeds. Pick yourself up, be sorry, shake yourself, and go on again.
– Evelyn Underhill

Forgiveness is the sweetest revenge.
– Isaac Friedmann

Forgiveness does not change the past, but it does enlarge the future.
– Paul Boese

Keep your words soft and tender because tomorrow you may have to eat them.
– Author Unknown

It’s easier to apologize than ask for permission.
– Author Unknown

It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.
– Author Unknown

It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
– William Blake

It is best and easiest not to discredit others but to prepare oneself to be as good as possible.
– Socrates

It takes a great deal of character strength to apologize quickly out of one’s heart rather than out of pity. A person must possess himself and have a deep sense of security in fundamental principles and values in order to genuinely apologize.
– Walt Whitman

In some families, please is described as the magic word. In our house, however, it was sorry.
– Author Unknown

Never apologize and never explain – it’s a sign of weakness.
– John Wayne

Never make a defense or an apology until you are accused.
– Author Unknown

Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
– Kimberly Johnson.

Right actions in the future are the best apologies for bad actions in the past.
– Tryon Edwards

True remorse is never just a regret over consequence; it is a regret over motive.
– Author Unknown

True friends stab you in the front.
– Oscar Wilde

The ability of a person to atone has always been the most remarkable of human features.
– Leon Uris

The more rational statement is that we feel sorry because we strike, afraid because we tremble, and not that we cry, strike, or tremble because we are sorry, angry, or fearful as the case may be.
– William James

The only good thing about punctuality is that it usually gets you an apology.
– Author Unknown

The only correct actions are those that demand no explanation and no apology.
– Red Auerbach

When armies are mobilized and issues joined, the man who is sorry over the fact will always win.
– Lao Tzu

When you realize you’ve made a mistake, make amends immediately. It’s easier to eat crow while it’s still warm.
– Dan Heist

You can make up a quarrel, but it will always show where it was patched.
– Edgar Watson Howe

Hope you enjoyed the collection of Apology Quotes listed above.


  • roulette said:

    A good collection of quotes on apology you are having.
    Keep it up.

  • H Scoopy said:

    If I die, I forgive you: if I recover, we shall see.

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