Quotes About Apology

Saying sorry is something we all do at one time or another. Inspirational quotes about apology may lead you to forgive someone who has done you wrong, or it may lead you to start to reflect on what you have willingly or unwillingly done to another person.
related - quotes to say thank you . . . meaningful quotes . . . quotes on peace . . . quotes about awareness. . . quotes on betrayal . . . quotes about forgiveness. . . humility quotes. . . quotes about mistakes The real essence of an apology is that it is heartfelt and simply not voiced words that are the right thing to say. One of the best ways to avoid apologies is to think clearly before a verbal statement is made, or an action is taken. To those that assume they are always right, an apology is a sign of weakness; you do not need to fear weakness because an apology expressed sincerely is the sign of strength.

An apology unfelt is no better than the original wrongful deed. Byron Pulsifer

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

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

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

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

Never make a defense or an apology until you are accused. King Charles I

Never ruin an apology with an excuse. Kimberly Johnson

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

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

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

Apologies that are real can also lead to learning from mistakes so that another apology is never needed.Byron Pulsifer

Apologizing - a very desperate habit - one that is rarely cured. Apology is only egotism wrong side out. Oliver Wendell Holmes

True remorse is never just a regret over consequence; it is a regret over motive. Mignon McLaughlin

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

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

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

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

Forgiveness is the sweetest revenge. Isaac Friedmann

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

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

An apology for the devil: it must be remembered that we have heard one side of the case. God has written all the books. Samuel Butler

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

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.
P.G. Wodehouse

The minute a phrase, becomes current, it becomes an apology for not thinking accurately to the end of the sentence.
Oliver Wendell Holmes

Never apologize for showing feeling. When you do so you apologize for truth.
Benjamin Disraeli

It takes a great deal of character strength to apologize quickly out of one's heart rather than out of pity. Stephen R. Covey, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

When an apology is due, give it freely, then follow your apology with action. Judy Ford

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