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.
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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.
Never make a defense or an apology until you are accused.
King Charles I
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
An apology is the superglue of life. It can repair just about anything.
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.
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.
Keep your words soft and tender because tomorrow you may have to eat them.
Right actions in the future are the best apologies for bad actions in the past.
You can make up a quarrel, but it will always show where it was patched.
Edgar Watson Howe
Forgiveness is the sweetest revenge.
The ability of a person to atone has always been the most remarkable of human features.