Apology Quotes

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

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

Forgiveness is the sweetest revenge. -Isaac Friedmann

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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