37 Apologizing Quotes

“Never ruin an apology with an excuse.” -Benjamin Franklin

“Never ruin an apology with an excuse.” -Benjamin Franklin

 

“Made a sincere apology and stands by it, and it should speak for itself.” -Ron Bonjean

“Made a sincere apology and stands by it, and it should speak for itself.” -Ron Bonjean

 

“An apology is a good way to have the last word.”

“An apology is a good way to have the last word.”

 

“A hero is someone we can admire without apology.” -Kitty Kelley

“A hero is someone we can admire without apology.” -Kitty Kelley

 

“Friends are God’s apology for relations.” -Hugh Kingsmill

“Friends are God’s apology for relations.” -Hugh Kingsmill

 

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

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

 

“I am determined to offer an apology with my death.” -Hideki Tojo

“I am determined to offer an apology with my death.” -Hideki Tojo

 

“It’s easier to apologize than ask for permission.”

“It’s easier to apologize than ask for permission.”

 

“If you even dream of beating me you’d better wake up and apologize.” -Muhammad Ali

“If you even dream of beating me you’d better wake up and apologize.” -Muhammad Ali

 

“It is always so simple, and so complicating, to accept an apology.” -Michael Chabon

“It is always so simple, and so complicating, to accept an apology.” -Michael Chabon

 

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

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

 

“Apologies aren’t meant to change the past, they are meant to change the future.” -Kevin Hancock

“Apologies aren’t meant to change the past, they are meant to change the future.” -Kevin Hancock

 

“An apology might help, but you can change your life without one.” -Robin Quivers

“An apology might help, but you can change your life without one.” -Robin Quivers

 

“Apology is only egotism wrong side out.” -Oliver Wendell Holmes

“Apology is only egotism wrong side out.” -Oliver Wendell Holmes

 

“I’m sorry, if you were right, I’d agree with you.”-Robin Williams

“I’m sorry, if you were right, I’d agree with you.”-Robin Williams

 

“I wish for you the wisdom to realize that forgiveness has nothing to do with an apology.” -Steve Maraboli

“I wish for you the wisdom to realize that forgiveness has nothing to do with an apology.” -Steve Maraboli

 

“I believe that things should be let go once they are discussed. Apology accepted. End of story.” -Brad Goreski

“I believe that things should be let go once they are discussed. Apology accepted. End of story.” -Brad Goreski

 

“Never apologize for showing your feelings. When you do, you are apologizing for the truth.” -Jose N. Harris

“Never apologize for showing your feelings. When you do, you are apologizing for the truth.” -Jose N. Harris

 

“Never apologize and never explain-it’s a sign of weakness.” -John Wayne

“Never apologize and never explain-it’s a sign of weakness.” -John Wayne

 

“More people should apologize, and more people should accept apologies when sincerely made.” -Greg LeMond

“More people should apologize, and more people should accept apologies when sincerely made.” -Greg LeMond

 

“Mistakes are always forgivable if one has the courage to admit them.”-Bruce Lee

“Mistakes are always forgivable if one has the courage to admit them.”-Bruce Lee

 

“Life becomes easier when you learn to accept an apology you never got.” -Robert Brault

“Life becomes easier when you learn to accept an apology you never got.” -Robert Brault

 

“Let love’s apologies wait not ’til death’s doorway.” -Terri Guillemets

“Let love’s apologies wait not ’til death’s doorway.” -Terri Guillemets

 

“The best apology is changed behavior.”

“The best apology is changed behavior.”

 

“The art of a sincere and heartfelt apology is one of the greatest skills you will ever learn.” -Jeanette LeBlanc

“The art of a sincere and heartfelt apology is one of the greatest skills you will ever learn.” -Jeanette LeBlanc

 

“Sorry, always sorry. What in the world can you buy with an apology” -Marie Lu

“Sorry, always sorry. What in the world can you buy with an apology” -Marie Lu

 

“Sorry is not enough, sometimes you actually have to change.”

“Sorry is not enough, sometimes you actually have to change.”

 

"A businessman is the only man who is forever apologizing for his occupation." -Gilbert K. Chesterton

“A businessman is the only man who is forever apologizing for his occupation.” -Gilbert K. Chesterton

 

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

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

 

“Never forget the nine most important words of any family – I love you. You are beautiful. Please forgive me.” -H. Jackson Brown Jr.

“Never forget the nine most important words of any family – I love you. You are beautiful. Please forgive me.” -H. Jackson Brown Jr.

 

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

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

 

“Never apologize when you are right unless it is to your wife.” -Byron Pulsifer

“Never apologize when you are right unless it is to your wife.” -Byron Pulsifer

 

“To apologize is to lay the foundation for a future offense.” -Ambrose Bierce

“To apologize is to lay the foundation for a future offense.” -Ambrose Bierce

 

“The only good thing about punctuality is that it usually gets you an apology.”

“The only good thing about punctuality is that it usually gets you an apology.”

 

“The best way to have the last word is to apologize.” -Joyce Meyer

“The best way to have the last word is to apologize.” -Joyce Meyer

 

“Woman’s apology..”I m sorry but it was your mistake.”

“Woman’s apology..”I m sorry but it was your mistake.”

 

“To err is human, to forgive divine.” -Alexander Pope

“To err is human, to forgive divine.” -Alexander Pope