Quotation Explorer - 'Apology'

There are things that can be fixed with an apology and things that can't. - Otani Lovely Complex
When you say the word 'sorry' make sure you understand that an apology has 3 parts. "I'm sorry", "It's my fault and I won't do it again" and "How can I make things better". The last part is the most important. - Manasa Rao Saarloos
An apology is the superglue of life! It can repair just about anything!! - Lynn Johnston
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
I will not deny but that the best apology against false accusers is silence and sufferance, and honest deeds set against dishonest words. - John Milton
Make sure that your heartfelt thanksgiving is more consistent than your nagging needs and your passionate apology fervent than your unhealthy justifications. Be clean and hopeful. - Israelmore Ayivor
He sighed. "I don't think an apology will do, Mercy. Because an apology implies that you wouldn't do it again. And, under the circumstances, you wouldn't do anything differently, would you?"No. - Patricia Briggs
Suicide is the utmost sincere and candid apology to the ones you hurt most - Christopher J Marshall
Apology is not about saying I'm sorry, but it is about the meaning you put behind the apology and admitting that you are the wrong part. - Unarine Ramaru
Being different will always threaten the institution of understanding of a closed mind. However, evolution is built on difference, changing and the concept of thinking outside the box. Live to be your own unique brand, without apology. - Shannon L. Alder
Never make a defense or an apology until you are accused. - King Charles I
An apology for the devil: it must be remembered that we have heard only one side of the case; God has written all the books. - Samuel Butler
Our systems, perhaps, are nothing more than an unconscious apology for our faults, a gigantic scaffolding whose object is to hide from us our favorite sin - Henri Frédéric Amiel
Remember that you don't owe anyone an apology. You are who you are, you have no choice, and that is beautiful. - Emy Storey
We come into this world crying and calling, wailing and singing; and for the first months of our life all our needs and instincts, our dissatisfactions and discoveries are immediately vocalized without apology and without censor. - Paul Newham
A hundred times I must have thought of ways to take it back, but I wasn't smart enough to understand that an apology is a sign of strenght, not weakness (...) - Terry Hayes
Behavior speaks... I need not listen to someone's apology; I'll watch for it. I've learned not to let someone's words blind me from their behavior. - Steve Maraboli
Sometimes, an apology sets free a part of you that you didn't even realize was caged...and forgiveness destroys the cage. - Sanjo Jendayi
Never ruin an apology with an excuse. - Benjamin Franklin
Money, which represents the prose of life, and which is hardly spoken of in parlors without an apology, is, in its effects and laws, as beautiful as roses. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
If an apology is followed by an excuse or a reason, it means they are going to commit same mistake again they just apologized for. - Amit Kalantri
I’m sorry, my lady, said Geric, rubbing his arm. But I failed to force an apology out of the offending goose. - Shannon Hale
An apology given just to appease one's conscience is self-serving and better left unspoken! - Evinda Lepins
An apology can be a wonderful thing so long as it is infrequent and from the heart. However, beware of the person who justifies bad behavior with apologies. For them it is a means to an end, and quite often at your expense. - Gary Hopkins
If you value your relationship or friendship, your ego won't stand in the way of a meaningful apology. - Unarine Ramaru
Destiny is but a phrase of the weak human heart - the dark apology for every error. The strong and virtuous admit no destiny. On earth conscience guides; in heaven God watches. And destiny is but the phantom we invoke to silence the one and dethrone the other. - Edward Bulwer-Lytton
When I was younger, my mom loved to garden. But the flowers would never grow. She just kept trying.''I don't understand.''Because you can't.''What does this have to do with anything?'I don't fiddle with my fingers and there's no apology on the tip of my tongue when I say, 'I am my mother's son. - Ellie Lieberman
Apology makes you self responsible while excuse makes you undependable - Prabakaran Thirumalai
He understood (what so many fautlessly polite people do not understand) that a stiff apology is a second insult. He understood that 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
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