Apology

In some families, please is described as the magic word. In our house, however, it was sorry. ~Margaret Laurence

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

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

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

Apologizing – a very desperate habit – one that is rarely cured. An apology is only egotism wrong side out. ~Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr., The Professor at the Breakfast-Table

It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort takes a mean advantage of them. ~P.G. Wodehouse, The Man Upstairs

Never ruin an apology with an excuse. ~Kimberly Johnson

True remorse is never just a regret over consequence; it is a regret over motive. ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic’s Notebook, 1960

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

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

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

A relationship becomes easier when you realize that you don’t have to be the one at fault to be the one who’s sorry. ~Robert Brault

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

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