28 Apology Quotes
Let these apology quotes remind you to apologize when
you have wronged someone. Apologies can make all the difference
in the world and by doing so can make us a better person.
We hope these encourage you.
When you apologize for your mistakes and subsequently make an effort to correct them, you not only impart to your offspring the importance of taking responsibility for your actions,
but also demonstrate the opportunity to learn from such mistakes.
Bethany Bridges, How to Be a Good Dad
Many people, especially ignorant people, want to punish you for
speaking the truth, for being correct, for being you.
Never apologize for being correct, or for being years ahead of your time.
If you're right and you know it, speak your mind. Speak your mind.
Even if you are a minority of one, the truth is still the truth.
Words of Encouragement
Apologies aren't meant to change the past, they are meant to change the future.
Kevin Hancock, Not For Sale: Finding Center in the Land of Crazy Horse
Confession, apology, and forgiveness . . .
were the tools friends used to break walls down into bridges.
Luke Skywalker - Star War Quotes
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Imagine if every person on earth threw themselves fully and
completely into their positive obsessions without reservation,
regret, or apology. Overnight the world would be a different and better place.
With everyone so focused on their own production and
creating their own success, there would be no time for war, drugs,
or other wasteful, unnecessary destruction. We'd all hit levels of success
previously thought impossible - and inspire one another to do more
and be more.
Grant Cardone, Be Obsessed or Be Average
An apology is the super glue of life. It can repair just about anything.
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If you make mistakes in your organisation, it's worth saying sorry,
as that builds trust and reduces surplus fear of making mistakes.
Paul Z. Jackson, Your Lifepass To Creativity and Confidence
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.
I laugh as much as I can and cry when I have to, without apology.
I think that's happy.
Life is so short. Grudges are a waste of time. Laugh when you can,
apologise when you should, and trust God with what you cannot change.
But to hear an apology is a way of the parent saying: "It was not you, it was me."
Jack Stoltzfus, Apology: The Gift We Give Our Young Adults
Inspirational Quotes for Kids
We understand that certain kinds of apologies can amount to life-transforming
events for both victims and offenders in crisis situations,
and we also appreciate that apologies serve as the daily bread of
our moral discourse as we develop social habits.
Nick Smith, Justice through Apologies
Apologies bring people together.
Nick Smith, Justice through Apologies: Remorse, Reform, and Punishment
It isn't always to apologize for your mistakes but doing so shows
a person with a strong sense of self.
Byron Pulsifer, Major Human Capacities
This Christmas, mend a quarrel....Forgo a grudge. Forgive an enemy.
Listen. Apologize if you were wrong. Try to understand.
The Editors of McCall's Magazine, This Christmas
Accordingly, throughout life we are repeatedly faced with situations
that impel us to explain or justify our behavior and offer excuses
or apologies for those aspects of our behavior that offend and
provoke reproach from those around us.
William L. Benoit, Accounts, Excuses, and Apologies
Poems about Life
Apologies have the power to heal humiliations and grudges,
remove the desire for vengeance, and generate forgiveness
on the part of the offended parties.
Aaron Lazare, On Apology
An apology is a statement of regret. As important as that is,
apologizing differs from asking for forgiveness.
Marianne Clyde, Peaceful Parenting: 10 Essential Principles
A thoughtful person said (so I have read)
It isn't easy to apologize,
It isn't easy when all hope has fled
To keep on going, but it's very wise.
Wilhelmina Stitch, Difficult To Do
Apologies require taking full responsibility. No half-truths, no partial admissions, no rationalizations, no finger pointing, and no justifications belong in any apology."
Cathy Burnham Martin, The Bimbo Has Brains:
"I'm sorry you're angry" is NOT an apology.
Lisa Lutz, Revenge of the Spellmans
In order for there to be peace it may mean that a person needs
to apologize for a wrong spirit, or attitude.
Stanford Murrell, Blessed Are
Maturity is the ability to reap without apology and not complain
when things don't go well.
Since I learned to stand up for myself, to yell about my statutory rights
and fight back against the rumbling, selfish, careless, antagonistic,
demeaning, unpleasant, arrogant, inept, corrupt machine I have
had penalties overturned, seen expenses refunded, been
compensated for my troubles, I have earned bonus points,
been awarded air miles, received coupons and vouchers,
been presented with gifts, opened the post to find cheques,
CDs, DVDs, books, tickets, teabags, chocolates, cereal bars,
honey and I have received hampers and grovelling letters of apology.
Edward Field, Permission to Rage
The hero isn't the one who is right, but the one who steps forward
to take the blame - deserved or not - and apologize to save a relationship.
Richelle E. Goodrich, Slaying Dragons
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
Quotes to Live By
An apology is only good if the person who receives does so in
understanding and forgiveness.
Even though you'd rather not, this means that you are willing
to accept to step back and humble yourself. Maybe you will have
to accept blame for a situation you did not create, or you may have
to apologize even though you did nothing wrong.
But, the real point is that everyone faces a relationship mountain
sooner or later and that it is up to the individual who sees the
mountain to initiate the resolution.
Byron Pulsifer, Motivational Mountain
The question becomes who can and will defend the historical facts
as described in the Bible? The answer is the defense is undertaken
by a person known as a Christian Apologist. The meaning of the
word "apologist" comes from the Greek word meaning to mount
a defense. Apologist, by the way, has no meaning related to the English
Byron Pulsifer, Reliability of The Bible