Last Updated: 6th November, 2019

Sorry Quotes

One of the hardest things you may ever have to do in life is say "I am Sorry". This collection of thoughtful I'm sorry quotes will help you find the right words to acknowledging your mistakes and apologise.

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"I don't like it, and I'm sorry I ever had anything to do with it."
Erwin Schrodinger

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


I thought to myself: I am wiser than this man; neither of us probably knows anything that is really good, but he thinks he has knowledge, when he has not, while I, having no knowledge, do not think I have.

In this life, when you deny someone an apology,
you will remember it at time you beg forgiveness.
Toba Beta

The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and for deeds left undone.
Harriet Beecher Stowe

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

True remorse is never just a regret over consequence; it is a regret over motive.
~Mignon McLaughlin

Apologizing - a very desperate habit - one that is rarely cured. Apology is only egotism wrong side out.
Oliver Wendell Holmes

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

The most important trip you may take in life is meeting people halfway.
Henry Boye

Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
Benjamin Franklin

Please be patient.
God has not finished with me yet.
Paul E. Smith

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"I'm not very good at saying sorry, but I apologize."
Chris Kurtz

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

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

I never saw a wild thing sorry for itself. A small bird will drop frozen dead from a bough without ever having felt sorry for itself.
D. H. Lawrence

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I'm Sorry
I'm not supposed to love you,
I'm not supposed to care,
I'm not supposed to wonder where you are or what you do...
I'm sorry I can't help myself,
I'm in love with you.

I cannot pretend to be impartial about the colours. I rejoice with the brilliant ones, and am genuinely sorry for the poor browns.
Winston Churchill

Let us endeavor so to live so that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.
Mark Twain

Forgiveness is the sweetest revenge.
Isaac Friedmann

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I really hate saying sorry.
But when I do,
I honestly do mean it.

I am sorry so sorry, I wish I could go back and change this.
Thomas Williams


If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed.
-Albert Einstein

Not the fastest horse can catch a word spoken in anger.
~Chinese Proverb

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

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

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

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

I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing, and that is that I know nothing.

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

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

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I am so sorry.... Wish I could go back and change this.

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

Friends are God's apology for relations..
Hugh Kingsmill

It will never do to plead sin as an excuse for sin, or to attempt to justify sinful acts by pleading that we have an evil heart. This instead of being a valid apology, is the very ground of our condemnation.
Archibald Alexander

I'm not perfect I make mistakes I hurt people. But when I say sorry I mean it.

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Apology doesn't mean that you were wrong,
or other person was right.
It means that your relationship is valuable than your ego.

True friends stab you in the front.
Oscar Wilde

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My actions yesterday were wrong
I am sorry
I am really sorry.

Some people accidentally walk on your feet and apologize, while others walk all over your heart and don’t even realize.
- Margaret Roze