Quotes by apology

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  • Samuel Butler
    Samuel Butler
    English poet 1612-1680
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    An apology for the devil: it must be remembered that we have heard one side of the case. God has written all the books.
  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
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    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.
  • Adnan Pachachi
    Adnan Pachachi
    Iraqi and Emirati politician 1923-2019
    Adnan Pachachi
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    An apology for the actions of some troops who, of course, are not representative of the majority of the armed forces here, I think that would have been useful and it would have helped to some extent.
  • Samuel Butler
    Samuel Butler
    English poet 1612-1680
    Samuel Butler
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    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.
  • Baroness Orczy
    Baroness Orczy
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    An apology? Bah! Disgusting! Cowardly! Beneath the dignity of any gentleman, however wrong he might be.
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
    American writer and poet 1809-1894
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
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    Apology is only egotism wrong side out.
  • Anthony Weiner
    Anthony Weiner
    American politician 1964-
    Anthony Weiner
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    I am here today to again apologize for the personal mistakes I have made and the embarrassment I have caused. I make this apology to my neighbors and my constituents, but I make it particularly to my wife, Huma.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
    Henry David Thoreau
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    I believe that what so saddens the reformer is not his sympathy with his fellows in distress, but, though he be the holiest son of God, is his private ail. Let this be righted, let the spring come to him, the morning rise over his couch, and he will forsake his generous companions without apology.
  • Burt Bacharach
    Burt Bacharach
    American composer, songwriter and pianist 1928-
    Burt Bacharach
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    If Bush said just once: 'Boy. I hope you accept my apology as a country,' or showed some humanity.
  • Archibald Alexander
    Archibald Alexander
    American Presbyterian theologian and professor 1772-1851
    Archibald Alexander
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    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.
  • Jim Rohn
    Jim Rohn
    American entrepreneur, author and motivational speaker 1930-2009
    Jim Rohn
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    Maturity is the ability to reap without apology and not complain when things don't go well.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    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.
  • Henri-Frédéric Amiel
    Henri-Frédéric Amiel
    Swiss philosopher and poet 1821-1881
    Henri-Frédéric Amiel
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    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.
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
    American writer and poet 1809-1894
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
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    The minute a phrase, becomes current, it becomes an apology for not thinking accurately to the end of the sentence.
  • Red Auerbach
    Red Auerbach
    American basketball coach of the Washington Capitols, the Tri-Cities B 1917-2006
    Red Auerbach
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    The only correct actions are those that demand no explanation and no apology.
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