Quotes for Events - Apology

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Quotes for apology. Making mistakes is inevitable, and often unavoidable. Lying is avoidable, but often inevitable. Apologizing for one's errant ways is another matter. It takes a lot of self-examination. And when at last you've got yourself to the point of apologizing, you may have trouble expressing it. Some mighty minds have come with verbiage to give us a hand.

Would not love see returning penitence afar off, and fall on its neck and kiss it?

Apologizing.--A very desperate habit,--one that is rarely cured. Apology is only egotism wrong side out. Nine times out of ten, the first thing a man's companion knows of his shortcoming is from his apology. It is mighty presumptuous on your part to suppose your small failures of so much consequence that you must make a talk about them.
APOLOGIZE, v. to lay the foundation for a future offense.
To apologize is to lay the foundation for a future offense.
The commonest way of softening the hearts of those we have offended, when, vengeance in hand, they hold us at their mercy, is by submission to move them to commiseration and pity. However, audacity and steadfastness--entirely contrary means--have sometimes served to produce the same effect.
Reconciliations are the cement of friendship. Therefore friends should quarrel to strengthen their attachment, and offend each other for the pleasure of being reconciled.
All of us . . . are subject to making mistakes; so that the chief art of life, is to learn how best to remedy mistakes. Now one remedy for mistakes is honesty.
He also told me that a hostess should never apologise for any failure in her household arrangements, if there is a hostess there is insofar as there is a hostess no failure.
Never apologize and never explain--it's a sign of weakness.
Anybody who has ever tried to rectify an injustice or set a record straight comes to feel that he is going mad. And from a social point of view, he is crazy, for he is trying to undo something that is finished, to unravel the social fabric.

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