48 Touching Apology Quotes To Help You Say You Are Sorry

Apology

An honest apology can go a long way no matter what wrong has been done and the amount of damage caused. Being human means we make mistakes all the time. You will find yourself making mistakes at times, whether intentionally or unintentionally.

Although it's wrong to make a mistake while knowing you are making one, sometimes you could have a reason. Maybe you feel like someone hurt you and want to hurt them back.

Maybe you are having too much fun breaking a curfew and don't want to stop. Or perhaps you are protecting someone else. Whatever the reason for a mistake, it's always best to apologize.

A mistake means that someone was hurt in the process or something got ruined. The best way to go about a mistake is an apology. An apology shows that you acknowledge what happened, and you take responsibility by saying that you are sorry.

An apology should be honest and heartfelt. Your actions or words should feel regrettable. A genuine apology is a sign of maturity.

An apology can be as simple as saying that you are sorry. You could also express it in other ways, like writing or doing something to make up for it. Although some mistakes are very hurtful with irreparable damage, an apology is a good start to mending things.

Not all apologies are accepted. Some people will not be ready to believe you are sorry and choose to cut you off from their life and move on from the situation. When this happens, respect their decision.

After all, if you hadn't messed up, things would never have gotten to that point. If someone comes to you with an apology, try to give them a chance too. We hope our apology quotes remind you that man is to error and that we all make mistakes sometimes.

Apology Quotes

Never apologize for being sensitive or emotional. Let this be a sign that you’ve got a big heart and aren’t afraid to let others see it. Showing your emotions is a sign of strength.

Never apologize for being sensitive or emotional. Let this be a sign that you’ve got a big heart and aren’t afraid to let others see it. Showing your emotions is a sign of strength.

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Head Chef: Noooooo! This is inexcusable! I thought I'd seen to it that the young master's cuisine would be served with the hot foods hot and the cold foods cold. Only my complete lack of confidence as a chef could allow such a lukewarm dish to be served to you. I beg your forgivene-e-e-e-e-ess! May I be cut into a thousand pieces for this egregious act! Hostess: No, it's MY fault. I've clearly waited too long to serve your meal. Head Chef: No, it was MY fault! Hostess: It was MY fault! Head Chef: No, it was MINE! Tohru Honda: By any chance are those two... Yuki Sohma: Related? Yes, they're cousins. It's amazing the family resemblance.

Head Chef: Noooooo! This is inexcusable! I thought I’d seen to it that the young master’s cuisine would be served with the hot foods hot and the cold foods cold. Only my complete lack of confidence as a chef could allow such a lukewarm dish to be served to you. I beg your forgivene-e-e-e-e-ess! May I be cut into a thousand pieces for this egregious act!
Hostess: No, it’s MY fault. I’ve clearly waited too long to serve your meal.
Head Chef: No, it was MY fault!
Hostess: It was MY fault!
Head Chef: No, it was MINE!
Tohru Honda: By any chance are those two…
Yuki Sohma: Related? Yes, they’re cousins. It’s amazing the family resemblance.

Yuki Sohma: Hey. Is this the maple leaf I gave you? Machi Kuragi: No! Give it back! I was so asleep I even packed that... Yuki Sohma: Oh...maybe I have the wrong leaf. Machi Kuragi: You're wrong! Yuki Sohma: Okay. Sorry. Of course it was a different leaf. Machi Kuragi: ....but you're not...technically wrong. Yuki Sohma: Which is it, Machi? Machi Kuragi: I mean, there isn't any hidden meaning behind it. I just wasn't sure about throwing it away, so I made a bookmark. I made it myself. There's nothing beyond that...

Yuki Sohma: Hey. Is this the maple leaf I gave you?
Machi Kuragi: No! Give it back! I was so asleep I even packed that…
Yuki Sohma:

Tohru Honda: Eh...?! Ah! R-r-really?! I'm sorry. I shouldn't have pried! Shigure Sohma: Nah, I'm just pulling your leg. Sorry, sorry. Hatori Sohma: Pay attention to the circumstances before you make such flippant comments.

Tohru Honda: Eh…?! Ah! R-r-really?! I’m sorry. I shouldn’t have pried!
Shigure Sohma: Nah, I’m just pulling your leg. Sorry, sorry.
Hatori Sohma: Pay attention to the

Tohru Honda: These cats must really like you a lot! Kyo Sohma: Yeah, don't ask why... they just come out on their own... same for dogs for Shigure, and rats for Yuki... Tohru Honda: It must be fun! Kyo Sohma: HOW THE HELL IS IT FUN?! This one time I was walking on the mountains with Kagura we got surrounded by a whole pack of boars! I thought they were gonna eat us! IT IS NOT FUNNY! Tohru Honda: I'm sorry.

Tohru Honda: These cats must really like you a lot!
Kyo Sohma: Yeah, don’t ask why… they just come out on their own… same for dogs

I am so, so sorry. I can't seem to go anywhere without causing problems for everyone around me. I'm just a born troublemaker, I suppose. It's true. I'm so worthless I can't carry a paper bag. I don't deserve to share the same air with the rest of the human race. I'm a blemish on the face of the world. What was I thinking? A low-life like me should never have come to visit Shigure.

I am so, so sorry. I can’t seem to go anywhere without causing problems for everyone around me. I’m just a born troublemaker, I suppose.

Hostess: Ahhhhhhh! You should be ashamed of yourself! To think you would even suggest the idea of sharing a room with a young woman! And all this time - even if you are a kid - I thought you'd to be a decent young man! Since when have you got such lecherous ideas into your hea-e-e-e-e-e-e-ed? Kyo Sohma: Hey, hold on a minute! Hostess: I'm sorry, world! I must apologize on behalf of this dirty, rotten boy!

Hostess: Ahhhhhhh! You should be ashamed of yourself! To think you would even suggest the idea of sharing a room with a young woman! And

Shigure, Kyo and I will be going to the main house tonight. I'm sorry. I really should've explained earlier. It's sort of a Sohma family tradition. I, uh... I guess it was just such an obvious thing to us that we'd be going that we completely forgot to mention it.

Shigure, Kyo and I will be going to the main house tonight. I’m sorry. I really should’ve explained earlier. It’s sort of a Sohma family

I'm sorry. What I just said back there was thoughtless of me. I was really happy when I saw you again too, especially when you ran after me!

I’m sorry. What I just said back there was thoughtless of me. I was really happy when I saw you again too, especially when you

I was cruel... Insensitive to your pain. The first and only time you came to me for help, you reached out to me with those trembling hands. And I just brushed you off. It's not as if I've forgotten.

I was cruel… Insensitive to your pain. The first and only time you came to me for help, you reached out to me with those

She couldn’t tell you. It’s hard to tell someone that you’re being bullied. I couldn’t tell my mom, either. She found out after a while, though. For some reason, I started apologizing like crazy. I felt so ashamed. I started to feel ashamed of myself for being bullied. And I was embarrassed to let my mom find out. I was scared she wouldn’t love me anymore. I was scared… …to let people know about this part of myself. I desperately tried to hide it by pretending I was okay. That made me feel even more ashamed… and embarrassed. So when my mom said, “It’s okay,” I was so relieved. She said that there was nothing to be embarrassed about, and I cried again, this time in relief. Kisa-san might also feel this way. She didn’t want you to hate her. She couldn’t tell you because she loves you.

She couldn’t tell you. It’s hard to tell someone that you’re being bullied. I couldn’t tell my mom, either. She found out after a while,

Tohru... I-- I'm sorry... I... I thought-- No, I knew... I knew... Tohru... Let's end this! End it! I know... I know it's painful... But you can...

Tohru… I– I’m sorry… I… I thought– No, I knew… I knew… Tohru… Let’s end this! End it! I know… I know it’s painful… But

I'm the one who owes you an apology. I'm the one who failed to protect you. Thank you for everything, Kana. It's alright now. It's over. You don't have to suffer anymore. God, please let her meet someone better than me. Someone who can give her the happiness she deserves. I'll do anything. I'll be snow in a world without spring. Frozen until the day I die. Just please... Please.

I’m the one who owes you an apology. I’m the one who failed to protect you. Thank you for everything, Kana. It’s alright now. It’s

Kyo Sohma: One of these days, I'll make you say you're sorry! Yuki Sohma: I'm sorry. Kyo Sohma: Dammit! That's not what I meant! Don't you have any shame? Yuki Sohma: Yes, I'm ashamed to be seen with you, shouting in public. Kyo Sohma: Oh that's it! We're taking this outside! Yuki Sohma: We ARE outside, you stupid cat.

Kyo Sohma: One of these days, I’ll make you say you’re sorry!
Yuki Sohma: I’m sorry.
Kyo Sohma: Dammit! That’s not what I meant! Don’t you have

The Kyo-kun from back then is also mine alone. Unlike me, he didn’t apologize. He thanked me. Kyo-kun stayed with me until I stopped crying. Kyo-kun, be mine alone. At least until the dawn breaks.

The Kyo-kun from back then is also mine alone. Unlike me, he didn’t apologize. He thanked me. Kyo-kun stayed with me until I stopped crying. Kyo-kun, be mine alone. At least until the dawn breaks.

Brian: What I did to you was wrong. I'm sorry, it was the hardest thing I ever had to do. Mia: I'm sorry too, Brian. I'm so sorry that you had to come into my home and pretend to love me. I'm so sorry you ripped my family apart. I'm very sorry that that was hard for you.

Brian: What I did to you was wrong. I’m sorry, it was the hardest thing I ever had to do.
Mia: I’m sorry too, Brian. I’m so sorry that you had to come into my home and pretend to love me. I’m so sorry you ripped my family apart. I’m very sorry that that was hard for you.

What should I do? I hate this. I don’t want to die like this. I don’t want to die! Tohru…she’ll be all on her own. I can’t leave her. We can’t part like this. What’s going to happen to her if I’m not there? She just started high school…she’s still a child. She…she’s still…Katsuya. I understand now. Leaving someone behind, being left behind…both of them are heartbreaking, aren’t they? I’m sorry. I’m sorry. I’m sorry, Tohru. You at least knew I loved you, right? Tohru…I wanted to love you even more. Hey…somebody…anybody, please…protect that girl. She’s not very good at crying for herself, but even so, if she does cry, you have to stay with her. Somebody, please…hey, somebody…She’s my treasure. Protect her…somebody…anybody…

What should I do? I hate this. I don’t want to die like this. I don’t want to die! Tohru…she’ll be all on her own. I can’t leave her. We can’t part like this. What’s going to happen to her if I’m not there? She just started high school…she’s still a child. She…she’s still…Katsuya. I understand now. Leaving someone behind, being left behind…both of them are heartbreaking, aren’t they? I’m sorry. I’m sorry. I’m sorry, Tohru. You at least knew I loved you, right? Tohru…I wanted to love you even more. Hey…somebody…anybody, please…protect that girl. She’s not very good at crying for herself, but even so, if she does cry, you have to stay with her. Somebody, please…hey, somebody…She’s my treasure. Protect her…somebody…anybody…

"We have to slow down or I'll puke," I remarked after we finished the first bottle. "I'm sorry, Pudge. I wasn't aware that someone was holding open your throat and pouring wine down it," the Colonel responded.

“We have to slow down or I’ll puke,” I remarked after we finished the first bottle.

“I’m sorry, Pudge. I wasn’t aware that someone was holding open your throat and pouring wine down it,” the Colonel responded.

"Wizard Howl," said Wizard Suliman. "I must apologize for trying to bite you so often. In the normal way, I wouldn't dream of setting teeth in a fellow countryman."

“Wizard Howl,” said Wizard Suliman. “I must apologize for trying to bite you so often. In the normal way, I wouldn’t dream of setting teeth in a fellow countryman.”

Kyo Sohma: Okay now that is definitely the dumbest thing I've ever heard! What's so great about a stinkin' plum anyway?! Tohru Honda: Oh, I'm sorry, we can change it to salmon if you want. Excuse me, I guess I left the kettle on the stove. Kyo Sohma: Hey ... You've got one too ... I mean, stuck to your back. There's a plum. I...I can see it. Tohru Honda: You can see it? Kyo Sohma: Yeah, but it's really small, like a baby plum. Tohru Honda: Baby plums are delicious! Kyo Sohma: No, it's way, WAY tiny.

Kyo Sohma: Okay now that is definitely the dumbest thing I’ve ever heard! What’s so great about a stinkin’ plum anyway?!
Tohru Honda: Oh, I’m sorry, we can change it to salmon if you want. Excuse me, I guess I left the kettle on the stove.
Kyo Sohma: Hey … You’ve got one too … I mean, stuck to your back. There’s a plum. I…I can see it.
Tohru Honda: You can see it?
Kyo Sohma: Yeah, but it’s really small, like a baby plum.
Tohru Honda: Baby plums are delicious!
Kyo Sohma: No, it’s way, WAY tiny.

You do what you have to do to give people closure; it makes them feel better and it doesn’t cost you much to do it. I’d rather apologize for something I didn’t really care about, and leave someone on Earth wishing me well, than to be stubborn and have that someone hoping that some alien would slurp out my brains. Call it karmic insurance.

You do what you have to do to give people closure; it makes them feel better and it doesn’t cost you much to do it. I’d rather apologize for something I didn’t really care about, and leave someone on Earth wishing me well, than to be stubborn and have that someone hoping that some alien would slurp out my brains. Call it karmic insurance.

"Why does that kid think so highly of himself?" "Kids that think they're so smart. They're everywhere! Destroy is self-esteem!" "Yes... I really do think highly of myself. People like me should get a taste of the ups and downs of life! Sorry I'm so envious. I will reflect upon this. Please don't be angry." "Ah..um.." "There, I said it now. Are you satisfied?" ........ "Bye bye!" Beat him.....Beat him until he reaches heaven...!!! - random people and Hiro-chan

“Why does that kid think so highly of himself?”
“Kids that think they’re so smart. They’re everywhere! Destroy is self-esteem!”
“Yes… I really do think highly of myself. People like me should get a taste of the ups and downs of life! Sorry I’m so envious. I will reflect upon this. Please don’t be angry.”
“Ah..um..”
“There, I said it now. Are you satisfied?”
……..
“Bye bye!”
Beat him…..Beat him until he reaches heaven…!!!
– random people and Hiro-chan

The Eagle looked at me. He was crying, noiselessly. Tears just rolled from his eyes to his chin and then fell onto his corduroy pants. He stared at me, but it was not the Look of Doom. His eyes blinking the tears down his face, the Eagle looked, for all the world, sorry.

The Eagle looked at me. He was crying, noiselessly. Tears just rolled from his eyes to his chin and then fell onto his corduroy pants. He stared at me, but it was not the Look of Doom. His eyes blinking the tears down his face, the Eagle looked, for all the world, sorry.

Gabrielle: I'm sorry. Rambo: No. You didn't do anything. You didn't do anything at all. We're going to go home, and everything's going to be good. It's going to be alright. Gabrielle: Okay. Rambo: I got this back for you.

Gabrielle: I’m sorry.
Rambo: No. You didn’t do anything. You didn’t do anything at all. We’re going to go home, and everything’s going to be good. It’s going to be alright.
Gabrielle: Okay.
Rambo: I got this back for you.

I’m scared…I’m scared. Did I – did I use my power again? Please no…I’m scared. (aloud) Don’t. You mustn’t come near me. I apologize for not telling you. So…please stay away from me. I really do have powers, and I really did almost kill someone. So…stay away. (internally) A sin that can’t be forgotten, a stain that can’t be washed away…I don’t want to hurt anyone again. I should be shunned. That’s what I deserve.

I’m scared…I’m scared. Did I – did I use my power again? Please no…I’m scared. (aloud) Don’t. You mustn’t come near me. I apologize for not telling you. So…please stay away from me. I really do have powers, and I really did almost kill someone. So…stay away. (internally) A sin that can’t be forgotten, a stain that can’t be washed away…I don’t want to hurt anyone again. I should be shunned. That’s what I deserve.

It would have been better...if we'd never met... I couldn't...pro...tect...you...I'm sorry... I'm so sorry. I'm so sorry! Hatori...

It would have been better…if we’d never met… I couldn’t…pro…tect…you…I’m sorry… I’m so sorry. I’m so sorry! Hatori…

Huh…I’m surprised. I see, you’re actually an interesting guy! Sorry if I pissed you off. I’m an idiot at heart, so it tends to happen a lot. Don’t let that get in the way of us becoming friends! Thanks for seeing me off! Next time, let’s really sit down and talk!

Huh…I’m surprised. I see, you’re actually an interesting guy! Sorry if I pissed you off. I’m an idiot at heart, so it tends to happen a lot. Don’t let that get in the way of us becoming friends! Thanks for seeing me off! Next time, let’s really sit down and talk!

Are you talking about what I said back then!? Forget that…that was just me taking my own guilt out on you. But…I do know that she was suffering. Haru-nii…Rin…Rin was…pushed off a second story balcony by Akito. Those major injuries weren’t from an accident. Akito found out you were seeing Rin, and he…he…[…] Akito…Kisa…that time when Akito hit you…it was my fault. I made Akito angry, and he took it out on you. He…hurt you. I’ve wanted to apologize all this time. I’m so sorry. Haru-nii, you too. I’m sorry. In both cases, I was told to keep my mouth shut, so I didn’t say a word. So if you’re angry with me, I understand…Rin is trying to break the curse…! She’s trying so hard, all to set you free from Akito…and from herself. That’s why she broke up with you. You need to tell her, “It’s okay now.” If she keeps it up, Rin’s mind and body will give out. She’ll end up suffering alone forever…

Are you talking about what I said back then!? Forget that…that was just me taking my own guilt out on you. But…I do know that she was suffering. Haru-nii…Rin…Rin was…pushed off a second story balcony by Akito. Those major injuries weren’t from an accident. Akito found out you were seeing Rin, and he…he…[…] Akito…Kisa…that time when Akito hit you…it was my fault. I made Akito angry, and he took it out on you. He…hurt you. I’ve wanted to apologize all this time. I’m so sorry. Haru-nii, you too. I’m sorry. In both cases, I was told to keep my mouth shut, so I didn’t say a word. So if you’re angry with me, I understand…Rin is trying to break the curse…! She’s trying so hard, all to set you free from Akito…and from herself. That’s why she broke up with you. You need to tell her, “It’s okay now.” If she keeps it up, Rin’s mind and body will give out. She’ll end up suffering alone forever…

I find that talks of closure and apologies must be made and agreed upon before starting fresh, or resentment may be underlying in the relationship.

I find that talks of closure and apologies must be made and agreed upon before starting fresh, or resentment may be underlying in the relationship.

I’m genuinely am sorry. I brought you guys up from less than f**king nothing and took you up to a championship level, only to leave you high and dry. Naked and nude. Prey. Easy targets for the competitions to rape and butt-f**k you. I’m sorry for that.

I’m genuinely am sorry. I brought you guys up from less than f**king nothing and took you up to a championship level, only to leave you high and dry. Naked and nude. Prey. Easy targets for the competitions to rape and butt-f**k you. I’m sorry for that.

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