Best Quotes About Apologizing

Genius goes around the world in its youth incessantly apologizing for having large feet. What wonder that later in life it should be inclined to raise those feet too swiftly to fools and bores. -F. Scott Fitzgerald

A businessman is the only man who is forever apologizing for his occupation. -Gilbert K. Chesterton

I hated Chris, my brother. I would pull his hair and kick him, until one day my father gave him permission to fight back. I'll be apologizing to him for the rest of my life. -Stevie Nicks

There's no point apologizing about where you come from. -Colin Greenwood

I just was apologizing for maybe being a little goofy. -Guy Clark

After my years in Hollywood, I got tired of apologizing for work that really wasn't mine to begin with. -Sue Grafton

I'm not apologizing to anybody for anything. -Antonio Davis

Obama likes to quote great men but will never be a great man himself. I can't stand it when our leader goes around apologizing for who we are. -Joe Wurzelbacher

You can't spend your life apologizing. -Jude Law

We need to stop apologizing for celebrating life. We need to stop apologizing for wanting to protect an individual's right to build a business. -Rick Perry

I love to play women who are strong and unapologizing and kind of rough around the edges and don't care what anybody thinks about that. -Carrie-Anne Moss

I've stopped apologizing to myself for having this great period of success and financial acceptance. -Robert Plant

I'm a big fan of comedians not having to apologize for anything. Nowadays it seems comedians are always apologizing for being funny. -Kevin Dillon

I think women have a hard time not apologizing their way into negotiations. We tend to back in to these conversations in a self-deprecating and ultimately self-defeating way. -Mika Brzezinski

If Republicans want to be seen as more compassionate, they should continue to stand proudly for the sanctify of life and marriage. And they should do so without apologizing. -Gary Bauer

I wake at 5 or 5:30 most mornings, make myself a latte and grab a cookie, write until 10 or 11, go have my favorite meal, 'second breakfast,' or grab coffee with friends, or play basketball. Then, around noon, I begin apologizing via email for the manuscripts I can't get to. -Jess Walter

There are, after all, between seventy-five thousand and a hundred thousand descendants of the Ball-family slaves. If I were to begin apologizing to every one of these families, it would quickly become a meaningless act. -Edward Ball

You don't want to have to come into work on Monday already apologizing. I try to save my apologies for what I've done later in the week. -Ike Barinholtz

I ain't apologizing for anything, especially if it's a joke. -Artie Lange

Everything you've heard about Canadians apologizing profusely for things they shouldn't be sorry about is absolutely true. It is both sweet, endearing and worrisome at the same time. Having someone apologize for no reason actually makes me feel as though I should apologize for their need to apologize. -Rachel Nichols

Women are often meeker in meetings and afraid to ask for raises and promotions. I've told countless female colleagues to stop apologizing when they ask for more. It's not personal, it's business. -Katharine Weymouth

I feel like if you've done something wrong, then you should keep on apologizing to that person. -Aviva

That's important, apologizing, listening, you know, I think the teens I speak with, most of them don't feel understood. They feel like they're being lectured to all the time. -Sean Covey

A lot of first-time filmmakers are almost apologizing for their movie by saying, 'Well, we only had 18 days to shoot, you know.' -Mark Waters

Nobody just flops a complete 'Doc Martin' script on the desk. They all have to be taken apart and all the apologizing taken out. Because it's hard to have a protagonist that doesn't really like anyone and nobody really likes him; it's a hard premise to start from. -Martin Clunes

I talk about beepers going off in the middle of a concert and people being late and not apologizing, and people not RSVP-ing, and adult children going back to live with their parents, which we didn't have in the '60s and '70s. -Letitia Baldrige

One of the things I'm trying to get better at is apologizing when I make mistakes. That's been a big priority of mine. -Evan Spiegel

We cannot have four more years apologizing to our enemies and abandoning our friends. -Mike Pence

Administrator McCarthy and the EPA will soon find out that Washington bureaucrats are becoming far too aggressive in attacking our way of life. Administrator McCarthy should be apologizing to Missourians. EPA aggression has reached an all-time high, and now it must be stopped. -Sam Graves

A man never apologizes for the fact that he has to work. He might say, 'Hey, I am so sorry my hours were long today,' but he'd never feel he has to explain the very fact that he has a career. Once I stopped apologizing, I noticed both my kids also stopped complaining and asking me 'why' I worked. -Raney Aronson-Rath

White Americans, stop apologizing; we live in the greatest country in the history of mankind, and it's there because of our ancestors – those who came to this country and did their very best. And every generation has gotten better at what we're good at. -Burgess Owens

I stand behind all my tweets. If I tweeted it and I said it, I am not apologizing for it. -DeAngelo Williams

While writing, saying, and doing much, Mr. Trump is apologizing for his past sins. He's walking away from supporting abortion, hurling insults and more. Now, America needs to follow suit and apologize for the scourge of legal abortion that has left millions of empty cradles, wombs barren, women's health damaged, and families broken. -Alveda King

Clients don't expect perfection from the service providers they hire, but they do expect honesty and transparency. There is no better way to demonstrate this than by acknowledging when a mistake has been made and humbly apologizing for it. -Patrick Lencioni

When you're hot, you stride confidently down the street, extending your form to hail a taxi to take you from place to place. My body is designed for squeezing into packed subway cars and apologizing to those whose feet I clumsily step on. -Josh Gondelman

You can have a lot of destruction, but in a realistic female movie, the women are going to be aware of that destruction and apologizing for it. -Susanna Fogel

I wish I'd known that apologizing is a sign of strength. I had the impression that if you apologize, it's a sign of weakness. I kind of picked up the message from my father, 'Real men don't apologize. You just do your best, and if you happen to hurt some people, that's their fault. You just go on. Don't apologize. That's a sign of weakness.' -Gary Chapman

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