36 Being Sorry Quotes

It's very hard for me to say I'm sorry... but I do.- Joe Nichols

It’s very hard for me to say I’m sorry… but I do.- Joe Nichols

I am sorry for what has happened and I know that I need some help.- Susan Smith

I am sorry for what has happened and I know that I need some help.- Susan Smith

I believe that when you're wrong, own it and apologize, and so I do and put it on the equivalent of my front page.- Peter Coyote

I believe that when you’re wrong, own it and apologize, and so I do and put it on the equivalent of my front page.- Peter Coyote

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

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

I don't mind dying if I have to, but I'm damned if I want to pay for the guarantee. I'm sorry.- Michael Landon

I don’t mind dying if I have to, but I’m damned if I want to pay for the guarantee. I’m sorry.- Michael Landon

I took it all for granted, I'm sorry to say. - Dorothy McGuire

I took it all for granted, I’m sorry to say. – Dorothy McGuire

I want to say to each of you, simply, and directly, I am deeply sorry for my irresponsible and selfish behavior I engaged in.- Tiger Woods

I want to say to each of you, simply, and directly, I am deeply sorry for my irresponsible and selfish behavior I engaged in.- Tiger Woods

If you would be good, first believe that you are bad.- Epictetus

If you would be good, first believe that you are bad.- Epictetus

Late repentance is seldom true, but true repentance is never too late.- Ralph Venning

Late repentance is seldom true, but true repentance is never too late.- Ralph Venning

Let us be quick to repent of injuries while repentance may not be a barren anguish.

Let us be quick to repent of injuries while repentance may not be a barren anguish.

More people should apologize, and more people should accept apologies when sincerely made. - Greg LeMond

More people should apologize, and more people should accept apologies when sincerely made. – Greg LeMond

Never apologize for showing feeling. When you do so you apologize for truth.- Benjamin Disraeli

Never apologize for showing feeling. When you do so you apologize for truth.- Benjamin Disraeli

People hardly ever do anything in anger, of which they do not repent.- Samuel Richardson

People hardly ever do anything in anger, of which they do not repent.- Samuel Richardson

Repentance must be something more than mere remorse for sins: it comprehends a change of nature befitting heaven.-

Repentance must be something more than mere remorse for sins: it comprehends a change of nature befitting heaven.-

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

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

Slight sorrow for sin is sufficient, provided it at the same time produces amendment.-   Colton

Slight sorrow for sin is sufficient, provided it at the same time produces amendment.- Colton

So many things that we never will undo I know you're sorry, I'm sorry too.- Bob Dylan

So many things that we never will undo I know you’re sorry, I’m sorry too.- Bob Dylan

I have learned that sometimes "sorry" is not enough. Sometimes you actually have to change.- Claire London

I have learned that sometimes “sorry” is not enough. Sometimes you actually have to change.- Claire London

The ability of a person to atone has always been the most remarkable of human features. - Leon Uris

The ability of a person to atone has always been the most remarkable of human features. – Leon Uris

The only correct actions are those that demand no explanation and no apology. -Red Auerbach

The only correct actions are those that demand no explanation and no apology. -Red Auerbach

The strongest proof of repentance is the endeavor to atone. - Mary Elizabeth Braddon

The strongest proof of repentance is the endeavor to atone. – Mary Elizabeth Braddon

To err is human; but contrition felt for the crime distinguishes the virtuous from the wicked. - Vittorio Alfieri

To err is human; but contrition felt for the crime distinguishes the virtuous from the wicked. – Vittorio Alfieri

To grieve over sin is one thing, to repent is another.

To grieve over sin is one thing, to repent is another.

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

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

True repentance also involves reform.- Hosea Ballou

True repentance also involves reform.- Hosea Ballou

We look to our last sickness for repentance, unmindful that it is during a recovery men repent, not during a sickness. - Augustus Hare

We look to our last sickness for repentance, unmindful that it is during a recovery men repent, not during a sickness. – Augustus Hare

What is past is past, there is a future left to all men, who have the virtue to repent and the energy to atone.- Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

What is past is past, there is a future left to all men, who have the virtue to repent and the energy to atone.- Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

When a man has been guilty of any vice or folly, I think the best atonement he can make for it is to warn others not to fall into the like.- Joseph Addison

When a man has been guilty of any vice or folly, I think the best atonement he can make for it is to warn others not to fall into the like.- Joseph Addison

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

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

And I felt sorry, and I have felt bad about what happened.- Monica Lewinsky

And I felt sorry, and I have felt bad about what happened.- Monica Lewinsky

Apologies are great, but they don't really change anything. You know what does? Action.- Stella Young

Apologies are great, but they don’t really change anything. You know what does? Action.- Stella Young

Being sorry for myself is a luxury I can't afford. - Stephen King

Being sorry for myself is a luxury I can’t afford. – Stephen King

Being sorry is the highest act of selfishness, seeing value only after discarding it.- Doug Horton

Being sorry is the highest act of selfishness, seeing value only after discarding it.- Doug Horton

Every one goes astray, but the least imprudent are they who repent the soonest. - Voltaire

Every one goes astray, but the least imprudent are they who repent the soonest. – Voltaire

He who seeks repentance for the past, should woo the angel virtue for the future.- Bulwer-Lytton

He who seeks repentance for the past, should woo the angel virtue for the future.- Bulwer-Lytton

I am immensely contrite. And I'm sorry for the damage I've done. - Jayson Blair

I am immensely contrite. And I’m sorry for the damage I’ve done. – Jayson Blair

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