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30 Heartfelt Apology Quotes When You Can’t Find The Right Words

Heartfelt Apology Quotes

June 12th, 2019   |   Updated on June 28th, 2022

Relations are important. You can lose your friends if you are unable to convey how sorry you are to them. You hurt someone not because you are not a good human being. You hurt your friends, partners, lovers just because you are a human being.

What you do after hurting someone is more important. Are you ready to offer a heartfelt apology? Here are 30 heartfelt apology quotes when you can’t find the right words.

1. “I’m not very good at saying sorry, but I apologize.“– Chris Kurtz

– Chris Kurtz


2. “It’s very hard for me to say I’m sorry… but I do.”– Joe Nichols


3. “I am sorry for what has happened and I know that I need some help.”– Susan Smith


4. “When you forgive, you free your soul. But when you say I’m sorry, you free two souls.”– Donald L. Hicks


5. “Be the hero of hearts; learn to say I’m sorry.”― Richelle E. Goodrich


6. “Not admitting a mistake is a bigger mistake.”― Robert Half


7. “Apologies bring people together.”– Nick Smith


8. “Never ruin an apology with an excuse.”– Benjamin Franklin


9. “Chocolate says “I’m sorry” so much better than words.”― Rachel Vincent


10. “Apologizing does not always mean you’re wrong and the other person is right. It just means you value your relationship more than your ego.”― Mark Matthews

― Mark Matthews


11. “Never forget the nine most important words of any family―  H. Jackson Brown Jr.

12. “Some words can create ‘magic’! The ‘magical words’ are- ‘sorry’, ‘please’, ‘excuse me’ and ‘thank you’!”― Md. Ziaul Haque


13. “Nothing says you’re sorry like a dead bunny.”― Patricia Briggs, River Marked


14. “It is possible that some people are sorry for me, but I am not aware of it.”― Franz Kafka


15. “There’s nothing more humiliating than feeling sorry for yourself while watching other people feel sorry for you too.”― Jasmine Warga


16. “Sorry. There is no any place anymore for anyone. I am already in love with someone since I first come to know each other.”― Ehsan Sehgal


17. “Sorry, always sorry. What in the world can you buy with an apology― Marie Lu, The Young Elites


18. “Never apologize, mister, it’s a sign of weakness.”― John Wayne


19. “Sorry doesn’t prove anything unless you mean it.”― Ashley Sexton


20. “An apology is the super-glue of life. It can repair just about anything.”― Lynn Johnston

― Lynn Johnston


21. “An apology is a lovely perfume; it can transform the clumsiest moment into a gracious gift.”― Margaret Lee Runbeck

22. “Flowers say you’re sorry. A date says you’ve learned your lesson. A diamond says both the above. All three and you’re making her suspicious.”― Saleem Sharma


23. “Let us forgive each other—only then will we live in peace.”― Leo Tolstoy


24. “How do I say the words, ‘I’m sorry’ when I know that words are not enough? And how can I ask you to forgive me when I know I can’t forgive myself?”― Author Unknown


25. “I’m sorry,” I whisper.He takes my face in his hands. “I’m not. I’m not sorry I met you. I’m not sorry I fell in love with you. I have no regrets, Zahra, and neither should you. I love you.”― Jessica Khoury


26. “Don’t be sorry; Don’t you cry. It’s enough that you tried.I love you,And that won’t change.It’s not your fault Things worked out this way”― Margo T. Rose


27.“Sorry’ isn’t a synonym for ‘guilty.’ It’s a way to say you’re listening.”― Martina Boone


28. “Words that should cross your lips with ease: thank you, love you, sorry, please.”― Richelle E. Goodrich


29. “As my grandmother said, ‘Sorry won’t unbreak the eggs’. Just clean the mess and move on.”― Raymond E. Feist


30. “He lived a quiet existence where the future was easy to predict and the past was a cancer in remission. It was meaningful, of course. But it was lonely.”― Adelheid Manefeldt


31. “An apology is a lovely perfume; it can transform the clumsiest moment into a gracious gift.”– Margaret Lee Runbeck


32. “The only correct actions are those that demand no explanation and no apology.”– Red Auerbach


33. “Life becomes easier when you learn to accept an apology you never got.”– Robert Brault


34. “Never make a defense or an apology until you are accused.”– King Charles


35. “True remorse is never just a regret over consequence; it is a regret over motive.”– Mignon McLaughlin


36. “My life is an apology for the life of my father.”– Kristin Cashore


37. “Faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkens.”– J.R.R.Tolkien


38. “‘I’m sorry you’re angry’ is NOT an apology.”– Lisa Lutz


39. “You can make up a quarrel, but it will always show where it was patched.”– Edgar Watson Howe


40. “The most important trip you may take in life is meeting people halfway.”– Henry Boye