I'm Sorry Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old i'm sorry quotes, i'm sorry sayings, and i'm sorry proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Everyone makes mistakes. But what we have to do, is learn from them, forgive the people who hurt you, apologize to the people who you hurt, forget about them, and move on.     

Brianna Poncsak

The things two people do to each other they remember. If they stay together, it's not because they forget; it's because they forgive.

Demi Moore in Indecent Proposal

When you forgive, you in no way change the past - but you sure do change the future.

Bernard Meltzer

To err is human, to forgive divine.

Alexander Pope

Sorry doesn't mean anything unless you mean it.     

Ashley Sexton

Sometimes, an apology sets free a part of you that you didn't even realize was caged…and forgiveness destroys the cage.     

Sanjo Jendayi

An apology given just to appease one's conscience is self-serving and better left unspoken!

Evinda Lepins

An apology is a lovely perfume; it can transform the clumsiest moment into a gracious gift.

Margaret Lee Runbeck

An apology is a good way to have the last word.

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Forgiveness does not change the past, but it does enlarge the future.

Paul Boese

Apologize! That's the least you can do to try to make right something you have wronged.

Sanhita Baruah

Apologizing does not always mean that you are wrong and the other person is right. It just means that you value your relationship more than your ego.     

unknown

Saying ‘I'm sorry' is saying ‘I love you' with a wounded heart in one hand and your smothered pride in the other.

Richelle E. Goodrich

In this life, when you deny someone an apology, you will remember it at time you beg forgiveness.     

Toba Beta

Forgiveness is not an occasional act, it is a constant attitude.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

When you say the word 'sorry' make sure you understand that an apology has 3 parts. "I'm sorry", "It's my fault and I won't do it again" and "How can I make things better". The last part is the most important.     

Manasa Rao

It's more than saying sorry. It's meaning it. It's letting the apology change things. But an apology is where it has to begin.

Neil Gaiman

Sorry may have become "just another word", but with tears it means the world.

C.J.

Forgiveness is a sign that the person who has wronged you means more to you than the wrong they have delt.     

Ben Greenhalgh

I'm sorry. The two most inadequate words in the English language.

Beth Revis

"Sorry" can not change the past, but can change the future.     

Sladiana Savic

Never ruin an apology with an excuse.

Kimberly Johnson

Life becomes easier when you learn to accept an apology you never got.

Robert Brault

There's a small window of opportunity to apologize sometimes after you've terribly wronged someone. It closes. Sometimes forever, but it never opens wide enough again for a good breeze.

Darnell Lamont Walker

A truly humble apology works to part storm clouds, calm rough seas, and bring on the soft lights of dawn; it has the power to change a person's world.

Richelle E. Goodrich

'I'm sorry' won't fix what's been broken. It can't reverse time or undo the damage or change anything that happened. But a sincere, humble apology can serve to soften the sting and sometimes do a pretty good patch up job.     

Richelle E. Goodrich

Sacrifice is at the heart of repentance. Without deeds, your apology is worthless.     

Bryan Davis

'I'm sorry'Â won't fix what's been broken. Â It can't reverse time or undo the damage or change anything that happened. Â But a sincere, humble apology can serve to soften the sting and sometimes do a pretty good patch up job.     

Richelle E. Goodrich

Its incredible how many wounds can be healed by the two words ‘I'm sorry'.

Matshona Dhliwayo

Forgiveness is the sweetest revenge.

Isaac Friedmann