15 Quotes about Saying You are Sorry
We are humans and mistakes cannot be avoided. But we can definitely mend our ways and promise not to repeat the same again. You can say sorry easily but you need to feel the guilt from inside to make it more effective. We have committed an infinite number of mistakes and just ended up everything by saying sorry, but how often did we mean it?
Here are a few quotes which emphasizes on saying sorry and feeling it too.
“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
Forgiving someone requires a lot of patience and self contentment. But one thing is very clear that if we love that person or if that person is very close to our heart then forgiving becomes a lot easy. [ Read: 11 Things that Mean More to Men Than “I Love You” ]
“True friends stab you in the front.” – Oscar Wilde
Stabbing from behind is a cowardly act. If true friends hurt then they would do so straightaway in front of you and not adhere to something that would hurt you even more. It is easier to forgive someone who stabs from front then someone from behind.
”It takes a strong person to say sorry, and an ever stronger person to forgive.” – Unknown
In general cases we opt to stay mum and don’t apologize. This indicates that you don’t have the courage to face the person you have hurt. You need to gather some courage and feel sorry before uttering that you are sorry. [ Read: The Only 7 Tests Of True Love For Him And Her ]
“I don’t forgive people because I’m weak, I forgive them because I’m strong enough to understand people make mistakes.” – Heidi
To forgive someone easily should not be misunderstood as that you are too weak to sustain the injuries suffered. You forgive easily because you believe that all are humans and hence they can commit a mistake. A second chance should always be given.
“I’m not perfect, I make mistakes, I hurt people, but when I say sorry, I mean it.” – Unknown
And that apology comes from the bottom of our heart. Nobody is perfect in this world and mistakes do happen very often. It is very essential to identify the mistakes and feel sorry about it and then conveying it to the person who we have hurt. [ Read: Conversation Between Boy And Girl After Break-up ]
“If you apologize, it doesn’t mean you’re right or wrong. It means you value your relationship way more than your ego.” – Unknown
Keep it in mind that in order to have a healthy and strong relationship you need to develop the art of apologizing for the mistakes. You might not be wrong always but saying sorry would send a strong message that you don’t want to break your relationship at any cost.
“It’s never too late to apologize but sometimes it’s too late to forgive.” – Antonio Mara
Don’t wait for any perfect time to say sorry. If you feel that you have done a mistake then just go ahead and accept your fault. It is never going to be late. And when someone asks for forgiveness then don’t delay it, just forgive that person before it is too late. [ Read: 7 Ways To Heal A Broken Heart ]
“We never really learn from the first mistake or the second or third. It only hit is us when we’re given the last chance.” –Wiz Khalifa.
So true isn’t it? The worth of something is only understood when it goes away from us. Likewise we don’t realize the mistakes we are doing until we are made aware of that last chance. It always hits us when we are just about to cross the limit.
“I forgive, but never forget because I never want to be hurt the same way twice.”- Maegan Gunderson
That is a very important lesson for life. Each time we get hurt by someone, we come to know our weak points and the conditions which make us vulnerable. When someone hurts you, forgive them but don’t allow the same mistake to happen again with you. [ Read: 13 Signs of a Rebound Relationship ]
“Sacrifice is at the heart of repentance. Without deeds, your apology is worthless.” – Bryan Davis
Feel sorry before you utter that you are sorry. It should reflect in your works and behavior that you are really sad for the mistakes and you are trying your level best not to repeat them again in life.
“A apology is a lovely perfume; it can transform the clumsiest moment into a gracious gift.”- Margaret Lee Runbeck
Most of the relationship crash down or fail because apologies are not done at the right time. If you have hurt someone and a dark shadow has engulfed your relation, then apologize and look how everything becomes so normal again. [ Read: How does Your Humour Affect Your Relationship? ]
“Never make a defense or an apology until you are accused.”- King Charles I
Take your stand and support what is correct. Don’t carelessly jump into apologizing when it is clear that the other person is wrong and needs to realize his guilt first. If you are guilt then just accept it.
“An apology is the super glue of life. It can repair just about anything.”- Lynn Johnston
Simply everything! No matter how tensed your relation grows, a small and meaningful apology is sufficient enough to bring everything back to track. An apology can fix up everything. [ Read: 8 Quotes which Every Girl Must Follow in Her Life ]
“Right actions in the future are the best apologies for bad actions in the past.”- Tyron Edwards
Just promising that you won’t repeat your mistakes is not enough. You need to work on them and improve them so that in future you don’t commit the same mistake again.
“You can always say sorry, but the real apology is when you hear the sadness in their voice and see the look in their eyes. And you realize that they have hurt themselves just as much.”- Kid Cud
Your attitude speaks a lot. Hence while apologizing to someone, do express out your feelings and let the person know that you are sorry. Merely coming out of nowhere and saying sorry and leaving is not going to help. There is a process of everything which you need to follow. [ Read: 39 Best Inspirational Quotes of All Time ]
Saying sorry truly works if it is genuine. If you are not feeling it then no matter how many times you say sorry, situations won’t change.
Do you agree to the thoughts presented in the above quotes? Do let us know.