Quotations About / On: SORRY

  • 1.
    I believe that he was really sorry that people would not believe he was sorry that he was not more sorry.
    (Samuel Butler (1835-1902), British author. Samuel Butler's Notebooks, p. 193 (1951).)
  • 2.
    I'm sorry that you came back to earth.
    (Mitta Xinindlu)
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  • 3.
    Um, yeah, I completely agreeā€¦I'm sorry, what exactly am I agreeing to again?
    More quotations from: Maya Hanson (mye3)
  • 4.
    Why worry in the lorry when, you are sorry for your sins?
    More quotations from: Edward Kofi Louis
  • 5.
    Love means never having to say you're sorry.
    (Erich Segal (b. 1937), U.S. author. Love Story (film) (1970). The words (spoken by Ali McGraw) were used to promote the movie; in Segal's novelization of the film (he also wrote the screenplay), the words appear as "Love means not ever having to say you're sorry." (ch. 13). Many variations have been coined over the years, for example, "Vasectomy means not ever having to say you're sorry." (Attributed to Larry Adler).)
    More quotations from: Erich Segal, sorry, love
  • 6.
    A sympathetic look always makes me feel sorry for myself.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Eleventh Selection, New York (1993).)
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  • 7.
    No one has the right to be sorry for himself for a misfortune that strikes everyone.
    (Marcus Tullius Cicero (106-43 B.C.), Roman orator, philosopher, statesman. Epistulae ad Familiares, VI, 2, 2.)
    More quotations from: Marcus Tullius Cicero, sorry
  • 8.
    I am always sorry when any language is lost, because languages are the pedigree of nations.
    (Samuel Johnson (1709-1784), British author, lexicographer. Quoted in James Boswell, Tour to the Hebrides, September 18, 1773 (1785).)
    More quotations from: Samuel Johnson, sorry, lost
  • 9.
    If it is once again one against forty-eight, then I am very sorry for the forty-eight.
    (Margaret Thatcher (b. 1925), British Conservative politician, prime minister. quoted in Daily Telegraph (London, Oct. 25, 1989). Referring to the 1989 Commonwealth Conference.)
    More quotations from: Margaret Thatcher, sorry
  • 10.
    [I]f our reader should be neither informed nor amused, we shall be very sorry for his loss of time as well as our own.
    (Sarah Fielding (1710-1768), British novelist, and Jane Collier. The Cry: A New Dramatic Fable, Introduction (1754).)
    More quotations from: Sarah Fielding, sorry, loss, time
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