Quotations About / On: SORRY

  • 11.
    I'm really sorry that I cheated so much, but I guess that's just the way things are.
    (Vladimir Nabokov (1899-1977), Russian. Lolita Haze (James Mason), Lolita, saying goodbye to Humbert Humbert as she is now married and pregnant (1962).)
    More quotations from: Vladimir Nabokov, sorry
  • 12.
    Let us endeavor so to live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.
    (Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (1835-1910), U.S. author. Pudd'nhead Wilson and Those Extraordinary Twins, ch. 6 (1894).)
  • 13.
    I am sorry I have not learnt to play at cards. It is very useful in life: it generates kindness, and consolidates society.
    (Samuel Johnson (1709-1784), British author, lexicographer. quoted in James Boswell, Tour of the Hebrides, Nov. 21, 1773 entry (1785). Boswell noted that Johnson's remark would be "a valuable text for many decent old dowagers, and other good company, in various circles, to descant upon.")
    More quotations from: Samuel Johnson, sorry, life
  • 14.
    There is something so amiable in the prejudices of a young mind, that one is sorry to see them give way to the reception of more general opinions.
    (Jane Austen (1775-1817), British novelist. Colonel Brandon in Sense and Sensibility, ch. 11 (1811).)
    More quotations from: Jane Austen, sorry
  • 15.
    Be sorry not for being yourself
    Be sorry for not being yourself
    (Damian Murphy 2015)
    More quotations from: Damian Murphy
  • 16.
    dear chemistry... i'm sorry... i cannot derive the critical constants from the vander waals equation... first of all... you stop acting like math and start acting like chmistry... cheer up! be urself dude! sincerely - me
    (Chemistry exams! duh: /)
    More quotations from: Muhiyuddeen Misbahi
  • 17.
    Science fiction writers, I am sorry to say, really do not know anything. We can't talk about science, because our knowledge of it is limited and unofficial, and usually our fiction is dreadful.
    (Philip K. Dick (1928-1982), U.S. science fiction writer. "How to Build a Universe That Doesn't Fall Apart Two Days Later," introduction, I Hope I Shall Arrive Soon (1986).)
    More quotations from: Philip K Dick, sorry
  • 18.
    Nothing could add to the shudder of going into the house, and she seemed so grieved and frightened that my heart was touched, and I was sorry for her that we had ever met.
    (Jane Grey Swisshelm (1815-1884), U.S. journalist, author, crusader. Half A Century, p. 87, Jansen, McClurg and Company, Chicago (1880).)
  • 19.
    They look quite promising in the shop; and not entirely without hope when I get them back into my wardrobe. But then, when I put them on they tend to deteriorate with a very strange rapidity and one feels so sorry for them.
    (Joyce Grenfell (1910-1979), British actor, writer. "Stately as a Galleon," English Lit (1978). Referring to clothes.)
    More quotations from: Joyce Grenfell, sorry, hope
  • 20.
    One must feel sorry for those who have strange tastes, but never insult them. Their wrong is Nature's too; they are no more responsible for having come into the world with tendencies unlike ours than are we for being born bandy-legged or well- proportioned.
    (Marquis de Sade (1740-1814), French author. Le Chevalier, in "Dialogue the Fifth," Philosophy in the Bedroom (1795).)
[Hata Bildir]