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.
    “Hello, darling. Sorry about that. Sorry about the bony elbows, sorry we lived here, sorry about the scene at the bottom of the stairwell and how I ruined everything by saying it out loud. Especially that, but I should have known. You see, I take the parts that I remember and stitch them back together to make a creature that will do what I say or love me back.”
  • 3.
    Be sorry for who sacrificed for you and also for those who sacrificed because of you.
    (Of Word Peace and Goodness)
  • 4.
    “The sparrow is sorry for the peacock at the burden of its tail.”
    (― Rabindranath Tagore, Stray Birds)
  • 5.
    'My bad' means you never have to say your 'sorry'.
    (My Teenager)
  • 6.
    one feels not sorry for a glass heart one has purposely shattered
    (I need not your sympathy)
  • 7.
    I'm sorry that you came back to earth.
    (Mitta Xinindlu)
  • 8.
    Why worry in the lorry when, you are sorry for your sins?
  • 9.
    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).)
  • 10.
    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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