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Is It Too Late To Apologise? 250 Sorry Quotes To Show Remorse

As humans we are prone to making mistakes. We’re not perfect and we aren’t meant to be. The key to moving on from these mistakes is to acknowledge it through an apology. Sometimes it can be hard to find the right words to use. Luckily there are a plethora of sorry quotes to help you apologise in a meaningful and appropriate manner.

So here is a list of sorry quotes to help you on your path to redemption, but please note that we are not responsible for their reaction and we can not guarantee they’ll accept your apology. We aren’t miracle workers. So if you are bickering with your partner, had a minor fall out with your bestie, or said some regretful words to your parents, feel free to take these quotes and create a beautiful custom T-shirt. The perfect gift to show that you are truly sorry.

Sorry Quotes For When You Really Messed Up

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Time to pull out the big guns and dig deep. Meaningful sorry quotes for when you really screwed up.

  1. “I overlooked your happiness in an attempt to make myself happy, only to realize that my happiness lies in yours. I am sorry, please forgive me.”- Unknown
  2. “Remember, we all stumble, every one of us. That’s why it’s a comfort to go hand in hand.”– Emily Kimbrough
  3. “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
  4. “Never forget the nine most important words of any family: I love you. You are beautiful. Please forgive me.”- H. Jackson Brown Jr.
  5. “I trust fate and I believe in love, which is why I know you’ll accept my apology. I’m sorry.”- Unknown
  6.  “Not admitting a mistake is a bigger mistake.” – Robert Half
  7. “Forgiveness does not change the past, but it does enlarge the future.”- Paul Boese
  8. “Be the hero of hearts; learn to say I’m sorry.”- Richelle E. Goodrich
  9. “You’re my backbone. You’re a blessing. You’re a piece of my heart. You’re the air I breathe. And you’re the strongest person I know, and I’m so sorry for having to put you through this and having to put our family through this.” – Kobe Bryant
  10. “Any good apology has 3 parts: 1) I’m sorry 2) It’s my fault 3) What can I do to make it right? Most people forget the third part.”– Unknown
  11. “There are some experiences in life they haven’t invented the right words for.”- Lisa Kleypas
  12. “Apologize quickly when you wrong someone, because I’m sorry has no value in the grave.” – Lakesha Ruise
  13. “With a bruised heart and a deflated ego, with sad soul and a head hung low. I apologize to you unconditionally.”- Unknown
  14. “When a person tells you that you hurt them, you don’t get to decide that you didn’t.”- Louis C.K.
  15. “Hurting you and then not accepting my mistake was the worst thing I have done to our relationship. I know you must be upset. I am sorry, love.” – Unknown
  16. “How do I say the words, ‘I’m sorry’ when I know that words are not enough? And how can I ask you to forgive me when I know I can’t forgive myself?”- Unknown
  17. “I am immensely contrite. And I’m sorry for the damage I’ve done.” – Jayson Blair
  18. “I have more issues then I could possibly count. And on my worse days, I’ll go from happy to sad in seconds. I won’t always like myself, and sometimes I’ll even assume you don’t like me either. I’ll push you away and I might even drive you insane. But I promise you this, nobody could ever even think about loving you as much as I do.”- a.n.b
  19. “I’m not perfect, I make mistakes, I hurt people. But when I say sorry, I mean it.”- Unknown
  20.  “Let us forgive each other — only then will we live in peace.” – Leo Tolstoy
  21. “To love means loving the unlovable. To forgive means pardoning the unpardonable. Faith means believing the unbelievable. Hope means hoping when everything seems hopeless.”- G.K. Chesterton
  22. “Sorry’ isn’t a synonym for ‘guilty.’ It’s a way to say you’re listening.“ – Martina Boone
  23. “I could just do the easy thing and say that something like this will never happen again. But knowing myself, and knowing that it’s just natural for people to make mistakes. I know that it will be a lie. But the willingness to accept another person’s flaws and imperfections is what makes a relationship perfect. Please forgive me. I love you.”- Unknown
  24. “It is never too late to make things right.”-Unknown
  25. “Sorry means you leave yourself open, to embrace or to ridicule or to revenge. Sorry is a question that begs forgiveness, because the metronome of a good heart won’t settle until things are set right and true. Sorry doesn’t take things back, but it pushes things forward. It bridges the gap. Sorry is a sacrament. It’s an offering. A gift.”- Craig Silvey
  26. “Sorry doesn’t prove anything unless you mean it.”- Ashley Sexton
  27. “I betrayed your trust and created my life’s biggest disaster. But now I realize that your love in my life is all that matters. I am sorry.” – Unknown
  28.  “Because you’ll always be special to me. Because I should have apologized years ago. Because I want you to be happy.“ – Lex Martin
  29. “Forgiveness is not an occasional act, it is a constant attitude.”- Martin Luther King Jr.
  30. “I have no reason to have done what I did to you. No excuses to give. However, I do have a thousand apologies waiting to be heard. Please give me a call back.” – Unknown
  31. “People do bad things; if you’re lucky, you get a chance to set it right, but most of the time it goes unpunished. This ain’t one of them times.”- Denzel Washington
  32. “I betrayed your trust and I acknowledge the hurt I have caused. I am sorry.” – Unknown
  33. “The difficulty, my friends, is not in avoiding death, but in avoiding unrighteousness; for that runs faster than death.“- Plato
  34. “What I want to say is that I’m sorry. There’s no excuse for what I did. I will understand if you will never speak to me again, but I hope you will give me another chance to fix this.” – Unknown
  35. “I’m stupid. You’re smart. I was wrong. You were right. You’re the best. I’m the worst. You’re very good-looking. I’m not attractive.”- Adam Sandler
  36. “He who is sorry for having sinned is almost innocent.” – Seneca
  37. “Apologizing does not always mean you’re wrong and the other person is right. It just means you value your relationship more than your ego.”– Mark Matthews
  38. “I want you to know that I love you with all my heart. In a relationship, it’s normal to encounter some misunderstandings but in my part, it’s me who wants to ask for an apology. I’m sorry and I will not hurt you again. I love you!”- Unknown
  39. “It does not [cost]a penny to say “am sorry”, “I won’t do that again”! It does not take away your integrity to appreciate the very little that you have obtained from someone, even if it’s not much! True humility speaks “little is enough if God is in it.“ – Israelmore Ayivor
  40. ” I don’t miss anything as much as I miss you.”- Unknown
  41. “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 Cudi
  42. “Take your time. Don’t worry. I’ll wait forever, if that is what it’ll take for you to forgive me. I love you.”- Unknown
  43. “Love forgives and keeps no records of wrongs.”- Lailah Gifty Akita
  44. “I felt ashamed for what I had done. I don’t have any excuses. I did what I did. I take full responsibility for myself and my actions. I wouldn’t pawn this off on anybody. I’m sorry it happened. And I hurt people.”- Louie Anderson
  45. “I will scream I’m sorry from the top of the highest mountain until my voice is sore and weak. I want the world to know how much I mean it.” – Unknown
  46. “My heart is crying without you. I am sorry for driving you away.”- Unknown
  47. “I know I am the cause of the storm, please let me at least be your umbrella.”- Unknown
  48. “I don’t like it, and I’m sorry I ever had anything to do with it.” –  Erwin Schrodinger
  49. “A gentle word, a kind look, a good-natured smile can work wonders and accomplish miracles.” – William Hazlitt
  50. “An apology is a statement of regret. As important as that is, apologizing differs from asking for forgiveness.” – Marianne Clyde
  51. “Apology makes you self responsible while excuse makes you undependable.”- Prabakaran Thirumalai
  52. “No matter what happens, you remain my number one. Could you please forgive me for what I have done?”- Unknown
  53. “I’m sorry I can’t save the world, I don’t want any part in that. I just want to be remembered in a way where I can mean everything to one person, and save them from all the insecurities this world has created.”- r.m. drake
  54. “Our relation was supposed to be immune to the earthly diseases called fighting, arguing and lies. Now I have to take the counter measure called sorry to save this beautiful relationship. I am really sorry baby.”- Unknown
  55. “In order for there to be peace it may mean that a person needs to apologize for a wrong spirit, or attitude.” – Stanford Murrell
  56. “I’m quite stubborn, and it’s hard for me to let people in.”- Rex Orange County
  57. “As humans, it is natural to make mistakes. I know that doesn’t give me an excuse for what I’ve done. But I hope you know that it was a mistake. I’m so sorry and I promise to do better by you.” – Unknown
  58. “Holding a grudge doesn’t make you strong; it makes you bitter. Forgiving doesn’t make you weak; it sets you free.”- Dave Willis
  59. “I love you and I always will and I am sorry. What a useless word.”- Ernest Hemingway
  60. “Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.”- Bruce Lee
  61. “It is painful to see how such a small mistake, can impact two lives like this. How can such a small act of stupidity, make two lives worse. But we don’t have to let it end this way. Please accept my apology. I am sorry and I am always thinking of you.”- Unknown
  62. “I know that I ruined your trust of me. Please forgive me, I never wanted you to doubt me and my intentions.” – Unknown
  63. “Forgiveness does not change the past, but it does enlarge the future.” – Paul Boese
  64. “So many things that we never will undo I know you’re sorry, I’m sorry too.” – Bob Dylan
  65. “A sincere and warmly-expressed apology can produce the same effects as morphine on a suffering soul.”― Richelle E. Goodrich
  66. “I look up to you so much. I look at you with high honour and respect. Since I made a mistake and made you upset, I am currently ashamed. I hope you can still give me a chance to change and make it up with you.”- Unknown
  67. “The reality is people mess up, don’t let one mistake ruin a beautiful thing.”- Unknown
  68. “Truly saying sorry is never easy to do, and when you are, you just hope it’s not too late.” – Justin Tranter
  69. “The first to apologize is the bravest. The first to forgive is the strongest. The first to forget is the happiest.”- Unknown
  70. “When you forgive, you free your soul. But when you say I’m sorry, you free two souls.“ – Donald L. Hicks
  71. “Sometimes, life twists things in a way where selfless and beautiful souls like you end up with stupid people like me. I am terribly sorry for everything I’ve done, and everything I will do if you take me back. I want you to know how much I miss you and how much you mean to me. I am sorry.”- Unknown
  72. “Every time I hurt you, I put blisters in myself. Every time I made you angry, I am belittling myself, Every time I complain to you, I downgrade myself. Please forgive me, my love.”- Unknown
  73. “What is past is past, there is a future left to all men, who have the virtue to repent and the energy to atone.” – Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
  74. “He who is truly sorry shall receive forgiveness. ” – Unknown
  75. “I am sorry for the pain I caused you, I feel so bad.” – Gabor Timis
  76. “Please don’t break my heart in not forgiving me, I am sorry.” – Unknown
  77. “You must tell me who I might have hurt. I have to write them an apology.”- Vivien Leigh
  78. “I know I try your patience and you’ve probably grown tired of it. I just hope you will forgive me and give me another chance to be a better partner to you. I’m so very sorry.” – Unknown
  79. “The most important trip you may take in life is meeting people halfway.” – Henry Boye
  80. “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

Saying Sorry Through Song

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For the music lovers out there, sometimes you need to break out into song in order to really get your message across. Popular Sorry quotes from well know artists, to use when you can’t find the words yourself.

  1. “I don’t know why, I made you cry I’m sorry sweetheart and yet Though you shouldn’t be lenient with me I hope you’ll forgive and forget”- Frank Sinatra
  2. “So this is me swallowing my pride Standing in front of you saying I’m sorry for that night.”- Taylor Swift
  3. “Hello from the outside, at least I can say that I’ve tried to tell you I’m sorry for breaking your heart”- Adele
  4. “Oh I’m sorry for blaming you for everything I just couldn’t do and I’ve hurt myself from hurting you”- Christina Aguilera
  5. “It’s sad, so sad why can’t we talk it over oh it seems to me that sorry seems to be the hardest word”- Elton John
  6. “I’m sorry Ms Jackson, I am for real. I never meant to make your daughter cry, I apologize a trillion times.”- Outkast
  7. “It’s three A.M. and I finally say, I’m sorry for acting that way, I didn’t really mean to make you cry. Oh baby, sometimes I wonder why”- Jason Aldean
  8. “Sorry to my unknown lover. Sorry I could be so blind. Didn’t mean to leave you. And all of the things that we had behind.”- Halsey
  9. “If I could turn back time, if I could find a way. I’d take back those words that’ve hurt you, you’d stay. If I could reach the stars, I’d give ’em all to you. Then you’d love me, love me, like you used to do. If I could turn back time”- Cher
  10. “And anywhere I would’ve followed you.”- A Great Big World
  11. “Is it too late now to say sorry?”- Justin Bieber
  12. “I’m sorry for the times I would neglect. I’m sorry for the times I disrespect.”- Akon
  13. “Everything is my fault, I’ll take all the blame.”- Nirvana
  14. “Hold me now It’s hard for me to say I’m sorry I just want you to stay.”- Chicago
  15. “I’m sorry, that’s fine. I just think I need a little me time. I just think I need a little free time.”- NF
  16. “I went in headfirst, never thinkin’ about who, what I said hurt.”- Eminem
  17. “Stay forever, you know more than anyone. And it’s you that knows my darkness, and you know my bedroom needs, you could blast me and my secrets, but there’s probably just no need”- Rex Orange County
  18. “Tell you I’m sorry you don’t know how lovely you are.”- Coldplay
  19. “But I never meant to hurt you. I know it’s time that I learned to. Treat the people I love like I wanna be loved. This is a lesson learned.”- Jessie J
  20. “I never meant to cause you any sorrow. I never meant to cause you any pain.”- Price and the Revolution
  21. “I’m so f***in’ sorry, I’m so f***in’ sorry. I’ve been playing somebody and it’s helping nobody”- Halsey & Yungblud
  22. “And you can put that blame on me”- Akon
  23. “It’s been written in the scars on our hearts. We’re not broken just bent. And we can learn to love again.”- Pink
  24. “I’m sorry, brothers. So sorry, lover. Forgive me, father. I love you, mother.”- Bring Me The Horizon
  25. “I’m sorry if it’s all too much. And every day you’re here, I’m healing.”- Clean Bandit
  26. “I didn’t mean to hurt you, I’m sorry that I made you cry. Oh my I didn’t want to hurt you.”- John Lennon
  27. “And I’m tired of talking, feel myself saying the same old things. But this love’s important, don’t wanna lose, don’t wanna lose you this way.”- Dua Lipa
  28. “I don’t wanna see you cry. You don’t have to feel this emptiness.”- Rex Orange County
  29. “I’d take another chance. Take a fall, take a shot for you. Ooh I need you like a heart needs a beat.”- Timberland
  30. “I feel so sorry. I feel so sad. I tried to help you.”- Halsey
  31. “I’m sorry I doubted you. I’m sorry I made you shut up. I couldn’t face the truth. ‘Cause it scared me too much.” Icon For Hire
  32. “I’m sorry for the way I’ve been living my life. I know I’ve got to change. So from now on tonight.”- Carrie Underwood
  33. ” I’m so sorry I was blind. You were always on my mind.”- Elvis Presley
  34. “Girl I see in your eyes you’re disappointed, cause I’m the foolish one that you anointed with your heart. I tore it apart. And girl what a mess I made upon your innocence. And no woman in the world deserves this, but here I am, asking you for one more chance.”- One Direction
  35. It’s hard for me to say I’m sorry. I just want you to stay. After all that we’ve been through I will make it up to you I promise to.”- Chicago
  36. “I realize I’ve been unfair to you. Please let me make amends. Don’t say that you forgot the love we knew. After all, we were more than friends.”- Bing Crosby
  37. “For everything I do. That will tear at you. Let me say I’m sorry now.”- Shawn Colvin
  38. “Please forgive me I know not what I do. Please forgive me I can’t stop loving you. Don’t deny me this pain I’m going through. Please forgive me I need you like I do.”- Bryan Adams
  39. “Accept everything about yourself. I mean everything… You are you and that is the beginning and the end—no apologies, no regrets.”- Henry Kissinger

An Appalling Apology

This option is not for the fainthearted. A light hearted apology so outrageous, they can not help but laugh.

  1. “An apology is a good way to have the last word.”- Unknown
  2. “I’m sorry, if you were right, I’d agree with you.”- Robin Williams
  3. “The homepage of our relationship cannot be currently displayed because of a server error. Can we please click on the refresh button and start over again? I am sorry.”- Unknown
  4. “It’s very hard for me to say I’m sorry… but I do.” – Joe Nichols
  5. “I’m apologising because I have to, not because I want to. So, sorry.”- Unknown
  6. “True friends stab you in the front.”- Oscar Wilde
  7. “I’m sorry.’ The two most inadequate words in the English language.” – Beth Revis
  8. “But sorry is the Kool-Aid of human emotions. True sorrow is as rare as true love.”- Stephen King
  9. “I was drunk, sorry for what I said.”- Unknown
  10. “Sorry you were wrong, yet think you’re right.”- Unknown
  11. “I’m sorry my existence is not very noble or sublime.” – Keanu Reeves
  12. “Be the bigger person, because I won’t.”- Unknown
  13. “You can’t stay mad at this face…can you?”- Unknown
  14. “I hope when I’m on my deathbed, people forgive me, because there is a lot to forgive.” – Christopher Buckley
  15. “Smart people always say sorry, while the stupid ones just wait for the smart one to say sorry.” – Unknown
  16. “Let us forgive each other — only then will we live in peace.”- Leo Tolstoy
  17. “I’m sorry for making you lose your temper. But if I’m being honest, you look boiling hot when your temper boils over.”- Unknown
  18. “An apology is the superglue of life! It can repair just about anything!!”― Lynn Johnston
  19. “Keep your words soft and tender because tomorrow you may have to eat them.”- Unknown
  20. “Take it or leave it, I said sorry.”- Unknown
  21. “I am sorry for behaving like a child. Can you forgive me?”- Unknown
  22. “I’m sorry. I will probably do it again.”- Unknown
  23. “Please forgive me for laughing when you fall. I’m so sorry but I never cared at all.” – Five Finger Death Punch
  24. “Sorry not sorry.”- Unknown
  25. “I’m sorry! I’m not sorry! I’m still working on that.”- Anna Kendrick
  26. “Flowers say you’re sorry. A date says you’ve learnt your lesson. A diamond says both the above. All three and you’re making her suspicious.”- Saleem Sharma
  27. “Soz”- Unknown
  28. “I could apologise… but I won’t.”- Unknown
  29. “Just say “I’m sorry.” It’s not a tongue twister. It does not need repeating multiple times. The phrase is simple and short, easy to articulate. And the last time I checked, it sounded just as good—if not better—in a whisper. So just say it; say “I’m sorry.”― Richelle E. Goodrich
  30. “Humble yourself and accept my apology.”- Unknown
  31. “Forgiveness is the sweetest revenge.” – Isaac Friedmann
  32. “I’m sorry for what I said to you when I was hungry.”- Unknown
  33. “I’m sorry to say so but, sadly it’s true that bang-ups and hang-ups can happen to you.”- Dr. Seuss
  34. “My bad.”- Unknown
  35. “Forgive me or I’ll replace you.”- Unknown
  36. “I am sorry for being a nag and continuously telling you what to do. It’s just that I’m uber protective when it comes to you. Sorry!” – Unknown
  37.  “We are deeply sorry for the loss of anything – from your luggage to, of course, a loved pet.” – Oscar Munoz
  38. “I’m never wrong, you should know this by now.”- Unknown
  39. “If I said, ‘I’m sorry’ even though I don’t know why I’m saying it, will it reduce my time in the corner?”- Unknown
  40.  “Let me tell you that I did not like a single bit of what I did now that I had reflected on it.” – Unknown
  41. “I’m sorry, I’m not a performing monkey.”- Keith Flint
  42. “You can’t stay mad at this face…can you?”- Unknown
  43. “I’m sorry the truth offended you.”- Unknown
  44. “My fault, bro.”- Unknown
  45. “I am sorry for what “whiskey me” did last night.”- Unknown
  46. “Oops, sorry.”- Unknown
  47. “It was probably karma working through me.”- Unknown
  48. “Who are you not to forgive me.”- Unknown
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Simple Sorry Quotes

Basic and to the point. They get the job done efficiently and effectively. Sorry quotes for minor issues that don’t require a big song and dance. The perfect quotes for when you want to move on fast.

  1. “I’m sorry I’m so difficult.”- Unknown
  2. “I’m not very good at saying sorry, but I apologize.“ – Chris Kurtz
  3. “Can I get a redo?”- Unknown
  4. “I’m not perfect. Remember that, and try to forgive me when I fail you.” – Elizabeth Lowell
  5.  “I am sorry for the pain I caused you, I feel so bad.” – Gabor Timis
  6. “When I say, ‘I’m sorry,’ it’s because I regret something.” – Luis Suarez
  7. “I shouldn’t have done that, please accept my apology.”- Unknown
  8. “I am sorry for what has happened and I know that I need some help.” – Susan Smith
  9. “Sorry, please forgive me.”- Unknown
  10. “Apologies bring people together.” – Nick Smith
  11. “Please forgive me.”- Unknown
  12. “Forgiveness is the final form of love.” – Reinhold Niebuhr
  13. “I take responsibility, I’m sorry.”- Unknown
  14. “You have every right to be mad at me, but can you forgive me?”- Unknown
  15. “I am sorry for causing the person I love so much suffering.”- Unknown
  16. “Sorry, mom. Sorry, God.”― Chuck Palahniuk
  17. “I sincerely apologize.”- Unknown
  18. “Please forgive me because you are so kind”- Unknown
  19. “Chocolate says “I’m sorry” so much better than words.” – Rachel Vincent
  20. “I feel like the worst person in the world for making you so upset. Please forgive me.”- Unknown
  21. “It will never happen again.” – Unknown
  22.  “And throughout all eternity, I forgive you and you forgive me.” – William Blake
  23. “Apologies require vulnerability.” ― Jennifer Thomas
  24. “I mean it, I am sorry.”- Unknown
  25. “God forgive me if I do wrong in following with ardour the strongest instincts of my nature.” – Julia Ward Howe
  26. “I made a mistake, it won’t happen again.”- Unknown
  27. “Lets forget everything, I love you, that’s all that matters.”- Unknown
  28. “I fucked up, I know it, and I am sorry.”- Unknown
  29. “I’m sorry. I did you wrong. Let me make it right.”- Unknown
  30. “I will try to do better now. I will learn from my mistakes. I’m sorry.”- Unknown

Iconic Celebrity Apologies

Even the stars get it wrong, so why not take some inspiration from the most iconic celebrity sorry quotes. Lets hope that your mistake wasn’t quite so scandalous.

  1. “I’m sooooooo sorry to Taylor Swift and her fans and her mum. I spoke to her mother right after and she said the same thing my mother would’ve said. She is very talented! I like the lyrics about being a cheerleader and she’s in the bleachers! I’m in the wrong for going on stage and taking away from her moment!”- Kanye West
  2. “I’m deeply sorry for the hurt and embarrassment I’ve caused to those close to me and everyone this has affected. This momentary discretion has jeopardized the most important thing in my life, the person I love and respect the most, Rob. I love him, I love him, I’m so sorry.”- Kristen Stewart
  3. “Our company WaltDisneyCo apologizes to the Emerson Elementary School PTA and I will personally donate to their fundraising initiative,”- Bob Iger
  4. “I publicly tore you down by coming at you in a derogatory manner … I should have handled it way different than that,”- Snoop Dog
  5. “I think you know in life what’s a good thing to do and what’s a bad thing, and I did a bad thing. I’m very sorry.”- Hugh Grant
  6. “I’m so sorry for the way I have offended anyone and everyone. I realize my words were insensitive and not at all appropriate for the situation our country and the world are in right now. This has been a huge wake up call about the significance my words have.”- Vanessa Hudgens
  7. “I thought I was infusing calm into the hysteria. I can see now that I was projecting my own fears into an already fearful and traumatic situation.”- Evangeline Lilly
  8. “I take full responsibility for my actions. I also accept that there are various personal issues I need to address and have started taking the difficult, yet necessary, steps to resolve them. I want to apologise to all of the people I have let down because of my behaviour, which has reflected badly on my family, friends, co-workers, business associates and others.”- Kate Moss
  9. “Been seeing the posts about the insensitivity of some past ANTM moments and I agree with you. Looking back, those were some really off choices. Appreciate your honest feedback and am sending so much love and virtual hugs.”- Tyra Banks
  10. “My actions this past weekend were pretty short-sighted, and they’ve obviously affected my long-term goals and my dreams,”- Morgan Wallen
  11. “Apologizing to the Trump administration for spreading untruth is like apologizing to Barry Bonds for using steroids. It’s hard.”- Jimmy Kimmel
  12. “I am sorry that I used the word. And it’s such a shame that I did because the point I was trying to make was in the exact opposite spirit of the word itself.”- John Mayer
  13. “Our culture frequently goes after women, especially women of colour, and I’m ashamed to have contributed to that.”- Alison Roman
  14. “I am flawed, and I am sorry.”- Chase Stokes
  15. “As a kid, I didn’t understand the power of certain words and how they can hurt,” – Justin Bieber
  16. “Moving forward we will make sure nothing like this ever happens again.”- Rihanna
  17. “There is no excuse for this. I am very sorry for making this unquestionably offensive decision and thank all of you for holding me accountable.”- Jimmy Fallon
  18. “I will be better in the future from this experience.”- Lea Michele
  19. “There are no excuses. I will be sorry for as long as I live that I have hurt even one person.”- Megan Amram
  20.  “I’m really disappointed in myself. I don’t know what to say about it, except that I’m not perfect. I just don’t intend to do something this stupid again.”- Mischa Barton
  21. “Stupid doesn’t even cut it, I was uneducated. I was unread.”- Florence Pugh
  22. “It’s like looking in a mirror and seeing someone else — you’re not, or were not, the person you thought you were. We have huge blind spots about ourselves — well, I certainly do. I’d like to think I am beyond making mistakes like this, but clearly at the time I was not.”- David Byrne
  23. “Now that I know better I promise I’ll do better,” – Anne Hathaway
  24. “I have let my family down and I regret those transgressions with all of my heart. I convinced myself that normal rules didn’t apply… I ask you to one day find room in your heart to believe in me again.”- Tiger Wood
  25. “I have learned a great deal from this ordeal and hope that others have learned from my mistakes.”- Paris Hilton
  26. “I’ve disappointed and let down a lot of people. To my family and everybody else, I am very sorry.”- Vernon Kay
  27. “I know that my public comments and my silence about this matter gave a false impression. I misled people, including even my wife. I deeply regret that.”- Bill Clinton
  28. I appreciate all the support of my fans, and hope they understand that along the way I am going to make mistakes and I am not perfect. I never intended for any of this to happen and I am truly sorry if I have disappointed anyone.”- Miley Cyrus
  29. “It was a stupid error of judgment on my part, and I offer a full apology.”- Jonathan Ross
  30. I make no excuses for it, it is inexcusable and I hope that is absolutely clear.”- Christian Bale
  31. “Due to my inappropriate words and acts during the interview, I feel deeply sorry and sad”- Sharon Stone
  32. I apologize for what I said. I didn’t mean it maliciously. You know I’m a comedian. You know my heart.”- Jamie Foxx
  33. “I’m so sorry for offending anyone – I hadn’t even put this together I was just excited to take a bath.”- Lorde
  34. “I was tricked. I apologize to anyone I offended. I thought it was just a shout-out for a fan,”- Soulja Boy
  35. “My intention is never to offend anyone, and I really apologize if I offended anyone.”- Kim Kardashian
  36. “All of my wrongs have been made public, I figure it’s only right that my apologies are made public too.”- Offset
  37. “One hundred percent my mistake. I have since educated myself”- Dr. Phil
  38. “It was meant as a joke (and exaggeration) about how my mom doesn’t realize air pods are with a cord are headphones but it came across as super tone-deaf and icky.”- Chrissy Teigen
  39. “I haphazardly and irresponsibly used a common Italian slur to describe her. The term, which I use often with close friends, in context is nonoffensive, but I clearly understand that it was my mistake to assume that I could speak on social media using the same tone that I use in my daily private life.”- Marcelo Burlon
  40. “I know some people were upset about the video from Sunday night. It was a stupid joke and bad idea all around.”- Shep Rose
  41. “So I’m sorry for what I said about my cat. I’m sorry for what I said about anything or anyone that was offensive, and I’m sorry for being someone who thought being super offensive and shocking all the time was funny.”- Shane Dawson
  42. “I’m not at all defending my choice of words but I am happy to be the poster boy for thinking about what you say and how those words, even if you don’t intend them and how they mean, they are rooted in hate, and that’s bulls—t. I shouldn’t have said that.”- Jonah Hill
  43. “I made those decisions, they were my mistake and I’m here to say sorry.”- Lance Armstrong
  44. “There are no excuses and I take full responsibility for the hurt I have caused.”- Arnold Schwarzenegger
  45. “It certainly was never my intention to be disrespectful or demeaning to anyone in any way. I realize my costume hurt and offended people and I truly apologize.”- Julianne Hough
  46. “Just came across this video, and wanted to say sorry if I’ve ever given you bad vibes or a bad attitude. That’s not ever my intention!”- Hailey Bieber
  47. “I hate to say it, I hope I don’t sound ridiculous, I don’t know who this man is. I mean, he could be walking down the street, and I wouldn’t know a thing. Sorry to this man.”- Keke Palmer
  48. “I did it because I thought I could make a positive ripple on the internet, not cause a monsoon of negativity.”- Logan Paul
  49. “In the heat of battle I let my passion and emotion get the better of me and as a result handled the situation poorly,”- Serena Williams
  50. “I’m telling you today, I’m truly, truly sorry that I wasn’t able to handle the situation both differently and better.”- Chris Brown
  51. “The News of the World was in the business of holding others to account. It failed when it came to itself.”- Rupert Murdoch
  52. “I let down my friends, I let down the country, I let down our system of government.”- Richard Nixon
  53. “I regret that phone call (to the Larry King show). I made a mistake and I left the impression that the truth does not matter. And I am deeply sorry about that, because that is not what I believe. To everyone who has challenged me on this issue of truth, you are absolutely right.” – Oprah Winfrey

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