In public, as well as in private expences, great wealth may, perhaps, frequently be admitted as an apology for great folly.
A rule that may serve for a statesman, a courtier, or a lovernever make a defence or an apology before you be accused.Charles I
Thousands of miles of wheat, indifference, and self- apology.Mordecai Richler
Socialism without public ownership is nothing but a fantastic apologymichael foot
If any pale student, glued to his desk, here seek an apology for a way of life whose natural fruits is that pallid and emasculate scholarship of which New England has had too many examples, it will be far better that this sketch had not been written. For the student there is, in its season, no better place than the saddle, and no better companion than the rifle or the oar.francis parkman
An apology for the Devil: It must be remembered that wehave only heard oneside ofthe case.God has written all the books.Collected in H F Jones (ed) The Notebooks of Samuel Butler (1912), ch.14.
Mr. Speaker, I think the noble young man has no business to make any apology. He is a gentleman, and none such should be asked to make an apology, because no gentleman could mean to give offence.Sir Boyle Roche
That is an apology, not an explanation; and apologies only account for that which they do not alter.benjamin disraeli
(Asked by John King about the political climate that existed in Washington at the time, and criticism of the Department of Justice under his management) Listen I don't expect an apology from men like Chuck Schumer, and I would put him and other individuals who were attacking me at the top of the list contributing to the low, low public perception of Congress, the integrity of Congress quite frankly.alberto gonzales
In her face excuse Came prologue, and apology too prompt.john milton
The prime minister of Canada had to apologise to the Indians… the other day the prime minister of Australia apologised [for historical injustices]. There is something useful in that apology. Although I wasn't involved during the 2007-2008 [crisis]… I say I apologise for what has happened as a leader of this nation something has gone wrong.Mr. Kiplagat, quoted on BBC News, "Uhuru Kenyatta and William Ruto named in Kenya TRJC report", May 22, 2013.
What is more obscene: the idea that one can apologize for the hubris and deceit that is Obama and his health care, or the actual need some have for an apology from an entity so evil that he would toy with the lives of millions as though they were insects and he God? This is hard to tell."Obama: Love Means Never Having to Say You’re Sorry", WorldNetDaily.com, November 15, 2013.
The love of books is a love which requires neither justification, apology, nor defence.John Alfred Langford, The Praise of Books, Preliminary Essay.
Today, I offer the Commonwealth's sincere apology for Virginia's participation in eugenics, We must remember the Commonwealth's past mistakes in order to prevent them from recurring.Virginia Governor Mark Warner, quoted on BBC News, "Virginia apologises for eugenics policy", May 3, 2002.
What is more obscene: the idea that one can apologize for the hubris and deceit that is Obama and his health care, or the actual need some have for an apology from an entity so evil that he would toy with the lives of millions as though they were insects and he God? This is hard to tell.ilana mercer
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