The first reaction is surely the most natural one, but not always the most correct one; thereupon, the invention of apologies.
Being safe doesn’t mean you won’t be sorry.
Never believe you’re so great or important, so right or proud, that you cannot kneel at the feet of someone you hurt and offer a humble, sincere apology.
The problem with saying or feeling ‘sorry’ is that it often comes after the damage is already done.
(……….and a damage is a damage, small or big, it always leave an ugly mark on one’s soul)
A man, who unconditionally does agree to the unstated clause that it is only he who has to say always SORRY and never she under any damn situation, is only eligible and entitle to marry a woman.
Would ‘sorry’ have made any difference? Does it ever? It’s just a word. One word against a thousand actions.
Life don’t care ’bout sorry’s,” Will says. “Bad things happen, and you can’t let ’em harden you. Whatever happened to yer pa, it ain’t yer fault, Nate, and you gotta let it go.
Never apologize, mister, it’s a sign of weakness.
My nerves came back in full force. I’d thrown myself in the deep end, and, feeling like I had no idea how to swim, I had to get back to shore somehow.
“I’m sorry,” I whispered.
He roars, “What have you done?