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  • A stiff apology is a second insult... The injured party does not want to be compensated because he has been wronged; he wants to be healed because he has been hurt.
    * G. K. Chesterton

  • Never complain and never explain.
    * Benjamin Disraeli

  • Never explain--your friends do not need it and your enemies will not believe it anyhow.
    * Elbert Hubbard

  • Several excuses are always less convincing than one.
    * Aldous Huxley

  • It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.
    * P. G. Wodehouse