“It was one of the dullest speeches I ever heard”

It was one of the dullest speeches I ever heard. The Agee woman told us for three quarters of an hour how she came to write her beastly book, when a simple apology was all that was required.

The Girl in Blue (1970). P G Wodehouse.

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“It is a good rule in life never to apologize”

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. The Man Upstairs (1914).