Apology or Apologize may refer to:

  • Apologetics, the systematic defense of a position
    • Christian apologetics, the defense of Christianity
  • Apology (Plato), Plato's recording of Socrates' defense at trial
  • Apology (Xenophon), Xenophon's version of Socrates' defense
  • Apologeticus or Apology of Tertullian
  • Apologia Pro Vita Sua, book by John Henry Newman
  • Apologies to the Queen Mary, indie rock album by Wolf Parade
  • Apology of the Augsburg Confession, a 1531 defense of Lutheranism by Philipp Melanchthon
  • Apology (film), a 2006 independent short featuring Vincent Piazza
  • Apology (horse) (1871–1888), a Thoroughbred mare and winner of the 1874 British Triple Crown
  • "The Apology" (Seinfeld), an episode of Seinfeld
  • "Apologize" (song), a song by OneRepublic
  • "Apologize", a song by Hollywood Undead on the 2011 album American Tragedy
  • Apology hand gesture, used in India

Famous quotes containing the word apology:

    It’s no good talking to a man with an apology for a brain.
    Lester Cole (1904–1985)

    Our systems, perhaps, are nothing more than an unconscious apology for our faults—a gigantic scaffolding whose object is to hide from us our favorite sin.
    Henri-Frédéric Amiel (1821–1881)

    The Irishman in English literature may be said to have been born with an apology in his mouth.
    James Connolly (1870–1916)