If there are occasions when my grape turned into a raisin and my joy bell lost its resonance, please forgive me. Charge it to my head and not to my heart. Jesse Jackson
When I was a kid I used to pray every night for a new bicycle. Then I realised that the Lord doesn't work that way so I stole one and asked Him to forgive me. Emo Philips
If I have committed any culinary atrocities, please forgive me. Ted Allen
Forgive me my nonsense, as I also forgive the nonsense of those that think they talk sense. Robert Frost
Forgive me if I sleep until I wake up. Charles Olson