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Regrets Quotes


These are some of the best 'Regrets' quotations and sayings.

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"The horror of that moment," the King went on, "I shall never forget." "You will, though," the Queen said, "if you don't make a memorandum of it."

Hindsight is always twenty-twenty.

I have always found that each step we take in life is to be regretted-if we once begin to wonder how many other steps might have been possible.

If you can't get rid of the skeleton in your closet, you'd best teach it to dance.

If you have behaved badly, repent, make what amends you can and address yourself to the task of behaving better next time. On no account brood over your wrongdoing. Rolling in the muck is not the best way of getting clean.

In looking back, I see nothing to regret and little to correct.

Let the dead Past bury its dead!

No doing without some ruing.

Nobody gets to live life backward. Look ahead, that is where your future lies.

One must never lose time in vainly regretting the past or in complaining against the changes which cause us discomfort, for change is the essence of life.

Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.

Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time; it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.

Regret is an appalling waste of energy; you can't build on it; it is good only for wallowing.

Should-haves solve nothing. It's the next thing to happen that needs thinking about.

The error of the past is the success of the future. A mistake is evidence that someone tried to do something.

The only causes of regret are laziness, outbursts of temper, hurting others, prejudice, jealousy, and envy.

The only thing I regret about my life is the length of it. If I had to live my life again, I'd make all the same mistakes - only sooner.

There is no greater sorrow than to recall a happy time in the midst of wretchedness.

This is another day! Are its eyes blurred With maudlin grief for any wasted past? A thousand thousand failures shall not daunt! Let dust clasp dust, death, death; I am alive!

Were it not better to forget Than to remember and regret?


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