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Regretful Quotes

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I'm not regretful about dropping acid,
but I could have stopped it a little sooner.
- David Carradine

Simply do your best, and you will avoid
self-judgment, self-abuse and regret.
- don Miguel Ruiz PHOTO

If you aren't in the moment,
you are either looking forward to uncertainty,
or back to pain and regret.
- Jim Carrey PHOTO

Live with intention.
Walk to the edge.
Listen hard.
Practice wellness.
Play with abandon.
Laugh.
Choose with no regret.
Appreciate your friends.
Continue to learn.
Do what you love.
Live as if this is all there is.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

 

Choose with no regret.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

We have to let go of all blame, all attacking, all judging,
to free our inner selves to attract what we say we want.
- Joe Vitale

Gain happiness by living in the present -
without regret for the past or fear of the future.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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You can't change the past,
but you can ruin the present
by worrying about the future.
- Anonymous

Speak when you are angry -
and you will make the best speech you'll ever regret.
- Laurence J. Peter

Choose! If it's worth doing, do it today.
If it's not worth doing today, save yourself a lot
of worry and regret by choosing to permanently
erase it from your to-do list.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is too short, time is too precious,
and the stakes are too high
to dwell on what might have been.
- Hilary Clinton

Regret is an appalling waste of energy,
you can't build on it - it's only good for wallowing in.
- Katherine Mansfield

Life is short,
Break the Rules.
Forgive quickly,
Kiss SLOWLY.
Love truly.
Laugh uncontrollably
And never regret
ANYTHING
That makes you smile
- Mark Twain

Regret is an appalling waste of time.
- Katherine Mansfield

The importance of history is in it's
educational value for our lives today,
not in regret, resentment, or revenge.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Regret, worry, and fear squeeze
the juice from life leaving a dry hulk.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Be prepared for life -
to live happily and without regret,
knowing that you have done your best.
- the Boy Scout Handbook

The 3 Rs that Plague Humanity:
Regret, Resentment, and Revenge.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To give up yourself without regret is the greatest charity.
- Bodhidharma

I rest in the light of forgiveness.
I forgive myself and others for that
which is done (and better left undone)
and also that which is not done (and better if done).
I give myself permission to enjoy this moment without guilt.
I freely release all uncertainty, regret, and fear.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Make the most of your regrets;
never smother your sorrow,
but tend and cherish it till it comes to have
a separate and integral interest.
To regret deeply is to live afresh.
- Henry David Thoreau

Training yourself to live in the present -
without regretting the past or fearing the future -
is a recipe for a happy life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I often regret that I have spoken;
never that I have been silent.
- Publilius Syrus

I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country.
- Nathan Hale

I do not regret one moment of my life.
- Lillie Langtry

I regret to this day that I never went to college.
I feel I should have been a doctor.
- Ty Cobb

I regret not having had more time with my kids when they were growing up.
- Tina Turner

You are not your mind. You, a Spiritual BEing,
are neither your mind nor your body.
Mind and body are your tools - to use as you choose.
Sometimes your body appears to have a will of its own,
as when it twitches or pains.
Likewise, your mind often appears to have its own will.
That incessant chattering of regret, disappointment, guilt,
shame, foreboding, worry, and fear
is your Rattlesnake Mind striking off on its own.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Are you feeling stressed and upset?
If so, you are worrying about tomorrow.
Events that have already occurred may cause you regret,
but they only appear to cause worry.
If you just lost your job, you are not worrying about losing your job -
that already happened.
You are worrying about paying your bills and finding a new job.
Those are worries about tomorrow.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Looking back, I have this to regret,
that too often when I loved,
I did not say so.
- David Grayson

Make it a rule of life never to regret
and never to look back.
- Katherine Mansfield

I'd rather regret the things I've done than regret
the things I haven't done.
- Lucille Ball

I don't have to wait until the next morning to regret
something I did that was kinda dumb.
- Bobby Knight

American history contains much matter for pride and congratulation,
and much matter for regret and humiliation.
- Herbert Croly

If I am no longer disturbed myself, I will deal less with disturbed people,
but I don't regret having concerned myself with them
because I think most of us are disturbed.
- Tennessee Williams

I do think it's important to live in the present because
in that way you won't be living in a state of regret.
- Francesca Annis

The person whose doors I enter with most pleasure,
and quit with most regret, never did me the smallest favor.
- William Hazlitt

So, I see technology as a Trojan Horse:
It looks like a wonderful thing,
but they are going to regret introducing it into the
schools because it simply can't be controlled.
- Daniel Greenberg

I regret and suffer those losses, but it's God's will.
He will pardon me if I committed excesses,
but I don't think I did.
- Augusto Pinochet

I did Polyester, and I don't regret one minute of it.
It was wonderful.
- Tab Hunter

But we have been to the Pole and we shall die like gentlemen.
I regret only for the women we leave behind.
- Robert Falcon Scott

I was a daydreamer, and there is a lot of history and
geography and science I missed out on because I was in my head.
And I regret that.
- Gillian Anderson

If in my fight I can encourage even some people to
understand and to abandon policies they now so blindly follow,
I shall not regret any punishment I may incur.
- Bram Fischer

Those allies who failed to join us will regret it.
They're making a mistake.
- Al D'Amato

I had the benefit of experiencing a hundred times more than the average kid.
I don't look back with regret at all.
It was the best life ever.
- Corin Nemec

I regret all of my books.
- Zora Neale Hurston

Is it really so difficult to tell a good action from
a bad one? I think one usually knows right away or a moment afterward,
in a horrid flash of regret.
- Mary McCarthy

I regret that I wasn't the kind of person who could enjoy celebrity.
It embarrassed me too much.
- Julie Christie

The one thing I regret is that I will never have time
to read all the books I want to read.
- Francoise Sagan

The man who insists upon seeing with perfect clearness before he decides,
never decides.
Accept life, and you must accept regret.
- Henri Frederic Amiel

Many of us crucify ourselves between two thieves -
regret for the past and fear of the future.
- Fulton Oursler

My only regret is that I signed away the world rights
and in America they've been far and away my most successful books,
but I never saw a cent from any of it.
- Jonathan Coe

I was recently on a tour of Latin America,
and the only regret I have was that I didn't study
Latin harder in school so I could converse with those people.
- Dan Quayle

My father died prematurely at the age of 52 when I was 24,
and it is a recurring regret that he never lived to
see me succeed beyond university and drama.
- Richard E. Grant

As I became very defined in my personal politics,
I turned down some films that I slightly regret now;
I'm not going to say what they were.
- Julie Christie

I very much regret that our administration has pushed
the whole issue of Kosovo to the back burner.
- Eliot Engel

Mom never quit on me.
My only regret is that she didn't live long enough
to share some of the money and comforts my work in
show business has brought me.
- Ethel Waters

Has this world been so kind to you that you should
leave with regret? There are better things ahead than any we leave behind.
- C. S. Lewis

One regret I have is that I did not learn more about
what was happening very early,
so that I could have tried to stop people from engaging in illegal activities.
- Fred F. Fielding

The past is a great place and I don't want to erase it or to regret it,
but I don't want to be its prisoner either.
- Mick Jagger

Regrets are idle; yet history is one long regret.
Everything might have turned out so differently.
- Charles Dudley Warner

That is why with enormous regret I have tendered my
resignation to the prime minister today.
- David Blunkett

No, I regret nothing, all I regret is having been born,
dying is such a long tiresome business I always found.
- Samuel Beckett

It is like writing history with lightning and my only
regret is that it is all so terribly true.
- Woodrow Wilson

Today I bent the truth to be kind, and I have no regret,
for I am far surer of what is kind than I am of what is true.
- Robert Brault

It is with deep regret that the determination to assemble
Parliament has been so long delayed.
- Henry Addington

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

I have always done my duty.
I am ready to die.
My only regret is for the friends I leave behind me.
- Zachary Taylor

I do not regret one professional enemy I have made.
Any actor who doesn't dare to make an enemy should get out of the business.
- Bette Davis

In history as in human life, regret does not bring
back a lost moment and a thousand years will not recover
something lost in a single hour.
- Stefan Zweig


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