Regret Quotes

To give up yourself without regret is the greatest charity.

Bodhidharma

The most painful thing to experience is not defeat but regret.

Leo Bascaglia

I believe life is constantly testing us for our level of commitment, and life's greatest rewards are reserved for those who demonstrate a never-ending commitment to act until they achieve. This level of resolve can move mountains, but it must be constant and consistent. As simplistic as this may sound, it is still the common denominator separating those who live their dreams from those who live in regret.

Anthony Robbins

The chemist who can extract from his heart's elements compassion, respect, longing, patience, regret, surprise, and forgiveness and compound them into one can create that atom which is called love

Khalil Gibran

Only as a warrior can one withstand the path of knowledge. A warrior cannot complain or regret anything. His life is an endless challenge, and challenges cannot possibly be good or bad. Challenges are simply challenges

Carlos Castaneda

The body sins once, and has done with its sin, for action is a mode of purification. Nothing remains then but the recollection of a pleasure, or the LUXURY of a regret.

Oscar Wilde

Guilt is regret for what weíve done. Regret is guilt for what we didnít do.

Unknown

The bed is a bundle of paradoxes: we go to it with reluctance, yet we quit it with regret; we make up our minds every night to leave it early, but we make up our bodies every morning to keep it late.

Charles Caleb Colton

If I go out of public life with one feeling, with one conviction, it is this : a deep regret for many bitter words I have used in my life, deep sincere repentance for my violence of language. But I hope they will be forgiven me by God and man, because not once in all my life have I attacked anybody unjustly from my point of view, and without believing it was my duty to do so.

Joseph-Napolon-Henri Bourassa

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

There is nothing to regret - either for those who go or for those who are left behind

Eleanor Roosevelt

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

Fulton Oursler

Whoever has three things will never regret: 1) Refraining from haste 2) Consulting (with others) 3) And depending upon God when making decisions

Muhammad ibn Al_al Taqi

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

Dr. Laurence J. Peter

We crucify ourselves between two thieves: regret for yesterday and fear of tomorrow.

Fulton Oursler

We are more inclined to regret our virtues than our vices; but only the very honest will admit this.

Holbrook Jackson

Bless the upward hearts who find all war, all envy, and all regret to be unacceptable, especially inside themselves.

Laura Teresa Marquez

Regret of neglected opportunity is the worst hell that a living soul can inhabit.

Rafael Sabatini

It is human nature to want to go back and fix things or change things that we regret.

John Gray

Regret, which is guilt without the neurosis, enables us ... to move forward instead of back.

Jane Adams

Often regret is very false and displaced, and imagines the past to be totally other than it was.

John O'donohue

Make it a rule of life never to regret and never to look back. Regret is an appalling waste of energy; you can't build on it; it's only for wallowing in.

Katherine Mansfield

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

Charles Dudley Warner

Regret for time wasted can become a power for good in the time that remains, if we will only stop the waste and the idle, useless regretting.

Arthur Brisbane
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