Regret Quotes Quotes

Better a little caution than a great regret.

George Clason

At forty-two I decided to become a photographer because it offered a means of creative thought and action. I didnít rationalize this, I just felt it intuitively and followed my intuition, which I have never regretted.

Wynn Bullock

When we are certain that the way to accomplish our own wishes is to help others, we have no regrets.

Sakyong Mipham

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

Forget regret, or life is yours to miss.

Jonathan Larson

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

Fulton Oursler

To give up yourself without regret is the greatest charity.

Bodhidharma

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

Accept everything about yourself -- I mean everything, you are you and that is the beginning and the end -- no apologies, no regrets.

Clark Moustakas

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

Laura Teresa Marquez

If we spend our time with regrets over yesterday, and worries over what might happen tomorrow, we have no today in which to live

Unknown

Water . . . which, though not absolutely necessary to a beautiful composition, yet occurs so often, and is so capital a feature, that is is always regretted when wanting; and no large place can be supposed, a little spot can hardly be imagined in which it may not be agreeable; it accommodates itself to every situation; is the most interesting object in a landscape, and the happiest circumstance in a retired recess; captivates the eye at a distance; invites approach, and is delightful when near; it refreshes an open exposure; it animates a shade; cheers the dreariness of a waste, and enriches the most crowded view; in form, in style, and in extent, may be made equal to the greatest compositions, or adapted to the least; it may spread in a calm expanse to sooth the tranquillity of a peaceful scene; or hurrying along a devious course, add splendor to a gay, and extravagance to a romantic situation.

Thomas Whately

It wouldn't be New Year's if I didn't have regrets.

William Thomas

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

The only conquests that are permanent and leave no regrets are our conquests over ourselves.

Napoleon Bonaparte

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

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 J. Harris
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