Regret Quotes Quotes

The country and the Congress were misled into war. I regret that we were not given the truth; as I said more than a year ago, knowing what we know now, I would not have gone to war in Iraq. And knowing now the full measure of the Bush Administrationís duplicity and incompetence, I doubt there are many members of Congress who would give them the authority they abused so badly. I know I would not.

Senator John Kerry

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

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

My fond affection thou hast seen, Then judge of my regret To think more happy thou hadst been If we had never met.

Thomas Haynes Bayly

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

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

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
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