Regrets Quotes

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders
Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day. You shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense.

Omar Khayyam

This world
that was our home
for a brief spell
never brought us anything
but pain and grief;
its a shame that not one of our problems
was ever solved.
We depart
with a thousand regrets
in our hearts.

Charles F. Glassman

The only regret we should have is allowing regret to hold us back from taking action now.

Amit Kalantri

You can not have empty or neutral mind, as long as you work the mind will contain dreams, if you stop working it will contain regrets.

Amit Kalantri

You may not appreciate the presence of good health, but you will definitely regret the absence of good health, because health is happiness.

Anthony Liccione

Does giving your piece of mind, bring a peace of mind? Or is it better to
Does giving your piece of mind, bring a peace of mind? Or is it better to be silent and let the war inside subside?

Michael Bassey Johnson

Don't show a friend your gift, or your bag of money if you still want to maintain your relationship, but if nay, go on, and all you'll see is hate and jealousy, and you'll fight with him in the street like a dog and all you'll feel is regret.

Bill Watterson

In the short term, it would make me happy to go play outside. In the long term, it would make me happier to do well at school and become successful. But in the VERY long term, I know which will make better memories.

Gayle Forman

Whoever said that the past isn't dead had it backward. It's the future that's already dead, already played out.

Haruki Murakami

People die all the time. Life is a lot more fragile than we think. So you should treat others in a way that leaves no regrets. Fairly, and if possible, sincerely. It's too easy not to make the effort, then weep and wring your hands after the person dies.

Sarah Addison Allen

People always say life is too short for regrets. But the truth is, it's too long.

Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

There exist no new mistakes anywhere. The same mistakes people committed are the same mistakes people are committing and the same mistakes shall people commit

Edmond Mbiaka

Happiness has never been a product of a mind that's full of grudges and regrets.

Harryette Mullen

I regret to say I'm
unable to reply to your unexpressed desires.

Nina LaCour

I imagine what would happen if everyone turned their regrets into wishes, went around shouting them.

Jasleen Kaur Gumber

Embrace your imperfections.
Fancy your flaws.
Flaunt your blemishes.
Adore your birthmarks.
Laugh off glitches.
Discuss your setbacks.

Don’t call your mistakes ‘Regrets’
Call them ‘Lessons

Daniel Handler

Everything else has vanished, so you take them now. Maybe if you're the one keeping them, I'll be the one feeling better.

Bailey Vincent

Looking back, my greatest regret is not that I didn't love them enough (to the brink of insanity and back again), but that I couldn't save them from themselves.

Drea Damara

Books keep and reciprocate our secrets, dreams, regrets, and hopes better than any friend in the world.

Anthony Liccione

It takes time, or does time take it?

Assegid Habtewold

Your ability to discern key people in your life and organization before you bring them in saves you lots of time, trouble, and regrets... Watch out!!!

Dan Abnett

Warlock: Four thousand and fifty-three metric tons of inert rock, metal and organic matter, frozen solid.

Quasar: Frozen in what?

Drax: Time.

Quasar: "Time", Drax?

Drax: Uh-huh. Old, old frozen time.

Quasar: Right. And that tastes like what?

Drax: Regret.

Anthony Liccione

The future is now! Don't make that second pass you into regrets.

Michael Bassey Johnson

You only know me as an ordinary human being, with flesh, blood and bones, but there is something about me too hard for you to decipher, for if i let you, you will ever regret knowing me.

Elise Valenti

People say that your life flashes before your eyes before you die, but they’re wrong. It’s not your life that passes before you, it’s the regrets that do.

Amit Kalantri

One thing I will surely miss is that I couldn't read all the good books in this lifetime.

Amit Kalantri

For my success I am immensely grateful to God, my parents, my family, my friends, my teachers and to the books I read.

Anthony Liccione

It's not love at first sight, it's having the sight, to distinguish true love, from just
It's not love at first sight, it's having the sight, to distinguish true love, from just mere beauty.

Diane Keaton

As he stared into the ocean, he must have tossed a lifetime of apologies into its silence. Maybe he thought the tide would wash his troubles away.

Michael Bassey Johnson

Don't risk your life for those that doesn't love your life, lest you end up in regrets if not death.

Anthony Liccione

The heart fools the mind, where eyes went deaf to words, that fell on blinded ears to easy to fall in love.

Paulo Coelho

If his decision is correct, he will win the battle, even if it lasts longer than expected. If his decision is wrong, he will be defeated and he will have to start all over again- only this time with more wisdom.
But once he has started, a warrior of the light perseveres until the end.

Oche Otorkpa

I am constantly reminded that we are a products of the choices we make

Oscar Wilde

Of course married life is merely a habit, a bad habit. But then one regrets the loss even of one's worse habits.

Jodi Thomas

He had no idea about the 'loving deeply' part. Scarlet was the one love he'd had. They'd married the weekend after they'd discovered they both like sangria. He'd thought they were waltzing through life and it turned out she was line dancing.

Frederick Barthelme

I lay on the bed and shut my eyes, thinking that nobody really likes marriage, that it's a flawed arrangement, that people get enthusiastic and jump in for a hundred reasons and then, after the ceremony, after a few years, the whole deal turns into a concert they wouldn't have dreamed of attending.

Sherrilyn Kenyon

You aren’t old enough to have such regrets.”
“Pain doesn’t respect age, my lady.

Mark Vonnegut

It's regrets that make painful memories. When I was crazy I did everything just right.

Anthony Liccione

Suicide is a hasty unresolved death that slowly kills those close-by day by day.


Withdraw from talking about leaving someone behind. Just rekindle the friendship and love while you still
Withdraw from talking about leaving someone behind. Just rekindle the friendship and love while you still have that moment together.

Anthony Liccione

Love, is sometimes a simpler form of slowly dying, it's like a bullet that ricochets off time's walls of desire, waiting to hit that picture perfect heart of regrets.

Jay Woodman

Sometimes it's better to show our vulnerability / pain / regrets so others don't think us impervious / unapproachable - be real / open

Rasheed Ogunlaru

Rest and peace should not be left until you're deceased. They are two vital life incredients everybody needs and seeks.

Huseyn Raza

We're all stuck between the realm of our desires, their possibilities and the realities of life.

Stephen Richards

Neglected dreams become regrets.

Madhu Vajpayee

She concluded that to be able to live without regrets, one has to let go of life that one has planned to give space to life which has been destined.

Bianca Nogrady

People's most common regret was living the life others expected of them, rather than having the courage to live a life true to themselves, and realising some dreams had gone unfulfilled as a result.

Heather Romiti

Don't burn bridges, because you may have to walk over it one day.

Samantha Leahy

The only thing worse than regretting the things you've done is regretting the things you didn't do.

Ryan Lilly

In the long-run, regrets consist less of bad choices and more of choices not made at all. Little do we realize, those were choices too.

Anna Quindlen

Your children make it impossible to regret your past. They're its finest fruits. Sometimes the only ones.

Tami Egonu

The old are often forgotten. Life moves on without a care for those who wish to remain in the past. We tend to talk too much because it’s rare that we’re listened to.

Anthony Liccione

Should it happen, that your partner leaves you for someone else with more money. To where later you strike it richer than the person they left you for, and the ex finds out, after losing all and regretting. It was a blessing that it ended. Though money wasn't sufficient then, mostly they were rich with your love, now suffering being broke in both.

Roman Payne

Looking back on my life, I sigh. The caprice of youth goes with the wind, I’ve no regrets.

Kassandra Cross

He had a sadness in his eyes that Carrie recognised as regret.

Hafsa Shah

The thing about past love is that they exist, only in your fantasy as a fantasy.

Ricky Maye

Stop looking back when your future is ahead of you.

Anthony Liccione

Burning bridges behind you is understandable. It's the bridges before us that we burn, not realizing we may need to cross, that brings regret.

Shannon A. Thompson

I can’t take back the past, but I can fight for the future.

Lailah Gifty Akita

When I live each day so well, I will have no regrets when tomorrow never comes.

Hillary DePiano

NOEL: You can get excited about the future. The past won't mind.

Kristi Bowman

Rather than having regrets over events in the past, or worrying whether or not the future will bring you what you need or desire, allow yourself to rest in the present, the now. Understand that all that has transpired has brought you to this moment, and in this very moment, riches that far outweigh those of the world already lie within you.

Vincent Van Gogh

Both she and I have grief enough and trouble enough, but as for regrets – neither of us have any.

Charles F. Glassman

When we hold onto worry, regret, and anger, peace of mind, strength of body, and freedom of spirit eludes us.

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