Regret Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Regret

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I want to say that probably 24 hours after I told CBS that I was stepping down at my 65th birthday, I was already regretting it. And I regretted it every day since.
~By Walter Cronkite ~


A great source of calamity lies in regret and anticipation; therefore a person is wise who thinks of the present alone, regardless of the past or future.
~By Oliver Goldsmith ~


I have many regrets, and I'm sure everyone does. The stupid things you do, you regret... if you have any sense, and if you don't regret them, maybe you're stupid.
~By Katharine Hepburn ~


It is to be regretted that few persons who have arrived at any degree of eminence or fame, have written Memorials of themselves, at least such as have embraced their private as well as their public life.
~By Adam Clarke ~


So yes, I say things I regret constantly, and I just can't help it.
~By Kathy Griffin ~


I was never looking back in regret. I never thought, Oh, why didn't I become an actress? or Why did I just go paddling along after John? I've always walked along right by his side, and he's always supported everything I do.
~By June Carter Cash ~


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


My one regret in life is that I am not someone else.
~By Woody Allen ~


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


One of the characteristics of the dream is that nothing surprises us in it. With no regret, we agree to live in it with strangers, completely cut off from our habits and friends.
~By Jean Cocteau ~


There are people still in the Republican Party that I believe practice the communication of anger, of disappointment, of regret, of pain, of sorrow, of suffering. That's not what the American people want to hear.
~By Frank Luntz ~


I have always believed, heretofore, in the doctrines of the Declaration of Independence, that all men are born free and equal; but of late it appears that some men are born slaves, and I regret that they are not black, so all the world might know them.
~By Benjamin F. Wade ~


I'm sad to see the passing of the great drug warriors. I certainly did my part in that battle and I don't regret any of it.
~By Marc Maron ~


Youth is a blunder; Manhood a struggle, Old Age a regret.
~By Benjamin Disraeli ~


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.
~By Robert Brault ~


I'm not gonna try to defend, or undo what's been done. All I could say about whatever's been done, it's been done, and it's water under the bridge. I have no regrets of my life.
~By Ike Turner ~


Again like Williams, with the emphasis now regrettable, when a man makes a poem, makes it mind you, he takes the words as he finds them lying interrelated about him.
~By Robert Creeley ~


It has always felt like a failure that Bjorn and I couldn't keep our family together. You never get it back, but to this day I don't regret splitting up. The reason behind our separation is one of those things I definitely don't want to go into!
~By Agnetha Faltskog ~


Man can and must prevent the tragedy of famine in the future instead of merely trying with pious regret to salvage the human wreckage of the famine, as he has so often done in the past.
~By Norman Borlaug ~


Have regular hours for work and play; make each day both useful and pleasant, and prove that you understand the worth of time by employing it well. Then youth will be delightful, old age will bring few regrets, and life will become a beautiful success.
~By Louisa May Alcott ~


I think it's very good to have regrets, to learn how to live with them.
~By Keren Ann ~


Do I regret taking the company public? Yes and no. Yes, because it put us under enormous pressure for a young company to go public at that point in its history, something you never could have done in the old days.
~By David Talbot ~


The discontented believe that their regrets are about the past.
~By Mason Cooley ~


The left side of my brain is telling me I want to sleep with every woman in the world and the other side of my brain is telling me I met this great girl and if I let that go I'm going to regret it.
~By Scott Caan ~


Regrets and recriminations only hurt your soul.
~By Armand Hammer ~


Forget regret, or life is yours to miss.
~By Jonathan Larson ~


I've no regrets. You take responsibility for your actions.
~By Ron Moody ~


The Jews deserved to die. I have no regrets. If I had the chance I would do it again.
~By Alois Brunner ~


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


With my time in the limelight, I regret that I didn't use it more to push vegetarianism. I support vegetarian options in the school lunch program.
~By Bernhard Goetz ~


It is to be regretted that the rich and powerful too often bend the acts of government to their own selfish purposes.
~By Andrew Jackson ~


It was a wonderful experience to play in the NFL, and I have no regrets. I truly will miss playing for the Lions. I consider the Lions' players, coaches, staff, management and fans my family. I leave on good terms with everyone in the organization.
~By Barry Sanders ~


We can come to look upon the deaths of our enemies with as much regret as we feel for those of our friends, namely, when we miss their existence as witnesses to our success.
~By Arthur Schopenhauer ~


We crucify ourselves between two thieves: regret for yesterday and fear of tomorrow.
~By Fulton Oursler ~


The one thing I regret was that my work required an enormous amount of my time, and a lot of travel.
~By Neil Armstrong ~


I try to live my life where I end up at a point where I have no regrets. So I try to choose the road that I have the most passion on because then you can never really blame yourself for making the wrong choices. You can always say you're following your passion.
~By Darren Aronofsky ~


It wouldn't be New Year's if I didn't have regrets.
~By William Thomas ~


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.
~By Augusto Pinochet ~


It's not like he called me up and asked me. They've never wanted to throw us into that world, and I think our decision probably shocked them. But I love my dad, and I think I'd regret it if I didn't do this.
~By Jenna Bush ~


Those who give of themselves rarely regret it.
~By Marvin Olasky ~


I don't have any regrets. When I quit college and moved to Los Angeles to become an actress, it was so that I would not look back and have any regrets.
~By Amy Weber ~


Nobody who ever gave his best regretted it.
~By George Halas ~


Guard well within yourself that treasure, kindness. Know how to give without hesitation, how to lose without regret, how to acquire without meanness.
~By George Sand ~


A man is not old until regrets take the place of dreams.
~By John Barrymore ~


I already gave my best. I have no regrets at all.
~By William Hung ~


There have been loads of times I have regretted meeting Paul because I was so happy in my old life.
~By Heather Mills ~


Yes, the meeting of dear friends atones for the regret of separation; and like it so much enhances affection, that after absence one wonders how one has been able to stay away from them so long.
~By Marguerite Gardiner ~


I made decisions that I regret, and I took them as learning experiences... I'm human, not perfect, like anybody else.
~By Queen Latifah ~


It is utterly false and cruelly arbitrary to put all the play and learning into childhood, all the work into middle age, and all the regrets into old age.
~By Margaret Mead ~


I regret all of my books.
~By Zora Neale Hurston ~


So often is the virgin sheet of paper more real than what one has to say, and so often one regrets having marred it.
~By Harold Acton ~


I have no regrets. I've got my health.
~By Naomi Campbell ~


Now that we are cool, he said, and regret that we hurt each other, I am not sorry that it happened.
~By William Henry Hudson ~


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


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


I go to the movies a lot, and I regret when I see some actor that I used to like, to find them offering no more surprises.
~By Catherine Deneuve ~


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


I want to live my life so that my nights are not full of regrets.
~By David Herbert Lawrence ~


Were it not better to forget than to remember and regret?
~By Letitia Landon ~


I regret not doing a film that I was offered with Clark Gable because the script was not good enough.
~By Leslie Caron ~


The record company really pissed me off when they told me to lose weight. I couldn't be bothered with looking a certain way. So I left the business. I don't regret it.
~By Kim Wilde ~


My biggest regret in life is that I didn't hit John Denver in the mouth while I has the chance.
~By Denis Leary ~


I acknowledge Shakespeare to be the world's greatest dramatic poet, but regret that no parent could place the uncorrected book in the hands of his daughter, and therefore I have prepared the Family Shakespeare.
~By Thomas Bowdler ~


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.
~By Daniel Greenberg ~


The aggregation of large fortunes is not at all a thing to be regretted.
~By William Graham Sumner ~


I will not comment on or confirm what are alleged to be stolen State Department cables. But I can say that the United States deeply regrets the disclosure of any information that was intended to be confidential, including private discussions between counterparts or our diplomats' personal assessments and observations.
~By Hillary Clinton ~


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.
~By Bram Fischer ~


To sum it all up, I must say that I regret nothing.
~By Adolf Eichmann ~


As someone who worked hard for a Labour victory in the 90s, do I regret it? Not really. It was bound to happen. And it'll happen with the next government, and the one after it. Because all governments serve us. They serve the filth.
~By Stephen Fry ~


I have to say I regretted giving up animated movies.
~By Stanislav Grof ~


I think I don't regret a single 'excess' of my responsive youth - I only regret, in my chilled age, certain occasions and possibilities I didn't embrace.
~By Henry James ~


I do not regret the things I've done, but those I did not do.
~By Rory Cochrane ~


I shall have less cause to regret the carrying my intended purpose into effect, foreseeing that you may immediately fill with advantage, the vacancy which will presently happen.
~By Henry Laurens ~


I should not regret a fair and full trial of the entire abolition of capital punishment.
~By James Madison ~


Never do today what you can do tomorrow. Something may occur to make you regret your premature action.
~By Aaron Burr ~


I think you always have regrets.
~By Clint Walker ~


In his first 100 days, Mr. Obama has put the fate of his presidency in the hands of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. He may come to regret that decision.
~By Karl Rove ~


I am the son of peasants and I know what is happening in the villages. That is why I wanted to take revenge, and I regret nothing.
~By Gavrilo Princip ~


My father died. It is still a deep regret to me this day that in choosing acting as my career I was forced to hurt him. He died too early to see I had done the right, the only thing.
~By Conrad Veidt ~


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


I can honestly say that I regret nothing... like I said I have the best of both worlds.
~By Kim Smith ~


Always Do Your Best. Your best is going to change from moment to moment; it will be different when you are healthy as opposed to sick. Under any circumstance, simply do your best, and you will avoid self-judgment, self-abuse and regret.
~By Miguel Angel Ruiz ~


I have no regrets about my life.
~By Jane Badler ~


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 good for wallowing in.
~By Katherine Mansfield ~


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


I don't regret anything I ever do or say. I don't like to live my life being censored. I like to say what I feel, and I think people respect that because you're honest.
~By Eva Longoria ~


Consequently, I won just about everything I set out to win, everything bar the World Cup, of course. But even now, I don't regret that, because I was part of a team which twice reached the semi-finals.
~By Michel Patini ~


Had we not pursued the hydrogen bomb, there is a very real threat that we would now all be speaking Russian. I have no regrets.
~By Edward Teller ~


The only time you really live fully is from thirty to sixty. The young are slaves to dreams; the old servants of regrets. Only the middle-aged have all their five senses in the keeping of their wits.
~By Theodore Roosevelt ~


War seems to be one of the most salutary phenomena for the culture of human nature; and it is not without regret that I see it disappearing more and more from the scene.
~By Karl Wilhelm Von Humboldt ~


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.
~By Gillian Anderson ~


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.
~By Tennessee Williams ~


Apologizes are pointless, regrets come too late. What matters is you can move, on you can grow.
~By Kelsey Grammer ~


You ask me if I will not be glad when the last battle is fought, so far as the country is concerned I, of course, must wish for peace, and will be glad when the war is ended, but if I answer for myself alone, I must say that I shall regret to see the war end.
~By George Armstrong Custer ~


I was a complete loon, but I don't regret a bit of it.
~By Rhona Mitra ~


I usually say I did the best I could with what I had. I have no major regrets.
~By Stokely Carmichael ~


My biggest regret is that I didn't teach my two children how to speak Spanish.
~By Henry Darrow ~


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.
~By Corin Nemec ~


The effort required by your endeavor now is not as hard as dealing with your regret later.
~By Mike Hawkins ~


Prosecution I have managed to avoid; but I have been arrested, charged in a police court, have refused to be bound over, and thereupon have been unconditionally released - to my great regret; for I have always wanted to know what going to prison was like.
~By Laurence Housman ~

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