Regret Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Regret

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I certainly would have regretted not getting into wrestling. It's been very lucrative for me and I've been fortunate to get into it and make money and not do anything stupid where I invested in something that collapsed.
~By Owen Hart ~


I'm not regretful about dropping acid, but I could have stopped it a little sooner.
~By David Carradine ~


We are weak, writing is difficult, but for my own sake I do not regret this journey, which has shown that Englishmen can endure hardships, help one another, and meet death with as great a fortitude as ever in the past.
~By Robert Falcon Scott ~


Looking back at it now, I really feel like it was a gift because I don't know if I have the talent to become a prima ballerina. It's such a hard job to have. I don't have any regrets about it.
~By Diane Kruger ~


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


I do not have time to sit down and regret anything although sometimes I wish I had been able to see more of my parents while they were alive and have done more for them.
~By Roger Moore ~


My only regret in life is that I didn't spend as much time with my kids as I now wish I had.
~By Perry Como ~


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 ~


Looking back, of course, it was irresponsible, mad, forlorn, idiotic, but if you don't take chances then you'll never have a winning hand, and I've no regrets.
~By Bernard Cornwell ~


I have no regrets because I did everything by the book.
~By Alexis Arguello ~


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 ~


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 ~


Walt Disney got away with portraying me in the light that they were portraying me in. I have always been a fighter, so... But I have no regrets, man. It's just like God brought me through the drugs, I know he'll bring me through this.
~By Ike Turner ~


I started with the firm conviction that when I came to the end, I wanted to be regretting the things that I had done, not the things I hadn't.
~By Michael Caine ~


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 ~


Mom never quit on me. My only regret is that she didn't live long enough to share some of the money and comforts my work in show business has brought me.
~By Ethel Waters ~


The only things you regret are the things you don't do.
~By Michael Curtiz ~


I am a Senator against my wishes and feelings, which I regret more than any other of my life.
~By Andrew Jackson ~


Regrettably, it has become clear that torture of detainees in United States custody is not limited to Abu Ghraib or even Iraq. Since Abu Ghraib, there have been increasing reports of torture.
~By Marty Meehan ~


Whatever the opposite of regret is best describes how I've always felt about that decision - it opened me up to a million creative opportunities I needed to experience away from the bull and distorting mirrors that fame engenders.
~By David Knopfler ~


Do not brood over your past mistakes and failures as this will only fill your mind with grief, regret and depression. Do not repeat them in the future.
~By Sivananda ~


There are no regrets in life, just lessons.
~By Jennifer Aniston ~


I regret that I wasn't the kind of person who could enjoy celebrity. It embarrassed me too much.
~By Julie Christie ~


If you aren't in the moment, you are either looking forward to uncertainty, or back to pain and regret.
~By Jim Carrey ~


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 ~


I have a tendency to go through my life at full speed and as a one-man band, and so I don't generally stop and take in other people enough to develop many relationships. I'm starting to regret that a bit. I want to change it.
~By Gillian Anderson ~


When men are not regretting that life is so short, they are doing something to kill time.
~By Edgar Watson Howe ~


There's no regret. You can't regret. I mean, I've felt regret but I've also refused to allow regret to sow a seed and live in me because I don't believe it. You feel it, it's like guilt, it's like jealousy, it's like all those horrible things. You've just got to snip them and get them out, because they're no good.
~By Jude Law ~


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


I'm often asked if I regret not going to Hollywood. I'm glad I didn't go, because if I had I wouldn't have my extended family, which is the fabric of my life. Only recently have I realised how special and unusual it is.
~By Francesca Annis ~


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 ~


I don't really believe in regret. I think you can always learn from the past, but I wouldn't want a different life.
~By Molly Ringwald ~


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


The regrets of yesterday and the fear of tomorrow can kill you.
~By Liza Minelli ~


I inherited a sick economy and passed on a sound one. But one abiding regret for me is that, in between, I did not have the resources to put in place the educational and social changes about which I cared to much; I made only a beginning, and it was not enough.
~By John Major ~


I'd rather regret doing something than not doing something.
~By James Hetfield ~


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 regret to say that we of the FBI are powerless to act in cases of oral-genital intimacy, unless it has in some way obstructed interstate commerce.
~By J. Edgar Hoover ~


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 ~


The idea of regretting not doing this seemed insane to me. Sitting in the corner at a bar at age 60, saying: 'I could've been Bond. Buy me a drink.' That's the saddest place I could be. At least now at 60 I can say: 'I was Bond. Now buy me a drink.'
~By Daniel Craig ~


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 ~


Perfection is such a nuisance that I often regret having cured myself of using tobacco.
~By Emile Zola ~


One regret I have is that I did not learn more about what was happening very early, so that I could have tried to stop people from engaging in illegal activities.
~By Fred F. Fielding ~


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


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


Speak when you are angry - and you'll make the best speech you'll ever regret.
~By Laurence J. Peter ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


Get correct views of life, and learn to see the world in its true light. It will enable you to live pleasantly, to do good, and, when summoned away, to leave without regret.
~By Robert E. Lee ~


The follies which a man regrets the most in his life are those which he didn't commit when he had the opportunity.
~By Helen Rowland ~


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


By the time I entered college, I had decided not to have children, a decision that was never regretted. Accordingly, I was careful to court only girls who wanted to have professional careers.
~By Donald Cram ~


I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country.
~By Nathan Hale ~


I have no regrets. I don't believe in looking back. What I am proudest of? Working really hard... and achieving as much as I could.
~By Elena Kagan ~


I never regret anything. Because every little detail of your life is what made you into who you are in the end.
~By Drew Barrymore ~


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


No, I never went to college. Always regretted it, always envied people who did.
~By Sydney Pollack ~


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 ~


If I have any regrets, I could say that I'm sorry I wasn't a better writer or a better singer.
~By Patti Smith ~


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 ~


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 ~


Regrets are idle; yet history is one long regret. Everything might have turned out so differently.
~By Charles Dudley Warner ~


Here I am, safely returned over those peaks from a journey far more beautiful and strange than anything I had hoped for or imagined - how is it that this safe return brings such regret?
~By Peter Matthiessen ~


I don't spend a lot of time thinking about regrets because there's nothing I can do.
~By Sheryl Crow ~


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


I believe the war on terror is the vital discussion of this decade and of our generation, probably. To win the war on terror, you need a good offense and a good defense. On defense, I regret to say, basically, this administration has not come close to doing what is necessary.
~By Charles Schumer ~


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 ~


Let us not bankrupt our todays by paying interest on the regrets of yesterday and by borrowing in advance the troubles of tomorrow.
~By Ralph W. Sockman ~


I regret the passing of the studio system. I was very appreciative of it because I had no talent.
~By Lucille Ball ~


He had to deal all at once with the packed regrets and stifled memories of an inarticulate lifetime.
~By Edith Wharton ~


We ran three cars last year. Unfortunately, as time went on, we did have to let a few people go, which we regretted, but just because of the situation.
~By Bobby Rahal ~


Music should probably provide answers in terms of lyrical content, and giving people a sense of togetherness and oneness, as opposed to being alone in their thoughts and dilemmas or regrets or happiness or whatever.
~By Peabo Bryson ~


My only regret is that I signed away the world rights and in America they've been far and away my most successful books, but I never saw a cent from any of it.
~By Jonathan Coe ~


Falsity cannot keep an idea from being beautiful; there are certain errors of such ingenuity that one could regret their not ranking among the achievements of the human mind.
~By Jean Rostand ~


Your regrets aren't what you did, but what you didn't do. So I take every opportunity.
~By Cameron Diaz ~


I felt that I ostracized myself by my behavior, by the past, by living with all the regrets of my mistakes, that I sort of wore a hair shirt and beat myself up most of the day thinking and regretting why did I make such a mistake? Why have I made so many mistakes?
~By Sarah Ferguson ~


I regret the whole worlds that will never come into existence, the children, the grandchildren, all the human possibilities that never were and never will be.
~By Maggie Gallagher ~


Those of us who are today prepared to hazard our lives for the cause would regret having raised a finger, if we were able to organize only a new social system and not a more righteous one.
~By Theodor Herzl ~


Of course I do not regret the Bond days, I regret that sadly heroes in general are depicted with guns in their hands, and to tell the truth I have always hated guns and what they represent.
~By Roger Moore ~


Regrettably, I do sometimes have to fight a tendency to be bitchy.
~By Marie Windsor ~


There's no point regretting things. If you can't do the time, don't do the crime. Life's too short to worry about things I've said.
~By Robbie Williams ~


Not that I regret saying what I believed to be the truth, but I regret anything that I might have written or spoken that could have been used in a way to help to foster that atmosphere out of which came the loss of life of Brother Malcolm.
~By Louis Farrakhan ~


Is it really so difficult to tell a good action from a bad one? I think one usually knows right away or a moment afterward, in a horrid flash of regret.
~By Mary McCarthy ~


While I have some regrets that this is my last opportunity to deliver a State of the State address, I appreciate and am humbled by the opportunities this great state has given me.
~By Jane D. Hull ~


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


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 was trying to protect my wife, I was trying to protect myself from shame, and I really regret it.
~By Anthony Weiner ~


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've never regretted not making Linux shareware: I really don't like the pay for use binary shareware programs.
~By Linus Torvalds ~


I think many experiences are bound to be failures, and sometimes I regret them before they even happen.
~By Keren Ann ~


I would sincerely regret, and which never shall happen whilst I am in office, a military guard around the President.
~By Andrew Jackson ~


I gave everything in my career so I have no regrets at all.
~By Michel Patini ~


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 ~


Uncertainty is the worst of all evils until the moment when reality makes us regret uncertainty.
~By Alphonse Karr ~


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


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 ~

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