Regret Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Regret

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There have been trade-offs every day, every month, every year. There's a lot that I missed and I do have regrets in that area. But I have been able to bring to my family the richness of being a journalist.
~By Judy Woodruff ~


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


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 ~


We very much regret that our merger with Sprint was not allowed to proceed.
~By Bernard Ebbers ~


A man has cause for regret only when he sows and no one reaps.
~By Charles Goodyear ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


At the end of your life, you will never regret not having passed one more test, not winning one more verdict or not closing one more deal. You will regret time not spent with a husband, a friend, a child, or a parent.
~By Barbara Bush ~


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


When I am in the Scottish Parliament chamber, I often feel the need to sit for the entire debate. It's only courteous to listen to what everyone has to say, although I often find myself desperate to say something but too scared to stand up in case I regret it.
~By Margo MacDonald ~


I regret what happened. I saw no other possibility to achieve my goal. It was not hooliganism.
~By Mathias Rust ~


I did Polyester, and I don't regret one minute of it. It was wonderful.
~By Tab Hunter ~


I do not allow myself vain regrets or foreboding.
~By Mary Chesnut ~


It's my responsibility, and entirely my fault, Of course I regret it. It's the kind of locker-room conversation we all use, but as prime minister I shouldn't have used it.
~By Brian Mulroney ~


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


Very few movies I've done I regret being involved in.
~By Jared Harris ~


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


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


I will never regret not denouncing apartheid.
~By Zola Budd ~


Please let me assure you, however, that the keen disappointment and regret which I feel in this regard serve only to enhance my profound appreciation of the great honor which you have done me; and my sincere gratitude for your generous action.
~By Cordell Hull ~


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


People ask if I regret not winning a Stanley Cup, but winning the series against the Soviet Union was the best. It was the greatest experience of my hockey career by far.
~By Marcel Dionne ~


That is why with enormous regret I have tendered my resignation to the prime minister today.
~By David Blunkett ~


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 ~


As you grow older, you'll find the only things you regret are the things you didn't do.
~By Zachary Scott ~


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 ~


Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


The man who insists upon seeing with perfect clearness before he decides, never decides. Accept life, and you must accept regret.
~By Henri Frederic Amiel ~


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


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


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


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


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


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


You make mistakes, but I don't have any regrets. I'm the kind of person who takes responsibility for it and deals with it. I learn from everything I do. I work very hard, I have so many things going on in my life. Get to know me and see who I am.
~By Kim Kardashian ~


My only regret about being gay is that I repressed it for so long. I surrendered my youth to the people I feared when I could have been out there loving someone. Don't make that mistake yourself. Life's too damn short.
~By Armistead Maupin ~


No, I don't regret anything at this point. That may change on the next phone call, but at the moment I don't regret anything.
~By William Shatner ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


No, I regret nothing, all I regret is having been born, dying is such a long tiresome business I always found.
~By Samuel Beckett ~


I don't know how many sacred cows there are today. I think there's a little confusion between humor and gross passing for humor. That's kind of regrettable.
~By Bob Newhart ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


Tomorrow night is nothing but one long sleepless wrestle with yesterday's omissions and regrets.
~By William Faulkner ~


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 ~


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 don't have nothing to regret at all in the past, except that I might've unintentionally hurt somebody else or something.
~By Jimi Hendrix ~


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 ~


The difference between a moral man and a man of honor is that the latter regrets a discreditable act, even when it has worked and he has not been caught.
~By H. L. Mencken ~


When we grow old, there can only be one regret - not to have given enough of ourselves.
~By Eleanora Duse ~


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


Chris Cooper once told me to never have any regrets. After Chris said that to me, I walk into every scene thinking, 'exhaust every possibility.' Once you get to a certain place, it's like you just deliver everything you've got. Don't have any regrets. It pops up in my mind over and over and over again.
~By Jake Gyllenhaal ~


Accept everything about yourself - I mean everything, You are you and that is the beginning and the end - no apologies, no regrets.
~By Henry A. Kissinger ~


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 ~


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.
~By Ogden Nash ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


That's why I made decisions; they were tough decisions but we shouldn't feel bad at all - don't look back with any regrets, that's how I made decisions as governor.
~By Scott McCallum ~


To the fantastic mental illness of Rationalism, hard facts are regrettable things, and to talk about them is to create them.
~By Francis Parker Yockey ~


I'm very lucky, I'm happy with life because my experiences led me to do what I had to do. I don't have any regrets whatsoever.
~By Van Morrison ~


I hate to be a failure. I hate and regret the failure of my marriages. I would gladly give all my millions for just one lasting marital success.
~By J. Paul Getty ~


That's why I ended up leaving school - because it required so much time, and it was such an excellent idea. I figured I would regret not going full force with this idea. It seemed we could make something of it.
~By Shawn Fanning ~


It is better to look ahead and prepare than to look back and regret.
~By Jackie Joyner-Kersee ~


You have to be young to be able to do things like that. Now I'm more cautious. I'm proud that I was able to do what I did - psychologically it was a great wall to climb - but sometimes I regret it.
~By Mathias Rust ~


A certain recluse, I know not who, once said that no bonds attached him to this life, and the only thing he would regret leaving was the sky.
~By Kenko Yoshida ~


I had always thought of starting my own record company. I haven't regretted the decision - yet!
~By Julian Lennon ~


Most people die of a sort of creeping common sense, and discover when it is too late that the only things one never regrets are one's mistakes.
~By Oscar Wilde ~


I do not regret one professional enemy I have made. Any actor who doesn't dare to make an enemy should get out of the business.
~By Bette Davis ~


For my own part, I abandon the ethics of duty to the Hegelian critique with no regrets; it would appear to me, indeed, to have been correctly characterized by Hegel as an abstract thought, as a thought of understanding.
~By Paul Ricoeur ~


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 ~


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 ~


We believe that the vote would have been close. We regret that in the face of an explicit threat to veto by a permanent member, the vote-counting became a secondary consideration.
~By John Negroponte ~


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 ~


Leaving England was a painful decision, and we still have some regrets about it. However, at that time, the research environment for theoretical chemistry was clearly better in the U.S.
~By John Pople ~


My wife who is non-Jewish regrets it all the time that I can say these terrible things about fellow Jews and she can't.
~By Joseph Epstein ~


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


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 ~


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


My presidential victory, if it had happened, would have been artificial in relation to the Socialist party. It may be that on my deathbed, I will come to regret my decision, but for the moment, I live at peace with it.
~By Jacques Delors ~

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