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


No entertainment is so cheap as reading, nor any pleasure so lasting. She will not want new fashions nor regret the loss of expensive diversions or variety of company if she can be amused with an author in her closet.
~By Mary Wortley ~


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 ~


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 ~


It is like writing history with lightning and my only regret is that it is all so terribly true.
~By Woodrow Wilson ~


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


In history as in human life, regret does not bring back a lost moment and a thousand years will not recover something lost in a single hour.
~By Stefan Zweig ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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 often regret that I have spoken; never that I have been silent.
~By Publilius Syrus ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


Once my heart was captured, reason was shown the door, deliberately and with a sort of frantic joy. I accepted everything, I believed everything, without struggle, without suffering, without regret, without false shame. How can one blush for what one adores?
~By George Sand ~


I was about to get a degree in economics when I accepted that I'd be a lousy businessman, and if I didn't give acting a try I'd regret it for the rest of my life.
~By Peter Gallagher ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


Of course there are regrets. I shall regret always that I found my own authentic voice in politics. I was too conservative, too conventional. Too safe, too often. Too defensive. Too reactive. Later, too often on the back foot.
~By John Major ~


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 ~


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 don't have to wait until the next morning to regret something I did that was kinda dumb.
~By Bobby Knight ~


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 ~


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 have to say that I have no regrets about my decision to become a priest or about the major directions my ministry has taken me... I have been and am happy as a priest, and I have never been lonely... I could have used a bit more solitude.
~By Andrew Greeley ~


In looking back, I see nothing to regret and little to correct.
~By John C. Calhoun ~


As I became very defined in my personal politics, I turned down some films that I slightly regret now; I'm not going to say what they were.
~By Julie Christie ~


You can't be in the public eye without making mistakes and having some regrets and having people analyze everything you do.
~By Sheryl Crow ~


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 ~


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


O love, if I regret the age when one savors you, it is not for the hour of pleasure, but for the one that follows it.
~By Jean-Jacques Rousseau ~


Of my four marriages, the one to Bob Levitt is the only one I don't regret.
~By Ethel Merman ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


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


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 ~


We must all suffer one of two things: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment.
~By Jim Rohn ~


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 ~


But critics of the war have no reason to regret their views.
~By Stephen Cohen ~


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 ~


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 ~


People only stutter at the beginning of the word. They're not afraid when they get to the end of the word. There's just regret.
~By Laurie Anderson ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Looking back, I have this to regret, that too often when I loved, I did not say so.
~By David Grayson ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


I never regretted what I turned down.
~By Angela Lansbury ~


Business wise, I have always learned valuable lessons so I don't regret any decisions I have made.
~By Kiana Tom ~


I took pleasure when I could. I acted clearly and morally and without regret. I'm very lucky.
~By Jeanne Calment ~


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 ~


When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.
~By Alexander Graham Bell ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


To liberate words means first to shatter their function as vehicles of idea, memory, hope, or regret.
~By Thomas Harrison ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 have absolutely no regret about my vote against this war. The same questions remain. The cost in human lives, the cost to our budget, probably 100 billion. We could have probably brought down that statue for a lot less.
~By Nancy Pelosi ~


I very much regret, in appearing before you at your request, to address you on the present state of the country, and the prospect before us, that I can bring you no good tidings.
~By Robert Toombs ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


Well, if you're talking about the current climate, there's a lack of content in American film because I think people are deeply confused about their emotions, and they don't regret certain aspects of their own foreign policy.
~By Neil Jordan ~


The only thing I regret about my past is the length of it. If I had to live my life again I'd make all the same mistakes - only sooner.
~By Tallulah Bankhead ~


Later in my life, I'm going to look back and smile and be very fulfilled. I know that if I don't give it my all right now I'll regret it later. That's very important to me, because I've worked all my life to have this.
~By Shania Twain ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Anyone who doesn't regret the passing of the Soviet Union has no heart. Anyone who wants it restored has no brains.
~By Vladimir Putin ~

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