regret quotes

50 Regret Quotes By Famous People

Never regret anything in life, life is unfair, for this reason, we should always go after what our hearts desire. Many people in their old age regret not doing what they cannot do at an old age, this regret will stay with them for the rest of their lives. Our time in this world is limited, we should not waste it in regret. These regret quotes are inspiring, we should never regret anything in life.

regret quotes

50 Regret Quotes

  1. “Regret is a form of punishment itself.” Nouman Ali Khan
  2. “Never regret anything from your past because one day, you’ll look back and thank it for hurting you so much that you decided to become a stronger human being.” Faith Star
  3. “We must all suffer one of two things: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment.” Jim Rohn
  4. “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” Jackson Brown Jr.

  5. “No space of regret can make amends for one life’s opportunity misused.” Charles Dickens

  6. “Never regret anything you have done with a sincere affection; nothing is lost that is born of the heart.” Basil Rathbone
  7. “One of the greatest regrets in life is being what others would want you to be, rather than being yourself.” Shannon L. Alder
  8. “It’s not what you are, it’s what you don’t become that hurts.” Oscar Levant
  9. “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.” Henry David Thoreau
  10. “Living with regrets was like driving a car that only moved in reverse.” Jodi Picoult

  11. “The price of discipline is always less than the pain of regret.” Nido R. Qubein
  12. “We cannot always change what has happened to us, but we can change how we react and how we live in the future. Living with no regrets is living successfully.” Ellen Taricani
  13. “Having regrets when you gave everything is wasted time.” Maxime Lagacé
  14. “It’s better to look ahead and prepare than to look back and regret.” Jackie Joyner-Kersee
  15. “Don’t allow yourself to become one who, nearing death, regrets what you might have done if only you had taken a few risks We each have a purpose in life.” Gillian Stokes

  16. “Life is about choices. Some we regret, some were proud of. Some will haunt us forever. ‘Black Rain’ was very much about choices. The message – we are what we chose to be.” Graham Brown
  17. “If I’m sincere today, what does it matter if I regret it tomorrow?” José Saramago, Blindness
  18. “A man has cause for regret only when he sows and no one reaps.” Charles Goodyear
  19. “There are so many things that I want so badly to tell you but I just can’t.” Nina LaCour
  20. “Our biggest regrets are not for the things we have done but for the things we haven’t done.” Chad Michael Murray

  21. “Discipline weighs ounces and regret weighs tons.” Jim Rohn
  22. “We don’t have to be defined by the things we did or didn’t do in our past. Some people allow themselves to be controlled by regret. Maybe it’s a regret, maybe it’s not. It’s merely something that happened. Get over it.” Pittacus Lore
  23. “Never regret anything that made you smile.” Mark Twain
  24. “There was a long hard time when I kept far from me the remembrance of what I had thrown away when I was quite ignorant of its worth.” Charles Dickens
  25. “Don’t live your life regretting yesterday. Live your life so tomorrow you won’t regret today.” Catherine Pulsifer

  26. “Never regret yesterday. Life is in you today and you make your tomorrow. ” Ron Hubbard
  27. “Maybe all one can do is hope to end up with the right regrets.” Arthur Miller
  28. “Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time; it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.” Sydney J. Harris
  29. “There is nothing to regret – either for those who go or for those who are left behind.” Roosevelt
  30. “There are two kinds of guilt: the kind that drowns you until you’re useless, and the kind that fires your soul to purpose.” Sabaa Tahir

  31. “Never look back in regret – move on to the next thing.” Richard Branson
  32. “We all make mistakes, have struggles, and even regret things in our past. But you are not your mistakes, you are not your struggles, and you are here NOW with the power to shape your day and your future.” Steve Maraboli
  33. “The pain of inaction stings longer than the pain of incorrect action.” James Clear
  34. “There’s always failure. And there’s always disappointment. And there’s always loss. But the secret is learning from the loss, and realizing that none of those holes are vacuums.” Michael J. Fox
  35. “Regrets only apply when we don’t learn from a situation. No sense looking back, look forward with new knowledge and no regret.” Catherine Pulsifer

  36. “I made decisions that I regret, and I took them as learning experiences… I’m human, not perfect, like anybody else. ” Queen Latifah
  37. “I’ve got a stele we can use. Who wants to do me?” “A regrettable choice of words,” muttered Magnus.” Cassandra Clare, City of Ashes
  38. “Regret of neglected opportunity is the worst hell that a living soul can inhabit.” Rafael Sabatini
  39. “Never do today what you can as well do tomorrow, because something may occur to make you regret your premature action.” Burr
  40. “The past could always be annihilated. Regret, denial, or forgetfulness could do that. But the future was inevitable.” Oscar Wilde

  41. “In a world where death is the hunter, my friend, there is no time for regrets or doubts. There is only time for decisions.” Carlos Castaneda
  42. “We all do things we desperately wish we could undo. Those regrets just become part of who we are, along with everything else. To spend time trying to change that, well, it’s like chasing clouds.” Libba Bray
  43. “Avoid things the best version of yourself will regret.” Shane Parrish
  44. “You might be looking for reasons but there are no reasons.” Nina LaCour
  45. “I have to laugh at the times I’ve knocked myself out over a tough spot only to find out afterward there was an easier way.” Robert Franklin Leslie

  46. “We crucify ourselves between two thieves: regret for yesterday and fear of tomorrow.” Fulton Oursler
  47. “Don’t waste your time in anger, regrets, worries, and grudges. Life is too short to be unhappy.” Roy T. Bennett
  48. “Regret is an appalling waste of energy, you can’t build on it – it’s only good for wallowing in.” Katherine Mansfield
  49. “Let’s not burden our remembrance with a heaviness that’s gone.” Shakespare
  50. “Never regret trusting someone. It proves you have a heart. But if he turns out to be a lying worm, I’m not going to waste my time crying. Because I am way too fabulous for that.” Jude Watson

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