Regrets only apply when we don't learn from a situation. No sense looking back, look forward with new knowledge and no regret.
Have no regrets. The elderly usually don't have regrets for what we did, but rather for things we did not do. The only people who fear death are those with regrets.
If only. Those must be the two saddest words in the world.
I would much rather have regrets about not doing what people said, than regretting not doing what my heart led me to and wondering what life had been like if I'd just been myself.
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
If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will escape a hundred days of sorrow."
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.
I would rather regret the things that I have done than the things that I have not.
Live in the present tense, facing the duty at hand
without regret for the past or worry over the future.
William de Witt Hyde, from Grammar
The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
I have no regrets. I wouldn't have lived my life the way I did if I was going to worry about what people were going to say.
We must all suffer one of two things: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment.
"A man is not old until his regrets take the place of his dreams."
"Never despair, keep pushing on!"
Sir Thomas Lipton