Regret Quotes

Regrets we all have them, the difference is how we move beyond them. Let these regret quotes give you thoughts on how to deal with remorse felt when we look back on some of our past decisions or actions or words.

Regrets only apply when we don't learn from a situation. No sense looking back, look forward with new knowledge and no regret.
Knowledge   |  

Nobody who ever gave his best regretted it.
George Halas
Words of Encouragement   |  

Let's dare to promote ourselves to better 'us' by working hard and moving forward instead of regretting and rewinding the past.
Pantea Kalhor, Rules of Change For the Better
Dare   |  

Some will be glad the year is over. Some will end the year with regrets. What does this new year hold for you?
Sumner M. Davenport, No More New Year's Resolutions
Happy New Years Quotes   |  

Never despair, keep pushing on! Sir Thomas Lipton
Never despair, keep pushing on!
Sir Thomas Lipton
Gave Up Way To Soon

Repent - To regret the wrong actions we have done or our failure to do things we should have done, and to turn from such behaviour, seeking God's forgiveness.
Jo Swinney, Walking with the Bible
Quotes about God   |  

To live with regret is to be mired in the past and a past that cannot be changed in anyway. No matter how much you may think that recounting issues that have caused you problems over the last few years, it will not help you to move towards creating a better or a new life.
Catherine Pulsifer, Forgive Yourself
Change   |  

To not live in regret or fear that my past determines the beauty or success of my future, has been one of my life's greatest lessons.
Kendra Tillman, You Are Stronger Than You Think
Beauty   |  

One of the biggest fears that a lot of people have is the fear of missing out, of regret. "I could have done this" or "I wish I would have done that."
Ben Gothard, Achieve Greatness: How to Find Your Purpose
Wish   |  

Worrying about past regrets does nothing to change the past. Your future is where your focus should be.
Catherine Pulsifer
Worry   |  

You will never regret doing the right thing.
Author Unknown
Graduation   |  

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 Starr, Stop Self-Sabotaging and Shift your Paradigm to Success
Decision   |  

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.
Author Unknown
Death   |  

If only. Those must be the two saddest words in the world.
Mercedes Lackey
If Only Someday   |  

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.
Brittany Renée
Life   |  

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
Sympathy   |  

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.
Robert Brault
Kindness   |  

I would rather regret the things that I have done than the things that I have not.
Lucille Ball
Famous   |  

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
Future   |  

The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Forgiveness   |  

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.
Ingrid Bergman
Happiness   |  

We must all suffer one of two things: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment.
Jim Rohn
A Negative Experience an Opportunity   |  

If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will escape a hundred days of sorrow.
Chinese Proverb
Patience   |  

You can't win an argument. You can't because if you lose it, you lose it; and if you win it, you lose it."
Dale Carnegie , How To Win Friends and Influence People
Friendship   |  

When you are grieving, you might find it helpful to have a trusted confidant to talk with about your memories, regrets, fears, joys and feelings. Talking helps you process what you’re feeling and come to terms with how things will change.
Sandra V. Abell, Feeling Good About You
Grief   |  

While you may want to say many things that are not positive, chances are that you will regret it later. Therefore, make sure to say what is on your mind using a method that allows the other person to leave the conversation with their self-worth still intact.
Eric Davenport, Communication
Positive   |  

We limit ourselves through regret, hostility and guilt. Yet none of this controls us.
Brian M. Heater, Start the Revolution Within
Do Not Limit Yourself   |  

Display the level of maturity required to admit you did something wrong (whether you did it intentionally or not). Instead of focusing on regret look for ways to remedy the situation.
Luke Gregory, Self Confidence: False Perception of Yourself
Focus   |  

The price of fear is often regret for what could have been.
Brian Cagneey, Fear: The 7 Laws Of Fear
Fear   |  

Many people choose to dwell on their failures. This leads to unnecessary worrying, regret, shame, and stress. Instead of dwelling on the past, you can reflect on your experiences and use negative situations as a learning experience.
Morris Pratt, The Secret of Positive Thinking
Failure   |  

If you ever react with anger, it will overtake you. You will say something or do something you regret.
Rhonda Hart, Toddler Discipline
Anger   |  

Did you know the #1 regret that people have on their death bed is that they wish they'd had the courage to live a life true to themselves, and not what others expected of them?
Rachel Rofe, Take Control Of Your Life
Courage   |  

The regrets most people have in their old age are for the things they never did.
N.C. Harley, Active Patience
Age   |  

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