Regret Quotes

Most popular regret quotes

To regret deeply is to live afresh.
Maybe all one can do is hope to end up with the right regrets.

life

Among life's regrets is all the time wasted being early for everything.

time

For of all sad words of tongue or pen,
The saddest are these: "It might have been."
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.

excess

Nowadays 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.

mistakes

Things said or done long years ago,
Or things I did not do or say
But thought that I might say or do,
Weigh me down, and not a day
But something is recalled,
My conscience or my vanity appalled.