31 Best Regret Quotes To Forget The Past Mistakes

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Get here the list of some best inspirational quotes about regret that will motivate you to forget past mistakes.

Best Quotes About Regret

1. “We should all start to live before we get too old. Fear is stupid. So are regrets.” ― Marilyn Monroe

2. “No amount of regretting can change the past, and no amount of worrying can change the future.” ― Roy T. Bennett

3. “I regret that it takes a life to learn how to live.” ― Jonathan Safran Foer

4. “Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.” ― Haruki Murakami

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5. “True regret is knowing you missed your only opportunity to be simply a good friend to someone that was exactly like you.” ― Shannon L. Alder

6. “Regrets are illuminations come too late.” ― Joseph Campbell

7. “We must all suffer from one of two pains: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret. The difference is discipline weighs ounces while regret weighs tons.” ― Jim Rohn

8. “Life is a lot more fragile than we think. So you should treat others in a way that leaves no regrets. Fairly, and if possible, sincerely.” ― Haruki Murakami

9. “Guard well within yourself that treasure, kindness. Know how to give without hesitation, how to lose without regret, how to acquire without meanness.” ― George Sand

10. “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.” ― Oscar Wilde

Inspirational Regret Quotes

11. “Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret.” ― Ambrose Bierce

12. “One of my main regrets in life is giving considerable thought to inconsiderate people.” ― Jarod Kintz

13. “At the end of the day, let there be no excuses, no explanations, no regrets.” ― Steve Maraboli

14. “My one regret in life is that I am not someone else.” ― Woody Allen

15. “I’m done with those; regrets are an excuse for people who have failed.” ― Ned Vizzini

16. “Sacrifice is a part of life. It’s supposed to be. It’s not something to regret. It’s something to aspire to.” ― Mitch Albom

17. “The most regretful people on earth are those who felt the call to creative work, who felt their own creative power restive and uprising, and gave to it neither power nor time.” ― Mary Oliver

18. “One of the greatest regrets in life is being what others would want you to be, rather than being yourself.” ― Shannon L. Alder

19. “The only regret I will have in dying is if it is not for love.” ― Gabriel García Márquez

20. “Many times in life I’ve regretted the things I’ve said without thinking. But I’ve never regretted the things I said nearly as much as the words I left unspoken.” ― Lisa Kleypas

Famous Regret Quotes

21. “Never regret. If it’s good, it’s wonderful. If it’s bad, it’s experience.” ― Victoria Holt

22. “Dead people receive more flowers than the living ones because regret is stronger than gratitude.” ― Anonymous

23. “You’re not living if you’re not regretting.” ― Nicola Yoon

24. “Regrets about the journey, maybe, but not the destination.” ― Nicholas Sparks

25. “Most of the time, everyone deserves more than one chance. We all do things we regret now and then. You just have to carry them with you.” ― Celeste Ng

26. “To regret one’s own experiences is to arrest one’s own development. To deny one’s own experiences is to put a lie into the lips of one’s own life. It is no less than a denial of the soul.” ― Oscar Wilde

27. “Make it a rule of life never to regret and never to look back. Regret is an appalling waste of energy; you can’t build on it; it’s only good for wallowing in.” ― Katherine Mansfield

28. “One of the most difficult things to think about in life is one’s regrets. Something will happen to you, and you will do the wrong thing, and for years afterward you will wish you had done something different.” ― Lemony Snicket

29. “I’d rather regret the things I have done than the things that I haven’t.” ― Lucille Ball

30. “Our biggest regrets are not for the things we have done but for the things we haven’t done” ― Chad Michael Murray

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