Quotes by regret

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  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    To regret deeply is to live afresh.
  • Carlos Castaneda
    Carlos Castaneda
    American author and anthropologist 1925-1998
    Carlos Castaneda
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    A man goes to knowledge as he goes to war, wideawake, with fear, with respect, and with absolute assurance. Going to knowledge or going to war in any other manner is a mistake, and whoever makes it will live to regret his steps.
  • Bahman Ghobadi
    Bahman Ghobadi
    Iranian-Kurdish film director, producer and writer 1969-
    Bahman Ghobadi
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    Actually, the only thing I regret is not making more underground films and bringing them with me as historical documents.
  • Barbara Bush
    Barbara Bush
    American First Lady 1925-
    Barbara Bush
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    At the end of your life, you will never regret not having passed one more test, not winning one more verdict or not closing one more deal. You will regret time not spent with a husband, a friend, a child, or a parent.
  • Ben Gibbard
    Ben Gibbard
    American singer, songwriter and guitarist 1976-
    Ben Gibbard
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    At this point in my life, I find myself obsessed with alternate paths I could've taken. I don't think about this with a sense of regret, but with a sense of wonder...
    Source: The Meaning Of Life
  • Samuel Butler
    Samuel Butler
    English poet 1612-1680
    Samuel Butler
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    Because they did not see merit where they should have seen it, people, to express their regret, will go and leave a lot of money to the very people who will be the first to throw stones at the next person who has anything to say and finds a difficulty in getting a hearing.
  • Charles Caleb Colton
    Charles Caleb Colton
    English writer 1780-1832
    Charles Caleb Colton
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    Bed is a bundle of paradoxes; we go to it with reluctance, yet we quit it with regret; and we make up our minds every night to leave it early, but we make up our bodies every morning to keep it late.
  • Sri Swami Sivananda
    Sri Swami Sivananda
    Indian Hindu spiritual teacher 1887-1963
    Sri Swami Sivananda
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    Do not brood over your past mistakes and failures as this will only fill your mind with grief, regret and depression. Do not repeat them in the future.
  • Jeanette Winterson
    Jeanette Winterson
    English writer 1959-
    Jeanette Winterson
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    Don't regret your life, child, it will pass soon enough.
    Source: Lighthousekeeping (2006) 116
  • Jean Rostand
    Jean Rostand
    French writer 1897-1977
    Jean Rostand
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    Falsity cannot keep an idea from being beautiful; there are certain errors of such ingenuity that one could regret their not ranking among the achievements of the human mind.
  • C. S. Lewis
    C. S. Lewis
    Irish novelist and poet 1898-1963
    C. S. Lewis
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    Has this world been so kind to you that you should leave with regret? There are better things ahead than any we leave behind.
  • Andrew Jackson
    Andrew Jackson
    American president (7th) 1767-1845
    Andrew Jackson
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    I am a Senator against my wishes and feelings, which I regret more than any other of my life.
  • Alice Walker
    Alice Walker
    American Author, Critic 1944-
    Alice Walker
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    I deeply regret any harm, or any perceived harm, that I may have done to anyone by any behaviour of mine.
  • Bette Davis
    Bette Davis
    American Actress, Producer 1908-1989
    Bette Davis
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    I do not regret one professional enemy I have made. Any actor who doesn't dare to make an enemy should get out of the business.
  • J. Paul Getty
    J. Paul Getty
    American Oil Tycoon, Billionaire 1892-1976
    J. Paul Getty
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    I hate to be a failure. I hate and regret the failure of my marriages. I would gladly give all my millions for just one lasting marital success.
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