I Regret Quotes by Zachary Taylor, Francesca Annis, Prince Harry, Robert Breault, Catherine Deneuve, Colleen Jones and many others.
I have always done my duty. I am ready to die. My only regret is for the friends I leave behind me.
I’m often asked if I regret not going to Hollywood. I’m glad I didn’t go, because if I had I wouldn’t have my extended family, which is the fabric of my life. Only recently have I realised how special and unusual it is.
I’m very sorry if I offended anybody. I’d like to put it in the past now. What’s done is done. I regret it.
I regret less the road not taken than my all-fired hurry along the road I took.
I go to the movies a lot, and I regret when I see some actor that I used to like, to find them offering no more surprises.
I don’t have any regrets, really. What I got out of the sport was more than I ever dreamed was possible. We took some good runs at the Olympics, but the closest we got was third in the Canadian trials. But I can’t ever say I regret that, because I loved the career we had. And for me, that was enough.
I regret trusting The Guardian. I didn’t want to do an interview, but the journalist was persistent. [The writer] was masked as a fan, but was hiding sinister ambitions and angles. Maybe he’s actually the boring one looking for something interesting to write about.
As a writer, I must be free to say what is in all the diversity I can command. I regret the distorting prejudices that surround me, whether they affect homosexuals or men or the physically handicapped and I can’t alone defeat them. They will not defeat me, either as a lesbian or a writer.
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.
But we have been to the Pole and we shall die like gentlemen. I regret only for the women we leave behind.
Too often I am jealous and my jealousy leads me to say things-things-that I regret.
What I regret most in my life are failures of kindness.
Looking back, I have this to regret, that too often when I loved, I did not say so.
Both of my parents are actually music teachers. I think I got to a certain age where I decided I’d rather be a baseball player than a musician. Now, like most kids, I regret it.
I always brought up my children not to believe in Mothers Day gifts, and now I regret it.
I believe that he was really sorry that people would not believe he was sorry that he was not more sorry.
I regret the time and resources needed to undertake this but… it is right to lay this accusation to rest.
You think I regret saving your life?
I am thankful that thus far today I have not had any unkind thoughts or said any harsh words or done anything that I regret. However, now I need to get out of bed and so things may become more difficult.
I regret not the things I have done, only those I have yet to do.
Many a forenoon have I stolen away, preferring to spend thus the most valued part of the day; for I was rich, if not in money, in sunny hours and summer days, and spent them lavishly; nor do I regret that I did not waste more of them in the workshop or the teacher’s desk.
I notice the silvery hair at his temples with a tinge of sadness. Why do parents grow old? Life is a castle of lies slowly dismantled by the passage of time. I regret not spending more time looking at the people I love.
Very few movies I’ve done I regret being involved in.
Whoever wishes to blame or attack me is entitled to do so. I regret I didn’t have enough experience to totally control the movement. On the other hand, with our constant struggle, this had to be done together with others in the communist world to stop Kampuchea becoming Vietnamese.
I regret that I stayed in my first relationship for too long. I didn’t get that it wasn’t working out.
I regret not death. I am going to meet my friends in another world.
I regret nothing and fear less.
Clearly, I regret the email was quoted incorrectly and I regret that it’s become a distraction from the story, which still entirely stands. I should have been clearer about the attribution. We updated our story immediately.
I regret those times when I’ve chosen the dark side. I’ve wasted enough time not being happy.
I don’t think anything I do in life is planned. Sometimes I regret that and I feel like I try to take ahold of the wheel, but I’m also always super excited when things pop up spontaneously and when I’m a little bit out of my depth. I just find that that thrills me.
As far as Im concerned, I regret nothing.
I regret what I did but it was in my personal time and I therefore hope that it does not reflect on the show
Oh, Lord, it is not the sins I have committed that I regret, but those which I have had no opportunity to commit
For all sad words of tongue and pen, The saddest are these, ‘It might have been’.
I think what I regret is that I would rather do something like that when I was a more established actress and I really had proven myself first. Now, people are still unsure whether I can act or not. I just don’t want to be one of those girls who are playing off the show’s popularity.
I regret. I apologize. I blame myself. I continue as before.
I constantly say things that I regret. I mortify myself constantly.
I regret my lack of options. I regret being painted into a corner and having that be the only instrument to get me from point A to point B.
There’s always some reason not to be writing and I regret the times I give in to that, because then writing feels strange – I feel like I have to reinvent the wheel. There are poets who don’t have to do that.
Somtimes I regret [that debut album was titled “Bad Azz” ], because people take it the wrong way. Everybody got a bad ways, and I’m a ‘Bad Ass’… whenever I’m not good, so that’s what I’m talkin’ about.
Oh, how I regret not having worn a bikini for the entire year I was twenty-six. If anyone young is reading this, go, right this minute, put on a bikini, and don’t take it off until you’re thirty-four.
Above all, I regret that scientific experiments-some of them mine-should have produced such a terrible weapon as the hydrogen bomb. Regret, with all my soul, but not guilt.
I’ve been getting plenty off my chest. Sometimes I get too much off my chest and I regret it.
It is chiefly, I regret to say, through journalism that such people find expression. I regret it because there is much to be said in favour of modern journalism. By giving us the opinions of the uneducated, it keeps us in touch with the ignorance of the community.
I did some things I regret, and I know there are people who think they know me. I’ve heard the things they say, and some of them are hurtful.
Always Do Your Best. Your best is going to change from moment to moment; it will be different when you are healthy as opposed to sick. Under any circumstance, simply do your best, and you will avoid self-judgment, self-abuse and regret.
I regret that I’ve never actually managed to be inspired enough to get into anything else, and I should’ve been, I really should have been, because the piano can be a wonderful instrument. But I’m afraid that my inspiration is just purely on the words… and it’s gonna stay there.
Seize every second of your life and savor it. Value your present moments.
Many of us crucify ourselves between two thieves – regret for the past and fear of the future.
Maybe all one can do is hope to end up with the right regrets.
As you grow older, you’ll find the only things you regret are the things you didn’t do.
I regret not getting brutally forthright with human beings a hell of a lot sooner than I did. Civility and obliquity are wasted on people who will not make the effort to be harsher or stricter on their own gooey egos than they are on other people.
Yes,” Jace said, “I regret having disobeyed you.” No! Clary thought, but her heart sank. Was he giving up, did he think it was the only way to save her and Simon? Valentine’s face softened. “Jonathan-” “Especially,” Jace said, “since I plan to do it again. Right now.
If I had more time, I could’ve utilized the stage more and turned it into my own but since I used all my energy writing and producing songs, my mind was blank when it came to my performances. That’s what I regret the most.
I regret that I can’t sit in the stands and watch me.
Remorse, the fatal egg that pleasure laid.
Do I regret taking the company public? Yes and no. Yes, because it put us under enormous pressure for a young company to go public at that point in its history, something you never could have done in the old days.
Oh, I constantly say things that I regret. I mortify myself constantly. But that’s just part of the deal. I’m not really sure what’s going to come out of my mouth.
I think people assume I’m perfect. I’m not. I make mistakes. I do things I regret. I’m stubborn.
In the past, I’ve been reluctant to share any bits of truth about myself or to really let people in on my reality. So I have said some things to throw people off the scent of what’s really going on in my life. So I have sort of aided the media in printing these misconceptions, which I regret.
I regret that I was never an athlete. I regret there isn’t time in life. I regret that so many of my friends have died. I regret that I was not brave at certain times in my life. I regret that I’m not beautiful. I regret that my conversation is largely with myself. I’m not part of the conversation of the world.
Nor do I regret that I have lived, since I have so lived that I think I was not born in vain, and I quit life as if it were an inn, not a home.
None of Your Business.’ It’s the only Salt-N-Pepa song that I regret.
I regret things all the time. I’ve never regretted not saying something. I’ve only regretted saying something.
Regret isвЂ¦ an unavoidable result of any loss, for in loss we lose the tomorrow that we needed to make right our yesterday or today.
Is it really so difficult to tell a good action from a bad one? I think one usually knows right away or a moment afterward, in a horrid flash of regret.
I thought I was the center of the world and that my parents had nothing to do with me, and I regret that. I wish I had been a little kinder to my family and been friends with them and let them into my life and shared with them the things I was doing rather than feel like I needed to do my life in secret.
I regret the way pain has taught me nothing.
People ask if I regret not winning a Stanley Cup, but winning the series against the Soviet Union was the best. It was the greatest experience of my hockey career by far.
It’s the things one might have said that fester.
I regret that I’ve been so busy with clinical work that I haven’t been able to spend much time on experiments and outcome studies.
I can say, “I don’t have anything I regret!” But I can also say, “I can go forward in my life the way it is and I don’t think I’ll accrue any future regrets.”
The sins I regret the most are the one’s I didn’t commit.
I am the son of peasants and I know what is happening in the villages. That is why I wanted to take revenge, and I regret nothing
That is the one thing in my public career that I regret–my work to secure the enactment of the Federal Reserve Law.
So yes, I say things I regret constantly, and I just can’t help it.
I have let my family down and I regret those transgressions with all of my heart.
To paraphrase a deceased patriot, I regret that I have only one life to give to my fly-fishing.
I regret nothing, says arrogance; I will regret nothing, says inexperience.
I regret not starting to paint earlier…It is one of the few things I do regret.
We live, I regret to say, in an age of Big Data hype.
I regret the ending of our friendship and hope one day before we die, we’ll make peace with each other . . . No rush.
I regret that I didnвЂ™t realize that actually theyвЂ™ve got no power over you at school вЂ” itвЂ™s all just a trick to indoctrinate you into being a conditioned, tame, placid citizen. Rebel, children, I urge you, fight the turgid slick of conformity with which they seek to smother your glory.
A man is not old until regrets take the place of dreams.
If we are going t stick to this damned quantum-jumping, then I regret that I ever had anything to do with quantum theory.
A great source of calamity lies in regret and anticipation; therefore a person is wise who thinks of the present alone, regardless of the past or future.
There are a few things that I regret, but nothing that I need to forget.
I regret my disbelief in God.
But I regret not having liked history.
Regrets are idle; yet history is one long regret. Everything might have turned out so differently.
I would rather regret the things that I have done than the things that I have not.
I regret that the presentation I made at the UN turned out to be wrong. It was wrong on the stockpiles of weapons of mass destruction, but pretty much right on intentions and capabilities.
I do not know what I regret. I sit with my pen, and cannot find an end to that sentence.
My family’s great and everybody’s happy and healthy and my career is good. But personally, I had to sacrifice a lot in my own personal life. And I regret that.
Why do I regret Chelsea? I’m the boss of the richest club in the world. I have not had much time to adjust myself, but I’ve found a great restaurant! That is the first thing I did when I arrived!
I have been mortal, and some part of me is mortal yet. I am full of tears and hunger and the fear of death, although I cannot weep, and I want nothing, and I cannot die. I am not like the others now, for no unicorn was ever born who could regret, but I do. I regret.
What I regret most in my life are failures of kindness. Those moments when another human being was there, in front of me, suffering, and I responded . . . sensibly. Reservedly. Mildly.
Sometimes I regret not being Catholic. I think I’d make a pretty good saint.
I regret that I do not have the dignity of Ricardo Montalban, the class of Dean Martin, or the humor of Bill Cosby. I do have the heart of a lion.
Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret.
The one thing I regret is that I will never have time to read all the books I want to read.
I’m never uncomfortable with anything I do. I never feel like I regret anything. I love music. All kinds of music. I’m a producer first. I feel like I can do anything and still be myself.
Think of your pension and start saving. Like my father, I have been a spendthrift, and I regret that.
If only. Those must be the two saddest words in the world.
The end of Students for a Democratic Society is viewed by me and a lot of other people as a terrible sorry in many ways, tragic event even though I participated in it and played some role in it. But I regret a lot of that.
Am I going to regret leaving Wall Street? No. Will I regret missing the beginning of the Internet? Yes.
I regret that we weren’t able to reform Social Security. The fact that we weren’t able to when we had majorities in the House and the Senate I think reflected poorly on our political party.
I now, weak, old, diseased, poor, dying, hold still my soul in my hands, and I regret nothing.
As an early adopter of the internet, I’ve changed as the internet has changed, and I regret a lot of the things that I used to believe or used to do.
There’s not a second I regret having a child on my own.
When I’m old I’m never going to say,I didn’t do this or, I regret that. I’m going to say,I don’t regret a damn thing. I came, I went, and I did it all.
If I’m sincere today, what does it matter if I regret it tomorrow?
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.
He treated me like a son and I let him down. I must take some responsibility for him getting the sack. I regret letting him down so much.
I do nothing I regret, man, because I try to do nothing abominable. As long as there is not an abomination, there is nothing to regret, you understand?
I regret, as much as any member, the unavoidable weight and duration of the burdens to be imposed; having never been a proselyte to the doctrine, that public debts are public benefits. I consider them, on the contrary, as evils which ought to be removed as fast as honor and justice will permit.
I know that when I am dying, looking back, it will be women that I regret having argued with, women I sought to impress, to understand, was tortured by. Women I wish to see again, to see them smile and laugh and say, It was all as it should have been.
I regret the unhappiness of princes who are slaves to forms and fettered by caution.
Not that I regret saying what I believed to be the truth, but I regret anything that I might have written or spoken that could have been used in a way to help to foster that atmosphere out of which came the loss of life of Brother Malcolm.
The main conclusion arrived at in this work, namely that man is descended from some lowly-organised form, will, I regret to think, be highly distasteful to many persons. But there can hardly be a doubt that we are descended from barbarians.
Consider the possibility that I made a mistake I regret-and that I’ll continue to regret that mistake and try to convince you to give me another chance until the earth stops turning.
But I certainly made mistakes, for which I regret, I think most human beings in their lifetime make mistakes, mine ended up in two years prison – two very remarkable years from which I learnt a lot.
In retrospect, of course I regret calling them (Charlton fans) morons. Imbeciles would have been more appropriate.
I have a regret that the entire discussion [with El Chapo]… ignores its purpose, which was to try to contribute to this discussion about the policy in the War on Drugs.
Each time I changed, it was as if, on purpose, I didnвЂ™t want anyone to know too much about me, which of course now I regret, because I closed myself to everything. But it was my way of dealing with things.
I quit the Knicks so I know what quitting is, I did. I quit. And it’s something I regret to this day. I live with it every day and I regret it. And I let my emotions come into it. And I was just emotionally spent. I made a bad decision and I quit.
Education, and I regret to say this as an educator, but there’s no indication that education has a direct effect on happiness.
A man has cause for regret only when he sows and no one reaps.
I made decisions that I regret, and I took them as learning experiences… I’m human, not perfect, like anybody else.
A thing which I regret, and which I will try to remedy some time, is that I have never in my life planted a walnut. Nobody does plant them nowadays-when you see a walnut it is almost invariably an old tree. If you plant a walnut you are planting it for your grandchildren, and who cares a damn for his grandchildren?
I fear nothing and I regret less.
How I regret now that my perpetual emotional dependence on the man I love has killed all my other talents – my energy too: and I had such a lot of that once.
I regret my choice of words which do not accurately reflect the process of the James committee, with which I have been closely involved and totally support.
I regret not having enough training, I trained for a year at The Royal Court, but I very quickly went off to do films and television.
I do not regret getting married nor do I regret getting divorced.
I took the easy way, and to an extent I regret that. Still, though, the way we did it was honest. We played it and sang it the way we felt it, and there’s a lot to be said for that.
I’d love to do a golf movie. I turned down Don Johnson’s role in ‘Tin Cup.’ I regret that.
At a recent show, I looked out and I saw this girl crying in the audience and it really affected me. I wanted to stop the song and go and give her a hug. I should have, actually – I regret not doing that.
My biggest regret is that I’ve assisted the media in making me into a cartoon character. I don’t regret what has happened to me, but I regret the way I have dealt with it.
Never do today what you can do tomorrow, because something may occur to make you regret your premature action.
It is better to look ahead and prepare than to look back and regret.
Forget regret, or life is yours to miss.
I regret not dancing more, just cutting loose on the dance floor. I still admire those who don’t care much about what others think of them.
As a member of the New York Senate from 1966 to 1989, I voted 12 times to establish the death penalty in New York… I regret my votes in favor of the death penalty.
I don’t talk about my past; people ask me about it. I’ve done things I’m ashamed of, but one thing I can honestly say is that things I’ve done that I regret, I’ve never done twice. I work really hard at that.
I will always cherish the times at JGR. The only thing that I regret is that we didn’t win more races and/or championships.
O love, if I regret the age when one savors you, it is not for the hour of pleasure, but for the one that follows it.
My one regret in life is that I am not someone else.
I am only human, although I regret it.
I regret all of my books.
The only things I regret, and the only things I’ll ever regret are things I didn’t do. In the end, that’s what we mourn. The paths we didn’t take. The people we didn’t touch.
I was recently on a tour of Latin America, and the only regret I have was that I didn’t study Latin harder in school so I could converse with those people.
This is not a love story. It is my life, and as such, there is love, loss, war, death, and sacrifice. It’s about things that needed to be done and choices made. I regret nothing.
I regret the times I’ve been mean to people… It’s fine to pick on people who can defend themselves and deserve it. Some people don’t deserve to be picked on who I picked on, so I don’t do it anymore.
As I grow older, I regret to say that a detestable habit of thinking seems to be getting a hold of me.
I regret that I wasn’t the kind of person who could enjoy celebrity. It embarrassed me too much.
Regret for wasted time is more wasted time
When I was writing my first draft, and feeling grandiose, I e-mailed an artist/clothing designer I know and suggested we collaborate on a fashion line inspired by the outfits my characters wore. I regret that we never did that.
I regret that I didn’t enjoy it all more. I didn’t savour it until the end because I was so hard on myself. Life goes by so quickly. A dancer’s career goes by so quickly. You’ve got to enjoy those moments when you know you’ve done your best.
Get correct views of life, and learn to see the world in its true light. It will enable you to live pleasantly, to do good, and, when summoned away, to leave without regret.
With my time in the limelight, I regret that I didnt use it more to push vegetarianism. I support vegetarian options in the school lunch program.
It’s not what you are, it’s what you don’t become that hurts.
Regret is not an apology. I regret that I ran the stop sign, right, but, yeah, I’m not sorry for what I speaking. I regret that because I got a ticket. You can regret things and still not be sorry for them.
the more I live, the more I regret how little i know
I never wanted to be feared. If I regret one thing, it is the fear I have caused. Fear is the tool of tyrants. Unfortunately, when the fate of the world is in question, you use whatever tools are available.
Make it a rule of life never to regret and never to look back.
Yeah, I regret we weren’t on a higher floor.
I have many regrets, and I’m sure everyone does. The stupid things you do, you regret… if you have any sense, and if you don’t regret them, maybe you’re stupid.
Under any circumstance, simply do your best, and you will avoid self-judgment, self-abuse and regret.
Each day you must choose, the pain of discipline or the pain of regret.
I regret that it takes a life to learn how to live.
I regret very much to hear so many people, many of my own countrymen, predicting war, stating that Europe is preparing and arming for such a conflict.
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.
We are generally forced to choose one way or the other of distancing ourselves from Kant. I suppose I tend to choose the irreligious way. But I regret that Kant’s path has not been followed.
I regret not having had more time with my kids when they were growing up.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. I regret that this isn’t fatal.
I regret to this day that I never went to college. I feel I should have been a doctor.
I think I felt that I was very well known for my figure and needed to keep that up for my work. And I regret all of it. I felt fraudulent and very shameful.