Regret Quotes

41 Regret Quotes To Stop Your Guilt & Start Afresh

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Here’s a list of regret quotes and moving on quotes to clean up your misery, let go of yesterday and move forward.

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Regret is insight that comes a day too late.

Regret is … An unavoidable result of any loss, for in loss we lose the tomorrow that we needed to make right our yesterday or today.
Gerald Lawson Sittser

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 for
wallowing in.
Katherine Mansfield

Temporary feelings of regret are a normal part of the mourning process. This helps us retrieve our lost dreams. If we hold on to regret, we risk trapping ourselves in a prison of unrealized dreams from which it is difficult to escape.
Barbara De Angelis

Forget regret, or life is yours to miss.
Jonathan Larson


Everything happens for a reason – a good reason. A loss may be a blessing. Take time to self-reflect, learn, change, grow… Either way, it will form a better you, a greater life.

The more you try to control something, the more it controls you. Free yourself, and let things take their own natural course.
Leon Brown

When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.
Alexander Graham Bell

I have no regrets in my life. I think that everything happens to you for a reason. The hard times that you go through build character, making you a much stronger person.
Rita Mero

Regret for time wasted can become a power for good in the time that remains, if we will only stop the waste and the idle, useless regretting.
Arthur Brisbane

I don’t dwell in the past; I don’t wallow in old events and emotions. I don’t waste time on regret. No use going over and over the details of what already happened.

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