Quotes September 29, 2021

Courtesy of Henrik Edberg, The Positivity Blog

“Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many-not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.”
Charles Dickens
“It’s better to look ahead and prepare, than to look back and regret.”
Jackie Joyner-Kersee
“If I’m sincere today, what does it matter if I regret it tomorrow?”
José Saramago
“Often regret is very false and displaced, and imagines the past to be totally other than it was.”
John O’Donohue
“Don’t regret your mistakes. You’ll always make mistakes. The better you are, the less mistakes you make. The only way to get better is to thoroughly analyze your mistakes.”
James Altucher
“Regret is mostly caused by not having done anything.”
Charles Bukowski
“Maybe all one can do is hope to end up with the right regrets.”
Arthur Miller
“Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time; it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.”
Sydney J. Harris
“Don’t allow yourself to become one who, nearing death, regrets what you might have done if only you had taken a few risks. We each have a purpose in life.”
Gillian Stokes
“Nobody gets to live life backward. Look ahead, that is where your future lies.”
Ann Landers
“I made decisions that I regret, and I took them as learning experiences… I’m human, not perfect, like anybody else.”
Queen Latifah
“Living with regrets was like driving a car that only moved in reverse.”
Jodi Picoult
“Regret is the worst human emotion. If you took another road, you might have fallen off a cliff. I’m content.”
William Shatner
“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
“Never regret. If it’s good, it’s wonderful. If it’s bad, it’s experience.”
Victoria Holt
“Never regret anything you have done with a sincere affection; nothing is lost that is born of the heart.”
Basil Rathbone
“The past is a great place and I don’t want to erase it or to regret it, but I don’t want to be its prisoner either.”
Mick Jagger
“Life is too short, time is too precious, and the stakes are too high to dwell on what might have been.”
Hillary Clinton
“‘Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.”
Alfred Lord Tennyson