Regrets Of The Past Quotes

Quotes tagged as "regrets-of-the-past" (showing 1-25 of 25)
“«Regrets»... I regret how timid and meek I was back then... always telling myself that I couldn't do anything, never even daring to try. That's definitely something I regret. " (p.330)”
Ichigo Takano, Orange: The Complete Collection, Volume 1

Gillian Duce
“To live with regret is to deny one;s life of living.”
Gillian Duce, Demons and Dangers: Magic and Mayhem - Book 4

“We yearn for opportunities, we pray for opportunities and we seek for opportunities. The good news is that we meet opportunities. The bad news is that we miss the opportunities only to come to a later realization of missed opportunities.”
Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

Mladen Đorđević
“I finished my cigarette, but i would like very much that i finished myself with it.”
Mladen Đorđević, Svetioničar - Vesnici oluje

“A real value of our lives is in how we use our time as we journey from the womb to the tomb. A great difference between the womb and the tomb is the w and the t! Wasted time! We waste great and precious time as we journey from the womb to the tomb; in the end, we remember the w and the t in a simple statement of regret, 'had I known' ! The wasted time!”
Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

“Feelings of regret represent our aversion to reality.”
Kilroy J. Oldster, Dead Toad Scrolls

Richard Paul Evans
“The pages continue to turn, and every day I'm a little older, hopefully a little wiser and a lot more grateful. Do I have regrets? I have a few - but not as many as you might think. If it hadn't been for the darkness, I never would have known the light. In life we all take different paths, some more difficult than others, but in the end, all that matters is whether or not they lead us home.”
Richard Paul Evans, Lost December

“The unfortunate thing is that, sometimes, we slip, but, fortunately, consciously or unconsciously, we learn from our slips all the time, except some people!”
Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

“Anytime we say tomorrow, we reduce our number of times to say tomorrow! Mind your time!”
Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

Cheryl R. Cowtan
“Pastor Smith did not have the religious constitution needed to provide salvation for any of us who’d had a hand in this tragic event. We had put on the armour of God, and there was no undoing what we had done. My faith, my belief in myself as a good citizen, everything I had thought was truth was scattered to the wind, and no one on this earth could put that to rights. Things weren’t as simple as living and dying. I understood that now.”
Cheryl R. Cowtan, Girl Desecrated: Vampires, Asylums and Highlanders 1984

Cheryl R. Cowtan
“An Indigo Bunting let out a trill, a cheery song, reminding me of better days, of hope and happiness and all the lofty promises a blue canary can sing about. I closed my eyes and took a deep breath of the heady morning air. Looking within myself, I searched for the man I once was.”
Cheryl R. Cowtan, Girl Desecrated: Vampires, Asylums and Highlanders 1984

“You get to know what you should have done better regretfully when you watch others take the stage enthusiastically to do what you should have done better”
Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

Lisa J. Shultz
“I believe one of the most important reasons I am here today is to practice forgiveness and to learn the power of it as a gift to others and myself. By focusing on forgiveness in my life today, I am promoting my healing and lessening my regrets.”
Lisa J. Shultz, A Chance to Say Goodbye: Reflections on Losing a Parent

“When the past is mentioned, some cry! When the past is mentioned, some ponder! When the past is mentioned, never again comes into the mind of some people. When the past is mentioned, some recall their had I known! The past is past, but its footprints never go!”
Ernest Agyemang Yeboah, Religion, Philosophy and life

R.J.  Lawrence
“Never apologize for correct actions.”
R.J. Lawrence, The Xactilias Project

“A great difference between the womb and the tomb is the w and the t! We waist great and precious time as we journey from the womb to the tomb; in the end we shall remember the w and the t! Hmm! The wasted time!”
Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

“Do not be ready to listen to anyone who is ready to show you your past mistakes instead, be ready to listen to someone who is ready to show you the untold lessons from your past mistakes so that you may be able to skip your future mistakes”
Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

“Let all your regrets and mistakes become your sails and your rudders, and not your anchors”
Sotero M Lopez II

“Perhaps human beings are incapable of living without experiencing the blue-tinged taste of loss, failure, and regret. If incidents of remorse, shame, and guilt are unavoidable, perhaps the most we can hope for is to suffer from the type of regrets that hurt least. Sydney Smith (1771-1845), an English wit, writer and Anglican cleric said, ‘Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time; it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.”
Kilroy J. Oldster, Dead Toad Scrolls

Courtney Milan
“...what started with those simple requirements -- make her notice me, but guarantee that nobody understood how I felt -- turned into the cruelest thing I have ever done to another human.”
Courtney Milan, Unlocked

Julie Ann Walker
“...regrets are like pennies that have fallen down the cracks of the sofa. Most times, they aren’t worth collectin”
Julie Ann Walker, Fuel for Fire

Stewart Stafford
“If you erased your past mistakes, you could purge your regrets with them, but you’d also wipe any lessons learned and any subsequent maturity gained. Don’t regret the minefields you stepped into, just try and learn not to step into the same one twice.”
Stewart Stafford

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