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  Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret.  
 -  Ambrose Bierce
  

  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 always found that if I move with seventy-five percent or more of the facts that I usually never regret it. It's the guys who wait to have everything perfect that drive you crazy.  
 -  Lee Iacocca
  

  Nothing is wrong with peace and love. It is all the more regrettable that so many of Christ's followers seem to disagree.  
 -  Richard Dawkins
  

  I think if I hadn't been a writer, I'd have been a teacher like my dad. He was a college professor, and one of my greatest regrets is that he passed away before I was able to prove to him that I wasn't going to be stuck working at Rax Roast Beef for the rest of my life!  
 -  Meg Cabot
  

  The one thing I regret was that my work required an enormous amount of my time, and a lot of travel.  
 -  Neil Armstrong
  

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

  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.  
 -  Robert E. Lee
  

  The only victories which leave no regret are those which are gained over ignorance.  
 -  Napoleon Bonaparte
  

  Regrets are the natural property of grey hairs.  
 -  Charles Dickens
  

  It is with deep regret that the determination to assemble Parliament has been so long delayed.  
 -  Henry Addington
  

  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.  
 -  Katharine Hepburn
  

  Has this world been so kind to you that you should leave with regret? There are better things ahead than any we leave behind.  
 -  C. S. Lewis
  

  If we spend our time with regrets over yesterday, and worries over what might happen tomorrow, we have no today in which to live.  
 -  Thomas Sowell
  

  It is possible that a scientific discovery will be made that humans will later regret because it has awful consequences. The problem is, we probably would not know in advance and, once the discovery is made, it cannot be undiscovered.  
 -  Paul Davies
  

  My one regret in life is that I am not someone else.  
 -  Woody Allen
  

  I don't have nothing to regret at all in the past, except that I might've unintentionally hurt somebody else or something.  
 -  Jimi Hendrix
  

  Believe me - I've done very good stuff and very crazy stuff, and I don't regret the crazy stuff.  
 -  Jean-Claude Van Damme
  

  If you aren't in the moment, you are either looking forward to uncertainty, or back to pain and regret.  
 -  Jim Carrey
  

  If Alibaba cannot become a Microsoft or Wal-Mart, I will regret it for the rest of my life.  
 -  Jack Ma
  

  I started with the firm conviction that when I came to the end, I wanted to be regretting the things that I had done, not the things I hadn't.  
 -  Michael Caine
  

  As someone who worked hard for a Labour victory in the 90s, do I regret it? Not really. It was bound to happen. And it'll happen with the next government, and the one after it. Because all governments serve us. They serve the filth.  
 -  Stephen Fry
  

  When I am in the Scottish Parliament chamber, I often feel the need to sit for the entire debate. It's only courteous to listen to what everyone has to say, although I often find myself desperate to say something but too scared to stand up in case I regret it.  
 -  Margo MacDonald
  

  I have no regrets. I've got my health.  
 -  Naomi Campbell
  

  Fear is stupid. So are regrets.  
 -  Marilyn Monroe
  

  The person whose doors I enter with most pleasure, and quit with most regret, never did me the smallest favor.  
 -  William Hazlitt
  

  I don't have any big regrets.  
 -  Simon Callow
  

  I'm not really one for regrets.  
 -  David Bailey
  

  That moment of regret for sending a text when you don't get a reply and feeling like a fool.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Regrets and recriminations only hurt your soul.  
 -  Armand Hammer
  

  He who has regrets cannot look at himself in the mirror.  
 -  Eric Cantona
  

  I have no regrets about my life.  
 -  Jane Badler
  

  My biggest regret is putting my body through fad diets - Atkins, cleanses, the hCG diet.  
 -  Jennie Garth
  

  I should not regret a fair and full trial of the entire abolition of capital punishment.  
 -  James Madison
  

  In looking back, I see nothing to regret and little to correct.  
 -  John C. Calhoun
  

  I regret the whole worlds that will never come into existence, the children, the grandchildren, all the human possibilities that never were and never will be.  
 -  Liam Gallagher
  

  Most people die of a sort of creeping common sense, and discover when it is too late that the only things one never regrets are one's mistakes.  
 -  Oscar Wilde
  

  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
  

  To sum it all up, I must say that I regret nothing.  
 -  Adolf Eichmann
  

  A man is not old until regrets take the place of dreams.  
 -  John Barrymore
  

  I do not regret one moment of my life.  
 -  Lillie Langtry
  

  I regret those times when I've chosen the dark side. I've wasted enough time not being happy.  
 -  Jessica Lange
  

  Accept everything about yourself - I mean everything, You are you and that is the beginning and the end - no apologies, no regrets.  
 -  Henry A. Kissinger
  

  I have no regrets about being 'Doctor Who'. It was the greatest thing that ever happened to me.  
 -  Stephen Baker
  

  I still regret that I never played soccer in high school. I chose basketball over soccer.  
 -  Will Ferrell
  

  Youth is a blunder; Manhood a struggle, Old Age a regret.  
 -  Benjamin Disraeli
  

  I regret the passing of the studio system. I was very appreciative of it because I had no talent.  
 -  Lucille Ball
  

  I'd rather regret the things I've done than regret the things I haven't done.  
 -  Lucille Ball
  

  The one regret I have about my own abortions is that they cost money that might otherwise have been spent on something more pleasurable, like taking the kids to movies and theme parks.  
 -  Barbara Ehrenreich
  

  I never regretted what I turned down.  
 -  Angela Lansbury
  

  Somebody asked me what do you regret. I said, well I was offered the role of Maverick in 'Top Gun' and I turned it down.  
 -  Scott Baio
  

  We must all suffer from one of two pains: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret. The difference is discipline weighs ounces while regret weighs tons.  
 -  Jim Rohn
  

  I regret losing certain women, but it was always my fault.  
 -  Scott Baio
  

  Were it not better to forget than to remember and regret?  
 -  Letitia Elizabeth Landon
  

  Everything I turn up to, I think I'm going to enjoy. I never look back, so I don't have regrets.  
 -  Kevin Keegan
  

  I see it all perfectly; there are two possible situations - one can either do this or that. My honest opinion and my friendly advice is this: do it or do not do it - you will regret both.  
 -  Soren Kierkegaard
  

  I am a Senator against my wishes and feelings, which I regret more than any other of my life.  
 -  Andrew Jackson
  

  It is to be regretted that the rich and powerful too often bend the acts of government to their own selfish purposes.  
 -  Andrew Jackson
  

  I would sincerely regret, and which never shall happen whilst I am in office, a military guard around the President.  
 -  Andrew Jackson