Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day. You shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense.
When you give yourself permission to communicate what matters to you in every situation you will have peace despite rejection or disapproval. Putting a voice to your soul helps you to let go of the negative energy of fear and regret.
regret is mostly caused by not having done anything.
Everyone wanted to believe that endless love was possible. She'd believed in it once too, back when she was eighteen. But she knew that love was messy, just like life. It took turns that people couldn't foresee or even understand, leaving a long trail of regret in its wake. And almost always, those regrets led to the kinds of what if questions that could never be answered.
People die all the time. Life is a lot more fragile than we think. So you should treat others in a way that leaves no regrets. Fairly, and if possible, sincerely. It's too easy not to make the effort, then weep and wring your hands after the person dies.
In the short term, it would make me happy to go play outside. In the long term, it would make me happier to do well at school and become successful. But in the VERY long term, I know which will make better memories.
Whoever said that the past isn't dead had it backward. It's the future that's already dead, already played out.
This world that was our home for a brief spell never brought us anything but pain and grief; its a shame that not one of our problems was ever solved. We depart with a thousand regrets in our hearts.
The true definition of mental illness is when the majority of your time is spent in the past or future, but rarely living in the realism of NOW.
With a philosophy education, one can infuriate his peers, intimidate his date, think of obscure, unreliable ways to make money, and never regret a thing.
People always say life is too short for regrets. But the truth is, it's too long.
Do not feel sad for your tears as rocks never regret the waterfalls
I regret to say I'm unable to reply to your unexpressed desires.
Technically, all tattoos are temporary, even permanent ones.
Don't show a friend your gift, or your bag of money if you still want to maintain your relationship, but if nay, go on, and all you'll see is hate and jealousy, and you'll fight with him in the street like a dog and all you'll feel is regret.
When your only regret is if anyone thinks you regret anything - that is the definition of conviction.
Sometimes the blessing is in the prayer not being answered.
God is just as merciful in the things He does not allow, as He is in the things He does.
I imagine what would happen if everyone turned their regrets into wishes, went around shouting them.
There is no person I came across and I didn’t give them opportunities. Their problem is most, if not all become interested or respond when it’s already too late.