Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Category: Regret.

The repository contains eight quotes in the category “Regret.”

Remorse: Regret that one waited so long to do it.

H. L. Mencken
1880 — 1956

Which hurts the most, saying something and wishing you had not, or saying nothing and wishing you had?

1946 —     

The funny thing about regret is that it’s better to regret something you have done than to regret something you haven’t.

Gibby Haynes

The greatest risk is the one not taken.


The only things you live to regret are the risks you didn’t take.


For all sad words of tongue and pen, the saddest are these: “It might have been.”

John Greenleaf Whittier
1807 — 1892

If fear of punishment alone animates penance, the more intense this is, the more it leads to despair.

Paschasius Quesnel
1634 — 1719

There is no pillow so soft as a clear conscience.

French Proverb