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You'll seldom experience regret for anything that you've done. It is what you haven't done that will torment you. The message, therefore, is clear. Do it! Develop an appreciation for the present moment. Seize every second of your life and savor it. Value your present moments. Using them up in any self-defeating ways means you've lost them forever.

Wayne Dyer (1940-?) American psychotherapist, author and lecturer.

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 (1888-1923) New Zealand-born English short story writer.

I believe that he was really sorry that people would not believe he was sorry that he was not more sorry.

Samuel Butler (1612-1680) British poet and satirist.

The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone.

Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-1896) American writer and philanthropist.

To regret deeply is to live afresh.

Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862) American naturalist, poet and philosopher.

Make the most of your regrets; never smother your sorrow, but tend and cherish it till it come to have a separate and integral interest. To regret deeply is to live afresh.

Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862) American naturalist, poet and philosopher.

Remorse, the fatal egg that pleasure laid.

William Cowper (1731-1800) British poet.

Regrets are the natural property of gray hairs.

Charles Dickens (1812-1870) British novelist.

My one regret in life is that I'm not someone else.

Woody Allen (1935-?) American director, actor and comedian.

Regret is an appalling waste of energy; you can't build on it; it's only good for wallowing in.

Katherine Mansfield (1888-1923) New Zealand-born English short story writer.

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