12 Quotes about Overcoming Regret & Guilt

Overcoming Regret…

Find Yourself, Deepak Chopra

“With everything that has happened to you, you can either feel sorry for yourself or treat what has happened as a gift. Everything is either an opportunity to grow or an obstacle to keep you from growing. You get to choose.”

Wayne W. Dyer
Forgiveness is quote Oprah

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

Katherine Mansfield
Heart needs more time to accept

“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

Overcoming Guilt…

Two kinds of guilt, Tahir

The beauty of life is, while we cannot undo what is done, we can see it, understand it, learn from it and change so that every new moment is spent not in regret, guilt, fear or anger but in wisdom, understanding and love.

Jennifer Edwards

Guilt is the worst demon to bear, strangling you from the inside of your body. Apologise. Make amends. Let go. Breathe free.

Nikita Gill
Guilt is caused by not enough presence, Tolle

The elimination diet: Remove anger, regret, worry, resentment, guilt, and blame. Then watch your health and life improve.

Charles F. Glassman
Never regret kind words or affection, Monson

The last quote, from Thomas S. Monson, comes from a talk given in October, 2008 titled “Finding Joy in the Journey”. It’s a beautiful talk that highlights the importance of cherishing the present, and letting go of things past. Read the full talk here: “Finding Joy in the Journey”.


Looking for more quotes? Check out: “31 Happiness Quotes” to increase your personal happiness.

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