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Quotes of the Day for 20 June 2001 – Regrets

We all have a few things in our past, both errors or omissions. It's very human to dwell on them, nursing our Regrets. Today's quotes agree we should let them go.

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The quotes:

When one door closes another door opens; but we so often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door, that we do not see the ones which open for us.
     - Alexander Graham Bell

Make it a rule of life never to regret and never look back. We all live in suspense, from day to day, from hour to hour; in other words, we are the hero of our own story.
     - Mary McCarthy

It is better to look ahead and prepare than to look back and regret.
     - J. J. Kersee

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

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


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