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.
The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone.
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 for wallowing in.
Regret is an appalling waste of energy; you can't build on it; it is only good for wallowing in.
Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time; it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.
A man is wise with the wisdom of his time only, and ignorant with its ignorance.An age is called Dark, not because the light fails to shine, but because people refuse to see it.
What's encouraging about meditation is that even if we shut down, we can no longer shut down in ignorance. We see very clearly that we're closing off. That in itself begins to illuminate the darkness of ignorance.
Ignorance is preferable to error, and he is less remote from the truth who believes nothing than he who believes what is wrong.