Remorse Quotes

Show business is the best possible therapy for remorse. Anita Loos

Remorse is a violent dyspepsia of the mind. Ogden Nash

Remorse is impotence; it will sin again. Only repentance is strong; it can end everything. Honore de Balzac

Classic remorse, as all the moralists are agreed, is a most undesirable sentiment. If you have behaved badly, repent, make what amends you can and address yourself to the task of behaving better next time. On no account brood over your wrongdoing. Rolling in the muck is not the best way of getting clean. Aldous Huxley

I think remorse ought to stop biting the consciences that feed it. Ogden Nash

On the throne, one has many worries; and remorse is the one that weighs the least. Jean Racine

In luck or out the toil has left its mark:
That old perplexity an empty purse,
Or the day’s vanity, the night’s remorse.
William Butler Yeats

Remorse is the echo of a lost virtue. Edward Bulwer-Lytton

Remorse sleeps during a prosperous period but wakes up in adversity. Jean Jacques Rousseau

Remorse, the fatal egg by pleasure laid. William Cowper