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What are the best regrettable quotes?

We've gathered this hand-picked list of quotes to show you what is regrettable!

Whether a inspirational quote from your favorite celebrity C. E. M. Joad, Martin Luther King, Jr. or an motivational message about giving it your best from a successful business person, we can all benefit from a famous regrettable quote.

Conscience was the barmaid of the Victorian soul. Recognizing that human beings were fallible and that their failings, though regrettable, must be humored, conscience would permit, rather ungraciously perhaps, the indulgence of a number of carefully selected desires. — C. E. M. Joad

I have almost reached the regrettable conclusion that the Negro's great stumbling block in his stride toward freedom is not the White Citizen's Councilor or the Ku Klux Klanner, but the white moderate. — Martin Luther King, Jr.

History leaves no doubt that among of the most regrettable crimes committed by human beings have been committed by those human beings who thought of themselves as civilized. What, we must ask, does our civilization possess that is worth defending? One thing worth defending, I suggest, is the imperative to imagine the lives of beings who are not ourselves and are not like ourselves: animals, plants, gods, spirits, people of other countries, other races, people of the other sex, places and enemies. — Wendell Berry

The more prosperous and settled a nation, the more readily it tends to think of war as a regrettable accident; to nations less fortunate the chance of war presents itself as a possible bountiful friend. — Lewis H. Lapham

Last Friday night, I Twitted a photograph of myself that I intended to send as a direct message as part of a joke to a woman in Seattle. Once I realized I posted to Twitter I panicked, I took it down and said that I had been hacked. I then continued with that story, to stick to that story which was a hugely regrettable mistake. — Anthony Weiner

Again like Williams, with the emphasis now regrettable, when a man makes a poem, makes it mind you, he takes the words as he finds them lying interrelated about him. — Robert Creeley

To the fantastic mental illness of Rationalism, hard facts are regrettable things, and to talk about them is to create them. — Francis Parker Yockey

Both of us are known for probably at times regrettable streak of independence. — David Kay