Regret means to feel bad about something or to be sorry for words or actions that you have taken in the past. When you search for regret quotes you will find that there is not a person alive who does not wish that they could change something from their past. When you feel regret then you are sad or contrite over something and you wish that it had not happened. If you live your life cautiously, never taking advantage of the numerous opportunities offered, then you could experience a lot of regret as you age because you missed out on so much. When you treat others with kindness and compassion and you live your live to the fullest then you do not have to experience regret because you have had a good life and you would not change anything.