31+ Anime Quotes About Regret To Put Life Into Perspective!

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Written by Anime Motivation

Regret is something people experience, no matter what type of life a person has. Even if that regret isn’t viewed as painful as someone else’s.

You never know where a choice may ultimately lead, so the potential for regret is always there.

You can control it to the extent that you do the things you want to do, rather than avoiding it because of fear or outside criticism.

These anime quotes about regret highlight some of these points and more.

Here’s a list from many different perspectives!

 

1. Glenn Radars Quotes (Rokudenashi)

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“No matter how hard you’ve agonized over your path, you’ll always regret something about it later.” – Glenn Radars

 

2. Holo The Wise Wolf Quotes (Spice And Wolf)

“I believe I am drunk. I will put myself to bed before I say anything else I regret.” – Holo The Wise Wolf

 

3. Shimada Minami Quotes (Baka To Test)

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“Aki, you can’t lie when you confess to someone. I’m trying to comfort you know, but if I just wanted to comfort you, I won’t confess to you. I confessed to you like this because I really like you. But I do find it a little annoying how you fidget around like this, and I really hate you for blaming yourself and regretting your actions. — and I really hate you when you said that a girl, who summoned all her courage to confess to you, is lying.” – Shimada Minami

 

4. Ryunosuke Tanaka Quotes (Haikyuu)

“Even if you put aside regret, you´ll end up feeling it anyway. Right now, you need to make sure you grasp this good feeling and never forget it.” – Ryunosuke Tanaka

 

5. Shiho Fujimiya (Ishukan Friends)

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“Regretting the past forever won’t solve anything.” – Shiho Fujimiya

 

6. Kazuki Kuwanomi Quotes (Plastic Memories)

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“That’s human nature. We have regrets, and go on blaming ourselves forever.” – Kazuki Kuwanomi

 

7. Sakurako Amamiya Quotes (Psyren)

“Regret is a powerful poison. The more you harbor those thoughts, the harder it is to move on.” – Sakurako Amamiya

 

8. Sayaka Miki Quotes (Madoka Magica)

“I’ve decided that from now on, I’m never gonna regret anything. Ever again!” – Sayaka Miki

 

“I don’t regret using my wish for another’s sake. If I regret my decision now, the feelings upon which it was based will be for naught.” – Sayaka Miki

 

9. Black Star Quotes (Soul Eater)

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“I’ll never show you my tears. These are the tears of those who died with regrets. If there’s a way to take away these regrets, I’ll make sure I’ll find it.” – Black Star

 

10. Cho Hakkai Quotes (Saiyuki)

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“Regrets are just a way for the foolish and the guilty to pass time.” – Cho Hakkai

 

11. Rider Quotes (Fate Zero)

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“I shall grieve, and I shall weep. But I shall never regret.” – Rider

 

12. Miranda Lotto Quotes (D. Gray Man)

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“The reason that I’m no good… Even though I can’t do anything well, I will attempt it anyways. Even though I decide not to try anymore, I regret it, and end up trying again. After all, I can’t do anything right, it’s better if I just don’t try at all. I’m an idiot, aren’t I…” – Miranda Lotto

 

13. Arachy Panty Quotes (Panty And Stocking)

“But that’s why I can’t let myself be weighed down by fuckin’ regrets. A bitch lives as free as a bird that can never be caught.” – Panty

 

14. Kaname Chidori Quotes (Full Metal Panic)

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“I don’t have any regrets. I’m glad I met you, Sousuke Sagara.” – Kaname Chidori

 

15. Kurama Quotes (Yu Yu Hakusho)

“Regret is a different beast when you live for centuries.” – Kurama

 

16. Kakeru Kurosawa Quotes (Onani Master Kurosawa)

“I’m prepared for it all. Even if my chest hurts, even if I’m ripped apart, I won’t let myself taste any regret.” – Kakeru Kurosawa

 

17. Lavi Bookman Quotes (D. Gray Man)

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“There isn’t anyone who doesn’t feel regret or sadness.” – Lavi Bookman

 

18. Yakumo Tsukamoto Quotes (School Rumble)

“Rather than not doing anything and regretting it, we should do something and regret it.” – Yakumo Tsukamoto

 

19. Kazuki Kazami Quotes (Fruits Of Grisaia)

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“I believe that “I could have done something” is the most frustrating regret of them all.” – Kazuki Kazami

 

20. Touka Kirishima Quotes (Tokyo Ghoul)

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“After you’ve gobbled him down you’d be left alone to regret it while covered in blood and guts. That’s the hunger of a ghoul. That’s our destiny.” – Touka Kirishima

 

21. Ushiromiya Kyrie Quotes (Umineko When They Cry)

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“What if that fruit you’ve worked so hard to nurture gets pulled off the branch the next morning? You’ll regret that you didn’t choose to harvest it the previous day instead of complaining. That regret really hurts. It’ll make you crawl through hell.” – Ushiromiya Kyrie

 

22. Yuzan Yoshida Quotes (My Little Monster)

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“If you don’t hold any regret in your choice, that means you must’ve made the right decision.” – Yuzan Yoshida

 

23. Akito Takagi Quotes (Bakuman)

“If I follow my dream and it shatters – I can accept having to regret that. But I don’t want to regret not pursuing it in the first place.” – Akito Takagi

 

24. Akira Fujieda Quotes (Again)

“Listen up! Youth doesn’t last all that long! These precious three years of your youth will zip by and you’ll be left with nothing but regrets if you spend them running away in delusions and fantasies, so you have to make it clear whether you like someone or not!” – Akira Fujieda

 

25. Guts Quotes (Berserk)

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“Look, look around carefully. Strain your eyes. At the darkness around us… At the darkness… around me. You said, “anywhere but here”. This is where. Here at the border. Gathered by the winds. Those who’ve met their final destiny hanging between jealousy and regret. Those who failed, swept together here. You say “It doesn’t matter where”. If you follow me, this is where you’ll go! This is your Eden! You run from it. It is no Eden. If you follow me… to this place… the entire world… is a battlefield.” – Guts

 

26. Kinichirou Imamura Quotes (Again)

“If we’re going to regret it either way, then let’s regret doing something fun that we wanted to do.” – Kinichirou Imamura

 

27. Ginko Quotes (Mushishi)

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“If you throw your life away, you won’t even have the capacity to feel regret.” – Ginko

 

28. Ai Kotani Quotes (Solanin)

“It’ll still feel better to try and regret, than regret not trying at all.” – Ai Kotani

 

29. Amamiya Yuuko Quotes (Ef: A Tale Of Memories)

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“No matter how important a person is, some day you will lose them. No matter how much you desire it, eternity is one thing you will never possess. It’s the time you do spend with that person that’s important, so that you can meet your parting without regret.” – Amamiya Yuuko

 

30. Tatsumi Oga Quotes (Beezlebub)

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“Crying is the same thing as pouring all your frustations and regrets out of your body. You may use it as a weapon, but that’s just too easy. Whenever you feel like crying, just smile instead. That’s what it means to be a man. You get it?” – Tatsumi Oga

 

31. Futaki Kanata Quotes (Little Busters)

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“It may be better to go and regret it rather than staying here and regretting it. If you don’t move forward, you can’t gain anything.” – Futaki Kanata

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