“Time moves in one direction, memory in another.” William Gibson
“No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar.” Abraham Lincoln
“Nothing is more responsible for the good old days than a bad memory.” Franklin Pierce Adams
“As you get older three things happen. The first is your memory goes, and I can’t remember the other two.” Norman Wisdom
“Yesterday’s just a memory, tomorrow is never what it’s supposed to be.” Bob Dylan
Definitely the memory failing in my case. There is paperwork proving some of my regrets happened.
Regrets don’t have to be things that weigh on your conscience. I have a few in my past, but I’ve forgiven myself as needed and let them go. The only good reason to look backward is to see the mountains you’ve climbed over.