At some point in life, most people encounter a huge amount of regret of things they did (or didn’t do). And at some point in life, most of those people realize that they’ve done nothing significant with their lives.
Very occasionally, even people that actually did something useful in their life later end up regretting that decision. Let’s take a look at some of them.
J. Robert Oppenheimer
“Now I become Death, the destroyer of worlds.” Yup, this guy invented the atomic bomb. Well, didn’t invent it, but he was a huge part in its creation and is considered the “father” of the atomic bomb.
The inventor of pepper spray regrets that his invention – designed to protect the officers of the law – has been misused by the people it was supposed to protect in the first place.