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Quotes: My God, What Have I Done?
"And you may ask yourself
Am I right? Am I wrong?
And you may say to yourself

My God, what have I done?"''
Talking Heads, Once in a Lifetime

What have I done?
What have I done?
How could I...
...Be so blind?"''

"What have I done?
Though I did not pull the trigger, I built the gun
That he holds in his hand..."

"What have I done?
Sweet Jesus, what have I done?
Become a thief in the night, become a dog on the run?"
Jean Valjean, Les Misérables (the musical)

"Oh my god, what have I done?
Do it again.
All I wanted was a little fun.
Do it again."
— The Chemical Brothers, ''Do It Again''

"Then Joseph took Mary
All on his right knee:
"Oh, what have I done, Lord?
Have mercy on me."
— "The Cherry Tree Carol, Child Ballad 54"

"The awful daring of a moment's surrender
which an age of prudence can never retract."

"Oh sister, what hae I done to thee?
Hae I done this dreadful thing to thee?
Hae I done this dreadful thing to thee?
All doon by the bonnie banks o'Fordie, oh"
The Bandit, "Bonnie Banks o'Fordie", Child Ballad #14

"I've created a monster!"
Dr. Frankenstein, Frankenstein

"I didn't come to this country...to do something like this."
Klaus, Hyakujitsu No Bara (OVA)

"Regrets are illuminations come too late."
Joseph Campbell, The Hero With A Thousand Faces

"Harry sat there frozen, his life in ruins, feeling the absolute fool, and wishing wretchedly that he had made any other choices for any other reasons but the ones he had. That he had done something, anything differently before it had been too late to turn back."

"And there is one blazing moment in which you finally understand that there was no dragon. That there was no Vader. That there was only you. Only Anakin Skywalker."
Revenge of the Sith (novelization)

"It had been Tenn who'd pulled the trigger. He had sent the beam that killed at least a billion people, maybe more [...] How could a man live knowing that he, personally, had dropped the curtain on more people at once than anybody had ever done before? How could he live with all those ghosts?"
Tenn Graneet, Head Gunner on the Death Star

"It's all my fault those animals came in like that…I still can't believe I did that. I don't know why that happened, everyone, I just wanted to socialize with those animals and they ran away and I lost my temper! OH HOW COULD I HAVE BEEN SO CRUEL?!"

"Good God, what have we done?"

Shepard: Every time we talked about this before, you defended the genophage. Hell, I had to talk you into saving Maelon's data! How could you change your mind now?
Mordin: I MADE A MISTAKE!...I made a mistake. Focused on big picture. Big picture made of little pictures. Too many variables! Can't hide behind statistics, can't ignore new data. My responsibility!

"Please don't die, Watson, come back, you can't die! Oh God, no, this is all my fault... I'm sorry, Watson, I'm so sorry, please, Watson, come back! Come back..."

"I've seen worlds bathed in The Makers' flames. Their denizens fading without so much as a whimper. Entire planetary systems born and raised in the time that it takes your mortal hearts to beat once. Yet all throughout, my own heart, devoid of emotion, of empathy. I have felt.... NOTHING. A million, million lives wasted. Had they all held within them your tenacity, had they all loved life as you do?"
Algalon the Observer, World of Warcraft

Farnsworth: Ohhh, you've killed me! You've killed me!
Leela: Oh God, what have I done!?
Farnsworth: I just told you. You've killed me.
Futurama, "Anthology of Interest"

''"What've I done? This is a nightmare...and it's all my fault. Now because of me, we lost Alex."
Marty, Madagascar

"Does anyone else feel really, really dirty about this? And not the good kind of 'really, really dirty'?"
Tucker, after the Blues snipe Lopez, Red vs. Blue

"I tried, Shepard."
The Illusive Man before killing himself, Mass Effect 3

"I've done something... that I can never forgive myself for. I killed Lalah! Why?! Why did this have to happen?!"
Amuro Ray, after doing the aforementioned action, Mobile Suit Gundam

"Oh, my god. I'm the team-killing fucktard!"
Church, Red vs. Blue

Kirk: My god, Bones. What have I done?
Bones: What you had to do. What you always do. Turn death into a fighting chance to live.

He seemed to pass through lifetimes in his dreams. Through the Giant's Drink again, past the wolf-children, reliving the terrible deaths, the constant murders; he heard a voice whispering in the forest, You had to kill the children to get to the End of the World. And he tried to answer, I never wanted to kill anybody. Nobody ever asked me if I wanted to kill anybody. But the forest laughed at him.

NOOOOO! I've taken a life. I've killed a man. My people. My city. What have I done?! AAAAAAAARGH!
'HARDAC-Batman, Batman: The Animated Series

Politician: Oh my God...what have I done?
Sir Nigel: You've betrayed your country. You've passed untold numbers of secrets to Moscow, and endangered the lives of British men and women. And I'd say you've weakened NATO, perhaps irretrievably. Just you, and your schoolboy politics, and your idiotically conceited faith in your own importance.
The Fourth Protocol (1987)

I know I'd better stop trying
You know that there's no denying
I won't show mercy on you now
I know, should stop believing
I know, there's no retrieving
It's over now, what have you done?

Markiplier "I killed my only friends in the zombie apocalypse...I killed my only friends! ...I can't live with my shame! I can't live with my shame! ...I can live with my shame."

"No! This isn't happening! There's no reason for me to go on! What... WHAT AM I FIGHTING FOR?!"

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