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Most of us know perfectly well what we ought to do; our trouble is that we do not want to do it.
Most of us don't mind doing what we ought to do when it doesn't interfere with what we want to do, but it takes discipline and maturity to do what we ought to do whether we want to or not.
Joseph B. Wirthlin
We must trust to nothing but facts: these are presented to us by nature and cannot deceive. We ought, in every instance, to submit our reasoning to the test of experiment, and never to search for truth but by the natural road of experiment and observation.
There are two freedoms - the false, where a man is free to do what he likes; the true, where he is free to do what he ought.
Friends are as companions on a journey, who ought to aid each other to persevere in the road to a happier life.
If your experiment needs statistics, you ought to have done a better experiment.
The 1928 Republican Convention opened with a prayer. If the Lord can see His way clear to bless the Republican Party the way it's been carrying on, then the rest of us ought to get it without even asking.
No trace of slavery ought to mix with the studies of the freeborn man. No study, pursued under compulsion, remains rooted in the memory.
The highest possible stage in moral culture is when we recognize that we ought to control our thoughts.
Humor is laughing at what you haven't got when you ought to have it.
There's always an element of self delusion among people who believe they ought to be President. There's an underestimation of your opponent and an overestimation of your own abilities. This is compatible with being rich and powerful, the idea that we were blessed by God because we deserve to be blessed.
Even when laws have been written down, they ought not always to remain unaltered.
Politics ought to be the part-time profession of every citizen who would protect the rights and privileges of free people and who would preserve what is good and fruitful in our national heritage.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Since we cannot know all that there is to be known about anything, we ought to know a little about everything.
The truth doesn't hurt unless it ought to.
B. C. Forbes
There can be no greater error than to expect, or calculate, upon real favors from nation to nation. It is an illusion which experience must cure, which a just pride ought to discard.
When you put down the good things you ought to have done, and leave out the bad ones you did do well, that's Memoirs.
Ought we not to ask the media to agree among themselves a voluntary code of conduct, under which they would not say or show anything which could assist the terrorists' morale or their cause while the hijack lasted.
Texas will again lift it's head and stand among the nations. It ought to do so, for no country upon the globe can compare with it in natural advantages.
What can I know? What ought I to do? What can I hope?
If the Holy Spirit can take over the subconscious with our consent and cooperation, then we have almighty Power working at the basis of our lives, then we can do anything we ought to do, go anywhere we ought to go, and be anything we ought to be.
E. Stanley Jones
A poet ought not to pick nature's pocket. Let him borrow, and so borrow as to repay by the very act of borrowing. Examine nature accurately, but write from recollection, and trust more to the imagination than the memory.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
People who don't know how to keep themselves healthy ought to have the decency to get themselves buried, and not waste time about it.
Heroes have a rough time because they stand up when they ought not to, they speak when they ought not to; they always have to go that extra mile.
Economists think about what people ought to do. Psychologists watch what they actually do.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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