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Christian, learn from Christ how you ought to love Christ. Learn a love that is tender, wise, strong; love with tenderness, not passion, wisdom, not foolishness, and strength, lest you become weary and turn away from the love of the Lord.
If I'm the people's poet, then I ought to be in people's hands - and, I hope, in their heart.
Even when laws have been written down, they ought not always to remain unaltered.
So confident am I in the intentions, as well as wisdom, of the government, that I shall always be satisfied that what is not done, either cannot, or ought not to be done.
640K ought to be enough for anybody.
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 idea that you encourage companies to take their innovative thinkers and think about the most needy - even beyond the market opportunities - that's something that appropriately ought to be done.
There ought to be one day - just one - when there is open season on senators.
The Eskimos had fifty-two names for snow because it was important to them: there ought to be as many for love.
The rulers of the state are the only persons who ought to have the privilege of lying, either at home or abroad; they may be allowed to lie for the good of the state.
To know what you prefer instead of humbly saying Amen to what the world tells you ought to prefer, is to have kept your soul alive.
Robert Louis Stevenson
A thing moderately good is not so good as it ought to be. Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
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.
To make us love our country, our country ought to be lovely.
In a republic this rule ought to be observed: that the majority should not have the predominant power.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Compared to what we ought to be, we are half awake.
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.
In the dim background of mind we know what we ought to be doing but somehow we cannot start.
The bad poet is usually unconscious where he ought to be conscious, and conscious where he ought to be unconscious.
T. S. Eliot
They ought to put out the eyes of painters as they do goldfinches in order that they can sing better.
When we are planning for posterity, we ought to remember that virtue is not hereditary.
In matters of truth the fact that you don't want to publish something is, nine times out of ten, a proof that you ought to publish it.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
One sometimes says: 'He killed himself because he was bored with life.' One ought rather to say: 'He killed himself because he was bored by lack of life.'
Men do less than they ought, unless they do all that they can.
John F. Kennedy
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