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Such as have reason, understanding, or common sense, will, and ought to make use of it in those things that concern themselves and their posterity, and suspect the words of such as are interested in deceiving or persuading them not to see with their own eyes.
The laity ought to understand the faith, and since the doctrines of our faith are in the Scriptures, believers should have the Scriptures in a language familiar to the people, and to this end the Holy Ghost endued them with knowledge of all tongues.
Everybody is going to be excited to play in a Super Bowl. When you still enjoy the preparation and the work part of it, I think you ought to be still doing that. I think as soon as I stop enjoying it, if I can't produce, if I can't help a team, that's when I will stop playing.
A man can do what he ought to do; and when he says he cannot, it is because he will not.
Johann Gottlieb Fichte
If you know how many acres you have sown of each kind of corn, inquire how much the acre the soil of that land takes for sowing, and count the number of quarters of seed, and you shall know the return of seed, and what ought to be over.
Each generation takes the earth as trustees. We ought to bequeath to posterity as many forests and orchards as we have exhausted and consumed.
Julius Sterling Morton
What is a good enough principle for an American citizen ought to be good enough for the working man to follow.
Mary Harris Jones
You have reckoned that history ought to judge the past and to instruct the contemporary world as to the future. The present attempt does not yield to that high office. It will merely tell how it really was.
Leopold Von Ranke
To me history ought to be a source of pleasure. It isn't just part of our civic responsibility. To me it's an enlargement of the experience of being alive, just the way literature or art or music is.
If overconfidence can cause the Roman Empire to fall, I ought to be able to get a ground ball.
Women are the root of all evil. I ought to know. I'm Evel.
The poet, being an imitator like a painter or any other artist, must of necessity imitate one of three objects - things as they were or are, things as they are said or thought to be, or things as they ought to be. The vehicle of expression is language - either current terms or, it may be, rare words or metaphors.
One of the things we urge Y-Combinator companies to do is to have profitability in grasp. If you need to get profitable before your A round of money, you ought to be able to do that.
Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly. I can never be what I ought to be until you are what you ought to be. This is the interrelated structure of reality.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Those who own the country ought to govern it.
Compared to what we ought to be, we are half awake.
True guilt is guilt at the obligation one owes to oneself to be oneself. False guilt is guilt felt at not being what other people feel one ought to be or assume that one is.
R. D. Laing
Friends are as companions on a journey, who ought to aid each other to persevere in the road to a happier life.
If your knees aren't green by the end of the day, you ought to seriously re-examine your life.
I think there ought to be some serious discussion by smart people, really smart people, about whether or not proliferation of things like The Smoking Gun and TMZ and YouTube and the whole celebrity culture is healthy.
Gratitude is a duty which ought to be paid, but which none have a right to expect.
Life being very short, and the quiet hours of it few, we ought to waste none of them in reading valueless books.
There is a pride, a self-love, in human minds that will seldom be kept so low as to make men and women humbler than they ought to be.
Those who invalidate reason ought seriously to consider whether they argue against reason with or without reason.
To want friendship is a great fault. Friendship ought to be a gratuitous joy, like the joys afforded by art or life.
Secrecy, being an instrument of conspiracy, ought never to be the system of a regular government.
C. S. Lewis
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The limits of the possible can only be defined by going beyond them into the impossible.
Arthur C. Clarke
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