Should Have Been Quotes by Ronald Reagan, Margaret Sanger, Ronald Rolheiser, Stephenie Meyer, Lewis Black, Sebastian Junger and many others.
Many a man has failed because he had his wishbone where his backbone should have been.
We are paying for and even submitting to the dictates of an ever increasing, unceasingly spawning class of human beings who never should have been born at all-that the wealth of individuals and of state is being diverted from the development and the progress of human expression and civilization.
We get ready for death by beginning to live life as we should have been living it all along.
We should have been wiser; we should have died yesterday.
“Equestrian”, by the by, is the gayest word in the English language. In fact, I thought Brokeback Mountain should have been called Two Equestrians.
I don’t think journalists in World War II were objective about the Nazis, and I don’t think they should have been.
If poems very different from my own bring pleasure to a group of readers, who am I to say that the poems should have been written differently?
Yes, I am white now,’ said Gandalf. ‘Indeed I am Saruman, one might almost say, Saruman as he should have been.
I knew one person in the entire city of New York. Looking back, I should have been terrified, but I was just excited to living in New York on my own and acting professionally.
Swallows have disappeared, bees are dying out because of pesticides that should have been banned long ago – it’s a scandal.
The copyeditor I drew was a brachycephalic, web-footed cretin who should have been in an institution learning how to make brooms.
I’m not sure what the future holds but I do know that I’m going to be positive and not wake up feeling desperate. As my dad said ‘Nic, it is what it is, it’s not what it should have been, not what it could have been, it is what it is.’
With his fantastic mane of multicoloured hair, Phury should have been in Hollywood’s league with the ladies, but he’d stuck with his vow of celibacy. There was room for one and only one love in his life, and it had been slowly killing him for years.
My game wasn’t where it should have been at all at the start of the year. I got into a couple of bad habits on my swing, and it just took me a little bit of time to get out of them.
My mother should have been Jewish. She could have taught a class on how to induce guilt.
I feel there should have been some recognition of the Spice Girls at this year’s 25th anniversary. We flew the flag for Britain around the globe in the 1990s and we achieved a hell of a lot.
I should have been an abortion. The only reason I wasn’t was that my father was a Christian.