Ought Related Quotes



An inch of foreknowledge is worth ten miles of after-thought.

Jack Vance


“We ought to be tired of empty buildings. If they tear down Roosevelt, you'll have another big, empty lot. If you have a hole in the ground, you have a hole in the community. If Roosevelt goes, so goes the community.”

Curtis Johnson


“They're probably hungry because they are in the wrong place. Where they ought to be is up where all those houses are.”

Mike Middleton


“This ought not to be a controversial proposal,”

Christopher Dodd


“If you are going after Jesse James, you ought to organize the posse first”

Al Gore


“A street in Constantinople is a picture which one ought to see once not oftener.”

Mark Twain


I never thought I'd be one of those guys who gets recognized.

Jake M. Johnson


“There ought to be so many who are excellent, there are so few.”

Janet Erskine Stuart


“In a civilized society, all crimes are likely to be sins, but most sins are not and ought not to be treated as crimes. Man's ultimate responsibility is to God alone.”

Geoffrey Fisher


“Some writers confuse authenticity, which they ought always to aim at, with originality, which they should never bother about.”

W. H. Auden