Should Have Been Quotes

Should Have Been Quotes by Eddie Albert, Thomas B. Macaulay, Anne Sexton, Rush Limbaugh, Hannah, Voltaire and many others.

I was not really as good as I should have been.

I was not really as good as I should have been.
Eddie Albert
If the Sunday had not been observed as a day of rest during the last three centuries, I have not the slightest doubt that we should have been at this moment a poorer people and less civilized.
Thomas B. Macaulay
Somebody who should have been born is gone.
Anne Sexton
Journalists should have been the first to tell people what Obamacare would mean to them. They are now the last to figure all of this out.
Rush Limbaugh
There is hardly an aspect of contemporary history more irritating and mystifying than the fact that of all the great unsolved political questions of our century, it should have been this seemingly small and unimportant Jewish problem that had the dubious honor of setting the whole infernal machine in motion.
A circumstance which has always appeared wonderful to me, is that such sublime discoveries should have been made by the sole assistance of a quadrant and a little arithmetic.
There had been so many easy words between them that Daniel was guilty of nodding every now and then and tuning out the excess. He hadn’t known, at the time, that he should have been hoarding these, like bits of sea glass hidden in the pocket of a winter coat to remind him that once it had been summer.
Jodi Picoult
And then writing, it was like I just found it, you know? Like you just found your favorite flavor of ice cream, all of a sudden there it is. ‘This is what I should have been doing for the last thirty years. What was I thinking?’ So I was, then I was in and then I had to just keep going with it.
Stephenie Meyer
I should have been happy: I wasn’t.
Marcel Proust
[Sheehan] deserves some consideration, and I think that should have been done right from the beginning.
Chuck Hagel
I think that there’s part of me that feels like maybe I should have been more social.
Jim Gaffigan
I wonder whether if I had an education I should have been more or less a fool that I am.
Alice James
When I asked the president [Barack Obama], can you kill an American on American soil, it should have been an easy answer. It’s an easy question. It should have been a resounding and unequivocal no. The president’s response, he hasn’t killed anyone yet.
Rand Paul
Our suicidal poets (Plath, Berryman, Lowell, Jarrell, et al.) spent too much of their lives inside rooms and classrooms when they should have been trudging up mountains, slogging through swamps, rowing down rivers. The indoor life is the next best thing to premature burial.
Edward Abbey
I failed to fulfill what should have been an interesting role. I couldn’t take their formula and bring what I had, my humor, my ideas, and make it my own.
Dianne Wiest
The result of Hillary Clinton misconduct was the release of thousands and thousands of dangerous criminal aliens who should have been sent home to their countries. Instead we have them all over the place.
Donald Trump
We are living in a new ice age, and we need to apply the recipes of the Cold War to the Kremlin. That means isolation instead of offers of negotiation. And Ukraine should have been supplied with weapons long ago.
Garry Kasparov