quote by Pat Riley

Shoulda, coulda, and woulda won't get it done. In attacking adversity, only a positive attitude, alertness, and regrouping to basics can launch a comeback.

— Pat Riley

Most Powerful Coulda quotations

In those moments where you're not quite sure if the undead are really dead, dead, don't get all stingy with your bullets. I mean, one more clean shot to the head, and this lady could have avoided becoming a human Happy Meal. Woulda... coulda... shoulda.

There's no such thing as coulda, shoulda, or woulda. If you shoulda and coulda, you woulda done it.

Shouda, coulda, and woulda won't get it done.

The world is full of bullshitters, Liars, and triers and quitters, Coulda-beens, wannabe's, thought-I-was, isn't-I-is's... And everybody in your business.

All The Woulda-Coulda-Shouldas Layin' In The Sun, Talkin' 'Bout The Things They Woulda-Coulda-Shoulda Done... But All Those Woulda-Coulda-Shouldas All Ran Away And Hid From One Little Did.

Forgiving ourselves for all the woulda-shoulda-couldas in life, and sometimes forgiving others for actions that we feel undercut or undermine our good, can be very challenging. But forgiveness of the past and mistakes, our own mistakes as well as the mistakes of others, is imperative if we are to dwell fully in the present and experience the miracles that are only available to the forgiving and loving mind.

I would have done well as a gypsy child, I think.

A circus baby. I coulda played a great street urchin or ragamuffin. Or just been one. I certainly liked entertaining people and making jokes, but I don't know necessarily if that's what your child is prone to that you should necessarily put them in a real working industry at six years old.

You always think "woulda, coulda, shoulda.

" I wish that I had prosecuted Tot Mom, I wish I'd prosecuted OJ, and I wish I had prosecuted the JonBenet Ramsey case.

I never wanted to be the person who said, "I woulda, coulda, shoulda.

" Life is way too short, and you may not last that long.

I would never know how that person felt when they first heard my song.

They coulda been at rock bottom and my song could have literally been the thing that saved them, but I would never know that.

I earned my share same as everybody. Well, I coulda got killed same as everybody. And I'm wanted by the law same as everybody. I'm a nervous wreck, and that's the truth. I have to take sass from Miss Bonnie Parker all the time. I deserve mine.

I coulda' had class. I coulda' been a contender! But instead I got a one way ticket to Palookaville.

A nod, a bow, and a tip of the lid to the person who coulda and shoulda and did.

I said, 'What you wanna be?' She said, 'Alive.

' It made me think for a minute, then looked in her eyes ...I coulda died.

This was our common ground, the secret we shared but never spoke aloud.

I should have been with him; she should have left him alone. Shoulda, coulda, woulda. It's so easy in the past tense.

Shoulda, coulda, woulda. It's so easy in the past tense.