quote by Haile Selassie

Throughout history, it has been the inaction of those who could have acted; the indifference of those who should have known better; the silence of the voice of justice when it mattered most; that has made it possible for evil to triumph.

— Haile Selassie

Unforgettable Should Have Been quotations

I felt then, as I feel now, that the politicians who took us to war should have been given the guns and told to settle their differences themselves, instead of organizing nothing better than legalized mass murder.

Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been.

I am not fit for this office and should never have been here.

It should not be believed that all beings exist for the sake of the existence of man. On the contrary, all the other beings too have been intended for their own sakes and not for the sake of anything else.

By May, 1st, 1937, there should not be one single church left within the borders of Soviet Russia, and the idea of God will have been banished from the Soviet Union as a remnant of the Middle Ages, which has been used for the purpose of oppressing the working classes.

The winds that sometimes take something we love, are the same that bring us something we learn to love. Therefore we should not cry about something that was taken from us, but, yes, love what we have been given. Because what is really ours is never gone forever.

Our heart's desire should be to worship God;

we have been designed by God for this purpose. If we don't worship God, we'll worship something or someone else.

For centuries, Jews have been unjustly treated and despised.

It is time they were treated with justice and humanity. God wills it and the Church wills it. St. Paul tells us that the Jews are our brothers. They should also be welcomed as friends.

I was too worried about the grades and I should have been more worried about learning.

Ever since there have been men, man has given himself over to too little joy.

That alone, my brothers, is our original sin. I should believe only in a God who understood how to dance.

When a pure devotee or spiritual master speak, what he says should be accepted as having been directly spoken by the Supreme Personality of Godhead in the Parampara System.

J’aurais dû être plus gentille—I should have been more kind.

That is something a person will never regret. You will never say to yourself when you are old, Ah, I wish I was not good to that person. You will never think that.

I don't go along with going to Moon first to build a launch pad to go to Mars.

We should go to Mars from Earth orbit. We have already been to the Moon; we've already practiced.

I always wanted to be somebody, but now I realize I should have been more specific.

Where I was born and where and how I have lived is unimportant.

It is what I have done with where I have been that should be of interest.

You should never be ashamed to admit you have been wrong.

It only proves you are wiser today than yesterday

When I heard the Pixies for the first time, I connected with that band so heavily I should have been in that band - or at least in a Pixies cover band.

I once had a sparrow alight upon my shoulder for a moment, while I was hoeing in a village garden, and I felt that I was more distinguished by that circumstance that I should have been by any epaulet I could have worn.

No dancer can watch Fred Astaire and not know that we all should have been in another business.

These left-overs from the former Young Turk Party, who should have been made to account for the millions of our Christian subjects who were ruthlessly driven en masse, from their homes and massacred, have been restive under the Republican rule.

I have been a witness, and these pictures are my testimony.

The events I have recorded should not be forgotten and must not be repeated.

I think you should be a child for as long as you can.

I have been successful for 74 years being able to do that. Don't rush into adulthood, it isn't all that much fun.

Of course, everybody makes mistakes, and we've all been young and stupid.

But people need to have a sense of respect, particularly in this business, because hundreds of people are ready to take your place at any time. Maybe some people should think about that.

People often say that humans have always eaten animals, as if this is a justification for continuing the practice. According to this logic, we should not try to prevent people from murdering other people, since this has also been done since the earliest of times.

Many a man has failed because he had his wishbone where his backbone should have been.

I should like to know who has been carried off, except poor dear me -- I have been more ravished myself than anybody since the Trojan war.

I have been luckier than the law of averages should allow. I could never be so lucky again.

Iran's stance has always been clear on this ugly phenomenon (Israel).

We have repeatedly said that this cancerous tumor of a state should be removed from the region. No one will allow a bunch of thugs, lechers and outcasts from London, America and Moscow to rule over the Palestinians.

The refined simplicity should develop out of the complex.

It would have been more logical if silent pictures had grown out of the talkie instead of the other way around.

How highly should we honor the Macedonians, who for the greater part of their lives never cease from fighting with the barbarians for the sake of the security of Greece? For who is not aware that Greece would have constantly stood in the greater danger, had we not been fenced by the Macedonians and the honorable ambition of their kings?

I mean, I haven't been around very long.

I can't expect everyone to have seen 'The House Bunny'. Oh God. I am having such waves of internal embarrassment, which now I'm admitting on a tape recorder. This is so one of the things I should keep in my head.

That your enemies have been created is God's doing;

that they hate you and wish to ruin you is their own doing. What should you say about them in your mind? "Lord be merciful to them, forgive them their sins, put the fear of God in them, change them!" You are loving in them not what they are, but what you would have them to become.

But it's not easy. I've been thinking it over for years. While we loved each other we didn't need words to make ourselves understood. But people don't love forever. A time came when I should have found the words to keep her with me, only I couldn't.

When the first-rate author wants an exquisite heroine or a lovely morning, he finds that all the superlatives have been worn shoddy by his inferiors. It should be a rule that bad writers must start with plain heroines and ordinary mornings, and, if they are able, work up to something better.

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