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1. "Break ups aren't fair. Why does only one person have power? We both agreed to start dating. Why do you get to make the decision to end it? Shouldn't it be a joint decision too? Relationships aren't a democracy. Not everyone gets an equal vote."
Author: Alyssa Rose Ivy
2. "If people don't wish to be eaten then they shouldn't taste so nice"
Author: Amy Mah
3. "The part when they are together for a while, the two of them, before things go wrong. The way things ended always obliterated the genuine happiness that had come before and that shouldn't be the case."
Author: Ann Patchett
4. "I don't believe it matters to me- that they're going to destroy it. Maybe it hurts so much that I don't even know I'm hurt. But I don't think so. If you want to carry it for my sake, don't carry more than I do. I'm not capable of suffering completely. I never have. It goes only down to a certain point and then it stops. As long as there is that untouched point, it's not really pain.Where does it stop?Where I can think of nothing and feel nothing except that I designed that temple. I built it. Nothing else can seem very important.You shouldn't have built it. You shouldn't have delivered it to the sort of thing they're doing.That doesn't mater. Not even that they'll destroy it. Only that it had existed."
Author: Ayn Rand
5. "If a person is mean to their family but polite to complete strangers, they shouldn't go to extended family reunions – until they've mastered the diplomacy of sarcasm."
Author: Bauvard
6. "New Rule: The person who sat in my seat on the flight before me and could not finish the People magazine crossword puzzle has to be ashamed of themselves. I don't know who you are, but "Desperate _____wives"? Nothing? A three-letter word for "Writing utensil, you're holding it in your hand." Here's one more for you: Four letters, begins with a v, something you shouldn't be allowed to do this November."
Author: Bill Maher
7. "I shouldn't have come," I said."Of course you should've. Otherwise I'd be fending off advances from Mrs. Stone."
Author: Brodi Ashton
8. "I didn't want to rush things. Well, I did want to, but I know when I shouldn't. I wanted to push her up against the door, rip off her panties, and ram myself into her, but I suspected she wouldn't appreciate it as much as I would"
Author: C.J. Roberts
9. "Anyone who is secure about herself shouldn't be threatened by the ads I do."
Author: Calvin Klein
10. "Something simple-minded and morally vacuous? A hamster, perhaps? Maybe Veronica?""Excuse me!" Veronica griped form the back table."Those are gerbils, Mr. Charbonnet, not hamsters. And I'd thank you to minimise the insulting commentary.""My apologies, sir." Alec nodded. "The gerbil is a noble beast. I shouldn't have compared it to Veronica."
Author: Cecily White
11. "A little insecurity in a submissive wasn't a bad thing, but her doubts shouldn't be whether the Dominant cared."
Author: Cherise Sinclair
12. "Ah, yes- 'God is love' and all that rot. Tell me, have you ever really stopped to think about what that means? Love is cruel. Love is vicious. Love inspires people to kill, to maim, to torture. Love ruins lives, fells cities, destroys civilizations. If you ask me, love's not all it's cracked up to be. But then, you shouldn't have to ask me - you should only have to reflect on where love has gotten you." - Lilith"
Author: Chris F. Holm
13. "It's nice to feel the fans are behind you. You shouldn't concern yourself with things like that - but it does matter."
Author: Dan Marino
14. "But he can also be incredibly sweet. And I know that, deep down, I mean the world to him." "Deep down? That sounds like settling to me. You shouldn't have to venture deep down in order to get to love."
Author: David Levithan
15. "Innocent people shouldn't be made to beg for their lives. The weak shouldn't have to kowtow to receive help, from us or anyone else."
Author: David Mack
16. "Dad pressed against my mind. Please, Allison. Let me, just this once, hold my son. I shouldn't. Nothing good ever came from letting my father have his way. But I could feel his love for this baby. And even if he couldn't love me, I knew that at this moment, before the baby could grow up and become a disappointment to him, he truly loved him. I slowly stepped away from the front of my mind, letting him fill that space, letting him feel through my hands, see through my eyes. "He's amazing," Dad said through me. "You're amazing." He looked up at Violet, and she smiled."
Author: Devon Monk
17. "You shouldn't look too far to find people to care about or people who will care about you. Because if you stop looking, the people who do care will come looking for you."
Author: Emma Blackery
18. "MR. SMITH: Oh dear, oh dear, oh dear. [Silence.]MR. MARTIN: Don't you feel well? [Silence.]MRS. SMITH: No, he's wet his pants. [Silence.]MRS. MARTIN: Oh, sir, at your age, you shouldn't. [Silence.]MR. SMITH: The heart is ageless. [Silence.]"
Author: Eugène Ionesco
19. "You're safe now .. .and I love you."She lifted her face and turned to him, her eyes wide at his words, her lips soft and trembling. "I love you,too, Robert," she said very quietly. "I shouldn't, but I do."
Author: Gaelen Foley
20. "Out of every one hundred men, ten shouldn't even be there, eighty are just targets, nine are the real fighters, and we are lucky to have them, for they make the battle. Ah, but the one, one is a warrior, and he will bring the others back."
Author: Heraclitus Of Ephesus
21. "You shouldn't call then anything. They're poor unfortunate people who cannot help the way they look,"
Author: Jacqueline Wilson
22. "Sexuality shouldn't define anyone. It doesn't define me. Love should be at the core of what you do."
Author: Jessie J
23. "By 2014, we will have no fewer than four health care systems: Medicare, Medicaid, Obamacare and private-employer-provided insurance. In the long term, this is probably three too many. There is zero chance that the situation will be rationalized, and united, anytime soon - and it shouldn't be. We should drift into health care rationality over time."
Author: Joe Klein
24. "God has made us to be conduits of his grace. The danger is in thinking the conduit should be lined with gold. It shouldn't. Copper will do."
Author: John Piper
25. "We shouldn't be so dependent on foreign oil."
Author: Jon Corzine
26. "Remorse has no place in a warrior's mind... A war is like a game of chess, Nicholaa. Every battle is like a well-thought-out move on the board. Once it begins, there shouldn't be any emotion involved whatsoever."
Author: Julie Garwood
27. "We shouldn't just live for today; we should prepare for tomorrow."
Author: Kent Conrad
28. "She loved sinking into her bed on evenings like this, but apparently she shouldn't, because it worried her aunts, who thought she ought to be out dancing. It worried her a little bit, too, because what if they were right, and because sometimes a great loneliness welled up in her and threatened all the dams she built to hold it back. You couldn't cure loneliness by wallowing in it, up above the world, on an island removed from everything. She knew that. But she had such a hard time with all the cures. They seemed rough and brusque and brutal, as if they abused her skin with a pot scrubber . . . forcing herself into a mass of people, a stranger among strangers. . . . But it was much more tempting to curl up with a book under her thick white comforter.Still, sometimes after she curled up, she regretted her lack of courage and felt bleakly lonely.It was important to have a really good book."
Author: Laura Florand
29. "People who don't think shouldn't talk."
Author: Lewis Carroll
30. "I'd love to do radio plays. I think that one should be open to everything and shouldn't limit oneself."
Author: Malcolm McDowell
31. "That's why I'm sorry. I'm sorry because you shouldn't have to be everything to me. I had you, but I'd forgotten that I had myself too. It's a new feeling, something I'm getting used to."
Author: Marie Lu
32. "Amy: Hey, Paisley, Ever fancied someone you know you shouldn't?Bracewell: What? Amy: Hurts, doesn't it? But kind of a good hurt."
Author: Mark Gatiss
33. "There should be a background check every time a firearm is transferred. You shouldn't be able to go to a gun show and buy guns without a background check. There are Internet gun sales, classified ads in the newspapers - and you can buy guns without background checks."
Author: Michael D. Barnes
34. "First of all, the world criticizes American foreign policy because Americans criticize American foreign policy. We shouldn't be surprised about that. Criticizing government is a God-given right - at least in democracies."
Author: Michael Mandelbaum
35. "I stared blankly at Rhys for what felt like about three days."Me?" I finally sputtered.He nodded."You're kidding, right?""Not kidding."I laughed then, and it sounded slightly hysterical. "I'm notgoing to marry you.""I'm not asking you to.""Good."He eyed me. "And you can wipe that horrified look off yourface because it's obviously not true.""Do I look horrified?""Yes, you do."I grimaced. "Nothing personal, Rhys, but—"He held up a hand. "Say nothing else. I shouldn't have evenmentioned it to you. I'll find another dragon to help me.""Second opinions are really important," I said.He just glowered at that.We rode the rest of the way back to Erin Heights in silence.Now I had even more information crowding my already full brain.Maybe that Irena chick should go see a shrink, herself. She wasone crazy dragon lady."
Author: Michelle Rowen
36. "I need to say this – you shouldn't trust any government, actually including this one. You should not trust government – full stop. The natural inclination of government is to hoard power and information; to accrue power to itself in the name of the public good."
Author: Nick Clegg
37. "I shouldn't wonder if you didn't wonder much too much!"
Author: P.L. Travers
38. "That's what education should be," I said, "the art of orientation. Educators should devise the simplest and most effective methods of turning minds around. It shouldn't be the art of implanting sight in the organ, but should proceed on the understanding that the organ already has the capacity, but is improperly aligned and isn't facing the right way."
Author: Plato
39. "I actually have more respect for people who are in the closet. You end up exposing so much of yourself because you have to talk about your sexual life. You shouldn't have to talk about it."
Author: Randy Harrison
40. "We shouldn't have got married, really. Shouldn't have got married. Too young. Not ready for it."
Author: Roger McGough
41. "You keep telling yourself it will be different. Year after year, time after time, you keep telling yourself things might change. It's what makes people go back to people they shouldn't ever go back to."
Author: Roland Merullo
42. "Love is an excuse to put up with shit that you shouldn't"
Author: Sarah Dessen
43. "I think she loves him, Lia said. "And love is needing someone. Love is putting up with someone's bad qualities because they somehow complete you""Love is an excuse to put up with shit that you shouldn't,"I replied."
Author: Sarah Dessen
44. "Like my mum, I sometimes buy things I shouldn't and fill my house with rubbish."
Author: Sophie Ellis Bextor
45. "A man who doubts himself shouldn't have to try too hard for too long, not until he's seasoned."
Author: Stephen King
46. "In light of the attacks on mass transit systems in other countries, shouldn't we be beefing up?... Clearly more could be done."
Author: Susan Collins
47. "... every single act we do has the potential of causing pain, and every single thing we do has consequences that echo way beyond what we can imagine. It doesn't mean we shouldn't act. It means we should act carefully. Everything matters [p. 41]."
Author: Sylvia Boorstein
48. "Once Perception Filters have been invoked, it's possible that all of Doctor Who is the result of Ian Chesterton inhaling something he shouldn't've in the lab at Coal Hill School.)"
Author: Tat Wood
49. "Your mood shouldn't dictate your manners."
Author: Turcois Ominek
50. "I burst out crying because I realized something right then and there: death was going to take her someday. Because she'd grow old and wrinkly, you see, and fill up with pain until it extinguished her, and it just ... seemed intolerable. Shouldn't it? I mean, even a diamond is forever, and a diamond can't grip your finger."
Author: Wil McCarthy

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