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We have really everything in common with America nowadays except, of course, language.
– Oscar Wilde
We have rudiments of reverence for the human body, but we consider as nothing the rape of the human mind.
– Eric Hoffer
We have scarcely gotten home ... when our children's sneezes greet us, skinned knees bleed after waiting all day to do so. There is the bellyache and the burned-out basement bulb, the stalled car and the incontinent cat. The windows frost, the toilets sweat, the body of our spouse is one cold shoulder and the darkness of our bedroom is soon full of the fallen shadows of our failures.
– William H Gass
We have seen better days.
– William Shakespeare, "Timon of Athens", Act 4 scene 2
We have so much time and so little to do. Strike that, reverse it.
– Roald Dahl
We have some salt of our youth in us.
– William Shakespeare, "The Merry Wives of Windsor", Act 2 scene 3
We have staked the whole future of American civilization, not upon the power of government, far from it. We have staked the future of all of our political institutions upon the capacity of mankind of self-government; upon the capacity of each and all of us to govern ourselves, to control ourselves, to sustain ourselves according to the Ten Commandments of God.
– James Madison, (attributed)
We have talked long enough in this country about equal rights. ... It is time now to write the next chapter-and to write it in the books of law.
– Lyndon B. Johnson
We have the best Congress money can buy.
– Will Rogers
We have the Bill of Rights. What we need is a Bill of Responsibilities.
– Bill Maher
We have the means to change the laws we find unjust or onerous. We cannot, as citizens, pick and choose the laws we will or will not obey. (On dismissing 12,000 striking air traffic controllers)
– Ronald Reagan
We have the opportunity to move not only toward the rich society and the powerful society, but upward to the Great Society.
– Lyndon B. Johnson
We have the power to do any damn fool thing we want to do, and we seem to do it about every 10 minutes.
– William Fullbright
We have the power to do any damn fool thing we want to do, and we seem to do it about every ten minutes.
– J. William Fulbright
We have the power to make this the best generation of mankind in the history of the world - or to make it the last.
– John Fitzgerald Kennedy
We have the right to lie, but not about the heart of the matter.
– Luis Rodriguez, Always Running
We have thought that the puppies would be most splendid if we did breed our French Bull girl, for she is a wonderful example of her kind. If we do, I should be happy to send one of the puppies to you.
– Princess Irina Alexandrovna of Russia
We have to believe in free will. We've got no choice.
– Isaac Bashevis Singer, The Times (1982)
We have to believe in free will. Weve got no choice.
– Isaac Bashevis Singer
We have to dare to be ourselves, however frightening or strange that self may prove to be.
– May Sarton
We have to distrust each other. It is our only defense against betrayal.
– Tennessee Williams
We have to do with the past only as we can make it useful to the present and the future.
– Frederick Douglass
We have to fight them daily, like fleas, those many small worries about the morrow, for they sap our energies.
– Etty Hillesum
We have to play what is actually in demand, and we have to play it as well and as beautifully and as expressively as ever we can.
– Herman Hesse, Steppenwolf
We have to realize that we are as deeply afraid to live and to love as we are to die.
– Ronald David Laing

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