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Obligation Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Obligation

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Our ideals, laws and customs should be based on the proposition that each generation in turn becomes the custodian rather than the absolute owner of our resources - and each generation has the obligation to pass this inheritance on in the future.
~By Alberto Moravia ~


Parents today are under a lot of stress, sometimes working two jobs just to make ends meet. They're trying to find day care for their kids and elder care for their own parents. The Federal Government shouldn't add to their worries by not living up to its obligations.
~By Barbara Mikulski ~


The United States government has the obligation to educate all young people in this country.
~By Al Sharpton ~


If an individual is born with the obligation to obey, who is born with the right to command?
~By Tom G. Palmer ~


True guilt is guilt at the obligation one owes to oneself to be oneself. False guilt is guilt felt at not being what other people feel one ought to be or assume that one is.
~By R. D. Laing ~


Basketball is in my blood. It is my obligation to try.
~By Hakeem Olajuwon ~


Our major obligation is not to mistake slogans for solutions.
~By Edward R. Murrow ~


There are events which are so great that if a writer has participated in them his obligation is to write truly rather than assume the presumption of altering them with invention.
~By Ernest Hemingway ~


When I hear traditional family values raised, I hear that effort once again to re-establish the man as head and master of his family. Who had the, not only the right, but the obligation to discipline his wife and children to keep them in line?
~By Patricia Ireland ~


I have family obligations and all that stuff. I get my kids six weeks in the summer, which is a real intense period of time. I'm with them every minute of the day.
~By Tom Berenger ~


Life is made up, not of great sacrifices or duties, but of little things, in which smiles and kindness, and small obligations given habitually, are what preserve the heart and secure comfort.
~By Humphry Davy ~


The only obligation to which in advance we may hold a novel, without incurring the accusation of being arbitrary, is that it be interesting.
~By Henry James ~


A judge can't have any preferred outcome in any particular case. The judge's only obligation - and it's a solemn obligation - is to the rule of law.
~By Samuel Alito ~


If you are living out of a sense of obligation you are slave.
~By Wayne Dyer ~


I went to America on holiday when I was 17 and, before I knew it, I'd been signed up by an agency and had these obligations I didn't understand, but which I couldn't say no to. This industry chose me. But I did choose to make it fulfilling.
~By Elle Macpherson ~


Government loses its claim to legitimacy when it fails to fulfill its obligations.
~By Martin L. Gross ~


We have obligations towards the innocent, the dead, towards the living, towards our children and their children.
~By Ricardo Lagos ~


Americans are blessed with great plenty; we are a generous people and we have a moral obligation to assist those who are suffering from poverty, disease, war and famine.
~By Adam Schiff ~


I think celebrities have an obligation to the public to not just sing or act.
~By Clay Aiken ~


There are minds so impatient of inferiority that their gratitude is a species of revenge, and they return benefits, not because recompense is a pleasure, but because obligation is a pain.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


Sometimes I feel an obligation to be accessible as a personality, but for me the driving force since the beginning has always been good work, taking risks, trying new things. If the door opens, go through it. Always go forwards.
~By David Soul ~


Resistance is feasible even for those who are not heroes by nature, and it is an obligation, I believe, for those who fear the consequences and detest the reality of the attempt to impose American hegemony.
~By Noam Chomsky ~


I think that two people who decide to live together in a marriage situation, they have an obligation to make the marriage work for them.
~By Helen Reddy ~


For, quite literally, the whole world today is looking for us to take the lead in carrying out those obligations imposed on the American people as a whole by the beautiful, compassionate and courageous principle of noblesse oblige.
~By Robert Welch ~


We have an obligation to live in harmony with creation, with our capital... with God's creation. And we need to administer and work that very carefully.
~By Bruce Babbitt ~


Of two pleasures, if there be one which all or almost all who have experience of both give a decided preference, irrespective of any feeling of moral obligation to prefer it, that is the more desirable pleasure.
~By John Stuart Mill ~


Voting is the most precious right of every citizen, and we have a moral obligation to ensure the integrity of our voting process.
~By Hillary Clinton ~


He who is void of virtuous attachments in private life is, or very soon will be, void of all regard for his country. There is seldom an instance of a man guilty of betraying his country, who had not before lost the feeling of moral obligations in his private connections.
~By Samuel Adams ~


Where we have been incorrect in what we have done, then I think we have an obligation to settle.
~By Lee Scott ~


For the Archivist, this role is a result of his obligation to preserve and assure timely and maximum access to our governmental records in the evolving historic saga of the American people.
~By Allen Weinstein ~


The personal thing is something I have never talked about. And I never will. That is prohibited. My job is public. But that's it. When you're not working, you don't have an obligation to be public.
~By Javier Bardem ~


Remember always that you not only have the right to be an individual, you have an obligation to be one.
~By Eleanor Roosevelt ~


The people of the Middle East share the desire for freedom. We have an opportunity - and an obligation - to help them turn this desire into reality.
~By Condoleezza Rice ~


Of course it's why you want to become a writer - because you have the liberty to do that, but once you have the liberty you also have the obligation to do it.
~By Tobias Wolff ~


Because I have sixty years of being a professional composer, conductor, musician, whatever, and you develop a lot of friendships and you get involved with a lot of sort of long-term commitments and obligations.
~By Gunther Schuller ~


The intrusions of the white race and the non- compliance with treaty obligations have been followed by atrocities that could alone satisfy a savage and revengeful spirit.
~By Nelson A. Miles ~


A man must not deny his manifest abilities, for that is to evade his obligations.
~By William Feather ~


Most men remember obligations, but are not often likely to be grateful; the proud are made sour by the remembrance and the vain silent.
~By William Gilmore Simms ~


It is time in the West to defend not so much human rights as human obligations.
~By Alexander Solzehnitsyn ~


I know I have the mental capacity of a thousand bloggers, but because of that, my obligation to serve God is also that of a thousand bloggers.
~By Mickey Kaus ~


Our obligation is to give meaning to life and in doing so to overcome the passive, indifferent life.
~By Elie Wiesel ~


So I had to be careful. I recognized the responsibility that, whether I liked it or not, I had to accept whatever the obligation was. That was to behave in a manner, to carry myself in such a professional way, as if there ever is a reflection, it's a positive one.
~By Sidney Poitier ~


Government's first duty and highest obligation is public safety.
~By Arnold Schwarzenegger ~


Your ability as republican volunteers, to rise to this challenge will mean that the two governments and others cannot easily hide from their obligations and their responsibility to resolve these problems.
~By Gerry Adams ~


But the Western countries that link their partnership with the poorest countries with respect for democracy also have to consider that they have obligations towards these countries.
~By Omar Bongo ~


Possession without obligation to the object possessed approaches felicity.
~By George Meredith ~


It is an eternal obligation toward the human being not to let him suffer from hunger when one has a chance of coming to his assistance.
~By Simone Weil ~


It's the government's obligation to look really to the third parties to get the support to govern.
~By Stephen Harper ~


Pets are humanizing. They remind us we have an obligation and responsibility to preserve and nurture and care for all life.
~By James Cromwell ~


Each of us knows that we have an obligation to care for the old, the young and the sick. We stand strongest when we stand with the weakest among us.
~By Sarah Palin ~


He has the obligation to society that any human being has. I don't think a satirist has any greater obligation to society than a bricklayer or anybody else.
~By Shel Silverstein ~


The Declaration of Independence says when government fails, the people have the right to replace it. Well, New York State government has failed and the people have the right, indeed the people have the the people have the obligation, to act.
~By Andrew Cuomo ~


Scripture makes it clear to me that there is an obligation to speak out on behalf of those being persecuted.
~By Frank R. Wolf ~


As citizens, we all have an obligation to intervene and become involved - it's the citizen who changes things.
~By Jose Saramago ~


The president does not have any obligation to make a consensus appointment here. What the president's obligation is, is to pick a judicial conservative, and I believe that's what he's gonna do.
~By Jay Alan Sekulow ~


So I think we have an obligation with our size to make sure that we are open to what people have to say to us because the people who criticize us, they're not all mean-spirited.
~By Lee Scott ~


Honest pioneer work in the field of science has always been, and will continue to be, life's pilot. On all sides, life is surrounded by hostility. This puts us under an obligation.
~By Wilhelm Reich ~


The Chancellor also in effect asks us to bargain away whatever obligation or interest we have as regards the neutrality of Belgium. We could not entertain that bargain either.
~By Edward Grey ~


Ambition breaks the ties of blood, and forgets the obligations of gratitude.
~By Sallust ~


I believe that if you are elderly, physically or mentally handicapped we have an obligation too you, but if you are able-bodied, you should be working.
~By Alphonso Jackson ~


Gratitude is one of those things that cannot be bought. It must be born with men, or else all the obligations in the world will not create it.
~By Edward F. Halifax ~


In short, it may be said that on paper the obligations to settle international disputes peacefully are now so comprehensive and far-reaching that it is almost impossible for a state to resort to war without violating one or more solemn treaty obligations.
~By Arthur Henderson ~


Understand, when you eat meat, that something did die. You have an obligation to value it - not just the sirloin but also all those wonderful tough little bits.
~By Anthony Bourdain ~


Each is under the most sacred obligation not to squander the material committed to him, not to sap his strength in folly and vice, and to see at the least that he delivers a product worthy the labor and cost which have been expended on him.
~By Anna Julia Cooper ~


We've had it very clear to the Bosnians that our obligation to equip and train their forces is completely conditional on the foreign forces being gone.
~By Warren Christopher ~


Second, there were the discussions and drafts leading up to the White Paper on Employment Policy of 1944 in which the UK government accepted the maintenance of employment as an obligation of governmental policy.
~By James Meade ~


You have to pick the stories that you want to be involved with and the end game is you'd like to be a part of a hit. But I think your moral obligation is to follow your own heart.
~By Kevin Costner ~


All of the muscles were gone, so that was a real tough time of rebuilding all of that. But you have a deadline, you have an obligation. You've said that you will commit to this part, and I just can't live with myself for not really giving it as much as I can.
~By Christian Bale ~


In my afternoon walk I would fain forget all my morning occupations and my obligations to society.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


We have a responsibility as a state to protect our most vulnerable citizens: our children, seniors, people with disabilities. That is our moral obligation. But there is an economic justification too - we all pay when the basic needs of our citizens are unmet.
~By John Lynch ~


If I don't feel like writing today or for a few days, I don't. And I don't think about it. It is not an obligation-it is the greatest privilege.
~By Jonathan Carroll ~


It is high time that the international community tell Saddam Hussein and his regime that this is not an issue of negotiation with the U.N. about obligations that they undertook in 1991.
~By Condoleezza Rice ~


We not only have a legal obligation to honor our commitments, we have a moral obligation to provide the coverage we promised to provide to these people.
~By Bob Ney ~


We have no more fundamental obligation in government than to ensure the safety of our citizens.
~By Robert. L. Ehrlich ~


I think we have a moral obligation to our children that can be easily summarized: number one, protect them from harm.
~By Tom Allen ~


Words without deeds violates the moral and legal obligation we have under the genocide convention but, more importantly, violates our sense of right and wrong and the standards we have as human beings about looking to care for one another.
~By Jon Corzine ~


The great city can teach something that no university by itself can altogether impart: a vivid sense of the largeness of human brotherhood, a vivid sense of man's increasing obligation to man; a vivid sense of our absolute dependence on one another.
~By Seth Low ~


A coldly rationalist individualist can deny that he has any obligation to make sacrifices for the future.
~By Garrett Hardin ~


Russia under President Putin is less democratic and less free today than when he assumed office. If Russia cannot fulfill its obligation to the G-8 and maintain a high standard of democratic governance then its membership should be suspended.
~By Vito Fossella ~


It has been, after all, 11 years, more than a decade now, of defiance of U.N. resolutions by Saddam Hussein. Every obligation that he signed onto after the Gulf War, so that he would not be a threat to peace and security, he has ignored and flaunted.
~By Condoleezza Rice ~


Talent is a gift that brings with it an obligation to serve the world, and not ourselves, for it is not of our making.
~By Jose Marti ~


I support development and deployment of a limited national missile defense. Few if any of our duties surpass our obligation to provide for the common defense of our nation.
~By Joe Lieberman ~


I was little impressed with this rough and ready way of persuading people to renew their contracts and decided that I was now quite free of any obligations.
~By Pietro Mascagni ~


I have other obligations now - the show, my family, my life... though I know that without my sobriety I wouldn't have any of those things.
~By Rob Lowe ~


My role and my obligation was to conduct criminal investigations.
~By Louis Freeh ~


When we ask American men and women in uniform to fight for this country and to defend this country's interest and then to send them overseas, there is no question we have an obligation to protect them and provide for their safety.
~By Byron Dorgan ~


Teaching civility is an obligation of the family.
~By Stephen Carter ~


Death, they say, acquits us of all obligations.
~By Michel de Montaigne ~


A good word is an easy obligation; but not to speak ill requires only our silence, which costs us nothing.
~By John Tillotson ~


The other part of our proposal that gets the 'dittoheads' upset is our suggestion that the commercial radio station owners either play by the rules or pay. In other words, if they don't want to be subject to local criticism of how they are meeting their license obligations, they should pay to support public broadcasters who will operate on behalf of the local community.
~By Mark Lloyd ~


There is an apprenticeship system in jazz. You teach the young ones. So even if the musicians weren't personally that likable, they felt an obligation to help the younger musicians.
~By Dave Van Ronk ~


The nations must be organized internationally and induced to enter into partnership, subordinating in some measure national sovereignty to worldwide institutions and obligations.
~By Arthur Henderson ~


The Leader of the Opposition's constitutional obligation - the obligation to Parliament - it's the reason we did the merger! - is to make sure Canadians have an alternative for government.
~By Stephen Harper ~


Sometimes I think that I was forced to withdraw into depression because it was the only rightful protest I could throw in the face of a world that said it was alright for people to come and go as they please, that there were simply no real obligations left.
~By Elizabeth Wurtzel ~


I have a lot of obligations.
~By Isaac Mizrahi ~


I have always thought music as a way out of the ordinary mundane obligations of life.
~By Martha Reeves ~


I am very proud of the quality of public education in Nebraska, but I believe we have an obligation to continually assess whether our system is meeting 21st Century education needs.
~By Dave Heineman ~


Art exists for the human species. I think that all of the people who love art, those who teach art, and all of you should burn with the obligation to save the world.
~By Shinichi Suzuki ~


As a human rights issue, the effort to end violence against women becomes a government's obligation, not just a good idea.
~By Charlotte Bunch ~


Our obligation at the network is where do we fit into that and how can we best capitalize on that to make sure that our piece of that remains important to those young people.
~By Tom Brokaw ~

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