Obligation Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Obligation

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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 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 ~


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 ~


Our mother was a very religious and observant Jew, our father less so. She was kind of driving the religious education, so for us it was more a burden and an obligation when we were kids at that age.
~By Joel Coen ~


December 25th has become guilt and obligation.
~By Phil Donahue ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Social Security represents an $11 trillion unfunded obligation. And when I say unfunded obligation, I mean we have to come up with $11 trillion at some point to make the system whole.
~By John W. Snow ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


When we were in the seminary we got a stipend direct from the government and for that stipend we had an obligation to stick to our teaching job for five years.
~By Josef Albers ~


If you don't like the way the world is, you change it. You have an obligation to change it. You just do it one step at a time.
~By Marian Wright Edelman ~


Equality of rights means that some people cannot simply impose obligations on others, for the moral agency and rights of those others would then be violated.
~By Tom G. Palmer ~


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 ~


Every day President Bush and Congress refuse to fulfill their obligation to special ed is another day Wisconsin property taxpayers are stuck with the bill. It's unfair, irresponsible and must stop.
~By Jim Doyle ~


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 ~


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


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


I know for certain of only one commandment, one obligation, that God imposes upon us, and that is to be compassionate toward other human beings.
~By Theodore Bikel ~


As my dad said, you have an obligation to leave the world better than how you found it. And he also reminded us to be givers in this life, and not takers.
~By Phil Crane ~


A dinner invitation, once accepted, is a sacred obligation. If you die before the dinner takes place, your executor must attend.
~By Ward McAllister ~


You have to give access to people with disabilities but there is no requirement to hire them. What I mean by affirmative obligation is that producers must take the necessary steps to include opportunities for people with disabilities and a vast majority of them do.
~By Richard Masur ~


We can be thankful to a friend for a few acres, or a little money; and yet for the freedom and command of the whole earth, and for the great benefits of our being, our life, health, and reason, we look upon ourselves as under no obligation.
~By Lucius Annaeus Seneca ~


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 ~


My obligation as president, and what I promise the country, is that the courts will be able to do their job free of all pressure.
~By Ricardo Lagos ~


We cannot cut and run. If we are to ensure freedom and democracy, it is essential that we follow through on our obligation to bring about stability in Iraq.
~By Richard Shelby ~


No obligation to do the impossible is binding.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


My only obligation is to keep myself and other people guessing.
~By Jude Law ~


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 ~


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 ~


In other words, a democratic government is the only one in which those who vote for a tax can escape the obligation to pay it.
~By Alexis de Tocqueville ~


I feel in the depths of my soul that it is the highest, most sacred, and most irreversible part of my obligation to preserve the union of these states, although it may cost me my life.
~By Andrew Jackson ~


This is not a change of career for me. Just an expansion of it. I have contracts and obligations and business partners who are counting on me. And I would only want to do another movie if it's as good as this one.
~By Claudia Schiffer ~


I believe that every right implies a responsibility; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty.
~By John D. Rockefeller ~


Over and over again, financial experts and wonkish talking heads endeavor to explain these mysterious, 'toxic' financial instruments to us lay folk. Over and over, they ignobly fail, because we all know that no one understands credit default obligations and derivatives, except perhaps Mr. Buffett and the computers who created them.
~By Richard Dooling ~


Hey, we have obligations. We all work for a living now.
~By Michael Irvin ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


The most basic obligation we have to our veterans is that we keep the promises that were made to them. That is what makes the recent failures of the Veterans Administration so shameful.
~By Doc Hastings ~


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


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


The international community and Israel have the same opinion regarding the Hamas government. We don't say we are going to boycott it forever. We say the Hamas government must abide by the obligations the Palestinian Authority has signed.
~By Moshe Katsav ~


Because of their low earnings and family obligations, Latinas would not be putting much money into private investment accounts. An average Latina could wind up losing thousands of dollars under this proposal.
~By Grace Napolitano ~


The right of self defense never ceases. It is among the most sacred, and alike necessary to nations and to individuals, and whether the attack be made by Spain herself or by those who abuse her power, its obligation is not the less strong.
~By James Monroe ~


The United States prefers that Iraq meet its obligations voluntarily, yet we are prepared for the alternative.
~By George W. Bush ~


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 ~


Your first obligation, I suppose, is to your God. Your second is to your family. And your third is to your community. And you ought to try to fulfill all of those in your life.
~By Dick Murphy ~


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 ~


Obligations may be universal or particular.
~By Tom G. Palmer ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


I came up in a family oriented towards the sick, so I always felt an obligation for doing something.
~By Eddie Bernice Johnson ~


To know that everything we say and do to this new little human being may have a profound effect on him or her is a daunting obligation.
~By Gloria Estefan ~


The decision came from the publisher. It certainly was cleared by Chicago. And then they come out with these fine sounding words about relation to readers and their obligation. It has nothing to do with that.
~By Robert Scheer ~


Survival is a privilege which entails obligations. I am forever asking myself what I can do for those who have not survived.
~By Simon Wiesenthal ~


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 ~


To repeat, communitarians maintain that we are constituted as persons by our particular obligations, and therefore those obligations cannot be a matter of choice.
~By Tom G. Palmer ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


The obligation of subjects to the sovereign is understood to last as long, and no longer, than the power lasteth by which he is able to protect them.
~By Thomas Hobbes ~


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 moral and constitutional obligations of our representatives in Washington are to protect our liberty, not coddle the world, precipitating no-win wars, while bringing bankruptcy and economic turmoil to our people.
~By Ron Paul ~


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 ~


If I were to agree to write the music for your beautiful poem, it would tie your poem up for some years as I have agreements and obligations which I must respect.
~By Jules Massenet ~


Confidence... thrives on honesty, on honor, on the sacredness of obligations, on faithful protection and on unselfish performance. Without them it cannot live.
~By Franklin D. Roosevelt ~


Even without reforms, the Social Security fund will be able to meet 100 percent of its obligations until 2042.
~By Grace Napolitano ~


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 ~


Hollywood has an obligation to watch what they put out there. Kids do imitate what they see - good or bad.
~By Morgan Brittany ~


I also believe that member states of the United Nations should live up their obligations to pay their dues.
~By Alex Morrison ~


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


To state the facts frankly is not to despair the future nor indict the past. The prudent heir takes careful inventory of his legacies and gives a faithful accounting to those whom he owes an obligation of trust.
~By John F. Kennedy ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


I feel a big obligation to the audience, almost in a moral sense, to say something useful. If I'm going to spend a year of my life on these things, I want something that I feel that strongly about.
~By Harold Ramis ~


The obligations of our representatives in Washington are to protect our liberty, not coddle the world, precipitating no-win wars, while bringing bankruptcy and economic turmoil to our people.
~By Ron Paul ~


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


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


Daley may not feel a moral responsibility to eliminate discrimination but he has a legal obligation to do so.
~By Bobby Rush ~


Wherefore for the public interest and benefit of human society it is requisite that the highest obligations possible should be laid upon the consciences of men.
~By Isaac Barrow ~


Romania will continue to fulfil its obligations in Afghanistan and Iraq.
~By Traian Basescu ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Those who have prospered and profited from life's lottery have a moral obligation to share their good fortune.
~By Dick Gephardt ~


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


While some of them acknowledge the obligation of natural morality in their mode of conducting their cases, and preserve their individual character as gentlemen, there are others who acknowledge no law, human or divine, but the law of Scotland.
~By George Combe ~


We English are good at forgiving our enemies; it releases us from the obligation of liking our friends.
~By P. D. James ~


George W. Bush and his administration embarked on a full-scale assault on civil liberties, human rights and the rule of law, walking away from his international obligations, tearing up international treaties, protocols and UN conventions.
~By Bianca Jagger ~


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

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