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Quotes And Sayings About Obligation

Obligation Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Obligation

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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Insofar as international law is observed, it provides us with stability and order and with a means of predicting the behavior of those with whom we have reciprocal legal obligations.
~By J. William Fulbright ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 think we'll build a consensus for action on Social Security reform which will reduce that long-term unfunded obligation and put the system on a sustainable basis.
~By John W. Snow ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


We have an obligation and a responsibility to be investing in our students and our schools. We must make sure that people who have the grades, the desire and the will, but not the money, can still get the best education possible.
~By Barack Obama ~


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 ~


Relationships based on obligation lack dignity.
~By Wayne Dyer ~


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


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


National sovereignty is an obligation as well as an entitlement. A government that will not perform the role of a government forfeits the rights of a government.
~By Richard Perle ~


We have, unlike many of our competitors, continued to meet our various financial obligations.
~By Gerard Arpey ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


I don't feel the obligation to have a big explosion in the first 20 seconds so the audience doesn't turn on another channel. We are trying to make something that looks like a feature film that was bought for television and I think we are succeeding.
~By Tom Selleck ~


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 ~


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 ~


It is the solemn obligation of a leader always to be a leader. Even when - perhaps especially when - you don't feel like being a leader.
~By Bill Owens ~


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


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 have a lot of obligations.
~By Isaac Mizrahi ~


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 ~


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 ~


To impose taxes when the public exigencies require them is an obligation of the most sacred character, especially with a free people.
~By James Monroe ~


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


In itself, homosexuality is as limiting as heterosexuality: the ideal should be to be capable of loving a woman or a man; either, a human being, without feeling fear, restraint, or obligation.
~By Simone de Beauvoir ~


I jumped off the wheel of fortune because I wanted to simplify things. Now I've fulfilled my obligations to myself by making my new record. I'd like it to sell millions of copies, but my self - worth is not based on chart positions.
~By Roland Gift ~


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 ~


Congress has an obligation to protect our country's natural beauty, embodied in our nation's parks, rivers, and breathtaking landscapes.
~By Dave Reichert ~


Human beings exercise responsibilities within a social setting and a framework of obligations which transcend the principle of intelligence.
~By Michael Polanyi ~


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 ~


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


The BBC has the obligation to think big. And at the moment, that clarion call sounds an uncertain note to me.
~By Jonathan Dimbleby ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 Hamas organization is unwilling to honor the obligations that the Palestinian Authority has signed.
~By Moshe Katsav ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


Claims of right and insistence upon obligations may depend upon treaty stipulations, or upon the rules of international law, or upon the sense of natural justice applied to the circumstances of a particular case, or upon disputed facts.
~By Elihu Root ~


But I do believe this - I believe that fundamentally, society is headed in the right direction or wants to head in the right direction, and I think judges have an obligation to try to help it head there.
~By Judge Mills Lane ~


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 ~


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 ~


Since the world has existed, there has been injustice. But it is one world, the more so as it becomes smaller, more accessible. There is just no question that there is more obligation that those who have should give to those who have nothing.
~By Audrey Hepburn ~


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


I'm concerned about the cost, just like everybody else. There's no question that we have an obligation to help the people of Louisiana and Mississippi to rebuild.
~By Saxby Chambliss ~


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 ~


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 ~


On this Veterans Day, let us remember the service of our veterans, and let us renew our national promise to fulfill our sacred obligations to our veterans and their families who have sacrificed so much so that we can live free.
~By Dan Lipinski ~


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 ~


I think you have an obligation to be an optimist. Because if you're not, nothing will change.
~By Ron Silver ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


We have to remind the people: Congress has the constitutional obligation and public responsibility to oversee these issues and the Department of Justice's operations.
~By Sibel Edmonds ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


I was given talent, and if you are given it, it is your obligation to use it.
~By Dennis Potter ~


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 ~


Besides, there were 50,000 fans or more there, and they wanted to see the best you've got. There was an obligation to the people, as well as to ourselves, to go all out.
~By Carl Hubbell ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 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 ~


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

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