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Quotes And Sayings About Obligation

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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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Too great haste to repay an obligation is a kind of ingratitude.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


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


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 ~


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 as a Congress have a moral obligation to bring justice to the families of these victims. Furthermore, as a society based on laws, we have a responsibility to ensure that criminals don't go unpunished.
~By Bob Filner ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


The first thing I see is the obligation to serve peace.
~By Gustav Heinemann ~


Every right implies a responsibility; Every opportunity, an obligation, Every possession, a duty.
~By John D. Rockefeller ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


If a policy is wrongheaded, feckless and corrupt, I take it personally and consider it a moral obligation to sound off and not shut up until it's fixed.
~By David Hackworth ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


The nation's obligation to her defenders is as old as that defense itself.
~By Steve Buyer ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


If there is to be peace in our industrial life let the employer recognize his obligation to his employees - at least to the degree set forth in existing statutes.
~By John L. Lewis ~


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


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 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 ~


Some laws are wrong, and we have an obligation to speak out against those laws wherever they are.
~By Julian McMahon ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


And of all illumination which human reason can give, none is comparable to the discovery of what we are, our nature, our obligations, what happiness we are capable of, and what are the means of attaining it.
~By Adam Weishaupt ~


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 ~


If an individual is born with the obligation to obey, who is born with the right to command?
~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 ~


Sexuality is a big issue, but there are others - how much you commit to a relationship, to social obligation, to honesty and being honest with yourself.
~By Ang Lee ~


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


Life's under no obligation to give us what we expect.
~By Margaret Mitchell ~


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


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 ~


I've always had an obligation to creation, above all.
~By Nick Cave ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~

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