Obedience Quotes

When obedience is so impious, Revolt is a necessity.

Pierre Corneille

The body of all true religion consists, to be sure, in obedience to the will of the Sovereign of the world, in a confidence in His declarations, and in imitation of His perfections.

Edmund Burke

The fear of some divine and supreme powers keeps men in obedience.

Robert Burton

The soldier is like the monk, for whom order is called obedience.

Pietro Badoglio

Faith, as Paul saw it, was a living, flaming thing leading to surrender and obedience to the commandments of Christ.

A. W. Tozer

Resistance to tyranny is obedience to God.

Susan Brownell Anthony Jacob

Rules are for the guidance of wise men and the obedience of fools.

Douglas Bader

The missionary heart: Care more than some think is wise. Risk more than some think is safe. Dream more than some think is practical. Expect more than some think is possible. I was called not to comfort or success but to obedience.There is no joy outside of knowing Jesus and serving him.

Karen Watson

Our righteousness is in Him, and our hope depends, not upon the exercise of grace in us, but upon the fullness of grace and love in Him, and upon His obedience unto death.

John Newton

The only ends for which governments are constituted, and obedience rendered to them, are the obtaining of justice and protection; and they who cannot provide for both give the people a right of taking such ways as best please themselves, in order to their own safety.

Algernon Sidney

Rules are for the obedience of fools and the guidance of wise men.

Douglas Bader

Wise guidance never violates people's Free Will. A superior who demands obedience of his subordinates should show respect for their capacity to understand, and also for their Innate Right to their own Free Will.

Paramahansa Yogananda

There was a time when we expected nothing of our children but obedience, as opposed to the present, when we expect everything of them but obedience. Source?

Anatole Broyard

Obedience is the fruit of faith.

Christina Rossetti

I shall earnestly and persistently continue to urge all women to the practical recognition of the old Revolutionary maxim. Resistance to tyranny is obedience to God.

Susan B. Anthony
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