Obligation Quotes

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

Elie Wiesel

Life's under no obligation to give us what we expect.

Margaret Mitchell

If you are living out of a sense of obligation you are slave.

Wayne Dyer

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

Ron Silver

God primes the pump of obligation.

A. P. Martinich

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.

Phil Crane

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

Garrett Hardin

To place yourself under an obligation is to sell your liberty

Decimus Laberius

Life's under no obligation to give us what we expect

Margaret Mitchell

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.

Samuel Johnson

I believe that a worthwhile life is defined by a kind of spiritual journey and a sense of obligation.

Hillary Rodham Clinton

We English are good at forgiving our enemies; it releases us from the obligation of liking our friends.

P. D. James

Your only obligation in any lifetime is to be true to yourself. Being true to anyone else or anything else is . . . impossible.

Richard Bach

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

Tom G. Palmer

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

John Tillotson

Your only obligation in any lifetime is to be true to yourself. Being true to anyone else or anything else is not only impossible, but the mark of a fake messiah.

Richard Bach

Our loyalties are to the species and the planet. We speak for Earth. Our obligation to survive is owed not just to ourselves but also to that Cosmos, ancient and vast, from which we spring.

Dr. Carl Sagan

The First Amendment is often inconvenient. But that is besides the point. Inconvenience does not absolve the government of its obligation to tolerate speech

Anthony M. Kennedy

The gift of life is so precious that we should feel an obligation to pay back the universe for the gift of being alive.

Ray Douglas Bradbury

The first thing I see is the obligation to serve peace.

Gustav Heinemann

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

Eleanor Roosevelt

Relationships based on obligation lack dignity.

Wayne Dyer

I've always had an obligation to creation, above all.

Nick Cave

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

Dennis Potter

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