Obligation Quotes

Government's first duty and highest obligation is public safety.

Arnold Schwarzenegger

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

John Tillotson

Too great haste to repay an obligation is a kind of ingratitude.

Duc de La Rochefoucauld

It is well known to all great men, that by conferring an obligation they do not always procure a friend, but are certain of creating many enemies.

Henry Fielding

Politics is the art of putting people under obligation to you.

Jacob L. Arvey

Man always travels along precipices. His truest obligation is to keep his balance.

Jose Ortega Gasset

It is not a government's obligation to provide services, but to see that they are provided.

Mario Cuomo

When some men discharge an obligation, you can hear the report for miles around.

Mark Twain

The nation's obligation to her defenders is as old as that defense itself.

Steve Buyer

Marriage is that relation between man and woman in which the independence is equal, the dependence mutual, and the obligation reciprocal.

Louis K. Anspacher

Citizen service is the very American idea that we meet our challenges not as isolated individuals but as members of a true community, with all of us working together. Our mission is nothing less than to spark a renewed sense of obligation, a new sense of duty, a new season of service...

Bill Clinton

I believe that every right implies a responsibility; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty.

John D. Rockefeller Jr.

Art Exist 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

Shinichi Suzuki

I believe that every right implies a responsibility; every opportunity an obligation; every possession, a duty.

John D. Rockefeller

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

Julian McMahon

I think you have an obligation to share what you know as a writer.

David Guterson

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.

Shel Silverstein

The obligation to endure gives us the right to know.

Jean Rostand

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.

Seneca

Friendship is not always the sequel of obligation

Samuel Johnson

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.

Marian Wright Edelman

So much sadness exists in the world that we are all under obligation to contribute as much joy as lies within our powers.

John Sutherland Bonnell

If you are greeted then return the greetings more warmly. If you are favoured, then repay the obligation manifold; but he who takes the initiative will always excel in merit.

Ali bin Abu-Talib

If our devotees (may Allah give them success in obeying Him) hearts are gathered on meeting their obligation, their good fortune of meeting us would not have been delayed, and their joy of seeing us would have been expedited.

Muhammad ibn Hasan al-M
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