Obligation Quotes

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

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

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.
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