Obligation Quotes

Every right implies a responsibility; Every opportunity, an obligation, Every possession, a duty.

John D. Rockefeller

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

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

Jose Saramago

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

Tom G. Palmer

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

Richard Bach

Our major obligation is not to make slogans for solutions.

Edward Roscoe Murrow

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

P. D. James

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

Hillary Rodham Clinton

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

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

Margaret Mitchell

To place yourself under an obligation is to sell your liberty

Decimus Laberius

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

Garrett Hardin

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

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

God primes the pump of obligation.

A. P. Martinich

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

Ron Silver

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

Wayne Dyer

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

Margaret Mitchell

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

Elie Wiesel

Our major obligation is not to mistake slogans for solutions.

Edward R. Murrow

Teaching civility is an obligation of the family.

Stephen Carter

Remember always that you have not only the right to be an individual; you have an obligation to be one. You cannot make any useful contribution in life unless you do this.

Eleanor Roosevelt

We never want to count on the kindness of strangers in order to meet tomorrows obligations. When forced to choose, I will not trade even a nights sleep for the chance of extra profits.

Warren Edward Buffett

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

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Updated On : March 02, 2014
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