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Obey The Rule Quotes


"It is a far greater happiness to obey no one than to rule the whole world." - Christina, Queen of Sweden

"Let them obey that knows not how to rule." - William Shakespeare

"Better the rule of One, whom all obey, than to let clamorous demagogues betray our freedom with the kiss of anarchy." - Oscar Wilde

"Litigants obey the verdict of a tribunal solely on the premise that there is an objective rule of conduct, which they both accept." - Ayn Rand

"No man doth safely rule, but he that hath learned gladly to obey." - Thomas A Kempis

"The fourth rule is: "Make the enemy live up to their own book of rules." You can kill them with this, for they can no more obey their own rules than the Christian church can live up to Christianity." - Saul Alinsky

"Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the..." - Malcolm X

"The State doesn't just want you to obey, it wants to make you WANT to obey." - H L Mencken

"It is not hard to obey when we love the one whom we obey." - Ignatius Of Loyola

"Thoughts rule the world." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Don't reason in the mind just obey in the spirit." - Joyce Meyer

"Only the believing obey, only the obedient believe" - Dietrich Bonhoeffer

"The first rule of world-building is available physics, which basically means that if you want it to feel real, it has to follow the same rules as this world, from gravity to how human behaviour works. If you have a fantasy element that doesnt obey the laws of physics, make sure that it has a fantasy explanation." - Trudi Canavan

"'As a man who knows how to make his education into a rule of life not a means of showing off; who can control himself and obey his own principles.' The true mirror of our discourse is the course of our lives." - Michel De Montaigne

"By education I mean that training in excellence from youth upward which makes a man passionately desire to be a perfect citizen, and teaches him to rule, and to obey, with justice. This is the only education which deserves the name." - Plato

"To make the mind obey you is a spiritual discipline." - Sivananda

"Wealth makes the laws that poverty must obey." - Mason Cooley

"Obey God and leave all the consequences to Him." - Charles Stanley

"Obey the muse, Liz said. She's a fickle mistress." - Gayle Forman

"Fashion, n. A despot whom the wise ridicule and obey." - Ambrose Bierce

"The way to rise is to obey and please." - Ben Jonson

"Obey God's law first before considering the laws of man." - Manny Pacquiao

"Hence, wretched nation! all thy woes arise, Avow'd corruption, licens'd perjuries, Eternal taxes, treaties for a day, Servants that rule, and senates that obey." - George Lyttelton, 1st Baron Lyttelton

"Bureaucracy, the rule of nobody." - Hannah Arendt

"Rule 1: The Doctor lies." - Steven Moffat

"Wizard's Eleventh and Final Rule The "Rule Unspoken", the "Rule Unwritten", "The rule from the beginning of time." - Terry Goodkind

"He would be guilty of mortal sin, because he exposes himself to the danger of grievously offending God. Hence, before he acts he must lay aside the doubt; and if he has not hitherto done so, he must confess it, at least, as it is before God. But the scrupulous, who have doubts about everything, must follow another rule: they must obey their confessor. When he tells them to conquer their doubts, and to act against scruples, they should obey with exactness; otherwise they will render themselves unable and unfit to perform any spiritual exercise." - Alphonsus Liguori

"When I obey a rule, I do not choose. I obey the rule blindly ." - Ludwig Wittgenstein

"A free society depends upon a high degree of mutual trust. The public will not give that trust to officials who are not seen to be impartially dedicated to the general public interest, nor will they give trust to those high in government who violate the rule of law they ask citizens to obey at the expense of self-interest, or to those who present government as the place where one feathers his own nest, [or] exchanges favors with friends and former associates." - Archibald Cox

"An armed republic submits less easily to the rule of one of its citizens than a republic armed by foreign forces. Rome and Sparta were for many centuries well armed and free. The Swiss are well armed and enjoy great freedom. Among other evils caused by being disarmed, it renders you contemptible. It is not reasonable to suppose that one who is armed will obey willingly one who is unarmed; or that any unarmed man will remain safe among armed servants." - Niccolo Machiavelli

"Training the body to obey the mind as I have done differs from the more conventional method of getting the mind to obey the body." - Chris Evert

"The child that never learns to obey his parents in the home will not obey God or man out of the home." - Susanna Wesley

"The exception does not prove the rule." - Mark Suster

"The dead should not rule the living" - Thomas Jefferson

"Well, you could become a Southern Baptist. I mean, instead of having to obey the Pope, you could just obey your husband." - Arianna Huffington

"That was a judicious mother who said, I obey my children for the first year of their lives, but ever after I expect them to obey me." - Henry Ward Beecher

"That was a judicious mother who said, "I obey my children for the first year of their lives, but ever after I expect them to obey me." - Henry Ward Beecher

"How Religion Works: If I obey, then God will love and accept me. The Gospel: I'm loved and accepted, therefore I wish to obey." - Timothy Keller

"Obey, obey, obey, then do what you want." - Lisa See

"Rule number one: The customer is always right. Rule number two: If the customer is wrong, see rule number one!" - Steve Leonard

"The only rule is don't be boring." - Paris Hilton

"To rule yourself is the ultimate power" - Seneca the Younger

"A rule should suit the purpose." - W Edwards Deming

"All powerful is the rule of fashion." - Publilius Syrus

"Restraint is the golden rule of enjoyment." - Letitia Elizabeth Landon

"Everybody wants to rule the world." - Eric Halvorsen

"To rule by knowledge ravages the country." - Laozi

"Prejudices are what rule the vulgar crowd." - Voltaire

"The first rule for success? Show up." - Jeanne Robertson

"Justice, not the majority, should rule." - Christian Nestell Bovee

"When I draw, I rule the world." - Mort Walker

"The rule was "no autopsy, no foul"." - Stewart Granger

"Today we rule Germany, tomorrow, the world." - Adolf Hitler

"I like the rule that corrects emotion." - Georges Braque

"Those who tell the stories rule society." - Plato

"I don't go by the rule book" - Princess Diana

"The first rule of business is FUN" - James Victore

"To make an empire durable, the magistrates must obey the laws and the people the magistrates." - Solon

"Admit nothing - that was his first rule. Appeal to logic - second rule. Delay the inevitable - third rule." - Cinda Williams Chima

"The heart never takes the place of the head: but it can, and should, obey it." - C S Lewis

"The world does not believe the Bible and the church does not obey it." - Leonard Ravenhill

"The world doesn't believe the Bible, Christians don't obey the Bible." - Leonard Ravenhill

"I am asham'd, that women are so simple To offer war, where they should kneel for peace Or seek for rule, supremacy, and sway, When they are bound to serve, love, and obey." - William Shakespeare

"Rule A: Don't. Rule A1: Rule A doesn't exist. Rule A2: Do not discuss the existence or non-existence of Rules A, A1 or A2." - Ronald David Laing

"The thing that impresses me most about America is the way parents obey their children." - King Edward VIII

"The Bible is the supreme law that all governments must obey." - Randall Terry

"Memento mori and obey the Lord. Art and religion love the somber chord." - Robert Frost

"It's not the truth that you know, but the truth that you obey that matters." - Johnny Hunt

"If you obey all the rules, you will miss all the fun." - Katharine Hepburn

"To obey the Lord unseen-in secret-is the foundation of genuine godly service." - K.P. Yohannan

"The people have nothing to do with the laws but to obey them." - Edgar Allan Poe

"Sinners cannot obey the gospel, any more than the law, without renewal of heart." - J I Packer

"If honor calls, where'er she points the way The sons of honor follow, and obey." - Charles Churchill

"The reasonableness of the command to obey parents is clear to children, even when quite young." - Noah Webster

"Study the Bible to know about God. Obey the Bible to really know God." - Adrian Rogers

"If honor calls, where'er she points the way The sons of honor follow, and obey." - Charles Churchill

"Obedience leads to true freedom. The more we obey revealed truth, the more we become liberated." - James E Faust

"You may command nature to the extent only in which you are willing to obey her." - Walter Russell

"The surest source of destruction to men is to obey themselves." - John Calvin

"Faith enables us to obey when obedience is costly or seems unreasonable to the natural mind." - Jerry Bridges

"Man's most sacred privilege is freedom of will, the ability to obey or disobey his Maker." - Joseph Hertz

"The deep of night is crept upon our talk, And Nature must obey necessity." - William Shakespeare

"Anxious, inexperienced writers obey rules. Rebellious, unschooled writers break rules. Artists master the form." - Robert Mckee

"The truth is that schools don't really teach anything except how to obey orders." - John Taylor Gatto

"[The Devil's] laws are easy, and his gentle sway, Makes it exceeding pleasant to obey ." - Daniel Defoe

"In war the first principle is to disobey orders. Any fool can obey orders!" - John Fisher, 1st Baron Fisher

"Don't obey if your heart tells you the order is wrong." - Roselyne Bosch

"He who cannot obey himself will be commanded. That is the nature of living creatures." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"The deep of night is crept upon our talk, And Nature must obey necessity." - William Shakespeare

"I am accepted by God through the work of Jesus Christ - therefore I obey" - Timothy Keller

"Nevertheless, when one is ill, one should be submissive to the doctor and obey him." - Vincent de Paul

"Surely the Lord loves, more than anything else, an unwavering determination to obey his counsel." - Howard W. Hunter

"What else should we do with the Word of God but obey?" - Aiden Wilson Tozer

"There is something servile in the habit of seeking after a law which we must obey." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"She's the princess. She commanded and I obeyed!"-Loki "You don't obey a suicide mission!"-Finn" - Amanda Hocking

"Learn and obey the rules very well so you will know how to break them properly." - Dalai Lama

"Love does not obey the mind, and turns to hate when forced." - Ursula K Le Guin

"Members of society must obey the law because they personally believe that its commands are justified." - David L. Bazelon

"I don't do ups, ups defy gravity. Gravity is a law. I obey the law" - John Pinette

"Athenian men, I respect and love you, but I shall obey the god rather than you." - Plato

"Does the body rule the mind or does the mind rule the body? I dunno..." - Steven Morrissey

"When the righteous rule, the people rejoice; when the wicked rule, the people groan." - William Paterson

"[If] you don't like the rule, change the rule; but play by the rules." - Eric Bolling

"The tyrant dies and his rule is over; the martyr dies and his rule begins." - Soren Kierkegaard

"The first rule in opera is the first rule in life: see to everything yourself" - Nellie Melba

"If the rule you followed brought you to this, of what use was the rule?" - Cormac Mccarthy

"Nature must obey necessity." - William Shakespeare

"The man is free to rule his world, not his world rule him." - Anonymous

"Wizard's Sixth Rule The only sovereign you can allow to rule you is reason." - Terry Goodkind

"The most fun in breaking a rule is in knowing what rule you're breaking." - William Safire

"The whole meaning of morality is a rule that we ought to obey whether we like it or not. If so, then the idea of creating a morality we like better is incoherent. Moreover, it would seem that until we had created our new morality, we would have no standard by which to criticize God. Since we have not yet created one, the standard by which we judge Him must be the very standard that He gave us. If it is good enough to judge Him by, then why do we need a new one?" - J. Budziszewski

"The only way to understand the difficult parts of the Bible is first to read and obey the easy ones." - John Ruskin

"The ultimate solution to the race problem lies in the willingness of men to obey the unenforceable." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"The less you obey the Word of God, the more you distance yourself from God in the spiritual realm" - Sunday Adelaja

"The language of the law must not be foreign to the ears of those who are to obey it." - Learned Hand

"Rule 1: The customer is always right. Rule 2: If the customer is wrong, please refer to rule 1. -Duncan Howe" - Ann Brashares

"Religion operates on the principle 'I obey-therefore I am accepted by God.' But the operating principle of the gospel is 'I am accepted by God through what Christ has done-therefore I obey.'" - Timothy Keller

"The disciples obey because that's what people do when someone rises from the dead and gives instructions." - Francis Chan

"Our passions may be compared to certain slaves-the more severity we show them, the better they obey us." - Norm Macdonald

"Every cleric must obey the Pope, even if he commands what is evil; for no one may judge the Pope." - Pope Innocent III

"If you choose to live outside the law, you must obey the law more stringently than anyone." - Bob Dylan

"Be the kind of friend who makes it easier for others to obey the commandments when they are with you." - Robert D. Hales

"Every Latter-day Saint should sustain, honor, and obey the constitutional law of the land in which he lives." - Spencer W. Kimball

"There may be a legal obligation to obey, but there will be no moral obligation to obey. When it comes to history, it will be the people who broke the law for freedom who will be remembered and honoured." - Tony Benn

"The State is not force alone. It depends upon the credulity of man quite as much as upon his docility. Its aim is not merely to make him obey, but also to make him want to obey." - H L Mencken

"How to begin to educate a child. First rule: leave him alone. Second rule: leave him alone. Third rule: leave him alone. That is the whole beginning." - D H Lawrence

"The desire to rule is the mother of heresies." - Saint John Chrysostom

"Laws grind the poor, and rich men rule the law." - Oliver Goldsmith

"Beauty in the flesh will continue to rule the world." - Florenz Ziegfeld

"Murphy's golden rule: Whoever has the gold, makes the rules." - Dave Barry

"The appetites will rule if the mind is vacant." - Mary Wollstonecraft

"Unexpected results are the rule rather than the exception." - Plautus

"Wizard's Seventh Rule Life is the future, not the past." - Terry Goodkind

"So many vows ... they make you swear and swear. Defend the king. Obey the king. Keep his secrets. Do his bidding. Your life for his. But obey your father. Love your sister. Protect the innocent. Defend the weak. Respect the gods. Obey the laws. It's too much. No matter what you do, you're forsaking one vow or another." - George R R Martin

"Obey something, and you will have a chance to learn what is best to obey. But if you begin by obeying nothing, you will end by obeying the devil and all his invited friends." - John Ruskin

"If you've got a gun law that criminals will obey, why not just turn it into a murder law that criminals will obey-then we won't have to worry about the gun part." - Andrew Ford

"Obey something, and you will have a chance to learn what is best to obey. But if you begin by obeying nothing, you will end by obeying the devil and all his invited friends." - John Ruskin

"How could a state be governed, or protected in its foreign relations if every individual remained free to obey or not to obey the law according to his private opinion." - Thomas Hobbes

"Sometimes God allows us to explore the 'whys' of His instructions. Other times He wants us to obey 'because He said so.' Has God asked you to obey in a specific matter that still awaits your obedient response?" - Beth Moore

"Give all to love: Obey thy heart; Friends, kindred, days, Estate, good fame, Plans, credit, and the Muse,- Nothing refuse." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Illness is the most heeded of doctors: to goodness and wisdom we only make promises; pain we obey." - Marcel Proust

"I want to just obey the Constitution.The Constitution says only gold and silver can be legal tender." - Ron Paul

"Why is it that some people, you know, think we should obey the Constitution sometimes and not other times." - Ron Paul

"As long as the superstition that people should obey unjust laws exists, so long will slavery exist" - Mahatma Gandhi

"To eat bread is one thing; to love the precepts of Christ and resolve to obey them is quite another." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"You do' obey your way into faith (the Pharisees proved that); you believe your way into obedience." - Bob Sorge

"Order your soul; reduce your wants; live in charity; associate in Christian community; obey the laws; trust in Providence." - Saint Augustine

"The world has lost a great musician who will always be an inspiration to me and those at OBEY GIANT." - Shepard Fairey

"What are we going to do if citizens are disarmed, and the government doesn't obey its own laws?" - Jeff Cooper

"Thou whom avenging pow'rs obey, Cancel my debt (too great to pay) Before the sad accounting day." - Wentworth Dillon, 4th Earl of Roscommon



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