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"Inspiration is intention obeyed." - Emily Carr

"She who must be obeyed." - H. Rider Haggard

"Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed." - Francis Bacon

"If I had obeyed God, as I have obeyed him, He would not have punished me." - Swayamvar of Basra

"The only Commandment I ever obeyed - 'Consider the Lilies." - Emily Dickinson

"Nature cannot be commanded except by being obeyed." - Francis Bacon

"The man of upright life is obeyed before he speaks." - Confucius

"I sighed as a lover, I obeyed as a son." - Edward Gibbon

"Immoral laws are doubtless void, and should not be obeyed." - Wendell Phillips

"Obey the voice at eve obeyed at prime." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"If you command wisely, you'll be obeyed cheerfully." - Thomas Fuller

"Beauty is a King that needs to be obeyed" - Nuh Ha Mim Keller

"Laws too gentle are seldom obeyed; too severe, seldom executed." - Benjamin Franklin

"Never give an order that can't be obeyed." - Douglas Macarthur

"It is right that what is just should be obeyed. It is necessary that what is strongest should be obeyed." - Blaise Pascal

"It is right that what is just should be obeyed; it is necessary that what is strongest should be obeyed." - Blaise Pascal

"The American people love immigration. They just want it obeyed. They want the laws obeyed. They want there to be assimilation." - Rush Limbaugh

"Those commands of superiors which are contrary to our first duties are not to be obeyed." - Samuel Richardson

"And God said, Love your enemy, & I obeyed Him & loved myself." - Khalil Gibran

"But I am a widows son outlawed and my orders must be obeyed." - Ned Kelly

"They obeyed, as wise men do when a woman puts her foot down . . ." - Terry Pratchett

"Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed. The imagination must be given not wings but weights." - Henry Adams

"Good laws, if they are not obeyed, do not constitute good government." - Aristotle

"Some of us do not accept the Establishment myth that bad laws must be obeyed." - Tom Driberg

"If you have believed but not obeyed, you have postponed your Christian life." - Aiden Wilson Tozer

"God will never reveal more truth about himself until you have obeyed what you know already" - Oswald Chambers

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

"Kiss me. Again. Once more. Commands to be obeyed when issued by a woman." - Lawrence Durrell

"He who wishes to be obeyed must know how to command." - Niccolo Machiavelli

"The risk to be percieved defines the duty to be obeyed." - Benjamin Cardozo

"I obeyed, but my crime was that I did not look obedient." - Tehmina Durrani

"It is not enough to give orders they must be obeyed." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"Till society is very differently constituted, parents, I fear, will still insist on being obeyed, because they will be obeyed, and constantly endeavour to settle that power on a Divine right, which will not bear the investigation of reason." - Mary Wollstonecraft

"When spiritual leaders have done their jobs, the people around them have encountered God and obeyed his will." - Richard Blackaby

"What! nothing grand and noble to be admired, obeyed, copied? Ah, the lack is not without you, but within you!" - Julia McNair Wright

"That which is not just, is not Law; and that which is not Law, ought not to be obeyed." - Algernon Sidney

"Your Heart's Desire is the Voice of God, and that Voice must be obeyed sooner or later." - Emmet Fox

"Prefects. I had learned this one. Student council types, but with superpowers. They who must be obeyed." - Maureen Johnson

"The Great Commission is not an option to be considered; it is a command to be obeyed." - Hudson Taylor

"If I had not obeyed that command of God, concerning plural marriage, I believe that I would have been damned." - George Q. Cannon

"Propriety was a rigid master, but one that must be obeyed if one wanted to keep a sterling reputation." - Lawana Blackwell

"First, there is the law. It must be obeyed. But the law is the minimum. You must act ethically." - Buck Rodgers

"That which is not just, is not Law; and that which is not Law, ought not to be obeyed." - Algernon Sydney

"He never went very far astray in his official business, because he always obeyed the clerks and followed precedents." - Anthony Trollope

"It's best that you know this immediately: I have never been a Fascist, but always a soldier who obeyed orders." - Rodolfo Graziani

"Justified" is even better than "just as if I'd never sinned." It is also "just as if I'd always obeyed." - Jerry Bridges

"If you believe in science, like I do, you believe that there are certain laws that are always obeyed." - Stephen Hawking

"America will always side with those whom she can direct, give orders to and have those orders obeyed." - Louis Farrakhan

"Giving orders you know won't be obeyed is one of the best ways I know to destroy your own authority." - David Weber

"A man with a club [bat] is a law-maker, a man to be obeyed, but not necessarily conciliated." - Jack London

"Nature's laws must be obeyed, and the period of decline begins, and goes on with accelerated rapidity." - Warren De La Rue

"What is the damnation of hell? To go with that society who have not obeyed His commands." - Joseph Smith Jr

"The man who commands efficiently must have obeyed others in the past, and the man who obeys dutifully is worthy of someday being a commander." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"The moral is the chosen, not the forced; the understood, not the obeyed. The moral is the rational, and reason accepts no commandments." - Ayn Rand

"If a general shows confidence in his men but always insists on his orders being obeyed, the gain will be mutual." - Sun Tzu

"By all men bond to Nothing, Being slaves without a lord, By one blind idiot world obeyed, Too blind to be abhorred." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"Circumstance - which moves by laws of its own, regardless of parties and policies, and whose decrees are final and must be obeyed by all - and will be" - Mark Twain

"I do not wish to give the order full force without giving timely warning but I am a widow's son outlawed and must be obeyed." - Ned Kelly

"Habits working more constantly and with greatest force than reason, which, when we have most need of it, is seldom fairly consulted, and more rarely obeyed." - John Locke

"The people become more observant of justice, and do not refuse to submit to the laws when they see them obeyed by their enactor." - Claudian

"Here's to our beloved George Washington, the Joshua of America, who commanded the sun and the moon to sand still - and they obeyed." - Benjamin Franklin

"You have not really learned a commandment until you have obeyed it. The Church suffers today from Christians who know volumes more than they practice." - Vance Havner

"What is the city in which we sit here, but an aggregate of incongruous materials, which have obeyed the will of some man?" - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"The majority is the best way, because it is visible, and has strength to make itself obeyed. Yet it is the opinion of the least able." - Blaise Pascal

"...so in love the heart surrenders itself entirely to the one being known how to touch it. That being is not selected but recognized and obeyed." - George Santayana

"A regime [Nazism] which invented a biological foreign policy was obviously acting against its own best interests. But at least it obeyed its own particular logic." - Albert Camus

"In its narrowest acceptation, order means obedience. A government is said to preserve order if it succeeds in getting itself obeyed." - John Stuart Mill

"Columbus felt the westward tendency more strongly than any before. He obeyed it, and found a New World for Castile and Leon." - Henry David Thoreau

"The magistrates of whom Paul wrote were natural, ungodly, persecuting, and yet lawful magistrates, to be obeyed in all lawful civil things." - Roger Williams

"Wherever the sentiment of the majority is still genuine and intense, it is found to have abated little of its claim to be obeyed." - John Stuart Mill

"The man who commands efficiently must have obeyed others in the past, and the man who obeys dutifully is worthy of being some day a commander." - Cicero

"By all men bond to Nothing, Being slaves without a lord, By one blind idiot world obeyed, Too blind to be abhorred." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"Habits wear more constantly and with greatest force than reason, which, when we have most need of it, is seldom fairly consulted, and more rarely obeyed" - John Locke

"I feel very happy since the Lord called me to step out in faith, and I obeyed. The Lord is our inexhaustible treasure." - Arthur Wallis

"Whatever you do, He will make good of it. But not the good He had prepared for you if you had obeyed him." - C S Lewis

"Yesterday we obeyed kings and bent our necks before emperors. But today we kneel only to truth, follow only beauty, and obey only love." - Khalil Gibran

"We shall meet again. I have believed in God. I obeyed the laws of war and was loyal to my flag." - Adolf Eichmann

"I was a crazy young man who let himself be blinded by his passions and obeyed only the impulses of the moment." - Gustav Mahler

"That hunger of the flesh, that longing for ease, that terror of incarceration, that insistence on tribal honour being obeyed: all of that exists, and it exists everywhere." - Ben Kingsley

"Anyone who has obeyed nature by transmitting a piece of gossip experiences the explosive relief that accompanies the satisfying of a primary need." - Primo Levi

"Here's to our beloved George Washington, the Joshua of America, who commanded the sun and the moon to sand still-and they obeyed." - Benjamin Franklin

"The people become more observant of justice, and do not refuse to submit to the laws when they see them obeyed by their enactor." - Claudius Claudianus

"Do you think that people will obey the truth because it is true, unless they love it? No, they will not. Truth is obeyed when it is loved." - Brigham Young

"I saw my parents as gods whose every wish must be obeyed or I would suffer the penalty of anguish and guilt." - Natalie Wood

"My mental faculties remained in suspended animation while I obeyed the orders of the higher-ups. This is typical with everyone in the military." - Smedley Butler

"The work of man is to respond to the Covenant by obeying the commandments of the Torah, those commandments that can be obeyed here and now." - David Novak

"Don't complain. The Israelites wasted forty years murmuring and complaining in the wilderness, when they could have just obeyed God and entered into their Promised Land." - Joyce Meyer

"Just as man's physical existence was liberated when he grasped that 'nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed', so his consciousness will be liberated when grasps that nature, to be apprehended, must be obeyed - that the rules of cognition must be derived from the nature of existence and the nature, the identity, of his cognitive faculty." - Ayn Rand

"What is law? Is it what is on the books, or what is actually enacted and obeyed in a society? Or is law what must be enacted and obeyed, whether or not it is on the books, if things are to go right?" - Bernhard Schlink

"There are roads which must not be followed, armies which must not be attacked, towns which must not be besieged, positions which must not be contested, commands of the sovereign which must not be obeyed." - Sun Tzu

"We have adopted the convenient theory that the Bible is a Book to be explained, whereas first and foremost it is a Book to be believed (and after that to be obeyed.)" - Leonard Ravenhill

"Customs do not concern themselves with right or wrong or reason. But they have to be obeyed; one reasons all around them until he is tired, but he must not transgress them, it is sternly forbidden." - Mark Twain

"Grant me an old man's frenzy, Myself must I remake Till I am Timon and Lear Or that William Blake Who beat upon the wall Till Truth obeyed his call." - William Butler Yeats

"Over the pope as expression of the binding claim of ecclesiastical authority, there stands one's own conscience which must be obeyed before all else, even if necessary against the requirement of ecclesiastical authority." - Pope Benedict Xvi

"Once you have done a man a service, what more reward would you have? Is it not enough to have obeyed the laws of your own nature, without expecting to be paid for it?" - Marcus Aurelius

"Though reason is not to be relied upon as universally sufficient to direct us what to do, yet it is generally to be relied upon and obeyed where it tells us what we are not to do." - Robert South

"The woman does not work because the man tells her to work and she obeys. On the contrary, the woman works because she has told the man to work and he has' obeyed." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"The woman does not work because the man tells her to work and she obeys. On the contrary, the woman works because she has told the man to work and he hasn't obeyed." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"If you talked or laughed in church, told lies, had impure thoughts or conversations, you were bad; if you obeyed your parents or guardians, went to confession and communion regularly, said prayers for the dead, you were good." - Mary Mccarthy

"Society will be obeyed; if you refuse obedience, you must take the consequences. Society has only one law, and that is custom. Even religion itself is socially powerful only just so far as it has custom on its side." - Philip Gilbert Hamerton

"In times of danger large groups rise to the highest pitch of enthusiasm, courage and sacrifice . . . Mankind will be refashioned and history rewritten when this law is understood and obeyed." - Helen Keller

"Thou hast seen a farmer's dog bark at a beggar? And the creature run from the cur. There thou mightst behold the great image of authority-a dog's obeyed in office." - William Shakespeare

"Civil disobedience is not our problem. Our problem is civil obedience. Our problem is that people all over the world have obeyed the dictates of leaders . . . . and millions have been killed because of this obedience . . . ." - Howard Zinn

"God has always kept on earth a government of his own... In Eden the government was direct, individual and personal. God spoke directly to man and gave specific commands to be obeyed." - David Lipscomb

"The manifestation of the Divinity must be understood to be in greater degree in those who are honoured, respected, and obeyed by a large following, than in those who have gained no such influence." - Ramakrishna

"Yes, they were kind exceedingly; most mild Even in indignation, taking by the hand One that obeyed them mutely, as a child Submissive to a law he does not understand." - Vita Sackville-West

"Grant me an old man's frenzy, Myself must I remake Till I am Timon and Lear Or that William Blake Who beat upon the wall Till Truth obeyed his call." - William Butler Yeats

"Since thou hast faithfully obeyed the true religion of God in the past, it behooveth thee to follow His true religion hereafter, inasmuch as every religion proceedeth from God, the Help in Peril, the Self-Subsisting." - Bab

"People always ask my mom what I did as a kid. My mom says, "He wasn't a bad kid. He was never an unruly kid, always listened and obeyed."" - Larry The Cable Guy

"I'm a simple village girl who has always obeyed the orders of my father and brothers. Since forever, I have learned to say yes to everything. Today I have decided to say no." - Nujood Ali

"In Mexico the gods ruled, the priests interpreted and interposed, and the people obeyed.In Spain, the priests ruled, the king interpreted and interposed, and the gods obeyed. A nuance in an ideological difference is a wide chasm." - Richard Condon

"Food and fire, protection and companionship, were some of the things he received from the god. In return, he guarded the god's property, defended his body, worked for him, and obeyed him." - Jack London

"It has been discovered that with a dull urban population, all formed under a mechanical system of State education, a suggestion or command, however senseless and unreasoned, will be obeyed if it be sufficiently repeated." - Hilaire Belloc

"A lot of people believe that if everybody just did what they were told - obeyed - everything would be fine. But that's not what life is all about. That's not real. It's never going to happen." - Matt Groening

"I wanted to be on my own and get out of the house. We were the kind of kids that - we - obeyed our parents. If they said no, you don't ask why." - Janet Jackson

"The national will is the supreme law of the Republic, and on all subjects within the limits of his constitutional powers should be faithfully obeyed by the public servant." - Martin Van Buren

"I will, to the best of my ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States. It is not the Constitution as I would like to have it, but as it is, that is to be defended. The Constitution will not be preserved & defended until it is enforced & obeyed in every part of every one of the United States. It must be so respected, obeyed, enforced and defended, and let the grass grow where it may." - Abraham Lincoln

"This fundamental discovery that all bodies owe their origin to arrangements of single initial corpuscular type is the beacon that lights the history of the universe to our eyes. In its own way, matter obeyed from the beginning that great law of biology to which we shall have to recur time and time again, the law of "complexification."" - Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

"There is a science of getting rich, and it is an exact science, like algebra or arithmetic. There are certain laws which govern the process of acquiring riches, and once these laws are learned and obeyed by anyone, that person will get rich with mathematical certainty." - Wallace D. Wattles

"Human knowledge and human power meet in one; for where the cause is not known the effect cannot be produced. Nature to be commanded must be obeyed; and that which in contemplation is as the cause is in operation as the rule." - Francis Bacon

"Truly, a command of gall cannot be obeyed like one of sugar. A man must require just and reasonable things; if he would see the scales of obedience properly trimmed. From orders which are improper, springs resistance, which is not easily overcome." - Giambattista Basile

"It is pathetic to observe how lowly the motives are that religion, even the highest, attributes to the deity... To be given the best morsel, to be remembered, to be praised, to be obeyed blindly and punctiliously - these have been thought points of honor with the gods." - George Santayana

"There be as many persons of a king, as there be petty constables in his kingdom. And so there are, or else he cannot be obeyed. But I never said that a king, and every one of his persons, are the same substance." - Thomas Hobbes

"The mind commands the body and is instantly obeyed. The mind commands itself and meets resistance. The mind commands the hand to move, and it so easy that one hardly distinguishes the order from its execution. Yet mind is mind and hand is body. The mind orders the mind to will. The recipient of the order is itself, yet it does not perform it." - Saint Augustine

"The heroes of faith in Hebrews 11 ... obeyed by faith ... obedience is the pathway to holiness ... no one will become holy apart from a life of faith. Faith enables us to claim the promises of God, but it also enables us to obey the commands of God." - Jerry Bridges

"The greatest obstacle to being heroic is the doubt whether one may not be going to prove one's self a fool; the truest heroism is, to resist the doubt; and the profoundest wisdom, to know when it ought to be resisted, and when to be obeyed." - Nathaniel Hawthorne

"If we try hard to do what that truth requires of us, God will send more light and more truth. It will go on, line after line, as long as we choose to obey the truth. That is why the Savior said that the man who obeyed His commandments built on a rock so solid that no storm of flood could hurt his house." - Henry B Eyring

"All commandments that I give must be obeyed unless they are revoked by me or by my authority and how can I revoke an everlasting covenant for I the Lord am everlasting and my everlasting covenants cannot be abrogated nor done away with but stand forever." - John Taylor

"If I were to speak your kind of language, I would say that man's only moral commandment is: Thou shalt think. But a 'moral commandment' is a contradiction in terms. The moral is the chosen, not the forced; the understood, not the obeyed. The moral is the rational, and reason accepts no commandments." - Ayn Rand

"Grant me an old man's frenzy, Myself must I remake Till I am Timon and Lear Or that William Blake Who beat upon the wall Till Truth obeyed his call; A mind Michael Angelo knew That can pierce the clouds, Or inspired by frenzy Shake the dead in their shrouds; Forgotten else by mankind, An old man's eagle mind." - William Butler Yeats

"He stopped and looked at her. "Your eyes are leaking." "It's the flowers. They make me sneeze." "Then let us be away from the garden. Open the door, love, if you will." She obeyed, then froze halfway over the threshold. "What did you call me?" "The first of countless endearments if you'll but stir yourself to hold our current course." - Lynn Kurland

"The principles on which we engaged, of which the charter of our independence is the record, were sanctioned by the laws of our being, and we but obeyed them in pursuing undeviatingly the course they called for. It issued finally in that inestimable state of freedom which alone can ensure to man the enjoyment of his equal rights." - Thomas Jefferson

"If missions languish, it is because the whole life of godliness is feeble. The command to go everywhere and preach to everybody is not obeyed until the will is lost by self-surrender in the will of God. Living, praying, giving and going will always be found together." - Arthur Tappan Pierson

"Authority and power are two different things: power is the force by means of which you can oblige others to obey you. Authority is the right to direct and command, to be listened to or obeyed by others. Authority requests power. Power without authority is tyranny." - Jacques Maritain

"It is not doubted, and you know it, that Ireland and all those islands which have received the faith, belong to the Church of Rome; if you wish to enter that Island, to drive vice out of it, to cause law to be obeyed and St Peter's Pence to be paid by every house, it will please us to assign it to you." - Pope Adrian IV

"Oh, Brethren, what is the result of pride? Oh, see what humility can do? What was the need for all these sufferings? For, if from the beginning Man had humbled himself, obeyed God, and kept the commandment he would not have fallen." - Dorotheus of Gaza

"The Sermon on the Mount is not a set of principles to be obeyed apart from identification with Jesus Christ. The Sermon on the Mount is a statement of the life we will live when the Holy Spirit is getting his way with us." - Oswald Chambers

"Lord Jesus, I'm going to obey you, and love you, and serve you, and do what you want me to do, as long as I live even if I go to Hell at the end of the road, simply because YOU ARE WORTHY TO BE LOVED, AND OBEYED, AND SERVED, and I 'm not trying to make a deal with you!" - Paris Reidhead

"There is one all-important law of human conduct. If we obey that law, we shall almost never get into trouble. In fact, that law, if obeyed, will bring us countless friends and constant happiness. But the very instant we break the law, we shall get into endless trouble. The law is this: Always make the other person feel important." - Dale Carnegie

"For centuries, Europeans dominated the African continent. The white man arrogated to himself the right to rule and to be obeyed by the non-white; his mission, he claimed, was to "civilize" Africa. Under this cloak, the Europeans robbed the continent of vast riches and inflicted unimaginable suffering on the African people." - Kwame Nkrumah

"A government at bottom is nothing more than a group of men, and as a practical matter most of them are inferior men. ... Yet these nonentities, by the intellectual laziness of men in general ... are generally obeyed as a matter of duty (and) assumed to have a kind of wisdom that is superior to ordinary wisdom." - H L Mencken

"At present the globe goes with a shattered constitution in its orbit.... No doubt the simple powers of nature, properly directed by man, would make it healthy and a paradise; as the laws of man's own constitution but wait to be obeyed, to restore him to health and happiness." - Henry David Thoreau

"Obey God in the things he shows you, and instantly the next thing is opened up. God will never reveal more truth about himself until you have obeyed what you know already...this chapter brings out the delight of real friendship with God." - Oswald Chambers

"We read some things in the Bible three hundred and sixty-five times and they mean nothing to us, then all of a sudden we see what God means, because in some particular we have obeyed God, and instantly His nature is opened up." - Oswald Chambers

"The NRA believes America's laws were made to be obeyed and that our Constitutional liberties are just as important today as 200 years ago. And by the way, the Constitution does not say Government shall decree the right to keep and bear arms. The Constitution says 'The right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed.'" - Ronald Reagan

"God calls us to duty, and the only right answer is obedience...whether we ourselves get enjoyment and blessing from the task or not, the call must be obeyed...It is better to obey blunderingly than not to obey at all." - George Hodges (theologian)

"An immortal soul, from its very nature, cannot find what it needs anywhere except in God Himself. True religion begins in the heart. It is not a mere set of rules to be obeyed-an example to be copied. It is Christ coming into the heart and dwelling there." - J. R. Miller

"I remember when Ronald Reagan was president he said 'if the American people obeyed the Ten Commandments and the Golden Rule we wouldn't have any problems.' The first time I heard him say it I thought, 'That's too simplistic.' There are complicated problems back there. But you analyze it, he's right." - Bill Bright

"I believe we accomplished a lot of good things while I was in office. We maintained a very good working relationship with both Republicans and Democrats during my tenure. Consequently, we had a very high batting average in dealing with Congress on some very controversial issues. Plus, we kept our nation at peace, we obeyed the law, and we told the truth." - Jimmy Carter

"Mr. Neo-Angular - I am doing my duty. My ethics are based on dogma, not on feeling. Vertue-I know that a rule is to be obeyed because it is a rule and not because it appeals to my feelings at the moment." - C S Lewis



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