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"It is a dangerous experiment to call in gratitude as an ally to love. Love is a debt which inclination always pays, obligation never." - Blaise Pascal

"Doing what you love isn't a priviledge; it's an obligation." - Barbara Sher

"Love should be an inspiration, not an obligation." - Zsa Zsa Gabor

"We're under obligation to love - that's the commandment." - Dorothy Day

"You can't organize people if you don't love them. And however hard it can be to love the racist you come in contact with; doing so is the first obligation of a white antiracist." - Tim Wise

"That's why I want you there, he said. You're unpredictable, and that can be the difference between success and failure. Most people make decisions in anger, fear, love, or obligation. You make decisions to irritate people." - Kim Harrison

"Love is at once the most creative and yet simultaneously destructive force in the world, and thus, in our lives. And I don't mean the Hallmark sentimental type of love, although that is part of it. But a deeper obligation that we have to each other: the obligation to reflect our humanness at each other, to reflect back the things others show us and we, them." - Chris Abani

"A judge can't have any preferred outcome in any particular case. The judge's only obligation - and it's a solemn obligation - is to the rule of law." - Samuel Alito

"America's commitment to collective defense under Article 5 of NATO is a sacred obligation in our view - a sacred obligation not just for now, but for all time." - Joe Biden

"Different is not deviant, no matter what the world may say. You have the moral obligation to love yourself." - Charles M Blow

"We have no more fundamental obligation in government than to ensure the safety of our citizens." - Robert. L. Ehrlich

"My obligation is to do the right thing. The rest is in God's hands." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"The fact has not created in me A sense of obligation." - Stephen Crane

"We have an obligation and a responsibility to be investing in our students and our schools." - Barack Obama

"Every citizen, scientists included, has some obligation to be involved in public affairs and politics." - Rush D Holt Jr

"Your only obligation in any lifetime is to be true to yourself." - Richard Bach

"We have no more fundamental obligation in government than to ensure the safety of our citizens." - Bob Ehrlich

"Basketball is in my blood. It is my obligation to try." - Hakeem Olajuwon

"To oppose corruption in government is the highest obligation of patriotism." - G. Edward Griffin

"The United States government has the obligation to educate all young people in this country." - Al Sharpton

"God's love for us is uncoerced and so freely given that it does not demand a response. But so freely is it given that it creates freedom in the recipient, so that our response is not one of obligation or duty, nor the returning of a favor, but uncoerced love." - Mark Galli

"Rank imposes obligation." - Anonymous

"They will never allow, that a Child is under any Obligation to his Father for begetting him, or his Mother for bringing him into the World; which, considering the Miseries of human Life, was neither a Benefit in itself, nor intended so by his Parents, whose Thoughts in their Love-encounters were otherwise employed." - Jonathan Swift

"There's this really good line in 'Women in Love' where Ursula says, 'I always thought it was a sin to be unhappy.' And actually I think that's very common, it's what a lot of people feel - that you have an obligation to life to be happy if you can." - Rachel Cusk

"One can say this in general of men: they are ungrateful, disloyal, insincere and deceitful, timid of danger and avid of profit...Love is a bond of obligation that these miserable creatures break whenever it suits them to do so; but fear holds them fast by a dread of punishment that never passes." - Niccolo Machiavelli

"Men are less hesitant about harming someone who makes himself loved than one who makes himself feared because love is held together by a chain of obligation which, since men are wretched creatures, is broken on every occasion in which their own interests are concerned; but fear is sustained by dread of punishment which will never abandon you." - Niccolo Machiavelli

"Up to a certain point it is good for us to know that there are people in the world who will give us love and unquestioned loyalty to the limit of their ability. I doubt, however, if it is good for us to feel assured of this without the accompanying obligation of having to justify this devotion by our behavior." - Eleanor Roosevelt

"When we're true to ourselves, we become instruments of truth for the planet. Because we're all connected, we touch the lives of everyone around us, who then affect others. Our only obligation is to be the love we are and allow our answers to come from within in the way that's most appropriate for us." - Anita Moorjani

"We are all musicians in a great human orchestra, and it is now time to play the Save the World Symphony. You are not required to play a solo, but you are required to know what instrument you hold and play it as well as you can. You are required to find your place in the score. What we love we must protect. That's what love means. From the right to know and the duty to inquire flows the obligation to act." - Sandra Steingraber

"We are all musicians in a great human orchestra, and it is now time to play the Save the World Symphony. You are not required to play a solo, but you are required to know what instrument you hold and play it as well as you can. You are required to find your place in the score. What we love we must protect. That's what love means. From the right to know and the duty to inquire flows the obligation to act." - Sandra Steingraber

"Shouldn't atheist have an equal obligation to explain pleasure in a world of randomness. Where does pleasure come from?" - Gilbert K Chesterton

"Anyone in a free society where the laws are unjust has an obligation to break the law." - Henry David Thoreau

"If you are in a meeting and you disagree mentally then you have an obligation to disagree verbally!" - Perry Noble

"Sir,' I said to the universe, 'I exist.' 'That,' said the universe, 'creates no sense of obligation in me whatsoever." - Douglas Adams

"You find in some a sort of graceless modesty, that makes them ashamed to requite an obligation." - Seneca the Younger

"You find in some a sort of graceless modesty, that makes them ashamed to requite an obligation." - Lucius Annaeus Seneca

"Inherent in the ordination to be bishop is both the right and the obligation to be directed by inspiration." - Boyd K. Packer

"It is the obligation of the ruler to continually renew himself in order to renew the people by his example." - Confucius

"In...the book of Egoism, it is written, possession without obligation to the object possessed approaches felicity." - George Meredith

"We each have a moral obligation to conserve and preserve beauty in this world; there is none to waste." - Robert A Heinlein

"I believe strongly in an author's moral responsibility. But his first obligation is to write good books." - Orhan Pamuk

"I think I have an obligation to be kind to people in general, otherwise I'll feel crappy about myself." - Charlyne Yi

"Families, doing everything for each other out of imagined obligation and always getting in each other's way, what a tangle." - John Updike

"We have the right, and the obligation, to tell old stories in our own ways, because they are our stories." - Neil Gaiman

"We were not born with guilt nor obligation. When you give in to guilt, you endorse it." - Anita Moorjani

"The beauty of life is in people who feel some obligation to enhance life. Without that, we're only half alive." - Ralph Waite

"In many ways, when you're a Nobel peace laureate, you have an obligation to humankind, to society." - Desmond Tutu

"Congress has an obligation to protect our country's natural beauty, embodied in our nation's parks, rivers, and breathtaking landscapes." - Dave Reichert

"Where we have been incorrect in what we have done, then I think we have an obligation to settle." - Lee Scott

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

"I came up in a family oriented towards the sick, so I always felt an obligation for doing something." - Eddie Bernice Johnson

"Once you have become the centre of a conflict in a complex governmental enterprise you have the obligation to resign." - Camille Paglia

"It's just what we love doing. I don't feel like we have some kind of obligation to... It's really just a natural thing." - Faris Badwan

"If a poet has any obligation toward society, it is to write well. Being in the minority, he has no other choice. Failing this duty, he sinks into oblivion. Society, on the other hand, has no obligation toward the poet." - Joseph Brodsky

"I think every leader has an obligation - the absolute obligation - to treat everyone fairly. But they also have the obligation to treat everyone differently. Because people aren't all the same, and the last thing you ever want to do, in my opinion, is let the best in your organization be treated like the worst in your organization. It does nothing for your future." - Jack Welch

"I have come to light the lamp of Love in your hearts, to see that it shines day by day with added luster. I have not come on behalf of any exclusive religion. I have not come on a mission of publicity for a sect or creed or cause, nor have I come to collect followers for a doctrine. I have no plan to attract disciples or devotees into my fold or any fold. I have come to tell you of this unitary faith, this spiritual principle, this path of Love, this virtue of Love, this duty of Love, this obligation of Love." - Sathya Sai Baba

"Freedom without obligation is anarchy. Freedom without obligation is democracy." - Earl Riney

"When we work for Christ out of obligation, it feels like work. But when we truly love Christ, our work is a manifestation of that love, and it feels like love." - Francis Chan

"Obligation is the bitterest thraldom." - Suzanne Curchod

"Happiness is a moral obligation" - Dennis Prager

"Every claim creates an obligation." - William James

"Obligation sends the children to bed on time, but love tucks the covers in around their necks and passes out kisses and hugs. Yesterday is about experience; tomorrow is about hope; today is about transitioning from one to the other. The happiest people on earth don't have the best of everything... they make the best of everything I cannot teach anybody anything, I can only make them think." - Socrates

"If we wait for some people to become agreeable or attractive before we begin to love them, we will never begin. If we are content to give them a cold impersonal 'charity' that is merely a matter of obligation, we will not trouble to understand them or to sympathize with them at all. And in that case we will not really love them, because love implies an efficacious will not only to do good to others exteriorly but also to find some good in them to which we can respond."" - Thomas Merton

"In this age when there can be no losers in peace and no victors in war; we must recognize the obligation to match national strength with national restraint." - Lyndon B Johnson

"I think now that being free is not being powerful or rich or well regarded or without obligation but being able to love. To love someone else enough to forget about yourself even for one moment is to be free." - Jeanette Winterson

"True solitude is found in the wild places, where one is without human obligation. One's inner voices become audible... In consequence, one responds more clearly to other lives." - Wendell Berry

"People who make films don't think they have any obligation to help bring (perpetrators) to justice, they are only interested in art, not in justice." - Efraim Zuroff

"No one can long worship God in spirit and in truth before the obligation to holy service becomes too strong to resist." - Aiden Wilson Tozer

"As a Christian, part of my obligation is to alleviate suffering. Explicit recognition of that in the Methodist tradition is one reason I'm comfortable in this church." - Hillary Clinton

"In other words, a democratic government is the only one in which those who vote for a tax can escape the obligation to pay it." - Alexis De Tocqueville

"Marriage is that relation between man and woman in which the independence is equal, the dependence mutual, and the obligation reciprocal." - Louis K Anspacher

"Anybody has a right to evade taxes if he can get away with it. No citizen has a moral obligation to assist in maintaining his government" - J P Morgan

"We have a greater responsibility to act than those who live in ignorance. Once you become knowledgeable, you have an obligation to do something about it." - Ron Paul

"I feel a moral obligation to speak out at this key moment in human history - it is a moment for action." - Leonardo Dicaprio

"The only obligation to which in advance we may hold a novel without incurring the accusation of being arbitrary, is that it be interesting." - Henry James

"Individual faults and frailties are no excuse to give in - and no exemption from the common obligation to give of ourselves." - Edward Kennedy

"My religion recognizes no obligation to resolve doubt other than through rational means; and it commands no mere faith in eternal truths" - Moses Mendelssohn

"THEY FOUGHT TOGETHER AS BROTHERS-IN-ARMS. THEY DIED TOGETHER AND NOW THEY SLEEP SIDE BY SIDE. TO THEM WE HAVE A SOLEMN OBLIGATION." - Chester W Nimitz

"It is the obligation of each person in Israel to raise up the Fallen Bride from the dust into which She has fallen." - Moshe Chaim Luzzatto

"All critics have the responsibility to tease out the social ideas and social problems in a movie. I don't feel an obligation to do that because I'm black." - Wesley Morris

"The reason for misreckoning in expected returns of gratitude is that the pride of the giver and receiver can never agree about the value of the obligation." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"Ay, and Ratolorum too; and a gentleman born, Master Parson, who writes himself Armigero, in any bill, warrant, quittance, or obligation - Armigero!" - William Shakespeare

"If someone doesn't fit in your company, you have an obligation to get rid of them, because you're holding them back from excelling elsewhere." - Barbara Corcoran

"It used to be that if you stood in front of a painting you didn't understand, you'd have some obligation to guess. Now you don't," - Dave Hickey

"A man is not moral because he is obedient through fear or ignorance. Morality lives in the realm of perceived obligation..." - Robert Green Ingersoll

"We are in a privileged and sometimes happy position. We see a great deal of the world. Our obligation is to pass it on to others." - Margaret Bourke-White

"Our nation has both an obligation and self-interest in facing head-on the serious environmental, economic and national security threat posed by global warming." - John Mccain

"The obligation to receive reduces our ability to choose whom we wish to be indebted to and puts that power in the hands of others." - Robert Cialdini

"Fate is an obligation I don't understand-the reasons that random beast passed over her deserving soul in favor of mine." - Andrew X. Pham

"When we free ourselves we are not freed into a void. When we free ourselves we are freed into a dimension in which Art is an obligation." - Terence Mckenna

"As an older person, I do feel an obligation to tell the story about what was really happening in the fifties, sixties, and seventies, as I saw it." - Grace Paley

"If you've been fortunate enough to live out your dream in the profession of your choice, then you have an obligation to send the elevator back down." - Jack Lemmon

"A man said to the universe: Sir I exist! However, replied the universe, The fact has not created in me A sense of obligation." - Stephen Crane

"I at least felt the obligation to speak clearly [in 'The last Tycoon']. This is pre-Brando and pre-James Dean. Nobody mumbled back then." - Matt Bomer

"I wouldn't say that comedy brought me away from it.I think that my idea of faith was another obligation in my life." - Jim Gaffigan

"He provides a vision. He often reminds countries of their responsibilities in a way that makes it seem not only like a legal obligation but a moral responsibility." - Ian Fleming

"A man said to the universe: 'Sir, I exist!' 'However,' replied the universe. 'The fact has not created in me A sense of obligation." - Stephen Crane

"When feminism and gay activism set themselves against organized religion, they have the obligation to put something better in its place." - Camille Paglia

"We have an obligation to live in harmony with creation, with our capital... with God's creation. And we need to administer and work that very carefully." - Bruce Babbitt

"A democratic government is the only one in which those who vote for a tax can escape the obligation to pay it." - Alexis De Tocqueville

"I still don't have a publicist. If I'm in a film, you have an obligation to promote it, I'll do as much as I can." - Gary Oldman

"I got married very early, and in no time at all, we had three children. And it seemed to me I had an obligation to support them." - E L Doctorow

"You have no obligation under the sun other than to discover your real needs, to fulfill them, and to rejoice in doing so." - Francois Rabelais

"I think that two people who decide to live together in a marriage situation, they have an obligation to make the marriage work for them." - Helen Reddy

"What Clinton severed with his welfare reform was the obligation of the federal government to step in when the states failed and to monitor these programs." - Robert Scheer

"Every writer loves the idea of being able to go in and fix a problem and then leave without obligation. It's fun!" - Joss Whedon

"You don't ever earn a right to stop doing anything if you feel there is an obligation to move in terms of public service." - Douglas Wilder

"The only obligation to which in advance we may hold a novel, without incurring the accusation of being arbitrary, is that it be interesting." - Henry James

"I wanted to fight in the Iraq war because I felt like I had an obligation as a human being to help free people from oppression." - Edward Snowden

"Those who have won the ovarian lottery by being born in an advanced society to loving parents have a special obligation to help restore the American Dream." - George Kaiser

"Buying a home today is a complex process, but that in no way excuses home buyers from their obligation for due diligence." - Henry Paulson

"Neither the few nor the many have a right to act merely by their will, in any matter connected with duty, trust, engagement, or obligation." - Edmund Burke

"It used to be that if you stood in front of a painting you didn't understand, you'd have some obligation to guess. Now you don't." - Dave Hickey

"Conspicuously absent from the Ten Commandments is any obligation of parent to child. We must suppose that God felt it unnecessary to command by law what He had ensured by love." - Robert Breault

"Art Exists 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

"Insistence on truth can come into play when one party practices untruth or injustice. Only then can love be tested. True friendship is put to the test only when one party disregards the obligation of friendship." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Love and hatred don't take turns; they exist side by side at the same time. And one's duty, one's obligation every day, is to choose to follow the nobler one." - Jamaica Kincaid

"Conspicuously absent from the Ten Commandments is any obligation of parent to child. We must suppose that God felt it unnecessary to command by law what He had ensured by love." - Robert Brault

"Art exists 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

"It is Satan's constant effort to misrepresent the character of God, the nature of sin, and the real issues at stake in the great controversy. His sophistry lessens the obligation of the divine law and gives men license to sin. At the same time he causes them to cherish false conceptions of God so that they regard Him with fear and hate rather than with love. The cruelty inherent in his own character is attributed to the Creator; it is embodied in systems of religion and expressed in modes of worship." - Ellen G White

"We are here to assist our Father in His work and His glory, 'to bring to pass the immortality and eternal life of man' (Moses 1:39). Your obligation is as serious in your sphere of responsibility as is my obligation in my sphere" - Gordon B Hinckley

"It is the foremost responsibility of the United States, having been the predominant nuclear power, to take the lead in scaling this back and making good on its signed and sealed and ratified obligation in Article 6 of the non-proliferation treaty going back to '68 to eliminate this nuclear arsenal. That's a serious international obligation." - George Lee Butler

"I don't have the slightest interest in gold. I like understanding what works and what doesn't in human systems. To me that's not optional; that's a moral obligation. If you're capable of understanding the world, you have a moral obligation to become rational. And I don't see how you become rational hoarding gold. Even if it works, you're a jerk." - Charlie Munger

"I've got enough money in my life to retire now and do nothing. But I've got a duty and obligation to see if we can create more jobs in this state, and the government's got an obligation to approve projects and to assess them for the benefit of the people of Queensland." - Clive Palmer

"I felt no obligation to bow to any 21st Century political correctness. What I did feel an obligation to do was to take the 21stCentury viewers and physically transport them back to the ante bellum South in 1858, in Mississippi, and have them look at America for what it was back then. And I wanted it to be shocking." - Quentin Tarantino

"They fought together as brothers in arms; they died together and now they sleep side by side...To them, we have a solemn obligation - the obligation to ensure that their sacrifice will help make this a better and safer world in which to live." - Chester W Nimitz

"The main obligation is to amuse yourself." - S J Perelman

"Art has an obligation to offend" - Edward Albee

"Obligation is thraldom, and thraldom is hateful." - Thomas Hobbes

"Success is your duty, obligation and responsibility" - Grant Cardone

"An obligation to feel can freeze feelings." - C S Lewis

"God primes the pump of obligation." - Aloysius Martinich

"December 25th has become guilt and obligation." - Phil Donahue

"God primes the pump of obligation." - A P Martinich

"We have no obligation to make history. We have no obligation to make art. We have no obligation to make a statement. Our obligation is to make money." - Don Simpson

"Relationships based on obligation lack dignity." - Wayne Dyer

"And when I hear it said that God is good and He will pardon us, and then see that men cease not from evil-doing, oh, how it grieves me! The infinite goodness with which God communicates with us, sinners as we are, should constantly make us love and serve Him better; but we, on the contrary, instead of seeing in his goodness an obligation to please Him, convert it into an excuse for sin which will of a certainty lead in the end to our deeper condemnation." - Catherine of Genoa

"A great power imposes the obligation of exercising restraint, and we did not live up to this obligation. I think this affected many of the scientists in a subtle sense, and it diminished their desire to continue to work on the bomb." - Leo Szilard

"The President of a great democracy such as ours, and the editors of great newspapers such as yours, owe a common obligation to the people: an obligation to present the facts, to present them with candor, and to present them in perspective." - John F Kennedy

"Above all, every member of the university has an obligation to permit free expression in the university. No member has a right to prevent such expression. Every official of the university, moreover, has a special obligation to foster free expression and to ensure that it is not obstructed." - C. Vann Woodward

"I would say you have an ethical obligation to pay the taxes that you owe, but you don't have an ethical obligation to pay taxes that you don't owe. In fact, you should be seeking ways to legally minimise your taxes." - John Mackey

"Christian, let God's distinguishing love to you be a motive to you to fear Him greatly. He has put His fear in your heart, and may not have given that blessing to your neighbor, perhaps not to your husband, your wife, your child, or your parent. Oh, what an obligation should this thought lay upon your heart to greatly fear the Lord! Remember also that this fear of the Lord is His treasure, a choice jewel, given only to favorites, and to those who are greatly beloved." - John Bunyan

"There was a time when only specialized Christian missionaries needed to be able to defend the gospel of Jesus Christ against the attacks of Islam. Today every Christian has an opportunity and obligation to present the gospel effectively and in Christian love to the Muslims who have permeated our Western society. When your neighbor, your mechanic, your favorite basketball player, your employer or employee, or even your children's friends could very well be Muslims, the need for proper understanding and an effective Christian witness is abundantly clear." - Josh Mcdowell

"Is our day of creative life finished? Does there remain to us only the strange, awful afterwards of the knowledge in dissolution,the African knowledge, but different for us, who are blond and blue-eyed from the north?.... There was another way, the way of freedom. There was the paradisal entry into pure, single beingwhich accepted the obligation of the permanent connection with others, and with the other, submits to the yoke and leash of love, but never forfeits its own proud individual singleness, even while it loves and yields." - D H Lawrence

"Perhaps it is our obligation to be noble before it is our obligation to be happy." - Kathleen McGowan

"All moral obligation resolves itself into the obligation of conformity to the will of God." - Charles Hodge

"Our obligation to the will of God is our obligation to the laws of practical reason." - Joseph Alexander Leighton

"I love being in love." - Brittany Murphy

"I'm very much a Christian in ideals and ethics, especially in terms of belief in fairness, a deep set obligation to others, and the virtues of charity, tolerance and generosity that we associate with traditional Christian teaching." - E O Wilson

"Our Congresses consist of Christians. In their private life they are true to every obligation of honor; yet in every session they violate them all, and do it without shame. Because honor to party is above honor to themselves." - Mark Twain



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