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Obligation To Family Quotes


"I have an obligation to try to live as long as I can for my family." - Elizabeth Edwards

"Teaching civility is an obligation of the family." - Stephen Carter

"The secret to happiness, at Thanksgiving or any time, is to reframe obligation as opportunity. You don't have to spend Thanksgiving with your family. You get to." - Mary Schmich

"My obligation right now is to do well for myself, my family, my employees, for my companies. And that's what I do." - Donald Trump

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

"Art has an obligation to offend" - Edward Albee

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

"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

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

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

"Your first obligation, I suppose, is to your God. Your second is to your family. And your third is to your community. And you ought to try to fulfill all of those in your life." - Dick Murphy

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

"It's not your client's obligation, or your obligation, to prove your client's innocence. It is the prosecution's obligation to - to prove you're client's guilt." - Anderson Cooper

"People have an obligation to live up to their potential." - Bette Midler

"There's an obligation to try every route to happiness." - Martin Firrell

"The obligation to endure gives us the right to know." - Rachel Carson

"When I hear traditional family values raised, I hear that effort once again to re-establish the man as head and master of his family. Who had the, not only the right, but the obligation to discipline his wife and children to keep them in line?" - Patricia Ireland

"Every nation has a moral obligation to safeguard the future." - Al Gore

"No obligation to do the impossible is binding." - Cicero

"My role and my obligation was to conduct criminal investigations." - Louis J. Freeh

"It's my obligation to take out all the 'wrong' pictures." - Jay Maisel

"Islam is under obligation to gain power over all nations." - Ibn Khaldun

"It is our obligation to stop Hillary Clinton now." - Chris Christie

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

"There is no legal obligation to perform impossibilities." - Publius Celsus

"Government has an obligation to protect its citizenry." - Carl Kruger

"To realize one's destiny is a person's only obligation." - Paulo Coelho

"I always felt a weird obligation to be adventurous." - Bonnie Jo Campbell

"Life's only obligation, afterall, was to be interesting." - Jeff Lindsay

"The function of art is to struggle against obligation." - Amedeo Modigliani

"My role and my obligation was to conduct criminal investigations." - Louis Freeh

"I think you have an obligation to be honest." - Charles Barkley

"I've always had an obligation to creation, above all." - Nick Cave

"No obligation to do the impossible is binding." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"Possession without obligation to the object possessed approaches felicity." - George Meredith

"I believe the artist has an obligation to society." - Marina Abramovic

"Life's under no obligation to give us what we expect." - Margaret Mitchell

"Our major obligation is not to mistake slogans for solutions." - Edward R Murrow

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

"I have an obligation to do press, but I don't have an obligation to stay out dancing until 3 A.M." - Joss Whedon

"I came to the United States in the early '80s and was welcomed with open arms and given the opportunity to pursue my dreams. God has been very kind to us. My family and I are fortunate enough to be successful and we feel a tremendous responsibility and obligation to give back to our great country." - Naveen Jain

"Our doctrinal obligation is to our own ancestors. This is because the celestial organization of heaven is based on families. The First Presidency has encouraged members, especially youth and young single adults, to emphasize family history work and ordinances for their own family names or the names of ancestors of their ward and stake members. We need to be connected to both our roots and branches. The thought of being associated in the eternal realm is indeed glorious." - Quentin L. Cook

"In social life, in the family government, in the Church, and in the State this is an acknowledged and invariable law. The debtor would be incapable of appreciating the clemency which cancelled the debt, so long as he denied either the existence or the justice of the claim. Unconscious of the obligation, he would be insensible to the grace that remitted it." - Octavius Winslow

"We have no obligation to make history. We have no obligation to make art. We have no obligation to make a statement. To make money is our only objective." - Michael Eisner

"We not only have a legal obligation to honor our commitments, we have a moral obligation to provide the coverage we promised to provide to these people." - Bob Ney

"The committee has an obligation to give you a choice. The members have the obligation and the right to make that choice." - Bill Vaughan

"Our obligation to the world is, primarily, our obligation to our own future. Obviously, we cannot develop beyond a certain point unless other nations develop, too." - Eleanor Roosevelt

"He has the obligation to society that any human being has. I don't think a satirist has any greater obligation to society than a bricklayer or anybody else." - Shel Silverstein

"The Leader of the Opposition's constitutional obligation - the obligation to Parliament - it's the reason we did the merger! - is to make sure Canadians have an alternative for government." - Stephen Harper

"It would not be correct to say that every moral obligation involves a legal duty; but every legal duty is founded on a moral obligation." - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

"It would not be correct to say that every moral obligation involves a legal duty; but every legal duty is founded on a moral obligation." - John Coleridge, 1st Baron Coleridge

"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

"Morality rests upon a sense of obligation; and obligation has no meaning except as implying a Divine command, without which it would cease to be." - James Anthony Froude

"From the right to know and the duty to inquire flows the obligation to act." - Sandra Steingraber

"I suppose a child's first obligation is to become a stranger to his parents." - Judith Kelman

"To place yourself under an obligation is to sell your liberty." - Decimus Laberius

"Your highest obligation to other people is to be your highest self." - Rory Vaden

"The consultant's first obligation is to the patient, not to his brother physician." - Burton J. Hendrick

"To be a heretic to-day is almost a human obligation." - Jane Ellen Harrison

"Ethical obligation has to subordinate itself to the totalitarian nature of war." - Karl Brandt

"The Universe is under no obligation to make sense to you" - Neil Degrasse Tyson

"It is a species of agreeable servitude, to be under an obligation to those we esteem." - Queen Christina

"You do what you want to for Passion, you do what you have to for Obligation." - Christine Caine

"This obligation to move can be a burden to a player without strategic vision." - Garry Kasparov

"It is not a government's obligation to provide services, but to see that they are provided." - Mario Cuomo

"Let honor be to us as strong an obligation as necessity is to others." - Pliny The Elder

"To owe an obligation to a worthy friend is a happiness, and can be no disparagement." - Pierre Charron

"We have a right to speak our minds, not an obligation to do so." - Uffe Ellemann-Jensen

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

"I've always sensed for myself an obligation to bear witness to my time." - Athol Fugard

"I think celebrities have an obligation to the public to not just sing or act." - Clay Aiken

"Do not allow obligation or immediacy to bind you to physical things or specific actions." - Mary Anne Radmacher

"I never felt an obligation to say every single terrible thing that happened to me." - Amanda Lindhout

"We do have an obligation to deter conflict and to prepare for it should it occur." - Martin Dempsey

"If people won't spend any money, the government has this moral obligation to do it." - Ron Paul

"Old men, imagining themselves under obligation to young paramours, seldom keep any thing from their knowledge." - Samuel Richardson

"To carry adequate life insurance is a moral obligation incumbent upon the great majority of citizens." - Franklin D Roosevelt

"Friendship, obligation and greed are not good enough reasons to write anything." - Stephen Sondheim

"An obligation is something which constrains or induces us to act." - Francis Jeffrey, Lord Jeffrey

"Modern science is under no obligation to satisfy the expectations of your five senses." - Neil Degrasse Tyson

"My only obligation is to my characters. And they came from where I have been." - Quentin Tarantino

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

"We should feel grateful instead of entitled. We have a moral obligation to give back." - Bill Courtney

"We must never try to escape the obligation of living at our best." - Janet Erskine Stuart

"There is a moral obligation, I think, not to ally oneself with power against the powerless." - Chinua Achebe

"If one could look this fabulous, one had an obligation to." - Cassandra Clare

"Too great a hurry to discharge an obligation is a kind of ingratitude." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"A trust is an obligation of conscience of one to the will of another." - Francis Bacon

"An obligation is something which constrains or induces us to act." - Francis Jeffrey

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

"I believe it's a cook's moral obligation to add more butter given the chance." - Michael Ruhlman

"Man always travels along precipices... His truest obligation is to keep his balance." - Pope John Paul Ii

"It is every Americans' right and obligation to read and interpret the Constitution for himself." - Thomas Jefferson

"The job of a storyteller is to tell stories, and I have concentrated on that obligation." - James A Michener

"Reality may avoid the obligation to be interesting, but ... hypotheses may not." - Jorge Luis Borges

"Is it the obligation of great art to be continually interesting? I think not." - Susan Sontag

"Men will believe anything at all provided they are under no obligation to believe it." - Thomas Gray

"Parenting meant that whether or not your children understood you, your obligation was to understand them." - Nora Ephron

"Being imposes some kind of obligation to find out what's going on." - Terence Mckenna

"You have a moral obligation to finish the job you said you would do." - Viggo Mortensen

"We have a moral obligation to act happy even if we don't feel it" - Dennis Prager

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

"We are born with only one obligation - to be completely who we are." - Mark Nepo

"... the future is under no obligation to wait patiently while we get ready for it." - John Michael Greer

"We have an obligation to fight for the world as it should be." - Michelle Obama

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

"You have an obligation to challenge your fans and your viewers." - Dana Gould

"The president has an obligation to serve all the people of America." - Karl Rove

"My obligation is to release the music the way Frank [Zappa] released it." - Gail Zappa

"With every civil right there has to be a corresponding civil obligation." - Edison Haines

"Too great an eagerness to discharge an obligation is a species of ingratitude." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"Violence is a concession to human weakness, satyagraha is an obligation." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Man always travels along precipices. His truest obligation is to keep his balance." - Pope John Paul Ii

"Nobody has a more sacred obligation to obey the law than those who make the law." - Jean Anouilh

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

"I think most actors feel an obligation to do right by the people they're playing." - Kyle Maclachlan

"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

"It is our moral obligation to give every child the very best education possible." - Desmond Tutu

"I think you have an obligation to share what you know as a writer." - David Guterson

"The first thing I see is the obligation to serve peace." - Gustav Heinemann

"My only obligation is to keep myself and other people guessing." - Jude Law

"Too great haste to repay an obligation is a kind of ingratitude." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"Nothing makes me more pessimistic than the obligation not to be pessimistic." - Eugene Ionesco

"As Christians, we have an obligation and responsibility to abide by the principles of the Bible." - S Truett Cathy

"Your obligation as a base runner is to try and be safe within the rules. OK?" - Pete Rose

"Too great haste to repay an obligation is a kind of ingratitude." - Francois De La Rochefouca

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

"When you're making a film, you have an obligation to fill the frame with life." - Joss Whedon

"The nation's obligation to her defenders is as old as that defense itself." - Steve Buyer

"A nation has its first obligation to its own workers and its own poor." - Richard Lamm

"Rank imposes obligation." - Anonymous

"It's the government's obligation to look really to the third parties to get the support to govern." - Stephen Harper

""We have a responsibility and an obligation to do everything we can to try to make this work."" - John Hickenlooper

"We have an obligation to give something back to the community that gives so much to us." - Ray Kroc

"The first obligation of the writer is to be interesting. To be interesting; not to change the world." - John Barth

"To be born free is an accident; To live free a responsibility; To die free is an obligation." - Mrs Hubbard Davis

"No obligation to justice does force a man to be cruel, or to use the sharpest sentence." - Jeremy Taylor

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

"As a citizen, you have an obligation to the countrys tax system, but you also have an obligation to yourself to know your rights under the law and possible tax deductions - and to claim every one of them." - Donald Alexander

"While the feds ... leave Social Security off their books, the government's obligation to make benefit payments to current and near-term Social Security recipients is certainly no less real than its obligation to pay interest on its Treasury bonds." - Laurence Kotlikoff

"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

"Our obligation is to ourselves and obligating to ourselves the job of defending and protecting America is how we serve other people around the world, not by letting this country go to hell. We are under no such obligation." - Rush Limbaugh

"The only obligation which I have a right to assume is to do at any time what I think right." - Henry David Thoreau

"Your first obligation as a writer is to tell the truth and to tell a good story." - Lena Waithe

"The most fruitful and elevating influence I have ever seemed to meet has been my impression of obligation to God." - Daniel Webster

"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

"Do you look forward to going to church, or is it something you do out of obligation?" - Joyce Meyer



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