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

"War correspondents... see a great deal of the world. Our obligation is to pass it on to others." - Margaret Bourke-White

"Our obligation to others and a gift to ourselves is to acknowledge and authentically express genuine appreciation for courtesies, caring and concern others have given us." - Michael Josephson

"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

"Sexuality is a big issue, but there are others - how much you commit to a relationship, to social obligation, to honesty and being honest with yourself." - Ang Lee

"As the wealthiest nation on Earth, I believe the United States has a moral obligation to lead the fight against hunger and malnutrition, and to partner with others." - Barack Obama

"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

"If people are being downtrodden and mistreated, it's our obligation, it's our responsibility to speak out, not just for ourselves but for others." - Alveda King

"A man should live his life a certain way not because of some divine authority, but because of a personal moral obligation to himself and others." - Jodi Picoult

"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

"No matter how we suffer, we have an obligation to others. We have to be unselfish enough to try to live in the right way, so others can get through their own lives without us fouling them up." - Charlaine Harris

"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

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

"Those of us who did make it have an obligation to build again. To teach to others what we know, and to try with what's left of our lives to find a goodness and a meaning to this life." - Charlie Sheen

"Those of us who did make it have an obligation to build again, to teach others what we know, and to try with what's left of our lives to find a goodness and meaning to this life." - Charlie Sheen

"If we are to prevent the fabric of our society from coming apart, we must teach our children to excel not only academically, but also in their appreciation of their obligation to others." - Clarence Page

"Ethics arises in the recognition of our obligation to care for others as beings, like us, exposed to mortality - that is, beings who need our help. Buddhism, not wrongly, extends this to 'all sentient beings'." - George Pattison

"But no, I'm not political. My obligation is to pull the lever and elect somebody who's going to make life a little better for everybody, especially those who don't have as much good fortune as others." - Mark Wahlberg

"I have been blessed to realize my dream of becoming an underwater photojournalist, but with that, I feel an obligation and sense of urgency to share what I have seen with others." - Brian Skerry

"Some pretend want of power to make a competent return; and you shall find in others a kind of graceless modesty, that makes a man ashamed of requiting an obligation, because it is a confession that he has received one." - Seneca the Younger

"Life does not have meaning through mere existence or acquisition or fun. The meaning of life is inherent in the connections we make to others through honor and obligation..." - Laura Schlessinger

"Some pretend want of power to make a competent return; and you shall find in others a kind of graceless modesty, that makes a man ashamed of requiting an obligation, because it is a confession that he has received one." - Lucius Annaeus Seneca

"The moment we begin tolerating meanness, in ourselves and others, we are using our authorial power in the service of wrongdoing. We have both the capacity and the obligation to do better." - Martha Beck

"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

"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

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

"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

"We visit others as a matter of social obligation. How long has it been since we have visited with ourselves?" - Morris Adler

"I believe we have an obligation to read for pleasure, in private and in public places. If we read for pleasure, if others see us reading, then we learn, we exercise our imaginations. We show others that reading is a good thing." - Neil Gaiman

"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

"Sometimes Christians live in a terror of universal obligation: AIDS over here, people to be saved over here, a crushing sense of low-level guilt every day of our lives. Question to ask: Where has God put me right now? I need to say no to a whole bunch of other things because if I don't say no I can't say yes to others." - Kevin Deyoung

"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 first right on earth is the right of the ego. Man's first duty is to himself. His moral law is never to place his prime goal within the persons of others. His moral obligation is to do what he wishes, provided his wish does not depend primarily upon other men." - Ayn Rand

"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

"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

"I am inspired by the professionalism of others. I believe there is an obligation to strive for excellence in what one is asked to do. No pains are too great, no revisions too tedious no matter how small the result. But I also believe that while humility should not be overdone, excellence should never be taken for granted, otherwise we stop reaching for it." - Densey Clyne

"Those who aren't caught up into this bigotry, this hatred, those who respect us when they see us. Then you have an obligation also, the good ones. To make sure you say to the others, that this blue wall of silence must come down and that everybody must be treated equally." - Kweisi Mfume

"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

"Today I detach from other people's dramas. I love them and pray for them. I am a role model of peace for them. But I no longer rescue them, or put my own needs last. It is my right to be happy and to help others as I feel lovingly guided instead from guilt or obligation. I respect my feelings and expect others to do so too. And so it is!" - Doreen Virtue

"As compacts, charters of government are superior in obligation to all others, because they give effect to all others. As truths, none can be more sacred, because they are bound, on the conscience by the religious sanctions of an oath. As metes and bounds of government, they transcend all other land-marks, because every public usurpation is an encroachment on the private right, not of one, but of all." - James Madison

"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

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

"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



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