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I sighed as a lover, I obeyed as a son. (Quote by - Edward Gibbon)

I would rather obey than work miracles. (Quote by - Martin Luther)

The doctrine of blind obedience and unqualified submission to any human power, whether civil or ecclesiastical, is the doctrine of despotism, and ought to have no place among Republicans and Christians. (Quote by - Angelina Grimke)

One act of obedience is better than one hundred sermons. (Quote by - Dietrich Bonhoeffer)

Every good servant does not all commands. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

A great work is made out of a combination of obedience and liberty. (Quote by - Nadia Boulanger)

The history of all the great characters of the Bible is summed up in this one sentence: They acquainted themselves with God, and acquiesced in His will in all things. (Quote by - Richard Cecil)

Though a god I have learned to obey the times. (Quote by - Palladas)

Women are perfectly well aware that the more they seem to obey the more they rule. (Quote by - Jules Michelet)

God seeks comrades and claims love, the Devil seeks slaves and claims obedience. (Quote by - Rabindranath Tagore)

We need only obey. There is guidance for each of us, and by lowly listening we shall hear the right word. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Obedience sums up our entire duty. (Quote by - Hosea Ballou)

Charms by accepting, by submitting sways, yet has her humor most when she obeys. (Quote by - Alexander Pope)

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. (Quote by - John Ruskin)

Obedience alone gives the right to command. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Obedience is the mother of success, and the wife of security. (Quote by - Aeschylus)

Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice, and to hearken than the fat of rams. (Quote by - Bible)

Let the child's first lesson be obedience, and the second will be what thou wilt. (Quote by - Benjamin Franklin)

It has been discovered that the best way to insure implicit obedience is to commence tyranny in the nursery (Quote by - Bejamin Disraeli)

Let the ground of all thy religious actions be obedience; examine not why it is commanded, but observe it because it is commanded. True obedience neither procrastinates nor questions. (Quote by - Francis Quarles)

I have thought about it a great deal, and the more I think, the more certain I am that obedience is the gateway through which knowledge, yes, and love, too, enter the mind of the child. (Quote by - Anne Sullivan)

Obedience is better than sacrifice. (Quote by - Bible)

Whether it be good, or whether it be evil, we will obey the voice of the Lord our God, to whom we send thee; that it may be well with us, when we obey the voice of the Lord our God. (Quote by - Bible)

There can be a true grandeur in any degree of submissiveness, because it springs from loyalty to the laws and to an oath, and not from baseness of soul. (Quote by - Simone Weil)

The man who obeys is nearly always better than the man who commands. (Quote by - Joseph Ernest Renan)


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