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I know for certain of only one commandment, one obligation, that God imposes upon us, and that is to be compassionate toward other human beings. (Quote by - Theodore Bikel)

The first thing I see is the obligation to serve peace. (Quote by - Gustav Heinemann)

Honest pioneer work in the field of science has always been, and will continue to be, life's pilot. On all sides, life is surrounded by hostility. This puts us under an obligation. (Quote by - Wilhelm Reich)

The nation's obligation to her defenders is as old as that defense itself. (Quote by - Steve Buyer)

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. (Quote by - Samuel Alito)

Government's first duty and highest obligation is public safety. (Quote by - Arnold Schwarzenegger)

To know that everything we say and do to this new little human being may have a profound effect on him or her is a daunting obligation. (Quote by - Gloria Estefan)

It is the solemn obligation of a leader always to be a leader. Even when - perhaps especially when - you don't feel like being a leader. (Quote by - Bill Owens)

I don't feel the obligation to have a big explosion in the first 20 seconds so the audience doesn't turn on another channel. We are trying to make something that looks like a feature film that was bought for television and I think we are succeeding. (Quote by - Tom Selleck)

Social Security represents an $11 trillion unfunded obligation. And when I say unfunded obligation, I mean we have to come up with $11 trillion at some point to make the system whole. (Quote by - John W. Snow)

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. (Quote by - Shinichi Suzuki)

If a policy is wrongheaded, feckless and corrupt, I take it personally and consider it a moral obligation to sound off and not shut up until it's fixed. (Quote by - David Hackworth)

We have a responsibility as a state to protect our most vulnerable citizens: our children, seniors, people with disabilities. That is our moral obligation. But there is an economic justification too - we all pay when the basic needs of our citizens are unmet. (Quote by - John Lynch)

It is not doing the thing we like to do, but liking the thing we have to do, that makes life blessed. (Quote by - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)

I've always had an obligation to creation, above all. (Quote by - Nick Cave)

There are events which are so great that if a writer has participated in them his obligation is to write truly rather than assume the presumption of altering them with invention. (Quote by - Ernest Hemingway)

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

The obligation of subjects to the sovereign is understood to last as long, and no longer, than the power lasteth by which he is able to protect them. (Quote by - Thomas Hobbes)

Our ideals, laws and customs should be based on the proposition that each generation in turn becomes the custodian rather than the absolute owner of our resources - and each generation has the obligation to pass this inheritance on in the future. (Quote by - Alberto Moravia)

There are minds so impatient of inferiority that their gratitude is a species of revenge, and they return benefits, not because recompense is a pleasure, but because obligation is a pain. (Quote by - Samuel Johnson)

Possession without obligation to the object possessed approaches felicity. (Quote by - George Meredith)

To state the facts frankly is not to despair the future nor indict the past. The prudent heir takes careful inventory of his legacies and gives a faithful accounting to those whom he owes an obligation of trust. (Quote by - John F. Kennedy)

I think we have a moral obligation to our children that can be easily summarized: number one, protect them from harm. (Quote by - Tom Allen)

In itself, homosexuality is as limiting as heterosexuality: the ideal should be to be capable of loving a woman or a man; either, a human being, without feeling fear, restraint, or obligation. (Quote by - Simone de Beauvoir)

The right of self defense never ceases. It is among the most sacred, and alike necessary to nations and to individuals, and whether the attack be made by Spain herself or by those who abuse her power, its obligation is not the less strong. (Quote by - James Monroe)


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