Obedience Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old obedience quotes, obedience sayings, and obedience proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Obedience is the fruit of faith. Christina Rossetti
In obedience there is always fear, and fear darkens the mind. Jiddu Krishnamurti
Obedience to the word in humility of mind never confuses. John Nelson Darby
Only he who believes is obedient and only he who is obedient believes. Dietrich Bonhoeffer
A person is bound to work in obedience to and in conformity to that person's own nature. Mahatma Gandhi
The driver on the highway is safe not when He reads the signs, but when He obeys them. Aiden Wilson Tozer
We must quit bending the word to suit our situation. Elisabeth Elliot
The fruit of the Spirit only grows in the soil of obedience. Barry Lovett
Understanding can wait, obedience cannot. Rick Warren
Faith is only real when there is obedience, never without it, and faith only becomes faith in the act of obedience. Dietrich Bonhoeffer
To obedience: We are called to complete obedience for the rest of our lives. Holy Bible
God tells us to do something, then the action we take must be immediate and one of complete obedience. A P C Cumming
The virtue of paganism was strength; the virtue of Christianity is obedience. Augustus Hare
Collectivism requires submission and obedience. Steven B. Mason
Obedience is detachment from the self. Steven B. Mason
Rebellion against tyrants is obedience to god. Benjamin Franklin
What we call morals is simply blind obedience to words of command. Henry Ellis
Obedience is the mother of success and is wedded to safety. Aeschylus
Obedience keeps the rules. Love knows when to break them. Anthony De Mello
Resistance to tyranny is obedience to God. Susan Brownell Anthony
It doesn't take great wealth or social influence to be faithful, but it does take obedience and endurance. Billy Graham
Faith implies four things: self-renunciation, reliance with utter confidence on Christ, obedience, and a changed life. Billy Graham
Our minds must be set always to seek the will of the Lord. Following the progressive discipline revealed through the Bible will result in a walk of obedience to God. Billy Graham
Obedience is the master key to effectual prayer. Billy Graham
Children must be taught obedience just as much as they need to be taught to read and write. Billy Graham
Wicked men obey from fear; good men, from love. Aristotle
Let thy Child's first Lesson be Obedience, and the second will be what thou wilt. Benjamin Franklin
There are two kinds of men who never amount to much: those who cannot do what they are told, and those who can do nothing else. Cyrus Curtis
Love withers under constraints: its very essence is liberty: it is compatible neighs with obedience. jealousy, nor fear. Percy Bysshe Shelley
If you obey all the rules you miss all the fun. Katherine Hepburn