Obligation Sayings and Quotes

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

People have an obligation to live up to their potential. Bette Midler
You have no obligation under the sun other than to discover your real needs, to fulfill them, and to rejoice in doing so. Francois Rabelais
The nation's obligation to her defenders is as old as that defense itself. Steve Buyer
Nobody is bound by any obligation unless it has first been freely accepted.  Ugo Betti
It is as much our obligation not to cooperate with evil as it is to cooperate with good. Mahatma Gandhi
Do not allow obligation or immediacy to bind you to physical things or specific actions. Mary Anne Radmacher
It is every man's obligation to put back into the world at least the equivalent of what he takes out of it. Albert Einstein
We all have a moral obligation to leave this world a better place than the world that we've found. Tim McIlrath
Your only obligation in any lifetime is to be true to yourself. Being true to anyone else or anything else is not only impossible, but the mark of a fake messiah. Richard Bach
Perhaps it is our obligation to be noble before it is our obligation to be happy. Kathleen McGowan
We have a moral obligation to act happy even if we don't feel it. Dennis Prager
We have an obligation to help people that cannot help themselves. The mentally retarded, the physically retarded, et cetera. Lou Holtz
All moral obligation resolves itself into the obligation of conformity to the will of God. Charles Hodge
We have obligations towards the innocent, the dead, towards the living, towards our children and their children. Ricardo Lagos
Ethical obligation has to subordinate itself to the totalitarian nature of war. Karl Brandt
Our major obligation is not to mistake slogans for solutions. Edward R. Murrow
If you are living out of a sense of obligation you are slave. Wayne Dyer
It is an eternal obligation toward the human being not to let him suffer from hunger when one has a chance of coming to his assistance. Simone Weil
We all have some basic obligation to one another. Richard N. Haass
It is our moral obligation to give every child the very best education possible. Desmond Tutu
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. Bill Owens
Nobody has a more sacred obligation to obey the law than those who make the law. Jean Anouilh
We have an obligation to fight for the world as it should be. Michelle Obama
To place yourself under an obligation is to sell your liberty. Decimus Laberius
Obligation is a more effective weapon against the Will than any penalty, threat or act of force. Ashim Shanker
An obligation to feel can freeze feelings. C. S. Lewis
One of the first obligations of art is to make all useful things beautiful. Edith Wharton
An obligation is something which constrains or induces us to act. Francis Jeffrey
The obligation to endure gives us the right to know. Rachel Carson
We have no more fundamental obligation in government than to ensure the safety of our citizens. Bob Ehrlich