Every right implies a responsibility; Every opportunity, an obligation, Every possession, a duty.
I never thought of losing, but now that it' s happened, the only thing is to do it right. That's my obligation to all the people who believe in me. We all have to take defeats in life.
Your only obligation in any lifetime is to be true to yourself.
If you don't like the way the world is, you change it. You have an obligation to change it. You just do it one step at a time.
Relationships based on obligation lack dignity.
A democratic government is the only one in which those who vote for a tax can escape the obligation to pay it.
Our obligation is to give meaning to life and in doing so to overcome the passive, indifferent life.
Life's under no obligation to give us what we expect.
I was told by my grandfather who was a minister that we all were put here on earth to be of service to one another, and it is quite gratifying to know that if I am able to be of help to one that is not able to help themselves then I am fulfilling my obligation as a human being.
Russia under President Putin is less democratic and less free today than when he assumed office. If Russia cannot fulfill its obligation to the G-8 and maintain a high standard of democratic governance then its membership should be suspended.
It's the government's obligation to look really to the third parties to get the support to govern.
You have no obligation under the sun other than to discover your real needs, to fulfill them, and to rejoice in doing so.
Nothing makes me more pessimistic than the obligation not to be pessimistic.
If my attention is wandering, there is somewhere it wants to go, so obviously it does not want to be where I am holding it in the name of some self-styled obligation.
Those who perceive in themselves... the artistic vocation as poet, writer, sculptor, painter, musician, and actor feel at the same time an obligation not to waste this talent but to develop it, in order to put it to service of their neighbour and the humanity as a whole.
When we feel an obligation to test the things we say and to find the boundaries within which what we say has validity, then we are contributing to a real inner consolidation of our human feeling for existence.
I worked a great deal then, as you can only do on a set theme, absolved from the obligation to find a new fact, a new subject every day.
I feel a big obligation to the audience, almost in a moral sense, to say something useful. If I'm going to spend a year of my life on these things, I want something that I feel that strongly about.
Base natures ever judge a thing above them, and hate a power they are too much obliged to.
It is no great misfortune to oblige ungrateful people, but an unsupportable one to be forced to be under an obligation to a scoundrel.
Trifling favors are readily acknowledged, though cheaply esteemed; but important ones are most rarely remembered.
If an individual is born with the obligation to obey, who is born with the right to command?
We've had it very clear to the Bosnians that our obligation to equip and train their forces is completely conditional on the foreign forces being gone.
It's your purpose to leave the world better than how you found it.
You just do it one step at a time.
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