Obeys quotes:

  • The image of Eternity--the throne Of the Invisible; even from out thy slime The monsters of the deep are made; each zone Obeys thee; thou goest forth, dread, fathomless, alone. -- Lord Byron
  • Unless he obeys, a man cannot believe. -- Dietrich Bonhoeffer
  • Love obeys no laws other than its own. -- Lauren Oliver
  • He who obeys, does not listen to himself! -- Friedrich Nietzsche
  • God's mark is on everything that obeys Him. -- Martin Luther
  • The mouth obeys poorly when the heart murmurs. -- Voltaire
  • Memory always obeys the commands of the heart. -- Antoine Rivarol
  • The eye obeys exactly the action of the mind. -- Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • The man of virtuous soul commands not, nor obeys. -- Percy Bysshe Shelley
  • Whoever obeys the gods, to him they particularly listen. -- Homer
  • Every man obeys Christ as he prizes Christ, not otherwise. -- Thomas Brooks
  • Opinion is like a pendulum and obeys the same law. -- Arthur Schopenhauer
  • A computation is a process that obeys finitely describable rules. -- Rudy Rucker
  • If any man obeys the gods, they listen to him also. -- Homer
  • Ambition is like hunger; it obeys no law but its appetite -- Josh Billings
  • Reason obeys itself; and ignorance submits to whatever is dictated to it. -- Thomas Paine
  • The man who obeys is nearly always better than the man who commands. -- Ernest Renan
  • The bravest of individuals is the one who obeys his or her conscience. -- James Freeman Clarke
  • He who obeys with modesty appears worthy of being some day a commander. -- Marcus Tullius Cicero
  • The neurotic usually obeys his own Golden Rule: Hate thy neighbor as thyself. -- Mignon McLaughlin
  • Power obeys reality, and not appearances; power is according to quality, and not quantity. -- Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Legalism lacks the supreme sense of worship. It obeys but it does not adore. -- Geerhardus Vos
  • They say the smart dog obeys but the smarter dog knows when to disobey. -- Amy Hempel
  • Blessed is he who carries within himself a God, an ideal, and obeys it. -- Louis Pasteur
  • The continuation that obeys only obvious stack semantics, O grasshopper, is not the true continuation. -- Guy Steele
  • When man listens, God speaks; when man obeys, God acts; when man prays, God empowers. -- E. Stanley Jones
  • The mind commands the body and it obeys. The mind orders itself and meets resistance. -- Frank Herbert
  • The being cannot be termed rational or virtuous, who obeys any authority, but that of reason. -- Mary Wollstonecraft
  • In a republic, that paradise of debility, the politician is a petty tyrant who obeys the laws. -- Emile M. Cioran
  • More firm and sure the hand of courage strikes, when it obeys the watchful eye of caution. -- James Thomson
  • He who obeys God's laws finds him a father. He who disobeys them, finds him a judge. -- Daniel D. Palmer
  • Every one of us ... knows better than he practices, and recognizes a better law than he obeys. -- James Anthony Froude
  • She obeys me, but only because she wants to. It's the only justification for obedience, Ged observed. -- Ursula K. Le Guin
  • The driver on the highway is safe not when He reads the signs, but when He obeys them. -- Aiden Wilson Tozer
  • The hog that ploughs not, not obeys thy call, Lives on the labours of this lord of all. -- Alexander Pope
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  • A human society obeys the dictates of reason and is guided and governed by a respect for justice. -- Ferdinand Buisson
  • One thing the Devil fears the most is the Church that obeys and goes not just sits and talks. -- Artur Pawlowski
  • He who is humble easily obeys everyone, fears to offend anyone, is at peace with everyone, is kind with all. -- Thomas the Apostle
  • The horse respects and obeys man because its large eyes magnify everything, so man appears much larger than the horse itself. -- Stanislaw Lem
  • Nature rejects the monarch, not the man; the subject, not the citizen... The man of virtuous soul commands not, nor obeys. -- Percy Bysshe Shelley
  • Nothing travels faster than the speed of light, with the possible exception of bad news, which obeys its own special laws. -- Douglas Adams
  • That's one of the things about love. It doesn't recognize boundaries and never obeys the rules we try to give it. -- Bob Goff
  • It is difficult for me to regard anyone who obeys no moral principle in his conduct to be a religious man. -- Mahatma Gandhi
  • Reason guides but a small part of man, and the rest obeys feeling, true or false, and passion, good or bad. -- Joseph Roux
  • Reason guides but a small part of man, and the rest obeys feeling, true or false, and passion, good or bad. -- Joseph Roux
  • If your mind can go along with you it is a blessing. If your mind obeys you, it is a super-blessing. -- Harbhajan Singh Yogi
  • He who obeys the command 'Rejoice in the Lord' has a Hallelujah in his soul every minute of the day and night. -- A. C. Dixon
  • There is no nation so powerful, as the one that obeys its laws not from principals of fear or reason, but from passion. -- Baron de Montesquieu
  • There is no nation so powerful, as the one that obeys its laws not from principals of fear or reason, but from passion. -- Baron de Montesquieu
  • Literature exists at the same time in the modes of error and truth; it both betrays and obeys its own mode of being. -- Paul de Man
  • Software is like entropy. It is difficult to grasp, weighs nothing, and obeys the second law of thermodynamics; i.e. it always increases. -- Norman Ralph Augustine
  • The body is the servant of the mind. It obeys the operations of the mind, whether they be deliberately chosen or automatically expressed. -- James Allen
  • Prose is not necessarily good because it obeys the rules of syntax, but it is fairly certain to be bad if it ignores them. -- Wilson Follett
  • A self-willed man obeys a different law, the one law I, too, hold absolutely sacred the human law in himself, his own individual will. -- Bruce Lee
  • Because the will renewed is the Lord's work, it is wrongly attributed to man that he obeys prevenient grace with his will as attendant. -- John Calvin
  • The man who commands efficiently must have obeyed others in the past, and the man who obeys dutifully is worthy of someday being a commander. -- Marcus Tullius Cicero
  • A good son obeys his father; A good student obeys his teacher;A good employee obeys his employer;Obedience lifts you to a higher position in life. -- Luffina Lourduraj
  • For the world was built in order around the atoms march in tune; Rhyme the pipe, and Time the warder, The sun obeys them, and the moon. -- Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • For in the wood these golden days Some leaf obeys its Maker's call. And through their hollow aisles it plays With delicate touch the prelude of the Fall. -- Henry David Thoreau
  • A man is truly ethical only when he obeys the compulsion to help all life which he is able to assist, and shrinks from injuring anything that lives. -- Albert Schweitzer
  • A man after God's own heart isa man who yearns to please God,a man who desires to grow spiritually,a man who had a heart that obeys. -- Jim George
  • A man after God's own heart is...a man who yearns to please God,a man who desires to grow spiritually,a man who had a heart that obeys. -- Jim George
  • Ceremony forbids us to express by words things that are lawful and natural, and we obey it; reason forbids us to do things unlawful and ill, and nobody obeys it. -- Michel de Montaigne
  • To the excessively fearful the chief characteristic of power is its arbitrariness. Man had to gain enormously in confidence before he could conceive an all-powerful God who obeys his own laws. -- Eric Hoffer
  • Society is an organism which obeys the immutable law of progress; and change, judicious and cautious change, is necessary for the well being, and indeed the preservation of the social system. -- Swami Vivekananda
  • She who ne'er answers till a husband cools, Or, if she rules him, never shows she rules; Charms by accepting, by submitting, sways, Yet has her humor most, when she obeys. -- Alexander Pope
  • The notion that the natural world obeys its own rules and doesn't give a damn about your expectations comes as a massive shock... it will demand that you adapt to it -- Michael Crichton
  • No man is a good citizen, a good neighbor, a good friend, or a good man just because he obeys the law. The intrinsic worth is determined mainly by the intrinsic make-up. -- Clarence Darrow
  • Between a tyrant and a prince there is this single or chief difference, that the latter obeys the law and rules the people by its dictates, accounting himself as but their servant. -- John of Salisbury
  • The man who says to one, go, and he goeth, and to another, come, and he cometh, has, in most cases, more sense of restraint and difficulty than the man who obeys him. -- John Ruskin
  • The door to the soul is unlocked; you do not need to please the doorkeeper, the door in front of you is yours, intended for you, and the doorkeeper obeys when spoken to. -- Robert Bly
  • The cat lives alone, has no need of society, obeys only when she pleases, pretends to sleep that she may see more clearly, and scratches everything on which she can lay her paw. -- François-René de Chateaubriand
  • The woman does not work because the man tells her to work and she obeys. On the contrary, the woman works because she has told the man to work and he hasn't obeyed. -- Gilbert K. Chesterton
  • As Unto the bow the the cord is ,So unto the man is woman;Though she bends him, she obeys him,Though she draws him , yet she follows:Useless each without the other. -- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  • The 'advancing man' in medicine, who holds to a clear mental image of himself as successful, and who obeys the laws of faith, purpose, and gratitude, will cure every curable case he undertakes. -- Wallace D. Wattles
  • Howard's enchanting Hospice obeys its own magical inner logic with excellent prose and a sadness that will split open hearts. You have in your hands a story that is inquisitive, gripping, and triumphant. -- Deb Olin Unferth
  • Thus poetry, regarded as a vehicle of thought, is especially impressive partly because it obeys all the laws of effective speech, and partly because in so doing it imitates the natural utterances of excitement. -- Herbert Spencer
  • The underlying assumption that human nature is basically the same at all times, everywhere, and obeys eternal laws beyond human control, is a conception that only a handful of bold thinkers have dared to question. -- Isaiah Berlin