Obligated quotes:

  • I'm not contractually obligated to sequels on anything. -- Nicolas Cage
  • When under attack, no country is obligated to collect permission slips from allies to strike back. -- Charles Krauthammer
  • God will finish what He authors, but He is not obligated to finish what He has not authored. -- Edwin Louis Cole
  • You're not obligated to win. You're obligated to keep trying to do the best you can every day. -- Marian Wright Edelman
  • There are too many people that depend on me. I'm too obligated. I'm in too far to get out. -- Elvis Presley
  • When a fantasy turns you on, you're obligated to God and nature to start doing it - right away. -- Stewart Brand
  • The painter who feels obligated to depict his subjects as uniformly beautiful or handsome and without flaws will fall short of making art. -- Joyce Maynard
  • We all know of families who have obligated themselves for more than they could pay. There is a world of heartache behind such cases. -- Ezra Taft Benson
  • A physician is obligated to consider more than a diseased organ, more even than the whole man - he must view the man in his world. -- Harvey Cushing
  • While I know myself as a creation of God, I am also obligated to realize and remember that everyone else and everything else are also God's creation. -- Maya Angelou
  • When I got drafted by Minnesota, and I think I said this a couple weeks ago, I think I felt obligated to bring a Super Bowl to Minnesota. -- Randy Moss
  • I felt obligated to change music to art, the same way that Galileo proved the Earth was round to the world and that the Sun did not stand still. -- Phil Spector
  • In truth, we are all part of the team of humanity. And as such, we are all obligated to share ourselves, and our talents, for the sake of the team. -- Yehuda Berg
  • To be a Christian is to be obligated to be charitable. This is true whether you are rich or poor, healthy or ill, old or young, male or female, oppressed or free, established or disestablished. -- Stanley Hauerwas
  • As a liberal, I am morally obligated to be pragmatic. What good do I do poor people, elderly people, people who are being discriminated against because of their sexual orientation if I'm not realistic about accomplishing something. -- Barney Frank
  • I miss seeing real comics, Shecky Greene and Buddy Hackett, those types. I like straight stand-up, talking about the Olympics and why I feel obligated to watch them. 'Why am I watching archery at 4 in the afternoon?' -- Norm MacDonald
  • I like BuzzFeed, and I understand the pressure that online reporters are under. But I think everyone agrees that, despite all the awesome kitten gifs, they're still obligated to be skeptical of government officials and ask the right questions. -- Michael Moore
  • To win elections, politicians have promised practically endless government spending and covered up the cost, leaving generations of taxpayers obligated to pay off the debt. That's wrong, but neither the U.S. nor Europe has a plan to stop it. -- David Malpass
  • I have realized that I hate going to the premieres of the movies that I'm in. Because I feel this tension after the movie is over that everyone feels obligated to say something nice to you. It's so unnatural and uncomfortable. -- Amanda Seyfried
  • Legitimate steps of self-defence which Israel takes in its war against Palestinian terror - actions which any sovereign state is obligated to undertake to ensure the security of its citizens - are presented by those who hate Israel as aggressive, Nazi-like steps. -- Ariel Sharon
  • I don't think anybody can take the word of Saddam Hussein and his regime, and certainly an American president and allies who are obligated to worry about the safety and security of our countries, cannot take the word of this dictator, who lies, pathologically lies. -- Condoleezza Rice
  • We ought to get out of the judging business. We should leave it up to God to determine who belongs in one arena or another when it comes to eternity. What we are obligated to do is to tell people about Jesus, and that's what I do. -- Tony Campolo
  • As a comedian, I am obligated to tell you the truth, my truth. To share with you my beliefs, my perspective. And I think that we forget sometimes that that's the oath that comics take, that we will go up and share everything - the irreverent, the scary. -- Dane Cook
  • Some creative writing programs seem evil, but my experience at Irvine was totally the opposite, where I feel like they were really good at focusing in on each writers voice and setting. When I felt like I was obligated to write a story that was more typical, no one really liked it. -- Aimee Bender
  • In my relationship with God, I've learned that if I follow a 'formula' for how I spend my time with Him, then I'm just accomplishing a checklist of things I feel obligated to do to please Him. This makes my spiritual life more about doing what I need to do to fulfill an obligation than something meaningful. -- Joyce Meyer
  • When I go to see people, I always kind of hope they are going to play some kind of songs I know. So you've got to know your audience. It's kind of something that is a blessing and a curse in a way. You're obligated to play some of that stuff that people know, but I don't think that's all you have to do. -- Tom Petty
  • We are not obligated to share. -- Ruqaiyyah Waris Maqsood
  • We are not obligated to share. -- Ruqaiyyah Waris Maqsood
  • When you have children, you're obligated to live. -- Anne Tyler
  • I'm a songwriter-I'm obligated to keep pushing myself. -- Billie Joe Armstrong
  • Once you've given advice to someone, you're obligated. -- Malcolm Forbes
  • When you know how to make money, you're obligated to. -- Marshall Sylver
  • God is not obligated to anoint what He does not initiate. -- Joyce Meyer
  • If you see a better world, you're morally obligated to create it -- Genevieve Bell
  • Once you made someone happy, you were obligated to keep them that way. -- Whitney Barbetti
  • One has neither independence nor freedom from bondage when he is obligated to others -- Gordon B. Hinckley
  • So what if someone wrote your obituary... that doesn't mean you are obligated to die. -- Lou Holtz
  • I am not morally obligated to care more for a man than he cares for himself. -- Ayn Rand
  • But if the Chinese mainland, the PRC, attacked Taiwan, we'd be obligated to come to their aid. -- Fred Thompson
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  • When a fantasy turns you on, you're obligated to God and nature to start doing it right away. -- Stewart Brand
  • Don't feel obligated to spend time with people who pull you off the path of your life purpose. -- Doreen Virtue
  • When a fantasy turns you on, you're obligated to God and nature to start doing it - right away -- Stewart Brand
  • If grace is obligated it is no longer grace. The very essence of grace is that it is undeserved. -- R. C. Sproul
  • I am obligated to and will pay hundreds of millions of dollars in taxes to the United States government, -- Eduardo Saverin
  • Parents were the only ones obligated to love you; from the rest of the world you had to earn it. -- Ann Brashares
  • Because Adam, God's deputy on earth, transfered his legal dominion to Satan, God became obligated to recognize Satan's legal standing. -- Ed Silvoso
  • A government of, by and for the people is obligated to conduct the nation's business in a manner that respects dissent. -- Jim Leach
  • I have not eaten enough of the tree of knowledge, though in my profession I am obligated to feed on it regularly. -- Albert Einstein
  • Health coverage for regular citizens isn't mandated by the Constitution, but we're obligated to provide adequate medical care for prisoners, whatever the cost. -- Jim Riley
  • We are dealing with God's thoughts: we are obligated to take the greatest pains to understand them truly and to explain them clearly. -- D. A. Carson
  • I always feel a responsibility to the people I write about. I feel obligated to portray them in the way they feel is proper. -- Heather Graham Pozzessere
  • We are not obligated to open our borders and let America be dissolved to nothing simply because it's the greatest on earth and that's unfair. -- Rush Limbaugh
  • We are not obligated to open our borders and let America be dissolved to nothing simply because it's the greatest on earth and that's unfair. -- Rush Limbaugh
  • Those who accept freedom of religion as a right are obligated by this acceptance to take the maintenance of freedom of religion as a duty. -- Joseph Leon Blau
  • Hoeing in the garden on a bright, soft May day, when you are not obligated to, is nearly equal to the delight of going trouting. -- Charles Dudley Warner
  • We are obligated to be more scrupulous in fulfilling the commandment of charity than any other positive commandment because charity is the sign of a righteous man. -- Maimonides
  • The only way to establish any kind of mystique, is to completely shut up and never talk to anyone. And I'm contractually obligated not to shut up. -- Robert Pattinson
  • With couture, you feel obligated to design something modern each season, but with Theyskens Theory, I don't question anything. I'm thinking of what I'd like to wear. -- Olivier Theyskens
  • On second thought she hoped she never met a woman that attractive.. If she did, she would be morally obligated to run her over with her car.." Bride -- Sherrilyn Kenyon
  • Can you worship a God who isn't obligated to explain His actions to you? Could it be your arrogance that makes you think God owes you an explanation? -- Francis Chan
  • Every parent's first responsibility is to teach his child that there is a God to whom he's accountable and that God has certain commands that we're obligated to obey. -- Robert Jeffress
  • He who thinketh he leadeth and hath no one following him is only taking a walk. Leadership is getting people to work for you when they are not obligated. -- Frederick K. C. Price
  • I've always felt obligated to help those less fortunate than me. It's an obligation that anyone who has a chance to be in the NBA should feel and act upon. -- Dikembe Mutombo
  • From this day forward, I no longer shall tinker with the machinery of death. ... I fell morally and intellectually obligated simply to concede that the death penalty experiment has failed. -- Harry A. Blackmun
  • She started dialing his cell, then hung up and tried the landline -- maybe Margaret was a better bet to pick up; their parents' generation still felt morally obligated to answer phones. -- Rainbow Rowell
  • I hate even the idea of a synopsis. When stories are really working, when you're providing subtextual exploration and things that are deeply layered, you're obligated to not say things out loud. -- Shane Carruth
  • Each individual is more or less dimly aware of his significance, is aware that he's something innately superior, something eternal--and lives, is obligated to live, in the moment and for the moment. -- Ivan Turgenev
  • As countries get rich they start increasing education and the very educated people tend to not like trial and error, because they think they're obligated to use the body of knowledge they have. -- Nassim Nicholas Taleb
  • The new mythology of love was that it bent to the fashion of the day, obligated to take the shape of doves, lilies, jewels. This is a lie. Love is sometimes as passionate as war. -- Brenna Yovanoff
  • I don't feel in any way obligated to remain current with the culture. I feel no social obligation whatsoever. I trust my morality in the narrow path I trek through the world as I work. -- James Ellroy
  • I guess I'm also obligated to note that the experience of sex workers who are not upper/middle class/white probably have much worse conditions than anything that's portrayed commonly in media/what I experienced. -- Marie Calloway
  • Michael Moore simultaneously represents everything I detest in a human being and everything I feel obligated to defend in an American. Quite simply, it is that stupid moron's right to be that utterly, completely wrong. -- Dennis Miller