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Motivational Obligation Quotes

May these quotes about Obligation inspire and motivate you.

Happiness cannot thrive within the prison of obligation
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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Remember always that you have not only the right to be an individual,
you have an obligation to be one.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Do not allow obligation or immediacy to
bind you to physical things or specific actions.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Happiness cannot thrive within the prison of obligation.
Live wild, life free, live as master of your own fate.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


Our major obligation is not to mistake slogans for solutions.
- Edward R. Murrow

Service to others is only noble when is is a choice
- a free-will gift.
Anything done out of a sense of obligation
or responsibility or duty becomes a burden
rather than a spiritual empowerment.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Always question WHY you are doing something.
Is it a free-will gift or an obligation?
That which is done out of a feeling of obligation
is unworkable as a substitute for a gift.
Obligation creates a feeling of resentment on your part,
and evokes resentment rather than gratitude
on the part of the recipient.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


 

To state the facts frankly
is not to despair the future nor indict the past.
The prudent heir takes careful inventory of his legacies
and gives a faithful accounting
to those whom he owes an obligation of trust.
- John F. Kennedy

Choose the whole of your environment, things and events,
based upon the value, meaning and function they hold.
Do not allow obligation or immediacy
to bind you to physical things or specific actions.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Gifts freely given are never obligations.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The greatest obstacle to a Joyful Life
is your "story" about your life.
Your story is filled with perceives needs and obligations.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

RESPONSIBILITY: Fulfill the obligations that the past posts to me.
Embrace the opportunity for service based in love.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

One great thing about getting old is that
you can get out of all sorts of social obligations
just by saying you're too tired.
- George Carlin

In my afternoon walk I would fain forget
all my morning occupations and my obligations to society.
- Henry David Thoreau

Manage the remarkable balance between acting
from your heart and close to your gifts
with completing the obligations
that your labor and tasks require of you.
Leverage opportunity AND seize joy.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Truth is stranger than fiction,
but that is because Fiction is obliged
to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't.
- Mark Twain

The opposite of a correct statement is a false statement.
But the opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth.
- Niels Bohr

The words of truth are always paradoxical.
- Lao Tzu

There are trivial truths and there are great truths.
The opposite of a trivial truth is plainly false.
The opposite of a great truth is also true.
- Niels Bohr

Man is least himself when he talks in his own person.
Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
- Oscar Wilde

Losing an illusion makes you wiser than finding a truth.
- Ludwig Boerne

About most subjects, there is not "The Truth;"
there is merely one's personal truth.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You must accept the truth from whatever source it comes.
- Maimonides

Our actions are constrained by fear of reprisal,
but our dreams reveal our true character.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We tell the real truth of our life
by the stories we repeatedly tell.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

If you have found your truth within yourself
there is nothing more in this whole existence to find.
- Osho

The truth is more important than the facts.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

Even the truth, when believed, is a lie.
You must experience the truth, not believe it.
- Werner Erhard

We occasionally stumble over the truth
but most of us pick ourselves up and
hurry off as if nothing had happened.
- Winston Churchill

All truth passes through three stages:
First, it is ridiculed;
Second, it is violently opposed;
Third, it is accepted as self-evident.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

Truth is the property of no individual
but is the treasure of all men.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The false can never grow into truth by growing in power.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Truth stands, even if there be no public support.
It is self-sustained.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

There is no truth, only human opinion.
- Anonymous

With manners comes insincerity.
Truth is sometimes difficult.
- Bono

The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie,
deliberate, contrived and dishonest,
but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic.
- John F. Kennedy

Half a truth is often a great lie.
- Benjamin Franklin

We should not pretend to understand the world
only by the intellect.
The judgment of the intellect
is only part of the truth.
- Carl Jung

Whoever undertakes to set himself up
as a judge of Truth and Knowledge
is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.
- Albert Einstein

Truth is not defined by
how many people believe something.
Ask. Question. Think.
Decide - for yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There's a world of difference between truth and facts.
Facts can obscure truth.
- Maya Angelou

Men occasionally stumble over the truth,
but most of them pick themselves up
and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
- Winston Churchill

The water in a vessel is sparkling;
the water in the sea is dark.
The small truth has words which are clear;
the great truth has great silence.
- Rabindranath Tagore

If you shut the door to all errors,
truth will be shut out.
- Rabindranath Tagore

The search for truth is more precious than its possession.
- Albert Einstein

Three things cannot be long hidden:
the sun, the moon, and the truth.
- The Buddha

Everything deep is also simple
and can be reproduced simply
as long as its reference
to the whole truth is maintained.
But what matters is not what is witty
but what is true.
- Albert Schweitzer

Doubt is the vestibule which we all must pass through
before we can enter the temple of truth.
- Osho

Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact.
Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
- Marcus Aurelius

Dispassionate objectivity is itself a passion,
for the real and for the truth.
- Abraham Maslow

The truth is a snare:
you cannot have it, without being caught.
You cannot have the truth
in such a way that you catch it,
but only in such a way that it catches you.
- Soren Kierkegaard

The presence of those seeking the truth
is infinitely to be preferred
to the presence of those who think they've found it.
- Terry Pratchett

Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters
cannot be trusted in large ones either.
- Albert Einstein

An error does not become truth
by reason of multiplied propagation,
nor does truth become error because nobody sees it.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

To kill an error is as good a service as,
and sometimes even better than,
the establishing of a new truth or fact.
- Charles Darwin

When a thing is funny, search it for a hidden truth.
- George Bernard Shaw

Fear is not in the habit of speaking truth.
- Publius Cornelius Tacitus

He who knows nothing is closer to the truth
than he whose mind is filled with falsehoods and errors.
- Thomas Jefferson

The truth is incontrovertible,
malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it,
but in the end; there it is.
- Winston Churchill

'Tis strange - but true;
for truth is always strange;
Stranger than fiction.
- Lord Byron

What people believe prevails over the truth.
- Sophocles

Believe those who are seeking the truth.
Doubt those who find it.
- Andre Gide

The problem with making assumptions
is that we believe they are the truth
- don Miguel Ruiz

Knowledge rests not upon truth alone, but upon error also.
- Carl Jung

If you wish to see the truth,
then hold no opinion for or against.
- Osho

The truth is like a scalpel. The truth is painful.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters
cannot be trusted with important matters.
- Albert Einstein

I am committed to truth, not consistency.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

In a controversy, the instant we feel anger
we have already ceased striving for the truth,
and have begun striving for ourselves.
- The Buddha

In matters of truth and justice,
there is no difference between large and small problems,
for issues concerning the treatment of people are all the same.
- Albert Einstein


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