Famous quotes by topics

Obligations quotes

Bookmark and Share

Obligations quotes & sayings

These obligations quotes and obligations sayings are from our famous and inspiring quotes collection.

Government loses its claim to legitimacy when it fails to fulfil its obligations. - Martin L. Gross


Death, they say, acquits us of all obligations. - Michel Eyquem de Montaigne


Without commonly shared and widely entrenched moral values and obligations, neither the law, nor democratic government, nor even the market economy, will function properly. - Vaclav Havel


Deceivers are the most dangerous members of society. They trifle with the best affections of our nature, and violate the most sacred obligations. - George Crabbe


When more of the people's sustenance is exacted through the form of taxation than is necessary to meet the just obligations of government and expenses of its economical administration, such exaction becomes ruthless extortion and a violation of the fundamental principles of free government. - Grover Cleveland


Saying 'I love you' makes a demand, but creates no obligations. - Mason Cooley


True debauchery is liberating because it creates no obligations. In it you possess only yourself; hence it remains the favourite pastime of the great lovers of their own person. - Albert Camus


Ambition breaks the ties of blood, and forgets the obligations of gratitude. - Sallust [Caius Sallustius Crispus]


If you are under obligations to many, it is prudent to postpone the recompensing of one, until it be in your power to remunerate all; otherwise you will make more enemies by what you give, than by what you withhold. - Charles Caleb Colton