Top 105 Obligations Quotes

We have collected the best Obligations Quotes by famous authors including David Grinspoon, Dave McClure, Joe Walsh, Barbara Mikulski, John Edgar Wideman and many others, we hope that among them you will find the right thought.

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There is a real danger of unintended consequences, of encouraging people to give up. Pessimism, if it becomes a habit, can reinforce a narrative of unstoppable decline. If there is nothing we can do, that releases us from our obligations.

David Grinspoon
My role has been limited to focus on fiduciary obligations to our investors as a general partner of our funds.

Dave McClure
We’re sober now, and we all have families and obligations of being senior citizens. Oh, that’s hard to say. We have grown-up responsibilities. We used to all live in the same car.

Joe Walsh
Parents today are under a lot of stress, sometimes working two jobs just to make ends meet. They’re trying to find day care for their kids and elder care for their own parents. The Federal Government shouldn’t add to their worries by not living up to its obligations.

Barbara Mikulski
That’s been my routine for years and years… Up early before everybody else, before I get connected, before I get bugged, before I have obligations. Get the writing done first, then be the person I want to be in other ways after that.

John Edgar Wideman
I have acted in a way that violates my obligations to my family and violates my, or any, sense of right and wrong. I apologize first and most importantly to my family. I apologize to the public, whom I promised better.

Eliot Spitzer
When children are conceived, both parties have duties and obligations toward all involved.

Mollie Hemingway
As a past attorney general I consider a WTO Brexit to be a disaster for us as, leaving aside the economic damage it will cause, it would trash our reputation for observing our international obligations – as it must lead to our breaching the Good Friday Agreement with Ireland on the Irish border.

Dominic Grieve
I have always thought music as a way out of the ordinary mundane obligations of life.

Martha Reeves
When you sign your letter of intent to go to college you kind of sign away, and understand that you have certain rules and obligations that you have that normal students don’t have… it’s part of the process, being apart of the university and what you represent.

Marcus Mariota
It is time in the West to defend not so much human rights as human obligations.

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
The intrusions of the white race and the non- compliance with treaty obligations have been followed by atrocities that could alone satisfy a savage and revengeful spirit.

Nelson A. Miles
If we avail ourselves to serve in terms of the Constitution, we should be prepared if, indeed, those we serve deem it appropriate to suffer the hardship that comes with our constitutional obligations.

Jacob Zuma
Liquidity problems can occur in central clearing, even if all counterparties have the financial resources to meet their obligations, if they are unable to convert those resources into cash quickly enough.

Jerome Powell
When I’m in management meetings when we’re deciding my future, those decisions are left up to me. I’m the one who has to go out and fulfill all these obligations, so I should be able to choose which ones I do or not. That’s the part of my life where I feel most in control.

Taylor Swift
Sometimes I think that I was forced to withdraw into depression because it was the only rightful protest I could throw in the face of a world that said it was alright for people to come and go as they please, that there were simply no real obligations left.

Elizabeth Wurtzel
It is high time that the international community tell Saddam Hussein and his regime that this is not an issue of negotiation with the U.N. about obligations that they undertook in 1991.

Condoleezza Rice
Because of their low earnings and family obligations, Latinas would not be putting much money into private investment accounts. An average Latina could wind up losing thousands of dollars under this proposal.

Grace Napolitano
I promise by my conscience and honor to faithfully fulfill the obligations of the office of president of the government with loyalty to the King, and to keep and enforce the Constitution as the fundamental norm of the State.

Pedro Sanchez
When you get right down to it, there’s something uniquely satisfying in being gripped by a great plot, in begrudging whatever real-world obligations might prevent you from finding out what happens next.

Jean Hanff Korelitz
You know that when you fight a guy like Georges, there are going to be a lot of demands on your time and you just have to be able to find a way to deal with it. The most important thing is, I can’t let my obligations to promote the fight interfere with my obligation to get ready to fight.

Carlos Condit
Even without reforms, the Social Security fund will be able to meet 100 percent of its obligations until 2042.

Grace Napolitano
It makes no sense to talk of the social obligations of the corporation without reference to its economic obligations. The two are intertwined.

Lee R. Raymond
I feel that exercise really balances me. Then I layer on the other obligations that I have.

Jill Biden
The people who did the collateralized mortgage obligations, sold them to pension funds, then sold them short, then bought credit default swap insurance on them, are just amazing. They are a law unto themselves.

Ben Stein
For, quite literally, the whole world today is looking for us to take the lead in carrying out those obligations imposed on the American people as a whole by the beautiful, compassionate and courageous principle of noblesse oblige.

Robert W. Welch, Jr.
A default on our debts as a result of not meeting our obligations would be a disaster for the stock market, and Americans would see their retirement funds shrivel up.

Charles B. Rangel
If the racing series does not exist for a year, then it disappears in its entirety. Teams that have been operating very close to the limit just wouldn’t survive. They rely on racing to generate income and to fulfill their obligations to the promoter.

Christian Horner
In the nineties, everybody wants to talk about their rights and privileges. Twenty-five years ago, people talked about their obligations and responsibilities.

Lou Holtz
We have, unlike many of our competitors, continued to meet our various financial obligations.

Gerard Arpey
Lawyers have their duties as citizens, but they also have special duties as lawyers. Their obligations go far deeper than earning a living as specialists in corporation or tax law. They have a continuing responsibility to uphold the fundamental principles of justice from which the law cannot depart.

Robert Kennedy
As borrowers, we may feel guilty about running up debt, anxious about making payments, and resentful of the constraints that old obligations (and old credit records) impose on our current choices. We may find it too easy to buy things we may later regret.

Virginia Postrel
ESG investing often marches under the same banner as ‘stakeholder capitalism,’ which maintains that corporations owe obligations to a range of constituencies, not only their shareholders.

Eugene Scalia
To be a human being is to be in a state of tension between your appetites and your dreams, and the social realities around you and your obligations to your fellow man.

John Updike
I went to America on holiday when I was 17 and, before I knew it, I’d been signed up by an agency and had these obligations I didn’t understand, but which I couldn’t say no to. This industry chose me. But I did choose to make it fulfilling.

Elle Macpherson
I think the only thing that really can be done – it would be painful, but less painful than the calamity we’re heading toward – is to demand that people be responsible for their private obligations. No more bailouts, no more stimulus, no cash for clunkers.

Porter Stansberry
Most men remember obligations, but are not often likely to be grateful; the proud are made sour by the remembrance and the vain silent.

William Gilmore Simms
To repeat, communitarians maintain that we are constituted as persons by our particular obligations, and therefore those obligations cannot be a matter of choice.

Tom G. Palmer
I think there are moral obligations, and I think there are economic transactions. So I think that chores are good; I think that allowances are good. I think combining them is bad.

Daniel H. Pink
You have to just do music, and you’re becoming this entertainer, and so many people require so much of your time for different things, different obligations you have to make money, or just different obligations you have as a person in whatever the situation may be.

I had no relationship with my father. He was never around. I met him when I was a sophomore in college. I wanted to meet him that once. I asked why he wasn’t there for us. He said, ‘I had other obligations.’

Ben Wallace
Maybe this is pathetic, but I still dread producing a book that doesn’t earn back its advance. I hate obligations that are financially foggy.

Helen Garner
Your ability as republican volunteers, to rise to this challenge will mean that the two governments and others cannot easily hide from their obligations and their responsibility to resolve these problems.

Gerry Adams
Every state has an undoubted right to determine the status, or domestic and social condition, of the persons domiciled within its territory except insofar as the powers of the states in this respect are restrained, or duties and obligations imposed upon them, by the Constitution of the United States.

Roger B. Taney
We want to make sure that workers know their rights and that employers know their obligations. That is the best way to protect workers.

Elaine Chao
After the acquisition of id by Zenimax, we had sort of taken the mobile platform team down to a skeleton crew. We were left with about two people who were finishing up the previous obligations on that. The rest had just been dispersed and absorbed by the other teams in the company.

John Carmack
Being a baseball player is most important, first and foremost. Obviously, there are other obligations that come with everything. You just need to balance it and take it in stride, but at the same time, be mindful of your time and prioritize everything and what is most beneficial.

Christian Yelich
If you try and work out at 4:30 in the afternoon, how many people are going to chip away at that time? Your boss, your job, your work, your family, your other obligations that you might have. At 4:30 in the morning, all those people are asleep, so you can do whatever you want.

Jocko Willink
The idea that someone is going to write me, and I’m not going to answer – I was just raised not to do that. We are the result of our upbringing, and my upbringing was very much to meet obligations… You just didn’t let things go.

Alan Furst
This is not a change of career for me. Just an expansion of it. I have contracts and obligations and business partners who are counting on me. And I would only want to do another movie if it’s as good as this one.

Claudia Schiffer
Older couples bring obligations such as support payments and debt as well as decades of financial experience to a marriage.

Jean Chatzky
On top of the insult of destroying the geographic places we call home, the chain stores also destroyed people’s place in the order of daily life, including the duties, responsibilities, obligations, and ceremonies that prompt citizens to care for each other.

James Howard Kunstler
I try to understand the rules and follow them. And I try to make sure that I’m disclosing my obligations.

Cheryl Mills
I have to tell you, I live paycheck to paycheck like most Americans. It’s very difficult for me to say, ‘Hey, I can give up my paycheck,’ because the reality is, I have financial obligations that I have to meet on a month-to-month basis that doesn’t make it possible for me.

Linda Sanchez
I was little impressed with this rough and ready way of persuading people to renew their contracts and decided that I was now quite free of any obligations.

Pietro Mascagni
Fires and floods, we’re hardwired to accept them or at least file them under Bad Things Happening. But there’s something so abstract and so modern about a bank making a technical mistake about how it funded its obligations to depositors, and suddenly you’re out of work.

John Lanchester
Government loses its claim to legitimacy when it fails to fulfill its obligations.

Martin L. Gross
We’re all lonely, but I’d rather be lonely by myself than with a long list of duties and obligations. I think that’s why people kill themselves, really.

All that I know most surely about morality and obligations I owe to football.

Albert Camus
As a former officer in the U.S. Navy, I understand the importance of a strong national defense and our enduring obligations to all the women and men who serve in uniform to secure our freedom.

Mikie Sherrill
Life is busy. There are daily concerns and obligations that have to be met, and to take time to think about how precious and special a human life is that you only get one, and that every wasted minute is lost. You can’t get it back.

Rush Limbaugh
But the Western countries that link their partnership with the poorest countries with respect for democracy also have to consider that they have obligations towards these countries.

Omar Bongo
Ambition breaks the ties of blood, and forgets the obligations of gratitude.

I was putting on a stiff upper lip and trying to fulfill the obligations I thought were demanded of me, taking over my father’s role of taking care of my mother… and having to be the recipient of her confessions and emotions but of a delusional nature.

Allen Ginsberg
When you’re in a gang, you go through life like any other individual. You have certain obligations, but you are not forced to do anything.

Richard Cabral
Survival is a privilege which entails obligations. I am forever asking myself what I can do for those who have not survived.

Simon Wiesenthal
I realized that so much of our precious time is taken up by obligations that we don’t even really need.

Jesse Itzler
I come out of an academic background, and I’m aware that what I’m doing is simultaneously research and fiction. I want to meet both those obligations.

Emma Donoghue
Wherefore for the public interest and benefit of human society it is requisite that the highest obligations possible should be laid upon the consciences of men.

Isaac Barrow
If you believe that through putting the judiciary under political control you can make it a better judiciary, you are wrong, and you are violating your own obligations under European treaties.

Frans Timmermans
He who is void of virtuous attachments in private life is, or very soon will be, void of all regard for his country. There is seldom an instance of a man guilty of betraying his country, who had not before lost the feeling of moral obligations in his private connections.

Samuel Adams
There are a lot of obligations when you put out a record and it does well. People want to talk to you, which is nice. So then you make sure you do that.

Wesley Schultz
When I am free to train and free to move, I feel like a gorilla in the jungle. Then, when there are a bunch of media obligations, I feel like I have been captured and am being kept on display.

Conor McGregor
For decades, Iran has covertly worked to develop a nuclear weapons program and has repeatedly violated its international obligations.

J. B. Pritzker
Saddam Hussein was undoubtedly a brutal dictator who had attacked Iraq’s neighbours, repressed and killed many of his own people, and was in violation of obligations imposed by the U.N. Security Council.

John Chilcot
Gratitude is one of those things that cannot be bought. It must be born with men, or else all the obligations in the world will not create it.

Edward Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax
We have many rules and regulations that can be sometimes confusing and complicated. By reaching out to the employer community and educating them on what their responsibilities and obligations are to their work force, that, along, with strong enforcement, is the best way to protect workers.

Elaine Chao
Our position in Europe is not negotiable. The Greek people will defend it by all means. But participation in the euro involves rules and obligations, which we must consistently meet. Greece belongs to Europe and Europe cannot be envisaged without Greece.

Lucas Papademos
I think people have a legitimate right to minimise their tax obligations if they can, but they should pay their fair whack. I do think it’s important to be transparent.

Boris Johnson
I have other obligations now – the show, my family, my life… though I know that without my sobriety I wouldn’t have any of those things.

Rob Lowe
For many women, the on-time payments of domestic support obligations are essential to economic survival.

Elizabeth Warren
We citizens of the affluent countries tend to discuss our obligations toward the distant needy mainly in terms of donations and transfers, assistance and redistribution: How much of our wealth, if any, should we give away to the hungry abroad?

Thomas Pogge
The Hamas organization is unwilling to honor the obligations that the Palestinian Authority has signed.

Moshe Katsav
When we protect our children in their schools or on our streets, we are living up to our obligations – obligations which we should take solemnly.

Dannel Malloy
What is a coach? We are teachers. Educators. We have the same obligations as all teachers, except we probably have more influence over young people than anybody but their families. And, in a lot of cases, more than their families.

Joe Paterno
My mother was Protestant, and in her mind life was more about work and obligations and responsibilities.

Sylvia Kristel
Whatever may be my feelings of personal gratitude to the Navy of the United States, I feel myself under still greater obligations to them for the honor they have done to the American name in every part of the globe.

Marquis de Lafayette
I don’t think of myself as a hard man, but other people may think otherwise. You know you have obligations to do the best you can for people, for your job, for your shareholders… it all has to be balanced between the hardness and the softness.

Frank Lowy
Render to God what you owe him; recognize the obligations you are under to him.

Louis XIV
Confidence… thrives on honesty, on honor, on the sacredness of obligations, on faithful protection and on unselfish performance. Without them it cannot live.

Franklin D. Roosevelt
Imagine how much capital a country like Argentina might attract – if instead of defaulting seriatim and affecting a pose of anger toward creditors, it borrowed responsibly and honored its obligations.

Paul Singer
To say that the United States has pursued diplomacy with North Korea is a little bit misleading. It did under the Clinton administration, though neither side completely lived up to their obligations. Clinton didn’t do what was promised, nor did North Korea, but they were making progress.

Noam Chomsky
From the Left comes the proposition that, given the slow economy, we should defer attending to the problem of mounting obligations – and the truly delusional idea that growing federal debt doesn’t matter because we owe most of it to ourselves.

Steven Rattner
Fiduciaries are people who hold legal obligations of trust, like a trustee of a trust. A trustee must act in the beneficiary’s best interests and not his own. If the trustee fails to do that, the trustee can be removed, even if what the trustee has done is not a crime.

George T. Conway III
And also I assert our interest in respecting all our obligations and implementing all our commitments. And will save no effort whatever to protect this newborn opportunity of peace, that is provided through what we have already declared here today.

Mahmoud Abbas
Our fiat currency is under increasing stress with our large and growing trade deficits. We have a federal deficit that is calculated in the trillions when we take into account the net present value of the future Social Security and Medicaid obligations we are creating today.

George Noory
Surely, nothing can be more dangerous than the doctrine that the moral obligations of men change with the latitude and longitude of a place.

William Lloyd Garrison
It’s been a lot of responsibility to be an ambassador for U.S. wrestling and the sport. It’s a tough journey. There’s a lot of obligations but also a lot of opportunity.

Jordan Burroughs
Before playing with his equals, the child is influenced by his parents. He is subjected from his cradle to a multiplicity of regulations, and even before language he becomes conscious of certain obligations.

Jean Piaget
When you understand your obligations to God then you can understand your obligations to society.

H. Rap Brown
As a pro-business Democrat, I understand the obligations of publicly traded companies to maximize returns to shareholders.

William M. Daley
At any given moment, we each face a barrage of obligations, often disparate and distinct from what we thought would happen when we woke up. From the tragic to the common to the extraordinary, life refuses to be divvied up into careful slices of time. No technology can manage to overcome the realities of reality.

Stacey Abrams
Because we live so much of our adult lives as singles, it no longer makes sense to assume that marriage is the only way people will organize their obligations and commitments.

Stephanie Coontz
We’re very proud to be part of the eurozone. But this comes with obligations and it is crucial we show the world we can live up to those obligations.

George Papandreou
Insofar as international law is observed, it provides us with stability and order and with a means of predicting the behavior of those with whom we have reciprocal legal obligations.

J. William Fulbright