Gnomologia (1732), 2746
The best case scenario is a rapid attack by precision-guided weapons, striking Saddam's communications in the first hours and preventing his deranged orders from being obeyed. Then a massive landing will bring food, medicine and laptop computers to a surging crowd of thankful and relieved Iraqis and Kurds. This could, in theory, all happen.christopher hitchens
She who must be obeyed.
The great She-elephant, the great She-who-must-be- obeyed, the Catherine the Great of Finchley.Healey, Denis Winston Healey, Baron
I had no idea he could show such power. The whole Conservative Party turned round and obeyed without a single mutineer. I cease to be astonished at anything.stanley baldwin
I will say with certain intention, that I will see my laws strictly obeyed, and those who break them shall be watched and denounced.
It's best that you know this immediately: I have never been a Fascist, but always a soldier who obeyed orders.rodolfo graziani
The greatest obstacle to being heroic is the doubt whether one may not be going to prove one's self a fool; the truest heroism is, to resist the doubt; and the profoundest wisdom, to know when it ought to be resisted, and when to be obeyed.Nathaniel Hawthorne
By all men bond to Nothing, Being slaves without a lord, By one blind idiot world obeyed, Too blind to be abhorred.gilbert keith chesterton
The manifestation of the Divinity must be understood to be in greater degree in those who are honoured, respected, and obeyed by a large following, than in those who have gained no such influence.ramakrishna
If I had obeyed God, as I have obeyed him, He would not have punished me.
God has always kept on earth a government of his own…In Eden the government was direct, individual and personal. God spoke directly to man and gave specific commands to be obeyed.
In Mexico the gods ruled, the priests interpreted and interposed, and the people obeyed. In Spain, the priests ruled, the king interpreted and interposed, and the gods obeyed. A nuance in an ideological difference is a wide chasm.
Here's to our beloved George Washington, the Joshua of America, who commanded the sun and the moon to stand still and they obeyed.
That which is not just , is not Law ; and that which is not Law, ought not to be obeyed.
What is the damnation of hell? To go with that society who have not obeyed His [the Lord's] commands.
Of the systems above us, angelic and seraphic, we know little; but we see one law, simple, efficient, and comprehensive as that of gravitation, the law of love, extending its sway over the whole of God's dominions, living where He lives, embracing every moral movement in its universal authority, and producing the same harmony, where it is obeyed as we observe in the movements of nature.
That which is not just, is not Law; and that which is not Law, ought not to be obeyed.
Our upriser is The Mahdi, who should be waited for in his absence, and obeyed in his appearance. He is the third of my sons.