Thou whom avenging pow'rs obey, Cancel my debt (too great to pay) Before the sad accounting day.
If you command wisely, you'll be obeyed cheerfully.thomas fuller
Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.malcolm (malcolm little) x
A leader is best when people barely know he exists; Not so good when people obey and acclaim him; worst when they despise him; but a good leader who talks little when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say "We did it our selves!"
Wilt thou have this man to thy wedded husband, to live together after God's ordinance in the holy estate of Matrimony? Wilt thou obey him, and serve him, love, honour and keep him, in sickness and in health; and, forsaking all other, keep thee only unto him, so long as ye both shall live?Book of Common Prayer
Whenever you feel an impulse to perpetrate a piece of exceptionally fine writing, obey it—whole-heartedly—and delete it before sending your manuscript to press. Murder your darlings. [sic]
To love, cherish, and to obey.
Better the rule of One, whom all obey, Than to let clamorous demagogues betray Our freedom with the kiss of anarchy.
Under floods that are deepest, which Neptune obey, over rocks that are steepest, Love will find out the way.Thomas Percy
Jesus Christ, as he is attested to us in Holy Scripture, is the one Word of God whom we have to hear, and whom we have to trust and obey in life and in death.Karl Barth
Fashion, n. A despot whom the wise ridicule and obey.Ambrose Gwinett Bierce
I am sure from my experience of juries that, in a criminal case especially, they will obey the law as declared by the Judge; they will take the law from the Judge, whether they like it or do not like it, and apply it honestly to the facts before them.coleridge, john, 1st baron coleridge
There are three things, young gentlemen, which you are constantly to bear in mind. Firstly, you must always implicitly obey orders, without attempting to form any opinion of your own respecting their propriety. Secondly, you must consider every man your enemy who speaks ill of your king; and thirdly, you must hate a Frenchman, as you do the devil.horatio nelson
The law is simply and solely made for the exploitation of those who do not understand it or of those who, for naked need, cannot obey it.bertolt brecht
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law of nature, and the means perhaps of its conservation.Edmund Burke
To make laws that man cannot, and will not obey, serves to bring all law into contempt.elizabeth cady stanton
In order to obey God, one must receive his commands. How did it happen that I received them in adolescence, while I was professing atheism? To believe that the desire for good is always fulfilled that is faith, and whoever has it is not an atheist.Simone Weil
Therefore, prepare thy heart to receive and obey the instructions which I am about to give unto you; for all those who have this law revealed unto them must obey the same.
A Muslim asked: "Oh Apostle of God, who are your kin whom you have ordered us to obey?" He replied, " Ali (blessings and peace be upon him), Fatimah (blessings be upon her), and her two sons."
We started off trying to set up a small anarchist community , but people wouldn't obey the rules .Alan Bennett
The sublime is excited in me by the great stoical doctrine, obey thyself.ralph waldo emerson