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Obedience Quotes


These are some of the best 'Obedience' quotations and sayings.

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Doing the will of God leaves me no time for disputing about his plans.

Filial obedience is the first and greatest requisite of a state; by this we become good subjects to our rulers, capable of behaving with just subordination to our superiors, and grateful dependants on heaven. By this we become good magistrates; for early submission is the truest lesson to those who would learn to rule. By this the whole state may be said to resemble one family, of which the monarch is the protector, father, and friend.

How will you find good? It is not a thing of choice; it is a river that flows from the foot of the invisible throne, and flows by the path of obedience.

It is vain thought to flee from the work that God appoints us, for the sake of finding a greater blessing, instead of seeking it where alone it is to be found - in loving obedience.

Let the ground of all religious actions be obedience; examine not why it is commanded, but observe it because it is commanded. True obedience neither procrastinates nor questions.

Let them obey that know not how to rule.

Let they child's first lesson be obedience, and the second will be what thou wilt.

Let thy child's first lesson be obedience, and the second may be what thou wilt.

No one doth safely rule but he that hath learned gladly to obey.

No principle is more noble, as there is none more holy, than that of a true obedience.

Obedience alone gives the right to command.

Obedience is not truly performed by the body, if the heart is dissatisfied.

Obedience is the mother of success, and the wife of security.

Obedience to God is the most infallible evidence of sincere and supreme love to him.

Obedience to truth known, is the king's highway to that which is still beyond us.

One very common error misleads the opinion of mankind, that authority is pleasant, and submission painful. In the general course of human affairs the very reverse of this is nearer to the truth. - Command is anxiety; obedience is ease.

The eye that mocketh at his father, and despiseth to obey his mother, the ravens of the valley shall pick it out, and the young eagles shall eat it.

The first law that ever God gave to man, was a law of obedience; it was a commandment pure and simple, wherein man had nothing to inquire after or to dispute, for as much as to obey is the proper office of a rational soul acknowledging a heavenly superior and benefactor. - From obedience and submission spring all other virtues, as all sin does from self-opinion and self-will.

The virtue of paganism was strength; the virtue of Christianity is obedience.

Thirty years of our Lord's life are hidden in these words of the gospel: "He was subject unto them."


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