Quotation Explorer - 'Obedient'

Hierarchical institutions are like giant bulldozers-- obedient to the whim of any fool who takes the controls. - Edward Abbey
You can't live an obedient life and miss an adventure. Following the commands of Christ is not just about behavior. Behavior modification is not an end in itself in the New Testament. Transformation is about knowing the truth and the truth setting you free. - Beth Moore
Demons are like obedient dogs; they come when they are called. - Rémy de Gourmont
Disobedience is the true foundation of liberty. The obedient must be slaves. - Henry David Thoreau
God not only loves the obedient - He enlightens them. - Henry B. Eyring
An obedient child learns from the example of an obedient parent. - Jim George
A short time in the presence of the Friends (the Sufis) is better than a hundred years’ sincere, obedient dedication. - Idries Shah
The Bolsheviks killed their own most loyal supporters at Kronstadt in 1921, because they failed to understand that the revolution no longer required revolutionaries, but obedient servants. - Peter Hitchens
Doubting God's existence is okay and perfectly acceptable within Christianity as long as the person doubting remains obedient and committed to the Christian path. - Gordon Atkinson
The man the state has put in place must have obedient hearing to his least command when it is right, and even when it's not. - Sophocles
Schooling is a manufacturing process whereby the raw material called curious boys is turned into products called obedient men. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
There is nothing so disobedient as an undisciplined mind, and there is nothing so obedient as a disciplined mind. - Gautama Buddha
I think it would be well, and proper, and obedient, and pure, to grasp your one necessity and not let it go, to dangle from it limp wherever it takes you. - Annie Dillard
Parents teach children discipline for two different, indeed diametrically opposed, reasons: to render the child submissive to them and to make him independent of them. Only a self-disciplined person can be obedient; and only such a person can be autonomous. - Thomas Szasz
Blessing come to you when you are obedient to God’s commands. - Jim George
Societies need self sacrificing ignorant crowd;Religions need fearful followers;Systems need obedient slaves;Corporate world needs compulsive consumers,andI NEED THE COURAGE TO RISE ABOVE THESE FOUR PARASITES. - Saurabh Sharma
You claim to love God, and yet you disobey GodThis is a bizarre way of reasoningSurely, the lover, if his love is true,Is most obedient to the one he loves. - Poet
Never be obedient. - Marty Rubin
No one can sum up all God is able to accomplish through one solitary life, wholly yielded, adjusted, and obedient to Him. - D.L. Moody
Go tell the Spartans, Passerby, That here, obedient to their laws, We lie. - Simonides
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