Submission is not about authority and it is not obedience; it is all about relationships of love and respect.
Insofar as thought could be governed at all, it could only be commanded to follow what reason affirmed anyhow; command it otherwise and it would not obey.
You are my creator, but I am your master; Obey!
Obey, obey, obey, then do what you want.
But there were other forces at work in the cub, the greatest of which was growth. Instinct and law demanded of him obedience. But growth demanded disobedience...In the end, one day, fear and obedience were swept away by the rush of life, and the cub straddled and sprawled toward the entrance.
Obedience, fasting, and prayer are laughed at, yet only through them lies the way to real true freedom. I cut off my superfluous and unnecessary desires, I subdue my proud and wanton will and chastise it with obedience, and with God's help I attain freedom of spirit and with it spiritual joy.
The greatest thing is a life of obedience in the routine things of everyday life. No amount of fine feeling can take the place of faithful doing.
These are with me, these are of me, these approve me,
Choose me, move me, fear me, love me, master of the
night and day.
In Men, we various Ruling Passions find;
In Women, two almost divide the kind;
Those, only fix'd, they first or last obey,
The Love of Pleasure, and the Love of Sway.
War both needs and generates certain virtues not the highest, but what may be called the preliminary virtues, as valor, veracity, the spirit of obedience, the habit of discipline. Any of these, and of others like them, when possessed by a nation, and no m
Obedience to lawful authority is the foundation of manly character.
Obedience ... allows us to reach a higher and more spiritual level in life, using our agency to do the will of the Lord.
Teachability and trust always leads to total obedience.
The wise and wealthy love the surest way
And are content to thrive and to obey.
It is so easy to give a naughty boy a slap, overpower him in an instant, and make him obey, that in this world of hurry and distraction, who can possibly spend time to wait for the slow return of his reason and the conquest of himself in the uncertai
What blessings thy free bounty gives
Let me not cast away;
For God is paid when man receives;
T' enjoy is to obey.
The whole course of things goes to teach us faith. We need only obey. There is guidance for each of us, and by lowly listening we shall hear the right word.... Place yourself in the middle of the stream of power and wisdom which flows into you as life, place yourself in the full center of that flood, then you are without effort impelled to truth, to right, and a perfect contentment.
In a country where the sole employer is the State, opposition means death by slow starvation. The old principle who does not work does not eat, has been replaced by a new one who does not obey shall not eat.
Man is made to adore and to obey: but if you will not command him, if you give him nothing to worship, he will fashion his own divinities, and find a chieftain in his own passions.
What is so striking about the 50-year period since independence is the extent to which African states have suffered so many of the same misfortunes, ... a flamboyant, autocratic figure, accustomed to living in style and demanding total obedience.
Obey struggles to balance the demands of his faith with the obligations of pluralism -- and for this, he receives few rewards. Recently, he offered an amendment to increase funding for child care, job training and domestic abuse programs as a way of taking some of the pressure off women to have abortions. ... whose concern for life ends at the checkbook's edge.
I want to add that the people that are conducting this war against the United States and the citizens of the United States wear no uniforms, swearing allegiance to no country, obey no treaties and have sworn and acknowledged that what they want to do is do the most amount of damage to the most amount of individuals without regard to any rules,
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
God bless thee; and put meekness in thy breast,
Love, charity, obedience, and true duty!
Say to those of the dwellers of the desert who were left behind You shall soon be invited (to fight) against a people possessing mighty prowess you will fight against them until they submit then if you obey, Allah will grant you a good reward and if you turn back as you turned back before, He will punish you with a painful punishment.
Obedience alone gives the right to command.
Yet here for ever, ever must I stay;
Sad proof how well a lover can obey!
I don't believe in marriage. It's bloody impractical to love, honor, and obey.
I have thought about it a great deal, and the more I think, the more certain I am that obedience is the gateway through which knowledge, yes, and love, too, enter the mind of the child.
Therefore call upon Allah, being sincere to Him in obedience, though the unbelievers are averse Possessor of the highest rank, Lord of power He makes the inspiration to light by His command upon whom He pleases of His servants, that he may warn (men) of the day of meeting.