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«A democratic government is the only one in which those who vote for a tax can escape the obligation to pay it.»
«Every gay and lesbian person who has been lucky enough to survive the turmoil of growing up is a survivor. Survivors always have an obligation to those who will face the same challenges.»
«Generosity is another quality which, like patience, letting go, non-judging, and trust, provides a solid foundation for mindfulness practice. You might experiment with using the cultivation of generosity as a vehicle for deep self-observation and inquiry as well as an exercise in giving. A good place to start is with yourself. See if you can give yourself gifts that may be true blessings, such as self-acceptance, or some time each day with no purpose. Practice feeling deserving enough to accept these gifts without obligation-to simply receive from yourself, and from the universe.»
Author: Jon Kabat-Zinn
, each day
, No Place to Go
, self acceptance
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«If you don't like the way the world is, you change it. You have an obligation to change it. You just do it one step at a time.»
«In itself, homosexuality is as limiting as heterosexuality: the ideal should be to be capable of loving a woman or a man; either, a human being, without feeling fear, restraint, or obligation.»
«It is an eternal obligation toward the human being not to let him suffer from hunger when one has a chance of coming to his assistance.»
«If you are living out of a sense of obligation you are slave.»
«It is every man's obligation to put back into the world at least the equivalent of what he takes out of it.»
«All sciences are now under the obligation to prepare the ground for the future task of the philosopher, which is to solve the problem of value, to determine the true hierarchy of values.»
«A strict observance of the written laws is doubtless one of the high virtues of a good citizen, but it is not the highest. The laws of necessity, of self-preservation, of saving our country when in danger, are of higher obligation.»
Author: Thomas Jefferson
, higher law
, of necessity
, self preservation