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Reason obeys itself; and ignorance submits to whatever is dictated to it.
The mouth obeys poorly when the heart murmurs.
A man is truly ethical only when he obeys the compulsion to help all life which he is able to assist, and shrinks from injuring anything that lives.
The fact is that love is of two kinds, one which commands, and one which obeys. The two are quite distinct, and the passion to which the one gives rise is not the passion of the other.
Honore de Balzac
Opinion is like a pendulum and obeys the same law. If it goes past the centre of gravity on one side, it must go a like distance on the other; and it is only after a certain time that it finds the true point at which it can remain at rest.
The man of virtuous soul commands not, nor obeys.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
In a republic, that paradise of debility, the politician is a petty tyrant who obeys the laws.
Emile M. Cioran
The being cannot be termed rational or virtuous, who obeys any authority, but that of reason.
The liberty of man consists solely in this, that he obeys the laws of nature because he has himself recognized them as such, and not because they have been imposed upon him externally by any foreign will whatsoever, human or divine, collective or individual.
There is no nation so powerful, as the one that obeys its laws not from principals of fear or reason, but from passion.
Charles de Montesquieu
Reason guides but a small part of man, and the rest obeys feeling, true or false, and passion, good or bad.
He who obeys God's laws finds him a father. He who disobeys them, finds him a judge.
Daniel D. Palmer
Software is like entropy. It is difficult to grasp, weighs nothing, and obeys the second law of thermodynamics; i.e. it always increases.
Norman Ralph Augustine
A computation is a process that obeys finitely describable rules.
More firm and sure the hand of courage strikes, when it obeys the watchful eye of caution.
There's one fundamental law that all of nature obeys that mankind breaks every day. Now, this is a law that's evolved over billions of years, and the law is this: Nothing in nature takes more than it needs.
Memory always obeys the commands of the heart.
Literature exists at the same time in the modes of error and truth; it both betrays and obeys its own mode of being.
Paul de Man
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