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Definition of Beholden

Beholden

  1. of Behold
  2. Obliged; bound in gratitude; indebted.

Beholden Quotations

I can say that I never knew what joy was like until I gave up pursuing happiness, or cared to live until I chose to die. For these two discoveries I am beholden to Jesus.
Malcolm Muggeridge

Congress is so beholden to the money that any solution in the general interest will be frustrated and subverted by the corporate interests who feel they will be damaged by progress, fair play and justice.
E. L. Doctorow

When leaders are no longer beholden to the people who elected them, corruption results and the recruitment of extremists becomes easier.
Iqbal Quadir

Companies, to date, have often used the excuse that they are only beholden to their shareholders, but we need shareholders to think of themselves as stakeholders in the well being of society as well.
Simon Mainwaring

I don't think there's an interesting boundary between philosophy and science. Science is totally beholden to philosophy. There are philosophical assumptions in science and there's no way to get around that.
Sam Harris
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