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Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't.
I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use.
I was obliged to be industrious. Whoever is equally industrious will succeed equally well.
Johann Sebastian Bach
The beggar is the only person in the universe not obliged to study appearance.
If I were obliged to marry all those with whom I have jested, I should have at least two hundred wives.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
When I first started making comics, I was living with a bunch of guys, old college friends. We had this deal. At the end of each day, they would ask me how far I'd gotten on my comic. And if I hadn't made my goals, they were supposed to make me feel really bad about myself. They happily obliged.
Gene Luen Yang
He that has done you a kindness will be more ready to do you another, than he whom you yourself have obliged.
During bad circumstances, which is the human inheritance, you must decide not to be reduced. You have your humanity, and you must not allow anything to reduce that. We are obliged to know we are global citizens. Disasters remind us we are world citizens, whether we like it or not.
The artist forges himself to the others, midway between the beauty he cannot do without and the community he cannot tear himself away from. That is why true artists scorn nothing: they are obliged to understand rather than to judge.
Had we not loved ourselves at all, we could never have been obliged to love anything. So that self-love is the basis of all love.
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The Indians began to be troublesome all around me, killing and wounding cattle, stealing horses, and threatening to attack us. I was obliged to make campaigns against them and punish them.
May those who enjoy the faithful ministry of the Word feel exceedingly thankful for it. There are few blessings on Earth greater for a believer; and yet the Lord is frequently obliged to teach us the value of this blessing by depriving us of it for a season.
Abraham Lincoln spoke out against the Mexican War. But once Americans were under fire, people who were on the fence felt obliged to support it.
H. W. Brands
An Army is a collection of armed men obliged to obey one man. Every change in the rules which impairs the principle weakens the army.
William Tecumseh Sherman
I don't want to be owned by a corporation and obliged to make a certain type of album. I want to be free.
Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities. Truth isn't.
Work consists of whatever a body is obliged to do. Play consists of whatever a body is not obliged to do.
I may be kindly, I am ordinarily gentle, but in my line of business I am obliged to will terribly what I will at all.
Catherine the Great
For having lived long, I have experienced many instances of being obliged, by better information or fuller consideration, to change opinions, even on important subjects, which I once thought right but found to be otherwise.
We should all be obliged to appear before a board every five years and justify our existence... on pain of liquidation.
George Bernard Shaw
People who cannot find time for recreation are obliged sooner or later to find time for illness.
I am much obliged by the favourable sentiments you express towards me, and shall be happy if I can be of service in carrying into execution your plans.
The pursuit of happiness, which American citizens are obliged to undertake, tends to involve them in trying to perpetuate the moods, tastes and aptitudes of youth.
Pursuit Of Happiness
It is the service we are not obliged to give that people value most.
James Cash Penney
Our behavior toward each other is the strangest, most unpredictable, and most unaccountable of all the phenomena with which we are obliged to live. In all of nature, there is nothing so threatening to humanity as humanity itself.
Getting close to books, and spending time by myself, I was obliged to think about things I would never have thought about if I was busy romping around with a brother and sister.
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