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Understand, when you eat meat, that something did die. You have an obligation to value it - not just the sirloin but also all those wonderful tough little bits. (Quote by - Anthony Bourdain)

All of the muscles were gone, so that was a real tough time of rebuilding all of that. But you have a deadline, you have an obligation. You've said that you will commit to this part, and I just can't live with myself for not really giving it as much as I can. (Quote by - Christian Bale)

We have to remind the people: Congress has the constitutional obligation and public responsibility to oversee these issues and the Department of Justice's operations. (Quote by - Sibel Edmonds)

For the Archivist, this role is a result of his obligation to preserve and assure timely and maximum access to our governmental records in the evolving historic saga of the American people. (Quote by - Allen Weinstein)

What Clinton severed with his welfare reform was the obligation of the federal government to step in when the states failed and to monitor these programs. (Quote by - Robert Scheer)

A coldly rationalist individualist can deny that he has any obligation to make sacrifices for the future. (Quote by - Garrett Hardin)

We have an obligation and a responsibility to be investing in our students and our schools. We must make sure that people who have the grades, the desire and the will, but not the money, can still get the best education possible. (Quote by - Barack Obama)

The most basic obligation we have to our veterans is that we keep the promises that were made to them. That is what makes the recent failures of the Veterans Administration so shameful. (Quote by - Doc Hastings)

A good word is an easy obligation; but not to speak ill requires only our silence, which costs us nothing. (Quote by - John Tillotson)

The Chancellor also in effect asks us to bargain away whatever obligation or interest we have as regards the neutrality of Belgium. We could not entertain that bargain either. (Quote by - Edward Grey)

Our obligation is to give meaning to life and in doing so to overcome the passive, indifferent life. (Quote by - Elie Wiesel)

As though there were a tie And obligation to posterity. We get them, bear them, breed, and nurse: What has posterity done for us. That we, lest they their rights should lose, Should trust our necks to gripe of noose? (Quote by - John Trumbull)

I think you have an obligation to be an optimist. Because if you're not, nothing will change. (Quote by - Ron Silver)

Teaching civility is an obligation of the family. (Quote by - Stephen Carter)

You have to give access to people with disabilities but there is no requirement to hire them. What I mean by affirmative obligation is that producers must take the necessary steps to include opportunities for people with disabilities and a vast majority of them do. (Quote by - Richard Masur)

As my dad said, you have an obligation to leave the world better than how you found it. And he also reminded us to be givers in this life, and not takers. (Quote by - Phil Crane)

A dinner invitation, once accepted, is a sacred obligation. If you die before the dinner takes place, your executor must attend. (Quote by - Ward McAllister)

I feel a big obligation to the audience, almost in a moral sense, to say something useful. If I'm going to spend a year of my life on these things, I want something that I feel that strongly about. (Quote by - Harold Ramis)

I think that two people who decide to live together in a marriage situation, they have an obligation to make the marriage work for them. (Quote by - Helen Reddy)

I think we'll build a consensus for action on Social Security reform which will reduce that long-term unfunded obligation and put the system on a sustainable basis. (Quote by - John W. Snow)

It has been, after all, 11 years, more than a decade now, of defiance of U.N. resolutions by Saddam Hussein. Every obligation that he signed onto after the Gulf War, so that he would not be a threat to peace and security, he has ignored and flaunted. (Quote by - Condoleezza Rice)

Russia under President Putin is less democratic and less free today than when he assumed office. If Russia cannot fulfill its obligation to the G-8 and maintain a high standard of democratic governance then its membership should be suspended. (Quote by - Vito Fossella)

It's the government's obligation to look really to the third parties to get the support to govern. (Quote by - Stephen Harper)

I believe that every right implies a responsibility; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty. (Quote by - John D. Rockefeller)

I never thought of losing, but now that it' s happened, the only thing is to do it right. That's my obligation to all the people who believe in me. We all have to take defeats in life. (Quote by - Muhammad Ali)

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