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Engrave this Quote The ship that will not obey the helm will have to obey the rocks.
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-English Proverb
Engrave this Quote It is my contention that civil disobediences are nothing but the latest form of voluntary association, and that they are thus quite in tune with the oldest traditions of the country.
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-Hannah Arendt
Engrave this Quote Nonviolence is a flop. The only bigger flop is violence.
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-Joan Baez
Engrave this Quote The only thing that's been a worse flop than the organization of non-violence has been the organization of violence.
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-Joan Baez
Engrave this Quote Whoever slaps you on your right cheek, turn to him the other also. Matthew 5:39
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-Bible
Engrave this Quote Obedience is better than sacrifice.
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-Bible
Engrave this Quote Only he who believes is obedient and only he who is obedient believes.
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-Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Engrave this Quote Hurt a fly! He would not for the world: he's pitiful to flies even. Sing, says he, and tease me still, if that's your way, poor insect.
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-Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Engrave this Quote The people in power will not disappear voluntarily, giving flowers to the cops just isn't going to work. This thinking is fostered by the establishment; they like nothing better than love and nonviolence. The only way I like to see cops given flowers is in a flower pot from a high window.
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-William S. Burroughs
Engrave this Quote Only a philosophy of eternity, in the world today, could justify non-violence.
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-Albert Camus
Engrave this Quote The joy of youth is to disobey; but the trouble is that there are no longer any orders.
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-Jean Cocteau
Engrave this Quote The reason why men do not obey us is because they see the mud at the bottom of our eye.
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-Ralph Waldo Emerson
Engrave this Quote Those who know the least obey the best.
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-George Farquhar
Engrave this Quote There is no shame in taking orders from those who themselves have learned to obey.
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-William Edward Forster
Engrave this Quote Non-violence is not a garment to be put on and off at will. Its seat is in the heart, and it must be inseparable part of our very being.
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-Mahatma Gandhi
Engrave this Quote No principal is so noble, as there is none more holy, than that of a true obedience.
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-Henry Giles
Engrave this Quote The doctrine of blind obedience and unqualified submission to any human power, whether civil or ecclesiastical, is the doctrine of despotism, and ought to have no place among Republicans and Christians.
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-Angelina Grimke
Engrave this Quote It is much safer to obey, than to govern.
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-Thomas Kempis
Engrave this Quote It is my hope that as the Negro plunges deeper into the quest for freedom and justice he will plunge even deeper into the philosophy of non-violence. The Negro all over the South must come to the point that he can say to his white brother: We will match your capacity to inflict suffering with our capacity to endure suffering. We will meet your physical force with soul force. We will not hate you, but we will not obey your evil laws. We will soon wear you down by pure capacity to suffer.
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-Martin Luther King, Jr.
Engrave this Quote Nonviolence is fine as long as it works.
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-Malcolm X
Engrave this Quote A true military officer is in one particular like a true monk. Not with more self-abnegation will the latter keep his vows of monastic obedience than the former his vows of allegiance to martial duty.
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-Herman Melville
Billy Budd, Sailor (c. 1889), ch. 21
Engrave this Quote To be deeply committed to negotiations, to be opposed to a particular war or military action, is not only considered unpatriotic, it also casts serious doubt on one's manhood.
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-Myriam Miedzian
Engrave this Quote It is right that what is just should be obeyed. It is necessary that what is strongest should be obeyed.
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-Blaise Pascal
Engrave this Quote Obedience of the law is demanded; not asked as a favor.
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-Theodore Roosevelt
Engrave this Quote Obey something, and you will have a chance to learn what is best to obey. But if you begin by obeying nothing, you will end by obeying the devil and all his invited friends.
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-John Ruskin

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