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Letter "O" » Obedience
«The soldier does not wish to appear a coward, disloyal, or un-American. The situation has been so defined that he can see himself as patriotic, courageous, and manly only through compliance.»
«The key to the behavior of subjects lies not in pent-up anger or aggression, but in the nature of their relationship to authority. They have given themselves to the authority; they see themselves as instruments for the execution of his wishes; once so defined, they are unable to break free.»
«Obedience is the mother of success and is wedded to safety»
«Liberty is obedience to the law which one has laid down for oneself»
«Justice is the insurance which we have on our lives and property. Obedience is the premium which we pay for it.»
«Disobedience, in the eyes of anyone who has read history, is man's original virtue. It is through disobedience that progress has been made, through disobedience and through rebellion.»
Author: Oscar Wilde
, the rebellion
«Obedience indeed is only the pitiful and cowardly egotism of him who thinks that he can do something better than reason»
«God seeks comrades and claims love, the Devil seeksslaves and claims obedience.»
«Obedience alone gives the right to command»
«Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God.»