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Disobedience Quotes

13 of the best book quotes about disobedience
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“I prattle Something too wildly, and my father’s precepts I therein do forget.”
William Shakespeare
author
The Tempest
book
obedience
talking too much
Disobedience
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“You are disobedient, you are trying to keep some part of your life under your own control. That is what is preventing you from listening to Christ and believing in his grace. You cannot hear Christ because you are wilfully disobedient. Somewhere in your heart you are refusing to listen to his call. Your difficulty is your sins.”
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“And whereas some men have pretended for their disobedience to their sovereign a new covenant, made, not with men but with God, this also is unjust: for there is no covenant with God but by mediation of somebody that representeth God’s person, which none doth but God’s lieutenant who hath the sovereignty under God.”
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“Beds empty! No note! Car gone-could have crashed-out of my mind with worry-did you care?”
Molly Weasley
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“The dictator, or consul, had a right to command the service of the Roman youth; and to punish an obstinate or cowardly disobedience by the most severe and ignominious penalties, by striking the offender out of the list of citizens, by confiscating his property, and by selling his person into slavery. The most sacred rights of freedom, confirmed by the Porcian and Sempronian laws, were suspended by the military engagement.”
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“Radical obedience to Christ is not easy... It’s not comfort, not health, not wealth, and not prosperity in this world.”
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“I think of him risking everything each time he slips one napkin into his pocket. All these years he’s been so careful, but now he’s willing to take a chance. Because he’s found someone who wants to know. Someone he wants to tell.”
Cassia
character
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“But there were other forces at work in the cub, the greatest of which was growth. Instinct and law demanded of him obedience. But growth demanded disobedience...In the end, one day, fear and obedience were swept away by the rush of life, and the cub straddled and sprawled toward the entrance.”
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“Smeagol’ll get into real true hot water, when this water boils, if he don’t do as he asked...”
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“The tiger -- yes. The law of his nature is ferocity. The law of his nature is the Law of God. He cannot disobey it.”
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“Doubt causes a person to waver between two opinions, whereas unbelief leads to disobedience.”
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“There is nothing so disobedient as an undisciplined mind, and there is nothing so obedient as a disciplined mind.”
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“This is because I do not always do what I am told. And this is because when people tell you what to do it is usually confusing and does not make sense.”

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