Disobedience, n. The silver lining to the cloud of servitude.
Let thy child’s first lesson be obedience, and the second may be what thou wilt.
The man who does something under orders is not unhappy; he is unhappy who does something against his will.
But when once Christ had called him, Peter had no alternative he must leave the ship and come to Him. In the end, the first step of obedience proves to be an act of faith in the word of Christ. But we should completely misunderstand the nature of grace if we were to suppose that […]
He alone is great and happy who requires neither to command nor to obey in order to secure his being of some importance in the world.
Disobedience, the rarest and most courageous of the virtues, is seldom distinguished from neglect, the laziest and commonest of the vices.
One act of obedience is better than one hundred sermons.
The art of living consists in knowing which impulses to obey and which must be made to obey.
There is no obedience worth anything which is not the child of love. Obedience which is mechanical and forced is dread.
Rebellion to tyrants is obedience to God.