"Over and over again, financial experts and wonkish talking heads endeavor to explain these mysterious, 'toxic' financial instruments to us lay folk. Over and over, they ignobly fail, because we all know that no one understands credit default obligations and derivatives, except perhaps Mr. Buffett and the computers who created them."
"I have other obligations now - the show, my family, my life... though I know that without my sobriety I wouldn't have any of those things."
"In my afternoon walk I would fain forget all my morning occupations and my obligations to society."
"I want to wake up every day and do whatever comes in my mind, and not feel pressure or obligations to do anything else in my life."
"I have acted in a way that violates my obligations to my family and violates my, or any, sense of right and wrong. I apologize first and most importantly to my family. I apologize to the public, whom I promised better."
"My grandfather was a man, when he talked about freedom, his attitude was really interesting. His view was that you had obligations or you had responsibilities, and when you fulfilled those obligations or responsibilities, that then gave you the liberty to do other things."
"Of course the EU and member states must work to ensure that people moving from one country to another understand their obligations and their rights in areas like health, road safety and further education."
"Equality of rights means that some people cannot simply impose obligations on others, for the moral agency and rights of those others would then be violated."
"Human beings exercise responsibilities within a social setting and a framework of obligations which transcend the principle of intelligence."
"In short, it may be said that on paper the obligations to settle international disputes peacefully are now so comprehensive and far-reaching that it is almost impossible for a state to resort to war without violating one or more solemn treaty obligations."