Nature is commanded by obeying her.
Whatever there be of progress in life comes not through adaptation but through daring, through obeying the blind urge.
Impatience is the cause of most of our irregularities and extravagances Command by obeying.
I think that if the penalties were enhanced, certainly the general public would know the severity of not obeying the law.
The only word I can see here is prostitution. Instead of obeying the voters and the Constitution, the Democratic politicians have prostituted themselves to the homosexual marriage agenda. It's not gay, it's bad.
The Marines are obeying the cease-fire, but they're being fired upon. They can return fire in self-defense, which they do, but they're trying their best to follow the rules of the cease-fire.
The three-year-old, then, is a grammatical genius - master of most constructions, obeying rules far more often than flouting them, respecting language universals, erring in sensible, adultlike ways, and avoiding many kinds of errors altogether.
We are very much aware that many Israeli schools are not obeying the law to commemorate the assassination.
We cannot command Nature except by obeying her.
It was not pre-arranged. It just happened that the driver made a demand and I just didn't feel like obeying his demand. I was quite tired after spending a full day working.
While Taliban fighters had an initial claim to protection under the conventions, they lost POW status by failing to obey the standards of conduct for legal combatants: wearing uniforms, a responsible command structure, and obeying the laws of war.
Obeying instructions I should never dare to disregard, expressing, also, my own firm conviction, I rise in behalf of the State of New York to propose a nomination with which the country and the Republican party can grandly win.
The law was made for one thing alone, for the exploitation of those who don't understand it, or are prevented by naked misery from obeying it.
A fair question could be posed in this fashion: If people are not obeying existing laws, what makes us think they would obey any new laws?
The Law is one aspect of a much more concrete and encompassing relation than the relation between commanding and obeying that characterizes the imperative.
Teddy Wilson, I think, said a little while ago that it's much easier to come in and play whatever comes into your mind, without obeying any of the laws of bass line and harmony and so on.
The good news is most are obeying the law. The bad news is there are too many out there still selling to underage people.