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“Come when you're called / And do as you're bid; / Shut the door after you / And you'll never be chid.”
“... once a policy, like a set of steel rails, had been laid down for him by his superiors, his obedience ran along it unswerving.”
“The absurd duty, too often inculcated, of obeying a parent only on account of his being a parent, shackles the mind, and prepares it for a slavish submission to any power but reason.”
“A slavish bondage to parents cramps every faculty of the mind.”
“... obedience is a great danger.”