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To keep the body in good health is a duty... otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.
Government's first duty is to protect the people, not run their lives.
Love is a better teacher than duty.
The constitutions of most of our States assert that all power is inherent in the people; that... it is their right and duty to be at all times armed.
I know of only one duty, and that is to love.
Lets have faith that right makes might; and in that faith let us, to the end, dare to do our duty as we understand it.
The first duty of love is to listen.
I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.
Happiness and moral duty are inseparably connected.
Ever since I was a child I have had this instinctive urge for expansion and growth. To me, the function and duty of a quality human being is the sincere and honest development of one's potential.
Our duty is to encourage every one in his struggle to live up to his own highest idea, and strive at the same time to make the ideal as near as possible to the Truth.
It is our duty still to endeavor to avoid war; but if it shall actually take place, no matter by whom brought on, we must defend ourselves. If our house be on fire, without inquiring whether it was fired from within or without, we must try to extinguish it.
Battle is the most magnificent competition in which a human being can indulge. It brings out all that is best; it removes all that is base. All men are afraid in battle. The coward is the one who lets his fear overcome his sense of duty. Duty is the essence of manhood.
George S. Patton
Only aim to do your duty, and mankind will give you credit where you fail.
No duty the Executive had to perform was so trying as to put the right man in the right place.
The duty of youth is to challenge corruption.
We have the duty to protect the life of an unborn child.
Infinite striving to be the best is man's duty; it is its own reward. Everything else is in God's hands.
Non-cooperation with evil is as much a duty as is cooperation with good.
Rights that do not flow from duty well performed are not worth having.
If co-operation is a duty, I hold that non-co-operation also under certain conditions is equally a duty.
What we have to do, what at any rate it is our duty to do, is to revive the old art of Lying.
Mr. Henry James writes fiction as if it were a painful duty.
If the Great Way perishes there will morality and duty. When cleverness and knowledge arise great lies will flourish. When relatives fall out with one another there will be filial duty and love. When states are in confusion there will be faithful servants.
Test a servant while in the discharge of his duty, a relative in difficulty, a friend in adversity, and a wife in misfortune.
He that would make his own liberty secure, must guard even his enemy from oppression; for if he violates this duty, he establishes a precedent that will reach to himself.
It is better to do one's own duty, however defective it may be, than to follow the duty of another, however well one may perform it. He who does his duty as his own nature reveals it, never sins.
When a stupid man is doing something he is ashamed of, he always declares that it is his duty.
George Bernard Shaw
My observation is that whenever one person is found adequate to the discharge of a duty... it is worse executed by two persons, and scarcely done at all if three or more are employed therein.
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