Quotes by duty

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  • Anthony Trollope
    Anthony Trollope
    British writer 1815-1882
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    A man's love, till it has been chastened and fastened by the feeling of duty which marriage brings with it, is instigated mainly by the difficulty of pursuit.
  • Dag Hammarskjöld
    Dag Hammarskjöld
    Swedish diplomat 1905-1961
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    A task becomes a duty from the moment you suspect it to be an essential part of that integrity which alone entitles a man to assume responsibility.
  • Anton Chekhov
    Anton Chekhov
    Russian playwright and short story writer 1860-1904
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    A writer is not a confectioner, a cosmetic dealer, or an entertainer. He is a man who has signed a contract with his conscious and his sense of duty.
  • Bill Dedman
    Bill Dedman
    American journalist 1960-
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    About 100 firefighters a year die in the line of duty in the U.S. Heart attacks on the job and vehicle accidents on the way to the fires account for about half. The other half are traumatic deaths while fighting fires.
  • Thomas à Kempis
    Thomas à Kempis
    German theologian 1380-1471
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    Activate yourself to duty by remembering your position, who you are, and what you have obliged yourself to be.
  • Winston Churchill
    Winston Churchill
    English statesman 1874-1965
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    All great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.
  • Bhagavad Gita
    Bhagavad Gita
    Hindu scripture in Sanskrit
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    All mankind
    Is born for perfection
    And each shall attain it
    Will he but follow
    His nature's duty.
  • Winston Churchill
    Winston Churchill
    English statesman 1874-1965
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    All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.
  • Caleb Cushing
    Caleb Cushing
    American Democratic politician and diplomat 1800-1879
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    And if this House is to be scared, by whatever influences, from its duty, to receive and hear the petitions of the People, then I shall send my voice beyond the walls of this Capitol for redress.
  • Bainbridge Colby
    Bainbridge Colby
    American politician and attorney 1869-1950
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    And one cannot discharge the duty of loyalty without the patient and an open minded study of the institution that marked the country and defined its character.
  • W. H. Auden
    W. H. Auden
    American poet 1907-1973
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    As a poet there is only one political duty, and that is to defend one's language against corruption. When it is corrupted, people lose faith in what they hear and this leads to violence.
  • Ernest Renan
    Ernest Renan
    French writer and criticus 1823-1892
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    As soon as sacrifice becomes a duty and necessity to mankind. I see no limit to the horizon which opens before him.
  • Daniel S. Loeb
    Daniel S. Loeb
    American investor, hedge fund manager, and philanthropist 1961-
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    As stewards of our assets you are charged with a duty to place stockholder interests above personal gain or other motives.
  • Elie Wiesel
    Elie Wiesel
    Rumanian-born American Writer 1928-
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    Because I remember, I despair. Because I remember, I have the duty to reject despair.
  • Bob Kane
    Bob Kane
    American comic book writer, animator and artist 1915-1998
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    Beneficence is a duty. He who frequently practices it, and sees his benevolent intentions realized, at length comes really to love him to whom he has done good.
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