Quotes by duty
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British writer 1815-1882
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.
Swedish diplomat 1905-1961
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.
Russian playwright and short story writer 1860-1904
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.
American journalist 1960-
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
German theologian 1380-1471
Activate yourself to duty by remembering your position, who you are, and what you have obliged yourself to be.
English statesman 1874-1965
All great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.
Hindu scripture in Sanskrit
Is born for perfection
And each shall attain it
Will he but follow
His nature's duty.
English statesman 1874-1965
All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.
American Democratic politician and diplomat 1800-1879
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.
American politician and attorney 1869-1950
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
American poet 1907-1973
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.
French writer and criticus 1823-1892
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
American investor, hedge fund manager, and philanthropist 1961-
As stewards of our assets you are charged with a duty to place stockholder interests above personal gain or other motives.
Rumanian-born American Writer 1928-
Because I remember, I despair. Because I remember, I have the duty to reject despair.
American comic book writer, animator and artist 1915-1998
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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