Quotes by duty

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  • Stephen King
    Stephen King
    American author of horror and supernatural fiction 1947-
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    Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty.
    Source: The Gunslinger (1982) 145
  • Bernhard von Bulow
    Bernhard von Bulow
    German diplomat and politician 1849-1929
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    Since the German people, with unparalleled heroism, but also at the cost of fearful sacrifices, has waged war against half the world, it is our right and our duty to obtain safety and independence for ourselves at sea.
  • William R. Alger
    William R. Alger
    American writer 1822-1905
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    The line of life is a ragged diagonal between duty and desire.
  • Theodore Roosevelt
    Theodore Roosevelt
    American statesman 1858-1919
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    The men and women who have the right ideals... are those who have the courage to strive for the happiness which comes only with labor and effort and self-sacrifice, and those whose joy in life springs in part from power of work and sense of duty.
  • Mary Wortley Montagu
    Mary Wortley Montagu
    English aristocrat, letter writer and poet 1689-1762
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    'Tis a sort of duty to be rich, that it may be in one's power to do good, riches being another word for power.
  • Joseph Fort Newton
    Joseph Fort Newton
    American Baptist minister 1876-1950
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    A duty dodged is like a debt unpaid; it is only deferred, and we must come back and settle the account at last.
  • Bill Dedman
    Bill Dedman
    American journalist 1960-
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    A foundation representing firefighters who die in the line of duty is calling for Congress to strip the Centers for Disease Control of its role investigating firefighter deaths.
  • 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.
  • 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.
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