Quotes by duty

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  • 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.
  • Oliver Goldsmith
    Oliver Goldsmith
    Irish writer and poet 1728-1774
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    But in his duty prompt at every call, he watched and wept, he prayed and felt for all.
  • Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas Jefferson
    American statesman 1743-1826
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    Certainly one of the highest duties of the citizen is a scrupulous obedience to the laws of the nation. But it is not the highest duty.
  • Woodrow Wilson
    Woodrow Wilson
    American president 1856-1924
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    Character is a by-product; it is produced in the great manufacture of daily duty.
  • Walter Savage Landor
    Walter Savage Landor
    British poet 1775-1864
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    Consult duty not events.
  • Nelson Mandela
    Nelson Mandela
    South African anti-apartheid revolutionary and political leader 1918-2013
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    Death is something inevitable. When a man has done what he considers to be his duty to his people and his country, he can rest in peace. I believe I have made that effort and that is, therefore, why I will sleep for the eternity.
    Source: Documentary Mandela (1994)
  • Adam Clarke
    Adam Clarke
    British Methodist theologian 1762-1832
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    Deeply consider that it is your duty and interest to read the Holy Scriptures.
  • Bob Barr
    Bob Barr
    American attorney and politician 1948-
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    Defending the Constitution is always important. That duty is even more vital today, when the president and top administration officials argue that the executive branch may break the law whenever the president deems it to be necessary in a time which he declares to be wartime.
  • Peter Bechmann
    Peter Bechmann
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    Defending the truth is not something one does out of a sense of duty or to allay guilt complexes, but is a reward in itself.
  • Hannah More
    Hannah More
    British Writer, Reformer, Philanthropist 1745-1833
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    Depart from discretion when it interferes with duty.
  • Sir John Lubbock
    Sir John Lubbock
    British statesman and banker 1834-1913
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    Do not look on your work as a dull duty. If you choose you can make it interesting. Throw your heart into it.
    Source: The Use of Life
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    Do something every day that you don't want to do. This is the golden rule for acquiring the habit of doing your duty without pain.
  • Thomas Carlyle
    Thomas Carlyle
    Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
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    Do the duty which lies nearest to you, the second duty will then become clearer.
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