Quotes: duty

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  • 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
    Nelson Mandela
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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
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    Deeply consider that it is your duty and interest to read the Holy Scriptures.
  • Bob Barr
    Bob Barr
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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.
  • Thomas Carlyle
    Thomas Carlyle
    Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
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    Do the duty which lieth nearest to thee! Thy second duty will already have become clearer.
  • Andrew Carnegie
    Andrew Carnegie
    American industrialist 1835-1919
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    Do your duty and a little more and the future will take care of itself.
  • Pierre Corneille
    Pierre Corneille
    French playwright 1606-1684
    Pierre Corneille
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    Do your duty and leave the rest to heaven.
  • Benjamin Haydon
    Benjamin Haydon
    British artist 1786-1846
    Benjamin Haydon
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    Do your duty, and don't swerve from it. Do that which your conscience tells you to be right, and leave the consequences to God.
  • David O. Mckay
    David O. Mckay
    American religious leader and educator 1951-1970
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    Do your duty, that is best; leave unto the Lord the rest.
  • John Banville
    John Banville
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    Doing what you do well is death. Your duty is to keep trying to do things that you don't do well, in the hope of learning.