Quotes by duty

Quotes 61 till 75 of 235.

  • Ann Oakley
    Ann Oakley
    British sociologist, writer 1944-
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    Families are nothing other than the idolatry of duty.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    Fear is implanted in us as a preservative from evil; but its duty, like that of other passions, is not to overbear reason, but to assist it. It should not be suffered to tyrannize
  • Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Roman statesman and writer 106 BC - 43 BC
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
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    Fear is not a lasting teacher of duty.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    For many years I was a self-appointed inspector of snowstorms and rainstorms and did my duty faithfully, though I never received payment for it.
  • Bryant H. McGill
    Bryant H. McGill
    American journalist and author 1969-
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    Freedom is not a gift nor does it simply exist for us to have, but rather it is a sacred duty, and its blessed yield of hope is born from none other than the blood of the innocent.
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
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    Freedom is not the right to do what we want, but what we ought. Let us have faith that right makes might and in that faith let us; to the end, dare to do our duty as we understand it.
  • James Russell Lowell
    James Russell Lowell
    American Romantic poet, critic, editor, and diplomat 1819-1891
    James Russell Lowell
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    Good luck is the willing handmaid of a upright and energetic character, and conscientious observance of duty.
  • Ronald Reagan
    Ronald Reagan
    American politician and actor 1911-2004
    Ronald Reagan
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    Government's first duty is to protect the people, not run their lives.
  • Jean-Jacques Rousseau
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau
    French writer and philosopher 1712-1778
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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    Gratitude is a duty which ought to be paid, but which none have a right to expect.
  • George Washington
    George Washington
    First president of the US 1732-1799
    George Washington
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    Happiness and moral duty are inseparably connected.
  • Hath the spirit of all beauty Kissed you in the path of duty?
  • Blaise Pascal
    Blaise Pascal
    French physicist, mathematician and philosopher 1623-1662
    Blaise Pascal
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    He that takes truth for his guide, and duty for his end, may safely trust to God's providence to lead him aright.
  • Thomas Paine
    Thomas Paine
    English-born American political activist, philosopher, political theor 1737-1809
    Thomas Paine
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    He that would make his own liberty secure must guard even his enemy from oppression; for if he violates this duty he establishes a precedent that will reach to himself.
  • Henry Ward Beecher
    Henry Ward Beecher
    American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker 1813-1887
    Henry Ward Beecher
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    He who is false to present duty breaks a thread in the loom, and will find the flaw when he may have forgotten its cause.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    Here there is no hope, and consequently no duty, no work, nothing to be gained by praying, nothing to be lost by doing what you like. Hell, in short, is a place where you have nothing to do but amuse yourself.
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