Quotes by duty
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British sociologist, writer 1944-
Families are nothing other than the idolatry of duty.
English writer 1709-1784
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
Roman statesman and writer 106 BC - 43 BC
Fear is not a lasting teacher of duty.
Henry David Thoreau
American writer 1817-1862
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
American journalist and author 1969-
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.
American statesman 1809-1865
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
American Romantic poet, critic, editor, and diplomat 1819-1891
Good luck is the willing handmaid of a upright and energetic character, and conscientious observance of duty.
American politician and actor 1911-2004
Government's first duty is to protect the people, not run their lives.
French writer and philosopher 1712-1778
Gratitude is a duty which ought to be paid, but which none have a right to expect.
First president of the US 1732-1799
Happiness and moral duty are inseparably connected.
Hath the spirit of all beauty Kissed you in the path of duty?
French physicist, mathematician and philosopher 1623-1662
He that takes truth for his guide, and duty for his end, may safely trust to God's providence to lead him aright.
English-born American political activist, philosopher, political theor 1737-1809
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
American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker 1813-1887
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
Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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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