Quotes by duty

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  • John D. Rockefeller
    John D. Rockefeller
    American industrialist: founder Exxon 1839-1937
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    I believe that every right implies a responsibility; every opportunity an obligation; every possession, a duty.
  • Ben Stein
    Ben Stein
    American professor, writer
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    I came to realize that life lived to help others is the only one that matters and that it is my duty...This is my highest and best use as a human.
    Source: E! Online, 12-20-03
  • Bruno Dumont
    Bruno Dumont
    French film director and screenwriter 1958-
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    I feel I have a political duty to reach out to the general public. I want to make films that the people want to see. So if the people want to see Johnny Depp or Tom Cruise, then it is really my job to incorporate them into my films.
  • Andrew Johnson
    Andrew Johnson
    American politician and 17th US president 1808-1875
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    I hold it the duty of the executive to insist upon frugality in the expenditure, and a sparing economy is itself a great national source.
  • Lois McMaster Bujold
    Lois McMaster Bujold
    American speculative fiction writer 1949-
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    I take it as a man's duty to restrain himself.
  • George Carlin
    George Carlin
    American stand-up comedian, actor and author 1937-2008
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    I think it's the duty of the comedian to find out where the line is drawn and cross it deliberately.
  • Alexander Hamilton
    Alexander Hamilton
    American statesman 1757-1804
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    I think the first duty of society is justice.
  • Laurence Sterne
    Laurence Sterne
    British author 1713-1768
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    I wish either my father or my mother, or indeed both of them, as they were in duty both equally bound to it, had minded what they were about when they begot me.
  • Mary Wortley Montagu
    Mary Wortley Montagu
    English aristocrat, letter writer and poet 1689-1762
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    I wish you would moderate that fondness you have for your children. I do not mean you should abate any part of your care, or not do your duty to them in its utmost extent, but I would have you early prepare yourself for disappointments, which are heavy in proportion to their being surprising.
  • Ben Simmons
    Ben Simmons
    Australian basketball player 1996-
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    I'm the best PlayStation player you'll ever see. I'll play anything. 'Call of Duty,' 'NBA2K,' 'Grand Theft Auto.'
  • Anne Baxter
    Anne Baxter
    American actress 1923-1985
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    Idleness is a constant sin, and labor is a duty. Idleness is the devil's home for temptation and for unprofitable, distracting musings; while labor profit others and ourselves.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
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    If each one does their duty as an individual and if each one works in their own proper vocation, it will be right with the whole.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    If one hears bad music, it is one's duty to drown it by one's conversation.
  • Benjamin N. Cardozo
    Benjamin N. Cardozo
    American lawyer and jurist 1870-1938
    Benjamin N. Cardozo
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    If the nature of a thing is such that it is reasonably certain to place life and limb in peril when negligently made, it is then a thing of danger. Its nature gives warning of the consequences to be expected. If to the element of danger there is added knowledge that the thing will be used by persons other than the purchaser, and used without new tests, then, irrespective of contract, the manufacturer of this thing of danger is under a duty to make it carefully.
    Source: MacPherson v. Buick Motor Co.
  • R. H. Hutton
    R. H. Hutton
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    In an age of unscrupulous and shameless book-making, it is a duty to give notice of the rubbish that cumbers the ground. There is no credit, no real power required for this task. It is the work of an intellectual scavenger, and far from being specially honorable.
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