Duty Quotes

Amit Kalantri

Your right actions might hurt someone, so if required apologize for your right actions, but don't
Your right actions might hurt someone, so if required apologize for your right actions, but don't stop taking right actions.

Jane Austen

Oh, Lizzy! do anything rather than marry without affection.. Jane Austen
Oh, Lizzy! do anything rather than marry without affection.

Michael Bassey Johnson

A creature doesn't move because it is a living thing, but because it knows what it
A creature doesn't move because it is a living thing, but because it knows what it can do with its life.

Vasily Grossman

It is the writer's duty to tell the terrible truth, and it is a reader's civic duty to learn this truth. To turn away, to close one's eyes and walk past is to insult the memory of those who have perished.

Evan Meekins

there are some some times in life where you have to let your feelings go and do what must be done

John Buchan

When a man comes out of great danger, he is apt to be a little deaf to the call of duty.

Michael Bassey Johnson

There are greater things to be achieved in every new year, and each and everyone must prepare themselves to be great, not by words of the mouth, but by alot of sacrifices.

Nikola Tesla

The scientific man does not aim at an immediate result. He does not expect that his
The scientific man does not aim at an immediate result. He does not expect that his advanced ideas will be readily taken up. His work is like that of the planter - for the future. His duty is to lay the foundation for those who are to come, and point the way.

George MacDonald

Work done is of more consequence for the future than the foresight of an angel.

Agnostic Zetetic

I was not merely cleaning an oven; I was improving the world.

Manreet Sodhi Someshwar

Eventually, there is one principle, and one principle alone on which the world is hinged: things will work out the way they should, provided we do what we should.

Audre Lorde

I have a duty to speak the truth as I see it and share not just my triumphs, not just the things that felt good, but the pain, the intense, often unmitigated pain. It is important to share how I know survival is survival and not just a walk throught the rain.

Edward Abbey

But it is a writer's duty to write and speak and record the truth, always the truth, no matter whom may be offended.

Blaise Pascal

He that takes truth for his guide, and duty for his end, may safely trust to God's providence to lead him aright

George Orwell

We have now sunk to a depth at which restatement of the obvious is the first duty of intelligent men.

Jane Austen

There is one thing, Emma, which a man can always do if he chooses, and that is his duty; not by manoeuvring and finessing, but by vigour and resolution. - Mr. Knightley

George Washington

Human happiness and moral duty are inseparably connected.

Kailin Gow

We are meant to be.” He pressed his lips to mine again; against myself, against my worry, I once again succumbed to the power of his kiss. “I know that now. Our love is stronger than magic, stronger than the laws of all Feyland. It will survive this...whatever the future brings.” - Prince Kian, Silver Frost.

Robertson Davies

...so Leola thought that a modest romance with a hero in embryo could do no harm - might even be a patriotic duty.

Robert Jordan

Death is lighter than a feather, but Duty is heavier than a mountain.

Chester Nimitz

God grant me the courage not to give up what I think is right, even though I think it is hopeless.

Amit Kalantri

Duty is sinless.

John Lubbock

I cannot, however, but think that the world would be better and brighter if our teachers would dwell on the Duty of Happiness as well as the Happiness of Duty; for we ought to be as cheerful as we can, if only because to be happy ourselves is a most effectual contribution to the happiness of others.

John Lubbock

Our duty is to believe that for which we have sufficient evidence, and to suspend our judgment when we have not.

Tryon Edwards

Duty performed gives clearness and firmness to faith, and faith thus strengthened through duty becomes the more assured and satisfying to the soul.

Michael Bassey Johnson

Working hard is a fool's anthem, getting others to work for you is the motto for every successful man.

Roman Payne

In Sanskrit, there exists no word for ‘The Individual’ (L’Individu). En Grèce antique, il n’y avait aucun mot pour dire ‘Devoir’ (Duty). In French, the word for ‘Wife’ is the same as the word for ‘Woman.’ En anglais, nous n’avons aucun mot semblable à l’exquise ‘Jouissance!

Unknown Author

And whosoever fears Allah and keeps his duty to Him, He will make a way for him to get out (from every difficulty).And He will provide him from (sources) he never could imagine.

Isabella Poretsis

Everyone has the right to speak their feelings without fear, we all have the right, duty and privilege of allowing that to happen.

Martha Gellhorn

Citizenship is a tough occupation which obliges the citizen to make his own informed opinion and stand by it

Gustave Flaubert

One's duty is to feel what is great, cherish the beautiful, and not accept all the conventions of society with the ignominy that it imposes upon us.

Robert Schumann

To send light into the darkness of men's hearts-such is the duty of the artist.

Terry Goodkind

Honor is honesty to what is, not blind duty to what you wish to be.

Pat Barker

The way I see it, when you put the uniform on, in effect you sign a contract. And you don't back out of a contract merely because you've changed your mind. You can still speak up for your principles, you can still argue against the ones you're being made to fight for, but in the end you do the job.

Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha

It is the duty of youths to war against indiscipline and corruption because they are the leaders of tomorrow.

Mohiro Kitoh

Don't think about it. Think, and your actions will betray your thoughts. Don't feel bloodlust. Keep a calm heart. Move forward.

Todd Stocker

Service is born out of love not duty.

Amit Kalantri

People with responsibility and people without responsibility are sorry for each other.

Amit Kalantri

Responsibility and duty are different things, you can sacrifice your responsibility for your duty but you cannot sacrifice your duty for your responsibility.

Amit Kalantri

Ordinary men earns responsibility towards their family, extraordinary men earns duty towards their nation.

Muhammad Ali Jinnah

Islam expect every Muslim to do this duty, and if we realise our responsibility time will come soon when we shall justify ourselves worthy of a glorious past.

Idries Shah

But the minimum human duty is to serve others: it is no great attainment.

John F. Kennedy

If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are rich.

[Inaugural Address, January 20 1961]

Mary Balogh

Tonight he would do anything in the world for her.
Tomorrow he would begin to set her free.

John Lanchester

He was aware of the irony that he who prized his freedom and willingness to seek the truth had been happiest when he had a defined purpose, a sense of duty and obligation, and a specific destination in mind.

James Joyce

Non servirò ciò in cui non credo più, si chiami questo la casa, la patria o la Chiesa: e tenterò di esprimere me stesso in un qualunque modo di vita o di arte quanto più potrò liberamente e integralmente, adoperando per difendermi le sole armi che mi concedo di usare: il silenzio, l'esilio e l'astuzia.

Richard Courant

It becomes the urgent duty of mathematicians, therefore, to meditate about the essence of mathematics, its motivations and goals and the ideas that must bind divergent interests together.

Jeanette Winterson

She hated being a nobody and like all children, adopted or not, I have had to live out some of her unlived life. We do that for our parents - we don't really have any choice.

Henri-Frédéric Amiel

Our duty is to be useful, not according to our desires but according to our powers.

Harper Lee

We’re so rarely called on to be Christians, but when we are, we’ve got men like Atticus to go for us.

Ramananda Prasad

You have control over doing your respective duty, but no control or claim over the result. Fear of failure, from being emotionally attached to the fruit of work, is the greatest impediment to success because it robs efficiency by constantly disturbing the equanimity of mind.

Robert Jordan

If you boys... you men can do what has to be done when you'd rather do almost anything else, why do you think I will do less? Or Egwene

Lity Munshi

how i do my duty?to make others happy.then where i am doing for my need ?duty comes to myself first then i can do for others

Albert Camus

I know of only one duty, and that is to love.

Lailah Gifty Akita

Man was the last of Creation but was given the duty to care for the Earth and all other created living creatures.

Bertrand Russell

So long as there is death there will be sorrow, and so long as there is sorrow it can be no part of the duty of human beings to increase its amount, in spite of the fact that a few rare spirits know how to transmute it.

Sivananda Saraswati

Rise above the deceptions and temptations of the mind. This is your duty. You are born for this only; all other duties are self-created and self-imposed owing to ignorance.

Immanuel Kant

if adversity and hopeless grief have quite taken away the taste for life; if an unfortunate man, strong of soul and more indignant about his fate than despondent or dejected, wishes for death and yet preserves his life without loving it, not from inclination or fear but from duty, then his maxim has moral content.

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