duty quotes

“Fear is not a lasting teacher of duty.”

“It is often laziness and timidity that keep us within our duty while virtue gets all the credit.”

“Government's first duty and highest obligation is public safety.”

“The little people must be sacred to the big ones, and it is from the rights of the weak that the duty of the strong is comprised.”

“Leadership to me means duty, honor, country. It means character, and it means listening from time to time. ”

“I believe the most solemn duty of the American president is to protect the American people. If America shows uncertainty and weakness in this decade, the world will drift toward tragedy. This will not happen on my watch.”

“The duty of youth is to challenge corruption. ”

“I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.”

“Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty.”

“Duty, Honor, Country. Those three hallowed words reverently dictate what you ought to be, what you can be, what you will be.”

“We, the People, recognize that we have responsibilities as well as rights; that our destinies are bound together; that a freedom which only asks what's in it for me, a freedom without a commitment to others, a freedom without love or charity or duty or patriotism, is unworthy of our founding ideals, and those who died in their defense.”

“The duty of man is the same in respect to his own nature as in respect to the nature of all other things, namely not to follow it but to amend it.”

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

“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.”

“The vow of celibacy is a matter of keeping one's word to Christ and the Church. a duty and a proof of the priest's inner maturity; it is the expression of his personal dignity.”

“I kiss the soil as if I placed a kiss on the hands of a mother, for the homeland is our earthly mother. I consider it my duty to be with my compatriots in this sublime and difficult moment.”

“We have the duty to protect the life of an unborn child.”

“Gratitude is a duty which ought to be paid, but which none have a right to expect.”

“The things that will destroy America are prosperity-at-any-price, peace-at-any-price, safety-first instead of duty-first, the love of soft living, and the get-rich-quick theory of life.”

“To grasp the full significance of life is the actor's duty; to interpret it his problem; and to express it his dedication.”

“A sense of duty is useful in work but offensive in personal relations. People wish to be liked, not to be endured with patient resignation.”

“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.”

“Every right implies a responsibility; Every opportunity, an obligation, Every possession, a duty.”

“I believe that every right implies a responsibility; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty.”

“Painting is a faith, and it imposes the duty to disregard public opinion.”

“The religious idea of God cannot do full duty for the metaphysical infinity.”

“Duty - that which sternly impels us in the direction of profit, along the line of desire.”

“Suffrage, noun. Expression of opinion by means of a ballot. The right of suffrage (which is held to be both a privilege and a duty) means, as commonly interpreted, the right to vote for the man of another man's choice, and is highly prized.”

Duty quotes - I think the first duty of society is justice.

“I think the first duty of society is justice.”

Duty quotes - Government's first duty is to protect the people, not run their lives.

“Government's first duty is to protect the people, not run their lives.”