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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.
~ Bertrand Russell | ( British logician and philosopher. ) | 1872-1970 | Duty
quotes Division : British Philosophers   
     
But in his duty prompt at every call, he watched and wept, he prayed and felt for all.
~ Oliver Goldsmith | ( Irish writer ) | 1728-1774 | Duty
quotes Division : Irish writers   
     
Do something every day that you don't want to do. This is the golden rule for acquiring the habit of doing your duty without pain.
~ Mark Twain | (American Humorist and Educator ) | 1835 - 1910 | Duty
quotes Division : Humorists and Comedians   
     
Do something every day that you don't want to do; this is the golden rule for acquiring the habit of doing your duty without pain.
~ Mark Twain | (American Humorist and Educator ) | 1835 - 1910 | Duty
quotes Division : Humorists and Comedians   
     
Do that which is assigned to you and you cannot hope too much or dare too much.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson | ( U.S. poet ) | 1803-1882 | Duty
quotes Division : American poets   
     
Do the duty which lies nearest to you, the second duty will then become clearer.
~ Thomas Carlyle | ( British historian and essayist. ) | 1795-1881 | Duty
quotes Division : Historians   
     
Duties are not performed for duty's sake, but because their neglect would make the man uncomfortable. A man performs but one duty --the duty of contenting his spirit, the duty of making himself agreeable to himself.
~ Mark Twain | (American Humorist and Educator ) | 1835 - 1910 | Duty
quotes Division : Humorists and Comedians   
     
Duty cannot exist without faith.
~ Benjamin Disraeli | ( British politician and author. ) | 1804-1881 | Duty
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
Duty. That which sternly impels us in the direction of profit, along the line of desire.
~ Ambrose Bierce | ( American newspaperman and short-story writer. ) | 1842-1914 | Duty
quotes Division : Satirists and Cynic   
     
Every right implies a responsibility; Every opportunity, an obligation, Every possession, a duty.
~ John D Rockefeller | ( American industrialist and philanthropist. ) | 1939-1937 | Duty
quotes Division : Industrialists   
     
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.
~ Henry David Thoreau | ( American naturalist ) | 1817-1862 | Duty
quotes Division : Naturalists   
     
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.
~ Henry Ward Beecher | ( American politician. ) | 1813-1887 | Duty
quotes Division : Statesmen and politicians   
     
How can we know ourselves? Never by reflection, but only through action. Begin at once to do your duty and immediately you will know what is inside you.
~ Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe | ( German poet ) | 1749-1832 | Duty
quotes Division : German Poets   
     
Love can do much, but duty more.
~ Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe | ( German poet ) | 1749-1832 | Duty
quotes Division : German Poets   
     
No eulogy is due to him who simply does his duty and nothing more.
~ Saint Augustine | ( Theologian and Latin philosopher. ) | 354-430 | Duty
quotes Division : Religious People   
     
Oh, duty is what one expects from others, it is not what one does oneself.
~ Oscar Wilde | ( Irish poet and dramatist. ) | 1854-1900 | Duty
quotes Division : Dramatists   
     
The first duty of life is to be as artificial as possible. What the second duty is no one as yet discovered.
~ Oscar Wilde | ( Irish poet and dramatist. ) | 1854-1900 | Duty
quotes Division : Dramatists   
     
The first requisite of a good citizen in this republic of ours is that he shall be able and willing to pull his weight.
~ Theodore Roosevelt | ( 26th president of the U.S. ) | 1858-1919 | Duty
quotes Division : U.S. Presidents   
     
The reward of one's duty is the power to fulfill another.
~ George Eliot | ( British writer. ) | 1819-1880 | Duty
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
The sense of obligation to continue is present in all of us. A duty to strive is the duty of us all. I felt a call to that duty.
~ Abraham Lincoln | ( Politician. President of the United States. ) | 1809-1865 | Duty
quotes Division : U.S. Presidents   
     
There is no duty we so much underrated as the duty of being happy.
~ Robert Louis Stevenson | ( Scottish essayist, poet and novelist. ) | 1850-1895 | Duty
quotes Division : Essayists   
     
When a stupid man is doing something he is ashamed of, he always declares that it is his duty.
~ George Bernard Shaw | ( Irish writer. ) | 1856-1950 | Duty
quotes Division : Irish writers   
     
Without duty, life is sort of boneless; it cannot hold itself together.
~ Joseph Joubert | (French moralist. ) | 1754-1824 | Duty
quotes Division : Essayists   
     

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