No on should abandon duties because he sees defects in them. Every action, every activity, is surrounded by defects as a fire is surrounded by smoke.
The Old Year has gone. Let the dead past bury its own dead. The New Year has taken possession of the clock of time. All hail the duties and possibilities of the coming twelve months!
To what gulfs
A single deviation from the track
Of human duties leads even those who claim
The homage of mankind as their born due,
And find it, till they forfeit it themselves!
The Senate is a body of old men charged with high duties and misdemeanors.
The family is the school of duties - founded on love
Don't waste life in doubts and fears; spend yourself on the work before you, well assured that the right performance of this hour's duties will be the best preparation for the hours and ages that will follow it.
To renounce liberty is to renounce being a man, to surrender the rights of humanity and even its duties
Accomplishing the impossible means only that the boss will add it to your regular duties
One of the chief duties of the fan is to engage in arguments with the man behind him. This department of the game has been allowed to run down fearfully
Accomplishing the impossible means only that the boss will add it to your regular duties.
The number of medals on an officer's breast varies in inverse proportion to the square of the distance of his duties from the front line.
The moment we indulge our affections, the earth is metamorphosed, there is no winter and no night; all tragedies, all ennui s, vanish, all duties even.
Where there are no rights,there are no duties.
The improver of natural knowledge absolutely refuses to acknowledge authority, as such. For him, skepticism is the highest of duties; blind faith the one unpardonable sin.
For me, commerce is of trivial import; love, faith, truth of character, the aspiration of man, these are sacred; nor can I detach one duty, like you, from all other duties, and concentrate my forces mechanically on the payment of moneys
Our blunders mostly come from letting our wishes interpret our duties
Fanaticism is such an overwhelming impression of the ideas relating to the future world as disqualifies for the duties of this.
Fanaticism is such an overwhelming impression of the ideas relating to the future world as disqualifies for the duties of life.
Let us therefore brace ourselves to our duties, and so -bear ourselves that, if the British Empire and its Commonwealth last for a thousand years, men will still say, "This was their finest hour.
People tend to forget their duties but remember their rights.
The Family is the Country of the heart. There is an angel in the Family who, by the mysterious influence of grace, of sweetness, and of love, renders the fulfillment of duties less wearisome, sorrows less bitter. The only pure joys unmixed with sadness
An unconstitutional act is not law; it confers no rights; it imposes no duties; affords no protection; it creates no office; it is in legal contemplation, as inoperative as though it had never been passed.
In executing the duties of my present important station, I can promise nothing but purity of intentions, and, in carrying these into effect, fidelity and diligence.
The father who does not teach his son his duties is equally guilty with the son who neglects them.
Neither praise nor blame is the object of true criticism. Justly to discriminate, firmly to establish, wisely to prescribe and honestly to award - these are the true aims and duties of criticism.