Duty Quotes

I will bring unconventional and asymmetrical warfare to those in LAPD uniform whether on or off duty.

Christopher Jordan Dorner

Power has only one duty - to secure the social welfare of the People

Benjamin Disraeli

I slept, and dreamed that life was beauty; I woke, and found that life was Duty.

Ellen Sturgis Hooper

It is a right, yes a duty, to search in cautious manner for the numbers, sizes, and weights, the norms for everything [God] has created. For He himself has let man take part in the knowledge of these things ... For these secrets are not of the kind whose research should be forbidden; rather they are set before our eyes like a mirror so that by examining them we observe to some extent the goodness and wisdom of the Creator.

Johannes Kepler

Virtue consists in doing our duty in the several relations we sustain in respect to ourselves, to our fellow men, and to God, as known from reason, conscience, and revelation.

James Waddel Alexander

No, life has not disappointed me. On the contrary, I find it truer, more desirable and mysterious every year ever since the day when the great liberator came to me: the idea that life could be an experiment of the seeker for knowledge and not a duty, not a calamity, not trickery.

Friedrich Nietzsche

It is the soul's duty to be loyal to its own desires. It must abandon itself to its master passion.

Dame Rebecca West

The human body is sacred - the veritable tabernacle of the divine spirit which inhabits it. It is a solemn duty of mankind to develop, protect and preserve it from pollution, unnecessary wastage and weakness.

Stephen L. Richards

Hostility toward America is a religious duty, and we hope to be rewarded for it by God . . . . I am confident that Muslims will be able to end the legend of the so-called superpower that is America.

Osama Bin Laden

Distrust of authority should be the first civic duty.

Norman Douglas

The best brought-up children are those who have seen their parents as they are. Hypocrisy is not the parents' first duty.

George Bernard Shaw

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

John D. Rockefeller

I have full confidence in your courage, devotion to duty and skill in battle. We will accept nothing less than full victory!

Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower

Obstinacy is the strength of the weak. Firmness founded upon principle, upon the truth and right, order and law, duty and generosity, is the obstinacy of sages.

Johann Kaspar Lavater

It is the duty of every citizen according to his best capacities to give validity to his convictions in political affairs.

Albert Einstein
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