Duty Quotes

We do not regard it as acceptable that those of us who regard it as our duty to challenge any legislation which may have the effect of detracting from the civil rights and individual liberties if any citizen if the UK should be traduced in this way.

Sir Menzies Campbell

Battle is the most magnificent competition in which a human being can indulge. It brings out all that is best; it removes all that is base. All men are afraid in battle. The coward is the one who lets his fear overcome his sense of duty. Duty is the essence of manhood.

General George S. Patton

It occurred to me that if I could invent a machine - a gun - which could by its rapidity of fire, enable one man to do as much battle duty as a hundred, that it would, to a large extent supersede the necessity of large armies, and consequently, exposure to battle and disease [would] be greatly diminished.†

Richard Jordan Gatling

The reward of one duty is the power to fulfill another.

George Eliot

Infinite striving to be the best is mans duty; it is its own reward. Everything else is in Gods hands.

Mahatma Gandhi

To be humble to superiors is duty, to equals courtesy, to inferiors nobleness.

Benjamin Franklin

Devotion to duty is a fire that warms us but worldly ambition is a fire that consumes us.

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May the spirit of devotion to duty which inspires us always dominate this Committees conferences!

Gustav Krupp

With faith, discipline and selfless devotion to duty, there is nothing worthwhile that you cannot achieve.

Muhammad Ali Jinnah

May the spirit of devotion to duty which inspires us always dominate this Committee's conferences!

Gustav Krupp

The treason of which I stand convicted loses all its guilt, has been sanctified as a duty, and will be ennobled as a sacrifice.

Thomas Francis Meagher

Where there is plenty, charity is a duty, not a courtesy

Owen Feltham

Our duty is to encourage every one in his struggle to live up to his own highest idea, and strive at the same time to make the ideal as near as possible to the Truth.

Swami Vivekananda

In common things the law of sacrifice takes the form of positive duty.

James Anthony Froude

Duty is the most sublime word in our language. Do your duty in all things. You cannot do more. You should never wish to do less.

Robert E. Lee
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