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.
I will bring unconventional and asymmetrical warfare to those in LAPD uniform whether on or off duty.
Let use have faith that right makes might; and in that faith let us to the end dare to do our duty as we understand it.
Isn't the fulfillment of our duty towards our neighbor an expression of deepest desire?
Character is a by-product; it is produced in the great manufacture of daily duty.
The strongest is never strong enough to be always the master, unless he transforms strength into right, and obedience into duty.
Obedience is our universal duty and destiny; wherein whoso will not bend must break; too early and too thoroughly we cannot be trained to know that "would," in this world of ours, is a mere zero to "should," and for most part as the smallest of fractions even to "shall."
The first duty of man is to conquer fear; he must get rid of it, he cannot act till then.
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.
Idleness is a constant sin, and labor is a duty. Idleness is the devil's home for temptation and for unprofitable, distracting musings; while labor profit others and ourselves.
Maturity: Be able to stick with a job until it is finished. Be able to bear an injustice without having to get even. Be able to carry money without spending it. Do your duty without being supervised.
The wretched have no compassion, they can do good only from strong principles of duty.
It is no longer my moral duty as a human being to achieve an integrated and unitary set of explanations for my thoughts and feelings
The first duty of a revolutionary is to get away with it.
The voice of protest, of warning, of appeal is never more needed than when the clamor of fife and drum, echoed by the press and too often by the pulpit, is bidding all men fall in step and obey in silence the tyrannous word of command. Then, more than ever, it is the duty of the good citizen not to be silent.
Pregnant women! They had that weird frisson, an aura of magic that combined awkwardly with an earthy sense of duty. Mundane, because they were nothing unique on the suburban streets; ethereal because their attention was ever somewhere else. Whatever you said was trivial. And they had that preciousness which they imposed wherever they went, compelling attention, constantly reminding you that they carried the future inside, its contours already drawn, but veiled, private, an inner secret.
The duty of literature is to note what counts, and to light up what is suited to the light. If it ceases to choose and to love, it becomes like a woman who gives herself without preference.
To provoke dreams of terror in the slumber of prosperity has become the moral duty of literature.
Government's first duty and highest obligation is public safety.
Do your duty today and repent tomorrow
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.
We have now sunk to a depth at which the restatement of the obvious is the first duty of intelligent men
It is the duty of children to wait on elders, and not the elders on children
The first duty of a government is to give education to the people
Duty is ours; results are God's