Duty Quotes

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

George Eliot

Do the duty which lies nearest to you, the second duty will then become clearer.

Thomas Carlyle

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

The duty of youth is to challenge corruption

Kurt Cobain

Infinite striving to be the best is man's duty, it is it's own reward. Everything else is in God's hands.

Mahatma Ghandi

Duty cannot exist without faith.

Benjamin Disraeli

Our duty is to be useful, not according to our desires but according to our powers.

Henri Frederic Amiel

I think the first duty of society is justice.

Alexander Hamilton

The one predominant duty is to find one's work and do it.

Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Happiness is the natural flower of duty.

Phillip Brooks

What is Meditation?' Excerpt from Meditation: God's Duty and Man's Beauty

Sri Chinmoy

It is, in my view, the duty of an apple to be crisp and crunchable, but a pear should have such a texture as leads to silent consumption.


Here there is no hope, and consequently no duty, no work, nothing to be gained by praying, nothing to be lost by doing what you like. Hell, in short, is a place where you have nothing to do but amuse yourself.

George Bernard Shaw

When the will defies fear, when duty throws the gauntlet down to fate, when honor scorns to compromise with death - that is heroism.

Robert Green Ingersoll

Let no guilty man escape, if it can be avoided. No personal consideration should stand in the way of performing a public duty

Ulysses Simpson Grant
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