Duty Quotes

It is better to do one's own duty, however defective it may be, than to follow the duty of another, however well one may perform it. He who does his duty as his own nature reveals it, never sins.

Lao Tzu

Love is a better teacher than duty.

Albert Einstein

Only aim to do your duty, and mankind will give you credit where you fail.

Thomas Jefferson

What is possible is our highest duty.

William E. Mclaren

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

George Eliot

He who defines duty for himself is his own master.

Dick Cheatham

When law and duty are one, united by religion, you never become fully conscious, fully aware of yourself. You are always a little less than an individual.

Frank Herbert

Duty is not collective; it is personal

Calvin Coolidge

Duty is ours; results are God's

John Quincy Adams

The first duty of a government is to give education to the people

SimÛn BolÌvar

It is the duty of children to wait on elders, and not the elders on children

African Proverb

We have now sunk to a depth at which the restatement of the obvious is the first duty of intelligent men

George Orwell

Do your duty today and repent tomorrow

Mark Twain

He said that permitting private judgments to turn my duty in the smallest matter would be just like getting a little bit pregnant that the consequences would very soon get beyond me.

Lois McMaster Bujold

The liberties of our country, the freedoms of our civil Constitution are worth defending at all hazards; it is our duty to defend them against all attacks. We have received them as a fair inheritance from our worthy ancestors. They purchased them for us with toil and danger and expense of treasure and blood. It will bring a mark of everlasting infamy on the present generation ñ enlightened as it is ñ if we should suffer them to be wrested from us by violence without a struggle, or to be cheated out of them by the artifices of designing men

Sam Adams
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