Duty Quotes

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

Ellen Sturgis Hooper

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

In doing what we ought we deserve no praise, because it is our duty.

Joseph Addison

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

James Anthony Froude

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

Thomas Jefferson

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

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

Owen Feltham

Where there are no rights,there are no duties.

Henri Benjamin Rebecque

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

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

Thomas Carlyle

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

George Eliot

Without duty, life is sort of boneless; it cannot hold itself together.

Joseph Joubert

There is no duty we so much underrated as the duty of being happy.

Robert Louis Stevenson

The first duty of a man is the seeking after and the investigation of truth.


We are progeny of not just the Earth, but of the cosmos. And as its progeny it is our duty use the best of our ability and continue that.

Vanna Bonta
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