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Duty Quotes


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All that any one of us has to do in this world is his simple duty. And an archangel could not do more than that to advantage.

As the duty is precisely correspondent to the power, it follows that the richer, the wiser, the more powerful a man is, the greater is the obligation upon him to employ his gifts in lessening the sum of human misery; and this employment constitutes happiness, which the weak and wicked vainly imagine to consist in wealth, finery, or sensual gratification. See quote detail

Be not diverted from your duty by any idle reflections the silly world may make upon you, for their censures are not in your power and should not be at all your concern.

By doing our duty, we learn to do it.

Can any man or woman choose duties? No more than they can choose their birthplace, or their father and mother.

Do right, and God's recompense to you will be the power of doing more right.

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.

Do the duty that lies nearest to thee.

Do the duty which lieth nearest to thee! Thy second duty will already have become clearer.

Do the truth ye know, and you shall learn the truth you need to know.

Do thy duty; that is best; leave unto the Lord the rest.

Do today's duty, fight today's temptation; do not weaken and distract yourself by looking forward to things you cannot see, and could not understand if you saw them.

Do your duty and a little more and the future will take care of itself.

Duties are ours, events are God's. This removes an infinite burden from the shoulders of a miserable, tempted, dying creature. On this consideration only can he securely lay down his head and close his eyes.

Duty by habit is to pleasure turned.

Duty is a matter of the mind. Commitment is a matter of the heart.

Duty is a power that rises with us in the morning, and goes to rest with us at night. It is co-extensive with the action of our intelligence. It is the shadow that cleaves to us, go where we will.

Duty is carrying on promptly and faithfully the affairs now before you. - It is to fulfill the claims of today.

Duty is ours; results are God's.

Duty is the grandest of ideas, because it implies the idea of God, of the soul, of liberty, of responsibility, of immortality.


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