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

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

by George Eliot Found in: Duty Quotes,
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We have now sunk to a depth at which the restatement of the obvious is the first duty of intelligent read more

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

by George Orwell Found in: Duty Quotes,
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Give unto me, made lowly wise,
The spirit of self-sacrifice;
The confidence of reason give;
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Give unto me, made lowly wise,
The spirit of self-sacrifice;
The confidence of reason give;
And in the light of truth thy
Bondman let me live!

by William Wordsworth Found in: Duty Quotes,
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If we believe a thing to be bad, and if we have a right to
prevent it, it is read more

If we believe a thing to be bad, and if we have a right to
prevent it, it is our duty to try to prevent it and to damn the
consequences.

by Lord Milner Found in: Duty Quotes,
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When a stupid man is doing something he is ashamed of, he always
declares that it is his duty.

When a stupid man is doing something he is ashamed of, he always
declares that it is his duty.

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And I read the moral--A brave endeavour
To do thy duty, whate'er its worth,
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And I read the moral--A brave endeavour
To do thy duty, whate'er its worth,
Is better than life with love forever,
And love is the sweetest thing on earth.

by James Jeffrey Roche Found in: Duty Quotes,
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True happiness is to understand our duties toward God and man; to enjoy the present, without anxious dependence on the read more

True happiness is to understand our duties toward God and man; to enjoy the present, without anxious dependence on the future; not to amuse ourselves with either hopes or fears, but to rest satisfied with what we have, which is abundantly sufficient

by Seneca Found in: Duty Quotes,
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It is better to do one's own duty, however defective it may be, than to follow the duty of another, read more

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.

by Bhagavad Gita Found in: Duty Quotes,
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Simply duty hath no place for fear.

Simply duty hath no place for fear.

by John Greenleaf Whittier Found in: Duty Quotes,
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