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Families are nothing other than the idolatry of duty.
The right to choose to live or to die is the most fundamental right there is; conversely, the duty to give others that opportunity to the best of our ability is the most fundamental duty there is.
Aubrey de Grey
Having now reached a point where danger might be reasonably apprehended from strolling war parties of Indians, spies were kept in advance and strict diligence observed in the duty of sentinels.
William Henry Ashley
It is the duty and high privilege of every human being to endeavor to improve himself. Effort at self-improvement is the definition sometimes given for religion. It may relate to our actions or to our convictions. In our actions we should aim at goodness; in our convictions, at truth.
Joseph P. Bradley
May be is very well, but Must is the master. It is my duty to show justice without recompense.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Do the duty which lies nearest to you, the second duty will then become clearer.
The reward of one duty is the power to fulfill another.
Duty - that which sternly impels us in the direction of profit, along the line of desire.
Duty cannot exist without faith.
For a man who has done his natural duty, death is as natural as sleep.
The 21st century can and must be an American century. It began with terror, war, and economic calamity. It is our duty to steer it onto the path of freedom, peace, and prosperity.
The torch America carries is one of decency and hope. It is not America's torch alone. But it is America's duty - and honor - to hold it high enough that all the world can see its light.
It is seldom very hard to do one's duty when one knows what it is, but it is often exceedingly difficult to find this out.
In some ways, I had a traditional 'old South' upbringing, meaning that I spent some time in a military school, and acquired an inoculum of the military ethic that is still with me today: honor, duty, loyalty.
E. O. Wilson
Only when the voice of duty is silent, or when it has already spoken, may we allowably think of the consequences of a particular action.
Surely no child should fear his own father - especially a priesthood father. A father's duty is to make his home a place of happiness and joy.
Ezra Taft Benson
The duty of the media is to observe truth and social responsibility.
Salva Kiir Mayardit
I know there were many good policemen who died doing their duty. Some of the cops were even friends of ours. But a cop can go both ways.
It is a religious duty for those who cook to learn how to prepare food in different ways, hygienically, for the table, so that it may be eaten with enjoyment.
Ellen G. White
Joseph Smith was true to his calling and fulfilled his duty even in the face of severe persecution and great personal sacrifice.
Joseph B. Wirthlin
Abasement, degradation is simply the manner of life of the man who has refused to be what it is his duty to be.
Jose Ortega y Gasset
You can't divorce religious belief and public service I've never detected any conflict between God's will and my political duty. If you violate one, you violate the other.
We are to learn our duty from the Lord, and then we are to act in all diligence, never being lazy or slothful. The pattern is simple but not easy to follow. We are so easily distracted.
Henry B. Eyring
A fundamental duty of government is to protect its people.
I was a wife and mother, blameless in moral life, with a deep sense of duty and a proud self-respect; it was while I was this that doubt struck me, and while I was in the guarded circle of the home, with no dream of outside work or outside liberty, that I lost all faith in Christianity.
Leonardo da Vinci
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